Category Archives: Good To Know!

How to hide sex toys (if you want to)

It’s that time of year when some of you will no doubt be scouring our deals page to find the perfect present for the sexy person in your life. If you need any help choosing, our Christmas gift guide is a good place to start – I’ve picked a few excellent sex toys that will […]

STIs and sex toy use: can you get STDs from sex toys?

I’ll be honest, answering some of your most frequently Googled questions about sex toys is throwing up quite a lot of worries. It’s not nearly as fun as giving rundowns of the top sex toys available in the sales, or advice on different bondage positions. But I console myself with the knowledge that if I […]

Is it safe to use sex toys while you’re pregnant?

Understandably, this is one of the most Googled questions surrounding sex toys, and for good reason. If you use sex toys frequently, it makes sense to check whether it’s safe to continue using sex toys while you’re pregnant. So as part of our FAQ series we’re going to give an overview of different types of […]

How do sex toys work? Vibrations, motors and more!

Picture of lots of small brass cogs

I’m enjoying going back to the basics on some of these sex toy questions. Regular readers will remember that my current mission is to answer some of the most frequently asked sex toy questions that people type into Google. Questions like ‘is it a sin to use sex toys?’ and ‘how do you use sex […]

Sex toys for couples: most popular toys and how to use them

I find it a bit strange thinking about sex toys ‘for couples’ as if they’re a whole separate category. The truth is that any sex toy can be a couples sex toy if you use it in a couple: my impressive masturbation sheath collection is primarily for two-person use, although my other half does raid […]

Handmade and custom sex toys: personalise your pleasure

Custom sex toys are becoming more popular – and I’m not talking about DIY sex toys that you make at home, those can be really dangerous so steer clear unless you really know your stuff! I’m talking about custom made dildos, butt plugs and other products that you can request with your own special twist. […]

Is it a sin to use sex toys? The history of sex toys and Christianity

One of the most interesting things about blogging for sex toy companies is you get to find out the sort of things people search for when they’re looking for information about their sex lives. I’m constantly fascinated by the questions people ask Google – and in my time I’ve tackled everything from ‘is it OK […]

What is a wand sex toy? And how to make the most of it…

If you dumped me on a desert island and told me I could bring just one sex toy with me, I’d have to pick my favourite wand sex toy. Naturally I’d have to also hope you’d provide me with a power source, because most of my favourite sex toys are the rumbly kind which require […]

Gagging for it: best bondage gags, and top tips for using them

Solid Ball Gag

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a bit of a loudmouth. Give me a pint of cider and a soapbox and I will talk until everyone in hearing range has yelled at me to shut up. Give me a karaoke mic and you’ll be listening to me caterwaul till you pry it […]

Intro to dungeons: the Berkley Horse, St Andrew’s Cross & other BDSM equipment

Picture of metal shackles bolted to wall

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ll know that we’re currently blogging on the theme of all things bondage and BDSM. From erotic spanking equipment to invest in through bondage safety tips, to a few ideas for interesting rope ties you can use in your sexy play. But what if you want […]