Words: Heather Spencer
Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to treat your loved ones, or indeed yourself, to one of the many gifting ideas that are creating a buzz right now, some of which have been specially curated for the season of love by some of the biggest names in the beauty industry. From the hottest on-trend gadgets and make-up essentials to the ultimate relaxation inducing treats; however you plan on spending Valentine’s Day this year, indulge in our list of gifting essentials you can’t afford to miss.
Current Body Skin LED Therapy Light Mask – £279 – www.currentbody.com
Praised by the likes of Kourtney Kardashian and Renée Zelweger, this anti-aging LED face mask, which is designed to be used for 10 minutes, 5 times a week, uses red and near-infrared wavelengths, which are clinically proven to reduce wrinkles.
By Terry Baume De Rose Lip Care – £40 –www.spacenk.com
Hailed as being the Rolls Royce of lip care, this cult classic, award winning Lip Balm is a best seller thanks to its vitamin rich formula, infused with a sweet scent of rose, which soothes, softens and protects.
This award-winning skincare wand is a firm celeb fave, incorporating red light therapy, microcurrents, facial massage and therapeutic warmth, designed to be used with your serum for 5 minutes per day, 3 times a week.
Turbo Hair Tong X – £135 – www.turbotonghair.com
If glamourous waves and texture is your goal, then you need to check out this curling wand that’s receiving rave reviews. Designed for long hair and hair extensions, the tong features an extra-long barrel, and reaches styling temperatures in just 30 seconds.
Zuvi Halo Hair Dryer – £329 – www.zuvilife.com
Heat styling no longer has to lead to damaged hair, thanks to Zuvi’s Halo Hair Dryer. The innovative design mimics the natural evaporation of sunshine, while the clever technology uses infrared light energy, resulting in your healthiest blow-dry yet.
Aromatherapy Associates Rose Bath & Shower Oil – £55 – www.lookfantastic.com
An all-round uplifting immersion for your mind, body and spirit, this oil reaffirms our love of the brands holistic approach to curating their formulations. Warm a small amount in your hands and smooth over your body, before rinsing in the bath or shower.
Lush Passion Fruit Delight Body Wash – £3.40 –www.lush.com
Level-up your shower game with this latest addition to the range of plastic free shower gel alternatives from Lush. Real Passion Fruit juices combine with Zesty Buchu and Litsea Cubeba oils, guaranteeing an exhilarating experience for your mind and body.
Cowshed Indulge Bath & Body Duo – £35 –www.cowshed.com
Infused with natural ingredients and the highest quality essential oils including Madagascan Ylang Ylang, Morrocan Rose and Indian Palmorosa essential oils, shower-time has never been more blissful.
Sensai Intensive Hand Treatment – £75 –www.sensai-cosmetics.com
This intensive hand cream contains the brands signature ingredient derived from Koishimaru Cocoon and Squalene, which combine together beautifully to cocoon hands in a vail of silky softening moisture, with a luxuriously soft and smooth finish.
Lush Lots of Love Gift Set – £54 – www.lush.com
Beautifully presented in fully recyclable packaging, this gift set contains 7 floral and citrus scented valentines themed products, including a Sex Bomb Bath Bomb, and a True Romance Massage Bar.
Dr. PAWPAW Prep & Pout Gift Set – £15 – www.newlook.com
This beautifully packaged duo, which comes in a handy pull-drawer, showcases the award-winning brands Overnight Lip Mask and Ultimate Red Tinted Balm, packed full of lip nourishing ingredients, all while being Vegan and cruelty free!
Neal & Wolf Blonde Purple Mini Essential bags – www.nealandwolf.com
Treat blonde tresses to a brightening boost with this limited-edition essential kit, which includes a travel sized Shampoo, Conditioner, Miracle Mist and a Control Hair Spray, complete with a stylish wash bag.
Green People RESET ME Set, £31.50 www.greenpeople.co.uk
Harnessing key plant actives such as Bamboo, Cranberry Oil and Seaweed, this duo is specially formulated to revive and reset dull skin, featuring a Beauty Boost Skin Restore and a Fruit Scrub Exfoliator.
Philip Kingsley Bond Builder Repair Trio, £52, www.philipkingsley.co.uk
Curated for hair that’s in need of a little TLC, this treatment trio repairs, rebuilds, and strengthens damaged hair. The kit includes full size versions of the Split End Remedy, Restructuring Treatment, and Restorative Oil from the Philip Kingsley Bond Builder range.
Dermaworks Skincare Cryotherapy Globes Home Facial Treatment – £32.50 – www.dermaworks.co.uk
Create the ultimate Spa experience at home, with these Cryotherapy globes which deliver an abundance of anti-aging results. Designed to be stored in the refrigerator, the globes can also be used as a Lymphatic drainage treatment.
Kylie Velvet Liquid Lipstick & Lip Liner – £28 – kyliecosmetics.com
The perfect duo to create an on-trend velvety, demi-matte lip look, this Lip Kit is available in 7 shades, and includes the firm Kylie fan favourite long-lasting lip liner, and a Velvet Liquid Lipstick.
Huda Beauty Naughty Nude Eyeshadow Palette – £57.90 – www.sephora.co.uk
A beautifully presented nude eyeshadow extravaganza from Huda Beauty, featuring 18 captivating nude shades with 5 luxurious finishes. This re-designed version of the brands best-selling Nude Palette is suitable for all skin tones.
3INA The Longwear Lipstick – £15 – uk.3ina.com
Not only does this long-wear lipstick come in 17 highly pigmented shades which settle into a gorgeous velvety matte finish, it’s also filled with Hyaluronic Acid spheres, for a beautifully hydrated, envy inducing pout.
Nails.Inc We Love Pink Nail Varnish. – £9 – www.nailsinc.com
Create the nails of your dreams this Valentine’s Day with the ‘We Love Pink’ Nail collection from Nails.Inc. The range includes 3 beautiful shades of pink, aswell as a fabulously eye-catching Rainbow Heart Confetti Nail Topper.
Louboutin Rouge Louboutin Matte Fluid Lipgloss – £68 – www.selfridges.com
A delectable range from the one and only Christian Louboutin, with 10 red shades which each come housed in the iconic amphora-shaped case, this exquisite lip colour delivers an intense matte finish.