Sex toys are safe for bodily use, but they can be quite reactive when put next to alike or opposing materials. It is vital to be careful when storing your sex toys. If you mix your sex toys (particularly silicone, rubber, latex, realistic feel and jelly sex toys) you may soon discover that they start to look melted or slightly misshapen.
We can't overstate how important it is that you store your sex toys separately if you don't want a nasty surprise the next time you reach for your favourite toy.
When you want straight-forward satisfaction, you should reach for a dildo. Available in many different colours, shapes and sizes, dildos are designed to provide penetrative pleasure unlike anything else.
Although they may not rotate, vibrate or pulsate, dildos give you the kind of pleasure that you won’t get from anything electrical, so choosing the right one is key.
When you’re starting out with dildos, all you want to do is type ‘nice dildo’ into Google and be presented with a single result which is the perfect dildo for you! Sadly, the world of dildos doesn’t work quite like that, but we’ve devised a category system which should help.
Analingus or rimming is simply using your mouth, tongue, lips and sometimes teeth to stimulate your partner's anus and (in the case of a male recipient) his testicles. As the anus has so many sensitive nerve-endings, it can be incredibly pleasurable for both men and women. Lots of couples enjoy rimming during foreplay, or as a sexy accompaniment to oral sex.
Rimming is sometimes referred to as 'playing the rusty trombone', which is when the person who is giving the oral attention also reaches around to the penis and makes rapid stroking movements up and down the shaft. The mouth-to-bottom coupled with arm actions resembles someone playing a brass instrument.
Interested in trying rimming or playing the rusty trombone? We've put together some tips to help you enjoy safe and satisfying play.
Want to experiment with sex toys but not sure where to start? This guide explains how to choose the perfect beginner's sex toy for you, and shows you how to find exactly what you're looking for at Lovehoney.
Whether you want to start off small with a bullet vibrator or fancy trying an anal sex toy, we've used customer reviews to pick out the best beginners toys for you to try. Happy shopping!
So you’ve got your hands on a magic wand vibrator and you’ve barely put it down (trust us, we understand). But now you’re wondering what else this magical machine can do?
The answer is: A LOT.
Whether you’ve got a Lovehoney Magic Wand, a Bodywand or a Doxy Massage Wand, we’ve got a range of attachments to transform your ultra-awesome vibrator into a whole new pleasure pleaser, delivering exactly the style of stimulation you desire. Also, remember wands aren’t just for women. So if it’s a penis you’re looking to pleasure, we’ve got you covered.
The majority of our attachments will stretch to fit a 7.5 - 8 inch circumference magic wand, so we’ve picked out a few players to help you find your masturbation or foreplay match.
Buying sexy underwear and costumes online can be a bit of a risk because you don't have a chance to try anything on before you buy.
Don't worry! Lovehoney has an easy returns policy so you can shop in complete confidence. If it doesn't fit, just send it back.
It doesn't matter if you don't like the style or colour, or whether it just didn't feel right when you put it on.
You can try on your new lingerie, costumes and clothing to see if it fits and feels sexy (but please keep your own undies on!) and if it's not quite right you can send it back for a refund or exchange.
Just make sure the packaging is still intact and the tags haven't been removed.
Running off mains-power, rechargeable power or large batteries, the sheer power of magic wand vibrators make them ideal sex toys when you find other vibes just don't cut it.
The classic magic wand design features (a large head to spread vibrations over a wide area, a flexible neck for extra precision and a rigid body that houses the controls) makes this toy ideal for intimate, as well as deep-tissue, massage - ideal as a couple's foreplay toy as well as your brand new favorite vibrator.
If you've ever struggled to orgasm with sex toys, magic wand vibrators may hold the solution for you.
Simple, sexy and fun, the blindfold is a must-have for those looking to dabble with bedroom bondage.
Blindfolds are a tool to enhance sensation. Without sight we rely on our other senses much more, so smells, sounds, tastes and physical contact are all enhanced.
Blindfolds also build anticipation as we try to interpret what our partner is going to do next. Variation and anticipation will leave your partner totally aroused - and you'll feel like an incredible lover!
A blindfold holds so much pleasure potential - from sensuality to sex-play around power and control.
One of the questions we get asked most at Lovehoney is what exactly do you do once your partner's blindfolded? Check out these sex tips for using a blindfold to help make your play run a little more smoothly.
Above: Why are blindfolds so popular? Jess Wilde gives you 5 sterling reasons why in this video!
What is a ball gag? A gag is a type of bondage equipment designed to muffle the submissive partner during BDSM play. Although there are many different types of gags, ball gags are by far the most popular. While many couples are intimidated by gags at first, after trying it out they often find it adds an exciting edge to Dominance and submission play.
Ball gags come in several different styles and offer varying levels of restraint. It's important you choose the right gag for you as some are great for beginners, while others are best suited to advanced S&M explorers.
Above: Learn more about ball gags, but gags and more with Jess Wilde's video guide.