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5 Most Common Sex Toys

        Health | Sexuality

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Dildo

Despite a nebulous economy, people are still willing to spend money on sex toys -- some of which are quite expensive [source: Varmus]. In fact, the priciest sex toy to date is a $55,000 white gold dildo with a diamond-encrusted handle that includes a detachable diamond ring [source: CocoPerez.com].

No matter what the cost, most dildos work the same: They are shaped more or less like a penis and are not powered electrically. They can be made of glass, rubber, plastic, metal or environmentally friendly wood. Some have surfaces that mimic the look of a penis, while others may feature a raised texture, wavelike bulbs, cutesy designs or a curve for stimulating the G-spot, which is a powerfully sensitive patch of skin that lies about 2 inches (5 centimeters) inside the vagina. Advanced users may want to explore a dildo/vibrator combination, which is a dildo that has a vibrating component. Some have additional features, such as an attachment to stimulate the clitoris or anus [source: Steinborn].


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