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You Should Know This, If you are Buying Sex Toy For The First Time

by Nikita J 12 Oct 2023
You Should Know This, If you are Buying Sex Toy For The First Time

Buying your first sex toy in India can be an exciting, but also frustrating experience. We will be the first to admit, there’s always that initial confusion where you are not even sure what kind of sex toy you should look for yourself. 

Over time, we’ve learned a few things, which we will be sharing with you. At the end of this guide, you will not only be armed with the necessary information but also will have a great sex toy shopping experience. You will also be able to avoid common mistakes made by others who try to buy sex toy in India.

There are a few things you will need to know, all of which we will be covering here.

Why You Need a Sex Toy?

Perhaps the most important question you need to ask yourself is the reason why you need a sex toy. Granted, the end goal is sexual pleasure, but I’m sure you know that there are many paths to the mountaintop. 

First of all, are you getting a sex toy for a man or a woman? Just to put this out there, some sex toys are gender-specific. For example, you don’t expect men sex toys to have a lot of protruding parts that suggest penetration. Women sex toy, on the other hand, is usually designed for clitoral and g-spot stimulation, hence the usual penis-shaped designs. Again, there are Unisex sex toys that can be used by either men or women or together during intercourse. These are specially designed to effectively work, regardless of who is using them.

In a relationship, sex toys can make things a bit more exciting, when things get a bit boring or you can just pleasure your partner in a different way. They have loads of benefits which include some of the following:  

Great Benefits of Sex Toys

Sex toys enhance your sexual experience. If you and your partner are beginning to have issues with your sex life then introducing sex toys in your sexual life will increase the opportunities you both have to please yourselves. As long as you both focus on getting the best out of each encounter or in absence of your partner you will definitely end up with sensational orgasms, which are great healthwise.

Sex Toys Can Rejuvenate Vaginas

Sometimes, women experience dryness and atrophy in their vaginas due to declining levels of the hormone oestrogen. This happens more in older women and is observed to be some of the most uncomfortable symptoms of menopause. This usually leads to painful sex and decreased sex drive.

With sex toys, especially vibrators, some of these symptoms can be alleviated as they can increase the tone and elasticity of vaginal walls and also sexual sensation and lubrication.

Healthy Erection

In men, sex toys can help in maintaining healthy, erections that last for longer. A recent study says men who use sex toys are less likely to suffer erectile dysfunction, difficulty orgasm and low sex drive. This is a big benefit, especially at a time when male fertility has been on the decline in the last few years.

Tips to Buy First Sex Toy

When you’re buying a new sex toy, especially if it’s for the first time, there are a few things you should consider. To get desired pleasure from sex toys, you will need to pay attention to the little things that lead up to making your final decision. Some of them include:

1. Research Before Buying

So many people ignore research and just order or purchase it, forgetting the fact that it is not that easy to buy anything without prior experience or research. During your sex toy search, you will need to find out some answers to a few questions.

2. What Do You Want to Gain from Your First Sex Toy?

While this may seem like an easy question to answer, it is usually the biggest stumbling block for first-timers. If you sort it out, it will definitely make picking your first sex toy much easier. It is very important to look from size, shape, material build and texture as well as from a functional point of view.

Some women want clitoral stimulation, others g-spot penetration. Some men want an intense sensation from penis rings or the warmth of a handheld male masturbator or even a prostate massager.

3. Rechargeable vs Battery Operated vs Manual

While many of these are great to use, you should weigh up the pros and cons of manual, rechargeable and battery-operated products.

Using manual toys like dildos put all the work on you. The toy does nothing and everything depends on how effective you are with it.

Rechargeable sex toys, on the other hand, are more environmentally friendly and are usually compatible with most USB socket chargers. Some can also be charged with your laptop or computer, in case you need it on the go.

Battery-operated toys provide the same experience and are just as powerful as rechargeable toys, but the only thing is that you will have to keep replacing batteries!

4. Consult Friend Or Bloggers

No matter how much information you think you have, it is always advised that you talk to friends with experience in using men's or women sex toys and buying them too. Sometimes, reading content on a few blogs will help with streamlining your decision. Sex toy blog content are usually aimed at giving you the best possible options in the market at that time. Some of them go as far as providing sex toy guides to help you with navigating the long list of options.

5. Discreet Product Or Comfortable One

Along the line, you will need to make a decision between a discrete product or one that is more comfortable. Secret sex toys like mini vibrators can give you the discreet experience available to a few. In this case, you will have to reach out to exclusive stores to purchase items like this, as they are not available in the general market. Luckily there are some sex toys that find a balance between being discreet and comfortable.

6. Consider Body Safety

During your research for your hot sex toy,  you will need to pay attention to the type of materials the items are manufactured with. This is to help you avoid possible health issues or complications. When buying a product that’s going to be in contact with your skin, especially sensitive areas like your genitals, it is really important to ensure that it is skin safe and will not cause any irritations.

7. Material & Quality Check

As a follow-up to the point above, it is important to be aware of the kind of materials the sex toys are made with. Some toys are made of silicone like a penis sleeve and some of metal like a butt plug. You need to choose according to your pleasure point, For example, silicone sex toys are one of the safest toys on the market today. They have no documented effects on human skin. Soft Sex toys feel somewhat like skin. They have little or no abrasive feeling.

8. Your Budget Matters

After you have answered the questions and streamlined your choice down to a few possibilities, the price is a necessary factor to consider. You should have a budget for your purchase, as this will help further narrow down your choice.

Sex toy prices can range from cheap to expensive. Cheap sex toys can give you value for your money, depending on the type of toy you buy. There are variations for the same kind of toy, so you will have to decide if spending a lot of money on one toy is worth it or not.

Types of Sex Toys

No matter the choice of brand you decide to favour, you should know that there are different types of sex toys and depending on what kind of pleasure you intend to get out of these toys, you will need to choose at some point.

Vibrating Sex Toy

Vibrating sex toys usually have a “vibrating” or buzzing quality to them. It causes a lot of sensual stimulations, as its little buzzing movements help to stimulate your organs more than a  static device. Some vibrating sex toys include vibrators, penis rings, and vibrating dildos.

Non-Vibrating Sex Toy

Some sex toys don’t have that Vibrating quality, but that takes nothing from their effectiveness. Some of these devices are made for couples and you really don’t need any buzzing. What most couples do is use a couple games and BDSM toys to spice up their sexual orgasm. There are some glass dildos, and they give a great feeling to the skin. Glass sex toys are highly recommended. With toys like this, you can’t have any vibrations as it would affect the build quality of the device.

Where You can Buy Sex Toys?

After making your decisions about which sex toy to buy, the final decision you will have to make is the choice of purchase point. There are a few options here:

From Online Store

If you decide to make purchases online, there is the benefit of convenience and home delivery. You also have options from different online stores, giving you a lot of variations and benefits.

  • Trusted Website

If you have made the decision to make an online purchase, be careful to buy from trusted names to secure your personal information.

  • Discreet Packaging

Online stores offer you the option of discrete packaging, especially for people who don’t want anybody to know what they’re buying. Some of us like to keep our sex lives to ourselves.

  • Discreet Delivery

As with packaging, some of these sites offer discreet deliveries, only you and the seller knows what is inside the box.

From Offline/Physical Market

If you choose to go to a physical location, there are a few things to consider:

  • Market or Store

Choosing between any of these boils down to proximity and personal preference. Depending on your personal disposition and shop availability, the chances of finding sex toys in market shops are slim, so you might have to settle for select stores selling sex toys.

  • Risk and Embarrassment

The risk involved in purchasing sex toys offline is the perception of the society around you. Most societies frown at this kind of purchase and it is somewhat embarrassing for the buyer.

From all we’ve covered, it is clear that buying a sex toy is a process that can be a fulfilling experience with the right guidance. In the end, you will have to make a decision. If you’re using the points we have outlined, you’ll never go wrong on your first buy. Good luck!

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