Mar 21, 2023
Why is painful sex more common for people with vaginas?
According to Dr. Laurie Mintz, 30% of women report having pain at their last instance of penetrative sex. Overall, research suggests that women are more...Read More
Mar 14, 2023
Are You Having Goal-Oriented Sex?
I am allllll for goal-setting. But when it comes to sex, being goal-oriented isn't always a good thing. Let's talk about it: Goal-Oriented Sex Goal-Oriented...Read More
Mar 10, 2023
The Difference Between Self-Care & Self-Soothing
While pop culture will tell you that a bubble bath & glass of red wine is self-care, that's actually more like self-soothing. And both can be...Read More
Mar 01, 2023
If your partner is trying to prevent pregnancy, here's how you can help:
What is the 'burden' of birth control? Preventing pregnancy has physical, emotional, and financial costs to it. And the burden of birth control is often placed...Read More
Dec 13, 2022
Why Silicone Lube is Optimal for Vaginal Health
Slipp condoms are made with pure, medical grade silicone lube. We love this ingredient as a lube - not only because it's compatible with condoms,...Read More
Sep 27, 2022
Vaginal pH 101
First thing's first: what's pH again? pH is the measurement of how acidic or alkaline a substance is. pH runs on a scale of 0-14....Read More
Sep 01, 2022
What Desire Type Are You?
We often think of desire as black and white: you either feel it, or you don't. But it turns out it's not that simple. Desire...Read More
Aug 18, 2022
Are You Having Performative Sex?
Well, what is performative sex? Performative sex is the focus on sexual acts as a performance instead of having sex in a pleasure-focused way. It's when we...Read More
Aug 09, 2022
5 Sexual Health Mistakes You Might Be Making
1. You're using products that cause irritation. When it comes to products like condoms and lube, you may want to avoid certain ingredients if you're...Read More
Aug 02, 2022
Can condoms prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
Studies have shown that condom use during sex may help lower your risk of getting bacterial vaginosis. So let's dig into the details: What Is BV? Bacterial Vaginosis,...Read More
Jul 27, 2022
What causes a condom to break?
If you've ever experienced a condom break, you know it can be scary. Condoms go through several levels of testing and inspection before being sold....Read More
Jun 02, 2022
Why More Women Should Carry Condoms
One of the reasons I started Slipp was because of the lack of options in the condom aisle that spoke to me about my health...Read More
May 25, 2022
Condom Use 101
Condoms are 98% effective with proper use. So.. what is “proper use” anyway? We’ve compiled all the tips and tricks below (for both beginners AND...Read More
May 17, 2022
Is the morning-after pill the same as the abortion pill?
Is the "morning-after pill" the same as the abortion pill? Nope! They are not the same. Contraception prevents pregnancy. Abortion ends a pregnancy. Emergency contraception (aka. the morning-after pill or...Read More
May 12, 2022
How to Find the Right Birth Control Option
Guest Blog, by Reya Health How to Find the Right Birth Control Option Finding the right birth control can be difficult. We’ve all been there,...Read More
May 03, 2022
Launch Day: It's not just about condoms...
If you're new here, hi! We're Slipp - a sexual health brand with a mission of normalizing women carrying condoms in an effort to improve reproductive...Read More
May 12, 2021
Stay In Touch – Body Acceptance Through Self-Pleasure
Can finding self-love really be as simple as ‘loving yourself’? Seems easier said than done, but there’s something to be said about those feel-good endorphins...Read More
Apr 30, 2021
Are We What We Eat Down There?
Let’s get one thing clear; we are not what we eat down there... unless we eat asparagus. You probably heard a bunch of different rumors...Read More
Apr 14, 2021
Sex Journaling For Couples & The Self-PartneredIn our perfectionist culture, we feel the need to do everything right by the book. We exercise four days out of the week to be in shape, work over fifty hours to feel productive, and rigidly follow a 12-step skincare routine every day twice a day. This fast-paced lifestyle makes it nearly impossible to take the time to stop and reflect on whether if we are benefiting from these practices that are supposedly synonymous with living well. The truth is, there is no one size fits all recipe for wellness, and this is especially true when it comes to sex. Read More
Mar 06, 2021
Are Blue Balls Real?
When does sex end? If you’re a woman who has had sex with men, chances are you’ve had an experience with sex automatically ending when a man ejaculates - even if you haven’t yet climaxed. 95% of heterosexual men say they orgasmed the last time they had sex, compared the 65% of women. This is also known as “the orgasm gap” - a term coined by Dr. Laurie Mintz.
This came up in a conversation I had the other day, and it led to an interesting topic: blue balls. We were reflecting on why heterosexual men might orgasm more often than heterosexual women, and one suggestion was that perhaps some women feel that if their male partner doesn’t ejaculate they might experience discomfort from blue balls...Read More