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Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2019 | Gift Ideas for Her

*Contains PR samples. All views, as always, are my own.

*Contains PR samples. All views, as always, are my own.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2019

Oriflame Eclat Mon Parfum, £41


Swedish beauty experts, Oriflame, have a number of gift ideas in a range of budgets that would be perfect for Valentine's Day. From fragrances to luxurious skincare products and from luminous makeup to accessories, they have something for everyone.

Featured in this gift guide is the Eclat Mon Parfum which is a floral and radiant fragrance created with an accord from the legendary DeLaire fragrance house in Paris. It is a soft, powdery fragrance that is elegant and which I think is suited for year round use. I loved its projection and lasting power.
If you are looking for a modern and sophisticated scent this one would be a good pick.

Oriflame Eclat Mon Parfum

Oriflame Eclat Mon Parfum



Top Notes: Nashi Pear, Violet Leaves, Pink Peppercorn
Heart Notes: White Orris, DeLaire Boudoir Accord, Heliotrop Flower
Base Notes: Almond Powder, Sheer Musk, White Patchouli

Eclat Mon Parfum is available to buy from uk.oriflame.com

Botonique sparkling non-alcoholic drinks, from £15


If you are looking for a wine alternative as a gift, then Botonique would be a good pick. Botonique have combined years of professional wine tasting experience with traditional herbal wisdom and modern nutritional science to create a sophisticated, sparkling blend of de-alcoholised botanical extracts. Their products do not contain any added cusgar, artificial sweetners, flavours or preservatives.

There are currently two flavours available:

Botonique Original - high notes from citrus and basil, base notes from pananx ginseng and milk thistle seed, with a host a flavour notes from many herbs and spices in between, and a long dry finish. The dryness of a dry prosecco, acidity of a Sauvignon Blanc, the minerality of an Albarino, but a completely unique flavour.

Botonique Blush - a welcoming bouquet of strawberry, rose and bramble is matched on the front palette, then followed by a complex array of notes from spices and herbs, and a refreshingly dry, lingering finish.

Botonique sparkling non-alcoholic drinks

Botonique sparkling non-alcoholic drinks


As you would have guessed from the name, Botonique is rich in botanical extracts, which provide the natural flavours as well as health benefits. The drinks are packed with Prelixir® nutrients – relevant vitamins, minerals and amino acids which alcohol is known to deplete. This means that Botonique is able to provide anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, alkalising, detoxifying and hydrating benefits. Sounds good?

You can order Botonique online from www.botonique.com

Red Rose Bouquet from Prestige Flowers, £59.99


Planning on gifting a red rose bouquet this Valentine's Day? You should then check out the selection from Prestige Flowers who have a large range of Valentine's Day flowers, from '12 Red Rose Deluxe Gift' which includes 12 red roses and a beautiful bottle of sparkling wine, bear and an air-filled heart balloon to 'J'adore' which is an exquisite arrangement of red roses, luscious tulips and red berry complimented with forest greens to the Luxury 24 Roses bouquet featured in this guide.

Red Rose Bouquet from Prestige Flowers


The 'Luxury 24 Roses' bouquet is a stunning selection of 24 red roses along with luxurious copper ruscus and a selection of greenery including bear grass. A beautiful bouquet that the receiver is sure to love. Ordet it online from Prestige Flower's website.

Anma Massage Oil


For an aphrodisiac massage oil that's perfect for a little Valentine's Day romance, look no further than Anma. Created with the finest and essential ingredients, Anma massage oils are the go-to spa at home. With a combination of unique ingredients, these oils are designed to revitalise your senses and well-being. There are six massage oils in their range currently and one that is apt for Valentine's Day is rightly called 'Passion'.

The Passion massage oil is a beautifully scented oil that contains Patchouli Oil, known for its aphrodisiac effects, and relaxing Ylang Ylang Oil. According to Anma, the oil has been specially formulated to help stimulate and activate romance, boost energy and relax tensions! Deep and mysterious with a lovely fragrance this massage oil is sure to bring out the passionate side of your partner. I loved this one.

Anma Massage Oil


Also, featured in the guide is the Anma Muscle Relief oil with Bay Leaf & Clary Sage that has been specially formulated to help stimulate mind and body and also to relieve stress and anxiety.
All the massage oils from Anma are 100% vegan and cruelty free. They are priced at £9.95 each and can be ordered online from www.anma-beauty.com

So Divine ‘Addicted’ Vibrating Love Egg, £54.99


And if you are looking for something different like a high-quality pleasure product then this inclusion from So Divine is one you could consider. The ‘Addicted’ Vibrating Love Egg is a beautifully-shaped love egg that allows you to enjoy hands-free orgasm. It comes with three speeds and seven pulsating patterns which can be controlled by remote from up to 5 metres distance. It is powerful but ultra quiet making it very discreet to use. The love egg is water-resistant and is made from premium soft silicone. It is latex & phthalate free and comes with a luxury storage bag.

So Divine Addicted Vibrating Love Egg

So Divine Addicted Vibrating Love Egg

The 'Addicted’ Love Egg makes for a lovely Valentines gift idea and can be ordered online from www.so-divine.com

Vie Healthcare’s NEW Gourmet Coconut Bowls with Spoons


For an eco-friendly and sustainable gift, take a look at Vie Healthcare’s gourmet coconut bowls set. These bowls are 100% natural, hand-made, vegan, and lightweight. Made from reclaimed coconut shells, each bowl is totally unique with its own colour, shape, design and pattern. Which means no two bowls are the same! Totally unique!

The bowls and spoons are cut from waste coconut shells, cleaned and sanded, and then polished with coconut oil, all the while maintaining the original shape of a real coconut shell. These bowls can be used for serving ice creams or salads or soups or anything else.

Vie Healthcare NEW Gourmet Coconut Bowls

Vie Healthcare NEW Gourmet Coconut Bowls


I liked the idea of these bowls. Thousands of coconut shells that usually get sent to the landfill or are burnt are now put to a better use creating a sustainable product. 100% natural and sustainable!
The coconut bowl & spoons bundle comes in a set of 2(£14.95) and a set of 4(£19.95) and can be ordered from Vie Gourmet's Amazon page.

Seksy Entice Fragrance, £35 for 50ml


SEKSY, the popular wristwear brand, launched a new fragrance range in 2018. In collaboration with Swarovski they created three signature fragrances - Entice, Embrace and Elegance. Each of the three fragrances comes presented in a beautifully designed 12-sided bottle that has been embellished with a Swarovski® crystal charm to add more sparkle to the bottle.

Seksy Entice Fragrance

Seksy Entice Fragrance


Featured in this guide is the Entice fragrance which is a sweet, fruity scent with top notes of apricot and mandarin, given a fruity boost with blackcurrant. The heart notes are floral - rose, orange blossom, caramel and jasmine and the fragrance finishes with opulent notes of sandalwood, vanilla and amber. A lovely fragrance that, I believe, will suit most ladies and also makes for a wonderful gift for any occasion.

Entice is priced at £35 for 50ml and is available from www.seksybeauty.com.

Olverum Body Oil and Dry Body Oil


Olverum who are known for their iconic bath oil recently launched two universal body oils – the first new products in many decades to come out from the brand. Made with over 30 premium essential oils, cold-pressed botanical oils, and botanical extracts, the new body oils feature the unique aquatic botanical Alaria Esculenta Extract to boost the synthesis of Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid and leave the skin feeling smooth and rejuvenated. The oils are 100% natural and vegan and are suitable for all ages, skin types/tones.

Olverum Body Oil and Dry Body Oil


The Body Oil (Nourish - Rejuvenate) : contains Raspberry Seed Oil which leaves skin feeling plumped and rejuvenated. Aromatherapeutic actives include: Lavender Flower Oil (to destress), Sandalwood & Frankincense Oils (to soothe) and Bergamot & Geranium Flower Oils (to reinvigorate).
The Dry Body Oil (Ultra Light - Super Fine) : Aromatherapeutic actives include: Atlas Cedar Bark Oil (to uplift), Sandalwood & Frankincense Oils (to soothe) and Bergamot & Bitter Orange Leaf Oils (to reinvigorate).

Available to buy from Liberty, Fortnum and Mason and www.olverum.com

Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolates


Presented in a stunning heart shaped gift box, Guylian’s delicious Marbled Hearts Original Praliné are sure to win any chocolate lover's heart. The heart shaped gift box is filled with 10 Marbled Belgian Chocolate Hearts filled with Hazlenut praline. It is the perfect, romantic gift for a loved one.

Available from www.guylian.com


Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolates

Guylian Artisanal Belgian Chocolates

Tesco Mobile Alcatel 1 Gold


And the final inclusion in the gift guide is this very affordable, entry level smartphone from Alcatel - the Alcatel 1 smartphone. As with all pther phones in the Alcatel 1 series, this one is also a combination of great design at an affordable price. The phone comes with Android Lollipop, an immersive Full-View 18:9 display, 4G connectivity and an elegant metallic design. A 5 inch TFT LCD display, two cameras (rear camera 8MP, front camera 5MP), standard definition quality video capture and MP3 & MP4 player and social-ready camera abilities such as Photo booth, Instant Collage and Social Square are some of the other key features of this budget smartphone. The phone offers up to 480 hours of standby time and up to 720 minutes talk time.

The Alcatel 1 offers a number of useful features and is a great buy as a budget smartphone. Currently it on offer on Tesco for £55. There is a also a bundle offer - Buy a Tesco Mobile Top-up and Save £10 on selected Tesco Mobile handsets. Offer ends 26/12/19. So, you get the Tesco Mobile Alcatel 1 Gold (£55.00) + Tesco Mobile £10 Top Up (£10.00) for £55.00 saving you £10.00.

Tesco Mobile Alcatel 1 Gold

Tesco Mobile Alcatel 1 Gold