Silicone toys can be washed with mild liquid soap and hot water or toy cleaner. You can sterilize non-vibrating 100% silicone toys by boiling them in water for 3 minutes. Silicone can last for years, but once you get a tiny nick or cut in it, it will tear easily, so keep your toys away from cats claws, teeth and other sharp objects. While the general rule has been that silicone lube should not be used with silicone toys, recently some makers have said their toys are compatible with high quality silicone lubes. If you want to try a silicone lube with a silicone toy, do a patch test on the bottom of the toy for 24 hours to be sure that it won't hurt the surface of your toy. In general though, Early to Bed recommends that you use water-based lubes with your silicone toys.
All Other Soft, Non-Silicone Toys
These should be washed with mild liquid soap and hot water or toy cleaner. It’s advisable to use a condom on these toys, as the material is semi-porous and cannot be sterilized like silicone. Once Cyberskin, SoftTouch and skin-like toys are dry, they can be covered in cornstarch powder to restore their texture (avoid using talc on sex toys as it is a suspected link to ovarian cancer). Store these toys in separate bags or socks to avoid them touching other toys as the can harm the surface of toys if left in contact for long periods of time. While we make every effort to only carry phthalate-free & body-safe toys, we still advise our customers to use condoms on any soft, porous toy for ease of clean up and body-safety.