SEX is back. After falling out of the program during the lockdown, with couples reporting that sex has dried up, we are now making up for lost time.
Condoms, lubricants and bikini waxing products are selling fast, with hygiene giant Reckitt reporting that sales were up nearly a fifth at the end of last year.
But now that we’re ready to get back into business, where do we start?
Here are the biggest saucy trends for 2022 with our A to Z gender.
ADVENTURE: Research by British sex toy retailer Lovehoney found that 52 per cent of couples are more adventurous in the bedroom with locked doors, role play, car sex, games and erotic fantasies. erotic.
And 71% said they would continue.
BOOBS: Channel 4’s new documentary, Boobs, features Megan Barton Hansonexplores how women really feel about their breasts, while a recent Adidas campaign showcases topless breasts of all shapes and sizes.
ASSEMBLE: Sex therapy has gone mainstream, with coaches providing a safe space to navigate emotions and learn new skills.
Even luxury company Selfridges is offering in-store sex therapy to entice returning shoppers.
DELIVERY: Next day delivery? Last year too. Now we want our orders to be extremely fast – including bedroom appliances.
Sex toys Lelo brand has partnered with delivery app Zapp to arrange fever parcels, directly to your doorstep, just half an hour after ordering.
ELECTRONIC FRIENDLY TOYS: Your bedside drawer becomes more eco-friendly.
Toy Now commonly made from recycled and biodegradable materials, features solar panel charging and produces less greenhouse gas emissions during production.
Even organic condoms are available.
FLUID RELATIONSHIP: Swinging, amorous and open marriages are no longer limited to Louis Theroux documentary.
Lovehoney, known as “moral monogamy,” fluid relationships are becoming commonplace, according to Lovehoney.
GO STOP GOING: Goop launched their first branded sex toy and the £90 wand sold out.
Luckily, our thrift stores from Nasty Gal to Lovehoney are starting to roll out nearly identical products at half the price.
Try, Lovehoney Deluxe Rechargeable Mini Massager, £39.99, Lovehoney.co.uk.
HETEROFLEXIBILITY Abilities: Even if you identify as “mostly straight”, now is the time to accept being attracted to people of the same sex.
Throw away the labels and find where you sit on the inflexible spectrum.
INTELLIGENT CODE: Although we are getting back to our fast paced lives, sex experts predict that sex will be even slower.
Sessions can last up to several hours, and being a more “mindful” lover is the key to reaching new exciting heights.
TALKING JAB PILLOW: If first dates aren’t awkward enough, then Covid brings with it the theme of vaccinations – certainly before kissing or more intimacy.
Instead of asking questions, dating app now allows you to post your vaccination status on your profile.
KISSING: After years of social distancing, we’re now gathering and cuddling in public – like J-Lo and Ben Affleck.
A kiss that lasts about 10 seconds can also release feel-good chemicals.
LUBE UP: The new wave of lube can enhance the sexual experience and with a little research you can find your perfect match.
There’s something for everyone with water-based, oil-free, silicone-based, organic and vegan lubricants.
Not only that, but they also come in a variety of flavors.
MORNING SEX: Starting your day with a little crankiness not only boosts your spirits, but it can also make you lose 7 years of age.
A recent study found that people between the ages of 40 and 50 who look younger than their age claim to have sex about three times a week.
NETFLIX SEXFLIX: No more Netflix and relaxing but Netflix and suspenseful.
From sexy series like Woman in the House Across the Street from Girl in the Window, to Dark Lust, Sex/Life, etc., the popular streaming platform has become a target for those steamy action.
OUTDOOR COURSE: Sexual wellness brand Lelo said: “Teasing is no longer just for starters, as offensive behavior will become more common than sex.
Think sensual massages, “foreplay”—that is, foreplay around the ears—and more.
Taking the time to explore rather than rush to the finish line encourages better communication.
PODCASTS: Spotify is filled with fun stories to get you in the mood – try the Dipsea series – or sex therapists chat about weird things – check out Foreplay Radio.
There’s also the subscription-based startup Emjoy, which offers both actual audio sessions and pornography.
QUALITY: More singles than ever are now classifying themselves as “consciously single” as the pandemic has left them cold on dating apps.
Expect a lot less one night stands because people look for quality over quantity when it comes to sexual relationships.
ROLE: For those who are still WFH, it has become more common to get into character to spice things up after work.
Get inspired by Netflix shows like Bridgerton.
SITUATIONS: According to the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, the pandemic has made sex without romantic commitment more popular than ever.
However, instead of preferring to have sex with strangers, many are looking for a way closer to home and connecting with a friend.
TECH TOYS: Fun “on the go” is exploding.
According to sex toy brand Satisfyer, 2021 has seen a spike in sales of their wearable products, which are then linked to an app where you – or others can control.
BELOW: Bra According to Klarna, sexy sales have returned to the back of panties and trousers drawers after the pandemic – but now sexy sales are back at their peak with a 1,000% increase in lingerie sales following the pandemic. epidemic.
A sexy red lingerie set costs £28 at Ann Summers.
VIBRATION RELATIONSHIP: After years of social distancing, singles are now willing to go the extra mile when it comes to finding true love.
According to dating app Plenty Of Fish, half of its users have their location preferences set to “anywhere” – more than ever.
WORK: Word games on the internet Wordle has become a global craze – and psychologists say couples who play together are likely to have a better relationship.
Contrary to popular belief, it is people with similar interests – not opposites – that attract.
X ENGINE KINK STYLE: Kink is becoming more and more taboo.
Access Netflix shows Sex, Love & Goop Discover some unique sex acts, and the Goop website encourages shoppers to purchase a pair of “werewolf claws,” which can be used to pet your lover.
MASSAGE YONI: Searches for “yoni massage” are up 100% year on year in 2021 and the sexual wellness trend will continue. It is said to improve your sex life and relieve stress or pain.
There are massage therapists or it can be done by the individual or a partner.
ZONING: Sensual sex is a major wellness trend designed to engage as many senses as possible to enhance pleasure and intimacy.
For touch, think natural areas like the inner wrists and feet, but don’t forget the other senses too – from sight to taste or smell.
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