Cara Sutra runs an eponymous website that offers erotic advice and sex toy reviews. Sutra earns her living in part by testing and reviewing sex toys. Her eponymous website, Cara Sutra , boasts over 2, product reviews and features sex and sex toy advice and even giveaways. A post shared by Cara Sutra carasutra on Mar 15, at 2: Two years later, she left to go freelance full time. Now, she rakes in the money in a number of different pleasure-filled ways. Check out the buzz below. Your job sounds pretty much like a dream to us.
Do you always get that reaction? Online, I tend to get fantastic responses, mostly as the question will be from people already aware of the circles I hang with. Face to face, I usually ease into it gently if someone asks. I start by telling them I write about sexuality matters, gauge their response to that, then bring it around to sex toy reviews if the conversation has a friendly flow. Reactions range from surprised, then never mentioned again, to absolutely fascinated and actually rather envious!
I prefer stronger, rumbly vibrations, but others may prefer gentler types. The main feature is, of course, whether it works for me personally. Did I reach climax with it? If I did, then fantastic. If not, then could that type of sex toy still be beneficial for someone else? I aim to give a fair and balanced perspective in my reviews. A post shared by Cara Sutra carasutra on Mar 24, at Is the worth of a sex toy purely down to its price tag?
Often, a cheap sex toy will be rubbish, and an expensive one will be fabulous. Sex toys and sex are two entirely distinct routes to pleasure. In fact, I see sex toys as the seasoning to a sex life. What about DIY toys? What are your thoughts on those? First of all, I would strongly advise people not to use just anything they see lying around for penetrative pleasure. You could get internal irritations, grazing or even cuts from rough surfaces and bacterial infections from perishable items.
Sex toys have been made specifically for intimate use, and with a bit of research through honest sex toy reviews, like the ones on my website, you can find affordable and safe options for your pleasure sessions. Mar 12, at In the same vein, I was once charging up a vibrator and the plug exploded in the socket.
Years ago, the inner rod of a cheap rabbit vibrator broke. More recently, I snapped an anal vibrator while I was testing it. Not sure if that says more about the sex toy or my own anatomy. What about with other people, specifically men? Do you think they are still intimidated by sex toys for women? My partner and I enjoy including sex toys in our varied sex life, as well as enjoying their features for solo pleasure, too.
That notion seems to stem from the unhealthy way we continue to talk about sexuality in society. What are your thoughts on that? This interview has been edited for length and clarity.