Sex Toys Guide 101 Part 2

Sex Toys Guide 101 Part 2

July 06, 2015

Sex Toys Guide 2

HARD PLASTIC, LUCITE AND ACRYLIC

  • There are a variety of hard plastics used to make sexy toys and they do not contain phthalates 
  • Non-porous ( it is recommended to use a condom if you plan to share or use vaginally and anally)
  • Hard, shiny and transmits vibration very well
  • Usually safe for people concerned with sensitivity issues
  • Clean with mild soap and water or one of your favorite toy cleaners from Varela
  • Safe with any lubricant

100% SILICONE 

  • Made from the highest specialty grade of polymers, and it is medical-grade
  • Pliable, durable material that does not contain phthalates 
  • It is non-porous and hypoallergenic 
  • Retains heat for a more realistic feeling
  • Clean with mild soap and water or your favorite toy cleaner; can be sterilized 
  • Water-based lubricants only
  • A toy only has be 10% silicone to say silicone on the label; be sure it is 100% silicone

GLASS

  • Non-porous and hypoallergenic 
  • Great for temperature play and G-Spot or P-Spot stimulation
  • ELASTOMERS
  • Very porous phthalates-free and hypoallerginic (use a condom if sharing or using vaginally and anally)
  • Soft and flexible like rubber toys and very durable
  • Elastomers are usually suitable fro people concerned with allergic reactions or chemical sensitivities 
  • Clean with mild soap and water or your favortite toy cleaner 
  • Water-based lubricants only

JELLY

  • Jelly toys are made of PVC (polyvinyl chloride), often contain phthalates and usually have a plastic smell associated with them 
  • Very porous (not safe to share or use vaginally and anally without a condom)
  • Jelly toys are inexpensive, soft, and flexible
  • Clean with mild soap and water or your favorite toy cleaner from Varela
  • Water-based lubricants only

STAINLESS STEEL

  • Composed of steel and chromium and will not rust 
  • Non-porous and phthalates-free
  • Clean with mild soap and water or your favorite toy cleaner; can be sterilized 
  • Great for tempertaure play and G-spot or P-Spot stimulation 
  • Safe with any lubricant

NOBESSENCE ORGANIC WOOD

  • Carved from exotic woods and basic woods
  • Waterproof, hypoallergenic, and phthalate-free
  • Splinter free-super smooth finish
  • Suitable for people who experience reactions to other materials or sensitive odors
  • Clean with mild soap and water or your favorite toy cleaner
  • Safe with any lubricant

TPR AND TPE

  • Heat molded plastic that can resemble jelly, silicone or plastic
  • Porous (use a condom if sharing or using vaginally and anally)
  • Flexible, elastic and durable
  • Often phthalate-free, but not always
  • Clean with soap and water with your favorite toy cleaner
  • Safe with water-based lubricants only

WHAT ARE PHTHALATES?

Phthalates have been used for almost 100 years in every type of product imaginable. They are a group of chemicals added to hard plastics to soften the material and make them more flexible. Used in a wide range of sex toys, phthalates offer an inexpensive way to give toys a soft cushy feel to them. However, some studies have shown to potentially cause health risks and,, unfortunately, there is not enough data to show exactly how harmful they can be because so few studies exist using sex toys. To be on the safe side, you may want to avoid toys with them until further studies can be done. All of the products we carry do NOT include Phthalates because we choose to carry product that are safe and non-harmful.

(Credit: Entrenue)

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