Types of Sex Toys

Whether you are looking to experiment with your partner or want to improve your solo masturbation sessions, Happy Lola will have the perfect sex toy to make your play time even more memorable. 

Buying a sex toy for the first time can be a very daunting experience, there are so many different types available to purchase. To help you make a good, informed decision about which is the right adult toy for you we have asked our sex educators and experts to break down the different types of sex toys.

Anal Toys

Anal toys are a type of penetration toy that are specifically designed for insertion into the rectum. There are a few different types of anal toys that are available to buy today from Happy Lola.

Anal Beads

Anal beads are a sex toy that consists of multiple spheres that are all attached together in a series. They are designed to be inserted and then removed at varying speeds for sexual stimulation.

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You can buy anal beads in a variety of different sizes and designs today from Happy Lola at a fraction of the price that you could from other online stores.

Anal Dildos

Anal dildos are a type of dildo that is designed to be inserted into the rectum. They usually feature slimmer shafts to allow for easy insertion, and a flanged end in order to prevent the dildo from being swallowed by the rectum.

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Anal dildos are extremely easy and straight forward to use, and are designed to be inserted and removed at different speeds and depths for sexual pleasure.

Anal Vibrators

Anal vibrators are a type of vibrator that is designed specifically for anal insertion. You can get vibrating versions of the most popular anal toys, including butt plugs and anal beads.

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Anal vibrators can also be remote controlled, meaning that you can use them with your partner.

Butt Plugs

Butt plugs are some of the most well known, and popular anal toys. They are characterized by their teardrop shape, slim neck, and flanged base.

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Butt plugs are similar to dildos, except they are usually smaller. These sex toys are designed to be inserted and then left. You can wear one whilst having foreplay or penetrative sex with your partner. Some woman enjoy wearing them whilst having penetration as it makes their vagina feel tighter, meaning that they get even more stimulation.

Bondage Gear

Bondage gear is a genre of sex toys that allows you to stimulate or restrain your partner. There are many different types of bondage equipment that are available to buy from Happy Lola. Below are some of the most popular different types.

Ball Gag

Ball gags or bondage gags are devices that are usually made up from a ball that is joined by two straps.

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There are many different types of gags, including bit, spider, and waffle gags. Waffle gags are a type of ball gag that features holes throughout it. This makes them much better for beginners, or those who are just experimenting with power exchange play.

Bondage Collars

BDSM collars are a type of bondage gear that is designed to be worn around the neck of a submissive in a bondage relationship. Bondage collars are designed to indicate that someone is in a BDSM relationship.

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Bondage collars usually feature an o-ring or d-ring that allows you to connect other pieces of BDSM equipment, including leads and nipple clamps.

Bondage Cuffs

Bondage cuffs are a type of physical restraint that are designed to prevent movement of certain limbs of your partner. Popular bondage cuffs include handcuffs and ankle cuffs.

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You can also get bondage cuffs that are attached to poles in order to completely separate your partners limbs. These are called spreader bars.

Couples Sex Toys

Couples sex toys are designed to enhance you and your partners sexual activity. This could be through a vibrator that is used during sexual intercourse, or used during foreplay.

Remote Sex Toys

Remote sex toys are some of the most popular sex toys for couples as they allow one partner to take complete control of the sex toy.

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There are a few different types of remote controlled sex toys, including penis sleeves, butt plugs, cock rings, and vibrators. Some remote sex toys can even be controlled via an APP across the world.

Sex Pillows

Sex pillows are a type of erotic furniture that has been purposefully designed to enhance sexual positioning.

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Sex pillows are a great way the enhance your sexual positions and let your partner hit those hard to get spots.

Vibrating Panties

Vibrating panties are a type of clitoral vibrator that are usually remote controlled. Vibrating panties are a great way to get full vulva stimulation that feel incredible!

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Panty vibrators are a great way for you and your partner to get some sexual stimulation.

Dildos

Dildos are a type of penetration sex toy that is designed to be inserted and removed for sexual pleasure. There are a huge amount of different dildos available to buy in all sorts of materials. Below are some of the most popular different types of dildos that you can buy from the Happy Lola shop today!

Double Penetration Dildos

Double penetration dildos are sex toys that have two ends. They are designed to be used for simultaneous penetration of two orifices, and can be used during solo masturbation or with a partner.

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Double dildos can be used for vaginal to vaginal, vaginal to anal, and anal to anal stimulation. These sex toys usually are phallic in appearance, but non-phallic versions are also very popular, especially within the lesbian community.

Glass & Steel Dildos

Steel & glass dildos are very popular with woman. Glass sex toys provide firm and ridged stimulation and allow you to apply more pressure to your erogenous zones.

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Glass dildos are also fantastic sex toys to make you squirt as the firmness allows you to apply even more pressure to erogenous zones like your g-spot.

Strap-on Dildos

Strap-on dildos are a type of dildo that are designed to be worn, they usually consist of a suction cup dildo with a strap-on harness.

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Strap-on dildos are a very popular type of dildo as they can be used by two partners. They are very popular lesbian sex toys and also with people who want to try pegging.

Female Sex Toys

Female sex toys are popular sex toys that are deigned for sexual stimulation for your erogenous zones.

Ben Wa Balls

Ben Wa Balls, also known as orgasm balls and rin-no-tama, are a type of sex toy that is designed to be inserted into the vagina. The balls are designed to provide subtle sexual stimulation.

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Ben Wa balls usually feature smaller balls inside them that jiggle when you move. They are also recommended by gynecologists and obstetricians as using them frequently can help to increase vaginal elasticity and bladder control.

Clitoral Pumps 

Clitoral pumps are sex toys that are designed to draw blood to the clitoris and labia. The increased blood flow can help to increase sensitivity, making sexual activity even more enjoyable.

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The are very simple and straight forward to use, and the effects are only temporary, making these adult toys perfect to use before masturbation and sexual pleasure with your partner.

Clitoral Vibrators

Clitoral vibrators are a type of vibrator that are designed to externally stimulate a women’s clitoris in order to bring them to orgasm.

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There are many different types of clitoral vibrators available to buy, including ones that can be used as sex toys for couples.

Rabbit Vibrators

Rabbit vibrators are vibrating and rotating sex toys that are designed to give you dual stimulation.

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These vibrating and rotating sex toys are designed to stimulate your clitoris with the bunny ears, whilst the shaft is designed to provide internal stimulation by rotating or vibrating.

Male Sex Toys

Male sex toys are sexual stimulation toys that are designed to enhance solo masturbation and even massage the prostate. Penile toys for men are some of the most popular and these would be products like penis sleeves and extensions. Below is some more information on these products from our male sex educators and sex toy experts.

Artificial Vaginas

Artificial vaginas are adult toys that have been designed to imitate a woman’s vagina.

Loving Joy Artificial Vagina - Pussy Stroker Artificial vaginas are also known as strokers, masturbation aids, or a pocket pussy. These are great sex toys to enhance solo masturbation and you can get both vibrating and non-vibrating versions.

Fleshlight

Fleshlight is a sex toy manufacturer, and brand of male sex toys. They are essentially masturbation toys that were originally patented as devices for discreet sperm collection.

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Fleshlight are famous for their appearance, and are known for their superskin inner sleeve that is housed in a plastic case, giving them a sex torch look. There are also a couple of sub-brands including Fleshlight Girls and Fleshjack. These are masturbation aid products that have been molded directly from porn actors.

Penis Sleeves

Penis sleeves are a penile toy that is designed to enhance you and your partners sexual stimulation. They are designed to be worn over the penis, and often feature ribs and nodules.

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Penis sleeves may also feature a ball loop that will act in a similar way to a cock ring, as well as holding the penis sleeve securely on.

Prostate Massager

Prostate massager devices are a type of male sex toy that are specifically designed to stimulate the male prostate gland, or p-spot.

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Prostate massagers are essentially butt plugs for men that feature a slightly curved shaft. This allows them to provide more pressure to the p-spot. Using these devices can lead to a man experiencing a full body orgasm.

Tenga

Tenga is a brand of Japanese male masturbation products. The company design a huge variety of different male sex toys, with popular products including the Tenga Flip Hole, Tenga Cup, and Tenga Egg.

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Unlike other male sex toys Tenga products are designed to look unrealistic and are designed to resemble the human form. 

Vibrators

Vibrators are a type of sex toy that features a vibration function. This is designed to stimulate your erogenous zones with powerful vibrations. Below are some of the most popular types of vibrators.

G-spot Vibrators

G-spot vibrators are sex toys with both female and male varieties. The female version are some of our best sex toys. These vibrators have been specifically designed to stimulate the female g-spot.

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They tend to feature a curved shaft that has a flat end, allowing for an easy way for you to stimulate your g-spot.

Love Eggs

Love eggs are a small and discreet sex toy that is usually egg or bullet shaped. They are usually remote controlled, making them very popular sex toys for couples.

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There are a few different varieties of love eggs available to buy, including single egg vibrators, double egg vibrators, wireless love eggs with remote controls (which are the most popular), and love eggs with sleeves.

Wand Vibrators

Wand vibrators are a massaging device that is a clitoral vibrator. It consits of a rounded vibrating ball that is attached to a handle. The vibration is provided by an electric motor that is located in the handle.

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These are some of the most powerful vibrators available and can be mains operated, like the Doxy, or rechargeble. Mains operated wand vibrators are usually more powerful, with the Doxy being almost 30% more powerful than the Hitachi magic wand.

If you have any more questions on the different types of sex toys then please feel free to contact us and one of our sex toy experts and sex educators will get back to you as soon as possible.