Wait, is Oh Lardy talking about lube? Yes. Yes we are. But what does lube have to do with real food and healthy living? And will it really change your life? If you have been a fan of Oh Lardy for any length of time, you probably know that we like to eat foods with real ingredients and use products that are healthy and natural.
We love helping people detox every aspect of their lives…and the bedroom is definitely one of those areas! We have plenty of great recipes and tricks for you too in our Guide to Essential Oil Home and Beauty Recipes (including some fun body and massage lotions and oils)!
I can tell you right now that any personal lubricant you purchase at the drug store is far from natural. In fact, while the lubricant may do an excellent job lubricating things, the side effects of the chemical ingredients can cause a host of other problems. What kinds of problems? It turns out, candida LOVES this stuff – and if candida loves it, you may find yourself with repeated yeast infections. Bummer.
So, if you want a personal lubricant, but don't want to buy the stuff at the store, what do you do?
Fortunately coconut oil makes an excellent personal lubricant. However, if you use latex condoms, this lubricant is a NO-NO. Coconut and latex do not make good friends and the integrity of the latex condom will be compromised.
So, why will this personal lubricant change your life? First, you are using a product that you know what the ingredients are!
Have we convinced you to go all natural yet? Does that seem overwhelming to you? Check out this awesome PDF that we created just for YOU!
Looking for more romance? Here is a great recipe for a romantic massage lotion using essential oils!
- 1 ounce of coconut oil
- Place the coconut oil in a small jar! Easy peasy!
- *This recipe has been altered to support the label guidelines regarding essential oils.
Homemade personal lubricant isn't a new fad. Do you have a favorite? Please share with us in the comments.