Anal massage - an essential form of anal foreplay - can be a great way to arouse your partner and get them in the mood for anal intercourse.
Follow our soft-core illustrations and treat your partner to an anal massage with these 8 sensual moves.
Penis-owners and vulva-owners are both blessed with countless erotic nerve endings located at the anal opening- stimulating them can feel extremely pleasurable!
An anal massage is also the perfect way to prepare your body for penetration.
Before you do anything, ask for consent. We recommend having this conversation in a room where you and your partner don’t regularly have sex or aren’t planning to have sex. So, the bedroom is off limits.
During an open and honest conversation, ask each other: Is this something you both want to do? If either person answers no, then accept that answer. If you both say, “yes”, awesome!
LEARN: Our tried and tested guide on how to bring up anal play with your partner.
Always wash your hands before and after anal play.
Besides the obvious, you’ll want to trim your nails and keep them short. We also recommend filing them to make sure that there aren’t any sharp edges that could cause tears in the anus (!).
And if you’re still concerned about hygiene, simply use a glove or a “finger condom”.
Ideally, you want to use a lube that’s silky-smooth and super long-lasting — We love System JO’s Premium Anal Lube.
You can also use something as simple as coconut oil- it’s versatile, easy to find, and perfect for anal play.
LEARN: A 101 guide on the best lube for anal.
Now that you've mastered anal prep, go ahead and try some of our favorite anal massaging techniques:
Like anal massage, fingering can often provide incredible sensations. Men will usually find anal fingering particularly pleasurable because it can lead to the stimulation of the prostate, which is the equivalent to a woman’s G-spot.