Be Your Own Valentine: The Ultimate Guide to Pampering Yourself

Be Your Own Valentine: The Ultimate Guide to Pampering Yourself

Make a resolution to spend the day showering yourself in gifts and self-love.
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As the great and wise prophet Rihanna recently said on IG, “Valentine’s Day is for me…. but you can watch 😘.”

Finding yourself unattached this Valentine’s Day? There’s no need to fret. This is a year to embrace your independence and prioritize yourself. Make a resolution to spend the day (or weekend, or heck, week) showering yourself in gifts and self-love. Even if you are attached, we all deserve a little self-care after what our early 2020s has put us through! Take some time to get away and enjoy some serious alone time.

Unfortunately, our society likes to center romantic love and monogamous relationships as the end-all be-all of happiness; but anyone with a hand knows that isn’t true (you see what I did there?!) The ability to live a happy, fulfilling, sensual life is possible for us all -- whether you’re partnered up, a bachelor/ette “lifer” or just between partners. As long as you put number one first, the rest will fall into place. 

Now, we know, we know… not all of us are in love with the idea of spoiling ourselves and sure, it can feel a little awkward at first. But honey, whether you realize it yet or not: we are all worth a little bit of pampering now and again and there’s no need to try to justify it.

Here at HUSTLER Hollywood, we know the importance of pleasure and we believe that every moment is an opportunity to explore and experience it. So, listen up and let us teach you a thing or two about treating yourself. 

Get Away

Near or far, vacation or staycation, consider taking a little bit of time-off from your regularly scheduled programing to decompress.  There are plenty of ways to achieve this, even if you’re on a budget. Check out the digital deal sites for hotels or airfare on the cheap but don’t skimp on the extras if you don’t have to. A room with a hot tub and a fully stocked mini fridge sounds like an event to us. While you’re at it, why not ‘make it a meal’ with a sexy waterproof toy or two, like the We-Vibe Melt or the Lovense Gush. Rub-a-dub-dub! It’s scientifically proved that orgasms are essential our overall health and wellbeing, so like, that’s basically doctor’s orders! ;)

If you plan to spend some solid solo time in your hotel, make sure to take advantage of all the amenities they have to offer. Throw on that cozy robe, order room service, or mosey down to their lobby bar or eatery if you’re in the mood to mingle. If you can splurge, book yourself a daytime spa day for that extra touch of luxe.

Does a night away feel impossible? Consider taking a mini road trip and spending time in the great outdoors. Drive out to a nearby beach or national park and become one with nature. There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself too – hike through the trails (if it’s safe), draw, meditate, take photos and just breathe the wonderful fresh air! And don’t forget to come prepared! Of course, you’ll need the essentials: sunscreen, water, hat, hand sanitizer, and comfy clothes We also recommend throwing some intimate wipes in your bad to stay fresh all day 

Pop into one of the quaint neighboring towns when you’re finished with the trails, for local happenings like hot springs, yoga classes, and fairs, where you can enjoy your alone time or even meet like-minded adventurers. 

Paint the Town Red

Whether you decide to stay in or venture out in the evening, slipping into some sexy lingerie is a non-negotiable (well, at least we think so). Studies show that little extra care taken in dressing yourself in pretty lingerie, not only boosts confidence but it can also turn you on. Sounds like a win-win to us!

Speaking of confidence; harness that Bad B*tch energy and take yourself out for a night on the town. Onlookers will gaze upon you with awe and jealousy of your carefree lifestyle.

But, what’s the biggest benefit of a “table-for-one”? Sliding into any hot spot in town without a reservation. Pull up a stool at the bar, grab a glass of bubbly, and put out the vibe. 

Once you’re nice and stuffed, why not hit a sexy club and burn off all those calories with some dancing. Pay no mind to the couples canoodling on the floor – if the beats are pumping and the DJ playing your song, just get out there and shake your ass.

Everyone knows bars and clubs are great places to meet a fling but if a one-night-stand isn’t your thing, there’s no reason not to get a little action on your own. Try out a sexy and discreet panty vibe  to add a little extra buzz to your night out. If you’re high-tech, take it to the next level with bluetooth enabled panty vibe that responds to music can lose yourself in the moment and it will be your little secret.

On the way home, stop at a bodega and buy yourself a fresh bouquet to enjoy for the week. Or treat yourself a flower that you’ll come to enjoy much longer: the infamous Inya Rose. Either way, don’t skip out on the little things when you have the option -- it just might be the best part of your night! More on that to come.

Staying In

If the idea of cozy night at home sounds like heaven to you, HUSTLER Hollywood has the goodies you need to take a night in from boring to mind-blowing and give a new meaning to the word “homebody!”

After cooking yourself a decadent meal (think risotto or a mouth-watering steak), pour yourself another glass of wine and prepare to feed your other senses. 

Light a few deliciously scented candles, grab a bath bomb, and fill your tub with warm water and a generous splash of bath oil

Allow your stress melt away and be present in the warm sensations enveloping your body. Once you’re nice and relaxed, start to introduce sensual self-touching and let your mind run wild with fantasy. Add in your favorite water-safe toy or your detachable shower head and head for the climax.

After you’ve dried off, apply a luxurious body oil, give yourself a manicure, apply a face mask, and savor in the pamper. If you’re feeling extra, drape a fabulous robe over that silk skin and a pair of sexy bedroom shoes to channel that wealthy widow energy. If that’s not your speed, get seriously cozy with a sexy sweatsuit, cuddle up on the couch and turn on your favorite guilty pleasure TV show to binge. When it’s time to hit the sheets, go for a round 2 with a different type of toy. The rechargeable Le Wand Petite can loosen up tense shoulders before it goes between your legs. Make a little bedtime self-care a regular part of your routine.

Some self-love tips

Did you know that it’s easier to orgasm by yourself than with a partner? Did you also know that through masturbation you increase your ability to be pleasured and more easily orgasm when with a partner? Sign us up!

Often, we can treat masturbation like a chore rather than a highlight or break from the day. Next time, try to slow things down, and get yourself in the mood. Put on a sexy playlist while you read a sexy novel or slip into a warm, sensual bath (see above for a refresh on those tub tips). If you need some extra inspiration, try watching a little porn while gently caressing yourself.

To maximize your pleasure, try a stimulant cream, oil, or gel, that will get your blood flowing to all the right places. The extra circulation will increase your sensitivity and make it that much easier for you to win a game of pocket pool or hand hockey.

For the novelty novice or those simply on the go, a finger vibe is a great toy for users of all levels. Just strap it on your finger and get to playing, with no body party untouched. Hey, you may just find you have an unexpected erogenous zone!

Penis owners: take your stroking to the next level with a vibrating masturbator that’ll make you quiver with delight. Run it along the shaft, the head, the scrotum, or even your nipples, perineum… pretty much any external area you’d like to stimulate! Warning: do not insert or use internally!

BUTT, if you’re ready to explore Uranus, there are plenty of amazing toys of all levels, designed to stick where the sun don’t shine. If you’re a beginner, the petite vibrating anal probe might be the choice for you. Smaller in size and price-point, the petite probe is a low-risk option for rookies. For the anal experts out there, we love the Njoy Wand for their equal-opportunity orifice. The double-ended dildo is finely crafted and weighted to deliver more pressure on your P- or G-Spot. Sleek stainless steel can adapt to temperatures and looks as good as it feels. 

Now for all the toy super-fan out there that already own all of the above, it may be time to take your playpen to the next level. The Liberator Toy Mount securely holds your favorite wand or stroker in place so you can enjoy hands-free pumping action in more positions than you can do alone (trust us when we say it’s a game changer). If you’re really wild, strap yourself onto the Cowgirl Premium Sex Machine and get ready for the ride of your life. No, the cowgirl isn’t only for the ladies, gents and non-binary alike can also take a spin on this bucking bronco and can enjoy fabulous g- or p-spot penetration while they grind away. Excuse us while we wipe our drool.

No matter how you do it, taking a little time to show yourself some love this Valentine’s Day and spoil yourself silly. Because as the goddess RuPaul exclaimed: “if you can’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?!”

HUSTLER Hollywood wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day, full of self-love, treats, and LOTS of orgasms! <3