May 25, · Using baby oil with a condom will damage the latex of the condom, causing it to break. It’s important to use only water-based lubricants, such as K-Y jelly or Astroglide, with latex condoms. Oil-based lubricants like petroleum jelly, cold cream, butter, . Dec 08, · Products like baby oil or coconut oil will break down the condom, so stick with water-based or silicone-based lube. Trojan Condom ENZ Lubricated, 12 ct .
UPDATE (1/19): Thanks to a chemist friend who saw our question (How does oil-based lube break down latex condoms?) and read one of the articles linked in the post, we’ve learned a little more about the science of oil-latex interactions.. It seems the recommendation against using oil-based lubricants is based on the fact that it’s known that non-polar solvents degrade latex. Take care to only use lubricants that are recommended for use with condoms, such as the Durex Play lube range. Oil-based ones like petroleum jelly, baby oil and some pessaries can damage condoms. So can some topical medicines that are applied to the penis or vagina.