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    25 Sex Toys For People Who Are Curious About Them, But Have Never Tried One

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    1. A compact silicone mini wand vibrator with over 1,500 positive reviews (!!!!) from beginners and sex toy pros alike who have had their minds completely and totally blown. Plus it's small, easy to fit in your nightstand, and has three intuitive buttons.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    It's got 20 vibration speeds and eight patterns (a lot of the vibration speeds are VERY strong, so you may want to start slow if it's your first vibe), a flexible head, a USB charger, and it's waterproof! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this vibe.

    Promising review: "Oh my goodness! Okay so, this is my first toy purchase and whew! Geez! It’s amazing! Feels so good. This has definitely improved the confidence that I have in my own sexuality. As a beginner’s toy, I 100% recommend it." —Ahyoke

    Get it from Amazon for $18.21+ (available in three colors)

    2. A double whammy of a toy that's perfect if you're not sure whether you want to try a suction toy or a vibrating one — one end has an oral sex-mimicking clitoral stimulator, and the other is a classic vibe. Plus, reviewers say the lifetime warranty really has them coming back for more.

    The periwinkle toy in water
    Amazon

    Both the suction end and the vibrator have 20 modes, and you can control them separately to find your perfect combination. Plus, it's conveniently USB rechargeable and waterproof.

    Promising review: "First time user. Never leave reviews. I think I blacked out. I lost sense of time and day. I was in another dimension. I was floating on a sea of pearls. I was dancing with flames from a volcano. I think I died and I was reincarnated. I don’t care if it sounds like I’m over exaggerating. Buy this." —Apurva Bhalerao

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99 (available in two colors).

    3. A starter kit complete with a mini bullet vibe, a vibrating cock ring that can go over both the penis and balls, and a reversible stroker with different textures on either side. Aka, the makings of the sexiest starter pack meme you've ever seen.

    Lovehoney

    All the required batteries are included so you can start getting freaky ASAP.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a cheeky little gift to spice things up a bit. So glad I did. The little bullet is incredible. It was our first time using any kind of vibrator and I will never look back! The cock ring rocked my world! The stroker left my man wrecked. To say he loved it would be an understatement. If you're thinking about buying this set, go for it! I was so anxious about introducing some toys, but we're eager to use them again and make some more naughty purchases." —Kat_1988

    Get it from Lovehoney for $29.99.

    4. A genius pair of strap-on-friendly briefs for anyone who'd feel way more comfortable rocking something that feels like regular undies than they would in a harness. Versatility, we love to see it.

    The green briefs with O-ring in front for strap-on
    Rodeoh

    Rodeoh is an awesome woman-owned and super queer-friendly small business based in San Francisco that specializes in harnesses and toys!

    You can also order basics like a bullet vibe, a dildo and stabilizer, lube, and toy cleaner at the same time for the perfect starter ~package~. It works for dildos with bases up to 1.5 inches in diameter.

    Get them from Rodeoh for $49.99 (available in unisex sizes XS-3X). Find more styles and colors here.

    5. An affordable dual-stimulating vibe if you want to try out a classic shape, vaginal and clitoral stimulation, and a super-flexible, body-safe silicone member without breaking the bank. It certainly gives you serious ~bang~ for your buck.

    Hand holding the pink rabbit-style toy
    Amazon

    Psst...if you're not used to penetration, this might not be the toy for you, since the insertable part is pretty girthy.

    Promising review: "Don't be embarrassed to try new things. This is wonderful. I thought my vagina was broken. First try, on my own, I had an orgasm within two minutes. Second try, with my partner, I had one and then another with him!!!!" —Amazon Fan

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98.

    6. A set of Tenga eggs, which open to reveal an awesomely textured, single-use masturbation sleeve and give new meaning to the expression "beat an egg" — even for penis owners who usually just stick to their hands.

    Amazon

    Each egg contains water-based lube so you won't be scrambling to find some in the heat of the moment. This set includes six eggs-ellent different textures, and yes, okay, I will stop with the yolks now.

    Promising review: "I bought these for my boyfriend, because he had never used toys before and I thought this would be the easiest thing to see if he liked them or not. He's kinda rough when he plays, so I got him the 'hard boiled' ones. We have a long distance relationship at the moment, so we do a lot of playing around online and I thought this would be a good, fun change of pace for him. He tried his first one yesterday and we used it several times that day. He really loved it. <3 He's extremely happy with these and it's definitely made our play time more fun. I really enjoy seeing him so happy and excited and he had really nice orgasms with these. I'm also excited to use these on him, and I just think they're awesome! He does, too!" —Candy Zimmerman

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $31.17+ (available in three combinations of textures).

    7. The I Rub My Duckie, a seven-speed vibrator that you can easily display in your bathroom and no one will be the wiser. And since the whole duck vibrates, you can play around with where you like the most stimulation. I can't think of a less intimidating first toy, or one more likely to make you ~quack~ up. Yup, this fits the ~bill~.

    The toy, which just looks like a classic rubber duck
    Bellesa Boutique

    Too many puns again? Sorry not sorry. Anywho, he's waterproof (of course), and he floats just like a regular rubber duck!

    Promising review: "It does more than you'd expect and it's cute enough to leave out without being suspected of its use, haha." —AJ

    Get it from Bellesa Boutique for $29 (available in three colors and prints). Get the required AAA batteries here.

    8. A super realistic, flexible dildo that's the perfect size for beginners, for both anal and vaginal use. Plus, it comes with a little bottle of lube so you'll be ready to play right away!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    It's got a strong suction cup base and also works with a strap-on harness.

    Promising review: "I used this for anal, and was amazing. It's soft enough to not hurt and rigid enough for a great time. It's the perfect dildo for anal beginners. It feels really solid in your hand — it's not heavy, but it feels like the realistic weight of a penis. The veins are nicely shaped but not overdone like on some dildos. The balls feel great to touch, which is something I never knew I needed on a dildo until I had it. Finally, the suction cup is really strong! It even sticks to surfaces that other dildos usually can't, like plastered walls. This is a solid dildo for a great price, beating out (pun partially intended) more expensive competitors. I definitely recommend this toy!" —James

    Get it from Amazon for $13.69 (available in three colors).

    9. A double-ended, latex-free anal prober so you can figure out ~what what~ you like ~up your butt~.

    Hand holding the prober. one end has graduated beads and one end is smooth
    Lovehoney

    Some reviewers have also had fun with it vaginally!

    Promising review: "For those who have never used an anal toy, this is great for beginners! Both ends are completely different but still maximize your orgasm. The toy is firm but so easy to use and is super easy to clean. I recommend this for beginners 100%, as it really does intensify the overall orgasm." —Xbsjsisjxnaidn

    Get it from Lovehoney for $12.99.

    10. A sultry remote-controlled vibe and panty set for anyone who wants to try out getting (discreetly) sexy in public. Just pop the 12-speed, eight-pattern, waterproof vibe into the adjustable panties' pouch, hand the remote to your partner, and go to town (literally).

    the lace side tie panties and curved purple vibe and remote
    Lovehoney

    The remote works within eight meters (about 26 feet).

    Promising review: "My fiancé got this for me for Christmas and we decided to use it when we were out for a meal, and it was amazing. It comes with some sexy underwear, which ties on the sides so it's good for any size. The underwear has a little pocket in for the toy. It was so powerful and discreet. The toy itself is lovely and smooth and easy to clean, and it comes with a nice case where you can discreetly charge it through the side. Perfect for keeping it hidden from view. It's the perfect toy for keeping your love life a little exciting and it has a long battery life too. I love it and it's brought a lot of fun into our lives." —Ohloveoh

    Get it from Lovehoney for $99.99.

    11. A waterproof vibrating silicone starfish friend folks of all body types can easily grind up against to their heart's content and that truly puts the ~naughty~ in nautical.

    Cute Little Fuckers

    It has five modes and five speeds and is rechargeable, and it's specifically designed to work for all types of genitals and even cover them during sexy times for users who experience dysphoria. The awesome brand, Cute Little Fuckers, is queer-owned and makes a whole line of waterproof, adorable, and inclusive toys!

    Promising review: "My partner and I have had so much fun with this! It's so soft and all the different parts have such different sensations. The bullet is so strong too, I can only use it on the first setting!! As a nonbinary person I've been so pleased with this toy — it really alleviates any dysphoria I have about playing and it's such a relief! What a lovely toy from an incredible company!" —Kate

    Get it from Cute Little Fuckers for $79.

    12. The California Exotics Butterfly Kiss vibrator for internal and external stimulation that'll make you wanna spread your horizons and your wings, that's for damn sure.

    The blue toy with an insertable bulb and butterfly-shaped external stimulation part
    Amazon

    It's waterproof and has three vibration speeds, not to mention over 2,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "DAMN! I wanted something smaller and simpler for my first vibrator, but I definitely wanted something that works. Well, this works, 100%! When I took it out of the box, I was wondering if I could return it, because it looked puny. My boyfriend convinced me to try it once, and I'm NEVER giving it back. The head is just the right size to get my G-spot, and the clit stimulator is second only to an actual tongue (better than, on some occasions). I never knew something with AAA batteries could be so powerful — I haven't even used the third speed yet, and I'm finishing breathless. FANTASTIC!"—Devon D.

    Get it from Amazon for $11+ (available in two colors). Get the required AAA batteries here.

    13. A waterproof, textured cock ring so you can start to experiment with toys with your partner in way that helps you both get off. This bad boy provides clitoral stimulation and is designed to help the wearer last longer.

    A reviewer holding the palm-sized black cock ring with a round attachment about the same diameter as the ring itself
    amazon.com

    It charges fully via USB in an hour, so it'll get charged up almost as fast as you 😉. Plus, it is waterproof and has five speeds and five patterns you can mix and match, and it can be flipped around to work in all different positions or even for people with penises to use solo.

    Promising review: "I love this thing. It's the first toy we used as a couple and it was magical. We both finished with one of the most intense climaxes of our life. I would highly suggest this product for anyone looking to spice up the bedroom!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    14. The wow-worthy We-Vibe Tango, aka a cordless, waterproof, rechargeable mini vibe boasting eight body-shaking modes. It's super small, simple, and unintimidating, but is much better quality than some of the cheaper bullets you might find out there.

    @wevibe / Via instagram.com, We-Vibe

    It even comes with a little packet of lube so you'll have everything you need to get started! Plus, it's got a low power indicator so you won't reach for it and suddenly be disappointed to find it dead.

    Promising review: "Everything about the Tango is just gorgeous! I got it as a birthday present from my besties and couldn't thank them enough. I love its design and it doesn't only look high-quality, but it also feels high-quality. The smooth material is a great change from the always-used silicone. And the vibrations — well, hours later I could still feel the tickling sensations!" —SamanthaJ

    Get it from We-Vibe for $59 (originally $79; available in two colors).

    15. A powerful, seven-inch vibrator that's shockingly quiet, for anyone who really wants to go at it without fear of their roommates hearing. As for stopping YOURSELF from being noisy, that I can't help you with.

    Hand holding the ridged purple vibe
    Lovehoney

    Promising review: "I was very hesitant at first as I’ve never used anything like this before. I wasn’t sure which one to get, but my boyfriend suggested it and I definitely do not regret it. Very intense and powerful, great for use together or solo! Also is so quiet — I was shocked by how quiet! Highly recommend!" —Paige9894

    Get it from Lovehoney for $24.99. Get a pack of four C batteries (the vibe needs one) here.

    16. A clever vibe designed with an ergonomic handle to help beginners get a grip on great internal or external stimulation.

    Babeland

    The flexible, slim bulb on the end is insertable, and the wide part by the handle also vibrates and has little nubs to stimulate the entire vulva. It charges via USB, is waterproof, and has three speeds and two patterns.

    Get it from Babeland for $124.99.

    17. An under-$15 (yes, really) mini G-spot vibe so you can give the world of toys a try and, if you don't like it (I mean, you will, but hypothetically) you'll only be out the price of, like, 1.5 trips to Starbucks.

    Hand holding the small vibe with curved tip in pink
    Lovehoney

    Promising review: "This is an absolutely amazing vibrator! Very powerful! Easy to use and easy to clean. Extremely affordable and worth every penny! This is a slim, non-intimidating vibe, perfect for beginners or travel. Nice and compact, this will fit easily into a bag or purse. Perfect for couples or alone time. Very satisfied." —LiveYourBestLife

    Get it from Lovehoney for $12.99 (available in two colors). Get a pack of four AA batteries (the vibe requires one) here.

    18. An internally textured stroker so folks on HRT with bottom growth can get off with a toy that's just right for their body.

    Rodeoh

    Get it from Rodeoh for $26.

    19. The We-Vibe Touch, a small, quiet, and gently curved silicone vibe that's the perfect shape to stimulate your clit and labia during sex or when you're on your own. It's also got a handy low power indicator, so there'll be no ~learning curve~ as you get in the habit of remembering to keep your new toy charged.

    We-Vibe, @wevibe / Via instagram.com

    It has four patterns and four speeds, is waterproof, and charges via USB.

    Promising review: "I know, it's not new. But I just recently discovered the We-Vibe Touch. During quarantine, which was a lifesaver. For real. I am single, but thanks to the Touch, quarantine worries no more. This is amazing. Just a bit sad I didn't have it years ago..." —MeMyselfIsla

    Get it from We-Vibe for $69 (nice, originally $99).

    20. A Beginner's Bunny, aka a smaller version of an iconic toy that features everything from a gyrating shaft with rotating beads to clit-stimulating bunny ears, plus multiple speeds to give you plenty of ~hop~purtunity to experiment with new ways to get off.

    The purple rabbit in its packaging
    Blush Novelties

    You can order this bunny from Feelmore, a Black- and queer-owned sex toy shop based in Oakland.

    Get it from Feelmore for $39.99. Get the required AAA batteries here.

    21. A trainer set of butt plugs to help you gradually build up to the backdoor fun your body's been assking for.

    small medium and large curved plugs
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great for beginners. As a straight man, using anal toys is daunting, but this is perfect for anyone curious about anal play. The first two slid in comfortably and made for incredible pleasure. Still working up to the large one." —Ana Alley

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A finger vibe so you can get used to the feel of a vibrator during a good-ol'-fashioned fingering session.

    Lovehoney

    The battery is single use (lasts about half an hour), so the whole toy will need to be replaced when it dies. But luckily, it's super cheap and can be turned on and off to save the battery for a few uses.

    Promising review: "This tingly little thing was one of the first toys that I ever bought. It's wonderfully simple to use and oh so much fun! It's small enough for portable use, aka fabulous for holiday pleasure. ;) It doesn't make too much noise, so no one need know you've got one of these things handy. Also, such good value for money! One of the basics everyone should have." —Mmmsexyx

    Get it from Lovehoney for $8.99.

    23. Or the Bellesa Finger Pro, for an easy yet "HOLY SHIT"-worthy upgrade to masturbating with your hands. Just pop it on your finger and use the one simple button to move between 10 modes of movement for the tempting tongue-like attachment in the middle.

    The pink toy with a finger loop, textured head, and small &quot;tongue&quot; in the middle
    Bellesa Boutique

    It's waterproof and USB-rechargable!

    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but this is def worth a review. This is my first toy ever and I absolutely love it and cannot imagine doing without it now. It’s so easy to use (even if this is new to you). There are plenty of different vibrations and speeds to choose from. I absolutely love it and recommend this for sure! Takes little time and it’s amazing!" —SO so worth it

    Pre-order it from Bellesa Boutique for $39 (ships in three to four weeks).

    24. A gorgeous lockable storage case in ~case~ your primary hesitancy to buy a toy is concern about storage out of the way of kids, family members, roommates, etc. This beauty looks like a luxe toiletry case but is made just for sexy stuff, with an antibacterial material, charger slot, and even a pouch for condoms and lube packets.

    Plume

    It's from a Black woman-owned company and was the first ~adult~ product brand approved on Kickstarter. Brooklyn-based founder Lidia's goal is to combine fashion and function to help remove some of the shame and stigma around sex toys.

    Promising review: "Bought this for downsizing and love how compact it is. I can fit four toys: a rabbit, a butt plug, and two small vibes, plus two charging cables, a pack of AAAs, travel sanitizer, and a bottle of lube. Everything is tidy, locked up, and the case is super cute. Couldn't be happier! Customer service is amazing too!!" —Laura J.

    Get it from Plume for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    25. And finally, some top-rated antibacterial toy cleaner and lube to complete your ~special package~. Because if there's anything you need to know about sex toys, it's to clean them after each use and to USE A WATER-BASED LUBE, PEOPLE!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Other types of lube aren't good for your toys.

    Promising review (for the cleaner): "Great product. Feels clean and rinses off completely. I have very sensitive skin and a lot of products cause issues when used in sensitive areas. This cleanser works very well, does not adversely affect toy materials, and has not caused me any discomfort. I would definitely recommend to my friends!" —Whitney Vieira

    Promising review (for the lube): "I've tried other kinds of lube and this is still my preferred one. The texture is perfect and it's not too oily like other ones. Be sure to apply more as needed, though. Very good product and has brought me some extremely pleasurable moments. :)" —A. Kim

    Get the toy cleaner for $8.99 and a two-pack of the lube for $11.94, both from Amazon.

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