Most people consider keeping your socks on during sex to be the ultimate passion-killer, but a study from a Dutch university begs to differ.
While aiming to find out what happens in the brain during orgasm, researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands inadvertently discovered that keeping the tootsies toasty had a positive impact on the subjects' ability to reach climax.
When the couples were given socks to wear, about 80% of the couples were able to achieve orgasm compared with 50% previously.
Anything that boosts orgasm potential gets our vote - but keep it sexy though, with a pair of stockings instead.
Is your love in full bloom or is your heart under the heel of some evil heatbreaker’s shoe? If you have someone to spoil this Valentine’s Day, then why not treat him to a cheeky sex toy that won’t break the bank, leaving plenty of pennies left over for a fancy meal or something else that will make his day.
If you’re a single man, then spend those Valentine’s reserves on making February 14th that much more fun for you. After all, to truly find love you have to love yourself, and what better way to love yourself than with a sex toy?
Regardless of your relationship status this Valentine’s Day, indulgence cums quick and easy (literally) in the form of this week's Awesome Sex Toy, the TENGA Egg Limited Edition Lovers Heart (£9.99).
Cock rings, or penis rings, are some of the simplest sex aids around.
So, what do cock rings do? Well, they prevent blood from flowing back down the penis, which in turn can help to make erections feel harder and last longer than usual, potentially making your enjoyment last longer and an orgasm more likely.
Some people choose a cock ring that is worn on the shaft, while others like the feeling of a cock ring that goes around both the penis and the testicles. This guide will show you how to put on both kinds of cock ring.
Want to know how to put on a stretchy, vibrating cock ring? Check out our How to Use a Vibrating Cock Ring guide.
Lovehoney's bestselling Sqweel Oral Sex Simulator has made its cinematic debut in French language film "L'Amore Dure Trois Ans" (Love Lasts 3 Years) directed by Frédéric Beigbeder. That's right, the sex toy in L'Amore Dure Trois Ans is a Sqweel!
The man holding the Sqweel in the film's trailer comments, "It's obviously a woman who invented this to ruin a man's life." How wrong he is though, as the inventor is none other than Mr Trevor Murphy!
You can see the Sqweel in L'Amour Dure Trois Ans trailer below at around the 1.28 mark.
Japanese animation (anime) is playing a bigger part in Western culture and now makes up a reasonable percentage of televisual viewing in the USA and Europe. Colourful, fun and crazy, the wide eyed and small nosed characters of anime have been dubbed in a multitude of languages, making them universally recognisable as culture figures.
Chasing monsters, going on adventures and generally being pretty awesome, anime characters are aspirational, appealing and great fun to emulate.
Perhaps we can thank mainstream anime for the increased interest in Hentai, a sexualised form of anime depicting anything from a raunchy romp between two lovers to space-age sex bots capable of changing gender at will and doing unspeakable things with tentacles.
Animated porn is no longer the reserve of comic book fans, it’s gone mainstream and it’s getting bigger.
As all Lovehoney customers know, where there’s a kink there’s a product. Taking Hentai fanaticism to one level above non-functional Dakimakura pillows is this week's Awesome Sex Toy…
Ran Amano Japanese Blow Up Sex Doll
Because latex is a natural, biodegradable material, it’s incredibly sensitive to oils, including the natural oils in your skin. Latex items can be expensive, so it's important to take good care of your rubber apparel to keep it in tip-top condition for years to come.
Luckily, it’s really easy to keep your latex looking as good as new and ready to wear over and over again. All you need to do is make sure you wash and store your latex properly, and this guide explains precisely how to do it to prolong the life of your favourite pieces.
One of the best Valentine's gifts you can give, or receive, is lingerie. Beautiful, elegant and timelessly sexy underwear is the perfect present to give the one you love this February. To help you decide which garment to give your lover, we've compiled some key Valentine's Day lingerie looks so, if you know what your partner likes, you can find the right style, colour and shape for them with ease.
With Lovehoney's no-quibble 1 year returns policy and free UK returns, you can shop for sexy lingerie with complete confidence, knowing that if it doesn't fit you can always send it back.
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Valentine's Day celebrates both love and lust. Of course, you need to bring romance as well as raunch but make sure it's a night to remember with a well-chosen sex toy for her.
Whether she’s a confident sex-toy user or you’re looking to treat her to her first pleasure product, we’ve got a whole host of toys in every size, shape and colour she could possibly desire.
Our extensive range of bullet vibrators fit neatly into purses, handbags and travel cases, and are ideal for solo play whilst being incredibly easy to slip between you in moments of passion for some extra thrills.
If she’s looking for something a little more substantial to add to her toybox we’ve got a fabulous selection of soft silicone rabbit vibrators and luxury rechargeable vibrators to satisfy her every need.
If you’re looking to pamper her, our range of glass dildos, vibrating massagers and delicious massage oils are perfect to cater to her sensual desires and earn you some serious brownie points! Not to mention they’re great for sharing.
We've picked out some of the best toys for different budgets: up to £15, up to £25, up to £50 and £50+. Whatever your budget, with Lovehoney it’s easy to make Valentine’s a night she won’t forget in a hurry.
The countdown to Valentine’s Day is on and time is ticking away. While trekking through the minefield of hearts, flowers and chocolates be sure to save a few pennies for Valentine’s Night.
After you’ve pampered your partner, take some time to satisfy your sexuality together and make it a Valentine's to remember. Regardless of your budget we have an array of Valentine's ideas for couples to enjoy together in the spirit of romance and closeness.
A great way to get in the mood and combine lust with laughter is an erotic game for couples. Teamed with innovative toys such as remote control vibrators, a board game can quickly lead to an explosion of sexual release!
With a huge selection of rechargeable toys, as well as a best-selling Magic Wand vibrators, you can be sure that you’ll never run out of buzz and can enjoy the Valentine’s magic for years to come.
Whether you choose to move on to an erotic massage or explore light bondage with our range of sensual blindfolds and restraints, we have everything you need to know on hand to help you make the right choice.
From lubes to luxury toys to wear during intercourse (specifically, the We-Vibe 3), you’re bound to find something you’ll both love forever.