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    In the realm of sexual health, the importance of reliable, quality condoms cannot be overstated. Indeed, an effective condom does more than prevent unintended pregnancies; it also protects against sexually transmitted infections, paving the way for a healthy and worry-free sexual experience. Enter the XO Condoms, a brand that has swiftly risen to prominence, utterly revolutionising our concept of what a condom can be.

    The ethos of XO Condoms centres around an innovative fusion of safety, comfort, and eco-friendliness. This particular brand is renowned for its commitment to sustainability, a feature markedly absent in many other brands. XO Condoms are composed of natural latex, which is both biodegradable and renewable. This means that after use, the condoms break down naturally over time, reducing environmental waste. It's a conscientious approach that is in harmony with today's growing push towards environmentally responsible consumer choices.

    How is Natural Latex Produced?

    Natural Latex, a key component in many products including gloves, balloons, and condoms, is sourced from rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis). The process of producing natural latex is both fascinating and ecologically sustainable. Here is a step-by-step description of the process:

    Tapping: The process begins with "tapping" the rubber tree, a method akin to how maple syrup is collected from maple trees. An incision is made in the tree's bark, penetrating the latex vessels located in the bark's outer layer. This process needs to be performed carefully so as not to harm the tree's health and to ensure it can continue to produce latex.

    Collection: Once the incision is made, the milky white latex sap begins to flow from the tree and is collected in a small cup attached to the tree. This sap is the raw form of natural latex. The flow of latex is typically slow, so a tree is usually left to 'drip' for a few hours.

    Coagulation: After enough latex has been collected, it's coagulated, which means it's treated to form a solid mass. This is often done by adding a coagulating agent such as formic acid, which causes the latex to thicken into a solid, rubbery state.

    Processing: The coagulated latex is then processed further. It's usually washed, then dried and smoked to preserve it. The resulting material is a flexible, water-resistant, and highly durable natural latex rubber.

    Manufacturing: This solid natural latex can then be used to manufacture a variety of products. In the case of condoms, for example, the latex is treated, rolled, and moulded into the desired shape. It's also tested rigorously to ensure safety and reliability.

    The process of producing natural latex is sustainable, as it doesn't require the tree to be cut down. A rubber tree can produce latex for up to 30 years, making it a renewable resource.

    Are These Condoms Vegan Friendly?

    XO! Condoms have been granted certifications from both PETA and The Vegetarian Society, verifying their status as vegan and free from cruelty.Discover XO! Condoms, vegan-certified by PETA & The Vegetarian Society. Experience safety, comfort, and eco-friendliness with our sustainable, cruelty-free condoms.

    What Size Condoms Do I Need?

    XO! Condoms are presented in two sustainable condom styles; 

    1. XO! Ultra Thin Natural Latex Condoms - 12 Pack - for a natural feel (54mm).
    2. XO! Hi Sensation Natural Latex Condoms - 12 Pack - ribbed & dotted for extra sensation (56mm).
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