When it comes to the question, "How can I be great in bed?" I feel like it's all about two distinct qualities: confidence in you and your body, and conviction when it comes to what feels good and what doesn't. That being said, I'm a techie and a futurist in all areas of my life, and the bedroom is no exception. Innovative sex toys that make you better in bed? Bring it on, even if they're a little bizarre at first glance.
The world of sex toys is quickly changing from a primarily-solo activity to one that's just as good with a partner. People are finally getting comfortable with the idea of couples' vibrators and weird but genius sex products that help you get where you're going. Two bodies in the missionary position is fun and all, but there's no reason to be intimidated by a few extra add-ons that encourage pleasure, confidence, fun, and pretzel-like positions that you've probably never tried before.
If you're in the market for some equipment to help you spice up your sex life, the internet is a wonderful place to start. Not only is there a massive selection of weird yet intriguing stuff, but it all gets delivered to your door in an inconspicuous brown box.
1. This Vibrator That's Got A Built-In Camera
One of the weirdest yet highest rated toys on Amazon, the SVAKOM Siime Eye vibrator actually has a camera built into it. It's wifi-enabled to wirelessly transfer images and videos to your devices, and it's got LED lights to get a brighter, clearer picture. It's also 100 percent waterproof and has five vibration modes and five different speeds. Basically, it's like an instant replay, so you can analyze your moves.
2. This Bizarrely-Shaped Pillow That Hits All The Right Spots
With its high and low curves, double-sided design, and soft yet supportive padding, the Liberator Hipster allows you and your partner to comfortably try a ton of new positions. Reviewers say it "puts everything in the right place" to hit all the right spots for both people, and it's got a removable machine-washable cover for easy clean up.
3. Get The Most Out Of Your Fingers
Dexterous and resilient, your fingers are one of the most underrated tools you've got in the bedroom. Give them a little more oomph with this AUQITEK finger bullet, which is USB-rechargeable, entirely waterproof, and has ten different vibration modes. "Strong and powerful and multi-frequency vibration mode," says one reviewer. "An awesome little tool for foreplay."
4. This Sex Swing That Secures Over Your Partner (Or You)
An intriguing combination of light bondage and just plain practicality, this Utimi couples' sex swing doesn't hook onto a door or a piece of furniture — it hangs over you or your partner to evenly distribute and support weight anywhere. It totally opens the door for new sex positions (even while standing), and it's adjustable to fit different body types. Best of all, people say it's really durable and comfortable to use.
5. This Fun Game To Get The Ball Rolling On Role-Play
Need a little help getting out of your comfort zone? The Let's Play Doctor board game is a revamped version of Truth or Dare, complete with 40 erotic role-playing prompts to really get things started. It comes with a spinner, cues, story lines, and erotic extras, and reviewers say it seriously changes things up and "[helps] break the ice for role-playing."
6. This Weird But Innovative Toy For Stimulation During Sex
The SVAKOM Echo vibrator has an odd curved egg shape that kind of makes you tilt your head in confusion, and yet, with a 4.9 rating, it's one of the highest reviewed toys on Amazon. It's USB-rechargeable, waterproof, and body safe, but the really innovative part is how small and smooth it is, making it ideal for easy stimulation anywhere on the body when you're with your partner. "Quiet, perfect set of speeds, small, smooth...best toy I've ever had," says one reviewer.
7. This Masturbation Sleeve On Steroids
The Tenga Flip Hole is a weird but amazing toy to have lying around if your partner needs a little bit of extra stimulation. It has eight inner gel shapes and textures to massage the penis in innovative ways, and it's got buttons on the outside that control the air-pressure for a vacuum-like experience. Basically, it's like no masturbation sleeve you've ever experienced before, and it even flips open for easy cleaning.
8. This Truly Sensitive Lube That Won't Inconvenience You In Any Way
With nearly 600 rave reviews, people are absolutely flipping over Isabel Fay natural intimate personal lubricant. It's one of the only truly sensitive lubes, and that's because it has zero parabens or glyceryn, is condom-safe, and can be used with all toys. It's also odorless, colorless, water-based, and won't stain. "This is hands down the best lube I have ever used," says one reviewer. "From the natural ingredients, to the excellent texture/feel, to the unscented and 'no taste' nature of the stuff, you won't regret trying this."
9. A Pulsating Warmth With Natural Herbs
Kama Sutra is one of the best names in personal sex products, and this Kama Sutra intensifying gel is pretty damn innovative. It uses natural herbs (like cinnamon and orange peel) to create a gentle pulsating warmth on the skin, resulting in increased sensitivity and more powerful orgasms.
10. This Genius Candle That Heats Your Oil For Warm Massages
A genius combination of foreplay and ambiance, the Burn & Bliss aromatherapy massage oil candle melts its wax into usable oil for a warm massage. It heats up to a comfortable temperature and uses essential oil-based scents to invigorate, relax, and intrigue both you and your partner. The candle itself is also sleek, attractive, and has a pourable spout.
11. This Entirely Waterproof Blanket, So You Don't Have To Worry About Messes
Imagine how much fun you could have if you weren't the slightest bit worried about making a mess. The waterproof Mambe furniture cover comes in tons of different sizes and colors and is marketed towards pet owners, but because it's 100 percent waterproof, super durable, and insanely comfortable, it could also be considered a pretty effective sex blanket. It's fully reversible with a quiet, non-crinkly membrane in between, and you can easily throw it in the washing machine, too.
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