Astroglide Personal Lubricants: Brand History & Products

Astroglide‘s unique brand of personal lubricants are internationally renowned for their wide availability and low cost. But how did this come to be?


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Invented in 1977 by chemist Daniel Wray as a way to cool down the engines in the space shuttle, which it failed to do, Astroglide found a new way to take off as it blasted into the public’s awareness as an inexpensive personal lubricant. Hence, the reason behind the space-race-ish brand name.
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Since its launch, the main customer criticisms of this lube brand include its inclusion of yeast infection causing ingredients, and its tackiness due to fast evaporation. To combat these stigmas, Astroglide has introduced longer lasting silicone-based lubricants into their product line, as well as a new glycerin and paraben-free lube.

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Now one of the most famous brands of personal lubricants, Astroglide brand lubes have been manufactured and widely distributed since 1991 by their privately owned parent company, BioFilm, Inc. Their 18,000 square foot headquarters/manufacturing facility is located in Vista, CA. BioFilm. Inc currently employs a small staff of less than fifty employees.

Astroglide’s Product List:

Astroglide Diamond Silicone GelAstroglide XAstroglide Gel
Astroglide LiquidAstroglide Glycerin & Paraben FreeAstroglide Liquid Single Use Foil Packs
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  2. […] the name brand itself takes some of the credit for these higher sales stats. AstroGlide is made here in the USA by BioFilm LLC in Vista, CA and is well-known, trusted and recommended by […]

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