Your First Sex Shop Visit

So for a while now, you’ve been thinking about getting a sex toy… or a flavored lubricant… or some sexy lingerie… or some handcuffs!

Whatever it is you are interested in, you’ve just been thinking about it. And you’ve probably been looking at sites on the internet. Getting an idea of what’s out there. And that’s good! But, keep in mind that shopping on-line, while being convenient and completely private, you can’t really get a good idea of what you are buying. Walking into a boutique lets you see the products up close. You can see if it’s the correct size, material, flavor or scent. Wether you are picking out a vibrator, a dildo, a lubricant or lotion… you’ll be able to see first hand if it’s what you want.

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There are so many different kinds of toys. And everyone has a their own sexual pereference. So it’s important for couples to first talk about what you really want before walking in to a shop. A dildo is just not going to cut it for a lot of people. Most women need to have clitoral stimulation in order to have an orgasm. Make sure you let your partner know where you like to be stimulated so that you can both be aware when picking out toys. Consider the sexual fantasies you both might have. Let each other know what they are and if you both decide to play those fantasies out, pick out products that will enhance those fantasies. And keep in mind, that you may discover products in the store that you didn’t even know you had an interest. And be sure to let your partner know when you see something that interests you. Your partner may feel the same.

 

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At our retail stores, we teach our employees all about the different types of toys, lubricants, condoms… It is important that you visit a store puts an emphasis on product knowledge for their employees. A knowledgeable staff makes all the difference when picking out sex toys. Some toys are made of materials that are not compatible with certain lubricants. Certain lubricants are not compatible with condoms. And it’s not always very clear how a toys should be used. A good employee will make sure you are picking out compatible products. And they are the best at providing helpful tips. This is something so valuable and you simply cannot find this while you search websites.

Also, make sure your toy is tested in the store before you buy it. I don’t mean take it for a spin. Just make sure the employee checks that the toy turns on and functions the way it’s supposed to. All sex toy sales are final. They cannot be returned or exchanged. So make sure you don’t leave the store with a broken toy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Masturbation Month. Celebrate!

May is national masturbation month. So here are some fun facts to encourage you to participate:

  • Men who masturbate often are less likely to develop prostate cancer.
  • Regular masturbation works your pelvic floor muscles which help prevent erectile dysfunction.
  • Masturbation helps keep your immune system strong.
  • Masturbation helps reduce stress and puts you in a good mood.
  • Masturbation helps reduce menstrual cramps.
  • Masturbation helps reduce the risk of pregnancy and STD’s.
  • No one will be upset if you fall asleep right after.😉

And don’t forget to get creative. Check out some clitoral vibrators here.

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Guys, there are some great masturbation toys! Check them out here.

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Let us know if you’ll be celebrating this month! Comment below!

Protect Your Sexy Skin

Everyone you ask will most likely tell you something different about sunscreen. But are you really sure about the differences in SPF numbers? Do you need a broad spectrum sunscreen?

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Don’t worry if you’re not sure. Most people don’t know what the differences are. And most people will usually grab the bottle with the highest SPF number on it. So here is your sunscreen cheat-sheet for the summer:

-Don’t rely solely on the SPF value.

-Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays are always attacking your skin. Sunny days, cloudy days and thru  windows.

-Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays are what causes your skin to age prematurely.

-Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays are also what causes your skin to tan.

-Ultraviolet B (UVB) rays are what causes your skin to burn. Stay exposed to these rays for too  long and your skin will turn painfully red.

-The SPF value on the bottle indicates protection against ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. NOT UVA  RAYS.

-The FDA suggests SPF values of at least 15 but not greater than 50. Anything above 50 will not  protect any better.

-Both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays will contribute to the development of skin  cancers for some people.

 

The FDA continues to work with manufacturers to develop easier to understand labels. But until all sunscreen bottles make it perfectly clear, remember this tip:

Look for sunscreens that offer broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays with an SPF between 15 and 50.

 

Now that you know, shop with confidence, spread the word and lets get to the beach!