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Beginners Guide to Anal Toys

Written by: Bestvibe Published on March 21,2024

Gentle introduction of anal

If you're curious about anal play or how to use anal toys, but aren't sure if it's right for you - let alone which anal toy to start with - then our advice is to start small and slow with beginner anal toys. Lubricate and insert gently until you feel comfortable. Try this during foreplay when you're completely relaxed and aroused, or if you're with a partner. Once you get used to it, you can use two fingers and so on. It's the perfect way to relax when you're in control.

The best toys for anal

Butt plug

A go-to for beginner anal toys, butt plugs can be used to relax your muscles before anal sex, but that's not all they're good for. Oh no. Butt plugs also create pressure on the back of the vagina for women, or on the prostate for men, making everything feel just that little more intense. Pulled out at the point of climax, these can be a real game changer. And let’s not forget that the male G-spot is up there too.

The plug itself is tapered for easier insertion, has a thinner end for comfortable placement, and a flared base to prevent the plug from getting stuck. Plugs are available in a variety of sizes from small to large, and you'll also find beginner butt plugs in our plug kits and anal training toys to help you work your way up. If you're looking for a vibrating anal toy, there's also a vibrating plug - that buzzing sound will drive you crazy. Promise.

Anal beads

Another amazing anal sex toy for beginners, these anal beads, sometimes called love beads, start out small and gradually get larger - but the gaps between the beads will give you the same feeling as a sturdier anus Plug has a completely different feel. Also more flexible.

Anal beads act like butt plugs and make everything feel extra tight—but the trick with these babies is getting them out. Trust us, time it right and pull them out when you climax. You won't believe how good this feels.

Anal dildo

Plugs and beads are designed to stay in place, but the purpose of an anal dildo is penetration. They're the ultimate tool for those looking to add a little extra oomph to their anal orgasms, better for experienced anal addicts, but there are plenty of options for beginners as well.

Almost any dildo can be used for anal sex, but our anal dildo category has options for beginners. Made from luxuriously soft silicone, they look gorgeous and stylish, with some of the curved silicone gently hitting the prostate. Speaking of which……

Prostate massager

The prostate massager is the ideal anal toy for men, perfectly shaped to stimulate the prostate for the most incredible orgasms of your life. They're just more targeted than butt plugs - it's more about the shape than the size. With one of these vibrating prostate massagers, you'll be able to hit your P-spot with precision and ease. Guys, don't knock it until you try it!


Strap-on dildos are a beloved part of the BDSM game because they offer gender-bending role reversal, but they can also offer more intimate applications for straight and queer couples. No matter how you want to play with them, they are one of the best anal sex toys for couples.

 There is a wide range of products to choose from and for beginners we recommend that you find the beginner's strap-on dildo in our range. They come with a basic harness and a dildo that's small enough to fit you in easily, but big enough to hit all the right spots thanks to its prostate-targeting curve.


One last thing. Want to make sure you're clean and tidy before having anal sex? If you want to avoid unnecessary mess when engaging in any backdoor activities, you may want to perform anal douching. Use our anal sex essentials for anal douching, fresh and ready to go. 

To flush, fill the large squeeze ball with warm water, place it in a comfortable position on the toilet, and insert the shaft to clean. Squeeze the water into your anus, then push the water out, and repeat until the water is crystal clear.

It may feel weird at first, but once you get used to it, it will help you stop being afraid of being frisky. Once you've finished your anal douche, you're ready for any naughty shenanigans you've planned!

Now that you know the difference between a plug and pegging, head to our anal toys section and start exploring. You can filter by toy type, diameter and price to help you find the perfect anal toy for both men and women. Lube up and get ready to explore a new world!

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