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You Can Now Buy Vibrators At Sephora

If there were any remaining questions about sexual wellness going mainstream, Sephora is putting them to bed by venturing into the category this year.

The beauty specialty retailer’s sexual wellness selection debuting online will feature 10 products from Maude, including vibrators, aloe-based lubricant, body wash, bath salts, bubble bath and a candle-cum-massage oil, and seven vibrators from Dame along with its lubricant, arousal serum and vibrator sanitizing spray. In the selection, items from Maude and Dame will be coupled with an existing array of sexual wellness products from ingestible and skincare brands like Sex Dust from Moon Juice and Aphrodisia Arousal Oil from Flora + Bast.

This move in wellness is an attempt to de-stigmatize sex and masturbation, Teen Vogue reports.

“Seeing Dame’s products alongside concealer or facewash serves to normalize sex and pleasure–it’s just as routine as your daily beauty rituals,” a representative for Dame said. “The more space major retailers dedicate to sexual wellness, the better-informed consumers will be, ultimately shifting perceptions on pleasure as a whole to a more positive space.”

This exciting collab brings with it pleasure-providers of every shape and style, from easy-to-use, $30 bullet vibes to $135 sex toys. Beyond that, Sephora now stocks Dame’s must-have vibrator accessories, like sanitizing spray and lubricant (like your makeup brushes, toys should be washed and sanitized regularly).

Sephora aims to take a leadership position in sexual wellness by delivering best-in-class sexual health and pleasure education. Chase has partnered with Laurie Mintz, a psychologist, University of Florida professor and author of the bestselling book “Becoming Cliterate,” to create content for Sephora’s site. Mintz says, “Sephora is the ideal retailer for young women, especially women who we know are suffering with lack of orgasm, lack of pleasure, pain. To have a respected brand like Sephora giving the message that this is important, it’s important to your wellness, that’s very exciting.”

But what made Sephora and other large retailers get on board with the idea that quality lube and quality face cream belonged on the same online shelves?

There’s the fact that sex tech brands have been working for years to destigmatize sex toys by creating products that are easy to use, affordable, and aesthetically designed for those who don’t prefer representational, hyper-erotic toys. (In other words, exactly the kind of toys a retailer that doesn’t primarily sell sex toys might be interested in.)

There’s also the fact that the United States’ sexual wellness industry was valued at $5.8 billion in 2020 and is estimated to reach more than $9 billion by 2026, according to a 2021 market research report.

Sephora declined to comment about why they decided to stock these brands now, but the company did say in a statement that their intimate care section “will encompass sexual wellness, feminine hygiene, hormonal care and more.”

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BCAMS Magazine, the 11th issue!

The independent livecam industry resource for news and tips & tricks for cam models and camsites.

This July our attention turns away from the beaches to some of the most adored bombshells in the industry! As always, we are here to stir up your senses with our super selection of top models around the world. You are going to fall for these hot and ardent beauties!

“BCAMS Magazine is a fast-growing one, and each issue proved the strong connection made with the live cam industry. Thank you for your trust and support.”

Sugar Bounce empowers content creators to grow their fan base and monetize their talent. While Sephora attempts to de-stigmatize sex and masturbation, by venturing into selling sexual wellness products.
Las Vegas Hotels deliver VR Pornto to your room by a self-driving robot! Yup, you got that right! While FansRevenue are here to give us a deeper insight on their business model and future plans.
And because we wanted to close July with a bang, we attended EXXOTICA for the first time, and boy this expo can be full-blown, balls to the wall crazy!
All this and more awaits you in our BCAMS Magazine 11th Issue! Make sure to check it out!

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SugarBounce – An adult entertainment ecosystem powered by the token TIP

The multi-billion-dollar adult entertainment industry has a lot of problems, such as unfair pay, discrimination against creators, and breaches of user and artist privacy. Therefore it would be wise for a content consumer and creator to look for alternatives.
One alternative might be SugarBounce, which presents its platform that enables content creators and viewers to participate in the adult industry in a fair and durable way. If the project succeeds in taking over just a fraction of the adult entertainment industry, we can assume that more content creators and consumers will find their way to the platform.

What is SugarBounce?
SugarBounce is a decentralized adult entertainment platform, based on Binance Smart Chain (or blockchain), aimed to revolutionize the adult industry by leveraging the technological advancements of Web 3. SugarBounce is a diverse ecosystem which encapsulates all forms of adult entertainment under one roof through its 6 unique verticals consisting of – adult webcam streaming, an NFT marketplace, crowd funded content platform, decentralized adult content repository, an anonymous payment processor, and much more.
SugarBounce presents a revolutionary take on the multi-billion dollar adult industry, empowering content creators to grow their fan base and monetize their talent. SugarBounce has a unique hybrid model: a decentralized blockchain technical solution combined with institutional safeguards that guarantee copyrights for creators, data safety for users and ensure global access to adult content.

(Current Status)
We launched our first product, Sugar Streams – an adult webcam site, on 28 April 2022. Within 3 months of the limited beta release, Sugar Streams had garnered 10K unique users all across the world with an engagement rate of 67%.There has been a gradual progress since our dApp launch and the odds have been in our favor as a result of collaborated team effort.

Which is the tipping method on the site?
We offer a unique and hassle-free payment structure, users can tip models on the site with Credits.
Credits on SugarBounce can be bought either via credit/debit cards or SugarBounce’s native crypto currency $TIP.
Following our integration with Biconomy, a multi-chain relayer protocol, users can now buy Credits without paying any gas fees on crypto payments and enjoy high-quality, superior NSFW live streaming.

How many models do you currently have on the site?
We have onboarded more than 800 models from all across the world in the male, female and LGBTQ+ and anime categories, post the launch of our revolutionary adult cam site.

Are you interested in any country? Do you plan to work with Romanian models?

We endeavor to expand our horizon across the globe by welcoming cam models from all parts of the world to showcase their talent and empower them with resources to grow their fan base and monetize their art.

Romania is a global leader in adult live camming and there is, without a doubt, an abundance of potential raw talent in the country. We are already working and will continue to work with Romanian models. Very interestingly we have had a couple of Romanian studios who have been with us since launch.
Also with growing usage of cryptocurrencies in Romania, we plan to set up ideal financial structure by implementing crypto payment systems that allow customers to pay for their adult content without any issues, chargebacks or discrimination at the hands of financial institutions.

What is the difference between you and the other platforms?
Well to start with, our streaming network is a completely decentralized Web-rtc based p2p streaming network which only keeps getting better as more and more users come and join the platform. Also very soon we will be introducing a watch to earn feature where users can opt to be a node in our streaming network and then earn monetary rewards while they are on the platform watching their favorite performer stream.

• We also have our own native cryptocurrency $TIP and users can tip their models at very competitive prices.

• SugarBounce is all about storage security and data encryption. Users can enjoy their favorite content without fearing possible identity theft or falling victim to credit card fraud.

• We also have one of the highest payouts for models 0.08$ for every credit

• We are also making drastic changes to our affiliate program where models will be able to supercharge their income to 112%

Why NFT? How do the cam models/creators respond to them?
How do the NFT’s help the models?

NFTs are the current talk of the commerce and are gaining massive exposure in the mainstream crypto market.

Basically what NFTs do is solve the issue of content ownership as NFTs are not just artwork , Today anything can be backed by NFTs from videos to art to even a piece of clothing making it unique and the owner of that NFT can then reap monetary benefits from its sale or trade for life without the fear of duplication and that is why it’s a game changer for models and they should get on it.

SugarBounce is decentralizing the process of creating adult content by returning the power to its rightful owners — the NSFW artists. Another one of our unique verticals – Sugar Markets takes us a step closer in achieving this goal.

In a nutshell, SugarBounce’s NFT platform, built on ERC-721, creates an efficient framework for creators to launch an NFT and earn perpetual income from its resales.

Where do you see SugarBounce in the next 2-3 years?
In the next 2-3 years realistically we would like to be in the top 10 camsites in the world.
Centralization is at the core of the problem of the adult entertainment industry.Be it in terms of censorship or running into a conflict with the banking system or other monopolies. By replacing banking support with cryptocurrency, platforms like ours present an alternative to the age-old centralized financial system.

We endeavor to preserve the anonymity of our viewers and creators and overcome some of the most prominent issues within the traditional adult industry including chargebacks, payment processor restrictions, discrimination at the hands of financial institutions, blocked payments etc. by integrating payments via cryptocurrencies.

Our Ecosystem seeks to disrupt how NSFW content is consumed around the globe in the booming era of Web3 by giving rise to a new economy interconnected with its native cryptocurrency $TIP and brings in an amalgamation of P2P streaming, IPFS, and NFT Tech to bring a never-seen-before NSFW experience to viewers.

Tell us a little about Sugar Starter.
Sugar Starter is a unique never-before- done before crowdfunding platform for newcomers and existing content creators in the porn industry where they can crowdfund their entire journey in the adult film industry and not have to go through the exploitation by middlemen like casting agents and talent managers.

Our one-of-a-kind platform will allow new and existing talent to build niche content proposals that will be listed as a pool on Sugar Starter. Investors will contribute by staking capital in these proposal pools and own this content as NFTs along with the creators. Both the content creators and investors can earn monetization revenue for a lifetime as the owners of the NFT backing the content. While the viewers can watch this content for a predetermined price. Sugar Starter creates a perfect avenue for the NSFW artists to fuel their growth as an independent entity and protects them from capital thefts by industry moguls.

What type of models do you target?
So at this point we are targeting all models . Be it Independent or studio models or models that have a particular niche or models from a particular geographical location . Honestly we want them all. We didn’t want to restrict ourselves to a particular section as we wanted to have a wide range of models and content that we offer on our site.

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BCAMS Magazine, the 10th issue!

The independent livecam industry resource for news and tips & tricks for cam models and camsites.

Hey there and welcome to BCAMS Magazine 10th Issue!

As part of BCAMS’ show of love and support for the LGBTQ+ community, we are thrilled to feature and address, in this month’s issue, the needs of the community to build a better future.

Leaving the quarantine behind and in the ascending heat of the summer, people across the nation are coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. But more and more companies are seeing Pride Month as a prime branding opportunity, evident in the rainbow-clad corporate logos we see every June. We discuss this topic at length in our Finance & Business chapter.

“BCAMS Magazine is a fast-growing one, and each issue proved the strong connection made with the live cam industry. Thank you for your trust and support.”

As summer just started, get ready to feast your eyes on some of the most gorgeous top international cam models! As always, we bring you some beautiful, sexy and amazing goddesses that will set you on fire!

Pivoting to this month’s line up of contributors, Carla Sez talks about a very sensitive and important subject – Performing in the real world. Carla emphasizes on how natural appearance can boost the models’ fan base.

This issue we also bring to your attention a successful story of a UK based cam model, who went from a salary of £12K per year to an income of £8K per month as a cam model. Emily has gone from practically homeless to now holding an agency with 550 models employed, and that in just one year! 

Furthermore, in the Tech & IT column, we introduce you some fresh and interesting news regarding the AI power in the matching and dating apps industry. It is about time we take a deeper dive into the technology behind modern love.

To conclude we would like to give a big thank you to all those who read our magazine and for supporting us to reach our 10th magazine issue! We were astonished by the number of views!! So thank you for your trust and support! 

All this and more awaits you in our 10th issue of BCAMS Magazine! 

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