Why Buy Silicone Sex Toys?

Five Reasons for Investing in a Quality Silicone Sex Toy



1. Silicone feels great, and looks fantastic! Few other materials offer you such a wide variety of colors or textures to choose from. Your dream date might be the sculptured purple-marble double dildo called the Nexus, or you might fancy the realistic flesh tones of the Goodfella. The Ripple butt plug's graduated "beads" offer unique stimulation during anal play, while the rechargeable Gigi vibrator delights G-spots with its perfect curve and varying vibration patterns.


2. Silicone cleans up in a snap.
Durable and non-porous, silicone can be boiled for five to ten minutes or placed on the top rack of your dishwasher (as long as there isn't a vibrating motor inside). However, a sudsy soap and water bath will do the trick, too.


3. Silicone is body-friendly.
For those with environmental allergies, silicone is a hypoallergenic, medical-grade material that is safe for anyone who is concerned about having a reaction to rubber, vinyl, or latex. If you want to share your non-vibrating toy, or use it with multiple partners, just sterilize by boiling it between each frolic.


4. Silicone warms up quickly, and transmits vibrations extremely well.
An excellent conductor, silicone warms to body temperature and retains heat. Plus it transmits vibrations well, so the clitoris, G-spot, and/or prostate get extra buzz courtesy of toys like the Rock Chick, the Vibrating Mistress, and the wildly popular Gee Whiz attachment for the Hitachi Magic Wand (both available at Babeland in a money-saving Combo).


5. Silicone is hand-crafted by small vendors.
Because of the rigorous production standards, most silicone is hand-crafted by smaller vendors, like San Francisco-based Vixen Creations, rather than mass-produced in some factory in China. As a result, silicone toys are often higher in price than rubber or plastic; but your money is well worth the investment in terms of quality and longevity.


Consumer's Guide to Different Types of Silicone

While all silicone toys are pliable, they can vary a great deal in terms of their density, with some being much firmer than others. Here’s a quick cheat sheet to the best silicone brands:


Vixen Creations


Dildos of size and substance, pliant texture, and stunning colors, Vixen Creations also pioneered a newer evolution of silicone called VixSkin, which is a lifelike-feeling silicone. Vixen's silicone has earned a loyal following among customers and their products come with a lifetime guarantee. Bestsellers include:
•    Gee Whiz + Hitachi Magic Wand Combo
•    Nexus and Nexus Jr. double dildos
•    Bandit Vixskin dildo


Fun Factory


With bold colors and whimsical designs, these silicone vibrators feature a silky soft texture and ergonomic construction. Bestsellers include:
•    Delight vibrator
•    Laya Spot vibrator
•    Boss Lady vibrator


Tantus Dildos


These dildos and anal toys come in a luscious array of colors and sizes. Tantus's silicone runs to the firm side, and the styles tend to be slimmer, more streamlined, and less expensive than some of the other silicone toys. Bestsellers include:
•    Silk dildos
•    Protouch Plug prostate toy
•    Little Flirt butt plug


Notable newcomers


The luxury vibrators Jimmyjane Form 6 and SaSi feature silicone "skins" so they retain all the hygienic benefits of silicone packaged in sleek and powerful new vibrators.

Care and Cleaning of Silicone

A few notes on giving your silicone tender loving care:Please don't use silicone lube (like BabeLube Silicone or Pink Lube) with your silicone toy. Silicone lube sometimes will break down your toy, rendering it gummy. If you can't live without your silicone lube, we recommend doing a spot test at the base of the toy, or covering it with a non-lubricated condom (like Colored Trustex).

Forcing a silicone dildo into a too-small ring can cause breakage at the base, so it is important to use proper sizing when harnessing your toy. Pick up the 4-Ring Pack from us to give yourself some size options.