35 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
Silk pajamas are a luxury she’ll love—and the fabric is breathable, so she won’t wake up in the middle of the night sweating. (Wearing heavy PJs is just one the sleep mistakes you could be making.) 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 and aim for something that screams sophistication, like a Chocodiem 12-piece set that comes with a dozen truffles of your choosing (there are a few different options for the truly chocolate-obsessed). Send her a link to 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.
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’s Day gifts for her this year.
Make her glass glitter
There’s a good chance she’s already on board with a delicious pour of red wine, but this One Hope Edna Valley Pinot Noir Red Glitter Bottle actually does good, too. Every bottle sold educates a family of five on their risk of heart disease. Eating this one food could prevent heart disease as well, and we happen to think it pairs well with a glass of red.
The warmest goods in town
courtesy Tani USA
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 Tani SuperSoft Thermal Underwear 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.
Full-coverage underwear is trending
In recent years we saw a lot of skimpy underwear trends, but 2018 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. For the other pairs already in your drawer, these are the underwear problems we can help you fix.
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.
For the upbeat lady in your life
If she’s the type to cuddle up to adorable animals and is known around town as everyone’s ray of sunshine, she’ll love that you’re honoring her soul with this Demeter Nice 1 Ounce gift set. It comes with three perfumes scented like kittens, fairies, and sunshine. It’s obviously the perfect gift for both the whimsical adult and the absolutely adorable teen.
Not everything needs to be red
Sure, red and pink items are traditional Valentine’s Day gifts for her, but they’re not the only signs of romance out there. This Luv Me Lapis necklace by LuvMyJewelry is a trendy, chic way to get the message of fashionable love across too.
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.
Lock down your love
courtesy Olive Cocoa
Maybe you’ve visited Paris together or plan to in the future to place a lock on a local bridge there as a symbol of your everlasting love. If you can’t get to Paris, though, you can place this Parisian Love Lock & Key, crafted from antiqued cast iron, somewhere else special. It’s a working heart-shaped lock that really opens and closes, and will make for some of the best Valentine’s Day Instagrams ever.
You can rub roses directly into her skin
A dozen roses would be lovely, albeit pricey and short-lived. A bottle of Isola Rose + Cream Perfume Body Oil includes the delicate scents of rose and vanilla, are 100 percent vegan, include real rose petals, and will last far longer. She can dab some on her wrists, behind her ears, or even on her hands for the softest touch. Here are more essential oils that are known to enhance your sex life.
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
courtesy Tipsy Elves
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
Spell it out for her
courtesy Little Sparrow Co
In case she’s unsure, you can literally spell out L-O-V-E in large, flower-encrusted wooden letters shipped right to her door. Little Sparrow’s letters are each about 18″ tall and you can even special request her favorite colors, just in case she’s more of a turquoise or purple girl. Here are more budget-friendly decorating tricks she’ll love.
For the home beauty chemist
If she’s always whipping up new lotions and potions in the bathroom you share, she’ll be obsessed with this semi DIY Cleanse, Tone, and Scrub Kit by LOLI Beauty. It’s a kit full of all the basic ingredients she’ll need to create her own magical skin concoctions that really work, meaning you’ve given her the gift of great skin, great social media uploads, and hours of busy time on cold winter days.
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 this comfy, cozy Buffy comforter as a Valentine’s Day gift from you. After all, science says women really do feel colder than men.
Dinner direct to her door
Nothing’s more appealing than a delicious treat delivered right to your door, especially when it’s something that’s beyond the realm of everyday food. Get Maine Lobster delivers fast-shipped Maine lobster tails, so whether she’s at home or somewhere else, she’ll have a luxurious treat to look forward to. Plus, lobster is on the list of foods that boost libido—which is perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Sparkles for her face
If you’re not at the age or stage where glittery diamonds are appropriate, you 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 beautiful, rose-printed Liddie clutch by Nina in soft, plush velvet. Tell her to try Princess Diana’s secret bag trick when she wears it too.
For code-talkers only
If she’s somewhere between 25 and 40, she’ll appreciate this 143 necklace from With Love, D. Aside from all those LOLs and other text abbreviations, “143” was the shorthand texting code for “I love you” before phones came with easy keyboard options. Cute, right?
For the art lover in your life
If nothing makes her heart sing quite like art or a girls’ night out, she’ll love you forever when she unwraps this Cheers to Art gift set from Thoughtfully. It comes with everything she’ll need for you both (or her and a best friend) to clink glasses and paint beautiful canvases. If you’re lucky, you might even get a finished one for your wall after you teach her how to chill a bottle of wine quickly.
For the woman who appreciates the entire world
courtesy Rosena Sammi
If she’s the type to appreciate other cultures, backgrounds, and learning new languages, she’ll be head over heels for this Rosena Sammi Love Ring, which says “love” in Sanskrit. It’s a pretty cool conversation starter too.
Something soft and squishy
If you’re able to lay your head on her without question, give her something she can relax comfortably on too. A heart-shaped pillow for her sofa or bed, like these by Lorena Canals, will be design-friendly reminders of your true feelings for years to come. They pair well with our favorite relaxation techniques.
A message cuff
This thin message cuff 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 the date of your anniversary, your name, a child’s name or birthday, or even just a simple “you’re my world!” It comes in either silver or gold finishes and is a casual, daily affirmation of your affection for her.
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.
Let her breathe easier
courtesy Canopy Air
Whether she’s generally health-conscious or suffers from allergies, asthma, or any other breathing-related affliction (especially since inhalers can make you sick), she’ll appreciate the gift of a Canopy subscription to cost-friendly air filtration. An air filter will be delivered to her doorstep every one to three months, giving her one less thing to think about, and more time to focus on your love. Even if she doesn’t have a breathing problem per se, if she owns a dog or cat that sheds, this could be an ideal gift.
Your love will glisten in her ears
Literally, though, because these Andrea Groussman Fine Jewelry 14 karat Rose Gold Diamond Pave and Ruby Heart studs are sparkly earrings in heart shapes that are light, easy to wear, and completely glamorous. Here’s how you can choose the right earrings for her face shape.
Still not sure what will make an appropriate present? Check out the best Valentine’s day gifts for every stage of a relationship.
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