Autumn is officially here – and as the evenings get darker and colder, we’d recommend turning the heat up in the bedroom.
Sexpert Dr Emily Morse has shared her top tips for spicing up your sex life in the new season.
Here are some of the love guru’s top tips – from playing with temperature to stripping off by the fire…
Hot candle massage
Feeling the chill? Resist the urge to throw on a slouchy hoodie in the sack and reach for a hot candle instead.
You can purchase candles that are body-safe so you can experiment with hot wax between the sheets.
Dr Emily revealed: “Having warm candle wax dripped on your body gives the nervous system a little jolt, one that heightens your excitement.”
The sexpert added: “Just be careful! It’s all fun and games until someone gets a second-degree burn.”
Always check product instructions before dripping hot wax over yourself or a partner.
It’s also worth having water nearby as a precaution as you’re playing with fire.
Sweater weather strip tease
It can be tempting to quickly whip your clothes off and bury yourself in your duvet, but resist the urge to do so!
Crank up the heating and treat your lover to a sensual strip tease.
Autumn is a time for layered clothing, so it’s extra tantalising as you peel off each garment.
Dr Emily recommends: “Kiss each inch of skin as it’s revealed, slowly, button by button.
“Tease each other over your underwear, with nibbles, fingers, and a little bit of pressure. If it’s cold outside, keep a layer on while having sex!”
Autumn is officially spooky season.
And as Halloween is just around the corner, now could be a time to experiment with kinky costumes.
Pick scenarios that appeal to you as a couple – whether this be superhero cosplay or Playboy bunny lingerie.
Lube it up
Lube is a bedroom staple all year around.
It helps you to combat dryness and can heighten sensations too.
So to make the product more fitting for the season, pick up an autumn flavour.
Think pumpkin spiced latte or salted caramel options!
You can also pick lubes that are warming to help keep the chill away during the colder months.
Turn up the romance by getting jiggy in front of your fireplace.
To make romps more comfortable, be sure to set the scene first.
Popping pillows and blankets on the floor will add to the cosy vibes as you enjoy your adult sleepover.
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