Having a healthy sex life in your relationship is important, but it’s also important to enjoy s-e-x with yourself. If you’ve never gone sex toy shopping before— you should. Though, it can be a little intimidating to get started. The first thing you want to do, is realize that there is absolutely NO shame in using sex toys — both by yourself and with a partner. In fact, trying different vibrators and sex toys is a great way to get to know your body and learn exactly what pleases you, what gives you an orgasm and, just as importantly, what you don’t like.
“The only way you know what you like is if you start and experiment,” Dr. Ava Cadell, certified sex counselor and author of NeuroLoveology, said to HuffPost. In fact, an estimated 44 percent of women 18-60 have tried sex toys, so why not you? After you’ve let go of any guilt or shame, you’ll want to start with exploring some of the options out there. You can start by going to a reputable store, sure, but an even easier option is to check out the 8 beginner’s sex toys for women below. Happy, um, orgasm!
1. Siri 2 by Lelo, $159.
I stand by this clitoral vibrator 100%, which I personally have had for almost eight years. It’s a go-to because you can control the speed and type of vibration you receive, which gives any woman the option to go fast or slow, pulsate or have steady rhythm, and so much more.