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The Best Adult Sex Toys for Couples

Do you love your partner but you’ve found your sex life has become boring and monotonous? It turns out you’re not alone, according to research couples (especially women) start to lose interest in sex after just one year into a relationship (Salakey, 2017). That’s why introducing sex toys into your relationship can add some much needed excitement and adventure.

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Sexy Christmas Gift Guide for Adults

Give someone the gift of better sex this year and read our top 30 kinky Christmas gift ideas below that will have you put on Santa’s naughty list.

Whether you’re buying for your lover, friend or yourself (you deserve it!), we’ve got you covered with our adult gift guide below. Sex toys are the perfect gift to give someone special, after all, who wouldn’t be happy with a 30-speed vibrator that gives you multiple orgasms (personally, I can’t think of anything better to receive). So ditch the boring socks this year and give the gift of excitement.

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Why adult gifts make the perfect presents

Sex toys and naughty adult presents really are the gifts that keep on giving… and giving. Not only are these gift ideas sexy they’re also the perfect way to share a giggle with loved ones on Christmas morning and beyond. Getting your partner a sexy gift for Christmas is guaranteed to heat up the bedroom when it’s cold outside and you get to share all the fun with them!

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Bondage and BDSM for beginners – Tips on soft to advanced bondage

Have you fantasized about being tied up and spanked? Well if you haven’t, maybe it’s time you started…

The thought of bondage may make you feel like a sex goddess, or want to hide in a corner – but there’s really nothing to be scared of.

What is Bondage?

Essentially bondage refers to a sexual play that involves consensually restraining a partner for sexual pleasure – but really it is so much more! Not only is bondage an exciting way to become kinkier in the bedroom, it is also about building trust and openness in your relationship.

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8 Sexual BDSM Role-Play Ideas to Spice Up Your Sex Life

Let’s talk about BDSM and role-play – It seems as a nation we just can’t get enough! In a recent poll done by Marie Claire, 85% of you confessed to engaging in some form of light BDSM or bondage. Whether it’s blindfolds or ball gags you’re certainly getting your KINK on in the bedroom. In this blog, we’ll uncover what BDSM stands for, and give you 8 kinky role-playing ideas inspired by BDSM to take your sex life to the next level.

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Are you new to bondage and BDSM? We recommend reading our beginners guide to bondage to find out how you can turn your freak O’meter up a notch. Turn that vanilla sex frown upside down and spank them.

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The Beginners Guide to Vibrators

What is a vibrator?

So, what are these vibrating gadgets that have been providing women and men worldwide with unlimited pleasure for so long? Vibrators are simply sex toys that vibrate, they can be used as a personal massager and for sexual stimulation. Vibrators come in all different shapes, sizes and styles, although often seen as sex toys for women, men can also get pleasure from vibrators.

Beginners guide to vibrators

Beginners guide to choosing your first vibrator

With so many different vibrators to choose from, here at Pulse and Cocktails we understand that finding the perfect vibrator can appear a daunting task. Doing your homework is essential, so that’s why we have created this user-friendly guide – vibrators for beginners, to help you pick your first vibrator with us (or if you’re already equipped with a vibrator or two, helping you delve further into new territory!). You can use this guide to help decide which shape, style, size and even girth will maximise your pleasure senses. With over half of all women worldwide now admitting to using a vibrator, there’s got to be something special about our favourite vibrating friends!

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How to Clean Your Sex Toys with Toy Cleaner

It’s time to extend your spring clean to your favourite adult toys. With 48% of the UK’s population owning a sex toy, we’ve pulled together this complete guide to make sure your favourite adult toys are taken care of; after all, they take great care of us.

When you should clean your sex toys

You should clean your toys before and after use, it only takes a few minutes and not only will it help keep your toys hygienic, it’ll make sure you can enjoy your toys again and again.

The benefits of cleaning your sex toys

It is very important to keep your toys clean for a number of reasons:

1. It ensures your toys last for longer! Who doesn’t love that?

2. It removes the build-up of bacteria on the toy, reducing the risk of a yeast or bacterial infection making them safe to play with.

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Choosing the right Male Masturbator

Choosing a male masturbator can seem like a difficult task, but sex toys most definitely aren’t just for women. Whether you enjoy masturbating to an adult movie or just want to see what a realistic vagina masturbator feels like, our Male Masturbator guide will set you on the right path. As the old adage goes “ninety percent of men admit to masturbating while the other ten percent are liars”.

Sometimes you just need to take matters into your own hands (literally) and enjoy a solo session. After all, women have their dildos now guys now have their portable male masturbators and realistic fake vaginas to indulge in. Masturbators have been a total game changer in the art of male pleasure, with some men claiming to have to limit their use because they feel so good. Male strokers can be used by both straight and gay guys, and there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy whether you prefer vagina, ass or mouth penetration replication.

Who says women have all the fun?

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A Beginners Guide to Anal Sex

The words ‘anal sex’ might have you cringing. Many people see it as a taboo. Others see it as an act of trust, love and closeness. Anal play has been having its moment of the last couple of years, we have seen the number of anal sex toys sold increase. More and more couples are trying it.

Think only gay men enjoy anal play? Then you’re a little bit behind the times. Whilst it’s true that men have the advantage of having a prostate, which feels incredible when stimulated, but many women enjoy anal play to. That’s because the anus is richly endowed with a body of nerve endings, these nerve endings are crying out to be teased and stimulated!

 

Safety always comes first

Everyone likes surprises and everyone likes sex – so you’re thinking of combining the two! DON’T. ‘Sticking it in’ is a sure-fire way to put people off anal for life. Talk about it first. It might be something new to the other person or maybe they’ve been thinking about asking you. Make sure you’re both in agreement that it’s something you want to try, and it’s not one person doing it to please the other!

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The Beginners Guide to Dildos

Whether you’re looking for something firm, squeezable, or outright floppy – there is a huge variety of dildos to pick from: jelly dildos, rubber dildos, vibrating dildos, silicone dildos, glass dildos, strap-on dildos; some realistic, others the invention of wishful thinking (I’m referring to size here, great big whoppers mainly).

 

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The very fact that the dildo can come in virtually any colour, shape or size goes a long way to explaining why this old classic has never gone out of style, even after the vibrator came on the scene, and still manages to keep the most adventurous of toy users satisfied.

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Penis Vacuum Pumps Guide

Over the years, many men have discovered that a penis pump is a great way to enhance their penis very quickly. Not only does it offer instant results, but it can also address problems involving erectile dysfunction.

A lot of the customers who come into our stores do so after NHS health professionals have advised them to try a penis pump.

We think penis pumps are just what’s needed to give you instant growth and are a great way to maintain a strong, prolonged erection regardless of whether you use it to build yourself up for sex or for solo play. We get asked a lot of questions in our stores about penis pumps, so welcome to our handy penis pump guide!

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