Toko aroma formula - lubricant by Shunga Erotic Art - review by Squidget

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I'd Try Something Else...

This lube was okay--not great, but okay. It worked well enough for vaginal intercourse. It was alright for masturbation. In my experience the Grape smells great but tastes awful. Maybe the other flavors taste better, but I'm not willing to try them out.
Published:
Pros:
Smells good, feels good during intercourse, cool artwork on bottle
Cons:
Gets sticky, must be reapplied, bottle leaks, Grape flavor doesn't taste very good
Rating by reviewer:
3
extremely useful review

Use

This is best used for a vaginal lubricant. I don't think it's thick enough for an anal lube. It can also be used for manual stimulation (male or female), but your best bet is to use it for intercourse or masturbation. As a water-based lubricant, it is safe to use with condoms.

Its ingredients, according to the product description: Aqua, Glycerin, Propylene, Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Aroma, PEG 5M, Sucralose, Methyl paraben.

The paraben may be of concern, as may the glycerin.
  • Who / How / What
    [ ? ]
    Who might this product be best for? How is it best used? What are the best circumstances or situations for using this product?
    • Foreplay
    • Masturbation
    • Sex
  • Body / part areas
    [ ? ]
    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Oral

Texture / Consistency / Thickness / Viscosity

The lubricant is thick enough to not pour out of the bottle without being squeezed, but thin enough to come out easily. It is easy to pour (except that the leaky bottle makes it difficult to hold on to with one hand), and after a bit it turns sticky, which is a little unpleasant. It doesn't feel gross or anything, which is a plus, but the stickiness can get a bit annoying.
    • Sticky

Taste / Aroma

This stuff smells great! It's like grape candy (think Jolly Ranchers or something). It smells good enough to eat. The taste is a different matter altogether, though. Out of the bottle, it at first tastes terrible, then tastes alright. It was very grape-y. It wasn't too bad at all. Then, later in the evening, I was using it manually on my boyfriend (which he was enjoying very much, by the way) and decided to taste it in action. It was awful! I was waiting for it to taste good as it had when I put a drop on my finger, but it never got better. I still kept at it, but it tasted bad.

Even later that night, after brushing my teeth, my boyfriend kissed me and said my mouth still smelled like grapes. Even in the morning, he said there was still a hint of it that persisted through the night. Thankfully, I didn't taste it still, but it took forever to get that smell out of my mouth! Somehow, he didn't smell like the lubricant--lucky...
    • Bad taste
    • Smells good
    • Strong taste

Performance

The lubricant lasted only a few minutes manually before it had to be reapplied. During intercourse, we only had to replenish it a few times to keep up the same consistency. I did wash my hands later that night and shower the next morning, but it didn't really bother me. I think for the most part it just absorbs nicely into the skin.

We also got the lubricant all over my guy's sheets, since the bottle isn't the greatest. He didn't get around to washing the sheets until 2-3 days later, and according to him, everything washed out just fine with no stains and no leftover scent.

We enjoyed the lubricant for intercourse. It performed pretty well for manual stimulation but had to be reapplied fairly frequently.
    • Gets sticky
    • Reapply often

Packaging

The lubricant comes in a clear plastic bottle with a lovely artwork on it. It has the instructions and details on the back with a simple flip-top cap. The cap leaks, however, and has to be wrapped up securely before being stored to avoid messes. It also isn't very discreet, as it says "Lubricant" right on the front. I wouldn't recommend it for travel, as it is very messy and leaky. This makes the bottle slippery.
    • Leaky container
    • Messy dispenser

Special Features

This product is edible, though that's probably obvious from the fact that it is flavored.
Follow-up commentary
I don't like the taste, even after trying to enjoy it a few times. Now, the smell reminds me of the taste, so I started enjoying it less. It's a decent lubricant, but I would recommend something else, since it is sticky and messy and will leave a tell-tale grape scent on you/your clothes/the bed. The bottle also broke, so my guy and I had to find a different bottle to store it in lest all of our possessions reek of grape.
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Comments
  • Princess-Kayla ?
    Princess-Kayla ?  
    Great job!
  • Squidget
    Squidget  
    Thank you
  • midnightcaresses
    midnightcaresses  
    Thanks!
  • ~LaUr3n~
    ~LaUr3n~  
    Awww sad! Sorry you didn't like this.
  • musicownsmysoul
    musicownsmysoul  
    Great review
  • Master DarkWolf
    Master DarkWolf  
    Good review...
  • DreamWolf
    DreamWolf  
    Great review!
  • surreptitious
    surreptitious  
    I just got the Strawberry & Champagne today - I probably should have read the reviews before buying, but better late than never! At least I didn't go for grape. Thanks for the review!
  • Kitka
    Kitka  
    Sorry to hear this wasn't that great, great review on it though!
  • Squidget
    Squidget  
    After using this for months, we finally ran out and had to get something else. I get an icky taste in my mouth now when I smell grape-flavored things, haha.
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