A Great Kit to GetThe minimal look and choice of material for these butt plugs made them really stand out. I love the IKEA-like colors and designs, as well as the simple and clean packaging, which won many points with both me and my partners. They were also IKEA-like in price and sales pitch. I wish more products like this would show up on EF, because it is always nice to cut out clutter and tackiness.
Each velvety plug has a different shape and size for varying sensations, and each has a substantial flare to the base that prevents them being pulled into the body upon insertion.
If you have a taste for anal plugs, these are definitely worth a try. With silicone, it is hard to go wrong. They are firmer than jelly plugs and consequently require a tiny bit more caution, but, in my opinion, they are much easier to lube up and insert. And, since they are silicone, they are compatible with all of my favorite water-based lubes. Since I don't even have any silicone-based lubes, I have no worries of my plugs degrading due to a bad lube/toy combination.
In any case, these have been great as a slow trainer for my #1, and #2 is excited to give them a try after learning more about anal play and looking them over. We love being able to share toys, and it is possible to safely do so with these plugs, as they are so easy to clean and sanitize. This is especially great since we don't tend to use toy condoms. We don't even use them with each other, so why would we on toys?
Each anal plug is a relatively small and unintimidating size, good for those who have already experimented with fingers and maybe very thin plugs and who would like to bridge the gap. My #1 has had some good experience with things like small Doc Johnson jelly plugs and fingers. However, he was surprised by how hard it was for him to take even the purple one, since he has not been able to get used to different shapes and textures just yet.
These plugs all have flares that go all the way around, which is great to guarantee that nobody ends up embarrassed at the doctor's office. However, I have to say that I hope the round flare design gives way to a flat, T-handle flare that won't end up folded between the butt cheeks, trying to unfold and eject itself. That is the only gripe I have about these plugs! The inflexibility of the silicone makes them basically pop themselves out due to that damned, rounded base.
These plugs are so easy to lube, insert, and clean. I am a little disappointed that they don't stay in very well, however, and they are really only a momentary experience if somebody isn't holding on to them or they aren't tied on. We end up using them more as probes or stimulation that has to come out before moving on to other activities, as they will pop out and roll away otherwise. Additionally, the popping out has proven to be an uncomfortable experience for the boys. It's either in or out, and anything in between proves pretty painful.
Once these plugs were gotten used to, I was able to rock them around and really work on hitting the Mr's pleasure points, especially with the purple one which has rocketed to being the favorite. These plugs really do increase the intensity of my partner's pleasure when he's in the mood for them.
There are a lot of methods that one may use to clean silicone toys besides soap and water (such as boiling or using a 1:10 bleach water solution), but for me these are a little intense. You may want to consider a sterilization method like boiling if you share toys A LOT or (definitely) if you have partners who are not fluid-bonded. Especially with anal toys, sterilization between partners is extremely important.
These are easy to travel with or store just by putting them in a non-linty bag or box.