Review: Licx Limited Edition Gel Lubricant

If you have not heard of the brand Licx, allow me to give you a brief introduction as to who they are and what they do before getting into this review. Licx are a company that aim to create an approachable space for people to purchase their intimate products. They are continuing to build their range and are very open to customer feedback and suggestions. I love to support companies that genuinely listen to what people want and aim to provide customers with the products they are looking for. I am really looking forward to seeing how Licx continue to expand their brand but for now, let’s talk about their new Limited Edition Gel Lubricant.

They package and send out all of their products in a discreet fashion. I feel this is hugely important with sexual wellness products as this can encourage people who may feel uncomfortable buying lubricants in the shops to pop online and buy some with just a couple of clicks. As is the case with past products I’ve reviewed from Licx, the presentation was grand. The lubricant comes in a patterned purple box with silver detailing and a half cut-out viewing screen to see the tube inside. The tube continues with the same theme as the outer box and doesn’t necessarily scream lubricant. It looks more like a bottle of hand lotion or similar.

So this product is the same as their original gel lubricant but it has been repackaged with this beautiful purple colour scheme. It is cruelty free, which is great news for me as an animal lover, and it’s also pH balanced which is ideal for vulvas and anuses everywhere. If you take a look at the contents of this lubricant listed in the quick review below then you’ll notice there are only four ingredients. I have noticed that lubricants with less ingredients tend to be better for the body, less aggravating to sensitive skin and more natural feeling. This one fits in with my observations perfectly.

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I am a sensitive soul with the skin to match and I’m pleased to report no irritations from this product. Licx’s Gel Lubricant proved suitable for both myself and my partner as we’ve had no issues at all. It does not contain any glycerin or parabens but does include propylene glycol. Sometimes I have problems with this ingredient, sometimes I don’t, I think it depends on the amount that has been used within the product. If you know that this is a problem for you or you prefer to stay away from glycol then I wouldn’t recommend this to you. I hold out hopes that Licx will make an organic lube in the future that is suitable for all.

It dispenses via flipping the cap and squeezing the tube. I generally prefer pump nozzles as they are less messy/wasteful but Licx’s lubricants are quite thick which limits the risk of spillage. This lube comes out of the tube with a clear appearance and wonderful consistency. It is thick enough to avoid being runny or watery but not thick enough that I’d be comfortable using it for anal sex. I may be able to use it with a small plug but use with a larger partner is out of the question as there’s not enough cushioning for my needs. Vaginal use is absolutely fine though. It is suitable with all sex toys and provides enough padding for comfortable piv.

Once applied, it lasts for around 20 minutes. This is pretty standard for a water-based lubricant. If you need more time you can add some additional lubricant or simply spritz some water to reactivate the existing application. It feels nice on the skin, doesn’t become stringy or tacky during use and leaves no greasy residue afterwards. It comes off easily with soapy water and leaves skin feeling soft and hydrated. It has no noticeable odour or taste, although I probably wouldn’t recommend it for oral sex when there’s so many flavoured options available. Overall, Licx’s Gel Lubricant is a rather good lubricant and I’d be happy to recommend it if glycol isn’t an issue for you.

Quick Review

Product name? Licx Limited Edition Gel Lubricant

Type? Water based

Amount? 100ml

How does it dispense? Flip top and squeeze

Does it contain Parabens? No

Does it contain Glycerin? No

Does it contain Proplyene Glycol? Yes

Condom safe? Yes

Cruelty free? Yes

Ingredients? Aqua, Proplyene Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Chlorhexidine Digluconate

The Licx Limited Edition Gel Lubricant does not appear to be for sale yet but you can purchase the Regular Gel Lubricant (£9.99) from Licx.

We received this product free of charge in return for our honest review. This is no way changes our opinion on the item. All views are our own and based on our experiences. No affiliate links have been used within this post.

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Review: Licx Arousal Gels For Her

When I contacted Licx about some review products, I couldn’t resist asking for these Arousal Gels. I’m a huge fan of orgasm enhancers and like to have a constant supply and variety on hand, as I use them regularly. I am a lady who requires some kind of clitoral stimulation during sex and I find that products like these increase the sensitivity enough, that all I need to do is add a clitoral vibrator and I’m all set to orgasm. It’s rare that I orgasm from penetration alone, so attention to the clitoris is essential for me. Read on to find out how this arousal gel works or jump to the quick review if you just want a basic rundown.

If you haven’t heard of Licx yet or want to know more about them, then I’ll briefly explain who they are and what they do. They are a company who are aiming to create an approachable space for people to purchase their intimate products. They currently offer two water-based lubricants, arousal gels for her and intimate wipes. They are still continuing to expand their range and are open to customer feedback and suggestions, so if you have any ideas, let them know!

Licx Arousal GelsMy package was despatched quickly and I received it just two days later, discreetly as promised. It arrived in a plain, padded envelope and there was no way of anybody knowing the contents. This is hugely important with products of this nature and I hope that discreet packaging will encourage people who might feel uncomfortable purchasing these items in shops, to go ahead and buy them online.

The packaging for the Arousal Gels is simple, sticking to the same theme as the rest of their products. Just a simple white box with pink detailing and the brand/product name on the front. The packets are designed in the same way, complete with instructions and an ingredients list on the back.

Arousal gels like this one, are so easy to use. Simply tear open the packet carefully and squeeze. I think it can be difficult to get the right amount from a sachet, so going slowly is key. If you’ve never used anything like this before, then I’d recommend starting out with a very small amount and work up to more if you like the sensation. I found one drop wasn’t enough for me, so I tend to use four-five drops per use. I prefer sensations to be a little more intense, but this is a personal preference, rather than anything wrong with the product itself.

I found that this formula took a little longer than most to kick in and only lasted around 10-15 minutes before it needed re-applying. Five minutes in, I was wondering if this product just wasn’t going to work for me, but then I felt a familiar cool breeze and a slight tingling sensation. I think it was just too gentle for me at this point, so I increased the amount used and whilst it still took the same amount of time to kick in, I felt more of a tingle, as well as feeling more sensitive and reactive to stimulation.

I like the texture of this product, it’s quite thin, but avoids being runny. It isn’t sticky or tacky feeling and I don’t feel like I need to rinse it off straight away. It has no obvious taste or scent, which is good as most products like this smell overwhelmingly of menthol. You get lots of product for your money and whilst 5ml doesn’t sound like much, it actually is when you consider how little product you will actually use. I’d love to see a bottled version to avoid waste as I don’t usually use the whole packet in one application, even with multiple applications!

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Overall, I do like the Licx Arousal Gels and I think these sachets are great for travel, but in my opinion, a bottle would be easier for home use. I do wish that they were a little bit longer-lasting and intense, so maybe they could bring out an extreme version in the future? I know this product will probably be strong enough for most people, but I seem to have a stubborn/greedy clitoris that always wants more.

Quick Review

Product Name? Licx Arousal Gel For Her

Type? Water-based orgasm enhancer

How much product do you get? 5ml sachets

How does it dispense? Squeeze packet lightly

Does it contain Parabens? No

Does it contain Glycerine? Yes

Does it contain Propylene Glycol? Yes

Is it condom safe? Yes

Cruelty free? Yes

Price? £4.99 for 5 x 5ml

Ingredients? Deionised Water, Mono Propylene Glycol, Glycerine, Tylose, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Peppermint Oil, Frescolat, L-Arginine, Vitamin B5.

You can purchase the Arousal Gel For Her 5 x 5ml Sachets (£4.99) from Licx.

We received this product free of charge in return for our honest review. This is no way changes our opinion on the item. All views are our own and based on our experiences. No affiliate links have been used within this post.

Review: Fifty Shades of Grey Tighten and Tense Silicone Jiggle Balls

Until recently, I only owned one pair of jiggle balls and they were the Lovehoney BASICS ones, so I decided that it was about time I purchased another pair. I had specifications this time around though, I wanted them to be made from silicone, be slightly heavier and have a retrieval cord. I found a few suitable options, but it ultimately came down to these and the Lelo Luna Beads. This pair happened to be slightly cheaper and fit in with my plans to buy a couple of other pieces from the Fifty Shades range, so I opted for these.

The Tighten and Tense Jiggle Balls arrived quickly and discreetly as expected from Lovehoney. The balls were packaged inside a simple, classic and understated box with a picture of the product on the front, with the back reading some information about the product along with cleaning directions and instructions for use. Inside the box, there was a shiny foil packet which contained the jiggle balls and kept them sanitary. I do wish a storage pouch had been included as this would make storing them and protecting them from lint much easier.

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I love that these jiggle balls are much sleek than the BASICS ones, as it definitely feels like I made a step in the right direction. I think this has a lot to do with the material, as these ones are made from silicone rather than ABS plastic. The silicone feels silky smooth to the touch, of great quality and surprisingly, doesn’t have much of a drag to it at all. It of course still requires a sprinkling of water-based lubricant, but not as much as I’d thought I’d need.

I was slightly concerned upon discovering how stretchy and flexible the removal cord is, but it did feel sturdy despite this and has survived around 30-40 uses with no sign of wear and tear, or thoughts of it snapping during use. I have used them obviously quite a few times since I got them and have no worries regarding the build quality.

The Tighten and Tense Jiggle Balls are easy to insert (with the aid of lubrication). It doesn’t take very long to get them both into position after you’ve done it a few times. I found that inserting one ball at a time is the best way to go and being relaxed is crucial. If you’re not relaxed, they may cause some discomfort. It takes some minimal pressure and then your body does the rest. I naturally clench around these jiggle balls, but can purposely add more force if I want to. I don’t require much as I’m not particularly trying to tone up down there, but the option is available for those who wish to use them for that purpose.

The retrieval cord then hangs just outside of the body, allowing a fast and smooth removal once you’re finished. I opt to wear these for 15-20 minutes at a time, sometimes a while longer, but like I said, I’m not trying to tone up too much, so I find this is all that is necessary. They are comfortable enough they could be worn for longer though. I almost forget they’re there until I feel the roaming weights start to shift when I move forwards or use the stairs. I find these weights provide some very gentle and subtle stimulation, which is exactly what I was hoping for.

There are no indents on the balls so they are really easy to clean with water and toy cleaner. I think they’re suitable for beginners and those who like lighter weights, like myself. All in all, a great product, with not much to complain about.

You can purchase the Fifty Shades of Grey Tighten and Tense Silicone Jiggle Balls (£14.99) from Lovehoney. Affiliate links have been used in this post.