When to Use What: The Best Lube for Every Occasion

By ASTROGLIDE Team Personal Lubricant A man and a woman explore passionate touch and an intimate moment.

With so many different types of personal lubricants out there, it’s hard to know what the best lubes are to use for any occasion. The key to finding the best personal lubricant is to know what you’re going to be using it for. Do you need personal lubricant for anal play, a sex toy, or do you need a lubricant that’s condom-safe? Not sure which kind of lube to reach for? Here’s our recommendation for various formula in the ASTROGLIDE family:

1. Everyday Adventures. Everyone’s go-to lube is different, but when it comes to the best lube for everyday use, most of our customers choose ASTROGLIDE Liquid. It’s a traditional water-based lube with a great texture and easy cleanup!

2. Daily Dryness. Do you experience vaginal dryness on a daily basis? You’re not alone – many women respond with a resounding YES! ASTROGLIDE Gel is a great stay-put formula to help ease discomfort caused by vaginal dryness. That’s why many menopausal women list this as the best lube for them. ASTROGLIDE Gel lubricant is safe to use with toys and is compatible with natural rubber latex, polyurethane, and polyisoprene condoms.

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3. Shower Sex. Whether it’s in the jacuzzi or the shower, when it comes to water play you can’t beat ASTROGLIDE X Silicone Gel. Our X Silicone Gel lube is extremely long-lasting with a silky feel that is never sticky. This silicone formula stays where applied and won’t dissolve in water like water-based lubes. Plus, its also compatible with rubber latex, polyurethane, and polyisoprene condoms.

4. Igniting Your Partner’s Appetite. Scent has incredible power to change your mood. Use a lube with an enticing scent like ASTROGLIDE Strawberry Liquid and your partner will come to associate the smell with mind-blowing sex. Pretty soon they’ll only need a whiff of this sweet scent of this flavored lube to get majorly turned on.

5. Quick Solo Session. Want to get off and get on with your day? ASTROGLIDE Warming Liquid is a great masturbation lube because of the warming ingredient. It adds a playful, warm touch to your most sensitive regions.

6. Partying with a New Partner. The last thing you want to do is cause discomfort to a new partner’s most intimate areas. That’s why we choose ASTROGLIDE Ultra Gentle Gel – it’s paraben free and allergy tested! This water-based lube is the best lubricant for someone with sensitive skin.

7. Going All Night (or Day). When you’re in it for the long haul, you need a lube that’ll go the distance with you. ASTROGLIDE X Silicone Liquid is a long-lasting silicone lubricant, making it the best choice if you need a personal lubricant that lasts all night long.

We based this list of recommendations on our own experiences and the feedback we’ve received from customers. You can help us make blogs like this one even better by sharing your own feedback on the formulas you’ve tried.

Still not sure which type of ASTROGLIDE will be the best lube for you? Check out 10 ways to enjoy the magic of lube, then request a free sample of lube and experiment until you find your own favorite!


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