What Are Tingler Rings?

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Tingler rings are vibrating penile sex toys that can enhance satisfaction during intercourse. These bedroom accessories come in an assortment of styles and sizes to satisfy a variety of sexual desires. Tingler rings are relatively inexpensive, one-time-use items that you can buy individually or in bulk from local or online adult products stores.

How They Work

Tingler rings enhance sexual stimulation for males and females through vibration and ribbed exteriors. Some rings come with up to three levels of vibrating power -- typically ranging from light trembling to fast pulsations -- and allow you to control the intensity. Vibrating penis ring exteriors are typically ribbed for extra stimulation, and each brand uses soft rubber materials to prevent skin irritation.

Styles and Sizes

These accessories come in a range of sizes and styles, including ribbed wide or thin bands with vibrating mechanics spanning the entire ring and more conspicuous designs that have smooth narrow bands with central vibrating points that extend off of the ring. The ring should fit snugly enough to secure the accessory without causing discomfort. Using a properly fitting ring also can increase the duration of sexual intercourse since it helps maintain an erection by slowing the release of blood from the penis.


While most tingler rings are ribbed for added pleasure, some come with extras such as more extreme or patterned grooves in strategic areas, extra vibrating extensions and ribbed interiors for more intense pleasure for the male. Some rings are made from glow-in-the-dark materials and can add even more fun to sexual activity.


Tingler rings cost around $10 each, or about $3 apiece when purchased in bulk. The more extras that the accessory has, the more expensive it will be. Vibrating rings are made for one-time use, as their batteries have a short lifespan and are not replaceable. Also, a tingler ring’s soft rubber material can stretch out after a single use.