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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. The one day of the year you get to show the one you love, just how much they mean to you (not that you shouldn't show them all year round mind). But if you're stuck for ideas on what to buy them then read on as I may just have something to inspire you.


Nothing quite says I love you on Valentine's Day like chocolates do. There are plenty of chocolates out there this year but these are my favourites:




For those with a sweet tooth Fudge Kitchen have an array of gifts available this Valentine's Day. I love their Slim Slider Valentine's collection (RRP £6). It contains six hand made and decorated, creamy fudge treats. Inside the cute pink box you will find two classic Sea Salted Caramel, two dark Chocolate Rose Cream and two White Chocolate & Raspberry. You can treat your other half to a fudge making experience for two for £50 so they can have a go at making their favourite 


This year Toblerone have released a special edition 60g Triangle. The "You're my Number One" bar has an RRP of £1.15 and is available from stores nationwide - it's the perfect way to show that someone special that you care. There is also a limited edition 400g bar available too priced around £4.99.


 
Guylian's Belgian Chocolates are a firm favourite of mine. This year they have a variety of products that would be suitable to give as a Valentine's Day gift. The I Love You box contains individually wrapped heart shaped chocolates. Each one is filled with roasted hazelnut praline. There are two different sized boxes the 50g box (RRP £1.49) contains four praline filled hearts and would make the ideal love token, whilst the 125g box (RRP £3.99) would be perfect as a gift on their own for those on a budget. If the heart's aren't quite what you'd like why not go for a box of Guylian’s new Caramel Sea Horses. Each Belgian chocolate shell is filled with a soft and delicate caramel filling - a perfect addition to the already popular sea horse and shell chocolate collections.  Each box has an RRP £4.00.


If chocolates aren't your thing this year how about some gift ideas that are designed to pamper your loved one? Below you will find my favourite gift ideas:




For the man in your life why not treat him to some lovely products from The Real Shaving Company - a professional male grooming range that provides a variety of naturally inspired, high-performance products in a choice of formats so you can tailor-make your grooming regime. The Real Shaving Company have removed SLS, SLES and Parabens in addition to including key natural and organic ingredients such as Seaweed Extract, Cocoa Butter and Willowbark which enhance the professional based formulations. Men demand products that deliver superior results, the Real Shaving Company have always ensured that this is their number one priority. Products start from £3.99 and are available from Boots, Morrisons, Sainsburys and Waitrose nationwide.


If you're looking for products for her then Squeeky Clean has some lovely products that smell beautiful and are available in both a body and bath range. Each product is priced at just £1 each from Poundland so they definitely won't break the bank, you could make a lovely gift set up of her favourite products.


If you're single and want to treat yourself or maybe give yourself a little makeover before your hot Valentine's date then you must try Pouty Lipzz (£19.99) a lip enhancing gloss with a fresh minty flavour. Pouty Lipzz is formulated with ingredients proven to enhance lip volume by up to 40% without collagen injections, your lips will instantly appear more contoured, fuller, moisturised and luscious after application. 

If the lady in your life likes to look her best then the Braun Face (£69.99), the world's 1st facial epilator and cleansing brush would make the perfect gift this Valentine's Day. The Face lets you enjoy two treatments with one device simply by switching the attachments. It precisely removes facial hair by the root with the facial epilator and cleanses the skin pores deep with the facial brush.
  • Facial epilator: slim head for precise epilation, with 10 micro-openings to catch finest hairs
  • Facial cleansing brush: gently cleanses skin pore-deep with micro-oscillations
  • Tested by dermatologists for sensitive skin and suited for daily use

If she has lucious locks then the Braun Satin-Hair 7 SensoDryer (£74.99) is the gift for her. The SensoDryer is Braun´s most premium and sophisticated dryer which has a unique combination of intelligent sensor technology with professional performance that regular dryers can´t match. Build in sensors measures temperature 600x a minute and adjusts it up to optimal level for nonstop performance of the device and healthy-looking hair.

  • Thermo Sensor feels air and adapts temperature for maximum heat control.
  • Professional fan system with fast concentrated airflow.
  • Advanced heat control operates with optimal temperatures to keep hair colour lasting longer.
  • Even heat distribution prevents dry out and ensures fast drying.
  • Professional styling nozzle.
For those who really like to spoil your other half why not treat them to a gift of the gadget kind. I love reading and would love for Matthew to Surprise me with an Amazon Kindle on Valentine's Day. 


You can  purchase a Kindle from £59. The nation’s favourite e-reader has been made even better, with a touchscreen display that reads like real paper and built-in Wi-Fi which allows you to download books in 60 seconds making this perfect for reading all those romantic novels.


Amazon’s most affordable tablet comes with a 6” or 7” HD display and a variety of colours; black, white, magenta, citron and cobalt. Whether you want to watch movies or play games on the move, do it all on a beautiful HD display, powered by a fast quad-core processor the Fire HD ( from £69) also includes a front facing HD camera and upto 10 hours of battery life.

I love music and would love a gift that enabled me to listen to my favourite songs. I love the Ted Baker Audio Fastnet Bluetooth Speaker (£199.99) It looks stylish and beautiful and  would look great in any front room or bedroom. The folding Bluetooth speaker (with intergraded mic) allows you to stream music from your digital device such as an iPhone. Available in Brushed Silver & Black leather, Brushed Silver & Tan leather, Brushed Champagne Gold & White leather or Brushed Champagne Gold & Nude leather. 

If you'd rather listen to music privately then the Ted Baker Audio Rockall Headphones (£145) would make a great gift. These stylish over-ear headphones offer truly immersive hi-fi sound quality, a smart foldable construction, textured tangle-resistant cable and tailored, deluxe materials for the perfect fit. Available in Brushed Silver with Black or Tan headband/ear cup cushions, or Brushed Champagne Gold with White headband/ear cup cushion.You can purchase both the speaker and earphones from John Lewis.

If you'd like to treat your other half to a new mobile phone why not consider the Kazam Tornado 348 (£249). The Tornado 348 was registered in the Guinness book of records as the slimmest smartphone in the world in 2014. Not only is it slim but stylish too and packed full of features. I'm sure anyone would love to be given this as a present from their loved one.


  
If you'd like to send your loved one a Valentine's card with a difference why not send them an Albumcard. A unique, online personalised greeting card plus a music gift, all in one! Albumcards are easy to send - Pick (the album you want to send), Personalise (with greetings card) and Post (to arrive on a day of your choice). An Albumcard is easy to redeem and listen to. By entering a unique code at albumcards.com the album can be downloaded on any device they choose. Albums cost £9.99 each.



We are huge fans of F1 in our house and if we lived closer then Lets Race would be the perfect Valentine's Day treat for the both of us. Lets Race is the UK's only full motion F1 simulator centre and their range of race experiences provide the perfect present solution for F1 fans, adrenaline junkies or simply those who have it all and you have no idea what to buy them!. You can find them in Horley (near Gatwick) they are only a short drive from the airport.
The simulators provide the closest experience you will ever get to racing in an F1 car without actually being on a race team yourself - how great would that be?

If you are planning on spending Valentine's night at home then why not have a few drinks with your other half and spend the evening getting to know one another properly. Play a few games, maybe have a couple of drinks...


Even couples who have been together for a long while lose touch and can sometimes drift apart. The Art Of Conversation (£9.99) game aims to change that and get couples communicating again. The new Couples edition provide a conversation stimulus for couples of all ages, from newlyweds to partners celebrating golden wedding anniversaries, parents who are too busy to take the time to communicate about anything other than family chores or even couples who are experiencing relationship difficulties. With questions ranging from light-hearted to deep and meaningful, the packs are also perfect for wedding tables to help get the conversation flowing while love is in the air.


 
If you fancy a drink on Valentine's night Zing Vodka (£39.99) would be a great choice. Created by Adrienne Maloof, a star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, who is renowned for her creativity and business acumen.  Zing is a premium Vodka brand and is four times distilled and ultra-smooth. I love that the bottle illuminates using LED technology and definitely captures your attention.

I hope that you the above gift ideas have given you a few thoughts as to what to buy that special someone in your life this Valentine's Day.