Be Mine: Epic Valentine’s Day Gifts

Fun and affordable gifts for Valentine's Day

We have curated 15 fun ways to surprise that special person in your life with a thoughtful gift.

If Valentine’s Day sends chills down your spine (and not of excitement), we got you covered. This year, we have hand-picked a wonderful selection of gifts for him and for her that scream I Love You minus the tacky stuff. Because, even if it’s the thought that counts, we all want to make it right in the most romantic day of the year.

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1 & 2: Aera Smart Diffuser System and Moondance Fragrance ($200 and $50): Aera is a fun and sleek fragrance player to create your own private haven at home. The Smart Diffuser System is the perfect gift for the lovers of modern convenience because it can be controlled using the integrated app or Alexa. With ten adjustable settings to adapt the intensity of the scent to the size of the room and your #currentmood, it offers a consistent fragrance experience for over 800 hours.

Moondance combines notes of iris, bergamot, and amber. A sophisticated and sensual fragrance, this warm blend is tempered by a trace of vanilla, making it the ultimate scent track to your romantic nights. Hypoallergenic and safe for pets and children, this scenting system is a thoughtful gift for those who love experiencing the power of fragrances without having to pay attention to an open flame.

3. Chloe + Isabel Petits Bijoux Rose-Cut Huggie Hoops ($48.00): Inspired by the most delicate roses, these on-trend huggie hoops feature a sparkling rose-cut cubic zirconia for a timeless look without a hefty price tag. A subtle sparkler to add a pop of drama to any outfit, this is the perfect gift for the gal who loves being on trend but has a classic soul.

4. Chloe + Isabel Petits Bijoux Opal Pendant Necklace ($52.00): This luxurious necklace combines a delicate drop pendant with the trendy rose gold plating. Dainty and elegant, the pendant showcases a luxe Kyocera opal and a sparkling cubic zirconia to add a touch of glam and radiance to the long winter days. Elegant and timeless, opals are considered to help the creative spirit and encourage the expression of the true self. A perfect gift for a brave and spirited gal with a strong fashion sense.

5. Sara Happ Lip Slip in Ruby ($24.00): Are you looking to surprise a beauty addict? This beautiful and luxurious lip gloss in a perfect Valentine’s Day shade compliments all skin tones with a beautiful pop of color. A classic red that wears all day, this lip gloss is incredibly nourishing for a perfect pout without the sting.

6. Josie Maran Argan Moonstone Drops ($48.00): Give the gift of a healthy moonglow with this argan-powered skincare treatment and makeup primer. Suspended in 100% pure argan oil from Morocco, multi-dimensional pearls illuminate and brighten for a soft-focus blur. A wonderful gift for that special person that loves to experiment with makeup, this product is a multitasking primer, highlighter, and moisturizer. A perfect gift for the New Yorker who needs to get ready for work in as little time as possible.

7. Crux 12″ x 16″ Smokeless Grill ($89.99): Dreaming of year-round barbecue in the midst of a Polar Vortex? Crux comes to the rescue with a fun indoors smokeless grill with a roomy cooking surface to serve up to four people. With a non-stick cooking plate that can be removed and popped into the dishwasher, this convenient appliance delivers wonderfully cooked dishes without taking much counter space. With an embedded heating element for a consistent experience, this is the perfect gift for the cooking aficionado who loves to regal your tasting buds. Now, he or she can do it all year round. You can thank us later.

8. Aromatherapy Associates Perfect Partners ($31.00): Proclaim your love for the special person in your life with a luxurious duo that helps energize and deeply relax body and mind. Nestled inside a beautiful keepsake box, Revive Morning and Relax Deep are wonderful essential oil blends designed to be used in the shower or a bath. A 100% natural and award-winning duo, it is the perfect gift to introduce your loved one into the world of aromatherapy.

9. Industry West Monokle Candle in Red Citrus + Rose Water ($20.00): The perfect gift for a romantic afternoon, this hand-poured candle smells like a bouquet of roses in an Andalusian garden. Carefully curated by Heidi Jube and carefully crafted in the USA,  the candle includes a signature wood wick for a smooth crackling burn. A fantastic gift for the epicure, this candle is the epitome of sophistication and celebrates the joy of artful living.

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1. TomboyX Micromodal Sweethearts Boxer Briefs ($36.00): TomboyX is a unisex, inclusive underwear brand that celebrates that everyone is desirable, no matter what shape, color, size or texture you are. As part of their challenge to rethink what sexy looks like, the brand has launched these adorable unisex boxer briefs, available from sizes XS to 4X. These inspiring briefs make a wonderful gift for that special person who considers that love is love, no matter what. Plus, it’s a wonderful alternative now that the sweethearts candy is not available anymore!

2. Take My Face Off Vlada’s Mitty Pout Lip Cleanser ($26.00): Does your heart yearn for a plastic-free warrior? Then search no more! This wonderful and reusable mitty is a fun, effective, ultra-gentle alternative to wipes and cotton balls. Designed to last for years, it is washable by hand or on a regular laundry load, and picks up even the toughest makeup without tugging on delicate skin. Tell the planet and your special person how much you love them with this very unique gift!

3. Primal Elements Glycerin Loofah Bar Soap ($9.00): Looking for a nice gift that doesn’t break the bank? Invest in those little pleasures that scream how much you care about the other person. This fun soap has the intoxicating aroma of a summer favorite and includes natural loofah fibers to gently exfoliate the skin. Vegan, handmade in the USA, and very moisturizing, its bright red color makes it a perfect Valentine’s gift minus the cheesiness.

4. Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil ($29.00): Looking to impress the ultimate green gal? Trilogy‘s 100% organic, cold-pressed rosehip oil is the Ferrari of nature that reduces the appearance of scars, stretch marks and other skin concerns, including dehydrated and ageing skin. With a velvety texture and a soft scent, it is the perfect gift for the New Yorker fighting the hardships of the East Coast winter.

5. Scentered I Want To Escape Gift Set ($49.50): Give the gift of a wellness mental escape with this carefully crafted aromatherapeutic duo. Containing a travel candle and a full size therapy balm, the inspiring blend of Oud, Frankincense and Sandalwood is designed to free your loved one’s mind from the burden of the daily stress and elevate the spirit. A wonderful rendition of love that could lead to a first vacation together, it is a fun and thoughtful gift that will explain your loved one how much you care. 100% natural.

6. Verloop Pommed Rib Loungers ($38.00): It is the little things that your loved one will remember. These loungers are the ultimate gift of comfort, since they adapt to the contour of the feet for a memorable me-time ritual. Knitted with a supreme attention to detail, these loungers come in two sizes and different color combinations.

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1 Comment

  1. Samantha
    February 10, 2019 / 4:24 pm

    These are great gift ideas!!! I’ve been wanting to try the Aera diffuser!!

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