The Ultimate Guide to the Best (and Worst) Sex Toy Materials
Back to Sexual health. There is an increased risk of bacterial vaginosis in women who have sex with women who have a history of sharing sex toys, or whose partners have bacterial vaginosis. Sex toys bought from a trusted source should come with advice about how to clean and store them. Follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully. For sex toys that can be washed, make sure you wash them thoroughly with warm water and soap after each use.
10 of the best 'body-safe' sex toys to treat yourself to
You'd think all sex toys are safe to come into contact with our bodies, but sadly that's not the case. Some sex toys - mainly the cheaper jelly ones that are sold as 'novelty' items - have the potentially to be pretty harmful. When shopping for a sex toy that's 'body-safe' meaning it's made from safe material, isn't made from potentially toxic chemicals, and isn't porous so it can be thoroughly cleaned without harbouring bacteria , it's wise to check the ingredients of the toy before buying.
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