Condom is one of the best products often used during sexual intercourse to reduce the chances of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections like STIs. Whatever you choose male condoms or female condoms, you must know how to use a condom rightly, as you follow every instruction correctly, you could get 95% effective results.
1. Remove the package at first.
It is vital step to remove the package carefully, make sure that you don’t use excessive force that damage the condom. Check the expiry date to confirm its safety. Most importantly, you should also check if there are any physical defects on the condom.
2. Store it in a cool and dry place.
Make sure that there is no direct sunlight falling on the condom. Never carry a condom in your back pocket or boxes.
3. Use lube.
Use lube inside the condom, ensure the best results and the pleasant feeling later on the intercourse. Choose water-based lube, not oil lube, oil may damage condoms and may cause them to break.
4. Often practice when having sex.
Practice using it before actual sexual intercourse at least 3-4 times, often wear a condom during sex could decrease the chance of making mistakes.
5. Carefully take off the condom away.
Carefully take off the condom away from your partner so you don’t accidentally spill semen (cum) on them. Throw the condom away in the garbage — don’t flush it down the toilet (it can clog pipes). Never reuse condoms, roll on a new condom every time you have vaginal, oral, or anal sex.