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.
As someone who has owned and used sex toys for the majority of their sexually active years, I am a huge advocate of all types of toy and see no problem in possessing and enjoying them.
With such a large range on the market, there truly is a toy out there for everyone.
That being said, as the title of this article suggests, I am here to shout loud and proud about the fabulousness that is:
The realistic dildo.
Although many people would consider this a toy box staple, there are many others who are yet to be convinced.
Why does it have to look so realistic? Surely if it doesn't vibrate, it's not worth it? Why does it have balls?
Well, I'm here to enlighten you as to why these toys deserve a place underneath everyone's bed.
Put on your spring cleaning panties and let's get to work!
A great way to start fresh is to do a deep clean, but it's also important to keep your sex toys fresh by cleaning them properly all year long.
While you're carefully curating your sex toy collection and saying "out with the old, in with the new", we're here to remind you to consider proper care, cleaning and storage along the way.
A recent survey found that only 70 percent of women and 57 percent of the men clean their sex toys after each use. We know you can do better than that!
In this post we explain the easiest and best ways to take care of all the different toy materials and stains. Click through for our tips to keep your toys clean and make them last.
Happy 4th of July Weekend! How will you be celebrating American independence this weekend?
Whether you're BBQing, chilling out with family and friends or watching all the fireworks, there's always time to sneak in some sexy and patriotic summer fun as well.
To help you celebrate, we're taking a look at how to create fireworks of a very different kind courtesy of our favorite ejaculating dildos and top-rated squirting toys!
These explosive little gadgets add an extra dimension to your playtime, with super-realistic sensations and added intensity.
From Doc Johnson, to King Cock, to njoy, we've got some of the finest names in adult pleasure to ensure that you're in for one wild weekend.
Just read on to see our favorites…
When you work at a sex toy business, you spend a lot of time thinking about what's in store for the world of sex, and what the next hot new toy will look like.
One thing that the sexual happiness people around here definitely noticed is more men and particularly penises getting into the game. Guy are adding sex toys to their self-love sessions and becoming more and more comfortable with sex accessories.
Numbers don't lie: Over the last year we've seen a 20% increase in male sex toy sales, and that's why we're hailing 2016 as the year of sex toys for men.
Haven't tried a penis stimulating sex toy yet? Check out 7 exciting gadgets for your cock that are sure to please:
Unlike any other "male" sex toy, Sqweel XT was created to simulate the loving licks of oral sex. Similar to the original Sqweel oral sex simulator, but with a "innie" style this time around to lick your length from every angle.
Do you Tweet? Spend a good amount of time on Facebook or Instagram? Love sex toys? Maybe you have an affiliate sex blog or Tumblr where you reblog all the sex toy giveaways?
Turn that hobby into a career by taking the Business of Blogging About Sex, an online sex blogging course from expert sex bloggers Epiphora and JoEllen Notte, which is now open for enrollment in several formats: a group class, an independent study, and individual lessons.
In Epiphora and JoEllen's combined decade of blogging experience, they've seen a lot of social media successes and snafus. Here are their top 3 dos and 3 don'ts for sex blogging social media success. Sign up for the full class to get the rest, plus how to set up your site, pinpoint your niche, publish captivating content, obtain products for review, build a loyal following, and much more.
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Choosing some sexy goodies to stuff your partner's stocking is a great way to introduce sex toys and bedroom accessories to your holiday fun, while getting the most bang for your buck.
The key is choosing something playful and useful that you can try together.
We've done the work for you and have selected the very best sexy stocking stuffers your partner will love. All you have to do is take our simple quiz and we'll present you with the perfect gift choice. All the possible outcomes are Lovehoney favorites, and they all cost less than $15.
Put your perceptiveness to good use and use your knowledge of your partner's likes and dislikes when you take our quiz to determine which small but seductive gift will sex up your Christmas morning.
Remember to stick a note "for your eyes only" on the outside of the package if you don't want to reveal your gift to the whole family.
Are you ready for a weekend away or a little alone time? We now have more ways you can play like Grey. The latest additions to the Fifty Shades of Grey Official Pleasure Collection have arrived!
The Weekend Collection is comprised of ten luxurious sex toys inspired by Christian and Ana. The new top quality and affordable silicone toys work great as seductive stocking stuffers for your lucky lover.
Lovehoney co-founder Neal Slateford explains "We worked closely with E L James to create these must-have toys for any sensual weekend away or romantic night in. The small and sleek items are perfect for travel so Fifty Shades fans can add that Christian and Anastasia spark to their sexual scenarios anywhere in the world."
Great for beginners and fans on a budget, the Weekend Collection includes jiggle balls, cock rings, nipple suckers, and more. Explore the full collection below.
Giving sex toys as gifts can be a gamble. You want to show that you know your lady's deep desires and fantasies that could be fulfilled by the right choice of pleasure product.
This time you want to get it right and inspire sexy time. A misjudgment could cause embarrassment and derail the entire scene, but getting it right could make both of your Holiday dreams come true.
To help you knock your gift choice out of the park, we’ve created this easy quiz to find the ideal sex toy gift for your lady.
Simply answer our specially-developed questions to be expertly steered through the gifting process. Once you're done, the perfect present is revealed. Easy!
Take the quiz below…
Take time to feel the difference with our new Desire range. What do you really want out of your pleasure products? We found your desire and developed our new range with the features you really want; USB rechargeable, 100% waterproof, featuring 8 patterns and 12 adjustable speeds. The Desire vibes are optimized to provide the ideal combination of power, run time, and discreet quiet motors, each with a sturdy storage case.
Drawing on our 12+ years of experience in the industry and over 228,000 thoughtful customer reviews, Desire represents the meeting of Lovehoney minds and our customers' insight, creating the ultimate premium pleasure collection. The range of six toys combines key features from our site's top-rated styles.
Watch the video below featuring Lovehoney Product Director Bonny Hall and Product Developer Paul Jacques as they discuss the conception and creation of the highly anticipated Lovehoney Desire range, and get a first look at the products.