Whether you own a Fleshlight already, or you’re thinking about purchasing one, there’s something else you need to make the most of your favorite toy: the best lube for fleshlight.
Do I Need Lube for My Fleshlight or Pocket Pussy?
While many fleshlight toys are modelled after a self-lubricating part of the female anatomy, they don’t produce any slippery goodness of their own. Try and use a fleshlight without lube and you’ll soon see the problem: too much friction!
You might be tempted to use a little spit to prep your toy, but this is actually a bad idea. Spit introduces bacteria that can start to smell pretty funky after a while.
Plus spit dries out too quick 1 to be a good choice for most pocket pussies.
Likewise using household products like oil or grease isn’t a good plan. These products will dry out your skin, and definitely won’t do your favorite Fleshlight any favors. Plus they’re hard to wash away, and might even damage the soft parts of your toy.
Instead, you need a lube that works for both you and your Fleshlight.
Don’t worry: we’ve got you covered. Here are our favorite lubes for use with a Fleshlight, onahole, pocket pussy, or stroker.
SexualAlpha Top Pick
For absolute peace of mind, Fleshlight has made its own silky lube with Fleshlight Fleshlube, especially for use with your favorite pocket pussy. Plus, it’s great for use with other sex toys and with a partner. It’s a win-win situation!
Best for Sensitive Skin
All-natural ingredients make this the perfect lube if you’re sensitive to any of the chemicals that usually go into lubes. Water-based with plant cellulose, Sliquid H2O Original gets you nice and slick, while being gentle on your body, safe for your Fleshlight, and good for the earth.
Best for Enhanced Sensation
To bring an extra kick to your solo play sessions, Stroke 29 is designed to warm up with friction, giving you a unique sensation. It’s not for everyone, but if you’re bold enough to try something new, you might just love it.
Best Lubes for Fleshlights at a Glance
Sliquid H2O Original
What Lubes Go Well with the Fleshlight?
A water-based lube is what you need for a Fleshlight, since other types of lube can react badly with some sex toys.
But which brand to go for?
There are plenty of different kinds of water-based slippery stuff on the market. Read on for our best picks…
10 Best Lubes For Fleshlights in 2023
This lubricant is manufactured by Fleshlight specifically for use with Fleshlight brand toys. That means you can be sure this will work well with any Fleshlight product.
And, given that it’s water-based, you’re very unlikely to run into problems with any other toy either!
Fleshlight Fleshlube even contains a number of ingredients to help keep your toy happy and healthy. Combining this lube with a Fleshlight brand toy might help it last longer.
But that’s not the only thing we like about Fleshlube. This lube is also hugely spreadable, meaning that you need far less than you might think to get your toy ready for use.
A small drop will do the job.
On the other hand, if you’re planning on a marathon session you might wish to pick a different lube.
While Fleshlube has a very silky texture to begin with, it does dry out with extended use. Once dry it becomes tacky, and not so pleasant to the touch.
Of course, tacky lube is also tricky to clean. If you’re using Fleshlube you’ll want to clean things up as soon as you’re done having fun.
If you’ve had bad reactions to other lubricants, Sliquid H2O Original Water-Based Lubricant might be just the thing you’ve been looking for.
Sliquid go to great lengths to ensure that their product is body-safe, edible, paraben-free, non-irritant, and just generally friendly to everyone, including people with allergies or sensitivities.
Even better, it’s not just any body that Sliquid fits with. It’s also good for any kind of toy, making it perfect if you own a range of different Fleshlights or onaholes. It’s even good for other sexual acts, including oral.
As if that wasn’t enough, Sliquid is vegetarian- and vegan-friendly too.
Sliquid has a very smooth, slippery texture, which means that it feels great.
The flipside of this is that it’s thinner than you might expect, and may spill from your Fleshlight if you use a lot.
It also dries out a little quicker than some other lubes, meaning that you may have to reapply if you’re enjoying a long session with your Fleshlight.
The makers of Stroke 29 Personal Lubricant make a bold claim.
This lubricating cream is designed to warm up to body temperature around the 29th stroke, making masturbation feel amazing. But does it work?
In our experience, yes, it does. The warming sensation kicks in after about a minute and creates some truly unique sensations.
This is a product for people who want to maximize sensation.
That said, the fact that it’s a cream can be off-putting. The texture might feel unfamiliar at first, and before the warming sensation kicks in it’s also a little greasy.
Because this lube is designed specially for masturbation, it contains ingredients that make it non-ideal for other purposes. You’ll need to keep this lube separate and not use it for intercourse or oral.
And, when using it to lube up your Fleshlight, you need to be cautious.
Check that it’s okay to use with your toy – although the water base means that it should work with most sex toys, some ingredients (i.e. sweet almond oil) in this lube might be damaging.
If in doubt, test a small patch before filling your Fleshlight! If your toy changes color or starts melting or turning gooey rather than just soft… that’s bad news, and means that this lube isn’t the one for your toy!
Despite the word “oil” in the name, this is still a water-based lubricant. That means it’s okay to use with most toys, and cleanup is nice and easy.
However, Gun Oil H20 does contain a small amount of alcohol to make it extra slippery. This means that it might be a little bit irritating if you have sensitive skin, and it’ll dry out and need replacing during long sessions.
The trade off? The slippery, non-tacky feel of this lubricant closely mirrors the real thing – it’s not a thick gel nor a watery mess.
The only giveaway is the slight smell that comes with this product. Some people compare it to hand sanitizer or mild alcohol.
Be sure not to get this confused with Gun Oil’s other products – most of which are silicone-based.
Avoid their classic lube, and instead, choose this water-based version when buying for your Fleshlight.
One of the best value-for-money choices on this list. It’s formulated for a natural feel, mimicking the natural lubricant of the vagina. It’s so good, in fact, that it was voted the number one lube by Men’s Health.
If you want a long, leisurely session with your Fleshlight, this long-lasting gel is thick enough to accompany you.
I like to keep a spray bottle of water handy for when it starts to get tacky – a quick spritz and you’re good to keep going!
The fact that it’s a thicker gel-like lube means you won’t have to keep reapplying, but it does make it a little bit harder to clean than a thin liquid lube. That said, it only takes minimal extra effort, and is well worth the trade-off.
Like most of the lubes on this list, Pjur Aqua isn’t made specifically for Fleshlights, but it is a much-beloved all-rounder, and is recommended for use with toys.
In fact, it’s so popular that a small sachet of Pjur lube is included with every We-Vibe toy, so you may have unknowingly come across it before.
That also means it’s safe to use with all your silicone toys and with latex condoms, so you’ll get a lot of use out of this little bottle.
This is a great choice if you have sensitive skin, or just want a premium treatment – it’s made with medical-grade ingredients for peace of mind and peace of all your other bits too.
With a premium product comes a premium price tag, though, so it might not suit everyone’s budget.
On the other side of the spectrum to Pjur is Lovehoney’s in-house lubricant – Enjoy. This is one for the budget-conscious among us.
It’s a no-nonsense lube that is entirely without bells and whistles. If you want something simple that will get the job done, look no further.
It is a bit on the watery side, so if you prefer something thicker, this won’t be for you, but I find that for use with a Fleshlight, it’s just fine.
It does occasionally get sticky, so you’ll have to add a little more or revive it with your trusty spray bottle of water, but other than that, no complaints!
It’s also scentless so you’ll forget it’s even there, except in the ways that count.
If you really want to spice things up – literally and figuratively – you might enjoy Wicked Aqua Heat. This innocent-looking bottle is packed full of friction-activated ingredients like cinnamon, ginger, and red clover.
That means as soon as you start getting frisky with your beloved Fleshlight, you’ll get a whole extra dimension of stimulation.
To be fair, warming lubes are pretty polarizing – some people love them while others wouldn’t touch them with a ten-foot pole (or however long your pole is).
If you’re up for something new, or you’re already a fan of warming lubes, you might enjoy this. That said, this definitely won’t suit everyone, especially those with sensitive skin. If you feel anything that edges into the unpleasant, wash this stuff off ASAP.
Never fear – if you have sensitive skin and couldn’t think of anything worse than slathering your schlong in fancy Tiger Balm, there are other choices.
Sliquid Sassy is renowned for its tiny list of all-natural ingredients. If you want something simple and skin-safe, this is your best bet.
It also means it’s totally safe for your beloved Fleshlight, and its liquid consistency and water base make it super easy to clean. Because of its natural ingredients, it won’t stain your sheets or your clothes, and it’s completely water-soluble.
The only real downside is the price. For a water-based lube it’s pretty expensive, which could easily put some people off.
If you want only the best for you and your peen, the Organics Natural Gel is a top-of-the-line water-based lube from Sliquid. Like the Sliquid Sassy, this lube is made from all-natural ingredients, but with a few extra special bits.
The base is aloe vera so it’s hydrating for your skin. If that wasn’t enough, it also includes Vitamin E, to keep your cock youthful (in case that’s important to you).
There are also hibiscus, flax, green tea, and sunflower seed extracts, and, of course, they’re all organic.
Another one for those with sensitive skin, this gel-like lube is thick enough to last quite a while, but still washes off easily.
What Should You Watch Out for When Shopping for a Fleshlight Lube?
Compatibility with Fleshlight Toys
There’s one thing that you always need to consider when looking for the perfect lube for your Fleshlight – compatibility.
Getting an incompatible lube will make a real mess of your Fleshlight, and could cause it to crack or harden up over time.
That’s not something you want, right?
To avoid that, play it safe and always go for a water-based lubricant. Water-based lubes are great because they’re compatible with anything!
That’s why the official lube from Fleshlight (Fleshlube) is water-based.
Silicone-based lubes can react with silicone and rubber toys. In the case of a Fleshlight that might mean they cause the Superskin to become hard, crack, or melt. Not good!
Oil-based lubes aren’t compatible with any toy. Oil will cause the lovely soft Superskin of a Fleshlight to perish and harden. We think you’ll agree that’s a waste of a great toy!
Consider checking out our Lube guide for more details.
Most lubes are made of the same few basic ingredients, mixed together in different amounts.
Here’s a quick breakdown of some of the common ones, along with what you need to know about how they interact with your body.
Glycerin – This is a byproduct of sugar, which gives lubes a slippery, gooey feel. It also helps things stay nice and wet. Unfortunately, being sugary in nature, glycerin can cause yeast infections in folk who are prone to them.
Petroleum – Yep, good old petrol. This is a surprisingly common ingredient in lubes, especially silicon-based ones. It gives lube staying powers… but can also make it difficult to clean up, since petroleum is water-resistant.
Something to note
You should never use a petroleum-based lube with your fleshlight or pocket pussy, since petroleum can react badly with silicone!
Parabens – Parabens are still being researched, but most scientists warn that they’re not good. Repeated exposure might cause cancer. Very few lubes contain them these days, but it’s still worth keeping an eye out and avoiding any lube that does.
Water – Plain old water (or purified water) is one of the main ingredients in water-based lubes. When you see water high up on the list on ingredients, that’s a good sign. It means the lube will probably be compatible with the toy and easy to clean up.
There are two consistencies you’ll be looking at when you’re shopping for Fleshlight lube – liquid and gel.
Liquid lube is runnier and more closely resembles a vagina’s natural lubricant so you can really settle into your fantasies with it. However, it tends not to last as long so you’ll have to reapply pretty often.
Gel lube, as the name would suggest, is thicker which means it’s easier to apply and generally lasts much longer than liquid lube. They won’t feel quite as realistic as liquid lube but if that’s not important to you, and you like to take your sweet time with your Fleshlight, gel lube is a good choice.
Ease of Cleaning
Even though gel lubes are longer-lasting, they tend to be harder to clean and when you’re talking about cleaning a Fleshlight your want to make that job as easy as possible.
Liquid, water-based lube is way easier to clean up (and also doesn’t stain) so for Fleshlight masturbation, this is a much better choice. Fleshlights are notorious to clean but getting all that lube and cum out is really important if you don’t want a moldy pocket pussy.
Can I Use Baby Oil with a Fleshlight?
The short answer is… we wouldn’t advise it. While baby oil does make things good and slick, it’s also very difficult to wash away.
Some oils will break down the toys’ materials, too, which will really shorten their lifespan.
A specially-designed, water-based lube is by far the better option. It’ll clean off nice and easy (from both you and your toy) and won’t do any damage.
Is There Any DIY Fleshlight Lube Option?
Baby oil and spit are bad ideas for Fleshlight lube… but that doesn’t mean there are no homemade options. Many people do make their own lubricants using a mixture of cornflour and aloe vera.
Be warned, though, making your own lube is quite a complicated process.
If you want to keep things simple, we’d recommend buying a big bottle of a bodysafe, water-based lubricant that you can use for any purpose: masturbation, sex, or lubing up a toy.
Having one compatible-with-everything lube keeps things nice and easy, and means you don’t have to think about restocking different lubes too often.
How to Use Lube on Fleshlights to Avoid Mess?
So, you’ve got your Fleshlight and you’ve got your lube. Perfect! But how can you combine the two without any spillage?
The most important thing here is to use the right amount of lubricant. Too little and the friction might be uncomfortable. Too much might cause the excess to run out of the sex toy.
Finding the perfect amount for you might require a little experimentation.
It’s also helpful to keep tilting and rotating the toy as you lube it up. This makes sure that your lube applies to the walls of your pocket pussy, instead of just pooling in the bottom ready to drip!
If you still have problems with a Fleshlight causing a mess, you may wish to try a slightly thicker lubricant, or one with a little more cling.
Finally, our best piece of advice: put down a towel before you start your session.
Not only will it protect from spills, but it’ll also mean you have something handy to wipe up any little messes that do happen!
How to Properly Clean and Dry a Fleshlight?
This is one of the most annoying parts of owning a Fleshlight, but it’s not something to cut corners with. If you don’t clean and dry your sex toy properly, you’ll find yourself throwing it away pretty quickly, so don’t cut corners here.
The SuperSkin plastic sleeves are sensitive to soaps, so you’ll need to invest in a dedicated toy cleaner. Always clean your sleeve immediately after using it by taking it out of its case, and giving it a good wash with warm water, sex toy cleaner, and nothing more than your fingers. Do the same with the hard plastic case.
Allow both pieces to air dry. For the sleeve, this will take about 24 hours in a well-ventilated room. Never put your sleeve back in the case until it’s completely dry unless you want a tube full of mold.
A Fleshlight, pocket pussy or onahole is only as fun as the lube you prime it with.
Once you’ve splashed out and brought yourself the toy of your dreams it’s time to splash in a dash of the best Fleshlight lube; whether that’s Fleshlube or Gun Oil is totally down to you!
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