For a long time, butt plugs have been unfairly scarred by myths and misconceptions. The result is many people missing out on a whole world of pleasure that could be theirs.
Start with a set of body-safe silicone plugs that range in size. Always use plenty of lube, and avoid toys made from porous materials, or that contain phthalates.
Choosing a Plug
The type of plug you choose will have a huge impact on your experience. Luckily, there is no shortage of options from which to choose. Butt plugs can be made from a variety of materials, from latex to silicone, neoprene, wood, metal and glass. Choose a non-porous material that will be easy to clean and disinfect. Porous materials can allow germs to seep inside, and it can be hard to get them all out.
The shape of a butt plug will also impact how comfortable it is. Plugs with a flat base may be easier to wear, while those with a more rounded or flared bottom will fit more snugly against the anus. For beginners, it is recommended to start with a smaller plug and gradually increase the size over time.
In addition to being a great sexual tool, butt plugs can be a great way to add anal play to couple’s play. Vibrating and wireless butt plugs allow both partners to use the toy at the same time, and many kinkier plugs can also give small shocks, for even more intense stimulation.
Just like any sex toy, it is important to always use plenty of lube before inserting a butt plug. This will make insertion less painful, and it can help reduce the likelihood of anal chafing. It’s also a good idea to warm up the anus with some foreplay and slowly increase pressure over time. Be sure to stop if pain is felt, as it could indicate that the anus has become damaged or irritated.
Getting started with a butt plug can be exciting and fun, but it’s important to go slow. It can be jarring to have something inside your anus, especially for the first time, so it’s best to work up to longer stints with the toy by applying lots of lube to your anus and plug before you insert.
You’ll want to choose a non-porous plug so that you can clean and sanitize it between uses. Porous materials are prone to absorbing bacteria and germs, which can be painful when you use the toy. Glass, stainless steel and silicone toys are all non-porous, and can be sanitized easily between uses.
While some people may choose to quickly remove their butt plug during a sexual encounter, others enjoy the sensation so much that they leave it in for anal or oral sex. It’s also possible that you will find your pleasure level with the toy decrease over time, and that’s okay!
Using a butt plug with foreplay can be a great way to stimulate your anus, and can make orgasms more intense. However, it’s not recommended that you use a butt plug for vaginal intercourse, or with multiple partners. In addition to causing pain, this can lead to infections and complications like fissures or hemorrhoids. Leaving a butt plug in for an extended period can also cause the sphincter to swell around it, which can be extremely painful and uncomfortable.
Plugs come in a wide variety of sizes and materials. Generally speaking, it’s best to start small and work your way up to larger sizes as you get comfortable with the sensation of having something inside your anus. It’s also recommended to only use a plug made from body-safe material like medical-grade silicone, hard plastic, stainless steel, or borosilicate glass. Anything that’s porous or made of jelly-like material may be able to leak into the anus and cause an infection.
When you’re ready to insert a butt plug, make sure to have lots of lube available. It’s important to take your time and not push too hard as doing so can actually be painful, warns sexologist Tracy Van Kirk.
She suggests using a silicone lubricant as it’s the most gentle on the anus. Using a little foreplay, such as massage or watching pornography, can also help you relax and increase your sense of arousal.
Whether you’re alone or with a partner, plugs can provide tons of sphincter-tingling pleasure and are especially great for anal play. They’re even available in transparent styles for voyeurs who want to see the action, as seen on Season 5 Drag Race queen Alaska Thunderfuck XIV in her erotic role-play video Ass Controller 9. For extra anal fun, try pairing your plug with a vibrating climax ring.
As you may already know, there are many different types of butt plugs on the market. You’ll find them in a variety of shapes and sizes, from short and stubby to long and skinny. You’ll also find vibrating and non-vibrating options. Some are made of glass, stainless steel, or silicone, while others are rubber or plastic toys. When you go shopping for your first plug, be sure to pick one that is body safe. The anus is a porous area, and the toy you use should not be able to absorb chemicals that can enter your bloodstream.
You’ll also want to make sure you pick a plug that is the right size for you. The general rule is to start with a small plug, and move up to a bigger one as you gain experience. You’ll also want to make sure you take the time to clean the plug after each use. A butt plug is a great way to stimulate your anus, and it can help you feel more anal orgasms during solo or partnered play.
There are a lot of benefits to using a butt plug, but it’s important to remember that it can also cause pain and discomfort. Always listen to your body, and if you ever experience pain or sensitivity, you should remove the plug immediately.