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How do I use a vibrator?

Expert:   Logan Levkoff Ph.D, Sex Educator »

Honestly, there's no right way or wrong way for a woman to use a vibrator. But it always helps to have a little tutorial. Watch this for a tip or two!

Transcript: Honestly, there’s no right way or wrong way for a woman to use a vibrator. But vibrators can be a GREAT addition to your sex life – whether you use them on your own, or with your partner AND they can help you get more familiar with your own erogenous zones. If you’ve never tried one before, here are a few tips:Before you get started, you’ll want to wash the vibrator with a gentle soap. Remember, you’ll be inserting it near or inside of VERY important places so you want to make sure that the vibrator is clean. Now, to get started. Turn the vibrator on and slowly play with its speeds. Start slowly. No one said you had start at your genitals. Feel the sensation of it on your inner thighs first, this way you become comfortable with the various rhythms and pressure. As soon as you’re familiar with the settings, go ahead and lightly glide the tip of the vibrator over your vulva, your labia, and move it upwards until you reach the clitoris. You will begin to recognize what parts of your body are most sensitive when stimulated.When you’ve got your pleasure spot figured out, the rest is up to you. You can try varying degrees of, pressure, you can even add some lube.On-screen GFX: Always read product labels to determine lubricant compatibility.When you're finished using a vibrator, just remember to give it a good wash with gentle soap and water. And if you’re using a vibrator with your partner, you SHOULD also think about using a condom with it, just in case you’re doing anything that could put you at risk for transmitting STIs. More »

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