8 Non-Cheesy Valentine Gift Ideas
February 14 is marching closer, and that means you need to secure a present stat! Check out these Valentine gift ideas that are thoughtful and far from cliché.
Whether it’s your first or 15th time celebrating February 14 with your SO, lining up the perfect Valentine gift ideas can put you on edge. The ideal present should be part thoughtful and part out-of-the-box because receiving heart-shaped foil balloons is a bit of a buzzkill. It’s time to pull out all the stops and flex your creative muscles.
You don’t always need a hefty budget to – unless you want to. After all, there are still birthdays, anniversaries, and Christmas to consider. To help you score some extra boyfriend points, we’ve compiled a list of unexpected, useful, and far-from-cliché Valentine’s Day gifts at every price point.
Set Up a Movie Night with a Mini Projector
If you’re both film buffs, splurge on a wireless mini projector to recreate the cinema experience in your living room. This multifunctional gadget doesn’t take up much space and is also perfect for or even impromptu photoshoots. For Valentine’s night, set the ambiance with some classic theatre snacks – think popcorn, chocolates, and candies. Perhaps pop a bottle of bubbly to make the evening more special. And, of course, you can’t have a movie date without pillows and blankets.
New Luggage for Future Getaways
Every traveler should have at least one high-quality suitcase that’s spacious, durable, and lightweight. While it can be expensive, it’s a unique – and suave – way to invite your partner to a . You can also amp up the cool factor by personalizing it with her name or picture.
On your next couples trip, lessen travel stress by , including Dove Men+Care Extra Fresh Body and Face Wash. It has MICROMOISTURE technology that clears bacteria while maintaining your skin’s moisture level. With just one product, you can clean your body and face.
Show Your Love with an Indoor Plant
Roses for Valentine's Day? Overrated and overpriced. Houseplants like hoya and heartleaf philodendron, on the other hand, have that wow factor. Think of them as modern love letters. They’re pretty much indestructible, which speaks volumes about your commitment to her. Plus, a touch of greenery is always welcome in any space.
Cozy Up in Snuggly Pajamas
Everyone has different sleeping habits. Some need their room as cold as an igloo. Some are covered in a blanket from below the neck, no matter how sweaty they get. But no one can say no to a set of comfy jammies. There are many options available, from classic button-downs to matching silk pairs. These Valentine gift ideas will help her catch some well-deserved beauty sleep.
Fill Out Her Book Collection
The best Valentine gift ideas are the ones that reflect your GF’s passions and interests. And is there a more meaningful present for the bookworm in your life than books? Ask about her favorite genres or authors. Check out her bookshelves. Get recommendations from fellow readers. Do whatever you can to find her book wish list. Or, you can always give her a Kindle.
Pamper Her with Skincare
Don’t know what to give for Valentine’s Day? If she insists that she doesn’t want anything (that’s a lie), prepare a care package filled with . Gentle face wash, serum, moisturizer, and sunscreen are the must-haves. You could also bring the spa to her with a pampering product like Dove Deeply Nourishing Body Wash, which has NutriumMoisture technology to moisturize up to 20 layers deep within the skin. While you’re at it, snatch some , too.
A Personalized Phone Case for Your On-the-Go GF
The simplest trick in the “How to Surprise Girlfriend on Valentine’s Day” manual is skipping off-the-shelf presents and making them yourself. If her current phone case is on its last leg, give her a one-of-a-kind replacement. Dress it up with customized patterns, colors, or designs you know she will love. Every time she picks up her phone, she’ll think of what a you are.
Curate a Spotify Playlist
When you can’t find the words to tell how much your Valentine means to you, let music be your messenger. Include all the bops that have special meaning for you and your boo, like the song playing in the car on your first date or the soundtrack from her favorite movie. Set the playlist private and listen to it together over a .
Don’t let body odor ruin the mood. Freshen up with AXE Body Spray Dark Temptation – a warm, sensual scent with a rich chocolate base. It dries down to a blend of fruity and sweet notes that show off your mysterious side. If you prefer a musky fragrance, go for AXE Body Spray Gold Temptation. It has creamy, wooden notes from gold amber and vanilla. These two body sprays can protect you from unpleasant odors for up to 48 hours.
Looking for Valentine gift ideas never gets easier. It’s just one of the many facts of life. But this list is the best place to start finding the perfect present that makes her feel loved without coming off as too sappy. Pick one and order it now before stock runs low!