Vibrator Sex Toy Materials

Deciding on a Material for your Vibrator Sex Toy

Vibrators are made from a several different materials, which can affect how you use your vibrator, its price and even how you maintain it. Before buying a vibrator, you should research the benefits and drawbacks of the different materials so you can find the vibrator best suited to your needs. There are five main types of material used to make vibrators: Plastic, Latex, Jelly, Cyberskin, and Silicone.

Plastic Vibrators

Plastic is a popular choice for vibrators, largely because of its extremely low price. Vibrators made from plastic tend to be very basic, no-frills models. Plastic vibrators are very smooth and sleek. Plastic vibrators tend to be excellent for penetration - providing a firm and fulfilling experience. But their lack of flexibility makes them less effective when it comes to clitoral stimulation.

Latex Vibrators

This material is one step up from plastic. While still relatively cheap, latex gives the vibrator user many more options. Latex vibrators are firm enough for deep penetration, but these sex toys have more give and a little more flexibility than their plastic counterparts. Because latex vibrators have much more friction than plastic ones, you should always use a lube with them. And of course if you have a latex allergy avoid sex toys made of this material/

Jelly Vibrators

Jelly vibrators provide an excellent balance between usability and cost, making this the material of choice for many mid-range and luxury vibrators. Jelly is very easy to mold, color and shape - properties which manufacturers take advantage of whenever possible. This results in jelly vibrators numbering among the most colorful and exotic-looking models of vibrators as well as giving designers a chance to include many special features. Jelly is a very pliable material that has on overall smooth, soft and even supple feel to it. Despite their name, jelly vibrators have a consistency similar to a hard-boiled egg and are very effective at penetration. Browse our large collection of jelly vibrators.

Cyberskin Vibrators

Cyberskin vibrators are prized for their highly realistic feel and appearance. This special material comes very close to replicating the feel and appearance of human skin, especially after you hold these vibrators close to your body to warm them up. Because of its realistic look and feel, cyberskin is commonly used in high-end adult toys and realistic vibrators. It combines the soft give of jelly vibrators with the firmness of latex vibrators. Cyberskin vibrators do require some specialized cleaning.

Silicone Vibrators

Silicone is a high quality material that is rapidly revolutionizing the vibrator industry. Silicone is prized for its durability as well as its superior hygienic properties. Silicone can put up with a great deal of stress and hard-use while retaining its original shape and qualities. Silicone vibrators tend to be more expensive because these models are meant to last for years of intense usage. For the most part, silicone vibrators are soft and firm and feel very comfortable whether used for penetration or clitoral stimulation. Silicone vibrators are also easy to clean.

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