Kink Safely With RACK

RACK, or risk-aware consensual kink, is a system of steps which were collectively created by the kink community so everyone involved can more safely explore and experiment with fetishism, dark erotic fantasies or BDSM acts outside of whatever may be considered their normal routine....more

Should you have sex with someone you fear this much?

This new scrotal condom reduces skin-to-skin contact in the scrotum and pubic region. I don’t think of myself as a prude by any stretch, but my first reaction was “Eeew – Yuk” to having to use a Scroguard for sex. But  I am wondering if (as is so common with us humans) I am missing the realistic functionality and superior safety of this product . What do you think of the Scroguard?...more

How To: Hands-Free Masturbation

Here’s a little known fact: when people say they’re living the dream, the dream is, of course, hands-free masturbation....more

Consumer Alert: Swiss Navy Lubricant Is Mislabeled

Like many others, when I see a glycerin-free label on the a product, I trust that information is correct.However, as I was all set to write a review for Swiss Navy Flavored Lubricant in Pina Colada flavor, I happened to glance at the listed ingredients, which do not appear on the Spicy Gear site....more

The Best Personal Lubricants For Sensitive Skin

Like many folks out there, I have sensitive skin. Whenever anyone buys me fancy smelling soaps or lotions, they always go into my guest bathroom or risk being unused. Nope, it’s coconut oil and hydrocortisone for this girl. Even certain smells or foods can set my skin aflame, making it itch.But I’m also a lubricant connoisseur. And over the years, I’ve come to discover what works for me best, and now I’d like to share that with those of you out there while also need a little more tender loving care when it comes to your skin....more

What's The Best Lube For...

Your First TimeWe get this question a lot, actually: what’s the best lube for my first time? Whether you mean your first time masturbating or your first time enjoying sex with a partner, the answer is pretty much the same. You’re going to need to learn about your body before you can make a commitment....more
Thanks for a great review of different lubes!  I invented Pre-Seed Isotonic lubricant over a ...more

Making the Case for the Female Condom

The female condom is getting a lot of flak lately, and I don’t see what the problem is. I love this little nitrile doohickey more than I love a lot of things, such as accidental pregnancy or contracting STDs or STIs. There’s a reason that they are at the top of our list of Spiciest Condoms On the Market. ...more
Barbarahughes Great question! For typical use, it's even with the male condom at 88%. For ...more

The Dangers of Douching

When John Mayer wrote, “Your Body Is A Wonderland,” what I’m sure he meant to say was that your vagina is a wonderland… of bacteria. I mean, we’re so very concerned these days with antibacterial soaps and hand-sanitizers, we don’t realize that we’re covered in bacteria. Constantly. And the best place for that bacteria to live is somewhere that’s wet and warm– like the vagina....more

What Is My Adult Toy Made Of?

There’s a lot of talk in the industry lately about toxic toys. The problem is that the sex toy industry is currently completely unregulated. Because many places consider adult toys to be a novelty, they don’t use the same sort of medical ranking system befitting things you will be sticking into your body. They just kind of say, “Oh, whatever, this feels good!” and aren’t held to any legal ramifications for what they list as the actual ingredients....more

Which Lube Is Right For Your Toy?

One of the problems many toy owners face is selecting the correct lube for their toys. If you’re new to the world of sex toys, the issue may not be apparent. But just like the Byrds said, to everything there is a season, and to every sex toy, there is a proper lube. After all, you need a little slip n’slide even when you’re just trying to cram it in there....more