Toy Review: The Blush Real Nude Helio Dual-Density Suction Cup Dildo

The descriptive text on the back of the Real Nude Helio Dildo states that ‘most things are better in the nude.’

Although I agree with this in principle, it’s very hard to put this in to practice when it’s winter in the UK . Thus the first time I tested the Real Nude Helio Dildo is was sipped into my body, navigated past side-parted panties, as I huddled under a suitably chunky blanket.

But, in this case, I can confidently say that my lack of recommended nudity was not a hindrance to pleasure whatsoever. Then again, it was never implied to be.

Blush’s Real Nude dildo description refers not to the nudity of the users, you see, but of products in general. Or, to be more precise, their materials.

Blush wants to keep things simple, clean, and effective. To this end all of their products take a ‘nude’ approach by stripping things down to their core components. Real Nude basically asks ‘what makes an effective, safe, and price-justified dildo?’ and then give that to their customer base. No thrills, no unnecessary features, and no dangerous or harmful materials.

Nowadays we’ve got to the point where making a safe and affordable adult product is becoming increasingly achievable but effectiveness? That’s much more tricky to master.

So how does the Real Nude Helio Dildo fare in achieving this? Let’s find out together.

TooTimid

The Real Nude Helio Dual-Density Suction Cup Dildo was provided to me by TooTimid for review.

TooTimid have been operating in the industry for over 17 years and, as such, they have compiled an incredibly diverse range of products. This includes products that I wouldn’t necessarily condone purchasing (jelly, rubber, and TPR/E toys, for example) but this is to be expected from a company that maximizes diverse stock and focuses on user choice.

Although these less preferable toys do exist on TooTimid so, too, does a great selection of brands, such as Tantus, Bodywand, and Intimate Earth. This, combined with TooTimid’s 1-year guarantee on all products, discreet shipping, and great customer service makes TooTimid a fantastic resource for anyone looking for a trust-worthy and well-established retailer for their adult purchases.

My recommendation, as such, would be to use TooTimid’s site responsibly, and to approach it with good material knowledge, rather than just buying what looks to be the most affordable and appealing. It’s like the shopping spree equivalent of online sex toy shopping – where you can just enjoy browsing and casually pick and choose as and when you find something that appeals to you.

TooTimid are about just that: Allowing people a safe and relaxing space to find what works for them on their own terms and with a sense of reassurance and reliability. They’re also rather strongly focused on female empowerment and putting female pleasure at the forefront. This can be seen on their ‘About Us’ page where the proudly champion their female staff. And, might I also add, the staff introduction photos are great. I love companies that encourage the creativity and character of their staff, so bravo TooTimid.

My items arrived promptly from Too Timid and had a lovely letter included (customer service success). In summary, although I may not like all of TooTimid’s stock there’s a lot to love about the company and a lot of the items it has to offer.

The Blush Real Nude Helio Dual-Density Suction Cup Dildo

The Blush Real Nude Helio Dual-Density Suction Cup Dildo measures in at 7.5 inches in length, has an insertible length of about 6 inches, and a circumference of 4.5 inches (max diameter 1.5 inches). It weighs in at about 10.8 ounches which feels incredibly light-weight in the hand and even more so when strapped in by its flared base.

The packaging for this dildo is standard plastic which can be recycled.

Toy weight isn’t something I usually discuss but it stood out for me with the Real Nude Helio. I’m the type of girl who likes a bit of clout with her strap-on and suction cup sex toys (the Helio ticks both these boxes) so it was strange for me to find that the Helio felt like it was made from helium at times with how light it felt to me.

This is one of the very interesting qualities of the Real Nude Helio and I can think of multiple ways that it can benefit or deter potential users. In terms of benefits, the lighter aspect of the Helio makes it easier to use for a prolonged period of time, less intimidating in general for new toy users, and great for anyone who had a medical condition which hinders even short bouts of weightier toy use. However, those who, like me, enjoy feeling a bit more weight from their toy (strapped on or not) may find that there’s an adjustment curve with using this toy.

This toy is odd in terms of a single design point.

Speaking of curve, the curve of the Helio is the next, most noticeable feature of this product. Whereas most dildos tend to arch upwards with their curve, Blush has instead elected to give the Real Nude Helio a mostly straight shaft with an ever so slight downwards facing curve. An exaggerated arch on the top section of the Real Nude Helio accentuates this curve from a visual perspective, making the downwards curve look even more prominent.

The overall design on the Real Nude Helio is a semi-representational one, meaning it has a mostly smooth shaft and a bulge only where the coronal ridge would be to stimulate the head of a penis.

This approach is a good one for anyone who wants a dildo that utilizes standard penile anatomy but doesn’t like the ‘uncanny valley’ effect caused by having a dildo that is far to realistic. It also means that Blush can offer the Real Nude Helio in multiple colors, mine being the ‘Inigo’ option.

As previously stated, this strips the Real Nude Helio back down to the bare bones of sex toy effectiveness and I appreciate that a lot.

The material used for the Real Nude Helio – 100% pure silicone – also makes me a very happy reviewer. This material (grabby but very smooth and almost glossy when lubed up, in this toy’s case) is non-porous, phthalate-free, and completely body-safe. It’s also incredibly easy to clean. This toy can be boiled, sprayed with toy cleaner, or given a good rinse off by hand (or in the dishwasher) if so desired.

Oddly enough, Blush also state that this toy can be frozen for cleaning too, which I suppose makes sense? I mean freezing does kill off a lot of bacteria but I think I’d still want to combine it with another method to make sure my toy was truly squeaky clean (especially during messier sessions).

Freezing does give this toy sensation-play appeal too, but please don’t take this toy straight from the freezer and directly to your genitals. That stuck-tongue effect we see in cartoons might be an exaggeration but you can still get some unwanted results from being too reckless with frozen sex toys.

This toy has some squish to it.

The silicone used for the Real Nude Helio isn’t any old silicone either, but dual-density silicone. This means that a firmer ‘rod’ of silicone has been used for the core of the Real Nude Helio and a softer, squishier silicone poured around it to finish off the mould. The result is an experience that some describe as more ‘realistic’ in sensation or, at the very least, pleasantly soft and squishy. Dual-density toys are typically easier to insert than firmer toys, feel less pressure-based, and are much kinder for thrusting actions.

It’s no surprise, then, that the Real Nude Helio offers a phenomenal experience when thrusted internally.

Because of the typical upwards curve that G/P-Spotting toys have you’d be forgiven for thinking that this is the best, or perhaps only way to effectively locate and stimulate this area, but toys like the Real Nude Helio exist to demonstrate that this is not always the case.

In a sexual experience that needs to be tried to be believed, the downwards curve of toys such as the Real Nude Helio serves to almost supercharge the coronal ridge of the dildo’s head. Ever reveled in those moments where you feel the coronal ridge of a dildo rubbing against your wall? Imagine that all the time. Add in all of the usual sex motions of thrusting, grinding, wiggling, and so on that you can do with a good sex toy and you’re close to envisioning time with the Real Nude Helio.

It doesn’t look like much, but it feels like the sweet caress of the finest kind.

As a huge fan of the coronal ridge you can imagine just how much this toy had me squirming with delight. I’m not usually one to thrust with a sex toy, but the Real Nude Helio was the exception for me because I just had to ride this toy, such was the impact it had on me. Admittedly, for the ‘big finish’ I still opted for gentler wiggles and clenches, but G-Spot contact never lessened because of this and my climaxes were always strong, deep, prolonged, and very easy to ride into multiple climaxes if I desired.

What I will say is that, because this toy is softer it doesn’t have as strong a direction and anchor as some of the firmer strap-on/suction cup toys out there. This means that for really rapid thrusts you might want to pay a bit more attention to your motions (or may just find it impractical to do).

The Real Nude Helio is also a complete dust and hair magnet, which means that it needs extra care when it comes to cleaning.

Yes, this toy does come with a storage bag which is antibacterial, but the toy itself is so naturally grabby that putting it in and pulling it out of the bag is actually an inconvenience and makes for clumsy retrieval (so be sure not to add it into your ‘sexy dance’ should you wish to give one).

Final Thoughts

So, does the Real Nude Helio get my seal of approval?

Uhm, heck yeah!

I am a huge fan of toys that break the mould, the Real Nude Helio does this with its affordable, downwards-curving design, and gives it a squishy dual-density twist for good measure.

This toy is well-sized for beginners and veterans alike making for easier strap-on play as well. It’s also at a size that advanced beginning/starting intermediate anal play enthusiasts should be able to take it without much issue too.

All-in-all there’s not much to dislike about this toy, especially as it retails at under $55 and will, with good care, last you a lifetime of pleasure.

Thumbs up from me!

Recommend to:

People who love coronal ridge contact.

People wanting a semi-realistic dildo.

People wanting a dual-density dildo.

Do Not Recommend to:

People who prefer heftier/larger dildos.

People who want an upwards curve.

People who dislike dual-density.

The Real Nude Helio was provided to me by TooTimid for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion (as the many damning reviews of past toys I’ve done in the past probably indicates by now).  

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