Health

Advice on sex toys & disability, sexual health, PC muscle exercise and the importance of choosing Phthalates-free and body-safe sex toys… Includes customer Q&A on Vaginismus and painful intercourse.

Can yoga really improve your shagging prowess?

Yoga is a great way to tone your abs and increase agility. It’s also an ancient spiritual practice, similar to Buddhism, that has been developed and nurtured for over 5,000 years. Roughly translating as “union”, yoga encourages the merging of breath, mind and body. It revolves around the conscious decision of a person to “stay … Continue reading Can yoga really improve your shagging prowess?

Q&A: Get that ocean back in motion – how to combat vaginal dryness

Hello, I am in my mid-50s, out of a sexual relationship for over 5 years, and experiencing serious vaginal dryness (PAP smear exams are excruciating.) I am also a sex toy newbie, so I would appreciate advice on what vibrator to use. I don’t have any issues with orgasm — very easy — but I … Continue reading Q&A: Get that ocean back in motion – how to combat vaginal dryness

Laud your Lady Muff! Why new vaginal trends can harm your intimate areas

We at Sh! like to think of ourselves as pretty open-minded and up-to-date in terms of contemporary feminism. Yet, the other day we were flicking through a magazine aimed at women only to discover an article discussing new trends and tips on weeding and watering your luscious lady-garden. Our eyes were opened to a world … Continue reading Laud your Lady Muff! Why new vaginal trends can harm your intimate areas

‘Couples on the Couch’ – Couples Therapy on TV

Couples on the Couch is an innovative new series for BBC Three, following real-life couples as they bring their genuine relationships to therapists at our specially created relationship clinic. The series will follow their journey through therapy as well as provide genuine take-home advice for people who may well see their own lives reflected on … Continue reading ‘Couples on the Couch’ – Couples Therapy on TV

Erectile dysfunction: What to do (and not to do) if you are experiencing it

Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. Having erection trouble from time to time isn’t necessarily something to worry about. Up to half of all penis-owners will at some point in their life experience erectile dysfunction, and it can be something as simple … Continue reading Erectile dysfunction: What to do (and not to do) if you are experiencing it

Vaginismus Awareness Event

Did you know that at least 2 in 1,000 women experience Vaginismus once in their lifetime? Vaginismus, a condition where the pelvic muscles spasm to prevent penetration, making sex painful or even impossible affects thousands, but many are too embarrassed or afraid to seek treatment. Sh! is now opening up the conversation about painful sex … Continue reading Vaginismus Awareness Event

Cafe V is Back!

Our first Cafe V of the summer this Saturday! Time to be together to celebrate and reconnect with our bodies! This session will be particularly vagtastic, with illustrator & designer Jo Harrison on hand to inspire guests to get creative with pens, glitter & colourful paper. And as per usual, Sh! staff will be on hand with Danish pastries, … Continue reading Cafe V is Back!

The Vaginismus Network July Meet Up

We are delighted to welcome back The Vaginismus Network aka Lisa & Kat for a second meet up on 13th July at 6.30pm. Co-founded by Kat and Lisa, the Network was set up as a relaxed, safe space for women living with Vaginismus to chat and connect. Their mission is to educate, support and empower women who are … Continue reading The Vaginismus Network July Meet Up

Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Event

Forget anti-ageing and embrace the superpowers of age! Rejuvage, the online community for peri- and menopausal peeps everywhere, invite you to their very first IRL event. The evening will cover all things sex and the truth about menopause in a relaxed and friendly environment with a line-up of expert speakers (and you’ll get a goodie … Continue reading Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Event

Womanhood – a Documentary

We have been contacted by Burning Bright Productions who are looking for women to take part in a new Channel 4 arts documentary all about their womanhood. They are working with a renowned photographer/storyteller as they create a new project and are looking for people to speak about what being a woman is to them, … Continue reading Womanhood – a Documentary