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How to Choose a Dildo

How to Choose a Dildo

Looking for a sex toy but not sure how to choose? A dildo could be the perfect fit! This non-motorized toy can provide all the right sensations while being super easy to clean. We’ll give you the lowdown on how to choose a dildo by explaining what a dildo is, what to look for, and how to choose a dildo that’s perfect for you.

What Is a Dildo?

A dildo is a classic sex toy, made to penetrate vaginas, anuses, or anything else you can think of. While often phallic in shape, dildos come in all different colors, sizes, and shapes for whatever gets you hot. Use on your own, pair with a vibrator, or strap one into a harness; the dildo is the base for all of your sexual adventures.

Where Should I Start?

tantus-silk-medium-dildoTantus Silk is a great first dildo. It’s named for its silky smooth finish, making it an easy glide for first-timers. It has a harness-compatible base and is safe to put in a butt, so there are plenty of options for play time. Dildo newbies should start with Silk Small or Silk Medium.

How to Choose a Dildo: Colours PleasuresIf you’re looking for a dildo that more closely imitates an IRL penis, try the Colours Pleasures 5″ Dildo with Suction Cup. For those who like texture, check out these veins! The suction cup spells hours of fun against a headboard, chair, mirror, or shower wall… could be exactly the toy you need to get you out of the all-bedroom, all-the-time routine. Easy to clean and awesome for both anal and vaginal undertakings. The Colours Pleasures Dildo comes in a kaleidoscope of fun colors, and the balls are a solid handle if you’re playing with a partner.

How to Choose a Dildo: Avant D2Next, check out the entire Avant collection! These dildos all have suction cups, so that you can enjoy them anywhere. The Avant D2 – Purple Rain Dildo by Blush Novelties is the do-it-all dildo you’ve been looking for. The unique shape coupled with the premium quality, hand-crafted, composition makes this silicone dildo irresistible.

Avant D2 comes with a strong suction cup that allows you to use this artisanal dildo on virtually any surface. The curved shape is ideal for g-spot stimulation, and the 100% waterproof design allows you to sanitize this dildo with ease.

njoy-fun-wand-dildoDildos also come in other body-safe materials (aside from silicone). The Njoy Fun Wand is made of stainless steel, giving you an extra smooth sensation. Try the larger head for great g-spot play, or flip it over and use the graduated balls as an anal toy.

What Else Should I Know About How to Choose a Dildo?

Remember there is no “right sized” dildo, only the size that’s right for you! Long or short, thick or thin, use whatever makes you go “Oh!”

For your silicone dildos, stick with water-based lube, so you don’t ruin your toy. Remember, silicone will bond with silicone, and you’ll end up with a differently shaped toy than you started with.

Vibrant only sells toys made out of nonporous, body-safe materials, but it’s important to know when shopping elsewhere, that dildos made out of porous materials can lead to the spread of bacteria. Also, be mindful of directions on how to clean your dildo. Be sure to check out our toy cleaners for simple cleanup and our section on care and cleaning for tips and tricks! Be sure to check out the entire selection of body-safe dildos Vibrant offers!

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Now That You Know How to Choose a Dildo, Pick a Body-Safe Sex Toy From Vibrant!

Vibrant has an array of body-safe sex toys for every body. Check out our curated collection of toys! Or, chat with us, and we can help recommend the product that’s perfect for you. We’re available 9am-9pm EST daily on our website chat (just push the purple button at the bottom right!) or call us at 866-316-VIBE(8423).

Vibrant Staff

The Vibrant Staff writers are a group of sex-positive cis women and queer folks employed by Vibrant. Our contributors are passionate about educational advocacy, sexual autonomy and freedom, healthy relationships, and sharing their experiences with you!

Vibrant Staff

The Vibrant Staff writers are a group of sex-positive cis women and queer folks employed by Vibrant. Our contributors are passionate about educational advocacy, sexual autonomy and freedom, healthy relationships, and sharing their experiences with you!

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