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Not My Fantasy

You would think it would be difficult to mess up this type of product but I think the crew at EdenFantasys needs to stop producing their toy wipes today to fix a few crucial details. Otherwise, I cannot recommend them unless you're looking for the absolute best bargain on toy/personal wipes.
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Pros:
Price, convenience, no alcohol, contains aloe and vitamin E
Cons:
Scented, package rips easy, contains glycerin, only 10 wipes
Rating by reviewer:
2
extremely useful review
At just under 60 cents per wipe, these are the cheapest toy/personal wipes that EdenFantasy, and most other retailers I suspect, carry. I bet that's just why you're looking at them and I can't blame you. I can tell you that the price is a clear indicator that these wipes are just not the "total package" that some of the competitors provide.

First, let me tell you that I've used four or five different kind of wipes and, to be perfectly honest, none of them has ever set themselves apart in my mind. They've all been interchangeable and I'd be just as likely to buy one or the other, depending on what was cheaper or available. This, sadly, is not the case with the Eden toy and body wipes.

The first irritant is that they are scented rather strongly. At first sniff, it's a floral tone. I may not mind that and maybe you won't either but the "aftersmell" turns to one that reminds me of chemicals. I feel like maybe I should use the wipes to clean my counters, not my cooch. If you're sensitive to smells, you may want to pay more for wipes that are scent-free.

Ignoring that, the wipes have a fabric texture that offers some stretch (in fact, when you stretch it, it loses its shape) but may catch on ragged nails or other surfaces. I do prefer the texture of the Afterglow wipes but if that was my only concern, I'd still opt for these based on price alone.

These are about the same size as a regular tissue which I find to be just fine for any of my needs. I also experienced no irritation myself. I wasn't surprised. I've come into contact with all the ingredients on the short list before. Chlorhexidine and tea tree oil are the cleansing agents but people with glycerin allergies should stay away from the Eden wipes because it also makes it on the list. Like other wipes, lubes and cleaners, Vitamin E and aloe make an appearance but I don't expect my sex toy wipes to condition my vulva.

I do tend to use wipes more for my body than toys because fuzzies and hairs and lint require running water. Wipes tend to just push them around on a surface, especially if it's not sleek and smooth. However, it's handy to be able to clean something up quickly, especially if it's only been used externally.

At first glance, they also seem to be convenient because they seal with a sticker that completely covers the hole of the plastic/foil/paper package. However, this hole is not reinforced around the edges and I wound up ripping the tab back all the way to the glued edge of the package. Were the hole positioned differently, the tab would have ripped right around the entire width of the package. This is also because the packaging is a "brittle", paper-like foil, rather than the plastic of other

So I now have a package that is ripped enough to let moisture seep out if it's not sitting right-side-up. That makes the Eden toy and body wipes much less portable and convenient. Sure, I could take them all out and put them in a plastic zip bag or even toss the whole thing in a bag but it's definitely not convenient and because the type of packaging contributes, I wouldn't buy the wipes again. I expect I'll use them up quite quickly so I don't have to worry about them anymore. This won't take long because each package only contains 10 wipes and, really, that's not enough anyway.

On the topic of packaging, I found the design to be tacky. While I like the pink and green color schemes, the design was amateur and completely lacked the professional, sleek look of either Afterglow or System Jo wipes. The font choice was bring and placement awkward. It doesn't interfere with their intended purpose but it doesn't feel well thought out either.

At the end of the day, I know I can shop around and find wipes that don't annoy me quite so much at an even better price.
Follow-up commentary
I went to use one of my wipes today and the entire packet has dried up. I'm sure the ripped package had to do with it but I was honestly shocked to find them bone dry.
This product was provided free of charge to the reviewer. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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My Eden toy and body wipes tags
  • 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?
    • Anyone
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • Anywhere
  • Body / part areas
    [ ? ]
    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • External use only
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Comments
  • B. Loved
    B. Loved  
    This makes me grateful I'm getting these free. I'd be upset if I had spent money on them and had your experience.
  • Pandy
    Pandy  
    great review!
  • sunflower
    sunflower  
    Funny, I actually do use them for wiping down my counters. I actually really like the wipes but I wouldn't buy them for the $5 price, only as a free gift. Thanks for your review!
  • sunflower
    sunflower  
    Funny, I actually do use them for wiping down my counters. I actually really like the wipes but I wouldn't buy them for the $5 price, only as a free gift. Thanks for your review!
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