Call me a sucker for a good colour scheme, but Valentine's Day is one of the best, if not the most aesthetically pleasing, gifting occasions of the year.
Whether an attempt to spice up your love life, treat a friend to something special or draw a not-so-subtle hint for your office crush, Valentine's Day is your time to shine.
So be it for your wife, girlfriend, friend or whomever else needs a little bit of love this Valentine's Day, scroll below to shop 28 gift ideas they're sure to appreciate. Oh, and one more thing — they're all under $50.
Best Valentine's Day gifts under $15
These high-quality custom magnets are printed in high-resolution and have been called "super cute" by Etsy shoppers. "Obsessed with how these came out," writes one reviewer. "The pictures are so clear and [they] came out even better than imagined! 10/10 would buy from again."
Upgrade your tried-and-true candy and chocolate with these mouth-watering white chocolate and passion fruit-coated sweet licorice treats.
What better way to say "I love you" than with chocolate? This heart-shaped box contains eight milk chocolate truffles and has been called "perfect" for Valentine's Day by Amazon shoppers.
Toss out those single-use undereye masks for good with these reusable crescents from The Detox Market. The under-eye patches come free of products so that you can personalize them with your own serums and creams.
So...what is it, exactly? These body crescents are designed to stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems to help release stagnant toxins and energy, boost well-being, soothe sore muscles and diminish the look of cellulite.
Give the gift everyone wants this Valentine's Day: a good night's sleep. These satin pillowcases are a must-have for healthy hair and skin and come backed by 180,000 reviews on Amazon.
Best Valentine's Day gifts under $25
This fan-favourite brow and lash serum promotes a thicker, fuller and healthier look and comes backed by more than 1,200 five-star reviews.
It's a well-known fact that you can't go wrong with a gift of Burt's Bees. This pack includes a body lotion, moisturizing lip balm, foot cream and a cleansing cream.
Dry, cracked hands — meet cuticle oil. This milk and honey cuticle oil is formulated with a rich blend of oils to moisturize, protect and nourish dry, brittle, cracked cuticles, nails and skin. Oh yeah, one more thing: it has more than 95,000 ratings on Amazon.
If you can't afford to give a Dyson Airwrap this Valentine's Day, do the next best thing and gift your beloved a set of low-maintenance rollers.
This calming bath soak from Saje is formulated with a balancing blend of relaxing essential oils and salts. "The oils in this mix really do help you fall asleep," according to one shopper — so "be careful in the tub!"
Nothing short of a makeup miracle, this lip colour kit won the coveted Allure Best of Beauty Award in 2020. The innovative lip product leaves you with vibrant all-day colour that won't transfer, fade or feather; plus, it's waterproof.
Take breakfast in bed up a notch with this cute heart-shaped waffle maker. The Amazon best-seller is backed by more than 190,000 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars.
Best Valentine's Day gifts under $50
This seriously pretty wristlet is crafted from the brand's signature coated canvas and smooth leather and features two credit card slots. "It's amazing," writes one shopper, calling it "the perfect size to fit anywhere."
These adorable XO stud earrings are dipped in 14k gold and pair well with Jenny Bird's entire Love Collection.
An exclusive collaboration between Lovehoney and ROMP, this affordable sex toy has more than 1,500 reviews singing (screaming, if you will) its praises.
Maintain your skincare routine on the go with these 100 per cent leakproof and magnetic capsules. The aesthetically pleasing travel capsules can be filled with any product, from retinol serums to shampoos and are made from 20 per cent recycled ocean-bound plastic and 30 per cent excess manufacturing material.
This "must-have" skincare set from Biossance is valued at $118. It includes four of the brand's best-sellers, including the Squalane + Marine Algae Eye Cream, Squalane + Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night Serum, Squalane + Omega Repair Cream and Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil.
This 199-card question game is designed to help you strengthen your connection with your partner. The Skin Deep series is famous on YouTube, click here to watch their videos.
Save money at the salon and get perfectly-done gel nails at home with this innovative kit from Le Mini Macaron. The kit includes everything you need for a DIY gel manicure, including a mini UV lamp and polish.
While you're likely familiar with Lululemon's famous belt bag, its new Team Canada bag is also worth mentioning. Every purchase of the versatile accessory supports Canadian athletes through the Canadian Olympic Foundation and Paralympic Foundation of Canada.
All you need is love — and tea! This decadent sampler set includes 12 sweet and best-selling tea blends, with two servings per flavour.
This power-duo kit from Bushbalm will leave skin feeling soft and looking its best while improving the look of dark spots, hyperpigmentation and discolouration in your bikini area.
Made in Toronto, Canada, the Unwind Candle from Wildcraft is deliciously scented with lavender and eucalyptus and is designed to quiet the body and unwind the mind.
This decadent body cream from Canadian skincare and spa brand Céla is formulated with richly hydrating Amazonian cupuaçu butter, Abyssinian oil and more.
This overnight beauty treatment smooths and plumps lips by supporting natural collagen production. According to one Sephora shopper, it's "better than every lip mask [they've] tried."
This Valentine's Day, why not give the unexpected and gift this aesthetically pleasing sticker book from revered designer John Derian? The book offers a curated collection of over 500 stickers to add a touch of beauty to any surface.
This luxe botanical treatment oil is the perfect accompaniment to any at-home massage. It's the "perfect massage oil," lauds one Nordstrom shopper.