Sex toy testers reckon these 6 anal vibrators are the only ones worth your time and money

Tried and tested.

Best anal vibrators: A flat lay of some fruit
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So, you're curious to read up on the best anal vibrators. First things first: good for you. If you're curious about giving anal play a go, know this: your sexual pleasure is important and you deserve to feel great. 

Fun fact for you: you're not alone, and interest in anal toys is only rising. One National Survey of Sexual Attitudes study found that around 30% of 16- to 24-year-olds have had anal sex over the last decade, up from a reported 12.5%. In the US, 45% of people have given it a go.

The sex toy market has quickly caught on - alongside the best vibrators, stats show that the best anal toys and prostate-stimulating designs are some of the fastest-selling above the best rabbit vibrators, best wand vibrators, and best bullet vibrators.

That said, one MysteryVibe survey found that around a quarter of you find anal toys slightly intimidating - which is where this article comes in.

Designed to talk you through the best anal vibrators out there, plus educate you on the brands to invest in and the brands to swerve, we've spoken to some of the best experts in the business to get the lowdown. 

Our experts span: 

Testing process for the best anal vibrators

All of the anal vibrators featured in this round up were tested by the experts above and hand selected as the best toys you can buy.

When testing, they considered the following: 

  • Size: Make sure if you're starting out, that you go small and work your way up to a bigger option.
  • Material: All our experts share that silicone safe is the best option of beginners, however glass and metal can be fun for more advanced sex toy users. 
  • Vibration intensity: How hard did the toy vibrate? If it's satisfying enough, then the toy is in this article.
  • Instructions: Was the toy simple to use and easy to set up? 
  • Price: Was the toy good value for money and a good long term investment? 

Best anal vibrators: 6 to *add to basket* ASAP

How do I use an anal vibrator?

There are actually loads of different ways you can use a vibrating anal toy, share the experts.

Obviously, some are designed for insertion and internal stimulation, whereas others, particularly the ones that vibrate, can be used to tease all over the body, including the rim of your anus, clitoris, nipples, and more. 

Remember: it's all about finding a toy that you enjoy using. Whatever works for you.

Ally Head
Senior Health, Sustainability and Relationships Editor

Ally Head is Marie Claire UK's Senior Health, Sustainability, and Relationships Editor, nine-time marathoner, and Boston Qualifying runner. Day-to-day, she works across site strategy, features, and e-commerce, reporting on the latest health updates, writing the must-read health and wellness content, and rounding up the genuinely sustainable and squat-proof gym leggings worth *adding to basket*. She's won a BSME for her sustainability work, regularly hosts panels and presents for events like the Sustainability Awards, and is a stickler for a strong stat, too, seeing over nine million total impressions on the January 2023 Wellness Issue she oversaw. Follow Ally on Instagram for more or get in touch.