Our collection of Anal Lube chosen by women. Using anal lube during anal play is essential as your tush isn't self-lubricating. The best lubes for anal sex are long-lasting, so they stay the distance for the long build-up that safe, sensual, pain-free anal sex requires. Check out our anal lube guide to know more about the different lubes recommended for anal play.
Anal Lube FAQ's
Using lube for anal play is super important. The tush doesn't produce enough moisture on its own. You may hurt yourself or your partner if you try to insert fingers, toys or a penis without the all-important anal lube. Lube makes anal lube makes play sensual and pain-free.
A good anal lube is thicker or slicker and more long-lasting... Perfect for intimate play where every drop of moisture counts!
Yes. Always use anal lube with anal sex toys . The butt isn't self-lubricating, so adding lube is crucial for safe, pain-free and comfortable anal play.
NO. Never use spit/saliva as lube for anal sex. It can increase risk of STI transmission and has no lubricating properties. A slick or viscous lube like Sh! Pure Plus is the best lube for your butt.
Baby oil and Vaseline are not lube and shouldn't be used for this purpose. They break down condoms, trap bacteria and are difficult to wash off. Baby oil and Vaseline can also damage your sex toys.
- Regular water-based lube is thinner and may evaporate too quickly for the slow pace of anal sex.
- Thick water-based lube contains less water to provide substantial lubrication.
- Silicone Lube is also good for anal sex as it provides long-lasting and slippy lubrication. As the anus naturally flushes itself, it is less vulnerable to oil-induced infection than the vagina. All silicone-based lubes we sell are suitable for use with condoms.
Anal lube lowdown
The anus doesn’t produce much natural moisture and as it’s such a delicate area, you need to provide it with a good amount of the slippery stuff to ensure anal play is safe, comfortable and pain-free.
Anal lube protects anal tissues that are more easily torn than those of the vagina. Using lots of lube during every kind of anal play is absolutely key to ensuring anal sex is all pleasure and no pain.
Anal pleasure requires a slow pace, and using lube ensures that everything feels slippery and sensual throughout the journey.
From the very beginning through to the point where anal muscles relax enough to be receptive to penetration, you should ensure everything remains coated in lube. Keep applying, as any ‘drag’ can cause tension – and tension is the enemy of pleasurable anal sex!
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