Meet Lioness

The first smart vibrator for self-experimentation

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Can a vibrator change the world? We think so.

Hey there, we're Liz and Anna, and we created Lioness—the world's first smart vibrator for sexual self-experimentation.

With Lioness, we're placing the power to understand your pleasure into your own hands and revolutionizing the way we approach sexual pleasure.

Liz and Anna, founders of the Lioness smart vibrator

"... [Before using Lioness], we hadn't talked about my satisfaction that openly and frankly before."

"Woman does Lord's work, makes smart vibrator... [It's] like a Fitbit for your cooch."

"This is particularly clutch for women who've had issues with their sex drive or with not achieving orgasm..."

"... this tech works out what gets you going... meaning you can wise up on how best to get yourself to orgasm."

"If you're like me and can get a little obsessed with numbers... this vibrator is a godsend."

  • Lioness: Your platform for self-experimentation

    We’re launching our understanding of sexual pleasure into the 21st century with the first and only health tracker designed to help you explore your unique body.

    Click to learn how it works

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  • By Women, For Women (and People with Vaginas)

    Our majority female team aims to make products that we ourselves love. Given we're our own testers, we care a lot about it!

    We went through thousands of iterations with hundreds of beta testers of all walks of life to find a product that works the best for the most number of people.

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  • Our Mission

    We started this company because we wanted to make the world a better place that has more understanding and acceptance of female pleasure & sexuality.

    Learn more about our team and why we do what we do

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Why a Smart Vibrator?

Did you know that we've hardly seen any research dedicated to female sexuality since the 1980's?

We know that sexual wellness is a basic human need, but society doesn’t treat it that way. And we think that's messed up because we’re all affected by this: in our confidence, relationships, and health.

We're here to change that.

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Our customers are exploring in new ways every day

"What an emotional experience! I cannot thank you enough for helping me unlock information about myself! Because of your product I can now say that I have experienced a vaginal orgasm, something that I honestly thought was never going to happen. From my heart to yours, thank you."

“The feel and size of it are perfect. The data that it collects for you on your smart phone is an eye opener. I have thoroughly enjoyed this. I particularly enjoy the ease of reading and understanding the data on the graphs...I would recommend this for both single play and couples play. You will not be disappointed."

"I am becoming more aware of just how long it takes to reach orgasm — a much shorter time than I thought — and that helps me relax a bit more during current sessions."

"It felt like opening the floodgates of communication...and it encouraged my boyfriend to be more open with me as well."

“I am spending much less time in the miasma of self-doubt and self-hate, because I am seeing some actual data that contradicts the self-critical bullshit in my head.

"Being forced to think more about my sexual life and my orgasmic response made me realize that I do not have to put up with a medicine if it was causing issues in my sexuality."

Frequently Asked Questions

Why did you start Lioness?

To be honest, at first, I (Liz) was helping myself. I came from a more conservative, Midwestern upbringing where sex just wasn't talked about. The lack of information and stigma made me curious to learn more.

As I started to talk to friends and do things like sell intimacy products to women from many walks of life, I realized that I was far from being the only one who felt uncertain and had questions about sex. But because of the taboo, there are very few opportunities where people feel comfortable asking questions about their own sexual preferences.

Why a smart vibrator?

A lot has changed since the 1980s, but research on female sexuality hasn’t advanced much since then. It’s not for a lack of interest—global taboos, personal discomfort, and lack of funding have held us back, and it doesn’t look like things are going to get much better on their own.

That’s why the kind of work that we’re doing at Lioness is especially important right now. We’ve created a platform for self-experimentation to help women (and all folks) learn about their own, unique bodies, and to learn more about our sexual pleasure as a whole.

Can Lioness actually help me have better sex?

We know. Numbers, data, and charts sound like the least sexy way to explore your sexuality, ever. But we’ve found that removing some of the “sexiness” from sex can help people learn about, understand, and communicate their own sexuality.

Cornell University Sex Researcher Sarah Merrill explains the science behind it—Interoception: "having the physiological feedback to pair with psychological sensations may help to increase mind-body awareness, sexually and holistically.”