Sportsheets

Sportsheets makes all kinds of stuff: positioning straps, light BDSM products, beginner’s harnesses, and even a few silicone dildos. On the whole, their stuff is kinda chintzy, but their Under the Bed Restraint System is awesome.

Epiphora's sex toy gift-giving guide

Epiphora’s sex toy gift-giving guide

💸 Hint: consult my Sales & Deals page to get the best price on your sex toy purchases! If you ask me, sex toys are way better gifts than socks or body wash. Now I may be biased, considering I own hundreds of them and have been testing them and reviewing them for many years, but you know. The point is, I have OPINIONS about things that go on vulvas and in vaginas and butts, and even sometimes over penises. Today, I was on Sex Out Loud Radio telling the universe all about my top sex toy gift ideas — plus my tips for picking out a sex toy for someone else. As an accompaniment, here’s the written version — along with . . . read more

Review: Under the Bed Restraint System

Review: Under the Bed Restraint System

For a set of restraints, the Sportsheets Under the Bed Restraint System seems to make a dangerous declaration: fuck bedposts. Having never tried restraints until now, and lacking bedposts, I have no problem with this statement. Especially because this system convinced me that an alternative method of restraint is not only possible; it may be preferable. At first it freaked me out that the only instruction included with the Under the Bed Restraint System consists of two diagrams on the back of the plastic clamshell package. I quickly realized, however, that the restraints are stupidly simple to set up. It’s as easy as lifting up your mattress and tossing the restraints underneath — or threading them under the bed frame, . . . read more

Review: Vibrating Velvet Harness

Review: Vibrating Velvet Harness

The Sportsheets Vibrating Velvet Harness is composed mostly of nylon straps, so when I touch/look at/wear it, all I can think about is backpacks. It makes me think of middle school, of buying a JanSport to be hip, of adjusting it to hang at just the socially acceptable position, then packing it with school supplies and adorning it with keychains. Obviously, this is not the best memory to be replaying whenever you’re strapping on a dildo. But replay it does, as I adjust one, two, three, four straps, two around my legs and one around my waist (it fits up to 60″ hips). And I remember, yet again, that nylon scratches as it goes on, and never feels good. It’s . . . read more

Review: Ride the Vibe

Review: Ride the Vibe

I don’t want to lead you on, so straight up: Ride the Vibe doesn’t work. I know. It has a cool name. It sounds like it will turn you into an orgasm repairman. And kudos to Sportsheets for developing something seemingly innovative. But really, it just doesn’t work. First: putting it on. There’s no buckle, so my boyfriend had to climb off the bed, step into the circle of the belt, and pull it up his body. He adjusted the waist by pulling at the strap. There was a lot of strap left over, which then dangled at his side like a weirdly-placed tail. Suffice to say, this could fit nearly any waist (altogether, I measured 74 inches of strap). . . . read more

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