While the majority of condoms are made from a natural rubber latex, condoms also come in a variety of other materials.Called non-latex condoms, these condoms are free of natural latex proteins and are made from polyisoprene, polyurethane, nitrile or lamb membrane. Continue reading Non-Latex Condom Buying Guide
Many household emollients such as: massage oil, baby oil, lotion, vaseline and cooking oil may seem like the perfect personal lubricants, but when it comes to using these lubricants with latex condoms, nothing could be more disastrous.
In an attempt to protect latex sensitive consumers from being misinformed and put at risk, the FDA has suggested for medical product manufacturers to cease their use of the terms “latex-free” and “does not contain latex.”
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded scientists $100,000 (£60,000) to create stronger, thinner condoms from the new “wonder material.”
When you hear the term “next-generation condom,” beef tendon probably isn’t the first thing that pops into your mind.
Q: Is It True That Some Lubes Can Damage Condoms?
A: Yes there are personal lubricants that can damage condoms. Oil based lubricants, for examples, are not recommended for use with latex condoms. Using oil based lubricants such as Vaseline or baby oil can damage condoms very quickly. All of the lubricants sold at Condom Fast are approved for use with condoms to make your buying experience even easier.
The best practice is to make sure and read the safety information on the back of condom’s. Manufactures will advise on the type of lubricant that is safe to use with the condom, while other manufacturers may suggest not adding extra lubrication to their products, as they may damage the condom.
Having safe sex is one of the most important things you need to practice if you are sexually active. Regardless if you are in a monogamous relationship, using a condom is still necessary.