I am super excited to have gotten the chance to become a reviewer for the folks over at Bad Dragon. I had been seeing all these non phallic dildos all over people's blogs and so I went to browse the site. It took months before I took the plunge on contacting them about reviewing, I was excited to get the "We would love to work with you!" email. I was a little confused when I first started going into the creation selections but the folks over at Bad Dragon were very helpful. I made a separate post so I don't have to go into the "How to Customize" your Bad Dragon in each review I do.
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Use & Overview
I set out on my way to create my very own and very first Bad Dragon creation. I had been eyeballing a few different toys but I settled on the Winston's Tail as it appealed to me and didn't seem so out there. Winston's Tail can be used by the female and male bodied alike. Since the "feet" are flared out you could easily use Winston's Tail anally without any issues at all. I used it vaginally and enjoyed it. All Bad Dragon toys are made of silicone and come in many different sizes. There is a size for everyone from beginners to queen size toy users.
I got my Winston's Tail is size small. A size small measures in at 7 inches long with a usable length of 6 inches.
The diameter of the tip is 1 inch with a circumference of 3 inches, the middle diameter is 1.50 inches with a circumference of 4.25 and lastly the bottom is 2 inches in diameter with a circumference of 6 inches. I know that seems like a lot of measurements but they are necessary to know in order to find the right size for you. Below you will find a size chart the Winston's Tail comes in Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large.
Winston's Size Chart
My Winston is a custom color in a swirl pattern. The possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing a color for your Bad Dragon.
All of Bad Dragon toys are made out of silicone. Silicone is a nonporous, latex and phathalates free material that is also hypoallergenic. Being as it is made of silicone and is nonporous you can share your Winston's Tail between your partners or orifices without issues if you properly sterilize it. Silicone is an awesome material to use for sex toys not just because of them being able to be sterilized but also because the firmness can vary so there is something for everyone. I like materials that have a "real feel" to them an silicone can have that feeling if it has the right amount of firmness and plushness to it. My Winston is a size small with a medium firmness to it. As you can see in the photos to the right, it is very flexible and squishy, this could be an issue for some. If you prefer them to be firmer you will want to get the firm material option. I believe if I would have opted for the firm over the medium I would have been able to feel the texture better then I was able to.
Just like with most dragons he has scales on his tail, I can easily feel them with my hand but couldn't feel them when inserted vaginally. So for the most part it feels smooth with a little drag to it. To eliminate the drag in the material as most silicone can have you will just want to make sure that you are properly lubricated whether it be with your natural juices or with a little help from some lube out of a bottle. You can purchase Cumlube from Bad Dragon or use any other water based lubricant of your choice.
The packaging of Bad Dragon is pretty simple and nothing too extravagant when it comes to the actual packaging of the toy. Upon receiving my package I was excited and opened it up to find Black & Orange tissue paper inside. Inside the tissue paper I found my Winston's Tail with a few extra goodies inside. I found 2 Bad Dragon Minis, a Button Pin, a Medium Sample and a Bad Dragon Ink Pen you can purchase all the above on the site if you want to add them to your collection. The little minis are cute as can be, they don't have a real use since they are so tiny but they can be used as cute decorations if you have any of your toys on display.
I don't want to forget to mention the wonderful packing peanuts that you will find inside of the box as well since I ended up with a mess out of them.
The toy itself is enclosed in a clear plastic bag, this is going to be suitable for storing depending on how you open it. Of course since the bag is clear it isn't discreet in any way so if you are worried about others knowing what it is you will want to open it away from others. The shipping packaging is very discreet it is a plain brown box with a return address of Jan followed by a mailing address. No one will know what is inside.
Caring & Storing Winston
Silicone is pretty easy to care for, you will want to make sure that you clean your Winston's Tail before and after each use. There are many ways you can go about doing this but only 3 ways will sterilize* it for sharing.
1.)Antibacterial Toy Cleaner-spray your toy with an antibacterial toy cleaner of your choice. Let spray set for a minute before wiping clean.
2.)Hot Water & Antibacterial Soap-using an antibacterial soap wash under hot running water rinsing thoroughly til all bodily fluids and soap is off the toy. Dry with towel or let air dry before storing.
3.)Toy & Baby Wipes-you can use toy wipes or baby wipes to wipe down your toy to remove bodily fluids.
4.)*10% Bleach Solution-mix 10% bleach to 90% water an let your dildo soak in there for a few minutes before removing. You will want to rinse thoroughly and dry before storing.
5.)*Boiling-you can heat up a pot of water on the stove an boil your dildo for 5-10 minutes using tongs to remove it from the pan. You will want to let it dry before storing.
6.)*Top Rack of Dishwasher-you can toss your dildo in the top rack of the dishwasher run the cycle an let air dry before storing.
If you want to use a bottled lubricant it is recommended to use a water based lubricant with silicone toys. If you like using silicone or hybrid lubricants you can test a spot on the toy that won't be inserted into the body in case damage is done. I successfully used Spunk Pink Lube which is a hybrid lubricant with no issue. I did spot test it on the bottom of Winston an experienced no issues at all. If you are worried about ruining your beloved toys make sure to spot test.
My overall experience with Winston's Tail was good for my first experience but I learned a good bit on what to choose when it comes to firmness. I wasn't steered wrong so to speak on the firmness to choose since I stated I like the feel of Vixskin toys. As I stated in the review I got the small in medium firmness, while the size was pretty close to what I like in my toys I needed something that was firmer. I believe that if I would have went with the firm I would have been able to feel the texture more then I was able to. This isn't a flop on Bad Dragons part nor on mine it was a trial and error. I do love the plushness of the medium I think with getting a small they weren't all that compatible. My next selection I will get firm unless I get a bigger toy. I absolutely love the how the colors turned out!! They are custom I went to the color wheel and scrolled the mouse around til the colors I liked came up. Mine is marbled which with a marble custom color it will add $20 on the cost of Winston.
For the basic Winston in small starts out at $55 and the price goes up as you customize.
You can get a Winston in custom marble for $75 before shipping.
I honestly can't wait til I am able to create my next Bad Dragon creation!! Now that I know what medium firmness feels like I know that I need firm unless it is a bigger toy! Can't wait to explore more of these amazing toys.
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Thanks to Bad Dragon for providing me with Winston's Tail free of charge in exchange for an honest & unbiased review!