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    25 Lubes To Use If You Need A Little Assistance In The Bedroom

    Ain't no shame in dabbling on a little lubricant before or during sex, so here are some options that people lube — I mean love...

    You might have clicked this ironically, like, "I don't need lube" or "My partner has no problem in that area!"

    But TBH, there are a lot of reasons someone might use lube: allergies, anal sex, sensitive skin, vaginal dryness, hormone imbalances, extra lubrication, or even to help alleviate pain related to sex.

    Thankfully, our good friend lube is here to help. Personal lubricant comes in all shapes and sizes and has a lot of benefits for you, whether in the bedroom, the shower, when you travel (or wherever else you want to have sex).

    So, let's break it down. For starters, there are three main kinds of lube: water-based, silicone-based and oil-based.

    Of course, there are also hybrid options, flavored lubes for upping your oral, and sensation lubes that warm, tingle, etc. to add a little more pleasure to your experience. Needless to say, there are a lot of lubes and trust me, there's at least one that's perfect for you.

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    1. An 8-oz. supply of water-based lube because there is zero shame in adding a little assistance and 65,000 people (and counting) are willing to back me up on that.

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    2. A water-based lubricant specifically designed for booty play and mimicking natural lubrication with a flavorless and fragrance-free formula.

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    3. The iconic water-based Astroglide lubricant that's popular with users for its smooth and silky texture and effortless cleanup.

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    4. The Jelly by Unbound, which is a water-based gel lubricant that offers a safe alternative to natural lubrication and helps you play with your favorite sex toys a little more easily. Also, it is lightly-scented (and flavored!) with hints of lemon and vanilla.

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    5. A flavorless and fragrance-free water-based lubricant created by a sex toy company and great for use, whether you lean more vanilla or have a healthy relationship with several silicone toys. Regardless, 17,000 reviewers are really happy with their purchase.

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    6. An unscented water-based lube by Sliquid designed with natural ingredients that won't disrupt vaginal pH and can be used with condoms without leaving any sticky residue.

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    7. A hypoallergenic water-based lube by Lola, which means this lube is created with all-natural ingredients and free of fragrance and additives, so you can feel better about feeling yourself.

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    8. An edible, pH-balanced aloe-based lubricant designed to replenish vaginal moisture for a natural feel, so you can get back to being wet and wild.

    Bottle of Aloe Cadabra lubricant next to aloe plant

    9. An organic and aloe-based lube by Good Clean Love that's safe to use with latex condoms and your favorite toys. Also, did I mention this is a two-pack?

    10. The Alu organic lube from Dame created with aloe vera and natural plant extracts to match vaginal pH for a silky feel that's safe to use with your favorite toys.

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    11. A luxury silicone lubricant enriched with vitamin E for a moisturizing formula that dissolves, leaving skin soft and smooth.

    12. A versatile silicone-based lubricant by Wet that reviewers say is great for all kinds of sex (read: anal!) and boasts a long-lasting waterproof formula.

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    13. A silicone-based lubricant that reviewers rave about for it's nonsticky formula and convenient pump mechanism (included in packaging!).

    14. A very popular silicone-based lube that may have possibly coined the term 'a little goes a long way.'

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    15. The OG Boy Butter created with a creamy coconut oil base that goes onto the skin clear for a lightweight, non-toxic and edible alternative to other lubricants.

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    16. An organic, coconut oil-based lubricant infused with hemp that delivers a silky smooth and hydrating feel for your skin. This lube is working undercover as a "massage oil" but its fans know what's really going on.

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    17. An organic, essential oil-based lube by Astroglide created with a blend of sunflower seed, sweet almond castor, jojoba and coconut oils.

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    18. And a timeless go-to with versatile uses all over your body: organic coconut oil.

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    19. A water-silicone hybrid lubricant that can be safely used with latex, rubber, and plastic, so no need to be afraid to pull out that battery-operated ABS plastic vibrator you bought as a teenager and have kept ever since for...nostalgia.

    20. A warming, tropical-flavored 4-in-1 edible lubricant to make going down on your partner taste a little sweeter. There are also fruity flavors, dessert-inspired flavors and even ones that warm. I'm a little overwhelmed.

    21. A warming jelly by K-Y designed to heat things up between you and a partner (or alone) and its thick gel formula stays put when you need it.

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    22. An edible cotton candy lubricant that adds something sweet to oral sex or foreplay. But it's also water-based and toy-friendly in case you just really love the smell and taste of cotton candy.

    Reviewer holding spray bottle of Crazy Girl cotton candy oral sex gel and lubricant

    23. A 400-mg CBD-infused plant-based lube by Foria designed to help increase blood flow and relax muscles, to help you get (and stay) in the mood.

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    24. A convenient travel-sized lube duo by Maude featuring their organic aloe-based water lube and hypoallergenic silicone-based lube, both of which are vegan and pH-balanced for a feel-good time.

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    25. An innovative Pulse warming lube dispenser, so you can get the right amount of lube without the hassle of leakage, slippery hands or accidental stains.

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    As with any beauty or skincare product, you (and your partner) should always double check ingredients and patch test lube on an area of the skin before use. If there's no reaction? Well...

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