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Tips for Boosting Retail Sales With Products for Outdoor Intimacy

Tips for Boosting Retail Sales With Products for Outdoor Intimacy

September is a time of transition, where we bid farewell to the carefree days of summer and prepare for the fall. That makes it a perfect time to help your customers step outside, breathe in some refreshing air and experience an increasingly popular trend: outdoor intimacy. This exciting shift is breaking down barriers and redefining the landscape for romantic connections, as couples venture beyond the traditional confines of the bedroom to embrace the allure of the great outdoors for their most passionate moments. From secluded beaches to lush forests, bustling city parks to hidden mountains, lovers can experience newfound excitement and adventure in nature’s embrace.

Unconventional settings offer a plethora of exciting possibilities that go hand in hand with the wonders of nature. From discreet items to bold role-play accessories, outdoor-themed pleasure products offer your adventurous customers the chance to amplify the thrill of outdoor intimacy and embark on a journey of sensuality, liberation and connection that transcends traditional boundaries. Here are some exciting product categories that can enhance pleasure and intimacy in the great outdoors.

From discreet items to bold role-play accessories, outdoor-themed pleasure products offer your adventurous customers the chance to amplify the thrill of outdoor intimacy.

Travel Vibrators

Compact and discreet, travel vibrators are perfect for on-the-go pleasure during outdoor adventures. They offer portability and convenience, ensuring customers can enjoy intimate moments wherever their journey takes them. These vibrators are specifically designed to be inconspicuous. They are usually miniature in size and often resemble everyday objects such as lipstick, so they blend in seamlessly among other belongings, reducing the risk of discovery in public settings. Many travel vibrators are designed to operate silently or with minimal noise, ensuring a discreet experience even in more public or crowded environments. Many travel vibrators are battery-powered, eliminating the need for cords or charging stations. This feature allows for convenient and flexible use during outdoor encounters, without worrying about power sources.

Waterproof and Submersible Toys

Toys designed to withstand water are ideal for poolside play, hot tub encounters or even steamy moments in the rain. They add an exciting twist to outdoor intimacy and allow for unrestricted exploration. Waterproof toys also make cleaning a breeze, which is essential for maintaining hygiene, especially when used outdoors.

Remote-Controlled Toys

Remote-controlled sex toys allow couples to explore taboo fantasies discreetly in public. Whether in a crowded park or crowded cityscape, these products offer thrilling sensations with a touch of secrecy. Remote-control vibrators can easily be integrated into virtually any outdoor activity, adding an element of spontaneity and playfulness to the experience. Whether it’s a romantic hike, a picnic in the park or a beachside rendezvous, the remote-control feature adds the promise of discreet sensuality. It invites both partners to participate actively, which fosters shared pleasure during outdoor encounters and helps to deepen the bond between partners.

Sensual Massage Oils and Candles

Enhance the romance of outdoor encounters with sensual massage oils and candles that offer alluring scents and silky textures. These products set the stage for passionate moments under the open sky. The soft, flickering light and alluring scents of candles can enhance the overall ambiance, setting the mood for intimate moments amidst the beauty of nature. During cooler evenings, lighting scented candles can provide added warmth and comfort, making the outdoor experience more enjoyable and extending the duration of intimate encounters. Meanwhile, massage oils not only provide sensual pleasure but also offer moisturizing and nourishing properties for the skin. This is particularly beneficial during outdoor sex, as it helps keep the skin hydrated and supple in the elements. Many massage oils come in travel-size bottles, making them discreet and easy to carry for outdoor adventures. Incorporating massage oils and candles into outdoor sex also shows thoughtfulness and consideration, as these elements require a bit of preparation and planning. The romantic gesture adds an extra layer of intimacy to the experience.

Intimate Apparel and Role-Play Accessories

Outdoor-themed lingerie and intimate apparel add a touch of sensuality to alfresco encounters. From lacy beachwear to enticing role-play costumes — park ranger, anyone? — these items help set the mood and bring outdoor fantasies to life. Wearing costumes or lingerie further embraces the element of surprise and playfulness, turning a regular outdoor rendezvous into an extraordinary and thrilling escapade. Wearing lingerie outdoors can also add an element of “naughtiness” to the public setting, as the alluring undergarments create a shared secret between partners, making the outdoor encounter even more thrilling and intimate.

Portable Sex Furniture

Compact and easy-to-assemble sex furniture allows couples to be comfortable during intimate encounters outdoors, transforming uneven or uncomfortable outdoor surfaces and spaces into havens of pleasure and passion. Portable sex furniture enables a variety of positions that may not be easily achievable on natural outdoor surfaces, providing a stable and supportive platform so both partners can relax and enjoy the experience without worrying about discomfort or strain.

Glow-in-the-Dark Products

Glow-in-the-dark sex toys add a playful and unique touch to nighttime outdoor fun, creating an enchanting atmosphere and a unique sensory experience for adventurous couples. Their soft, luminous glow creates an exciting and whimsical atmosphere, contributing to the overall sense of fun and spontaneity — not to mention making it easier to locate the toy during in dark or low-light settings.

Incorporating outdoor-themed pleasure products into your inventory can expand the frontiers of how your customers experience intimacy. By diversifying your offerings to include outdoor-inspired pleasure items, you’re not just selling products — you’re fostering a sense of adventure, igniting passion and supporting couples in their quest for unforgettable moments.

Known as the Queen of Wands, Carly S. is a pleasure educator, author of the blog “Dildo or Dildon’t” and a self-described bad bitch from the Bronx. Find her on social media @Makeupandsin. She is the product manager for Spectrum Boutique, social media manager for Nasstoys, and provides freelance social media and consulting services.

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