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According to the manufacturer of this toy you can use either. Generally, you want to avoid silicone lubes if your toys are porous or silicone based. Just remember that even though silicone lube can be used with your toy, it does have some other
According to the manufacturer of this toy you can use either. Generally, you want to avoid silicone lubes if your toys are porous or silicone based. Just remember that even though silicone lube can be used with your toy, it does have some other safety issues. For example it can't be used with some condoms. Personally, I have found that silicone lubes are harder to clean up and can stain your sheets. I usually choose water based ones and they get the job done.
What condoms cannot be used with silicone lubes? I wasn't aware of this safety issue.
For me, silicone lube is a godsend. When I first became sexually active, my boyfriend and I only used varieties of water-based lube, and they always, always, ALWAYS gave me yeast infections. It turns out that I am hair-trigger sensitive to glycerin. I suppose that a glycerin-free water-based lube would be safe, but before I could try it, silicone lube whistled at me and I fell in love.
Like Sleeping Dreamer said, silicone lube feels silky and great. It might feel a little "greasier" and you'll need a lot of warm water or a little soap (not a good idea around the vagina in my experience) to get it completely off. However, it's completely ok to feel like there's a "film" on your skin after you've rinsed off. I asked the owner of a local sex store, and she said that the chemical structure of silicone lube makes it "breathable" for the skin. It's not as though your labia is slathered in petroleum jelly. It's kind of like a nice conditioner for your skin that will be either absorbed or flushed out soon enough.