You may not believe just how much the average American spends on Valentines gifts for her.
Though the National Retail Association estimates that only 55% of people celebrate this holiday, those that do each spent an average of $147 last year.
What will you spend it on?
That may seem like a lot for flowers, chocolates, or wine. But, you’re hardly limited to those options. Indeed, we’re certain you’ll want to look at this list when shopping for Valentine’s Day gifts for her. We’ve covered everything from the sentimental to totally useful – and craveworthy – gifts that women of all ages will appreciate.
Beyond the Gift:
And, if you’re like 85% of those that celebrate Valentine’s Day, you believe that sex is a super important way to celebrate the occasion. The gift is just foreplay really – so don’t feel obliged to spend huge amounts if it’s out of your budget!
Now, on to our list of the best Valentine's day ideas for her.
Beautiful embroidery lends a flirty touch to this 3-piece lingerie set. This set is made surprisingly well, especially when you consider its budget-friendly price.
Several reviewers say the set runs small, so you may want to order up a size. The company itself also recommends ordering a bigger size.
Many of us celebrate Valentine’s Day with some bedroom fun. This sexy lingerie set enhances your sweetheart’s assets without causing discomfort. The cotton lining keeps lace from chafing her lady bits, while the adjustable shoulder straps prevent the fabric from digging into her skin.
And don’t let the low price deter you from buying this Valentine's Day gift. This lingerie set is cheap, yes - but it isn’t cheaply made. She’ll enjoy her sexy gift, plus you’ll have plenty of money left for dinner, drinks, or that necklace she’s been eyeing.
Looking for plus-size lingerie instead? We've got you covered here.
A zoomable magnifier makes your loved one's face up to 3x larger. Scans and tracks skincare products for a detailed analysis of what works and what doesn't.
Setup takes a while, and you can't change the apps. Also, some ladies wish the screen could be a bit brighter.
If your sweetheart doesn’t leave the house til her complexion looks flawless or she perfects her brows, this high-tech smart mirror makes a perfect gift. She can zoom in up to 3x to ensure every pore is covered, every lash is coated with mascara, and every unruly brow hair is tamed.
A built-in Alexa feature enhances her beauty routine with music, podcasts, or news updates. She can also order skincare essentials with a simple voice command if she notices she’s low on eye cream or facial moisturizer.
There are some flaws, of course. The mirror has five customizable light settings, but some ladies say they still wish the screen was brighter. Also, setup takes some time, so she can’t use this mirror straight from the box.
Aside from those minor issues, this is a must-have beauty product for women who love makeup. Maybe it'll even help her get ready for date nights faster, but we're not making any promises.
Help her detoxify and destress with this aromatic blend of botanicals and essential oils. These bath salts gently soften and smooth dry skin while promoting overall wellness and relaxation.
Leaves a major mess if you don't get all the flowers down the drain quickly.
Bath bombs are so 2018. Embrace the latest trend in tubtime relaxation with these Amaki bath salts. Fragrant flowers, skin-soothing salts, and stress-fighting essentials work their magic in a tub full of warm water.
She won’t want to get out of the tub when she learns this therapeutic bath blend relieves muscle aches while also treating sunburn damage, cuts, and bruises. Oh, and did we mention the floral fragrance smells incredible?
The variety of flavors ensures there's something for everyone, from foodies to occasional coffee drinkers. Each coffee pouch includes an interesting story about the coffee's history, including where it was grown and how it was roasted.
No major drawbacks - nearly every subscriber loves their monthly boxes!
Some women chug coffee like water. If this sounds like your significant other, surprise her with this 3-month subscription box from Driftaway Coffee.
The first delivery contains a 4-pouch sampler set. After that, she can personalize her deliveries based on her favorite flavors.
Each batch of beans gets roasted every Friday in Brooklyn, then shipped straight to your sweetheart. The packages feature stories about the origin of each coffee, so she can rest assured knowing her coffee is ethically and sustainably sourced. There’s even a way to contact farmers with feedback about their coffee.
Yeah, you could take the easy way out and get her a Starbucks gift card - but she’ll love this gourmet coffee box so much more.
Improves communication between you and your partner. Perfect for new couples as well as couples who have been together for years.
Some questions are geared toward heterosexual couples or couples that have kids.
You probably know the basics about your partner, like their favorite food or TV show, but do you know their hopes and dreams? Do you know what they think about you and your choices? This book helps you dig deeper to learn how your partner truly feels about important topics.
Some of the questions are fun and lighthearted, while others are serious and may even make you a bit uncomfortable. They’ll help you grow as a couple, though, so this is a great gift if you want to strengthen your bond. You can get it as a paperback book or order it for your Valentine’s Kindle.
Many of us get overwhelmed by organization, but Marie Kondo makes things simple in her bestselling novel. The popular Netflix series, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, is based on this book.
Some readers feel the advice is silly, but most readers find it helpful.
Got a special reader in your life? If she hasn’t read this book yet, she probably wants to. It doesn’t matter if she’s a Type A neat freak or a self-professed slob; this self-help book appeals to a variety of personalities.
If you aren’t familiar with the Netflix series, Marie Kondo is a soft-spoken lady who encourages families and individuals to get rid of anything that does not spark joy. This book breaks down Marie’s useful advice in detail so your sweetheart can transform her own home into a clean, clutter-free space.
Sure, some readers think her advice is silly, but millions of readers feel otherwise. You might just change your loved one's life with this helpful book, and that's the best gift of all.
Built to last; in fact, many reviewers say it lasts longer than competitors' models. Blue LED light provides a soft glow that helps you open bottles in dimly lit rooms.
Some reviewers complain the wine opener runs slowly over time, so you may need to upgrade after a while.
A wine opener is an important tool for wine lovers unless your significant other prefers cheap wine with twist tops rather than corks. This easy-to-use device pops corks within seconds, and it opens up to 30 bottles before requiring a battery recharge.
We love the soft blue LED light. It illuminates wine bottles without illuminating the room, so you don’t kill the ambiance.
The stainless steel is resilient and attractive. This bottle opener is sleek enough to sit on the counter without taking up too much space, but it also fits easily in cabinets or under the sink.
And really, if we're being honest here, this is a gift you can both enjoy.
A special gift your loved one can enjoy for years - possibly even a lifetime. Request a rose gold, 24K gold, or silver finish instead if your significant other doesn't like platinum.
It doesn't smell like a real rose, but you can always pair this flower with bath bombs or a candle if your sweetheart loves floral scents.
Freshly cut roses are a popular way to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day and anniversaries, but unfortunately, they don’t last long. That’s why women appreciate this resilient platinum rose. Sure, it doesn’t smell like a real rose, but there actually is a real rose underneath the metallic exterior.
Each unique Forever Rose is crafted by hand and goes through 40 different steps. The result is a long-lasting flower with a shiny metallic finish that won’t flake or chip. Don’t forget to give your sweetheart a vase with this handcrafted metallic rose so she can display it in her home or office.
Four different options available to match your loved one's zodiac sign. Cruelty-free skincare that's also certified organic and gentle on sensitive skin.
None that wee can think of!
Those who follow astrology closely know the planets’ placement affects everything from your career to your love life. That’s why you should treat your loved one to a personalized skincare set based on her elemental sign, which will either be earth, air, water, or fire.
Each box contains different products geared toward the zodiac signs they are most compatible with. Depending on her sign, she may receive a fragrant candle, nourishing day cream, or rich rosehip oil.
Oh, and did we mention these are natural products made with certified organic ingredients? They’re also vegan and cruelty free, so your sweetheart won’t have to sacrifice her values as she perfects her new skincare routine.
Dyson is a trusted brand known for producing quality vacuums that effectively grab debris and pet hair, and this stick vacuum is no exception. It sucks up large debris just as easily as it captures small particles, so it's suitable for nearly any mess.
The price is higher than many other vacuums, but that's because Dysons are built to last.
Many women expect flowers and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, but some ladies prefer practical gifts. This Dyson stick vacuum is the ultimate V-Day gift for the woman who wants something useful that’s built to last.
It glides easily over carpets as well as hardwood flooring, and you can even use it to suck up pet hair. HEPA filtration captures microscopic allergens so she can breathe easily in her home, and the vacuum transforms into a handheld vac for steps and cars. There’s no cord to tangle or trip over, and the vacuum runs for up to 40 minutes.
Nothing says 'I love you' quite like a debris-free floor, right?
This clever kit includes four romance products as well as a mini feather tickler and a tea light candle to set the mood.
The kit includes only trial sizes which make this feel perhaps more expensive than you may want.
Going away overnight for a romantic Valentine’s getaway? You’ll want to be sure to bring this along. (The products are all packaged in TSA-approved sizes and bottles.) Or, consider it as a sexy Valentine’s gift for her that you can both enjoy at home. Either way, you’ll have an incredible experience with this Kama Sutra kit.
Inside the discreet black bag you’ll find four romance products to spice up the night. And, there’s a bonus feather tickler and tea light. Spread the pleasure over the entire weekend – or make a single night the most memorable with this package. Either way, no one loses.
These 25-ounce bottles will keep hot drinks hot for 12 hours and cold drinks cold for as long as 24 hours. It’s sweat-free and made of 18/8 stainless steel.
Some users are disappointed by the thin exterior, fearing it will dent easily.
It’s difficult not to love these water bottles. The patterns are delightful and made with high-quality 18/8 stainless steel. More importantly, it won’t sweat and drip the way other water bottles might. It has a generous 25 ounce capacity, but the reason this makes an incredible Valentine’s gift for her is its ability to keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for long periods (24 and 12 hours respectively).
You can tell it’s seriously good when you can put warm water in it, place it in the fridge, and still find warm water in it hours later. Yes, that means you need to put cold water in if you want cold water. But, fortunately, the opening is wide enough to accommodate ice blocks. In case you’re wondering, the lid is stainless steel, insulated, and leak proof. And, let’s just take another look at the beautiful patterns on the exterior.
This heavy-duty, sturdy mixer is available in dozens of colors. There are 15 optional attachments to go with the 5-quart stainless steel bowl and there are 59 touchpoints to ensure even mixing.
It’s quite heavy – and will need a good clean before first using it.
If she spends any time in the kitchen, you can bet she’s drooled over this stand mixer before. Seriously. And, it’s totally worth it too. The 5-quart bowl is big enough to make 9 dozen cookies in a single batch – without having to babysit the mixer throughout the process. The tilt-back head makes bowl removal and accessory changing a breeze.
The 10 operating speeds are powered by a 325-watt motor. It operates with a 59-point planetary mixing action which simply means that no ingredient is left behind in the bowl. While only the flat beater, dough hook, and wire whip are included in the package, there are 15 optional attachments that make this an incredible kitchen tool.
Now, we know it’s on the expensive side, at $280 or thereabouts, but wait until you see her smile when she sees this on Valentine’s Day. It’s truly that exciting!
This gorgeous leather wristlet features a zip closure and fits most phones, as well as cards and cash. The wrist strap allows you to use it as a purse or as a wallet.
This wristlet from kate spade is slightly bigger (or smaller) than some buyers expect. If you’re not certain, lay out the measurements before ordering.
This wristlet is available in six lovely embossed leather colors. The main pocket closes with a zipper, though there is a smaller slip pocket in the back. Inside there are two slip pockets and 12 card slots; it will fit everything needed for a night on the town or a quick errand trip.
The wristlet strap keeps hands free and has a 6” drop (more or less dependent on her wrist size). Excluding the strap, the wristlet measures 8 x 4.25 x 1.25” - it’s compact without being tiny. And, if she’s out on the town all the time, this is exactly the Valentine’s Day gift for her. Really. Women flip for anything and everything Kate Spade.
These sheepskin moccasin slippers have a rubber sole so you can wear them outside to get the paper. Add to that the water-resistant suede upper, and you’ve got a wonderfully cozy slipper.
You’ll want to be careful with the sizing on these. And, some folks are concerned that these are made in China.
If your wife or girlfriend prefers snuggling up on the couch during the long winter nights, this is absolutely the best Valentine’s Day gift for her. These Ugg slippers offer an amazing amount of comfort and warmth, all wrapped in a gorgeous design.
They’re made from a combination of materials, notably the leather suede upper and the solid rubber sole which will keep feet snug and dry – even when worn outside on damp days. Sure, they’re not snow boots; stepping in puddles isn’t recommended, but you can certainly walk down most driveways with them.
These Uggs are available in a huge variety of colors and several sizes – which you should be sure to double check before ordering. Sure, they’re on the expensive side, but she’s sure to fall in love with them quickly.
Bella j. candles are more than a home fragrance product; inside each one is a wearable charm.
The smell can be too strong for some people. And, most charms are cheap.
Wow, this is a cool Valentine’s Day gift for her! There are a lot of different BBella j. candles – available for just about every occasion (look for Hip Hip Hooray or Snowball, for example). Obviously, Main Squeeze is a terrific choice for the holiday of love. Each candle burns for about 60 or 65 hours and are hand poured in the USA.
This particular candle smells of grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit, and tart citrus - entwined with jasmine petals, green floral and a whisper of sheer musk. But, before you think that amazing scent is all these scented candles have to offer, you should know that there’s a Bella j. charm near the bottom of each candle. Most of these wearable charms aren’t worth a whole lot, but every now and again, one lucky lady ends up with one valued at $10K. Perhaps it will be your main squeeze next.
The six bath bombs included in this holiday set are a great way to cleanse and detox skin. Each one is 100% natural and paraben-free.
The bombs dissolve faster than you might think and it’s difficult to enjoy a single bomb in a super-deep bath.
Many women love taking long, relaxing baths. It’s not really about cleaning; it’s about pausing in comfort. It’s little wonder that bath bombs make an incredible Valentine’s Day gift for her, is it? And this is one of those incredible sets that women adore.
The six bombs have names like Cozy Night, Zen, and Strength. They’re 100% percent natural and made from clay, salts, baking soda, sunflower seed oil, and cocoa and shea butters. If you don’t know – many of those ingredients are active antioxidants and will detox the skin while that special someone relaxes in the tub. You have to love that… she certainly will.
You get everything needed for fresh herbs including the energy-efficient LED grow light. Harvest within 1-2 months, but the manufacturer will offer an exchange for any defects found within the first year.
The height of the light isn’t adjustable – you will need to harvest the tallest plants first.
This is one of the best possible gifts you can give anyone that loves cooking, gardening, green living, or just gorgeous – yet useful – things. Truly. This pack comes with basil plants, but there are other fruits and herbs available including chives and wild strawberries.
The Click and Grow founders took inspiration from NASA research into growing plants in space. And, they’ve certainly made it easy to grow fresh food in your kitchen. All you need to do is insert plant capsules and fill the water tank. Once you plug it in, the Smart Soil and sensors ensure your seedlings receive the best balance of nutrients, water, and oxygen. You don’t need to do anything for pesticide-free, nutritious plants.
In case you’re wondering, new plant capsules sell between $15-20 on Amazon. It really is the gift that keeps on giving.
It’s the classic fragrance in the form of a 3.4 ounce eau de parfum spray. Women and men have flipped for this scent for decades.
It’s really not cheap. Not at all.
It doesn’t matter who she is, this is the perfume that will make her fell like a million bucks every time she wears it. It’s simply that delicious. Of course, it is on the expensive side, but if you can afford it, this is one of the very best gifts you can ever give.
Truly, when a fragrance is the signature scent of women like Marilyn Monroe, you really don’t need to ask a lot of questions; just expect plenty of adoration when she opens it – and every time she sprays it on.
It’s a 7.75” gold-tone bracelet with a coordinating storage pouch. The words “HEART OF GOLD” are engraved on the inside of the band.
Keep in mind that it’s gold-tone, not gold. Some users have experienced the gold tone plating to wear off a little sooner than expected, and you will want to check the sizing before buying.
You can give this as a Valentine’s Day gift to women of any age. Better still, it’s great for best friends, sisters, moms, girlfriends, and wives alike. It’s simple enough to avoid clashing with any particular style, and yet the sentiment transcends through time and relationships.
As with all things kate spade, you can expect a squeal of delight when she opens this gift. Trust us. Even if you don’t know anything about the brand, she knows all about it – and craves more of the designer’s classic and colorful accessories. Promise.