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The Redhead Bedhead Reviews The Doxy Wand Massager

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Okay folks, it’s story time! On September 7th 2012 I walked out of the courthouse after my divorce hearing, boarded a Cleveland Circle-bound C line train, got off at Coolidge Corner, went directly to Good Vibrations and purchased my Hitachi Magic Wand. I fell in love with that thing. I know lots of people say that, but for me the Magic Wand was pivotal in my sexual awakening. It helped me figure out that I wasn’t broken, I had just been using the wrong kinds of toys. It helped me get to know my body and my orgasms. I became obsessed with it and given how loud that thing is and widely sound traveled in the drafty old Victorian house-converted-into-apartments I was living in, I’m pretty sure my upstairs neighbor thought I opened a woodworking shop in my bedroom. I may bounce around to other toys from time to time but when I really wanted to get the job done I would turn to my love, the Magic Wand

Jump forward two years to September 7th 2014 when I arrived home from helping the cute boy move to another city (more on that later) to find a box from my friends at SheVibe. In this box was another (giant) box holding the Doxy Wand Massager. Folks, I almost hate to say it because the Magic Wand is so representative of a particular moment in my life but, I think my heart has been stolen away.

So, what’s the deal with this toy? Well, it’s basically the UK’s answer to the Hitachi Magic Wand no longer being available over there. What’s awesome though is that it feels like this was made by someone who liked the Magic Wand but had some quibbles and decided to address them. This is the Magic Wands, younger, sexier sibling who can also do more stuff.

How does it work? Okay, so I know for some people this will automatically cost it “cool” points but the Doxy is a plug-in massager that is operated simply with 3 large and very clear buttons. One turns it on and puts it into the pulsing mode and the other two raise and lower the intensity. When you turn the Doxy Wand on it is already at about 1/2 power so if you need less vibration you need to turn it down. I like this because starting in the middle just makes more sense to me than starting from zero and making us build all the way up, but I’m a power girl myself.

Fun fact: I don’t use vibration patterns on any vibrators ever. I go for the strongest steady vibration and run with it. Also I tend to not read instructions when I get new toys- I just start frantically masturbating. So I didn’t even realize that the pulsing mode existed until I went to the website to double-check some stuff and saw it there so I had to go get the wand out and play with that mode, which is hella easy: Press the “on” button and then hold it down.

How does it feel? Read more here.

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Posted on September 26, 2014 and filed under wand style vibrator, vibrator.

Arch Vixen Reviews The PalmPower Wand Massager

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The PalmPower Wand by BSM Factory is a compact, corded body wand that packs quite a punch. Seriously, this wand means business.

A really cool thing about this wand is that the head is covered with a removable silicone cap that makes this wand much easier to keep clean. And there are even additional attachment caps out there that you can use to make this wand even more versatile. But more on that in a bit.

The PalmPower wand comes in simple clear plastic packaging that has a little bit of info about the wand on its sides. Inside the box you will find an instruction booklet and power cord, along with 4 different adapters for the US, UK, Europe, and Australia.

The body of the PalmPower Wand is made from a velvety smooth ABS plastic. The body and the head are completely rigid, but there’s a tiny bit of give in the neck. Since the neck is not very flexible, it’s able to stand up really well to pressure, which  I consider to be really important.

The pink cap however is made from silicone and is removable, so it’s super easy to keep clean and even sterilize if needed.  If you want to learn more about these materials and how to clean them, check out my guide here.

The inside of the cap and the plastic head of the wand have some ridges and grooves that need to be aligned to fit together properly and once you do so the cap will fit on nice and secure.

The PalmPower has really, really impressed me. It has a crazy range in intensity, from a low rumble to a super strong high. I would just say to keep in mind that if you like only broad stimulation, the PalmPower might not be what you’re looking for. But I personally love that this wand has a lot more pinpoint vibrations than most other wands I've tried. There's more...

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Posted on September 22, 2014 and filed under bms, wand style vibrator, silicone, vibrator.

Beck And Her Kinks Reviews The Bettie Page Teasearama Crop

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When I first seen the Bettie Page line, I fell in love with how adorable the items were especially the paddles. However, I had heard that they were more for light spankings. I knew that I wouldn’t enjoy how they performed, but I had yet to hear how the crop performed. I reached out to SheVibe to see if I could review the crop and they kindly sent me the Bettie Page Teaserama Leather Riding Crop free of charge in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion.

Upon arrival, I admired the lovely packaging. Typically BDSM items don’t come in packaging aside from a plastic bag, so it is nice to see packaging that makes the item presentable as a gift. The packaging has a sleeve on the outside that gives you an erotic teaser about the crop and some material information. Bettie Page is pictured on the front and the back with the crop also pictured on the back. The box opens by pulling the top off. Side you will find the crop, a small key chain clip with Bettie pictured, and a card that is one of Bettie’s pin-up images.

I definitely recommend it for those who like items that leave marks, provide a nice sting, and are into titty smacking. There's more...

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Posted on September 17, 2014 and filed under bdsm, spanking, love honey.

Dangerous Lilly Reviews The Lust by Jopen L10 G-Spot Vibrator

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The Jopen Lust L10 surely is an odd-shaped dual stimulator. Due to the angle the photos were taken on SheVibe, people were imagining a solo use version of the Lelo Ida. Thankfully, not even Jopen feels the need to incorporate a rotating internal arm. But where the Ida’s clitoral portion is shaped like a large, flat-ish disc, the Jopen Lust L10 has a top shaped like a large egg vibrator. And the shape of the Jopen Lust L10 is just odd enough that I figured it could work for me.

Due to the way I'm built, I hate vibrators that have a handle that sticks straight out from my vagina, so the Jopen Lust L10 seemed perfectly shaped for me.  The shape  of the fat bullet/egg (the kind with the remote handpack) always worked out for me in the past, so I had high hopes for the entire thing.  I expected to have a largely hands-free experience under the right circumstances, and I expected a lot of clitoral contact.

And I was right. For the most part.

I also suspected that, judging by the motor on the Vanity VR6 and the Envy Three, there was a good chance this thing could produce deep, rumbling and powerful vibrations.

And I was right. I've felt things more powerful, but the Jopen Lust L10 is still very good in my book. Best as I can discern, the vibrations are equal to somewhere between 3 and 4 on We-Vibe Touch, and right around a 3 on the We-Vibe Tango. Yet because it’s a dual-stimulation sex toy, the dual motors make up for the little lack of oomph each section has. For me, I can get more mileage out of rumbling, penetrative vibrations and can get away with slightly less intensity.

The price is good, too; well under $100, and even under $75.  For a rechargeable, silicone-covered vibrator! Not too shabby! Not affordable to the masses, but within sight for saving up. There's more...

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Posted on September 16, 2014 and filed under jopen, silicone, vibrator.

Dangerous Lilly Reviews The OVO K2 Rabbit Vibrator

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I've been eyeing up the OVO brand for a little while now. Silicone sex toys for less? Could it be true? Could they actually be decent? So far, the only reviews I have seen were for their cock rings which were panned pretty hard. But I didn't worry, cock rings are usually never the highlight of most manufacturer’s product lines. So my first subject is the OVO K2 Rabbit Vibrator. It’s priced UNDER $50 at SheVibe, which is super good for a rabbit. OVO K2 would have blown the competition away if included in my previous round-up of under-$50 rabbits a few months back.

What I like: It has a substantial handle to it, and good button placement. There are patterns, but they don’t go crazy with them. The silicone of the usable portion is LIM type, matte-finish and mostly repels dust and fur. It’s similar to the silicone from Picobong and Je Joue. The handle and even battery cap are also covered in silicone, instead of the hard plastic that Picobong and Lelo favor.  It’s even “showerproof” – so take it in the shower, just don’t try to submerge it in bathwater.  Was the vibration level enough for me? No. I require a lot more than this on my clitoris. But unlike other vibes, I feel okay recommending this to people who need less than I do. It’s definitely not surface-buzzy; the clitoral arm is just on the precipice of truly rumbly – it needs just a touch more power. It’s still better than many, though. This is one of those times where I know that just because it didn't work for me, doesn't mean it’s a bad toy. I actually like it well enough that I look forward to reviewing more things from OVO. There's more...

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Posted on September 2, 2014 and filed under vibrator, silicone, ovo.

Sexologist Vixenne Reviews The B Swish BBold Vibrator

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The curve is visually inviting and the silky feel of the Bbold is a delicious texture which has an interesting drag. It doesn't glide very easily, but I enjoyed it because it’s different from other toys I've tried out recently. The Bbold has a “clitoral cup” which is is touted as a feature for people who prefer gentler stimulation. As you may (or may not) surmise, it didn't seem to do much for me that I noticed. I found the vibration to be on the buzzy side, which made me nervous. I wasn't sure whether the B Swish Bbold would even get me off, or how I would respond in use. I think the width of the tip allowed for more stimulation than it might have if it was smaller, narrower, and more pinpointed. I managed on several occasions, to have orgasms with this vibrator, generally on the highest steady setting, but also on one of the patterns. I do wish for more of a rumbly vibration, but for once the buzz-i-ness isn't all negative.

In terms of how to orient the Bbold, well, of course just do what feels best! The button placement is interesting. I kept gravitating toward holding it “backwards” with the flatter end (the opposite side of the “cup”) on my clit. Holding it the “wrong” way, seemed to work better with the buttons. I also used it for shallow internal/g-spot stimulation. The curve is pretty awesome for that. It cradles just under my g-spot nicely. Internally, the vibration has a little more of a rumbly effect. The drag from the coating on the Bbold makes for an interesting sensation that one doesn't find in glossier toys. I wish that it was just a couple inches longer, but it’s not enough of an issue for me to quibble about. There's more...

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Posted on August 29, 2014 and filed under vibrator, silicone, b swish.

Kitty Stryker Reviews The Tantus Bound Silicone Dildo

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I love a pretty dildo. I have different ones for my different moods, different outfits, different lovers. It’s good to have a variety, right? A girl needs a cock for every occasion, and I’m well on my way. I have more dicks than shoes.

What? I have my priorities straight.

The Bound cock is a collaboration between SheVibe (designer) and Tantus (manufacturer), two of my favorite companies. It’s got an interesting, fleshy feel to it, unlike any of their other dildos, and I quite liked the bulging veins, the way the rope dug into the cock. It’s actually the first dildo I've been turned on by just looking at it. It’s pretty sexy. I mean, I’m not a fan of rope bondage generally, because it takes too fucking long to tie and untie (duct tape and cling film, any day), but the look of this all straining against the rope made me rethink that for a second.

Obviously, this is a textured dick. Heavily textured. It’s not a monster, at 6.3″ and 1.6″ girth, but that doesn’t matter. It feels bigger than it is, and it’s a rough ride. As someone who likes rough sex this was right up my alley, but someone who prefers a gentler approach might prefer something else from Tantus like the Flurry (which, incidentally, is also on sale).

It’s well proportioned to work in a strap on harness, and has a nice firmness that would lend itself to pegging (though, again and underlined, it’s pretty rough!) I would recommend using a lot of lube with this, thick lube, more than you think you need. Don’t worry, the texture will shine through layers of thick lubey goodness. It’ll rub against your G-spot or prostrate even without a curve in the toy, thanks to the bulges. I don’t recommend using this anally for a novice, though, even though the smaller size seems ideal- that texture is intense!

The Bound cock comes in black, cocoa and cream. When you first receive it, there may be some little pills of silicone around the ropes, which easily brush off.  It’s boilable, non-porous, body-safe, latex- and phthalate-free, so pretty safe for bodies generally (which is to be expected from a high quality company like Tantus!) It doesn’t pick up too much lint, being more matte, but will still benefit from a quick rub down cleaning before use.

I really love this toy, because I like cocks straining against bondage generally so a dildo that looks that way is just <3 <3 <3. It’s gorgeously filthy and the sensations I got using it were intensely pleasurable for me. It’s pretty affordable, especially now that it’s on sale, so consider picking one up from SheVibe today!

Posted on August 21, 2014 and filed under dildo, silicone, tantus.

Dangerous Lilly Reviews The Secret Vibe Remote Vibrator

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“Are there any decent remote control vibrators?” is probably one of the top five questions I get asked. Since I first wrote about this in 2011, a bunch of new contenders have come on to the market. Most I discount immediately, because the first requirement of a decent remote control vibrator can be figured out just from seeing photos online and reading the description – many of the remote controlled vibrators offer only a tiny remote with a button or two and nothing to give you feedback. The Secret Vibe Remote Control Vibrator nails the first requirement. It’s why I considered reviewing it. But to have success, and not frustration, when using a remote control vibrator in public all three of these requirements must be met: 

1. The remote needs to tell the person controlling the vibrator what the person wearing the vibrator is feeling, while being discreet enough that the user feels comfortable handling it in public.

2. The vibrator needs to be powerful enough to be felt, quiet enough for public play use, and designed well enough to be worn comfortably.

3. The wireless connection needs to work through a layer of clothing, through flesh, and from across a room. Bonus points for working through a wall.

The third requirement is decent, not bad, for the Secret Vibe. Holding the vibe in my hand, the connection went across two rooms and through a wall. Inserted, or in panties (both while wearing pants) however it only worked from at most 20 feet away. Which is….tolerable. It’s better than some I've dealt with.

So all that’s left is the third requirement, the vibrator. And this is where Marc Dorcel's Secret Vibe Remote Control Vibrator fails so, so hard. Surface-buzzy vibrations that are on par with the weakest I've ever felt. Judging by the sheer size of the vibrator, I’m going to assume it’s meant for insertion. I don’t personally get that; I don’t ever get off from just internal vibrations, nor do they even really do anything to arouse me. If you thought my clitoris was made of steel, apparently my vagina is even worse. As I clicked through the 10 settings (7 patterns, 3 apparent levels of intensity) I couldn't discern a difference between the settings and the “vibration” was not pleasurable or arousing to me. Used externally, I could feel differences in the vibration intensity but the vibrations are such crap that I actually preferred a few of the pattern settings because it was the only way I could feel anything pleasurable.  Ok so maybe it’s a great size I guess for internal stimulation, but what if that’s not what you want? What if the feeling of one tiny caged bee whispering at your g-spot doesn't do it for you? There's more...

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Posted on August 20, 2014 and filed under marc dorcel, vibrator, remote control.

Slutty Girl Problems Reviews The Lust by Jopen L12 Vibrator

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Super Cool Design

My favorite part about this vibrator is the design. It has a really cute L shape, with gradual bumps along each of the ends for some unique stimulation. The interior portion is longer than the clitoral portion. It has an outer round bump to stimulate your g-spot, with a gradual decrease in size, then another larger bump which stimulates your outer vagina. The clitoral portion has a large bump at the bottom which can stimulate your vulva and clitoris, with a tiny flexible tip at the top for pin-point stimulation. The controls and charging port are at the base of the toy, on the outside where they both meet.

The curves of the Lust L12 would be great for a beginner, who may prefer something smaller and simple for penetration. It fits my anatomy nicely, though depending on how you’re set up down there, you may not be able to get the toy in all the way, at the clitoral bump protrudes and may prevent to toy from going further. The rounded areas provide a lot of stimulation, though I do wish that the g-spot portion was a bit more curved and pronounced. The internal part of the vibrator is great for thrusting, though – which definitely makes up for it’s more gentle g-spot stimulation. The curves didn't get caught or pull on my pubic bone at all.

The clitoral portion of the toy was not well-aligned with my anatomy, unfortunately. The large bump fits me just fine, but the little tip is no where close to my clitoris. Granted, my clit is very close to my vagina – but even when I pull my clit up as far as it can go, and push the toy down as far as it’s flexible areas will allow, it still just barely makes contact. When I use the flexible tip against my clit without the toy inserted, it does feel very pin-point and direct. I imagine that ladies with a further away clit would have better luck, but I can’t comment on it. Otherwise, the vibrator is super ergonomic, comfortable to hold and use, and the buttons are placed in the perfect position so that you can access them easily, but won’t hit them accidentally.

Silicone covers the entire exterior of the toy – including the buttons and charging port – making it entirely waterproof. I love silicone because it’s so body-safe, but also because it’s easy to clean with feels fabulous against my skin. This particular silicone is very smooth, although it does have a slight drag. You’ll probably want to use lube with this one. Just remember to use water-based lube rather than silicone-based, as it could degrade the surface. You can use soap and water to clean it, but it can also be cleaned more thoroughly with a 10% bleach solution. There aren't any annoying seams on this toy, so there’s no nooks and crannies for gunk to get caught up in. There's more...

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Posted on August 15, 2014 and filed under jopen, silicone, vibrator.