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Discretion isn’t always a concern when it comes to buying and using a vibrator. But if you live in a house full of other people (particularly with kids who are curious and prone to touching things that aren’t theirs), it very well might be a priority to have a quiet and sneaky sex toy in your collection. Thankfully, your favorite sex toy shops are loaded with discreet vibrators that offer subtlety, silence, and satisfying sex in equal measure.
Finding time to use a vibrator is often harder than it should be. Between work, social engagements, family responsibilities and the always-growing list of shows you need to watch on Netflix, carving out a little Me Time (or even Us time with your partner) can be a serious challenge. The last thing you need is for your few, well-earned minutes of escape to be ruined by a vibrator that’s so loud it threatens to wake up the whole house or that makes you too self-conscious about the chainsaw-like sounds to actually get off.
And, of course, when we’re talking about discretion, we’re not only talking about volume—we’re also talking about toys that have a more streamlined or understated in appearance. Toys that don’t attract a lot of visual attention. Toys that, well, don’t obviously look like sex toys. A quiet motor is key to keeping someone from barging in on your alone time. But you also want a go-to that you can throw in your nightstand — or toss into your suitcase — without giving it a second thought. It doesn’t matter who stumbles upon your favorite vibrator if that vibrator looks like a necklace, or tube of lip balm, or a small piece of abstract art.
The nice part? There are so many of these stealth sex toys on the market that allow you to keep your sexy business on the DL. You can absolutely find a sex toy that isn’t obviously recognizable to the untrained eye, and that doesn’t sound like a threatening swarm of bees every time you turn it on. Sex toys so smart they practically disguise themselves? We’ll take 20.
So read on for a few that pass the low-key “shhh” test or deliver on a particularly subtle aesthetic. You might find the chill, discreet vibe of your dreams.
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A version of this story was published November 2019.
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A vibrator that’s as cute as it is powerful, the Rianne S. Heart Vibe will surely make a sweet addition to any sex toy collection. Crafted from supple silicone, the toy is incredibly smooth to the touch. And its unique shape allows for a few different kinds of targeted stimulation, while looking subtle enough to sit out on your nightstand (especially around Valentine’s Day!).
Shoppers are obsessed with this clioral vibe from Girls Get Off, a cult-favorite, female-founded brand from New Zealand. The Missy is the epitome of small but mighty. “I came so hard I went deaf momentarily,” one reviewer wrote after taking the Missy for a spin, and yeah, OK, we’re intrigued. While shoppers say this vibe can get a little louder at the higher settings, the good part is it’s so effective, you won’t need to keep it there for long. (PS: Type in SHEKNOWS15 at checkout to take 15 percent off sitewide!)
In addition to being incredibly adorable, the Iroha Mini Vibe is decidedly discreet. Its appearance leaves it looking more like a lip balm than a sex toy, and it boasts subtle vibrations that keep the volume to a minimum.
We-Vibe Moxie Panty Vibrator is exactly what it sounds like: a sex toy you can (discreetly!) slip into your underwear and wear all day long. Of course, if you’re not looking for a little all-day fun, you can also use this toy like a regular vibrator. The subtle hum will delight (without disturbing others), and the shape will offer a few different kinds of stimulation.
Another discreet favorite courtsy of Maude, the Vibe looks like a small, sleek knickknack that could sit on your nightstand without raising any eyebrows. Hit that little button, though, and the Vibe provides three powerful speeds for you to enjoy, plus a solid 1.5-hour runtime that’s sure to get you where you need to go.
You can’t get more discreet than the Crave Vesper, which looks like a chic silver necklace until you tap the magic button on the side. Enjoy four powerful but super-quiet modes with this sleek and sneaky little vibe.
Babeland’s Iroha Plus line offers three different vibrators, all of which are discreet in appearance and in sound. (The Tori is pictured here.) Each toy boasts a supple, squishy silicone form, and provides deeper, rumbly vibrations. Subtle and versatile, the Iroha Plus line is a great place to start when seeking a discreet toy.
The Dame Com was designed to be a seamless addition to partner play. Whereas other clitoral stimulators may feel bulky — and hard to make space for during intercourse — the Dame Com slips right over your clitoris to provide a little extra fun. The toy’s quiet motor and confounding appearance make it a particularly discreet way to spice things up in the bedroom.
No, you’re not looking at a tube of lipstick, but the Lovehoney Magic Bullet is so discreet, we don’t blame you for thinking so. This waterproof, pocket-sized bullet vibe is packed with 10 modes of pleasure and is tiny enough to tuck in your purse.
Though finger vibrators require a little more effort than the average sex toy, they offer all kinds of discretion. Since finger vibrators are small, their motors tend to err on the quiet side. Plus, they rarely, if ever, resemble standard sex toys, so it’s unlikely anyone will stumble upon one and know exactly what it is.
The Je Joue Mimi doesn’t look at all like a sex toy, but its supple silicone and targeted tip make it one of the most popular vibrators around. If someone saw it on your nightstand, they’d have no clue what they were looking at. Plus, the quiet motor will keep the toy’s 11 modes from attracting too much attention.
Despite being a sonic toy, LELO’s Sila is a powerful and powerfully quiet suction-style toy perfect for clitoral stimulation. She’s discreet and easy to clean and store in your bedside table or sock drawer, which is a total plus for anyone with curious or nosy little family members running about.
Just as strong as your loud-motored plug-in wand, Maude’s internal vibe is a sleek and stylish and soft little bedside companion that won’t be heard buzzing through the door. Its platinum-grade silicone bod holds 2.5 hours of charge and is USB-chargeable.
TikTok loves this cute but powerful vibrator, which is all about suction and pulsation. Reviewers say The One Rose isn’t the quietest option, but the pressure wave technology and the petal design — whih is meant to deliver a light tickling sensation — make it worth it.
Okay, so this one isn’t exactly discreet in the looks department. Mono Flex looks very much like a sleek but standard rabbit vibe. But it is one that is incredibly quiet and low-key to use, particularly when paired with Satisfyer’s app. The hands-free ability to adjust intensity and sensations while staying fairly quiet buzz-wise makes this one a must-have for G-spot stimulation lovers.
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A quiet, stretch-y ring that ups the intensity of the orgasm for partners with penises plus has a vibrating G-spot stimulator attached, this one is USB rechargeable and super stealth. Plus, the body-safe silicone is easy to clean.