24 Best Gifts to Give Yourself When You’re Single on Valentine’s Day
Instead of being in the anti-Valentine's Day camp, why not celebrate all the love you have in your life already—including the love you feel for yourself. Here, some gift ideas that will spark hope, imagination, and gratitude.
You’re worth celebrating!
Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love! But for those who aren’t in romantic relationships or don’t have a partner, this holiday can sometimes bring on feelings of sadness and loneliness, and even leave you feeling very anti-February 14. That doesn’t need to be the case this year though. Love comes in many shapes and sizes, and one of the most important forms is self-love. No matter your relationship status, you deserve to be celebrated on this holiday. So treat your single self to one or more of these gifts that will make you feel appreciated and loved on Valentine’s Day—and every day thereafter. These are the best self-care gifts for anyone in need of pampering.
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Jade facial roller
Rollback the years with help from this jade facial roller that can be used on your face, eyes, neck, and body. The soft, cool texture of the jade stone relaxes the skin and can help reduce any puffiness you may have woken up with. Regular use can help stimulate collagen production to tighten and firm the skin over time. Find out more of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts on Amazon.
T3 Single Pass Curl Professional Curling Iron
Give yourself a head of curls in just minutes using this single pass curling iron. It has five adjustable heat settings, and an easy twist-on, twist-off feature to power the tool. And the best part? It has a one-hour auto-off safety feature, so you’ll never have to spend your date worrying if you forgot to turn off the iron.
Athleta Cozy Sherpa Reversible Jacket
Whoever said you need a partner to keep you warm at night never owned a sherpa jacket. This one Is hooded, comes in three colors, and is reversible, so you can decide if you want the sherpa against you, or on the outside. The sherpa side has two zip pockets where you can stash your essentials, and the reverse jersey side has two slip pockets, too.
Checka Star Sweatpants
These sweats are the next best thing to leaving the house in your PJs—they’re that comfy. But thankfully the fleece-lined joggers are stylish too with on-trend stars and the reminder to “shoot for the moon” embroidered on the back. These are destined to become your go-to weekend pants. Trust.
Homesick Scented Candle
If not having a partner is holding you back from taking a trip you’ve been dreaming about, escape to the destination in the comfort of your living room with these destination based scented candles. Choose from a city or state in the U.S., or let your senses travel abroad with the country collection. Make the candle last as long as possible by burning following these tips.
Apple AirPods Pro
Treat yourself to the sound of music by snagging a pair of these wireless earbuds. These noise-cancelling headphones are sweat and water-resistant, and they come with three sets of silicone tips, so it’s easy to find ones that fit to your ears. The case itself can hold a charge, so you’ll always have juice!
House of Lashes Iconic False Eyelashes
Add a lot of glam to your look for not a lot of cash with these House of Lashes Iconic False Eyelashes. The strip lashes have a crisscross pattern for a natural-looking, yet dramatic flare. Psst…These lashes have graced the likes of Lizzo and Cardi B.
Breville Coffee and Espresso Machine
Waking up on your own means you get to enjoy your morning just the way you like it—that goes for your coffee, too! Whip up a full cup o’ Joe, an espresso, or a flavored coffee using this automatic coffee machine. Simply fill the water tank, insert the pod of choice, and hit the button to brew! The machine comes with a milk frother as well. Learn more about how to make the perfect cup of coffee.
Spanx drape front jacket
Whether your night out is taking place at a trendy new restaurant or a casual pub, throw on this jacket to look chic and pull the whole outfit together. The fabric feels soft and luxurious against your skin, and the faux leather sleeves work for business casual or nights out with the girls.
Sweet tooth satisfaction
You don’t need to wait for anyone to send you chocolate this year. Treat yourself to this box full of gorgeous truffles that taste just as good as they look. The flavors range from chocolate lava cake to crème brulee, to vanilla dulce de leche. And when you’re gifting yourself, you can be sure you won’t be nibbling on any of these Valentine’s Day candy everyone secretly hates.
MZ Wallace Women’s Large Metro Tote
Treat yourself to a new bag you can use every day! The best feature of this large tote? Not only is it huge and can fit all your daily essentials, but the material is ultra pliable, so it isn’t a struggle to get it closed if it’s full to the brim. And don’t worry about organizing everything—there are seven interior pockets, and three zipped pouches included.
Amazon Fire TV Stick
Stay in and binge-watch a new TV show or movie in the comfort of your own home using this connected device. Stream content from Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and even YouTube, depending on what you and your date are in the mood to see. The Alexa voice remote allows you to change the channel, search, and even change the volume by speaking into it. Tune into one of these 12 best movies to watch with your BFF.
Feel The Love Transformation Cards
After another awkward date leaves you questioning why you left the comfort of your apartment and Netflix to begin with, you might need a pick-me-up to get you swiping left-and-right again. Enter: these beautifully-crafted Feel the Love Transformation Cards that aim to help you cultivate a positive mindset, no matter what roadblocks are tossed in your direction. Pull out a new card each week to help maintain a positive mindset. These 15 inspiring quotes will help you love your body.
Alex and Ani Women’s Charity by Design Heart of Strength Bangle
You don’t need to wait on a mate to buy yourself jewelry or to have a reminder of love that hangs within your daily view. That’s why we love this Alex & Ani bracelet, featuring a heart that reads “Heart of Strength,” because that’s surely what you have. Even better: 20 percent of the purchase price from each bracelet sold goes to fight AIDS with (RED). These are more beautiful gifts that give back.
Bokek Dead Sea Salt Gift Set
Soak your cares away in a relaxing bath with therapeutic sea salts. This gift set includes a trio of scented salts: soothing lavender to help you sleep better; cooling eucalyptus, which is perfect when you have a cold; and energizing citrus to give your energy a boost. Each kisses your skin with soft and wraps you in a feeling of contentment.
Hey Soul Love is All You Need” gift box
As you watch your co-workers get showered with flowers and listen to your bestie brag about her romantic date night plans, try not to roll your eyes. Instead, practice some self-love. This “Love is All You Need” gift box will help you stay inwardly focused, complete with a tea pack, a mini plush heart-shaped pillow, origami love quotes, and more. Find out the best subscription boxes.
One Hope California Brut Sparkling Wine Gold Shimmer Edition
Having a Galentine’s celebration with your faves? Nothing says bubbly better than a bedazzled bottle, right? As you pop open and pour the One Hope fizzy, take a moment to celebrate what already sparkles in your life: your friendships. After all, partners come and go, but it’s your ladies that will always be by your side. Plus, each bottle provides 15 meals to a child in need. Here are 10 more ways to have the best Galentine’s Day ever.
“You’re Like Really Pretty” makeup bag
If you killed it in your last meeting with your boss, managed to cycle harder than you ever have before in spin class, and somehow managed to prep healthy meals for the week, why are you still defining yourself by your lack of relationship status? As this simple make-up pouch reminds you, you’re beautiful, and never forget it! Don’t miss these 11 ways to be single on Valentine’s Day—and love it.
Francesca’s Adeline heart ring
When you’re on a date that’s going surprisingly well, you might want to calm your nerves (hey, we’ve been there, felt that), and having a rose gold ring to glance at might do this. We love the sweet design and how you can turn the heart (and thus the love) toward your new-found interest, or yourself. Rather boycott the day? Here are seven ways to do exactly that.
“You are So Loved” sign
There are all sorts of different ways to be loved, and they don’t all include the double-tap of approval from someone on Tinder (or any of those other dating apps out there). It can be tough at times to consider the people in your life who shower you with love—from your parents to your best friends who Gchat through your meltdowns at the drop of a hat—so let this little sign serve as your nudge to be thankful for them all. Always.
Love Struck Eau De Parfum Spray for Women by Vera Wang
Got your keys? Check. Your wallet? Done. Put on deodorant? Yep. But what about perfume? Enter this fruity, warm scent from Vera Wang, appropriately called “Lovestruck” to remind you that every single time you head out the door, you’re making your way toward a new adventure. That, yes, could lead you directly to love. Find out how to make your scent last all day long.
Wrap up in love
As you build your apartment or house as a single-something, you get the luxury of choosing each and every item that makes it a home. Instead of merely buying placeholder items that fill in the time before you become part of a pair, make an investment in the quality of decor, bedding, and more that’ll make you feel comfortable and lavish. One place to start on Valentine’s Day? Wrap yourself up in these plush and modern towels from Parachute. Check out these tips to make towels last longer.
FTD white orchid planter
Who said you can’t buy yourself flowers on the reg? If a weekly bouquet buy isn’t in your budget, consider sending yourself a plant, like this gorgeous orchid, that will last far beyond seven days. In addition to bringing extra oxygen to your space, plants have been known to increase your happiness levels and give you just enough responsibility to feel accomplished when they flourish and bloom. Find out what your favorite flower reveals about you.
Love is Sweet Succulents
Give your home a fresh breath of air with these easy-to-care-for succulents. They come in reclaimed cedarwood planter etched with the word, “love” that will match any decor.
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