The 8 Best Flavored Lubes To Make Sex Yummier

by Amber Petty
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We live in a wonderful age for sex. Heck, these days you can even have a dildo delivered right to your door if you want. Soon, Amazon will probably have a drone fly directly into your bedroom for sex toy delivery. So, to enhance your experience in this golden age we're experiencing, I'm here to open your eyes to the wild world of flavored lubes.

Flavored lubes have been around for a long time, but the range of flavors has never been better. Whether you prefer water- or silicone-based lube, there's a lubricant out there in your favorite flavor. Adding flavored lube to the mix is a great way to enhance oral sex and enjoy a tasty treat at the same time.

That being said, you do need to use precautions with flavored lube. Sex educator Carol Queen, PhD told SheKnows that it's important to know the ingredients in your lube. If a flavored lube contains a food item you're allergic to, you might have a reaction to the lube. Queen also warns that, for some, glycerin can be a problem because "it seems to irritate or to encourage yeast infections."

That doesn't mean flavored lube is a ticket to yeast town. But if you have a lube that contains sugar or glycerin, it's best to wash it off after oral sex to avoid potential infections. Generally, flavored lubes should be avoided with penetration, if you want to keep things extra safe.

So, if you're looking to test out something new, give these tasty lubes a try. They might even encourage more oral sex, so that's reason enough to buy a bottle right there.


A No-Sugar-Added Cherry Vanilla Lube

Sliquid Swirl Cherry Vanilla Lubricant, $11, Amazon

The name "Sliquid" may sound a little odd, but this cherry vanilla flavor is legit. This water-based lube is paraben-free with no sugar added (though it does contain some aspartame). One user wrote this enthusiastic one word review: "Yumeeee!"


A Lube That Brings A Minty Tingle

Aloe Cadabra Organic Personal Lube Peppermint, $11, Amazon

This peppermint lube is pH balanced for vaginal health, and is completely organic. There are no parabens, sugar, glycerin, silicone, petroleum, or glucose, so it's super safe to use. Condom- and toy-friendly, this is a great option if you're looking for a natural lube that has just a hint of flavor.


Watermelon Lube That Makes Sex A Picnic

Passion Lubes Water Based Licks Watermelon Lubricant, $10, Amazon

This watermelon lube is water-based and super smooth. It doesn't have any sugar or artificial sweeteners, and it never feels sticky to the touch. If you want to use it with a toy, it won't degrade the silicone and it's condom-safe. If you're a fan of watermelon Jolly Ranchers, this lube might be your favorite.


A Water-Based Lubricant That Tastes Like Berries

Maple Holistics Natural Lubricant-Sensual Berry Flavor, $10, Amazon

This all-natural water-based lube contains no parabens or preservatives. The organic aloe vera provides a smooth feel with no stickiness. Plus, it comes in a handy squeeze bottle, so you can get out the lube and get down to business as fast as possible.


A Kiwi Strawberry Flavor To Bring Back The '90s

Wet Kiwi Strawberry Flavored Lube, $8, Amazon

Your favorite Lip Smackers flavor from the '90s is back in lube form! This kiwi strawberry lube is a water-based lubricant that is completely sugar-free, color-free, and latex-friendly. It won't stain your bedclothes, and tastes great. This lube does contain glycerin, so it might be best for oral sex only.


A Lube That Tastes Like Cinnamon Buns

Wicked Sensual Care Aqua Lubricant Cinnamon Bun, $11, Amazon

Ah, the scent of a warm cinnamon bun fresh out of the oven. There's nothing better. So, why not work that lovely breakfast treat into your sex life? OK, doing that with a real cinnamon bun would be a bad idea, but this flavored lube is perfectly safe. It's water-based, super smooth, and will last as long as you need. One user wrote: "Great lube. Tastes great and stays slick unlike some others."


A Sampler Pack To Try All The Flavors

Doc Johnson CandiLand Sensuals, $15, Amazon

You may be a person of varied tastes, and limiting yourself to one flavored lube would be a real shame. Instead, try this sampler pack that gives you five amazing flavors. The lubes themselves are sugar-, glycerin-, and paraben-free, and won't stain. The water-based solution feels incredibly smooth and won't leave any sticky buildup. Most importantly, you get to try red licorice, cotton candy, strawberry bon bon, watermelon rock candy, and peppermint stix.


A Lube With A County Fair Flavor

Classic Erotica Crazy Girl Oral Sex Gel, Cotton Candy, $8, Amazon

This cotton candy lube is shockingly delicious. The water-based lube is safe to use with condoms, but it does have glycerin and honey extract, so it might be best for oral sex only. With honey and honeysuckle, the lube provides a great cotton candy taste that isn't too sweet.

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