Blush Novelties Temptasia Elvira / Luxe Mio review

The Temptasia Elvira is one of the best, budget-​friendly body-​safe dil­dos. Its sil­i­cone is buttery-​smooth with very lit­tle drag, it's girthy, and the coro­nal ridge is well-​defined.  The design is in many ways min­i­mal, but enough to stim­u­late my G‑spot and some­times A‑spot.

Blush Novelties Temptasia Elvira / black Luxe Mio in red cabbage

I con­sid­er the Temptasia Elvira (and its pur­ple coun­ter­part, the Luxe Mio) the "lite" ver­sion of one of my favorite dil­dos: the Avant D4. These dil­dos have the same firm­ness, same silky mat­te fin­ish, same max girth. Along with the Avant D5, they also have very sim­i­lar­ly shaped heads. The most appar­ent dif­fer­ences are that the Elvira is smooth-​shafted, angled, and shorter.

Whereas the Avant D4 is the stan­dard 7" of insertable length, the Elvira is 5.5". And some­times, that's all you need. After all, most people's G‑spots are less than 5" inside (mine is about 2" inside my vagina).

Blush Novelties Avant D4, D5, and Temptasia Elvira / black Luxe Mio

Temptasia Elvira's G-spot head

The Elvira's head pops out just as much as the Avant D4's but isn't as sharp; it hugs my G‑spot slight­ly more gently.

Most of the G‑spot pres­sure comes from the coro­na as I jig­gle or slide the Elvira back and forth. Because the head is so flat, it's more a toy that I pull against my G‑spot or knead it with, than a toy that I thrust direct­ly into it. The head shape is much appre­ci­at­ed when com­bined with the full girth, per­fect for tilt­ing even more steeply at my G‑spot and clench­ing around when I come.

It gives me that gor­geous kind of orgasm where I keep com­ing and com­ing back-​to-​back as long as pres­sure is main­tained, with min­i­mal thrust­ing. The shape, size, and rigid­i­ty are great for that, with­out being too over­whelm­ing for fre­quent use.

However, using the Elvira on myself isn't effortless.

Blush Temptasia Elvira flat G-spot head

Downsides to Temptasia Elvira and Luxe Mio

For one, it doesn't have much of a G‑spot curve. Though the shaft is at an angle rel­a­tive to the base, it doesn't make much of a dif­fer­ence when thrust­ing. I still have to tilt the head for­ward and base back A LOT for my G‑spot to get some­thing intense out of it.

If I want to take advan­tage of the angle, I put the Elvira on a flat sur­face or sex toy mount to ride. Otherwise, I think it's best as a part­ner toy. My part­ner has an eas­i­er time thrust­ing it in me than I do. Plus, I could see angle being handy for easy G‑spot aim­ing when in a strap-​on harness.

Blush Novelties Temptasia Elvira side view

And, let's face it: if the head is flat and there isn't much cur­va­ture, the length does make a dif­fer­ence when try­ing to tar­get the right spot. Consider that the Vixen Randy is about the same length as the Elvira, but its head is more round­ed, and its shaft is a bit more bent.

Even if you're not tak­ing the entire length, angling the toy demands some­thing to hold on to and push. I have a shal­low G‑spot, so this isn't a huge deal to me. However, I wouldn't rec­om­mend this dil­do to peo­ple with short arms (unless they're flex­i­ble), or to plus-​sized peo­ple who need more reach.

An entirely fair trade-off for an affordable dildo

For rid­ing or part­ner use, I real­ly can't com­plain about the quality-​to-​price ratio. Even though the Elvira is too short and blocky for cervix stim­u­la­tion (my favorite kind), I can appre­ci­ate a good deal when I see it.

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I get it: if this toy were longer, that would demand using more sil­i­cone and dri­ve up the cost. When plen­ty of peo­ple care more about girth than length, hav­ing a slight­ly short­er toy for cheap­er is a fair trade-​off. The less sil­i­cone you use, the more the man­u­fac­tur­er saves mon­ey and pass­es the sav­ings on to you.

This also goes for other toys in the Blush Novelties Temptasia line:

  • Temptasia Reina- for a slen­der dil­do with styl­ized balls. 1.3" diam­e­ter and 5" of insertable length.
  • Temptasia Jezebel — for a 1.5" wide dil­do with 5.25" of insertable length. Gently curved— good for some­one with a shal­low cervix to explore their A‑spot and pos­te­ri­or fornix.
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You can find these at Peepshow Toys AND take 10% off with coupon code SUPERSMASHCACHE. The coupon code works sitewide, so feel free to take 10% off any­thing you want!

Peepshow Toys sent me the Temptasia Elvira in exchange for my freely giv­en and hon­est opin­ion. Thank you, Peepshow Toys!

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1 Response

  1. B R says:

    I real­ly appre­ci­ate your com­par­a­tive reviews. This one real helps clar­i­fy the pros and cons of the var­i­ous options. Thanks!

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