There are a multitude of sex toys out there — with a wide array of materials and types and all sorts of shapes and sizes. But what does it all mean? Are some toys cleaner than others? This quick guide on the most common of sex toy materials should be great in assisting you, making sure that you stay safe and that your sexual experience with vibrators is as fun as it should be. Silicone is often touted as being the premium of all materials. But why?
#2 – Let Him Control Your Egg Vibrator while he receives head
R29 Original Series
It can be unsettling thinking about your grandmother or grandfather having sex or, heaven forbid, using a vibrator. But your ancestors well, maybe not yours specifically, but someone's ancestors definitely used sex toys. Granted, their sex toys weren't made from the finest purple silicone, but they still got the job done. And isn't that all that really matters? Here's a brief look at sex toys throughout history — from the bizarre and hilarious to the straight-up genius. This bronze dildo with a ring attached to it perhaps to be worn as a strap-on? Judging by the materials and intricate details used when creating this relic, the ancient Chinese considered sex toys an art form.
More from Sex & Relationships
If you reserve your electronic bedmate for those nights when your living, breathing, human partner isn't around, what are you doing? Sex toys are a clutch way to up the ante in the bedroom and heighten intimacy with your S. And let's be real: Fingers, mouths, and genitals can only do so much, while the best sex toys for couples can take care of pretty much everything else. Of course, bringing a toy into partner play for the first time can be a bit intimidating, especially if you're not sure how your person might react. But if they ARE into it yay! As much as you may want to surprise your partner with your latest haul, getting their input on what they'd like, too, will help make sure the toy gets proper, uh, usage. Together, decide what kind of penetration you want, how intense you want the vibration if at all , and whether or not you want to add BDSM to your routine.
If you're in a relationship and looking to increase both pleasure and intimacy, consider experimenting with a sex toy created with partnered play in mind. Far from being a sign that your intimacy is somehow lacking, using pleasure products with your partner shows that you're open to exploration and adventure. Shopping for a toy together can even count as foreplay. Browse together online from your bed, or have an adventurous date at your local adult store. Playing with others is fun, and love is cool.