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The Complete History of Condoms

You may be surprised to learn that condoms have been used for thousands of years – both as a method of birth control and a form of protection against diseases. Over the years there have been a number of ingenious inventions, as well as huge advances in design and production, to provide the ultra-thin, cheap…

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The Best Condoms in Australia

Condoms are available in so many different shapes, sizes, colours and materials that the choice can often be a little overwhelming. This article will help you understand how to identify the best condoms for both you and your partner. What’s in this guide? First off, we’ve done all the research for you to give you…

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Buying Condoms

How Much Do Condoms Cost in Australia?

The cost of condoms depends on where you buy them, brand, type and in what quantity. In Australia, condoms cost, on average, between $0.50 – $2.50 each from online and retail stores however condoms are also available for free from family planning clinics. The three main brands in most retail and online stores in Australia…

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Condom Reviews

Sokkie Ultra Thin Condoms Review

What we like Made with just three natural ingredients. No chemicals. Barely noticeable in use but also inspire confidence in strength Available on subscription to ensure a regular supply Support an Australian business based in Sydney Not so much Premium priced, however you do get what you pay for Available online at Amazon and in…

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Durex Fetherlite Condoms Review

What we like Readily available in most places that sell condoms Ultra-thin latex and narrow design provides a tighter fit for increased sensation. Not so much Ultra-thin design can invoke some breakage fears but this comes with the territory. Generally affordable but can be expensive in small quantities ( often on sale so check regularly)…

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7 Simple But Proven Advantages of Condoms

Condoms are one of the most popular contraception methods in use today, offering a host of benefits that other methods simply cannot match. Whilst there are a million reasons to use a condom (and not many reasons not to!), here’s our pick of the seven top advantages of condoms. Condoms are one of the few…

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Condom Brands of Australia & The World

Ansell are available in most chemists, supermarkets and online and are one of Australia’s most well known condom brands. Popular condoms include LifeStyles Regular and the ultra-thin Skyns range. Ansell website Synonymous with condoms, Durex have been selling condoms in Australia since the 1890’s. Popular condoms from include Durex Fetherlite Ultra Thin and delaying condoms…

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Where To Get Free Condoms

Condoms are a very cheap and effective method of birth control and protection against STDs, costing on average $0.5-1 each in Australia however not every has that luxury of choice. There are hundreds of places near you where you can grab some free condoms, including health care clinics, sti testing facilities and hospitals. To help…

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A Guide to Japanese Condoms

Ah Japan…the birthplace of the kimono, sushi, karate, sumo and erm, ultra-thin condoms?! Thats right, in the condom world Japan is famous for producing some of the thinnest condoms ever seen. Here’s what you need to know about Japanese condoms. Sagami Sagami Rubber Industry Co., Ltd. (Atsugi City, Kanagawa Prefecture) were founded in 1934 and…

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A Guide to Latex-Free Condoms

We’re fortunate to have so much choice in condoms today; small ones, large ones, ribbed, ultra-thin and every flavour you can imagine. However, latex allergy sufferers are not so lucky. Most male condoms have traditionally been made of latex material due to it’s properties of being easily malleable, safe, strong and affordable to manufacture. Unfortunately,…

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How to Choose the Right Condom Size (Includes Condom Size Chart)

Condoms are a lot like a pair of jeans. They’re available in a range of sizes but these sizes are different for everyone. Theres nothing worse than a pair of jeans that are uncomfortably tight or loose. Once you find a pair that fits… they feel amazing and become your ‘go to’ However, unlike jeans,…

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Sexual Health

Does Penis Size Matter? Not Really, Here’s Why

The obsession with penis size has bedevilled men for eons. This fixation is even more pronounced in this modern age of the super-sized everything. Bigger seems to automatically mean better. Does a larger penis translate to a better sexual experience for women? Does penis size really matter? The funny thing is, not really. Men are naturally…

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How to Use Condoms

Condoms are essential for safe sex, but are only effective in protecting against STD’s and pregnancy when used properly. Here’s our top tips to ensure proper usage; Step 1 – Store Condoms Properly Keep condoms away from heat and out of direct sunlight as this can weaken the latex which make condoms split or break…

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How Effective are Condoms?

Latex condoms are highly effective in preventing pregnancy and the transmission of common STD’s, including HIV, during vaginal, oral, or anal intercourse. Condom Effectiveness in Pregnancy Condoms however are not as effective in preventing pregnancy as the other common birth control methods, including; The Pill (A hormone pill taken orally: 99.7% effective) Contraceptive Implant (A…

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Are Condoms Good For Vaginas?

As if reducing the spread of STIs and helping prevent unwanted pregnancy wasn’t enough to want women to use condoms, new studies have found that condoms may have a positive influence on the creation of friendly bacteria for a healthy, happy vagina. Try using that as a chat up line… The study by researchers at…

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Common Condom Errors & How to Avoid Making Them

A study on contraceptive use by the World Health Organisation found that whilst condoms are typically more than 98% effective in preventing pregnancy and STIs, in practice, this was more like 85% due to improper use. To help you avoid this, we’ve put together ten common errors you can avoid when using condoms to ensure…

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Condom History

Spray on Condoms – The Invention that Didn’t Stick

Back in 2005 a super-bold inventor by the name of Jan Vinzenz Krause, of the Institute for Condom Consultancy in Germany, set about on a mission to finding the perfect fitting condom.