Scrub it before you buzz it. Not washing your toy, using the wrong lube, or storing it incorrectly can all lead to problems, whether that's a shorter life span or distortion of your toy or a risk of an infection for you. Which, no thanks. BuzzFeed Life talked to Claire Cavanah, co-founder of Babeland and co-author of Moregasm: Babeland's Guide to Mind-Blowing Sex , for her best tips for keeping your sex toys safe, in good shape, and running as long as possible. A quick note: Many sex toys come with cleaning instructions, so make sure to look out for anything unique to your toy that these tips might not cover.
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Skip navigation! Story from Sex Toys. As a kid, you probably guarded your Polly Pocket dolls with your dear life, treated your Beanie Babies to a weekly bath, and always made sure your Furby had fresh batteries. Now that you're grown, your sex toys deserve the same TLC , particularly when it comes to keeping them clean. Regularly cleaning your sex toys will keep the material and motors in shape , so that they last longer, says Claire Cavanah, co-founder of Babeland , a sex shop in New York City.
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We all want to get down and dirty, but dirty is one thing your sex toys should never be. Most of us already know the importance of keeping our intimate toy collection sanitized. Hygiene can mean the difference between contracting an infection, or staying healthy.
A one-stop spot for all the information you need on the care and cleaning of vibrators, dildos, masturbators, buttplugs and other sex toys. Cleaning a sex toy properly is very important for your health and safety, as well as the longevity of your items. Please also be aware that when it comes to the safety of non-fluid-bonded partners , you should only ever share sex toys that can be sanitized OR if not, sex toys that are covered in a condom. Non-porous sex toys are the only ones that can be safely shared without the need for a condom barrier.