If you're baffled by basques or confused by corsets, Lovehoney's easy lingerie guide will explain everything. Armed with this information, choosing the perfect lingerie to make you or your partner feel sexy and confident should be easy.
We've split this guide into structured lingerie (basques, corsets and other figure-hugging and body-sculpting garments) and unstructured lingerie (flirty, feminine and comfortable lingerie like babydolls, chemises and camisole sets) to suit your mood or your partner's style. We also explain the different types of knickers, thongs and G-strings as well as sex-on-legs hosiery (from stockings and suspenders, to bodystockings and tights).
So, you've decided to treat your lady to a seductive new lingerie set this Christmas. That is excellent news. However, it can be more than a little daunting to know where to actually begin…
Luckily, we've whipped up these handy hints and tips that'll ensure you get gasps of delight when she tears open the wrapping paper, rather than groans of dismay. With pointers for choosing the perfect size, style and colour, our expert videos and advice will take you through the finer points of picking lingerie that she'll love (and earn yourself a kiss or two under the mistletoe).
Above: Not sure where to begin when it comes to underwear shopping? Watch resident lingerie pro, Sammi Cole, tell you the three things you need to know in this video.
If you’ve never enjoyed the thrill of prostate play, then you’re missing out. Located a few inches inside the anus on the wall closest to the stomach, this internal erogenous zone is sometimes called the P-spot and massaging it can lead to explosive full-body orgasms, hands-free 'super O's and even multiple climaxes.
Discovering your prostate gland isn’t that difficult but pleasuring it in a comfortable and erotic way takes a bit of time and skill. Luckily for you, there are plenty of tricks and toys available to help you discover this secret hot zone.
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If you're looking for hands-free fun without the need for a harness, Feeldoe is the strapless strap-on for your next adventures. Offering all the pleasure of strap-ons without any straps, buckles, or snaps to slow you down.
Self-made sexpert Mia created the Feeldoe in Florida back in 2002, although the project had been in development since the 1980s. With her background in research and development of mechanical equipment, machinery design and chemical material processing, Mia was able to invent this useful and innovative couples sex toy. After years of committed research (and a patient partner helping her test the prototypes!) Mia's masterpiece came to life: Feeldoe.
After researching the best quality materials available and securing several patents she teamed up with Tantus Inc, an industry leader providing pure silicone sex toys, to get the job done in more ways than one!
Many of our first-time anal sex experiences are accidental or ill prepared for at best, giving a poor first-time impression of all things anally sexual. Many couples don’t tend to talk about anal play and as individuals, we’re often quick to write it off, especially if we’ve had a bad experience in the past.
These self-imposed taboos mean that scores of us are missing out on the joy of anal sex and the pleasure that both men and women experience through anal penetration.
This first-time anal sex guide will talk you through anal experimentation and anal penetration, helping you to progressively experiment both alone, with a partner or with anal sex toys to achieve a satisfying anal sex life.
Though some women are lucky enough to orgasm through penetration alone, for most it's the external, nerve-ending rich clitoris that's key to female pleasure.
Whether it’s a super powerful clitoral vibe you need when others have failed to bring you to climax, or something to help you achieve orgasm during sex with your partner, Lovehoney’s on hand to help you select the best clitoral stimulator for you.
Check out our top 10 best clit vibes, and don't forget to add a female orgasm booster to your basket too, to aid arousal and then increase your clitoral sensitivity.
Whether you prefer the Sqweel 2 or Sqweel Go, it's important to thoroughly clean your Sqweel after each use to make sure it stays in pristine condition. Luckily, as well as being extremely easy to use - they're also easy to clean!
The Sqweel 2 and Sqweel Go Oral Sex Simulators are revolutionary sex toys that emulates the sensations of oral sex with a series of soft silicone tongues attached to a rotating wheel. Whether you’re an experienced user or have yet to discover the delights of the Sqweel, Lovehoney is here to help you get the best use from this amazing sex toy.
Both versions of the Sqweel are designed to stimulate the clitoris and produce fully satisfying, intense clitoral orgasms. With varying speeds and actions to choose from, you're spoilt for choice.
Here are a few tips on how to get the most from your Sqweel and how to make those amazing tongues work best for you.
Finger vibrators might look weird, but they're a great starting point for someone who has never used sex toys before. They're also great fun for partner play and allow you to enjoy the full 'hands-on' experience that you don't get with larger vibrators.
Ranging widely in price, shape and function, finger vibrators should become a staple of your sex life due to their utter versatility.
Read on to find out how to get the most out of your new finger friend.
Running off mains-power, rechargeable power or large batteries, the sheer power of magic wand vibrators make them ideal sex toys when you find other vibes just don't cut it.
The classic magic wand design features (a large head to spread vibrations over a wide area, a flexible neck for extra precision and a rigid body that houses the controls) makes this toy ideal for intimate, as well as deep-tissue, massage - ideal as a couple's foreplay toy as well as your brand new favourite vibrator.
If you've ever struggled to orgasm with sex toys, magic wand vibrators may hold the solution for you.