1. Butt plugs are divine for anal arousal, and using a butt plug as part of your sexual repertoire will lead to intense anal fulfilment and amazing orgasms. It's a fabulous way to initially explore the boundaries of anal sex, either through solo masturbation or as part of anal stimulation with a partner.

    Above: Brand new to butt plugs? tells you everything you need to know about using a butt plug for the first time in our handy video guide above.

    Butt plugs are a sexy addition to your sex toy collection and should be your first choice of toy if you're an anal play rookie. Used with anal lube, butt plugs are orgasmic dynamite for both men and women.

    Baffled by sex toys? Confused by cock rings? Want to know what a Wartenberg wheel is? Lovehoney's here to help.

    If you've ever wondered what a certain sex toy does and why people enjoy it then look no further, as Lovehoney's A-Z of sex toys explains it all.

    This is more than just a beginner's guide to sex toys. If you're at all curious about sex toys and want to expand your horizons you'll find this eye-opening list informative, with suggestions for further reading and toys to try out.

    Everyone wants to keep their sex toys squeaky clean and hygienic, and it's really easy with the right technique and cleaning products.

    Sex toy cleaning and storage can be the crucial factor in your pleasure products lasting a lifetime or just a few minutes, so read on as Lovehoney explains how to look after your prized toy collection.

    If you’re after prolonged pleasure, a delay spray or cream is the ideal way to achieve mind-blowing sex for even longer.

    Delay sprays for men gently numb the penis and reduce sensitivity. This slight reduction in sensation lets you to hold back from climax for longer so you can enjoy longer-lasting sexual pleasure, both alone and with a lover.

    If the worry of achieving orgasm too early on during your lovemaking is affecting the sex you have with your partner, then choosing a good delay spray or cream could be the answer, helping to alleviate anxiety around premature ejaculation and ultimately benefitting your relationship.

    What was once considered a 'dungeon' fetish is now making its way into bedrooms the world over, so it's important to learn some rules to make sure your bondage play is satisfying and safe. When done correctly, bondage can be an intimate, sensual and sexy experience for all.

    While you may not yet participate in the more advanced or extreme forms of bondage, such as self-bondage, you should still exercise caution and safety in even the simplest practices. So if you want to be sexy and safe with your bondage play, here are some tips to get you started…

    Above: In this video, Jess Wilde explains why you and your partner should always agree on a safe word before exploring bondage, spanking, or any other kinds of "serious sex play".

    Perhaps the sexiest piece of lingerie imaginable, the corset gives you an enviable shape and boosts your confidence - a winning combination in the bedroom. However, the world of corsets can be bemusing, but there's nothing to fear.

    This guide will tell you everything you need to know, from how to measure yourself to how to put a corset on and everything in between. Remember, with our easy 1-year returns policy you can try as many corsets as you need to in order to find the perfect fit.

    It's well known that a toned pelvic floor means a tighter vagina and improved continence, but did you know that strong pelvic muscles also lead to more powerful sensations during arousal and stronger, better orgasms for all involved?

    Jiggle balls are designed to help you locate your pelvic floor muscles and work them effectively. Also known as Ben Wa balls, Burmese balls, geisha balls or love balls, Kegel balls (which is their proper name) are inserted into the vagina and by holding them in and clenching around them you will target and strengthen the correct muscle groups.

    Jiggle balls contain small weighted balls on the inside that roll around as you move, creating some excellent internal sensations and reminding you to squeeze against the ball.

    Disguised as a torch (or flashlight, hence the name) a Fleshlight is a top-notch male sex toy that enhances masturbation or adds an extra dimension to foreplay for couples. Within the outer casing is a soft and stretchy sleeve that is made from an extremely lifelike material that simulates the unmistakable feel and intense sensations of sex.

    If you've never thought about using a male sex toy to aid your solo play, you'll find a Fleshlight will revolutionise your experience. This guide will help you find the best Fleshlight for you - they all offer something different.

    Whether you prefer the Sqweel 2 or Sqweel Go, it's important to thoroughly clean your Sqweel after each use to make sure it stays in pristine condition. Luckily, as well as being extremely easy to use - they're also easy to clean!

    Find out how to put on and use a cock ring or penis ring with our guide and video. Cock rings are one of the simplest sex aids around. Cock rings work by preventing blood from flowing back down the penis, which in turn helps to make erections feel harder and last longer than normal, making your enjoyment last longer and orgasm more likely.

    Some people choose a cock ring that is worn on the shaft, others like the feeling of a cock ring that goes around the penis and the testicles. This guide will show you how to put on both kinds of cock ring.

    This guide explains how to put on a fixed, rigid cock ring. If you would like to know how to put on a stretchy, vibrating cock ring please read the How to Use a Vibrating Cock Ring guide.

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