People who are prone to yeast infections, and anyone who currently has a yeast infection is advised to avoid personal lubricants with glycerin. Glycerin is a sugary liquid, and while there are no clinical studies that look at the impact of lubricants with glycerin on yeast infections, many lubricant manufacturers and health conscious sex toy retailers recommend that you avoid lubricants with glycerin if you are prone to yeast infections.
Many water based lubricants contain glycerin, but there are some brands that are glycerin free, including:
- Slippery Stuff
- Liquid Silk
- Sliquid Organics
- Hathor Aphrodesia
- Astroglide Paraben and Glycerin Free Formula
Almost all silicone based lubricants are glycerin free, including popular brands such as: