I read somewhere that take-out bags are thinner than condoms. Is that true? Wouldn't that be better for sex?
It's true – plastic bags are thinner than condoms. But before you start moving your plastic bags out of the kitchen and into the bedroom, there are a few things you should know.
Plastic bags should never be used as a condom. First of all, ouch!
Secondly, plastic bags are definitely not cleared for sale as a contraceptive method. Condoms, on the other hand, are classified as a medical device. That means, condoms go through rigorous quality and safety testing.
Third, have you ever noticed how plastic bags often have holes at the very bottom? And of course, holes would mean fluids could easily be transmitted between the two people during sex. And that means it would be much easier to transmit a sexually transmitted infection and increases the likelihood of an unintended pregnancy.
Fourth, most plastic bags are, well...baggy! They're definitely a lot bigger than anyone's penis, which means a plastic bag would slip and slide off very easily.
So, if you're looking for a thin condom, we have a way more pleasurable, safer solution than a plastic bag! Try our Hyperthin style, which is 35% thinner than our standard condom.