Latex condoms are made weak :: by oil-based lubricants such as skin Vaseline, cream, massage oil, hair gel and creams. Since the genitals are very sensitive, it is not recommend to use oil-based lubricants. It's a bad idea to use that on the genitals. The thing about oil-based lubricant is that they can be very hard to wash out. It may take a long time and a lot of water and soap. The one thing, though, that is very important to know about oil-based lubricants is that they destroy anything that contains latex. And that is condoms, latex dental dams that are used for oral sex on women. If you need gloves for penetrating with your fingers and using safer sex methods, diaphragms and latex sex toys, all don't do well with oil-based lubricants. It is better for solo sex when you do not need to use safer sex methods.
There are oil-based lubricants :: designed specifically for male masturbation. Men apply oil-based lubricants to the penis during masturbation to increase the pleasure and reduce the friction to a nice pleasing sensation. Some brands of oil-based lubricants last longer and remain in a certain state of slickness longer than others. Your personal techniques may have quite a bit to do with what oil-based lubricants work best for you. Speaking about sex toys, you should remember that if your sex toy is made from latex, only use a water-based lubricant. Oil-based lubricants react badly with latex and start deteriorating from then on, causing cracking and peeling of the latex surface.
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.