Be sure to choose organic, virgin coconut oil that has no other ingredients except coconut oil. If you are using condoms don’t use coconut oil because it can cause breakage. Try 100% pure aloe gel or a quality lubricant like Sliquid. Coochies, Condoms, and Coconut Oil. Most people never think about what’s in the condom or in lubricants.
The only time it's okay to use coconut oil with a condom is if the condom is made from polyurethane, clarifies Dr. Ross, which won’t degrade.
If you are using condoms don’t use coconut oil because it can cause breakage. Try 100% pure aloe gel or a quality lubricant like Sliquid. Coochies, Condoms, and Coconut Oil. Most people never think about what’s in the condom or in lubricants. We don’t talk about it a lot, but we should be.
Here are some reasons to avoid using coconut oil for lube: 1. Breaks Latex Condoms. Coconut oil will make many birth control methods ineffective. Since oil damages latex material, direct use of coconut oil may cause your latex condom and even polyisoprene condoms to break. It also damages latex-based adult toys.
Coconut oil can degrade latex. Ingber notes that coconut oil can degrade latex, increasing the likelihood that a latex condom will tear during intercourse.
Unfortunately, condoms and coconut oil are totally incompatible. Planned Parenthood warns about the use of coconut oil with condoms. Coconut oil or any oil-based lubricant for that matter should never be used with condoms. Oil-based lubes can damage the material or latex that the condom is made out of and could lead to breakage.
Photo by Bill McElligott. Since I reviewed both Lifestyles Skyn and Durex Avanti Bare, two varieties of polyisoprene condoms, several of my readers were curious about this topic. A lot of people find the idea of using oils like olive oil or coconut oil as sexual lubricants appealing — they are thick, long-lasting, and natural; there are even some commercial blends out there sold for use on the body.
Unlike latex condoms which can’t be used with oil-based lubes (the oil degrades the latex), polyurethane condoms can. That means coconut oil and products like Foria’s Awaken Arousal CBD Oil ...