YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Here are the answers to some of the most common questions about KY Jelly.

How does KY Jelly work?

KY Jelly is a water-based lubricant which helps to alleviate vaginal dryness in order to provide extra comfort during sexual acts - complementing personal moisture! 

How do I apply KY Jelly and how much do I need?

You can use as much KY Jelly as your heart desires! Apply the desired amount directly from the tube to the skin or condom, and always replace the cap after each use.

If a woman needs KY Jelly, does that mean she's not turned on?

No! It is completely normal to need a little help when it comes to lubrication. There are SO many reasons why a woman's body may not be lubricating, including menopause, stress, hormones, breastfeeding, medication and more. No one should ever feel ashamed to need lubrication during intimate moments.

Can I use KY Jelly with condoms?

KY Jelly is compatible with latex and polyisoprene condoms.

Where on the body is it safe to use KY Jelly?

The gentle formulation of KY Jelly allows it to be used anywhere on the skin. Please do not use on inflamed or broken skin. If irritation occurs, please discontinue use and consult a doctor.

Is KY Jelly safe to use on sensitive skin?

KY Jelly's formulation is gentle enough for everyday use and is specially designed to be non-irritant.

Does KY Jelly contain parabens?

No, KY Jelly contains methylparaben, which is used for preservative properties.

Will KY Jelly prevent me from getting pregnant?

KY Jelly is NOT a contraceptive. Our water-based lube is made to alleviate vaginal dryness and to enhance sexual pleasure.

Does KY Jelly contain spermicide?

KY Jelly does not contain spermicide and will not prevent pregnancies.

Is KY Jelly safe to use during pregnancy?

Using during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects when used as directed. If unsure, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Will KY Jelly prevent me from getting STDs?

KY Jelly will not protect you from getting or transferring sexually transmitted diseases. Using a condom is the best way to avoid catching an STD. At KY, we always recommend practising safe sex.

Will KY Jelly stain my bed sheets?

No, KY Jelly is water-based. It should not cause any stains to your sheets.

Is KY Jelly safe to use with menstrual cups?

Yes, lubricants are a great way to help comfortably insert menstrual cups.

How long does KY Jelly last once it has been opened?

6 months. Do not use after the expiry date on carton flap.

Where can I buy KY Jelly?

Please check our Stockists page.

Can KY Jelly be used with sex toys?

Yes, KY Jelly can help you to comfortably insert sex toys, as well as enhance pleasure during use.