The Safe Is Sexy Blog

Enjoy a happier and healthier sex life with tips and news from the myLAB Box™ sexual health Blog! There is no better day to start than today.

↵What are the Benefits of an At Home STI Kit?

What are the Benefits of an At Home STI Kit?

Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI) has never been easier, thanks to the creation of the home STI kit. myLAB Box was the first company to offer a fully-lab-certified home STI kit. Recently, we expanded our offerings even more. We now provide the most comprehensive selection of home STI test packages available today. That’s great news […]

↵The Clap: Gonorrhea Symptoms in Women

Gonorrhea Symptoms in Women

We’ve spoken about “The Clap” before, but today we’re taking a closer look at gonorrhea symptoms in women. Gonorrhea is the second most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. Make no mistake: it is absolutely on the rise. A Center for Disease Control (CDC) study from 2015 said there were 400,000 reported cases […]

↵*How Do I Test for Syphilis?

How Do I Test for Syphilis?

As the rate of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States has begun to skyrocket, it is now time more than ever to test for syphilis. Here’s why: This infection, caused by the bacteria known as Treponema pallidum, is a highly contagious disease that is spread primarily through sexual activity. The infected person is […]

myLAB Box Launches Full Array of New Home STD Kits

myLAB Box home std kits

This week, we are proud to announce the launch of six new at home STD kits. These new in-home testing packages allow for all genders to test for:      Hepatitis C      Herpes Simplex 2 (HSV-2)      HPV      Mycoplasma      Syphilis      Ureaplasma These new at home STD kits work in tandem with the existing myLAB Box testing solutions, including extragenital […]

Sexy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Couples

Valentine's Day Gift ideas for couples

It’s the day before Valentine’s Day, so here are some great last-minute gift ideas for couples. We’ve compiled a list of sexy, NSFW gifts that are sure to throw your date night into high gear. Whether things have gotten boring or you’re looking for a new adventure, these fun and sexy toys, games and gifts […]

Just Us Girls : myLAB Box is Joining Forces with Glow

myLAB Box joins Glow

We’re excited to announce a brand-new partnership: we’re teaming up with Glow, a company that helps women to take an active role in their reproductive and sexual health. Right now, Glow is featuring myLAB Box on its website, as well as its Glow and Eve apps, as part of the launch of the company’s new […]

STDs Are Gross! Myth vs. Reality

STDs are gross myths vs. reality

Order Your At Home STD Test Now STD Awareness Month may be over, but that is no reason for you to stop being safe. At myLAB Box, the first and only nationwide at-home STD testing service, we’ve created this helpful infographic, featuring some of the most common STD are gross myths, including: Myth: You Only […]

Sex Ed 101 : Learning How to Say Yes and No

myLAB Box at home STD test back to school sex on campus

All the rules change when you get to college—curfews fall away, parental supervision disappears and you’re left to navigate all on your own. You will be exposed to strangers and larger numbers of possible partners than you probably experienced in high school. It can be a heady experience. And it may be a little scary—so let’s have the sex […]

STD Myths : Only Certain Types of People Get STIs

myLAB Box STD myth kinky sex

As a single woman, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had men tell me they don’t need STI testing because they don’t have sex with “that kind of people.” My girlfriends too seem to be under the impression that because their date is a “nice guy” or “a relationship type,” he must be […]

5 Simple Steps to Owning Your Sexual Power

I think we have the best sexual experiences when we own our sexual power—knowing what we want and how to ask for it. Sexual agency is the ability to make sexual choices of your own free will, to have the kind of sex you want with a partner of your choosing. Put your Mind at […]

Test for STDs at Home? myLAB Box Launches

Pioneering myLAB Box Empowers You to Take Control of Your Health by Screening for Major STDs Anytime and Anywhere. Order Your At Home STD Test Now Let’s face it, the conventional STD testing process is so riddled with inconvenience and discomfort, it causes many Americans – possibly even you! – to skip their annual exam. With the […]