How To Identify A Low-Quality Sex Doll



April 02, 2023



  • Evaluating the Material Quality of a Sex Doll
  • Allergies and Reactive Surface
  • Odour
  • Manufacturers' Inexperience
  • Beware of Incredibly Cheap Dolls
  • Final Thoughts

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You will probably find that sex dolls are typically on the more expensive side compared to other sex toys but they are well worth the price. It's undeniable that sex dolls are not known for being affordable. In fact, it's a widely accepted fact that high-end models can cost an arm and a leg, so to speak. Of course, when making such a significant investment, you want to ensure that you're getting your money's worth and the last thing you want is to end up with a low quality sex doll. This can be an incredibly stressful and disappointing scenario, but there are ways to avoid it. By taking cues from experts in the field, like us, you can learn how to evaluate the build quality of a sex doll.

Fortunately, there are several ways to determine the quality of a sex doll, as long as you're willing to spend a few minutes analyzing your potential partner you will learn how to spot potentially dangerous sex toys and sex dolls. As a helpful resource, we're happy to share certain methods that will help you identify the design and overall quality of any sex doll.

Be wary and don't assume that any old sex dolls from some dodgy vendor are body safe sex toys. Without comprehensive education about the materials that are going on or inside our bodies, we can't make informed decisions about our sexual lives.

Key Takeaways

The best ways to identify low quality sex dolls are:

1) Check material quality: Look for TPE or silicone, avoid rough or unsafe materials.

2) Watch for allergies: Ensure the doll won't cause reactions.

3) Check for odour: Avoid dolls with persistent bad smells.

4) Trust experienced manufacturers: Research reputations online.

5) Beware of extremely cheap dolls: Stick to trusted sources to avoid scams and health risks.

Evaluating the Material Quality of a Sex Doll

When investing in a sex doll, the type of material used to create the sex doll is a crucial factor in determining its overall quality. To ensure your sex toys are safe, the first thing to always look at is what they're made from. So, what sex toy materials are body safe? For sex dolls there are currently only two types of body safe materials used in the manufacturing of sex dolls, TPE and medical grade silicone. It's easy to identify the material used by simply checking the doll's specifications. Both TPE and silicone are superior in their own right, possessing unique qualities that set them apart from one another.

Both TPE and silicone have a soft and smooth texture that feels like real skin, further enhancing their realistic appeal. They are also virtually immune to wear and tear, ensuring they maintain their lifelike appearance and durability over time. Therefore, low quality sex dolls will be made of firmer, rougher and unsafe materials that are overly delicate, prone to scratches and other forms of wear and tear.

Though TPE is commonly utilised in the manufacturing of sex toys such as strokers, masturbators, and sex dolls, it is not limited to sex toys. In fact, 40% of TPE is used in the production of cars. It's also used in roofing, medical devices including catheters, heating and insulation, and shoe soles. TPE can be found in a wide range of products, from rugs to headphones. It's no surprise that such a versatile material is also used to manufacture sex toys and sex dolls.

Caution: Though TPE sex toys may be body safe, the porous material likes to absorb baddies such as bacteria from your skin and body fluids. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance to clean and keep your TPE sex toys and sex dolls hygienic at all times, especially after every use. 

Furthermore, there are also many inexpensive TPE sex dolls on the market that are made of inferior TPE powder and mineral oil. The particles of substandard TPE powder are coarser and are poorer in texture. As a result, this material causes the sex doll to be exceedingly rough and deformed. Low-quality mineral oil has a low flash and boiling point, and it is prone to combustion and emitting an odour at high temperatures, a chemical that may harm the sex doll owner's health.

Allergies and Reactive Surface

Another important factor to consider when evaluating the quality of a sex doll is whether it has a reactive surface that can cause allergies. It's worth noting that both TPE and silicone are not susceptible to any allergies or adverse reactions from lubricants or standard cleaning agents. High-quality sex dolls undergo multiple tests and checks to ensure they don't cause harm or irritation to their owners. In contrast, low quality sex dolls could cause allergies and reactions, which is why it's essential to check the doll before investing in it.


High-quality sex dolls do not emit any unpleasant odours, but low quality sex dolls can have a significant odour issue that cannot be easily resolved. If you do not clean your doll properly, you may notice a bad smell emanating from her. However, with a good quality sex doll, this is only an issue if she's not adequately cleaned and serviced. In contrast, low quality sex dolls may exude an odour that is not pleasant and cannot be washed off, even with thorough cleaning. Thus, the presence of an unpleasant odour is a clear indicator of a low quality sex doll or for that matter low quality sex toys in general.

Manufacturers' Inexperience

When it comes to the doll industry, not all new manufacturers are necessarily bad. However, due to the sex toy industry being largely unregulated, it's important to consider the level of expertise and knowledge required to produce good quality and high end sex dolls. If a manufacturer lacks these attributes, it's highly unlikely that they will produce a top-notch product. So, how can you determine whether a manufacturer has the necessary experience or not? 

Fortunately, we live in the digital age, and you can easily look up reviews and ratings of manufacturers online. You don't even have to leave your house to do this. A quick internet search can reveal plenty of information about a manufacturer's overall reputation and the quality of their products. And if you purchase your doll from a reputable online marketplace, you can easily view ratings and reviews of the manufacturer and their products before making a purchase.

Beware of Incredibly Cheap Dolls

While it's true that love dolls don't come cheap, it's also a fact that there are sex dolls available on the market that are extremely cheap. However, you must be wary of these sex dolls as they could be a scam in disguise. If you come across a seller who is offering dolls at an overly feasible price, it's best to be cautious and not give in to the temptation. 

Most of the time, cheap sex dolls are low quality sex dolls that will disappoint you. It's best to stay away from such scams and not risk losing your hard-earned money. Many scammers will ship you an inflatable doll with a TPE coating. Even then, you can't be sure that they are using quality TPE (and they're likely not!), what we do know is that substitutes such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and phthalates (toxic chemicals and materials low quality manufacturers use, mainly in jelly toys) can be extremely harmful to the human body. Instead, wait for regular dolls to go on sale or for special promotions. Many trusted online stores offer payment options that you can take advantage of. Remember, when it comes to love dolls, quality is worth paying for. Furthermore, you'll want to stick to phthalate free sex toys.

Final Thoughts

Now that you are aware of several ways to determine the quality of a sex doll, as long as you're willing to spend a few minutes analyzing your potential partner. 

Remember, we're always happy to share insightful information and help you identify the perfect sex doll for you.

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