How to Use Anal Sex Toys Safely

Anal sex toys are a great way to explore your anus and enhance erotic pleasure. They also come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. But before you buy an anal sex toy, there are a few things you should know about them and how to use them safely.

To begin, be sure to clean your anal toys before using them for the first time and between uses. Non-porous materials are the most hygienic because they are less likely to harbor bacteria.

The best way to clean anal sex toys is with soap and hot water. Some people like to add a drop of isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol after washing to help get rid of any bad odors.

Another option is to boil the toys for a few minutes and then let them dry. This process disinfects them well and removes any odors.

Before using your anal sex toy, test it out first to make sure you can insert and retrieve it easily and comfortably. This is especially important with anal beads and plugs that have a flared base, which can slip if inserted too deep.

When using your anal sex toy, make sure to apply a generous amount of anal lube. This will provide the slickness that is necessary for penetration and make your experience more enjoyable.

Depending on your anal anatomy, you may need to practice with a smaller toy before moving up to a larger size. This is because your anus is sensitive and can be painful if you go too far. Try playing with a toy for a few minutes at a time, and then gradually move up to the next size.

Start out with a small toy that you can easily put in and take out of your anus without too much trouble. Once you feel comfortable with the toy, slowly wiggle it in and out of your anus until it is fully inserted. Then, gently press the toy down into your anus until you feel it flex and relax.

Once you’re comfortable with the toy, lubricate it before inserting and removing it. You can use a variety of lubes, including silicone-based lubes that are easy to clean and stay slippery for longer. You can also use an oil-based lube that will be easier to rinse off after play.

Always keep a towel nearby when inserting and removing your anal sex toy. This is to protect your anus from accidentally shooting the toy out too quickly during orgasm, which can cause damage.

If you’re new to anal sex, it’s important to practice solo before using a partner. This will allow you to become accustomed to the sensations and pain of anal play before you share it with your partner.

You can also practice solo with a partner, but only if you’re confident enough in your ability to handle both the stimulation and pain of anal play. If you’re unsure about whether or not anal play is right for you, speak with a sexual health specialist in your area before using a partner.