Valentines day – another occasion during the year where materialistic items are purchased on the basis of love. But instead of buying for your other half, why treat yourself and love number one?
Here are my top 14 valentines day gifts that are perfect for you…
Lie back and give your face a nourishing treat! 100% vegan, this refreshing gel face mask is infused with real British rose petals, essence, rosehip oil and organic aloe vera.
British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask, £17 – thebodyshop.com
A relaxing candle
Whilst enjoying a soak in the bath, nothing sets the calming mood more than a beautiful, soft smelling candle. Described as “the essence of charm,” Peony & Blush, burns an exquisitely flirtatious scent. Transform your atmosphere with luxury and opulence, and up to 45 hours burn time.
Peony & Blush Suede Home Candle, £45 – jomalone.co.uk
“The most romantic bath ever!”
With a floral triplet of yellow rose petals, rose absolute and rose oil, this bath bomb is an enthralling spectacle to watch. Drop into your bath and as it fizzes, watch the outer shell break away and the magnificent petals burst out into “a sweet haze of Sicilian lemon and floral geranium oils.”
Rose Bombshell Bath Bomb, £4.50 each – uk.lush.com
Bottle of bubbly
Treat yourself to a glass or two of this sweet, but sharp pink prosecco. Slightly sweeter than the traditional brut cava, note the blackberries and mouth-watering strawberries hinting on your pallet.
Freixenet Cordon Rosado Gran Selección Cava, £10.75 – tesco.com
A beautiful alternative to the stereotypical valentines roses, this radiant bouquet, with soft feminine colours contains a mix of white blooms, roses, alstromeria, antirrhinum, stocks, statice and ammi. Presented in a modern keepsake jug.
Plum Jug, £35 – nextflowers.co.uk
A good book
“Your best friend stole your fiancé. Do you run away and hide, or start planning your revenge?”
The brand new novel of Sunday Times bestselling author Jane Fallon’s. Delve deep into another compelling storyline and lose yourself to the characters.
Faking Friends by Jane Fallon, £3.99 Paperback / £4.99 Kindle – Amazon.co.uk
A sexy lingerie set
“Celia is sultry, luxe and perfect for the bedroom, in the classic vivid red and deep black colour combo.” – Ann Summers
Celia Plunge Bra, £32.00, Celia Waspie, £25.00 and Celia Thong, £14.00 – annsummers.com
Or a cute pyjama set
Super cute with comfortable fabric and elasticated waistband, this dainty heart print vest and short combo, with slogan design is brilliant value for money.
Love Club Vest & Short Pyjama Set, £18 – asos.com
This cute little hoops, with hanging heart charm, are beautifully understated and delicately nod towards romance.
Gold Plated Sterling Silver Hanging Heart Charm Hoop Earrings, £10 – asos.com
Scented draw liners
Don’t just look after yourself, care for your clothes too! Layer these premium, scented liner papers into your drawers and allow the sweet, uplifting fragrance of dewy-fresh Rosewater to slowly release and infiltrate pretty notes fresh into your clothes and linen.
Rosewater Drawer Liners, £18 – crabtree-evelyn.co.uk
A sweet-smelling scent
Princess Perfume by Vera Wang, this extraordinary fragrance was created by Vera Wang. Its sexy scent includes a mixture of waterlily, apple, mandarin meringue, and golden apricot skin, dark chocolate, amber, musk, and vanilla.
Princess is all about a new attitude. It’s about claiming something magical and mystical in your life. It’s all of the characteristics that we would want to possess and what resides in all of us young or old.
Princess by Vera Wang 100ml, £19.99 – theperfumeshop.com
A new lipstick
Currently out of stock on charlotte.tilbury.com, this hugely popular petal-rose pink gives you “irresistibly kissable lips in seconds.” This beautifully hydrating lipstick contains soothing orchid and 3D glowing pigments to give you a fuller, wider pout.
Charlotte Tilbury Valentine: K.I.S.S.I.N.G, £24 – feelunique.com
Box of chocolates
Solid strawberry-white chocolate pink hearts, featuring a zingy fragrance and creamy texture that melt beautiful in your mouth.
Chocolate Strawberry Hearts, £5.50 – hotelchocolat.com
A goodnight’s sleep!
After an evening of pampering and relaxing like the princess you are, you want nothing more than the best night’s sleep. You definitely feel like royalty with SILK’s luxurious silk eye mask and pillowcase.
Made with the highest grade mulberry silk, wear your eye mask whilst resting your precious head on their matching pillowcase, perfect to keep your skin and hair protected and hydrated.
SLIP Silk eye mask, £45 and SLIP Embroidered silk pillowcase, £79 – net-a-porter.com
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