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Je Joue Mimi Review

The first thing that I noticed about the MiMi SOFT by Je Joue was its upscale packaging. Je Joue packages their products with a thin cardstock box showing the product and a very nice inner box for storage.

This black storage box contained the MiMi Soft on one half and a compartment on the other. This compartment contains the user’s manual, the recharging cord, and a silky blindfold. Personally, I would have preferred a travel bag instead of the blindfold.

MiMi SOFT is a rechargeable clit vibrator. The magnetic clip on the charge cord is very convenient as it only attaches one way and does not leave a gap or hole in the toy. While charging, the MiMi SOFT has a small light that will blink. When it is fully charged, the light will stay on until detached from the cord. While it may be a little thing, I like a vibrator that lets me know when it is fully charged.  There is nothing worse than being close to orgasm and getting a power drain or losing power completely.

The MiMi  SOFT is ovaloid in shape; for those of you who didn’t do that great in geometry, it is egg shaped – actually more of a flattened out egg. It measures approximately 3.5” from tip to bottom and is about 2” at its widest. It fits perfectly in my hand.

MiMi SOFT is made of a hard abs plastic core encased by a thick layer of velvety soft silicone; though it does have a small plastic plate on the wide end surrounding the button/charging area. Since it is silicone, it can be washed with soap and water or wiped down with a 10% bleach solution. Although MiMi SOFT is waterproof, NEVER boil or put vibrators in the dishwasher.

While the flat sides of the vibe feel no different than most silicone covered toys, the edges are rather squishy, making the edges of the MiMi SOFT rather … well, softer. For about the first .5” of narrow end of the vibe there is nothing underneath the silicone; leaving the tip squishy and flexible, similar in feel to the Tenga Iroha line.

The wider end has three buttons: a plus sign, a minus sign and what looks to be a cross between a tilde and a sideways capital ‘S’. The charging clip attaches to the metal plus and minus sign buttons. Those buttons are fairly intuitive. The plus button turns the MiMi SOFT on and increases its power; while the minus sign decreases the power and turns it off. (To turn on or off the button must be held for 3 seconds.) The middle button is nearly flush with the unit and is used to change the pattern of the vibrations.

To be blunt, I am not a fan of this ‘new button’ design that Je Joue uses. I had major issues with the middle button on the FiFil, so was very apprehensive about trying them on the MiMi SOFT.

The MiMi SOFT has 5 level of vibration intensity ranging from very gentle to similar to low on the Magic Wand and 6 different patterns, for a total of 35 possibilities.

My Use & Thoughts

The Good:

Since I was able to orgasm with MiMi SOFT both in and out of the bathtub, I was impressed with its power. It is very rare that a rechargeable vibrator is strong enough for me to be happy with it.

I was also impressed by the volume of the vibrator. While it is not whisper silent, it is not loud even on high. It was; however, louder in my bathtub than I had hoped it would be and I was worried that I might have unexpected guests want to know what I was up to.

I found that holding the MiMi SOFT with 2 or 3 fingers around the edge with the tip on my clit and the button end up at about a 45° angle worked best for me. This felt the most natural as I was able to run the tip up and down the vulvar area without it taking up a lot of space should I also insert a dildo.

The Bad:

As with all clit vibrators that I have tried, my fingers (or hand) start to go numb with the high vibrations.

I am still not a fan of Je Joue’s buttons. I really, really, really wanted to like them. I love the fact that the plus/minus buttons are used as the charging ports. But I have issues with the buttons while I am using the MiMi SOFT. While I have no issues with utilizing the buttons with MiMi SOFT in front of me, using them while it was in use was impossible.

I could not tell which was plus and which was minus simply by feel; so instead of increasing the vibrations when I needed to, they went decreased.

But even worse was the middle button; I found it impossible to press in the bath or with lube on my hands. I will give Je Joue credit though that I was actually able to press the middle button easily while looking at the vibe; which was not the case with the FiFi.

There is no travel lock on the MiMi SOFT, but then there is no travel pouch either, so MiMi SOFT is not allowed to go anywhere.

The Ugly:

The blindfold is ridiculous. It is a strip of a thin black satin-like fabric measuring 2” by 47” with the Je Joue brand name stamped on one end. It looks like the waist tie of a bathrobe. I think someone at Je Joue read “50 Shades” and didn’t know that even a sleep mask would make a better blindfold. However, being a trooper, I did a scene while wearing it. After my dom stopped laughing, he was able to use the MiMi SOFT on me. As he could see it, he didn’t have my same button trouble.

Final Thoughts

Overall, I like the MiMi SOFT. I like its strength, the way it fits in the hand, and its flexible tip. Though I would suggest finding a pattern you like first and sticking with it or better yet have a friend help you work the buttons.

LELO Siri 2 Review

We all have to cope with the changing of the times. Funny enough, the same idea also applies to our favorite sex toys, as our needs tend to change and become more demanding–not to mention, as the industry spews out more variety when it comes to the range of toys and other items directed to enhance and improve orgasmic sensations.

One of the leading and most trusted brands when it comes to “personal wellness” is LELO and they’re highly notorious for coming out with improvements of their cult-favorite items. In this case, it’s the Siri clitoral vibrator.

It’s been about 5 years since the very first Siri came out (yes, a good year before Apple came out with their own version of Siri!) and it’s about time that LELO thought of enhancing this beloved classic aimed for women. But does it live up to they hype or does it just fall under “easily forgettable” given the tough competition it faces in the sex toy industry today? Let’s find out, shall we?

General Overview

As mentioned, the LELO Siri 2 is a hand-held clitoral vibrator that’s pretty easy and highly satisfactory to use with its user-friendly control panel and powerful vibrations. One important feature it presents (that’s not available in the old Siri) is that it’s 100% waterproof. With these features, LELO promises on delivering more versatility, top-notch functionality, and unparalleled sensations on that favorite erogenous zone among women.

If that’s not enough to whet your appetite, you’d also be glad to know that the Siri 2 has a rather unique feature, which is the music mode feature. What does it do? Well, let’s just say that you can now finally masturbate to the tune of Earth, Wind, & Fire’s ‘September’ or Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’–no judgments on your getting off music whatsoever.

Say you’re bored and tired of its built-in multi-level speeds and 8 vibration patterns, then you can just play that funky music (white boy) and jam (and cum) to your favorite tune.

Just one more thing. The LELO Siri 2 is also a sound activated vibrator. Again, what does this mean? Well, if you’re a moaner or better yet, a screamer, then the Siri 2 will mirror your pitch and create buzzing sensations that go with your vocalizations inside the bedroom.

By the looks of these 2 special features, it really seems like LELO is pushing it hard with the new and improved Siri 2. But does it really come through with its promises

Aesthetic & Design

Before anything else, let’s talk about its  physical beauty. The LELO Siri 2 obviously has a slightly more elongated body than its easter egg-shaped predecessor. This bigger bod actually works much better when it comes to taking control of this vibe and in targeting the pleasure points. It also comes in 3 adorable hues: pink, purple, and the ever-sleek black.

Another improvement done design-wise is its control buttons, which are now designed in continuity with the rest of its body. This is in comparison to the original Siri, which still had spaces around its buttons. While it does look more visually appealing, it does prove to be quite harder to press and manage, which can be quite annoying when you’re right smack in the middle of achieving orgasm and wanting that higher vibration speed to get it done.

LELO Siri 2 is still made with body-safe silicone and plastic, only this time, it’s made to be completely waterproof (up to 1 meter deep)–so water goddesses, rejoice!

Overall, the improved aesthetic and design for the Siri 2 can certainly be considered as an upgrade from the original. It also does stay true to its brand, embodying the subtle and sophisticated sleek aesthetic that LELO is very much known and loved for.

Features & Upgrades

Ahh, yes, the features and upgrades–now, we’re talking.

Let’s start with the basic. It has 9 distinct vibration modes that you can play and tinker around with using the up and down buttons on the Siri 2. The fun part is how you can increase or decrease its intensity using the plus (+) and minus (-) buttons as well.

  • Breaking it down, its 9 vibration modes actually consist of 1 steady vibration, 7 rhythmic patterns, and the ambient-noise controlled vibration mode. Here are the 7 rhythmic patterns your body can climax to:
  • Reggae – Slow pulses
  • Rumba – Quick pulses
  • Folk – Low to high escalation then 3 quick paces
  • Hip-Hop – Faster low to high escalation then 3 quick paces
  • Soul – Low to high to low escalation
  • Techno – Very quick pulses
  • Jazz – Variation of low and high pulses and escalations

These 7 rhythmic pattern vibrations plus the classic steady one already pack in a whole lot of punch for the Siri 2. Even with just these, you’re already bound to be well satisfied with the orgasmic high it’s going to bring you.

Can’t simply rave enough about how the Siri 2’s vibrations are so much stronger and more powerful than its predecessor. Given this, it surely is worth a spot on your topmost bedside drawer where you can easily reach for it whenever you feel the need.

Now it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room. That music mode slash sound sensitivity slash sound ambient mode feature that the LELO Siri 2 comes with. Honestly, this is kind of a head scratcher. It’s pretty awesome how LELO wants to make innovation happen with this feature but to be quite frank about it, the LELO Siri 2 is amazing as it is even without this supposedly unique and cool feature.

The reason for this is that its sound sensitivity feature isn’t as sensitive to sound as you may expect. For it to really go “buzz-buzz” to your favorite tune or to the sound of your moaning, the source of the sound has to be almost right beside the vibrator. Not exactly the ideal situation when you’re having some much-deserved alone time or when you’re getting in the zone with your partner.

However, I’ve read that this makes for an amazing tool for vocal training for professionals. So that’s one major use despite it not being sex-related.

Other features of the LELO Siri 2 includes a travel-lock safety mode, so you won’t have to worry about it suddenly buzzing away inside your bag and whenever you’re on the go. You can also have a 2 hours of uninterrupted fun with 1 hour of full charge. That’s already a pretty good deal, considering that Siri 2’s power can bring you from zero to all-time orgasmic high within a few minutes or so.

Final Verdict

So what’s the final verdict on the LELO Siri 2? It’s definitely still a win when it comes to clitoral vibrators available in the market today.

Admittedly, LELO may have hit a snag with the whole ambient sound feature but you can just pretend that it doesn’t even exist–as do many other women using the Siri 2 (most probably). With its more powerful vibrations and 7 distinct vibration patterns, the LELO Siri 2 gives you the ride of a lifetime as it tests the limits of what your clit and your whole body can take. It also doesn’t hurt that despite its deeper rumbles, it still has a nearly-silent motor that makes for a perfectly discreet play time.

Of course, it helps a lot that Siri 2 also comes with a more functional and ergonomic design compared to the original Siri. It fits your palm just right and its slightly simmer and elongated body allows you to control and maneuver it on your pleasure spots just the way you want it.

Whether you’re in the market looking for a clitoral vibe to start with or perhaps in search of a supplementary toy to satisfy your body’s growing demands, the LELO Siri 2 definitely hits the mark for both beginners and seasoned users alike.