Playboy Intimate Wipes Review: Do They Work?

Do Playboy Intimate Wipes work? What you should know before you buy.

Dr. Jed Kaminetsky
Board Certified Urologist, expert in male sexual dysfunction
by Dr. Jed Kaminetsky Last updated 12/07/2023
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Several over-the-counter options exist for men looking to give their bedroom performance a boost. 

One such option is Playboy Intimate Wipes.

Studies show that around 30 percent of men want to last longer in bed. Could Playboy Intimate Wipes be the answer for them?

Below is a thorough Playboy wipes review covering everything you need to know before trying them.

Quick FAQs

Playboy Intimate Wipes work by desensitizing the penis using a 4 percent benzocaine solution.

While everyone's experience will vary slightly, most people report feeling desensitized for about 20-30 minutes.

If used as directed, Playboy Intimate wipes should not transfer to your partner.

According to the manufacturer, you can receive oral while using Playboy Intimate Wipes when used as directed.

Playboy Wipes Pros and Cons

Playboy climax wipes may be an effective option for men looking for reduced sensitivity and greater climax control in bed.

However, Playboy climax delay wipes may not be the best solution for every man looking to delay ejaculation.

And, the wipes do have their pros and cons to consider.


Playboy intimate wipes pros

  • The wipes are likely effective for climax delay
  • The wipes are small, portable, discreet, and packaged in convenient pouches
  • A well-known, well-established brand makes these wipes
  • The wipes are fragrance and paraben-free


Playboy intimate wipes cons

  • Playboy wipes are supposed to be effective for multiple uses, but one Playboy wipes review states that the reuse was not effective
  • Not as strong compared to Promescent Delay Spray
  • More expensive than other options

What are Playboy Intimate Wipes?

Playboy Intimate Wipes are individually-wrapped climax delay wipes made with a 4 percent benzocaine solution.

Each box of Playboy Wipes contains four individually-wrapped wipes.

The pre-moistened benzocaine wipe desensitizes the most sensitive areas of the penis and should be applied to:

  • The glans or head of the penis
  • Frenulum - the spongy tissue where the head meets the shaft

Where on the penis to apply Playboy wipes

The reduced sensitivity can be helpful for men with issues with premature ejaculation.

The penis is filled with thousands of individual nerve endings.

When benzocaine is applied to the skin, it produces a temporary (about 30 minutes) desensitization effect.

According to the usage directions provided by Playboy, one wipe can be used multiple times as long as the wipe still contains moisture.

The company claims the wipes are still effective.

What can you expect?

What to expect from using Playboy Intimate wipes

The full desensitizing effects may take a few minutes to be noticeable after application.

The lack of sensation can be related to something like having on a really thick condom.

Most men still have some minimal sensitivity, but not as much as usual.

Even though there have been no studies on Playboy intimate wipes themselves, Playboy points to other small studies that have been carried out on similar products.

In one study of men with ejaculation times of about a minute, increased that time to about three minutes using wipes containing 4% benzocaine.

This was achieved after using the wipes for a month.

This study also seems to suggest that using the wipes for longer yields better results.

This is likely associated with the men participating getting more accustomed to where the solution needed to be precisely applied to offer the best outcomes.

Do Playboy Intimate Wipes work?

Do Playboy Intimate Wipes work to treat premature ejaculation

Playboy delay wipes should work, according to anecdotal reports and studies on similar products.

A randomized-controlled trial of topical benzocaine wipes with a 4 percent solution tested the effectiveness for premature ejaculation in 2017.

Of the 21 men enrolled in the study, 15 were given the legitimate product, while six were given a placebo.

All the men given benzocaine wipes experienced enhanced ejaculation times.

Additionally, men saw other advantages, such as:

  • Reduced frustration during intercourse
  • Greater pleasure during sex
  • Greater sense of confidence, satisfaction, and control during sex

    How to Use Playboy Wipes

    Much like other desensitizing wipes, Playboy wipes are simple to use and apply with a two-step process. 

    Below is a quick overview of how to use Playboy wipes.

    Step 1: Apply

    Open the wipe and apply the solution to areas of the penis where sensitivity should be reduced.

    The most sensitive points will be around the frenulum on the shaft or around the glans (head) for most men.

    Step 2: Wait

    After application, let the solution dry for roughly 5-10 minutes. This gives the solution time to absorb into the skin and take effect.

    Some men may need a little longer for the desensitization to happen to the fullest extent.

    If using Playboy wipes for the first time, apply and wait for up to 10 minutes to determine if the effects are at a desirable point.

    This is a good time for foreplay or sexual activities that don't involve penetration or oral.


    Playboy Intimate Wipes FAQs

    How long do they last?

    There is no one answer for every user when it comes to how long the effects will last, and that is for a few reasons.

    Several factors can affect how long the effects of benzocaine last, such as personal sensitivity levels and how much product is used.

    In general, most men experienced reduced sensitivity for 20 to 30 minutes.

    Do they transfer to your partner?

    When applied properly and the proper wait time is adhered to, the solution in Playboy intimate wipes should not transfer to a partner.

    Be sure to wash your hands after application and before foreplay to avoid potential transfer to your partner.

    Can Playboy climax wipes be used for oral sex?

    Can you use Playboy intimate wipes and receive oral

    Playboy claims their climax delay wipes can be safely used for oral sex with the proper wait time after application.

    Although, it is recommended to wash away any residual solution before receiving oral a try just to be safe.

    What do they feel like after applying?

    Most men don't feel much of anything with the immediate application. It will simply feel like you are wiping a wet wipe across the skin of the penis.

    However, soon after application, the benzocaine solution gets to work.

    This can feel a bit like a cooling or warming sensation. After waiting the allotted time, touch sensitivity is reduced.

    As the benzocaine wears off, penis sensitivity levels will return to normal. This can be a gradual process that takes several minutes.

    Where to buy Playboy intimate wipes?

    Where to buy Playboy Intimate wipes

    Playboy intimate wipes are available through third-party retailers, such as CVS, Amazon, and Walmart.

    As always, only trust a reputable third-party retailer for any type of delay wipes, including Playboy climax wipes.

    Even though individual sellers often offer the products on sites like eBay, the product's authenticity could be up for question.

    Potential side effects of Playboy delay wipes

     Playboy intimate wipes side effects

    The only potential side effect that Playboy warns of is skin irritation, which is most likely related to the benzocaine solution.

    Some men or their partners may have sensitivities or allergies to benzocaine or the other inactive ingredients in the product.

    This may lead to rash, itching, burning, or skin irritation. If any level of irritation emerges with use, wash the affected area thoroughly with soap and water and discontinue use.

    It is also important to avoid getting the solution in the eyes.

    Rarely a severe reaction to benzocaine called methemoglobinemia can occur.


    The delay wipes by Playboy offer an option for men who struggle with premature ejaculation.

    While Playboy wipes are not well-tested, similar products have been examined in small-scale studies and have shown to be effective.

    Other products like Promescent Desensitizing Wipes and Climax Control Spray may offer more consistent results.

    Dr. Jed Kaminetsky

    Dr. Jed Kaminetsky

    Dr. Jed Kaminetsky M.D. is an American Board Certified Urologist and earned his Medical Degree at New York University. In his tenure he became a member of the American Urological Association and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kaminetsky pioneered the minimally invasive Rezum BPH treatment and is an expert in male and female dysfunction.


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