- Thick water-based lubricant gels work well for anal play as anal sex lubricants because they help cushion and protect sensitive tissues.
- Silicone lubricants never dry out, so they're a popular choice for anal pleasure.
- You might want to use some of each. Try using silicone lubricants to get started, especially for external play, and then add a water-based gel once you're inside the anus.
- Or try one of the water-based lubricants with silicone. Many of them are very slippery and long lasting, and they're also really easy to rinse off.