Glossary of Terms

Commonly used terms on my site

I am a bugger for using long words and technical terms, so I have compiled this glossary of terms to help everyone out.

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HFO
HFO stands for Hands Free Orgasm. This is an orgasm induced without any manual manipulation, usually as a result of an e-stim or electrostimulation session using an electrode together with an e-stim control box.
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Synonyms - H.F.O.
Hydrophobic
A hydrophobic material is one that does not have an affinity for water. So when using this term for sex toy materials it means that the material will not absorb water. A material with no water in it is not a good breeding ground for bacteria or mold.
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Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Hydroxyethyl cellulose, also known by the trade name Natrosol, is a gelling and thickening agent derived from cellulose. It is widely used in cosmetics, cleaning solutions, and other household products.
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Synonyms - Hydroxyethylcellulose
Hydroxypropyl Guar
A thickener which is an ether of propylene glycol. It is considered to have a very low level of toxicity and should not pose any risk. It is also found in many make-up and haircare products.
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Hypoallergenic
Designed to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response, as by containing relatively few or no potentially irritating substances
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Synonyms - hypo-allergenic