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25 Weird Sex Toys to Let Your Freak Flag Fly | Glamour
January 7, 2021
“Weird” sex toys are only as weird as you make them. But with that said, there are some eccentric toys out there that may make you look twice. Or not! Some of the more unusual sex toys are surprisingly useful and really cool; others, we’re a little bit confused about, but we’re also not judging. What some may find “bizarre,” others find vanilla, and that’s okay. We all have unique sexual preferences, and some of those may even be untapped. This list could, after all, inspire you to try something new. Read more here.
Sales of sex toys have boomed during lockdown - and people are getting kinkier than ever, according to Ann Summers data | Business Insider
December 26, 2020
It isn't just Brits that are buying more sex toys. Sex toy use in the US has grown 10% during the pandemic, according to a survey of 1,464 Americans by sex toy retailer Ella Paradis. Read more here.
All We Want for Christmas Are These Wild Holiday-Themed Sex Toys | SheKnows
December 14, 2020
If being on the naughty list is wrong, we don’t want to be right. ‘Tis the season for making everything we do festive, and that includes what we do in the bedroom. Sure, Santa-themed sex toys can be cheesy, but who cares? The worst that can happen is that we make St. Nick blush. Read more here.
Ella Paradis New Study: Sex Toy And Self Pleasure Trends See Massive Change Due To COVID-19 In 2020 | PRNewswire
December 14, 2020
Ella Paradis, an online boutique offering everything necessary to explore and improve intimate relationships including over 2,000 quality brands and adult sex toys and a unique shopping experience, just released their end of year report focused on consumer behavior and sex life changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
14 Super NSFW And Prank Gift Stocking Stuffers | Scary Mommy
December 11, 2020
For the fellow grownups in your life who share your dirty humor, here are some dirty, NSFW stocking stuffer ideas, because why not make the holidays a little more interesting? Ditch the chocolate oranges, hand lotions, lip balms, and other boring, expected stocking stuffers, and get your S.O., sibling, or roommate a gift that’s worthy of many LOLs, even if it’s just between the two of you. Just a fair warning, some of these stocking stuffers are REALLY dirty — luckily, many of us are WFH anyway, so taking a peek at this list won’t get any stern looks from your manager. Read more here.
39 Gifts That Will Charm Any Girlfriend | Self
December 3, 2020
Here are three things we know to be true: The holiday season always arrives sooner than you think (news flash: It’s here), finding the best gifts for your girlfriend (or boyfriend, or mom, or dad) is a daunting task, and yet you desperately want them to love it. It’s hard, right? Throw in a global pandemic, and some of your traditional fallbacks like tickets to a show or a game or even a dinner indoors at your favorite restaurant are pretty much out of the question. So, yeah, it might feel like your present options are extremely limited. Read more here.
Are you ready for Christmas? From a prime steak delivery service to a getaway gift for travel lovers, 10 top brands you need to know about this holiday season | DailyMail
November 27, 2020
The holiday season can be manic. Although Christmas 2020 may look a little different to other years, there will still be presents to buy, gifts to send out and festive meals to cook. So to help ease some of the stress, we've rounded up ten products that will help make the next few weeks run a little smoother. Read more here.
How to Choose the Best Dildo, According to a Sexologist | Glamour
September 16, 2020
Choosing the best dildo can be an intimidating journey for some. If you ever wandered into a sex shop and saw rows and rows of dick-shaped, veiny dildos, the overwhelming image of silicone penises might be what you immediately think of when you think “dildo”—but there’s actually a lot more variety out there. In fact, a lot of dildos aren’t even penis-shaped at all. Some are smooth and sleek, like a vibrator (without the vibrations), others are textured with bumps and grooves, and plenty can come curved. Read more here.
After Laboring All Year, Ella Paradis is Easing Stress with a Massive Labor Day Sale | PR Newswire
September, 2, 2020
Ella Paradis, leading Wellness eCommerce brand and ranked on this year's Inc Magazine's Inc 500 List, announced today they will begin their semi-annual, Labor Day sale with massive savings of up to 60% off. Ella Paradis strives to empower women and men to democratize pleasure and with the historic headlines 2020 has made, they realize the need for accessible pleasure amidst hard financial times for all Americans. Read more at here.
Study finds that 65 percent of people want to try new things in their sex lives since quarantine | Woman&Home
August 30, 2020
A new study by American sex toy company Ella Paradis has found that one in three people are considering a more adventurous sex life in the wake of lockdown. The study, conducted on 1,370 American adults between the ages of 18 and 54, also found that almost all of those surveyed (97 per cent) thought that sexual health and pleasure is crucial to overall wellness. (And we’re all about health). Read more at here.
Is Wearing a Mask During Sex Really Safer During a Pandemic? Here’s What a Doctor Thinks | Well + Good
August 27, 2020
Masked sex is hot topic since the New York City Department of Health released its Safer Sex and COVID-19 guidelines. Among many non-vanilla ideas to practice responsible relations is wearing a mask during sex to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Read more at here.
Wellness Month: New Survey Finds 97% of Respondents Believe a Healthy Sex Life Is Crucial for Overall Wellness | PR Newswire
August 27, 2020
Did you know 1 in 3 Americans say their masturbation habits have changed since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and only 10% of Americans have met someone new? A new study released by Ella Paradis, trusted source for adult products, for Wellness Month tackles how Americans' wellness and intimacy has been affected by the pandemic. Read more at here.
Everything These Sex Tarot Cards Told Me About My Love Life | SheKnows
August 25, 2020
I’ve written before about how reading tarot is one of my favorite ways to practice self-care — it’s a good, quiet way to do some me-to-me therapy (or intimate one-on-one processing with someone you give a reading to) and it lets you cut through to the universal challenges, obstacles and desires we all have at any given time. So spotting a deck of sex tarot cards over at Ella Paradis hit right at the intersection of sex and the occult to get this sex editor-who-dabbles-in-witchcraft’s attention. After all, what could be better or more exciting than injecting a bit more magic into your sex life? Read more at here.
Cream of the Crop: As Quarantine Continues, Retailers Can’t Keep These 9 Sex Toys in Stock | RollingStone
August 23, 2020
Adult toys retailers have reported sales spikes of more than 600% on certain products since lockdown orders resulting from the coronavirus pandemic were first put in place in March. Aside from the lack of human interaction (to say nothing of human touch), retailers believe the time alone at home has encouraged people to be more experimental when it comes to their sexual proclivities. Read more at here.
Ella Paradis Debuts on the 2020 Inc. 5000 List at No. 440, Boasting Three-Year Revenue Growth of 183% | PR Newswire
August 12, 2020
Inc. Magazine revealed Ella Paradis, premiere sexual health & wellness retailer, ranks No. 440 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, including Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, and Patagonia. The fact Ella Paradis secured a spot in not only the top 5000, but also the top 500 their first year being featured, makes this news even more illustrious. Read more at here.
The vibrators worth buying in 2020: Magic Wand, Satisfyer and more compared | CNET
July 13, 2020
From bullets to air suction, these are the top-selling, highest-rated vibrators out there. Read more at here.
Relationship Expert Tino Dietrich - Dating In A Pandemic | Our Quad Cities
July 10, 2020
As restrictions ease, how should singles be approaching courtship? We spoke with relationship and self-care expert Tino Dietrich via Zoom about the ways dating may change after COVID-19. Read more here.
SEX FILES: Would you wear a mask to make love during tough pandemic times? | Clinton News Record
July 6, 2020
As COVID-19 cases surge following reopening in many areas, what is sex going to look like this summer? Are full body condoms really that absurd? Read more at here.
The Most Useful Buys Of 2020 So Far — According To YOU | Refinery29
July 6, 2020
While living through a most unusual year, we wanted to cast a wider net outside of our usual monthly top-bought product roundups. Read more at here.
83 Percent of People Wouldn't Do This in Bed to Prevent Coronavirus | Best Life
June 30, 2020
WEARING A MASK ISN'T ALWAYS FUN—BUT IT COULD BE KEY TO STOPPING THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS IN THE BEDROOM. Read more at here.
Ella Paradis Asks: Will You Wear a Mask Post Pandemic? | PR Newswire
June 29, 2020
New Study Finds Only 6% of Americans Believe People Should Wear a Mask During Intercourse Read more at here.
How the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting relationships and online dating | NTV ABC
June 16, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on nearly all aspects of life, including relationships and dating. Read more at here.
7 Ways For Couples to Chat, Date and Get Intimate Even If They’re Quarantining Apart | RollingStone
June 9, 2020
It may not be ideal, but a little creativity could go a long way. Read more at here.
Dating expert: Four ways dating will change after pandemic is over | FOX17 West Michigan
June 7, 2020
Among the multiple aspects of lives impacted by Coronavirus these past few months, the dating process might be shifting for the better. Read more at here.
Maintaining intimacy while social distancing | WTVR Virginia
May 12, 2020
Don't let social distancing put the fire out of your relationship! Relationship expert and CEO of Ella Paradis, Tino Dietrich, shares tips for maintaining and increasing intimacy in your relationship while social distancing. Read more here.
Jump someone’s bones, safely | Chicago Reader
May 5, 2020
What are the rules when it comes to being intimate during quarantine? Ella Paradis CEO, Tino Dietrich, dishes out the do's and don'ts of quarantine pleasure. Read more here.
The Sex Toy Industry Is Here To Offer You Thousands Of Free Vibrators & Sales Galore | Refinery29
April 28, 2020
Well, in addition to a rising trend in coronavirus porn (yep, it’s a thing), some of our favorite sex toy shops are making these trying times more bearable with sales and free shipping offers so that you can climax your way to a slightly less stressed state of mind. From majorly marked-down toys, to thousands of free vibrators on offer, to 20% off one of the most highly-rated remote-controlled vibes, here are the best sex toy sales to shop from the comfort of your bedroom. Read more here.
This Best-Selling Vibrator Has 11 Suction Settings (and It’s 28% Off Right Now) | InStyle
April 3, 2020
Thankfully, sex tech company Satisfyer Pro has a solution for those of us looking to find some peaceful pleasure in the true chaos of the world. Enter: the Satisfyer Pro 2 Next Generation built with an extra-silent “whisper” mode that’s earned it a near-perfect 5-star rating from reviewers. Read more here.
The 29 Items That Helped Us Make It Through March | Refinery29
March 31, 2020
We're bridging the social distance with a virtual gathering inside March's most wanted shopping cart — filled with the items we all found some comfort in over the past 30 days. Read more here.
We Asked 8 Sex Toy Retailers What Was Selling Out Fastest For “Research” | Refinery29
March 30, 2020
we asked some of the top sex toy brands and retailers to share their bestselling vibes, plugs, and more. From the tried-and-true favorites that will always be top of the charts — i.e. the Womanizer and the Rabbit — to more experimental options, here are 2020's current bestsellers worth paying up to full price for. Read more here.
Stuck Inside? Ella Paradis is Giving Away 1,000 Free Vibrators for Those on Lockdown | Yahoo! Finance
March 17, 2020
To launch their new vibrator, Ella Paradis is giving it away free to use during lockdown - just pay shipping & handling. Read more here.
This Sex Toy Company Is Offering Up Free Vibrators To Keep You Stimulated | Refinery29
March 17, 2020
Well, in addition to a rising trend in coronavirus porn (yep, it’s a thing), some of our favourite sex toy shops are making these trying times more bearable with sales and free shipping offers so that you can climax your way to a slightly less stressed state of mind. From free vibrators (!) to 40% off one of the most highly-rated remote-controlled vibes, here are the best sex toy sales to shop from the comfort of your bedroom. Read more here.
Meet The New Affordable Sex Toy Brand That You Need To Know | Refinery29
July 9, 2019
As the name alludes to, Better Love is a new brand of premium, yet accessibly-priced sex toys made to bring — you guessed it — a more robust, hotter love life to the masses. Available exclusively on retailer Ella Paradis, the debut lineup include 26 products ranging from bullet, vibrators, dildos, anal plugs, and personal massagers all designed with a sleek, simple aesthetic in mind. (According to the brand, more items are in the works to be launched later this year.) Read more here.
Ella Paradis Invites Everyone to Celebrate Their Sexual Independence with Launch of "Better Love" Brand of Quality Intimate Lifestyle Products | PR Newswire
July 5, 2019
Better Love Breaks Taboos, Making Sexual Health and Happiness Accessible and Affordable. Read more here.
Ella Paradis CEO Tino Dietrich Honored as Top Tech Visionary at InterCon Las Vegas | PR Newswire
July 2, 2019
Digital Innovation Sets Unique Online Boutique Apart from Competitors in the Adult and Sexual Wellness Sector. Read more here.