My choices and commentary is not only guided by personal preference but by the wisdom of sex toy reviewers and bloggers; quality retailers (many of whom have a resident “sexpert” on the team), as well as manufacturers concerned with creating “body positive toys”. All these people have far more experience and awareness of the industry than I do.
In particular I appreciate the blogging work of Hey Epiphora whose no–nonsense post on toy safety led to the disposal of the only toy in my collection which was definitely of a dubious nature. I’ve also found the comprehensive guides to silicone dildo’s by Felicity at Phallophile very useful.
As a recent and enthusiastic convert to the joys of glass toys I find sympathetic and sensible reviews by an introvert named Natalie or “Nat”, on this subject interesting. Unfortunately the information is a little hard to find – despite her blogs title Cooler than a glass dildo, you have to look under the glass tag to find a bunch of reviews on the same, as well as little snippets on temperature play.
I’ve begun to keep a Pinterest board entitled Glass – Fill Me Up! which has quite a few pretty blue toys which fit my colour obsession (although I am willing to be swayed by some other gorgeous choices as well)…