Anal starter - sex toy by Doc Johnson - review by Cs636

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The toy works, it's cheap, and it's small enough to hide easily. The smell never seems to go away after each use, and the staining makes looking at it gradually less and less enjoyable.
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Pros:
Small
Slick
Flexible
Cons:
Stains easily
Holds scent
Rating by reviewer:
3
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Use

This toy works well for single-play, couples-play (with or without a harness), and as a plug for long term wear. The texture allows it to be used easily, without a lot of work up. The end is flared, preventing the toy from getting "lost" during use.
  • Who / How / What
    [ ? ]
    Who might this product be best for? How is it best used? What are the best circumstances or situations for using this product?
    • Everyone
    • Solo
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • Campus/roommate living
    • Tub/shower/pool
  • Features
    [ ? ]
    What kind of features does this product offer?
    • Small
  • Body / part areas
    [ ? ]
    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Anal

Material / Texture

The toy smells, and not in a pleasant way, but the traditional use of it implies you're not going to be spending a lot of time sniffing it. The texture is slick when lubricated, but seems to pick up dust when drying. It is extremely flexible, perhaps to a fault when initially trying to insert it. With a little trial and error, any anal newbie can enjoy it.
    • Flexible
    • Harness compatible
    • Strong odor

Design / Shape / Size

The size is fantastic for beginners, but may be too small for seasoned veterans of anal play. The flared base is fully functional as a stopper, a light suction cup, or for use with a harness. The slightly thinner tip allows the toy to be inserted more easily, and the ridge near the base lets it stay in for extended wear. The toy is very obviously a penis, though, so there's no fooling guests into thinking it's a coffee table ornament.
    • Beginner

Performance

The toy works fantastic as a plug, staying firmly in without a lot of wiggle, and came out easily enough. The suction cup works great for drying the toy after use, by simply sticking it to a glass table, with enough grip to stay. It is completely harness compatible, thanks to the same flared head that aids in the previously mentioned uses.
    • Comfortable
    • Easy to use
    • Not discreet at all

Care and Maintenance

This toy is a nightmare to care for - the toy absorbs scent and stains. Multiple cleaning methods were attempted, including traditional toy cleaner, Oxyclean dish soap, and hand sanitizer. None were able to completely remove the scent or the slight staining. I did experience very positive lubricating results with Astroglide.
    • Hard to clean

Packaging

The toy came with no instructions, though it didn't need any. The toy is encased in clear plastic, clearly labelled, and brightly colored. If the paper insert is removed, so long as the toy is hidden away, the container would work well enough for storage with some slight trimming to reduce size.
    • Not discreet
    • Very informative

Personal comments

This toy works and it works well, if you can ignore the scent and the staining. It is cost effective for exploration, and a fantastic way to begin the road down anal play. Despite the drawbacks, I would still recommend this toy for a beginner.

Experience

I initially used this toy for solo play, with good results due to the ease of insertion and the slick gliding. I quickly moved on to using it as a plug during masturbation. The toy stayed inside perfectly, shifted enough to remind me that it was there with positive stimulation, and came out easily.
Unfortunately, that is where the positive experience ended. I clean my toys immediately after use, regardless of whether or not they look like they need it, and usually this prevents any kind of lingering effects of play. This is not the case with this toy. It stained, smelled and the more I cleaned it the more obvious the scent was. The staining did lighten, but not enough to bring the toy back to its previous visually appealing state.
This product was provided free of charge to the reviewer. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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  • bayosgirl
    bayosgirl  
    Thanks!
  • Allstars316
    Allstars316  
    Thanks for the review!
  • Jimbo Jones
    Jimbo Jones  
    Sounds like a condom might not be a bad idea to make clean up easier and to prevent stain and odor absorption. Thanks for the review.
  • G&L
    G&L  
    Good review
  • MrWishyWashy
    MrWishyWashy  
    Great job, thanks for sharing!
  • comatose-kitty
    comatose-kitty  
    stain the 3 colors look so pretty
  • Cs636
    Cs636  
    What can/could I include, in the future, for a more strongly favorable vote?
  • TakeHimAway
    TakeHimAway  
    Thanks!
  • Apirka
    Apirka  
    Thanks for sharing!
  • Kaltir
    Kaltir  
    Thanks for the review
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