The Cute Tickler is incredibly soft! It is made of high quality silicone. Initially, the vibe had a bit of sent to it which I assumed was from the plastic in the packaging. It no longer has this smell. The silicone is slightly flexible so that the neck of the bulbous end is flexible enough to move the g-spot stimulator forward but it is hard to bend it backwards. There is just the right amount of flexibility which allows the toy to fit with the form of the body but without losing the rigidity needed to get good constant g-spot stimulation.
So it is soft to the touch and doesn't have any smell or retain any smell. It glides very easily if you drag it over the back of your hand, however if you are not lubricated enough it'll be a rough ride trying to get it in.
You can only use water-based lube with this vibe, silicone lube will break down the texture of the vibe.
The only texture that can be found on the vibe is from the inscription of name tickler in the silicone on the shaft of the vibe. It is not pronounced enough to be really felt. It did not cause any irritations or extra pleasure.
This vibe is probably the smallest vibe I own. It is about 5 inches long and a little over an inch wide. Although it is quite small it can be very effective at stimulating the g-spot and teasing sensitive body areas over all. However if I were to change it I would probably give it an extra inch in length.
The size of the toy makes it the cutest thing I've ever seen but at the same time it can be hard to hold onto when used for thrusting since it is quite small.
The shape of the oval bulge is great. It is not too big to be uncomfortable but it can definitely be felt.
This vibe is easy to hide and quite discreet. It could be a good toy to bring along on travels.
This vibe runs an one N battery. This battery is quite small but is more powerful than watch batteries. Thankfully, if you're afraid you might have a hard time finding this in a store, don't worry, the battery is included. Eventually you will have to look around for one. It's not that hard to come by. In fact the easiest way is to look up a store near you and check their website to see if they sell them.
The vibrations of the toy are located right before the neck of the bulge. Although they are strongest there they actually diffuse quite well throughout the whole toy. It is not as powerful as a toy powered by one AA battery but it is more powerful than I had imagined it would be.
I need very powerful vibrations and the ones this toy delivers are not strong enough for me to acheive a clitoral orgasm per say. But this vibe is strong enough to be felt internally.
The tickler has only one mode of vibration. There is a push button at the end of the vibe that when pushed turns it on and when pushed again turns it off, essentially, similar to many other simple and discreet vibes. You have to push down pretty hard to get it on and off so handling the end of the tickler during penetration hardly causes enough pressure to turn it off once its been turned on.
This toy is also waterproof! I haven't completely submerged it under water but have used it in the shower. No problems have occurred with it. It still vibrates as it did before the shower. However, in a standing position I had a hard time making it work.
This toy is virtually silent. Putting a pillow over it as I lay it down on my bed muffled the sound of it almost completely.
Since this toy is made of silicone it can be sterilized by being wiped down by a 10% bleach solution.
I always use anti-bacterial sex toy cleaner and that works well too. I have noticed that the inscription of "Tickler" on the side gathers juices so to speak and that makes it a little harder to clean. I have cleaned it once and let it dry to find that I hadn't payed enough attention to the little grooves of the letters where an accumulation had formed. So now I am more careful with how I clean this one.
For now I store it in a sex toy box in my bedside drawer. The toy comes with a cute little plastic stand in which you can display the vibe if you wish to do so but that may not be favorable in all households.
The Cute Tickler comes in a completely recyclable package. The Cute Tickler is made by Tickler Ltd. but is presented by Liberator.
The box is simple. There are no instructions at all on how to use this toy. The back has a a short paragraph on the products main features. On the side of the box there are cute little designs showing the main features of the toy. For example "High quality" is written in a nice font and "Quiet" is written inside a drawing of an ear. I thought it was a nice touch.
The first time I used it I started to rub it on my clit to get aroused before using it vaginally right away. It got me slightly wet but not enough. I had such a hard time to get it in. The neck is flexible and I was afraid the oval bulge would brake off from the shear effort of getting it in. Once I was sufficiently wet it slid in and out very easily.
I had a really powerful orgasm with it the first time but I have had a bit of difficulty recreating that orgasm again with the toy.
The toy is uniformly the same, nothing will indicate whether the oval bulge has moved away from the g-spot. Sometimes as I am using it I have to take it out many times in order to check that it is still in the right orientation within me.
Since the toy is short I have to compensate by holding only the tip of the toy and holding the toy in such a way that it cramps up my hand.
I have played around with it a few other times but I find it difficult to hold onto. It gives great orgasms but I have to work really hard for them. I think it might be because of the location of my g-spot so I am not shooting it down as a toy that doesn't work well, but simply explaining that according to my anatomy I have a hard time making it work.