Are Fleshlights Worth It (Are They Good) in 2021?

One of the main things that most guys dread when toy hunting is the Fleshlight price. But then again, you gotta admit that it’s hard to put a price on pleasure. Fleshlights are intense, exciting, and something you cannot even compare with the hand or intercourse.

Fleshlight continues to haul a lot of popularity when it comes to the world of top male masturbators.

Since founding in 1995, they’ve had a steady stream of success with their toy releases.

Well, are they really worth it?

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They have a huge variety of orifice options that you could pick from if you so ever choose to get your penis one. 

These options include vaginal, anal, and oral orifices.

What’s more, there are standard body cases that fit most of their sleeves. The cases accept any of the standard-issue Fleshlight sleeves they also produce.

Well, is Fleshlight’s cleaning process that difficult? 

And because of this, should we dismiss its penis stroking capabilities? 

Let’s see that below:

Are Fleshlights Worth It?

Are Fleshlights Worth It?

Whether Fleshlights are worth it or not is a question that will NEVER have an absolute answer. And this goes for all the other sex toys too. 

Why? You might ask…

This is because it always narrows down to what you expect and what you want out of a toy.

The company created the awesome SuperSkin sleeve. Up to date, it still ranks as one of the best penile stimulators. This is a close second after silicone but very superior to the rest of the toy models.

There’s a range of different sleeves with different textures if you want to try something new. And unless you’re a girl, their catalog has something for everyone carrying a penis.

Yes… It’s not the same as the real thing but neither is your hand, right?

They’ve also scored huge points when it comes to realism. They made the SuperSkin super-soft and smooth for great stimulating experiences.

You can also warm it up and it stretches, thus, reduces wear and tear from friction.

They also have the popular Fleshlight Launch. It gives one of the best interactive experiences to date. The Launch is great for connecting to your phone, PC or online on your favorite adult site.

The best part is that the Launch is already compatible with most of the Fleshlight models. More details in our Fleshlight Launch review.

You just have to attach the Fleshlight body inside it and turn it on for the advanced experience. Talk about plug ‘n play…

Other features coming alongside the interactive ones are: 

  1. The vibrating models (FL Vibro Lady – more about it on our Fleshlight Vibro Review), and 
  2. Automatic strokers. 

All, of course, have different weights so you best be careful when picking your Fleshlight.

Generally, the heavier models are for a hands-free experience. While lighter ones are best for manual stroking.

Are Fleshlights Good (Compared To Alternatives)?

fleshlights alternatives

As the cheesy saying goes, there is a lot of fish in the sea. And, well, there are also many alternative male masturbators in the sex toy market that can give the best Fleshlight a run for its money.

Compared to the other current options, there are some that will beat Fleshlights (depending on the model). And the best some could do is only wish. I’ll quickly highlight 2, i.e. Bad Dragon and Tenga.

We’ll start with an equally popular brand sharing the same kind of fame as Fleshlight. And that is the Bad Dragon male masturbators. Compared to these toys, the Fleshlights come in a close second.

This is mostly based on the grounds of material superiority. The Bad Dragon sleeves are purely made from a high-quality body-safe silicone material that thwarts the SuperSkin.

Silicone always gives the best stimulations and closes in on the real deal as with a vag.

Also, these toys are way easier to clean than Fleshlights. This is because Fleshlights may grow molds because of the long drying periods they need after use.

But, against the Tenga masturbating aids, it has far better stimulation and feel to it. This is because the Tenga’s, while they have detailed sleeves, are all made from the common TPE plastic.

This plays to their disadvantage as they have a tendency to get tacky after a short while.

Also, Fleshlights last longer than them and provide more customizable options. The only upside to the Tenga’s is that they sell at way cheaper prices than the Fleshlights.

So, every stud is sure to be able to afford one of their masturbators e.g. Tenga Eggs, Tenga Flips, and the Tenga 3D series.

What Kind Of Masturbator You Could Buy Otherwise?

What Kind Of Masturbator You Could Buy Otherwise?

To back up my stand on the ‘many fish’ comment above, here are some masturbators that I think you can buy. They all serve the same purpose as the Fleshlight.

Naturally, I’ll start with the cheaper Tenga options and the first you could check out is Tenga Flip Hole.

Amongst all the series from Tenga, it’s pretty famous because of its 3-phase texture detail on its sleeve. Though like most Tenga toys, it is also temporary.

If you want the cheaper options from Tenga then you can also check out the Tenga Egg and Tenga Onacup. Tenga is a great brand and I personally prefer it compared to Fleshlight.

But for a bit of class and quality experience, you could also take a look at any of the Bad Dragon masturbator options.

How Much Does A Fleshlight Cost?

There is no way of putting a definite tag on the price of Fleshlights. Depending on what you’re after, they all come with different prices and are built with different specs to suit the varying needs. 

But to give you a few of the best-sellers, there is: 

How Much Does A Fleshlight Cost
  1. The Fleshlight Stamina Training Unit (STU) sells at $69 – 85.
  2. The Fleshlight Flight Pilot at $49.95.
  3. The Turbo Thrust blowjob masturbator going for $69.95.
  4. The Fleshlight Quickshot Vantage at $34.95.

As you can see from the sample list above, there are those retailing for as low as $34.95 up to $69.95. 

And in their own way, they all get the work done.

Where to Buy Fleshlight?

You should get yourself an original Fleshlight toy that comes with a valid warranty. And for that, you should first check out the official Fleshlight store.

It’s the best site to get any of these toys because of the regular discount offers they give. They also have a customer loyalty program. This earns you points that you could later redeem for amazing discounts!

The other safe site to make your order is at Lovehoney. They also give a warranty and provide free shipping if you’re in the US for orders above $60.


Now, from the information above… You’ve seen some of the features and specs that make Fleshlights great toys for achieving masturbatory orgasms

One thing that they ought to improve on though is the mountain you have to climb to keep it clean and dry. Though you can achieve the latter by using cornstarch or blow-drying the sleeve.

Other than that… 

The unique SuperSkin sleeve with varying textures is a great diversity. The universal case and enhanced interactive models also set high standards for other brands. 

And if that’s not enough, then their sturdy and comfortable handling ought to sway you otherwise.

So to cool this burning question…

Yes, Fleshlights are DEFINITELY worth your time and your dime!

Dainis Graveris

Dainis Graveris

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