1. When you look at big dildos you're probably going to have one of two reactions:

    Reaction A - Ouch!
    Reaction B - Wow, that looks fun!

    The length and girth can be very intimidating to those who are new to sex toys, but they can be incredibly pleasurable, satisfying you in a way no other dildo can.

    The advice and tips below apply to both vaginal and anal 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 dos 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.
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    When choosing a sex toy, the material is just as important as the power, price and function.

    What feels good for one person won’t feel so hot for another, some people have allergies (such as a 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.

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    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…

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    Everyone has attempted to have sex in the shower or bath before, often with less than desirable results.

    The slippery surfaces, awkward angles and lack of space are often contributing factors to shower and bath sex going wrong and, let's face it; no one wants to end up with a cold metal tap becoming lodged in their delicate parts.

    With this in mind, we've put together some top tips for making bathroom sex infinitely easier and more enjoyable.

    Above: Want to know how to have great shower sex? Check out Tilly's top tips in this short video.
     

    The purpose of a pussy pump is to create a vacuum over the labia and/or clitoris which will in turn make the tissue swell, encouraging more blood to flow and making the skin much more sensitive. Whether you use a pussy pump alone or with a partner, the unique sensations and gorgeously puffy appearance are sure to be a fantastic turn on.

    These Pussy Pumps are Lovehoney customer favourites:

    Pumping your pussy will leave it feeling ultra-sensitive and every touch, tingle and vibration will be heightened. This is perfect if you have trouble orgasming and ideal if you're looking for something new to spice up your bedroom activities.

    Definitions for basques, corsets and bustiers vary between companies. Anything with lacing down the back or an hourglass shape can be referred to as a corset and this can cause a lot of confusion when you're trying to decide what to buy and how to measure yourself.

    So what is the difference between these garments and how does that change how you wear them?

    Above: Lovehoney's lingerie expert, Sammi Cole, talks you through the difference in fitted lingerie styles in this video.
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    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.

    Anal beads are a great way to slowly and gently experience anal play. Most anal beads start small and increase in circumference the more length you take, allowing your body to adjust to the size. Smooth and spherical, anal beads are easy to insert and non-intimidating.

    With their graduated shape, smooth spheres and ergonomic, easy-to-use design, anal beads give you a 'filled-up' feeling that many people find incredibly pleasurable, and can turn a regular orgasm into an earth-shattering experience.

    Most strap-on harness kits have either a hole or an O-ring that you slot the dildo into, and usually come with at least one dildo to start you off. Once you discover the joys of strap-on sex though, you'll be hungry to try dildos in new shapes and sizes - or may be be ready to go bigger.

    These are customer favourite harness-compatible dildos:

    This guide will give you all the information you need to choose the right dildo to fit your strap-on. And remember, with our generous returns policy you can always check your dildo in your harness at home and if it doesn't fit, just send it back.

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