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Picking the Right Sex Toy Reviewer

double-teamer1We send out a lot of different types of sex toys to different reviewers all over the world.  Some of them go to women’s magazines, trade magazines like XBiz and ANB, bloggers and more. 

It is a great way for us to get feedback on products.  We also love the fact that so many others can learn about our products by reading somebody’s first-hand review of it. 

We make so many different types of products for all types of people.  Adam & Eve Signature Toys really capture the porn’s brand with sexy girls on the packaging and no-fuss products that do the job right. 

The Penthouse Pet Collection is a series of toys molded directly from Pets’ body parts and made out of CyberSkin so they feel JUST like a real Penthouse Pet.

One of my pesonal favorites is Chi Chi LaRue’s Rascal Toys.  These are HUGE toys made for gay men and they are simply awe inspiring.  I don’t use them, but I can appreciate their sense of style!

One of our most popular in-house brands is Grrl Toyz.  Sexy, savvy, saucy these toys target the ladies who know they don’t need any silly boyz as long as they got their toyz.

So when we send products out to all these different reviewers sometimes an unfortunate thing happens.  The wrong type of person gets the wrong type of toy.

It breaks my heart to read a review of a big ol’ honkin Rascal toy by some little old married couple in the UK.  No shit that toy is going to scare the crap out of them!

Rascal Toys Reviewed

We kinda take a leap of faith when we send products to the different review sites.  Sex Toy Testers in the UK does a bang-up job getting our products into the hands of their reviewers, but do they really have to send the Rascal toys to the heterosexual married couples? 

Rascal Butt Plug Reviewed

It is important for me to address this because Topco Sales puts so much energy into creating a variety of brands and products that appeal to all different types of people, it is unfortunate when a great product gets a bad review because it got into the hands of the wrong person.

It is a struggle to find good sex toy reviewers.  Sounds easy, huh?  Someone sends you a box of toys, you play with them, then write up what you think.  Well, we’ve found that many random people kinda get busy with their life so they don’t always post that promised review. 

Sometime people feel like they need to review a toy like a movie reviewer and purposely look for flaws.

Many are just plain inexperienced and don’t understand how an item even works.  I mean really, dude, you don’t know how to use a cockring?  Why is the review site sending REALLY BASIC TYPE of products to people who don’t even know how to use them? 

Cockring Review

If we get a negative review based on the merits of the product, that is fine.  The constructive critisism is okay by me. 

In this case they sent a very high-end pair of CyberSkin Breasts, molded from Penthouse Pet Kimberly Williams, to a woman.  Really?  Obviously this product is for a guy who like big boobs. 

Kimberly Williams Boobs Review

Not all of the reviews are bad, actually, most of them are quite good.  Sex Toy Testers did a gret job selecting the reviewers of the new Slimline G 8X Dual Pleasers.  I personally think these toys are as functional as they are gorgeous and it is nice to see them appreciated.

Slimline Review

I’m looking for a few good reviewers.  Need the best of the best.  People who take it seriously.  We don’t pay for reviews or offer affiliate programs of any kind.  We have integrity and treat our reviewers like members of the press.  We hope that they are honest and not influenced by money.

Interested?  Lemme know!  We got some cooool toys to give to the right people to test.

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How Are Porn Stars Molded to Make Sex Toys? Q&A-Part 2

 

Here is Part 2 of the Q&A with Tony Hernandez, Director of Research and Development for Topco Sales.  Tony has been molding the biggest names in porn for seventeen years and is the man responsible for some of the most unique sex toys on the market. 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re talking replica peices–sex toys that are made from the molds of porn stars’ body parts.

 

The process includes having pancake batter-like substance covering the body part.  It is sticky and gooey.  So how do the men get hard in the first place?  Are there fluffers?

 

Tony: A lot of times they will bring someone with them, a wife, girlfriend, boyfriend; someone to help them.  Once in awhile they use magazines or are just able to do it on their own.

 

So do they have to stay erect for ten minutes until the batter sets?

 

Tony: If they can stay hard for at least three minutes we can get a good impression.  The batter does tend to decrease them a little.  To make sure we get the right length and girth we measure them at their maximum and compare those dimensions to the mold.  If we have to we can make adjustments to the size of the mold so it is true-to-life.

 

Have you had any ‘super men’ that you have molded?  Someone who rose to the occasion and stayed that way without any problems?

 

Tony: We have had a few.  Lex Steele comes to mind first.  He had no problems getting up and staying that way.  It was amazing.  And for someone like him who is truly known for being big, it was very important so that his piece would be the right size.  Rocco Siffredi also was very impressive.  He stayed erect the entire time.  Recently Tommy Gunn and Marcos Banderas were molded and they did very well, too.

 Marcos Banderas "Rises" to the Occasion When Molded

Marcos Banderas

So the men obviously have-to-do what they have-to-do to prepare to be molded, what about the women?  They don’t need any fluffing, right?

 

Tony: Depends upon the woman.  We’ve had some women have sex right before we spread the batter on them.  Right there on the table they had sex so that the area becomes engorged.  They want their toys to feel just like a real vagina does when you have sex.

 

Is there anything else you do to make the pieces as realistic as possible?

 

Tony:  Well I said that the mixture is warm when we apply it, but there have been times when we cool it down before application so that the skin forms goose bumps and we get the realism of the skin’s texture.  Once the toy is made we have skilled artists and craftsmen who paint the individual pieces by hand.  They pay attention to every detail and capture the exact skin tones and nuances. 

 

So what is the most memorable molding moment over the past seventeen years?

 

Tony: There are so many.  I remember the time we had six women come in to be molded in one day—that is the all-time record at Topco Sales®—a very busy day. 

 

But to tell you the truth, the most memorable has to be the very first molding I ever did for Topco Sales; Nina Hartley.  She did something that no other person has ever been able to accomplish while being molded, and I will never forget it. 

 

Once the mixture was prepared and spread over her vagina, she laid back and put both feet high in the air and spread her legs.  The amazing thing is she stayed that way, spread eagle, for a full half hour while the mixture hardened.  She was so relaxed and comfortable…she just kicked back and read a book while she waited.  I have never since seen any woman who could hold that pose for that long.  Most of them start shaking after just a little bit and sometimes their legs have to be held in place.  Nina was just amazing!

 

As amazing as the molding process is, the real question is: What kind of a market is there for replica sex toys?  People often wonder if a celebrity component helps increase the sales of certain sex toys.  As the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Topco Sales®, I can tell you that we see a definite benefit to making the replica pieces. 

 

Take Lex Steel for example, his massive manhood is famous and women are very interested to see exactly what it is like to be with Lex.  One of best-selling Topco Sales® replica pieces is Carmen Luvana’s Pussy and Ass under the Adam & Eve® Signature Toy® Line.  Fans of her movies can actually experience what it is like to be with her while watching her movies. 

 

But we don’t just assume that a celebrity on the packaging will increase sales, we also do research to see what consumer’s reactions are to porn star replica toys, and we carefully analyze our return on investment when marketing a celebrity piece as compared to a generic toy.

 

In the future you can expect to see many more molded replica pieces from Topco Sales®.

 

Recently several celebrity moldings have been done in preparation for an expansion under the Wildfire® line of products.  Hitting the market right now are pieces molded from Tommy Gunn, Marco Banderas and Katie Morgan.  For Adam & Eve®’s Signature Toy® Line, replicas of Bree Olson pussy and ass are now hitting store shelves. 

 

The Penthouse® Pet Collection features Heather Vendeven, Cassia Reily, Aimee Sweet and many others.  It will have new addition from Kimberly Williams very soon. 

 

Chi Chi LaRue’s Rascal™ Toy line consists of six replica pieces, including the latest of Blake Riley.

 

Celebrity replica pieces are incredibly popular right now and the fascination that the public has for them will never go away.   To think that as you hold a CyberSkin® penis molded from Marco Banderas, with that amazingly realistic feel that only CyberSkin® has, that it is exactly what Marco feels like…well that is truly tantalizing. 

 

 

 

 

 

Desiree Duffie is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Topco Sales®, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of adult novelties. 

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