6 Easy Tips To Help Get The Most Out Of Your Lube Purchase
If you're reading this, you're most likely the proud owner of a new bottle of lube, and first of all, congratulations! Bring lube into the bedroom is a great choice to enhance your sexual activities, whether you're with a partner or flying solo. And while using lube is great, you can get even more out of your purchase when you follow a few simple steps.
Do Your Sex Sessions Last Longer Than Average?
Have you ever hit the sheets and wondered how the length of your sex session stacks up against other couples?
Reasons You’re Not Getting Wet and What To Do About It
Here at Penchant we are firmly against lube-shaming. Not only can lube enhance the sex you’re already having and improve certain experiences (hello hand-jobs and anal), it can supplement a woman’s natural lubrication when hers is lacking.
Dancing with Yourself: A Woman’s Guide to Masturbation
Here at Penchant we’ve already given you some compelling reasons why masturbation is good for your health, and for all the women out there looking to be more adventurous there’s some good news.
The Different Types of Lube
Personal lubricants are great for a number of reasons – they enhance pleasure and intimacy, they can combat personal dryness, and they can overall make sex more fun. Today we want to chat about the different kinds of lube.
7 Easy Steps to Prevent Ingrown Hairs
What is one of the top reasons people don't want to shave or wax? If you answered painful and embarrassing ingrown hairs and razor bumps, you're not alone. There's nothing worse than putting effort into waxing or shaving only to have your skin get horribly irritated, derailing all of your hard work.
How To Find Your New Favorite Lube
When it comes to personal lubricant, there’s a sea of options out there. We’ve talked about the three main categories of lube before but you might still be scratching your head even after narrowing down your list. Our number one tip for find your new favorite lube?
Which of the 5 Sex Languages Do You Speak?
You may have heard of the five love languages, but did you know there are sex languages? Both ideas trade on a kind of "platinum rule": you can strengthen your relationships if you can learn how to treat others the way they want to be treated.
The Ultimate Spring Skincare Guide
We’re now officially into spring and though winter is still close to our hearts, in many ways spring has the best of a few worlds - sunshine and warm days that cool off into crisp nights, not to mention all the beautiful plants are finally returning. And, hey, the days are getting a little longer, which means more time to indulge your favorite indoor activities.
Our Favorite Racy Reasons To Try Car Sex, And How To Do It
Car sex might be a rite of passage for horny teenagers with no other privacy options for getting down, but here at Penchant we’d argue that a rendezvous in the car isn’t just for the young. Car sex delivers the heightened excitement of a public display combined with the ability to duck and cover, if you need to.
Best of September
September has blown by and October is just three days away, so we figured there's no better time to share the best of Penchant from this month. We're rounding up our most popular blog posts as well as places that Penchant products have been spotted out in the wild (er, the Internet).
5 Fantastic Sex-Positive Resources
At Penchant we're all about sex-positivity, or the idea that all sex, as long as it’s consensual and healthy, is a positive thing. We try to be a resource for you in our own right, providing tips and tricks to help you explore what gets you off, but there's an even larger community out there with fantastic sex-positive resources.
10 Lube Facts Every Newbie Should Know
At Penchant you'll always hear us singing the praises of using lube, but if you're new to using it, there may be a lot you don't know. Below we've rounded up ten lube facts every newbie should know, along with plenty of extra reading material.
Which Lube Should You Choose?
If you're using lube in your sexual encounters you're already a step ahead of the game. That being said, when things get hot and heavy it's sometimes tricky to know which lube to choose.
7 Ways to Make Sex Less Painful
At Penchant we truly believe that sex can be a healthy and pleasurable part of your life. But what happens when sex is more painful than enjoyable?
7 Ways to be Smart About Sex Toys
Sex toys are pretty damn awesome - not only can they be a fun way to add spice to the bedroom, they can also be a way for some couples to achieve orgasm even if it's not possible through intercourse alone. Plus, anything that helps in the exploration of your pleasure is a total win.
The Definitive Guide to Outdoor Sex
Ahh, outdoor sex: it's one of the greatest perks of warmer weather and the reason we're so glad that summer is finally here. There's something completely energizing about the feeling of sex in the fresh air, and nothing quite so naughty as the feeling that you could get caught.
8 Commandments of Anal Sex
Oh, anal sex. It's one of the most taboo sex acts but it can also be one of the most pleasurable, if you do it right. For those of you dipping a toe into the water, we're sharing the top 8 commandments of anal sex.
Couples Exercises for Better Sex
This week at Penchant we're all about exercise and its sweaty, sexy benefits. First we discussed the "coregasm" and how to get one, and today we're talking about some exercises you can do as a couple to rev your heart rates and get you ready for a roll in the hay.
Coregasms: Another Sexy Reason to Exercise
We can't overstate the importance of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle, and there's another sexy reason to hit the gym. According to an article on PopSugar.com, there is a chance that certain types of exercise can cause a "coregasm."
Masturbation is one of those topics that's an, ahem, touchy subject for a lot of people. If you don't talk about it much during your formative years, you can get to adulthood and still believe a lot of things about it that just aren't true.
Good news for male birth control
Science. It's just plain awesome sometimes, and especially when it comes to developing new birth control methods for men. Just seen on Science Alert, there's a condom-free male birth control option in the works.
How to Protect Your Skin From Damage
Spring's officially here and while we're all about living in the moment, summer is just around the corner. We're already starting to see a flood of vacation pictures on social media, and we know you'll want to do that bathing suit proud.
Our Favorite Ways to Use Water-Based Lube
If you’re a longtime reader of this blog, you know that we have certain favorite lubes for different activities. For example, our silicone lube, Penchant Premium, works great in the water. But what about water-based lube?
How To Get Your Best Skin Yet
Spring is in T-minus 3 days, which means we'll soon be shedding our winter layers and showing off some skin. If it's been a little too long since your legs have seen the light of day, fear not.
Here’s How to Use Lube
Thinking about using lube but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Libido
Sex is fun, feels great, and has a ton of health benefits, but what happens when your sex drive isn’t up to par? Today we’ve rounded up 5 of our favorite libido-boosters.
What to do When Your Phone is Interrupting Your Sex Life
Here on the blog we’ve talked about how some phone apps can improve your sex life (Kama Sutra anyone?), but there’s a flip side to our favorite tool. Studies have shown that having a phone in your bedroom can make it harder for you to sleep, and even more troubling is how those distractions can interrupt your sex life.
How to Get More Pleasure This Year
Is it too soon to ask how you’re doing with your New Year’s Resolution? Anyone fallen off the bandwagon?
How to Buy Sex Toys as Gifts
There’s nothing sexier than anticipation of a great roll in the hay, and opening a package to find a new adult toy can prime the pump for an arousing new experience. If you want to buy a toy for your partner, but you’re shopping alone, the key is to pick something you’ll both enjoy.
True and Awesome: Kegels Aren’t Just for Women
We’re not the first people to sing the praises of Kegels for women, but did you know that men can do them too? Not only can Kegels help with men’s prostate health, doing them can lead to better orgasms and stronger erections.
How to Introduce Something New in the Bedroom
Variety is part of the fun of life, and adding sex toys or new moves in the bedroom can help spice things up for both you and your partner. Talking about sex can sometimes be a sensitive subject, and when discussing new things, you’ll want to make sure you approach things from a positive place.
Tips for Buying your First Vibrator
If you’re dipping your toes into the world of sex toys, let us be the first to say good for you. Sex toys not only make you feel great, the can improve body confidence and help you learn what your body likes best.
Use Sex Toys to Improve Confidence and Banish Sexual Shame
Have you ever felt guilty about sexual pleasure? Felt like you wanted more sex than normal? Less?
Want to have multiple orgasms? Read this.
Ladies, listen up. There’s nothing quite like having an orgasm and then having a second (or a third...or more) coming hard behind it.
The Changing Shape of the Sex Toy Industry
The saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” but here at Penchant we like another saying as well. “If it’s broken and there’s no fix out there, create your own.”