Best male sex toys for mind-blowing orgasms
Whether it's cock rings or prostate massagers, there's plenty of toys to choose from
words Megan Wallace
The sexual wellness industry puts a huge emphasis on sex toys for women and people with vulvas - but there's also plenty of sex toys for men and penis-havers. From cock rings that promote harder, longer-lasting erections to prostate massagers which give you a full-body climax (rather than the great, but not as amazing, nature of penile orgasms) or masturbation sleeves which give you an extra luxurious wank, there are plenty of gadgets to play with.
And while sex toys can be a great accessory to partnered sex or a solo session, they can also be a major boost to your sexual well-being. In fact, a paper published in the Fertility and Sterility journal has pointed to the role that vibrators can play in combatting sensitivity loss to the penis when applied to the penis glans aka the tip.
But don’t get carried away: there are some important ground rules to be aware of. Most sleeves or anal toys — which includes prostate massagers as well as butt plugs — work best with a dash of water-based lube (silicon-based lubricant can degrade and damage silicone toys) and you should be careful to clean sex toys after each use to prevent bacterial build-up.
To give your toys a spring clean, you can opt for at least 20 seconds of mild antibacterial soap and hot water or you can use a specially-designed toy cleaner such as this So Divine antibacterial sex toy cleaning spray. Cleaning sex toys is especially important if you’re using them with multiple partners, and you may also want to place a condom over any anal toys as a safer sex measure to avoid the potential exchange of STIs.
Now you have all that info, it's time to get down to business. Without further ado, here are the best male sex toys to add to cart now.
Put a ring on it
Cock rings are designed to restrict blood flow to the penis, promoting harder and longer-lasting erections. This particular model also vibrates, giving tingly, buzzy sensations down the shaft for an extra good time.
While this is great to use for a solo session, it's also particularly fun to whip out for partnered sex with someone with a vulva: you can position the ring so that they can rub their clit against it during penetration. It's the ride of a life-time - but remember, do not use a cock ring for more than 20 - 30 minutes and take off immediately if you notice any dramatic discolouration, pain or loss of sensation.
Deep tissue massage
LELO is known for its elite luxury sex toys and the Hugo Massager is no exception. Waterproof, USB-rechargeable and with dual vibrating motors, this prostate massager aims to hit the male G-spot for truly out of this world full-body orgasms.
This pleasure console from LELO is similar in concept to a fleshlight - you pop your dick inside the aluminium casing and there is a textured, mouth-shaped silicone interior. Not only does the gadget boast vibrations it also has sonic waves: essentially a deeper form of movement rather than the ticklish vibes of a traditional toy.
Retire the vaseline: you need some high-quality, water-based lube. Compatible with condoms (no splitting) and sex toys (which can degrade from silicone-based lube) this long-lasting personal moisturiser is here to upgrade your sex life. Use it to make anal play, penetrative sex or quality time with toys extra fun and slippery.
This ergonomically designed, vibrating stroker has a whopping ten different functions. Curved and with a ribbed texture, this toy offers tingly vibrations to stimulate the penis for mind-blowing pleasure. Less intimidating than masturbation cups or fleshlights, it's a great beginners toy.
Spills 'n' thrills
This two-in-one cock ring features a bullet vibe in a textured sleeve for rumbly vibrations during partnered play. Since the vibe is extractable, it can also be enjoyed on its own for pinpoint stimulation on the clit or other erogenous zones.
The plug 🔌
Want to try out a prostate massager but nervous about starting out with anal play? It's time to give a butt plug a try. With four speeds and nine vibration modes, this vibrating plug from Roam has a flared base (so nothing will get stuck...) and is made from medical grade silicone. Perfect for exploring.
My cup of tea
Perfect for penises of all sizes, this masturbation cup has a firm, textured interior - meaning that you can slip your member inside during a solo session for a truly next-level wank. Or, you can use it with a partner for the past hand job of your life.
Made from super soft silicone, this prostate massager boasts eight powerful settings for truly sensational P-spot stimulation. Just make sure to apply a generous splash of lube to ease its way in.
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