Some Last Minute Valentine’s Inspiration…

Some Last Minute Valentine’s Inspiration…

In my own opinion, whether you have a Valentine’s date or not, you should definitely be taking the chance to pamper YOURSELF this coming Sunday. You’ve made it through January, you definitely deserve a little TLC.

Here is a last minute guide you can use to drop hints to your other half, or use as inspiration to invest in some downtime this Sunday and make yourself feel great!

For the perfume lovers…

Photo Credit: Connock London

The one true fragrance that, without fail, my boyfriend tells me every time I wear it ‘you smell great’ is Kukui Eau de Parfum by Connock London. No matter what, ladies in the bathroom or other models at the fashion shows will ALWAYS ask what perfume I am wearing. And I’m not the only one that thinks it’s divine, Connock London has been featured in Grazia, Goop, Daily Mail, OK!, Stella & The Guardian. In Gwyneth Paltrow’s words “the scent is perfection”, it’s the perfect combination of sexy and elegance and can be worn from day to night. This floriental fragrance is built around the Gardenia flower and is complimented by a full bouquet of fresh flowers including Italian Bergamot, Moroccan Rose, White Jasmine and Calla Lily.

Limited Edition Gift Set is currently available via MyShowcase priced at £79. Beautifully packaged in Connock London’s signature white and gold box, this makes the perfect gift. The set includes; 100ml Kukui Eau de Parfum (RRP £75), Soothing Kukui Oil Bath and Shower Oil (75ml) and Kukui Oil Radiant Glow Body Oil (75ml).

What makes it extra special is that it’s not widely available in stores, so you don’t run the risk of smelling like half the high street!

For the flower lovers…

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If you live in Edinburgh you can still pop to the fabulous flower stall at the bottom of Castle Street & Princes St (open Fridays/Saturdays only) and create a well priced bespoke bouquet for the special person in your life.

For the bath lovers…

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Photo Credit: Beatitude


I truly believe in the powers of aromatherapy, if you are looking for the perfect gift to uplift someone’s spirit and give them an inner sense of Joy then Joy bath oil by Scottish Aromatherapy brand Beatitude is the gift for you. Known as ‘Sunshine in a Bottle” with cheering citrus therapeutic essential oils of Orange, Mandarin, Petitgrain, Grapefruit and Bergamot to revitalise and revive your flagging spirit after a trying day. Your skin is left beautifully soft with no greasy residue.

Available via MyShowcase, £25 for 50ml or £34 for 100ml

For the tea lovers…

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Photo Credit: Pukka

Fill your heart with love, start the day with a cup of Pukka’s ‘Love’ organic herbal tea, one of my personal favourites. Love tea, with it’s beautiful pink and gold design and intoxicating but delicate blend of organic rose, chamomile, elderflower and lavender also carries with it a story of love. Made specifically as a gift to win over a lovely partner (now wife). So it is a tea, made with love, dedicated to love and called Love. How lovely is that?

Available in most major supermarkets & health food stores.

For the beauty lovers…

These cute heart shaped tweezers from Shavata (£25) make a great gift for someone that loves makeup. High quality Swiss made slanted tweezers, enclosed in a case with magnifying mirror and a beautiful velvet pouch.

Make sure their pout stays perfect for Valentine’s with New CID’s i-pout in Plumbery (£17). The perfect lipstick to take you through day & night, containing the anti-ageing and moisturising agent Hyaluronic Acid. Also featuring a light up & mirror function for lips on the go…fabulous!

For the candle lovers…

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The ultimate candle of love by La Montana. Sacred Roses (£35) is scented with damask rose, neroli, narcissus absolute, geranium, bergamot and camomile. Hand poured by artisan candlemakers and made from quality wax infused with natural essential oils, this candle will burn for a minimum 40 hours.

For the cake lovers…

 

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Photo Credit: Cuckoo’s Bakery

Order a box of Valentine’s cupcakes from Cuckoo’s Bakery (£18.50). More exciting than your standard box of supermarket chocolates, let your loved one know you’ve put that extra effort in this year, the special edition 2016 Valentine’s Day range is available to buy only from 9th to 14th February.

 
Gift boxes are available in multiples of six.
 
Each box of six includes one each of:
Banana for You (GF*)
Jammy So-and-So
Mon Cherie
My Last Rolo
My Little Cookie
Sealed With a Kiss.Whether you’re treating yourself or someone else, have a wonderful Valentine’s weekend everyone! Hayley x(Please note: as a MyShowcase Stylist I stand to earn commission from any sales made through the MyShowcase website via my posts.)
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