18 Types of Vibrators for the Best Sex Ever
Written by Mayla Green. Published March 8th, 2019
This is my personal vibrator guide listing the best types of vibrators for women. I've been around the block with a vibrator or two and know exactly what works best for that stunningly joyful feeling of a good, strong orgasm. If you want to buy a vibrator today, you've discovered the most complete guide; you won't find this much insider information anywhere else!
Bullet VibratorsEven though these are designed for external use, and therefore not classified as a traditional vibrator that inserts into the vagina, they top of my list of best styles of vibrators for women anyway. The silver bullet vibrator packs a powerful punch, bombarding the clit with unrelenting intense power. They are primarily designed to be held over the clitoris during lovemaking to enhance sex, but women also use them simultaneously with a dildo, or on their own for masturbation. Some have an egg shaped stimulator which covers a larger area including the labia, vaginal entry and clitoris at the same time. The skinny vibrating bullets are for pinpoint clitoral vibration. Most eggs & bullets are solid plastic to transmit all the power they have, others have a softer coating or a sleeve that pads the firmness with a nice cushy layer making it feel warmer & adding texture.
Thrusting VibratorsThe thrusting dildo is the only style of female sex toy that features a shaft that moves up & down. Thrusting rabbit vibrators are an excellent choice because they combine powerful clitoral stimulation in addition to the movement of the shaft. Most thrusting vibrators have an accordion style shaft that extends and retracts anywhere between 1 – 3 inches during operation to imitate the movement of sexual intercourse. Some models have beads that spin inside the top portion of the shaft. This is a feature we often see on regular vibrators but the directional spinning of the beads combined with the up & down movement of the thrusting sex toy offers women an extravaganza of pleasure! The newest style has a hollow tube hidden inside the shaft with a heavily weighted ball that is thrown up and down giving it a heavy duty “thumping” type of feel. If you love intensity and movement during sex, the thrusting vibrator should be your top choice.
Butterfly VibratorsThere are a few different styles of butterfly vibrators for women all characterized by the presence of a butterfly shaped stimulator designed for clitoral vibration. The rounded head & antennae rests over the clitoris while the wings flutter over the labia. They have a light tickling feel on the clitoris which is where the name “Butterfly Kiss Vibrator” originates from. Strap on butterfly vibrators, also known as the “Venus Butterfly”, are naturally ergonomically fitted to the female body – the waist band straps connect to each end of the wingspan while the body nestles over the pubic bone. The final type is a wireless vibrating penis ring that fits over a man's erection (or on a straight vibrator) for female clitoral stimulation during intercourse. Fluttering vibrators are the best choice for first timers because they have a pleasant, gentle appearance making them perfectly suited to a lady who prefers a discreet or innocent looking non-phallic toy.
Powerful VibratorsIt's tricky to shop online for the strongest vibrator because it's impossible to tell what's strong based on only looking at some pictures. Don't worry though because we've tested thousands of vibrators and listed the 55 most powerful vibrators in the world. It's been over 10 years of research so our list is the most accurate you'll find. We're proud of this compilation. The majority of the most powerful are bullet and clit vibrators. Why? Focusing intense power onto the clitoris produces earth-shaking unrelenting orgasms. In fact, some women don't even bother with vaginal vibrators, they prefer the small ones only. What makes a strong vibrator? It's all about the quality of engineering and battery power. A powerful motor doesn't loose any energy, it transfers the buzzing from the spinning motor directly into the body. Firm materials such as harder rubbers and plastic transfer the most powerful vibrations with minimal absorption.
Wearable VibratorsThis is the most playful style of female sex toy, the wearable vibrator is designed for hands free clitoral stimulation and often worn during sex. Couples think they're super fun, the naughty looking lingerie style hands free vibrator has a massive amount of feminine erotic appeal. The straps wrap around the waist and leave the vagina accessible making them suitable for wear during lovemaking. Fun character shapes include rabbits & butterflies and some even have remote control making them truly a hands free vibrator that allows the partner to control the intensity of the motor remotely. Wearable strap on clit vibrators are ergonomically designed to snuggle next to the woman's pubic bone, labia and to make contact with the clitoris. If you're seeking hands free sexual stimulation, this is the only style of vibrator that lets you move around freely without touching the toy.
Finger VibratorsOne of our favorite adult gift ideas, tiny finger vibrators are a fun way for couples to experiment with foreplay. It encourages mutual masturbation, body exploration and spurs creative play in the bedroom. If your sex life is a little on the boring side, a finger vibrator is a great way to spice things up for minimal cost; they're one of the cheapest vibrators available. These wireless finger tip vibrators are designed to slip over the index finger and provide a gentle buzzing sensation wherever the hands wander. They're not all that powerful since they are so small and self contained, but you'll notice a sensual tingle, even a tickle! We love suggesting that one partner gets blindfolded while the other partner uses a finger vibrator to tickle the body. Perfect for use during intercourse too, press it over the clitoris during sex and enjoy a heightened sensation.
Clitoral PumpsThere are 2 styles of clit pumps: The first is a small cylindrical tube that fits over the clitoris and the second is an oblong egg shaped cylinder that fits over the clitoris, vagina and labia together. Why would a woman use a clitoral pump? The sucking action draws blood to the region resulting in increased sensitivity. When the clitoris is engorged with blood, every touch feels amplified, when a larger pussy pump is used, the vagina feels wetter than normal and the labia are also more sensitive. Additionally, it makes the clitoris looks fuller and larger which is natural visual sexual stimuli for men. Most clit pumps vibrate; therefore, women often use clit sucker toys for masturbation and to get in the mood for sex. Couples have been using vagina pumps together as part of foreplay, which is a newer trend emerging that I think is super fun! You can pump and remove the cylinder as soon as you feel the tingle by pressing the quick release button. Alternatively, leave the suction in place for a few minutes to enjoy the tingling feel. Never pump to the point where you feel pain as its possible to burst blood vessels, so it's suggested to stop pumping when you feel the tingle. That's the perfect amount of suction!
Clitoral StimulatorsThere's an array of tiny sex toys for the clitoris with interesting designs, textures, shapes and characters that all have one goal in mind: To tease her clitoris. It's important for me to mention that compared to other styles of vibrators, clitoral stimulators are generally lower in power range. Why? These tiny clit toys are so small and self contained that there is limited space inside to fit the batteries resulting in minimal power output. Don't expect to be stunned by these little guys, they are for delicate arousal only. As a result, they're the most popular vibrator choice for seniors are who looking for a gentle external toy. My favorite feature on a clit toy is a curve that matches the roundness of the clitoris. Many of these are also quiet, perfect for discretion, and since they are made for external sexual stimulation, they are ideal for a beginner looking to buy sex toys for the first time.
G Spot VibratorsIf you've never had an orgasm focused on the G spot, you're missing out on one of the finest female sexual pleasures in existence. Many women insert the G spot vibrator too far into the vagina, as a result, they completely miss the sensation of the G spot orgasm. It is located only 2-3 inches inside the vagina facing the front, so even though most of the vibrator shafts are long, it must be held shallow inside the vagina in order to hit the mark. The best G-spot vibrators are made of plastic. The curve is solid placing firm pressure, vibrations and force directly into the magic spot. Sure jelly and rubber curved vibrators feel nice, but they don't have the same impact as solid plastic. The majority of G-spot vibrators have thin shafts compared to other styles making them the best choice for beginners.
Realistic VibratorsDildos are awesome, but vibrating dildos are even better! There are several variations to the realistic vibrator, most notably, the presence of suction cup on the bottom. This adds versatility to use and is a perfect “handle” for maneuvering. Some realistic vibrators are wireless, others have cords and separate control units. There are pros & cons to each: It's hard to change speed settings on a self contained realistic vibrator and it's easy to change the speed on one with a separate controller unit. (Some women love that last second boost of power just before an orgasm). Cords can get in the way during active sex, whereas wireless vibrators never have this concern. If you're looking for a true to life experience, a real skin vibrator has the most luxurious and best feeling skin of all sex toys. Aside from the vibration, it feels just like sex with a man.
Rabbit VibratorsThis style hardly needs an introduction, heralded as one of the most popular vibrators for women, the rabbit sex toy has a secret behind it's popularity: Examine the shape of the bunny and you'll notice the ears are split in the middle with a perpendicular head sticking out from the ears like a shelf. Place the clitoris in that exact spot and activate the motor to instantly realize why rabbit vibrators are one of the best sex toys for women. The rabbit ears have function behind the cute feminine design, we must note that the luxury models are capable of producing a hard orgasm very quickly because the rabbits are so meticulously designed and produce intense, tingling strength. Add on the insertable shaft that usually gyrates in a 360 motion with rhythmically matching twirling beads and you've created an unrivaled sexual experience for women.
Double Penetration ToysA popular kinky sex fetish known as double penetration, or DP, is the act of inserting one dildo head into the vagina and another into the anus at the same time. Since the anus is packed with sensitive and erotically charged nerve endings, sharing the stretch between vagina and anus amplifies sexual enjoyment. Even though this may to too far into kink for some, we have smaller double penetration toys that have thin heads for the backdoor letting the lady try this out without any discomfort. If you'd like to try this for the first time, buy a small double penetration dildo, place the smaller head between your butt cheeks and push it over the anus with your finger while inserting the larger head into the vagina. You don't even need to insert fully into the anus to enjoy the tingling from behind. Step up the pleasure with a DP vibrator which usually focuses the vibrations externally to stimulate the perineum. The sensations are truly out of this world!
Quiet VibratorsHonestly, silent vibrators are hard to find. The majority make a noise; some rattle and most make a buzzing sound. Over the past decade, we've activated & inspected every single vibrator model we could get our hands on. Thanks to this overwhelming amount of real world experience, we're able to compile this list of quiet vibrators that hardly make a sound. The best quiet vibrators are also powerful, but that's a tricky combination to achieve since more power means more movement inside the motor resulting in a stronger buzzing noise. Some high end bullet, clit and luxury rabbit vibrators are engineered so well that they are both silent AND powerful. If discretion is the utmost of importance to you, we highly suggest that you pick one of our best silent vibrators and rest assured knowing your neighbors & roommates won't hear your naughty little secret coming from the bedroom!
Suction Cup VibratorsThe majority of vibrating dildos have suction cups, and the usefulness goes beyond just sticking them to a wall, bathtub or shower. Suction cup vibrators provide the user with the perfect palmful to grasp during self pleasure. The testicles & suction cup fit in your hand allowing you to thrust and maneuver the vibrator exactly how you want it. Of course the suction cup is perfectly suited for application to a flat surface like a bathtub or shower wall, but that's the obvious use. Try a suction vibrator and you'll appreciate how easy it is to handle. Suction base vibrators will commonly have a separate battery pack because you won't be able to load the batteries in the base. Having a separate control unit allows you to change functions & speeds during use so you can time the intensity of vibration or pattern to coincide with the onset of orgasm. This is my favorite feature that most adults don't really think about!
Wand VibratorsWomen who want to try a vibrator but are too shy to admit it often choose the magic wand vibrator first. Originally designed for (and perfectly disguised as) a back muscle massager, wand vibrators just happen to do wonders to the clitoris in addition to soothing sore muscles. The rounded firm head transfers powerful vibrations into the body, and often the head is on a flexible spine allowing the user to bend and press the device in the angle that feels best. Some large wand massagers can be inserted vaginally, but the traditional smaller style of the round head, skinny neck and handle are best for clitoral stimulation. Some magic wands have an assortment of attachments that add texture and form to the tip. They snap on easily and usually provide a bumpy texture or a have a wide piece that's meant to lay over the labia for external stimulation. Some have an insert that goes into the vagina and stimulates the G-spot. The wand is a very versatile style of discreet sex toy for women.
Pocket Rocket VibratorsThese unique clitoral vibrators are named pocket rocket because of their shape. They look like a tiny rocket standing upright. The battery inserts directly into the device and operates on a single speed. As a result, pocket rocket vibrators don't have as much power as some of the bigger vibrators, but they're cheap to make and cheap to buy. If you're on a budget, we highly suggest a pocket rocket sex toy. Additionally, they are discreet and an easy choice for a first timer. The top will have three rounded bumps, either made of plastic or rubber. Rubber is grippy on the skin and feels warm while plastic is slippery, smooth and has a chilly touch. Often a pocket rocket vibrator will come with attachments that snap on the top to add texture and/or a different shape. We like the spiky attachments, they feel highly erotic when pressed on the clitoris and are perfect for massaging sore shoulder or neck muscles too!
Rechargeable VibratorsTechnology is no stranger to sex toys, we're seeing an increase in vibrators that charge with a USB cable instead of requiring batteries. These are more environmentally friendly since there are no longer batteries to dispose. Rechargeable vibrators are classier than their aged counterparts and a popular choice for trendy gals. Once of the secrets you may not know is that a full USB charge lasts for many uses, I'm still working on the original charge of one of my bullets and it's been 3 months! My battery operated dildo would have certainly been dead by now. Furthermore, there are no limits to the power output and we're seeing some rechargeable vibrators with incredible vibrating strength. Charging takes anywhere between 2-10 hours, but we leave them plugged in overnight to make sure to obtain a full charge. These vibrators always include a USB cable and adapter.
Dolphin VibratorsUnbeknownst to most women, dolphin vibrators are perfectly designed to provide intense clitoral based orgasms. The dolphin stimulator ends in a single point shaped like a rounded, pointed nose. The elongated nose applies direct and consistent pressure to the clitoris, combine this with vibrations and you've got one of the finest orgasmic experiences. We think that most adults don't give the dolphin sex toy enough credit, but we're trying to spread the word. Diving dolphin vibrating penis rings slide over your partner's erection and the nose pushes into the clitoris during penetrations. It's fantastic way to enhance lovemaking as the curve of the dolphin seems to perfectly reach the clitoris during the deepest penetrations. We also like the discreet styling of the blue dolphin vibrator, complete with an aquatic theme and petty designs, they're the best choice for hesitant women who don't want a blatant penis shaped vibrator, this choice is a tad more subtle!
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