I’m the first to admit, when it comes to sex toys I tend to prefer vibrators over dildos. That’s what really gets me off. However, I do love the feeling of being filled and thrusting something (or having something thrust) inside me. When I want that feeling I will often use one toy inside me and one on my clit. That’s where a good dildo comes in, like the Smooth Lover from MyPleasure.
The Smooth Lover is a 100% Japanese platinum silicone dildo made by Ophoria. Ophoria calls it the Pleasure No. 6 which is a pretty lame name, though I’m not sure Smooth Lover is totally appropriate as it isn’t completely smooth. This pretty in pink dildo has some lovely scroll work on the sides as well as a pearl detail underneath the head and at its base. In fact, it looks to me like a dildo wearing a pearl choker. I’ve never had a dildo that wears jewelry before but the Smooth Lover is quite fetching with its decorative sides and pearl necklace.
As I mentioned, the Smooth Lover is made of 100% silicone which means it is latex and phthalate-free, hypoallergenic, and body-safe. This makes the Smooth Lover good for most people unless you’ve specifically got a silicone allergy. The silicone is very easy to care for and clean. You can wash it with warm water and antibacterial soap, use your favorite toy cleaner, or a 10% bleach solution to sterilize it. As an added bonus, because there are no electrical parts, you can boil the Smooth Lover for 3-5 minutes to sterilize it as well. Doing this will allow you to safely and responsibly share your Smooth Lover with a non-fluid bonded partner. It will also allow you to go from anal to vaginal play if you so desire. However, if you are going to use the Smooth Lover anally, be very careful and keep a firm grip as there is not much of a flange to keep it from slipping inside your anus completely. Due to this, I do not use it anally.
As the Smooth Lover is silicone, you want to use water-based lubricant with it. Silicone-based lubes can react with the silicone of the dildo leaving it tacky which would be most unpleasant. If you have your heart set on using a silicone-based lubricant with this dildo, use a high quality silicone lube and do a test patch at the base of the dildo to make sure there is no negative reaction.
One cool thing about the Smooth Lover is that is has a suction cup at its base. This is my first suction cup dildo and I am thoroughly impressed. It sticks to everything, the shower wall, my bedside table, my MacBook Pro, even my forehead. That’s right, I can be a dildo unicorn if I want. This suction cup will allow you to ride the Smooth Lover basically anywhere you can stick it. Granted, I’m probably a bit tame in the way I use it and I do tend to use it more for thrusting, but you can be as creative as you like.
Where there is no design the Smooth Lover is very smooth and soft. The solid silicone is firm with little give and has no scent or taste. There is a seam down the front and back of the dildo that I can easily feel with my fingers. However, I do not feel this seam with the Smooth Lover inside me. Nor do I feel the scroll work which is raised. It’s just not enough of a difference in texture for me to feel it. The Smooth Lover is a straight dildo and as such really does not hit my g-spot. As I mentioned above, I mostly use this dildo for thrusting as I’m not much of a ride ‘em cowgirl type. There is a little drag with the Smooth Lover but it doesn’t require a huge amount of lubricant.
The Smooth Lover is 6″ long, with almost all of that being insertable, and 1.25″ in diameter. I find it to be on the smaller side girth-wise. I tend to prefer thicker dildos most of the time, but at times during my cycle a thick toy can be too much. This dildo is comfortable during those times. It also does not require warm up and needs less lube than my thicker dildos.
The packaging of the Smooth Lover is quite simple. It comes in a box with a cutout on the front that shows the dildo. There is some very basic information on the back in six languages. Inside the box the Smooth Lover rests in a plastic clam shell. There is small instruction manual that also displays Ophoria’s line of sex toys. It is very basic and gives directions for their vibrating toys as well. The packaging is recyclable and definitely takes up more room than the dildo so you’re probably better off storing it in some sort of toy bag or ziploc bag. You want to keep your toys from touching so there are no negative chemical reactions.
Smooth Lover Pros:
• Suction cup
• Requires minimum lubricant
• Not a lint magnet
Smooth Lover Cons:
• Not very girthy
The Smooth Lover is a pretty little dildo that appeals to me aesthetically. I’m not a huge fan of realistic dildos so I like the color and the designs. I especially like that pearl choker. I like the feel of the Ophoria silicone. It has little drag, is nice and smooth, and does not attract lint and dust, which is always a bonus with silicone. I like the suction cup. It’s just fun to stick the Smooth Lover to things. However, it really is useful if you are a rider because it sticks and stays very well. I do tend to prefer my dildos be girthier, but it’s nice to have a dildo that is less girthy once in a while and I think the Smooth Lover will definitely be good for those who don’t like their dildos so thick. Overall, this is a solid dildo that I can strongly recommend. You can check out the Smooth Lover at MyPleasure.