The dangers of using the wrong sex toys

Thanks to sex toys, you can now bring passion in the bedroom to the next level. But one of the main problems with sex toys is that they’re widely used. But with sex and anything to do with it being regarded as “taboo topics” in our culture are not widely discussed. More so, the sex toy business is entirely unregulated.

Sex toys are not regulated by the government and 20 manufacturers can really make the toys out of whatever material they want to, regardless of quality or safety, and label them however they please. Some of these toys contained phthalates, a family of plastic softening components that are prohibited in children and pet toys due to being lined to all sorts of medical problems from irritation and infections to cancer, reproductive issues, and organ failure.

Some of the most common toxic substances found in cheap sex toys are PVC and soft jelly plastic. Some toys are also highly porous on which the surface is covered in lots of microscopic holes, making it prone to bacteria, viruses and fungi. Because these materials cannot be fully cleaned and sterilized, every time one of them comes in contact, you’re opening yourself up to all sorts of possible infections.

Buying Safe Sex Toys

How to make sure you’re buying high quality and safe sex toys? What toy materials are safe? There are safe materials that are good to go in your body such as toys that can be sterilized. This means that you can submerge the toy for three minutes in a pot of boiling water and it will make all the bad things disappear.


Silicone is a very popular sex toy material. It is soft to touch and feels much more lifelike and you can put it in water to clean and sterilize it.

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the most magical materials that can go in the body because it’s very smooth and drops right in. Feel free to boil and dishwasher top rack it.


You can clean glass sex toys with warm water and soap or place it in a dishwasher and you are good to go.


Aluminum will retail heat or coolness and can be sterilized easily. You can fully sanitize it with hot water after putting an anti-bacterial soap.

How To Store Your Sex Toy Safely

You shouldn’t store your sex toys together, but you should keep them separate in a nice and clean fancy box, satin bags or baskets. Whatever receptacle you choose to put them in, you need to make sure that they are stored individually.

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