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Summer Heatwave Sex Tips

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’ll already know that sex isn’t all about penetration.

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What Counts As A ‘Male Vibrator’?

When you look at much of the marketing around sex toys that buzz, you could easily get the mistaken impression that vibrators are exclusively for women.

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What is Cuffing Season?

Following on from drafting season, here is cuffing season

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How To Use A Hands-Free Couples’ Sex Toy

Every sex toy can be a couples sex toy if you use it right. From vibrators you use to get a bit of extra stimulation during a shag, to masturbators you watch your partner using – everything counts as a couples sex toy if your partner is up for sharing.

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Sexy Christmas Gift Guide for Him, Her & Them 2021

Here are the best Christmas sex toys and deals to add a little unexpected holiday spirit for you and your loved ones.

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How to have Simultaneous Orgasms

It’s the Holy Grail of straight sex: simultaneous orgasms. How many romantic films and TV shows have you seen that don’t depict the (usually young, white, non-disabled, conventionally attractive) hetero couple coming triumphantly at exactly the same time, often during their very first night together?

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Unusual Sex Toy Tips From Vibrating Wand Fans

When we started making sex toys, we quickly learnt that our customers are just as innovative as we are when it comes to exploring pleasure. Every week they send us their unusual sex toy tips, telling us how they turbo-charge their experience with our products.

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Last-Minute Sexy Gifts and Deals for a Very Merry Christmas

Here’s your chance to pick up one or more of the best sex toy deals for that special someone on your “naughty” list Ring in the New Year with orgasms galore!

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KURVE G-spot Toy Reviews

KURVE G-spot vibrator is a smash hit! Here are just a few of the rave reviews flooding our inboxes with delight. Thirsty for the juicy details from those who’ve experienced KURVE’s squishy tip and Treble and Bass motors first hand?

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G-spot Orgasms: The Difference It Makes

In this article, we’ll explain how and why G-spot orgasms offer a world of pleasure to vulva owners. Whether you’re single or partnered, read on to get a taste of the wonderous delights of G-spot orgasms.

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WAP: The Eighth Wonder Of The World

You may need to sit down for this one, with your minds (and legs) open. In recent years, women have been taking back their sexuality and with that comes the waterfall that is female ejaculation!

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6 Best Christmas Sex Positions to Spice Up Your Festive Season

Let's focus on Christmas sex! Ho Ho Ho, there are actually a few cheeky Christmas sex positions that are dedicated to this magical time of the year!

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Sex Toys Are Good For You

Explore the importance of vaginal health and pleasure in our modern world. Discover how sex toys like the Kurve vibrator can help maintain vaginal health, combat ageing effects, and enhance sexual experiences. Learn about the benefits, debunk myths, and get practical tips for using internal toys. Find out why Hot Octopuss is revolutionising the way we prioritise self-care and pleasure. Read now!

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Getting Deep: Vaginal Orgasms

Unlocking Pleasure: Exploring Internal Stimulation and Vaginal Orgasms | Discover the inside story on internal pleasure and the elusive G-spot. Learn why internal stimulation counts and how to enhance your sexual experiences. Dive into tips, techniques, and recommended toys for exploring deeper levels of pleasure. Find your path to ultimate satisfaction. Read now!

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5 Reasons to Buy a Guybrator

The patented technology behind PULSE was originally designed to help induce orgasm in men with spinal injuries. It looks way cooler than a bit of medical kit, but it still does the same job.

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3 Unexpected Reasons Couples’ Sex Toys Are Essential

Using sex toys was once seen as a solo pleasure – and often a guilty one at that. But in recent years people have been waking up to the idea that sex toys might actually be an *addition* to couples’ sex lives, not a replacement for them.

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Clitoral Stimulation: More Varied Than You Think

Clitoral Stimulation – If you’ve used the same masturbation technique all your life, it’s easy to forget – or simply never realise – just how many different ways there are to stimulate yourself.

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3 Different Types of Vibrator For Men (Really)

When you read an article about male vibrators, the most commonly cited thing is a prostate massager. We’re so used to hearing ‘vibrator’ and thinking of something long, thin and insertable that something different doesn’t always cross our minds. But, just as the Scots have square sausage, so there’s more than one kind of vibrator for men.

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THIS Cock Ring Took My Sex Life To The Next Level

Cock rings have the power to make you last longer AND come harder. Guest writer M. Christian gives the scoop on ATOM PLUS and what puts it leagues above the rest.

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What’s the Best Vibrating Cock Ring?

The humble cock ring is one of the cheapest, most popular and most effective sex toys for penis-owners and couples. Whether you want a cock ring in its most basic form to maintain erection or achieve a stronger one, or a full bells-and-whistles version to provide additional stimulation for both partners, the range available is enormous.

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Solving The Mystery Of The G-spot

The Mystery of the G-spot: Wondering how to locate the G-spot in your partner or yourself? With the right information and tools, we think you’ll be pleased with what you find. The G-spot: maybe it’s not so elusive after all.

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What is ‘Drafting Season’?

Helping you keep up with dating trends, we look at drafting season

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The First Time You Use A New Sex Toy…

When your brand new sex toy arrives on your doorstep, what’s the first thing you do? Run inside and show your partner? Rip off the packaging eagerly and get started? Book out an hour or two in your diary to really get to grips with it?

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Male Sex Toy Tips And Tricks

Usually when you get a new male sex toy, there’s that initial period of excitement where you just can’t put it down. Like other new additions to your ‘fun’ collection – Xboxes, new kitchen gadgets, subscriptions to Netflix – every evening you’re drawn to it until you get over that initial ‘newness’ and start taking it massively for granted.

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Introducing the Hot Octopuss Pocket PULSE

One of the trickiest things about creating new sex toys is keeping the secret before they launch. For a few months now we’ve been hopping up and down to tell you about our newest product – Pocket PULSE – and today we’re allowed to tell you all about it!

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The Ultimate Guide To Outercourse

This Ultimate Guide to Outercourse will introduce you to one of pleasure’s undiscovered gems. We were only recently introduced to the word ‘outercourse’ (thanks, CNN!), and as it neatly describes one of our favourite kinds of sex, we thought we’d write a brief guide.

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Premature Ejaculation Training: Do Sex Toys Help?

If you’re here, chances are you’re worried about how quickly you ejaculate. Premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual complaints among men, and if it bothers you then you’re definitely not alone.

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8 Reasons To Try A Couples’ Sex Toy

If you’ve never tried a couples’ sex toy, then now is probably the perfect time to pick one up: we’ve just launched the next generation of our award-winning couples’ sex toy – the PULSE DUO LUX.

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Happy National Sex Toy Day: Top Tips To Make Your Sex Toys Work For You

To celebrate National Sex Toy Day happening on 4th November, we asked our esteemed comedian guest writer Andrea to share some top tips on how to make your sex toys work for you… with some hilarious results.

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9 Secret Tips Every Couple Must Try In Bed For Great Sex

Here are 9 awesome sex tips and toys that will set your bedroom (or wherever you choose to do it) on fire!

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Male Masturbators Don’t All Look Like Fleshlights

When you think of male masturbators, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably a long plastic container with a soft, textured sleeve inside – maybe modelled on the vagina or anus of your favourite porn star.

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How To Choose The Best Male Sex Toy

The right sex toy is a decent investment. If you pick something awesome then chances are it’ll be by your side, in a drawer or proudly displayed on your bedside table, for a good long time. So what questions do you need to ask to make sure you choose the best male sex toy for you?

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Finger Vibrator Reviews: Our Top Five DiGiT Posts So Far

Since our sleek and sexy DiGiT launched last month we’ve been eagerly watching the finger vibrator reviews come buzzing in. So what’s the testers’ verdict? Here are our top five reviews so far…

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Why I’m Not Settling For OK Orgasms Anymore

Think vulva orgasms begin and end with the clit? Think again! Guest writer Sophia Reading offers an insightful and practical guide to exploring the G-spot solo and as a couple.

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Top Video Games For Couples And Unexpected Ways To Improve Your Relationship

Video games have millions of fans all over the world and are becoming more popular during quarantine. You might be surprised to learn that the best video games for couples can help you save your love. Find out everything about it in our article.

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Celebrate National Couples Day With 5 Best Sex Positions That are Even Hotter with Toys

Today is National Couple’s Day – the perfect time to celebrate with your partner in crime, your ride or die, your pain in the…well, you know what we mean (wink wink). Why not spice things up with these 5 best sex positions which are even better with toys?

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Surprising Facts About The Clit

The clitoris: is it a myth, a mystery . . . or a carnivorous plant? We searched far and wide for the most interesting and least-known facts about the clit. Curious to learn more about the only body part whose exclusive purpose is to provide pleasure? Go on, read it.

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The ATOM PLUS Cock Ring, Sex Weasels, Battery-Charged Frogs and Our Weirdest Review Ever

We love Violet Fenn’s brilliant sex writing, particularly when she’s educating the mainstream via Metro UK about the joys of such niche sexual activities as sounding, electro sex and alien egg-laying dildos.

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G-Spot Toys: Should I Buy One For My Partner?

If your partner has expressed desire to explore G-spot stimulation, then the answer is simple: you should most definitely buy her a G-spot toy. But if either of you have any apprehension, we’ll address that in this article. Read on to bust the myths and learn how to pick out the very best G-spot toys for your lucky lady.

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What’s The Sexiest Gift You’ve Given (Or Received)?

We’re a sentimental lot here at Hot Octopuss HQ. When Christmas comes around we’re not just here to help you choose a great sexy gift or recommend cool Christmas nights out, we’re also keen to hear your own stories.

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How To Celebrate National Orgasm Day

National Orgasm Day happens every year on July 31. This year, it falls on a Saturday, so really there’s no reason why you couldn’t celebrate all day — or all weekend even. We won’t judge! Here are a few fun ideas of how to celebrate National Orgasm Day.

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Sex After Lockdown

So… can we f*ck yet? Guest author Scotty Unfamous has a field guide for heuxs who are re-entering the wild world of casual-ish sex. In this article we’ll dive into risk assessment, best practices, and what to do if you’ve forgotten how to sex. Go on, get that nut.

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Best Sex Toy Deals Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2023

Enjoy Hot Octopuss's best Black Friday sex toy sales; shop direct from Hot Octopus to ensure you get the best deals. Grab a bargain or two now before you miss out. Have fun!

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All About PULSE SOLO INTERACIVE: Hot Octopuss’s Mind-blowing App-controlled New Sex Toy

Meet Hot Octopuss's new toy - PULSE SOLO INTERACTIVE, a bluetooth hands-free penis vibrator. This penis vibrator makes long distance remote control and adult content sync easier than ever.

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Top 10 Weird Amazon Sex Toy Reviews

Amazon is a whirling vortex of sex toy horror stories if you look closely. We wouldn’t recommend buying your sex toys on Amazon as a matter of course – often the products themselves aren’t exactly what you expect, and there are many sellers who are offering things made from questionable materials.

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Penis Vibrators: A Great Sex Toy Review

We love it when people send us their sex toy reviews of the PULSE SOLO ESSENTIAL or PULSE DUO. Whether they’re explaining how the toy helped them orgasm when flaccid, telling us how they used it to have incredible non-penetrative sex with a partner, or even just giving us a nice new comparison for what it looks like (‘Darth Vader’s helmet, anyone?).

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Weird and Wonderful Male Sex Toys

We talk a lot about the future of sex toys, partly because we’re nerdy and curious about when our sexy robotic overlords will take over. But also because we live in exciting times for sex toys – new channels of distribution mean that great sex toy ideas aren’t limited to the big companies.

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Best Men’s Sex Toy: Everyone’s Talking About…

It’s been quite a week for us at Hot Octopuss HQ – love is in the air around Valentine’s Day, so suddenly everyone’s buzzing about sex toys – and PULSE DUO in particular. Naturally we’re delighted to be recommended as one of the best men’s sex toys, and alongside the reviews there have been some great discussion pieces that help to challenge the stigma that’s often attached to men’s sex toys.

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JETT vs PULSE – Which Do I Choose?

Torn between JETT and PULSE? How can two penis toys be so very different? Here to walk you through the exciting journey of becoming a penis toy owner is guest author, M. Christian.

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Challenging the stigma of sex toys for men

Let’s face it, there are far more shocking things to find in your partner’s bedside drawer: a copy of Nigel Farage’s autobiography, perhaps, or some woefully bad love poems. Yet despite this, there is still a stigma attached to sex toys for men.

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Three is the magic number: Next generation PULSE out now!

We’ll jump straight to the headlines – PULSE SOLO ESSENTIAL, the latest version of our award-winning sex toy, is out now! Featuring magnetic charging, a turbo function, and much more besides. If you’ve been waiting for the right moment to try PULSE, now’s your chance to be one of the first to own the new, improved version.

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Penis Vibe Tips: ED, Nipple Play and More

Recently we published a post rounding up some top tips for using our new JETT penis vibe. One of the things we love most about a new sex toy launch is hearing all the different ways people have put our unique sex toys to use, and thanks to amazing bloggers and reviewers, there are plenty of top penis vibrator tips to help you get to grips with your new purchase.

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PULSE: The Verdict – It’s Sensational!

One of the most stressful times for any sex toy company is shortly after a product has come out, when you’re waiting for the first reviews. And we were no different when we launched PULSE III – the new, improved version of our award-winning guybrator. Would people like the upgraded version?

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Best Couples Sex Toys (That You Already Own)

We know not everyone has a huge budget for sex toys. Most people have a few key favourites that they use regularly, and occasionally splash out to add another awesome toy to their collection. So in the spirit of Money Saving Experts, we’re here to help you out and let you in on a little secret: some of the best couples sex toys are things you already own.