The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her
From luxury skincare to indulgent bath oils, soothing candles and fragrant perfume; see below our pick of what to buy her this Valentine’s Day:
Linda Meredith Skincare
Linda Meredith Skincare has several products ideal for a luxurious gift this Valentine’s Day. Boasting a loyal following, any of the following top sellers are highly effective:
VTOX: Named by Tatler as the best natural alternative to Botox, VTOX is based on Botanical Algae and packed with plant extracts and high actives for smoother and younger looking skin.
EYE GEL: A multi-tasker, it reduces puffiness, brightens dark circles and fills fine lines simultaneously. Highly potent actives and easily absorbed, the LM Eye gel is a best seller in-flight on Virgin Airlines and regularly sells out.
LM1: A ground-breaking moisturiser, this one of the most powerful and effective anti-ageing creams on the market today, this has been proven to change skin texture and firmness.
AMAZON: Powerful anti-oxidants and high levels of vitamin C, along with its natural smell of caramels, make this wonder balm a firm favourite of LM clients.
Linda Meredith Skincare products range between £45 and £149, visit: lindameredith.com
Godiva Chocolate Gems
Luxury Belgian chocolatier has something for everyone this year to make Valentine’s Day extra special, from the Chocolate Gem Assortment, one of Godiva’s most innovative collections yet, through to the Godiva Keepsake Heart Tin. To make this Valentine’s Day collection even more special the chocolatier has partnered with renowned English illustrator Jessie Ford to create luxurious and elegant packaging with a collection of playful and imaginative designs.
Godiva’s Chocolate Gem Assortment is £20, visit godivachocolates.co.uk
Salt and Pamper
Salt & Pamper offers organic and additive-free Epsom and Himalayan Salts to help people immerse in the practice of relaxation and rejuvenation as well as promoting general health and vitality. Husband and wife team Mark and Caroline are inspired by creating a life that fills you with energy, both physically and mentally, and want to promote that wherever they can. As a practicing Nutritional Therapist, Caroline has been recommending the use of Epsom and Himalayan Bath Salts to her patients for over 10 years. Salt & Pamper offer Epsom and Himalayan bath salts, each in a range of nine different essential oils, including Neroli, Frankincense, Tuberose and Lavender. All salts can be tailor made for the customers’ needs and a they’re developing a range of body scrubs and skincare products, to be released soon.
Starting from £5.49 for Epsom salts and £5.99 for Himalayan salts, visit saltandpamper.com
Lace Bralette from Magic Bodyfashion
This comfortable lace bralette from Magic Bodyfashion is an easy option to buy for your other half this Valentine’s Day. With sizes from XS all the way up to XL and with no cup sizes to worry about choose from a variation of colours including Black, Rose, Light grey, White, and Blueberry.
Magic Bodyfashion’s lace bralette retails at £21, visit magicbodyfashion.com
Olverum Bath Oil
Olverum is a unique and highly concentrated, therapeutic bath oil which contains 10 pure essential oils, carefully blended to work synergistically. Accordingly, an Olverum bath is a very effective way to naturally relieve stress and help you achieve a great night’s sleep. It is also a great way to ease aching or sore muscles (such a treat after a workout!) and is the perfect soothing antidote to a cold or flu. All with a gorgeously aromatic, unisex scent.
For many years Olverum survived by word of mouth – a cult product known in the UK to only a small number of passionate devotees. Now beautifully re-packaged yet still retaining the same formulation loved for over eight decades, Olverum recently relaunched under new British ownership.
The 125ml size is £29.00 and is enough for 25 baths, visit olverum.com
Mummy Loves Organics
Designed especially with pregnant ladies and mums in mind, Mummy Loves Organics deliciously scented candles are non-toxic and burn clean due to the 100% cotton wicks. They are safe to light in the home around children and pets, and are scientifically formulated so they warm to the perfect temperature to apply to the skin. When lit, they melt into a magical massage oil for an ultimate luxurious, hydrating experience, which soothes both body and mind.
Along with the body candles, Mummy Loves Organics complimentary reed diffusers are hand poured using pregnancy-safe essential oils. Coming soon are pulse scents – handbag sized pure essential oils, specifically created to help with hormone balancing, anxiety, morning sickness and insomnia – perfect for when you need a little pick up. They contain the same essential oils as the candles, but are made with watermelon oil.
Candles are £35, visit mummylovesorganics.com
New Ladies Relaxation Gift Set from Daylesford Organic
The ultimate selection of soothing goodies, the Daylesford Relaxation gift set includes a Dreamtime tea, Bamford bath oil, Bamford Botanic Pillow Mist and Daylesford Lavender candle. Brimming with award-winning products, there’s nothing like a Daylesford organic Valentine’s hamper or gift set to put a smile on her face.
The New Ladies Relaxation Gift Set is £85 visit daylesford.com
JING Flowering Explorer with One Cup Tea-iere
The tea of choice for the world’s leading chefs, totalling 93 Michelin stars, enjoy discovering Tea at its Best with JING. JING, which means ‘essence’ in Mandarin, was founded by Edward Eisler in 2004.
Enjoy the discovery and spectacle of flowering teas with this special selection, complete with comprehensive guide on sourcing, how to make, and the story behind these beautiful bulbs. High quality green tea is delicately hand-tied with fresh, fragrant flowers by skilled masters in China. Upon contact with boiling water the bulbs slowly transform, unfurling into intricate blooms. Make the most of this exquisite experience with the JING One Cup Tea-iere: a glass tea infuser with built-in filter, decanting into a deliciously pristine infusion.
Prices start from £12.50, visit jingtea.com/shop/jing-collections/for-the-explorer
Nude By Nature Cosmetics
Treat her to a collection of Nude By Nature cosmetics to update her make-up bag and look after her skin this Valentine’s Day. Stand out products include a translucent mineral loose finishing powder that helps control shine while setting makeup in a satin finish, a highly-pigmented shimmering eyeshadow for a luminous and vibrant finish or a long wearing, liquid foundation that instantly delivers a flawless medium to full coverage with a satin matte finish.
Prices start from £22, visit nudebynature.com
If she can’t get enough of a pair of comfy lycra leggings then look no further than Figure Fit, the latest stylish and functional boutique active-wear label for the busy modern woman. The new range brings a fresh option to the fitness wardrobe that straddles the lines between working out and fashion.
The new luxurious legging collection celebrates the female body. Without sacrificing panache, the designs combine flattering shapes and styles through specific panelling detail and lines with striking prints. These exclusive elements also include flat seams and concealed pockets. Designed to last, the fabrics used across the line have been carefully sourced, tested and are of high quality; allowing for style and comfort whilst offering maximum support. Including two tops and five legging designs, leggings range from Ibiza: the chic, stylish and sexy legging with flattering mesh panels and leopard print design; to Rio: the tropical and lively print which reflects the vibrant city.
Figure Fit Leggings are £47, visit figure-fit.com/product-category/leggings/
For 10% off use voucher code ‘LUX10’ at check out.
Candle and Diffuser set from Grace Cole
This beautifully fragrant gift set containing candle and reed diffuser creates a gorgeous soft background aroma in any home. To mark its 10th anniversary this year, Grace Cole, launched a home fragrance range, which is designed to radiate elegant and warm aromas around the home and focuses on two key products: a diffuser, which slowly releases fragrance into the room for up to 12 weeks, and a candle with a burn time up to 35 hours. The home fragrance products are available in a variety of indulgent scents; from the woody tones of Warm Vanilla & Sandalwood to the lighter and zestier Nectarine Blossom & Grapefruit or floral hues of Vanilla Blush & Peony – the Grace Cole signature fragrance.
Grace Col’e Candle and Diffuser set is is £40, visit gracecole.co.uk
To complement any beauty products this Valentine’s Day, simplehuman’s newest sensor mirror lights up automatically as your face approaches. Its tru-lux light system simulates natural sunlight, allowing you to see full colour variation, so she’ll know when her makeup is colour-correct and flawless. The touch-control brightness gives fast, intuitive control over a continuous range of brightness. Unlike traditional makeup vanity mirrors’ bulb lighting, the long-lasting LEDs won’t burn out or diminish even after years of use. The mirror is cordless and rechargeable – one charge lasts up to 5 weeks.
Available from 1st February for £179.99, visit simplehuman.com/uk
Rose Rondeaux Eau de Parfum
The rose, a quintessentially English, symbol of purity and passion. This Valentine’s Day, find it in the beautiful bouquet of Prosody’s Rose Rondeaux Eau de Parfum, an all-natural and high organic content Eau de Parfum. Decadently fruited this fragrant includes woodland rose with notes of raspberry, plum, blackcurrant, cedar and sandalwood.
Prosody, the UK’s first and only truly luxury organic and 100% natural perfume brand, currently offers twelve exquisite scents, six in personal fragrance and six in scented candles, which include Rhapsodic Rose, a Burns-inspired ‘love poem in a jar’ redolent of summer gardens, a perfect scene-setter for romance and seduction.
Rose Rondeaux Eau de Parfum 50ml £135, prosodylondon.com