A Guide to Glow in the Dark Condoms

Hello, bright sparks! Today, we're going to shine a light (quite literally!) on a fun and quirky aspect of sexual health: glow in the dark condoms.

By Team Spafe

13 December 2022

Yes, you heard it right. Condoms that actually glow in the dark! Let’s delve deeper into what these luminous lovers are all about, shall we?

What are Glow in the Dark Condoms?

Glow in the dark condoms are just like regular condoms but with an added dash of playful fun – they glow when the lights are off! Made from a safe, non-toxic phosphorous pigment, these condoms can add an exciting and entertaining twist to your intimate moments.

How Do They Work?

Much like those glow-in-the-dark stars you may have stuck on your ceiling as a child, these condoms need exposure to light to ‘charge’. Usually, this involves placing the condom in a brightly lit area (not in direct sunlight, though!) for about 30 seconds before use. Once you turn off the lights, the condom will glow!

Are They Safe?

Absolutely! Glow in the dark condoms are made to meet the same safety standards as regular condoms. The phosphorous pigment that makes the condom glow is safely sealed within the latex, so it doesn’t come into contact with the skin. They are just as effective as their non-glowing counterparts in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancies.

How to Use Them?

Using a glow in the dark condom is no different from using a regular condom. You open the package, place the condom on the tip of the erect penis, unroll it all the way down the shaft, and voila – you’re good to go! Just remember to ‘charge’ it in the light before you get started.

How Do Glow in the Dark Condoms Work?

Glow in the dark condoms use a special kind of phosphor paint that absorbs daylight or artificial light and then glows brightly when it is exposed to darkness.

This means that if you expose your glow in the dark condom to direct or indirect light sources (like lamps, flashlights, etc.), it will start glowing once it’s taken into a dark room.

The effect of this glowing isn’t always as dramatic as some people might expect; instead, it’s more of a soft illumination than an intense neon glow.

Sorry, you’ll need to hold off on the lightsaber sounds effects for now…

Our Recommendations

four seasons glow n dark condoms

Four Seasons Glow N Dark

What we like
  • Regular sized with 54mm nominal width provides a comfortable fit for most.
  • Just as safe as regular condoms, from a leading Australia brand
  • Available online in packs of 8 or loosely packed in 24 (see links below).
Not so much
  • Can be hard to find in chemists or supermarkets (but readily available online).

Wrapping it up

Glow in the dark condoms can add a fun and playful twist to your safe sex routine without compromising on protection. Just remember, no matter what type of condom you’re using, correct storage and usage are crucial for ensuring its effectiveness.

So why not light up your night with a glowing condom? As always, embrace safe and informed intimacy with a touch of creativity and fun. After all, safe sex doesn’t need to be dull!