17 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts That Will Actually Surprise Your Loved Ones

17 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts That Will Actually Surprise Your Loved Ones

January 27, 2020

Unique Valentine’s Day gifts don’t need to be extreme or extravagant in order to be unforgettable. Whether you’re shopping for a romantic interest or just want to show a friend or coworker that you care, a thoughtful gift will go a long way towards impressing the recipient Use this helpful guide to discover hard-to-find gifts that express love in a personal way.

Unique Valentine's Day Gifts For Him 

Unique Valentine's Day Gifts For Him

Find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the classic gentleman or the modern man. Our collection of elevated essentials will add something special to his daily routine. Explore an international assortment of new arrivals and best selling favorites below. Discover more options in the full gift guide. 

Modena Leather Candle

KOBO Modena Leather Candle

This intense and masculine fragrance was modeled after the leather interior of an Italian supercar. The U.S. made candle also features a citrus top note and a hint of sweet leather amber accord making it a well-rounded scent for any area of the house. The simple design is made to reflect an age of sturdy handmade craftsmanship. Its 100 hour burn time guarantees that this candle will be appreciated for a long time. 

KOBO | $45 | Shop Now →

Facial Hair Grooming Kit

Q Brothers Facial Hair Grooming Kit

This travel-ready collection of grooming essentials was designed for the on-the-go guy. An embossed leather pouch holds German grooming scissors, pearwood, board bristle brush, and a multi-purpose comb. Simplify daily organization and travel with this easy essential kit. 

Q Brothers | $39.95 | Shop Now →

Rose Shaving Cream Bowl

Taylor of Old Bond Street Rose Shaving Cream

A shave worthy of royalty is waiting underneath the lid of this bowl. This soft rose-scented shaving soap has a rich lather that will make shaving feel like an indulgence rather than a chore. Soothing ingredients keep the skin soft and moisturized after a close shave. 

Taylor of Old Bond Street | $16.99 | Shop Now →

Gentle Fluidity Silver Edition Eau De Parfum

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris Gentle Fluidity Silver

Created by an iconic French perfume house, Gentle Fluidity was made to represent classic masculinity. This spicy, vibrant and fresh scent will be an instant favorite in any man’s fragrance collection. Nutmeg, juniper berry, and ambery woods give this dominating fragrance a balanced feel. 

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris | $225 | Shop Now →

Whiskey & Water Luxury Bubble Bath & Shower Gel

Noble Isle Whisky & Water Shower Gel

This subtly scented bath and shower gel will make a wonderfully luxurious gift. The scent is rugged without being overpowering and the natural barley extract soothes and softens the skin. Pair it with the matching hand lotion for a complete set.

Noble Isle | $30 | Shop Now →

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Unique Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

Unique Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

Flowers are like the appetizer of gifts — exciting at first, but ultimately unsatisfying due to their fleeting lifespan. Follow up a floral arrangement with a gift that has some staying power. Think soft, feminine shades of nail polish and romantic, limited edition home scents. We’re even featuring a few unique Valentine's Day gifts that pair perfectly together. You didn’t think you and your beloved were the only power couple around, did you?

A La Rose Eau De Parfum

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris A La Rose

A La Rose is a flash on feminity that celebrates the multifaceted nature of the rose. Damascene and  Centifolia roses combine with bergamot, cedarwood and lemon combine to create a youthful, bright and poppy scent. This hyper-naturalistic take on a classic scent is a modern way to express your love in a way that won’t wilt. 

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris | $245 | Shop Now →

Paris En Fleur Candle

Diptyque Paris En Fleur Candle

Diptyque’s newest collection also highlights the rose as part of a broader celebration of Paris. The scent of the Paris En Fleur candle is an art nouveau inspired fresh chypre. It’s contained in a chic pink vessel and will become a special occasion scent.

Diptyque Paris | $74 | Shop Now →

Fosse Fingers Nail Lacquer

Smith & Cult Fosse Fingers Nail Lacquer

Smith & Cult’s impactful and opaque shades of nail lacquer are cruelty-free and free of eight harmful ingredients commonly found in other nail products. This metallic shade of terracotta nail color will become an instant classic. Gilded fingertips are always in style and this hypnotizing option is sure to turn heads.

Smith & Cult | $18 | Shop Now →

Jade Gua Sha

Skin Gym Gua Sha Sculpty Tool

Add the art of facial massage to your SO’s daily routine. Gua Sha tools aid with depuffing the skin, improving circulation, and contouring the face. This makes a great gift for the skin care connoisseur in your life. 

Skin Gym | $32 | Shop Now →

24k Gold Infused Beauty Oil

No Makeup 24k Gold Infused Beauty Oil

This German beauty oil is made with real 24 karat gold, wild rose oil, and a skin-soothing phytocomplex. It will add radiance to the skin while nourishing ingredients deeply hydrate. Pair this with the Jade Gua Sha tool for a perfect set of skin care essentials. 

No Makeup | $40 | Shop Now →

Argan & Marula Bath Oil

Kniepp Bath Oil

An antioxidant-rich bath oil is a perfect antidote to a long and stressful day. This lavishly scented option contains sought after skin soothers that will soften and hydrate. Loaded with Vitamins E and C, these oils will naturally nourish the skin long after the bath. 

Kneipp  | $20 | Shop Now →

Almond Soothing Body Wash

Weleda Soothing Body Wash

This sweet-smelling body wash was made to cleanse, soothe and protect sensitive skin. The gentle ingredients calm irritation and add moisture to dry skin. When combined with the Argan & Marula Bath Oil, this gift will transform your bathroom into a spa-like oasis. 

Weleda | $9.99 | Shop Now →

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Unique Valentine's Day Gifts For Friends, Coworkers, or Yourself

Unique Valentine's Day Gifts For Friends, Coworkers or Yourself

Sweet sentiments don’t have to be expensive. Embrace this season of love and find unique Valentine's Day gifts under $30 that will show friends, coworkers, and even your mail carrier a softer side. These small gifts make the perfect surprises for galentine's, palentine's or even yourself. No one deserves a mid-month pick-me-up more than you. 

Fauntleroy Nail Lacquer

Fauntleroy Nail Lacquer

A muted lavender shade of nail polish is the perfect, understated way to usher in spring. Gift this to a friend who loves beauty, but who may only stick to classic shades that they know and trust. This pastel will add a touch of excitement to a polish collection filled with taupes and greiges. 

Smith & Cult | $18 | Shop Now →

Tokyo Rose Eau De Toilette

Tokyo Rose EDT

This French fragrance honors the country’s connection to Tokyo’s by putting the classic rose on display. This best-selling niche scent will be treasured by someone who appreciates vintage glamour and old-world aesthetics.

Outremer | $23 | Shop Now →

Rejuvenating Eye Mask

Rejuvenating Eye Masks

Pick up some revitalizing skin treats that will soothe the delicate under-eye area and help reduce the appearance of dark circles. These single-use eye masks will be cherished most by someone who travels for a living or is in serious need of a spa day. 

Burt’s Bees | $2.99 | Shop Now →

Aqua and Sea Salt Bath Melt

Aqua and Sea Salt Bath Melt

This marine scented bath melt is a Smallflower exclusive that is made in Berlin. Botanical extracts, sea salt, and skin-softening cocoa butter will turn baths into invigorating breaks from everyday stressors.

1000+1 Seife | $14.50 | Shop Now →

Raspberry Pastilles

Raspberry Pastilles

These tiny confections make delightful gifts for anyone you may want to celebrate on Valentine’s Day. Pastiglie Leone’s oldest and most distinctive candies are made with carefully selected essences, extracts, and herbs that add powerful flavor to these unassuming treats.

Pastiglie Leone | $4.99 | Shop Now →

Rose Pastilles

Rose Pastilles

Enjoy another fun take on the traditional rose with these pastilles that have been around since 1591. These treats can be enjoyed on their own or dissolved into a hot beverage. 

Abbaye de Flavigny | $4.25 | Shop Now →

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