Vibrators – The Cucumber is so Yesterday! A vibrator is one of the most popular types of sex toys available today. As the name suggests, this is a vibrating toy,...
What is a Vibrator?
Vibrators – The Cucumber is so Yesterday! A vibrator is one of the most popular types of sex toys available today. As the name suggests, this is a vibrating toy, with the sensations being incredibly pleasurable when used across the body, both inside and out! Vibrators come in an array of shapes and sizes, each one offering a mind-blowing experience when used correctly.
Vibes can be used for solo fun or with a partner, while there are variations for different parts of the body, from the clitoris to the penis to the anus. While there are options for everyone, vibrators are predominately designed for female use.
This is because the nerve endings on both the clitoris and vulva are highly responsive to vibrations, providing all kinds of stimulation that many feel makes it easier to orgasm. Of course, that isn’t to say that you need to be female to enjoy a good vibrator, as there are toys designed for men too, while most vibrators are just as enjoyable during sex as they are when masturbating!
Types of Vibrator
As mentioned, vibrators come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, with various types serving a unique purpose. Some are designed to be versatile so they can be used for different things, while others have a specific area they target with their vibrations.
Some people will find a certain type of vibrator is more appealing than others too. You may prefer the vibrations on your clitoris, while many love vibrators that are inserted inside, and of course plenty of people love every type of vibrator going.
Regardless, there are various options available, any of which may be to your liking. Here’s a closer look at each type of vibrator and what they offer:
A clitoral vibrator is an external vibrator used on the clitoris. During sex, a lot of women struggle to orgasm from just penetration, with stimulation to clitoris (and to a lesser degree the vulva) often needed to climax.
This is where a clitoral vibrator helps. These compact vibrators stimulate the clitoris with powerful vibrations that make organisms not just easier to reach, but far more intense and pleasurable.
Better still, clit vibrators can be used during sex, foreplay, or when masturbating. They come in many sizes, with smaller models a great option for first-time sex toy buyers, as they are not too intimidating and easy to use. Here is our best selling Clitoral Vibrator:
A wand vibrator, often called a massager, looks much like a normal massage device used on sore muscles. This microphone-shaped vibrator features a large head that produces powerful vibrations, with toy designed for external use on the clitoris.
It couldn’t be easier to use either, as you just press the head against the clit and let the wand work its magic! The head is larger than most vibrators, so it is highly effective stimulating the clitoris, whether using it yourself or with someone! Here is our best selling wand Vibrator:
The elusive g-spot. Both men and women have it, yet not many find it, which is where the g-spot vibrator comes into play. This is an internal vibrator designed to massage the g-spot, with male and female variations available.
For women, the g-spot wand is inserted into the vagina, featuring a curved shape that better targets the g-spot. For men, the vibrator is shaped similarly, with the main exception being it is inserted anally to target the position of the male g-spot near the prostate.
The end of the vibrator stimulates the g-spot with sensations that can produce some truly earth-shattering orgasms, although it can be a bit daunting for people new to vibes. Female g-spot vibrators come in many shapes and sizes, although they are usually penis-shaped with a curve at the end to target the g-spot. Here is our best selling G-Spot Vibrator:
Egg vibrators are one the more unique types available. These egg-shaped vibrators are small and discreet, being inserted into the vagina where it remains without falling out. Others are placed inside underwear, with the egg resting against the vulva as it vibrates.
These designs allow you to use it on the go, with many people enjoying fun games where a partner goes about their day while using the egg vibrator, with other people non the wiser due to its discreet shape and size. They are even remote controlled, leading to all kinds of fun when used with a partner! Here is our best selling Egg Vibrator:
Rabbit vibrators are larger, penis-shaped vibrators that feature additional clitoris vibrators on the shaft. These combine to simultaneously stimulate the vagina and clitoris, leading to some truly powerful orgasm that are otherwise difficult to achieve.
This makes them the only type of vibe that works internally and externally at the same time. It is an impressive feature and the results speak for themselves, although it may be a bit intimidating for people that have never used a vibe before. Here is our best selling Rabbit Vibrator:
Anal vibrators are a type of vibrator designed for the anus. As a result, it is suitable for males and females, with the main idea being to make anal play less painful and more pleasurable.
These vibrators are typically small and tapered to make anal insertion easier and pain-free. Once inserted, the toy stimulates the nerve endings around the rectum, producing surprisingly pleasurable sensations. Here is our best selling anal vibrator:
A newer addition to vibrator family, smart vibrators combine smart technology with sex toys, and the results could be game changing. Like any smart device, you pair the vibrator with a smartphone to obtain all kinds of useful data on what it is going on downstairs.
From tracking how long the vibrator takes to help you orgasm to the frequency of use, the idea behind gathering data from your sex toy is to make the experience even more enjoyable.
This is especially exciting for women that are struggling with sex drive or an inability to orgasm, as they could use the information to better understand what works and doesn’t work for them when masturbating. Here is our best selling smart vibrator:
How to Use a Vibe
Looking to use a vibe for the first time but don’t know where to start? It can be daunting prospect for newbies but once you get used to you will be wondering why you held off for so long! Also, never feel embarrassed about using a vibe, especially during sex with a partner, so make sure they understand why you want to introduce it - hopefully, their ego can take it!
Using a vibrator is not difficult. Firstly, play around the vibration settings, as most vibes have varying speeds and intensities. Start low and slow if you are unsure!
Now, apply a little lube to make it more comfortable, and then start exploring! For external vibrators, start around the clitoris but don’t be afraid to explore the labia, as stimulating this less sensitive area can help slowly build to intense orgasms.
There is no right or wrong way to use a vibe. Just play around until you find that sweet spot, focusing on areas that give you the most pleasure. People report different areas of the clitoris are more sensitive, so be sure to explore yourself the vibrator!
Once you get more familiar with a vibrator, play around with different speeds and settings to see what works best for you. You could even try your and at edging. This is the process of edging yourself towards an orgasm but stopping before you get there.
By doing this repeatedly, you can achieve some truly mind-blowing orgasms!
Finally, you can try introducing the vibrator into your sex life. While some partners are intimidated by this, most should more than exciting to introduce toys into the bedroom. You can use it against your clitoris during sex, with the combination of penetration and vibrations producing some incredible results.
How to Choose Your Vibrator
With so many options available, choosing the right vibrator can be a bit of headache, so it helps to think about some things prior to buying.
Firstly, consider the type of stimulation you want to experience. Use your own experiences to help with this - do you prefer vaginal or clitoral stimulation during sex and masturbation? These can help zone in on the right type of vibrator.
Think about whether you want something to use yourself or also with a partner, as some toys are more fun when used with someone else. Consider what size and shapes you are comfortable using, and don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone - one of the best reasons to use a vibe is to try new experiences!
As with any purchase, buying a vibrator is often a case of trial and error. Some vibes will feel better than others and you might need to discover more about your own body to really zone in on the perfect toy - it is well worth the effort though!
Keeping Your Vibrator Clean
One of the most important things to remember about using a vibrator is keeping it clean. You don’t want to risk an infection by using an unhygienic sex toy, so always clean it, dry it, and store it properly after every use.
Warm water and a mild soap are fine for most sex toys, just make sure to thoroughly rinse off any residual soap! Air drying is the best option, although if you have children you may need to be more discreet - just wrap in a towel and leave it somewhere out of sight.
There are also speciality wipes and detergents designed for sex toys. These are more expensive but do a better job cleaning, disinfecting and maintaining the hygiene your toys, which are quite expensive so deserve proper care!