I’ve been favoring Uberlube over all of my other lubrications lately for sex so I thought I’d write a little bit about it to share the love for silicone lube!
Uberlube Silicone Lubrication for Sex
Like so many people, I used to be continually on the hunt for the perfect lube. I would go into a sex shop and spread a few different types on my hand and based on smell or taste, I’d choose one that I liked the best. I never ended up buying the same lube twice because nothing ever made an impact on me. I’ve never liked a lubrication so much that I’ve bothered to remember the name so that I could buy it again the next time I was shopping.
That is, until Uberlube came along!
The Mister and I were just wandering through our local shop when we realized that we were almost out of lube. We sampled a few different types on our hands. He prefers zero smell or taste and I like nice smelling things but it’s not a requirement for me. We just happened to like the feel a random lube that we hadn’t heard about before. It was in a stout glass bottle with a small pump and didn’t have much for taste or smell.
We didn’t know it then, but we had discovered it!! Our holy grail of lube!
So, if you don’t already know about silicone lube, basically, instead of water being the main ingredient that chemicals are dissolved into, that main ingredient is a silicone-containing compound.
Why is this better?
Well have you ever used a water based lube and all of the sudden things start to get a little sticky down there? Water based lubes will always dry sticky, no matter what. Because silicone doesn’t evaporate into the atmosphere like water, the concentration doesn’t increase, and it doesn’t get sticky. Simple as that.
Where does it go then?
Beats me. It must just drift off into the magical world of unicorn and fairy orgasms.
It also is awesome for the shower, jacuzzi, bath, or whatever water source you like to get frisky in because it doesn’t wash away easily in the water.
Silicone isn’t the be-all, end-all for lubrication unfortunately. It can stain your sheets if you spill a large amount and it can make surfaces like hardwood floors and bathtubs extremely slippery! Silicone also isn’t ideal if you have silicone sex toys.
While there has been some debate in the sex industry on whether or not silicone lube can actually melt your silicone vibrator, there is a good chance that it can at least create microscopic pores in the material. These pores are perfect for harboring bacteria and other yucky things which is exactly what we’re trying to avoid when buying silicone sex toys in the first place! I make a habit of using only water based lubes when I know I’m going to be playing with my silicone sex toys.
What Makes Uberlube Special?
So at first glance, you’ll see a price tag of $20+ and think I’m crazy for spending this much on lube. I mean, you can pick up most lubes for about 10 to 15 bucks.
The thing is that you only need a wee little bit to get you totally wet and slippery! A 100 ml bottle will last me well over six months! This is in comparison to my cheaper water based lubes that need to be re-applied every few minutes and I can end up using tablespoons of the stuff in a single session. It’s no wonder that Uberlube put a pump on the top of their bottle. The pump prevents people from using way too much at once; more is just not necessary!
You can see in the .gif below that just the smallest amount of liquid comes out.
This pump is not only great for distributing the perfect amount of lube, it also doubles as a failsafe to make sure that you don’t spill your bottle. Remember I said that silicone lubrication can stain your sheets? If you have ever spilled a bottle of lube in your bed, you’ll agree that it is best for all of us horny and uncoordinated folks that the lid can’t be removed.
Because the pump gives you just as much lube as you need, you really don’t have to worry about cleanup. Ever.
The only thing you’ll be wiping down after sexy time is your own fluids. There is never ever any extra lube that needs to be cleaned out of your crevices like when you use cheaper, water based lube.
Uberlube Smell & Taste
Now I mentioned above that the Mister prefers tasteless and scentless lubrication. He spends a lot of time nose deep in my vaginal area, so I give his preferences priority in this department.
Uberlube is perfect in this regard. It smells and tastes like nothing. No chemicals, no fruit, vanilla, coconut, aloe, nothing. There really isn’t more to say. I can’t describe nothing without using the word “nothing.”
The lack of smell and taste is because the ingredients list is ridiculously simple: dimethicone, dimethiconal, cyclomethicone, and vitamin E. The “methiconal” ingredients that sound scary are just three different compounds that contain silicone. Each has a slightly different property and they combine to make this beautifully silky lube. Vitamin E is just a nutrient that has antioxidant properties and is good for you.
There are no sugars of any kind in Uberlube. Many women find that lubricants containing sugars can lead to yeast infections.
Your vagina naturally has a population of yeast that keeps things like pH in check. When you add a lube that contains literally the only nutrient source that yeast needs to multiply (sugar), it’s not surprising that an overgrowth of yeast can occur. You’ll find none of that in Uberlube.
Uberlube is Multifunctional
I’ve mentioned before that I have a current membership to the “no thigh gap” club. I even organized t-shirts last year so I’m pretty much a big deal.
Why do you care?
Because lots of women are like me. And if your club membership is valid, you’ll find that wearing a skirt on a hot day can be so incredibly painful between your legs. Yeah, it’s not sexy, but that thigh chafe totally sucks. It’s not only a lady problem! The Mister gets what he calls “taint chafe.” Uh, I guess when his butt gets sweaty during exercise, it chafes and is painful. You can literally use Uberlube anywhere that you are chafing: nipples, thighs, “taints,” and it makes everything slide instead of stick and rub. It’s perfect!
Because Uberlube has so many uses other than sex lubricant, it would not be awkward at all to see it sitting on someone’s bathroom counter or in their gym bag. If you want to be even more discreet, you can buy Uberlube Good To Go. It’s a refillable metal case that does NOT look like a lube container. Bring it to the boyfriend’s apartment or to the soccer field; it can go anywhere!
For myself and the Mister, Uberlube has absolutely been the best personal lubrication product we’ve ever used. It meets or exceeds all of our requirements for the perfect lube. It’s tasteless and odorless due to minimal ingredients, it ends up being less expensive than most lubes, it is so unbelievably silky on your nether regions, and you can use so many more things than just sex.
As you can see by my pictures, we’re about halfway through our second bottle of Uberlube that we bought 6 months ago and we use it a few times a week. A little certainly goes a long way here!
Uberlube has done something really right here. This is the only product that the company makes and you can definitely tell that they’ve put a lot of thought into the packaging, design, and product. I’m glad we stumbled upon this stuff!