How to Use a Double-Ended Dildo

Fancy a dildo but don't want to leave your partner out of the fun? Then hop on board a double-ended dildo for twice the pleasure, or use it solo for mind-blowing penetration.

With an ever-increasing number of people discovering the pleasure that double-ended dildos can bring to the table (or indeed bed), they are no longer just the toy that makes an obligatory appearance in porn films. But why exactly do people use double-ended dildos? There are so many reasons! Find out everything you need to know about double-ended dongs and how to use them.

Whether you're looking for something firm, flexible or floppy, if you’re searching for couples double dildos, you certainly won’t run short on options here. Plus, if you’re keen to amplify that scream during your own playtime, double-ended dildos may be just what you’re looking for. So, is it really double the dildo, double the fun? Let’s find out.

How to Use a Double-Ended Dildo

Quite simply, a double-ended dildo (also known as a double dong) is a long dildo with a moulded head at each end for penetration. Consisting of two dildos fused together, these impressive-looking toys range between 5 and 13+ inches in insertable length and are usually made from soft, flexible materials such as PVC or realistic feeling material.

While size is most definitely a factor when buying a double dong, you also have the choice of different colours, textures and materials too. There are even vibrating versions, too.

Using a Double-Ended Dildo by Yourself

To start with, it's important to cover each end with a water-based lubricant, then position yourself ready for action.

Lie on your back, with a cushion or two under your hips, and spread your legs comfortably. Insert one end of the double dildo slowly, then bend the other end of it up towards you to use as a handle and to guide the thrust of it.

Bend the dildo into a 'U' shape and rest it against a surface with each end facing upwards. Squatting over it, gently guide one head into the anus and the other into the vagina. You will then be able to bounce on the dildo and achieve full, fulfilling double penetration!

Using a Double Ended Dildo With Your Partner

Double up with your lover! Balance and positioning are the main issues when using a double dildo with a partner, so experiment to find out what works for you.

You might like to try having both of you kneeling on all fours and backing on to each end of the double dildo, one at a time. This allows you both to take the dildo at your own pace.

Alternatively, sit facing each other, then bring yourself on to your hands and feet in a semi 'crab' position. Slide the double dildo between you and insert it slowly. By intertwining your legs, you can both enjoy the full length of the dildo as you thrust forwards and back, while still maintaining eye contact.

Make it Slippery

Taking care of yourself and your new double-ended dildo is a must. Large helpings of lube to accessorise your double penetration play ensures playtime gets off to an extra slippery, extra comfortable and of course extra pleasurable start and finish.

There are many water-based lubes to choose from, and a fine selection of anal lubes to accompany your anal adventures.

Make it Safe

If using one end for anal and one end for vaginal penetration, you'll need to use anal lube for the anal end and a water-based lube for the vaginal end.

But what if you want to switch it around a little bit during play? The same rule applies, but it is essential that you clean your dildo before switching ends and holes, and of course before and after play.

We have a fab selection of sex toy cleaners to browse.

Why Use a Double-Ended Dildo?

If you're looking to very literally 'share the pleasure' with your partner, double-dildos are for you. The aim of the game for these dual-ended toys is to be super-bendy for a comfortable fit.

They Can Be Enjoyed By Everyone

Double dongs are not just for lesbians of course! Bum to bum, bum to vagina, or vagina to vagina; our double-ended friends are among the more versatile of sex toys for all genders and sexual orientations. Although their original purpose was for the pleasure of lesbian couples, all people can press their pleasure buttons with a double dildo.

Designed so each partner can insert one end while meeting in the middle to grind against each other, they are indeed multi-faceted sex toys and are often used for dual anal stimulation. And it doesn't stop there…

So Many Ways to Play

Solo double penetration: If you're on a quest for solo double penetration, we recommend double-ended dildos that are on the smaller end of the spectrum, with a firm-yet-flexible U-shaped curve and a tapered end.

The U-shape can be used as a handle to make positioning and inserting both ends a doddle. Most people use the smaller, tapered ends for anal penetration, and direct the bigger, more bulbous end to the vagina.

Couples play: The extra-long, firm and flexible type of double-ended dildo is top of the list for sharing the pleasure with your partner.

Usually super-bendy for easy insertion, these versatile beasts can be used for vaginal and anal penetration, with some featuring tapered ends that are ideal for anal play.

If you’re somewhat of an aficionado when it comes to the pleasure of dildos and double penetration, you may wish to make the jump to solo DP play with these extra long dildos, but we only recommend this for those of you with plenty of experience.

Pegging or strap-on sex: The strapless strap-on variety of double-ended dildos are suitable for someone with a vagina looking to penetrate their partner either vaginally or anally.

Usually firmer than other types of double-dildo, they are easier to control and most feature adjustable angles that allow for a good fit for both partners, enabling a variety of positions during wear.

The smaller shaft, or 'pony' as it is commonly referred to, is worn in the vagina of the penetrating partner, who grips it in place to thrust it into the partner's anus or vagina. Sign. Us. Up!

A big bonus for some strapless strap-ons is the addition of a bullet vibrator, introducing oooh-inducing vibrations into the mix for both partners to enjoy.

Video: Strapless Strap-Ons vs Double-Ended Dildos

Should you buy a double-ended dildo or a strapless strap-on? In this video, Annabelle discusses the benefits to both, to help you to decide which way to go.

Now, for men who wish to turn themselves into a double penetrating toy, we have double penetration strap ons. This variation of the strapless strap on for women usually features a dildo attached to a cock ring, which effectively gives the wearer a second penis in the form of a dildo.

A similar concept to the smaller, U-shaped double-ended dildos, they allow for penetration of both the vagina and anus.

How to Pick a Double Dong

There’s a smorgasbord of double-ended dildos to pick from. With a range of textures, sizes and functions, the best question to ask is: Whose end is it going into?

If you’re keeping both ends for yourself in the hopes of having a double-penetration party, a flexible dildo, like the Hoodlum Tapered Double Penetration Realistic Double Dildo, is easier to get to grips with. It might feel wobbly and unwieldy at first, but by bending and twisting it you'll find that it becomes much firmer. Choosing one that has a slimmer end makes anal penetration easier for beginners.

However, If you're playing together, then you'll want a double dildo that is a bit firmer, such as the Doc Johnson Veined Double Header Dildo 18 Inch. The rigidity of the dildo allows you to push against each other and really create some friction.

If you’d like to up the ante on your double-decker pleasure, look no further than a double-ended vibrator. These double dildos have a short, stunted end that sits internally and a longer end which sits outside the body. The vibrations come from a small bullet vibe located in the base, which benefits both partners.

Our Best Double Dildos

While the best double dildo is likely to look a little different for everyone, depending on your preference and how you plan to use it, here are a few of our customer favourites to get you started.

Small but Mighty

BASICS Mini Double Penetration Dildo
(380)
$17.95 $24.95 You save: $7.00 (28%)

Flexible and perfectly sized for beginners, this mini double-ended dildo is perfect your double penetration cravings, whether you're playing solo or with a partner.

What customers say: "This is a great introduction to double penetration (anal and vaginal) as the small end isn't too invasive"

Buy it here

Realistic & Randy

Lifelike Lover Ultra Realistic Double-Ended Dildo 12 Inch
(26)

Dare to dream with this juicy double ender, giving you 2 dongs for the price of 1 and more pleasure than humanly possible.

What customers say: "We have used this in many different ways, anal to anal, pussy to anal, and my wife has used it on her own using both ends"

Buy it here

Pretty in Pink

Lovehoney Double Delight Adjustable Vibrating Strapless Strap-On Dildo
(204)

Crafted to propel both partners to their pleasure peak, this thoughtfully designed toy is the muscle behind many a mutually satisfying pegging or strap-on sex session.

What customers say: "Perfect fit and perfect orgasm for both of us - this fella is now a perfect addition to our sex life"

But it here

Just for You

Lifelike Lover Ultra Realistic Double Penetrator Suction Cup Dildo 6 Inch
(38)
$69.95

Both equally blessed with raised veins and bulbous heads, this tantalising twosome delivers fills and thrills of the most authentic kind - let your DP fantasies begin.

What customers say: "The suction cup means it is amazing to ride and bounce on"

Buy it here

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