How to Use Glass and Metal Dildos

If 'beautiful' is the last word that springs to mind when you think about your sex toy collection, then you probably don't own a glass dildo or metal dildo yet.

Lovehoney has a wide range of metal and glass toys, with a variety of textures and shapes, from glistening stainless steel dildos to handblown butt plugs.

So no matter what your preferences are and what body parts you have, you'll find a gorgeous dildo to fulfil your desires and add new sensations to foreplay, sex and solo fun.

Let’s get lubey

The polished surface of glass and metal is smoother than latex, ABS plastic and silicone, meaning there's a lot less friction, so you shouldn't need as much lube as, say, with your silicone toys.

Unlike some materials, they won't be damaged if you use certain lubricants, so feel free to slather your toy with your silkiest silicone lube.

You'll notice that your toy becomes even more slick, enhancing sensations.

Cool it down

Unlike some other materials, glass and metal are incredibly temperature responsive, and can be heated or cooled to add new external and internal sensations to your play.

To send goosebump-inducing shivers down your lover's spine, try popping your toy in a bowl of cold water, or cooling it in the fridge for 10 minutes before you use it.

Try running your cool toy up the inside of your lover's thighs, or tracing the tip around the edge of their breasts and up to the tips of their nipples to tease them.

Always check the temperature on your forearm to make sure it's comfortable for use, especially if you're planning on inserting your toy.

...or warm it up!

Temperature play is especially exciting for the receiver when you combine warmth and cold – and particularly when you heighten their anticipation by alternating between the two.

The safest way to heat your glass or metal toy is by filling a pan with hot tap water, and submerging it for 10 minutes.

Pour out most of the water until the dildo is only half submerged, then carefully remove it. Again, always test the temperature on your forearm to prevent any nasty accidents.

You can then use your toy to stroke and tease your partner – try adding a massage oil or massage candle to up the ante.

Which leads us nicely on to the next point...

Give your love a rub down

The smooth, firm surface of these toys makes them perfect for massage, so spoil your lover with sweeping strokes from your toy. Warm first (see above) for even more pleasure.

Paired with a silky massage oil or massage candle, glass and metal glide over the skin, relieving tension as it goes.

Use a beaded dildo like the Lovehoney Beaded Sensual Glass Dildo or the Desire Luxury Beaded Stainless Steel Dildo to deliver broad strokes across the shoulders and back, or work on individual knots with the smooth bulbs.

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