How to Choose a Condom

by Lovehoney

on May 2, 2017

According to condom pioneers Durex, the message is simple: condoms are the only form of protection that can help stop the transmission of STIs and prevent pregnancy. And we happen to agree with them.

In this day and age, with so many different colours, textures and varieties of condoms available there is no excuse for not protecting yourself and your lover from infection and unplanned pregnancy.

This guide will explain exactly why condoms are so important, how to use them and how to choose the right style of condom to suit your needs.

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Which is the Best Condom?

There are loads of different condoms available, including flavored for oral sex, extra safe, delay varieties and non-latex for anyone with an allergy to the standard latex used with most condoms. Scroll through below for our lowdown and top suggestions from Lovehoney customers:

Need more help?

You can Contact Customer Care, who will be able to help you find the right condom. You can email, telephone or live chat with an experienced advisor 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Originally published on May 2, 2017. Updated on Aug 6, 2020