Valentine’s Day is a time to give into your inner goddess and treat yourself to something tantalizing. Whether that means a night out with your man, or spoiling yourself with chocolate and fragrances, our Valentine’s Day must-have list is sure to leave everyone feeling satisfied.
Check out our favorite romantic essentials for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day:
1. Ralph Lauren Romance Valentine’s Day Gift
Inspired by the woman who believes in true love, affection, warmth and togetherness, this fragrance captures the timeless essence of falling in love – combining the sensual essence of velvety woods, extravagant florals and seductive musk. This Valentine’s Day, each purchase of Ralph Lauren Romance Eau de Parfum will be accompanied by either a box of Dylan’s Candy Belgium chocolates or a dozen pink roses (gift is dependent on date and Macy’s location).
Price: $84 (3.4oz/100ml), Available at select Macy’s locations nationwide
(Dylan’s Candy available starting February 1 and Roses available for a limited time starting February 11)
2. Physician’s Formula Sexy Boosters (Bronzer, Blush and Lip Stain)
Bring sexy back with a seductive collection that has the power to fulfill your every desire, er, aesthetically, of course! This innovative line is formulated to inspire a sexy self-confidence in the form of sultry and glamorous color. Each product is enhanced with a decadent fragrance and boasts an “afterglow” illumination – to mimic that rosy glow that emerges after a tantalizing make out session. Leave the corset and high heels on the floor – this Sexy Booster collection is the only thing you need to wearing this Valentines’ Day.
3. Fergie Viva by Avon
Treat her to the ultimate symbol of sexy empowerment this Valentine’s Day – Viva, the new fragrance by Fergie. Feminine, empowering, and unconventional, Viva by Fergie is a sexy contradiction of captivating cool herbs spiked with fierce lavender and intriguing vetiver. A fragrance for women who want to live life on their own terms, inspired by one of today’s most empowering women, Fergie.
Price: $19.99, Available at Avon.com
4. Brazilian Peel
The perfect peel give skin the jump start it needs before any Valentine’s Day date. The patented, self-neutralizing Brazilian Peel firms and tones skin (while reducing fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes, and uneven skintone) all the while helping you maintain a radiant, youthful complexion. Formulated with 30 percent glycolic acid, the nourishing antioxidant açaì, and the innovative Q-Mag Neutralizer, Brazilian Peel is the first professional-strength peel designed to deliver deeper, long-lasting results at home.
Price: $78, Available at Sephora.com
5. John Frieda 3‑Day Straight™ Semi‑Permanent Styling Spray
Want hair to be glossy, flawlessly straight and smooth, and full of body for Valentine’s Day? Weightless spray with heat protection blocks out frizz as you straighten. Proprietary blend of polymers with keratin protein wraps each strand, sealing in straight styles for up to 3 days.
Price: $10, Available at Drugstore.com
Forget chocolates – this Valentine’s Day, you can’t go wrong with a BeautyBar.com gift card for your sweetie. Whether she’s a lipstick queen or all about the smoky eye, BeautyBar.com is the ultimate online boutique to find tried-and-true essentials and discover new favorites from the most exclusive, chic domestic and international brands. With convenient 1-2 day shipping (same day in Manhattan if ordered before 10 am), free samples with every order, and a no-questions-asked, year-round return policy, Beauty Bar merges lux, premium selections with customer care in the convenience of a virtual boutique.
For more info visit: http://www.beautybar.com/
7. Hästens Down Slipper Boots
The ultimate treat for your feet, these cozy, 100% cotton boots are filled with a blend of 75% white down and 25% sea bird feathers, to ensure that your loved one is wrapped up in nothing other than the most luxurious, premium quality fabric.
Price: $70, Available at Hastens.com
8. Matthew Robbins’ Inspired Weddings
A charming how-to guide and great coffee table book on designing an event to make it uniquely your own. Through Inspired Weddings, Matthew fuses classic themes with sentimental objects to help you design a glamorous, unique event on nearly any budget. Given his extensive background and experience in all things art and décor related, Matthew’s tips and tricks are perfect for not only brides, but anyone who is aiming to put a creative spin on planning everything from a Sunday brunch to redesigning a guest room.
Price: $23, Available at Amazon.com
9. Aveda Chakra™ Balancing Body Mist
Make sure to give the most important person in your life a gift this Valentine’s Day. With the help of Mr. Chakra – www.misterchakra.com, a new, interactive website from Aveda, you will be given the tools you need to find the balance you deserve. Mr. Chakra will reveal energy-aligning tips that include guided meditation, breathing techniques, mantra usage and personal nutrition. He’ll also lead you to the Aveda Chakra Balancing Body Massage at Aveda Spas and recommend your ideal Aveda Chakra™ Balancing Body Mist. Go ahead, this year take sensory journey you won’t forget.
Price: $30, Available at Aveda.com