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For those who would like a handy list of BDSM fetishes and kinks, I believe I've found a fantastic resource. The UberKinky Periodic Table of Kink provides an easy to understand, visual representation of the majority of the recognised BDSM activities.
Vibrating sex toys are extremely popular, and the good news is that if you're actively looking to start or build on your own sex toy collection, you'll likely recognise a few types already. Traditional rabbit vibrators, for a start. Classic cylindrical vibrators with a twist base. Maybe you've heard about sports massagers becoming better-known for their orgasmic benefits – the famous magic wand vibrator. Today I want to introduce you to some fantastic options when it comes to vibrators for newbies.
Doxy sex toys are some of my favourite self-pleasure tools. My love affair with Doxy Wands started back in 2013, when the very first, original Doxy Wand Vibrator was launched. Since then, the official collection has grown to include other styles of Doxy vibrators and pleasure toys. I wanted to collate all the information about the various products in the range together in one big information post; a complete guide to Doxy Wands. Welcome to my Doxy Massager 101!
There's just no way to discuss sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and make it sound sexy, but adult sex education is undoubtedly a necessity. If even the thought of having an STI makes you feel ill, then it's best to be in possession of all the facts so you can make sure you're sexually cleaner than a t-shirt at the end of a laundry detergent ad.
XBIZ is a USA-based major source of adult industry news, founded in 1998 by Alec Helmy, an adult industry veteran. The XBIZ team report the latest developments in all parts of the industry, including product technology, manufacture and retail, porn star news & adult movie releases, websites & services, and avenues of sex education.
ETO stands for Erotic Trade Only, a journalistic business with a passion for reporting neutrally on the various happenings in the adult industry. This independent company, founded and based in the UK, is extremely popular in the adult trade and it's easy to see why. Their harmonious team works extremely hard to deliver helpful advice and marketing opportunities to adult businesses. The erotictradeonly.com website and accompanying printed magazine provides support and advertising for various online services and websites, sex-related e-commerce, bricks and mortar retailers, product distributors/wholesalers and event organisers.
As a proud kinkster and huge fan of the chastity fetish in particular, it gives me great pleasure to share details of an official annual celebration of this highly erotic kink. International Male Chastity Day (also known as International Chastity Day) is celebrated on the 15th February* each year.
Have you ever wondered why we kiss? What's the history behind kissing? There's quite a lot of history behind the human activity of kissing, as it happens. As well as the romantic and passionate elements of smooching, the scientific side of kissing is fascinating. There's even a word for these kissing facts: the science of kissing is called philematology.
Purchasing or selling used underwear often evokes strong opinions, but when you think about it, the enjoyment of worn knickers can be extremely pleasurable for all concerned. I'm not ashamed to say I've sold my own worn underwear in the past –well, why not? I buy some pretty panties, wear them, take a few photos if I feel like it and then... instant profit.
This week it's YES Organic Intimacy Week, a global awareness campaign which YES hope will increase people's general knowledge of intimate products, as well as the importance of selecting the highest purity quality sex lubes and moisturisers for ongoing intimate wellbeing.
For the past 4 years I've hosted a popular community reviews project here at the Cara Sutra sex blog called the Pleasure Panel. Sadly, this project closed at the start of July this year. I wanted to write an official update to clarify that the Pleasure Panel project is officially closed, and no more sign-ups to it are being accepted.
Two hugely successful sex toy brands have collaborated to present a thrilling new product which promises effortless orgasms. Introducing the Womanizer x Lovehoney Pro40 Rechargeable Clitoral Stimulator. Utilising the now patented Pleasure Air Technology, first created in 2013 by Michael Lenke, the Womanizer Pro40 is the latest addition to the globally popular and successful Womanizer sex toy family.