How to Keep your Sex Toys Clean

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Keeping your sex toys clean is very important. It makes your pleasure devices last longer and keeps your play hygienic. With the right cleaning product and by following the correct routines you can keep using your sex toys for years to come.

Firstly you should clean your sex toys straight out of the packaging. We do make sure all out manufacturers use hygienic methods when making and packaging the items but it is always better to be safe and this way you can be sure your adult products are clean and ready to use. We also strongly advise you to clean your products after every use using a sex toy cleaner.

How to Clean Your Toys

Cleaning your toys is actually a very easy job. All you need is some warm water, a towel and sex toy safe cleaning products. We suggest the Antibacterial Toy Cleaner or Cleanatoy Spray, these cleaners are safe to use on sex toys and will make sure your toys are completely clean, they are also relatively cheap and thee spray makes them easy to use. If you don't wish to buy sex toy cleaner then you can use antibacterial soap but be warned, some soaps can damage your sex toys.

Battery Operated Toys: If your toy is battery operated and not waterproof you can simply spray the product with the toy cleaner and wipe off with a wet cloth or wipe. Make sure you have cleaned any holes or ridges. Before storing your sex toy it needs to be fully dry which can be done with a towel.

Rubber and Jelly Toys: It is very important to make sure Sex Toys made out or Rubber and Jelly are cleaned well. This material can make play time fun and enjoyable but are porous and can trap dirt and bacteria. Using Antibacterial Soap or Sex Toy Cleaner with some warm water and a cloth you can make sure that the toy is clean ready for the next time you want to use it.

Silicone Toys: Allot of sex toys these days are made of Silicone. This is not only because it is durable and easy to mold but because it is non-pours meaning that bacteria will not absorb in like some other materials. For sex toys made out of Silicone you can clean with sex toy cleaner and a cloth. To make sure your toys are especially clean or if they have hard to reach areas (such as holes and ridges) you can boil silicone toys for a couple of minutes.

Glass and Metal Sex Toys: Sex toys made out of Glass and Metal are often preferred as they can be heated up and cooled down efficiently. This property also makes cleaning these toys easier. As long as they don't have any electrical features these toys can be boiled or placed in the dishwasher with no worries about damaging your toy. It is also easy to clean these toys with sex toy cleaner and a wipe.

Plastic or Acrylic Toys: Toys made out of Plastic need to be looked after a bit more then other materials as they can become damaged or warped in heat. To clean these toys use skin safe antibacterial soap or sex cleaner and a wet cloth. You can then air dry or use a towel before putting away.

Cyberskin, UR3, Soft Touch, Futurotic, and Neoskin: These materials are normally use in male sex toys and masturbation devices. This is because they are soft to touch and feel like real skin. Unfortunately these materials are very pours so need to be cleaned thoroughly. Toys like Fleshlight and Tenga Masturbators can be removed from their cases and washed in warm water and antibacterial soap or sex toy cleaner. With other masturbators or realistic vagina you will need to make sure that all orifices are cleaned out fully and dried.

Another problem with realistic feel material toys is that they can become worn and sticky over time. To make your realistic sex toys last longer you can use corn flower or a specialist renewal powder such as Fleshlight Renew Powder. Using this technique will make your real skin toys last in good condition for years to come.

Sharing Sex Toys

Sharing sex toys can be dangerous because you can pass on nasty bacteria from person to person. If you use sex toys with holes, ridges or hard to clean areas make sure a condom is use to protect your self from problems. Also anti bacterial cleaning is most important if you plan to share sex toys.

Dos and Don'ts

  • DO clean your sex toys before and after every use
  • DON'T Store sex toys when they are still wet or damp
  • DO Use a specialist Sex Toys cleaner to make sure
  • DON'T share hard to clean sex toys without using a condom
  • DO use Corn Flower or Renewal Powder on Real Skin Products
  • DON'T Store sex toys together - read out storage guide here


Last update: Aug 15, 2016

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