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Buying the Best Vibrator

Taking the leap into buying sex toys can be nerve-wracking, but with our informative guide, you can take the guesswork out of buying a vibrator and find the perfect one for you.

Using a vibrator is a matter of personal choice, and choosing the best one is a matter of trial and error. A little guidance can help you buy the right one. So whether you’re shopping for yourself, or looking for a toy you can use with your partner, or just wish to gift your partner, we’ve thought of everything you could possibly need.

Making the first move


If you’re looking for a sex toy for yourself, you probably already know what you want. But if you’re shopping as a couple or want to buy a toy for your partner, you must both be sure of what you want to try before making the purchase. Discuss about any previous experiences with sex toys, what kind and size of vibrator you’re comfortable with, and what you absolutely do not like.

The choice is yours


These are the main types of vibrators available:

Streamlined vibrators are a good starting point when buying sex toys for the first time. They are a simple, classic shape and are available with a uni-speed and function, such as Durex Teasing Touch. Some also have a selection of functions and speeds. Durex Real Pleasure, for example, has a twist dial, which allows you to control the speed and intensity of vibrations. Durex Intimate Pleasure offers different vibrating speeds and throbbing modes.

Bullet or stroke vibrators such as Durex Endless Touch are small, discreet and the perfect first vibrator. They can be used alone or even as a couple for exciting foreplay. They are not recommended for internal use, and are available in either one speed (such as the Durex Thrilling Touch) or varied speeds and patterns (such as Durex Teasing Touch). They can be used by both partners to increase sexual intimacy and experience new sensations.

Intimate massagers such as Durex Pure Bliss are great for couples’ use. They are designed to easily fit into the palm of your hand, allowing you to give exciting sensations to your partner while you explore their body (or your own!) Intimate massagers are less daunting than other vibrators and feel more natural to use. Many intimate massagers, including Durex’s Pure Bliss, Sensual Bliss and Play Dream, have different speeds or modes to help you choose your preference.

Rabbit vibrators, such as the Durex Ultimate Thrill, became well-known after they first appeared on Sex and the City, and they are a very popular choice for many women. These sex toys offer both penetration and G-spot stimulation, and they have a ‘rabbit’ shaped front that reaches out to stimulate the clitoris. Rabbit vibrators usually offer a range of speeds and intensities, but they are usually preferred by people who have had some previous experience with sex toys.

Have fun exploring


Using a vibrator during sex can introduce a whole new dimension to your love life. Always pick one that you and your partner are happy with, and you will be happy and confident while using it. It’s always better to start with a simple vibrator just to get an idea of what you like. You can then go on to bigger, more powerful ones, always keeping your personal preferences in mind. You can have a lot of fun experimenting alone or with your partner – and enrich your sex life in the process.