Toy Review: The Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine

Grab yourself a bottle of water-based lube and get ready for the ride of your life, because the Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine definitely lives up to its name.

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The Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine in all its glory.

I managed to win the Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine from Lovehoney as part of a competition. The idea was to make your comment stand out. So I sat myself down, rewrote the lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody and didn’t expect much to come of it. You can imagine my surprise when I’d actually gone and won it! I was jumping up and down in excitement.

When it arrived the next day I made sure to start giving it a thorough testing as soon as possible. Now that I’ve *ahem* ‘tested’ it a fair amount of times I can finally comment on its performance. And, I have to say, this machine is pretty damn good at what it does.

The Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine has a lot of great points and I feel it’s worth the time to address these points in some depth. The machine comes with two skin safe rubber dildos, which are incredibly flexible, but not too soft. This flexibility means that, in use, both of the dildos allow you to play around with positions when mounting them, providing a lot of variety and enjoyment. In addition to this, they also have their own distinct benefits.

The two dildos provided.

The two dildos provided.

The larger dildo is much more realistic than its smaller counterpart, and sports a useable length of 7.5 inches. Due to its size and flexibility, the larger dildo really comes into its own playing with positions.  In use it makes its length known, and can produce a very deep and fulfilled sensation. This will appeal to users those want to ride this machine as if they were riding a partner. Those who crave depth or those who value changing up positions will also appreciate this attachment.

Then nodules on the smaller dildo mean that it is far from the lesser of two dildos.

Then nodules on the smaller dildo mean that it is far from the lesser of two dildos.

Meanwhile, the smaller dildo is adorned with wonderful little nodules which run all the way up the shaft. When inserting this dildo, these pronounced nodules are very noticeable, and provide a very prominent sensation. As such, while this dildo may be shorter, it certainly doesn’t suffer for this.

Behind that unassuming appearance is a ride of ribbed delight and each layer of nodules declare themselves as they thrust in and out of your body. Keeping this in mind, those who prefer a smoother ride may not appreciate this attachment as much, but those who desire texture or a pronounced feeling from their insertable toys will probably find themselves liking this dildo.

The screw-feature.

The screw-feature.

Each of these dildos can be screwed onto the saddle of this machine with relative ease. The saddle itself is very firm and is incredibly comfortable to sit on. The material is smooth and dries extremely quickly. This is fantastic because the saddle will almost certainly get rather wet when using this machine. The controls at the front of the toy are fairly easy to use, even when riding the machine. That being said, it’s easier to have a second person operating the controls, allowing you to fully enjoy the thrusting experience. And, oh boy, when it comes to thrusting this toy does not disappoint.

This toy can provide anything from gentle plunging motion to a rapid, mind-blowing pounding, covering everything in-between. I have to admit, I tend to get to about half speed before I’m elated with the thrusting action that this machine produces. The idea that it can thrust with double that speed leaves me reeling and I do believe that it can satisfy anyone who is looking for a rapid pounding. The thrusting that this machine produces also seems undeterred by any leaning motion that you might want to experiment with, and will keep on going with no decrease in speed.

Personally I found this toy fantastic for sexual roleplay. There is something very appealing about easing yourself down on the saddle, letting your partner control the speed dial, and fantasizing about why you’re being subjected to such a powerful, unrelenting, erotic experience. I also found that I enjoyed riding this toy while my partner sat in front of me–leaving his penis and my mouth available for other things while I got a slowly increasing hammering.

Overall this toy is great for anyone who is looking for a strong thrusting machine, but it does have some flaws that I feel need mentioning.

The material used for the dildos grabs up dust and hair like nobody’s business, so you’ll always need to make sure that you clean the toys thoroughly before and after your play session. The small dildo comes with a rabbit attachment (presumably for clitoral stimulation) but, honestly, that bunny is hopping up and down way too rapidly to provide anything meaningful.

Also, for such an expensive product, the instructions for this machine are woefully deficient. They’re written in broken English and lack any meaningful information or helpful advice. If you’re paying near to £250 for a sex machine you generally want to have a good set of instructions, but the ones provided with this machine leave you completely in the dark.

To give you a taste of what you can expect from the instructions booklet here is a small sample from it’s ‘Recommend to’ list:

Users Applying To

1, couples who want to have more fun during the sex.

2, guys who are always seeking a new sex feeling.

3, couples who live in different cities.

4, remain single, or reluctant to have a mate.

5, sexless or sex vigorous men.

6, one of the couples who is disable to have sex.

If you think that’s cringe-worthy, the instructions also refuse to use capital letters, forget to use spaces, and comically misspell dildo as ‘diodo’ at one point. I have to admit, this is good for a laugh, but the comedy effect wears off pretty quickly when you actually want to know something about the machine.

This was made painfully clear to me and my partner when we tried to use the squirting option on this toy, which is actually a rather difficult process. Eventually we learnt through trial-and-error that, if you want to use the squirting option, you need to have the dildo screwed on as tightly as possible. Unfortunately this tends to leave the dildos screwed in at a sideways angle, which can be disappointing for those who want to ride them as if they would ride a partner.

The squirting motion is also rather unfulfilling and, when you press the button to squirt, the toy stops thrusting and starts making very loud whooshing and whirring noises. Incidentally, this button is positioned slightly above the dial, and is easy to accidentally push if you’re riding solo; halting both the thrusting action and the mood in one fell swoop. Then, after use, you find yourself tipping the saddle upside down and shaking it; just to make sure all of the water comes out (not the most reassuring thing). Altogether this left me and my partner pretty disappointed and  feeling as if the machine probably would have been better without the squirting option.

Whooshing squirt noises aside, this toy is generally rather loud. I have used this toy upstairs, while my partner was downstairs and he could hear it running quite easily. Because of this, people who don’t want to be heard, or who live in shared accommodation might want to think twice before using this machine while other people are at home.

Overall, though, I don’t believe that these flaws outweigh the benefits that the Powerful Thrusting Sex Machine provides. At the end of the day, its primary goal is thrusting power, and it has that in spades. With two dildos, you’re left with two very distinct experiences and a variety of speeds to experiment with. It’s an unyielding delight to ride, a pleasure to own, and fits the bill for anyone wanting to thrust their sex life to exciting new heights.

Recommend to:

People who gain pleasure from penetration and thrusting.

People who like textured dildos.

People who want to explore different forms of couples play.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who primarily enjoy vibrators or clitoral stimulation.

People who want a quiet product.

People who don’t like investing in pricey toys without extensive instructions.

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Toy Review: Lovehoney Bionic Bullet Vibrating Cock Ring

Apparently this cock ring was voted #1 male sex toy by Men’s Health Magazine. So, does it really deserve that title?

A sleek, black design leaves this cock ring with an impressive appearance.

A sleek, black design leaves this cock ring with an impressive appearance.

The Lovehoney Bionic Bullet Vibrating Cock Ring looks very appealing on first inspection. Made of sleek, black silicone, this cock ring does have a bit of a rubbery feeling to it compared to other silicone products. But it’s also quite reliable (I’ve tugged it around a bit) and the bullet vibe that it comes with is silky smooth.

It comes with two rings—one that is meant to be slipped onto the penis and another meant to be wrapped around the testicles—providing a secure fit that has yet to slip or uncomfortably reposition when me and my partner have used it. This security is a great assurance, and gives the testicles a lift, as well as helping maintain the user’s erection.

The ring intended to go around the penis has balls running around it to provide some texture for the user. These are a great addition and my partner has assured me that they don’t go amiss during use. Apparently these balls provide the most sensation during ejaculation, enhancing the orgasm that the user feels.

However, this toy’s main texture focus seems to be for those with a clitoris. The toy comes with a bullet sleeve that has raised nodules running all the way across it, culminating in a slightly larger nodule in the centre. The bullet provided also has 5 different vibration modes, adding a bit of buzz into the mix.

With these two things in mind it’s clear that the Lovehoney Bionic Bullet Vibrating Cock Ring has put a lot of thought into how this might work as a couples toy (with the experience of vagina owners kept closely in mind) but the sleeve and bullet didn’t necessarily wow me.

The vibrations that the bullet provides are, in my opinion, slightly weaker than other, similar bullets on the market, and it sacrifices the typical 3-speed increase (in favour of a 2-speed increase) to provide more patterns. I did feel like this was a legitimate loss, because most people that I know don’t bother too much with patterns, and would rather just have a choice of consistent speeds.

I also found that the sleeve didn’t stay near my clitoris long enough to provide me with fulfilling vibrations or offer a full experience of the textures on the sleeve. As such, the textured sleeve kind of got forgotten about during the act, though I cannot argue that the ring gave my partner all the other benefits that it promised.

This may not be a problem for everyone, and some of it is due to my personal preferences. I tend to like having my clit vibrators consistently on my clit and, as such, the fleeting moments that I got with the cock ring’s bullet were not going to meet my personal standard. I’ve also got to the point where I am a bit of a power queen, and most bullets leave me generally unimpressed. So, fair to say, I’m not this product’s target audience.

Those who do appreciate bullet vibrators, though, will probably appreciate the vibrations that the Lovehoney Bionic Bullet Vibrating Cock Ring has to offer, and it’s not something that I would feel guilty recommending to beginners. If the bullet is too weak for you, you can also take the bullet vibrator provided out and switch it with a different bullet vibe that you prefer more; a nice forethought from Lovehoney.

Other reviews of this cock ring also make it clear that the textures on the sleeve do work for some wearers, so this is just a case of how the toy fits with your body. I can’t say it will please everyone, but it’s proven to please some.

Users who have pubic hair might also want to be a bit cautious when putting this toy on and taking it off, because it can try to grab itself a few. This is due to the silicone material used; which tends to like to gather dust and hair as a rule of thumb, so washing it thoroughly is a must.

All of these things are worth considering when it comes to buying the Lovehoney Bionic Bullet Vibrating Cock Ring.

As a cock ring, though, this toy really does do the job. It keeps the penis firm, extends the experience, and provides pleasure upon ejaculation. The bullet and sleeve are just an added bonus, which will excite some people but not others. Either way at £14.99 I would say that this cock ring was worth a purchase.

The #1 male sex toy? I probably wouldn’t go that far. What it is, though, is a decent, secure fitting cock ring, with a reasonable price tag.

Do Recommend to:

People looking for a durable, reliable cock ring.

People who want a cock ring to please both partners.

People who like bullet vibrators.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who crave power in their vibrators.

People who need consistent clitoral stimulation.

People who just want a cock ring and nothing more.

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Toy Review: Bad Dragon’s Elden the Faerie Dragon (Small Size/Medium Firmness)

Bad Dragon toys always feel like a treat, and Elden the Faerie Dragon is no exception. This toy is tantalizingly textured, with just a few downsides.

About Bad Dragon

For those who don’t know, Bad Dragon you might be in for a shock. Bad Dragon markets itself with the promise of ‘making fantasies real’ and, as such, most of their toys are inspired by mythical beasts—dragons, werewolves, griffins.

The company also does some toys based on animals (which might be off-putting for some) but, regardless of their influence, Bad Dragon toys are original, wonderfully creative, and brilliantly textured. This means that, even if you don’t want a romp with some fantastic creature, Bad Dragon’s toys can provide a pleasurable experience.

All of Bad Dragon’s toys are made out of high quality silicone, which means you can’t use silicone lube on them, but it also means that they’re nonporous and free of any nasty chemicals that you’d want to avoid. In addition to this you can customize the size, firmness, and colour of your toy, so you really do feel like a kid in a candy shop when looking through their site. I can’t count the amount of times I’ve browsed through bad Dragon’s product page and made up a hypothetical wish list, but I’m pretty sure I’ve done it more time than I should.

Bad Dragon also has ‘Adoptions’ available—toys that aren’t quite perfect, but that are perfectly fine to use, sold at a discounted price—so there’s always a chance to grab up a bargain toy if you’re not too picky.

It’s all of these particulars that make Bad Dragon feel like a wonderfully naughty treat, but does the Elden live up to expectations?

Elden the Faerie Dragon

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The Elden is a delight to look at.

My Elden is small with a medium firmness and it looks absolutely gorgeous. I’ve found this to be the case with all of the Bad Dragon toys (and no photo ever seems to do them justice). I would honestly be happy to display my Elden proudly on a shelf if I didn’t think it might cause some red cheeks when friends and family visit. All of the textures on the Elden are very pronounced, and add a level of sensual elegance to the toy.

These textures are what really shine through with the Elden when using it. The ridges on Elden’s shaft are great for a little bit of clitoral tease (which ticks one of my core criteria) and they can be used as an effective build up before using it for penetration. When it comes to penetration the ridges of the Elden are what really stand out. All of the other bumps and contours on the shaft also join in with the fun providing very pleasurable sensations.

Thanks to the shape of the Elden the knot of this toy (where you’ll find the main bulk) is not too hard to insert, and with a little bit of play you should be able to guide it into yourself with ease. This was my experience when I used it vaginally, though I should stress that those who use it anally might find the experience different.

Inserting and removing the knot from the vagina causes a very distinct feeling. I found it similar to inserting and removing kegel exerciser balls, except with more girth to it.

All of this means that the Elden is a very nice product which offers two types of experience. If you just focus on the shaft then you can have a great time playing with the sensations that the texture provides, and if you start playing with the knot then you also get to experience a more girthy and pronounced type of play. But, of course, the Elden isn’t without some faults.

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The Elden’s tip is an acquired taste.

The Elden has a rather sharp, almost triangular tip, which looks kind of like a love heart or a petal. Personally I found this tip too pointed and, at times, it has felt like this tip was scraping the inside of my vagina, which is not a pleasurable experience.

With all of the textures on the base of this toy I had also hoped that it would provide some clitoral stimulation while inserted. Sadly, for me, this isn’t the case, as the base if way too far away from the clitoris when inserted to ever be able to fulfil this purpose. Now, I’m not an unrealistic person, and I know that most dildos aren’t meant for clitoral fun times. But this toy bypassed the option to insert a cumtube in order to maintain its highly textured base and, with such a sacrifice, I had expected some kind of alternate benefit.

But both of these things are personal gripes and not necessarily fundamental issues with the toy. If, like me, you don’t like the tips of your toy to be too pointed, or had really hoped that the base of this toy was more than just aesthetic, then these issues are things to keep in mind, but I don’t think that they really detract from the overall quality of this toy.

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SIze comparison between the Elden and a 225ml bottle of Sliquid.

That being said, if you’re a size queen I’d steer clear of the small Elden and try one of the heftier options. I’m no craver of girth but even I feel like I might benefit from purchasing a medium Elden. However, I do think this toy is a perfect Bad Dragon dildo for beginners. It’s small, yet elegant, the knot on it isn’t too intimidating but will provide users with a sample of what a knotted toy can offer, and all of Elden’s textures showcase the tactile delight that Bad Dragon toys so often provide.

Elden the Faerie Dragon provides a delightful experience while also being capable of easing newcomers into the world of Bad Dragon toys, and I would definitely recommend it for those with a fancy for fantasy.

Do Recommend to:

Newcomers to Bad Dragon toys.

Appreciators of texture.

People who want to indulge a particular fantasy.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who dislike pronounced tips on their toys.

People who prefer sizeable dildos.

People who want a clitoral attachment on their dildo.

Toy Review: Lovehoney BASICS Love Egg

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The Lovehoney BASIC Love Egg has a simple but effective design.

I had high hopes for this love egg. I had wished that I would be able to sing the praises of a Love Egg that is both enjoyable and affordable. Unfortunately the Lovehoney BASICS Love Egg did not meet my expectations and leaves me sighing, thinking that perhaps I set my hopes too high.

The Lovehoney BASICS Love Egg does have some good things going for it. The design of the Love Egg is simple but effective. It have a nice controller, with a simple side-scroll system, and a nice egg, which is a good shape for general play, as well as being able to hit sweet spots (such as the clitoris).The wire is long enough to enable couples play and the toy is made of plastic, so it’s rather easy to clean.

Unfortunately the vibrations of this toy just don’t deliver, and that is a shame because I really wanted to like this toy. When I first turned the toy on things seemed to be hopeful. The vibrations of this toy have a slow rumble about them on the lowest setting, and the potential of those vibrations just getting stronger put a smile on my face.

Alas, on the lowest setting I could probably get more pleasure from the vibrations on my phone. I actually had to tell my partner to stop using the first few settings because, far from the ‘teasing’ effect that the toy intends, those settings are painfully frustrating with how weak they are.

So you’d think that as the settings went up and the strength increased I’d be happy right? Wrong. Sadly on the higher settings the vibrations of this toy become very, very buzzy and surface level.

Now I’m sure that there are some people who will like this toy and, if the reviews on Lovehoney are anything to go by, it does have redeeming qualities.

If you’re looking for a toy that can provide gentle vibrations, but that also has the versatility to change things up, then this toy might excite you. If you don’t mind buzzy vibrators then you also might get along with this toy—as its higher setting does get quite powerful. And if both of these criteria appeal to you and you’re looking for something to use with your partner then you might have just hit a winner. But I can’t, in good faith, recommend this toy personally.

I asked my partner what he thought about the toy and he had the following to add:

For £10 more you could probably buy a different toy and get more bang for your buck.

And I’m inclined to agree with him.

The Lovehoney BASICS Love Egg is the only toy to have ever numbed out my clit so much with its buzziness that I couldn’t continue to enjoy my toy session, and that isn’t an accomplishment that you want from your sex toy.

Do Recommend to:

People who don’t mind buzzy vibrators.

People who want a couples toy with a simple control system.

People who are sensitive to gentle vibrations.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who dislike buzzy vibrations.

People who are used to strong toys.

People who have sensitive genitals.

Product Review: Mooncup Menstrual Cup

My Mooncup holds a special place in my heart.

For years I sighed when Auntie Flo came to visit; thinking my only two options were a wad of absorbent material which dried my up inside or a sticky towel which sat awkwardly on my undies and caused general discomfort. But no more, and all thanks to the Mooncup.

The Mooncup is literally a little menstrual cup which is inserted into the vagina and can stay in there for up to 8 hours (depending on how heavy or light your periods are). It’s made of medical grade silicon, it latex-free and hypoallergenic. It contains no BPA, phthalates, plastic, bleaches or toxins.

Because it’s made of silicone the chance of getting Toxic Shock Sydrome are highly unlikely, but Mooncup are cautious so they’ve still made the effort to put a page up about it just in case.

As the Mooncup is reusable it also means that you can save on having to constantly purchase tampons and/or sanitary towels. So, while the initial investment in a Mooncup can seem a bit expensive, the product pays for itself in a few months.

Since I bought my Mooncup I’ve only had to buy a few sanitary towels, and that’s because I prefer to use them at night. Regardless I’ve found the Mooncup to be worth every penny. When using the Mooncup I often feel like I’m not even on my period and can get on with my day without worry.

The Mooncup does have some downsides though. If you don’t like getting up close and personal to your body then you might have a problem with the Mooncup–as you need to rinse it out manually every time you remove it from your vagina. Some people have also reported a growing smell which they found to be unpleasant, but I haven’t had any such issue with my own cup.

The only personal problem I’ve had is that I can sometimes feel a certain amount of pressure when I’m using the Mooncup which can aggravate my cramps. This means I’m less likely to use it on days that are particularly painful. But, again, this varies from person to person, and the Mooncup page even reports that some people have found that it reduces their pain.

There’s a lot more that I could say about the Mooncup, but most of it is covered extensively on their page. So what are my final thoughts on this product?

The Mooncup saves on money, stops most discomfort related to sanitary products and has all of the benefits of a Tampon without all the nasty side effects.

The cup comes in two sizes–one for those who are over 30 or have given birth vaginally and one for those who are below 30 or gave birth through a caesarian–and typically costs £19.99. For all the hassle this product saves on I can definitely recommend it.

I love you Mooncup.

Recommend to:

People who want a reusable sanitary product.

People who don’t mind being intimate during their period.

People who are environmentally conscious.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who don’t like to be intimate during their period.

People who don’t like insertable sanitary products.

People who might be sensitive during their period.

Toy Review: Rocks Off RO-120MM Vibrating Bullet

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The RO-120mm is an unintimidating introduction to clitoral vibrators.

Y’know, among my circle of friends I’ve often been known to say “Nothing beats a good bullet vibe”, and this toy never fails to remind me exactly why I say that. It’s rather quiet, it’s discreet, and it’s a great starter toy for anyone wanting to give vibrators a try.

The RO-120mm is part of a series of bullets by Rocks Off and, personally, I think it’s the best one they’ve done. The toy is 5 inches long, with an insertable length of 3.5 inches. This means that it strikes a happy medium ground in comparison to its bullet-brethren. The 80mm the vibrator is far too tiny to hold comfortably (especially when you throw lubricant into the mix), and the 160mm is slightly too large. So call me Goldilocks because think the size of this bullet is juuust right; At 5 inches the 120mm can sit comfortably in the hand for clitoral stimulation and doesn’t get in the way if you want to put anything else in the mix.

While the vibrations of this toy won’t satisfy any power queen, they are great for beginners. The toy has a buzz to it but it takes the time to spread out the vibrations so that they have a clear impact. The vibrations are pronounced and so well timed that it almost feels as if they ripple from one to another, which is rare to find in a bullet vibrator. The RO-120mm has 10 different function, which is a nice variety, but most of the time I just find myself using the strongest rapid vibration setting and not bothering with the patterned ones.

As with all vibrators, this one won’t appeal to everyone. While it can be inserted, it works better as a clitoral vibrator, so it’s not really worth purchasing for penetration unless you have a specific reason for wanting a small insertable. If you like very strong, deep, or rumbly vibrations then you’ll probably want to look elsewhere too. On top of this it’s not without its negative points.

I cannot tell you how many times I’ve gone to switch out this toy for another one only to curse at its controls as it continues to buzz defiantly away at me. The control is a single button on the top of the toy that turns it off when you hold it down…if it wants to that is. More often or not you’ll find yourself slipping through the different settings in some kind of frustrating sex toy limbo, which can be a definite mood killer.

The other big issue is the logo on this toy. I can understand that Rocks Off want people to know who they are, but the best way to advertise yourself probably isn’t through small indentations in the bullet which are awkward to thoroughly clean. This is made doubly irksome because, without the logo, the toy would be a breeze to clean. But every rose has its thorns, I suppose.

Overall I would recommend this bullet vibe for anyone who has a curiosity for vibrators but doesn’t want to splash out. The 80mm might seem cheaper, but its vibrations cannot compare to this toy and its size makes it far too small to have an impact, so the 120mm is definitely worth the extra £10.

Recommend to:

People who are new to sex toys and want to be eased into the experience.

People who like clitoral vibrators.

People who want a compact vibrator.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who like rumbly toys.

People who consider themselves to be ‘power queens’.

People who want a substantial insertable vibrator.

Toy Review: Lovehoney Deluxe Magic Wand Vibrator

A strong toy with great potential for the right partner.

So here it is. The big one; Lovehoney’s alternative to the Hitachi, and I have to say that I had a rocky start with this toy.

While it may have been love at first sight when I looked at Lovehoney’s Deluxe Magic Wand Vibrator on their website, my first few experiences with it were hardly the bed-rocking bliss that I had expected. Regardless I have since got to know this toy better and can now say that I believe it is well worth the money.

But enough about me for now, let’s talk about the toy.

The Lovehoney Deluxe Magic Wand Vibrator is a UK-friendly take on the Hitachi wand.  The most significant changes are that the Lovehoney version is actually legal to use in the UK and has a UK plug. This means that you’re able to plug it in and go without worrying about getting an adapter and whether or not that greedy adapter is stealing some of your charge (for more information see Lovehoney’s own video, Magic Wands Compared).

The toy itself is 13 inches in length and has an overall circumference of 7.5 inches, so expect it to have some heft about it. The head of the toy is 2 inches long and has the same circumference as the toy.  It comes with a 1.8 meter long cable. The cable hasn’t been a problem for me (as I have a plug socket right next to my bedside) but users who aren’t so fortunate might want to be mindful of this, as you will want a bit of wiggle room when it comes to this toy’s cable.

All three Lovehoney wands together.

All three Lovehoney wands together.

Unlike the both the Hitachi and Lovehoney’s other wands, the Lovehoney Deluxe wand has a scroll wheel to control the strength of its vibrations, which you scroll down to increase the vibrations. At first I thought this was rather counterintuitive but as soon as you start using this vibrator it becomes apparent that the dial is just right, as you’ll often be holding the vibrator ‘upside down’. Personally I think this shows a lot of forethought from Lovehoney which I really appreciate. It shows that they care about the efficiency of their products. This can’t always be said when it comes to the sex toy industry, so bravo to you Lovehoney.

That being said the handle of the Deluxe is quite girthy and is best described as unwieldy. The material used for the handle is also rather unappealing, especially when compared to the silky texture provided by Lovehoney’s Mini wand. However, these are small gripes and are perhaps just par for the course when it comes to such a large toy. While the Deluxe is quite large, its cumbersome frame does come with some benefits. With such a big head this toy has multiple applications and can be used on most body parts.

So how does this toy perform?  Well, those who dislike buzzy vibrations are in for some good news when it comes to the deluxe. I’ve never owned a Hitachi, so I can’t compare the two, but the Deluxe has impressive strength and knows just how to use it. The vibrations that this toy produces are rumbling, deep, and tremble-inducing if used in the right way. Also, unlike the Macro and the Mini, the vibrations in the Deluxe do not travel through the handle much, which is a definite plus and leaves the user free to enjoy the vibrations that the head produces.

When I first received this toy I have to admit that I wasn’t instantly won over by its vibrations. As most of my previous vibrators had been of the buzzy-variety I found myself strangely indifferent to the rumbling treat that the Deluxe was trying to offer me. Even on the highest setting I found that my clitoris couldn’t be won over, and I wondered in some dismay if I would ever be able to enjoy the wand that I had looked at so longingly over on Lovehoney’s website. But, with some perseverance, I not only earned my orgasm from this toy, but gained immense satisfaction from it, so here are some of my personal notes.

When it comes to couples play, if you want to use this toy with your partner on top of you (one of my favourite positions for foreplay) then you’re probably out of luck. This toy is rather large and so it really doesn’t fulfill this role well.  This particular problem, though, is easily remedied with a little bit of position switching. Using the wand while on top of your partner can be very enjoyable.  For me this lead to the strong and persevering orgasm that I had hoped to get from this toy—which was a great relief as well as a huge source of satisfaction.

During sex this toy can still perform. My partner and I found that the best position to use for this toy was doggy style, with me applying it to my clitoris. On the stronger vibration levels your partner will be able to feel the vibrations rumbling through you and get the dual-satisfaction of feeling the vibrations themselves and knowing that the vibrations are so strong that they are travelling deep into your body.

When it comes to masturbation this toy has its own set of perks and complications. For those, like me, who like to put a vibe between their thighs, hold it close and squeeze for enjoyment then this toy may not be the best choice for you. Due to the size of the head and its flexible neck this toy tends to shy away from such methods and leaves you feeling thoroughly frustrated. The solution to this is to simply change method altogether. I found that lying on my back and adopting more of a thrusting motion meant that I got to enjoy the full-effect of the toy without having it shy away from me with every motion. Now, if you’re the type of person who prefers the first type of masturbation-method and has no desire to change style then it might be worthwhile to keep these points in mind. For others, though, this could be the perfect toy for solo play, and allow for a bit of steamy sexploration.

So, after all I’ve said, would I recommend this toy?

Yes I would.

This toy does have a few flaws. The handle is chunky, like all wands it’s not the quietest of vibrators, and like all Lovehoney wands it can be difficult to clean due to the ridges on its head and neck. Its chord can be a bit short for some, and it can sometimes be a turn-off to navigate when you’re in the moment. However, if you want a strong toy (with a variety of power levels) that provides rumbling vibrations and good body coverage then this toy is the gift that doesn’t stop giving.

£49.99 might sound like a rather steep price for a sex toy, but when you factor in its lack of batteries, its durability, and the experiences it can offer you and your partner then £49.99 seems like a small price to pay for a long term sexual investment.

Recommend to:

People who like rumbly, deep vibrations.

People who want a powerful sex toy.

People who want a versatile vibrator.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who want an insertable vibrator.

People who like gentle vibrators.

People who like pin-point precision in their toys.