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What is a Clit Sucker Made of?

Sex toys have come a long way since the dawn of time. We are currently living in the best time for sex and self-love, especially when it comes to pleasure products geared towards clitoral stimulation. Men have been finding creative ways of getting themselves off for ages, but the same level of sexual curiosity hasn’t been historically encouraged in women.

It’s no wonder that we’ve only recently invented sex toys that provide full-bodied orgasms to women! And that’s where clit suckers come in. They are new and innovative devices that use sonic pulses to stimulate the entire clitoris instead of just the tip. Women can now unlock forms of pleasures they didn’t know they were capable of!

They are new and innovative devices that use sonic pulses to stimulate the entire clitoris instead of just the tip.

There are a lot of different types of clit stimulators. Some are only capable of suction, and some also provide traditional vibrations. Some offer several levels of suction and pressure, while others don’t offer much control. And some are made of body-safe silicone, while others are made of less-safe materials.

In this article, we take you through an overview of how the best clit suckers are designed and how they differ from other sex toys.

Sex Toys Through The Ages — From Vibrating “Hysteria” Treatments to Modern-Day Clitoris Suckers

Pleasure-inducing products have been around, in one form or another, for ages. The oldest sex toy ever found is an 8” long dildo made of siltstone, which was recently found in an ancient cave in Germany. Archaeologists have carbon traced it to be over 28,000 years old! Clearly, our Neanderthal ancestors knew how to party!

Sex toys and dildos of various kinds have been traced across the ages, from the sex-positive ancient Greeks to the ancient Chinese and even Middle England. However, our modern conceptions of clitoral vibrators come from Victorian times. Now, you may think that’s strange because the Victorians weren’t exactly known for their sex-positive attitudes, especially concerning women. Most of them swooned at the sight of a bare ankle! And you’re correct — the Victorians weren’t sex-positive at all. In fact, the true history of clitoral vibrators is actually steeped in deep sexism — they weren’t always the empowering tools of self-fulfillment they are now.

Back in the 1800s, pretty much all issues related to women, including simple irritability, were seen as signs of “hysteria,” which literally means “suffering uterus” in Greek. And that’s where vibrators come in! Physicians believed the only cure for “hysteria” was a pelvic massage. It’s believed (though not proven) that they basically masturbated all their patients until they orgasmed, or at least pretended to. That “treatment” gained popularity, and physicians found their hands cramping from excessive stimulation. And that’s when an American physician — Dr. George Taylor — created a large steam-powered device with a vibrating ball. And there we have the origins of the world’s first vibrator! Over the decades, the large device was turned into smaller home-based vibrators of the kind we use today!

Most modern sex toys have been made and popularized in the last three to four decades after the second wave of feminism from the 60s. Sex toys are no longer used by physicians “treating” hysterics but by women who want to achieve the best orgasms without a helping hand — making them tools of empowerment. 

How to Distinguish Between Safe and Unsafe Materials?

In recent decades, there has been a massive upsurge in the availability of love products. However, the sex toy industry is almost unregulated, which means there are a lot of unsafe toys that may harm your body. That’s why it’s crucial to find clit suckers made of body-safe materials to avoid any harm. Two characteristics determine if a material is body-safe — porosity and chemical composition.

The material’s porosity determines if it harbors and promotes bacteria and fungus growth.

The material’s porosity determines if it harbors and promotes bacteria and fungus growth. Materials with microscopic pores, like jelly, trap bacteria and fungus that continue growing within the sex toy, no matter how much you wash them. Using porous products increases your risk of a yeast infection and other diseases.

Sex toy materials are often treated with numerous chemicals. However, some chemicals are carcinogenic or lead to reproductive issues. Some chemical compositions also lead to blood blisters, itchiness, and burning sensations. You must avoid products with phthalates, BPA, and glycerin — harmful chemicals that may lead to severe side-effects and complications.

Based on these factors, you should generally avoid cheap toys made of jelly, rubber, PVC plastic, and latex. These materials are porous and often include harmful chemical compositions. Instead, use ones made of silicone, ABS plastic, metal, glass, wood with a body-safe finish, and ceramic. Most high-grade clit stimulators are made of body-safe silicone.

Body-Safe Silicone — The Best Material For Vibrators

Silicone is the ideal material for sex toys, which is why it’s the choice of material for most premium-grade clit sucking vibrators. Silicone is a completely non-toxic and non-porous material that can be molded in several designs, textures, and densities. This allows innovators and creators the chance to truly get creative with their toys. Silicone clitoral sex toys can also be colored in any shade or color from the spectrum, and that’s perfectly safe! Another reason silicone is the ideal material is that it responds brilliantly with lubricants.

Silicone is a completely non-toxic and non-porous material that can be molded in several designs, textures, and densities. This allows innovators and creators the chance to truly get creative with their toys.

A Ribbed and Textured Design Adds To The Clitoral Stimulation

Most clitoral suction vibrators are made of body-safe silicone, but that’s not all that matters. You should ideally find clit suction toys with a curved, ribbed, and squishy texture. The ribbed skin creates an exciting texture contrast against your skin, adding to the clitoral stimulation. Meanwhile, the soft and squishy body makes it ergonomically handy, allowing you to hold and squeeze it for long sessions without straining your wrist. When you get a clit sucker, run your fingers across it and perhaps roll it across your skin to gauge how it feels.

Some Clit Stimulators Also Double as Traditional Vibrators!

Some of the most advanced devices, like Biird’s Obii, combine the core features of traditional vibrators and clit suckers. They can generate sonic pulses for deep and indirect stimulation, but they also vibrate like traditional vibrators for direct stimulation. If you’re not yet ready to say goodbye to the traditional vibrator experience, you can get a two-in-one clit suction vibrator to get the best of both worlds!

However, whatever you do, make sure that you get a non-phthalates and BPA-free product made of body-safe silicone. Stay safe, listen to your body, and enjoy the orgasm!


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About Author
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.