This week’s sexy question:
“What kind of cleaner should I be using to clean my sex toys? I’ve heard different things, and I’m not sure if I’m doing the right thing.”
When it comes to cleaning your toys the best thing you can do is ask them, or more appropriately consult the documentation that came with your toy. Most toys come with instructions to tell you how to care for them, and this is probably your best reference.
But in the event you don’t still have the packaging or instructions that came with your toys, there are a couple of good general rules to follow. The first step is to determine what your toy is made of because different materials have different tolerances for cleaners. Most toys can be cleaned using warm water and a mild antibacterial soap. This is usually sufficient for cleaning non-porous toys like those made of silicone. If you are using a rubber toy your best bet is to use condoms on them prior to use, their porous surface can be a breeding ground for bacteria, and sometimes a simple cleansing isn’t enough. [Read more...]