• Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Bondage Beginners

    Fifty Shades of ChristmasIf Fifty Shades of Grey got you hot under the collar, experimenting with bedroom bondage will make an exciting addition to your sex life.

    2012 has seen more couples experimenting with bondage than ever before, sending sales of bondage gear like spanking paddles, blindfolds, handcuffs, nipple clamps and floggers soaring. If the idea of bringing some kink into the bedroom appeals to you, but you don’t know where to start, this buyer’s guide will help you choose the best bondage toys to start your sensual exploration.

    Start with a little tie and tease as a gentle introduction. Blindfolds and soft wrist cuffs give bondage a romantic twist, enhancing your emotional connection as well as your physical pleasure. Awaken the senses by tracing a fluffy feather tickler across your lover’s skin, before working your way up to teasing flicks and gentle caresses with a spanking paddle or flogger to heighten sensation.

    Bondage rope lets more experienced partners experiment with a variety of different restraints. Suitable for tying up wrists and ankles, as well as making beautiful body harnesses, rope bondage is one of the most versatile styles of restraint. Complete beginners can use bondage tape to similar effect, using it as impromptu ankle cuffs, wrist cuffs or even as a sexy PVC outfit.

    If you’re ready to try something new and exciting, take a look at our top 10 bondage buys to make your fantasy a reality.



    1. Lovehoney Tease Me Soft Satin Blackout Blindfold
    2. 1. Lovehoney Tease Me Soft Satin Blackout Blindfold

      £10.00

      When your partner can’t see you, you’ll both feel more relaxed about trying new things. You won’t feel like you’re being watched and they’ll naturally slip into a more submissive role when they’re relying on you to guide the action.

      "A long smooth soft satin blindfold which blacks out all view while still being comfortable to wear... It looks and feels like a quality product." - Wild172, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Bondage Boutique Almosta 4Posta Under The Bed Restraint Gear
    2. 2. Bondage Boutique Under The Bed Restraint Kit

      £29.99

      This kit is an easy starting point for secure bondage. It's placed under the mattress, leaving four velcro-fastening cuffs at each corner of your bed. It will fit beds from single to kingsize and can even be used with armchairs and sofas.

      "After reading 50 Shades of Grey I was intrigued to try bondage and to be tied up. This was the perfect solution. Easy to set up, it doesn't hurt and you can have hours of fun" - LauraaBabezz, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Bondage Boutique Ostrich Feather Tickler
    2. 3. Bondage Boutique Ostrich Feather Tickler

      £5.99

      A feather tickler has the ability to awaken sensitive nerve endings, making the body ache for a satisfying touch. This feather has 18.5 inches of soft, sensual tease that can be used to stroke and tickle any part of the body and can be alternated with firmer stimulation for varied play.

      "I usually find it quite hard to become turned on initially but for me this did the trick... Ideal for anyone who enjoys the more sensual and teasing approach" - CrimsonVixen, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Tracey Cox Supersex Beginner's Bondage Tape Double Pack
    2. 4. Tracey Cox Beginner's Bondage Tape

      £9.99

      Bondage tape is an easy and inexpensive way to experiment with various type of restraint. Each roll has 60ft of self-adhesive bondage tape that can be used to tie your lover up in as many ways as you can imagine. It can also be used to make cute PVC outfits if you’re feeling crafty.

      "Very strong, sticks to itself well and doesn't unravel. Doesn't stick to skin, so no danger of ripping off hair." - elliebytes, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Lelo Flickering Touch Massage Candle
    2. 5. Lelo Flickering Touch Massage Candle

      £18.00

      Soy candles melt down into a smooth and silky warmed oil that can be used for massage and safe wax play.

      This candle is beautifully scented, provides great lighting for lovemaking and leaves skin feeling silky smooth.

      "Give them a massage with this and I can almost guarantee it’ll lead to some passionate lovemaking after" - The Nymphomaniac, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Lovehoney Tease Me Silver Handcuffs
    2. 6. Lovehoney Tease Me Silver Handcuffs

      £5.99

      Handcuffs have a distinctively saucy, authoritative feel and are incredibly easy to use in the bedroom.

      Opting for a pair of safety handcuffs takes any worries about getting locked in away as you won’t need the key to release them in a hurry.

      " I was a total bondage beginner and the idea of using cuffs really turned me and my boyfriend on... and we both loved it." - belle_du_nord, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Lovehoney Tease Me Spanking Paddle
    2. 7. Lovehoney Tease Me Spanking Paddle

      £18.99

      Fancy a little hand-to-backside interaction? You’ll get double the textures to play with when you pick up this paddle. One side is made from matte leather and the other side is silky satin.

      Take it in turns to spank and stroke your partner’s bottom for sexy sensory overload.

      "The soft satin side is exquisite when stroked against your skin and the firm reverse is equally as desirable..." - Naughty KF, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Spartacus Adjustable Nipple Clamp Set
    2. 8. Spartacus Adjustable Nipple Clamp Set

      £18.00

      Before Fifty Shades, the idea of nipple clamps sent most lovers running to the hills. Now the secret is out that clamps are far less scary and much more pleasurable than you’d imagined. This set offers 3 types of nipple clamps, offering thrice the sensation in a single purchase.

      "Quality clamping fun... deliver an excellent pain pleasure feeling." - sexystockings, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Bondage Boutique Cotton Shibari Rope 10m
    2. 9. Bondage Boutique Cotton Shibari Rope

      £9.99

      Rope bondage takes a lot of practice to perfect but once you’ve got the hang of basic knots and learned where it’s best to tie your body pieces, you’ll be thrilled with both the visual and physical effectiveness. This rope comes in either red or black 10 metre lengths, allowing you to create elaborate designs in either one or two colours.

      "Rope is amazing. Rope is better than cuffs, it's better than chains. It can withstand more, and has more uses." - Buzzingdrummer, Lovehoney customer.

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    1. Beyondage Small Hip Whip
    2. 10. Beyondage Small Hip Whip Flogger

      £7.99

      A flogger sounds like a scary piece of bondage gear, but when trailed across the body it provides a soft, sensual experience.

      With the flick of a wrist, you can add a sweet sting which perfectly treads the line between pleasure and pain.

      "When used properly it adds a little sting but nothing you can't bare and got me so excited and wound up I was begging for more!" - CrimsonVixen, Lovehoney customer.

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    Need more help?

    You can Contact Customer Care, who will be able to help you find the perfect bondage gear. You can send an email any time, and telephone or live chat to an experienced advisor from 8am-10pm Monday-Friday and 8am-4pm Saturday.

    The other great place to look for people's advice on bondage is on the Lovehoney Forum, where our community is on hand 24/7 to give their opinions and tips.

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