Ah Valentines day. The day where even the most hopeless romantics try their very best to woo those that have stolen their hearts. There are loads of lovely gifts out there for your loved ones. Gifts don’t have to cost the earth.
Every year without fail my other half rocks up to the front door with a bouquet of flowers and a box of chocolates which he proceeds to consume once he parks his butt down on the sofa – romance isn’t dead! Don’t get me wrong I absolutely love the gifts, it’s the only time of year that I get flowers! But the sense of surprise isn’t there. I’d love to have something different or something with more thought put into it!
If you are someone like Ryan who gets the same thing year in year out. I have come to save your bacon. Here I have a list of awesome gifts ranging in price that i am sure your other half will love!
£21 From Mainline Menswear
Nothing beats the feeling of putting on a fresh brand new pair of socks! You know that feeling like you’re walking on clouds? Mainline Menswear have a wide range of awesome gift sets that your loved one is bound to appreciate. I got the Ted Baker set which was a massive hit with Ryan.
£26.99 from Argos
Does your other half spend more time on his appearance than you do? If so a beard trimmer like this one is the perfect gift. People are at their happiest when they feel great about themselves and with this your special man will be sure to have you in their good books!
£6.99 from Indigo Herbs
How about a little gift for the evening? Nothing beats a lovely massage especially one from your other half. Indigo herbs have bottled up the perfect oils to get you and your partner in the mood for love!
$9.90 from Judy Luxury
Jewellery! Jewellery is the way to a girl’s heart. You can never really have too much and each bit tells it’s very own story. Some women like to collect bags however, I am more of a jewellery kind of woman. This bracelet is an absolute fashion statement and goes well with pretty much any outfit – Perfect addition to your outfit for that valentines meal.
£20 Rock and Ruddle
This Hairbrush is incredible! I have extremely long hair that by the end of the day has awful knots in, this hair brush glides through my hair untangling the knots with ease. With natural boar bristles it leaves your hair feeling super smooth and gorgeous. The brushes come in two sizes – Large (£30) and handbag size (£20) and a wide range of designs some of which can be personalised! The perfect valentines gift for those that love their hair.
£29 – £53 From Olverum
Described by The Sunday Times Style Magazine as ‘bath nirvana’ these bottles of gorgeously aromatic oils. Olverum in your bath is an effective way to naturally relieve stress (perfect for valentine’s day) and help you to get a good nights sleep. It is also a great way to ease aching or sore muscles and is the perfect antidote for colds and flu. The prices for these oils are:
As well as their website, Their main stockists are Liberty, Conran, Harvey Nichols and Fenwick.
£12 from Boots
Grooming items make for the perfect gift for men. Especially those that like to keep their face hair free. With Lubrication before and after the blades it lays down a protective layer to shield from irritation. Plus, FlexBall Technology makes maximum contact over contours and gets virtually every hair! The perfect item to get that smooth baby face!
£8.55 from Boots or Amazon.
The perfect, luxurious dual-purpose balm. Perfect for that Valentines day massage or pour it into a bath you’ve made for your loved one – maybe even treat yourself? The natural properties of Arnica montana extract and the sweet scents of Lavender and Grapefruit essential oils are ideal for calming your senses and taking away tension. It’s also enriched with Evening Primrose and Sweet Almond oil making it the perfect pampering treat for valentine’s day.
from £7.99-£19.99 from Argos
Many men and women spend the lead up to Valentines day pondering over what to get their loved ones that isn’t the cliché flowers and chocolates. 7th Heaven is the world’s number 1 face mask brand. Known globally for their range of completely natural and cruelty free face masks and beauty products. They have recently launched a range of beauty hampers filled with fantastic treats for your skin, hair and body. These beauty hampers won’t break the bank, and are guaranteed to leave the recipient feeling pampered and beautiful from head to toe. The gift sets include:
All products above are available in-store or online from Argos today! Why not take advantage of their £3,95 same day delivery?
Like I said earlier, Jewellery is the way to many women’s heart. Each piece has a tale to tell, a story just waiting to be heard. Jewellerybox is an online website which has hundreds upon hundreds of beautiful jewellery pieces, whatever it is you are looking for you are bound to find it here. Each item is either 9ct gold or silver. Jewellerybox believe that every woman should be able to have stunning jewellery at costume jewellery prices. I have these item’s above and I can honestly tell you that they feel so, so expensive. I love adding them to my outfits to make me feel that little bit more special. Why not treat your loved one today?
Perfume is another product that women love to receive. You can never have too many bottles of perfume and that can be a big of a pain because perfume is far from cheap. Fear not! Perfume-click, has hundreds of your favourite perfumes and more at affordable prices. Go on treat your loved one and keep your bank happy?
Now if flowers are something that you want to go with. I highly recommend Prestige flowers. Each of their valentines Bouquets come with a free box of chocolate! What a win?! Prestige Flowers last such a long time, they arrive to your door in immaculate condition and bring a smile to everyone who see them – they really are so gorgeous!
This idea is by far my favourite! A cake to your recipients door! What is not to love about that? Nothing makes me happier than cake and I am certain that that is the same for the majority of people. bakerdays has a wide range of cakes to choose from including gluten-free options so nobody has to miss out! Surprise your loved ones today with the tastiest cake!
£64.99 from So Divine
The perfect way to end valentines day after a trip to watch 50 Shades Freed. The best thing about this is you can either treat your partner or if you are a single Pringle you can treat yourself! ‘Kiss Kiss’ vibrating rabbit warms up to body temperature (37-38°) which will leave you with a warm and happy glow this valentines and beyond!
I hope I have given you some inspiration!