THE ULTIMATE BEAUTY VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE
Love is the air. And if you want to hint at your bloke for a beauty treat, or just fancy treating yourself or your bestie to a little piece of luxury; this guide contains the ultimate Valentine’s Day gifts for the ladies!
AROMATHERAPY ASSOCIATES ESSENTIAL TRAVEL OILS
This cute box of travel-sized essential oils are bound to please any aromatherapy lover. Including some of Aromatherapy Associates’ bestsellers, there’s a Deep Relax Revive Morning, Revive Morning and Support Lavender and Peppermint. Each of these beauties will add that extra comfort to your bath or shower.
BOBBI BROWN BRIGHTENING BRICK
Give the gift of glow with this pick-me-up powder for complexions. Its skin-brightening blend will add a subtle luminous finish to skin and help transform dull, lifeless skin in a flash.
JO MALONE DRY BODY OIL
Jo Malone is the queen of fragrance and these luxurious body oils are the ultimate treat for any beauty lover. Pampering and nourishing skin, there’s a whole array of scents available, including dark amber and ginger lily – delicious!
MAC LUSTREGLASS – MORNING GLORY
Perfect that pout with this gorgeous MAC gloss. Its glam texture leaves lips both glossy and pearlised, for mega glam smackers. Shade Morning Glory is one of our faves – a sheer girly pink packed with shine and sparkle.
COWSHED HORNY COW SEDUCTIVE TRAVEL CANDLES
A girl can never have too many candles and these little beauties are the perfect touch for a romantic evening. Enriched with a rose absolute, patchouli and cinnamon scent, they’ll set the scene with their seductive aroma.
KIEHL’S CRÈME DE CORPS WHIPPED BODY BUTTER
Super lush and rich, this luxurious butter will transform even the driest of skins. Deliciously scented with milk and honey, it provides 24-hour hydration and will keep skin supple, soft and in tip-top condition.
SANCTUARY SPA BRIMMING FULL OF LOVE COLLECTION
Adorned with pretty butterflies and flowers, this beautiful box was released in an exclusive collaboration design with artist Frederick Wimsett. Inside, there’s a softening body wash, exfoliating scrub and moisturising lotion, all scented with a gorgeous white lily and damask rose blend.
LIPSTICK QUEEN SAINT SHEER LIPSTICK
One of our top lippy brands is Lipstick Queen and this super pretty product is one of the best. Its sheer finish will leave a hint of colour on smackers, leaving your pout shiny, soft and subtly glam.
BARE MINERALS MODERN POP LIPSTICK
Any lippy lover will love this new edition from Bare Minerals. Super creamy and high-pigmented, this lipstick delivers a rich satin finish to pouts, as well as making lips looking fuller. Loaded with nourishing vitamins and oils, it will also condition and soften your smackers.
L’ERBOLARIO 3 ROSA BATH FOAM
Add a girly touch to your bath with this super pink and floral bath foam. This feminine number blends together pink pepper, malvarosa and rosa centifolia for a seductive, fresh and delicious scented bath.
REVLON COLORBURST BALM STAINS IN SHADES: LOVESICK, CRUSH AND ROMANTIC
You can’t beat these beauties – super easy to apply, these balm stains are packed with moisturising agents to keep lips soft and supple, as well as delivering a flush of colour. Lovesick is a gorgeous fuchsia pink, Crush is a sultry crimson hue and Romantic is a juicy coral shade.
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AVEDA BEAUTIFYING COMPOSITION
This multi-tasker will work on dry skin, tresses and scalps. Enriched with jojoba oil, rosemary and bergamot, it gently conditions skin, providing rich moisture and eliminating dryness.
EVE LOM TLC CREAM
Any complexion will adore this highly nourishing and conditioning skin treatment. It contains a whole host of skin-loving ingredients including rose otto, arnica and beeswax. Combined, it relieves dehydrated skin, softens fine lines and helps to create an even skin tone.
DECLÉOR AROMESSENCE ROSE D’ORIENT OIL SERUM
Perfect for sensitive skins, this 100% natural elixir helps to condition and soften skin, as well as reducing complexion redness and irritation. Blended with essential oils, it quickly sinks into skin, leaving complexions calm and super smooth.
TREVOR SORBIE KERATIN + ARGAN 235ºC POWER HAIR STRAIGHTENER
These nifty straighteners will keep locks looking smooth and frizz-free thanks to their keratin and argan floated plates. Snag-free, they glide effortlessly through tresses to leave hair shiny, soft and sleek.
LE COUVENT DES MINIMES COLOGNE OF LOVE MASSAGE OIL
An array of soothing botanical oils are piled into this irresistibly nourishing wonder. Massage on skin and through locks for super silky soft results, as well as a subtle scent of gorgeous orange blossom.
OPI 50 SHADES OF GREY COLLECTION
Inspired by the sexy book and film, Fifty Shades Of Grey, this collection of polishes are fab for perfecting talons. The range includes two conditioning Nail Envy treatments (one nude and one clear), as well as four racy shades to get you date-ready: My Silk Tie – a shiny silver, Dark Side Of The Moon – a dramatic charcoal, Romantically Involved – a rich red and Embrace The Grey – a chic grey.