• Above: Discover the difference between bondage candles and massage candles with Jess Wilde in this handy video guide.


    Dripping hot wax on to your partner from a bondage candle is either a form of intense massage or ultra-erotic BDSM play - it all depends on how you do it.

    The exquisite heat and delicious sensations of hot wax make the skin ultra sensitive, leaving your partner ready for all kinds of sexual fun and games…

    Making sure that you and your partner are safe and comfortable during hot wax play is of utmost importance and will make sure that no one ends up burned or scalded.

    Follow our top tips below to experience the teasing, suspenseful and pleasurable side of hot wax play…

    Bringing up the subject of sex toys isn't always the easiest thing to do, especially if it's something you or your partner have never discussed before.

    But if you're worried about offending them, or nervous about revealing your own personal kink, don't worry - we've got the top do's and don'ts from the Lovehoney experts to make adding sex toys to your relationship a breeze.

    Above: Watch Tilly show you her favourite ways to introduce sex toys to your relationship.

    When choosing a sex toy, the material is just as important as the power, price and function.

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    What feels good for one person won’t feel so hot for another, some people have allergies (such as to latex) and others are eager to avoid phthalates. Whatever your reasons for being interested in a certain sex toy material, we try to make it as easy as possible for you to find the right toy for you.

    Because batteries for sex toys can have a confusing number of different names, we always use one name for each type of battery. The names we use for batteries are:

    bondage/You've decided to buy your first sex toy, so now it's just the small matter of deciding which item to spend your hard-earned money on. We know it can be difficult to know where to look first, so we've compiled the 10 best value sex toys for beginners - and they all cost less than $40!

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    This list of cheap sex toys includes bestsellers for men, women and couples that have been tried and tested, and have excellent customer reviews. So whether you're choosing a toy for yourself or as a gift for a partner or friend, you know you're getting fantastic value.

    Check out the top 10 cheap sex toys for the best vibrators, cock rings and bondage (on a budget!)

    Sex toys are safe for bodily use, but they can be quite reactive when put next to alike or opposing materials. It is vital to be careful when storing your sex toys. If you mix your sex toys (particularly silicone, rubber, latex, realistic feel and jelly sex toys) you may soon discover that they start to look melted or slightly misshapen.

    We can't overstate how important it is that you store your sex toys separately if you don't want a nasty surprise the next time you reach for your favourite toy.

    Baffled by sex toys? Confused by cock rings? Want to know what a Wartenberg wheel is? Lovehoney's here to help.

    If you've ever wondered what a certain sex toy does and why people enjoy it then look no further, as Lovehoney's A-Z of sex toys explains it all.

    This is more than just a beginner's guide to sex toys. If you're at all curious about sex toys and want to expand your horizons you'll find this eye-opening list informative, with suggestions for further reading and toys to try out.

    Everyone wants to keep their sex toys squeaky clean and hygienic, and it's really easy with the right technique and cleaning products.

    Sex toy cleaning and storage can be the crucial factor in your pleasure products lasting a lifetime or just a few minutes, so read on as Lovehoney explains how to look after your prized toy collection.

    Erectile dysfunction and impotence are the plague of many a man's penis, and with so many 'wonder drugs' flooding the market we've come up with this handy guide to help you decide which ones will help you have better sex.

    Viagra has been hailed by millions as the original Little Blue Pill. But how much do we really know about this pill which has been flying off the shelves for over a decade? Like most drugs, there are natural alternatives found in nature to the chemicals used to create Viagra, but most people are unaware of these other choices and continue to seek out Viagra. This guide takes a look at alternatives that could be just as effective without the health implications or growing price tag of Viagra.

    The original penis casting kit, Clone-A-Willy has been around for over a decade now, bringing silicone penis replicas to bedrooms everywhere. Featuring all the ingredients and (almost) everything you need to reproduce your pint-size pal in vibrator form, this kit is a popular make-and-do project with couples all over the world. Just add water (and your penis!) to create a shaking take on your very own member.

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    While your first impression might be to dismiss it as a giggle-at-first-sight gimmick, there are actually several unique benefits the Clone-A-Willy offers in addition to its side-splitting novelty value. This guide takes you through the process of using a Clone-A-Willy kit and explains why you and your partner might want to try one.

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