One of my most favourite companies to review for is Orion Versand. I adore looking through their pages, searching for hidden gems that I can bring to your attention, lovely readers. Close2You is a range of theirs that offers some lovely products, and this review is for one of them. The Close2You Rilassamento Rechargeable Wand.
As soon as I laid eyes on this thing I knew I needed to try it. I just got such a good vibe from it (pun totally intended). It looked like one of those predictable products. You know the ones. They look like they’ll be well-made, lovely to hold and easy to use, but you know the power and vibe quality will be a wild-card.
Well, when I unboxed it, I discovered that my guess had been right. Made from silky soft silicone over a solid plastic body, the Close2You Rilassamento is pretty good quality. It isn’t seamless, with the joins being very obvious about an inch below the wand’s neck and around the base of the head.
For me, detailing is a bit hit and miss. I love that the head and lower portion of the handle have a wavy ribbed texture, but I’m not in love with the neck. The ribs in the silicone that allow it to bend are around half a centimetre deep and a bitch to clean. Even with a toothbrush I still end up finding flaky lube and vag gunk stuck in them once the toy has dried.
With a length of 8.5”, a maximum handle girth of 5.25” and a head girth of 7”, the Close2You Rilassamento belongs in the mini-wand category. There’s a good amount of weight to it. Enough that it feels robust, but not so much that it could become difficult to keep hold of over long periods of use.
It’s USB rechargeable, and you’ll find the pinhole right at the very base of the handle. It’s a self-healing hole, so just confidently push your pin in and away you go. From completely flat the wand takes around two hours to finish charging, and playtime is up to 45/50 minutes depending on how you use it.
To switch it on, look for the ON/OFF button at the centre of the handle. You’ll need to hold it down for about five seconds before it responds. Directly beneath it is the mode button, denoted by a circle in a circle. It gives you access to three constant intensities and four patterns.
So, the big question is, what are the vibrations like?
And the answer to that is, they’re awesome! I really wasn’t expecting to feel such deep rumbles from it, but that’s what I got. The lowest speed is a gentle thud, and while the two higher speeds do become a little higher in pitch they’re still rumbly and strong. If I press it against my nipple when it’s on full power I can feel it in my chest cavity, my armpit and shoulder.
In the included leaflet there’s a part that says, “The new Close2You motor! It creates very deep and strong vibrations which spread throughout the body.”
While I won’t say they travel throughout the body (what a bold claim that is!) I will readily say that they do travel deeply into the body, and over a good area around the actual spot of contact.
In use, I’m happy as a clam if I just get to lie back, jam the head between my labia and listen to audio erotica. The vibes feed my rumble hungry clit no problem, and I get to have a powerful, easily won orgasm.
Because the head is textured, it’s so much fun to hump. My belly gets in the way sometimes, but sitting so that I can rub my clit against it, feeling those ribs dragging back and forth over my labia and clit feels awesome. The neck only has a small amount of flex to it, so I don’t feel like I’m constantly chasing pressure I can’t get. On the rare occasion I watch porn, I like to play like this.
It’s fun to use it during sex, too. I prefer to get on my knees with an arm beneath me, cos that gives me perfect access to my clit. Its size makes it great to hold without it getting trapped between my belly and the bed, and it doesn’t get in the way of the Fella doing his thing, either.
Rilassamento is the Italian word for relaxation. That totally fits for a vibe of this kind, cos one of the best non-sexual ways to use it is as a body massager. All wands are good for it, of course, but this one feels especially nice, given that it’s small and not mains powered. It gets into all my knots, is super easy to hold and just big enough to reach whatever body part needs some attention. I could sit for hours, just letting the Fella grind it into by back and shoulders. Pretty much bliss.
Now, I’ve had a few concerns about cleaning this wand. It gives the impression of being waterproof, looks well sealed at all its joins, but there isn’t anything on the packaging or the included info that indisputably states that it is. For that reason, I’ve been careful about cleaning it. I go heavy on the sprays, then get straight in with a toothbrush, and make sure I dry it completely with cotton buds and soft cloths. It’s not a silicone that loves dust, so storing in a velvet/satin/cotton bag is fine.
I think this is one of the nicest rechargeable wands I’ve come across. If you’re someone who needs pinpoint stim, it probably isn’t for you, and if you need earthmoving vibes you’ll be disappointed. But if you’re after broad stim with added texture and like reasonably rumbly, wide spread vibes, you have a good chance of loving it.
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