Silicone-based lubricants :: are intended for those who need extra lubrication. They tend to last longer than water-based lubricants. Most of silicone-based lubricants are safe to use with latex sex toys or contraceptives. Silicone is a synthetic substance. Lubricants containing this substance stay slippery longer than water based lubricants. Silicone-based lubricants are safe to use with condoms. But it may be difficult to wash off your body, clothes or textile because they are water-resistant. Those people who have very sensitive skin may especially want to consider them. Such lubricants do not cause skin irritations or allergic reactions. Silicone based lubricants are more expensive than water-based ones. When choosing a silicone-based lubricant, keep in mind the fact that the higher quality brands should list the ingredient dimethicone first.
There is a great spectrum :: of synthetic skins being produced by various novelty companies, and these materials are very popular for realistic dildos. Cyberskin is a synthetic that warms to the touch and is available in flesh colors. Doc Johnson's realistic dildos are available in three beautiful skin tones which are black, white, and brown. Doc Johnson and other companies produce naturally look sex toys made of classic rubber. The plain rubber products are also generally long-life and stay new looking much longer. Be aware that realistic dildos can get a strong reaction from men ignorant in the pleasures of sex toys, because of feeling that realistic dildos are substituted for the real thing. If you are going to share your realistic cock with a male partner, make sure he is comfortable with using realistic dildo lest tension arise. Assure your partner of the fact that he is the one and your toy is only for fun.
Oil-based lubricants :: tend to stain fabrics and can be difficult to wash off. But such lubes are safe for use during sex. Oil-based lubricants also destroy latex, so you should never use with condoms, diaphragms or other types of contraceptives. Oil-based lubricants are great for those who prefer anal sex or masturbation. Oil-based lubricants, such as petroleum jelly, though inexpensive, are difficult to remove from the body after use. They are not water soluble and require soap and water to clean it up. Despite these facts, oil-based lubricants are the most commonly used kind of lubrication.