Latex is natural plant rubber. It’s the most common condom material and is also common in sex toys.
Plant and mineral oils quickly degrade latex – avoid these formulas and use a silicone or water-based formula instead.
If you’re using condoms, you should be using a lubricant. The right lubricant makes condoms more comfortable to use & can help prevent breakage. But not all lubricants are safe for all condom materials. Here’s what you need to know about lube-condom compatibility, plus tips for using condoms effectively.