I was recently watching an episode of Watch What Happens Live! (Andy Cohen is the happiness our world needs right now) on which Dr. Oz was a guest. At some point during their conversation, Dr. Oz said there are four things your body needs: food, sex, sleep, and water. No argument here! We all want and need those things, but what happens when your lifestyle restricts certain products that would normally facilitate one of said things? Specifically, veganism. (I had a vegan roommate and it is only because of her that I know such things as vegan cheese and vegan condoms exist.)
It was the vegan condoms that really got me thinking. Should vegan condoms be paired with, say, truly excellent vegan lube? It's not just vegans who might want animal product–free lube: Even if you're like me and will never give up chicken fingers, who wants to put a bunch of unnatural bits in their bits? That's why I’ve rounded up seven vegan lubes ready for a good time– all cruelty-free and with no stickiness, chafing, or horrible flavors included.
Sticky lube is a real mood-killer, no matter what you're doing with it. That's why Almost Naked personal lubricant is great: It’s so soft and lightweight you'll feel like nothing is there. It's comprised mostly of aloe and has a hint of vanilla and lemon so there's a tiny bit of flavor but it isn’t overpowering.
Lulu is an organic, aloe-based lubricant with a silky, smooth finish. The great thing about this one is there is absolutely no smell at all. Can't get much more natural than that.
This lube is aloe-based (just in case the name didn’t give it away) and comes in a variety of flavors—including mango, butter rum, and piña colada—which all work as deliciously as they smell, so pick your poison, er, pleasure.
This natural, water-based lube leaves no residue and, in addition to being vegan, is hypo-allergenic. Basically, if you have someone in your life that's a little sensitive to products, change their life with this.
Get it? Like a slick liquid? Anyway, this favorite of sexperts is a water-based lube (which means it's great to use while playing with sex toys), that's also vegan friendly and completely odorless and tasteless. More importantly, it doesn't stain which is appreciated when things get messy.
The lubricant claims to have rejuvenating properties that may help with smoothness and flexibility down there. I love a double-duty product so I am here for this. Also important to note is that this product is 99.3 percent natural, compared to many other lubes that are just 95 percent.