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Water-based Lubes Vs. Silicone Lubes

Water-based Lubes Vs. Silicone Lubes
Water-based lubes Silicone
Main Ingredients Water + Glycerin
Water + Cellulose Gum - better for glycerin sensitive
Cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, dimethiconol
Viscosity Usually thin consistency
New gel formulas provide very thick consistency
Medium to thick consistency
Lasts Dries out during prolonged sessions but can be renewed by adding a drop of water or spit Very long lasting
Use — Masturbation
— Toy play - Doesn't react with silicone material
— Anal play - Use thicker gel formulas
— Couples sex - It doesn't dry off easily;
— Sex in water - It isn't water-soluble;
— Anal sex - It reduces friction because of thicker consistency;
— Shouldn't be used with toys made from silicone as it can damage the material;
Price Very affordable More expensive
Cleaning Easily washes off with water Takes more time to wash off
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Water-based Lubes

Water-based Lubes
Water-based lubes
Main Ingredients Water + Glycerin
Water + Cellulose Gum - better for glycerin sensitive
Viscosity Usually thin consistency
New gel formulas provide very thick consistency
Lasts Dries out during prolonged sessions but can be renewed by adding a drop of water or spit
Use — Masturbation
— Toy play - Doesn't react with silicone material
— Anal play - Use thicker gel formulas
Price Very affordable
Cleaning Easily washes off with water
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Silicone Lubes

Silicone Lubes
Silicone
Main Ingredients Cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, dimethiconol
Viscosity Medium to thick consistency
Lasts Very long lasting
Use — Couples sex - It doesn't dry off easily;
— Sex in water - It isn't water-soluble;
— Anal sex - It reduces friction because of thicker consistency;
— Shouldn't be used with toys made from silicone as it can damage the material;
Price More expensive
Cleaning Takes more time to wash off
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