Our Favorite Body Safe Toy Materials

Our Favorite Body Safe Toy Materials

Our Favorite Body Safe Toy Materials:

We’ve talked about the importance of making sure your toys are made from body-safe materials because toxic toys are out there (but not here at As You Like It)! Well today we are talking about some of our favorite toy materials all of which are body safe and non porous, meaning they are not only safe (and usually beautiful!) but also super easy to clean!

Check it out, these are our toy material favorites:


Want a toy that is soft, pliable and silky and still non porous? Silicone is where it’s at! The texture can range from firm to floppy and from smooth to shiny. Silicone holds body temperature well, is fabulous for transmitting vibration, and toys without moving parts can be boiled to be sterilized. A good silicone product will last a lifetime with proper use and care.

Silicone is used to make:

ABS Hard Plastic

ABS is a non-porous hard plastic is used to create non porous toys in huge range of price points. It transmits vibration really well and is super-easy to clean.

ABS Plastic is used to make:


Glass is hard, smooth, weighty and, in most cases, gorgeous! Glass toys hold temperature well (pro tip: keep bowls of warm & cool water by the bed to dip the toy in for easy temperature play). Glass toys are also super easy to clean as they typically do not have moving parts so they can simply be washed with soap and water.

Glass is used to make:

  • Dildos
  • Butt Plugs
  • Dilators

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel toys have many of the same properties as glass – they are hard and smooth with a good weight to them and they look good. They are also easy to clean and great for temperature play.

Stainless Steel is used to make:

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