• Blush Luxe Femina Glass and Silicone Kegel Exerciser

    We received so many great user-uploaded reviews in September that it was hard work picking just one winner for our Review of the Month competition.

    However, Lovehoney customer rose hip's informative review of the Blush Lux Femina Glass and SIlicone Kegel Exercisors stood out, and so we're pleased to give her the top prize of $150 to spend at Lovehoney.com.

    By comparing the kegel exercisors to other jiggle balls in her collection and describing the best way to use them, we think her review makes great reading for anyone looking for intermediate Ben Wa balls.

    She says: "Even more points for the quality of design and materials. The silicone is smooth, soft and lovely to touch. The seam is so faint that a modern-day story teller could forego small vegetables and ask his princess to prove her delicate nature by noticing it or the tiny dimple in the glass."

    Read the entire review by rose hip.

    Think you can give rose hip a run for her money? Submit a review now to be in with a chance to win in October - just read our guide to Writing Winning Product Reviews to get started. Read on to find out if you were a runner up....

    Nalone: The Next Level of Vibes

    Recently we've been pondering what the future of sex toy technology will look like.

    Meanwhile, Nalone have been developing some innovative vibes that you can have right now. Featuring voice-activation technology, touch and heat-sensitive vibrations, even wireless electrosex functions, and they're all made from high-quality silicone.

    These new vibes are exquisitely packaged, making them the perfect gift for the sex toy enthusiast who has it all. There are nine styles, sizes and shapes to choose from. Including massager vibrators, rabbit vibrators, G-spot vibrators, kegel exercisers and bullet vibes, each with select futuristic technology.

    This range is interactive, responsive and intuitive. Each item has its own unique features, while remaining consistent to the brand, classy and elegant.

    "Quite simply, it's the next level of sex toy tech, and it's genius!" - Lucy @ Lovehoney.co.uk

    Bombshell Balm Wins Review of the Month

    Want to add to Lovehoney's 150,000 product reviews and be in with a chance to win? Each month, we award the best new user-uploaded review $150 to spend at Lovehoney.com. Get started by reading our guide to Writing Winning Product Reviews.

    This month's winner reviewed the Pin Ups Betty Bombshell Balm in Cherry. We loved her enthusiasm and helpful tips about using the orgasm balm to get in the mood.

    She notes: "I wasn't expecting this balm to do much, what with my one week refractory period and all. I was wrong. It instantly tingled on application, and a warmth spread through the area which made me instantly aroused. Blood was flowing to the area, my clit was throbbing... I was getting horny, whether my stupid brain chemistry liked it or not!"

    Read the entire review by lmrlh.

    Read on to find out if you're a runner up...

    Crystal Delights Plug GiveawayI'm very excited to share this post and giveaway with all of you! I learned so much in this interview with Shellie Martin, founder of Crystal Delights. Plus we have one of these fascinating and functional Crystal Delights plugs to giveaway!

    The Crystal Delights Aurora Borealis Frosted Crystal Butt Plug is just gorgeous. I've seen this beauty in person, both the toy and the lovely quilted black storage case are true luxury. You can read my review on the product page.

    We also offer this playful award winning Crystal Delight Minx Glass Butt Plug with Faux Fur Tail - perfect for a frisky role-play. Read on to learn more about Crystal Delights, the interesting way the products and company came to be and what makes them all so awesome.

    Plus, you can enter to win your very own Crystal Delights Aurora Borealis Frosted Crystal Butt Plug with just a comment on this post before September 20th, 2013. Many thanks to Shellie and Crystal Delights for sponsoring this giveaway and answering my questions:

    Labor Day Sale

    Our Secret $10 Sex Toy Sale is back, just in time for Labor Day!

    You can save up to 50% off on 100 of our favorite sex toys now through midnight Monday, September 2.

    Enjoy popular products and essentials for just $10 each.

    Don't work this weekend, get ready to play! Stock up on Tenga Eggs, Have some fun with these Lover's Choice Cheeky Bedroom Dice or Foreplay in a Row game. Take time for yourslef and relax with Swoon Massage in a Bottle Massage Oil or a yummy watermelon Swoon Burning Desire Massage Candle.

    We've got what you need: best selling vibrators, sexy bondage kits, discreet silicone kegel balls, silicone butt plugs, light-up cock rings, delightful silk lubricants and more.

    Everything is $10, only for the holiday weekend.

    Shop our Labor Day Sale right now!

    Sex Toy ShoppingThe first time I bought a sex toy was in my college dorm room by the glow of my computer monitor, and somehow, even that intimidated me.

    The site I shopped at was splashed with images of naked women whose bodies looked nothing like my own posed in ways that screamed "I'm amazing in bed!!"

    I was a virgin with body-confidence issues who had never had an orgasm.

    I went looking for a vibrator to help with the overwhelming feeling that sex was something that belonged to other people, sexier people, and this site just ended up reinforcing that feeling.

    I grabbed the cheapest toy (all the while worrying that this site was going to sell my credit card number - it was a dodgy place!) I could find and got the heck out of there...

    Guest post by Redhead Bedhead

    Win a Flash USB Rechargeable Vibe worth $39.99The Lovehoney Flash USB Vibe is truly one of a kind. This vibe is compact and discreet and charges easily via USB, on your computer, with a wall adaptor or in the car.

    Convenient and waterproof, this is what the future of vibrator technology looks like and it's here now. This vibe can go anywhere and fits discreetly in a purse, toy bag or even my eyeglass case.

    On Lovehoney.com the Flash has been receiving high rated reviews from satisfied customers. With a total of 9 out of 10 stars so far. Bloggers and sex toy reviewers have also weighed in on this interesting little vibe, and you may be surprised by what they have to say.

    Violet Blue, bestselling erotica author and noted sex blogger, knows a thing or two about vibrators. She took Flash along on some of her recent adventures:

    "My trusty, quiet and discreet little Flash has kept me smiling from hacking conferences in Malaysia to romantic staycations with my sweetie home in San Francisco. I won't travel without it. It's seriously the tech-savvy girl's best friend..."

    Read on to find out what the experts thought of the Lovehoney Flash and find out how to win one of your own on Twitter, Instagram and right here.

    Photo by EpiphoraIn the world of sex bloggers, Epiphora (HeyEpiphora.com) is well known as a snarky, no nonsense sex toy reviewer and resource. I've teamed up with Epiphora, Lorax of Sex and Jenna Clark from Tantus to talk about the ins and outs of working with companies as affiliates and product reviewers at the upcoming CatalystCon.

    Epiphora has built up a huge resource about the products she reviews, including helpful information about sex blogging. If you want to know the truth check her blog, she's real and never holds back. I had a chance to interview Epiphora to find out more about what makes a successful sex blog and blogger.

    Join us on September 28 in Woodland Hills, CA for "Will Write for Dildos: How and Why Companies and Reviewers Should Work Together."

    Learn more about Epiphora in our interview below. - Krista

    All photos in this post are by Epiphora © 2013.

    How to Pick a Sex ToyIt's not always easy to just jump online and find the sex toy that's going to rock your world on the first try.

    Dave Kingsley knows a thing or two about orgasms and sex toys. He's here to give you some great tips on finding the perfect toy. You don't have to necessarily test a million sex toys before you find the right one for you.

    Using Dave's tips, you can find the perfect sex toy for your needs:

    Let’s face it, there are a million sex toys out there so who has the time to pick the perfect sex toy?

    But there is a science behind acquiring a sex toy and, more importantly, one that’s right for you.

    A little bit of forethought will help you find the perfect toy for your sexy adventures. Here are seven tips to researching, buying and acquiring a sex toy that’s just right for you.

    Sqweel 2 Oh Joy Sex ToyErika Moen took the Sqweel 2 for a test drive and had a lot of laughs. You can read and see her comic review here at Oh Joy, Sex Toy.

    We've partnered with Erika to give you an opportunity to win a Sqweel 2 of your very own! Plus a bottle of Lovehoney Enjoy Lube to make sure you have everything you need. Just follow @Lovehoney_com on Twitter and comment below before July 8th.

    Enter to win a Sqweel 2 (and Lube!) this week. Give @Lovehoney_com a follow, and then leave a comment right here to be entered into the giveaway!

    Erika had some fun with the Sqweel 2, "I found this strange little contraption to be positively delightful... Most sex toys rely on vibration or penetration (or both!) to pleasure the user, but the Sqweel 2 creates an entirely new sensation."

    Check out the Oh Joy, Sex Toy review and enter to win your very own Sqweel 2 by commenting right here!

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