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An Antidote for Feeling Fifty Shades of Blah in the Bedroom

If the upcoming Fifty Shades movie is making you feel like your own sex life is a little drab in comparison — just a single shade of grey, as it were — then we are prescribing you a dose of the video above, “50 Shades of Pleasure,” made by Trojan with our hilarious director friend Laura Murphy, […]

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Fifty Shades of Luxury: How to Shop for Toys Like Christian Grey

LELO’s 20-karat gold Luna Beads Luxe | Sponsored Post One of our theories about why the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy sold so well (despite terrible writing and a thin, derivative plot) is that it’s dripping with wealth. The private jets and the fancy gifts and the luxurious home are like a spoonful of sugar that help […]

How To
10 Simple Steps to “Fiftyize” Your Love Life

Here’s a nifty little 10-step program for introducing BDSM into the bedroom, inspired by our book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink: 1. Talk Dirty to Him Bringing up BDSM with your partner can be shocking and awkward. A great way to test a fantasy is to incorporate it into dirty talk. Whisper in your […]

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Fifty Shades of Shopping

Everything to make your ladies’ night screening of the movie or your 50-Shades-themed Valentine’s Day weekend even sillier (and maybe, in a few cases, sexier…maybe).   50 Shades-Themed 3-Candle Set, $25 (Prime)   Fifty Shades Inspired 6-pc Nail Polish Set, $30   Fifty Shades Shot Glass, $10   Happy Ending Fortune Cookies – 50 Shades […]

How To
How to Use a Flogger Like Christian Grey

The following is from our very own naughty dictionary, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon  indicates an activity or prop mentioned in the Fifty Shades series (symbolic of the famous woven tie Christian Grey uses to restrain Anastasia Steele). […]

Pop Culture
How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past Several Years

sponsored post As if the palpable global anticipation for the first movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. They surveyed over 10,000 […]

Toys
A Guide to the Toys in “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Say what you will about the literary merit of E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, but you can’t deny the sexual curiosity they’ve ignited, the sexual knowledge they’ve imparted and the sexual delight they’ve given, where most readers are concerned. The result has been a boon for the sex toy industry, thanks to all the props […]

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And the Winner of Our #LoveResolution Contest Is…

  @AkashaZarafshan! Congratulations, you are now the proud owner of a brand new INA WAVE from LELO!  The ultimate rabbit vibe for pleasure connoisseurs (with 10 vibration patterns & adjustable speeds) is now yours, thanks to your enthusiastic public display of resolving to love better in 2015! It was a very close race between @AkashaZarafshan and @DavidWindmuller. And since we want everyone […]

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Resolve to Love Better & You Could Win a LELO Ina Wave!

It’s that time of year again, when we think of all the things we’re terrible at, all the ways we’re failing as human beings, all the minor adjustments that will finally make our lives better, if not perfect. It’s mostly an exercise in futility and self-hatred, but there can be a silver lining to aspiring […]

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Oh Come Let Us Adore Her G-Spot

The phrase “come hither motion” should be familiar to anyone who’s ever read anything about G-spot orgasms in women. It’s a very specific, very human touch (one or two fingers, usually), and it’s the key to stimulating a woman’s G-spot. And, as you might have discovered to your frustration, it’s not something a woman can […]

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Em & Lo’s Sexy Holiday Gift Guide!

This is our five-part series on sexy gift giving this holiday season. We start with the affordable gifts around 10 bucks and work our way up with gifts priced around $25, $50, $100 and $150+. They’re not all sex toys, so you’re sure to find something for every adult on your shopping list! Gifts for […]

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20% OFF & Free Shipping on all LELO Pleasure Products Through Cyber Monday!

sponsored post LELO is offering EMandLO.com readers a whopping 20% off this Black Friday Weekend, from Thanksgiving Day through end of the day Monday! Plus, they’ll throw in a free bottle of LELO personal moisturizer (read: lube) on any orders over $100! Just use code EM&LO1 at checkout. Now is the time to get your partner that […]

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PINO: The 1st Pleasure Product Exclusively for…Bankers?

sponsored post Okay, it’s actually a gift set for men, but our friends over at LELO decided to have a little fun with the marketing, explaining that the banking angle “gave us the opportunity to come up with loads of banking puns: Deposit; Hostile takeover; Double dip; Sperm bank; The Ultimate Stimulus Package…” So what’s the […]

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7 Key Rules for Buying a Quality Sex Toy

There are countless toys out there to choose from — unfortunately, not all of them will get you to your happy place effectively, or even safely. The sex toy industry, which is largely unregulated, is littered with manufacturers and distributors who are more interested in quantity than quality. Fortunately that’s changing, as consumers become more […]

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And the Winner of Our #KegelizeAMovie Contest Is…

@cd_clifford! Congratulations, you are now the proud owner of a brand new LUNA Smart Bead™ from LELO! Longer, stronger, easier-to-come-by orgasms are now within your (or your partner’s) reach, thanks to your acumen at Kegelizing movie titles. It was a very close race between Christen Clifford and Chris Perkins, but Christen’s strong showing (“The Kabinet of Dr. […]

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Last Chance to Enter Our #KegelizeAMovie Contest!

*THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.* You only have until EOD Thursday, November 6th at 11:59 EST to enter our awesome  #KegelizeAMovie Contest and get the chance to win a new Luna Smart Bead from LELO! There’s a lot of great entries so far, but they’re only by a handful of entrants, so your odds are still EXCELLENT! Here’s […]