No More Deep Diving Dry: Ladies, Let’s Use the Lubrication

Vaginal dryness isn’t anything to be ashamed. It isn’t solely related to how little sex one might be having or even one’s age. On the contrary, many variables can come into play for old and young women.

Age ain’t nuthin’ but a number because dryness can be a reality for anyone. A multitude of things can factor into the reason such as medication, stress, birth control pills with low estrogen and even a yeast infection. The rule of thumb is that if something can dry out your mouth, it can dry out your vagina. Certain medicines like antihistamines and antidepressants do such. Then, there’s something as simple as sometimes there’s no real body chemistry between you and the other person.

Yes. Lubrication is your friend. For starters, every woman’s body is different. You must decide what works best for you. There are lubes made with water, petroleum, oil and silicone.

**Petroleum or oil-based lubricants don’t make for a perfect mix because both erode latex quickly.

**Water-based lubricants are the best because they can be used with polyurethane or latex condoms. They are also easy to clean up.

**Silicone-based lubricants are preferred for intimacy in the shower or bath since silicone does not break down in water.

**Note: If you’re more prone to getting yeast infections, stay away from lubricants with glycerin because the sugars in those advance yeast growth.

Whichever one you choose, be certain to also take it easy. There is such a thing as too much lubricant, which can decrease sensation. Finally, for those into anal sex, be sure to use lubrication as the back door does not produce natural lubrication like the front door.

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