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Hello Touch Fingertip Vibrator from JimmyJane
- Shower proof
- Innovative Design
- Carrying Case
- Batteries included
- AAAA Batteries
- Tingly fingers
Well say Hello! The Jimmyjane wearable vibrator is something completely new and innovative. It is a battery operated vibrator that puts the vibrations on pads on your fingertips, you control where the vibrations go. You can use it internally as well as all over your or your partner’s bodies. You can use this on all of your erogenous zones. It works for anal and prostate play too, the cords keep it from going missing. It is been discovered that my husband really likes it on the backs of his knees. The vibrations are actually really strong and it is shower proof. This one can be used by anyone! It can be used for solo play, foreplay and great couples play.
The wrist band is made of a stretchy nylon/spandex type of material. I have a 6 inch diameter of my wrist and my husbands wrist is 9 inches in diameter and it fit both of us perfectly. It snaps back to it’s unstretched size of 2 ½ inches wide and 3 inches long. According to product instructions it can be washed in cool water on delicate. The wrist band can be pulled up on the forearm or twisted around to make the connection wires tighter with use.
…The packaging from Jimmyjane is so impressive from the moment I opened the outer box, there was tissue paper with a JJ logo sticker on it. The Hello Touch was nestled in the white tissue paper. The box for the hello touch has product information on it. When you open the box the inner flap states “TOUCH ME ALREADY.” In the box you receive the wrist band, the battery harness which contains the batteries, the battery pack with the cords and finger tip pads attached and a nylon type carrying case that snaps closed.
My favorite use of the Hello Touch is with oral performed on me. …
I rate it a 5 out of 5 or a 10 out of 10 depending on the scale you use. Your fingers may get tingly, it doesn’t work the best with deep pressure but that really doesn’t matter, It surpassed my expectations. I would even say that you could give this one for a wedding gift. We are planning a weekend away for our Anniversary and Valentines day, they are one in the same, and I will definitely be packing my Hello Touch to go with us!
The Jimmyjane Hello Touch is a seriously bad toy and an expensive puff of nothing. Its “intuitive interface” is not only unresponsive but also very poorly designed, its “ultra-compact” fingerpads are not comfy, ergonomic or easy to use and keep where you want them. Not only that, the Hello Touch might work OK for gentle caressing and touch, if you like things really gentle (and a bit androidy), but it sure as hell doesn’t work for use on or in the female genitals. I couldn’t try it on Crush, because he hates vibration, but I can’t imagine the finger pads would stay on well during a hand job. And God forbid you put it up your butt.
All that I could forgive if it at least felt good. But it’s buzzy and weak and I cannot believe that the Hello Touch experience was essentially so tedious and pathetic that I got bored of wanking. It’s touted as powerful, but I can tense my arm until my fingers shake and I’m pretty certain I’m a more powerful vibrator than the Hello Touch.
Britt in Toyland agrees that the toy has flaws but she thinks it would be good for women for masturbation and for beginners.
REVIEW: JIMMYJANE HELLO TOUCH, July 29, 2014
The Jimmyjane Hello Touch has been praised as a revolutionary, game changing sex toy that “may be the best…ever”. According to Shape’s review, the Hello Touch will give your man “superpowers” instead of intimidating him like other toys. It’s been hailed as an “intuitive” vibrator, serving to enhance the use of fingers during masturbation, foreplay, and sex. From the mainstream praise this toy was receiving, it was clear to me that it was being marketed to a totally different audience than your average, run-of-the-mill sex toy reviewer. You wouldn’t find the We-Vibe Tango/Salsa or the Pure Wand receiving this much popular praise, despite the high status they hold among reviewers.
The Hello Touch is, to be honest, a pretty neat design…The wire and the finger pads are waterproof, meaning you can stimulate a partner underwater (keeping the battery pack above water) or you can stimulate a squirter without worrying about damaging a toy. Jimmyjane even made it easy to sanitize the silicone pads by making the vibration pods removable!
It seemed like a good idea.
But, alas, it’s a fairly underwhelming toy. …
For me, it’s not a toy I reach for regularly and certainly not one I reach for on my solo adventures. My partner and I keep pulling it out from time to time, hoping that my memory is wrong and it is a great toy that I should recommend to everyone. However, it’s just lackluster. …
Many users complain about the finger pads as well. The silicone bands can be snug on a lot of user’s fingers. I have small hands– like, at work I have my own box of gloves because the normal sizes don’t fit, small hands. I don’t have a problem with the straps cutting off circulation to my fingers. My partner, however, feels the straps are too snug on his fingers….
Despite all the hate that the Hello Touch has received from actual reviewers, I do feel that it has it’s place in the market. When I worked at the sex shop, I actually sold a fair amount of them. It didn’t sell well to seasoned couples but it did sell well to females looking for a toy for masturbation or couples looking for a first toy to bring into the bedroom. I know we like to avoid the phrase “good for beginners,” but hear me out. The Hello Touch is truly a beginners toy. It hasn’t proved satisfying to anyone with much experience with toys, at least not to my knowledge. However, when I would have a female customer in the store looking for a first toy, they more often than not left with the Hello Touch. I may be making an assumption here, but I figure a lot women learned to masturbate by using their hands. When transitioning from hands-only masturbation to a vibrator, the Hello Touch seems like the logical option. It isn’t bulky and intimidating, like the Hitachi. It isn’t potentially “confusing” like dual stimulators. It also isn’t made of toxic materials or housing a motor that is notorious for burning out in a month, like so many of the “beginner” toys that stores offer. I would show customers higher end vibrators, like the Lelo Mia or the Nea, as well as the Hello Touch. Most of them liked how the Hello Touch used the techniques they already knew. It enhanced the masturbation style with which they were already comfortable. The same theory held for couples new to toys as well. It enhanced the foreplay style they already used. Most of my first-time-customer couples proved to be intimidated by couples toys such as the We-Vibe or the Lelo Tor. The Hello Touch provided a comfortable, familiar, but yet, still novel, experience.
It may have its (serious) flaws, but I feel it has it’s place in the sex toy market. When Jimmyjane produces a similar toy that’s more powerful (and multispeed!), rechargeable, and can fit a wider range of users, they may have produced a toy I can fully get onboard with. Until then, it sits at the bottom of my drawers, rarely used.
When you’re getting down and dirty, it can be a whole lot of fun to let your fingers do the talking. And with the Hello Touch, it’s like your fingers just got an exciting new superpower. These tiny little vibes pack a whole lot of power, so use it wisely, friends.
Some *handy* tips:
Using it alone? Let your fingers take a journey all across your body. Maybe you’ve been told that vibrators are just for the clitoris — that doesn’t mean that it’s true. Who knows, you may surprise yourself and discover a whole new path to pleasure! Try using the Hello Touch over the labia, nipples, and, yes, even the earlobes. (No seriously, its divine!)
Using it with a partner? Make sure to let them know what feels good and what feels meh. It may look like something out of “Minority Report,” but the Hello Touch won’t turn your partner into a sexual pre-cog, so speak up and get a little bossy.
And you should get your hands on this too! We think we may have just unlocked the key to the world’s best scalp massage. Slip into the Hello Touch and gently massage your partner’s scalp.
While you’ve got the Hello Touch on, use it to show your partner exactly where you turn on. No one should know your body better than you. Sometimes the idea of pleasuring ourselves in front of our partner can be daunting. Use the Hello Touch as a bit of a learning tool. You’ll enjoy the extra buzz and your partner will get an amazing lesson in Pleasuring You 101. Hands down an all win situation. (Ok, we’ll never stop with the hand jokes).
The Hello Touch may also be a great way to try out some new moves or re-try some discarded ideas, as the added power makes regular fingertips seem magical. So maybe it’s perfect for foreplay leading up to the main event, or maybe it’s that extra push sending you over the edge. Whatever the case, just remember that while it looks like futuristic jewelry — maybe not the best accessory for outside the house.
I’ve had a few wearable vibrators in my day, and they always left something to be desired. They were either chunky things made of rubber with giant vibrating bullets in them, complete with a tangled mess of straps that I could never figure out, or they were just giant bullets equipped with flimsy loops for me to slip a finger through. They were always too awkward to bother with or too big to wear comfortably on either my hand or my body, but Jimmy Jane has found an elegant solution with the sleek and comfortable design of the Hello Touch.
There is some assembly required for the battery pack, but the toy comes with handy-dandy instructions that take a word-free IKEA approach. It takes a couple of minutes to put together but once that’s done, wearing it is as simple as slipping it over your wrist and putting the two vibrating fingertip pads on the preferred digits. The pads are made of hypoallergenic silicone – great news for this lady, whose skin is allergic to everything – and they fit nice and snug. The wristband fits great but it’s light grey coloring isn’t my preference, as it raises the concern of staining, but then again, the color compliments the translucent white of the silicone pads in a way that gives the toy a bit of a futuristic feel.
There are other fingertip vibes out there and I’ve used a few, but Hello Touch stands out with it’s tightly-fitted parts and thpicture5939e unique pattern of its single-speed vibration – it really buzzes instead of vibrates. A light touch with this toy feels ticklish and playful, but bearing down creates a hum – not a vibration, but a hum – that gets quick results. The difference in feeling took a moment of adjustment, but let me tell you – those moments were fucking amazing, and I look forward to experiencing them again.
If the unique vibration of the Hello Touch wasn’t so amazing, I’d say that my favorite thing about this toy is that it runs as quiet as a sewing machine. I think we’ve all owned a toy that sounded like a chainsaw, and the Hello Touch got so quiet sometimes that I couldn’t hear it at all. A loud toy can be distracting in the moment, so the quiet nature of the toy is a real plus. Wearing the pads on the index and middle finger allows for some real creativity on a solo user’s part (it’s like using two vibrators at once!), and the packaging suggests wearing them on the thumb and forefinger when using the toy to vaginally stimulate another person. Hello Touch is small and easily stored (or hidden), and it comes with two AAAA batteries, as well as a three-year warranty.
This is one of those moments where I’m so glad that I do what I do, because Hello Touch is my new go-to vibrator. It’s got so many pluses. It’s great for solo use or with a partner, small enough to fit in the back pocket of my purse (I’m a grrl on the go), and wearing it makes me look like a sexy cyborg. This thing was made for me.
I’m going to warn you in advance that this is a pretty disappointing review. I was very excited about this toy, which is possibly why I ended up being so disappointed — unrealistic expectations and all that — but I feel it’s only fair to say from the very beginning that ultimately, I didn’t love this toy.
My first impression of the Hello Touch (after reading on Gizmodo that it “may be the best sex toy ever invented“) was total awe. A sex toy that would turn fingers into vibrating magic wands while still allowing the dexterity that makes fingers so great in the bedroom? Yes please! I couldn’t wait to try it out.
Real talk: This thing looks a bit like an iPod. There’s a wristband that houses a control pad, and there are two small buds attached to the control pad with wires. Seriously, to the casual observer this could be a teeny tiny iPod for your pet dog or something. But it’s not. The buds are not ear buds but little pads that go on your pointer and middle finger (or thumb, if you want). And the control pad won’t play Beyonce or anything like that — it simply switches the device on or off. (There are no settings — it’s just an on button and an off button, wham bam thank you ma’am.) To be honest the toy — my toy, at least — is a little bit finicky when it comes to turning “on,” but once it’s on and buzzing you’re all set.
Speaking of buzzing: This toy is loud. T…
On the other hand, when my partner put the toy on and used it on me, I did enjoy myself. It was fun to feel the intimacy of finger play while also benefiting from the vibrations only a toy can provide. I was skeptical that my partner would be able to insert a finger inside me with the pads on, no matter how sleek they are, but I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed that aspect of the toy very much. It also felt great on my clit and my nipples, but weird on my inner thighs, which was a bummer because my partner and I usually engage in a lot of teasing and my thighs are used to getting a lot of attention. That wasn’t really an option with the hand that wore the toy because the vibrations felt tingly in a bad way.
Overall, I don’t mind adding this toy to my collection, but I wouldn’t want it as my primary vibrator and I don’t know that I would recommend it to a friend. I think the Hello Touch is definitely a no-go anyone who doesn’t like strong vibrations because the vibrations are STRONG, but even for those of us (ahem) who do, there are enough downsides to this toy that I’d think carefully before spending money on it. While it boasts that it’s the right toy for anyone who likes “to touch or be touched,” I’d argue that it actually doesn’t feel so great for the person doing the touching, and sometimes it doesn’t even feel that great for the person being touched.
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