You’re a beauty enthusiast, so while others are looking forward to a bouquet, you’d rather have a limited edition fragrance.
If this sounds exactly like you, check out these 14 beauty items we know you’d love as a Valentine’s Day gift. Send this article to your significant other, or get an inspiration if you’re shopping for someone who’s as huge as beauty fanatic as you are!
1. TOM FORD BEAUTY Limited Edition Rose Prick Collection
This new limited edition collection from Tom Ford is a Valentine’s dream come true. The whole makeup collection includes a Cushion Compact Case, a new Lip Colour Satin Matte, and an Eye Colour Quad, all wrapped in the shade of dusky pink.
This is the most luxurious gift to your beauty lover friend who deserves the fine things in her life, or yourself, for that matter!
Shop the whole collection at Sephora or at Tom Ford counters.
2. The Rouge Dior – Valentine’s Day Limited Edition Couture Colour
Dior Makeup just released two perfect red satin-finish lipstick shades to live our Valentine’s Day fantasy this year – the Iconic Red, 999 and Flamboyant Red, 080 Red Smile. This modern day reboot of Dior’s iconic Rouge Dior lipstick will surely have you or your friends screaming red on 14 Feb!
Retails for S$59 at Dior boutiques and counters and Tangs.
3. Sisley Rose-Scented Candle
No one deserves this 1kg worth of rose-scented candle more than you. This particular scented candle from Sisley is the perfect self Valentine’s Day gift. It releases a soft, relaxing fragrance around the room, much like Isabelle d’Ornano’s rose garden.
It is housed in burgundy lacquered glass case, emitting a soft royalty-like vibe. After all, you are a queen!
Retails for S$345 at Selfridges.
4. Bvlgari Allegra
Sure, Bvlgari jewellery are gorgeous, but here’s a piece of Bvlgari you can bring with you all the time, no matter the occasion: its fragrance.
Allegra is a new personalised fragrance experience that any perfume lover is going to enjoy. First, you choose from one of the five eaux de parfum then you create your personalised signature with one of the five Magnifying essences that are designed to blend seamlessly with the former fragrances.
The beautiful bottles are 96% made of glass to pay tribute to the art of glass-making, and are also reminiscent of the precious stones that adorn Bvlgari jewellery, so it’ll also make a statement piece on your vanity.
5. Fresh Rose Face Mask
The kind of rose we love? The kind that hydrate our faces.
This cult-favourite gel mask is infused with real rose petals and soothing rose water, and is formulated to help douse your skin with hydration so it looks more radiant and perky.
Retails for S$95 at Fresh boutiques and Sephora.
6. Byredo Unnamed EDP (Limited Edition)
For something more personal yet luxurious, look no further than Byredo’s nameless fragrance.
Relaunched just for Valentine’s Day, your giftee can ascribe the perfect name for this scent with the stickers that comes with the perfume, as if writing her own story.
Oh, and don’t worry – the juice inside smells just as wonderful with its cocktail of pink pepper, gin, violet, iris roots, fir, and moss.
Retails S$372 (100ml) on Escentials. You can also purchase it at the Byredo boutique in Ngee Ann City.
7. Diptyque Roses Candle (Limited Edition)
If your giftee is a lover of roses and candles, you won’t go wrong with this limited-edition treat. Breaking away from its iconic black-and-white colourway, the candle gets dressed in vibrant, playful graphics – it’s a guaranteed stunner on the vanity or bedside table.
Retails for S$115 (190g) on Escentials. You can also purchase it at the Diptyque boutique in Ngee Ann City.
8. Clarins Sakura Limited Edition Collection
Inspired by the seasons of cherry blossoms, this exclusive two-piece collection will surely put a smile on your S.O’s face.
Don’t believe us? Just look at the gorgeous floral-printed pink flacon of the best-selling Fix’ Make-Up setting mist and the alluring pale pink shade of the iconic Lip Comfort Oil in No. 14.
The Clarins Fix’ Make-Up and Lip Comfort Oil will retail for S$49 and S$34 respectively. Both products will be made available from 13 February 2021 at all Clarins boutiques and counters, as well as online.
9. Klaypeau Blooming Skin Mask Bouquet
Klaypeau is popular for its variety of facial sheet masks that are hard to come by elsewhere and this Valentine’s Day, the e-tailer is offering them all packaged in a delightful bouquet!
This exclusive kit is carefully curated with five cult-favourite masks designed to bring out your recipient’s inner glow.
Retails for S$38 online.
10. Cowshed Sleepy Calming Bath Salts
Whether you’re sulking about not having a date or are preparing for a romantic night in, we know there’s something that can make things better: relaxing bath salts.
And in particular, Cowshed’s Sleepy Calming Bath Salts, will make the perfect start to a calming and relaxing bath time ritual.
The citrusy, soothing scent of lemon myrtle essential oils will fill your being (and bathroom) with a soft, relaxing vibe. Meanwhile, the Himalayan and sea salts will help alleviate muscle tension, promising you the best sleep of your life!
Retails for S$35.79 on Beauty Bay.
11. Rose Quartz Roller & Gua Sha
If you’re ready to upgrade your skincare routine with beauty tools, then this Rose Quartz Roller & Gua Sha duo will make the perfect gift.
To spice things up further, consider getting your S.O to give you a facial massage with these tools – it can be fun!
Retails for S$32.39 at Lazada.
12. Mario Badescu Mini Mist Collection
Misting such an important skincare step now that our skin is suffocated by mask-wear. This set consists of not just one, but four mists, so that you can have one in every bag and for every mood.
Retails for S$28 at Shopee.
13. Lush Sex Bomb Bath Bomb
For a fun Valentine’s Day gift that doesn’t break the bank, this bath bomb is exactly what you’re looking for.
Made with a blend of jasmine, ylang ylang, and clary, this bath bomb helps soothe fatigue and stress. Oh, and did we mention jasmine is an ancient aphrodisiac used in sensual perfumes for centuries?
Retails for S$15 at Lush boutiques and online.
14. Sephora Collection Compact Travel Brush Set
No makeup junkie can resist a set of good brushes. These ones are in travel sizes, so that they’re easy to pack for your next staycation – and eventually overseas travel in the future!
The set consists of four brushes for foundation, eyes, and eyebrows, and are housed in a petite pouch for extra convenience.
Retails for S$19 at Sephora (and it’s currently at 20% off at the time of writing).