as kelsc said, dildos are the safest, but i know that a lot of people use household items like cucumbers, bananas with the peel on, carrots, the ends of old toothbrushes, etc. Right, heres some information i bet you didnt know you needed. Picture this - youre gettin frisky with your other half, then after things get a lil heated,. 11 household items you can use as lube when you run out of one. If your partner is a bit older and having dryness issues, vitamin e oil is in for the rescue. Do pick a household item with a flared base for anal play your butt sucks things up, literally. So if you are going to have a backyard frolic, your item must have a flared base. And, for good measure, get in the habit of cleansing anything you use sexually post-game too. Use your favorite lubricant unless youre into medical fetishes, or the sensation of being examined at the doctors office. every household (should) have olive oil in it, and while it is safe for vaginal use and anal sex, there are a few risks you should be aware of.