The results of two research studies were released in at the International Microbicides Conference which, some may think, call into question the safety of using lubricants for anal sex. But what do these results show? Is the evidence enough to change our safer sex messaging? We don't think so -- have a look at the rationale for why we don't think our messaging about lube use for anal sex should change.
Luckily, raw skin can be avoided by throwing some lube into the mix. The best lubricants enhance play for everyone involved and facilitate safe sex. You can, of course, buy made-for-purpose personal lubricants, or you could try something you might just have lying around the house.
Recommended for those who are looking to Boldly Go to the Unexplored! This formula is condom compatible and an FDA accepted medical device. The anus is not self-lubricating so it is essential to use a generous amount of quality lubricant every time you engage in anal play. Here is a link to some great information about anal sex.