Not washing your toy, using the wrong lube, or storing it incorrectly can all lead to problems, whether that's a shorter life span or distortion of your toy or a risk of an infection for you. Which, no thanks. BuzzFeed Life talked to Claire Cavanah, co-founder of Babeland and co-author of Moregasm: Babeland's Guide to Mind-Blowing Sexfor her best tips for keeping your sex toys safe, in good shape, and running as long as possible.
Sure, you know how to use your sex toys—but do you know how to clean and care for them? Like all nice things, your sex toys need to be taken care of properly in order to stay in nice shape. Without further ado, our super simple guide to toy cleaning, care and storage….
After reveling in post-climax bliss, it's crucial to clean the device that sent you over the edge. Otherwise, you run the risk of getting a yeast or bacterial infection or even, if you've been sharing with an infected partner, an STD the next time you use it. First, when buying a toy, find out what it's made of, since its material and the presence of a motor will determine how it's washed.
There are some things in the house you clean without a second thought-the toilet, the stove, even your shower floor. But there are others-like your bed sheets-that go far too long without a good wash. Sex toys fall into the latter category for a lot of people.
Sex toys can be life-changing, but shopping for them can be intimidating, especially for people who have never bought one before. No toy offers the same level of power and intensity as the Magic Wand. The Magic Wand has been a favorite of sex-toy enthusiasts for plus years for good reason.
We all want to get down and dirty, but dirty is one thing your sex toys should never be. Most of us already know the importance of keeping our intimate toy collection sanitized. Hygiene can mean the difference between contracting an infection, or staying healthy.
Also, is there a type of sex toy material that is bacteria resistant? Please help! Yes, I have a lot of sex toys and use them often.
Nearly three years ago, I bought my first sex toyand at the risk of sounding melodramatic, it kind of changed my life. It was a bullet vibratorand the day I brought it home, I spent about two and a half hours having consecutive orgasms because of it. Ever since then, I've been a pretty big supporter of using sex toys.
Skip navigation! As a kid, you probably guarded your Polly Pocket dolls with your dear life, treated your Beanie Babies to a weekly bath, and always made sure your Furby had fresh batteries. Now that you're grown, your sex toys deserve the same TLCparticularly when it comes to keeping them clean.
A one-stop spot for all the information you need on the care and cleaning of vibrators, dildos, masturbators, buttplugs and other sex toys. Cleaning a sex toy properly is very important for your health and safety, as well as the longevity of your items. Please also be aware that when it comes to the safety of non-fluid-bonded partnersyou should only ever share sex toys that can be sanitized OR if not, sex toys that are covered in a condom.