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Valentine's Day 2016 : Build a Goodie Bag for the Beauty Lover

Valentine's Day is almost upon us and what better way to celebrate it then with some wonderful beauty products. Instead of the usual gi...

Valentine's Day is almost upon us and what better way to celebrate it then with some wonderful beauty products. Instead of the usual gift guide, this time I will show you how to put together an amazing bag of beauty goodies. I have listed some beauty products that I am sure any beauty lover would love receiving. So, gentlemen listen up as I have made your gift buying task a little easier for you!

Valentines Day 2016  Build a Goodie Bag for the Beauty Lover

Polly: Ted Baker Purse Spray (10ml, £15.00)

Ted Baker are not just about clothes and accessories. They have some wonderful body care products and fragrances as well. When I first tried one of their purse sprays (Ella) around two years back, I was pleasantly surprised. It was such a delightful scent - part sugary and part spicy, a very feminine and sexy scent. I loved it. Polly, featured in this gift guide, is another of Ted Baker's purse fragrances. With top notes of Mandarin, Peach and Red Berries, heart of Honeysuckle, White Jasmine and Peony and top notes of Vanilla, Patchouli, Amber and White Musk, this one is a very sweet, feminine fragrance with a hint of spice. The staying power is good and although the bottle looks small, it will last a long time. Polly is a wonderful handbag fragrance and is available to buy from Boots, Superdrug, Debenhams, some selected Ted Baker stores and from

Dr.PAWPAW Tinted Ultimate Red Balm (25ml, £6.95)

Dr.PAWPAW Tinted Ultimate Red is a multi-purpose balm for lips, cheeks and cosmetic finishing. It contains naturally fermented PAWPAW which is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and helps repair and moisturise dry or  tight skin. In addition to its skin soothing properties the balm also adds a hint of red. It provides decent colour coverage without the dryness that comes with many other lip products. I love it on my lips. I have used it on my cheeks as well but because my skin is currently in an 'oily' phase, the balm adds an extra layer of sheen, so I am not using it on the cheeks. However, for those with dry skin, it will work well even on the cheeks. Dr.PAWPAW products including this Tinted Red Balm can be picked up from TOPSHOP, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Fenwicks and ASOS.

Nelsons Arnicare Bath & Massage Balm (£8.55)

This dual-purpose bath and massage balm is one of my favourites. Dermatologically tested and made from organic Arnica montana, this balm can be used in the bath (helps to hydrate the skin due to the presence of evening primrose and rich sweet almond oil) and is equally effective as a massage balm and a stress reliever. Perfect for use at the end of a long day - it has a wonderful aroma and is very soothing. I am sure the recipient will love it. Available to buy from Nelsons Homeopathic Pharmacy.

Thumbs Up Candy Heart Designer Nail Wraps (From £7.99)

Thumbs Up are launching a Romance Collection just in time for Valentine's Day. These nail wraps are very easy to apply and included in each set are 20 wraps in 10 different sizes. This means that the wraps will fit nails of all shapes and sizes. The range includes metallic two tone nails, classic peach overlays with an interesting ombre twist and my favourite - the candy heart wraps. These are just perfect for a romantic occasion. Wouldn't you agree? You can check out the Romance Collection online at (range launches on 1st Feb 2016).

Crabtree & Evelyn's Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Body Mist (£15.00, 100ml)

Crabtree & Evelyn have presented Pomegranate in such a fresh new form. This is the first product I have tried from the Pomegranate range and love it. The body mist is a beautifully fresh and lovely fragrance. I have never smelt anything like it before - it is refreshing, natural and a very clean scent. It is not sickly sweet, artificial or heavy like most fruity body mists tend to be. If you are looking to buy an unusual scent, get this one. Available from

Red Quilted Wash Bag from Catseye (£15.00)

How lovely is this red quilted wash bag from Catseye! It is waterproof and is roomy enough for you to pack all the beauty goodies listed above. The wash bag can also double up as a purse! It is available to buy from

Happy gifting! And Happy Valentine’s Day to all those who celebrate it!


  1. This is such a great idea (eventhough I'm single, haha!) but it would definitely make the gift alot more personal with as lot of thought put into it x

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