Male Sex Toys Are Taking the Sensual World by Storm
The renaissance of sexual toys is well underway as more and more people are exploring ways to elevate their pleasure experience. From cock rings to high-tech prostate massagers and interactive couples’ sex toys, this new generation of man-made pleasure devices is a welcome addition to any bedroom or home.
Whether you’re in a relationship or single, male sex toys are a fun way to boost your social life and take it to the next level. Using quality sex products has proven to reduce stress, increase the immune system (fun fact: orgasms release an anti-inflammatory hormone) and conquer boredom in a variety of ways.
There are many different types of sex toys, and the best one for you depends on your personal preferences, budget, and experience level. But the essential elements of a good male sex toy are:
1. The Right Material
When choosing a sex toy, it’s important to make sure it’s made from skin-safe, lube-friendly materials that won’t damage your genitals and sensitive skin. It’s also worth looking for a product that’s hypoallergenic and free from latex, phthalates and other potentially harmful chemicals.
2. The Right Feel
Having the right sex toy feels amazing when it’s slick, so it’s important to check its lube before use. Water-based lubes are ideal, since silicone-based ones can actually degrade the soft silicone used in some sex toys, says Marla Stewart, M.A., a sexologist and sexual wellness expert at Lovers.
3. The Right Shape
When selecting a sex toy, it’s worth checking the size and shape of the sleeve or stroker, which is an important factor in ensuring a comfortable and satisfying experience. It’s especially important for large guys, since the larger the sleeve, the better the sensation.
4. The Right Texture
It’s also vital to have the right texture on a sleeve or stroker, says Stewart. That’s why she recommends products like the Satisfyer Men heat vibration, which features a soft, smooth sleeve with 70 different vibration patterns and a double-motor.
5. The Right Grip
When you’re using a sleeve or stroker, it’s crucial to have a grip that allows you to control the pressure and hold onto the device with ease. The Max 2 by Lovense’s 9-inch multiple sensation sleeve contracts at 360deg and has a small air hole to help with suction control.
6. The Right Temperature
Adding heat to your sex toy is a great way to improve sensations and create an orgasmic climax. A heated sleeve or stroker is an excellent choice for beginners and pros alike.
7. The Right Style
Depending on your preference, the shape of the sleeve or toy can really enhance the sensation. For example, a curved sleeve or stroker is ideal for those who find regular sleeve shapes boring. And if you have a fetish for shape, opting for an insertable sleeve with ribs, bumps and width changes can give your erection a real kick.