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Liquid Silk is an excellent choice for your workhorse lube - it comes in an efficient pump bottle, feels smooth and soft, and is easy to handle and apply.
A great lube that absorbs leaving silky smoothness and no residue.
Tends to need more reapplication than water based gels, contains parabens
Rating by reviewer:
useful review


Liquid Silk is what I would call an all purpose lube. It is good for most things, and excels at vaginal sex. It is not the best choice for fisting or anal sex, and it doesn't taste so awesome so oral sex doesn't mix well with it either. However, in a pinch, it would and does work for *anything* you might want lube for.
    • Foreplay
    • Masturbation
    • Sex

Texture / Consistency / Thickness / Viscosity

Liquid silk has the texture and consistency of a moisturizer (well, a thin moisturizer), so it is easy to handle (not drippy) but also easy to spread. The pump top bottle mixes will with this consistency, making it easy to dispense at will, however, it does not pour. Liquid Silk is aptly named because it feels like silk on your skin, smoothing in to a silky soft finish with enough rubbing. Staying power wise, Liquid Silk is not as long lasting as thick water based lubes, and certainly not as long as silicone lubes.
    • Creamy
    • Smooth
    • Velvety

Taste / Aroma

Liquid Silk tastes as bitter as can be. It is not a sickening flavor, just one that is offensive on the tongue: Sharp Biting Unfortunate. Thankfully, it washes away fast, and is easily overpowered with a flavored lube if washing up is too disruptive to the flow of the fun. There is no smell.
    • Bad taste
    • No smell


Liquid silk provides that added extra little oomph to help everything be slick and ready before sex. If you need to reapply, the addition of water will not recharge this lube like many other water based lubes. Because of its formulation, however, Liquid Silk slowly dries down leaving the skin feeling smooth and moisturized, not at all slick or sticky.

Liquid Silk, unfortunately, contains parabens, and is thus not appropriate for anyone with sensitivity issues. I wish Liquid Silk didn't contain parabens, but alas - it does. I like it so much otherwise that I'm willing to compromise on that point, but I sure do wish they would reformulate.
    • Absorbs into skin nicely
    • Allergy concerns
    • Reapply often
This product was provided at a discounted price in exchange for an unbiased review. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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  • Contributor: Selective Sensualist
    Thank you for the review!
  • Contributor: Lif3sambiguity
    great review
  • Contributor: Cat Enderly
    Very nice review, thanks!
  • Contributor: BlooJay
    Thx for the review!
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