For all the high-tech innovations in sex toys, there are still a few that universally come to mind, thanks to pop culture. You might be thinking of the Rabbit (as made famous in Sex and the City) or the Hitachi wand (as made famous in every friends' mom's bathroom drawer growing up). Wand vibes have a distinctive look about them, and their plausible-deniability aesthetic of """"sports massager"""" has no doubt been a factor in keeping it en vogue. Never doubt the selling prowess of shame!
While many neon-colored phallic vibrators have come and gone, wand vibrators are different not only in design but function. These toys aren't typically meant for internal use (though you can buy attachments that convert it for that purpose) and instead do all their heavy lifting as super-strong clitoral vibrators (your rechargeable bullet vibe, this is not). Whether you're not sure where to get your first wand or you already have a Magic Wand and want something with more updated features, I guarantee you there's one out there for you. And no matter which one you get, life is too short to be ashamed of a foot-long vibrator!
1. Magic Wand
The wand that started it all! The Hitachi Magic Wand has been a best seller for over 30 years for a reason. Made of vinyl and hard plastic, it weighs over three pounds and is about a foot long. This isn't just a little bullet toy you can throw in your nightstand and pretend you've never seen when nosy friends come over. While the original one was corded, the newer version is rechargeable with multiple vibration settings and patterns. Unfortch, the cult-status also means the Magic Wand is often knocked off. If you're looking to buy your own Magic Wand (half the fun is the status right?) I recommend going through a legit retailer like Babeland so you know you're getting the real deal.
If you're on a budget or just want to experience the original Magic Wand experience, you can still buy the corded version for about $60. Note: there's only two settings on that one though: strong, and STRONG AF.
Buy Now Rechargeable Magic Wand, HITACHI (Available at Babeland), $125
2. Le Wand Rechargeable Vibrator
While Hitachi actually took their name off the Magic Wand brand a few years back, not everyone is pearl-clutchy about sex toys. In fact, that's what inspired sex educator Alicia Sinclair (also the boss babe behind b-vibe, an anal toy company) to launch her own wand company that fully embraces being sex-positive. Le Wand vibrators come in chic pearlescent colors with rose gold or grey accents (basically making every other vibrator look like an Android to their iPhone) and have 10 vibration speeds and 20 vibration patterns. Plus, some reviewers even say the Le Wand is even more powerful than the Hitachi.
Buy Now Le Wand, (Available on Amazon), $170
3. Fifty Shades Freed Wand Vibrator
This corded wand is part of Lovehoney's latest Fifty Shades collection, but it's MUCH more than just a movie tie-in product. This wand is hella powerful – reviewers noted how it's heavier in comparison to other wand vibrators, but also, perhaps because of the weight of the toy, it's also much quieter than other wand vibrators as well. Maybe because the toy is so heavy it muffles the sound? Sure!
Buy Now Fifty Shades Freed Awash with Sensation Wand Vibrator, LOVEHONEY, $150
4. Doc Johnson iWand
If you're looking for a toy that heats up, try the Doc Johnson version. This rechargeable toy features 7 vibration patterns and slowly heats up, like you needed any more incentive to crawl into bed with one of these on a cold day.
Buy Now iWand, DOC JOHNSON, $130
5. Waterproof Wireless Wand
At only eight inches long, this rechargeable silicone wand is smaller than the standard Hitachi-size, but still larger than some of the "pocket" size wands. It's 6.5 ounces (compared to the corded Hitachi which is 3.1 lbs) so it's a good medium-sized wand. There are 113 five-star reviews on Amazon too, so you know it's good.
Buy Now Waterproof Wireless Wand, XRB (Available on Amazon), $20
6. Broad City Dr. Wiz Rechargeable Mini Wand
At only 7.5 inches, this wand is perfect for traveling or just inconspicuous home use. Though, you might be hard not to show it off, considering how cute the Abbi-and-Ilana-approved toy is. It's hard to find sex toys that aren't ham-fistedly ~*sExY*~ and this tongue-in-cheek iteration not only looks refreshing, it's also a powerful mini vibe designed with the horny millennial's best needs in mind. Think super quiet vibrations – you know, since you'll be living with roomies till your in your 30s after getting avocado toast that one time.
Buy Now Broad City Dr Wiz Rechargeable Mini Wand Vibrator, LOVEHONEY, $70
7. LELO Smart Wand
This luxury version of a wand vibrator might cost a bit more, but enthusiastic reviewers say it's worth every penny. If you've ever had a Lelo toy, you'll know what I'm talking about. Yes, they're way more expensive, but you can just FEEL the difference in every detail about the toy. For their take on a vibrating wand, they designed their toy slightly curved in the handle, so it's as ergonomic as possible and you won't get a hand cramp. I'll give you a second to think about the schematics of that for a second. It's also 100% waterproof, charges for two hours of use, and can be on standby for 90 days. 90 freakin' days!
Comes in medium (8.7 inches and 5.5 oz) or large (12 inches and 13.9 oz).
Buy Now Smart Wand, LELO, $111—$130
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