Skincare and beauty products for Valentine’s Day
By Carla Snuggs
Looking for a great gift for Valentine’s Day? This Valentine’s Day give the gift of beauty! Posh Beauty Blog has rounded up some skincare and beauty gift ideas for your girlfriend, sister, mom, niece or aunt. And best of all, they’re calorie-free and guilt-free, unlike chocolates! Who wouldn’t love to receive posh skin care or beauty products in a beautiful heart-shaped box or a silky sachet? From lavish moisturizers and gentle exfoliators, to beauty products to help you for your Valentine’s Day date, there is something for everyone.
Mineral Fusion Blush
Infused with luxuriously silky, triple-milled minerals, these naturally flushed shades brighten the complexion while providing key benefits to the skin to create a healthy, youthful, and that unmistakable “in love” glow. Formulated with a powerful blend of Pomegranate, White Tea, Red Te Sea Kelp, plus Vitamins C and E, this anti-oxidant-rich formula works to defend the skin against free radical damage and imparts a radiant, vibrant appearance ($21.99, Whole Foods Markets nationwide).
Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden Facial In-a-Box
Whether spending Valentine’s Day with a hot date, a night out with the girls or treating yourself to some well-deserved pampering, Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden Facial In-a-Box will have you looking and feeling your best in just 30 minutes. This all-in-one facial has everything you need for a relaxing evening in paired with red wine and chocolates, or a pre-date beauty routine for plumper, firmer, more youthful looking skin. This luxe set contains samples of Sanctuary Spa’s Youth Boosting collection along with tips, techniques and professional secrets to complete your own spa-quality facial at home ($39.00, QVC.com).
Karuna Get the Glow! Holiday Gift Set
Karuna, a professional DIY skincare line presents the limited-time Karuna Get the Glow Holiday gift sent perfect for Valentines’ Day. The set includes a box of four individual Karuna Luxe Skin Restoring Masks, and the Karuna Skin Hydrating + Gel Face Wash with an eco-conscious wallet and reusable bag. Karuna Skin Hydrating+ Gel Face Wash, a limited-edition serum-infused cleanser, contains the exclusive Karuna Beauty Boost to prep, cleanse and hydrate skin. Karuna Luxe Skin Restoring Mask is a serum-infused sheet mask that helps combat dehydration, fine lines, and dryness or flakiness ($58, Karunaskin.com - $78 value).
Illamasqua “I’m The One” collection at Bloomingdale’s
Illamasqua wants you to be your own admirer this Valentine’s Day with sensual, wearable scarlets from the new “I’m The One” collection. Celebrate the most important Valentine in your life – yourself! This amorous collection reflects the color of love for perfectly lush lips and polished nails, including: Intense Lipgloss in Touch, Coloring Pencil in Feisty, Nail Varnish in Throb, and Lipstick in Maneater ($17-$26, Bloomingdales.com)
Kiss My Face Limited Edition Shower Gels
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Kiss My Face introduces a Limited Edition Shower Gel set available in playful packaging. These foaming formulas combine hydrotherapy and aromatherapy to cleanse, soothe and invigorate the skin. Infused with skin balancing botanicals including juniper, jasmine and lavender, these gels offer a special way to prep the skin for Valentine’s Day. There’s Peaceful Patchouli Shower & Bath Gel, Kiss My Face Early To Rise Shower & Bath Gel, Kiss My Face Early To Bed Shower & Bath Gel and Kiss My Face Anti Stress Shower & Bath Gel. ($10.95 at Whole Foods, Natural Supermarkets, KissMyFace.com)
eos Lip Balm Smooth Spheres in Pomegranate Raspberry, Summer Fruit and Strawberry Sorbet
Give your lips a little extra love this Valentine’s Day with the eos Smooth Sphere Lip Balms! The lip balms are packed with antioxidant-rich vitamin E, soothing shea butter and jojoba oil, eos lip balms keep lips moist, soft and kissable for your special Valentine’s Day plans ($3.29, Target, Target.com, Drugstore.com, evolutionofsmooth.com).
BSB Essence of Rose Silky Hand & Body Cream with Shea Butter and Olive Oil
Bathe hands and body in rich moisture and powerful anti-aging properties with our smooth and silky Rose Cream. Shea butter and olive oil soothe and quench thirsty skin; collagen, wheat protein and vitamins A and E soften, firm and protect against aging. Skin is refreshed and delicately scented with essence of roses ($35, Labelledayspas.com).
From The Lab Subscription
From the Lab is the newest and most innovative monthly subscription service designed to give every woman access to the best beauty products up to 18 months before they hit the shelves. Members receive full-sized samples of one, two or three products the first week of every month, and can continue buying the products they love through the online store. From the Lab works with the best cosmetic labs in the world to create the most advanced and high-end skin care, hair care and color cosmetic products ($19.95/month, Fromthelab.com)
IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Blush™ Hydrating Gloss Stain in Je Ne Sais Quoi
This ultra-hydrating gloss-stain moisturizes your lips with nourishing ingredients, while providing a beautiful, long-lasting flush of color for an oh-so-kissable pout. Infused with nine rich butters and oils to drench your lips in hydration, plus collagen, peptides and hyaluronic acid, this multi-tasking miracle worker delivers high shine and concentrated pigment for color that looks like a gloss yet feels like a lightweight serum. The cutting-edge technology hydrates your lip with ingredients that together create a stain that keeps your lips soft and kissable ($24, QVC, QVC.com, ITCosmetics.com).
Vita Liberata pHenomenal Self Tan Mousse
Give your skin the ultimate Valentine’s Day date prep with Vita Liberata’s pHenomenal. With a tan that lasts 4 times longer than any other, you’ll be bronzed just in time for the big night and for weeks after. Incorporates new technology (pHeno2) that works with unique Time Release DHA which slowly releases DHA over time to extend tan – lasts 4 times longer than any other tan. Available in Fair, Medium and Dark (Price: $54, Sephora and Sephora.com).
Japonesque Pro Performance Lip Lacquer
These gorgeous Japonesque Lip Lacquers make a statement! With hues ranging from dark red to bright pink theses lip balms will add the perfect pop of color to your Valentine’s Day look. Rich saturated color drapes lips in incredible volume, intensity and a full-bodied finish. The enriched formula hydrates and softens lips for incredible comfort and condition with no hint of stickiness. A unique tapered brush delivers the precise application of a true makeup professional. Shown: Shade 7 ($20, Ulta Stores and Ulta.com)
What beauty products are on your Valentine’s Day wish list? Leave your picks in the comments below.
Some products mentioned in this blog post have been received from PR for editorial consideration.