LELO recently launched a new line of luxury prostate massagers. They sent along the LOKI and the HUGO for us to try out. Since this line is designed for men, my guy did all the product testing. (He assures me that I will enjoy them as well once I get a chance to use them on myself.)
As with the other LELO products we’ve tested, these are rechargeable and waterproof. The silky texture is excellent, the settings are “a nice variety,” the vibrations are very powerful. “The one thing that LELO does better than anyone is make a vibrator that jackhammers,” he says. The controls and settings are easy to figure out and use. He also notes that these two products in particular have better waterproof plug covers than past products. They are sleek and very easy to clean.
However, and this is a big however, they fell short in one important area:
Size matters, LELO. The number one thing on both our LELO vibe wishlists is for girthier toys. This is a nice line for entry-level butts, but my experienced butt guy felt both of these could have been improved vastly by increasing either the width or length.
Let’s break down the reviews by product. First up is the HUGO:
HUGO comes with a wireless remote control, which is the most fun awesome thing ever. Just holding it is impressive. The remote fits in the palm of your hand, and tilting it changes the strength of the vibrations in the HUGO. There are also the usual buttons to change the vibration patterns on both the HUGO and the remote. The remote works well most of the time, but he says occasionally it won’t pair up. The settings can still be changed on the toy, but once it’s in use, it’s impossible to reach to make any changes.
The vibration of the little remote is so strong that at first he thought it was a separate product. While he uses it, he presses it against his balls. “If you’ve got to hold it, you might as well hold it where it does some good,” he says. The one big (hilarious) drawback to the remote? “You can’t set it down while it vibrates, otherwise it skitters away.”
He loves how the HUGO stays put once inserted, unlike many toys he’s tried. “It’s nice and powerful,” he says, “But the external vibration thing doesn’t really hit anywhere.” He’s tried using it with the external vibe facing both towards his balls and turning it the other way, but neither direction did much. (We haven’t tried it during sex yet, because I’ve been ill, but we’re confident it will stay in place.)
This toy is good for use both alone or with a partner.
LOKI (cool snake not included):
The LOKI is shaped more like a traditional vibrator, and does not come with a remote. The vibrations are strong, the controls and pattern variations are great. It’s mostly a terrific toy.
Once again though: Size, size, size. “It doesn’t hit my prostate directly, it’s a little too short.” He much prefers the ELISE 2, which he snatched up for his own collection. He says since the ELISE 2 is longer, it hits where it should and has become one of his go-to toys.
LOKI is definitely not hands-free: “You can’t sit on it, it would be uncomfortable since it sticks out too much.” It has to be held in place, making this one a better option for use with a partner rather than a solo affair. (I’m eager to see if it works with our strap-on harness.)
We’d recommend both of these toys to any guy who wants to experience well-built luxury beginner butt toys. “For guys who don’t want giant toys, these are perfect,” he says. (Please consider using my affiliate link when you make your purchase!)
Note to the LELO powers that be: I asked what his dream toy would be, and he says the HUGO is very close. He’d love it if it were more rounded, a little longer and his ultimate dream option: Inflatable so it would be easy to insert and remove but the ability to really crank up the girth.