Sex Toys from A-Z Explained

Sex toys can at times be very confusing, especially when you’re new and keen to explore what it has to offer. Well, we can certainly help by educating you on some of SA’s most loved sex toys. Have a look at our “From A-Z Explained Guide” below for answers to the questions you’re to shy to ask about.

Anal Beads

Lovehoney Beginner's Anal BeadsAnal beads are a set of balls, joined together securely, that is inserted into the anus. Often they start small and go larger along the length of the string, making them easier to introduce to the body. A great first anal sex toy, the widening balls feel incredible for both men and women during sex or masturbation. A popular technique is pulling the anal beads out at the point of climax.

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Anal Dildo

anal dildoAnal dildos are designed to stimulate the anus and is different from a normal vaginal dildo we all know. They often have beads and slender bodies for better insertion. These dildos are often perfect for reaching the prostate in men and are known to give explosive orgasms that most never experience in their life.

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Anal Douche

Anal DoucheAnal douching is perfect for individuals seeking to explore pleasant anal sex. In most cases, it has a bulb (from which one can usually squirt water) and a nozzle that allows for easy insert. The douche is then inserted into the anus and used for cleansing.

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Anal Vibrator

Beaded Anal WandAnal vibrators are extremely popular in South Africa for both men and women. Anal vibrators usually send strong vibrations to the prostate for explosive orgasms and are one of My Sex Shop’s best selling vibrators. As with all anal sex toys, anal vibrators are designed for easy insertion and maximum pleasure.

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Arab Strap

Bondage Boutique Four Ring Leather and Metal Cock RingBondage cock rings usually have a dual purpose, it comes with a strap and can be used as a leash in most cases. As with all BDSM sex toys, it is designed to instil a sense of control. We recommend only using BDSM sex toys if your partner is comfortable with the idea.

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Bathmate Water Pump

 If you’re looking for a high-quality penis pump that delivers real results, trust Bathmate Hydromax. While most penis pumps rely on air, with Bathmate Pumps, however, it’s water which works best for your erection and growth.

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Ball Gag

DOMINIX Deluxe Leather Gag with PVC BallBall gags always come with a strap that is connected to the ball and is always inserted and mounted onto the mouth and neck. For safe sex reasons, a ball gag should always have breathable holes so your partner is always able to breathe.

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Fetish Masks and BlindfoldsA blindfold or mask is one of the first fetish role play ever created and often referred to as the most enticing way to get your partner in the mood. The excitement of not knowing or seeing anything is enough of a thought to get most women aroused (as long as you keep it sexy 🙂 ).

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Bondage Candle

Bondage Boutique Bondage Candles (3 Pack)Candles or wax for Fetish should be your first option when you’re looking for a kinky experience. The feeling of exploring with wax can appeal to most men and women. Worried about burning? Fear not, as these candles are made to melt at a lower temperature so you could explore endless wax pleasure.

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Bullet Vibrator

Bullet VibratorBullet vibrators are smaller than most vibes, but, they still pack a mean punch. Bullet vibes are often used for clit stimulation because of it’s smaller size. These vibrators have 3 main uses, they are discreet, great for teasing women and can also assist in explosive orgasms.

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Butt Plugs

  Butt plugs are the best things since sliced bread (cliche). Both men and women can enjoy butt plugs during intercourse. This is especially an avenue you’d like to explore whether beginner or advanced, you’ll find that orgasms can be achieved in more ways than one.

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Classic Vibrator

Vibrator Classic vibrators are the common dildo we’re all familiar with, they’re shaped quite similarly to one another and was the first of it’s kind. For most, it is the first form of pleasure our mind refers to if one speaks of a vibrator. Their main purpose is for either clit stimulation or vagina penetration, and cannot typically be used simultaneously for both.

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Clitoral Vibrator

Lovehoney Powerful Pocket VibratorClitoral vibrators are quite handy when it comes to being discreet. These devices are small, powerful and inexpensive in most cases. Some can even be used with Bluetooth, USB, and apps for couples in long distance relationships, like the We-Vibe.

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Clone Kits

 Now you have the chance to immortalise yourself and create a fully functioning vibrator based on you – You star!!! This kit contains nearly everything you need, including moulding powder, thermometer and mini vibrator.

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Cock Rings

Lovehoney BASICS Get Hard Cock Ring Set (3 Pack)A cock ring’s purpose is to stop the blood from flowing back down the penis. This can help men to have better sex, longer erections and explosive orgasms. For the more advanced, men can choose rigged or metal rings. Cock rings also offer women pleasure when opting for a clitoral stimulator which in most cases are attached to the ring.

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 The good old-fashioned dildo. Remains a classic when it comes to both men and women. Dildos can come in many forms such as realistic or jelly. It also comes in a variety of colours and sizes, so you have the option of choosing a dildo that appeals to you. This is one of the oldest forms of sex toys around today.

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Dildo Harness

Strap-on dildoA dildo harness or strap-on dildo comes in handy for it’s most common purpose, allowing women or men to penetrate using a dildo.

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Double Dildos

Mini Double Penetration Dildo Double dildos commonly have two penis forms on either end of the dildo. It allows you to experience double penetration without the use of two men. It can also be referred to as a double dong or dual dildo.

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Electro Sex Toys

Electrosex equipment Electrosex toys are sex toys that send mild electrical current to your body via the toy used. These toys are safe to use and the current, in most cases can be changed to choose a setting you’re comfortable with. The feeling of mild shock and pleasurable vibrations can be a recipe for powerful orgasm like you’ve never experienced before.

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Oral and Finger Vibrators

Finger vibrators Slip these petite little dynamites of joy on your hand or mouth and let the vibrations whisk you away. Finger vibes are mostly used for clitoral or body stimulation.

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fleshlight masturbator Fleshlights are sex toys specifically designed for male pleasure. They usually take the form of a torch or flashlight. Fleshlight’s now also come in variants such as mouth, ass and vagina. Fleshlight brands have gone on to also name their fleshlights after famous porn stars.

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G-Spot Vibrator

Curved G-Spot Vibrator G-spot vibrators are usually curved at the tip to firmly target the g-spot and send powerful vibrations, which is believed to be at the vaginal wall inside the vagina. There are quite a few questionable factors when it comes to g-spot stimulation, like, female ejaculation and even g-spot orgasms itself. Once achieved, you’ll surely discover a new world of orgasms.

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Silver Handcuffs Handcuffs serve as a method of BDSM sex. It provides a measure of control to the individual in control.

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Inflatable Dolls

 Inflatable Dolls are also known as love dolls or blow up dolls. In modern days, sex dolls can be customized to your liking. They even take the form and shape of your most desired pornstar or celebrity. Sex dolls are available for both men and women.

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Kegel Balls

Kegel ballsKegel balls should be a woman’s best friend. In women, it is believed to strengthen the vaginal wall and pelvic floor muscles. Beyond the sexual benefits, these balls offer multiple health benefits. Many women find themselves not wanting to naturally perform kegel exercise and resort to kegel balls instead.

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Luxury Vibrators

We-Vibe 4 Plus Remote Control Vibrator Luxury vibrators or premium vibrators are in most cases, vibrators that are more expensive and durable than most commonly shaped and functional vibes.

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Male Masturbators

male strokers Sometimes referred to as fleshlights, pocket pussies and stroker which are all accurate. This selection of sex toys is specifically designed to imitate a vagina, anus or mouth.

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Cat Mask Using a sexy mask can delight your partner by means of curiosity. It amps up the sexual feeling and can be used for roleplay between couples.

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Mini Vibrator

Mini VibratorMini vibrators are the masters of disguise and discretion. These small jewels pack a mean punch and are perfect for travel. You’ll never have to worry about your device being exposed as most of them do not take the form of a vibrator.

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Nipple Clamp

Nipple ClampsA nipple clamp is often used with electric stimulation. It has two ends that are meant to squeeze the nipple. By adding mild electric currents, it increases the sensation.

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Penis Pump

Penis PumpPenis pumps are designed to slightly increase the girth of the penis, add a better sensation during intercourse and longer lasting erections. Penis pumps for men can differ in the way they increase length, some use air while others use water. They come in a variety of brands including Bathmate Hydromax and Pump Worx among others.

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Pussy Pump

Pussy PumpA pussy pump can turn out to be quite fun. It makes the vagina sensitive when suction is applied. It also tightens the vagina and enlarges the clitoris area. This leads to increased penetration and more pleasure for women.

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Rabbit Vibrators

Silicone Jack Rabbit One Touch  A pretty, ultra pleasurable vibe that’s absolutely perfect for first timers, this is simple and user friendly, delivering precise power and pleasure without tons of intimidating functions or an overwhelming design.

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Realistic Dildo

Realistic DildosRealistic dildos are exactly what it says in the name, “Realistic”. These dildos add a sense of realism to your entire experience. They come with veins and are always available in different colours and shapes. This helps when you’re looking for a specific dildo that appeals to you.

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Sex Dolls

Fuck Me Silly Mega Masturbator Sex dolls have revolutionised the way we think of a sex toy. They are also known as love dolls or blow up dolls. In modern days, sex dolls can be customized to your liking. They even take the form and shape of your most desired pornstar or celebrity. Sex dolls are available for both men and women.

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Sex Machine

 Sex machines are the new sex toys. Imagine sitting back and relaxing while a device does all the hard work for you. It eliminates the old-fashioned manual work and will continue to provide pleasure non-stop.

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