How to Clean Your Glass Sex Toys

How to Clean Your Glass Sex Toys

The most handy-dandy thing about glass sex toys, is how easy they are to look after. Which if you’re anything like me, suits your lifestyle perfectly!

Due to their non-porous nature glass sex toys don’t retain or hold-onto the bacteria they pick-up during use, this means that micro-organisms have nowhere to hide and can be easily washed away or destroyed, making them much easier to clean than your typical silicone toys.



Now, I’m not going to boss you around on how to clean your glass sex toys, we’re adults here, but here a few of the different ways you can maintain your glass toys!


Antibacterial Sex Toy Cleaner

Recommended by any adult health experts, antibacterial toy cleaners are body-safe formulae designed to kill bacteria and remove grime, while leaving your toys in tip-top condition.

How to use: Rinse your glass sex toy under warm water to remove all residue, generously apply your antibacterial toy cleaner (I recommend the instant-acting foam cleaner, Wicked Foam ‘N’ Fresh) and follow instructions for wait time, follow by rinsing off the cleaner well. Leave to air dry, or use a fresh clean towel to dry before storing.


Clean More Than Just Dishes in your Dishwasher

Another way to ensure you kill all bacteria is to pop your glass sex toys in the dishwasher. Yes, you heard correctly, the dishwasher! Just like your cups and plates are usually safe to be run through the dishwasher, the same applies to your glass sex toys! Not only will the steam kill any bacteria, but it means you don’t need to use any chemicals to achieve the finished result. This is only safe to do with glass sex toys that have gone through annealing process, so please ensure you check this beforehand.

How to use: Rinse your glass sex toy under warm water to remove all residue, pop in the dishwasher, allow the cycle to run and cool down (do not put the toy under cold water when warm), remove the toy and dry off any excess moisture before storing.


Disinfect It!

Isopropyl Alcohol can also be used to ensure your glass sex toys are to the highest standard of hygiene possible. Please ensure to rinse thoroughly after using any strong chemicals on your toys, glass is not porous so won’t retain any residue – but use caution with other materials. If it stings your eye, imagine what it will feel like… down there!

How to use: Rinse your glass sex toy under warm water to remove all residue, douse it in isopropyl alcohol, let it naturally evaporate and then follow that up by rinsing off any risk of chemical residue. Let toys air dry, or use a fresh clean towel to dry them before storing.


Sterilise your Glass Toys with a UV Guard Bag

The most effective method of cleaning your sex toys, regardless of material. These UV Sterilising Guard Bags are a two-in-one for cleaning and storage. Designed to emit ultraviolet rays to directly destroy the DNA of bacteria and destroy all bacteria, these accomplish non-toxic 360-degree disinfection, at 99.99 sterilization rate.

How to use: Rinse your glass sex toy under warm water to remove all residue, dry thoroughly, place into you UV Sterilization Bag and ensure all sides are uncovered - this may mean if you have a few toys, it’ll take more than one go – close the lid, and press the start button, and wait for the blue light to turn off. The process takes about 3 minutes in total; however, your toys will be completely ready to be stored away once the timer is up, and you don’t even need to remove them from the bag!

To ensure that your glass sex toys truly do last the test of time, you can also take a few steps to ensure their longevity and quality.

  • Store in a UV Guard Bag
  • Store in a Satin Toy Bag
  • Avoid sudden temperature changes (this weakens the glass)
  • Avoid dropping
  • Keep out of the sun



Final Thoughts

As we can see, there isn’t THAT much that goes into cleaning glass sex toys. There’s a myriad of different techniques, from antibacterial toy cleaners to UV Sterilisation Bags, however hopefully this list helped you pick the right one for you!

If you are looking for the best range of sex toys to help you broaden your sexual horizons, then please feel free to drop in to one of our stores or call us today on 1800 666 069. We are always here to help!

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