Beginner's Guide to Male Sex Toys
Sex toys for men are a relatively new thing. Blow-up dolls and penis pumps have been around for years but these are often seen as gag gifts to embarrass your mates. But what about those male sex toys that are designed for pleasure, either during solo sex or as foreplay with a partner?
Over the past few years, an overwhelming amount of sex toys aimed at men have become available. Some, like the Fleshlight, have an incredible reputation which puts them up in the leagues of the rabbit vibrator for women. Others, like the Utensil Race products, have more of a cult following but prove to be best-sellers time and time again.
To help you sort the wheat from the chaff, we thought it was about time we give you an overview of all our male sex toys, what they do and what to look out for. If you’re buying for yourself or your partner, this guide will definitely come in handy.
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Designed to gently trap blood in the penis once you have achieved an erection, cock rings are available in many different materials, sizes and shapes. A ring will improve the firmness of the penis and also increase your stamina! Cock rings can be used during sex to enhance both yours and your partners enjoyment or you can slip it on before using a penis pump for long lasting results.
Start with: Lovehoney BASICS Triple Cock Ring Set
The Fleshlight is a legendary product in male masturbation. A Fleshlight is great for beginners as it comes with a discreet case and an insert so you can enjoy the ultra realistic sensations right out of the box! Made with patented Real Feel Super Skin material and with a choice of openings and textured inserts, you can see why Fleshlights are a best seller!
Start with: Pink Lady Fleshlight
A great addition to the already burgeoning Fleshlight range, Fleshlight Girls are male masturbators moulded directly from your favourite porn stars! Originally, each Fleshlight Girl came with the realistic Lotus texture but several porn actresses have started to design their own internal textures including Riley Steel Lotus Fleshlight and Nicole Aniston Fit Textured Fleshlight.
Start with: Eva Lovia Fleshlight Girls Lotus
Fleshlight Sex in a Can
Do you want luxury, but on a smaller budget? The Fleshlight Sex in a Can range is a smaller and cheaper way to get the Fleshlight experience. The exclusive textures of the Sex in a Can sleeves give you all-encompassing pleasure but in a compact and more discreet case.
They're ideal for taking away with you or for trying a Fleshlight before splashing out on a full-sized toy.
Start with: Fleshlight Sex in a Can Lady Lager
Fleshlight have gone one step further than just creating a male masturbator that feels realistic - they’ve added out-of-this-world vibrations too! Supplied with a case, three bullet vibes and a superbly textured sleeve, your Fleshlight Vibro has everything you need to start enjoying the best sensations yet. Great fun alone or as a couple, you can even remove the vibrating bullets and use them independently.
Available in a range of sizes, shapes, colours and textures, the male masturbators category contains male sex toys that are designed to enliven any hand job. Small in size but large on stimulation, you’ll find male sex toys that stroke, tease, vibrate and swallow you whole! This category also contains a range of hands-free masturbation devices for those times when you fancy a helping hand…
If you want a quick boost to your length and girth, you’ll want to take a look at our exciting range of penis extensions. Simply slip one over your shaft, secure it in place and give your partner just that little bit more! If you’re unhappy with your current penis measurements or you fancy trying something a little bit different, a penis extension is a cost effective way to experiment with size.
Penis Pumps and Enlargers
Yes, penis pumps exist and they do really work! The suction safely engorges the penis, which feels great and increases your size. When used regularly, a penis pump will give a long lasting increase to penis size. For instant results, place a cock ring over the base of the penis before pumping and your shaft will maintain its extra length and girth after removing it from the cylinder.
Start with: Lovehoney BASICS Penis Pump
Women have the Pocket Rocket, so now it’s time for men to have a travel friendly sex toy to take away with them! Contained within this category, you’ll find lots of small male masturbators designed to give you the tightest, most realistic sensations ever! With no vibrations or complicated accessories, pocket vaginas are great for first time male sex toy users or shy couples.
Start with: THRUST Pro Ultra Holly Realistic Vagina
The prostate is a hidden gem, located around 2 inches inside the male anus, that is just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed! By using a prostate massager, you can easily stimulate this special area and experience incredible full body orgasms. Many people have often reported climaxing from prostate play alone!
If using something that looks like a plastic tube to get you off doesn’t really cut it, then you might want to try a realistic vagina. With their life-like shaping, unbelievable internal textures and even hand-painted detailing, a realistic vagina will give you a totally natural feel! Ranging greatly in price, it’s up to you to decide how real you can handle it…
Start with: THRUST Pro Xtra Angel Realistic Vagina and Ass
From cheap stag night sex dolls to so-good-they're-real silicone love dolls, these male sex toys give you the complete sexual intercourse experience with none of the hassle! Although they’re not very discreet, sex dolls are incredible for solo use and if you want a threesome but you’re worried about the jealousy that arises, then a sex doll is great fun to use with a partner.
Start with: Sexy Just Jugs 3 Hole Blow Up Sex Doll
Read: How to Choose a Sex Doll
Sleeves and Strokers
If you’re a little shy about purchasing a male sex toy, then a sleeve or stroker is the place to start. Small, discreet and amazingly easy to use, these masturbators may seem fairly basic but they provide some incredible sensations along the entire length of the penis. Many couples like to play with sleeves and strokers as they are so non-threatening.
Start with: Lovehoney Reversible Double Stroker Ultimate
TENGA and Flip Hole
Whereas the Fleshlight is a realistic male sex toy, anything TENGA makes is better than real! Available in this category are the TENGA Onacups, Eggs and Flip Hole - a fabulous range of masturbators with something for everyone! Ranging in price from mere pocket money to a luxury treat, TENGA products come in sleek Japanese packaging and are unique in both looks and sensations.
Start with: TENGA Black Flip Hole Masturbator
Vibrating Cock Rings
Like their non-vibrating counterpart, vibrating cock rings will safely trap blood inside the penis, allowing for a bigger and harder erection. However, these male sex toys also provide you with sensational vibrations that you both can enjoy! Slipping a vibrating cock ring on will enhance sex with a partner but you might also like to attach it to your favourite sleeve or stroker to give it an extra buzz too!
Start with: Lovehoney BASICS Vibrating Mega Ring
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