1. 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.

    Collars are a visual symbol of submission and control, and are often worn in the bedroom (or fetish club!) by submissive partners to indicate their position. Collars can also be practical, often with hardware to allow leads and other restraints to be attached to them.

    One of the questions we get asked a lot here at Lovehoney is “how do you buy a bondage collar?” This comprehensive guide aims to answer all of the questions that arise when you think about this seductive form of restraint, providing you with the information needed to enjoy collar and leash play with every sub and slave you meet!

    Top Ten Lingerie Gifts for Valentine's Day

    Lingerie is the classic Valentine's Day gift for a reason: sexy and seductive, there's nothing like a new bedroom outfit to set the mood for romance this February 14th.

    Whether you're shopping for your lover or picking something out yourself, there's that added excitement of seeing their face when all is revealed.

    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.

    But that's not all! This Valentine's Day, Team Lovehoney have 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 a raunchy bra set, we have the perfect outfit for your night of passion:

    Foreplay doesn’t just have to be a kiss and a cuddle within the confines of the bedroom. In fact, erotic massage is the perfect way to connect physically and emotionally.

    The majority of our everyday communication is non-verbal and body language plays a huge part in how we communicate and understand other people. It should therefore make sense that massage, one of the most intimate kinds of touch, is a good way of communicating with your lover. Each caress, stroke and rub can be used to say anything from “I adore your body” to “I hope you had a good day at work”.

    Finding tense spots in your partner’s neck, shoulders and back then kneading and massaging them with your hands will not only remove physical pain, but it can help unblock their mind as they focus less on the pain and the stress associated with it.

    A massage can be a simple stroking of the hands or a good going-over of the whole body. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll soon realise the benefits to your heath, your body, your relationship and your sex life.

    If you live with others or have thin walls, then a near-silent vibrator is probably the only way to let go, relax and enjoy yourself.

    Above: Tilly puts our best-selling whisper-quiet vibrators to the test in this video guide to find out which ones really are super-duper quiet. Which one will come out on top? Click on the screen above to find out!

    However, don’t think that you need to sacrifice power for the sake of sound. Lovehoney has tried and tested a range of toys, and carefully selected the quietest to go in our Extra Quiet Vibrators section.

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