Kathryn Lindsay Photographed by Natalia Mantini. A common piece of advice we hear when looking into tactics for deeper penetration is to elevate our hips. Sure, this can be accomplished with a regular pillow — but why settle? No matter how satisfying your sex life is, few people would turn down some extra help. And sex pillows are just that: Thankfully, the world has realized that sex pillows have so much more to offer than lower-back support.
By playing with shapes, texture, and technology, you get more, um, bang for your buck. Advertisement "The main thing it changes is the way positions feel," says Chelsea McCain of porn retailer AdultEmpire. Missionary will be a little less bland when you feel your G-spot or P-spot being hit. Oral will be effortless without neck pains when your partner's body is raised up and at a perfect level for you to work your magic.
If you want a convenient lift, leverage to accomplish more positions, a full-on sex machine that you can use solo, or simply some easy-to-wash pillowcases for going old school, there's a sex pillow for you.
Sit back on a pillow , relax, and enjoy. And yes, in a pinch it can double as an ottoman. And its silky restraints are a great bonus feature if you and your partner are interested in exploring elements of bondage. Advertisement 3 of 22 Not only is this velvet-soft pillow inflatable and therefore travel-friendly , its water-resistant texture provides added grip, in case slipping is a concern. Cuff your wrists and set the bar under your hips for added support, cuff your ankles during doggy style to keep your legs spread, or try those positions out with your partner in the cuffs.
Just make sure everyone involved has enthusiastically consented. Mount your favorite vibrator or dildo to it and enjoy the ride. It's firm enough to support you, hands-free. If you're new to the world of sex pillows, this is a good place to start. The Liberator Wedge provides some basic lift that will aid in penetration and help you and your partner s navigate the G-spot.
Advertisement 8 of 22 Photo courtesy of Pipedream. Speaking of control, this pillow's handles double as an effective place to attach straps for both ankle and wrist bondage. It inflates to a range of sizes and comes with a mask. This pillow is also relatively simple but aids in a more diverse range of positions due to its versatile shape.
It also comes with a pocket for inserting a penis, dildos, or other sex toys. If you're looking for a more intense slope, this ramp can achieve even deeper positions and make up for more extreme height differences between partners.
Sentimental partners may want to use the pillow to serve as a constant reminder of their feelings during intercourse. Or maybe you just like hearts. This sturdy pillow can withstand the most extreme positions, and also doubles as a toy-holder for solo vibrator action. Advertisement 13 of 22 Photo courtesy of Liberator. The curvier shape of this pillow, with both high and low lifts, encourages unlimited position possibilities.
User reviews describe it as "your new best friend" for G-spot stimulation. The addition of handles to your sex pillows allows for previously hard-to-obtain leverage. This gives the user more control for harder, faster positions. This counts as a pillow, right? Sure, it's an inflatable chair, but the support and bondage options make it a must-have no matter what genre it falls under. The juxtaposition of heavy metal cuffs with a soft velvet pillow will drive your senses wild.
Use the pillow to achieve new angles and the cuffs to keep your partner in place — if you and your partner are both into that. Advertisement 18 of 22 Photo courtesy of Liberator. This pillow is designed specifically to hold the Hitachi Magic Wand massager , but any toy will do. This pillow does it all, coming with both handles and a remote-controlled vibrator. Users are encouraged to straddle the pillow while holding on for leverage, or bring in a partner or two for even more fun.
For the full monty, look no further than this "self-contained, portable fucking machine. But hey, maybe you like things classic. Don't worry, you're still totally exxxtreme.