About Melina Jackson

Melina is a staff writer, author and researcher for TheChainGang. She covers numerous subjects, from body jewelry to kinky adult toys. In addition to this, Melina also provides occasional adult toy reviews written in an interesting and sexy manner. She says: “I’m happy and proud to be a part of TheChainGang team. I enjoy every research because I know how much importance TheChainGang places on customer satisfaction and providing accurate and up to date information. I particularly like sex toy reviews: they are fun to write and experience”. In addition to writing and researching, Melina provides online research results and handy information for buyers interested in accurate and easily understandable tips and advice on choosing the best adult toys and body jewelry.

Healing Time of Penis Piercings

PAPenis piercings and male genital piercings in general are more popular than some people may think. If you are interested in these piercings, fear not: there are many reliable and knowledgeable piercers who know how to perform them perfectly. In other words, if you wish to have a penis piercing you can get one without a problem.

That being said, keep in mind that genital piercings are different than “regular” piercings in some ways. First of all, they are performed on a more sensitive body part, and while many are not as painful as they look, they do need some extra care during the healing time. Also, not all piercers are experienced with these piercings so you need to find a studio and a piercer who knows how to perform male genital piercings without a problem.

One of the main … read more

What Types of Penis Plugs are There?

Magic StickThere are many different types of penis plugs you can use to reach sexual pleasure. After all, penis plugs are among the most popular urethral toys for a reason: they can provide the best sensations and make for the most enjoyable urethral play imaginable. Along with urethral sounds, penis plugs are considered the most effective and comfortable urethral toys you can use. It is therefore not surprising that there are so many men who like to use penis plugs for their urethral play.

One of the most exciting aspects of urethral plugs is their versatility. Indeed, there are many different shapes, designs and types of penis plugs to try. Penis plugs are among the most diverse urethral toys because there are no two alike – each type and design is different and made for a specific sensation.

If you wish … read more

Guide to Pratt Sounds

Pratt 11 Sound Kit

Pratt 11 Sound Kit

Pratt Sounds are among the most popular urethral sounds and urethral toys in general. They are smooth and comfortable yet very intense, so it is not surprising that so many people choose to use them for urethral play.

One great thing about Pratt sounds is that they can satisfy a varied audience of many different experience and preference levels. While they are not made for complete beginners they can be used by both intermediate and experienced users. As such, these sounds are often known as “the intermediate” urethral sounds.

Pratt Sounds: The Design

Pratt sounds are double-ended urethral sounds ideal for those who wish to bring urethral stimulation one step further, but without going way too deep. These sounds are perfectly designed for those people who are already experienced with urethral sounding. They are long enough … read more

Extreme Sex Toys for Men

Mikes SpikesThere are many amazing sex toys for men. Some are very popular and well-known, such as cock rings, dildos or butt plugs. There are also some lesser-known sex toy types that are popular among niche users who appreciate all the unique sensations these toys can bring. These sex toys, such as ball stretchers and urethral toys may not be popular among general population but have many fans all over the world.

On the other hand, there are some lesser-known yet very intense sex toys. These extreme sex toys for men may fall into the above categories or combine several toy types into a single composite toy. What makes these toys special is their intensity. These are reserved only for the most advanced users who crave intensity or pain.

Here are some great extreme sex toys for men you … read more

What to Do after Sounding: Tips and Tricks

Urethral ToysUrethral sounding is a deeply satisfying and intense experience. However, it is also a sexual activity that brings certain risks. For this reason, it is absolutely vital to stay safe during urethral play. This is why being informed and taking precautions is crucial for a safe and enjoyable urethral sounding experience.

You may be familiar with safety tips on how to minimize risks during urethral play. However, keep in mind that this isn’t when everything is done. In order to fully protect your safety and to ensure the best experience, it is also important to know what to do after sounding is done.

What to Do After Sounding?

Once you are finished with your urethral play, be it through orgasm or another mean, it is first and foremost important to remove your urethral toy safely. All urethral toys … read more

Is Female Sounding Safe?

Female Urethral StimulationFemale sounding and female urethral stimulation are still an unknown to many people. While urethral play in general is not something general population knows a lot about, it is undeniable that male urethral stimulation is more known.

In a way, this is not surprising, since male urethra is longer and wider and thus can accommodate larger toys. At the same time, men can enjoy direct prostate stimulation during sounding, which is the most exciting thing about urethral play for many men. It is there not surprising that male urethral stimulation is more known than urethral play for women.

However, this doesn’t mean that women cannot engage in urethral play or that they cannot enjoy it. On the contrary. Urethral stimulation can bring a lot of pleasure to women and lead to some mind-blowing orgasms. The main thing to keep … read more

How Long Does it Take to Stretch Balls?

Leather Ball StretcherOne of the most common questions about ball stretching is about the time needed to achieve good results. How long does it take to stretch balls?

It is understandable that you wish to know this, since it is one of the basic things you need to know when organizing your ball stretching routine. Not to mention that it’s a powerful motivational factor.

Unfortunately, there is no easy way to tell how long will it take to stretch your balls. The truth is that every person is individual and will have individual progress with ball stretching. Also, a lot depends on the desired results you wish to achieve. Those who only want to have a bit of a stretch will sure be able to get results sooner than those who are looking for a more pronounced and long-term effect.… read more

Aftercare Dos and Don’ts

Piercing AftercareAftercare is crucial for your new piercing.

You need to perform aftercare properly in order to speed up the healing process and prevent problems such as infection, migration or rejection.

Here are some quick tips on what to do and what to avoid during the healing time:

Dos

  • Make sure to clean your new piercing with a mild solution. Saline solution is the best way to go.
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly before you touch your piercing or jewelry. Unclean hands increase the risk of infection and other problems.
  • Speaking of which, the only time you should touch your piercing is to clean it. It should be left alone at all other times.
  • Aftercare success and healing depend a lot on your health. In order to speed up the healing process and to prevent infections and other problems,
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Different Types of Prince Albert Piercings

price albert piercingPrince Albert is probably the most famous genital piercing in the world. In fact, when people talk about male genital piercings, chances are that they think about PA. While this is not correct the confusion is understandable, due to huge popularity of PA piercing.

What is important to know is that there are actually several types of PA piercings, only one of them being “standard” PA that is so common. This piercing type has one major variant and a completely different piercing type that shares a similar name, so it is important to understand their similarities and differences.

Standard Prince Albert

A Standard PA piercing is the most popular form. This is a male genital piercing that uses urethral opening as one of the holes while the other hole is performed on the underside of the glans. It … read more

Daith Piercing

Daith PiercingDaith Piercing is an ear piercing made on the innermost fold of the cartilage.

While it’s not one of the most popular ear cartilage piercings it’s common enough that most reputable piercing studios and piercers can perform it without a problem.

The Piercing

Daith piercing was first performed in 1992. It was created by piercer Erik Dakota and his client, who named the piercing “da’at” (“knowledge” in Hebrew). It was popularized in Fakir Musafar’s Body Play Magazine and it became one of the most unique ear piercing types.

Daith is characterized by its placement. Since the pierced area is small, there are not many variations of the placement. It has to be done on the innermost cartilage fold, right above the ear canal.

While it’s not a highly complex piercing, Daith poses some challenge and a lot of skill … read more