13 Beauty Gifts to Treat Yourself With This V-Day
We have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day. On one hand, it’s nice to have a day that celebrates love (and in our current state of affairs, we certainly need more of it). On the other hand, sometimes it can feel less like a day about love and more about making anyone who doesn’t have a significant other feel like the odd (wo)man out. Which is why we’re saying to hell with boyfriends, girlfriends, and in-between friends. This year, why not switch things up and treat yourself? We’ve done the work for you and gathered the best beauty products that will make you feel like a million bucks.
Keep scrolling for the best beauty gifts to buy yourself this Valentine’s Day!
Acqua di Parma Peonia Nobile Perfume ($130)
This special-edition fragrance from Italian perfume house Acqua di Parma features a lively breath of peony mixed with spicy black pepper and soft raspberry, while amber base notes mix with patchouli and musk for a scent that lingers. Plus, the bottle is just begging to be Instagrammed.
Chantecaille Rose de Mai Body Oil ($95)
The newest addition to the brand’s much-loved Rose de Mai collection, this 100% natural body oil is made with rose hip oil, evening primrose oil, and more rose essential oils. Smooth it on post-shower for baby-soft skin that smells like a bouquet of roses IRL.
JinSoon Love Graffiti Art Collection Nail Decor ($12)
We could all use a little more love in our lives—this was the thought that drew nail guru Jin Soon to graffiti artist Chris Riggs. Riggs’s street art creations emblazon words like Love, Peace, and Grace all over the world, and the cheery shades in his JinSoon collaboration will instantly lift your spirits. Or wear your heart on your nails with these clever (and easy-to-apply) “Love” appliqués.
Kopari Coconut Rose Toner ($24)
Coconut-based brand Kopari’s newest launch includes this heavenly-smelling coconut rose toner. Spritz it on throughout the day for an instant pick-me-up (and dewy radiance), or layer it into your daily skincare routine—the witch hazel balances and calms all skin types.
Soothe Delivery Massage ($99)
We’re all so busy—but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take time for some self-care. Soothe is the Uber for massages, delivering professional and experienced masseuses to your front door in a matter of minutes. Choose from soothing Swedish, deep-tissue, and more options for a massage that’s tailored to your exact needs. It’s never been easier to relax. (You can read our editor’s firsthand experience with Soothe here.)
Molton Brown Rosa Absolute Bath & Shower Gel ($30)
Get yourself a body wash that does both. This fragrant rose and patchouli-scented product from Molton Brown turns into the most luxurious lather and makes your bathroom smell like a garden in South Kensington. Or pour some into your bath for instant bubbles.
Orlane Crème Royale Body Cream ($350)
Luxury French brand Orlane’s best-selling Crème Royale line extends the powers of fresh Royal Jelly and 24-karat gold to the body with its new launch. Yes, the price tag might make you double take—but smooth it on, breathe in the subtle floral honey scent, watch your skin turn firmer and tighter, and you might just be tempted to splurge.
Sisley-Paris Phyto-Twist Blush ($68)
It looks like a cream blush but it feels like a powder. Twist up the tube, and dab this chic new Sisley addition on your cheekbones, blend it out with your fingers, and then watch it transform to a velvety texture. The end result is a soft, natural-looking flush of color that wouldn’t be out of place on the couture F/W 17 runways.
Susanne Kaufmann Detox Oil Scrub ($172)
Made with organic, plant-based ingredients sourced in the Austrian Alps, Susanne Kaufmann’s high-end line breaks every stereotype you may have had about natural products. The detox scrub is made with sesame oil and gently exfoliating poppy seeds to slough away dead skin cells and leaves you with soft, hydrated skin.
TonyMoly Kiss Kiss Lovely Lip Patch ($6)
Your dry, cracked winter lips don’t stand a chance against these selfie-worthy lip masks from Korean brand Tony Moly. Slap one on for 15 minutes, send a Snapchat, and then revel in your newly soft, hydrated lips.
Which of these products would you buy yourself? Click here for 11 romantic Valentine’s Day looks to try this year.