Condoms can be tricky to use at first, but they get easier with practice. Before you need to use one, maybe practice a few times so that things will go smoothly when you need it most. Opening the condom package with your nails, teeth, or other sharp objects eg, scissors can break it. If the condom tip is facing the wrong way, blow into the tip to turn the condom right side out. If the condom is difficult to unroll, throw it out and use a new one.
This means they have been tested to the required safety standards. Also, check that the expiry date is clearly visible on the packet. Types of condom There are 2 basic types of condom available in the UK: The female condom is sometimes called a femidom because Femidom is its brand name in the UK. Male condoms During sex, male condoms are worn on the penis to prevent semen sperm entering the woman's vagina when the man ejaculates comes. To use a male condom correctly, follow these steps: