b-Vibe Novice Plug — Test & Review

Jess Adams
by Jess AdamsUpdated:

Overall RatingBedbible Rating

Overall Rating


Bedbible Rating:


Reviewed by: 

Jess Adams

User Ratings:


Based on user reviews


Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 95 out of 100, which means it is designed absolutely incredible.

What it is: The design rating takes into account the shape of the toy in both a visual and ergonomic perspective. We ask our reviewers to rate the overall feeling of the b-Vibe Novice Plug.

Ease of UseEase of Use

Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 90 out of 100, which means it is extremely easy to use and worked very well.

What it is: The Ease of Use rating is a score given on how easy the toy is to operate and use. Aspects that are considered is the suitability for different kinds of people, intuitiveness, and potential learning curve of using the product for pleasure (or pain).


Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 95 out of 100, which means it is one of the absolute top quality toys.

What it is: The Quality rating is a score that takes into account the quality of the materials used in the toy, how well it was manufactured, the safety, durability and overall quality feel of the toy.


Price ratingPrice ratingPrice ratingPrice ratingPrice rating

Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 5 out of 5, which means it is in the premium price range.

What it is: The Price rating is indicated by 1-5 price icons. 1 indicate a very cheap product, while 5 indicate a very expensive product. The rating is a relative score compared to other similar toys.


Beginner: Suited for those new to the world of sex toys. These products are designed with simplicity and ease of use in mind, providing a gentle introduction to enhance your experiences. Whether you're exploring for the first time or looking for something straightforward, these items are a perfect starting point.


Intermediate: Tailored for individuals who have some familiarity with sex toys and are looking to explore further. These products offer a balance between comfort and new sensations, allowing you to expand your horizons and discover new pleasures. Ideal for those ready to take the next step in their journey.


Advanced: Designed for the experienced and adventurous. These products cater to those who are well-acquainted with sex toys and are seeking more intense or diverse sensations. If you're looking to push boundaries and explore the depths of pleasure, these items are crafted just for you.

My Verdict

I absolutely LOVED the B-Vibe Novice butt plug and I will recommend this to anyone who wants to start a journey in anal play, and even for anyone who just wants a really comfortable base anal plug. I have bigger plugs and will continue to explore them, but when I want a staple plug with a great comfort level, this is going to be what I grab every time.

Buy, if you...

  1. Want a comfortable butt plug to use during vaginal penetration
  2. You are interested in anal play and have never done it before
  3. Want to experiment with couples play since it comes with a remote
  4. Want a toy with vibrations

Don't buy, if you...

  1. Are not interested in anal play
  2. Want a plug with a more advanced shape and size

About The b-Vibe Novice Plug

The B-Vibe Novice Plug is a beginner-friendly silicone butt plug with a very comfortable shape and size. Even if you are not a beginner though, it is the perfect size for extended wear, wear during vaginal penetration, or to wear for a prostate massage during additional stimulation for those with a penis. The Novice plug is splashproof, easy to clean, has 6 vibration levels and 15 vibration patterns, and,because of the remote, is great for solo or partner play. Use the coupon code BVIBEBED to get 25% off your purchase of this b-Vibe toy!

The vibrations of the b-Vibe Novice Plug are silent, very powerful, and very rumbly

SoundSound rating

Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 1 out of 5, which means it is silent.

What it is: The sound rating provides a visual representation of how loud the vibrations of b-Vibe Novice Plug felt to the reviewer.

Sound ratingSound ratingSound ratingSound ratingSound rating
PowerSound rating

Rating: b-Vibe Novice Plug was rated 4 out of 5, which means it is very powerful.

What it is: The power rating describes how fast and strong the vibrations of b-Vibe Novice Plug felt to the reviewer.

Sound ratingSound ratingSound ratingSound ratingPower rating
What it is: Buzzy vibrators have a high frequency that stimulates the surface (like a high pitch).
What it is: Rumbly vibrators have low-frequency vibrations that stimulate deeper into the tissue (like the bass in music).


  • Perfect shape and size for extended wear times with minimal to no discomfort
  • Super easy to clean
  • Vibrations are strong and almost silent
  • Remote is nice for couple play, or solo play when in a harder to reach position


  • Magnet on the charger can sometimes fall off
  • The double click to turn on and off can be a little difficult to use sometimes, but became easier after multiple uses
  • May be too small for more experienced users

Unwrapping the b-Vibe Novice Plug: My Experience

My Personal Experiences with b-Vibe Novice Plug

Round One

The first time I used the B-Vibe Novice Plug was spur of the moment and not preplanned. I usually like to warm up and stretch a bit with fingers before I use a plug, but because of the situation I didn’t have any prep time. It was easy to use with a bit of lube and SO comfortable. The first time I used the novice plug I was unable to use the vibration. Like I mentioned I was in a little bit of a time crunch and when I pulled it off the charger and tried to click it on a few times and it did nothing. It was not bad as a plug on its own and the vibration wasn’t necessary. I was comfortably able to use a dildo and this plug at the same time and the feelings were AMAZING!

Round Two

After the first use, my goal was to figure out how to use the vibrations and give the Novice plug a try that way. Before I started to play this time I messed around with the plug until I discovered that a double click on the power button was what caused it to turn on and off. I have used it many times since with and without vibrations and have had a very enjoyable time with each use.

Want to Get Your Hands on the b-Vibe Novice Plug?

You can get 25% off this toy at bvibe.com when you use the coupon code BVIBEBED!

Design Quirks: The Good and the Bad

b-Vibe Novice Plug Design Quirks: The Good and the Bad

The other plugs I have tried in the past have been very round in the middle, and the b-Vibe Novice Plug is a bit different with its tapered design that is roughly the size of a finger and has a vibe in the tip. The Novice is 4 inches long in total with an insertable length of 3.35 inches, and is by far the most comfortable plug I have ever worn and has now become by staple plug for any anal use.

Evaluating the User-Friendliness of the b-Vibe Novice Plug

b-Vibe Novice Plug Evaluating the User-Friendliness of the b-Vibe Novice Plug

The b-Vibe Novice Plug is fairly simple to use, but I did have a little bit of a learning curve with trying to turn on the vibration settings. I am not sure if it is how the travel lock works, or if it was just user error, but it took me longer than I would like to admit to figure out the the Novice Plug required a double click for the vibrations to turn on and off.

A Review of the b-Vibe Novice Plug’s Quality

b-Vibe Novice Plug A Review of the b-Vibe Novice Plug’s Quality

The b-Vibe Novice Plug is made of hypoallergenic and body-safe silicone and is incredibly silky and smooth to the touch. The Novice Plug is very sturdy and definitely feels like it is made with high-grade materials. I have had some silicone toys that will attract dust and lint, and thankfully the novice does NOT do that at all.

Is the b-Vibe Novice Plug Worth the price?

b-Vibe Novice Plug Is the b-Vibe Novice Plug Worth the price?

In my opinion, $134.99 is VERY expensive for a butt plug on the first glance. I have had a few and I haven't ever paid over $15-20, BUT let me tell you that you can feel the difference in the b-Vibe novice plug. Buy it! Seriously, go and buy it and you can thank me later. It is 100% worth the price for what you get, I will be using and enjoying this for a long, long time.

How I think it performed

b-Vibe Novice Plug How I think it performed

The b-Vibe Novice Plug was what I was expecting, and even more. The website says that 2 hours of charging will give you an hour of play, but I used it for longer than that without any issue. The Novice was very comfortable to insert, and once it was in I have nothing but pleasurable feelings. The vibe on this thing is small, but mighty! I LOVED the vibe on the Novice. I would say that when I have vibrating toys that I tend to not use that feature, but that is not the case for this. If I am playing with the Novice than the vibe is going to be on.

Is the Packaging Worth the Hype?

b-Vibe Novice Plug Is the Packaging Worth the Hype?

I thought that the packaging for the b-Vibe Novice Plug was super cute! It was a little more in-depth than some of the other toys I have purchased, but that made the price seem a little more worth it. I really loved the b-Vibe care instructions that were included on the inner flap of the box that held the plug. It contained all of the quick info that was needed to get started without having to rummage through the manual.

Exploring the Materials and Care of the b-Vibe Novice Plug

b-Vibe Novice Plug Exploring the Materials and Care of the b-Vibe Novice Plug

As with any silicone toys it is best to use a water based lubricant when playing with the toy. I used a fragrance free soap to clean it, and since it is recommended to not fully submerge the Novice Plug, I washed it in my hands under the sink. I made sure that it was fully dry before storing it back in the bag that it came with for safe keeping.

Specifications and features

Vibration speeds6 
Vibration patterns15 
Length4 inches
Insertable length3.35 inches
Diameter1 inches
MaterialsSeamless Silicone 
Battery LifeAt least 60 minutes
Charging Time120 minutes
Remote ControlsYes 
Travel LockYes 
Storage Bag IncludedYes 
Colors AvailablePink, Black 

Comparing b-Vibe Novice Plug with alternatives

Compare b-Vibe Novice Plugb-Vibe Novice Plug
Overall score4.7 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 4.6 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 4.2 / 5.0
Bedbible rating4.6 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 4.4 / 5.0 4.7 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0
User rating4.7 / 5.0
from 9 users
4.4 / 5.0
from 94 users
4.3 / 5.0
from 15 users
4.4 / 5.0
from 32 users
4.7 / 5.0
from 18 users
4.3 / 5.0
from 63 users
PricePremium Affordable Premium Affordable Pricey Affordable
Design95 / 100 85 / 100 95 / 100 92 / 100 75 / 100 80 / 100
Ease of use90 / 100 70 / 100 85 / 100 95 / 100 50 / 100 70 / 100
Quality95 / 100 85 / 100 90 / 100 100 / 100 75 / 100 90 / 100
Sound20 / 100 null / 100 40 / 100 ---
Power80 / 100 40 / 100 80 / 100 ---
Buzzy/Rumblysomewhat rumbly somewhat buzzy somewhat rumbly ---
Vibration speeds6 3 8 ---
Vibration patterns15 4 ----
Length4 inches6.75 inches9.2 inches5.3 inches-8 inches
Insertable length3.35 inches5.75 inches6 inches3.7 inches--
Diameter1 inches0.9 inches--Up to 4.33 inchesUp to 6.4 inches
MaterialsSeamless Silicone Silicone, ABS Plastic -Silicone Zinc Alloy -
WaterproofSplashproof Yes Yes Yes --
Battery LifeAt least 60 minutes-120 minutes---
RechargeableYes No Yes ---
Charging Time120 minutes-120 minutes---
Remote ControlsYes No ----
Travel LockYes No Yes ---
Storage Bag IncludedYes No Yes No --
Colors AvailablePink, Black Purple -Black --
Width--1.75 inchesWidest Point: 1 inches--
Flexibility---Slightly --
Allergies----Contains nickel -
Texture-----smooth latex
Quick-release valve-----Yes
Show More


Can I use the B-Vibe Novice Plug in the shower?
Yes! The B-Vibe Novice is splash proof and shower friendly, but is not recommended to be submerged.
Can I wear the Novice Plug out of the house?
Yes! It even comes with a remote that works up to 30ft away from the plug itself. It is also a very comfortable size and shape for longer periods of time.
Is the B-Vibe novice plug only for beginners?
While the b-Vibe Novice plug is marketed as a beginner plug, it is definitely worth a try for a more advanced anal player also.
Jess Adams
Jess Adams

Here are all reviews and blog posts written by Jess Adams.

Stay tuned for more content from this author.

Age: 32
Gender: Female
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Sex toy experience: Intermediate
All articles and reviews