The pressure is on to find a gift for your Valentine, whether it's your significant other, your Mom, or your best friend. Gift-giving is much more of an art than a science, no matter how well you know the person. Luckily, we've got you covered with an eclectic mix of wonderful gift ideas that range from luxurious to quirky. Here's our roundup of 8 Valentine's Day gifts that truly don't suck.
Indoor Herb Garden Kit
Growing herbs indoors is incredibly simple, and they grow in just a matter of weeks. These clever little kits are stocked with seeds, nutritious soil, and all the needed accessories. Some will even a small grow light. Herb-growing kits make an ideal gift for gardeners, foodies that appreciate fresh herbs and anyone that will enjoy their cheerful presence on the windowsill. Check out the high-tech Smart Garden Grow Kit, or the very simple Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden.
Organic, Fair Trade Chocolate
Along with also being popular every other day of the year, chocolate is one of the traditional Valentine's Day gifts. Now is the perfect time to delight the chocolate-lover in your life with a decadent, gourmet gift. The variety of options for amazing, ethically-made chocolate has never been better or more delicious. You can't go wrong with the Divine Chocolate gift set, a collection with several luxurious flavors.
Subscription to The Craft Beer Club
If you love someone that loves craft beer, then you already know this gift will make them incredibly happy. Beer enthusiasts in this club get to sample an array of exceptional, small-batch beers every month. These traditionally-brewed beers come from all around the country, which means your Valentine will get to discover lots of new favorites.
Portable Smartphone Charger
Although this is a very practical gift, it's sure to be cherished every time your loved one needs it. A portable charger can be a lifesaver for someone that's often out and about, providing peace of mind that important devices can stay charged. These incredibly useful gadgets are getting smaller and more powerful every year. The TravelCard Charger and the Jackery Bolt are both good options.
A Weighted Blanket
These special blankets are designed to promote stress relief and better sleep, providing wearers with a uniquely relaxing experience. Weighted blankets also feel like getting a hug, which makes this thoughtful gift a great gesture for Valentine's Day. Bearaby's The Napper is one of the best options on the market because it's incredibly stylish and made with sustainable materials.
Lost Baggage, Under Eye Emergency Repair Mask
Give the gift of self-care on the go with a wonderful "Mini Spa" experience. This cruelty-free under eye mask delivers a calming dose of beneficial properties like hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and rose water. The deep hydration works quickly to reduce bags and dark circles. The mask is also formulated without synthetic preservatives, fragrances, parabens, and other harmful ingredients. It's a wholesome gift that will help your Valentine stay fresh-faced.
Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
This unique and memorable gift is perfect if you have a Valentine that loves to turn up the heat on their favorite foods. The kit makes it extremely easy to mix up one-of-a-kind hot sauce flavors using a variety of spices and peppers. Part of the fun is coming up with recipe names to place on the customizable labels.
This is a cozy gift that will make your Valentine think about you often, both after a shower or at the end of a long, hard day. Bathrobes are comforting, luxurious and also very practical. Several brands are making wonderful versions of this comfy staple, but one smart pick is the Snowe Classic Bathrobe. It's thick, hypoallergenic, quick-drying and sure to be really enjoyed by your loved one.
Hopefully, this list has sparked the inspiration for an ideal gift. Enjoy celebrating the day of love and make this Valentine's Day a memorable one.