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The 7 Golden Rules of Condom Use

Condoms are the number one method to protect you against most STI’s, including HIV and unwanted pregnancy. Condoms are 98% effective if you use them properly, so whether you’re planning on having sex now, or in the future – it’s good to know these tips to ensure you’re having safer sex.

Rule 1 - Before using a condom, you should always check the date.

So many people aren’t aware that condoms can go out of date! The rubber can break-down over time, making the condom less flexible and more prone to tearing during sex, so be sure to check the expiry date before you go out for the night.

Rule 2 - Check for the kite mark and the CE mark.