Beginner’s Guide To Anal Sex Toys & Butt Plugs

By Cara Sutra: Bums. Everyone has one, and very useful they are too. Our undervalued derrières not only house the exit which keeps our bodies functioning healthily, but offer comfortable padding when we need to take the weight off our feet. Did you realise that your bottom also has the potential to give you incredible pleasure, as well as a mere sigh of relief any time you sit down?

Are Sex Toys Needed For A Fantastic Sex Life?

By Cara Sutra: Sex toys are fun and you can find many shapes, sizes, materials and vibration power strengths to suit your anatomy and personal desires. Although I have reviewed thousands of sex toys here at Cara Sutra, I don’t want anyone to wonder are sex toys needed for a fantastic sex life? That’s why I want to make this point clear.

Why I Hate Vibrating Cock Rings (& What We Use Instead)

If you're a regular sex toy shopper, you'll have noticed vibrating cock rings amongst the offerings for men and couples. Vibrating cock rings are designed to offer penis-owners the pleasure of vibration, as well as the tantalising restriction which encourages a firmer, longer lasting erection.

Lovehoney Desire Bullet & We Vibe Tango Vibrator Comparison Review

Poppycat22 from the Cara Sutra Pleasure Panel recently wrote an in-depth review of the Lovehoney Desire Bullet Vibrator. In addition, Poppycat22 very kindly provided a comparison review between this Lovehoney Desire Bullet Vibrator and the We Vibe Tango.

ETO Show 2014 Part Two: Sunday, Day One, the show begins

I woke surprisingly early on Sunday morning, the first day of the ETO Show 2014. The doors didn’t open to the public until 10.30am, but Julian was going to be at the stand at 8am in order to make sure everything was perfect. I arrived about 8.45am, leaving my partner Sable in bed and minnie getting ready. Walking around the corner from the hotel to the NEC expo hall I mentally prepared for the day ahead. I felt excited but not nervous - this was the ETO Show after all and it feels like family being with all the familiar faces and great contacts in the industry that I talk to regularly.

Sex Toys Don’t Replace Sex: From Masturbation To No String Sex

By Cara Sutra: When you feel the urge for physical satisfaction, it's easy to reach for your vibrator or Fleshlight and stimulate yourself to the quick climax your body needs. Sex toys don't replace sex, though. People usually yearn for something more than self love, which is why skin to skin bonding starts on day one and carries on into the warmth and tenderness of hugs and cuddles.

Guide to Glass Sex Toys: Are Glass Dildos Safe To Use?

A question I get asked often is "Are glass dildos safe to use?" Hopefully the below Q&A will lay some myths about glass sex toys to rest and provide some ideas about glass dildos you might like to try.

Hey Guys? Using Anal Sex Toys Won’t ‘Turn You Gay’

It's my answer to the legendary sex myth that somehow still gets worried about, a lot: will using anal sex toys make me gay? Obviously this question is being asked by male-identified people, who worry that inserting a butt plug, or enjoying something inserted into their rear, will mean that they're suddenly gay.

Using Sex Toys While Reading Erotic Books

By Cara Sutra: Yeah, I know. You’ve already heard all the sex toy tips you’ll ever need, along with a couple of hundred that you’ll never even use. Now, a lot of advice on using sex toys while reading erotic books. Hopefully, you’ve been drawn to this article because of your interest in erotic books. Maybe you write them. Perhaps you’re an avid smut reader. Either way, you’re an erotica lover.

Fantasy by Cara Sutra: behind the scenes of the new bondage range

...I have an interest both in sex toys - well, adult products - as well as fetish. With the recent surge in popularity in bondage (thanks Fifty Shades of Grey), it made complete sense to

Is It Safe To Insert Sex Toys All The Way Into My Vagina?

By Cara Sutra: A sex question I get asked fairly regularly is, “Is it safe to insert sex toys all the way into my vagina?” Let's take a look at the facts…

Sex Toy Trends: Meet The Touch-Free Clit Suction Sex Toys

By Cara Sutra: Over the past year, the world of sex toys has been drawn in by alluring clit suction sex toys which promise touch-free orgasms. Suction devices for sexual health purposes as well as sexual stimulation have been around for some decades of course...

Lessons in Lube: Your complete guide to sexual lubricants

Choosing the right lubricant for you and your partner can be an absolutely mind-boggling task. There is such a vast array of lubes to choose from, you could be stumped before you get started. Why are there so many different types? It’s just lube, right? Well, not quite.

New LoveArc Harnesses For Doxy Wands & Flared Base Dildos

By Cara Sutra: The LoveArc is such an ingenious bedroom accessory. You can find more info and loads of photos in my 2015 review, but as an overview it's a beautiful, smooth, brushed aluminium arch to which you can attach suction base dildos to ride them easily, comfortably and hands-free. And now there's even more ways to enjoy your LoveArc, with the new LoveArc harnesses for Doxy Wands and flared base dildos.

The ETO Show & Awards 2015 Report

It's over a week since I returned from the annual ETO Show at Birmingham's NEC and I don't think I've come back to earth just yet. As usual, the ETO Magazine team put on a spectacular adult industry trade show, with a gala dinner and awards presentation in the middle of the two days to celebrate the best in the biz.

4 Things To Consider Before Picking A Vibrator

By Naughty North: Although it's exciting, shopping for a vibe can be an overwhelming experience. 30 years ago there were wand massagers. In 2016 there are smartphone enabled, g-spot specific, battery powered vibrators that vibe with music. Sex shops are now a jungle of new products.

Cara Sutra writes for Adult Toys UK: My Top Ten Bondage Essentials

"A mouth gag makes the one playing the role of the submissive owned party feel even more controlled and vulnerable, they also stop much of the noise that the person may emit during a spanking or ‘sexy punishment’ session as well as making the gagged person look even more appealing and corruptible for the one in position of Dominance and control."

Edible Underwear: Are Sexy Edibles Perfect Cheap Romantic Gifts? 

Buyer's guide sexy edibles & edible underwear spotlight: What are these cheap novelties really like? Are they a great sexy stocking filler for your partner or funny Secret Santa gift for office colleagues?

Best Slim Vibrators For Small Vaginas

By Cara Sutra: I must admit that when I look at vibrator features, size doesn't really register. I'm one of those women who assumes that vaginal vibrators are made in, well, vagina size. If they're tiddly then they might be more of a clit stim for me.

Can You Get Jiggle Balls for Men?

By Hella Rude You can opt for the real jiggle ball experience as a man, you just have to be willing to experiment with a little anal play. Jiggle balls and Ben Wa balls are actually modelled on pelvic floor exercisers or PC muscle toners, articles designed to tone the pelvic floor region in women. A sexy side effect of these pleasure balls is G-spot massage and the potential for orgasm.