Astrovibes Taurus

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This TAURUS is no "Bull"

Overall I find the Taurus to be a quality basic vibrator with enough power to excite the body and whimsy to delight the eye. It is a good addition to most any sexual toy box.
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Pros:
Silicone, Whimsical and fun, Bold bright color.
Cons:
A little to loud to be discreet, Not waterproof.
Rating by reviewer:
4
extremely useful review

Use

The "Taurus" Astrovibes by The Fun Factory is a basic yet whimsical vibrator. Although somewhat flexible, it is not designed as a g-spot stimulator and will not reach that area of your body. It does not have any protrusion or attachment for the clitoris but when applied directly on the clitoris it is very stimulating and pleasurable. As a vaginal vibrator, it is filling, moderately powerful and just out and out fun to play with. The tip is slightly pointed instead of blunt and that can a small drawback to those of us that truly like thrusting a lot, so take care.
  • 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?
    • Couples
    • Solo
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • On a bed only
  • Features
    [ ? ]
    What kind of features does this product offer?
    • Distinctive color
    • Travel friendly
  • Body / part areas
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    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Clitoris
    • Vagina

Material / Texture

The outer body of the Taurus is made of 100 percent silicone with a plastic battery compartment and plastic control knob on the bottom. It is hypoallergenic, phthalates free and latex-free. The silicone is soft and smooth with no visible seams. The grooved knob for the control is easily adjusted to increase or decrease speed and strength of vibrations. There was absolutely no odor whatsoever when I opened the box and that is always a major plus with me. The last third of the vibrator towards the tip is semi-flexible and can be ever so slightly bent but does not retain that position.
    • Bulged
    • Bumpy
    • No odor

Design / Shape / Size

The color of the Taurus is one of the things that immediately caught my attention since so few sex toys are such a distinctive bright orange color. Its size is about 7 1/2 inches long overall with about 6 1/2 inches of that being insertable. It has a 1 1/2 inch diameter and without batteries weighs in at just under 10 ounces. The molded design is unique and when looked at from the side is slightly reminiscent of the head and horns of a bull for which it is named for. Its smaller size makes it easy for packing and traveling but its bright color will definitely grab attention.
    • Whimsical / artistic

Functions / Performance / Controls

Vibrations from the Taurus can easily be adjusted from a soft gentle hum to a rather intense deep rumble. Even with lubrication on it, the adjustment knob located at the base is so easy to turn due to the grooves in it. Two AA batteries are all it takes and they are so easily inserted, then screw the cap back on until you hear a click that tells you they are locked in place. The Taurus is not waterproof so do not use it in the shower or attempt to clean it by immersing it in water.
    • Easy to use
    • Rather loud

Care and Maintenance

Being primarily silicone, the Taurus is easy to clean with a a mild soap and water being extra careful to not get water in the battery compartment and do not totally immerse the vibrator under water. Rinse well and dry with a soft cloth or allow to air dry. You may also wipe it down with an antibacterial toy wipe and even dip it into a boiling water or bleach solution but again, being careful to not get any into the battery compartment. Since silicone tends to attract and hold fuzz, hair and lint, I advise having a toy bag or container for your Taurus to prevent that almost magnetic attraction that silicone is known for. Do not use silicone personal lubricant with this toy as it is incompatible and may eventually damage your toy. A water based lubricant is best.
    • Easy to clean
    • Moderately easy to store

Personal comments

The Taurus would make a nice addition to most toy collections. It would also make a nice personal gift to anyone who is interested in astrology and is born under the sign of "The Bull".
Follow-up commentary
After 2 months I am still using and enjoying my Taurus vibrator on a somewhat regular basis. Even though it is not waterproof, I must say that I accidentally dropped it into a sink full of water where it sat for about 5 minutes before I discovered it. After drying it off I opened it and was surprised that the batteries and compartment were dry. Still, it is not considered waterproof, so don't immerse it.
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Comments
  • NuMe
    NuMe  
    Very nice review!
  • 00
    00  
    Thank you very much NuMe. I appreciate your feedback.
  • Sammi
    Sammi  
    The color is great - and I love the design at the top

    Thanks for the review!
  • Sensual husband
    Sensual husband  
    Nice review
  • Pandahb
    Pandahb  
    great review
  • 00
    00  
    Thank you Sammi, Sensual husband and Pandahb.
  • Sunrise
    Sunrise  
    Thanks for the review!

  • SweetyWench
    SweetyWench  
    A very thorough and informative review. Thanks for the info!
  • 00
    00  
    Thanks for the comment, Sunrise.

    Thank you, SweetyWench.
  • racoons
    racoons  
    Your review is very helpful ! Thx!
  • nicole07
    nicole07  
    Good review
  • A Closet Slut (aka nipplepeople)
    A Closet Slut (aka nipplepeople)  
    Thanks for the review!
  • NarcissisticLust
    NarcissisticLust  
    I generally only buy waterproof or water resistant toys simply because cleaning is much easier. However, I really love the color and style of this vibrator. Have you had any trouble or been irked by Fun Factory's Astrovibe not being water resistant? Excellent review!
  • Miss Nessa
    Miss Nessa  
    Thanks for the review, and sharing it with us
  • pinkzombie
    pinkzombie  
    Great review!
  • Lindsey123
    Lindsey123  
    thanks!
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