The Best Buy for Your Booty

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Welcome to Anal August, that special time of he year when we celebrate the booty and all its potential for pleasure. Anal play is more popular than you might think — take it from us! Butt plugs are consistently one of our bestselling product families, and we have customers of all genders, anatomies, ages, shapes, sizes, abilities, and relationship structures who are interested in exploring the wide world of butt stuff. After all, every body has a booty!

Of course, no one needs to participate in anal. Some have had poor past experience, and others simply aren’t interested — and that’s ok! But if you’re only hesitating to explore butt stuff because of social stigmas or nerves, we want to give you the tools you need to make sure that nothing holds you back from appreciating all the pleasure your booty can bring.

So where should you start? While every body is different, and no two people want the exact same things from a toy, there are some lessons to be learned from the good experiences of others. The following toys are our bestselling butt plugs of all time. These reviews were written anonymously from our staff, customers, and friends of the store. So if you’ve been wondering about the right plug for you, we compiled this list to compare the best features of the most popular picks.

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Toys For Trans Folks: A Spectrum of Experiences

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It’s the time of year that we bask in the glow of queer and trans joy, show up even more powerfully for our LGBTQIA+ community, and continue to practice a radical acceptance and love for each other. Whether you are trans, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, or somewhere on the genderqueer spectrum — or you love someone who is — now is a great time to show up for that community through love and acceptance. At As You Like It, we believe that this radical love and acceptance can come in the form of the pleasure we get from using sex toys. But what do sex toys have to do with gender?

Much of the sex toy and adult pleasure industry would have us believe that toys are geared toward either men or women based on which their assumed genitalia. But this assumption leaves a huge gap in the sex toy market for those of us who do not fit neatly into the categories of cisgender man and woman.

Despite what some might believe, sex toys can help affirm and even realign our pleasures based not just on what our bodies physically look like, but also based on the fluidity and creativity that we want to encompass with our bodies.

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The P-Spot: Combining Health and Pleasure

The Health Benefits of Prostate Play

Short for Prostate, the P-spot is a small gland in the bodies of most penis-owners. For those that are interested in exploring, it can be found about two inches inside the rectum on the forward wall of the body.

Many have discovered in that when stimulated correctly, the prostate can also be a source of serious pleasure. Some have even achieved the elusive prostate orgasm! Because of the incredible potential of the p-spot, we carry lots of amazing toys designed specifically to stimulate the prostate, and it’s one of the most popular sections of our online store. So it’s safe to say that there are plenty of people out there discovering the pleasure of the p-spot.

And there’s even more good news for all the p-spot players out there! It turns out that there can be a lot of health benefits of prostate play as well!

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Re-Thinking The Couples Toy

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Customers frequently come to us looking for the elusive, perfect “couples’ toy.” The intriguing thing about this request is that the definition of couple, the bodies involved, and the desired feelings and sensations vary greatly from person to person, and even more greatly from relationship to relationship. All individuals and couples have entirely unique bodies and desires. Therefore, the category of the couple’s toy remains wide and vague.

The mainstream conceptions of what constitutes sex are still relatively narrow. But we want to remind you that sex is defined only by the people having it, and that sensations like penetration are not mandatory. Many people in relationships have anatomy that does not allow them to experience penis-in-vagina sex with their partner/s, whereas others may have physical restrictions that prevent it. Still, more people may simply not want to participate in penetration for their own personal reasons.

We are all unique people with unique bodies, desires, and relationships. Sex can be anything that you and your partner/s want it to be. And shopping for a toy together can be a great way to expand your idea of what sex can look like for you and your partner/s.

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AYLI’s 2020 Gift Guide

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It’s been a long, hard year, and we could all use a little extra pleasure right now. So if you’re looking for a great gift for a friend, a partner, or even yourself, here are our best suggestions. Each item on this list is a hand-picked favorite of our staff!

You can browse according to your budget, or if you want to spoil someone really special to you, consider one of our absolute favorite spotlighted items!

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Review: The Suckler

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  “When I first heard about suckler toys, I was skeptical. Would it really deliver? The top two brands are the Womanizer and the Satisfyer. I wasn’t sure I wanted to spend the money on one — I am not a clitoral only kind of woman. But an unexpected windfall gave me the opportunity to try out…

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The Often-Overlooked Wand


The Often-Overlooked Wand Back in the day, your option for a good vibrator was limited. To one side was a cheap, pointed plastic tube you’d pop a couple of D sized batteries into (which ALWAYS rattled loudly after a bit). It just screamed THIS IS A VIBRATOR Y’ALL. The plastic tube was the ultimate first…

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Deciding on the Right Nipple Clamps

Deciding on the Right Nipple Clamps

We really appreciate our customers and an overwhelming amount of you have had a plethora of questions about nipple clamps! We hope this quick guide alleviates any reservations you have about incorporating them into your playtime.

Clamps are commonly associated with the kinkier side of bedroom play and are quite popular in the BDSM scene because they provide a sensation where they are applied to the body.  The sensation is created because clamps increase blood flow to the area. Clamps provide a heightened sensitivity to the body and for some translates as pleasure, not pain. There is a fine line between pleasure and pain and clamps provide a way of exploring your limits. The BDSM scene isn’t for everyone, but I encourage you to invite aspects of BDSM you are curious about into your safe place for exploration.

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