If You Have A Clitoris, You Have To Read These Masturbation Tips

If you have a vagina, you've probably heard about the enigmatic clitoris, the supposed "magic button" that can give you orgasms capable of solving world peace. While yes, the clit exists — and yes, it can give you amazing orgasms — it's a bit more complicated than that.
Much of the clit is actually internal, and the size varies from person to person. Add in differences in what turns you on (one person's Idris Elba is another's Kristen Stewart), and knowing how exactly to use that clitoris to achieve orgasms can get confusing. So, whether you consider yourself well-educated in your anatomy, or you're too scared to put a mirror down there to see what's going on, we think all people with clitorises could benefit from some tips on how to utilize that divine part of their anatomy.
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The good news? Clitoral orgasms are the most common type people with vaginas experience. Read on to learn the best masturbation techniques that will help you unlock the so-called "magical" powers of your clit.
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Experiment with various finger movements.

Do you prefer circles, diagonal motions, or light tapping on your clitoris? You’ll never know until you try.
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Know your anatomy.

When people speak of the clitoris, they're usually referring to the portion that sticks out at the top of the labia. But, as we mentioned, most of the clitoris is actually internal and extends along the two shafts that sit at either side of the vagina. For some, the clit is rather exposed; for others, it's hidden under the clitoral hood, the skin that surrounds the glans that caps the clitoris. (And unfairly, those with smaller clits supposedly have fewer orgasms.)

Due to such variations, some people with vaginas prefer direct clitoral contact, while others like to be stimulated slightly above or below the visible clit. This is why it's a good idea to take a hand mirror and spend some time admiring your genitals. Of course, since most of the clit is internal, to really get to know it, you're going to have to use your hands.
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Keep most of your focus on your clit.

When you're touching yourself or using sex toys, if your goal is to orgasm, it's best to keep most of the focus on the clit. This is especially important if you're new to masturbation. By all means, play with your nipples, add penetration, and try anal play (if you’re ready). But more than likely, your clit is going to get you off, so start there.
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DJ.

This is a method we've touted again and again, because it works so well. All you have to do is take a few fingers, flatten them, and rub the clit in circular motions like a DJ would while spinning a record.
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Go diagonal.

While some people with clits are into the way circular motions feel, others enjoy a back-and-forth diagonal move. To do this, take two to three fingers, flatten them, and gently rub your clit back and forth in diagonal motions, increasing in speed and intensity as you desire. You still get to be a DJ — you're just scratching a record, rather than spinning it.
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Add penetration.

When you’ve found your rhythm rubbing your clit, all those delightful feelings can be heightened with penetration. Add a finger or two inside your vagina for dual penetrative and clitoral stimulation. Just gently insert one finger into your vagina and press it against the anterior wall (where the G-spot is said to exist). After you've slid one in and out, add another, or try out a dildo.
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