Lust, Love & Latex - A fetishist's personal journey into the rubber realm... and what comes after.

Lust Love Latex

Putting on Latex Clothing
When dressing in latex, it is essential to have enough time to take the process slowly and relax while getting dressed. Avoid stress as it causes sweating, making it difficult to put on latex. Remove jewelry with sharp edges to prevent rips and tears in the latex, and wear gloves if you have long nails. It is also advisable to prepare your skin by showering to remove body oils that may cause the latex to break down.

Lubricating your body with a fragrance-free talcum powder or silicone-based lotion reduces friction between your skin and the clothing, making it easier to put on. Avoid using oil-based lubricants such as Vaseline, as they dissolve and destroy latex. Undo any zippers or buttons before wearing them, as this prevents tearing.

Polishing Latex Clothing
When new, latex clothing is often dull and not as shiny as it appears in photographs. Therefore, it is essential to polish the clothing before wearing it. Latex clothing items that are covered in talcum powder should be washed first. Once it has been washed, lay it flat and polish it with silicone polish. Using a soft cloth or sponge, coat the clothing with polish to build up a beautiful shine.

Cleaning Latex Clothing
After each use, latex clothing must be cleaned properly. Take off the clothing and soak it in warm water. You can use mild soap to remove sweat and bad odors if you have been sweating a lot while wearing latex. Towels can be used to remove excess water from garments. Hang them to dry using a plastic or natural wood hanger.

Repairing Latex Clothing
Despite our best efforts, latex clothing can get damaged occasionally. When your latex clothing tears or breaks, you can have your local latex tailor repair it or buy a repair kit and do it yourself. Learning how to perform basic latex repairs can help you preserve your latex clothing from being ruined at the first sign of damage.

Storing Latex Clothing
Store latex clothing in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight, as exposure to sunlight can cause the latex to break down. Avoid folding the garments or storing them near sharp objects that may cause tears. It is also advisable to store garments separately, as different colors may stain each other. When storing latex clothing for an extended period, it is best to keep them in a garment bag.

In conclusion, proper latex care involves putting on the latex clothing with care, polishing them to maintain their shine, cleaning them after each use, repair them if they rip and storing them in a cool, dry place. With these tips and tricks, you can ensure that your latex garments last for a long time and continue to look great every time you wear them.

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Jessie latex cosplay from Pokemon by Lena Foxx.

In addition to latex sheeting, you need a range of supplies and tools – latex adhesive, rotary knife, latex cleaner, talcum powder, and more. You need to research all materials and tools you need for your latex costume, so you can plan ahead and ensure you have everything you need. Latex Kitty’s “making latex clothing guides” is an excellent place to start researching.

If you don’t feel comfortable making a full latex costume from scratch, consider using off-the-rack latex clothing. Maybe you need a latex crop top as part of the cosplay, then buy a full top in the right color and cut off the bottom part. Maybe you need some details, lettering, or color panels, then buy some latex sheeting in the right color and decorate the latex pieces as needed. It is possible to make a professional-looking latex costume using the right tools, materials, and techniques.

April O'Neil latex cosplay Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Little Sl@ve Kitten

April O’Neil latex cosplay Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Little Sl@ve Kitten.

One last option is to order a latex costume made-to-measure from a professional latex designer. You get what pay for, so make sure it’s a high quality latex costume that fits perfectly.

You will likely need to provide a list of your measurements to the designer, so be sure to ask a friend for assistance and use this guide on taking measurements.

The following latex designers have experience with latex cosplay: Andromeda Latex, Latex Cosplay Dreams, Vengeance Designs, Syren Couture, Nimues Latex and Vex Clothing.

Dressing Up as a Latex Cosplayer
Putting on a latex cosplay requires a bit of preparation for a comfortable and flattering fit. This may include shaving or waxing body hair, trimming nails, applying baby powder or lubricant to the skin.

Rushing when putting on your latex cosplay is not recommended, as latex is fragile and can easily rip when stretched too hard or even pierced by sharp nails or jewelry. Just take it easy and don’t stress. When you are fully dressed, remember to shine the latex using latex polish and a soft cloth.

It’s essential to be aware of potential health risks associated with wearing latex, such as allergies or overheating. Bring a coat if it’s cold or move to the shade or an air-conditioned room if it’s too warm. Bring som latex polish along to buff the shine of the latex, and some water to keep you hydrated.

Asuka Langley latex cosplay from Neon Genesis Evangelion by Sasha Holland

Asuka Langley latex cosplay from Neon Genesis Evangelion by Sasha Holland.

Taking Care of Your Latex Cosplay
Proper care and maintenance of your latex cosplay costume is crucial to keeping it looking its best. This includes cleaning it after use, storing it away from direct sunlight or heat, keeping bright and light-colored latex separated, and using special products like silicone polish and talc powder to keep it looking shiny.

Good Cosplay Etiquette
Always behave respectfully toward a cosplayer, latex-wearin’ or not. If you want to take their photo or take a photo with them, make sure to ask them first. Just because someone else has permission to take photos, doesn’t mean you can too. “Cosplay is not consent”, so don’t touch a cosplayer without their permission.

Latex cosplay is an art form that requires skill and dedication, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Whether you’re creating a costume for yourself or making a statement with your cosplay, latex cosplay is a great option to consider.

One of the brand’s key strengths is their exceptional attention to detail and craftsmanship, which is evident in every garment they produce. Each item is carefully handmade in their Amsterdam studio, using only the finest quality latex materials. This meticulous attention to detail ensures that every garment is of the highest quality and will last for years to come.

Tight Side Latex offers a full range of garments for both men and women, featuring unique and striking designs that are both bold and classic, making them perfect for any occasion. The brand’s collections includes – intricate lace details, animal patterns, feminine latex with bows or chain decor and reversible latex.

In addition to their impressive clothing range, Tight Side Latex also offers custom sizing services where the designer works with customers to create personalized latex clothing that is tailored to their individual measurements and preferences.

Overall, Tight Side Latex is a brand that is pushing the boundaries of fashion and challenging traditional perceptions of latex clothing.

Whether you are new to latex clothing or a seasoned enthusiast, Tight Side Latex is definitely worth checking out.


Welcome to Lust, Love, Latex

I’m 3xL, a Copenhagen-based latex fetishist.
I blog about coming out with a latex fetish, exploring the fetish community, and living a latex fetish lifestyle.

To learn more about me, visit the about 3xL page and connect with me using the links below.

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