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Can You Use Jojoba Oil As Lube Or For Anal Sex?

Yes – in most cases, jojoba oil can be a fantastic natural lube alternative as long as you take into consideration a few caveats.
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Why Glycerin In Lube Is Not Safe (And Options That Are)

Glycerin is a miracle molecule for lots of products — but shouldn’t be in lube because it can cause issues such as yeast infections and an increased risk of STIs.
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How Effective Is Birth Control If My Partner Cums Inside Me?

No birth control method is 100% effective, so the risk of unintended pregnancy if your partner cums inside you depends on several factors.
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Why Parabens In Lube Are Not Safe (And Options That Are)

Parabens in lube can potentially cause numerous health problems with serious consequences — including endocrine disruption and increased risk of cancer.
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Is Lube Safe To Use During Pregnancy – And Options That Are

Is it safe to use lube during pregnancy? Yes — as long as you’re using the right ones and avoiding potentially disruptive ingredients.
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What Is Lube, What Does It Do And Why Do People Use It For Sex?

Personal lubricants are slippery substances used by men and women to make solo or partnered sexual acts more pleasurable and reduce friction.
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Is Lube Safe: Ingredients To Avoid And Everything You Need To Know

Personal lubricants, in general, are perfectly safe to use during their intended sexual activities. That being said, not all lubes are made with safe ingredients.
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The Best Flavored And Edible Lube: Tested & Reviewed By Our Team

After 100+ hours of research and testing, we’ve found the very best and safest flavored and edible personal lubricants to open up delicious options for oral sex.
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Can You Use A Theragun Massager As A Vibrator Or Sex Toy?

Are Theraguns and similar massage guns the new handheld sex toy, and are they safe? Well, they could be – with some imagination and precautions.
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