The Valentine’s Day beauty gift guide

Struggling to know what to get your beauty-obsessed other-half this Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you’re looking for a little something for a friend or to do some self-care loving (we’re here for that). Our edit of stunning scents, hot makeup launches and skin-and-hair care favourites is here to inspire you.

Benefit Love Tint

For bold, beautiful Valentine’s lips, we’re obsessed with Benefit’s new launch, Love Tint. Massive bonus points for its long-wearing, non-drying formula – it’s also super easy to apply on the move and is smudge/kiss-proof (tried and tested).

Herbae Par L’Occitane L’Eau Eau De Toilette

Forget the usual bunch of flowers and gift this stunning new floral scent by L’Occitane instead. With fresh top notes of lemon and bergamot, middle notes with jasmine absolute and white clover, and earthy base notes of musk, blond wood and holy grass, Herbae makes for a beautifully delicate perfume perfect for spring.
50ml, £52

Aromatherapy Associates Renew & Nourish Rose Edit

Sure, it’s lovely to receive roses on Valentine’s day. But what a real beauty-fanatic will appreciate even more is this set of mini rose products from the wellbeing experts Aromatherapy Associates. Using natural ingredients and essential oils, the mini Renewing Rose Body Wash, Body Gel and Body Cream are nourishing and hydrating for your skin.

Fenty Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eye Shadow Palettes

Despite what you might believe, a make-up queen can never have too many eyeshadow palettes. These fun new palettes by Fenty snap together, so the options are endless as you customise with colours you like and none you that you don’t. Rihanna just gets us.
£21 each or two for £38

Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Facial Oil

There’s a lot of face oils on the market at the moment, but we can’t get enough of the fresh feels and dewy look this Elemis one gives. With extracts from 17 rose varieties, it’s no surprise it smells as amazing as it leaves your skin feeling.
15ml, £67

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo

“Dry shampoo doesn’t sound romantic…” you say? It may not be that sexy but trust us, you’ll earn some serious brownie points for this PHD. The cult hair hero helps draw out those wash-free days by repelling dirt and oil without that sticky residue, as well as reducing frizz.

Chantecaille Rose de Mai Body Oil

For a two-in-one gift, why not treat your Valentine to a romantic massage with this luxurious body oil. Made from 100% natural ingredients, it smells heavenly and leaves skin silky smooth.
50ml, £80

Creed Spring Flower
Looking for a fun, flirty fragrance? Spring Flower is the one. This feminine scent is made up of fruity, floral notes including Bergamot, Apricot, Peach, Apple, Jasmine and Rose, with a sensual musk base. Plus, we love the hot-pink bottle.
30ml, £125

Bobbi Brown Crushed Oil Infused Gloss

The only thing worse than a drying lip gloss is a sticky one. But Bobbi Brown has got our backs (or lips, even). This new oil-infused formula glides on, has a hi-shine finish and isn’t sticky or drying. We love the bold and beautiful shade Hot Streak.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Pink Passion Blush Trio
This blush palette is the perfect treat for yourself before Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re getting get ready for a date or night out with friends, the trio of pretty pink blushes will add a flush of colour to your cheeks. Plus it’s the ideal size for you handbag.