A sex toy is an object or device that is primarily used to facilitate human sexual pleasure, such as a dildo or vibrator.
Many popular sex toys are designed to resemble human genitals and may be vibrating or non-vibrating.
Electrostimulation dates back as early as the mid 1700s.
By the mid 1970s, medical transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) machines were widely available.
The machines work by stimulating nerve endings with electricity, sending signals of stimulation to the brain.
Electrostimulation works off this same principal, when the brain received a signal of stimulation form the genitals, pleasure hormones are released.
Sex toys are most commonly sold at a sex shop, but they may also be sold in a pornographic DVD store or head shop.
Today's sex toys are available in almost all countries for male and females.Another form of sex toy for both men and women are those for erotic electrostimulation.Erotic electrostimulation refers to the act of using electricity for sexual stimulation.Glass sex toys are commonly made from clear medical grade borosilicate glass ("hard glass").This particular type of safety toughened glass is non-toxic and will withstand extreme temperatures, as well as physical shock without compromising its structural integrity.The choice of this high-grade material provides safety in use and the option to heat or chill the toys.