The 5 Types of Lubricants Explained

The 5 Types of Lubricants Explained

Using lube is one of the best ways to enhance the time you spend with your Main Squeeze. Whether you’re masturbating just with yourself or masturbating with a sex toy, there are various types of lubricants you can use to turn up the dial on pleasure and fun. Learning about the different types of lubricants and what they can (and can’t) be used with will help you get the most out of them. We’ll break down the basics of the different types of lubes so you can make an informed decision when it’s time to choose.

  • Water-Based Lubes
  • Clean and versatile, water-based lubricants are arguably the most universal type of lubes around. Their water-based formula makes them safe for use with condoms and sex toys, which means there’s no need to worry about using them with your favorite stroker

  • Oil-Based Lubes
  • Another type of lubricant is an oil-based lube, which is great for manual masturbation without sex toys. Keep these away from strokers, sex toys, and condoms, as they could damage the material. 

  • Silicone-Based Lubes
  • The water-resistant properties of silicone lubes gives makes them ideal for shower sex. Similar to oil-based lubes, silicone-based lubricants should not be used with sex toys and should never be used with any of the Main Squeeze products. Given that every brand of silicon-based lube is different, it’s a good idea to check if the brand you’re using is safe to use with condoms before you get going.  

  • Hybrid Lubes
  • Hybrid lubes are a combination of a silicone and water-based lube. They offer several benefits, the main one being ease of use in the shower or tub. Still, steer clear of using hybrid lubes with sex toys to preserve the integrity of the product.

  • Flavored Lubes
  • Although not necessarily their own type of lubricant, flavored lubes deserve a spot on this list. Flavored lubricants are water-based and come in a wide range of flavors, both savory and sweet. Adding a flavored lube to partnered play could be a fun way to spice things up in the bedroom, quite literally.  

    Details About Main Squeeze Lubricants 

    We may be slightly biased, but in our experience, water-based lubes are going to be your best bet when it comes to choosing a type of lubricant for regular use. Some benefits of going with a Main Squeeze lube include: 

    • All water-based lubes 
    • All lubricants are safe for application on both sex toys and directly on the body
    • Every lube comes with a precision nozzle for easy application
    • All of our lubes are made with a body-safe formula, free of colorants, glycerin, and parabens

    Ready to lube up? Try them out for yourself when you order today! Experience the difference of a water-based Main Squeeze lube now. Shipping is free on all orders of $100 or more.

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