do not use it with latex condoms, because it is an oil and oil breaks down latex so you’ll want to shop around for non-latex condoms instead. Oil has the potential to break down the integrity of the latex condom.
Rule #1: You are dealing with oil - so lay a towel on your sheets. You don’t want to stain your best sheets, right? Rule #2: Don’t bring out your latex toys. Oil tends to break down latex. So, coconut oil will damage the surface of your favorite latex dildo or vibrator. Also, use non-latex condoms if birth control is on your mind.
Mar 24, 2021. #1. I currently use LifeStyle Skyn condoms. I'm a big fan of coconut oil as lube and was wondering if it would be ok to use with Skyn. Skyn is a non-latex condom that is made out of Polyisoprene. From what I've read the opinions have been mixed on whether the condom will break.
Be sure to choose organic, virgin coconut oil that has no other ingredients except coconut oil. If you are using condoms don’t use coconut oil because it can cause breakage. Try 100% pure aloe gel or a quality lubricant like Sliquid. Coochies, Condoms, and Coconut Oil. Most people never think about what’s in the condom or in lubricants.
“Coconut oil cannot be used with latex condoms because it can break down the latex and cause the condom to break," states Dr. Landry.
Of course, the data about the effect of oil on latex are clear: oil weakens latex, so don’t use it on a condom. (This includes coconut oil — as we wrote in “4 Reasons NOT to Use Coconut Oil as Lube,” there just isn’t enough (or any) data on coconut oil’s effects on latex or on sensitive human tissue to recommend it as a lubricant.) We know that the break down of latex condoms occurs when latex, weakened by oil, develops holes and eventually bursts, but the cause of this effect is ...
A flower arrangement made from condoms, produced by Bangkok's Cabbages and Condoms restaurant. Photo by Bill McElligott. Since I reviewed both Lifestyles Skyn and Durex Avanti Bare, two varieties of polyisoprene condoms, several of my readers were curious about this topic. A lot of people find the idea of using oils like olive oil or coconut ...
As little as 60 seconds of exposure to oil can degrade latex condoms. Even if pregnancy prevention isn't a concern, there's evidence that water-based lubes are better for your natural ecosystem.
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