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Do hypoallergenic lubricants exist?

By Anonymous June 1, 2018 - 1:23pm
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I have really sensitive skin. I have been looking for hypoallergenic lubricants or gels but have not been successful in finding one that works. Most burn and irritate the skin. The water based lubricants don't work that well.

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Hello. Thank you for posting.

Hypoallergenic means that something is formulated to minimize risk from allergies. Products labeled hypoallergenic are purportedly less likely to cause an allergic reaction in the person using them. This is because they are believed to contain fewer allergens, the substances, and particles that irritate allergy-sufferers and cause them to have a reaction.

According to OurBodiesOurselves - Silicone lubricants are especially recommended for women with chronic vaginal dryness or genital pain. Silicone lubricant is different from the silicone used in breast implants and is not considered dangerous; it cannot penetrate through the skin’s pores. Most silicone lubricants are hypoallergenic.

Examples: Eros, Wet Platinum, ID Millennium, Pink, Gun Oil, Slippery Stuff. There are safe with latex condoms, stay on underwater, odorless and tasteless, last three times as long as water-based lubricants. Your Pharmacist might know of certain brands that are considered hypoallergenic also.


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