Televisions may have been using remote controls since the 1950s, but remote controls for sex toys are relatively - and excitingly! - new.
Even now, we've come a long way from where we started, with toys such as
app-controlled love eggs that can be operated from anywhere in the world. Thanks, Internet!
But what is it that makes
remote control vibrators such an enticing part of today's high-tech sex toy world?
Read on to find reasons you need one in your life, and discover which is the best remote toy for you.
Double penetration (DP) describes the simultaneous penetration of the body at two points.
It is also used to describe a scenario where two people use the same toy at the same time, like a double-ended dildo.
Not just for adult performers or lesbian couples, double penetration can be enjoyed by everyone.
Some people enjoy the feeling of several orifices being penetrated at once.
Simultaneous stimulation of the bum, the mouth and the vagina (if you have one) can make for mind-blowing sex if it's done correctly.
Other couples want to experience what it's like to use the same toy together, which can be intimate and arousing at all once.
You may enjoy double penetration for no clearly defined reason at all, and that's totally cool as well.
There's no need to justify your sexual pleasure to anyone.
Even if we don’t like to admit it, lots of people still think of foreplay as the process leading up to the ‘main event’ of penetration – and the male orgasm. Foreplay is considered expendable, a luxury that can be enjoyed on a lazy Sunday afternoon but is often omitted during a weekday quickie.
Not only is this attitude towards foreplay old-fashioned, but it’s also overly heteronormative. There’s nothing wrong with a quickie, but I think it’s time that we acknowledge the importance of foreplay and stop considering it ‘lesser’ than penetrative sex.
As a big believer in the importance of foreplay, here are my 6 reasons why we should all be focusing less on the big O and more on the big F.
There's something unbelievably sexy about getting it on in a warm, steamy bathroom while being drenched by a hot shower.
Not to mention, a long, undisturbed bath is the perfect time for a little aquatic alone time with your favourite sex toy.
But anyone who's ever tried knows underwater love isn't quite as sexy and straightforward as the films would have us believe.
And have you noticed that showers and baths in films are always ENORMOUS?
Let's face it, unless you're Christian Grey, bathrooms aren't the most erotic of locations.
So how do you enjoy sex in the shower in a slightly less glamorous, shower-over-the-bath situation?
Last week, we spoke on the Lovehoney YouTube channel about squirting and Jess explained what squirting is (and what it isn't) so you know the difference between a squirt and female ejaculation.
This week, we're following up with part 2 of our squirting sequel with 'How to Squirt'!
In this sex advice video, Jess gives you her top tips for how to squirt when you masturbate, as well as how to make your partner squirt during couples play.
Watch the vlog above to find out more and remember it's all about Stimulation, Hydration, and Relaxation.
We've also listed our favourite toys to help you discover squirting orgasms
With spring on the way, renewing your energy with its longer days and warmer weather, it may have got you thinking about your health, fitness, career and relationship goals.
A fresh chance to review, reflect or just re-organise your priorities for the time being.
One of the things that’s easy to neglect over the events of the year is your sex life, especially when you get caught up in the regular pressures of every day.
But that doesn't need to be the case! So here are a few ways to declutter your sex life.
What is squirting?
Not to be confused with female ejaculation, squirting (sometimes referred to as gushing) is the involuntary release of fluid during intimate stimulation on a person with a vulva.
is the fluid? And why does it occur?
Jess tells you everything we know about squirting orgasms in this weeks YouTube video.
Come back next week to find out how to squirt!