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Smooth as Silk

Silk is my favourite lube for everything except oral. It has a great texture, I don't have to reapply it, and it doesn't contain any problem-causing ingredients.
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Pros:
Thick, silky, long-lasting, doesn't react with my silicone toys, no glycerine or parabens.
Cons:
None for me.
Rating by reviewer:
5
extremely useful review

Use

Sliquid Silk is a hybrid lube, which means it is water based but contains a small amount of silicone. Silk works well for toys, handjobs, female masturbation and vaginal and anal sex which makes it a good all purpose lube. The only use I wouldn't suggest is oral.

The bottle says that Silk is not for use with other silicone products, but I have used it with a variety of silicone toys. Silicone from Tantus, Lelo, Fun Factory, Jimmyjane, SinFive, Jollies, Nexus, Evolved, Touche, Topco and Doc Johnson had no reaction when swatched with this lube.

Silk does not contain glycerine, parabens or fragrance so it should not cause yeast infections or allergic reactions. It is latex-safe so it can be used with condoms.

Texture / Consistency / Thickness / Viscosity

Sliquid Silk is quite thick. It dispenses slowly from the bottle and stays in place on skin or toys. A generous blob drips slowly down my finger at about an inch a minute. It is similar in thickness to Maximus, but has a creamier, more silky feel due to the silicone it contains. When rubbed into skin it eventually absorbs and will leave the skin feeling soft and smooth, but if you continue the friction after it is dry the product will start to ball up.

Taste / Aroma

This is not a flavoured lube but it does have a slight odour and flavour. The smell reminds me of green apple scented dishsoap but I don't notice it during use. The taste is similar to lipstick; not gross, but not something I want in my mouth.

Performance

I like the thickness of Silk because it is great for anal sex and toy play, which are the main activites I use lube for. It doesn't drip and is very long lasting so I've never had to reapply it. I tested Silk and Maximus (one on each leg) and Maximus lasted a little longer, but it was a very close race. When I use Silk vaginally I don't feel the need to clean it off. I use more lube for anal which leaves things feeling slippery afterwards, but a quick wipe with a kleenex is all that's needed to remove it.

Packaging

Silk comes in a clear bottle with a flip cap. It contains 4.2 oz or 125 ml. The bottle is not particulary discreet since it says Intimate Lubricant on the front, but it's not tacky looking. I have thrown the bottle in my purse to take it to my partners house and didn't have a problem with leakage. For a longer trip I'd suggest putting it in a plastic bag because the top could get knocked open.

Personal comments

One thing that makes Silk different from most lubes is that it is white rather than clear, which makes it look a lot like semen. I never really thought about it while using Silk with my toys since they are all non-realistic, but the first time I squirted some onto my partner's penis the resemblance was obvious. I don't really care what my lube looks like, but this might be a turn on or turn off for some people.
Follow-up commentary
This is still my favourite lube for anal, although I prefer to use my other favourite (System JO flavoured lube) for most other things. I have about half the bottle left and will probably buy more when I run out.
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Comments
  • Airen Wolf
    Airen Wolf  
    Sounds great!
  • Waterfall
    Waterfall  
    Nice review! I need to add a new silicone lube to my toy box, I only have water based at the moment. Considering this one or Liquid Silk, decisions....
  • Kimbertrees
    Kimbertrees  
    Great review!
  • bzzingbee
    bzzingbee  
    I didn't realize this was white instead of clear...very good to know! I can just imagine your thoughts when you realized what it looked like, lol
  • Danielle915
    Danielle915  
    Great review! Love the fact that its white!
  • Selective Sensualist
    Selective Sensualist  
    Great review. I have the Sliquid Organics Silk and thought it looked just like semen, too!
  • C4ss
    C4ss  
    Nice review. Thank you.
  • lezergirl
    lezergirl  
    Great review - I love that you pointed out its colour!
  • Shellz31
    Shellz31  
    I'd like to give this one a try. Great that it works fine with silicone toys. I like the fact that it's white as well.

    Great review
  • eggiweg
    eggiweg  
    thanks for your review
  • Howells
    Howells  
    Excellent description of the consistency.
  • Coralbell
    Coralbell  
    Thanks for the comments, everyone!
  • Leo.boi
    Leo.boi  
    Hadn't seen anyone else mention the color. Thanks!
  • ViVix
    ViVix  
    Interesting that it's white!
  • deltalima
    deltalima  
    Thanks!
  • MK434
    MK434  
    Nice review! Sounds great!
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