If you follow any of my social media you’ll likely know by now how strong my love of rainbow sex toys is. Sadly, my collection isn’t quite as large as I’d like it to be. As such, I decided I needed some new additions. When the folks behind HotCherry asked if I’d like to review something for them, I jumped at the chance to get my hands on the Rainbow Pumped Silicone Dildo.
Before I get into the review it’s worth mentioning that I am not a “size queen“. Really big dicks just don’t do it for me. Never have. With that in mind, my experiences with this rainbow dildo were hit and miss.
That isn’t to say that it’s not a fantastic addition, just that due to its size, it was a tad too much for me. Those that like things on the thicker side will undoubtedly love this rainbow dildo. Me on the other hand, I’m still debating.
First things first, aesthetically the Rainbow Pumped Silicone Dildo is stunning. The edges are clean cut, with precise definition, offering no bleeding from one shade to the next. Each equally distributed layer is a perfect bright and bold hue, with no deviations from a traditional rainbow. Rather than having horizontal lines like most rainbow toys, the lines are diagonal, creating a lovely lengthening effect. All in all, it makes the perfectionist in me ridiculously happy.
As for the silicone, it’s matte and velvety to the touch, supple, with a bit of give. While there is some flexibility, it’s firm enough that it doesn’t bend, making insertion while mounting doable. Having said that, because it’s a matte silicone it will require lube, and lots of it. Otherwise you can expect some uncomfortable dragging on the skin hindering insertion. Trust me on this.
The head of the shaft has a pronounced ridge for those that like g-spot stimulation. The slight veining on the thick shaft offers some enjoyable sensations internally. And the firm but squishy balls let you gauge how far it’s inserted while also providing decent cushioning while thrusting. If you like to have a bit more control, flip it around and use them as a handle.
For those that prefer hands free action, the flared base acts as a really good suction cup. I suggest wetting the bottom then pressing down hard on the area you want it to stick to. For the most part it’s not going to move on flat surfaces, but because of the weight, it won’t do well against shower tiles. We’ll get to that later.
Also on the note of the flared base, it’s compatible with strap-ons for pegging play. Getting it into the harness ring may require a bit of effort due to the length, but it should insert without too much trouble. Just know in advance that it’s heavy, very heavy, and will droop when worn.
From the moment I saw it in the package I knew I was in over my head. My own fault really; unless it looks like big online (and this didn’t), I rarely, if ever, check size stats before requesting a product. You’d think I’d have learned my lesson by now… nope.
With regard to stats, the dildo is 9.75 inches in total length, with 7 inches being fully insertable. At it’s thickest the girth measures 6.75 inches, while the shaft generally measures 5.5 inches. All in all it’s a big dildo.
As someone who likes to test a product as many times as possible before deciding if they like it, I won’t lie, the struggle was real. That said, this isn’t my first time at the rodeo. I tried another big dildo a few years ago, granted the rainbow dildo is by no means similar in girth. But still. While the 7 inch length is perfect for me, the 6.25 inch girth (at its largest point), is much, much, bigger than I’m used to.
Patience Is A Virtue
Knowing this was a dildo I wouldn’t be able to instantly handle, I took my time. After 10 minutes with the Original Magic Wand and a smaller dildo to get things going, I slapped it onto a flat surface and mounted it. Nope. Not happening. Even with all the self pleasuring my body just wasn’t ready. Never one to back away from a challenge, I spent another 10 minutes trying to find a position or angle that would allow me to take it. Eventually my body gave way, and with a slight ‘pop’, it slid into place with little resistance. Once inserted the thick shaft was fulfilling while the length was highly satisfying. Thrusting was kept to a minimum as the weight of the dildo made it difficult to manage. For the most part the struggle was worth it. Having said that, I don’t know that it’s a dildo I’d go back to with any frequency.
I had hoped that after my initial experience each new attempt would be easier. Sadly, wasn’t the case. Every time I tried my body tensed in anticipation of the pronounced ridge. I’m sure with continued use I’ll eventually get past that, but I fear the effort it’ll take getting there will be a bit much. So many toys, so little time.
Everything considered, I have a couple suggestions to make it enjoyable; use lots of lube and I do mean lots. Don’t go straight for it. Instead, work your way up by using a partner or other products before hand (the vaginal canal will expand and lengthen when aroused, take advantage of that). Finally, don’t be afraid to use something on your clitoris if you need to; it’ll help with arousal and self lubrication.
I get it, most dildos replicate the appearance of a penis; as in, there’s a pronounced ridge below the head on the shaft. Yes, aesthetically it might be pleasing. But it also makes insertion extra difficult for those not used to something this big. Removal even more so. My second attempt was slightly painful as I tensed in anticipation of the ‘pop’ I felt the first time around. Not fun.
Although it did suction nicely to flat surfaces, it didn’t do so well on the bathroom tiles. It’s got quite a bit of weight to it so it’s not going to instantly affix itself easily. It’s also not going to stick to walls, the weight will eventually bring it down.
Finally, it collects a lot of lint. Not a big deal, but it annoys me.
Care & Cleaning
Remember, anything that’s quality silicone won’t absorb bodily fluids, lube, or bacteria. Simply wash this silicone dildo with soap and water, boil it, bleach it with a 10% bleach solution, or put it in the top rack of your dishwasher.
As with all silicone toys you’ll want to use water based lubricants. You could opt for a silicone lube once you’ve done a patch test and are sure it’s okay to use (just rub some silicone lube on the base of the toy, if there’s a reaction it’s not compatible). Otherwise a silicone lube will likely ruin it with time.
I’m admittedly a little torn on this one…
On the one hand I can see how those that like something a little bigger would love this dildo. The girth is fulfilling once inserted, while the length is perfect for those that like it deep. More than that, it’s quality made, virtually non-porous, easy to care for and clean, can be used with a harness, suctions to most surfaces, and doesn’t leach harmful chemicals into your body. And let’s not forget how aesthetically stunning this rainbow dildo is. I love the look of it. It’s absolutely perfect.
On the other hand, and this is just based on personal experience, I struggled. A lot. Each and every time. Had the ridge below the head not been there, I think I would have really enjoyed it, probably even come to love it. But for the most part it was an overwhelming experience that left me disappointed in myself. Maybe with time and practice I’ll get to a point where I can take it effortlessly. For now however, I’ll be opting a smaller dildo that isn’t quite as pretty.
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