Toy Review: Lovehoney Mini Magic Wand Vibrator

My precious.
My precious.

To be completely frank I love this toy.

This toy has spoilt me, it’s changed me. It’s set the bar for all other toys of its kind. I love it.

Don’t get me wrong, this toy is still buzzy. If anything it’s buzzier than the Macro wand. But the Mini’s vibrations feel deeper and more pronounced. They’re like a particularly passionate activist standing up for its cause (and I never could resist a good cause).

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Size comparison between the Macro and the Mini.

In all seriousness, though, this is a good toy but (again) it’s not for everyone, especially if you don’t like the aforementioned buzzy vibrators. The toy itself is 7.75 inches with a circumference of 4.5 inches, but the head is just short of 2 inches. Overall this leads to a nice balance between head, grip, and controller. The vibrator sits quite comfortably in my hand, and allows me to easily change between settings, and I think this would be the same for anyone with small-to-average hands.

This might not seem like riveting review material, but when you’ve got 8 settings to play around with hand placement is important. All 8 settings are wonderful and very powerful. My personal favourites are the first vibration setting, which is just its weakest default vibration (plane Jane, I know) and setting 7, which is a succession of rapid vibrations, but setting 8 is also interesting. Setting 8 goes from the very weakest vibrations it can muster to the most powerful and it can really help you get a taste for the toy.

As with a lot of multiple-setting toys, the Mini wand only has an on and off button, so if you accidentally push past your favourite setting then you either have to filter through all the settings again or turn it off and back on again. This is where the Lovehoney’s comfortable handle comes in though, as you can easily and quickly do either of these options. As an additional plus the buttons are pretty firm, so the chance of pushing through the settings accidentally is actually quite minimal.

Like the Micro, the Mini wand is primarily for clitoral stimulation but is great for other areas of the body too. I would recommend applying a healthy dose of lubricant, though, when using this toy on your genitalia. The vibrations are quite powerful and the head is made of a soft, rubbery material with a chain of ridges running along the head, so using it without lubricant can be quite painful, especially for those with unshaven pubic hair.

Sadly, this is where I have to go into more downsides. Because of the ridges on the head and neck this toy can be difficult to clean. A toothbrush helps but sometimes I’m still left  wondering if it’s as clean as it can be. Liquids and lube also cluster under the head of this toy, and it is rather difficult to clean that bit.

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Those hard-to-clean bits can leave much to be desired.

This toy is also rather noisy. I’d say the Macro and the Mini produce about the same amount of noise, but the Mini has a lower pitch. As with the Macro, I think that the sound is manageable if you stay under the sheets with some music playing, but if you have roommates the noise is something to keep in mind.

One thing that might deter some people is that, although the handle has a wonderful texture and grip, it vibrates almost as much as the head does—so you might find yourself with a tingly, numb hand during a long play session. This didn’t deter me but, then again, I don’t need long with this toy before I’m floating in a blissful cloud of orgasmic glee.

The last problem is to do with the batteries. If you watch the demonstration video on the Mini wand’s product page then you’ll see how the batteries have to be put in this little plastic case, which is then inserted into the toy. This can be a bit fiddly and frustrating. It takes a bit of practice and I imagine it can be quite the mood-killer if the battery dies mid-toy session and you have to try and put some new ones in.

Okay. Bad stuff over.

Despite the flaws of this toy I can’t help but really love the Lovehoney Mini Magic Wand Vibrator. It’s small enough that it can be applied to my clitoris while my partner is on top of me, it’s powerful, and it’s a reliable way to orgasm. My first version of this toy broke and I was so sad that I rebound-ordered a bunch of other toys and sent off a form to Lovehoney requesting a replacement.

Lovehoney was very fast with their reply, asking what was wrong with the toy and sending off a replacement as soon as I told them. I didn’t have to send back the old toy, which left me the option of sending it off to Lovehoney’s  Rabbit Amnesty scheme—which allowed me to get some Oh! Points to put towards another toy (expect the review of that to come soon enough).

All-in-all I can definitely recommend this toy if you like buzzy vibrators and are looking for a toy with some power to it. This toy is substantial and, although it has a few downsides, the positives of this toy easily outweigh the negatives.

Recommend to:

People who like buzzy vibrators.

People who want power in their toys.

People who like their toys to be compact.

Do not recommend to:

People who dislike buzzy toys.

People who like easy-to-clean toys.

People who prefer gentler vibrations.