Pasties Gallery (NSFW Photos)

Pasties – in addition to being a type of treat - are adhesive coverings that are usually applied to women’s nipples and areolas. Although pasties originally emerged as a convenient way for burlesque dancers to get around toplessness restrictions, they’ve become a part of contemporary fashion culture, with celebrities such as Rhianna and L’il Kim being seen out and about in their pasties.

Some pasties are pretty bland; others are quite ornate. Some pasties even come with tassles dangling down from them. One can also make pasties of one’s own by applying something sticky (like peanut butter) on the nipple and areola and then then adding something else (like chocolate bits) on to the sticky thing.

Check out this gallery of pasties for inspiration (NSFW):

These spiderweb style pasties are available from ElectricBoutique.com

Rhianna was photographed wearing star-shaped pasties over her nipples.

Image from IHatePeacocks.com, though I'm not sure what's to hate about these.

From Girls.Gunaxin.com

These handmade red heart shaped pasties are available from Stella5.co.uk.

These incredible Pac Man & Ghost pasties are available at LadyTornade.com

Space invaders pasties from LadyTornade.com

Available from LadyTornade.com

From BoobyBling.com

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About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at www.sexualhealth.indiana.edu.