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Photo: Dalaifood (Shutterstock) It’s time for spring cleaning—and that includes your sex toys. You should clean them more than one a year, of course, but this is as good a time as any to get into the habit if you aren’t already. Cleaning them helps them last longer and is obviously more healthy for you, too—but there are a few things know to before you get started. Why should you clean your sex toys? Here’s the thing: You never want anything dirty near your intimate areas and devices designed to be used there get dirty with use. Logically, it just makes sense you wouldn’t put them back down there until you cleaned them off. “There are so many nasty things that can stay and grow on used sex toys (bacteria, viruses, dirt, dust, etc.),” Bedbible.com ’s Rachel Worthington said “I can’t stress how important it is to clean your sex toys after each use,” added Dr. Jenni Skyler, resident sexologist at Adam & Eve . “Besides helping your toys last longer, this prevents the spread of infection.” When and how should you clean the toys? You should clean your toys after every use. Period. Worthington said that most of the time, thoroughly cleaning the surface of the toy is enough. Non-porous ones, like those made of silicone, glass, or metal, and porous ones like things made of PVC and jelly, can all benefit from simple soap and water. That’s it. Use a mild, unscented hand or dish soap and […]