1. So you're looking for a vibrator but not sure where to start in our vibrators category? Luckily, you can use our brilliant Vibrator Finder by clicking the image below.

    But if you're really not sure where to start, this guide will teach you how to tell a bullet from a butterfly vibe and everything in between, and help you choose the vibrators that will best enhance masturbation and sex with your partner.

    Butt Plugs

    Unlike other insertable sex toys, a butt plug is an anal sex toy that's designed to be inserted and left in place.

    Generally speaking, butt plugs are conical-shaped, starting small and gently graduating in size. They usually feature a slimmer 'neck' at the bottom and a flared base for safety.

    So why do people use butt plugs, we hear you cry?

    A butt plug gently stretches the anus, creating a sensation of fullness and pressure, and stimulating the sensitive internal and external nerve endings.

    When the pelvic muscles contract during an orgasm, a butt plug can intensify the sensation, as you're squeezing against something. Using one as part of your sexual repertoire can lead to intense anal fulfilment and amazing orgasms.

    It's a fabulous way to explore anal play for the first time, either through solo masturbation or with a partner.

    What was once considered a 'dungeon' fetish is now making its way into bedrooms the world over, so it's important to learn some rules to make sure your bondage play is satisfying and safe. When done correctly, bondage can be an intimate, sensual and sexy experience for all.

    While you may not yet participate in the more advanced or extreme forms of bondage, such as self-bondage, you should still exercise caution and safety in even the simplest practices. So if you want to be sexy and safe with your bondage play, here are some tips to get you started…

    Above: In this video, Jess Wilde explains why you and your partner should always agree on a safe word before exploring bondage, spanking, or any other kinds of "serious sex play".

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    Not all vibrators have been designed with anal use in mind, and if you use a normal vibe for anal stimulation or penetration it could cause discomfort or even get stuck.

    Forget trying to manoeuvre your vibrating bullet or favourite rabbit vibrator so that your anus gets some good vibe loving - with powerful waves of vibrations and a deep, satisfying feeling of penetration, an anal vibrator is specially designed to give you incredibly enhanced orgasms.

    G-spot Vibrator

    Wondering how to get the most from your G-spot vibrator, or curious about how you can stimulate your (or your partner's) G-spot?

    Lovehoney is on hand to help you discover the joys of G-spot stimulation, and explain how and why this hidden erogenous zone can open up new pleasurable possibilities.

    G-spot vibrators are easy to use, once you get the hang of them. They come in a range of different shapes and sizes but all are designed to stimulate the nub of sensitive nerve endings that lie approximately 1-3 inches inside the front wall of the vagina.

    Usually featuring a slightly curved tip, G-spot vibrators can be used whether you're on your own or with a partner – so there's something for everyone.

    Bondage Boutique Cotton Shibari Rope 10mFor those of you who like the more elegant things in life, Japanese rope bondage may be a sophisticated sexual sensation that is right up your street.

    Known as Shibari (which literally translates as 'to bind'), Japanese rope bondage is a more accentuated and precise version of regular restraint. As a result, Shibari takes dedication, patience and imagination to make it work properly.

    Even though it may seem more complicated than many 'Western' forms of bondage, by learning Shibari you will develop a beautiful skill that will lead to fantastic genital stimulation as well as a deeper sense of trust and a greater bond between you and your partner.


    Fancy a dildo but don't want to leave your partner out of the fun? Then hop onboard a double-ended dildo for twice the pleasure, or use it solo for mind-blowing penetration!

    If you've always wanted to enjoy double penetration or you and your partner want to try pegging play, then a double dildo could be just what you're looking for!

    Lots of people enjoy anal play as part of their sex lives, but the anus is still an undiscovered erogenous zone for many.

    The anus is packed with sensitive nerve endings, and anal play can enhance all manner of sexual scenarios.

    Anal sex toys are specially designed products for anal penetration, and are often tapered for easy insertion, flaring out or swelling in size to stimulate those internal pleasure zones.

    The Fleshlight male sex toy is a portable, concealable, sturdy male masturbation device. The patented gel insert, made from Real Feel Super Skin, gives a feeling that is amazingly lifelike.

    It's tempting to grab your Fleshlight and just go at it, but a few moments of preparation can help you achieve a much more satisfying orgasm.

    Follow our tips for using your Fleshlight and you'll be enjoying knee-trembling ejaculation before you can say "Fast forward to the money shot!"

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    There's nothing more frustrating than a vibrator that doesn't quite get you there, and when it comes to vibrators, for most people it's a case of 'the more power the better'. But working out how powerful a sex toy is, without trying it for yourself, is near-enough impossible. Don't worry! Lovehoney has valiantly tested the lot to find the top 10 toys with the strongest vibrations and most intense sensations.

    Mains powered sex toys top our chart, because of the large amount of energy they receive from your power supply - there's just no beating them if power is top of your vibrator shopping list. Rechargeable toys come a close second, with their excellent battery life and strong motors, followed up by traditional battery-powered sex toys that still pack an incredible punch.

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