The Bottom Line
- Only contains four ingredients, uses grapefruit seed extract as a preservative
- Practically tasteless and completely odorless
- Thick consistency is good for use with sex toys and for anal sex
- Unique “stringy” consistency is enjoyed by some.
- Probe is paraben-free.
- The unique consistency isn’t enjoyed by all, some people may find it too “messy”.
- Contains glycerin which may not be a good choice for people prone to yeast infections.
- Probe is water based and condom compatible.
- Available in three sizes and two styles (silky and thick).
- Cap has a flip-up nozzle, largest size available with a pump.
- Probe does not contain spermicide.
Guide Review - Probe Water Based Lubricant
Probe was one of the early water based lubricants adopted by progressive feminist sex shops who knew that the old KY formulation was bad for sex. Available in two formulations (silky light and thick and rich) Probe’s unique consistency is designed to be like saliva and the thick style is designed to mimic natural vaginal mucous.
Probe has a very loyal following, and tends to be one of those products you either love, or don’t get at all. One of the nice things about using Probe is that it’s messy and it’s a good reminder that sex can be wet and messy and one needn’t feel shy or embarrassed by it.
The manufacturers of Probe are a small group of highly dedicated people who are always willing to respond to customer questions and concerns.
Ingredient List: Purified Water, Vegetable Glycerin (to retain moisture), Polyethylene Oxide (a stable, biologically inert polymer), Grapefruit Seed Extract (to prevent micro-organism contamination).