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Female Masturbation: More Than 5 Tips to Find Pleasure

Female masturbation is a natural activity that contributes to self-discovery can seriously benefit your self-esteem and sexual relationships. Here are 5 tips to find pleasure.
Female Masturbation: More Than 5 Tips to Find Pleasure

Last update: 10 May, 2021

Female masturbation is a natural and common practice, even if it’s not often talked about. It allows you to find pleasure, release tension, exercise your pelvic muscles and, of course, release oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins.

Now, if there’s something that stands out about the pursuit of pleasure on your own is that it helps women feel more comfortable with their body, as it allows them to know it better, to understand it, and at the same time, to discover what they like the most, what they don’t like, and why. This is also influenced by the use of sex toys.

Undoubtedly, when a woman feels comfortable with herself, her confidence and security are reinforced. Then, it’s possible to open up to the possibilities and find pleasure.

Female masturbation: A healthy practice to find pleasure

The pursuit of pleasure on your own isn’t a harmful practice. On the contrary, it’s beneficial in several ways, such as strengthening the pelvic floor or relieving menstrual cramps, for example.

A woman smiling in bed.

To reach climax, you need to take your time. In other words, you need to take time to relax and progressively create an atmosphere of intimacy that invites caresses.

Masturbation isn’t a matter of following three steps and making the whole process take 60 seconds or less. It’s a process that you should enjoy, without allowing anxiety to gain ground by thinking about the time it takes.

For some women, the first step is to fantasize and let the mind revel in it. This helps contribute to the relaxation of the body and then, makes it react more favorably to touch. The mind plays a key role in arousal and pleasure and it’s important to stimulate it.

However, some leave this on the back burner and the first thing they do is to caress their body (and not only the vagina). Others combine both steps and stimulate themselves while letting their imagination run wild, thus managing to surrender to the moment, enjoy, and little by little, lubricate.

Tips to find pleasure

  • Let your imagination run wild. Stimulate your mind as well as your body. Recreate in your mind the details of your fantasies and make the moment yours.
  • Stimulate yourself. Pay attention to the touch of your fingers, the pressure, the movement they make, their heat… You can also use a sex toy in a gentle setting.
    • Pamper your clitoris! This area is very sensitive and when you stimulate it you will feel a lot of pleasure.
    • Don’t just focus on penetrating the vagina. Play with the labia, caress your pubic area and go down to the clitoris…
    • You don’t always have to penetrate the vagina to reach orgasm, so don’t feel obligated to do it every time you masturbate (let alone the first time you do it).
    • Use your middle and ring fingers, as they don’t exert as much pressure as your index finger and can more easily help you experience pleasurable sensations.
  • Alternate movements and rhythms. Faster, slower, up, down, circular, with more or less pressure. Play!
  • If you need to, apply a little lubricant and make your fingers glide more easily.
  • Experiment. Roll on your back, on your stomach, and find the position that suits you best.

The First Time you find pleasure

Some women recommend using a little lube the first time so that your fingers glide more easily and the friction’s much more pleasant. At the same time, they recommend focusing your attention on the clitoral area and, when it comes down from this particular point, to do so only to caress yourself. However, this can always vary depending on the person.

To get into the mood, start stroking your clitoris as if you were having a relaxing massage. Gentle, slow, circular movements will be pleasing and will gradually take you beyond your imagination.

Go slowly and, as you feel, vary the rhythm and movements (as we mentioned before). Avoid sudden movements and aggressive friction.

Some women stimulate themselves for the first time with a sex toy that allows them to use different modalities, such as clitoral suction.

A woman sliding her hand into her underwear.

Experts point out that the more knowledge someone has of their body, the easier it is to find pleasure and have an orgasm. Therefore, one of the main benefits of female masturbation is that it allows you to find the best route to climax.

Sex toys

In female masturbation, there’s room for more than just two fingers. There’s also room for sex toys.

While the dildo is usually the most popular, it’s not the only one that can lead to a peak of pleasure. There are other toys, with different shapes and functions, that can be enjoyed to a great extent. One of them happens to be the Sona 2 Cruise.

Sona 2 Cruise is a small and lightweight clitoral massager made of a single piece of extra soft medical grade silicone. It’s waterproof and has a total of 12 modes, so it can provide everything from gentle touches to more exciting pulsations.

To start using it, you must place the clitoral suction on your clitoris. Then you must press the button to activate it. From then on, you’ll be able to select the mode that best allows you to find pleasure, adjusting the intensity accordingly. As you experiment, you can move towards climax.

A woman lying in bed holding a clitoris massager, looking to find pleasure.

The advantage of using certain toys, such as Sona 2 Cruise, is that your hands are free to caress other areas of the body and, therefore, take the experience further.

A final note

Female masturbation is a natural way to fuel sexual desire and can be very pleasurable and beneficial. It contributes to relaxation and well-being because, among other things, it releases endorphins and works the pelvic muscles.

It’s an exercise in self-knowledge, self-love, and to some extent, a unique moment of relaxation. Therefore, it’s worth practicing it whenever you feel the desire to do so to find pleasure.

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