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

Love at first use

I was satisfied with this purchase. I was expecting a mediocre lube at $10 for a five ounce bottle, but I was actually rather impressed. I've always liked Astroglide, but I think after trying this I need to by myself more Toko and give them a whirl.
Slick, natural feeling, flavored
Does have a glycerin taste, has allergens
Rating by reviewer:
extremely useful review


Toko aroma Formula is a water based lube, you can use it for anything you want to lube up. Because it is flavored it won't interrupt when you'd like a little tongue action either. You can use it for vaginal or anal insertion, lubing up your favorite toys (or penis), heavy petting, masturbation, solo or together, and as a flavorful addition to oral.
  • 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

As far as lubes go, the Toko Aroma therapy is of a medium thickness; it's not as thick as karo syrup but not as thin as water. Its staying power is pretty good though, I put some on the back of my hand, rubbed it in a circle and there it stays.

It has a slick texture, much like natural vaginal juices. It pours relatively easily, don't squeeze the bottle too hard or you'll get a lot more than you need. A little bit of this lube goes along way. If you use too little or stretch it very thin it will get tacky, but I've only had that problem when testing it on my hands. Two drops covered the back of my hand smoothly without getting tacky. This will absorb into the skin and it leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth rather than greasy.
    • Slick
    • Smooth

Taste / Aroma

When you get the Aroma Fomula and pop the top it smells good. I got the tangerines and cream, and it smells citrusy, sweet, and tangerine like. When I pour it out of the bottle, the smell is really not that strong at all; you have to be relatively close to the lube to smell it, but it does smell delicious.

The taste is not as awesome as I had hoped; it's kind of sweet, I get a little citrus flavor, but I also get the taste of the glycerin in the lube. I'm sure there are other people that know what I mean, that sweet/bitter bite that tells you there is glycerin in the lube. The flavors mask the taste a bit and it really isn't enough to deter me when I go down south, but it's important to note that it is there.
    • Light taste
    • Smells good


I haven't had any problems with this lube myself. Every time I've used it we ran out of juice before it did, so I couldn't gauge how long it will last; we get about a max of 45 minutes without having to reapply it. Beyond that, you'll have to test its endurance and let me know. As I said, it will absorb into the skin if left in place or rubbed around long enough, but if that isn't the intent I haven't had any problems with a warm wet cloth or a quick shower. Warm water seems to be enough to get rid of any lingering lube.

I don't really have any complaints, as a matter of fact, I bought a bottle for a couple that happen to be friends because they were using Wet and I hate Wet. They tried it and he accidentally squirted too much on their first try. He said it was so slick there almost wasn't any friction at all. They did agree that it was better than the Wet brand lube they had been using previously.
    • Absorbs into skin nicely
    • Allergy concerns
    • Long lasting


It didn't come in a box or anything, just a bottle with a plastic safety seal on it. The bottles are very attractive, though, the color of the back label is different based on the flavor you get. Since I got the Tangerines, my label is orange; I bought my friends strawberries and champagne, and theirs was a pink color similar to the pictures. I haven't had any problems with leakage, so it seems pretty safe to me. It is kind of a large bottle, so I'm not sure I would recommend it for travel. The bottle is about 5 inches tall, 2 or 2 1/2 inches wide and about an inch and a half deep (front to back). It's a 5.5 oz bottle. Not really small.
The lid is just one that pops open and clicks shut, very easy to use one handed.

There weren't any instructions or anything with it, but the back of the label is kind of informative. It says "Great sensuous taste, water based, latex safe, ultra silky, non-staining, ultra long lasting, and sugar free".

If you have allergies I'd pay attention to this next part.

The ingredients are on the label and are as follows:
Propylene glycol
Methyl Paraben
    • Can be opened with one hand
    • Does not leak
    • Easy to use / dispense

Personal comments

I've run out of my other lubes, so this one has become the go to lube. We've used it probably ten or so times since we bought it and have barely put a dent in the bottle. I really do love this lube and don't hesitate to make people put some on their fingers to get a good idea of the texture.


Aroma Formula helps out a lot with some of my larger toys. Astroglide and Wet are very thin types of lubes, so I still get a lot of friction with the bigger toys we own. This lube really eases the friction when we start feeling adventurous. We haven't tried it with anal yet, but when I do I'll be sure to update this review. I haven't had any complaints from him when we use the lube and he goes down on me. I actually like it for giving him a handy followed up with oral. The glycerin flavor isn't as strong if you rub the lube in a bit.
Follow-up commentary
I still love my Toko lube, it has pretty much become my go to lube for most occasions. I haven't noticed any issues like stickiness, drippiness, or anything like that since I've been using it. It wipes off with a warm wet cloth and leaves no odors or residues. I love this lube.
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  • Tagmstr
    I need to give this stuff a try. Thanks!
  • dbm6907
    Thanks! Great review!
  • Darklyvan
    great review
  • Master DarkWolf
    Good review...
  • DreamWolf
    Great review!
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  • skeeterlynn
    Thank you for the review! I have this stuff as well and I absolutely love it!
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