Roses are red, violets are blue, here are the best ways to say “I love you.” This Valentine’s Day, forget flowers and chocolates, and check out these unique presents instead for your boyfriend, girlfriend, partner, and even fur baby.
An Unconventional Toast
After a quick cheers to love, what next? Thanks to Rewined, empty wine bottles find a new home by being repurposed into delicious-smelling premium soy wax candles with an 80-hour burn time– no doubt lasting longer than your Valentine’s Day buzz. Opt for the flirty Rosé scent for a light floral tone, perfectly encapsulating the white peach and rose petal undertones to our favorite soon-to-be spring drink.
For a more robust fragrance, the romantic Syrah candle mixes berry, cinnamon, and smoky cedar wood, ideal for a cuddly night in.
Rose quartz is known as the stone for unconditional love that deepens relationships and aligns with the spiritual heart chakra. Honeybee Gardens‘ crystal infused body oil uses real rose quartz crystals along with ylang ylang, rose geranium, jasmine, lavender, and bergamot essential oils to craft a light, non-greasy body oil.
Ylang ylang enhances the libido while jasmine heightens sexual desire, and the combination with soothing lavender and rose geranium makes for a love potion all its own. Add some drops to a bubble bath for two this Valentine’s Day, and bathe in its stunning floral scent.
Hot and Heavy
Bay Area-based Potli has masterfully integrated THC into kitchen necessities like honey and olive oil, but this month the brand launches their highly-anticipated cannabis-infused sriracha. Add to whatever you’re eating to spice things up.
What better way to attract a partner than wearing a scent they can’t resist? Zodica Perfumery has mastered 12 fragrances for each astrological sign, and with eight out of 10 people picking their own sign during a blind test, it’s no wonder that Zodica’s all-natural fragrances rival pheromones. Grab an eau du parfum of your own sign to wear on the daily, plus a travel size perfume of your crush or partner and you’ll be simply irresistible.
The 18.21 Man Made wash and deodorant gift set does more than just cleanse your man: it makes him smell Sports Illustrated sexy. Who can say no to that? The all-in-one body wash works as a shampoo, conditioner, and cleanser, while the natural gel deodorant uses organic tapioca starch to absorb odors. We’re obsessed with the Sweet Tobacco scent that mixes saffron, honey, tobacco, wood, and tonka bean for an intoxicating twist on the classic masculine fragrance. Better yet, the gift set is paraben and sulfate-free!
Keep It Sweet
Forget the outdated heart-shaped box of chocolates and opt instead for a trendy bento box! Sugarfina and Campo Viejo Wines have partnered for the perfect combination of sweet and savory this Valentine’s season with an exclusive limited edition Sugarfina bento box promotion with the purchase of the 3-bottle collection of Campo Viejo Reserva, Tempranillo, and Cava Brut or Cava Rose. The Tempranillo is enhanced by the creamy Sugarfina peanut butter caramels, and lovers can nibble on the Fuji caramel apple candies while enjoying the bold Reserva. Plus, who could forget the sugar lip candy kisses between sips of Cava Brut or Cava Rose? This Valentine’s Day, it’s all about gourmet candy and delicious wine for the ultimate treat.
For the Healthy Couple
The appropriately-named Spread The Love was born out of romance: founders Val and Zach Fishbain started their company after making peanut butter in their Vitamix blender for wedding presents! The vegan, paleo, and keto-friendly jams and nut butters are ideal for baking, snacking, or even just a simple savory sandwich. It’s an easy present and perfect match– one could say they go together like peanut butter and jelly!
Who doesn’t love a romantic trip? Thankfully this year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday, kicking off a three-day holiday weekend. So why not surprise your special someone with a day adventure or overnight getaway? And with the Kai Signature Travel Set, it’s easier than ever to get up and go. The deluxe gift set includes travel sizes of the bestselling all-natural products including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, bubble baths, and mini perfume oil. The gorgeous gardenia scent makes for a fresh, airy fragrance that is ideal for a trip to the beach, hint, hint. Let the romance begin!
CBD meets luxury with Tarot. Founded by Kate Manson, has been the go-to remedy for all-things natural at Saks Fifth Avenue. Each oil is made by hand in small batches using U.S. grown full-spectrum CBD that is pesticide-free. The Pleasure oil is perfect for a sensual night-in with your special someone, using the aphrodisiac effects of damiana lemon with the relaxing benefit of CBD extract to stimulate and soothe. And oh does it feel so good.
The gold magic mask by Korean beauty experts Masque Bar exclusively models the face in two easy steps to heal irritated skin from the inside out. With real 24k gold specks, you can feel like a queen before your big date night. Leave the mask on for 30 minutes for a luxurious self-care routine ahead of meeting your Valentine, but be sure to keep the theme of luxe self-love throughout the night.
Every Valentine’s Day is sealed with a kiss, so make sure your pout looks perfect. Merle Norman’s appropriately-named Kiss & Hug lip gloss in red velvet is the quintessential red for V-Day. The unique lipstick-bullet-shaped applicator hugs the curve of your lips, and the moisturizing oil-free lightweight formula gives a gorgeous shine. No need to reapply after kisses either!
Do You Knead Me?
Cap off the night with a sensual massage, courtesy of Greenerways Organic body oils. The 100% USDA certified organic oil moisturizes the skin with seed-to-shelf ingredients like rosemary, cedarwood, eucalyptus, peppermint, and lavender oils. We love the Relaxation Kit with the Tranquility, De-Stress, and Muscle Relaxation oils to relieve tension. The quick-drying oils are paraben and cruelty-free, allowing you and your partner to rest easy after a relaxing massage.
A Certain Type of Facial
Viktor & Rolf’s signature Flowerbomb fragrance gift set includes an eau du parfum, shower gel, body cream, and mini perfume in the iconic scent. Spray on for a light floral scent, perfect for the coming spring months.
Love All Around
Snuggle up to your special someone in the amazingly soft iconic lounge long sleeve top by PJ Salvage. The masters of cute meets comfort, PJ Salvage has an entire Love Edit section with themed Valentine’s Day sleep and loungewear, perfect for a cozy evening in. We adore this rainbow heart sweatshirt, a sweet reminder that there are no barriers to love. This brings warm and fuzzy to a whole other level!
Don’t forget your loyal best friend! This stylish faux fur bed from Paw.com has supportive memory foam to balance your adorable canine’s beauty sleep. Plus the bed doubles as a trendy rug when not in use. It’s machine washable, water and odor resistant, and our dog instantly fell in love with its soft texture. This Valentine’s Day, pamper your pooch to show how much you care!
Happy Valentine’s Day to all our lovers out there!