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History of Fleshlight

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When I was writing my review of the first Fleshlight, I also researched the history of Fleshlights. As a reviewer and Fleshlight enthusiast, I found the progression of my favorite sex toy very interesting (find out what are the best 10 Fleshlights).

Did you know that, in the beginning of the time, Fleshlight also had a line of sex dolls? The Fleshlight Intimate Body Sculptures product line had a female doll called "The Little Woman" and a male doll called "The Stud". Both models had removable inserts/sleeves and The Stud also had an 11" penis. The body sculptures didn't succeed commercially and were discontinued over ten years ago.

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The sex dolls are definitely more of a niche market than masturbation sleeves but there are other companies that are making amazing love dolls. If you're curious, take a look at my guide to sex dolls.

Fleshlight Sex-In-A-Can, or SIAC, must be one of the oddest products in the history of sex toys. Still, after a dozen years, Fleshlight keeps selling them, so there must be a demand for male masturbators that look like beer cans.

Over the years, there have been various versions of Fleshlight SIAC but one of the weirdest is Count Cockula which has vampire teeth around the orifice. You can still buy a Count Cockula from Fleshlight's official Amazon storefront (the Amazon seller name is ILF which is the parent company of Fleshlight). If buying Fleshlights is still new to you, read the How to Buy a Fleshlight post.

Enough babbling, here is the infographic:​

If you don't care about the history but want to know what is the best Fleshlight for you, check out the Fleshlight guide.​

History of Fleshlight Infographic

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History of Fleshlight Infographic Transcribed

1995 FLESHLIGHT YEAR 0

Steve Shubin starts developing a relief method to overcome sexual frustration during his wife’s high-risk pregnancy. First product iterations leading to the Fleshlight are made.

1997 PRODUCTION LINE STARTS

After two years of product and business development, the production line for Fleshlight starts. Fleshlight, as we know it today, is born.

2003 NEW PRODUCTS

Sex-In-A-Can products are introduced for all beer drinking, masturbating males in the world.

2005 NEW SENSATIONS

Enhanced sensations sleeves are introduced and new textures - Super Tight, Wonder Wave, Super Ribbed, Ultra Tight, and Speed Bump - see the light.

2006 FLESHLIGHT = SELF IMPROVEMENT

Fleshlight Stamina Training Unit arrives. An option to Build-Your-Own-Fleshlight is introduced.

2008 THEM SEXY FLESHLIGHT GIRLS

The first Fleshlight Girls products are launched; Puma Swede and Sandee Westgate sleeves are available in Wonder Wave texture.
Transparent ICE sleeves are introduced.
Fleshjack line of products starts selling.

2009 FLESHLIGHT ACCESSORIES

More Girls models, incl. Jenna Haze, are introduced.

Fleshlight Vibro launches.

The ever popular Vortex texture sees the light.

Fleshlube personal lubricants and Fleshlight mounts by Liberator start selling.

2010 THERE IS MORE IN THE GIRL

Several new Fleshlight Girls are introduced; Stoya, Tera Patrick, Eva Angelina, and more.
First Girls product specific textures arrive; The Wall, .69 Caliber, Gauntlet, Love Humps, and more.
Several popular new textures become available; Lotus, Swallow, Forbidden, Primal.

2011 OTHERWORLDLY PLEASURES

Alien model lands on earth.
Pure discreet orifice is introduced.

2012 EXOTIC FLESHLIGHTS

The Freaks line of products is introduced.
Fleshlight Blade starts selling.
Compact Flight model lands in sex shops.
More Girls models launch; Lisa Ann, Tori Black, and more.

2013 MORE ACCESSORIES

Fleshlight Shower Mount enhances showering sessions around the world.
VStroker Fleshlight add-on enables penis controlled interactive porn videos.
More Girls models are introduced; Asa Akira, Alexis Texas, and more.

2014 A MIX OF NEW AND OLD

Fleshlight LaunchPAD upgrades Apple iPads.
More Fleshlight Girls launch, including Nina Hartley and her Cougar texture.

2015 SMALL IS BIG

Compact Fleshlight GO is introduced.
Even smaller Quickshot launches.
The Sleeve Warmer heats up the game.
More Girls models are introduced.

​2017 ROBOTIC FLESHLIGHT

​Fleshlight Launch​ introduces the automated Fleshlight experience.

2016 FLESHLIGHT = KING OF THE HILL

Fleshlight is by far the biggest male masturbator brand in the world.
More Fleshlight Girls models launch.
What is going to be the next big news?



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