Tips on Choosing Sex Toys: A Guide For Those Who’ve Never Bought Sex Toys Before

Buying a sex toy for the first time can be just as thrilling as any adventure. But if you fail to choose the right sex toy for yourself, the experience will be marred and you will forever be under the impression that sex toys don’t work. Let us tell you, they work very well if chosen right.

Whether you buy it online or from a shop, there is a high chance that being a novice you would be a little shy exploring your options. Our advice is thus to do maximum research online and know your needs before you make a purchase. 

There are so many adult toys available in the market that it is but normal for you to get baffled and all confused. In this article, we will provide you with tips to buy the right sex toy.

Quality Over Everything Else

We cannot stress enough on the importance of quality- be it sex toys for men or sex toys for womenquality is a determining factor. If you wish to have a good experience invest in the sex toy that is of superior quality. Remember all the richness of your erotic experience comes from the quality of the product.

Almost anything lying around the house can act as a sex toy but what enriches the experience is the quality and feature of professional sex toys. A good sex toy may cost you a little more than a not so good one, but we would urge you to buy the one with better features. 

Material Of The Sex Toy

The material is a very crucial aspect, not only for the experience but also for safety. You have to make sure that the sex toy won’t break inside you or leave traces. If you wish to use your electric sex toy in the shower you have to see that it does not cause you any harm. The best sex toysare the ones that are made of solid glass, wood, and non-porous silicone. It is very important that you do not rely on the salesperson or description of the product but also inspect and see for yourself if they really are body-safe. A lot of companies out there are not authentic. Beware of such frauds- it can cost you more than you imagine. 

Lube Is Always Good Company

No matter what sex toy buy, you can never go excess with a lube. Lube makes the session so much more enjoyable. Even if you buy sex toys for couples, we recommend you to get a great lube as it reduces friction and eases out any pain that might result from using a sex toy. There are several types of lubes available in the market- water-based and silicon-based being the most popular ones. You can use silicone lube with your silicone toy only if it is made of 100% silicone or there is a high chance that it might react.  

Some are allergic to certain types of lube or just do not like the idea of it. They can try lube alternatives that are available on the market in abundance. 


Being a beginner, there is a chance that you may know about only a few sex toys like vibrators, dildo, and handcuffs. But there is so much more out there. It is like a sex party when it comes to the sex shop.Feel free to look around and explore. There are nipple clamps, butt plugs, clitoral massager, and a lot more. 

It is only natural that you may feel reluctant to try things out but trust us, the ride gets better when it gets rockier. Single or in a relationship, adventurous sex toys will make your Fifty Shades of Grey fantasy a reality. So do not hold yourself back from going gaga over sex toys. Trust us, nobody will judge you for a little fun and frolic with your sexual escapades. 

We hope we have been able to dispel all doubts that you had about your first buy and have successfully educated you about all that you should look for. Indulge yourself in all the erotic enjoyment that you have always fancied. 

What did you start when looking for your first toy? Share your experiences and memories in the comments.

Author’s bio: Alice Jones is a certified sexologist and psychologist. Through online sessions she helps couples to deal with the issues they are facing in their relationship and sexual life. In her freetime she enjoys writing and spending time with her family.