May 052011
 


Sometimes, the perfect penis is an absolutely average-sized one.  You mean, you gotta figure that Mother Nature knew what she was doing with the design specs, there.  However, I do have to admit that a dildo with rainbow stripes might even be  a little bit extra-perfect.  No offense, Mother Nature!  So, is the Rainbow Amor the most perfect penis of all?  Read on to find out.

  • Toy: Rainbow Amor (sent by Babeland.com for review)
  • Type: Dildo, harness-compatible, rainbow-colored!
  • Manufacturer: Fun Factory
  • Material: Silicone
  • Price: $65
  • SMT rating: N/A

Babeland's limited-edition Rainbow version of the Amor is deliciously colorful

 

Fun Factory spoils us so.  Not only do they may fantastic, body-friendly and oh-so-good toys, they’re now releasing a delightfully colorful version of their Amor dildo: it’s the Rainbow Amor!

Other than the beautiful coloring (and, seriously, look at how cute and pretty that is), what makes the Rainbow Amor so great?  It’s made from medical-grade silicone, so it’s body-friendly, but it has some give that is reminiscent of old-school extra-firm jelly toys without all the health risks.  It has a soft, flexible flared base that is comfortable against the pubic bone when worn in a strap-on harness.  Its curved shape is moderate but noticeable, gives nice G-spot pressure, and feels filling without being a large toy.  For those who prefer a more realistic size, the Amor is 5.5″ long and 1.5″ wide, which is about the national average for penis size.

And, finally: HELLO, IT IS RAINBOW-COLORED.  How awesome is that?

There aren’t any downsides to the Rainbow Amor, per se, but it may have some features which bother you depending on your personal taste.  First, since it’s about average for real penis sizes, it’s a bit on the small side, especially lengthwise, with regards to its size compared to other dildos.  Also, if you prefer your dildos to look realistic, clearly the rainbow coloring of this toy might be too much for you.  Since it’s a smooth, non-textured shape, this also makes it a less realistic toy.  And, finally, it’s worth repeating that since this is a silicone toy, it is not compatible with silicone lubricants.

Overall, the Rainbow Amor is a great dildo.  Not only is it a nice, friendly, average-size with a good shape for G-spot stimulation and pleasant, giving texture, it is also a beautiful rainbow color that pretty much guarantees it will be the belle of the ball at any Pride celebration.

 

Mar 202011
 

Sometimes, a girl wants a big, sparkly, crazy, purple schlong to wear while parading around the house as a mystical unicorn.  Other times, she knows that the best silicone dildo is one that blends in with the crowd by being delightfully realistic, of average size, and a lovely combination of form and function.  Glitter and swirls have their place, but if you’re looking for a high-quality dildo that has those realistic attributes and won’t intimidate your crush when you stand next to him at the urinal, this might be just the one you’re looking for!

  • Toy: Mark (sent by Babeland.com for review)
  • Type: Realistic dildo, harness-compatible
  • Manufacturer: Tantus
  • Material: Silicone
  • Price: $83
  • SMT rating: N/A

It may be average in terms of size, but for realism and delightfulness, the Mark is anything but

The Mark dildo by Tantus is in some ways a breath of fresh air in the world of sex toys: it’s surprisingly difficult to find a good, realistic dildo that isn’t significantly larger-than-average in terms of length and/or girth.  Thankfully, Mark is not only incredibly realistic looking and feeling, it’s also of a nice, average size, making it pleasant to use and to wear without being intimidating or requiring extensive warm-up.

Like the Vixskin Bandit, the Mark is made from two layers of silicone: a hard silicone inside, and softer, more flexible silicone outside.  This gives it a surprisingly realistic feel, and the carefully detailed outside (complete with veins and faux urethral opening) match the texture with lifelike visuals.  At about 6″ long and 1.5″ wide, the Tantus Mark is quite close to the average American penis size.  It has a flared base that is strap-on harness-compatible.  Since it’s made from silicone, it’s easy to clean and sterilize and is safe to use with any water-based lubes (but don’t use silicone lubes with it).

Thanks to the dual-silicone nature of the Mark, it’s realistic feeling.  This also gives it some flexibility, so it’s easy to get the angle right and find a comfortable fit for the toy.  (For comparison with the Vixskin Bandit, the Mark felt a little firmer and less flexible than the Bandit; however, since the Bandit is much larger than the Mark, it’s difficult to tell whether that’s due to size or brand.)  Again, it’s difficult to overstate how nice and realistic the toy looks and feels.  The only slightly unrealistic look to the toy comes from its shiny head, but this may be a plus for people who don’t want their toy to look too real. The shininess of the head also makes it a nice attention-drawer.  The flared base makes the Mark perfect for putting in a strap-on harness, as well as making it safe for anal play.

The only downside that you might find with the Mark is if you’re looking for a realistic harness-compatible dildo that also has a realistic scrotum and testicles, since Mark lacks these attributes.  But if you don’t like that sort of thing, then their absence is a plus.  Other than that, the Mark is a nice, basic, realistic and nicely average-sized dildo with the added complexity and enjoyment of the double-silicone layers to give it a sexy feel.

Nov 142010
 

Finding a large, comfortable, body safe dildo can be a challenge.  Thankfully, Vixen’s VixSkin line offers the Bandit – the most realistic-looking and -feeling dildo that I’ve ever encountered. Whether you’re playing solo, using a harness, or holding it by hand, this is a wonderfully versatile and enjoyable premium toy.

  • Toy:  Bandit (sent by Babeland.com for review)
  • Type: Realistic dildo, harness-compatible
  • Manufacturer: Vixen
  • Material: Vixskin silicone
  • Price: $100
  • SMT rating: N/A

Get ready for the Bandit to steal your heart

Let’s address the most prominent feature of the Bandit first: this is easily the most realistic dildo that I’ve ever encountered.  It looks spot-on, complete with some skin wrinkles, slightly protruding veins, and an attached scrotum and testicles.  More noticeable, though, is how realistic the Bandit feels.  Vixen made the Bandit a dual-density silicone dildo; the center of the toy is made of quite firm silicone, but the outside is made of a softer, more pliable silicone.  This layering of softer-over-harder, combined with the velvety feel of Vixskin silicone, makes the Bandit feel very close to the real thing.  Neither layer is hard enough to keep the toy from being flexible.

The second feature of note in the Bandit is its size.  At 7″ long and 1.75″ in diameter, the Bandit is quite a bit larger than the average penis, and so is excellent for those who would like a more filling toy.  It is narrower and softer at the head of the penis, which makes it easier to insert.   The Bandit’s size also makes it an impressive eye-catcher when it’s used in a strap-on harness, as we will discuss further below.

The Bandit makes an excellent toy for both solo and partnered play.  Its realistic feel is perfect for fantasy purposes and also provides it with a nice flexibility.  This flexibility makes the toy easy to use despite its large size; since it is more pliable to the touch, it responds more to the body’s direction and is less likely to start poking in uncomfortable ways.  Of course, the hefty size (particularly the thickness) means that you should use lots of high-quality (non-silicone) lube and move at a slower pace.  But once you’re ready for the Bandit, its more flexible nature will make thrusting with the toy go more smoothly than with a harder dildo.  This also makes the Bandit more ideal for partnered play than harder dildos, since a partner using this toy can do so with less risk of accidentally causing discomfort.

As a final plus, the Bandit is strap-on compatible with any harness that can work around its scrotum-and-testicle base.  Its realistic look and above-average size make it a particularly visually pleasing strap-on harness, and, again, its more forgiving consistency means that it’s easier to use in a pleasurable way.  Plus, its firmer core means it transmits a good amount of pressure to the wearer’s body through the harness, which will make any sort of strap-on intercourse more pleasurable for the dildo-wearing partner.  It could also conceivably be used for a packing dildo, since it’s flexible enough to be maneuvered down a pant leg–you better be ready to have a very large and noticeable package, though, if you’re going to do this!

There are only a couple points about the Bandit that should be considered before diving in on getting this premium toy.  First, again, it’s a sizable toy; make sure your eyes aren’t bigger than your orifices of choice!  Additionally, if you don’t prefer toys that are realistic-seeming or might be grossed out by one that is fairly life-like, you might want to considering passing on the Bandit, since it’s a lot like the real thing.  Finally–and I’m sad that this is the case–some partners can get intimidated by sex toys and feel insecure about their own bodies or prowess.  If you have such a partner, they may find the Bandit particularly daunting due to its realism and large size.

Aug 212008
 
Looks Like Fun (thanks, Getty Images)

Looks Like Fun (thanks, Getty Images)

Sip your coffee ever so slowly, wink at the office cutie you’ve been flirting with, and imagine yourself in the middle of Thursday’s Thick’n’Sexy Teasers.

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