Beginner’s Guide to Anal Sex Toys

Anal penetration and anal sex toys used to be a very taboo topic. However as time has gone on more and more people are having anal sex and using anal sex toys. In fact, in 2017 we saw a huge increase in anal sex toy sales, which we think is due to the increase in education around anal penetration as a form of erotic stimulation.

If you are looking for some forbidden pleasure and aren’t quite sure where to start with anal sex toys then take a look at our guide below that has been specifically created to inform you about the different types of anal sex toys that are available on the market.

What are anal sex toys?

Anal sex toys are a type of adult toy that have been specifically designed for anal insertion and penetration. Because of this they usually feature a slim, teardrop like shape allowing for easy penetration. There are many different types of anal sex toys, the most well known being butt plugs and anal beads. Butt plugs are actually a more searched for sex toy than their parent category of ‘anal sex toys’, which goes to show just how popular they are!

What are the different types of anal sex toys?

There are many different types of anal sex toys ranging from vibrating ones to ribbed ones. Different styled anal sex toys will provide different types of stimulation. Below are the most popular types of anal sex toys.

Anal Beads

Anal beads are some of the most popular types of anal sex toys. They are usually a bunch of different sized spheres that are all joined together in a row. The spheres usually increase in size, so the first one that you would enter would be the smallest, and then they would slowly increase in size. Many people then pull the anal beads out and push them back in at varying speeds which produces an incredible sensation in the user. Many people enjoy using anal beads alongside other sex toys or during penetrative sex with their partner. If you want to know more about anal beads then take a look at our guide on how to use anal beads.

Anal Dildos

An anal dildo is a type of dildo that is specifically designed for anal insertion. Anal dildos tend to be slimmer then other dildos to make insertion easy, as well as being made from a firmer material. As such anal dildos may feel less lifelike compared with dildos that are designed for vaginal penetration. As with any anal toy an anal dildo will feature a wider base to prevent full insertion of the sex toy into the rectum.

Anal Vibrators

Anal vibrators can range from realistic vibrators to vibrating anal beads. Essentially an anal vibrator is any anal sex toy that features a vibrating function. This vibrating function adds another level of stimulation to your anal play. Using an anal vibrator whilst having sexual intercourse with your partner can also lead to them feeling increased sensations.

Butt Plugs

Butt plugs are the most searched for anal sex toy, and also the most popular one. Butt plugs come in all sorts of sizes and shapes, there are in fact so many different types of butt plugs that we have created a whole range of different guides to butt plugs. Below is a quick summary about the different types of butt plugs:

Beginners Butt Plugs

Beginners butt plugs are smaller butt plugs designed for easy anal insertion. These butt plugs feature a teardrop shaped tip to help with insertion even more. They are great for beginners and as an addition to sexual activity.

Inflatable Butt Plugs

If you are thinking about trying out a large butt plug but aren’t quite sure what size to go for then an inflatable butt plug will be perfect for you! Inflatable butt plugs feature a pump that allows you to enlarge them to your desired size. Simply insert them into your rectum and then start pumping to the size that you desire and can handle.

Jewelled Butt Plugs

Jeweled butt plugs are designed to make your bum sparkle in the moonlight. They are often made from metal, but recently silicone butt plugs with a jewelled base have also become very popular. Jewelled butt plugs are actually some of our best selling butt plugs. If you like the sound of this type of anal toy then take a look at all our jewelled butt plugs.

Large Butt Plugs

Large butt plugs are for designed for advanced and experienced anal toy users. Large butt plugs come in a wide variety of materials ranging from glass to silicone to metal.

Tail Butt Plugs

Tail butt plugs are perfect for those who want to indulge in a little bit of animal styled role play. Our range of Furry Fantasy Tail Plugs have been specifically designed to help you do this. Tail butt plugs come in a variety of styles, by far the most popular ones are the bunny styled ones that let you parade around like a little rabbit.

Vibrating Butt Plugs

Vibrating butt plugs come in various different shapes and sizes, but what makes these different to other butt plugs is that they have a vibrating feature. This vibrating stimulation feels great when you use it. Also if you use it with a partner during penetrative sex then they will also being able to feel the vibrations as they move through the both of you.

Butt plugs in general are very popular couples sex toys, this is because if wearing one puts pressure against the vaginal wall, causing the vagina to feel tighter, giving more pleasure to both partners as each experience increased sensations.

Anal Douches and Enemas

Anal Douches and Enemas are some of the most popular anal sex toy add too purchases. This is because douches are cleaning products and many people like to clean up before anal penetration or using their sex toy.

Male Anal Sex Toys

Male anal sex toys can be anyone of the above, however the most popular male anal sex toys are prostate massagers. Prostate toys are designed for anal insertion but feature a curved tip. This curved tip is designed to apply pressure to the prostate gland. Stimulating the prostate gland correctly can lead to full body orgasms that have been described as out of this world by many men who have experienced the ultimate prostate orgasm. If you are interested in male anal sex toys then take a look at our guide to anal sex toys for men.

How to use anal sex toy?

Anal sex toys are extremely easy to use and designed to make insertion as smooth and easy as possible. When using anal sex toys always remember to clean before and after use with specifically formulated sex toy cleaner, or warm soapy water. Once you have cleaned your anal toy generously apply lubricant to both the product and your rectum. The lubricant will reduce friction and allow for easy insertion of your sex toy. Once inserted, depending on the anal sex toy, you can pull it out and put it back in at different speeds, giving different levels of pleasure. If you have a butt plug or a prostate massager try leaving it in during sex with your partner for a new type of sexual pleasure.

How to make an anal sex toy?

Fortunately for you, you won’t need to! Here at Loving Joy we have anal sex toys for everyone at all sorts of different prices. So don’t try and make an anal sex toy at home that could potentially damage you, instead take a look at our full range of anal sex toys and find one that is best for you!

How to clean an anal sex toy?

Anal sex toys, like any sex toy, can be cleaned with specifically formulated sex toy cleaner. Simply spray your adult toy with toy cleaner, leave for a few seconds, and then wipe off. We always recommend cleaning your anal sex toys before and after use. Also remember to store them in a cool dry place.

If you have any questions on the different types of anal sex toys, how to use them, or would like more information on anything else then please feel free to contact us and would of our sex toy experts will be more than happy to get back to you.