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3 Things to Consider While Choosing a Body-Safe Sex Toy

With the growth of the sex toy industry, you are faced with a challenge. You may wonder: how to pick the best product available when there are so many sex toys on the market?

Here are three things to consider and look out for while you are doing your browsing and making a decision.

3 Things to Consider While Choosing a Body-Safe Sex Toy

Get a Good Lube

Before buying any silicone sex toys, what you should do is grab a high-quality lubricant. It will improve your experiences in bed significantly. It also makes every first time less stressful and can be paired with smaller sex toys (like these from Mr Hankey’s Toys) to ensure you start with what you can handle.

There are many different types of lubricant available — you can click here to learn more. Do be aware that silicone toys are not compatible with silicone lube. If you are not sure what to pick, water-based lubricant is the safest choice. Make sure to check the ingredients to be sure there is nothing you are allergic to in them. Some lubricants are scented or flavored which can cause unwelcome reactions.

Think about the Sex Toy Materials

Another thing you want to do is to ensure that the product you will be using is made with body-safe material. Everything non-porous and phthalate-free should do the trick.

Commonly used non-toxic and easy to clean materials include:

  • porcelain
  • medical-grade silicone
  • glass
  • stainless steel

Some toys include ingredients that are not body safe, including:

  • PVC
  • polystyrene
  • latex
  • polyethylene

Also avoid glass toys that do not share what they are coated in. Glass can also chip or break easily so make sure you are buying it from a reputable source.  

Look for Well-Known Manufacturers

Now when you know that you should avoid products that contain phthalates or “hard plastic” (ABS), you should look for proven sex toy manufacturers. Ensure that their body-safe toys are not made with ABS plastic, latex, or jelly rubber material.

What is more, it is a good idea to use the Internet to find some reviews of various adult items. For sure, you can find more than just one helpful commentary about the product you are interested in.

Make sure that you are using sex toys made with body-safe materials. Buy them only from verified sources. Remember that your safety and health are on the line. If you will clean your toys and use them with care, every sexual encounter will feel great! Good luck!