SEX TOYS – The Dummies’ Guide To Sex Toys

SEX TOYS – The Dummies’ Guide To Sex Toys

We’ll start off with a simple definition of a sex toy..

.. it is an object or device that is primarily used to facilitate human sexual pleasure. Sex toys are often designed to resemble human genitals and may be vibrating or non-vibrating.
Also BDSM apparatus and sex furniture are also considered as sex toys.

NSFW warning – this article contains pictures that may not be appropriate for a work environment.

This intro is going to cover all types of sex toys there are, while detailed description will follow, in separate articles.

There are so many sex toys out there and the choice is bigger than ever – whether we choose from different toys, materials, sizes, shapes. As a result of technological advancements, there are now many ”smart” toys which we can connect with our smartphones or what is even better, with other’s people smartphones, therefore making the choice even wider. You can read more about the possibilities of remote intimacy.

I will start with naming all major toys/ categories and write a few words about each one below.




Also known as Ben Wa balls – can be used for improving pelvic floor muscles, but also as a toy for increasing sexual pleasure. We have covered the topic about Kegel exercises and balls, so check it out. They are usually referred to as kegel balls, Ben Wa balls, sex balls, love balls, duotone balls,…

Spices of Lust - sex toys - Kegel balls


One of the most common sex toys. It is a device made for sexual stimulation of vagina or anus and it is non-vibrating. They come in few variations like C-shaped dildo or S-shaped dildo for G-spot or P-spot stimulation. Also, there are double penetration dildos for a use between two persons or a very similar dildo, often called horseshoe, for one person. There are also and strap-on dildos, usually worn to penetrate another person.

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Another very common toy, made for sexual stimulation but as their name suggests, they vibrate. Most popular vibrators are G-spot vibrators and rabbit vibrators. In addition to them, we also have anal vibrators, bullet vibrators, vibrator wands, sybians. They will be covered in an article in future as the choice is very extensive.

Spices of Lust - sex toy material and care - medical grade silicone toy


Very straightforward, it is a machine used for penetration combining it with rotational movement.

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Toys made for stimulation of nipples, like clamps or suction devices.

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They consist of few balls or beads attached in a series, made for anal insertion and usually to enhance climax.

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Also known as anal dildos as they’re intended for anal insertion. They are different from a classic dildo by shape.

Spices of Lust - sex toys -butt plugs


Toys/ devices designed to stimulate man’s prostate for either health reasons or pleasure, usually both. Category of man anal toys.

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Also known as artificial vaginas, are tubes made to simulate sexual intercourse. They are usually shaped as vulvas, anuses or mouths, and also textured inside.

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Harness designed to be worn around penis and scrotum, with a function similar to a cock ring. Could also be part of BDSM apparatus.

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Made to prolong male orgasm by holding the blood inside the penis. Comes in different variations, but pretty much with the same intention.

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A toy, can be worn to increase stimulation of the person penetrated, usually with some perforations on the outer side.

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Similar as last one, but open at both ends so two men can dock and do mutual masturbation.

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As the name suggests, a small toy used to extend the length of the penis.

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Pieces of furniture designed for increasing sexual experience. Furniture like sex swings, sex gliders, queening stools, spanking bench. Also part of BDSM apparatus.

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There is a huge list of toys/ tools/ devices used for BDSM activities. I’ll list few to paint the picture, but be sure to follow us, as we are going to go in-depth with BDSM as well as toys used and tutorials on how to. For example, there are armbinders, anal hooks, ball gags, ball locks, bit gags, beds designed for bondage, harnesses, collars, bondage mittens, cuffs, whips, and a whole lot more stuff. 

Spices of Lust - sex toys -male mastrubators - BDSM whip(All photos were taken from and google images)


As you can see the category list is long by itself, so you can only imagine all the variations there are. If you think about materials and sizes, the list gets even longer. In the future, we’ll be sure to cover as much as we can, regarding every aspect of toys and furniture there is, including how-tos and guides for choosing the right one for you.

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