There’s a lot of stigma around the idea of men using toys for pleasure, but sex toys for guys actually come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and textures. Whether it’s for masturbation or intercourse, these toys can be used to explore anal sensations like never before, while also helping men to reach orgasms they may not have been able to experience before. In fact, some research suggests that men use sex toys more than women, with many of them reporting they want to use more.
While male sex toys still have a bit of a taboo, they’re becoming increasingly mainstream as companies like Lelo continue to innovate the market. The Fleshlight, which is a realistic-looking vagina in a tube, remains one of the top sellers and even has a shower mount so you can use it hands-free.
Other brands have come up with more creative ways to give guys the sensations they crave, such as a dildo designed to look like an alien ovipositor. Called the Splorch by Primal Hardwere, this dildo has clear gelatin-like “eggs” that are pushed in and out of a hole running through its length. Combined with a good quality lube, they’re a lot of fun.
Another popular choice is the Fleshhook, which has a flexible tip that mimics the shape of your fist as you’re forming it into a tight fist, while providing extra stimulation. This toy can also be used as a masturbation tool, with researchers suggesting it can help men learn what strokes feel best, and how to keep from overstimulating themselves.
A number of companies offer specialized cock rings to boost anal sensations and increase sexual stamina, such as LoveHoney’s Big Boy prostate massager and Lelo’s flexible, erection-stimulating Tor 3. These tools can be used by themselves or with a partner, and they can be used for both internal and external stimulation.
As a bonus, cock ring enthusiasts can also use their toy to play with anal hair, which is a common source of orgasm. Using this technique with a toy can be an intensely satisfying experience for both partners.
Regardless of what your preferences are, there’s sure to be a male sex toy that’s right for you. To find yours, apply a water-based lubricant to the outside of the toy and its inside “mouth” before inserting it. For the ultimate experience, make sure you use a toy that is made from porous material, so it can absorb and hold the lube. Also, remember to keep it clean by washing and sterilizing it regularly using special sex toy cleaning products.