Once you've taken the plunge and tried bondage for the first time, you may decide that it's something you'd like to experiment with further.
Traditionally, vanilla couples experiment with bondage by being tied up and objectified as a sexual thing - to be touched, toyed with, pleasured and pleased without having to do very much at all. This is great fun at first, but couples often find that this kind of play becomes a one-sided affair.
There's a whole world of toys and tools to explore, but you'll need an inventive imagination to go with them to keep sexy restraint scenarios fresh. By incorporating explorable themes into your bondage play, you'll find it easier to renew the experience time and time again.
BDSM is an all-inclusive term given to any sexual behaviour that might be considered 'kinky'. Pain, physical restraint and servitude would be frowned upon in a non-sexual scenario. In BDSM circles, however, these practices are engaged in with the consent of both people involved for mutual satisfaction and excitement.
Spanking, whipping, tying, binding, scratching - whatever you fancy trying, you can quickly become a sexual tigress and bring out your kinky side with our guide to BDSM and bondage…
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The world of sex toys can be daunting, to say the least. Whether you're buying for someone special or treating yourself, it's hard to know where to start. This guide will give you a whistle stop tour to the sex toys section on Lovehoney so you know exactly where to start looking for what you want.
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Designed to look like an old flashlight, each Fleshlight is a personal male masturbator made up of a sturdy external case and a soft internal sleeve. They deliver great suction when penetrated with the penis and give you a real feel experience of oral, anal, or vaginal sex.
Fleshlight sleeves come in the form of vaginas, male butts, female butts, and non gender specific openings and feature a wide range of internal textures, so there is sure to be one that suits you!
If you've never thought about using a male sex to to enhance your solo play or add a new twist to sexy fun with your partner, you may just find that a Fleshlight takes those things to a whole new level. This guide will help you find the best Fleshlight for you - they all excel in different areas.
A lot of the stigma about bondage has evaporated in recent years and there are many curious lovers looking for a new way to enjoy sexual experiences with their partners.
Bondage can be soft, sensual and romantic - as well as kinky and intensely thrilling. The simple act of restraining your lover offers new physical experiences and an intensified feeling of trust and closeness.
Seen as an art form by many who practice some of the more elaborate methods of restraint, bondage encompasses a wide range of bedroom activities, from blindfolding your partner to binding their wrists and ankles.
If you've ever wanted to try light bondage, this guide will show you how to bring up the topic and where to start.
If you're looking for hands-free fun without the need for a harness, Feeldoe is the strapless strap-on for your next adventures. Offering all the pleasure of strap-ons without any straps, buckles, or snaps to slow you down.
Self-made sexpert Mia created the Feeldoe in Florida back in 2002, although the project had been in development since the 1980s. With her background in research and development of mechanical equipment, machinery design and chemical material processing, Mia was able to invent this useful and innovative couples sex toy. After years of committed research (and a patient partner helping her test the prototypes!) Mia's masterpiece came to life: Feeldoe.
After researching the best quality materials available and securing several patents she teamed up with Tantus Inc, an industry leader providing pure silicone sex toys, to get the job done in more ways than one!
If you're one of the many people who looks at bondage category of Lovehoney as if it's written in an alien language, you're not alone. There are so many tools and terms to get to grips with that even understanding the purpose of some of the equipment can take considerable effort, let alone using it. Here are the definitions of our bondage categories to provide you with an insight into what the tools we sell are used for.
You could start by using our all-singing, all-dancing, all-thrusting Vibrator Finder. Simply click the image below to get help choosing the best vibe for you.
If you're really not sure where to start, then this guide breaks down the process to make sure you choose the perfect vibe first time!
The best way to start is to think about about how you're going to use your vibe. For example, if you want something for internal stimulation pay close attention to shape and movement of the toy. If you're looking for external clitoral stimulation, consider whether you might prefer a vibe made from squishy or hard material.
If you want stronger stimulation, check out our extra powerful vibrators. However, if noise levels are more important to you than power, look for something that's labelled as extra quiet. When you've got an idea of how you'd like to use your vibrator and what's important for you, we'll show you how to choose a vibrator that's going to tick all your boxes.