With Valentine’s Day coming up, gifting your spouse, boyfriend/girlfriend, friend, or other important people in your life something for their enjoyment is a sweet way to show your love. If you are wracking your brain and unable to think of something for that one special person, don’t give up hope just yet! Here are 16 of the sweetest Valentine gifts you can give when words don’t cut it. Not to mention, all of these gifts come from incredible Black-owned businesses!
1. Fenty Icon Lipstick
It wouldn’t be a Valentine’s list without including a lipstick that makes lips bright and kissable by the Queen herself! Fenty Icon is the newest lipstick released by Rihanna, and it comes in various hues, such as bright reds, blush pinks, and dark burgundy. If you’re shopping for a Galentine’s event or dropping hints to your significant other, you can’t go wrong with this rich pigmented lipstick.
2. House of 40 Treasure Candle
Conveniently named Treasure, this deliciously scented candle is perfect to give to the treasure in your life. This candle contains notes of fig, cedar, light jasmine, and cherry blossom. Great for a Galentine’s spa day with your best friends or to light up a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner with your boo.
3. Savoir Faire Signature Eau de Parfume
Give the gift of sweet scents. If you are looking for that perfect gift for your spouse, boyfriend, etc., this is it. Savoir Faire’s signature scent is blended and bottled by hand, with crisp notes of amber essence, firewood, leather, and tomato leaf.
4. Couple’s Pajamas
Couples that dress together, thrive together. Nothing is sweeter than a matching set of his and hers pajamas! Matching with your significant other after a sweet dinner out can be just the thing to finish off a successful Valentine’s Day. These pajama sets are available through various shops on Etsy, and there are many Black-owned shops that will have you and your favorite person looking absolutely comfy and cozy!
5. KNC Beauty Lip Masks
Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like keeping a refreshing and moisturized pout. Slip these beauty lip masks into a Valentine’s Day package for one of the girls, or tuck them away to have an impromptu spa night with your man!
6. Harlem Candle Co. Josephine Candle
If you’re skipping roses but still want that rich floral scent, the Josephine luxury candle by Harlem Candle Co. is the perfect solution. With notes of citrus, rose, jasmin, and vanilla, you can give this candle as a bouquet of fresh scents without having to trim any stems.
7. Mented Lipstick Trio
Founded by two friends who wanted nude tones for every skin color, Mented is a brand that works for light, tan, and dark skin tones. Their lipsticks come in a variety of hues, and they even have a lipstick trio package! One for your sister, one for your best friend, and a third for…your Valentine’s Day date night look. Valentine’s Day is about self-love as well, right?
8. Rosen Skincare Earth Mask
Whether your Valentine’s Day is one spent with your favorite girls, your favorite man, or your favorite person (you), the gift of skincare and refreshing the skin is never not appreciated. This face mask has a minty scent and can help leave your skin feeling absolutely wonderful and glowing, just like cupid’s skin!
9. London Grant Chai Spiced Latte Body Polish
After a delicious Valentine’s Day dinner, get right to dessert. We mean this body polish! Perfect to leave that special someone smelling good enough to eat and absolutely glowing, this body polish is handcrafted with chai-inspired spices and other yummy ingredients with antioxidant properties.
10. Alexandra Winbush Window Seat Candle
Dimming the lights and lighting a few candles can be a Valentine’s Day mood. This pomegranate and ginger scented candle can be the perfect accompanying scent to make that special person think about you whenever they light it.
11. Pretty Honest Candles Fresh Coffee Soy Candle
Chances are one of your Valentines is a caffeine addict. Get them this sweet (in all senses) candle to brighten up their morning and night! With notes of coffee, vanilla, chocolate, and sugar, we can’t think of a better sweet treat!
12. LIVE BY BEING Bath Salts Spa Gift Set Collection
Give your Valentine the gift of a spa day or night at home. This bath salt spa gift set collection is the perfect soothing comfort gift to make them think of you while they soak in the tub. The set comes with three scents, and will pamper your beloved!
13. SageRoots Virgin Butter Blend
Give your cherished loved ones a sample of this luxurious lightweight blend of butters and oils. Hand made in the British Virgin Island with shea, jojoba, and hempseed the blend melts on contact. It is perfect for his and hers at-home massage.
14. hunnybunny Cherry Almonds Duo
Skip the cherry cordials (or accompany them) with this delicious cherry almond-scented body duo by hunnybunny boutique. Comes with a body bar and body butter, so your Valentine will be left smelling like the tastiest dessert.
15. Dehiya Aya Restorative Goddess Mask
This is a hydrating mask containing skin-soothing and nourishing adaptogenic herbs and roots that’s perfect to give to your girlfriends at the Galentine’s brunch. Or whip it out during a much-needed spa night with your favorite person. Fresh and rejuvenated skin has never been a bad gift!
16. Anita Grant Organic Rose Body Oil
Leave your Valentine smelling like a bouquet of roses with this luxurious and pampering organic rose body oil. It leaves skin feeling like velvet, and it leaves your friend/spouse/family member feeling absolutely loved!
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, stock up on a pampering gift for your honey, friend, family, and yourself! These products will pamper and soothe your favorite people, all while making sure to fully show your love and affection. With these amazing products, you can love on your cherished ones, and yourself!