The Kitschy-Cute Valentine’s Day Gifts Our Shopping Editor is Giving Her Friends and Family
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and whether you’ve found your perfect partner, are blissfully riding solo, or are celebrating Galentine’s instead, we can all agree that the holiday is so cute. Everything is pink and lovely and filled with hearts and joy! Valentine’s Day is all about spreading love and joy, and if you’re into giving presents, you know how fun this holiday is. Here, we’re giving you the kitschy-cute Valentine’s day gift ideas you didn’t know you or your loved ones needed. From Hello Kitty-themed pajamas and lip-shaped bubble bars to Cupid-inspired earrings and rose-scented products, here’s what you want to shop:
1. Hello, cutie
ModCloth for Hello Kitty So Cute Sweetheart Pajamas
$$75Shop it Modcloth
Subtle, cute, and so comfortable, this pinky pajama set is the perfect Valentine’s Day ensemble.
2. Make me blush
Kaja Cheeky Stamp Blendable Blush
$$24Shop it Sephora
Blush application has never been easier thanks to this fuss-free stamp. Simply place it where you want your blush to be, gently press it into your skin, then blend it out with your fingers. It’s available in seven shades, too, so you can mix and match for a unique color or stick to your tried-and-true shade.
3. Pretty in pink
NAILS, Inc. Relationship Status: Blushing Nail Polish Set
$$22Shop it Sephora
Classic pink nail polish shades will never go out of style. These super-glossy lacquers last for up to a week, are highly pigmented, and can either be used together for Valentine’s Day nail art looks or on their own.
Parade Golden Hour Pack
$$65Shop it Parade
If you’re looking for a Galentine’s Day gift for your pals, a cheeky pick for your partner, or are revamping your underwear drawer, you can’t go wrong with Parade undies. Apart from being super cute and comfortable, the company is also eco-friendly and donates a percentage of its sales to Planned Parenthood. Now that’s worth celebrating.
5. Rose-scented home
Boy Smells Fleurshadow
$$39Shop it Boy Smells
Transform your home into a bouquet-scented space with this fragrant candle that screams “romance.” Don’t think of this as your grandma’s candle, though, as it has notes of dark patchouli and resinous labdanum for a smokey aromatic cocktail.
6. Look of love
I Heart Revolution Heartbreakers Palette
$$7Shop it Ulta
Makeup is a form of self-expression, and can therefore be a way to practice self-love. We love this super cute eyeshadow palette that comes with nine colorful and highly-pigmented shades. Buy this warm color combo or choose from one of the eight other, equally festive, palettes.
BaubleBar Heart & Cupid Drop Earrings
$$44Shop it Nordstrom
Statement pieces are instant outfit-makers, and these drop earrings say it all. They’re for the person who pins their life to love and welcomes it in, all while being well-accessorized, of course.
8. In-love glow
Avon fmg True Love Multi PaletteShop it Avon
Dust on some blush and highlighter on your cheeks, lids, and other high areas on your body that you want to accentuate, like your collarbone. The universal shades will give you that lit-from-within, or fully-in-love glow.
J.R. Watkins LOVE Aromatherapy In-Shower Mist
$$14.99Shop it J.R. Watkins
Taking your date into the shower for a steamy makeout session? Prep by spritzing this in-shower mist to set the mood. The spray has notes of sensual pink peppercorn and stimulating guarana, so it’ll make your Valentine’s Day experience even more memorable.
10. Bubble baths
Lush Blow Me A Kiss Bubble Bar
$$13.95Shop it Lush
Whether you’re dipping into your bath alone or inviting a plus one, you’re sure to have fun with this bubble bar. Simply dip it into the water, bring it up to your lips, and blow water through the circle to make bergamot-scented bubbles. Yes, please!
11. Ring finger
Gabi Rielle 22K Goldplated Heart Adjustable Ring
$$64Shop it Saks Off 5th
If you’re looking to celebrate the romantic holiday in a subtle, yet memorable way, this ring is it. We love that it can be adjusted to fit different fingers, so it can be worn on all 10 digits or shared with your BFFs and loved ones.
12. WFH MVP
UGG Women's Fluff Yeah Slide SlipperShop it Amazon
If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that comfort trumps everything else. These slippers are taking over TikTok for their super-cute style and insane comfort. Buy them in this pale pink shade that’s perfect for Valentine’s, or choose from 42 other colors and prints.
13. Safe and sound
Physicians Formula Rose Hand Sanitizer BundleShop it Amazon
While hand sanitizer may not be the obvious Valentine’s Day gift, nothing says “I love you” like wanting your loved ones to be safe and germ-free. These spray-on sanitizers smell like a fresh bouquet and are infused with aloe vera, so it won’t dry out the skin.