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How to Choose Your First Clit Sucker

Until recently, there has been a significant dearth of options for sex toys for women. Men have a plethora of pleasure products to choose from, from fleshlights to anal probes and beads for the more liberated and adventures. Women, however, have had dildos and vibrators, and that’s about it.

Not anymore. Introducing… clitoral suction sex toys.

Clit suckers are innovative toys that have unearthed a whole new fount of female orgasms and pleasure. They have, literally, empowered women to tap into powerful full-body orgasms and pleasures they didn’t know their bodies were capable of.

Not just the nerve endings on the tips like most vibrators, but the entire clitoral structure.

They are typically pressure wave toys that use air pressure to generate deep and powerful sonic pulses. As you bring them close to your clitoris, these sonic airwaves resonate through your entire clitoris — not just the nerve endings on the tips like most vibrators, but the entire clitoral structure. This allows women to experience a new kind of orgasm that other sex toys just can’t generate.

Clit suckers use indirect stimulation instead of direct stimulation, i.e., you just have to hold the toy’s nozzle close to your clitoris rather than actively stroking it. This also makes clitoral massagers a lot safer, allowing you to ride that pleasure wave for seconds, minutes, hours, or even weeks!

Having said that, you don’t actually have to go on that long. According to most users, clit stimulators make you orgasm in less than a minute. That’s because these deep and resonant sound pulses vibrate your entire clitoral structure rather than the sensory nerves, so the reaction is almost instantaneous!

Okay, now that we’ve discussed what clitoral suckers are, it’s time we discussed how you can find the best ones. After all, sex toys are pleasure devices that get fairly intimate with your body, so you must invest in the best ones.

But what, exactly, are the factors to consider — let’s have a look at what the best clit suckers are made of!

Body-Safe Silicone Material… You Don’t Want Blisters or Yeast Infections Down There

We’ll start with the most important factor to consider (especially for first-time users) when purchasing any sex toy, not just a clit sucker — the body’s material! Sex toys are in direct contact with some pretty intimate parts of your body, so you must find products with the safest materials for your body. Making your own clitoral vibe could be tempting, but let us explain why you’d be better off buying one.

The best material for sex toys is silicone, but not just any silicone — body-safe silicone. There are two primary components that determine whether a material is “body-safe” — porousness and chemical composition.

  • Porousness: The porousness of a material determines if it can harbor and hide bacteria and fungus. Some materials have tiny microscopic pores on the body that serve as a reproductive bedrock for germs and bacteria. No matter how thoroughly you clean these toys, bacteria and germs thrive within them. Using sex toys made of porous materials may lead to yeast infections.
  • Chemicals: All sex toys and materials are treated with certain chemicals. You must ensure that the material is made of chemicals safe for your body. Some devices are made with chemicals, like phthalates, that cause excessive itching, burning, and irritation. Cheaper sex toy companies often use phthalates, and other similar chemicals, because they’re a cheap means of plasticizing sex toys. Meanwhile, vibrators with glycerin components can cause yeast infections (again).

Some of the worst materials for toys are jelly, rubber, PVC plastic, and latex because all of them are porous to a certain level. These materials also hold on to scents, especially when used for clitoral or anal stimulation. Definitely avoid these materials.

Some of the worst materials for toys are jelly, rubber, PVC plastic, and latex because all of them are porous to a certain level.

Body-safe silicone is the best material, period. Silicone is non-toxic and non-porous, and it can be made in various textures and densities. This allows you to find toys of various densities — hard or soft.

Silicone sex toys can also be made of any color at all, and they’re all perfectly safe. That’s why you’ll often find clitoral suckers in various shades of the rainbow — and they’re all perfectly safe! Silicone is also extremely compatible with all kinds of lubricants.

Multiple Suction and Pressure Wave Modes… Lest You Finish Too Soon

Now that we’ve tackled the safety component, let’s discuss functionality. Clit suckers use air pressure to generate powerful sonic pulses that stimulate your clitoris. Most women report that they are so powerful they orgasm almost instantly.

You can start off gentle and slow, and build your way up to a frenzied climax!

That’s why you may want to find a clitoral stimulator with multiple pressure modes. You can start off gentle and slow, and build your way up to a frenzied climax! You should generally find a clit sucker with at least 2 different pressure modes.

Ribbed and Squishy Texture… Just So It Feels Good

The toy’s texture also contributes to your pleasure. You should find a clit sucker with a body-safe ribbed and textured outer shell. It should ideally be a little squishy, so you can hold it comfortably and for long durations. And the ribbed texture adds to the stimulation! 

Get a Toy That Sucks and Vibrates… Hit ALL Those Pleasure Notes

Most clit suckers only provide suction for indirect stimulation. And that’s awesome. But wouldn’t it be better if you could have the pleasures of direct and indirect stimulation in one toy?

That’s where the new generation of advanced clit suckers come in. Biird’s Obii is one such clit sucker with two pleasure modes — suction and vibration. As such, you can either hold it close to your clitoris for sonic vibrations, or you can trigger the vibration feature and use it as a conventional vibrator. You can also have fun playing between the two settings, finding a combination that works best for you!

Don’t Be Afraid to Pay More, But Don’t Go Crazy With It Either

You shouldn’t be afraid to shell out a little more for high-quality clit suction vibes. As mentioned earlier, cheaper sex toys often use porous materials with unsafe chemicals, like phthalates, that increase your risk of yeast infections. In fact, some cheapest toys have also led to vaginal bleeding and blisters. While the risk of blisters is relatively low, you shouldn’t take those chances. Make sure to read reviews of clit suckers beforehand.

That’s why it’s crucial that you pay a little more for body-safe, BPA-free, and phthalates-free Silicone clit suckers. You may also have to pay a little more for ones with multiple pressure modes and dual vibration/suction features. However, you shouldn’t go crazy with the cost either, a good high-quality and multi-functional clit suction vibe shouldn’t cost any more than $120.

If you follow all of these tips, you’ll find the best pleasure product for your body! A little note on your first clit sucker experience: be gentle and start slow, increasing the suction gradually to see what works best for your body. Most importantly, listen to your body and do what feels right.


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Ellie Cooper
Ellie is a freelance writer and pleasure enthusiast. She is very comfortable talking about vaginas, scaling mountains and eating spicy food, but not parallel parking. She lives with a very tubby cat named Charles who likes to get involved with the writing process by sleeping on her keyboard.