36 of the Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Her
Forget the boring box of chocolates from your drugstore. Our list of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for her will fill her heart with the goods she really wants.
Silk pajamas she’ll treasure
The best Valentine gift ideas for her are all about luxury—and silk pajamas are a luxury she’ll love. Plus, the fabric is breathable, so she won’t wake up in the middle of the night sweating. These Julianna Rae silk pajamas come in a deep, romantic burgundy color that’ll she’ll love to wear when curled up with some great Netflix picks—and, of course, you.
Step up her chocolate game
Forget the typical heart-shaped box of chocolates. Valentine gift ideas for her should aim for something that screams sophistication, like an Artisan Chocolate Heart from Compartes, a gorgeous heart-shaped treat that comes uniquely hand-studded with fruits, nuts, spices and much more. Remind her of these exciting health benefits of chocolate so she can indulge without guilt.
Cheese is a type of affection, isn’t it?
Good news! Eating cheese every day is actually good for you, so if you really want to make her happy, give her a bunch of delicious artisanal cheeses and this heart-shaped marble serving board from Pier 1. Cheese is definitely one of the best gifts out there, and we’re hoping it becomes universally accepted as one of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts in coming years. Check out these fun Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world.
For the work-at-home type
If she’s constantly sitting at her desk or using the dining room table as a makeshift office, help give her the circulation boost she wants with a heart-healthy Flexispot Exercise Desk Bike. It’s what you’d imagine the lovechild of a typical desk and a bicycle might be, and it’s gloriously healthy. She’ll be impressed with the level of thought you put into this gift, making it one of the most impressive Valentine gift ideas for her this year.
The warmest goods in town
If you’re heading out of town for a romantic weekend on the ski slopes or another cold-weather destination, make sure you give her a bonus gift of ultra soft long johns in deep, dark red. They’re the softest thermal layering pieces she’ll ever wear, and the gift will warm her heart when she realizes how useful your gift is. Check out these Valentine’s Day ideas that long-time couples swear by.
Full-coverage underwear is trending
In recent years we saw a lot of skimpy underwear trends, but 2019 is the year of the full-coverage underwear resurgence, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. She’ll love these Valentine’s Day-appropriate laser cut hipsters by 2xist, especially since they come in a three-pack and layer invisibly under just about everything.
A constant dose of good luck
A lot of jewelry options out there promise a dash of romance and sparkle, but few offer the promise of good luck. This Hollamama Extra Love Extra Luck Trio of necklaces offers three layers of love and good luck charms that’ll be sure to keep her feeling special every single day.
Coming up roses
If she’s the type of person who always stops to smell the flowers, she’ll love that you’re honoring her soul with this Demeter Bulgarian Rose Cologne Set. Fans say it smells like good roses—the outrageously expensive kind that are velvety and full and soft, but without the outrageous price. Be sure to steer clear of these Valentine’s Day gifts that send the wrong message.
The beauty of Winky Lux’s Flower Lip Balm is not only that it has a real pink chrysanthemum flower visible on the inside, which is stunning, but that the clear-looking formula reacts with your skin’s pH levels to create a unique-to-you shade of Valentine pink. That makes this one of the most personal Valentine gift ideas for her. The coconut scent is a bonus.
These flowers will last and last
Instead of a delicate bouquet that will wilt within the week, give her an elegant robe bedecked with unfurling flowers, like this silky one from Plum Pretty Sugar. Its knee-length, kimono sleeves and easy drape make it very, very romantic. Here are even more creative romantic ideas to say “I love you.”
You could give her a piece of gold jewelry, but if she’s obsessed with home beauty rituals and your budget is slightly below the metal level, this Golden Peel-A-Way Masque by Golden Door will be her new favorite. It paints on as a gold-tone shimmery mask and peels away dead skin, clogged pores, and other skin imperfections.
These SUGARFIX by BaubleBar Tassel Earrings with Beaded Studs are for the Valentine who loves a statement accessory and a touch of glamour. With soft, swishy tassels, their eye-catching movement will make for some of the best Valentine’s Day Instagrams ever. And psst: They cost less than your Valentine’s appetizer. Read up on these 15 romantic getaways perfect for Valentine’s Day.
A rose that glows
A dozen roses would be lovely, albeit pricey and short-lived—not what you want from the “perfect” Valentine gift ideas for her. A bottle of Rose Gold Face Oil by Essential Rose Life is the next best thing with a heavenly blend of rose geranium, pomegranate seed, rosehip seed, and Moroccan argan nut oils. It’s a boost for her skin—and her mood.
Love mementos and reminders she’ll see each day
If you have a special city, maybe where you met or where you proposed, she’ll love propping a hand-stitched Catstudio pillow on the sofa or bed to remind her just how much she means to you each day.
A gym-friendly reminder of your affection
This FAYALEQ Womens Love Letters Print Tank is an adorable and gym-friendly little token of your affection, and she’ll love wearing it while she’s working out or just sporting some athleisure. Here are more gift ideas for the fitness lovers in your life.
For the girl who runs (your heart)
If she’s an active runner, gym nut, or otherwise fitness-obsessed person, there’s a good chance she already has all the expected workout gear she loves—except one thing. She is probably forgetting that her body’s largest organ, her skin, requires special treatment at the gym, too, which is why FRÉ Skincare was developed. The 123FRÉ Set For Active Women is the skincare set she didn’t know she needed, but she’ll thank you for endlessly when she sees how much clearer her post-workout skin is.
For the coffee lover
You love her, and she loves coffee—Do you need more convincing that this belongs among the best Valentines gift ideas for her? You can start her morning commute off right each day with light medium 100 percent Arabica Breafast Blend from ScottyP’s Big Mug Coffee. This is what her favorite coffee reveals about her, by the way.
Spell it out for her
In case she’s unsure, you can literally spell out L-O-V-E in neon letters. The Bright Zeal Love LED Marquee, which measures about 16 x 7 inches and comes in five colors, will literally light up her life. How many Valentine gift ideas for her can do that?
The art of love
Looking to send a sign of your affection to your Valentine? The Oliver Gal “Build on Love Stone” canvas delivers the message in vivid black and metallic gold in the iconic LOVE design. The gallery-wrapped canvas—in six sizes ranging from 12×12 to 50×50—arrives ready to gift (and hang) right out of the box. Here are more Valentine’s Day gifts women actually want.
For the always cold lady in your life
If she’s always fiddling with the thermostat and you can’t personally be there to keep her warm 24/7, she’ll be thrilled to receive the snuggly Washable Wool Comforter from Nest Bedding as a Valentine’s Day gift from you. The comforter, made in the USA, is soft, breathable, super lightweight—and guaranteed to keep her toasty no matter the weather.
Dinner direct to her door
Valentine dinners are pricey, so bring the romantic meal right to your door with a delivery of triple trimmed filet mignons from Omaha Steaks. The succulent cuts have been aged 21 days and are flash frozen and sealed for perfection
Sparkles for her face
If she’s not at the age or stage where glittery diamonds are appropriate, she may want to add a dose of sparkle to her face with this GLAMGLOW Gravitymud Firming Treatment. It’s a smooth, easily-painted face mask that has real bits of glitter throughout and leaves faces of all styles and shapes looking like out-of-this-world glamour bots.
She carries the world
If the woman in your life carries your love and so much more, give her a smashing Michael Kors Jet Set East West Cross-body in brushed metallic gold leather with a delicate chain strap. Tell her to try Princess Diana’s secret bag trick when she wears it too.
For peaceful zzz’s
If snoring keeps your partner awake at night, you’ll want to consider the gift of an adjustable bed frame—and a good night’s sleep. Studies show that elevating the head of the bed minimizes snoring. With the adjustable bed frame from Nectar Sleep, you can raise the head and the legs with the touch of a button on the wireless remote. As a bonus, another button activates the built-in massage feature. Don’t miss these 15 Valentine’s Day facts you never knew.
The perfect present topper
OK, maybe this isn’t a stand-alone gift for your love on Valentine’s Day, but she will be thrilled to receive the durable and stylish charging cable that withstands daily wear and tear. Everyone always needs extra charging cords—and this one is rose gold for your valentine!
For the woman who loves a java jolt
Give the gift of a tasty wake-up call every single day. The Essenza Mini is Nespresso’s most compact machine yet for even the most micro of kitchens, but it brews big-flavored barista-style coffee or Espresso in under a minute with the touch of a button. Red is perfect for Valentine’s Day, but it also comes in black and lime. Check out these other cool tech gifts that you may just want to keep for yourself.
Something soft and cuddly
If you’re able to lay your head on her without question, you need Valentine gift ideas for her that she can relax comfortably on too. This pale pink heart-shaped 10-x11-inch plush throw pillow will be the design-friendly reminder of your true feelings for years to come. With a sophisticated soft slub texture, it’s just as at home on the living room sofa as in the bedroom.
Message of love
This handmade silver heart charm by Isabelle Grace is a beautiful way to make sure your loving thoughts are with her all the time. You can have it stamped with her name, the date of your anniversary, or even just a simple “You’re my world!” Add a birthstone charm to complete this casual, daily affirmation of your affection for her. Don’t miss these 27 other personalized gifts that really go the extra mile.
The better to kiss you with
Your chances of locking lips this Valentine’s Day will only increase if you give her this Lancer Skincare Volume Enhancing Serum. Not only is it one of the best ways to moisturize dry and chapped lips, but it actively plumps to make lips ultra kissable. It’ll also layer well under her favorite lip colors.
Trace her personal history
Share an exciting discovery process with the gift of a 23AndMe DNA test. With just a tube of spit, your Valentine will get a personalized ancestry report that maps her family tree back to migratory groups from over 1,000 years ago—and potentially links her to living relatives with whom she may want to connect. These are the 25 most popular Valentine’s Day gifts on Amazon.
Feather her nest
Give the master bedroom a classic white refresh with this gorgeous, clean-lined Alpine Comforter from Splendid. The fringe-edged subway tile design says urban cool; the 100 percent cotton fabric says pure comfort.
Your love will shine in her ears
Literally, though, because these X and O earrings in 14K gold from Shane Co. are light and easy to wear—an understated chic. Still not sure what will make an appropriate present?
If deep sleep is what she desperately needs, consider the Night Pillow, founded by sleep expert Kalle Simpson. This bestselling pillow is a genius combination of lightweight memory foam for delicious supported sleep and a mulberry silk pillowcase for keeping breakouts under control and minimizing hair breakage. It is truly the gift of beauty sleep—with just a few clicks on Amazon. Check out the best Valentine’s day gifts for every stage of a relationship.
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