For Guys

The P-Spot

Water-based lubes are ideal for men who want to experiment with a prostate stimulator, butt plug or dildo since they’re compatible with all materials.

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to straight men and anal play. If you need an excuse to request a prostate massage, research suggests that it may reduce the risk of prostate cancer by 30%.

You or your partner can stimulate the prostate using a toy, fingers or a dildo. Ideally, the object needs to reach 3 to 4 inches inside the rectum to stimulate the fleshy plum-sized gland, located behind the bladder.

A water based lube lets you experiment with a variety of implements as you discover your preferred pace.

Tip

It’s easier to locate the prostate when you’re fully aroused due to increased blood flow. Experiment with deep circular or come-hither motions as well as indirect thrusting to see what works best for you.

Pros

Water based lubricants work with all types of condoms and toys, including beginner-friendly silicone.

Cons

These lubes tend to dry out more quickly, so you may need to reapply the product.

You Should Know

The quality of water-based lubes varies widely. For enhanced lubrication, look for a lubricant that specially formulated for anal.