Jelly, glass, PVC, unpolished stone – these materials all become sex toys that purveyors encourage us to slide inside our bodies. But consumers can’t take sex toy creators and sellers at their word.
Body-Safe Sex Toy Materials. The materials in this category are the ones Peepshow Toys stocks, because they’re safe for internal use and can be sanitized between uses and between partners (see the next section, “Cleaning Your Body-Safe Toys,” for more details). Silicone is the only body
From clit suction toys to vibes that look like microphones, butt plugs to prostate massagers, there are nearly as many types of sex-toys as there are plates on the Cheesecake Factory menu. Before you start looking, do some noodling about the kind of sex toy you actually want to buy.
There are porous materials that are generally considered safe and non-toxic for sex toys. These include thermoplastic rubber and thermoplastic elastomer. Unfortunately, a majority of toys are made of porous rubber polymers that are inexpensive and may be highly toxic or easily break down.
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Wood and Stone Sex Toys. Less commonly, you can find sex toys in other non-porous materials, including specially treated wood and even stone. These toys are beautiful and unique in addition to being body safe. This is the NobEssence Seduction sculpted wood dildo. Beautiful and body-safe - we're in! You can get it at Peep Show Toys. Is this sex toy toxic?
Borosilicate glass: This material is perfect for sex toys because it is neither porous nor toxic, and it doesn't change form in high temperatures. To clean, just stick it in the dishwasher next to your stainless-steel sex toy.
Silicone is up first because it’s our favorite and honestly, kind of the best. Silicone is a super-smooth, odorless and tasteless material that’s safe for your body, very durable and extra hygienic. Those last three benefits are all thanks to the non-porous nature of silicone. Why should you care about a sex toy’s pores, you ask?
Good Sex Toy Materials 100% silicone sex toys 🙂. Silicone is my #1 recommended sex toy material. Non-porous and non-toxic. Won’t leech out anything, won’t melt when touching other toys…it’s an inert, stable material. It is hypoallergenic, odourless, non-porous, and free of phthalates.
(But keep reading below for much better sex toy materials!) Plastic Sex Toys. While still being relatively cheap, plastic is much safer from a health perspective than jelly. To start off – most plastic material does not use phthalates (but still check if you aren’t sure).