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    Not only is April 21st Lovehoney's 16th Birthday, it's also Sexual Happiness Day, a celebration of the billions of benefits of amazing sex.

    16 years ago, we sold our very first sex toy (it was a rabbit vibrator, in case you're curious), and ever since then we've done our darndest to fill your sex lives with pleasure, experimentation and, most importantly, more fun than you can shake a suction cup dildo at.

    Like all good birthdays, we're making ours last a whole week, which means amazing offers on bestselling sex toys every single day.

    And if that wasn't enough, here are 7 ways to put a sexy spring in your step this week.

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    Ever gazed at your favourite vibrator and wondered what generous genius dreamt up its magical shape and amazing orgasm-giving powers?

    Where would we be without our favourite setting, the speed we know will skyrocket us to orgasm, and the toy we keep on standby by our bedside?

    From its very basic beginnings in Joseph Granville's doctor's surgery, to the flashy, bells-and-whistles varieties we now know and love, no sex toy has a more colourful history than the wand vibrator.

    We've delved into our X-rated history book to bring you the edited highlights. Enjoy!

    Which Vibrator Gives the Fastest Orgasms?

    We've all been there. You wake up from an erotic dream that's left you tingling all over. It would be a shame to 'waste' such incredible imagery – but you've got to be dressed and out the door in ten minutes.

    A scenario like this is my own personal DEFCON 3. What you need in times like this, ladies, is a super-speedy orgasm - and to get one, I highly recommend that you reach for a vibrator.

    Perfect for novices as well as experts, vibrators come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. They're a fun, non-intimidating sex toy and they're easy to use. However, trying to decide which one will make your toes curl in record time can feel overwhelming.

    Luckily, Lovehoney has got you covered. The Sexual Happiness People set out to uncover which vibrator gives the fastest orgasms. The world's luckiest guinea pig? It was me.

    Hey, it's a tough job but someone's got to do it!

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    Whether you read them each in one sitting or skipped straight to the naughty bits, few erotic books have made as much of an impact as the Fifty Shades of Grey series.

    Did you bite your lip in solidarity with Ana when she first encountered Christian in his Seattle office?

    Maybe you aspire to have your very own Red Room, just like the mercurial billionaire.

    Millions of people around the world have followed the erotic adventures of Ana Steele and Christian Grey over the last 6 years – and many of them have picked up a few tips along the way.

    With the new film out right now, we thought we'd share the 8 things we've learnt from the Fifty Shades books.

    Don't forget to let us know yours in the comments below!

    Fifty Shades Freed

    Finally: Fifty Shades Freed has been released in cinemas! Woohoo!

    The third film based on E L James' best-selling erotic novels that brought BDSM to the masses, it stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson as Ana Steele and Christian Grey as they take the next step in their relationship.

    For those who've seen Fifty Shades Darker, you'll hopefully know what we mean by that. For those who haven't well, quite frankly, what are you playing at?

    Fans of the franchise have eagerly anticipated the cinematic interpretation of Fifty Shades Freed, with its even more intense storyline and super-steamy sex scenes - and, let us tell you, it doesn't disappoint!

    So - in the name of research, of course - we sat through two torturous hours of topless Jamie Dornan Dakota Johnson and goosebump-making sex scenes to pick out which sex toys you can use to recreate Freed at home.

    You're so welcome.

    It may not be Black Friday until November 24th, but at Lovehoney, we've decided to spoil you with TWO ENTIRE WEEKS of mega savings.

    Our bonkers (or should that be bonkingly good) discounts are only available for a limited time, so if you see it's on offer today, make sure that you snap it up, because it might not be here tomorrow.

    But if you want to catch the greatest Black Friday deals before they're all gone, don't worry - our sales spies have had a sneak peek at what's to come, and whipped up this handy cheat sheet that shows not only our best offers, but when you can grab them.

    Check back every day this week for even more jaw-dropping price cuts.

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    July 1st has arrived, and with it, the Canada Day celebrations!

    That's right, it's time for parades, parties, and festivities galore, all marking the enactment of the Constitution Act that created Canada in 1867.

    But the celebrations needn't stop at the front door. Make sure you and your lover are marking the holiday in a much more private (but equally exciting) way with this hand-picked selection of the finest red and white offerings from Lovehoney.

    So, whether you're in need of a fun and colorful new toy, a sultry new boudoir outfit, or a bolder and brighter new addition to your bondage collection, we're sure to have just the thing…

    Lucas Brooks ProvemberNovember has arrived. Are you seeing baby mustaches everywhere you look? Yes, it's MOvember which means it's PROvember too!

    The brainchild of Lucas Brooks, PROvember is a sexual health and pleasure focused project inspired by the MOvember movement, which began back in 2003. Since then, it's been prompting mustaches and bringing attention to prostate and testicular cancers and health concerns.

    As a seasoned sex educator, Lucas wondered, "How many of these men actually know how to care for their prostates? The methods are quite easy, and often quite pleasurable! It makes me sad to see prostates neglected." You know here at Lovehoney we couldn't agree more.

    I got in touch with Lucas to find out how we can help spread the word. Do you know how pleasurable taking care of your prostate can be? Read our interview below and check out some of Lucas' top prostate toy recommendations to try for yourself:

    Lovehoney Motorhead Collection

    We've joined forces with rock legends Motörhead to create an explosive pleasure collection with their iconic band logo and hard rock vibe.

    The Motörhead Official Pleasure Collection is now available right here at Lovehoney.com.

    The four classic and bullet vibrators deliver the power and fun that fans expect from "the loudest band on earth".

    Lovehoney co-founder Neal Slateford says: "The collection reflects the rock and roll lifestyle of the band perfectly and the vibes are twice as powerful as comparable vibrators on the market - They really rock."

    Motörhead are one of the biggest rock bands in the world, with 22 studio albums and countless hit singles including, Ace of Spades and Overkill - the namesakes of their vibrators.

    After selling over 20 million albums and having lead singer Lemmy honored on Maxim's list of sex legends, vibrators were a natural next step.

    Motörhead's 69-year-old lead singer and self-professed Sex God, Lemmy Kilmister put it this way: "One of the songs on our debut album was called Vibrator so we had to have our own one day, right?!"

    It really was meant to be!

    Check out the collection of hard rockin' vibes below:

    Frisky BizWho doesn't love Netflix? We certainly do, and not just because it's offered us the opportunity to share the documentary series Frisky Business (filmed at Lovehoney HQ) with all of you. Also showing on our favorite streaming service are some of the best sex documentaries ever made. I've made a list of these must-watch sex shows for your convenience. All you need is a Netflix account and some snacks and your evening-in is all set.

    1. "Frisky Business" (2014)

    Of course, we had to start with this one! This 6 part Lifetime show goes behind-the-scenes at our very own Lovehoney warehouse in Bath, UK. Viewers get a cheeky peek into the antics of our very interesting work environment and see why we're one of the fastest-growing online sex toy companies on the planet.

    What it's about: Life at Lovehoney and the development of the ROCKBOX Finger Thrusting Vibrator.

    What the critics say: "Like the sperm’s journey to find a forever home, Lovehoney’s journey from a small start up in Bath to sex toy world dominator is equally explosive." - Scallywag

    Wanna watch Netflix and chill? Check out 10 more sex docs hand selected for you below. Remember to tell us your favorites in the comments:

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