Valentine’s Day Gifts to Treat Yourself

Go ahead, give yourself a little something. These fun finds are all under $50.

1

Succulent Garden

succulent-garden-lulu
Photo by lulasgarden.com

Who needs a partner when you’ve got beautiful plants to look at? Succulents, which are notoriously easy to care for, may even have a longer lifespan than your last relationship. Each box comes with three succulents. Plant them or keep them in their original box—they’re ready to display and enjoy as is. 

To buy: XOXO Garden, $35; lulasgarden.com.


2

Tea for One Set

sweet-sentiment-teapot
Photo by anthropologie.com

Whether you wake up to Earl Grey or wind down with chamomile, this trusty teapot made for one ensures not a drop is wasted. Embossed lettering on the side, which reads “You’re My Cup of Tea,” means you won’t have to look far for a confidence boost. 

To buy: Sweet Sentiment Teapot, $34; anthropologie.com.   


3

Facial Mist

calming-rose-aloe-facial-mist
Photo by louandgrey.com

Nourishing ingredients, like witch hazel, give skin a much-needed dose of antioxidants that help stimulate collagen growth, while the calming effects of rose and aloe soothes unwanted redness. As an added bonus, the sweet floral smell is so nice, you’ll forget you’re in your living room and not at a spa.

To buy: Little Barn Apothecary Aloe + Rose Facial Mist, $16; louandgrey.com.



4

Cuff Bracelet

release-your-inner-unicorn-cuff
Photo by nordstrom.com

Should you ever forget how magical you are, this delicate everyday cuff serves as a subtle reminder. Other fun phrases like “Dance Like One’s Watching” and “Run Away to the Sea” are also available.

To buy: Topshop Release Your Inner Unicorn Cuff Bracelet, $18; nordstrom.com.


5

Drop Earrings

bouquet-drop-earrings
Photo by jcrew.com

Buy yourself flowers—flowers that’ll last forever. Baby pink, tortoise shell, and gold will make these earrings a staple for your upcoming springtime wardrobe.

To buy: Bouquet Drop Earrings, $38; jcrew.com.


6

Andy Warhol Coloring Book

andy-warhol-book
Photo by amazon.com

Make your own interpretations of Andy Warhol’s pop art masterpieces. The edges are perforated, so you can easily tear out (and even frame) creations that might just rival the Warhol originals.

To buy: Andy Warhol Coloring Book, $10; amazon.com.



7

Space Bath Bombs

space-bath-bombs
Photo by uncommongoods.com

Need to really zone out? Treat yourself to a bath that's out of this world with bath bombs inspired by the solar system. The set includes all eight planets (sorry Pluto!) and the sun. Each handmade bath bomb has its own natural scent, from a soothing lavender to an invigorating blend of Moroccan spices. 

To buy: Solar System Bath Bombs, $48; uncommongoods.com.


8

Gilmore Girls Pencil Set

gilmore-girls-pencil-set
Photo by lzpencils.etsy.com

Convinced you're an honorary resident of Stars Hollow? Consider this cheeky pencil set already sold. This box includes nine pencils imprinted with quotes from your favorite Gilmore Girls episodes. Keep at least one in your purse at all times—in omnia paratus! 

To buy: Girlmore Girls Pencil Set; $18; lzpencils.etsy.com.  


9

Scented Candle

mimira-candle
Photo by anthropologie.com

Tide yourself over until the sweet scent of springtime comes wafting through your windows with a candle that smells like ripened melon and budding roses. With a burn time of 30 hours and a container that looks more like an art piece (reuse the vessel once the wax has depleted!), this candle is well worth the price.

To buy: Mimira Candle Cyclamen & Honeydew, $24; anthropologie.com.



10

Wine Preserver

wine-preserver-bottle
Photo by uncommongoods.com

If you intend to spend February 14 curled up with a rom-com and a glass of wine (no judgments here!), treat yourself to a gadget that'll keep the rest of the bottle fresh. This glass decanter features a special seal that keeps out oxygen, so wine stays ripe for drinking up to one week after opening.

To buy: Wine Preserver Bottle, $50; uncommongoods.com.


11

Rose Pin

rose-pin
Photo by urbanoutfitters.com

An excellent accessory for Valentine’s Day and beyond, this pretty pin serves as a small reminder that you’re worth 100 roses and then some. Added plus? This stem lasts a really long time. 

To buy: Big Bud Press Red Rose Pin, $15; urbanoutfitters.com.


12

Assortment of Teas

wellness-assortment-tea
Photo by kusmitea.com

Give yourself the gift of delicious high-end teas meant to boost general wellness. Relax with a blend of verbena, liquorice, and mint; re-engergize with a mixture of spices, guarana, and liquorice; or cleanse with a vibrant combination of green tea, mate, and grapefruit.

To buy: Kusmi Wellness Teas Assortment, $28.50; kusmitea.com.



13

Sheet Masks

real-pomegranate-mask-sheet
Photo by ulta.com

Nothing says “treat yourself” quite like a sheet mask. This quick and cheap way to relaxation requires little effort and can be done while binging your favorite Netflix show. Pomegranate extract, which provides hydration and promotes elasticity, is perfect for thirsty winter skin.

To buy: Tony Moly I'm Real Pomegranate Mask, $3.75; ulta.com.