Curious about butt plugs? Want to know what they feel like and why people use them? You've come to the right place.
Your butthole is packed with sensitive nerve endings that can feel incredible when stimulated. But how do you get to them when they're tucked away in your butt? Of course, a finger or a willing partner's penis can help you out, but there is another, super-pleasurable option if you're keen for a little butt fun.
Enter the trusty butt plug: an intrepid little toy that's shaped to fit your body and more than happy to help you explore the pleasures that lie beyond your backdoor.
Butt plugs come in different shapes, sizes and materials, so which one's best for you will depend on your experience, anatomy and what kind of sensations you're after.
With the right prep and progression, a butt plug can offer a new, and potentially more intense, way to orgasm.
The term 'self-care' has become a bit of a buzzword over the last few years.
And while the two words clearly mean lots of different things to different people (a quick scroll through Instagram posts tagged #selfcare brings up 12 skin care adverts, a lot of gym selfies and a Kermit the Frog meme) at their core is a pretty simple idea:
Actively taking control of your personal wellbeing.
From using mindfulness techniques to help you focus on the moment to Marie Kondo-ing your bedroom, everyone can introduce a little bit of self-care into their sex lives, too.
Pam Costa, M.A. left her high-tech career at Apple and Facebook to found Down To There, to help the world talk more openly about sex.
Through her writing and speaking, she encourages deeper exploration of our sexual self and how that impacts our relationships. Pam is also passionate about raising awareness within medical and mental health communities about the positive impact of peer support on female sexual health, recently presenting her research on this topic at TEDx Palo Alto.
Learn how to use a cock ring (even if you don't have a trousersnake in your life) in this weeks sex toy video blog.
You'd be forgiven for thinking you need a cock to use a cock ring (after all, the name says it all) but did you know you can get loads of pleasure from a vibrating penis ring, even if you don't have a penis?
For solo play, they are an amazing way of jazzing up a sex toy, and transforming it into a custom rabbit vibrator, and for couple's sex, they can enhancing foreplay and fingering action like you wouldn't believe!