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K-Y jelly reviews

76 reviews
  • 5 stars: 12
  • 4 stars: 18
  • 3 stars: 15
  • 2 stars: 15
  • 1 stars: 16
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76 reviews

This is a good all around lube if you aren't too worried about parabens/glycerin. It has great holding power and will stay put where you apply it, which is why it's trusted for medical applications. It also works great as an anal lube for this factor of staying put. It isn't perfect but it is inexpensive and gets the job done.

Overall, this lube did its job; it performed well with toys and decently for other uses. It was nothing special, just your average, water-based, jelly lube and is a decent alternative to true anal lubes. If you are looking for a decent, inexpensive, all-around lube that will stick to toys, then I would recommend this lube.

If you are looking for lube for minor jobs, this may work. However, I would recommend spending a little more money to get something higher quality.

This Jelly is convenient for a lube emergency but it will never be my number one. It is affordable and easy to acquire, but the ingredients are potential irritants and the sticky residue left on my skin are deal breakers.

Ask the Average Joe to name a brand of lube in a rapid-fire Family Feud kind of situation. KY Jelly is always what first comes to mind. It’s sold in drugstores and incredibly well-known. Like the Kardashians and Paris Hilton, just because it’s well known doesn’t necessarily mean it deserves the fame. KY is average and pretty unimpressive.

If you need a decent stand-by lubricant in case you run out of your favorite, this is an inexpensive option. However, it's not the best on the market and contains glycerin and parabens.

KY is a classic, unfortunately just because its a big named brand and not for its quality. It doesn't last, and isn't well made.

This product ends up being a staple in our sexcapades. We still use water based lubricants, but this works so well and lasts a long time for such a small bottle. I definitely recommend it to anyone looking to get a jelly lubricant.

This lube is one of mine and my husband's go to lubes. We both love it. I love the fact that it doesn't leave me feeling extremely sticky afterwards like a lot of "jelly" lubes do. Me and my husband both love the fact that it doesn't have a repulsive taste to it. I would definitely recommend this lube to people.

This lube just wasn't worth the price; the experience I had with it was unpleasant. I won't be using it again, as it is too sticky. It left me feeling gross.

I was very disappointed by this product. I've used other products from K-Y before and have never ran into the issues I did with this one. It dries up way too fast, and nothing is more of a turn off than seeing it bead up when in use. You are better off spending a few extra dollars on a better quality lubricant, and perhaps something that has safer ingredients. That's what I get for buying something on impulse.

This is a great product and is always a favourite lubricant stored in our home. It is always the go to lubricant of the house and is very affordable! The variety of uses amazes me.

K-Y Jelly is an average lubricant. While it has its benefits, particularly in the medical field, it is not the best product available. If you are the type of person who likes simple lubes, with no fragrance or special taste, and only needs a little bit, you should give it a try. Otherwise, check into a different product.

This product should be left at the doctor's office. K-Y has taken surgical lube and re-branded it to make millions off unsuspecting people. This stuff isn't PH balanced and when you use enough to stay moist, you feel like you are "squishing" as you walk. Nothing better than leaving a puddle as you walk to the bathroom. That is the real walk of shame.

I would recommend this when you're just starting out or if you're just looking for the basics. I highly recommend this lube for solo play and fingering.

This is a good product if you're not looking to spend a lot. It does its job, because it is really smooth and it works great with condoms, but it dries quickly. The smell is a big turn off and is strong. This jelly also requires a lot of effort to clean up because it does not come off easily.

Overall, I would say that this product is a good value, for the price you pay. It's best suited for quick sex, or inserting small toys.

This lube is probably my favorite so far and I will continue to purchase it. It's such a good value for the price and I love that I can get it almost anywhere.

It's great in a pinch when you don't have anything else on hand, but be prepared to take a nice long shower afterwards to get the sticky feeling off.

This lube was not a good choice. It just ended up being uncomfortable. I would highly recommend trying something else.

Overall, I really like this kind of lube. I use it mostly for anal but my husband loves using this brand when I give him handjobs.

I bought this because of the cheap price, but I would suggest saving yourself some grief (and post-sex showers) and splurging on a better lube that won't have as much drag and won't dry out or leave a gunky residue like this does.

This lube is great for things like butt plug insertion or even quick activities. I wouldn't recommend it for long term use since you will be reapplying it often.

Does KY Jelly deserve to be the exemplification of sex lube that it is? No. It's not the Hitachi Wand of personal lubricants. It's still pretty decent on the whole, especially for beginners or men that are looking to spice up their "me time."

It just doesn't deliver. If you only read this part of the review, you've read enough. I can't stress enough how poor this lube is.

I would recommend this product to those looking for a thick, water-based lube for anal pleasures. While it is not extraordinary, it is good quality for the money.

This lubricant lasts for a long time and does not generally need reapplication, however it is sticky and very thick in consistency, which means it needs to be smeared onto the given areas.

Overall, my experience sexually with this product was not a good one. There are so many other products out there that are so much better, and don't leave you feeling sticky or leave a bad taste in your mouth. I don't think this product is good for sexual purposes only for those who work in the healthcare field.

I think that this is a good, inexpensive water-based lubricant. It is convenient that this product can be found in most local pharmacies. I think that the thickness of this lubricant lends itself well towards butt plugs. If you are planning on using any thrusting motion, I would pass on this lubricant.

I would highly recommend this product because it's easy use and good for most uses, however anyone who doesn't want to deal with reapplying should look for a better product.

This product is relatively easy to use and is pretty much safe for anyone with allergies. However, it becomes horribly sticky after only a short time and is rather unsafe for use in most medical fetish play.

K-Y is known across the world as #1 doctor recommended brand of lubricant. Well, K-Y is not recommended by me for sexual purposes because it's too tacky and needs to be applied often. It has parabens in it and can cause those sensitive to these things to have a reaction. I've always been irritated when I used K-Y and don't recommend it to anyone. There are much better lubricants on the market than K-Y. I think it needs to stay in the hospital and out of the bedroom.

Excellent for anal sex and for extra vaginal lubrication. Great for hard plastic toys. Well worth the price and a little goes a long way!

If you have sensitive skin like I do, I highly recommend this product. It's gentle on your most sensitive areas and easy to wash away.

As far as lubricants go, this one goes above and beyond what is normal. For something of this price; it is magnificent. I recommend it to everyone looking to add lubricants. There is nothing scary or threatening about it for someone who is new to these kinds of things.

If you're looking for a cheap, simple lube then this is it. It's unflavored, unscented, and can be found in almost every convenience store. There are better lubricants out there, but everyone should give K-Y a go.

Overall a great product. It works great for vaginal & anal weather you are using it on toys or on skin. A little goes a long way and it stays where you want it. The container is well shaped and is easy to open with one-handed. It is water based so you don't have to worry about any negative effects on your favorite toys or condoms. Clean up is a breeze. If you are looking for a good all purpose lube for a great price go for KY since much like Coke, you can't go wrong with the classic.

I always use this K-Y jelly as a lubricant for sexual intercourse, because it does not smell and does not irritate. I will continue to always use this lubricant and recommend you do the same.

Spend the few extra dollars to get a purpose built sex lube. You'll need to keep this stuff wet because it will gunk up on you almost immediately. On the plus side its cheap and readily available.

This lube is great for use in the medical field where you insert something and leave it in place without thrusting, but as a sexual lubricant, it is a disaster. It dries up within a few thrusts and leaves behind a sticky mess complete with clumps of dried-up lube.

It gets the job done and is easy to purchase. Overall, the thick formula makes it great for insertion purposes. Not so great if you are trying to use it for lubrication DURING sex, because it tends to clump up an requires reapplication. The packaging is discreet and compact, which makes it easy to store. If you want an aide for insertion this is a great buy, but if you need something for during sex you should explore different options.

Other products get the job done and are more pleasurable than this product. It is worth it to spend more money on a different product.

K-Y has a long standing reputation as a personal lubricant and is cheap and easy to find at any local drugstore. But with the multitude of lubricants that are specialized for sex and sex toys it leads me to ask why don't we leave this product to the hospitals?

K-Y Jelly is a good standby, with a low cost and good performance. With its wide availability and purchase price, this is an excellent option for most circumstances, whether at home, traveling or even in remote locations. My only reservations are the chemical content and the fact that it isn't made with natural ingredients.

Overall, it's a good product to have around the home. You never know what you might need this for in the long run. K-Y Jelly has many uses and is a good product for the uses intended. Great for someone who just needs a little extra lubrication. I don't recommend it for travel, as the bottle leaks easily when squished.

This lubricant was so bad that I had to throw it out after the first few uses. I wouldn't even use this for inserting a thermometer on my newborn (as some have mentioned), I would stick with vasoline. Yes, this lubricant is that awful. Messy clean up, gunky build up and balls of dried up lubricant-not sexy nor arousing.

As stated on the label "#1 Doctor Recommended Brand", doesn't mean it is the best. It does serve the purpose of providing lubrication, but it does dry out rather quickly, leaving a crumbly residue. It is water based and doctor proven.

Safe, simple and effective. K-Y Jelly is perfect for ease of sexual intimacy and has multiple personal hygiene uses. Great to use alone or with a partner, safe on any toy!

K-Y just doesn't stand up to all the hype, the sticky thick jelly has nothing that makes it spectacular. Although it's cheap and easy to find, it doesn't have any strong pros as to why you should buy this. It comes out thick and sticky, two things I don't want any where near my genitals.

This is a great lube for taking a rectal temperature or giving a suppository. Wait, that's not what you are wanting to do? Well in that case, spend a few extra dollars and get something that won't leave your vagina clogged and sticky. If you don't like having to take a shower immediately after sex to get rid of gunk build up, then just move right past this product!

I really don't understand why doctors would recommend this brand. I can see why a doctor might use this. It's a thick, cushiony lube that makes insertion easier. But for sex or masturbation? NO! It dries up quickly and dries up clumpy. As a last ditch lube, this is acceptable, but unless you're desperate, I wouldn't recommend it. Plus, if you're sensitive to Parabens or Glycerin? Don't even bother.

The best thing about K-Y is that it is cheap, and you can buy it pretty much anywhere. However, there are way better lubricants out there; ones that don’t cause irritation, don’t dry tacky, and don’t ball up during sex. If you have any choice in the matter, pick something else.

KY is popular, but only because it's very cheap and easy to find. There are better lubes out there, even at your local Walmart.

This is our go to lube. If we just need to grab something at the store, this is always what we buy. Its a trustworthy brand, and has never given me any adverse reactions. It lasts a decent amount of time, and stay where you put it. Its thick, so it can be used for smooth and easy anal play as well.

At least K-Y is making lube easily accessible and more acceptable but there are lots of better choices out there and once you try them you probably won't use this again.

This lube is the worst I have ever tried, very disappointing. I want something with staying power. Do not buy this product.

If you are looking for a very basic water-based lubricant with no scent or taste, this lube is great! It can be used with any toy and doesn't leave a sticky residue, but there are better lubes to write home about if you are looking for much more.

K-Y Jelly is iconic, yet mediocre. It's something everyone should try once just for the name factor, but chances are they already have and moved on. In a bind it's better than nothing at all. Those who haven't used anything else would be satisfied with its performance.

A water-based lube that won't dry too quickly, provides great coverage, very easy to clean up after use and will fit in your purse for travel!

Looking for water-based lubricant? Skip this former surgical lube turned sex aid and look elsewhere. Even at a bargain price, you're not going to be getting much of a bargain with KY Jelly.

I buy this product every time I get the chance because it is that great! We have tried a lot of different ones, but this one is still by far the best, easiest to clean and use.

This lube is a good one to have on hand as a back up or for simple nights. It's compatible with all toys and is cheap, clean, and easy to use. You really can't go wrong with it and you will use it, it's just not that exciting of a product.

K-Y Lubricating Jelly is a very well-known established product that has been around many years. It works well with any toy, removes easily and has a reasonably pleasant aroma. It does get thick and sticky and creates little rubber cement like balls that are very disgusting. Mixing it 50/50 with water though does make all the difference in the world! Still not a natural feeling top of the line lube.

K-Y Jelly smells bad, gets tacky quickly, and is made of unhealthy ingredients. I find that disappointing considering it's one of the few lubes you can get in a convenience store. From now on, I'm definitely sticking to System-JO or possibly Lelo Lubricant (I haven't tried it enough to know how much I like it yet). Never going back to K-Y. I apologize for the review being short and terse, but there isn't much else to say other than I wouldn't recommend this lube.

I use K-Y Jelly a lot-almost every time I have sex, actually-so I've got a lot of experience with it. For one, it's water based & should last long, although adding more as you need it won't hurt. It also pours easily & is easy to spread. However, it gets sticky & needs to be cleaned with soap and water, & if you get it on the sheets you might as well throw them in the laundry right away. Also because it is thin, you might just want to stick with using it for vaginal use.

K-Y Jelly would work for anyone from a beginner to someone that is more advanced in their sexual exploration. It keeps you from suffering any dryness during intercourse or masturbation. It can be used on many other levels such as massages, dry skin, vaginal dryness or irritation, and in addition to flavored lubricants. There is nothing negative, except the possible numbing of your lips if used for oral sex lubrication.

KY Jelly has a bad rap as your mother's lube but I find it has many applications, some sexual, some not, that keep me coming back to it for more!

It's great for basic needs, and is very helpful. But that's about it. There's nothing too extraordinary about it. If your mind is blown, then that was probably all your partner.

If you need lube and you happen to be at the corner market, this is as good an option as any. I'd put this toward the lower end of my favorites, but who can argue with the price?

I really like this product. It has more uses than just sex related. It washes easily and gets the job done with no sticky or grainy feel.

Even without the allergic reaction, I would rather spend a few bucks more on a really fantastic lube that I don't need to keep reapplying. If I need lube, I need lube dangit! It works just fine for many people though, and due to the relatively cheap price I would say it is worth a try if you are new to the world of lubes. Overall it is not that disappointing- I am a firm believer that you get what you pay for, and for under $10 I think this is acceptable.

This is a classic and it's a classic for a reason. It's lasts well and can handle a lot of use. Something tells me that this is the first lube for most people.

This lube works for simple things as vaginal ball insertion or butt plug insertion but it completely fails when it comes to using toys for thrusting or during and penetrative sex. The lube becomes quite gross and dries up quickly when used in this manner. There are better options available.

This truly is 'the lube your mom would use.' K-Y set the standard for personal lubricant a few decades ago, but times have changed and so has the evolution of personal lubricant. Although entirely serviceable, there are many better products available for the same price.

Overall K-Y is a good lube. It was the first lube I used and I still use it, even after trying other kinds. It is inexpensive and easy to find, and the bottle flips open for convenient use. It can dry up sometimes depending on the situation, but nothing that can't be fixed by adding a little more! It does contain glycerin, however, so beware if you have allergic reactions.

Cheaper price, higher quality, better results. Focus on passion, and not on lubricant! K-Y may be a basic lubricant, but it's worth every penny and it never disappoints.

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