It seems fitting that the first toy review on this blog should be of a classic–meet the Hitachi Magic Wand.
Some call this toy the Cadillac of vibrators. I don’t know a lot about cars, but if Cadillacs are large, sturdy, dependable, and very, very powerful, then the comparison is appropriate. Originally marketed as a back massager, this wand quickly gained a reputation with women as an ideal masturbator. If you’ve never used a vibrator before, this electrically powered-behemoth might make you feel as if you’ve been hit by a pile-driver. Or you may love it and wonder how you ever got along without it. Many women say they experienced their first orgasm under the ministrations of the Hitachi, and I’ve even heard it said that the loud thrum of the toy’s considerable motor is arousing in itself to some committed users.
With a foot-long handle (give or take an inch or two) and a tennis-ball-sized head (no, it’s not intended for insertion in any orifice), this wand is not a feather-weight. It weighs in at 1.2 pounds, which is a lot heavier than it sounds.
The thing that makes this toy so strong also makes it convenient. Have a power outlet near your bed? Need some quick private sexy time? Plug her in, and you’re away to the races. I’ve found the cord a little short on this one, but others have told me their models have very long cords, so perhaps I have an anomaly.
Have you tried this toy and found it just too strong? Don’t despair. Many women enjoy using the wand through clothes, blankets, or even a towel. Why use the toy at all, you might ask, if you’re just going to put something between it and yourself? Why not just get a smaller, less scary toy? Well, you’ve already spent $50+ on this one, so you want to do what you can to make the relationship work. But there’s an even better reason. The large surface area of the head of this wand means that all of the nerves in the vulva can be stimulated. The clitoris is more than just the head that you can see and feel…it extends inside the body, to a place only strong stimulation can reach. Enter the Hitachi.
People with weak wrists or other hand and arm problems may want to look for one of the newer, sleeker, lighter wand-style toys on the market—such as The Mystic Wand. Or you could use the toy hands-free by propping it on a pillow and rubbing against it while sitting or lying down.
The Hitachi magic Wand has a long and famous reputation of being a women’s masturbation toy. Betty Dodson, the “Mother Of masturbation”, made famous for her masturbation workshops for women, has publicly sung its praises for decades. But you are only limited by your imagination. Slip an attachment such as the G Whiz Magic Wand Attachment onto the wand and you instantly transform it into something you can use for vaginal or anal stimulation.
Or you can use it when playing with your partner. One woman I talked to recently enjoyed resting the toy underneath her as her partner penetrated her from behind. An increasing number of male-bodied folks enjoy using the wand as a masturbation tool. It can be used to stimulate any area where it feels good, and again, towels, clothes, or blankets can be used to cushion the vibration if it’s too strong. With safety in mind, When pleasuring yourself the only limits are your imagination and when pleasuring a partner the only limits are their pleasure and desire.
Oh, and if you’re stuck with a wand and you just can’t find a masturbation trick you like, use it for back massages. Surprisingly, it’s very good for what it was originally made to do!