Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and like many of us, you’re probably trying to find gift ideas that express those three magic words. Of course, flowers and chocolates are lovely presents, but this year, we want you to go the extra mile and really impress your better half. So, forget the cute Teddy bear and heart-shaped pillow that will end up at the bottom of a drawer. Instead, you should go with a special present that shows how much you care but that is also practical; beauty products. Finally, with no further ado, here are the ten best gift ideas for him and her to say I Love You on Valentine’s Day.
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1 – The cult-favourite perfume for her
Byredo’s Gypsy Water has already a massive cult following and is one of the favourite perfumes of 2022. Rosie Huntingdon-Whitley, Kate Bosworth, and Margot Robbie are some of its many fans. This unique perfume has notes of bergamot, juniper berries, amber, vanilla, lemon, pepper, and other scents that are, according to Byredo, “an ode to beauty of Romani culture.” In short, a fantastic Valentine’s gift for beauty products lovers.
2 – The spirit of the American West for him
Le Labo perfumes are on our favourite lists and a fantastic Valentine’s Day gift. This time, we selected the iconic Santal 33 that has been dubed “the new Chanel No.5”. The French beauty company explains that the fragrance was inspired by the spirit of the American West, the masculinity and freedom that the old Marlboro man exuded (if you’re too young to remember this add, you should definitely google it before choosing your Valentine’s gift.) With a smoking wood alloy and spicy, leathery, musky notes, this perfume is a present that keeps giving because you will love to steal it from your boyfriend. Although Santal 33 is a perfume for men, it’s the favourite scent of Alexa Chung and other women who do not like overly floral scents.
3 – Best skincare product for him and her
The cosmetic guru Bobbi Brown said that her No.1 beauty tip was to moisturise the skin, so what better Valentine’s Day gift than an excellent moisturiser with the best and most effective ingredients to keep your loved one looking fab? Vienna Skincare biocompatible Deep Hydration Cream contains Urea, Hyaluronic Acid, Atelocollagen, and Enantia Chloranta that reduce lines and leave the skin of women and men plump and glowing. Did you know that your cosmetics are more effective at certain hours of the day?
4 – A fantastic makeup kit for her
A makeup kit makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, but if your better half doesn’t get the hint, why stop there? This gift set is a limited edition, so better look lively! The 10-piece set includes all you need for a romantic weekend escapade, from foundation to eye care, from lip tint and gloss to smokey eye, mascara, and makeup cleanser.
5 – A chic shaving set for him
A great Valentine’s beauty gift idea for elegant grooming-enthusiasts, this sandalwood shaving soap comes in a retro Mahogany shaving bowl that will look fabulous in your bathroom. The foaming soap and brush are from the quintessentially British Chemist and perfumers D. R. Harris London, founded in 1790.
6 – Valentine’s gift for those not afraid of needles
Sarah Chapman’s Meso-Melt Infusion System consits of an innovative microneedling roller to be used once a week for 21 days. The needling tip dissolves upon rolling, releasing its active complex into the skin. As a result, the treatment improves skin health and appearance.
7 – If you love your man’s mane
Help your man keep a luscious and healthy mane with a serum that contains safflower sweet almond and Kakadu plum. Besides leaving hair shiny and smooths light, hair oil nourishes the follicles and scalp, helping prevent hair loss. And it’s also a good present for women. For best results, apply all over dry hair and scalp as a pre-wash treatment and leave on for at least two hours before washing.
8 – One-minute cleansing ritual gift for women on the go
This is the ideal Valentine’s Day present for women who can’t spend too much time in long beauty rituals but like a professional standard of skincare. This facial-cleansing device uses lower-frequency pulsations to exfoliate, smooth and firm skin. And it’s fully waterproof, which means you can use it in the shower.
9 – Want a kissable beard?
Is your man’s beard rough and itchy or soft and kissable? Whichever the answers is, your darling’s beard will look well groomed but also smell fresh with this great Valentine’s gift. Made with organic ingredients like algae, carrot extract, and antioxidants, the beard oil softens the facial hair and hydrates the skin, hence preventing flaky beardruff. But don’t take our word on that, you’ll need to check if the gift is indeed effective by kissing your Valentine again and again!
10 – A Valentine’s Day present for his and her senses
A romantic and luxurious bath for two sounds like the gift for Valentine’s Day, doesn’t it? Indulge in a Spa-like bath with the scent of Bergamot, Jasmine, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Rose, and Musk. Additionally, this bath oil also nourishes your skin with a blend of Sweet Almond and Apricot oils, Edelweiss, Shea Butter, and Cinnamon. And with a name like that, not much needs to be said.
And finally, why not cook your special one’s favourite meal and set the table beautifully for Valentine’s Day with some flowers and candles? Taking your time to prepare something special will certainly express how much you appreciate the man or woman in your life.