• Love to Love Spanking - Awesome Sex Toy of the WeekSpanking is a practice that teeters on the edge of vanilla and BDSM. You don’t have to be into the bells and whistles of fetish fun in order to enjoy the odd slap on the behind during sex, and there’s a lot of fun to be had with the bare palm/buttock combo in the boudoir.

    If you do enjoy the odd botty spank then you might consider trying a spanking paddle. These simple bat-like toys offer a much needed extension to the hand when it comes to face-to-face positions, allowing you to try spanking in new ways.

    If you’re a little sheepish about making the move from palm to paddle, the Love to Love spanking range may well be your ticket to paddlesville. The Love to Love Spanking Paddle, ‘Spank Me Baby’ Spanking Powder and ‘Girls Don’t Cry’ After Spanking Cream turn paddle play into a whole new bat game.

    A way with words

    The RO-150mm Gold Bullet Vibrator has always reminded us of a sleek, executive pen. But as usual with Toy with me Tuesday: looks are deceiving.

    Get Busy, Get Burning! Why Sex Is Good For Your Health

    As sex is an activity that involves many different muscle groups, getting down and dirty can be both pleasurable and practical when it comes to helping control calories. After all, who’s going to complain about a little burn when you’re in the throes of passion?

    Orgasm Gold Multispeed Vibrating Love BallsI bought the silver balls after reading Fifty Shades of Grey, but I can’t feel anything.

    Am I doing something wrong?

    If you want the same orgasmic sensation that Ana experienced, you need to check that you’ve bought a set which contain the free-roaming weights (like the Oriental Ben Wa Balls). Some kegel exercisers are solid, meaning they don’t provide much in the way of sensation unless you’re really moving around. We always state in product descriptions if the balls are solid or weighted, so double check in our Ben Wa balls category.

    You could always try a pair of vibrating ben wa balls like the Orgasm Gold Multispeed Vibrating Love Balls (£16.99, pictured left) to really kick up the stimulation a notch.

    1. Weddings and wedding anniversaries are steeped in tradition but in the modern age it can be difficult to maintain a sense of traditionalism when it comes to gift-giving. Paper, lace and leather might not seem like the most inspired choices, but the traditional wedding anniversary gifts have vast potential for creative thinking and fun gift-giving.

      Celebrating your wedding anniversary as a couple is about celebrating your union as a loving, inseparable partnership and choosing something that better represents your love for one another shows forethought, consideration and also sends the message that you’re still deeply attracted to your husband or wife.

      To make your wedding anniversary traditional, romantic and sexy, check out these suggestions for alternative sexy gifts to celebrate your marriage and rekindle some of that wedding night passion.

    Cupid's G-Spot Smoothie VibratorWrite a sex toy review for Lovehoney and you could be in with a chance to win a whopping £100 to spend on whatever you like!

    Each month we also choose a selection of highly commended reviews and reward them each with a whopping 2,000 Lovehoney Oh! Points to spend as they wish, or perhaps save up to spend on a luxury sex toy.

    Review of the Month

    Our winning review this month comes from Kitty Buzz who first reviewed the Leaf Life and the Groovy Chick, neither of which hit the spot for her, before finding and reviewing 'the one'.

    "If I was only allowed to use one toy for the rest of my life, the G-Spot Smoothie would be the one I would choose... Why are you still reading this review? Go buy one!"

    Read the full review by Kitty Buzz.

    Our runners up this month cover bondage, lingerie, male sex toys, vibrators and that sexy book!

    July has been a surprisingly quiet photo month, but judging by sales that’s because you’re all too busy enjoying summer loving instead of photographing it. And who can blame you?

    Congratulations to LK21, who is our winner this month, for making her Rene Rofé Industrial Fishnet Crotchless Bodystocking look absolutely breathtaking (and thank you for being kind enough to share these photos with the Lovehoney Community).

    Teaming the bodystocking with a pair of PVC gloves, a leather collar and some very sexy boots has created a deliciously submissive image that is beautifully reflected in her posing. For sharing these fantastic pics LK21 wins £100 to spend on Lovehoney.

    We’ve chosen three runners up this month, and each will receive 2,000 Oh! Points on their Lovehoney account to spend as they choose.

    All Fingers and Thumbs - Awesome Sex Toy of the WeekHeavy metal is pretty awesome stuff, and for once I’m not talking about the music genre. When it comes to weight and pressure, very little lives up to the skills of a good metal dildo. They’re cool, hard and completely rigid, and they weigh more inch for inch than glass or any other sex toy material.

    Metal sex toys tend to be quite beautiful and intricately cast with sweeping curves and a high-polished finish. This week's Awesome Sex Toy is no exception and it even comes with its own padded flight case. If you love simultaneous clitoral and vaginal stimulation, you’ll love the Metal Worx Double Trouble Metal Dildo.

    When I first took this dildo out of the case, I was a bit confused. I couldn’t work out how you’d insert it both vaginally and anally at the same time and there was also something strangely familiar about the shape. I sat it on my desk and watched it for a while, rocking it on its upward curve by intermittently knocking the finger loop.

    Seeing it rock back and forth on the curve, I immediately knew what this dildo emulates - the classic two finger vaginal plunge with clitoral thumb stimulation. Brilliant!

    Cream with your assberry?

    Just the name 'Ass Berry' was enough to inspire this week's Toy with me Tuesday. Cream, anyone?

    Prostate Milking

    Prostate milking refers to the centuries old practice of relieving the build-up of semen by prostate massage. You can still drive your man wild today, by stimulating his P-spot, more commonly known as the prostate gland, and considered to be the male equivalent of the female G-Spot.

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