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Walking into an adult store can be overwhelming for anyone. Walls of all sorts of products, in different materials and different shapes and sizes, all vying for your attention like dogs at the pound; the old, faithful ones that look their age, the cute ones that turn out to have behavioral issues, and, somewhere in there, a hidden gem that may prove to be just the right fit. Thanks to my experience working in an adult store, I feel competent enough to guide most anyone through this journey.
The point of this page is basically to have a landing spot with an easy address. A one-stop shopping point, if you will, of all content that relates to sex toy materials, their safety or dangers and the industry as it relates to this topic. We understand material nuances better as the years go on.
L to R; activist Sarah Bryn Holliday, a jelly-based sex toy. The Science of Sex is a column from Broadly exploring the tech behind the complicated and fantastic ways we get off—because sex is sexy, but science is sexier. This week, we learn how to spot potentially dangerous sex toys.
You'd think all sex toys are safe to come into contact with our bodies, but sadly that's not the case. Some sex toys - mainly the cheaper jelly ones that are sold as 'novelty' items - have the potentially to be pretty harmful. When shopping for a sex toy that's 'body-safe' meaning it's made from safe material, isn't made from potentially toxic chemicals, and isn't porous so it can be thoroughly cleaned without harbouring bacteriait's wise to check the ingredients of the toy before buying.
Buying cheap vibrators off the internet can end up leaving you with a bunch of sexual health issues — from infections to messing with your hormones. A recent release from consumer watchdog Choice found that plastics containing damaging compounds such as Bisphenol A, phtalates, PVC, and BPA can disrupt endocrine, causing issues including infertility, breast cancer, and heart disease. Such as hard plastic rather than the jelly-like stuffsilicone, or metal.
We built Bottega Nera on the dream of offering body safe, beautiful sex toys to new audiences. So what does body safe really mean for sex and kink? Why is it such a big deal?
The other day I was reading an old blog post by Dr. Logan Levkoff in which she discussed how taboo the term "sex toy" is. When I read this, I swear I started snapping my fingers like a sorority girl straight out of Legally Blonde. I totally got what she was saying.
Everything you need to know about sex toy materials, including safety, lube compatibility, and cleaning! Shops that only sell body-safe toys: Peepshow Toys Liberator. Since the sex toy industry is completely unregulated, trying to find a good, body-safe toy without prior knowledge about materials can be like navigating a minefield.