Water-based lubricant that feels like silicone

This lube is the best water-based one I have found so far and has terrific performance. The JO H2O lubricant isn't really made for oral sex (try their flavored instead), but works great with anything else - vaginal sex, anal sex, and with most toys. I would give this lube a try if you are looking for a great quality water-based lube.
Water-based, silky, condom-compatible, washes off easily, lasts a while, smooth, thick
Pop tab may leak during travel, needs reapplication after several hours
Rating by reviewer:
extremely useful review


System JO H2O lubricant is a water-based lubricant that is silky and a bit thicker than others - kind of like a silicone lubricant. This lube is great for masturbation with hands or toys, vaginal sex, and anal sex. It can be used for oral sex, but since it is not flavored, it doesn't have the best taste. The taste isn't so gross that it is gag-worthy, but not good enough to make me want to taste more. I would look into a flavored lube if you're looking for an oral sex lube.
The performance of this lubricant is great, and I would highly recommend it. With anal sex, it stays smooth and silky for the entire ride, which is an absolute must for anal sex. If you or your partner are a woman who has a problem staying wet with all the friction, this lube will help a lot, and for the most part doesn't need re-application (if you're going on a marathon run, you might just need one more reapplication). This silky lube is perfect for masturbation since it just glides over every curve. It is also water-based, so it goes well with almost any toy. Water-based is especially important to use with silicone toys because it is the only kind of lube that is safe to use with them. Because it is water-based, it is not the best lube to use in the bath or shower, as it just rinses off.

If you are allergic to parabens or glycerin, this product is not right for you. The bottle states the ingredients as: purified water, glycerin, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, methyl paraben, propyl paraben. If you are not allergic to these ingredients, this should be a great non-irritating lube for you. As with all products, test a little on your skin first before use.
  • Who / How / What
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    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
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • Anywhere but bath/shower
  • Body / part areas
    [ ? ]
    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Good for anal
    • On toys
    • Vaginal

Texture / Consistency / Thickness / Viscosity

The texture of the JO H2O lube between the fingers is very slippery and silky. The thickness is a good middle ground between a regular water-based lube and a silicone lube. The bottle is a pop top cap and the lube is thick enough so it doesn't just pour right out of the bottle and make a mess of things; you have to squeeze the bottle a bit to get it to come out. It doesn't stay in one place, per se, but it is not too runny either. It will most likely migrate while in use immediately to surrounding areas. Like if you placed a drop on your clitoris or the head of your penis, it will eventually start traveling to wherever gravity leads. Personally, I find that it has a little bit of a stick to it if you used a lot. But I don't notice the stick until after sex, and cum probably is a factor when it comes to how sticky I feel afterward.
    • Slick
    • Smooth
    • Velvety

Taste / Aroma

The taste is not that great. It can be used for oral sex, but a flavored lube would probably be better. The taste is a characteristic "lube" taste. It smells a little like a generic soap if the bottle is held right under the nose, but I don't smell it otherwise and it's not strong.
    • Bad taste
    • No smell


This product lasts a long time, which is great during sex if you need that extra moisture. If you are going for several hours, you will probably need to re-apply this though, because the friction over time will cause it to wear thin. This lube is extremely easy to wash off. It rinses off with water or can simply be wiped up with a baby wipe. With sheets, if an excessive amount gets on the sheets, it will need to be washed or there will end up being a weird texture on the spot where it spilled.

The performance of this lube is over all pretty good. I don't like to be limited to what I can do during sex, and a water-based lube helps me with that. So far this is my waterabased lube of choice, and it will probably stay that way until I find a water-based that is somehow way better than this one.


Jo H2O lube is in a hard plastic bottle with a pop tab lid. This packaging is okay for travel, but because it is a pop tab lid, I would recommend putting it in a ziplock bag to keep it from getting onto your clothes and other items in your bag. The packing isn't really discreet, as it has "personal lubricant" in big silver letters going up the side.

The directions on the bottle: apply a small amount of JO H2O lubricant to genital areas. For condom use, you may apply to outside of condom surface.
    • Can be opened with one hand
    • Easy to use / dispense
    • Not discreet

Personal comments

Personally, I find that this is a great lube to use with toys, solo, or during sex. This lube makes anal very comfortable if enough is used. It is a great lube to use during sex if there is a problem with retaining enough moisture and it can make sex more comfortable if the man (or toy) is bigger than average.
Follow-up commentary
This is still a lube I consistently grab for. I still like it for masturbation, and my husband still likes it for use during sex. This lube has been the best one I have tried so far. I am running low on my bottle of this, but I probably won't get more just because I want to try some others out.
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