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Back to Basics: Is My Sex Toy Safe?

Is Your Sex Toy Safe?

I talk a lot about the lack of regulation in our industry and the need for consumers to educate themselves on what they’re buying. Toxic and porous sex toys flood the market, and they can be mislabeled without any consequence. It is our responsibility as consumers to educate ourselves about what we are buying to keep our bodies safe and our money out of the hands of those who have no regard for our health. What I haven’t ... Read More »

Back to Basics: Porous Toys and Toxic Toys

I do a lot of writing about safe vs. unsafe toys, touting my favorite materials as “body safe” and decrying all others as toxic, dangerous, and to be avoided. What I’ve realized though, is that much of the time I talk about these things as if it’s something you already know. As if you, my reader, are as entrenched in the sex industry as I am. And because it is something that has started to ... Read More »

Back to Basics Kegel Exercises

You may have first heard of Kegel exercises during pregnancy when your doctor instructed you to start doing them, or you may have read about them in a sex-ed book. You might have heard about Ben Wa balls for the first time when you were reading the infamous 50 Shades of Grey, or maybe you stumbled across these weird looking vaginal barbells in a sex shop and inquired what they were. Or maybe, you’ve never ... Read More »