January is gone and just like that, Valentine’s Day is here. Love it or hate it, the safer option is to always go with the gift. It can be big or small, a cute personal gesture or something practical your partner has had their eye on for some time. Here is a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide to get you started. However, don’t forget to always make it personal and give them lots of affection. This also goes for any other day of the year, so don’t limit gift-giving to just the special occasions 😉 Enjoy!
The perfect Valentine’s Day Gift – FOR HIM
A great little gesture for the man that loves his sports! The Nivea Men Sports Gift Bag includes Shower Gel, Nivea Men’s Aerosole, Nivea Men Creme and Toiletries Bag. Available at Target and Chemist Warehouse for just $14.99.
Buckle 1922 brings us handcrafted accessories made In Australia since 1922. We’ve been a fan of this Aussie brand for a few years now, with Franky even spotting their cufflinks, belt and groomsman accessories for our wedding! The Buckle 1922 range is stocked in Myer, David Jones and quality independent retailers. A perfect Valentine’s Day gift!
For something a little different but practical after a long Valentine’s Day dinner. The Alcosense Verity personal breathalyser is certified for accuracy and reliability. It features a unique, built-in hidden mouthpiece for personal breath testing. It’s compact and even comes with a carry pouch and clip for convenience. Slip it in your pocket and ensure your date gets home safe. RRP $269, purchase online or at Autobarn and RACV.
Does your guy want to take care of his skin but doesn’t know where to start? Bulldog skincare has created straightforward options that cater to men. Whether they have regular, dry, sensitive, oily or mature skin the skin care helps address those issues using natural ingredients like the camelina, green tea and aloe vera. Some of my husband’s favourite products include their stubble moisturiser, beard oil, beard shampoo and conditioner, and face scrub. Available at Woolworths stores nationwide.
The perfect Valentine’s Day Gift – FOR HER
Exclusive to Australia, celebrate home grown beauty with Jurlique’s Limited Edition Iconic Collection value set. This luxurious skin care is perfect to restore and hydrate skin, protect against environmental stressers and revitalise pores. This set is just $65 and includes a Rosewater Balancing Mist 50mL, Activating Water Essence 10mL, Herbal Recovery Signature Serum 5mL, Rose Hand Cream 40mL and a Jurlique cosmetic bag. A perfect travel companion, besides you of course.
Take note guys – Glasshouse candles never disappoint. Picture a pink watercolour sunset and a calm ocean breeze. Capri is the place to relax, aperitivo in hand, watching the colours of the world meld together. The Glasshouse Sunsets in Capri Candle brings together fresh peachy tones, the first flush of jasmine and lily, and a whisper of sea breeze. The perfect way to add the vibes of Capri without ever leaving your bedroom. Glasshouse candles are available in David Jones and online retailers such as Adore Beauty.
Always on the go? Keep your hair in style. The VS Sassoon Pocket rocket range allows you to carry your favourite accessories while you travel! The range features folding Pocket Rocket Pro Dryer, Mini Pro Straightener and Mini Hair Curler. These are small enough to fit in your office draw or gym bag so your hair will be looking styled no matter where you are. The range features worldwide voltage, impressive technology with strong power and stylish design. The perfect gift for a girl or guy on the go! RRP from $19.95 and available in Priceline, Shaver Shop and all good electrical retailers.
You’ve got your accessories, now you need something to carry them in! Wicked Sista has created an impressive range of accessories and cosmetic bags that suit every style. From small and compact to large bags for all your essentials! My favourite part about my Poppy printed fold out bag is the handy over the door hook. Convenient to hang it up and start getting ready anywhere! Available online and in supply stores such as Price Attack!
Finally, how about some luxurious skincare to spoil your loved one? Caudalie is a French skincare company widely know for it’s grape-oriented skincare. Now, Caudalie released a fantastic 3-step system called Vinopure. Finally, a system that helps to target all 4 types of adult skin imbalances: blemishes, oily skin, irregular texture, enlarged & clogged pores. The system includes a Vinopure Natural Oil Control Moisturizer, Vinopure Natural Salicylic Acid Pore Minimizing Serum and Natural Salicylic Acid Pore Minimizing Toner. RRP starting from $39. Available at Sephora.