Ball gags 🍎 can be a kinky way to spice up your time in the bedroom. The submissive may need a gag as a way to reduce their volume or to bite into something when play gets a bit wild. 😜

You need to know what ball (and bit) gags are available. What materials are best? How can one be more enticing than another? 🤔

By taking the time to get to know the different options, you can be sure that a ball gag is an exciting addition. Otherwise, you end up with a toy that causes playtime to come to a screeching halt.

Bondage Boutique Faux Leather Medium Silicone Ball Gag  


When it comes to a ball gag for starters, a medium silicone ball gag can be easy to handle. The size of the ball doesn’t fill the mouth too entirely. This way, there will be no jaw aches with extended use. 🤐

The leather strap is adjustable, offering both style and comfort. Bondage Boutique ensures that BDSM play is fun without it being too overwhelming for anyone involved. Plus, there’s no taste to the silicone, ensuring that it’s easy to keep the gag in place.    

PROS:  The silicone is easy to clean, straps are fully adjustable, the size of the ball isn’t too large, the silicone ball has some give to avoid discomfort ❤️

CONS: The metal grommets can rub on the face at times

DOMINIX Deluxe Silicone O-Ring Gag 


The Silicone O-Ring Gag provides all sorts of options for BDSM play. Not only is the mouth open, it allows for advanced play. You can even maintain a safe word with this model. 🤐😄

The DOMINIX Deluxe will allow you to assert your dominance on any sub with this gag. The O-ring and the straps are made of sturdy silicone. It adds comfort while providing a strong, tethered restraint.

PROS: The silicone is gentle on the teeth, a lead can be attached, the straps are fully adjustable

CONS: The jaw may ache after a while of wearing this

Bondage Boutique Large Silicone Ball Gag 


Bondage Boutique has made a classic large silicone ball gag. When seeing a Sub gagged is a turn-on, this is the kind of ball gag you want to have. The bright red ball adds an enticing visual. 🤩

While the ball is large in size, it gets the job done. The Sub will stay silent when wearing the gag. 💁 Plus, the adjustable straps ensure that it’s a good fit for anyone. 

PROS: There are multiple holes on the strap to get a good fit, ball is sizable enough to silence partner, silicone has no taste

CONS: Size of ball can be intimidating for beginners

Leather and Studs Dildo Gag  


There’s a way to make sure everyone’s enjoying the fun of a gag. Rather than sucking on the tip of a ball, a dildo can be used 😅. The leather and studs dildo gag places a 2.5-inch rubber dildo into the mouth of the Sub.

Everything about this dildo gag is designed for pleasure. It offers a way to silence a Sub, ensure they have something to suck on, and add to the excitement with the metal studs. It’s a great way to take BDSM to the next level. 😊

PROS: Sub stays silent, it’s fully adjustable, the metal is nickel-free, and the studs offer a great aesthetic

CONS: The rubber dildo inside the mouth is too large for some

Large Breathable Ball Gag with Nipple Clamps 


Just a ball gag can get boring. DOMINIX has you covered with the breathable ball gag and nipple clamps combo. It ensures that the Sub gets double the pleasure by being gagged while getting some extra attention on their nipples. 😈

The adjustable nipple clamps offer the perfect fit. Meanwhile, the ball gag ensures that it’s easy to maintain even breathing throughout the play scene. You get two toys in one, and it’s great fun for men and women alike. 😇❤️

PROS: Metal rings make it easy to add other bondage accessories, the silicone offers some grip, the ball makes it easy to breathe, the attached nipple clamps offer added sensory pleasure

CONS: There’s some tension on the chains that lead to the nipple clamps

Fetish Fantasy Masquerade Mask & Ball Gag


A Masquerade Mask and Ball Gag is just what you need when you’re headed to a kinky party or the dungeon🔥. It’s a great combo when you want to have some fun with BDSM, even if it’s just you and your partner in the bedroom.

You can help to set the mood with this pairing from Fetish Fantasy. Not only do you get a black cat mask to wear but you also get a breathable ball gag. It’s a great set for when you’re starting with gag play.🙆‍♀️😈

PROS: The headband is stretch, the metal buckles offer customized comfort, the ball gag is easy to breathe around, the patent leather is easy to clean

CONS: 

Bondage Boutique Silicone Dog Bone Gag 


You can have a bit of fun with BDSM and humiliation play at the same time. The Sub can be the dog 🐶 you’ve always wanted by sucking on this bone-shaped 🦴gag during play.

The tube gag takes on a different shape for something different. The strap is fully adjustable. Plus, the silicone is completely tasteless, allowing it to be kept in the mouth while play continues.

You may want to give this a try just for the ability to talk about giving your partner “the bone”.😆😍😍

PROS: Buckle is easy to adjust, D-rings are compatible with other bondage accessories, bone gag is fun for cosplay

CONS: Sound isn’t fully muffled

Q&A


What are the different types of ball gags?


With so many types of gags on the market, you need to familiarize yourself with the terminology 🧑‍🎓. Additionally, understand that some are for intermediate and expert kinksters, so you will want to start out slow.

  • Breathable ball gag: A ball with holes is inserted into the mouth to make it easy to breathe.
  • Solid ball gag: A solid ball is inserted into the mouth to reduce sounds.
  • Open mouth gag: A ring is used to keep the mouth open, allowing items to go into the mouth, if desired.
  • Tape gag: Tape goes across the entire mouth, which can limit breathing.
  • Dildo ball gag: A dildo ball gag places a dildo onto the ball to allow for vaginal and anal options.
  • Muzzle/panel gag: This type of gag is made of leather and creates a dog muzzle. A panel doesn’t involve going over the head while a muzzle does.
  • Pecker gag: The pecker gag uses a flat object in the mouth for the Sub to suck on while also depressing the tongue.
  • Tube gag: A tube gag uses a bar/tube for the Sub to bite down on.


Various models exist for each type of ball gag. Determine how much you want to hear from the Sub and what the sub is comfortable with. Additionally, some ball gags can be used in conjunction with other toys for added stimulation.

What is the mouth ball gag for beginners?  


Having a ball gag in place can be overwhelming, especially for beginners. There’s nothing more embarrassing than hyperventilating 😳 just as playtime starts to heat up. The solution is to make it easier to breathe.

The Breathable Ball Gag has holes to make it easier to breathe. It ensures that there’s plenty of fun to be had without anyone yelling out their safe word. With three holes across the length of the gag, it’s easy to take full, deep breaths during any kind of play.

The Breathable model is also fully adjustable. It ensures that you (or your partner) gets the comfort needed without feeling overwhelmed. 😘

BDSM Safety  


BDSM play is all about making sure that there is trust established 💞 between partners. When you’re going to play with a ball gag, there are a few safety points to consider:

  • Talk about what a person’s hard limits are ✔️
  • Ensure that a safe gesture is established since a safe word can be difficult to say ✔️
  • Check in with the person wearing the ball gag periodically to ensure breathing is not hindered ✔️
  • Adjust the ball gag so that it is comfortable without being too tight or too loose
  • Wash the ball gag properly immediately after use ✔️
  • Allow time for self-care after a ball gag is removed ✔️


Even after you’ve had your fun and the ball gag is removed, talk with your partner. Identify anything that may have been too overwhelming. It will ensure that you can have plenty of fun in the future without anyone feeling as though they’re not getting what they need. 👌

Final Thoughts on Ball Gags  


There’s nothing quite like trusting someone so much that a ball gag is put into use. With so many options, it can be fun for everyone involved. Plus, with so many options, there’s no reason you have to limit yourself.

One gag may be used to keep the Sub quiet. Another gag may be used to encourage a lover to ride the face of the Sub. Oh, so many options. 🥰🥳

Start adding to your toy arsenal today with some of the hottest ball gags on the market. As long as you use them responsibly, it can amp up the fun to extraordinary new heights.

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