Resolution season has come and gone (plenty of people give up on resolutions before January is even over), but there's one new year's resolution that will hopefully stick: the decision to finally explore the kink you've always wanted to try.
Getting started with kink may seem intimidating, and it's easy to understand why. It often means having a difficult conversation with your partner or making yourself vulnerable. And, depending on your specific kink, it can also mean wading through webpage after webpage of products you'll need to get started — floggers, blindfolds, handcuffs, ticklers, paddles, whips, clamps, gags, and the list goes on.
So, if you're ready to give kink a try but just don't know what you need to get started, we're here to help. We've rounded up the items you'll need ahead, whether you're into bondage, sensory deprivation, dominance, or other kinks.
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If you're interested in being gagged, then this beginner ball gag is the one for you. It's smaller than more advanced gags and soft enough to bite down on.
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Nipple clamps are perfect for anyone looking to add pain and restraint to their sex routine. This pair is good for beginners, thanks to adjustable clamps that let you choose how much pressure to apply.
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Add some light spanking to your sex life with this paddle, which features both a soft and furry side and a more hardcore matte leather side.
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Get an intro to sensory deprivation with a silky blindfold that can make all other sensations seem even more intense.
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These double arm and leg restraints are great for BDSM beginners. Use them to bond your partner's arms, legs, or both at the same time.
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These beginner cuffs feature a quick-release clip so you can get out of them easily if you're not feeling the fantasy. They also have soft material around the wrists for maximum comfort.