In a line up of sex toys, a butt plug could be pointed out by most people - they're fairly distinctive with a tapered tip to make insertion easy and a flared base that sits outside the body to stop the plug being drawn in.
But while the 'how' is self explanatory (it goes up your bottom, if you were still unsure), lots of people are left wondering 'WHY?!'
If you want to know why people use butt plugs, we're on hand to explain.
The most complicated part of enjoying strap-on sex is making sure you get your hands on the right equipment, and ensuring the harness and dildo you own are compatible with one another. In addition, if your tastes change, and you fancy trying a larger or smaller attachment, the process of making sure the girth of your toy fits the harness you have can be a bit of a nightmare!
To solve this issue, Doc Johnson came up with an ingenious strap-on system. Vac-U-Lock is the world's first fully interchangeable pleasure system which enables you to enjoy strap on sex, without worrying about O-rings, flared bases and appendage girths. All you need to do is check whether the toy is Vac-U-Lock friendly, and you're good to go!
Penis pumps will help you maintain a bigger, stronger erection to give you the penis you've always dreamt of.
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Male enhancement pumps are your ticket to instant cock growth and a surefire way of helping you maintain a strong, prolonged erection regardless of whether you use it to build yourself up for sex or for solo play.
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As more men become comfortable with their sexuality and start exploring anal play for themselves, it makes sense to invite a partner to help you explore every inch your body, including areas once thought of as ‘out of bounds'.
The prostate gland is a special part of a man’s body that is directly linked to his penis and testicles, which means that by stimulating this round nub, located around 2 inches in on the front wall of the anus, it will directly affect the rest of his genitals and result in some explosive orgasms.
In recent years, pegging has taken the sexual world by storm. Pegging is when a woman uses a strap-on harness and dildo to anally penetrate a man, and indulge in female-male strap-on sex. Pegging allows all these little sweet spots to be accessed and enjoyed to their full potential, which many men struggle with on their own.
What was once considered a 'dungeon' fetish is now making its way into bedrooms the world over, so it's important to learn some rules to make sure your bondage play is satisfying and safe. When done correctly, bondage can be an intimate, sensual and sexy experience for all.
While you may not yet participate in the more advanced or extreme forms of bondage, such as self-bondage, you should still exercise caution and safety in even the simplest practices. So if you want to be sexy and safe with your bondage play, here are some tips to get you started…
No matter what kind of Fleshlight you own, they're easy to clean and the care instructions are the same. By taking a little time to clean and care for your Fleshlight, you'll prolong the life of the realistic-feel material so you can enjoy these premium male sex toys for longer.
The Fleshlight male sex toy is a portable, concealable, sturdy male masturbation device. The patented gel insert, made from Real Feel Super Skin, gives a feeling that is amazingly lifelike.
It's tempting to grab your Fleshlight and just go at it, but a few moments of preparation can help you achieve a much more satisfying orgasm.
Follow our tips for using your Fleshlight and you'll be enjoying knee-trembling ejaculation before you can say "Fast forward to the money shot!"
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 is a world of toys and tools to explore, but you'll need an inventive imagination to go with them to keep your sexy restraint scenarios fresh. By incorporating explorable themes into your bondage play, you can renew the experience again and 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…
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.
If you're looking for your first ever sex toy, our How to Choose Your First Sex Toy guide will help you find the right first sex toy for you.
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