Wand vibrators are the MVP of any sex toy collection. They are a staple for every serious sex toy collector. Why? Because they are sleek, reliable, and extremely powerful. Seriously, we cannot emphasize enough how powerful wand vibrators are.

Wand vibrators offer a unique, full clitoral experience. Since 70-90 percent of vulva-owning people require clitoral stimulation to experience an orgasm, this is a pretty incredible feature. A wand vibrator’s power is enough to shoot you right into outer sex-space.

But there is so much more to these toys than that. Here is everything you need to know about wand vibrators.

what is a
wand vibrator?

A wand vibrator is a classic.
It is like the LBD of vibrators. Wands were originally marketed as “massaging devices” that just happened to be used as sex toys. Today, thanks to modern, women-led sex toy companies, they’ve dropped the pretend massager BS and come right out as full-blown sex toys.

how do wand
vibrators work?

According to Wikipedia: “The vibration is provided by an electric motor in the handle that rotates an unbalanced flywheel mounted either within the vibrating ball connected to the motor via a flexible coupling, or, less effectively, within the handle itself attached directly to the motor shaft.”

That’s engineering speak for: it has a strong motor in the base and will make you orgasm really hard.

notable wand
vibrator features…

An OG wand has a long base (like a literal magic wand). This long base makes it super easy to access the clitoris because you don’t need to do much reaching down to stimulate it.

Wands also have a girthy head that can cover a larger surface area. This is optimal for all over clitoral and vulva stimulation. It gives you a deep, thudding vibration that has the potential to take your orgasm into another dimension.

three types of
wand vibrators

Wands usually come in three forms: Rechargeable, battery-operated, and plug-in. Rechargeable vibes are fabulous because you can use a USB cable or charging cord to charge them, whereas, with battery powered devices, you need to keep changing them every time it runs out of juice. Plug-in vibrators are considered to be the créme de le créme of power because they get an extra “boost” of energy from the wall socket.

the history
of wand vibrators

Vibrators got their start in the 1900s, when they were marketed as personal massagers.

Yes, personal massagers- and they’re not wrong!

Wand vibrators are our darlings because they have been by our side since sexual tension was a fake medical condition referred to as “Hysteria”. While vibrators have been sold (again, as “personal massagers” lol) since the early 1900s, the 60s saw a new wave of sexual empowerment. With the dawn of the sexual revolution in the 1960s, the vibrator’s popularity had a rebirth and demand among women soared.

As people began taking control of their bodies, so too did they begin searching for better toys. The sexual revolution did not bring a change in design, but it did bring an amplification in demand.

History of Wand Vibrators
It was the first time women's pleasure was acknowledged by society.
It was in the 1970s that existing models got a serious upgrade. With these changes came the invention of what is considered by many to be the Cadillac of vibrators: the Hitachi Magic Wand (still sold and used today) - though it was called the “Magic Wand” because Hitachi didn’t want to be associated with sex toys. This last tidbit of history always makes us laugh because we find it hard to believe that anyone in the history of the entire universe has ever bought a Hitachi Magic Wand with the intention of using it soothe a sore neck or shoulders. LOL.
History of Wand Vibrators

the benefits of using a wand over
a smaller vibrator

Wand vibrators are not better than a rabbit, finger, or other forms of vibrator. But, what they ARE is longer, with a broader head, and rumblier. Unlike a smaller vibrator, a wand can cover a larger area of the vulva and clitoris, offering more intense and all-over stimulation.
What is a rabbit vibrator
Rabbit
What is a finger vibrator
Finger
Different types of vibrator sex toys
other vibrators
Le Wand Pearl White Wand Vibrator
Le Wand
External use only
Wands are for external use on the labia, clitoris, mons, and vaginal opening. The clitoris extends inside the body, under the labia and back towards the cervix. This is where you find the G-spot, A-spot, and O-Spot. These deep vaginal zones are just the internal legs and bulbs of the clitoris. While wands aren’t meant to directly stimulate internally, their deep, thuddy vibration can engage the entire clitoral structure from the outside. That’s how powerful they are!
Don’t get us wrong, mini vibrators are great, too. Some people prefer them to wands because they offer a more pinpointed, focused vibration. Rabbit vibrators are great for dual stimulation of the G-spot and clitoris. Basically, it’s all about preference.
Wands are for anyone who wants a little extra something on the outside of their vulva. They can use solo, with a partner, or in a group. Wands also are just as effective for relieving muscle tension and they are at helping us experience orgasms. There is a reason why sex-ed legend, Betty Dodson, uses wand vibrators during her all-female masturbation workshops: They get the job done.

an introduction to
each kind of wand:
pros and cons

Now that we’ve explained why wand vibrators are amazing, allow us to introduce you to three of the best wands on the market: The Le Wand vibrator collection. Each of these luxury wands offers a one-of-a-kind experience while proudly proclaiming that they are toys for sex - not “personal massagers.”
Having a wand that is proud to give you orgasms may sound trivial, but it isn’t. Sex has been so shrouded in shame that for many people, we’ve rarely, if ever, been encouraged to prioritize our pleasure. Having a sex toy that pretends it isn’t a sex toy only further propagates shame. We at Le Wand are having NONE of that.
le wand og
Le Wand Rechargeable Wand Massager Pearl White
pros
  • 10 distinctive, rumbly vibration speeds and 20 vibration patterns
  • Super sleek and stylish.
  • Its weighty design is ideal for intense, rumbly & powerful stimulation.
  • Body-safe silicone materials
  • Cordless and rechargeable
  • Available with OG wand attachments that can offer every kind of stimulation imaginable
cons
  • Harder to travel with because of its size.
  • Doesn’t offer pinpointed stimulation (unless you buy some of our attachables, of course)
  • External stimulation only - unless used with internal attachments.
  • Splash proof, not water-submersible.
Learn more about the OG Le Wand.
le wand petite
Le Wand Petite Rechargeable Wand Massager Rose Gold
pros
  • Super small and easy to travel with (it even comes with a travel lock to avoid awkward encounters with the TSA)
  • 10 rumbly vibration speeds and 6 vibration patterns
  • Super sleek and stylish look
  • The lightweight design makes it easy to maneuver and stimulate other erogenous zones - such as the nipples, neck, or wherever else you want to explore on the body.
  • Body-safe silicone materials
  • Cordless and USB rechargeable
  • Shower-friendly
cons
  • Has a smaller head, which may not be ideal for all-over clit stimulation.
  • While still very powerful, it is not as powerful as it’s bigger sister-vibes.
  • External stimulation only - unless used with internal petite attachments.
  • Splash proof, not water-submersible.
Learn more about the Le Wand Petite.
le wand plug-in
Le Wand Plug-In Wand Massager Sky Blue
pros
  • Super, super powerful
  • Flirty and fun blue color … very similar to Tiffany’s classic blue box. Yum!
  • Extra long 8-foot cord
  • Reasonable price-point at $115
  • Compatible with the OG silicone attachments & texture covers
cons
  • Can’t be pulled away from the wall - which can make using with a partner a bit challenging. The cord is 8 feet so, this likely wouldn’t be an issue.
  • External stimulation only - unless used with internal attachments.
  • Splash proof, not water-submersible.
Learn more about the Le Wand Plug-In.

how to use a
wand vibrator

Warm up first

When using a wand vibrator, you want to start off slow. Because they offer such powerful vibration, it’s best to warm up your body first. This is true whether you have a penis or a vulva. When using the vibrator on the vulva, start with the mons pubis. Run the wand up and down the inner thighs before gently teasing the labia. Once you’re full-aroused, you can touch the clitoris. Pay attention to your body and listen to it. Be patient and see what feels good.

How to use a wand vibrator

For people with penises, you’ll want to take the same care. One of the beautiful things about a wand is that it can be used with all bodies. Start by running the wand over the stomach and thighs. When you get to their genital region, start by stimulating the perineum first - the area between the anus and scrotum. The thuddy vibration can indirectly stimulate the prostate, which can feel amazing. Communicate with each other and be willing to experiment with what feels good.

Be sure to get yourself some high-quality lube. Lube reduces friction, allowing for more pleasurable experiences. We love this water-based lube from Wicked Aqua for wand play. Stick with water-based lubes because silicone-based lubes can damage silicone toys.

How to use a wand vibrator
Le Wand Petite Rechargeable Wand Massager Violet Le Wand Petite Rechargeable Wand Massager Violet

External play

You can use your wand toy all over the vulva, clitoris, scrotum, perineum, and penis. The deep sensations give you intense, profound pleasure that can be enjoyed by any person with any body parts.

To further enhance your play, you can also try our textured attachments. These offer unique sensations which can up the ante on your erotic adventures. Each is made of body-safe silicone, and all are washable, and help you connect to your wand toy on a whole new level.

Novelty is the stuff that keeps a sex life fiery, so be open to trying new things!

Internal play

Wand vibrators on their own are only for external use. While this may sound like a setback, we’ve hacked the whole system to make your wand toy a one-stop shop of total-body pleasure. How? With silicone wand attachments. The Curve, Ripple, Loop, and Shiatsu are all incredible and offer something totally unique.

Le Wand Curve Silicone Attachments
Curve

The Curve is perfectly, well, curved to stimulate the G-spot. With its external nub, it gives you all the pinpointed clitoral stimulation you’d want from a smaller vibrator. Additionally, you can use this attachment on a penis owner for deep, intense prostate play. Learn more here.

Le Wand Ripple Silicone Attachments
Ripple

The Ripple’s textured base allows for optimal G-spot combined with A-spot and external stimulation of the clitoris. This attachment is also great for P-spot stimulation. Learn more here.

Le Wand Loop Silicone Attachment
Loop

Wands are for everyone. Seriously! Check out the Loop. This incredible attachment turns your wand into a masturbation sleeve or a cock ring, depending on what you’re interested in trying. Learn more here.

Le Wand Shiatsu Silicone Attachment
Shiatsu

Bring all the beauty of a massage to your sexual play or work out the kinks in your sore muscles. The shiatsu is specially designed with four-pinpointed bulbs for deep tissue stimulation. It feels amazing everywhere, but it is especially intense on the perineum in all people. And remember when we said wands used to be called “personal massagers?” Well, with this attachment, you can make good on that claim. You know, if you want. Learn more here.

Hands-free play

A wand vibrator can also be used hands-free for another interesting erotic experience. For this, you may need a little help. Check out the Wanda Toy Mount. This toy is made from high-density foam.

Woman using a Liberator Wanda Toy Mount
While it’s firm and easy to climb on, it’s also super comfortable.

This mount’s narrow body makes it the ideal accessory to support your body during solo play or with a partner. You can use it in so many different ways so don’t be afraid to get creative with it. You can straddle it sitting up, or bend over it like in doggy style. You can use it alone, as part of mutual masturbation, or in tandem with a partner.

The mount features a waterproof liner underneath and comes with a removable microfiber cover that's machine-washable for easy cleaning.

Woman using a Liberator Wanda Toy Mount

BDSM play

BDSM places a heavy emphasis on power-play. One partner willingly gives or receives control from the other. Wands are a great tool for kink because they’re so powerful. They’re ideal for edging, orgasm denial, and forced orgasm.

Wand vibrators are the perfect sex toy for BDSM play
Wands might be a classic, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t hella kinky.

The dominant partner can use your wand on you (or visa versa) while you’re tied up, bringing you closer and closer to the point of orgasm, only to pull you back from the edge. If your partner has you helplessly bound or held down, they can use the wand on you to “force” an orgasm. All of this play should be completely consensual with boundaries discussed beforehand.

For more on BDSM play and how to have it in a safe way, check out our complete guide.

Wand vibrators are the perfect sex toy for BDSM play

Hands-free play

A wand vibrator can also be used hands-free for another interesting erotic experience. For this, you may need a little help. Check out the Wanda Toy Mount. This toy is made from high-density foam.

This mount’s narrow body makes it the ideal accessory to support your body during solo play or with a partner. You can use it in so many

different ways so don’t be afraid to get creative with it. You can straddle it sitting up, or bend over it like in doggy style. You can use it alone, as part of mutual masturbation, or in tandem with a partner.

The mount features a waterproof liner underneath and comes with a removable microfiber cover that's machine-washable for easy cleaning.

Woman using a Liberator Wanda Toy Mount
While it’s firm and easy to climb on, it’s also super comfortable.

BDSM play

BDSM places a heavy emphasis on power-play. One partner willingly gives or receives control from the other. Wands are a great tool for kink because they’re so powerful. They’re ideal for edging, orgasm denial, and forced orgasm.

The dominant partner can use your wand on you (or visa versa) while you’re tied up, bringing you closer and closer to the point of orgasm, only to

pull you back from the edge. If your partner has you helplessly bound or held down, they can use the wand on you to “force” an orgasm. All of this play should be completely consensual with boundaries discussed beforehand.

For more on BDSM play and how to have it in a safe way, check out our complete guide.

Wands might be a classic, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t hella kinky.
Wand vibrators are the perfect sex toy for BDSM play
Using wand vibrators for couples play

the best positions
for wand play

Missionary

Missionary takes on a whole new meaning when combined with a wand vibrator. Instead of having your partner lie directly against your body, have them sit up on their knees. This way they can enter you while you have room to sandwich the wand between you. The long base is perfect for this because you can be lying flat on your back with the toy still reaching your vulva.

If you’re practicing solo-play, you can lie on your back and hold the toy in place or gently rock your hips back and forth against it. Betty Dodson calls this the “Rock’n’Roll Technique”. Gravity adds extra natural stimulation to your already super powerful vibe.

Doggy style

Doggy style is great for wands because you have a lot of room under your body to place it comfortably. You can either hold it from the chest, or balance the base on the bed, rocking against it with one hand firmly in place.

You can also bring in your extra-luxe Wanda Toy Mount. You lean against the mounted vibration while your partner enters you from behind. But this position doesn’t require a partner. You can totally get after your clitoris all on your own.

Using wand vibrators for couples play
Using wand vibrators for couples play

Rider on Top

Rider on Top (aka: Cowgirl or Cowperson) is one of the optimal positions for clitoral stimulation. Unfortunately, it doesn’t really “do it” for everyone. To get the stimulation you need, grab the wand vibrator! You can have your partner hold the base against their chest so the head is against your clit or you can hold it upside down against your stomach. Be playful and experiment with it.

In this position you can also utilize the Loop attachment. Simply place the ring around the penis or dildo and go for a ride.

wand vibrator
faqs answered

Keep the wand moving to avoid desensitization

While there is absolutely NO scientific evidence that vibrators are addictive, having too much vibration can cause temporary desensitization. Don’t be alarmed. It goes away. It’s kind of like when you sit on your foot for too long and it goes numb.

Because wand vibrators are so intense and strong, you need to keep this in mind while using it. If you start to feel a bit “numb” keep the wand moving. For instance, if you have it right on your clit, start moving the wand in circles around it or try stimulating a different part of your pleasure zone. You can also take a break and move the wand over your inner thighs and belly to keep erotic energy flowing while your clit gets a breather.

You can get some wands wet, but not all

Le Wand Petite is shower-friendly, however, Le Wand Original, FMP and Plug-in are all neither waterproof or splashproof. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience with our wands, check the Product FAQ on each product page for the specifications.

Wand vibrators are for external use

(when not used with attachments)

Le Wand attachments were designed with the specific idea to make a wand vibrator versatile as an internal and external toy. Putting a wand head up your vagina may sound like a good idea, but it is not recommended.

How to clean wand vibrator sex toys

How to clean your wand vibrator

To clean your wand toy, you can use a damp cloth and mild soap to wipe the toy down. If the wand is shower-friendly, the area of use can be rinsed in warm water and allowed to air or pat dry. Steer clear of soaps that are highly fragrant as they can cause allergic reactions and skin irritation. Do not use any chemical cleaners on your sex toys: they can leave residue that can cause harm to both the toy and your vulva.

For an extra clean you can use a UV sterilizer. This uses ultraviolet light to kill bacteria. It’s the most effective and thorough method of cleaning. So if you’re type A, this might be the way to go for you. Check out our favorite UV Sterilizer Pouch here.

wand vibrator
faqs answered

Keep the wand moving to avoid desensitization

While there is absolutely NO scientific evidence that vibrators are addictive, having too much vibration can cause temporary desensitization. Don’t be alarmed. It goes away. It’s kind of like when you sit on your foot f or too long and it goes numb.

Because wand vibrators are so intense and strong, you need to keep

this in mind while using it. If you start to feel a bit “numb” keep the wand moving. For instance, if you have it right on your clit, start moving the wand in circles around it or try stimulating a different part of your pleasure zone. You can also take a break and move the wand over your inner thighs and belly to keep erotic energy flowing while your clit gets a breather.

You can get some wands wet, but not all

Le Wand Petite is shower-friendly, however, Le Wand Original, FMP and Plug-in are all neither waterproof or splashproof. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience with our wands,

check the Product FAQ on each product page for the specifications.

Wand vibrators are for external use

(when not used with attachments)

Le Wand attachments were designed with the specific idea to make a wand vibrator versatile as an internal and external toy. Putting a wand head up your vagina may sound like a good idea, but it is not recommended.

How to clean your wand vibrator

To clean your wand toy, you can use a damp cloth and mild soap to wipe the toy down. If the wand is shower-friendly, the area of use can be rinsed in warm water and allowed to air or pat dry. Steer clear of soaps that are highly fragrant as they can cause allergic reactions and skin irritation. Do not use any chemical cleaners on your sex toys: they can leave residue that can cause harm to both the toy and your vulva.

For an extra clean you can use a UV sterilizer. This uses ultraviolet light to kill bacteria. It’s the most effective and thorough method of cleaning. So if you’re type A, this might be the way to go for you. Check out our favorite UV Sterilizer Pouch here.

How to clean wand vibrator sex toys
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