12 Best Sex Toys For Beginners

My very first sex toy was offered to me on my 16th birthday, courtesy of my group of girlfriends (way ahead of the curve) – made possible by the new Spencers who had just opened in our local mall . Although it was an early introduction. But it took guessing to try to identify the best sex toys for beginners and to navigate the aisles and aisles of goods.

For those of you who haven’t been fortunate enough to have a vibrator dropped on your knees at an early age, diving your toes into the vast world of sex toys may seem overwhelming. Not sure where to start, and you can’t exactly take your new toy out for a spin and flip it over if it doesn’t really touch the spot. So what should an unseasoned buyer do to find a good purchase for their first sex toy? You, my friend, have come to the right place. Whether you are looking for a gadget to upgrade your solo sessions or want to try something new with your partner that vibrates or fits in your butt (or both!), There is a toy that is sure to be there not pique your interest in this compilation of the best sex toys for beginners.

1. A vibrator for two that stays in place

The downside to using sex toys with a partner is that usually you have to turn it on and off to find out who is enjoying the benefits. (Kind of like the way sex in the shower usually means that one of you is freezing cold while the other is absorbing all of the hot water.) But that isn’t This is not the case with the Eva II Couples vibrator. It is designed to be worn during heterosexual intercourse and fits right under your lips. This means that both parties can enjoy the feeling it gives off. What’s more, it stays in place no matter where you and your partner are heading.

2. An easy to use strap-on

Experimenting with a strap-on for the first time can be daunting, but if you opt for the strap-on dildo, which comes with an adjustable, machine-washable harness, you can really get the most out of your experience.

This set comes with two different silicone dildo accessories – one small and one medium – and is flared to the bases for safe play. In addition to being hypoallergenic, boilable and “comfortable to wear”, according to critics, it is available in black and purple.

3. Find the right fit with an anal plug starter pack

Want to make your way through the backdoor game? Getting started with a pack of three like this can be a great way to start, as you will usually need to try a few before finding the right fit. Made of super soft and comfortable silicone, each of these jewelry caps is designed for long-term use, so if you are feeling dashing, you could really have fun storing one of these for the day. Since they are also hypoallergenic, these plugs are firm but soft in your most intimate areas.

4. A simple and portable way to get the job done

When it comes to vibrators, size isn’t everything, especially if you’re looking for a portable option small enough to fit in a handbag or backpack. Enter: This powerful Oomph! Mini ball vibration, which is made from super soft silicone to give intense and unique stimulation that will leave your body buzzing for more. If you worry about the discretion of this item, don’t be. Designed to work below 30 decibels, this toy will never betray you, even if you are in a not so private place while you are using it.

5. A double-tipped vibrator for twice the pleasure

Fancy soft vibrations? If this is the case, then this double-tipped rabbit vibrator might be just what you need. It is made up of 10 incredibly powerful but also quiet settings, so you can really determine the pace that works best for you. Every time you charge it via USB, you get more than two hours of potentially uninterrupted fun, so you never have to worry about running out of batteries. Best of all, this completely waterproof silicone toy comes with a discreet travel case, so you can take it anywhere with you.

6. Strengthen your Kegels with Ben Wa balls

Yes, these little balls of Fifty shades of Grey that Anastasia puts … up there before this dinner. But fiction aside, Ben Wa balls can help strengthen your kegels and increase the power of your pelvic floor. Not to mention, they feel really good when they are in you. These 1.37 inch weighted balls are ideal for beginners and come with a silicone strap for easy removal. Slide one (or both) into you, then relax and contract the muscles of your pelvic floor. You can use them by yourself or to activate your partner on the Christian Gray style.

7. A cock ring that offers double the pleasure

There’s a lot to love about this IMO silicone cock ring, especially if you want to make sure that you and your partner both get off. It can help erections last longer, and since it is waterproof, you can take it with you in the shower for more pleasure. Another advantage of this toy is that it is equipped with a powerful motor and is equipped with up to seven pulse modes, so that it can provide incredible clitoral stimulation when your your fingers or your tongue are not enough to send a partner overboard. Rechargeable via USB and expandable enough to fit most penis sizes, this is definitely a great option for couples looking to play together.

8. A customizable adjustable harness

If you want to experiment with different dildos, but also want to attach them, get a harness that lets you change the toys you use. It adjusts to fit your waistline and is machine washable. In addition, it comes with three interchangeable rings to accommodate a variety of dildo widths.

9. A whip that doesn’t hurt

So you want to try using a whisk. But first you want to test the waters with a less aggressive whip, because some spanked toys are pretty hardcore. The solution? A whip that doesn’t hurt, like this feather tickler. You can use it to tease your partner, or put a force behind him to give (and receive) a strong spanking.

10. A remote controlled vibrator for couples

For couples looking for a new type of toy (or for a hands-free solo game), the Xocity portable vibrator provides clitoral and G-spot stimulation – and even the partner doing the penetration can feel the vibrations. It comes with a remote control to customize the two powerful motors, and its flexible design ensures a comfortable fit on the pubic bone. So far, critics are delighted and have given this toy a 4.6 star rating.

11. For more anal pleasure, use a prostate vibrator

If you are someone with a prostate who is looking to improve your masturbation methods, or if you are interested in experimenting with anal, this prostate vibrator suitable for beginners will do the trick. It is halfway between a vibrator and a plug to ensure a comfortable fit, and it is made of waterproof silicone and safe for the body for sensitive skin. The rechargeable design offers nine speeds that you can change via the remote control.

12. An anal plug that won’t get lost up there

If you want to experiment with anal plugs, but feel a little weird sticking something in your butt and leaving it there, an anal plug with a handle is a safe bet for beginners. This one comes with three bumps of different sizes, so not only can you be sure that your butt plug will not get lost in the ether, but you can play with different adjustments, until you find the right one.

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