After that news this week, it feels like the country has gone baby-crazy.
The news of the Royal Baby comes at the right time of year, as December is the month with the highest number of conceptions. There's something about festive cheer and long nights that inspires babymaking, which is why so many people have birthdays in September.
In fact, the most fertile day of the year is coming up in just a few days, with December 11thbeing the day when most conceptions take place. [The Daily Beast]
Whether or not you're planning on conceiving a baby, we think it's a good idea to celebrate this special day with some good, old-fashioned practice. To ensure you have a great night, we're giving away a luxury Lelo Tiani couple's vibrator (worth £104.99)! Comment below before December 14th for your chance to win.
Apologies for the delay in announcing Lovehoney’s Model of the Month, but we’ve been very busy getting everything ready for the sexiest Christmas ever. We’re about to make sure that one lucky person has an even better Christmas, with £100 to spend on gifts for themselves and their sex life.
We were wowed by the quality of photos submitted this month, but Kinkyclover’s shot showcasing the Obsessive Flower Fishnet Bodystocking and some very sexy rope suspension really stood out for us. We love the soft, erotic feel of the picture and we’re impressed with the intricacy of your rope bondage. Congratulations! You’re our Model of the Month.
Two lucky runners up have also been awarded 2,000 Oh! points to make the festive season more merry.
If you write a sex toy review for Lovehoney, you could be in with a chance to win a whopping £100 to spend on whatever you like!
Review of the Month
When we recently ran our 3 for £10 special offer, it was the Beginners Basic Slimline Butt Plug that proved the most popular product. Our winning review this month is of that very product and explains in just the right amount of detail what a great product it is.
"I would, and have, recommended this to friends interested in anal play, and would be very confident introducing this to a partner new to the subject. And, as it is so easy to insert, it is a go-to product for quick insertion and pleasure."
Read the full review by Preraphelite.
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. Read on to find out who the runners up were…
Ah, cycling. The wind through your hair, the feeling of freedom and sense of enormous wellbeing. There are so many pleasures to be had, but ever felt there was something… missing?
Introducing Happy Ride (£14.00), the multispeed vibrating bicycle seat.
The perfect gift for the cycling enthusiast in your life (or those needing extra motivation to get back on the exercise bike), Happy Ride turns any bicycle into a vibrating love machine. Simply slip it over the saddle, crank up the motor and you're ready for a thrilling ride indeed.
But is this fantastic fusion of our two favourite things really a good idea? According to new data published by the Journal of Urology, bicycles were responsible for 38.9% of injury to adults' genitals, while sex toys were only accountable for 8.6% of injuries to woman and 4.3% of injuries to men.
We can't decide whether making a bicycle into a sex toy drastically reduces your chance of injury, or whether making a sex toy into a bicycle increases it exponentially…
Rubber, johnnie, French letter - whatever you call a condom we're pretty sure it racks up fewer Scrabble points than the Danish: svangerskabsforebyggendemiddel (here's how to say it!)
We all know how important it is to stay protected during sexual activity and in support of World Aids Day, we're taking a closer look at condoms this week.
We're also giving away ten packs of Billy Boy Endurance Condoms. Simply comment below before Friday afternoon for your chance to win.
These innovative condoms feature an integrated cock ring at the base to harden your erection, help you last longer and lead you to a more intense orgasm.
Read on for the best condom related articles from across the web and your chance to win.
You might think that sex toys are only solo play when your partner is away, but incorporating them into your sex life can be hugely rewarding and make for even better orgasms for you both.
When it comes to treating your other half, we’ve got everything you need to set the scene. Body oils, lingerie and sexy games are great to get you both in the mood, and if you’re after something different, scented massage candles not only smell great but melt to body-safe temperature and can be used for a deliciously seductive rub-down.
Vibrating cock rings make a great gift for couples. Designed to restrict blood flow, cock rings make his erection harder for longer, delaying his climax, whilst the vibrations stimulate her clitoris and increase the chances of the ultimate sexual goal: simultaneous orgasm.
One of the newest additions to the couple’s sex toy market designed precisely to aid climaxing together is the vibrating dual stimulator. Cleverly be worn inside the vagina during lovemaking, these toys provide amazing sensations to her clitoris and G-spot as well as his penis for hands-free pleasure during sex. Several of these are also remote control vibes, making the possibilities even more exciting.
Bondage kits can be a fantastic gift idea for both partners. Whether you’re submissive, assertive or a natural ‘switch’ between both roles, every couple can benefit from blindfolds and light restraints for gentle bondage play.
Sex toys are a great way for couples to get the most out of their sex life. Whether your partner is new to the world of gadgets in the bedroom or is a sexual connoisseur, we’ve put together a list of the top ten sexy treats you and your lover can enjoy together this Christmas.
Picking a sexy Christmas gift for your partner can be daunting - between the many different types of vibrator and dildo, there’s a lot of choice. Where to begin? Luckily, Lovehoney is here to help make sure your lover is all smiles on Christmas morning.
Whether you’ve been inspired by Fifty Shades of Grey to push boundaries in the bedroom or fancy spicing up your sex life, we have the perfect gift choice for you.
There are many classic products that are always popular - clitoral vibrators and rabbit vibes are sure to impress most women. However, 2012 has really been the year of the super-powerful Magic Wand vibrator and pleasure intensifying Ben Wa balls.
If you’re unsure what to buy for your lover for Christmas, think about what she likes in the bedroom. If she needs clitoral stimulation to orgasm, an external toy like a Magic Wand or bullet vibrator is a good bet. Rabbit vibrators are great because you get amazing internal stimulation while the rabbit ears pleasure the clit simultaneously. If she likes G-spot stimulation, think about a G-spot vibe or curved dildo.
If she read and loved Fifty Shades, chances are she’s lusting after a pair of jiggle balls - these amazing Kegel exercisers tone her internal muscles for greater control during sex and a more intense orgasm. The weighted balls jiggle as she moves, making the most everyday tasks a form of erotic foreplay.
Read on to discover our top ten Christmas gifts for women.
Put his pleasure at the top of your Christmas shopping list when you pick up a best-selling sex toy for men, the gift that truly keeps on giving.
Using sex toys is all about discovering new sensations and experimenting with different techniques to increase enjoyment and improve sexual satisfaction. Add variety to your bedroom antics by transforming masturbation, foreplay and penetrative sex for the better with an erotic Christmas gift.
Male sex toys aren’t just a great enhancement to his sex life, they’re fun for you to use together. A luxury male masturbator from TENGA or Fleshlight adds a new edge to foreplay, helping you to give a hand shandy to remember without the arm ache.
Better-than-real sensations come in different packages: some are anatomical, while others look more like a piece of art or a high-tech gizmo, ensuring you’re never put off by the look of a toy during play.
Vibrating cock rings prolong your shared pleasure by restricting his blood flow, engoring his penis for a thicker, fuller look and feel. The vibrations give you both additional stimulation, but while his approach to climax is delayed, yours is escalated, improving your chances of sharing a more intense orgasmic moment together.
Try toys that stimulate his glans and frenulum like the Cobra Libre Male Vibrator, or opt for full-length stimulation by giving him an erotic massage with a stroker from Lovehoney.
For he who dares, anal toys like butt plugs and prostate massagers add a whole new level of orgasmic potential into the mix, escalating his erotic response to dizzying new heights and intensifying his climaxes.
If Fifty Shades of Grey got you hot under the collar, experimenting with bedroom bondage will make an exciting addition to your sex life.
2012 has seen more couples experimenting with bondage than ever before, sending sales of bondage gear like spanking paddles, blindfolds, handcuffs, nipple clamps and floggers soaring. If the idea of bringing some kink into the bedroom appeals to you, but you don’t know where to start, this buyer’s guide will help you choose the best bondage toys to start your sensual exploration.
Start with a little tie and tease as a gentle introduction. Blindfolds and soft wrist cuffs give bondage a romantic twist, enhancing your emotional connection as well as your physical pleasure. Awaken the senses by tracing a fluffy feather tickler across your lover’s skin, before working your way up to teasing flicks and gentle caresses with a spanking paddle or flogger to heighten sensation.
Bondage rope lets more experienced partners experiment with a variety of different restraints. Suitable for tying up wrists and ankles, as well as making beautiful body harnesses, rope bondage is one of the most versatile styles of restraint. Complete beginners can use bondage tape to similar effect, using it as impromptu ankle cuffs, wrist cuffs or even as a sexy PVC outfit.
If you’re ready to try something new and exciting, take a look at our top 10 bondage buys to make your fantasy a reality.