Do Silicone Toys "Melt" During Contact?

Do Silicone Toys "Melt" During Contact?

Slutty Girl Problems Slutty Girl Problems
I'm kind of new to the sex toy world and sex toy storage - and want to make sure my toys stay safe!

Do silicone toys really "melt" if they touch one another for too long?

Currently, I have all my silicone toys in one bin, touching each other. I haven't had a problem, but I've heard it might be an issue.

Does anyone have experience with this? Is there a better way to store - like keeping them in plastic baggies or wrapped up?

Thank you!!
11/19/2013
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GingerAnn GingerAnn
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11/19/2013
Rossie Rossie
My silicone toys have never experienced that either, probably because they're all made with premium 100% silicone.

For people who are not so sure about their silicone toys' material quality, storing the toys individually in plastic ziplock bags is the easiest way to keep them safe.
11/19/2013
charmedtomeetyou charmedtomeetyou
The quality of the silicone makes a difference in how well they will hold up, that's for sure. Some blends or less than premium silicone will melt on contact.
11/19/2013
CinnamonNights CinnamonNights
Some toys say silicone, but they aren't all silicone. Thus its good to be cautious storing silicone toys together since if they aren't entirely silicone they'll try to bond to each other (causing an icky, tacky texture and "melting" effect.) If a toy is made of 100% silicone they can touch other toys of that sort. If not, they can be kept separate by keeping them in a plastic baggies as Rossie says.

Brands like LELO, Tantus, and Fun Factory tend to have trustworthy 100% silicone products (As well as Evolved silicone vibrator enhancers). Vixskin is good silicone too, but I recall reading that vixskin silicone doesn't play well with others. Something about the soft type material. I forget all the details of that though.

Silicone lubes should generally be avoided for silicone toys though. Lubricated condoms should also avoid being used on silicone toys as they might have silicone lube in the ingredients. Certain silicone lubes are fine I hear, but I think it's easier to just use water based.
11/19/2013
Ansley Ansley
Quote:
Originally posted by CinnamonNights
Some toys say silicone, but they aren't all silicone. Thus its good to be cautious storing silicone toys together since if they aren't entirely silicone they'll try to bond to each other (causing an icky, tacky texture and ...
Very good answer!! And correct, to boot!
11/20/2013
Slutty Girl Problems Slutty Girl Problems
Thank you everyone for the amazing answers!! This is so helpful
11/20/2013
LilyLust LilyLust
Quote:
Originally posted by charmedtomeetyou
The quality of the silicone makes a difference in how well they will hold up, that's for sure. Some blends or less than premium silicone will melt on contact.
Ive had it happen to a couple of mine in the beginning.
11/20/2013
Madison B. Madison B.
I’m new to toys and I will definitely try the zip loc bags
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