Q: How do I care for my Your-Skin Cone or TLC Tugger?
The Your-Skin® Cone
A: The devices are made of food-grade platinum-catalyzed
latex-free RTV silicone rubber. They're a bit softer than
a pencil eraser, so you can't scrub them too hard. I clean
mine in the shower every morning before I pat it dry and put it
I use plain soap and an ultra-soft toothbrush
(sometimes sold as a post-surgical brush). Rinsing
thoroughly with clear water, and inverting the device and
squeezing out excess water with a dry cloth will reduce the
chance of rust forming on the metal handle. Some guys run
their devices through the dishwasher once a month. Keeping
the device squeaky clean is important for the best grip, and of
course not a bad idea from a hygiene standpoint.
If you want to let someone else try one or you're a real germ
freak, you can even boil them; the silicone won't melt below 600
degrees (don't boil them more than a minute, and don't do this too
often because entrapped air bubbles in the silicone will try to
burst, weakening the device).