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Silicone sex doll or TPE sex doll ?

When buying a sex doll, one of the most difficult decision is the choice of the material of the doll: TPE (Thermo Plastic Elastomer) or silicone?

Silicone, the material traditionally used for realistic sex dolls, has undergone many improvements in recent years.

Silicone is a mixture of silicone polymer with carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. TPE is a newer material. This material is cheaper to produce, that’s why TPE dolls are generally less expensive than silicone dolls.

TPE is a mixture of plastic and rubber. The quality of the TPE may vary from one manufacturer to another.

The TPE becomes more and more popular. Probably partly because of its lower price, but also because the touch feeling is softer than silicone.

Here, we only sell high quality TPE sex doll, for an optimal aesthetic and qualitative result.

TPE VS Silicone: How to Make a Decision ?

Before taking your TPE vs Silicone decision, ask yourself first what you want to do with your sex doll:

– Do you want to use it just for sex ?
– Do you want to get her bathed?
– Do you want to dress her up or makeup her ?
– What’s the most important thing for you, the feeling of the touch or the physical appearance?
– How much money are you ready to spend ?

These are the kinds of questions you will need to ask yourself before deciding what kind of sex doll you want to buy. To understand the characteristics of these materials, we have listed the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Keep in mind that in any case, TPE or silicone dolls are all extremely realistic and you can not make a bad choice by choosing one type or the other.

Advantages TPE
+ TPE is softer when you touch it
+ TPE is more elastic making the doll more flexible and allows more positions
+ TPE is cheaper
+ TPE is hypoallergenic which means it does not cause allergies.

Disadvantages of the TPE

– TPE can rub off a bit if you leave clothes on the doll for a long period of time
– TPE is porous and can let the water inside. It must be dried after use, especially the oral, anal and vaginal cavities.
– The TPE can not be sterilized, which makes it a little more difficult to clean (it is only necessary to use water and soap)

Advantages of silicone

+ Silicone dolls have more detailed vaginas and anus than TPE dolls (externally)
+ Silicone is easier for cleaning and maintenance and can be sterilized
+ Silicone is heat-resistant and water proof.
+ Clothes will more unlikely fade on the skin, than if it is a TPE skin
+ TPE is hypoallergenic, like the TPE

Disadvantages of silicone

– Silicone dolls are more expensive than TPE sex dolls.
– Silicone dolls can be a little sticky to the touch, like the modeling paw. One way to avoid this problem is to apply baby powder one the doll.
– The silicone skin is not as soft as the TPE.

If you have any questions, you can contact us via our contact page, all questions are welcome!

In summary :

  • The TPE dolls are more realistic
  • The TPE dolls are more affordable
  • The TPE dolls are softer
  • Silicone dolls are more sticky than dolls made of TPE
  • The silicone dolls can take a bath, unlike TPE dolls
  • The two materials are hypoallergenic