Men’s toys have come a long way from the blow-up dolls of our horniest ancestors. Today, we’re seeing male masturbation aids that look a little more sophisticated and are geared toward a variety of climaxing intensities — whether you want to go hard or just have some fun. And sex toys aren’t just for solo self-pleasure; they can also boost intimacy in a monogamous relationship and heighten pleasure with a partner.
While some sex tech can be pricey, you don’t need to drop a fortune to find something that feels good. In fact, some of our top picks are just over $30. Those include the Fleshlight F1S, which sends sonic waves through your penis for an orgasm that’s “closer to what someone with a clitoris might experience” and is designed to tighten and loosen to suit your personal preferences. And the Satisfyer stroker, made of Cyberskin, which is super soft and ribbed for sensations that are close to a real penis.
Another popular choice is the Exo, which has a sleeve that opens and closes like a glove to fit any size penis, plus a soft interior lined with ridges for stimulation. All you need is a bit of water-based lube to get the most out of this hands-free toy.
If you’re looking to take things even further, the Flip Hole from Lovehoney has a variety of textures, bumps and nodules lining its pliable sleeve that can be inserted into your cock and can be manipulated to target specific areas. It’s a great option for guys with ED, too, because it can be used with or without an erection.
There’s also the Powerhouse from LELO, a high-tech stroking toy that boasts a completely revamped app that offers multiple pulsing patterns to help you reach a mind-blowing climax. And the HEX from LELO is an amazing advancement in condom technology, with 350 interconnected hexagons that create a rubber that’s thinner and stronger than the average model.
Regardless of your sexy needs, it’s important to remember that no two men are alike when it comes to what feels good. So if you’re shopping for a gift, pay attention to insertable lengths and widths, and try out different sizes to see what works best for you. And just in case, it never hurts to have a backup toy on hand, especially one that fits in your pocket.
For more, check out the most popular male masturbation toys on Amazon and read what real blokes have to say about their favorites.
This article was originally published in September 2018, and has since been updated for accuracy.
This content has been updated for accuracy and brevity. It was originally written by Alicia Kulp and edited by Amanda Schulz.
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