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How To Use Lube: Solo Or With A Partner During Sex

It doesn’t take long to get the hang of how to apply lube during sex – even if you’re a complete beginner – regardless of which type you’re using.
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Can You Use Icy Hot As Lube Or For Anal Sex?

Icy Hot, Bengay, or other similar topical pain relievers, are NEVER safe to use as a personal lubricant for any sexual situation.
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Can You Lose Your Virginity To Objects Like A Tampon Or Dildo?

Maybe — but whether or not you can lose your virginity to an object ultimately depends on what the word “virginity” means to you personally.
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The Best Rabbit Vibrators For Blended Orgasms: Tested & Reviewed

Rabbit vibrators deliver clitoral and G-spot stimulation at the same time for deeper orgasms. After 100+ hours of research and testing, we’ve found the very best.
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Can Vibrators Cause A Loss Of Sensitivity Or Nerve Damage?

While there are health issues that can lead to a desensitized clitoris and vaginal area, using a vibrator regularly shouldn’t cause any permanent damage.
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The Best Lube For Any Type Of Sex: Tested & Reviewed

After 300+ hours of research consulting our medical review board and testing personal lubricants, we’ve assembled the de facto list of the very best lubes.
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What Is Lube Made From And Is It Safe?

Personal lubricants are made from base formulas of water, silicone, or oil, and while many of them are perfectly safe, not all of them are.
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Can You Use Ultrasound Gel As Lube Or For Anal Sex?

Ultrasound gel can be used safely as lube for vaginal and anal sex — but not for oral sex. However, it’s likely not going to feel as good as store-bought lube.
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Can You Use Avocado Oil As Lube Or For Anal Sex?

Yes, avocado oil is perfectly safe to use as lube. While its light texture is best for oral or vaginal sex, it can be an option for anal sex if it’s comfortable.
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