Slicone vs. waterbased

Arlinnae Arlinnae 11/11/2012

I have only ever used waterbased lube - silicone I know can damage the toys. So... why is it still sought and bought? What does it do the water based lubes cant?

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Arlinnae Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
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Terri69 Terri69
I, also, only have used water based ones
11/11/2012
Gracie Gracie
Silicone lube is much more slippery than water based. It seldom needs to be reapplied. Some prefer it for anal too.
11/11/2012
sktb0007 sktb0007
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Originally posted by Gracie
Silicone lube is much more slippery than water based. It seldom needs to be reapplied. Some prefer it for anal too.
Dang I was just about to say this lol

Silicone lubricant is also good for shower fun.
11/11/2012
Gracie Gracie
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Originally posted by sktb0007
Dang I was just about to say this lol

Silicone lubricant is also good for shower fun.
LOL I should have added the bit about shower fun since that's why I bought it in the first place!
11/11/2012
PropertyOfPotter PropertyOfPotter
Silicone is really nice for anal sex and shower play, but its use is limited when it comes to toys, however. So it really depends on what type of play you're looking at using the lubricant for.
11/11/2012
Sima-pusya Sima-pusya
Yes, and I like it!
11/11/2012
skeeterlynn skeeterlynn
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Originally posted by PropertyOfPotter
Silicone is really nice for anal sex and shower play, but its use is limited when it comes to toys, however. So it really depends on what type of play you're looking at using the lubricant for.
Agreed.

I usually use water based because I only have toys at the moment. With a real penis, I'd prefer silicone.
11/11/2012
Lildrummrgurl7 Lildrummrgurl7
We haven't tried silicone yet but I really do want some.
11/11/2012
Bignuf Bignuf
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
We use silicone ONLY for those times when I know no other toys will be used. For instance, if I know hubby is going to penetrate me anally while "spooning" and I have a SAFE toy up front...like a glass or steel toy, then we use silicone, because I know it will stay slick a long, long time. I like him to stay in me as long as possible after he cums, and often we fall asleep with his soft penis still in my tush. In a couple hours he may get hard again....still inside me, and we may both wake up for a nice round of "super late night" sex, and another sweet squirt of his cum in my rectum. Anything other then Silicone would just not work for this. The only other place we use silicone is in the bathroom, where we like to shower, wash each others bodies off real well (we have a huge shower, with multiple shower heads on each wall), and I may use lube on my finger to massage his prostate while sucking him hard (he loves when I do that in the shower, since my hair just rubs all over him and gives him amazing visuals looking down at me), plus if he has used his fingers to "clean my butt nicely" then he often lubes me up and begins some penetration of my tush with his penis and literally carries me to the sink to blow dry off (we have warming lights on the ceiling) and then to the bed, still impaled on his penis...which is a real hoot), and then I know I am going to get a great tush screwing. Fact is, nothing but silicone would work there either.

Wait...hubby just read my answer and adds that I forgot a biggie. Plugs for wearing out in public. I often wear a glass plug or metal plug out in public under tight jeans or a short skirt (no undies) to tease him (I do some private and strategic bend overs, or guide his hands around to feel the plug in me...which he knows he will be replacing with his lovely penis later on). I always, always, always use long lasting, thick silicone lube for that, and carry a bottle with me. If we are out for hours, I will often sneak into the ladies room, pop out the plug, and re-lube for comfort.
11/11/2012
damnbul12 damnbul12
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
No, and I dont want any
11/11/2012
XYCopperheadSly XYCopperheadSly
I'm not interested in silicone lube
11/11/2012
Stinkytofu10 Stinkytofu10
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Yes, and I like it! it's great for anal.
11/11/2012
Thumper Logic Thumper Logic
like it, just wish it was compatible with more of my toys...
11/11/2012
Missmarc Missmarc
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Yes, and I like it!
11/11/2012
SiNn SiNn
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
havent needed t o use any
11/11/2012
Nurse Katie Nurse Katie
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Haven't tried it yet but I'm willing to
11/12/2012
Mrs.Tee Mrs.Tee
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Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Would never purchase silicone.
11/12/2012
jr2012 jr2012
I have used silicone in the past...and I admit it was awesome. It was SO slippery and never needed to be reapplied. As in, if I didn't clean up before bed, I would wake up still slippery.

If it was compatible with my toys...chances are very high I would still be buying it.
11/12/2012
ShadowedSeductress ShadowedSeductress
I would use only silicone lubes if it was compatible with all my toys. The only reason I even use water based more often is because of this.

Silicone lasts so much longer!
11/12/2012
comatose-kitty comatose-kitty
No and I don't want any
11/12/2012
Robespierrethecat Robespierrethecat
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
It's great if you're not using toys. It doesn't dry up- and that's awesome.
11/12/2012
lovebites lovebites
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Originally posted by Terri69
I, also, only have used water based ones
same here
11/12/2012
Virgingasms Virgingasms
I've tried one and I didn't like it.
11/13/2012
ginnyluvspotter ginnyluvspotter
Never used any lube before but I would like to
11/14/2012
GirlOnGirl GirlOnGirl
I only use water based
11/15/2012
shorejen9 shorejen9
Water based here for my toys sake.
11/15/2012
Undecided Undecided
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
I use water based lubes only for masturbation since 95% of my toys are silicone
11/16/2012
travelnurse travelnurse
Just water based for me!
11/19/2012
Robinhoood Robinhoood
let me know
11/19/2012
UsArmyGuy UsArmyGuy
to many really good water based lubes to warrant using silicone lube
11/19/2012
sexxxkitten sexxxkitten
I only use water based.
11/19/2012
Missmarc Missmarc
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Yes, and I like it!
11/19/2012
Hubby80 Hubby80
I like silicone and waterbased lubes
11/19/2012
Gunsmoke Gunsmoke
I;m really anxious to try out the new hybrid formulations. We don't use water-based, but the combination sounds intriguing.
11/19/2012
LAndJ LAndJ
We bought a silicone to keep in the shower.
11/19/2012
apryls apryls
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
yes I love wet's silicon the platinum line, just make sure you use it with the right toys
11/20/2012
travelnurse travelnurse
I honestly have never used a silicone.
11/26/2012
KeroWolf KeroWolf
I like how silicone lasts longer. I use different lubes for different occasions.
11/26/2012
Neurogasm Neurogasm
I used one silicone lube hybrid, and afterwards it was impossible to clean. I felt slippery for ages. XD;; So I stick with water-based.
11/29/2012
novanilla novanilla
I have it and it's okay.
11/29/2012
Mikemanz Mikemanz
silicone is great!!! high quality silicone lube is compatible with high quality silicone toys. this has been my experience. i use ride silicone and have had no problem with it and any tantus or vixen silicone toys. you can spot check first to be sure
12/01/2012
lovebites lovebites
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Originally posted by Sima-pusya
Yes, and I like it!
same
12/02/2012
HannahPanda HannahPanda
I stick with water based, but we lost it before we could actually try it out
12/02/2012
butts butts
Silicone lube will only damage silicone toys, you can still put covers/condoms on silicone toys and use it safely, use non-silicone toys, or (what it's best used for) for anal sex. We bought some for sex in the shower!
12/02/2012
brevado brevado
We've got a few, but mostly water based... for the toys
12/02/2012
Real or memorex Real or memorex
It is longer-lasting and better for your body - neutral and non-irritating. Non-silicone toys are compatible with it, and I also use it with some of my better silicone toys.
12/02/2012
1001 Pleasures 1001 Pleasures
I have a water/silicone hybrid, but prefer the pure silicone type. It's great lube, just not with silicone toys.
01/08/2013
Kitten B. Kitten B.
Silicone lube is great for anal or sex in water!
06/14/2013
wicked48 wicked48
Yes and I like it in the shower!
06/14/2013
ashboo32 ashboo32
No I don't like it
06/14/2013
SoBlue SoBlue
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
I prefer water based, have used both
07/26/2013
stacylyn12 stacylyn12
Quote:
Originally posted by Arlinnae
I wonder if it is worth to buys some..
Yes I like them
07/26/2013
cagypsy cagypsy
I have a few water based lubes but most of the time I don't need any lube so I don't buy a lot.
11/15/2013
SaucyxGirl SaucyxGirl
I use silicone based lubes for anal sex or anal play with glass, but when using my silicone toys I use a good water based one.
Jan 9, 10:12 am
kittyloveswahwah kittyloveswahwah
It seems like there's a lot of clean up whenever I use silicone based.
Feb 5, 4:53 pm
MaeGal MaeGal
I'd be interested in trying a silicone based lube. I've only ever used water based lubes because of their ability to work with silicone toys and everything else. I just don't really think I need more than one lube, so I've never bothered to get a silicone one.
Feb 22, 12:47 am
ChrisD ChrisD
I recently tried silicone for the first time and didn't like it very much. I found it too oily and messy. It also seemed to produce a lot more friction than the water-based lubes I've tried, and you can't quickly reduce the friction with saliva, as you can with water-based lubes. Silicone is longer-lasting and does have a better safety profile than water-based, but those benefits don't outweigh the downsides for me. Can't hurt to try a small tube though.
Mar 17, 2:21 pm
PadoruLover PadoruLover
I don't use lubes
Mar 18, 4:43 pm
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