What Lubricant Is Good for Massage?

The right lubricant can make all the difference.

What Lubricant Is Good for Massage?

By: Zoe Wilder

There are many different types of lubricants to choose from when giving your lover a massage. And, nothing beats a great massage except for a great erotic massage. You’ll want to choose your lube with care, however, because it will play a big role in how the evening goes. Oil-based lubricants damage condoms, rendering them ineffective. Silicone-based lube may cause allergic reactions and damage to sex toys. The best type of lube to use is water-based – and Durex® only makes water-based lubricants for your safety and pleasure.

Giving an Amazing Massage

Nothing is more quintessential to an amazing massage than a good lube such as Durex® Massage & Play Sensual. Start with the nape of the neck and gently knead the skin, tracing the muscles in the back. Ask your partner if there are any areas that need extra attention like a stiff lower back or sore feet. Check in from time to time and make sure the pressure you’re applying is agreeable.

Turning a Massage into Foreplay

It just takes one sly move to turn a friendly massage into something more. Use lube to stimulate sensitive areas around the buttocks, inner thighs and chest. Explore other erogenous zones, too. Whisper suggestive phrases and give a little nibble on the ear lobe while applying gentle, circular motions that tease and titillate. It will leave your partner squirming beneath your lascivious fingers.

When Foreplay Turns to Sex

While sex is often focused on the end-goal of climax and orgasm, the experience can be far enhanced when coupled with massage. Taking your time to massage every muscle, then teasing the senses is a beautiful way to make lovemaking linger. Now that your mate is officially hot and bothered to the point of no return, squirt a two-in-one lube such as Durex® Massage & Play Intensify in the palm of your hands and make sure all of the necessary parts are ready for action. Sex is more fun when there’s less friction, and orgasms may be more intense when combined with massage.

Variety Is the Spice of Life

Do you know what goes well with lubrication and an imagination? The Play® Delight Intimate Massager and Durex® Tropical® Flavors flavored condoms are the perfect companions for sexual shenanigans. When your partner least suspects it, entice with an element of surprise. Sensory overload can be a good thing when applied with taste and style.



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