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When it comes to adult sex toys, the list is endless, especially now that more toys are coming out every other day. Whether it is for solo use or couples, sex toys have become a profitable market because there is always going to be the need to spice up sexual play. In this article, we’ll be reviewing the flogger as one of the many BDSM sex toys you can find in a sex toy shop. We would also include the many types and how to choose the best one for you and your partner. But first, take a look at our top picks of the best BDSM floggers.

Top 10 best Floggers in 2023

Products Information Price
DOMINIX Deluxe Thick Leather Flogger
Material: Leather
Contains latex: No
Length: 20 inches
Length handle: 5 inches
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Bondage Boutique Slap 'n' Tickle Rubber Flogger
Rubber Flogger
Material: Rubber
Length: 10 inches
User: Beginner to experience
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Sportsheets Saffron Faux Leather Braided Flogger
Sportsheets Braided Flogger
Material: Faux Leather
Length: 24 inches
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Bondage Boutique Faux Leather Flogger
Faux Leather Flogger
Material: Faux Leather
Contains latex: No
Contains phthalates: No
Length: 15 inches
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Purple Reins Beginners Flogger
Purple Reins Flogger
Fabric: Nylon
Length: 15 inches
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Doc Johnson Silicone Flogger Whip with Dildo Handle
Doc Johnson Silicone Dildo Handle
Material: Silicone
Contains latex: No
Contains phthalates: No
Insertable Length: 5.5 inches
Length: 18 inches
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Fifty Shades of Grey Please, Sir Flogger
Fifty Shades of Grey Please, Sir
Material: Faux Leather
Length: 15 inches
Number fronds: 48
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Fifty Shades of Grey Bound to You Faux Leather Small Flogger
Bound to You Small Flogger
Material: Faux Leather
Length: 11.5 inches
Features: Suitable for Vegetarians
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Bondage Boutique Black Rose Beginner's Flogger
Black Rose
Material: Leather
Length: 18.5 inches
Length fronds: 10 inches
Contains latex: No
Number fronds: 44
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What is a Flogger?

This is one of the several sex toys used during BDSM. The others include spank paddles and whips. While the paddles are flat-surfaced and whips have one tail, floggers are like whips with multiple tails. They usually have handles that can be made from various rigid (or flexible) materials, with many tails. The tail is what is used to create the painful, yet pleasurable sensation on the skin of the submissive partner. The tail could be made from various materials too like faux leather, metal, silicone, or fabric. The main goal of BDSM flogging is to arouse the submissive partner by -well- flogging him or her with the toy. The flogging would create painful sensations that would be interpreted as pleasure for BDSM lovers. To make the sensation even more explosive, the partner can be blindfolded so that he/she doesn’t know when to expect the landing of the flogger. When using this device, it is advisable to create a safe word between each other (that is easy to remember and sensual). The safe word can be mentioned when it starts to get painful, uncomfortable or you just need a break. There are different types of the flogger and though they look the same, they can’t be used by the same set of people.

Fifty Shades of Grey Satin Flogger.

In one word, they all look alike. So, design isn’t one of the things that differentiate one flogger from another. It is the different materials used to make each one and the size. Some are made from very rigid materials while others are made from more flexible ones. The sizes also differ in width and length of both the handle and the whips. Here are the common types available in the market.

  1. Leather Floggers: Leather is thick and long-lasting. But it can be a bit hard on the skin. Some leathered materials are much softer such as faux leather. With these types, you can be assured that your flogger will stay with you and your partner for a long time. But it might require a bit of getting used to, to fully enjoy the sensations from the leather flogger.
  2. Silicone Floggers: It is almost impossible to find a sex toy that isn’t made from silicone. It is the most common material used in the sex toy world. Not only is it a body-safe material, but it is also very gentle on the skin. The whips of the flogger would lead to little or no marking after landing on soft skin tissues. They can appear in several color variations to satisfy your kink.
  3. Metal Floggers: This sums up all metal-related materials such as steel, stainless steel, aluminum, gold plates, silver plates, copper, and so on. The whips are made from these materials and so they are harsher than the rest of the types mentioned. However, unlike genera beliefs, they are safe to use and do not cause skin bruises and tear when used properly. It’s also advisable to be interactive with your partner during the use of this type.
  4. Deerskin Black and Red Elk Flogger.
  5. Fabric Floggers: These are the softest of all the materials used to make floggers. The materials can be doubled or woven to be able to drag through air, but they still cause the softest sensations. They are safe for beginners and easy to wash and dry. They are not as long-lasting as metal or leather floggers but they are a good place to start if you are unsure about where to begin.
  6. Short Floggers: Based on sizes, your BDSM sex toy can have a shorter length of whips. These drag through the air faster and thereby cause more pain when it lands on skin tissue. They are identified by their shorter-than-average whip length which could be about 6 to 8 inches.
  7. Long Floggers: Longer types are less painful because they drag through the air much slower than shorter ones. They are usually much longer than the average size of a flogger. A long one is usually about 10 to 15 inches long. Some could be longer but then they lose the purpose for their creation because the longer they get, the less pain it can create. Very long floggers are also harder to control than shorter ones.
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How to Choose the Best Flogger?

No matter the criteria we set for choosing the best sex toy, it usually comes down to what makes you and your partner enjoy sex even better than before. That’s the goal, to reach a level of orgasm and pleasure that has not been unlocked before. Although in this section we would introduce the things you need to consider before buying a flogger, it is still up to you and your partner to make the final decision. Before settling on a material, speak to your partner about allergies and possible skin reactions to any of the material. If you are both new to cane BDSM, it is best, to begin with, flexible and soft materials before moving to higher levels like metal floggers. The length is also based on the level of experience of both partners.

Leather BDSM Flogger.

How to use?

This is a perfectly normal question to ask, especially if you are new to cane BDSM and its practices. It is quite easy to use it: simply lift your hands and wipe the skin as you would naturally when you flog. However, since you are not being violent (you want to arouse your partner), it is best, to begin with, light flogs.

The area for BDSM flogging is the butt, palm, thighs, and other fat-concentrated areas of the body. Keep away from flogging the face, neck, or tummy. To add a little kink, you can lightly brush your partner’s pelvic area, clitoris, or penis with the flogger. After every use of your BDSM sex toy, you should always keep it clean by washing it with mild soap and lukewarm water. And when it is dry, you can store it in a safe space free from dust, mold, moisture, and direct sunlight. Inside your wardrobe isn’t a bad place to begin.

Rubber Flogger.

Safety Precautions to Follow

What’s the point of investing in a toy that would lead to bruises, tears, and pain? Floggers can be used without causing any of these. To prevent tears or markings on the skin during flogging, partners can cover themselves with lube or oil to make the body stretchier than it would be without it. If the sound of covering yourself in oil does not sound sexy, you can rub the lube or oil only on the area where you would be sensually flogged. Finally, create a safe word such as bunny, red, or any fetish word you can think of. The safe word helps to keep things under control and prevent the submissive partner from experiencing more pain than pleasure.

Rabbit fur Floggers.

Pros and Cons of Floggers

  • Floggers provide a wide range of sensation, from gentle caresses to intense whacks.
  • They can be used on different parts of the body for different effects.
  • Floggers can be used with other BDSM toys and equipment for even more fun.
  • They’re relatively inexpensive compared to other types of BDSM gear.
  • They can be quite painful if used incorrectly.
  • Can leave welts or bruises if used with too much force.

Final Thoughts

Now that we have covered all about the floggers, including the popular types, how to choose the best type, how to use them, and some safety measures to follow, you can go ahead and get yourself and your partner one, to begin enjoying the sparks of BDSM flogging.

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What is a flogger?
It is a BDSM sex toy that is used as a cane to flog the submissive partner during sexual play. The flogging is meant to create pain and pleasurable sensation causing the partner to be aroused.
How to flog?
During BDSM sex, a person is not meant to flog his or her partner violently. The flogger should be lightly swung through the air, to land lightly on the skin of the submissive partner.
How to use a flogger?
It can be used to flog, just as it was created primarily. But it can also be used to light brush sensitive areas of your partner’s body such as the nipples, the tummy, the clitoris or penis, etc. The teasing intensifies pleasure.
How to choose a good BDSM flogger?
A good sex toy is dependent on the preference of its user. However, it is advisable to consider buying body-safe materials, and comfortable lengths before settling on a type of BDSM flogger.
Are there any risks associated with using Floggers?
There are no specific risks associated with using Floggers. However, as with any type of physical activity, there is always a risk of injury. Be sure to warm up and stretch before using Floggers, and stop if you experience any pain or discomfort.
Are Floggers legal?
There is no definitive answer to this question, as laws vary from country to country. In some places, Floggers may be considered illegal weapons, while in others there are no specific laws regarding their use. In general, this product absolutely legal. Use it only as intended.
What are some common misconceptions about Floggers?
One common misconception about Floggers is that they are only used for BDSM activities. However, Floggers can be used for a variety of activities, including massage and sensation play. Floggers are also not just for use by people with a sadomasochistic orientation – anyone can enjoy using them!

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27.09.2021, 13:15
Macy Jones
I made up my mind to purchase a sex whip some weeks ago, and oh I am so grateful for making that decision! Using a flogger comes with such unbelievable thrill and excitement! I had always thought I would never enjoy anything BDSM, but getting a flogger has turned that around.
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05.10.2021, 19:56
Lilian Hood
I have come across BDSM scenarios where bdsm whips are used alongside verbal restraints like gags? How would a safe word be used then?
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06.10.2021, 12:49
Hi Lilian, to ensure safety in a case where you are using a flogger alongside verbal restraints, you can replace safe words with “safe actions”. For instance, your partner could hold a small ball while you use the sex flogger, and then drop the ball as a sign that they are beginning to experience more pain than pleasure.
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09.10.2021, 11:47
Jolie Ramirez
OMG! The flogger sex toy is the absolute bomb! As a bdsm newbie, many of the activities were scary to me at first, but I got my partner to purchase the Beginner’s Flogger you recommended in this article. And oh it does the job perfectly well! It is so, so sensual! This sex whip is very light on the skin, so all my fears of marks and bruises were unnecessary at the end of the day. And despite its lightness, it still has that sting that raises all the hairs on my body, and makes me feel so alive!
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14.10.2021, 17:27
Reeves Berger
Thank you very much for such an interesting piece. I never realized there were so many diversities in the look and feel of the flogger whip.
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18.10.2021, 02:01
Corey Cuevas
This is a tough one for me y’all. As much as I love to feel a little pain during sexual play, my skin is overly sensitive, and never allows me that luxury! Even the slightest scratches leave scars. I really love the idea of bdsm flogging, but I cherish my skin a lot too. All my friends gush over their sex whips, and I just wish I could have one too.
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23.10.2021, 12:11
Baron Darryl
Oh hi, sure, you can have one! My skin is just probably as sensitive as yours, and I have been using a silicone flogger for a while without any problems. It’s very gentle on the skin, and might be the best flogger for you too. Also, it helps to apply some oil on your skin before the flogging.
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25.10.2021, 19:22
Angie Parrish
As a lover of both aesthetics and pleasure, I am highly satisfied with, and impressed by the Bondage Boutique Rose Gold Necklace Flogger. It is remarkably beautiful and so sensual! I love how it’s so subtle, and yet puts me in such a strong dominant position. Oh, and I can now hide all my kinkiness in plain sight, because of how it doubles as a necklace. Haha. Wild stuff!
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27.10.2021, 04:55
Newton Steele
Very interesting! I was discussing getting one of these with my partner and decided to do a little research, now I have all the information I need, and even a little bit more. I would love to read more articles from you guys, especially on bdsm sex toys.
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30.10.2021, 04:22
Jim Bowen
The bdsm whip is an amazing sex toy, but with all the types of floggers out there, it was difficult to choose the best flogger for me.
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06.11.2021, 11:37
Stacy Walters
I have never used a metal flogger, but would love to get one. Are there any differences in how they are used? And are they extra painful?
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07.11.2021, 16:40
Hello Stacy, there are no significant differences between using a flogger made from metal and a sex flogger made from other materials. However, the metal flogger whip is harsher than the others, but the level of pain is still dependent on the force applied while using it.
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