Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2021
There’s something for everyone in our Bounce Magazine Valentines gift guide to have a successful Valentine’s Day this year, with some extra fun things to do during lockdown. From simple, classic gifts such as flowers to more unique options like the at home Cuisine Box Sushi Making Kit.
Spoil the one you love this February 14th!
The Secret Garden Gift Box
Scottish craft distillery, Old Curiosity, has launched a new limited-edition gift box ahead of Valentine’s Day, perfectly capturing the spirit of the day, with its whimsical and charming packaging, designed to adorn and enhance a gin-lover’s collection.
The Secret Garden Gift Box (2 x 20cl, 39% ABV, RRP £29.95) is distilled with botanicals grown in the distillery’s Secret Herb Garden on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The Apothecary Rose Gin offers a familiar Turkish Delight flavour whilst the Pink Elderflower and Jasmine satisfies a sweeter tooth – but sugar free.
Ecooking Gift Set
Denmark’s fastest growing skincare brand – Ecooking – will launch a Limited Edition gift set this Valentine’s Day. The ‘Love Gift’ contains two of Ecooking’s bodycare essentials; a nourishing Shower Gel and luxurious Body Lotion. Ecooking’s Shower Gel gently cleanses both the hair and skin; this two-in-one wash is enriched with a cocktail of organic and natural raw ingredients to nurture the skin. The Body Lotion harnesses the power of niacinamide and hyaluronic acid to tone, moisturise and hydrate. The products are housed in a eco-friendly, recycable box. RRP £29 (normally £44.50)
Mavala Mini Color Nail Polishes
Mavala, leaders in natural nailcare, is encouraging everyone to wear hearts on nails this Valentine’s Day by adding a romantic touch to any manicure.
From soft and delicate pinks to fiery and passionate reds, there is a shade to suit all.
The 5ml bottles offer an improved formulation which glides effortlessly over the nails with a super long hold and shine. The polishes are also vegan friendly, halal and 13 free.
Waterdrop Valentine’s Set LOVE
The beautiful collection includes:
- The LOVE Microdrink – the Goji Berry flavoured drop for your water, just pop it in and enjoy! Goji berry is an integral part of traditional Chinese medicine with an element of schizandra, often used as an aphrodisiac and fitting drink for the romantic season
- Is your other half always on the go? The LOVE Tumbler is perfect for keeping drinks hot and cold all day, wherever you are.
- Lastly, the Instagram worthy LOVE cup that’ll make any drink look beautifully delicious.
Jane Scrivner Rose Gold
This is a real skin treat. An extremely feminine oil, especially good for sensitive or ‘experienced’ skin. Jojoba oil promotes the production of collagen and elastin whilst also balancing out all skin types and fortifying and replenishing the Barrier Function.
With both tonic and astringent effect, this oil works to soothe, moisturise and reduce redness caused by enlarged capilliaries (thread veins)
Leighton Deny Ravishing Red Lip Dual
Lip Stain – the unique non-drying formula provides a veil of colour to your lips, the magnetic-like Stain creates an extremely fine layer of colour that stays in place until it’s removed. Special polymers fix the Stain to the lips, to leave a weightless and long-lasting colour.
Lipstick – the rich and creamy Lipstick provides a luxurious colour to your lips. Rich in antioxidants and ceramide-like ingredients the lips are protected against dehydration keeping them soft & supple. A blend of special waxes prevents the colour from melting & bleeding.
Each Lip Dual has been created by Leighton to match some of his popular nail colours.
Westlab’s Himalayan Bathing Salts
Give the gift of wellbeing this Valentine’s Day with Westlab’sCleansing Himalayan Salts. The small but mighty pink crystals are packed with minerals and natural goodness to ensure users are left feeling cleansed and invigorated. Containing an impressive 84 minerals including magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium, this helps to natural detox the body whilst providing ultimate relaxation.
Simply dissolve 2-3 handfuls of salts and relax for 20 minutes to achieve glowing skin.
RRP £4.99 | Available from Look Fantastic
Centred. Tender Love and Hair Supplements
Putting the needs of your tresses front and CENTRED., these Tender Love and Hair Supplements are carefully crafted with an amalgam of nutritious extracts, each contributing to the growth of healthy, strong hair! We like to think of them as the hair necessities…
Katherine Daniels Instant Effect Eye Masks
This salon strength, Instant Effect Eye Mask is activated right before you use it.
You will experience results of freshly combined concentrated Sea Kelp and a Mineral Complex, saturated with hydra-boosting Hyaluronic Acid.
Your skin around the delicate eye area will look visibly luminous, plumped and smooth and will feel hydrated, firm and revitalised.
This superior anti-ageing eye mask delivers instant visible results after just one use, and sustained visible effectiveness if used two times per week
Urtekram’s Tune In Soothing Lavender Hand Cream
An intensive hand treatment, Urtekram’s Soothing Lavender hand cream consist of a rich and nourishing formula infused with aloe vera, shea butter and oils obtained from almonds, olives and jojoba. With a delicate scent of lavender to soothe the senses, this instils tranquillity after each use.
RRP £5.80 | Available from Ecco Verde
Candice’s glass hearts
Ài 愛 (pronouced “Aye”) is the Chinese word for love – an exquisite glass heart with a magnet attached on the back; resulting in a beautiful and useful objet d’art. Blown with a centre of transparent scarlet glass, then coated with clear glass, thereafter 23.5K Gold leaf is layered on top and finished with a scattering of lustre glass which when oxidised, results in a metallic shine. This 3D piece will catch and reflect the light, enchanting everyone who walks past!
Candy Kittens Personalised Jars
Filled with delicious gourmet vegan sweets are the ultimate gift to make your loved ones’ hearts skip a sweet this Valentine’s Day. Filled to the brim with fan-favourite flavours including Wild Strawberry, Sour Watermelon or Tropical Mango – what better way to make that special someone smile than with a next-level personalised gift.
See > www.candykittens.co.uk
Dr. Bronner’s Rose Pure-Castile Soaps
Seen as the ultimate token of love, roses represent strong romance and feelings. Gifted to a special someone this year, Dr. Bronner’s Rose Pure-Castile range brings a floral and fresh scent into homes and is the perfect gift for the eco-conscious mind.
Available as both a Bar Soap and a Liquid Soap, the vegan and cruelty free formula is a great multi-tasker, suitable for a range of household tasks including body wash, shampoo, cleaning makeup brushes and much more.
Rose Pure-Castile Bar Soap
RRP £5.35 | Available from Dr. Bronner’s UK
Rose Pure-Castile Liquid Soap
RRP £8.19 for 237ml | Available from Dr. Bronner’s UK
The Porthdune organic collection from Jill Stein OBE
Homewares, hand balms, soaps and more from Jill Stein OBE and her ‘Porthdune’ collection, evocative of the glorious Cornish coast
“Porthdune is my personal collection of natural toiletries and candles, inspired by the beauty of the Cornish coast. I’ve worked closely with Cornish skincare experts Made For Life Organics to develop this beautifully scented range which I hope leaves you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.” Jill Stein, OBE
The collection – evocative of the flavours, scents and bounties of the Cornish coast – includes Jill’s famous soaps and shampoos, hand balms and bath salts made with flavours like ylang ylang and seaweed, organic neroli and sweet orange, and more. Designed and crafted Jill, co-founder of the Rick Stein Group, interior designer, and chair of Visit Cornwall, the range combines her passions and makes for the perfect Valentine’s gift to loved ones.
Highclere Castle Gin
Distilled from botanicals hand chosen from the castle’s English gardens.
Highclere Castle Gin is the winner of 17 prestigious gold awards with a score of 95 points. Highclere Castle is famous around the world as “the real Downton Abbey”. Highclere Castle Gin is distilled from a blend of botanicals grown on Highclere Castle’s ancient estate including vibrant oranges from the Victorian Orangery. This exceptionally smooth London Dry Gin integrates juniper, orange zest, lime flower, cardamom, and other botanicals along with Highclere’s famous oats to soften the finish. Bottled at 43.5% ABV, it is quickly becoming a must have in the world of cocktail mixology. Highclere Castle Gin is distilled at Langley Distillery, England’s oldest gin distillery. The bottle is custom produced in England.
Guylian Praline Hearts in their eye-catching red packaging, are filled with delicious original roasted hazelnut praline. The 42g box (RSP £1), contains four praline filled hearts, is the ideal love token or even as a little pick-me-up treat, whilst the 105g heart-shaped box (RSP £4) makes an even more impressive Valentine’s Day gift. Both are perfectly sized for posting to those loved ones who we’re not able to see in person on Valentine’s Day for some Letterbox Love #letterboxlove.
The Emissary Prosecco DOCG
The Emissary’s first discovery.
A perfectly balanced, delicate Brut prosecco made from Glera grapes.
Dima’s has three of the highest quality grains: barley, wheat and rye, which give their vodka a richer and more rounded flavour profile, crystal-clear clarity and an enviable velvety smoothness.
See > https://dimasvodka.com/
Stay warm this winter with this monochromatic, slouchy beanie. This modern cap comes in a timeless, interwoven pattern. The beanie’s band is ribbed. Made of 50% soft, Merino wool and 50% polycarbonate. Available in one size only. Height: 31 centimeters. Available in a variety of colours.
Yoga Essentials Kit
A perfect gift set for yoga lovers including a 50ml yoga mat spray, blended using lavender and tea tree essential oils. Use the spray to sanitise your yoga mat and the velvet hair ties (in pastel shades) to focus on the practice.
Amazonite Gold Stud Earrings
A stone of empowerment
Amazonite is an empowering stone that promotes self-discovery and self-love. Its soothing properties help to restore balance and promote healing. Amazonite is associated with money, luck and overall success, encouraging good luck and fortune.
Red, hanging glass hearts. Handmade and hand engraved in a wooden stand.
This is a special piece to send to someone just to show how you feel about them. As these are handmade each one is unique and has been made with love and care.
Russell Hobbs 22851 Brita Filter Purity Electric Kettle, Illuminating Filter Kettle with Brita Maxtra+ Cartridge
Russell Hobbs 22851 Brita Filter Purity Kettle, 1 Litre, 3000 W – Plastic. 1 Litre boil capacity, 0.5 litre hopper capacity, cartridge replacement reminder – so you always have the fresh filtered water, removable, washable filter, 360 degree base. Note: To open the kettle lid their is a lid release button on top.
THE ULTIMATE VALENTINE’S DAY COCKTAIL KIT
Who doesn’t love an Espresso Martini? This kit comes complete with Grey Goose vodka, Patron XO Café and cold brew coffee.
It makes eight bar-standard Espresso Martinis and is the perfect way to treat your loved one and celebrate this Valentine’s Day.
Artistry Studio Tokyo Edition Jelly Plumping Lip Tint
It comes in two shades inspired by Japanese watercolours: Persimmon & Sakura. It dries to a matte finish and is smudge-proof so is ideal for wearing under a face-mask.
- Hydrating formula and plumping ingredients leave lips feeling plumped with moisture.
- The lip stain will leave a hint of colour with a matte finish.
- A heart shaped applicator makes it easy to apply.
Armani In Love With You Eau de Parfum Spray
Tell her you love her this Valentine’s day with Armani In Love With You. Inspired by passion and the feeling of being in love, this fragrance is a composition of opposites with both gentle and bold notes throughout. Tangy sour cherry, sparkling raspberry and blackcurrant open the scent to instantly surprise, while the heart is formed of delicate, feminine notes of rose and jasmine contrasted with bitter wormwood.
A delicious assortment of crunchy chocolate heart-shaped. pralines. Each one of the milk chocolate hearts is wrapped in luxurious foiling and filled with creamy hazelnut. Presented in a signature nine-way gift box, it is the perfect decadent gift for hazelnut lovers.
Boody Padded Bra
Boody make super soft, sustainable and stylish bamboo underwear. Their ‘Shaper Bra’ has previously been worn by Emily Ratajkowski, Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner and they have recently launched a padded version of this well-loved style.
Added by popular demand, the Boody seam free Padded Shaper Crop (with removable inserts) pulls on with ease, feels wonderfully comfortable and has the extra support and comfort every woman searches for in a bra. Boody have done away with all the nasty things – the straps that dig in, the tricky fastenings and the wires. The Padded Shaper Bra delivers style, comfort, and support. You’ll never want to take it off!
Cuisine Box Sushi Making Kit
With couples across the UK unable to go out to their favourite restaurants this Valentines Day, Cuisine Box is bringing the famous taste of Japan into people’s homes.
Cuisine Box’s Sushi Making Kit and step by step guide provides you with all the ingredients and knowledge to become a Sushi rolling expert and go from amateur to Itamae in no time.
This Sushi Making Kit includes everything that you need: Rolling Mat, Chopsticks, Nori, Sushi rice, Rice Vinegar, Soy Sauce, Wasabi and Ginger.
Kjaer Weis Nude, Naturally Lipsticks
At the heart of the collection lies eight, Certified Organic, diverse, skin-flattering nude lipsticks whose colour inspirations range from tender pink petals to raw hunks of unformed clay to give a palette full of natural energy, life and beautiful colour to suit all skin tones. Kirsten Kjaer Weis has meticulously reformulated the lipsticks to create a velvety formula which gives moisture-rich, silicone-free and deeply pigmented application without any artificial colours or chemicals, and that looks and, most importantly, feels incredible on the lips. As an extra-luxurious touch, the buttery formula has been infused with many of the same nourishing oils and special ingredients featured in our skincare, including biodynamically-grown Root of Light, Dioscorea Batas and cold-pressed virgin olive oil.
Perfect Cellar The Perfect French Classic Duo
Surprise and delight your loved ones with this fabulous pair of French Classics. A wonderfully refreshing Muscadet Sur Lie from the Loire Valley, and a fabulous Red Bordeaux from Fronsac, packed full of ripe juicy fruit. Also included is a free personalised Gift card. Please see below to see what’s in the box.
Border Biscuits Classic Selection Gift
The perfect gift for any biscuit lover this Valentine’s, the Classic Selection from Border Biscuits is made using authentic recipes and good old-fashioned ingredients. Containing six delicious, premium favourites including Light & Chocolatey Viennese Whirls, Divinely Chocolatey Cookies, Buttery Sultana Melts, Chocolate Crumbles, Light & Buttery Shortbread Rings, and Sweet Memories Butterscotch Crunch, the one you love is spoilt for choice.
Available: ASDA & Sainsbury’s nationwide
Merino Wool Crew Neck Jumper from T.M.Lewin
This classic merino wool crew neck jumper is crafted in a versatile olive colour, ideal for mixing up your autumn/winter wardrobe. This luxurious piece is knitted to a mid-weight, making it an impeccably smart and handy layer.
The clever, naturally occurring, properties of merino wool – its ability to spring back into shape even when washed and to keep the wearer cool or warm when necessary – make this piece one you’ll wear for seasons to come.
Pair it with chinos and trainers for a relaxed weekend look or team with a statement collar and suit trousers for the working week.
Valentine’s Day MATCHBOX
This ultimate MATCHBOX filled with love!
For Valentine’s Day they have hand-picked their favourite earrings to bring you the perfect gift for your loved one.
The mahabis Curve is the perfect gift for couples this Valentine’s Day. Available in 9 vibrant colours, including a pink and a red pair. This collection provides layers of long-lasting comfort and expertly melds the wearable pleasure of a slipper, with the practicality of a shoe. These slippers are kinder to the planet; being made with recycled wool with a fixed sole made from responsibly sourced Pura-Latex rubber, as well as arriving in beautiful, eco-friendly packaging.
See > https://mahabis.com/
Niederegger Marzipan Hearts
Niederegger marzipan hearts are guaranteed to go down well with loved ones. Niederegger marzipan is made with 58% pure Mediterranean almonds, with no extra sugar added, to produce a pure natural taste.
Marzipan from the heart, made with love since 1806.
Pantene Waterless Collection
Cheat Day Dry Shampoo Foam (RRP £9.99)
A unique foaming formula which transforms your hair back to its natural glow in just 60 seconds without the need to brush after use.
Light Touch Conditioning Mist (RRP £9.99)
Conditions dry and frizzy hair without weighing it down, for a soft end-result. For fine hair.
Mist-Behaving Dry Conditioning Mist (RRP £9.99)
Targets normal to thick, tangled and dry hair leaving it silky smooth and protected from frizz between washes after a quick spritz.
Curl Affair Re-Shaping Cream (RRP £9.99)
Instantly boosts curls back to their defined, perky shape with a quick scrunch of re-shaping cream through dry hair to nurse it back to health.
Never Stray No Crunch Hair Spray (RRP £9.99)
Lock in your look to control flyways and frizz to keep your misbehaving hair in a brushable hold without the worry of unwanted crunch.
Sweet Mess Texturizing Sugar Spray (RRP £9.99)
Quickly texturizes hair for the perfectly un-done look with a bonus lasting sweet-smelling scent.
Art House London Shaved Sandalwood
Warm, sophisticated and alluring. The smooth rich woody notes of sandalwood infused with the aromas of spices and musk gives rise to a satisfying lingering milky scent which is both exotic and comforting. A soft, earthy fragrance offers a calming and therapeutic scent.
McGuigan Zero Sparkling
For those wanting the taste of wine without the alcohol this date night, McGuigan’s refreshing Zero Sparkling has lively bubbles with an attractive zesty crisp finish.
Tasting notes: Free from alcohol and full in flavour, featuring crisp pear and green apple notes.
Pairing suggestions: On its own
Stockist & RRP: Morrisons, £5
Ava May Aromas
Delight your loved one this Valentine’s Day with the new and exclusive I Love You Collection, filled to the brim with hand selected treats. A choice of White, Grey or Pearl Heart Burner, a pack of 24 tea lights with a burn time of 90 hours, as well as three Single Wax Discs in one of our three limited edition scents – Decadence, J.Choo and Bonne Bonne. Last but not least a stylish room spray chosen especially by you to match one of the beautifully wrapped discs.
With a distinctive, intense nose like dark Belizean chocolate, and notes of ripe berries leading to a rich, well-balanced cacao flavour, Copalli Cacao has a uniquely clean taste. It is best enjoyed straight, on the rocks or in creative autumnal serves and wintry cocktails, like the Cacao Mint Julep or the Chocolate Espresso Martini (see recipes below).
A limited-edition,100% organic Belizean rum, only 2000 bottles have been created by the Copal Tree Distillery from the estate’s 2020 cacao harvest. Copalli Cacao retails at £36 and is available via Masters of Malt and Amazon
Valentine’s Day Helium Balloons Delivered
Surprise your love with a helium Valentine’s Day balloon delivered inflated to their door!
Forget a dozen red rose and delight them with a huge box of a dozen red heart balloons!
Order today and select your delivery date at the checkout.
Sacla’ Wine & Dine Gift Box
Alternatively, order the gift for yourself and prepare a selection of super special tasty dishes with some unique ingredients which will be sure to melt their heart.
See > www.sacla.co.uk
Brushworks Ice Roller
Ideal for easing muscles and boosting circulation this is perfect if you want a skin refresh.
Brushworks Cleansing Mask Applicator
A 2 in 1 tool to help apply face masks, whilst cleansing and nourishing them into the skin for the ultimate pamper. Great for ease of use and creating no mess! Also very hygienic due to not having to use hands to apply the mask.
Both products are available to purchase on www.soinvogue.com
£20 At-Home Date Night Gift Experience
Whether physically together or seeking for some much needed virtual quality time, this unique experience will have couples creating unique memories. Expect a jam-packed evening of awesome couple fun – this completely digital experience is filled with clues, activity instructions and challenges.
Designed specifically for couples to connect, this experience can be enjoyed anywhere at any time. Allow up to three hours for nine activities including couples quizzes, musical challenges, riddles and more!
Happy Valentine’s Day Kisses Balloon
Love is in the air, and there’s so much to adore about this Valentine’s Kiss balloon. Our helium balloons arrive by post ready-inflated all with a long string and plastic circle balloon weight.
Palladium Pallabase Leather Boots
The Pallabase Leather boots brings our iconic Pampa to a higher level. A feminine boot with a higher heel and Palladium DNA, including the iconic rubber toecap. This boot in soft leather is a great addition to your city outfit.
Mori Love Long Sleeve T-Shirt & Joggers Outfit
This outfit is the perfect ensemble for little explorers. The t-shirt is crafted in soft organic cotton with poppers on the back to make getting dressed simpler. The organic cotton joggers are brushed on the inside for extra softness.
Burlington Secret Love Message Men Socks
With these socks you can express your love in a creative way. After all, what is more romantic than a hidden love message that your loved one can wear every day?
PICCOLO XS MANUAL COFFEE MACHINE BLACK BY KRUPS®
The black Piccolo XS by Krups® coffee pod machine is only 14cm wide x 28cm height x 27cm deep.
The smaller size and modern style make it perfect for smaller homes and contemporary apartments, while the maximum 15 bar pump pressure means that it’ll create a perfectly delicious coffee shop style coffee every time.
· NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto’s smallest machine
· Dishwasher proof
· 0.8L water tank
· 5-minute eco-mode
· Dimensions: 276 (H) x 136 (W) x 266 (D)
· Colours: White and Red, Black and Blue, Black and Red and White and Blue
Bond Touch is an ‘emotional wearable‘ that keeps loved ones connected through touch, making it the ideal gift for couples who continue to be separated by tough UK restrictions over Valentine’s Day. Each Bond Touch order comes with two bracelets – you wear one and your partner wears the other. With a simple tap, your loved one feels a vibrating “touch” letting them know they are on your mind. You can even create secret codes, like 3 taps says “I Love You” or a longer vibration means you’re giving them a hug.
There is a dedicated app to accompany the bracelets which creates a safe space for you and your partner to message each other, with end-to-end encryption and messages expiring after 72 hours, as well as a countdown function to the day you will reunite. There are also a number of coloured bands available to personalise your Bond Touch with.
Made with precision Swiss engineering, Rubis Sweezers are perfect for removing extra-fine hairs.
Illume Silk Exfoliating Glove
Using 100% intricately woven silk viscose, the N°1 Illume glove will effortlessly exfoliate, purify and energise your skin. This ancient ritual of deep exfoliation and detoxification originates from the bath houses of Turkey and is known to brighten dull dry skin, remove fake tan, prevent ingrown hairs and improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and cellulite.
CosRX Ultimate Moisturizing Honey Overnight
A 3-in-1 moisturising mask.
Give your skin the ultimate hydration treat with the Ultimate Moisturising Honey Overnight Mask. Enriched with propolis extract, a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ingredient that helps to soothe stressed out skin, as well as natural beeswax. This can be used in three different ways, making it one of the hardest working products in your kit. It can be used as an overnight mask, as a wash-off mask, or a thin later as a morning moisturiser.
Bradfords 12 Luxury Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Why not send something a bit different with our box of 12 Luxury, Chocolate, Hand Dipped Strawberries? Each berry is dipped in milk or white chocolate and and decorated with a selection of melted chocolate or chocolate curls. A dozen are then carefully packed into a gift box for an unexpected treat.
Piglets Pantry Valentine’s Hampers
Piglets Pantry is an award winning food producer. Available from the Valentines range is:
Love Bubble Afternoon Tea for 2 (meat, Vegetarian and Vegan)
Love Bubble Afternoon Tea for 1 (meat, Vegetarian and Vegan)
Love Bubble Blondies and Brownies
Love Bubble MoussesValentine’s Cupcakes
Valentine’s Gingerbread man Heart shaped Sausage Roll Wreath
Love Bubble Little Piglets Afternoon Tea (meat and Vegetarian)
All these items are available to buy now with delivery dates starting from the 1st Feb.
By Frankie Rose Garden soap
A beautifully fragrant soap. Old fashioned Rose is softened with a touch of Ylang. A traditional, nourishing soap perfect for the whole body. This hangs in my daughter’s wardrobe and makes a perfect present.
Aura Couple’s Candle
An award winning candle that when lit, melts into warm massage oil that you can rub safely into skin.
WHY IT’S SPECIAL:
- Selected by the London Evening Standard as the best adult gift for him and her
- Massage oil is a moisturising mixture of cocoa and shea butters enriched with jojoba, sweet almond and argan oil
- Romantic aroma with deep, woody undertones
- Body safe (EU Cosmetic Safety tests)
- Designed in London, hand made in Scotland
- 100% natural and vegan ingredients
- Cruelty free
- Free, discreet delivery in one to three days for all UK orders