50 Best Ever Valentine’s Day Gifts
Only the best on Valentine's Day, right? These gifts are sure to wow your special Valentine.
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There isn’t one perfect Valentine’s Day gift—there are many! Of course, finding the right one for that special someone in your life depends on who you’re buying for, what they like, and even what stage of a relationship you’re in. That’s where this list comes in. It’s the best of the best—the thoughtful little things guaranteed to put a big smile on your loved one’s face, with some of the best Valentine’s gifts for him, Valentine’s Day gifts for her, and even Valentine’s Day gifts for friends.
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For the far-off loved one: Bake Me A Wish! Personalized 10-inch Heart-Shaped Red Velvet Cake
This scrumptious 10-inch heart-shaped cake from Bake Me A Wish! ships right to their door in a thoughtfully packed cooler box to keep it bakery-fresh. It comes with a gift box and card and is one of the cutest personalized gifts for people of any age or stage thanks to smooth cream cheese frosting, romantic pink rosettes, and a rich red velvet cake interior for a no-brainer Valentine Day gift. Yum!
For the one who needs a home spa day: ZenTyme Moments Shower Steamers
Move over bath bombs, because these shower steamers are one of the greatest home spa products for those who prefer showers. The set comes complete with five full-size shower steamers in natural fragrances including rose, jasmine, mint, and lavender, and they’re made of 100 percent naturally-derived ingredients. They’re pre-packaged as a Valentine’s Day gift and almost effortless. Simply unwrap, pop one on the shower floor, and let the steam do the rest of the work. Don’t miss these 15 last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts.
For the queen of beauty sleep: Soma Cool Nights Eye Mask
This heart-adorned sleep mask is the ideal affordable gift that doesn’t require a size check and is just as fun to give to friends as it is a favorite sister, daughter, or other loved one in need of hitting the snooze button. It’s made with Soma’s famous Cool Nights fabric to match the brand’s pajamas and features a soft, covered elastic band that won’t catch on hair or snag fancy pillowcases. If you love this, you should check out these other sleep products shoppers can’t stop buying.
For the home baker: The Pioneer Woman Artisan Dough & Bread Maker by Hamilton Beach
The Pioneer Woman Artisan Dough & Bread Maker is one part kitchen wonder, one part floral bouquet, and a dash of bread-based aromatherapy. It makes homemade artisan bread in just three easy steps that are simple enough for even the most novice-level bakers to master. It comes with 14 settings including gluten-free and can do everything kneading to baking at the touch of a button. Plus, it’s one of the many items you can get delivered same-day with Walmart Plus.
For the iPhone user: PopSockets Enamel Love Shack PopGrip
This neat, art-inspired little iPhone grip has a swappable top in case she changes her style or mood and offers wireless charging so her texting, chatting, and viewing are never interrupted. It’s one of the cutest Valentine’s Day gifts for girls on the go and makes an affordably trendy tech gift for anyone with a newer generation iPhone or a smooth-textured phone case for their Android.
For practical luxury: Jurlique Rose Body Oil
A bouquet of roses is always nice, but this Jurlique Rose Body Oil lasts a lot longer, smells like the real deal thanks to organic oils, botanicals, and richly-hydrating emollients. She can stash it in the shower to use immediately after toweling off, or it can be the perfect nearly-weightless massage oil for couples to enjoy together for a romantic Valentine’s Day at home. Thinking of surprising her with the real thing? These are the best Valentine’s flowers you can order online.
For The Queen’s Gambit fan: Metafy Chess Lessons
If they found themselves getting wrapped up in this year’s biggest Netflix hit, The Queen’s Gambit, they’ll fall head over heels in love with the gift of personalized one-on-one chess coaching from Metafy. Rates start as low as $15 per hour, making it an affordable way to brush up existing skills, build new ones, or reach for the goal of becoming a master.
For the CBD-curious: Bota Nourishing Gift Set
This CBD-inclusive skincare gift set includes Bota’s Muscle Melt Cream to soothe sore and over-worked muscles, Age-Defying Hand Lotion, and a full-size All-Day Body Lotion to seal moisture in head to toe. Each of the lotions comes jam-packed with high-quality and potent CBD, perfect for soothing stress and infusing feel-good hydration. Brush up on the CBD facts you need to know.
For the fitness fan: Corkcircle Exotic Canteen
This sexy snake print on Corkcircle’s rattle collection happens to one of the most seasonally-appropriate Valentine’s Day gifts for her, but this classic leak-proof water bottle also comes in a variety of other colors ranging from neutrals. The lid is easy to open so they can fill the sweat-free bottle with their favorite drinks like fruit-infused water, iced tea, or other healthy sips—its mouth is wide enough to fit ice cubes, too. Triple-insulation keeps drinks ice-cold for up to 25 hours and hot ones hot for up to 12, and the easy-to-clean design makes this popular bottle a hit with fitness fans and it’s a good gift for moms on the go, too.
For the COVID-careful: Shop Vida XOXO Nurse Pattern Face Mask
She probably already has a collection of face masks, but between washings and misplacing one here or there, she can never have enough. This Shop Vida XOXO pattern face mask is a cute COVID-careful add on to other Valentine’s Day gifts. It’s made with two layers of 100 percent organic cotton, easily adapts to different face sizes with adjustable straps, and comes with three PM2.5 activated carbon filters.
For the trendiest one on your list: Winky Lux Flower Balm Bouquet
This quirky new take on the classic bouquet of flowers is just the kind of gift for teen girls they’ll use and brag to their friends about. They look clear till they’re applied, but then almost-magically react with skin’s pH levels to transform into the perfect shade of pink lip stain. Each of the flower balms also contains a real chrysanthemum bloom, coconut scent, and hydrating oils.
For the trendiest tootsies: Happy Socks 2-Pack I Love You Socks Gift Set
These foot-warming doses of cheer are just what they’ll want to wear to add a dash of whimsical flair to any outfit. They’re great Valentine’s Day gifts for style-focused men and women alike, thanks to smile-inducing red and black Cupid designs and cotton-blend construction.
For the sweetest heart: Dash Mini Heart Waffle Maker
Is this the cutest little waffle maker you’ve ever seen, or what? It’s so much better than just a waffle maker though because this compact and lightweight little kitchen wonder makes heart-shaped panini sandwiches, hash browns, and a long list of other creative treats. It’s ideal for small spaces and tiny kitchens thanks to its small footprint and heats up in a jiffy to cook whatever you choose evenly with non-stick surfaces that are easy to wipe down.
For cozy nights in: Casper Percale Sheets
Upgrade a third of their day, every day with these Casper Percale Sheets made of 100 percent organic cotton. They’re designed to feel soft, crisp, and cool to the touch thanks to a breathable percale weave without any added chemicals. Don’t worry—they’re fuss-free and can be thrown in the laundry’s normal warm cycle over and over again. Opt for classic white or get an in-the-moment color like oat milk.
For the kid at heart: Dylan’s Candy Bar I Chews You Tackle Box
This candy-filled acrylic tackle box is adorable for the kid at heart in your life (heck, you can share it with actual kids, too), and is just the eye-popping, mouth-pleasing collection of chewy morsels they’ve been craving. The 12-compartment box comes pre-loaded with gummy, sour, salty, and chocolate treats they’ll love, and is display-worthy enough to rinse and save for jewelry or crafting storage when the candy is gone. If chocolate could talk, this is what it would tell you.
For the athlete: Ryka Vivid RZX Training Shoe
This stylish training shoe is the sneaker of her dreams thanks to extra arch and heel support, high-impact cushioning and a flexible footbed, durable rubber, and rugged mesh uppers. It’s just as easy to wear for a casual day around town as it is in a high-impact fitness class, and the wide selection of color options make it an attractive choice for athletes of all styles. Find out 15 amazing ways to spend February 14 if you’re single on Valentine’s Day.
For the best friend: Wolfgang Man & Beast Dog Collar
No, not that best friend. The furry one! If you’re already giving Valentine’s Day gifts to everyone else on your list, make sure to take care of his or her furry best lady with a beautiful new dog collar that feels a bit more like dog jewelry than anything else. This Wolfgang Man & Beast dog collar comes in a beautiful, happiness-inspiring print that’s perfect for the holiday of love. The brand also sells matching leashes and harnesses, but the collar alone should be enough to make the cutest lap dogs beam with pride at every walk.
For the stylish sports fan: Southern Tide Gameday Intercostal Hadley Popover Shirt
This pullover style long sleeve shirt was originally designed with college football fans in mind. It comes in nine different shades to match your school colors—though you’ll definitely want to go with chianti for Valentine’s Day. Reviewers say the lightweight nylon-spandex blend fabric keeps them cool on even the hottest of days, yet it’s fancy enough to wear out to dinner.
For the one obsessed with good lighting: Noah’s Ark Small Hanging Lantern
It doesn’t get more romantic than this stainless steel lantern that will cast a soft glow over their Valentine’s table or outdoor living space. Better yet, it will warm up their insides, too, when they learn it comes from Globein, a verified member of the Fair Trade Federation, which means they pay artisans a fair price and ensure safe working conditions. The lantern is made in India. Note that it’s recommended to use a battery-powered candle with the lantern as the glass can get hot with a real flame.
For the sophisticated sipper: Divine Cocoa Powder
This cocoa powder is far from the ordinary stuff you might find on a grocery store shelf, and it starts with royal court-inspired packaging anyone would be proud to display on their counter (why hide something so beautiful in a cupboard?). It’s also vegan, free of artificial colorings, flavorings, and preservatives, and completely fair trade. You can use it to make epic on-trend hot cocoa bombs, chocolate cakes, or even Mexican-inspired savory sauces.
For lounging at home: Onzie Boyfriend Sweatshirt with Black Hearts
This snuggly sweatshirt is just as easily worn on the sofa for movie night as it is in front of the computer for work-from-home days, and if she falls asleep in it, that’s okay too. It’s a timeless take on a classic silhouette with an upgraded, decidedly modern romantic-yet-neutral print. The French terry fabric is easy to care for, and the brand also offers coordinating shorts to pull an entire matching outfit together.
For the one craving an authentic taste of New York: Breads Bakery Valentine’s Day Roselach + Chocolate Combo
This is the sweet, quintessential New York dessert package nobody saw coming. Why? Because Breads Bakery’s iconic rugelach got Valentine’s Day makeover. Instead of the typical brown-and-white coloring, roselach are red and white versions of the classic dessert and arranged as though they’re a bouquet (the most delicious bouquet we’ve ever seen). But why stop there? This set also has a chocolate babka and banana chocolate chip cake, because life is simply too short not to have cake too.
For someone in need of a soak: Sunday Scaries CBD Bath Bombs
One of the most exciting facts about CBD is that it’s been shown to reduce anxiety and some symptoms of stress, which makes these Sunday Scaries CBD Bath Bombs an especially exciting gift for anyone in need of decompressing in a good, long bath. They’re gummy bear-shaped to check off two boxes on your list—candy and a romantic soak—and include 100 mg of high quality, potent CBD per bomb.
For the one who likes it hot: Truff Hot Sauce Variety Pack
If you’re skipping the usual out-do-dinner adventure this year and opting for a socially distant gourmet adventure at home, this Truff Hot Sauce Variety Pack is just what you’ll need to feel like your own kitchen is exactly the kind of place where a white apron-wearing waiter would shave fresh truffles over your meal in fanfare. It’s a vegan-friendly collection of red-hued hot sauces infused with real black truffle oil that takes any normal meal and elevates it to Michelin-star levels. You can use it year-round on the average grilled cheese, burger, or omelet to take things to the next level, too.
For big kids stuck at home: STMT Social Stationery by Horizon Group
Tell them to put the screens down for a minute, because this year’s cutest Valentine’s Day gifts are ones that engage minds and hearts with real-life experiences. This STMT Social Stationery set includes six wooden stamps, a stamp pad, a variety of cards, envelopes, brush markers, and more to write hand-written, totally unique Valentine’s Day notes to far-off relatives, friends, and classmates. It’s a more creative take on the typical drugstore-bought versions with little lollipops attached, and the only realistic way to share warm Valentine’s Day thoughts with classmates in a pandemic era. Speaking of: these are the funniest Valentine’s Day cards we’ve ever seen.
For a new take on massage: Elizabeth Grant Uplift Roller
This golden-hued Elizabeth Grant Uplift Roller was designed for the very same lymphatic drainage used in Megan Markle’s skin-care routine, but the cordless, battery-free massager can really be used anywhere you might find tired, sore muscles in need of a pick me up. It can be used on its own or paired with an aromatic massage oil and is lightweight and easy enough for anyone to use thanks to ergonomic handles and rolling massage ball heads. Plus, it just looks pretty glamorous on the bathroom vanity.
For the best mom ever: Isabelle Grace Starlight Initial Charm Necklace
This thoughtful necklace is a symbolic way of showing off what makes her the proudest: her children. It includes the brand’s North Star charm, three initial charms, and an abstract cut moonstone gem. You’ll be able to choose your preferred metal finish from sterling silver, gold, or rose gold-filled, and one initial or number per charm. It’s a personalized gift for mom she’ll really love.
From the procrastinator: Instacart Ultimate Valentine’s Day Flower Hack
If you’re prone to waiting till the very last minute and can’t stomach the idea of spending $80 or more on a dozen roses (nevermind the rush delivery fees), the era of COVID-19’s greatest savior, Instacart, is offering same-day flower delivery services as part of their usual grocery offerings. You’ll find local florists and stores with gorgeous floral arrangements on the app, quick delivery, and enough saved cash to splurge on something extra nice for dinner—maybe at one of these most romantic Valentine’s Day restaurants.
For the cutest little kissy face: GUND Animated Kissy The Penguin Stuffed Animal Plush
Skip the typically stuffed bear with this year’s chocolates, because GUND’s Kissy The Penguin is the stuffed plush that actually kisses back and leaves hearts of all sizes oozing with joy. He’s a cuddly baby penguin that loves to blow kisses to people of all ages and types and requires nothing more than the push of a button. While he was designed for children, Kissy has been reviewed by many as a thoughtful way to give a cuddly dose of affection to far-off friends and loved ones and those with disabilities.
For the active woman: Leonisa Active Bike Shorts
Whether she’s devoted to her daily yoga practice, hopping on her Peloton bike, or committing to any other fitness passion, these Leonisa Active Bike Shorts are just what she really wants to keep on keepin’ on. They’re great all year round, but the little sprinkle of romantic pink in the pattern makes them a useful, affordable Valentine’s Day gift she’ll really appreciate.
For the one who misses the City of Lights: Dowdle Wooden Paris Jigsaw Puzzle
Relive memories of a romantic trip to Paris, or imagine being there for the first time ever with this soothing Dowdle Paris Puzzle made of high-quality wooden pieces. This 1,000 piece project is a fun adventure for couples as they share a glass of wine and chat about their favorite romantic memories, or as a mind-stimulating solo adventure for the puzzle lover. Love puzzles? Check out the hardest jigsaw puzzles you can order on Amazon.
For a bed that feels like an escape: SensorPEDIC Chamomile Scented CBD Memory Foam Bed Pillow
Does this already sound too good to be true? This SensorPEDIC Chamomile Scented CBD Memory Foam Pillow is just what they need to feel maximum calm as they head to bed. Through micro-encapsulation, hemp-derived CBD releases through the fabric and onto the skin to help achieve improved comfort, deeper relaxation, and peaceful sleep. The chamomile scent works as an aromatherapy approach to lulling them to sleep and is an easier alternative to getting the essential oils diffuser going. The cover is machine washable, too, so you won’t have to stress about laundry. Discover more Valentine’s gifts perfect for every stage of your relationship.
For the whiskey fan: Rabbit Hole Private Virtual Tasting Package
Whiskey fans will swoon over this private virtual tasting experience that comes complete with all three of the cult-favorite brand’s award-winning bourbons. A Rabbit Hole Distillery Tour Guide will lead a private tasting course from their iconic Louisville, Kentucky distillery so the recipient on your list can interact as if they’re really there. You can stream it to the TV as you taste with friends and family, or enjoy the experience as an elevated, savory, and educational sipping experience for two. The set offers 750 ml bottles of Cavehill Four-Grain Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Heigold High-Rye Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and Dareinger Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
For kiss-worthy pouts: Clean & Pure Bee Loved Lip Balm 4-Pack
This totally natural honey-based lip balm kit is great for girls, guys, and kids and makes a practical addition to any Valentine’s Day card instead of the usual sugar-filled treats. They’re made with real Manuka honey, beeswax, extra virgin olive oil, and happiness-inducing essential oils for lasting gentle scent and lip-smacking aromatherapy. The brand’s Manuka honey, a natural remedy that really works, is bioactive to provide antibacterial and antimicrobial benefits.
For snackers: MunchPak Snack Box
Take them on a food tour of the world with a MunchPak from the comfort of their couch (or desk). They’ll be sent a box full of international snack surprises directly to their door as a sort of culinary escape from the ho-hum refreshments of any other typical day. Some MunchPak deliveries include Pizzarito Doritos from South Africa, Twix Winter Spice from the United Kingdom, and Maynards Sour Cherry Blasters, a Canadian-only treat typically reserved for north-of-the-border pals.
For the green thumb: Homegrown Deluxe Succulent & Cactus Seed Grow Kit
This at-home DIY grow kit is great for avid green thumbs and newbies alike, because cacti require limited care and stand up to forgetful human friends when it comes to watering (phew!). This Homegrown kit includes everything they’ll need to pot and grow baby cacti and succulents including ceramic pots, water drip trays, potting soil, seeds, and a growing guide. It’s a step up from flowers that wilt in a matter of days, and an enticing gift that offers a satisfying, tangible result that’s actually healthy.
For just about any gal on your list: Cora Calming Body Oil
Whether she just loves the power of essential oils or is prone to aches and pains, she’ll love this Cora Calming Body Oil. It’s an aromatherapeutic blend of lavender, marjoram, and clary sage essentials oils that have been clinically shown to reduce discomfort associated with monthly hormonal fluctuations (like her period), and offers a mess-free rollerball application that’s free of parabens, dyes, and synthetic fragrances. These scents are among the essential oils for anxiety that experts recommend, meaning this little bottle can do double duty. She’ll keep it in her bag, on her desk, and everywhere else she might go.
For the pen pal: E. Frances Paper SOS Bundle
This curated collection of E. Frances Paper bestselling cards is perfect to have on hand for all life’s most important occasions, and you can start by sending the Happy Heart card as a hint. The collection includes cards that double as mini art installations that go above and beyond the ordinary. They’re printed on elegant paper and include imagery that could turn even the coldest heart into a warm pile of mushy love.
For anyone in need of sparkles, bubbles, and calm: Find Your Happy Place Wrapped in Your Arms Indulgent Bubble Bath
An indulgent home spa moment for less than the price of a Starbucks latte? Yes, please! This Find Your Happy Place Wrapped in Your Arms bubble bath is a mouthful to say, but a much-needed sparkly escape into lush rose, magnolia, and peony scents. It’s both a bubble bath and a shower gel, so you can use it every time you’re ready for a rinse. The formula is paraben-free, sulfate-free, and loaded with hydrating shea butter, cocoa butter, and vitamin E to leave skin silky smooth.
For the midnight muncher: NoBaked Edible Bakeable Cookie Dough
If late-night snacks and movie nights are your thing, this NoBaked Edible Cookie Dough is just the token they’ll love you even more for. It’s a sweet, chocolate chip cookie dough that’s safe to eat right out of the container with nothing more than a smile and spoon. It’s made using heat-treated flour without eggs, so you don’t have to worry about safety concerns, and it lasts for up to three months in the freezer, making it a perfect go-to treat whenever the mood strikes. You can bake it if you want, too, but why?
For the one who has everything: Three Bottle Gift Set from Martha Stewart Wine Co.
If they’ve already got everything, don’t worry, this Martha Stewart Wine Co. gift set is sure to please, and it comes complete with three easily-paired bottles and matching gift bags. They’re great for sharing, and you can customize the three wines he or she will receive from a selection of 2018 Sierra Trails Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Stone & Glass Zinfandel, a recent year Stone & Glass Chardonnay, or 2019 Spencer Family Vineyard Winemaker Select Sauvignon Blanc. No matter which selections you choose, they’ll love them for a romantic dinner at home, with a charcuterie board, or for a meaningful cheers to the years together.
For the littlest lovebugs: aden + anais Cotton Hearts Pajamas
These snuggly soft pajamas come in a range of toddler sizes with signature prints including this heart-melting pink Valentine’s Day print. Comfy cuffs keep sleeves and pant legs in place as they sleep, and the elastic waistband makes them easy to wear and take off on their own. They’re machine washable, stretchable for growing bodies, and 100 percent adorable.
For the versatile fashionista: Commando Butter Tank Lounge Jumpsuit
Imagine the comfiest pajamas in the world have a lovechild with the ideal business casual layering piece—that’s exactly what this jumpsuit is thanks to machine washable European modal fabric that’s cool to the touch, offers both stretch and movement, and versatile wearing. The tie-waist accentuates every woman’s natural curves, one of the secrets personal stylists won’t tell you for free, and finishes with a body-flattering tapered leg. She’ll wear it at home as loungewear, or pair it with statement jewelry, a smart blazer, and a short leather bootie for an out-and-about ensemble.
For the timeless lady: Jennifer Lopez Promise Eau de Parfum
This woody floral scent is everything the modern woman wants in a scent—rich, captivating notes, long-lasting wear, and delicate floral bouquets that are only improved by interacting with skin’s natural oils. Additional notes of Italian tangerine, pink bears, and pear make it a versatile pick that works in every season, and one that she’ll reach for as her every day go-to.
For cuter lounger: Chaser Slouchy Cozy Knit Joggers
She’ll relax in style in these printed knit jogger-style pants from Chaser. They’re ultra-soft, feature a slightly cropped 28.5″ inseam for easy wearing, and a comfortable elastic waist she’ll want to live in. They’re easy to machine wash and dry, so they’re just the right level of casual comfort she’ll treasure when she’s at home.
For a different kind of sweet: Pure Craft CBD Infused Vegan Broad Spectrum Gummies
These gummies are unlike most others thanks to a totally vegan-friendly broad spectrum vegan formula that’s free of animal gelatin, bitter aftertaste, or icky synthetics. Each gummy offers a reliable 25 mg of broad-spectrum hemp-derived and nano-optimized CBD, which means every bite is filled with active ingredients (a marked difference from the mass-produced gummies that are simply sprayed with CBD oil). The brand also makes a popular line of CBD for dogs in case you want to make it a best friends bundle.
For better cuddling: Layla Weighted Blanket
Whether you’re cuddling up to watch a romantic movie at home as a couple or video-chatting with your long-distance love, the Layla Weighted Blanket feels like being wrapped in a hug. Weighted glass beads make this cozy essential a must-have, and this easy-to-clean weighted blanket retails for far less than other similar-quality models on the market. If getting some seriously good shut-eye sounds appealing, you should also check out these sleep products Amazon shoppers can’t stop buying.
For the guac lover: Let’s Avo-Cuddle Chocolate
How sweet is this punny avocado-themed Valentine’s Day candy? It’s one of the cutest and most budget-friendly Valentine’s Day gifts for friends, lovers, and anyone who really needs to eat more vegetables. Love this? Then check out our list of things you really should be buying at Target.
To warm his heart: Gobi Heat Shift Men’s Heated Jacket
If you’re already hitting the slopes as a duo, tell him you’ll be able to give him a warm hug in a new Gobi Heat Men’s Heated Snowboard Jacket even if he’s way behind on you on the slopes. Seriously. The jacket comes with up to nine hours of battery life on low heat, three heat settings, and wind- and water-resistant material that feels like a dream. He can also just wear it on cold days to feel like he’s wrapped in your loving hugs all winter long. Don’t miss these other great Valentine gifts for him.
Hurom H101 Easy Clean Slow Juicer
Fresh juice is heavenly—scrubbing a dozen little machine parts is not. Get the best of both worlds with Hurom’s Easy Clean Slow Juicer, with a strainer specifically designed for quick rinsing. The slow-squeeze technology keeps your carrots, beets, apples, celery, and leafy greens molecularly intact and tasting delicious, and you can dial the amount of pulp up or down. One reviewer called it “the Mercedes of juicers,” and “an investment in your health.”
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