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Expensive or Cheap Sex Toys - Which are better?

Updated: Jan 16, 2022

How do you know which sex toy to buy?

Mix of Quality Sex Toys

One sex toy costs R 2000 but has bad reviews. The other sex toy costs R 350 and it has similar features, but people love it. When you’re buying sex toys, the expensive one isn’t automatically the best choice because of cost so don’t be fooled, and a basic, low priced cheap sex toy isn’t automatically the worst option. At moodTime we strongly believe in great quality and affordable prices.

Not sure which sex toy to buy? We’ve got a few tips for you

Expensive Sex Toy - What constitutes “expensive” will depend on your income, your budget, and your personal threshold for spending money. For the sake of argument, let’s say anything R 1000 or more is expensive, although for some people; R 500 would be too much to spend on a sex toy. If you look at the price tag and think, “That is TOO much to spend on orgasms” then that sex toy is “expensive” in whatever way that means to you.

So what makes expensive sex toys worth the price?

Newer technology - If your sex toy works off your mobile phone, has 25 vibrations settings and counting, comes with the kitchen sink or does things most sex toys can’t, it’s likely made of newer sex technology.

Until that technology becomes more common, those toys will cost more. And if you like having a vibrator that does tricks and always surprises you with something new, you probably will think that you want a more expensive adult toy. But let’s face it most reasonably sex toys nowadays offer multi-function vibration anyway.

Better quality materials - While this isn’t a guarantee with every expensive sex toy on the market, some are made with better materials than their cheap counterpart such as medical-grade, body safe silicone. But other materials like metal and glass may also be a higher-priced option. The good news for these materials is that they can be easily sterilized and cleaned. But again, you get many reasonably priced body safe adult toys already.

Last Longer - Again, this isn’t true for every expensive sex toy

Cons of Expensive Toys

Nothing is perfect, so we definitely want to mention a few of the downsides of buying expensive sex toys. Some expensive sex toys are all hype and no delivery. Spending more money isn’t a guarantee of getting better quality sex toys. You might hate how it feels when you use it. The price tag of a sex toy isn’t a guarantee that it’s the best one for you. Very often the price you are paying is covering the brand name and higher mark-up just because they can, or you are paying towards the XXX adult stores brick and mortar rent and overheads so you are actually not paying for something better.

Silicone Vibrator

So what makes cheap sex toys the best option when buying?

Cheap sex toys get a bad reputation for not being very good. Unfortunately, some cheaply made products do suck, but that doesn’t mean they’re all awful. Do you research and you can get some wonderful reasonable priced quality sex toys. At moodTime we believe in two things: Quality products and Reasonable prices. We only source from suppliers that share our vision.

Glass selection of Sex Toys

Simpler design - Not interested in a bunch of bells, whistles, and infinite vibration patterns? Less expensive toys are often made with a simpler design. Think of a vibrator with a single button and a few settings or a stretchy cock ring. It has one job, and it does it well. There is also less to break or go wrong so they last longer

Fits your budget - If you have a small budget, you deserve sexual pleasure as much as anyone else. Less expensive sex toys may feel like the only option you’ve got. As there are no guarantees with any sex toy expensive or cheap, you have just as much chance of finding something you love as someone with a larger budget has.

Sexual pleasure with less risk - Anyone who’s ever laid out a lot of cash for a sex toy that didn’t do what you wanted knows the disappointment. Looking at less expensive sex toys lets you experiment with the pleasure of multiple sex toys with less financial risk. I mean who does not want a whole draw of amazing sex toys

Stainless Steel Butt Plugs

Cons of Cheap Toys

Cheap toys have their own cons. Not all sex toy materials are safe or durable but this won’t be an issue with our toys, at moodTime we do our best to source only quality body safe sex toys. Cheaper sex toys are often made of porous materials like TPR/TPE, rubber these materials are body safe and safe to use, the only issue is that they can’t be sterilized as well as non-porous materials. If you use them for solo play or with your significant other this is not a problem at all, just don’t share them with strangers or one night stands, just be sensible and think of safe sex. If you are really worried just us a condom over your favourite sex toy.

Conclusion - The best sex toy for you

Ultimately the right sex toy for you is one you can afford and that makes you feel good. Before you buy anything, it’s important to do your research. Expensive doesn’t always mean better, and cheap doesn’t automatically mean bad. Spend some time thinking about your sex toy purchase to increase the chances of finding something you’ll love.

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At moodTime you can be assured we have already done all the hard work sourcing the best quality and affordable sex toys available. We are an online retail store so we do not have all the unnecessary overhead costs added to our products like some other adult store.

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