Sex toys are wonderful things in far more ways than may immediately spring to mind.
The sheer variety available is especially noteworthy, and with the quantity of categories of toy and the level of variation within each of these categories, there really is something for everyone.
That said, can it ever be too much of a good thing?
That's where this post comes in - to help you navigate through the weird and wonderful world of sex toys to the essential few every man should own.
They're not the be all and end all of the sex toy world, but with these to hand you'll have a great starting point from which to branch out into whatever toys appeal to you specifically the most.
It's that time of year again: Secret Santa!
Take the stress out of Secret Santa shopping (and the disappointment of receiving socks) by buying a sexy novelty gift.
A cheeky pressie from Lovehoney means you can give the gift of (sexual) happiness, without needing to bring out your Sherlock-worthy detective skills.
Check out our top 10 sexy Secret Santa gifts below and get inspired.
A Christmas stocking is a great way to give your partner a sexy gift, especially if this is the first time you've bought a toy to use together.
To give you some inspiration, we've selected our top 10
Best Sexy Stocking Stuffers.
Give the woman in your life the best gift she could wish for – a mind-blowing orgasmic experience!
Not sure where to start looking? From buzzing love eggs to super-powerful vibes, we have everything you need to have her glowing brighter than Rudolph's red nose. Here are our 10
Best Sex Toys for Women.
lingerie for the woman in your life can be a daunting prospect, especially at Christmas.
Cue the sweaty palms, the sudden inability to make a decision and the dreaded “lingerie shakes” (we made that bit up). Suddenly a chocolate reindeer is the best gift idea. Ever.
But fear not. We’ve quizzed the Lovehoney lingerie experts and rifled through customer reviews to come up with a list of quite possibly
the 10 Best Lingerie Gifts you’ll ever set eyes on.
Forget the sweaty palms. This list is your new best friend.
Realistic dildos come in many different shapes and sizes (just like the real thing), and are also available in many different designs, be it glass dildos, double-ended dildos, strap on dildos or vibrating dildos.
The common denominator amongst this lifelike species of dildo is of course their realistic, penis-like features - raised veins, a realistic glans and often a pair of balls as the finishing touch.
But with so many hugely popular non-anatomical sex toys available, what is it about realistic dildos that makes them a staple in the Lovehoney hall of popular toys? Let our team of experts explain.
Above: Watch Sammi Cole explain why people opt for the real deal dildos.
If you had asked me how many different types of orgasms there were when I was 19, I probably would have said “…there are different types?”.
Sadly, like many young women, the only type of orgasm I knew about back then was the kind I was habitually faking.
But then I bought my first sex toy, and started being more vocal about what I needed in bed, and, because of this, I’ve learnt that there are at least 12 distinct types of orgasms that women can have.
I’ve not had all of them yet, mind you. But to paraphrase my good friend 50 Cent, this year my plan is to get off or die trying.
If you, too, are curious about this kind of 'Dirty Dozen', then just keep reading to find out what they are, and how you can have them.
For many of us, D.I.Y. is a term more often associated with tedious weekend trips to the hardware than something a lot more pleasurable.
However, 'doing it yourself' shouldn't just be reserved for trying to whip up a shelf.
During the middle of any stressful period, I can't be the only who could do with a bit of help trying to relax after those long days, and unfortunately, giving up some of our precious time to have some fun with somebody else just isn't a priority.
However, that doesn't mean that we can't find some of that sexual happiness by ourselves.
If, like me, you'd benefit from a low-maintenance helping hand to put a smile on your face, have a look at four fabulous toys that are fit for the job.
New Year's Resolutions are, for many, a distant memory. But for many (myself included) losing weight and toning up was high up on my list.
However, for a number of reasons, maybe it hasn't happened, and you're still not feeling as sexy as you wish you could in the bedroom.
I like to think I'm a very body-positive person, and I genuinely believe in beauty at any size, but when it comes to my own body, I really struggle to put my beliefs into practise.
But, really, body confidence comes from accepting your body exactly as it is, rather than trying to make it into what you think everyone else wants it to be.
So, if you're looking for a boost to your sex appeal and sensuality, we've got some easy tips for you that can help you love your body, and everything it does for you.