Review: Satisfyer 2

Satisfyer 2When I was introduced to pressure wave technology in 2016, I fell hook, line and stinker for it. My favourite of the five models I tried last year was without a doubt the Satisfyer Pro 2. It’s been around eight months now since I first got it and it’s yet to be replaced or outdone. It still lives permanently charged by my bedside so I can grab it as needed. I can’t get enough of it. So when I heard the news that Satisfyer were going to be releasing four new models, I became eager and impatient. I had hoped to get my hands on a couple for comparison purposes and to my surprise, I received the entire range to review, courtesy of the brand themselves.

The packaging for the Satisfyer 2 is clean and classy, which is exactly how I like it. The box featured some of the key features alongside some glossy shots of the product. Inside, it rested within some plastic casing. The one downside to the Satisfyer range for me is the fact that they don’t include storage. I have a huge toy collection and like to keep things separated and organized, which can get expensive when buying a handful of drawstring bags every few weeks. The competition, Womanizer, do include a case/pouch with the product which gives them a minor advantage.

Satisfyer 2The Satisfyer 2 is one of my favourite models in terms of aesthetics. It’s one of the better looking suction toys on the market at the moment although it still resembles a piece of medical apparatus. It has a lovely white and gold colour scheme and goes back to the roots of the Pro 2 with its shape.

It’s a little ‘boxier’ than the Pro and the head seems to be slightly smaller, but it’s just as comfortable to hold and use. I have a preference for long-handled toys as I find these easier to use and generally more accessible to a wider range of people. Out of the Satisfyer models 1, 2 and Pro 2, I think this one is the best for those who have mobility or reach issues.

It’s made up of a plastic body and a high-grade silicone head, which is removable. It is recommended to use a coating of water-based lubricant around the rim for comfort and I feel this improves the experience massively. It might be one of the cheaper models but Satisfyer haven’t forgotten the key feature that made this brand so popular. It is ‘splashproof’ (as long as the base has been placed back on firmly) so can be cleaned with soapy water but I would not recommend submerging it/using it in the bath as a few of my fellow bloggers have encountered some issues when doing so. The head can be washed separately for a deeper clean. I recommend using a q-tip and some cleaner to remove those stubborn fluids and particles of lint.

Satisfyer 2This model is battery operated and takes two triple a’s. These are placed inside a labelled compartment. To access the compartment, the base of the Satisfyer needs to be twisted off. Make sure it’s back into position before taking the toy near water. It’s one of two models from this brand that have been designed for globetrotters and people who are always on the move. It’s ideal for taking on a plane as there’s no rechargeable batteries for the airline to worry about. Just be sure to leave the batteries at home and pick some up at your destination.

Unlike the Satisfyer 1, the two has a three button interface. It has a power button based at the bottom of the control panel which of course turns the toy on and off when pressed and held for a few seconds and then it has an up arrow and down arrow to change through the intensities. There are eleven to choose from on this clitoral stimulator so it’s nice to have the option to scroll back down should you turn it up too high or accidentally pass the setting you wish to use. On the Satisfyer 1, you simply had to go up to the highest speed and start all over again which could be off-putting to some users.

Satisfyer 2After trying out the other battery operated Satisfyer (which takes the same batteries) I wasn’t expecting to fall in love with this version, but I did. I don’t know how there is such a huge difference between the two, but this one is magnificent. I was expecting some lacklustre sensations as the first version wasn’t intense enough for me, but by the time I had reached setting three I knew something was very different.

I cycled through all the settings and was extremely pleased with the amount of intensity this can offer, especially as a battery-operated model. It can be strong and powerful on the higher settings, but delicate and introductory on the opening functions. I can easily have a good night when using settings seven and above, orgasming in a reasonable time frame of around five minutes. It might not be quite as intense as the Pro 2, but it’s much closer to it than I could have ever anticipated. If for some reason my Pro is ever not available or charged, I would be more than happy to reach for the regular 2 in its absence.

I would state that the Satisfyer 2 was the biggest surprise in the box of Satisfyers I received to review. I wasn’t expecting anything special from it, nor was I expecting to like it almost as much as the Pro, but I guess the best things in life can be unexpected sometimes. It’s not as loud as I thought it may be either, which is another bonus. The sound dissipates upon contact as is the case with all suction toys, but I feel this could be slightly quieter than the Pro on the highest intensities, which was another surprise.

Satisfyer 2In conclusion, I’m really impressed with this clitoral stimulator. It solved the two major issues I had with the Satisfyer 1 – the lack of intensity and lack of other buttons to control the functions. I think this one is nicer to look at, more sleek in terms of aesthetics and functionality as-well as being the all round more powerful product. The only thing that I dislike is the fact it’s battery operated as my personal preference is for rechargeables.

Voucher Codes

I received the Satisfyer 2 from Satisfyer in exchange for my honest review. Thanks! You can purchase the Satisfyer 2 (£49.95) from Simply Pleasure. Affiliate links were used in this post.

Review: Satisfyer 1

Satisfyer 1When I was introduced to the clitoral suction technology last year, I absolutely fell in love with it. The best of the four models I tried last year was by far the Satisfyer Pro 2. It’s still one of my go-to toys and I have it permanently charged and ready to go. I just can’t get enough of it. A few months after it arrived, I heard through Twitter that Satisfyer were going to be releasing four new models and I became ridiculously excited. I hoped to get my hands on a couple for comparison and to my surprise, I was sent the entire range, courtesy of Satisfyer.

The packaging for this product is clean and classy, which is exactly how I like it.  A couple of glossy pictures appear on the box, as-well as some of the products key features. Inside the box, the Satisfyer 1 rested within some plastic casing. There’s no storage, which is the one of the only downsides to the Satisfyer range for me. Products like the Womanizer do come with a pouch or case of some sort, which can be a bonus if you have a huge toy collection like I do and like to keep things separated. It’s not a deal breaker, but is a minor niggle.

Satisfyer 1The Satisfyer 1 is the most basic of all the models and goes back to the companies roots. It has the same sort of shape as the Pro 2 and is extremely comfortable to hold as a result. I generally prefer long-handled toys as I find these easier to use and I think they’re better for those who suffer with mobility or reach issues. It’s made up of a purple abs plastic body and a high-grade silicone head, which is removable. I would recommend using a coating of lubricant around the rim of the head for comfort, but stick to water-based to avoid degrading the material.

It does have a couple of visible seams due to the plastic body, which isn’t majorly impressive aesthetically, but it does mean that there’s less lint, so every cloud has a silver (or purple) lining. It is much better than the awful designs of the Womanizer W100 and W500 models but it does look slightly cheap in comparison. It still has that ear thermometer resemblance going on too, but I’m quite used to the weird-looking appearance now. I personally prefer the way that the Satisfyer 2 looks, but for a beginner, I think function is more important than the way something looks. This can always be upgraded at a later date if all goes well.

Satisfyer 1The Satisfyer 1 takes two triple a batteries and these are placed inside a labelled compartment once the base has been twisted off. It’s been described as the must-have toy for globetrotters, as airlines can be funny about vibrators that use rechargeable batteries. Just make sure you leave your triple a’s at home and pick some up at the airport.

It is ‘splashproof’ (as long as the base has been placed back on firmly) so can be cleaned with soapy water but I would not recommend submerging it/using it in the bath as a few of my fellow bloggers have encountered some issues when doing so. The head can be taken off and washed separately for a deeper clean. I recommend using a q-tip and some cleaner to remove those stubborn fluids and particles of lint.

It’s operated via a singular button, which I’d personally like to sit slightly lower for ease of use and convenience and this leads to another minor annoyance. It turns the toy on when pressed and held for a couple of seconds and then increases intensity with a tap. The problem is that it’s not possible to go down a setting if you accidentally go too high or pass your favourite, you have to continue through the rest of the functions and start again. This can be slightly off-putting and a bit of a mood killer if it happen on a semi-regular basis. I’d have preferred a second button where I could decrease intensity as and when needed.

Satisfyer 1Using a clitoral stimulator like the Satisfyer 1 couldn’t be easier. Simply part the labia and find your clitoris, then place the nozzle over the area and find the most accurate and comfortable position before turning it on. It doesn’t need to be moved again once you’ve found the right spot. There are eleven intensities of pressure wave stimulation on the Satisfyer 1 and being the suction queen that I am, I pretty much went straight to setting seven and above. I found that the lower intensities were too subtle for my personal tastes.

I was pleased with the intensity of the pressure waves from settings seven and above, although they were no-where near as deeply penetrating or strong as the Pro 2. It takes me five minutes or less to reach a climax with three of the Satisfyer models, but this one takes more like ten to fifteen. I can get there with perseverance so it’s good for the occasions where I want to prolong an orgasm, but it’s not so good for heat of the moment masturbation sessions. I simply need stronger waves of stimulation but that’s not a fault of the product at all.

Satisfyer 1Overall, I think the Satisfyer 1 is one of the quietest suction toys on the market at the moment, especially when it’s in contact with a clitoris. It’s an ideal product for someone who finds discretion essential and the whirling noise of a mechanical motor off-putting. It’s also ideal for someone who has never experienced a pressure wave stimulator before and doesn’t want to spend £60+ on something that may not work for them.

It’s a great product to test the waters with and one I’d recommend to anyone who’s unsure about these types of toys. If direct clitoral stimulation is your thing, but this sounds as though it might not be intense enough for you, stay tuned for more upcoming reviews on this range as there are a couple of worthy options to follow.

Voucher Codes

I received the Satisfyer 1 from Satisfyer in exchange for my honest review. Thanks! You can purchase the Satisfyer One (£39.95) from Simply Pleasure. Affiliate links were used in this post.

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Review: Lelo Gigi 2

Lelo Gigi 2If you had asked me a year ago who my favourite luxury toy brand were, I probably would have answered Lelo. If you asked me now, I’d tell you to seek out better companies like We-VibeL’Amourose and Doxy. I don’t support Lelo anymore, due to ethical reasons briefly explained in the disclaimer at the end of this review, but I thought it was still worth sharing my thoughts on one of their popular toys that I purchased pre-hex era, named the Gigi 2.

One thing that I cannot fault this brand on is presentation as I’m a sucker for luxurious, simplistic packaging. Inside the cardboard sleeve and box it arrives in, the Gigi 2 appears within some casing for added protection. In a separate area of the box I found the charger, warranty card, user manual, a sachet of personal lubricant and a satin storage pouch. The warranty lasts for one year, but there is also a ten-year guarantee, which is registered through their site.

Lelo Gigi 2The Gigi 2 is rechargeable via a three-pin plug which is plugged into an outlet and the jack goes into the base of the toy. A light will flash on the control panel as the toy is charging, which then goes steady once the charge is complete. A full charge takes around two hours, which is supposed to provide around four hours of use. I find this is less if using it consistently on the higher speeds, but the play to charge time ratio is still much better than I had expected.

It has a four button interface, the + turns on the vibrations and increases intensity, the minus decreases intensity and turns the toy off, the up and down arrows control the patterns. There are five patterns to scroll through and three different speeds. There’s also a travel lock feature on this toy which is activated by holding the + and – down for a few seconds and doing the same when it’s time to unlock.

This toy is made from silicone, with a plastic handle. The silicone is soft to the touch and has minimal drag to it, but I’d still recommend using some water-based lubricant for the best experience possible. It doesn’t attract as much lint as I thought it would, but even if it did, it’s waterproof so it can be easily removed. I think the Gigi 2 has very manageable measurements and should be suitable for most users. It has an overall length of six and a half inches, with four inches being insertable and a circumference of four inches around the widest point.

Lelo Gigi 2

Have you ever heard the saying “Lord, give me strength”? I found myself mentioning this phrase often during the testing process with this toy and I think it’s the perfect summary of how I feel about it. I have felt stronger vibrations from toys that are operated by a single AA battery and that makes this toy so incredibly disappointing. I didn’t try the original Gigi, but after this experience, I’m incredibly glad about that because it would have been a complete waste of money. I’m having a hard time believing the original would have provided anything more than a tickle.

The buzzy vibrations from the Gigi 2 are honestly what I’d expect from a cheap, first-timer kind of vibrator, not a toy that costs over £100. I fail to see why an expensive vibrator like this couldn’t have included a better motor. Power is one of the most important aspects of a vibrator, but it seems that it was completely overlooked when this toy was made. It appears to me that Lelo were simply trying to make a vibrating version of the Ella, so they could make more money. I have both and I hands down prefer the Ella and I would choose it every time over this awkward, disappointing attempt at an upgrade.

Lelo Gigi 2

Overall, I wouldn’t recommend this vibrator, especially at the rising prices that Lelo are setting for it. It might be quiet, rechargeable, body-safe and have a wonderful shape for g-spot stimulation, but I would much rather use a dildo than a vibrator that does absolutely nothing for me. I couldn’t bring myself to orgasm no matter how I used it, either internally or externally and I couldn’t even enjoy the surface level stimulation enough to get a build-up to orgasm.

Voucher CodesYou can find the Lelo Gigi 2 (£100) in Purple, Red, Grey and Blue at Simply Pleasure. Be sure to use the code listed on the banner above for a discount. Affiliate links have been used within this post.

Review: System JO H20 Flavoured Lubricants 

System JO Flavoured LubricantsI must admit, I wasn’t overly excited when I received a few of these System JO H20 Flavoured Lubricants free with some recent sex toy shopping. I mean, my partner and I like flavoured lubes, but we don’t like glycerin and parabens, which these lubricants all contain. I wasn’t particularly happy with these ingredients being included, but my partner insisted we tried them out seeing as we received them for free. If you want to find out if I loved or hated these lubricants then read on or simply jump to the quick review to find out the facts and decide for yourself!

I thought the packaging was nice enough, these small sample-sized bottles would be great to travel with. There’s a different colour scheme for every flavour and a small image of the product the flavour comes from on each bottle, which kind of gives away what type of product this is, so I wouldn’t be able to leave them lying around. Each bottle features a foil seal for protection and reassurance that it hasn’t been opened or tampered with prior to its arrival. The bottles are flip top style for easy dispensing and this causes less mess and waste.

I poured a small amount of the product onto my elbow crease before use, as there was no way I was putting this on either of our intimate areas without a patch test first. I am quite sensitive to glycerin, so I was very sceptical, even with no initial reaction to the products. I noticed straight away that the consistency wasn’t what we’d typically go for, as it’s quite thin. We like to use thicker lubricants, even for oral sex as they just seem to work better and last longer in our experience. These lubricants just seemed to be too watery for us.

Cherry Burst was the first flavour that we tried, as we wanted to get what we expected to be the worst out-of-the-way first. I must admit that neither of us are fans of things that are cherry scented or tasting. As we expected, this was the worst of the bunch. It has a very noticeable sweet cherry scent, it’s not quite overpowering, but it is somewhat artificial. As for the taste, I honestly think it tastes like cough medicine that I had as a child, which is not exactly sexy. We’d give this one a 1/10.

We then moved onto the Raspberry Sorbet, which is not a flavour often found with lubricants, so we were interested to see if it’s because it’s too hard to make it un-artificial. This one had quite a strong scent of raspberry, but it wasn’t overwhelming. It wasn’t a bad scent, but neither of us would say that it was pleasant either. My partner described the taste of this as being ‘exactly like it smells’ and it definitely wasn’t a taste he was rushing to try again to expand on. We’d give this one a 4/10.

Next, was the Tropical Passion which was the flavour my partner was most looking forward to. He really likes tropical flavoured things and I knew if he was going to like any of these, it would be this one. The scent is definitely tropical and my partner said it reminded him of a certain brand of sweets, although he couldn’t put his finger on which it was. It’s a pleasant scent though and one I wouldn’t mind bringing into the bedroom again. He said the taste was just like any tropical juice drink, with a slight Calpol aftertaste. This one he liked and would use again if it weren’t for the ingredients. He’d give it a 6/10.

Last but not least was Lemon Splash, one that we were both unsure of. We couldn’t decide whether a citrus lubricant was a good idea, but my partner likes lemon, so he was looking forward to it. He said that the scent is extremely scent and quite tangy, as you’d expect from something lemon flavoured. He describes the taste as ‘cheap lemonade’, which I think was a compliment as he said he’d also use this one again if it wasn’t for the ingredients. He’d give this one a 6/10.

Quick Review

Product name? System JO H20 Flavoured Lubricant

Flavours? Lemon Splash, Cherry Burst, Raspberry Sorbet, Tropical Passion

Product type? Water-Based Flavoured Lubricants

How much product do I get? 30ml, also available in 150ml

How does it dispense? Flip top

Does it contain Parabens? Yes

Does it contain Glycerin? Yes

Latex safe? Yes

Price? £5.95 per 30ml, £12.45 per 150ml

Ingredients? Purified Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose, Flavour, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben

Voucher Codes

You can find all of the System JO H20 Flavoured Lubricants (£5.95) reviewed in this post at Simply Pleasure. Affiliate links have been used within this post.

Review: Fun Toys G Vibe 2 

I love interesting, unique looking toys and the G Vibe 2 by Fun Toys is definitely that. I have never seen a vibrator that is split like this (other than the original G Vibe of course) and I was rather intrigued as to how it would work and how comfortable it would actually be to use. I didn’t try the original, but Fun Toys say that the silicone has been improved and the motors are located slightly differently in the updated version, which makes it perfect to be used for prostate massage, now I can’t vouch for the prostate massage as this is something we haven’t explored yet, but I can say that the silicone feels fantastic, although I’ll tell you more about that later.

Fun Toys G Vibe 2My package came directly from Fun Toys and was discreet as promised. Inside the box, I found the G Vibe 2 and the G Balls 2, both of which were packaged beautifully. The G Vibe arrived in a tube container with a picture of the toy on the front, an artistic drawing on the back and some of the key features listed on the side. When I removed the lid, I found the G Vibe 2, the manual that features illustrations of ways to use the vibrator, a branded storage pouch and the charging cable. I must admit that I was super stoked to receive this toy in Blue Lagoon, as this is the colour I’d secretly hoped for, but it’s available in Royal Noir (Black) and Sweet Raspberry.

As I briefly mentioned above, the G Vibe 2 is made from silicone. It’s a premium, medical grade material, so it’s non-toxic, odourless, free from phthalates, hypoallergenic and entirely body-safe. It’s even 100% waterproof for easy cleaning and fun under water. Fun Toys say that the silicone has been improved by being ‘even smoother with extra flexibility’ and I must admit that the silicone is extremely smooth to the touch, it’s almost velvety. It has minimal drag to it, but I’d still recommend using water-based lubricant for maximum comfort, especially if you’re using this anally or in more of an unusual position. The vibrator has a decent amount of flexibility too, but this is confined to the tips of the toy to partway down the shaft. The tips can be moved separately in any direction for perfect adjustability or they can be moved when placed together, although not as much.

Fun Toys G Vibe 2I have seen the sizing scale differ slightly from site to site, so I measured my own for a more accurate representation and found it lines up with the majority of sites that agree there’s nine inches of overall length (including handle) and just under six inches of insertable length to play with. The girth of each tip is just under 2 inches, which makes the widest point of girth double that at roughly 4 inches. The length is in my perfect comfort zone and the girth should be manageable for most people, but of course this depends on the way that you’re using this toy. If you’re only inserting one tip into an orifice, the girth is much less and only around the width of a finger.

Before beginning to explore the numerous ways to use the G Vibe 2, a full charge is required. This takes roughly around two hours, which is much better than the eight-hour charging I’ve seen mentioned in reviews for the original version. This full charge will give you around four hours of playtime, which is fantastic. It is obviously going to be less if you’re constantly using the vibrator on the highest intensity, but it still has a brilliant charge to play time ratio regardless. It is charged via USB, so all that’s necessary is plugging in the USB into your chosen charging port and attaching the fancy magnetic clip to the points located on the base of the toy. This is similar to the We-Vibe charging system in that it disconnects easily, so make sure to charge your G Vibe on a flat surface to avoid this. The control buttons flash/light up whilst charging and go steady once the charge is complete.

Fun Toys G Vibe 2The G Vibe 2 is operated by a straight forward three-button interface, a plus, minus and a central button featuring some wavy lines. The + button begins the vibrations and also increases the intensity, the – button turns off the vibrations and decreases intensity. The intensity can be increased on all settings, whether it’s a constant speed or a pattern, which is something I love to find on vibrators. The central button operates the patterns with a single touch and you can cycle through them by tapping once again. Once you have reached the end of your options, they start from the beginning again, which makes your favourite quick and easy to get back to if you accidentally go past it.

There are three constant speeds, low, medium and high, and six different vibrating modes. These vibrations are powered through three motors, one in each tip and one near the base, which should indicate this toy is powerful right? It kind of is, although it’s not the strongest vibrator I’ve ever felt, which was somewhat disappointing as I had expected more from the triple motors it has to offer. It does have a nice variety of intensities though with the lowest feeling like a light tremor or gentle tickle and the highest feeling quite strong and buzzy. I found the vibrations feel the strongest about half way down each tip and despite buzziness not being my preference, they were still enjoyable. I think the vibrations travel well through the toy, although the vibrations near the base are significantly weaker than the ones in the tips.

It’s definitely not the quietest toy I have by any means and I wouldn’t hesitate to say that this toy isn’t going to be ideal for those who rely on discretion, as even I don’t use this with others in the house. I think the noise primarily comes from the third motor, which is strange as this seems to be the weakest of the three. It sounds like a whirling mechanical sort of noise, particularly on the higher settings and patterns. It is a little louder than I would like it to be, but I can look past it if I’m really in the mood to use this toy.

Fun Toys G Vibe 2

As you can see from the photos included in the instruction manual, there are multiple possibilities when it comes to using this toy.  It truly doesn’t matter what equipment you have, because this is a vibrator that can be used for clitoral, anal, vaginal, penis and even nipple stimulation. I thought I’d give all of these options a chance being that they were recommended, but right away I ruled out number 4, the one where a tip is placed on each nipple. I don’t have a big rounded chest as the picture shows and I don’t know any humans that have nipples that close together. I know the arms are flexible, but the vibrator will not stretch to accommodate both of my nipples at the same time like the picture shows. I have tried placing both tips around one nipple simultaneously like a clamp, which was fun, but not really orgasm-inducing. It did create more sensitivity, but that was the extent.

I have a couple of main ways I like to use this toy in the bedroom and the first is for joint clitoral and vaginal stimulation. I think it feels very different to a rabbit vibrator, but in all the right ways. The arm reaches my clitoris affectively and sits resting over it whilst the vibrations from the shaft work on my labia. The other arm sits inside comfortably and can be tilted upwards for wonderful g-spot stimulation. It isn’t firm enough to bring me to a g-spot orgasm on its own, but when combined with the clitoral/labia stimulation, I can reach a climax within 15 minutes or so. I can’t orgasm as fast as I can with many other toys, but I think this is due to the buzzy vibrations rather than anything to do with the design.

Fun Toys G Vibe 2The second way this toy is enjoyed is by placing an arm either side of my partner’s penis and setting the vibrations on high. This is usually accompanied by some sort of oral stimulation that mainly focuses on his glans. The combination of oral sex and vibrations is something my partner has always enjoyed, but this toy seems to affect him in a way I haven’t seen before. He describes it as unusual, because he usually will just use a vibrator against the tip of his penis until he’s close to orgasm, but he likes to keep this toy close to the base and allow the vibrations to continue until he’s finished.

Last but not least, I like to insert both arms inside my vagina simultaneously. I sort of push the tips together whilst inserting and let them slowly separate inside once I’ve found a comfortable depth and position. It creates a sensation of fullness without needing to use a bigger toy or invest time in a long, tiring warm-up. I do find that the tips can catch my cervix in this position, but minor adjustments to the position or angle fix this quite quickly.

Overall, I’m pretty sure I have missed many ways that this toy can be used and I’m sure it would take me months to exhaust the possible options, but that for me is enough to keep my interest peaked and wanting to come back for more. I have had it for a couple of months and the ways I mentioned above have been the best I’ve found so far, but I’d love to hear from you if you have any other suggestions! I do like this toy, but it’s one I have to be in the mood for, so it’s not going to be making my favourites drawer. It is very interesting though and had it had slightly less length (to avoid the cervix poking) and rumblier vibrations, it might have got top marks from me.

I received the G Vibe 2 directly from Fun Toys in exchange for my honest review. Thank you! You can find the G Vibe 2 (£99.95) at Simply Pleasure. Affiliate links have been used within this post.