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1. Lick It Off
Yume Blush Flavoured Chiffon, US$29.95, www.yumeblush.com
You’re probably not going to eat this stuff, but, in case you want to use it to massage your man, it’s good to know that nothing will happen to you if you do decide to lick it off his body. The soufflé-like creams are made from edible ingredients, like butter and essential oils from fruit, herbs, seeds, leaves and flowers from around the world, and are free from artificial preservatives, flavours, colours, waxes and sweeteners. Plus, they smell heavenly, and come in a variety of exotic flavour combinations, like Coconut Lime, Orange Vanilla, Lavender Honey, and Chocolate Raspberry.
2. Slather It On
Swoon Massage In A Bottle Massage Oil, A$16.95, www.lovehoney.com.au
Ask your sweetheart to give you a relaxing rubdown using this citrus-smelling, organic massage oil. Made from a blend of grape seed oil, sweet orange essential oil, petit-grain essential oil, mandarin essential oil and vitamin E, the product glides on easily and leaves your skin moisturised and nourished. The oil is vegan and free from harmful petroleum and parabens.
3. Give Him Your Heart
Pure Romance Heart Massager, US$16, www.pureromance.com
Soothe each other’s tired, achy muscles with this cute heated massage pack. It’s like having a hot stone massage at home. The product is easy to use – simply snap the metal disc inside the massager once. This gets the warming process started. Apply your favourite massage oil to your partner’s body, and massage his skin with the warm massager. The product is reusable.
4. Share The Good Vibes
Vibratex Mystic Wand Vibrator, US$68, www.goodvibes.com
If the mere idea of using a vibrator puts you off because you think they’re too tricky to handle, you will love this small, cordless, silicone-clad Mystic Wand. Measuring about 21cm, this vibrator is water-resistant – which means you can use it in the shower or with your favourite lubricant – and features six different vibration modes. No confusing buttons or odd protrusions here, you simply turn it on, choose your pulse intensity and vibration mode, and you’re off.
5. Tongue Teaser
Lelo Ora 2 Oral Sex Simulator, A$259, www.lelo.com
This chic-looking sex toy has been called the world’s most intelligent oral sex simulator, because it knows exactly what you want and how to give it to you. The award-winning handheld device has a “pleasure nub” that rotates and vibrates, simulating the movement of your man’s tongue on your clitoris – making it the perfect toy for women who struggle to climax. It features SenseTouch technology, which increases the intensity of the vibrations as you apply more pressure. Best of all, it has 10 pleasure settings, is 100 per cent waterproof, and fully rechargeable.
6. A New Position Every Night
Lovehoney Oh! Kama Sutra Playing Cards, A$8.95, www.lovehoney.com.au
Tablet and smartphone games are fun, but they won’t give you the same excitement as these playing cards will. Each card features a Kama Sutra position, so you and your man will have 52 new different positions to try (one for every week of the year!). The cards are good quality, with illustrations that are tasteful and clear.
7. Burn, Baby, Burn
Oskia London Massage Candle, £36, www.oskiaskincare.com
Light this candle about half an hour before you and Hubby go to bed. When you enter your room, you will be greeted with a heavenly rose scent that is guaranteed to set the mood for a sexy night in. But you’ll also have beautifully scented, warm oil with which to massage each other. Just pour the delicate oil directly onto his skin and use it like you would any regular massage oil. The oil is made from natural ingredients like beeswax, soybean oil, coconut oil, and Rose de Mai perfume from Grasse, France. The scent lingers for hours and the oil will leave your skin soft and hydrated.
8. Let’s Battle!
Bedroom Battle Card Game, US$29, www.bedroombattle.com
This card game lets you and your partner play against each other to win rewards in the form of sexy challenges. Use your Battle cards to compete for Reward cards, which contain three sexy challenges to choose from, and then act out. The winner is the one who collects the most Reward cards during the game. This game has a lot going for it in that it’s fun and fair, but it is also customisable, so you and your man can decide how it will go on for and which sexy challenges you’ll take up.