Icicles No. 24 - dildo by Pipedream - review by bh253

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Icicles No. 24, or as I call it, "The Tentacle" is an amazing and whimsical glass toy with extreme texture, firm material, and multiple ways to use! Each side provides a different sensation, and when combined with temperature play and different motions, the possibilities are limitless. Most people will find a way to use this toy that brings them oodles of pleasure!
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Pros:
-Textured
-Firm
-Retains Temperature
-Whimsical
-Easy Cleanup
Cons:
-Heavy
-"Juicer Effect"
Rating by reviewer:
5
extremely useful review

Use

The Icicles No. 24 by Pipedream is a fairly versatile toy. It can be used vaginally and is safe to use anally because the curved handle will prevent it from slipping inside. No. 24 can be used as an all-body massager as well. This toy even works well when used on the clitoris or other erogenous zones. You can combine the internal use of this toy with an external vibrator. It can be inserted with the handle facing down or up, providing two very different sensations! Handle facing down puts the nubs on top and the veins on the bottom. Handle facing up does the opposite. Depending on your anatomy, when the toy is fully inserted, the nubbed handle may provide stimulation to either your clitoris when it is facing upwards or your anus when it is facing downwards. The texture is definitely interesting! When the handle is facing downwards, the end provides pinpoint G-spot stimulation. When the handle is facing upwards, the toy provides a wider, bulging end for broader G-spot stimulation. Don't forget about temperature play! You can run No. 24 under cool or warm water for different sensations. There are so many ways to use this toy!

This toy has been said to only be suited for advanced users because of the material and texture, but I, who had never before used a dildo and certainly not a textured glass one, had no issues with it. I used it for almost an hour the first time, and did not experience discomfort or bruising. Just remember to be gentle. With glass you must use caution when thrusting if you choose to do so, because it may cause internal bruising. The best way to use this toy is to gently stroke the G-spot, or use a rocking motion. Thrusting is not recommended, but if you do so anyway, be careful. I would suggest this toy to anyone who likes firm toys that put pressure on their G-spot, who enjoys texture, doesn't require hard thrusting, or especially anyone who has a thing for tentacles! I would not suggest this toy to anyone who doesn't like firm toys, is sensitive to texture, requires hard thrusting to get off, or is creeped out by tentacles. I believe this toy can work well for a beginner who is interested, patient, and careful. It will also excited and please advanced users. Not the toy for everyone, but it should be a unique and satisfying treat for many!

It is best suited for solo play, because of the dangers of bruising. Giving your partner complete control over such a firm toy may not be the best idea, but really it is up to you. It depends on how well you can communicate your feelings to your partner. Be sure to let them know when you experience discomfort!

Also avoid extreme temperatures when playing. Do not freeze, or microwave, as this can get it too cold or hot for safe use on the body. Be sure to let your toy return to room temperature before changing from hot to cold or vice versa. This will prevent breakage and make your toy last longer.

Any occasion is the best occasion to use this toy. It works great for everyday use, but it could also be pulled out for special occasions. It's classy enough! The ideal situation for using this toy is solo in the bedroom, but there is no reason you couldn't use it anywhere else. It is possible to use it in the tub or shower, but since it would become slippery when wet, please be careful not to drop and break it. It's not really travel-friendly, because of the material. Better to be safe than sorry.
  • Who / How / What
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    Who might this product be best for? How is it best used? What are the best circumstances or situations for using this product?
    • Solo
    • Temperature play
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • Anywhere
  • Body / part areas
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    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Anal
    • G-spot
    • P-spot

Material / Texture

Icicles No. 24 is made of a beautiful borosilicate, or Pyrex glass, and is a lovely translucent petal pink color. Glass is firm and unyielding. It has absolutely no give, and so it feels bigger than it looks. Glass retains temperature well, so it is great fun when used for temperature play! Pyrex glass in particular is less dense than other glass, so it is much more resistant to shattering and splintering. It would instead snap or break in large pieces. It will not break inside you, no matter how hard you squeeze! Only requiring a small amount of lube, it will become super-slippery. Glass is also smooth, non-porous and easy to clean! It has no smell or taste.

What makes this toy special is the texture. It has texture on every inch, with the exception of the smooth sides. Mine has 32 nubs running along what I believe to be the top, though others have reported different numbers. This is because these toys are hand-blown, making each one a unique piece of art! There are a series of veins on the bottom side, too. You can use it facing up or down, part of what makes this toy so versatile.

The material and texture both add to the stimulation. The firm glass is great for applying pressure to the G-spot or P-spot, and the texture makes it much more interesting! This toy is different and exciting enough to satisfy advanced users, but it will work just as well for beginners (like me) assuming they are careful and know that they will enjoy a firm, textured toy.
    • Bumpy
    • Not porous at all
    • Rigid

Design / Shape / Size

No. 24 is hands-down the most interesting and beautiful toy I own. I love the design, and you will too. I do hope this review will help you to decide if this toy is right for you, but in the event you buy it and dislike it, it still makes a great piece of decorative glass art! Here are the measurements provided by Eden, but do keep in mind that since each piece is one-of-a-kind, measurements will vary.

Color: Pink
Length: 6 1/4"
Insertable length: 4 1/2"
Circumference: 4 1/2"
Diameter: 1 1/2"
Weight: 10 oz

The handle not only helped me to grip the toy, which quickly became slippery, but also provided dual stimulation to either my clitoris or anus depending on which way it was facing. Everyone's anatomy is different, so this may or may not happen for you. The handle is visually appealing as well. The handle feels comfortable to me, and helps alleviate the weight of the toy.

The shape worked well for me, and should work well for many others due to it's versatility, as long as the texture isn't an issue. As mentioned previously, when the handle is facing downwards, the end will provide pinpoint stimulation. When the handle is facing upwards, the toy provides more of a bulging end for broader stimulation. If the spot you are tying to reach is more than 4" or 4 1/2" inches in, (account for variations in length) you may have trouble reaching it. But anyone with a spot more shallow than that will be just fine. It's not huge, but it feels fairly girthy due to the unyielding material. Keep this in mind.

This toy is not realistic, but it is just phallic-looking enough to raise suspicion. Most people, however will not question this at all and see it only as an interesting piece of art. Up to you whether to leave it out or not. It is only mildly discreet. This toy is not suitable for travel due to the material.
    • Whimsical / artistic

Performance

The Icicles No. 24 performed beautifully. It was fairly easy to insert when lube was involved. The texture provided extra stimulation, and was best felt with gentle rubbing rather than pulling it all the way in and out. Doing it that way may become irritating over time, to even those who enjoy texture. The firm glass put a nice amount of pressure on the G-spot and made me squirm! It felt comfortable to me when inserted, but I am not super-sensitive to texture. I am small and tight though, and it felt rather filling to me. I tried warming the toy and found it quite enjoyable. It retained heat very well, especially once it was inside. You could also try cooling the toy. The crevice between the two rows of nubs provided a "juicer effect," meaning it collects your juices and drains them. The juices will slide down the crevice towards the handle. Some may find this a con, because it means you may need extra lubrication and your hand will get messier. Some may find this a pro, because they enjoy juicer toys and seeing their juices come out. Just something to think about when considering the toy. Keep a good grip on the toy, because of how slippery it is, it may try to slide right out! This has happened to me a couple times. But if you have a good grip on it, you can prevent it from falling off the bed and breaking, and slide it right back in.

There is a variety in function in that there are so many ways to use this toy. This also means it takes some time to figure out which way to use it. There is no wrong or right way, but a certain side, temperature, or motion will feel better to you than another would, so invest some time in learning what you like. I would not say this toy is easy to use, at least initially.
    • Comfortable
    • Hard to figure out
    • Lots of variety in function

Care and Maintenance

This toy is very easy to care for and clean, but a little harder to store. Since glass is non-porous, it can be easily sterilized by boiling for 3 minutes or put on the top rack of the dishwasher with no soap. Since it can be sterilized, it can be shared. For an everyday clean, you can wash with soap and water, use toy or baby wipes, or sanitizing toy-cleaning spray and a wet washcloth. Be careful to get into all the cracks and crevices and in between the nubs, for safety's sake. I find this toy is not difficult to clean, because there are so many ways to do it! As far as storage, you can keep it in the Styrofoam tray, or use a padded toy pouch, which unfortunately is not included. Alternatively, you can wrap it in a cloth or sock if you plan to store it in a drawer. Make sure it doesn't get banged up, and check for chips and cracks before every use. This toy is compatible with all types of lube, but as always, my preference is water-based.
    • Difficult to store
    • Easy to clean

Packaging

The packaging is gorgeous and very classy. It would make a great gift. It is a cardboard, recyclable box with "ICICLES" and "hand blown glass massager" and a gorgeous picture of the toy on the front flap. This flap lifts up to reveal the toy in all its glory through a little window. The area around the window is decorated with a lovely black on black brocade pattern. The inside of the flap has the same information as on the back, but a different picture. There are two full and identical pictures of No. 24 on either side of the box. This totals 4 unique pictures in all, and they are beautiful and glistening representations of the toy. The color on the pictures is much deeper than in person. Inside lies a Styrofoam tray with the toy nestled snugly inside, making this box great for storage. It is not discreet, as it shows pictures of the toy, the word 'massager' and suggestive information on the back and inside flap.
    • Good for storage
    • Not discreet
    • Recyclable

Experience

I had a great experience with this toy! I came hard, especially when I paired it with my LELO MIA. I got pretty messy from the juices sliding out onto my hand, and my wrist was a bit tired from using the heavy toy, but I was no worse for wear. I emerged from the bedroom happy and satisfied, not at all sore or bruised inside. I plan to use this toy many times in the future, and I am happy it will last me a lifetime!
Follow-up commentary
I still stand by everything in my review, and I have nothing additional to add. I planned on using this toy more frequently than I actually have, but I have to be in the mood for something that textured. I still like the toy, and I still recommend it. It has held up to use well, and unless dropped it will last a very long time.
This product was provided at a discounted price in exchange for an unbiased review. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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    Thanks for the review!
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