The world of sex toys can be daunting, to say the least. Whether you're buying for someone special or treating yourself it's hard to know where to start, but choose a great value beginner's sex toy - all under £25 - and you can't go wrong.
The following toys have a proven track record of success for men, women and couples looking to explore for the first time with sex toys.
We've got 10 fantastic suggestions for you, whether it's your first ever vibrator or you're a bit more experienced and looking to try anal play or bondage for the first time.
Quite simply, for just £5.99 this powerful clitoral vibrator gives you the most bang for your buck.
The strength of this vibrator is incredible, which makes it a good go-to toy if you want a quick climax.
If you find it difficult to achieve orgasm, this great value powerful pocket vibrator is an excellent choice.
- Great value
- Extremely powerful single speed
- Brings you to climax quickly
"This little fella is a real power house for its size... Great little asset to have in your toy box and it won't break the bank" - Horny_Couple, Lovehoney customer.
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A classic vibrator can either be used for vaginal or clitoral stimulation. The Lovehoney Ladyfinger Mini Vibrator (£6.99) is made from soft-coated plastic, so it’s smooth to massage over the clitoris or insert.
The twist-base control is easy to use and allows you to experiment with multiple speeds.
- Not too big, but still satisfying
- Smooth coated soft-feel shaft
- Multiple speeds
- Easy-to-use twist base
"Really like this product. It's small but works a treat at hitting the right spots." - mjbrown85, Lovehoney customer.
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Bullet vibrators are a good choice your first sex toy because they are small, versatile and not intimidating.
The Tracey Cox Supersex Bullet Vibrator (£9.99) is great for clitoral stimulation, but many people also explore other areas of their own or their partner's body, which also makes it an ideal couple's toy.
- Small but strong
- One easy-to-use push button
- Can be used alone or with a partner
- Battery included
"Have to say it was so good I tried it out again at bedtime, and the next day too. It left me very happy, definitely worth £9.99." - BollyGrey, Lovehoney customer.
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A vibrating cock ring is a fantastic toy for couples. Slip on the Tracey Cox Supersex Twin Vibrating Ring (£14.99) for a harder erection. Then switch on the vibrating bullet and you’ll both find the powerful vibrations add an extra satisfying element to your love-making.
- Stretchy material fits most
- Double rings for a secure fit
- Bullet can be removed and used separately
- Batteries, and spare batteries, included
"The two-ring design far outstrips previous single rings we have used – it is officially my new favourite toy taking value for money into account." - Rowan, Lovehoney customer.
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Lovehoney’s bestselling stroker for men - the Tracey Cox Supersex Sensation Stroker (£19.99) has three incredible textures to give him brand new sensations. Its firm but stretchy grip means it easily engulfs his penis.
Strokers are a fantastic sex toy for men, whether used alone or as a shared erotic experience.
- Three different textures
- Stretchy, comfortable sleeve
- Discreet, does not look anatomical
- Can be used alone or with a partner
"It's certainly incredible fun to use with or without my lady, who also loves to take control of it for me. I won't be without one in my 'tool kit' from here on!" - Sox, Lovehoney customer.
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The Lovehoney Splas Rabbit Vibrator (£18.99) has an external clitoral stimulator as well as an insertable shaft that stimulates internally. These two vibrating areas give you pleasure all over.
This particular vibrator is great for beginners because a simple twist base controls the multiple speeds of the ears and the shaft together.
- Excellent value
- Internal and external stimulation
- Multiple speeds with easy-to-use twist base
"I thought the other reviews were too good to be true, considering the price. Boy, was I wrong." - Whip This, Lovehoney customer.
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Do not be fooled by the price of this Beginner Basic Wickedly Powerful Egg (£6.99). It packs incredible vibrations, perfect for clitoral or internal G-spot stimulation.
With its long wire and handheld control, you can scroll from gentle vibrations to wickedly powerful pulsations. Hand the control over to your partner and incorporate into your foreplay or love-making.
- Fantastic price
- Extremely powerful, multiple speeds
- Can be used internally or externally
- Great couple’s toy
"I didn't expect much because of the price... but wow, this little egg is so powerful." - Nadz1, Lovehoney customer.
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The anus is packed with nerve endings and using a butt plug can enhance sex and masturbation, for both men and women. The slimline and easy-to-clean Beginners Basic Slimline Butt Buddy (£6.99) is a great way to experiment with anal play.
When you're ready, it's also a great way to relax the muscles and open up for anal sex.
- Slimline girth
- Great value introductory butt plug
- Made from flexible, smooth rubber
- Flared base for safe play
"I would 100% recommend this to anybody who is shy of anal play or has never done it before." - misslizzy, Lovehoney customer.
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Never underestimate the impact a simple blindfold can make on your sex life. Blindfolding your partner heightens their other senses and builds anticipation about what you are going to do next, whether that's starting a sensual massage or using an ice cube.
The Bondage Boutique Soft Blindfold (£4.99) blocks out light effectively and is soft and comfortable.
- Comfortably soft
- Thick fabrics blocks out light
- Snug fit prevents peeping
- Double straps for secure fit
"Even though it is very cheap, it is extremely effective! I couldn't see a thing and suddenly all my sense were heightened." - Sonicsam, Lovehoney customer.
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Restraining your partner and being either the dominant or submissive lover can be thrilling. Start with an inexpensive pair of cuffs to find out if bondage if your thing.
The Bondage Boutique Soft Handcuffs (£9.99) allow you to experiment with bondage in a gentle way, tying and teasing to bring a new level of play to the bedroom.
- Soft and comfortable
- Strong velcro is secure
- Adjustable to fit nearly all wrists
- Central clips add versatility
"The cuffs feel well made and are very high quality. Overall, a fantastic product that everyone should own." - YoungEssexCouple, Lovehoney customer.
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Need more help?
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The other great place to look for people's advice on sex toys is on the Lovehoney Forum, where our community is on hand 24/7 to give their opinions and tips.
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