At My Secret Luxury, we sell luxury sex toys made out of the best premium materials available. However, there are so many different types of sex toy materials that you should be aware of. 

BODY-SAFE MATERIALS - Non-porous, non-toxic and made from a sterilizable material

100% Silicone*

    • Made form the highest grade of polymers and is medical-grade (How can you tell? Boil a non-motorized silicone toy for 3 minutes. If the toy is NOT 100% silcone, it will melt, dissolve or discolor.)
    • Pliable, durable material
    • Comes in different textures and finishes 
    • Retains heat
    • Great at transferring vibrations
    • Silicone can attract dust, so it's important to keep clean: sex toy cleaner; can be sterilized in boiling water, top rack of dishwasher, or 10% bleach solution
    • Only use water-based lubricants

*A toy only has to be 100% silicone to say silicone on the label

Glass – Borosilicate (a.k.a Pyrex glass)

    • Non-porous, hypoallergenic, and chemically inert
    • Excellent for temperature/sensation play as it can be warmed or cooled & will hold its temperature longer than many materials
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner and can be sterilized in boiling water or top rack of dishwasher
    • Safe with any lubricant
    • Ideal for G-spot and prostate stimulation because of it's hardness

 

Tip: cheap glass sex toys will need to be replaced and will break easily YET high quality glass sex toys will last and won't easily break. 

 

Stainless Steel

    • Composed of medical grade stainless steel (and sometimes chromium) and will not rust
    • Non-porous and phthalate-free
    • Excellent for temperature play
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner and can be sterilized in boiling water or top rack of dishwasher
    • Safe with any lubricant

 

Elastomed

    • Composed of medical grade plastic
    • Non-porous and phthalate-free
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner and can be sterilized in boiling water or top rack of dishwasher
    • Safe with any lubricant

 

NobEssence Organic Wood

    • Carved from exotic woods and basic woods
    • Waterproof, hypo-allergenic and phthalate-free
    • Splinter free-super smooth finish
    • Suitable for people with allergic reactions or chemical sensitivities
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner
    • Safe with any lubricant

 

Natural Stone

    • Polished semi-precious stone like quartz, marble, and granite
    • Somewhat porous (not safe to share or use vaginally or anally without a condom)
    • Excellent for temperature play
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner
    • Safe with any lubricant 

 

ABS Plastic

    • There are a variety of hard plastics used to make sex toys and do not contain phthalates
    • Great price point
    • Non-porous (use a condom if you plan to share or use vaginally or anally)
    • Hard, shiny, transmits vibration very well
    • Usually safe for people with sensitivity issues
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner
    • Safe with any lubricant

 

POROUS & NON-TOXIC MATERIALS - Can be disinfected (cleaned on the surface but not sterilized)

 

TPR (Thermoplastic Rubber)

    • Heat molded plastic that can is soft and squishy
    • Porous (not safe to share or use vaginally or anally without a condom)
    • Flexible, elastic and durable
    • Not always phthalate-free
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner
    • Only use water-based lubricants

 

Elastomers

    • Many stroking toys are made with elastomer
    • Very porous phthalates-free and hypo-allergenic (use a condom if you plan to share with a partner because it easily transfers bacterial)
    • Soft & flexible and very durable
    • Suitable for people with allergic reactions or chemical sensitivities
    • Easy to clean with soap & water or sex toy cleaner
    • Only use water-based lubricants

 

POROUS & TOXIC MATERIALS - Can be disinfected (cleaned on the surface but not sterilized)

 

Jelly Latex

      • Made of PVC (polyvinyl chloride), latex. and plasticized rubber
      • Can produce a strong plastic smell, which are the chemicals coming from the product
      • Very porous (not safe to share or use vaginally or anally without a condom)
      • Use for a very short amount of time