In addition to feeling really neat on the hands (you can literally feel the thicker coils under your hand while stroking!), it adds a whole new thing to experiment and play with—where almost every answer is always "it feels amazing", so there are no wrong answers.
In addition, the Tenga Spinner is also semi see-through. It's more of a cloudy "see-through" than a full see-through, but it's see-through enough, especially when the penis stretches the tip of the sleeve. It provides a nice visual to see what's going on, and it's just another layer that makes the Tenga Spinner feel like a really fun addition to partnered pleasure.
How Else Could It Be Used?
Honestly, the Tenga Spinner can be used any way your body is craving it. Experimenting with the different strokes and hand placement is part of the fun with this affordable penis masturbation sleeve. While we've found our ideal "hand placement" spot, your own placement spot may vary. The masturbation sleeve product marketing video shows a light grasp along the tip of the sleeve which allows the sleeve to do its full rotations. You could also grip the base of the Tenga Spinner to make the tip spin a little bit more. Really, experiment with it and see what you fall in love with.
As mentioned, the Tenga Spinner is a lovely choice for both solo and partnered play. For solo play, the sensations are downright amazing, but if you choose to include a partner, the toy feels fantastic (on the hand), and the lightly see-through aspect makes it a very visually-appealing playtime.
The Tenga Spinner is a stretchy penis masturbation sleeve. In its resting state, it's 5.1" in length with a width of 1.77". Fully stretched out, the manufacturer says the Tenga Spinner will stretch to a length of 6.73" and a width of 2.15". The Tenga Spinner is extremely light-weight and extremely squishy and stretchy. It's not large enough to require two hands, and it can easily be a one-handed sleeve.
As with any male masturbation sleeve, the Tenga Spinner does tend to make some squishing noises - especially with hurried strokes. This is just a mixture of lubricant moving around and the movement of the sleeve. Depending on how aggressive your masturbation session is, it's possible to keep the noise-level low enough to not be heard outside of a closed door. If you're really going to town, though, the noise level can increase, and in a quiet household, could be heard outside of a closed door.
Tenga Spinner Lubricant Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Sodium Polyacrylate, Ethanol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, EDTA-2Na, Polysorbate 80, Sorbitan Cocoate, Fragrance.
How It Works
The coil that runs along the surface of the Tenga Spinner is a flexible coil that finds itself under tension during the regular up-and-down stroking movement of masturbating a penis. Like any object under tension, the Tenga Spinner coil attempts to release some of that tension. Since the coil is built-into the surface of the Tenga Spinner's squishy sleeve itself, when the coil "releases" that tension to come back into its resting state, it drags the masturbation sleeve's surface with it for a masturbation sleeve that literally spins and twirls along the shaft during a natural up-and-down stroking motion.
That's pretty much all there is to it! Add lube to the sleeve (and your penis!) slide yourself into the sleeve, and stroke like usual. The built-in coil provides the rest of the sensation!
Materials and Care
The Tenga Spinner is crafted from a stretchy elastomer. This allows it to easily stretch out over any penis size—similar to the Tenga Egg's stretchy qualities. After each use, you should wash the Tenga Spinner with warm water and mild soap. The close-ended design makes it simple to wash out the lube and any bodily fluids, and since the sleeve is so stretchy and short, it's easy to slip your fingers into the chamber to get everything nice and clean.
After you're done cleaning the Tenga Spinner, it can rest on its drying base (more about that below!) for easy drying.
The Tenga Spinner comes with a sample-sized packet of Tenga lube to ensure you have everything you need for your first use right out of the box. As the Tenga Spinner is very-much reusable, I recommend ensuring you have a bottle of water-based lubricant for subsequent uses. Silicone-based and oil-based lubricants should be avoided.
As with pretty much any sex toy out there, avoid anything sharp (including pointed fingernails) with the Tenga Spinner. The soft material can definitely rip if poked the wrong way.
Let's talk about one of my favorite aspects of the Tenga Spinner: the packaging. The packaging is downright amazing. I could shout this from the rooftops because Tenga went above-and-beyond in their packaging. Tenga has a history of doing this (like the Tenga Flip Zero with a case that doubles as a drying rack).
The Tenga Spinner's packaging isn't just a temporary box to get the Tenga Spinner to your door. Instead, it's multi-functional. The geometric, hard-plastic exterior looks like an artistic decoration while also making the penis masturbation sleeve more discreet and functioning as a very-sturdy protective layer for the sleeve.
If you strip off the colored portions of the external packaging, you reveal the interior, see-through part. This see-through base actually has a little "stand" build-in (to keep the sleeve upright) as well as built-in drainage holes. Place the Tenga Spinner sleeve face-down in the see-through base after cleaning, and it allows the toy to dry itself out. It takes up less counter space, keeps all the hair and lint off of it, and once the toy has slightly dried, you can throw the top lid onto the Tenga Spinner for a bit of added discretion while the toy finishes drying.
With that in mind, the Tenga Spinner was dry within 4 hours after using and cleaning it. My full-sized Fleshlights need to be left out for multiple days with rearrangements of the material every day to ensure its fully dry before it gets put into storage.
In addition, this means almost every part of the Tenga Spinner's packaging is reusable and designed for use with the Tenga Spinner. The only parts that are truly disposable are the plastic wrap that goes around the Tenga Spinner and tells you the interior texture and information about the product itself and the piece that holds the lubricant packet within the sleeve.
The Tenga Spinner comes with the masturbator itself, this unique packaging that doubles as a drying rack, and a sample-sized packet of lubricant. This packet of lubricant will get you through your first stroking session, but you'll want to pick up your own water-based lubricant for subsequent penis masturbation sessions since the Tenga Spinner is reusable.
The Verdict: 5 out of 5
The Tenga Spinner is downright amazing. Just downright amazing. I'm glad it won its well-deserved award, and it deserves a whole lot more for the pleasure it can provide—especially at such a low price point. The coil provides automatic twisting pleasure that virtually no other masturbation sleeve can provide, and the entire sleeve (including the texture that's specifically crafted to envelope the head during use) is extremely orgasmic. Add that into the amazing case design that's perfect for storage and drying of the Tenga Spinner, and you have a home-run of a product.
I'm not kidding when I say I want to collect them all. I'll be placing an order for other textures during this week's sale because the Tenga Spinner is amazing.
To be honest, the Tenga Spinner won that Reddot Design Award because there isn't anything out there that replicates this sensation—especially at this price point. Until the Tenga Spinner, electronics or your own hand movements were the only way to get twisting sensations within masturbation sleeves. However, the twisting sensation may not be for everyone (and may, in fact, just be too intense for you!) With that in mind, there are a few other alternatives to the Tenga Spinner.
If you want to stay around the same price point, the Tenga Eggs would be your first stop. Made from a similar (but thinner) material as the Tenga Spinner, the Tenga Eggs offer a disposable masturbation sleeve experience. Like the Tenga Spinners, the Tenga Eggs also include their own lubricant, but with the Tenga Eggs' design, that lube is designed to work with the sleeve's one-time-use design. These Eggs have a similar Elastomer material that's designed to “stretch” and use your own hand's pressure as the basis of its intensity control.
Alternatively, if you really like the idea of a see-through sleeve that's packed full of textures with its own drying rack, the Fleshlight Fleshskins Grip Blue Ice could be a good alternative. The sleeve isn't nearly as stretchy, and the case is much larger and much-less discreet. However, the sleeve is a bit more see-through, and if you regularly get all lubed up, the built-in finger holes can really help with keeping a handle on things during your jerk off session.
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Review Summary | Tenga Spinner
- Low price point
- Unique, coil design
- Very orgasmic sensations
- See-through design makes for erotic visuals
- Fun to Use
- Six different textures
- May not be as durable as other penis masturbation sleeves
- May not comfortably fit entire shafts that are over 7" in length