Beginner's Guide To Sex Toys

Beginner's Guide To Sex Toys

Rose MacDowell

New to the world of sex toys? Welcome! We’re here to help you find the perfect pleasure products. In this guide, we make it easy to explore the many fun and stimulating options.

Whether it's figuring out what type is right for you or which ones are body-safe, shopping for your first toy can feel a little intimidating. That's why we've compiled this beginner's guide to sex toys, with all the information you'll need to feel confident and make the perfect pick for you. 

Search by gender, type of toy, the kind of stimulation you like, budget, and more. If you’re not sure what you like, that’s okay! Keep reading to learn which toys are right for your body and the types of stimulation you enjoy. 

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Toys for women and vulva owners Join us as we take a closer look at the world of sex toys for women. From vibrators to air pressure toys to sexual wellness products (scented massage candle, anyone?), we delve into the many enticing options and discuss their unique benefits. 

Toys for men and penis owners Don't know a stroker from a masturbator? Baffled by the wealth of choices? In this comprehensive guide, we discuss the most popular male sex toys, including strokers, prostate stimulators, cock rings, and toys for couples. 

Toys for couples If you want to try a sex toy for couples but don't know where to start, you're in the right place! Come along as we talk about the best options for couples, including app-controlled toys that can be operated from anywhere and ultra-stimulating vibrators to wear (yes, wear!) during intercourse.  

Sex toy features Maybe you're not sure which toy you want, but you know you want it to be waterproof, app-controlled and extra quiet. That's a great place to start! In this guide, we help you narrow your search by presenting specific toy features. All you have to do is decide which ones are must-haves!

Sex toys by budget If you're trying to stick within a certain price range, shopping by budget can be the most effective way to wade through the options. This guide breaks down the methodology behind budget-conscious sex toy shopping (and how to ensure you don't sacrifice quality along the way!).

Beginner's Guides

Guide to Butt Plugs Everything you need to know about shopping for butt plugs is right here. How to pick the right size, shape, material — everything. Plus, you'll find some expert tips on how to achieve anal orgasm! 

Guide to Penis Strokers The world of penis toys is wide, but this guide to strokers makes it easy to find the perfect one. Check it out to explore different types of penis stimulation, and which products are best for the job. 

Guide to Air Pressure Toys Which suction toys are gentle, which are intense, and which ones land in the middle? This guide helps you find the air pressure intensity that's right for you.   

Guide to Choosing a Vibrator Vibrators are the most popular type of sex toys, which means there's a lot to choose from. But don't worry! This guide holds your hand through the vibe-shopping process, and matches you with the toy that best meets your needs. 

Guide to Dildos Vibrating dildos, double-ended dildos, dildos made of glass — this guide covers everything you need to know about insertable toys. If you're wondering how to choose the dildo that's perfect for the play you have in mind, start here.