Got a beauty enthusiast in your life you’d love to spoil this Valentine’s Day? If you’re struggling to pick out something special for your special someone, you’ve come to the right place.
Read on to discover everything that’s probably on every beauty fanatic’s wishlist. You may be tempted to cop one or two items on our list too!
Kew Organics Two Is Better Than One LED + Microcurrent Cell Regeneration Eye Treatment
Treat your partner to a relaxing hour that’s packed with rejuvenating treatments. For the price of one, you’ll be entitled to three treatments that are designed to revive the eye area.
The treatment is delivered through a handheld device which combines electroporation, microcurrent, and LED light technologies for a painless experience.
Plus, vegan and organic skincare products will be used during the treatment to help reduce the appearance of panda eyes.
Kew Organics Two Is Better Than One LED + Microcurrent Cell Regeneration Eye Treatment retails for S$99 (1 pax, U.P. S$119.10) and S$180 (2 pax), available at all Kew Organics outlets until 28 February 2023.
Sunday Riley Pink Drink Firming Resurfacing Essence
No colour screams Valentine’s Day more than pink and red, so why not get this skincare product that’s filled with a dreamy pink essence?
Every skincare addict worth their salt would recognise the Pink Drink Firming Resurfacing Essence as one of the best anti-wrinkle products.
Its formula is infused with peptides to give your skin a plumping effect. Botanical extracts and fermented honey also help to balance the skin.
Not only will their skin be glowing with youth but their vanity will also welcome a pretty addition.
Sunday Riley Pink Drink Firming Resurfacing Essence retails for S$77, available at Sephora.
Dior Capture Totale Discovery Firming Skincare Set (Limited Edition)
Dior Capture Totale will give anyone a smooth and youthful complexion.
It includes the Intensive Essence Lotion (50ml), Le Sérum (10ml), Firming & Wrinkle-Correcting Creme (15ml), and Super Potent Eye Serum (5ml) to provide a full skincare regimen for your loved one.
Each product is packed in a sweet pink bottle which makes for a lovely addition to their skincare cabinet.
Dior Capture Totale Discovery Firming Skincare Set (Limited Edition) retails for S$160, available at Sephora.
Bybi Beauty Milk Melt Vegan Oat Cleanser
A gentle, soothing cleanser that washes away makeup and impurities is definitely a welcomed gift.
Bybi Beauty’s Milk Melt Vegan Oat Cleanser has a rich jelly consistency that turns milky upon application. With a blend of oat kernel extract, oat milk, and aloe vera, the formula relieves dry, tight areas as it locks in moisture, revealing baby-smooth skin.
Bybi Beauty Milk Melt Vegan Oat Cleanser retails for S$65, available at Sephora.
Fresh Deep Hydration Duo
Tired of gifting roses for Valentine’s Day? Why not present it to them in the form of skincare? This kit includes two mini products from Fresh’s iconic Rose Deep Hydration line.
You can anticipate dewy and hydrated skin with the Rose Deep Hydration Oil-Infused Serum (20ml) and the Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream (30ml).
Both products work hand in hand to quench parched skin. Since they’re smaller in size, they’re perfect for sampling too!
Fresh Deep Hydration Duo retails for S$46, available at Sephora.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Facial Oil
Here is another substitute for roses in the form of skincare. Pick up this soothing facial oil that’s lightweight yet jam-packed with nourishing ingredients.
It contains rose damascena, the brand’s exclusive English rose oleo extract, rosehip seed oil, as well as roaring water kelp, coastal extract, and padina pavonica.
This well-rounded formula delivers deep nourishment without leaving behind any greasy or oily residue. As the oil gets absorbed into the skin, you’ll be left with a dewy and plump complexion.
Trixie Cosmetics Heart Sponge With Case
Declare your love for that special someone with this adorable makeup sponge that comes with a hygienic storage case. The baby pink hue it features complements its heart form perfectly.
Adorable appearance aside, its shape is extremely functional and covers every nook and cranny of the face. Use the rounded sides for larger surface areas like your cheeks, chin, and forehead, and use the pointed tip for nose creases.
Trixie Cosmetics Heart Sponge With Case retails for US$12 (~S$15.83), available at Beautybay.
Kylie Cosmetics Valentine’s Day Lip Balm Set
Pucker up and get ready for lots of kisses with this highly-coveted limited-edition set from Kylie Cosmetics.
This set includes three flavours; Strawberry, Candy Heart, and Cherry, which will make your lover’s lips even more irresistible.
The formula itself is non-greasy and nourishing with a clear and shiny finish. One swipe and their lips will be left feeling soft and smooth while looking juicy and glossy.
Kylie Cosmetics Valentine’s Day Lip Balm Set retails for US$14.50 (~S$19.13), available at Ulta Beauty.
Kaja Cheeky Stamp
Give your loved one this blusher that will let you stamp your love onto the apples of their cheeks (literally!).
The Kaja Cheeky Stamp is loved for its adorable packaging and amazing formula. Each blush comes with a heart-shaped applicator which allows them to stamp the pigment onto their cheeks.
Don’t worry, it has a blendable formula, so it will easily melt into the skin for a natural flush.
Kaja Cheeky Stamp retails for S$21.45, available at Shopee.
Holika Holika Heart Crush Lipstick Velvet
Give your lover the gift of a bold pout with this lippie that delivers a budge-proof finish.
Its formula is packed with olive oil, almond oil, and argan oil to provide a nourishing yet airy mousse-like formula that sits comfortably on the lips.
The bullet even comes in a heart-shaped form which makes application on the corners easier.
Holika Holika Heart Crush Lipstick Velvet retails for S$9.86, available at Yesstyle.
Danessa Myricks Beauty Infinite Chrome Flakes in shade Cupid
“Foil eyeshadow” is the new makeup trend that every beauty enthusiast is gearing to hop on. Give your special someone a head start with this product.
Light up their eyes with these lightweight chrome flakes that are easy to apply. One tap or swipe and their eyelids will be dressed in a gorgeous veil of shimmer.
Since they’re self-setting, you won’t require any adhesive to keep them in place. Pick from 13 dazzling shades or opt for the shade Cupid that features a lilac pink hue with a rose chrome to strike the arrow of love through their hearts.
Danessa Myricks Beauty Infinite Chrome Flakes in shade Cupid retails for US$25 (~S$32.98), available at Beautybay.
Essie Valentines Day 2023 Nail Polish Collection
If you know your beauty junkie isn’t looking to expand their makeup collection for now, why not pick this nail polish collection instead?
Featuring six rich colours ranging from reds to purples, this collection has shades that suit every kind of skin tone and personality.
Let your special someone dress their digits in a seductive red with the shades Burning Love and U Wish or gift them more elegant hues like Licence To Thrill, a deep cobalt blue.
Essie Valentines Day 2023 Nail Polish Collection retails for US$10 (~S$13.19), available at Ulta Beauty.
Mermade Hair Mermade Mist
A volumising hair mist that doubles as a heat protectant? We’ll take one for ourselves too!
This formula offers up to 230 degrees celsius of heat protection and it’s also designed to define and contour curls.
Its formula features argan oil to impart a glossy sheen, providing shiny and healthy hair that packs volume. To top it all off, the mist takes on a pink hue, perfect for the romantic vibes of Valentine’s day.
Mermade Hair Mermade Mist retails for S$16.50, available at Lookfantastic.
Tangle Teezer Detangling Hairbrush (Holiday Limited Edition)
Decked out in a vibrant pink and red shade, this hairbrush is a practical option for those who are constantly on the go.
Its compact size and functional form allow it to fit into bags and purses easily. It also untangles hair effortlessly, which is why those with frizzy locks or thin hair will truly appreciate this gift.
The longer teeth will detangle while the shorter teeth smoothen the cuticles. You can use it to give yourself a satisfying scalp massage for healthier hair follicles too.
Tangle Teezer Detangling Hairbrush (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$24.80, available at Sephora.
Christophe Robin Instant Volumising Leave-In Mist with Rose Extract
This delicately fragranced spray will give their tresses a boost in volume and hydration. Its formula boasts 96% rose water to impart a natural hold at the roots all while nourishing and softening the frizzy ends.
It even helps to prevent oxidisation and maximises the colour vibrancy of hair dye – perfect for serial hair colour experimenters.
Christophe Robin Instant Volumising Leave-In Mist with Rose Extract retails for S$49.50, available at Lookfantastic.
Mermade Hair Blow + Wave Kit
This duo of hair styling tools includes the Mermade Pro Waver 32mm that has been making its rounds on TikTok and Instagram.
Everyone loves how this styling tool creates soft, beachy curls effortlessly.
Not only does it come in the sweetest baby pink shade, but it is also being sold in a bundle that includes the Pink Heat Protecting Glove, Pink Comb, and the Mermade Hair Dryer with 2 additional attachments, all at a 50% discount.
Mermade Hair Blow + Wave Kit retails for US$73.50 (~S$96.97, U.P. S$193.94), available at Beautybay. This is accurate at the time of writing.
Bodycare & Fragrance
Scent Journer Lover’s Scent-sation Set and Wanderlust Couple Set
Support a local business this Valentine’s day and get matching fragrances with your significant other from Scent Journer.
You can opt for their Lover’s Scent-sation Set that includes two 50ml Eau de Parfums for S$288 (U.P. S$336) or the Wanderlust Couple Set that features two 10ml Eau de Parfums for S$88 (U.P. S$92).
Whichever set you pick, there are four scents for you to indulge in: The Blooming Jewel, Dancing Blue Bees, Clouds in Heaven, and Starlit Spell.
Jo Malone The Roses Collection
One cannot go wrong with roses on this romantic occasion. Jo Malone knows this better than anyone which is why they’re here with a fragrance collection that’s filled with roses.
The four fragrances featured are Red Roses, Rose Blush, Rose Water & Vanilla, and Velvet Rose & Oud. While all scents include notes of rose, there are subtle differences between them.
Red Roses has a citrus twist with its tinge of lemon that makes for a fresh and clean scent. Opt for a softer floral fragrance with the Rose Blush that features notes of lychee and basil.
For a sweeter option, Rose Water & Vanilla is definitely the right choice with its notes of vanilla. Lastly, Velvet Rose & Oud is the more alluring and seductive option with its smoky oud scent and tinge of woody clove.
Red Roses Cologne (50ml, S$175), Rose Blush Cologne (50ml, S$175), Rose Blush Home Candle (S$125), Rose Water & Vanilla Cologne (50ml, S$236), and Velvet Rouse & Oud Cologne Intense (100ml, S$332) is available at Jomalone.sg and in-stores at Jo Malone (view all outlets here).
Lush Valentine’s 2023 collection
Pamper your loved one with a therapeutic bath time courtesy of LUSH’s Valentine’s 2023 collection.
As always, LUSH has adorable bath bombs, soaps, and shower gels for Valentine’s Day. We’re obsessed with every piece, but if we had to shine a spotlight on a few of them, it’d have to be Love Bug bath bomb (S$15) and Strawberry Crumble Bubbleroon Bubble Bar (S$16).
Drop the Love Bug bath bomb (S$15) into the tub and watch it sizzle into a blend of pastel hues like blue, yellow, and pink. This bath bomb takes on the form of a car and has a sweet sorbet scent with a citrus twist to it.
Don’t have a bathtub at home? Fret not, because Strawberry Crumble Bubbleroon Bubble Bar (S$16) doesn’t need a tub to be enjoyed. Simply rub this sweet-smelling strawberry bar over your body to enjoy its bubbles. It boasts organic cocoa butter filling to reveal soft and hydrated skin.
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