1. Congratulations on your decision to buy yourself an anal sex toy! So which one are you going to get? If you’re not sure yet, let Lovehoney guide you through the minefield of anal pleasure products so you can find something that is perfect for you.

    Above: A butt plug is a great first anal sex toy, but how do you know which is the best butt plug for you? Watch this video guide with Jess Wilde and she'll tell you everything you need to know about shopping for a butt plug for the first time.

    From anal beads to douches, we have everything for you to experience incredible anal play. This guide explains all the different varieties of anal toy.

    Whichever toy you go for, don't forget to add some anal lube to your basket to make sure your anal play goes as smoothly and comfortably as possible.

    Top 10 sexy holiday gifts for womenChristmas shopping is supposed to be fun, but we know there can be a lot of pressure to make your lover happy Christmas morning. That's why we've put together a list of the top ten sexy gifts to make sure she loves what's waiting under the tree.

    Sex toys are a great Christmas gift for your partner because it's something you can both enjoy together. There are certain products that are always popular, like clitoral vibrators and magic wands, but in the past few years we've seen new forms of stimulation like oral sex simulators and jiggle balls rise in popularity.

    On the other hand, if you and your partner are both new to sex toys, it might be a good idea to start with something small and unintimidating like a bullet vibrator or classic vibrator. Best of all, if it's not to her taste you can always take advantage of our amazing 365 day returns policy!

    Whether you're looking for a sexy stocking stuffer or a more impressive present, read on for our top ten most wanted gifts this festive period…

    Erotic massage is the perfect way to connect physically and emotionally with your lover. For many of us, being touched by a lover is both comforting and arousing, so it makes sense that massage, one of the most intimate kinds of touch, is a great way to relax the body, soothe the mind and boost your sexual happiness.

    Fantastic as a sexy gift to indulge your partner, massage candles bring with them the promise of quality time and lavish attention. Why not treat yourself and your lover to a massage candle?

    Vibrating cock rings are a best-selling sex toy and tend to be one of the first toys couples try. It's easy to see why. Cock rings help boost his size and hardness plus improve his stamina, and for her they stimulate her clitoris during sex with a buzzing mini bullet. Offering extra pleasure for both partners, it's no wonder cock rings are so appealing.

    Top Ten Christmas Gifts for Men from LovehoneyLooking for the perfect holiday gift for your man can be both nerve-wracking and mind-boggling. After all, he never wore the tie you got him last year, he has more bath sets than he knows what to do with and choosing the right video game is more than your life's worth.

    Whether you're shopping for a lover, boyfriend or husband, we've come up with a list of sexy gadgets that are bound to impress. With something for every budget and taste, we promise you'll be a hit on Christmas morning.

    With everything from cheap but fun stocking stuffers to more advanced masturbation aids, take advantage of Lovehoney's discreet packaging and delivery to slip something a little special under the tree this year. Best of all, if it's not to his taste, you can take advantage of our amazing 365 day returns policy in the New Year.

    Check out our top 10 picks below, and don't forget to take a look at our holiday shop for lots more great ideas.

    Anal play is the one sexual subject that's guaranteed to put the 'oooh' into 'taboo'. But this hidden pleasure zone deserves to be explored as anal stimulation can enhance every sexual scenario, for both women and men.

    Anal sex toys are specially designed products for anal penetration. The shapes are often tapered or graduated allowing for easy insertion, before flaring out or swelling in size to stimulate those internal pleasure zones.

    Smooth and sensual, anal sex toys are designed for use by men and women and feel equally as fantastic.

    When it comes to male sex toys, chances are you've heard of TENGA. This Japanese brand is renowned for making high tech, well-designed toys for men that offer pinpointed stimulation. The most famous TENGA creation has to be the Flip Hole, which is an expertly-designed male masturbator that offers intense, but discreet pleasure.

    What makes TENGA Flip Holes different from most other male masturbators is that they're not anatomical-shaped and don't try to replicate the female body - instead, their engineers have focused on creating a specialised pleasure system to enhance male pleasure. This guide helps you choose the best Flip Hole for your needs. For information on the other items in the TENGA range, check out our Beginner's Guide to TENGA Sex Toys.

    Chastity is usually associated with abstinence, but it isn't just about refraining from sex.

    A lot of couples experiment with chastity to enhance their sex life and for most people, the first steps into chastity will revolve around sexual experimentation as opposed to a serious lifestyle choice.

    This guide is designed to help you chastity-curious people decide if chastity is right for you and help you in choosing a chastity belt or device that will make your chastity-related fantasies come true.

    Top Ten Lingerie Gifts for Christmas

    There's nothing wrong with being a little selfish this Christmas by picking up some sexy lingerie you can both enjoy for under the tree!

    Lingerie is the classic Christmas present for a reason, whether you're the one dressing up or not.

    Don't know a bustier from a basque? Check out our Lingerie Guides which are packed with advice on body shape, sizing and buying lingerie as a gift.

    We've handpicked 10 of our most delectable lingerie sets to have you looking and feeling your sexy finest for the big night. Whether you prefer the flirty look of a cute babydoll or prefer to sizzle in raunchy bodystockings, we have the perfect outfit for your snuggling up during the holidays.

    Best of all, you don't have to worry if it doesn't fit or you don't like what arrives - just take advantage of our amazing 365 day returns policy.

    Anal beads are a great way to experience anal sex slowly and gently. Most anal beads start small and get larger with the more length you take, allowing your body to adjust to the size. Smooth and spherical, anal beads are easy to insert and unintimidating.

    With their graduated shape, smooth spheres and easy hand-held design, anal beads provide an unusual and appealing feeling which can turn a regular orgasm into an earth-shattering experience.

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