Valentine’s Day gift ideas for her
|Valentine’s day gift ideas for all budgets|
|Tiffany and Co. bracelet|
tizz about what to get for Valentine’s Day.
It’s not an easy decision. If
you’ve just entered a new relationship, do you play it cool and get a card, or
do you go all out with a balloon and bear sent to your kind-of-partner’s workplace? I would suggest that the latter is a little
it still significant? Also, you have
expectations (whether high or low) set from previous Valentine’s Days. So, do you top last year, or slowly try to
play down this expensive and cheesy holiday.
issues still arise:
significant, you feel guilty, if you get something more expensive or lavish,
you feel short changed.
gifted my husband with a Transformers Bumblebee model (which he loved, btw).
then again a useful gift might be better appreciated.
ideas to suit all budgets, with some out of the box suggestions to boot. I thought it would be easier to write a
series of articles, for him, her and for couples. So watch this space for more updates.
you, the ladies. As that is of paramount importance.
So girls, if any of the suggestions tickle your fancy, stick this
article under your other half’s nose by any means possible. Leave it open on your shared laptop. ‘Accidentally’ email it to him (it was meant
for a friend, of course), or go the whole hog and print it out and leave it on
the coffee table. It’s the only way
Shloer celebration fizz – £2.99
onto a good thing if he presents your main present with a bottle of Shloer’s
drink to celebrate with. So far, when
pushing the boat out, we’ve resorted to Tropicana and the fail safe- Coke.
of Shloer. However, they’ve cottoned to
the this gap in the market and brought out this extra-special range of drinks
which just make your special occasion that little bit more special.
grape – and Pink Fizz – a mixture of red and white grape juices. As you can see from the picture, the bottle
is so darned pretty that I don’t want to open.
I best save it for the special day itself.
you don’t drink but want some fizz, put an order in with Mr.
Collection smokey eye palette – under £5
but since it’s rebranded itself as Collection, it’s really upped its game in
terms of colour, quality and wear-ability.
smokey eye, so it would make for a great look on Valentine’s Day and
Front Cover Colours of the catwalk – in the pink £19.50
Cover range. I’ve used Front Cover
cosmetics before in a festive fist idea roundup, and there’s a reason they keep
popping up my gift reviews. Quite
simply, they’re great gifts!
new look, with complementing shades.
This collection is no different, with a hot pink nail polish, three
varying shades of pink lipstick, complementary blue eyeshadows and an eyeliner
and mascara to boot.
and higher quality than some of the cosmetic briefcases you get from Debenhams,
but far cheaper than buying individual brands.
I’d be glad to receive this as a gift on any occasion.
Paul Mitchell’s Ethicool Bonus Bag – £24.50
|Paul Mitchell Ethicool shampoo and conditioner|
take a look at Paul Mitchell’s Ethicool range.
There are three sets in the range – Tea Tree (for hydration), Relaxingly
Cool (for strength) and Lemon Sage (for body).
hair types. I tried the Lavender Mint
Bonus Bag, and was really impressed with how sleek my hair looked afterwards. There wasn’t the usual kinks and fray – its high
quality ingredients does really give you salon hair.
with its tea tree being carbon neutral as Paul Mitchell supports Conservation
International, a forest carbon programme.
Superdry Minis gift set for her – £29.50
|Superdry fragrance gift set|
set from Boots or Superdrug? I do, as I
was the lucky recipient of many.
Obviously this was during my school days, and I could enjoy squirts of
Miss Sixty, Charlie and more in cute handy little bottles. I may jest now, but I loved them at the
give (and receive) the gift of a fragrance set without cringing.
contains four embossed 25ml bottles from their coveted Neon collection. Not
only do they contain very unique scents, the bottles and their sleek outer
packaging are nothing short of what you’d expect from a brand that loves
attention to detail.
Fruits, Jasmine, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla and Musks. It’s a deahy mix of floral, sporty and
Blood Orange, Blackcurrant, Orange Blossom, Pineapple, Cedarwood and
Musks. As you’d expect, this perfume has
a very citrus-y zest to it.
the Valley, Petals of Jasmine and Musks.
You can smell the floral notes, but there’s also a hint of aqua about it
and has a passing similarity to Davidoff Cool Water. At least that’s what I think.
Leaves, Lily of the Valley, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Dry Amber, Coconut, Tonka and
Musks. This fragrance had the most distinct
secnt. Very sweet, with more than a hint
of Parma Violet sweets about it.
there is a matching fragrance gift set for him. That’ll put paid to any budget issues.
stays there, but owning a little piece of Tiffany’s is just lust-some.
the beautiful blue box which contained the pretty velour pouch and this gem, I
was pretty pleased…
received the bracelet in the pic for my birthday), but as any Tiffany-lover
knows, nothing says it better.
the idea of a spa day to your other half?
It’s the best way to unwind and you’ll feel totally pampered throughout. There are some great spas dotted up and down
the country, with many offering Valentine’s packages and couples treatments, so
it’s well worth doing your homework before declaring your interest.
A variety of Valentine’s gifts for every budget. So start dropping those hints early.
About the Author
I’m not a makeup artist, chef, lifestyle guru or stylist. I’m just me. And like you, I’m trying to make the best of most things, only I’m sharing my warts-and-all thoughts along the way.