How to Care for Your Toy
Remove batteries between uses. This reduces the risk of battery leakage inside the toy, and the chance for it to turn on accidentally and draining the battery.
Vibrators can be cleaned with a toy cleaner, or antibacterial soap and water. Ensure that you rinse it properly afterward to clean any soapy residue off of the toy, and avoid water directly contacting the motor.
The use of lubricants can greatly enhance the pleasure of the toy
Toys with cords should be inspected after use, and should be treated with care.
Sex Toy Care and Maintenance
You may already know about giving tender loving to your new toy, but we can help you learn the �caring� part. Sex toys can last a long time and give you months to years of pleasure if you treat them right. People often regret that a toy breaks or wears out too quickly, but ignore the care and maintenance of toys while they are not being used.
Some general rules that always help toys survive a long, active life:
Take batteries out of any toy not in use.
Clean toys soon after use (do not kick under bed.)
If something is not designed for that, don�t do it.
Store your toys in a safe place so they don�t become pet toys.
Cleaning depends on what it�s made of. . .
Silicone dildos without motors can be sterilized by boiling for 3 minutes, washed or even put in the dishwasher to clean. These toys are non-porous and great for people with latex allergies and other sensitivities. Keep in mind that if your silicone toy has a motor, that motor should not be submerged in water when cleaning.
Plastic and Acrylic toys can be wiped clean with rubbing alcohol for a bacteria-free surface. Remember that some plastic toys can become scratched easily, and the surface may acquire nooks and crannies. These nooks and crannies can acquire bacteria, so use condoms.
Glass and Metal toys feel fabulous. This is because they are absolutely and utterly smooth. The surfaces can be easily cleaned to remove all bacteria. Simply wipe with rubbing alcohol or wash with soap and water. Don�t drop when wet.
Any toy made of jelly rubber is porous and cannot be sterilized once used. If you�re sharing toys, always use a condom on rubber toys. Store rubber toys by themselves, as their material may react to other rubbers and plastics. This is because the material is less stable, cheaper and of suboptimal quality.
Rubber toys sometimes contain latex. All our toys are phthalate-free. Phthalates are a rubber softener used in manufacturing that is a carcinogen if absorbed in large amounts. Any person with chemical sensitivities or latex allergies should avoid jelly rubber.
If you seek less expensive toys, look for elastomer and phthalate-free rubber options.
Elastomer toys do not contain phthalates, but are often high quality bargains.