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Sex Toys: Popular Sex Toys To Try And How To Use Them

    Sex Toys: Popular Sex Toys To Try And How To Use Them

    Sex toys are used for pleasurable activities, be it alone or with a partner. There are several ways how people can maximize their use.

    What are Popular Sex Toys?

    Some of the most popular and common sex toys would include:

    Dildos

    These types of sex toys are used by inserting them inside the vagina, mouth, or anus. Dildos come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The most common appearance of a dildo would be a penis. Not every dildo is straight as there are some dildos that are slightly bent or curved for the purpose of hitting the g-spot. Also, dildos are made out of various materials such as rubber, metal, plastic, and break-resistant glass.

    Vibrators

    These work by vibration, which offers stimulation when inserted or pressed against the genitals. Vibrators vary in shape, size, and color as well.

    There are some sex toys that are a combination of a dildo and a vibrator for maximum pleasure. Also, these sex toys offer various vibration patterns for pleasure. Contrary to popular belief, vibrators are not solely for women’s use only as these can be used to stimulate the penis, testicles, anus, and nipples.

    Anal toys

    These are specifically made to stimulate the anus. There are different kinds of anal toys such as anal beads, plugs, and prostate massagers. Anal toys should be used with lube so they can be easily inserted into the anus.

    Penis rings

    These are primarily used for medical purposes like erectile dysfunction. This works by slowing down the blood flow from the penis, making it erect for a longer period, and increasing sensations being felt.

    Penis rings are usually made out of flexible and soft materials that can easily be removed. Go for penis rings that are made out of medical-grade silicone, leather with snaps, or silicone. Moreover, some penis rings have vibrators in them to provide extra pleasure for oneself or a partner.

    Pumps

    These are used for increasing blood flow to the genitals and nipples to make them more sensitive. The majority of pumps are used for sexual pleasure rather than for medical purposes. Under medical supervision, pumps may be used to address erectile dysfunction, orgasm disorder, and genital arousal disorder in men.

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    Sleeves

    These provide added sensation and pleasure thanks to their textured exterior. There are also some sleeves that come with vibrators or suction as well.

    Harnesses

    These are used primarily to hold sex toys like dildos. These come in different forms. For instance, some harnesses can be worn like underwear while others can be worn like jockstraps.

    Orgasm balls

    These can be used for pleasure (since some women like the feeling of having these orgasm balls inside their vagina). However, their primary function is for training the pelvic floor muscles. These are inserted inside the vagina and you use your vaginal and pelvic floor muscles to squeeze in order to keep them inside the body.

    How to Use Sex Toys?

    STDs can be transmitted through shared sex toys, so it is important to take the necessary steps protecting yourself and your partners.

    • Always clean them by using a mild soap.
    • Put condoms on sex toys to keep them clean and prevent the spread of STDs.
    • Always use a lubricant when using anal sex toys. This would prevent feeling discomfort and pain in the anus.
    • If you are going to use an anal sex toy for your vagina make sure that it is clean. Those that have been inserted into the anus will contain bacteria, so make sure to clean them first before inserting them into the vagina.
    • Use anal sex toys that have wide bottoms so that they can be pulled out. Never insert anal toys all the way inside the anus, especially if they do not have wide bottoms or handles that can be readily grasped. If they do get stuck inside the anus, you will need to visit the doctor to have them removed.
    • Do not use silicone lube and silicone toys at the same time as this would damage them. Use water-based lube or put a condom on the silicone toy instead.
    • Use body-safe and non-porous sex toys.
    • Always read the directions on the box to know how you can clean it properly.
    • Avoid using DIY sex toys as these may hurt your genitals and other sensitive body parts.

    Conclusion

    Sex toys are completely normal to use and are good for people since they can be used for pleasure. Make sure to use various types of sex toys safely as well since STDs can be spread with these.

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    Written by Jen Mallari Updated Jul 02
    Medically reviewed by Mary Rani Cadiz, MD