Toy Review: Smartballs Teneo Silicone Kegel Balls

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Thanks again to our affiliates at Good Vibrations, I recently received my very own Silicone Kegel Balls by Teneo.

Though these are the first Kegel balls I’ve reviewed, I was really impressed! I wasn’t surprised to hear that the Smartballs won a 2010 award for best product design. The silicone balls come in a variety of colors, and have a sleek, streamlined design…and they kind of look like miniature Death Stars (forgive my nerdy associations).

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Kegel balls, here’s a little info:

-They’re used to strengthen the PC muscles in the pelvic floor.

-They’re a great alternative to traditional Kegel exercises.

-They can be left in for hours at a time during regular daily activities.

-They’re easy to use: simply insert with your fingers, and use the silicone loop to remove.

Here’s what I love:

-They’re adorable! I received the black ones, but they also come in pink, blue, red, and purple.

-They’re extremely user-friendly (see above).

-They’re made for safety (features a slight depression in the molding for insertion and a long silicone loop for removal).

-They don’t take up your whole day- leave them in while you go to work, exercise, cook dinner, whatever…you’ll be strengthening your PC muscles throughout the day!

-At $29, they’re pretty reasonably priced.


How it rates on the scale:

Price: 5

Ease of Use: 4

Safety: 5

Adorability: 5

Stealth: 5

Total Rating: 24/25


Though I’m not the biggest fan of Kegel balls in general (I think Kegel exercises alone will do the job), these are a great choice for those that checking out the available options. Head on over to Good Vibrations to get a pair for yourself!

About Michaela


Michaela is a recent Seven Sisters graduate with a self-designed degree in Sexuality Studies. When she's not blogging, you'll find her teaching Health and Wellness and A Cappella to high school students, helping women find properly fitting bras, and working as an editor on a documentary. She hopes to continue her education one day with a PhD in Feminist Anthropology.

  • Ande Lyons

    Thanks for the great review on the SmartBalls… love their name!

    Kegel exercises alone are great… if you remember to do them… the balls will definitely remind you if you forget!