101 Advice on Better Sex for Couples

Bodyjoys’ beginner’s guide to better sex essentials for couples

Experimenting and exploring new sensations with your partner increases shared intimacy and deepens the happiness of your bond. With this in mind, we’ve curated a special couples’ selection of better sex essentials and sex toys to inspire your senses and add sparks to your sex and love life.

There are plenty of toys and sex accessories to take your intimacy to new levels and switch up your bedroom routine.

What are better sex essentials for couples?

Better sex essentials for couples include foreplay accessories to heighten arousal and increase anticipation, as well as toys and essentials to boost stimulation during intercourse and to help you climax together.

To amplify your intimate pleasure and prepare for steamy bedroom sessions, you may want to try couples’ sex toys, strap-ons, anal beads, relaxation products, erotic games, aphrodisiacs, sex furniture, or sensual massage candles for partnered pleasure.

For lubricants – the unsung hero of sex – check out the separate advice in our lubricant guide.

Benefits of better sex essentials for couples

Couples that use better sex essentials and accessories in their intimate play enjoy a range of benefits. Reasons to try them include:

  • To relax and have fun together
  • To make intercourse better
  • To enhance sensitivity, pleasure, stimulation and satisfaction for both of you
  • To enhance and intensify your and your partner’s orgasms
  • To discover and explore new erogenous zones
  • To deepen the intimate bond that you and your partner share
  • To enhance you and your partner’s sensual and sexual well-being

Take a look at our overview of the most popular sex essentials for couples, which will hopefully inspire you with new ways to add erotic pleasure to your life.

The most popular better sex essentials for couples – overview

Most popular better sex essentials – Erotic Massage Essentials

Take foreplay to new levels with sensual massage oils, from sexy, invigorating, flavoured body massage oils to luxurious massage lotions.

Attributes and benefits of erotic massage essentials:

  • Massage play is great for connecting physically and emotionally with your partner
  • An erotic, drawn-out, lustful massage relaxes, arouses, and puts you in the mood for uninhibited sex

Shop our full range of massage essentials to help you relax and drive your partner wild at the same time.

Want to pamper your body with a sensual and soothing massage oil? Check out the Me You Us Natural Warming Massage Oil (pictured).

Most popular better sex essentials – Relaxation Essentials

Give yourself some extra time and space to relax and mitigate the effects of stress on your mind and body.

Attributes and benefits of relaxation essentials:

  • Inspire you to make some time in your day for relaxation
  • Help you grapple with everyday stress and bring your body and mind back into balance
  • Put your mind at ease and relieve muscular tension, so you can immerse in a state of deep rest
  • These peaceful and pampering moments are perfect for sharing with your partner...you will enjoy the most wonderful sex when you both are completely relaxed

Browse our full range of relaxation products.

Need to de-stress and fancy indulging in an erotic adventure with your partner? Take a look at Snow Pear And Cedarwood Flickering Touch Massage Candle from Lelo (pictured).

Most popular better sex essentials – Erotic Bath Essentials

What better way to relax, switch off and dissolve the tensions of everyday life than with a hot, sumptuous bath? Fill up the tub, add some magic with our wonderful salts, bubble bath and gels, and experience an instant mood-booster

Attributes and benefits of erotic bath essentials:

  • A simple and excellent self-care option for making bath time extra special
  • Fantastic for couples – prepare a luscious bath for your partner to get them in the mood for a night together

As a playful bonus, some of our bath products contain activity cards providing you with all sorts of sensual ideas for romantic things for you and your lover to explore together in the tub.

Browse our full range of bath essentials. And the collection of bath sex toys is no less compelling!

Want to heat up the bath tub? Take a look at Passion Bath Salts & Suggestion Cards (pictured).

Most popular better sex essentials – Oral Dams

Oral dams are single-use latex sheets that are placed over your partner’s vaginal or anal area allowing you to enjoy oral play in a safe, protected and hygienic way.

Attributes and benefits of oral dams:

  • Oral dams are very thin, ensuring that oral pleasure is still incredibly sensitive and stimulating
  • For enhanced sensation you can add some water-based lube at the back of the dam
  • Can be used during menstruation

Browse our full range of oral dams.

If you are looking for a safe and high-quality latex dam, opt for the Beffy Oral Pleasure Dams (pictured).

Most popular better sex essentials – Pheromones & Aphrodisiacs

Our pheromone and aphrodisiac products are designed to stimulate the senses and increase sexual attraction, desire and arousal, both in you and in those around you.

Attributes and benefits of pheromones and aphrodisiacs:

  • These fragrances contain natural pheromones, creating a scent that attracts and stimulates the interest of other people, whether of the same or opposite sex
  • Simply apply the alluring scent directly to pulse points on your skin and let nature do its magic as the irresistible smell attracts interest from those around you

Browse our full range of pheromones and aphrodisiacs.

Looking for a hypnotic fragrance? Check out the HOT Twilight Pheromone Perfume For Men (pictured).

Please note that results may vary as different people respond differently to these products.

Other popular better sex essentials for couples

Please see our other guides to learn more about the following types of sexual well-being products:

Sex toys for couples

Strap-ons

  • Learn more about strap-ons for pegging and lesbian play in our comprehensive strap-on guides.

Cock rings

  • One of the most popular sex toys used by couples – check out our cock rings guides.

Sex furniture

  • Learn about positioning cushions, sex swings, dance poles, and more in our sex furniture guide.