All the single ladies, put your hands up if ice-cream on the couch whilst binge-watching a whole Netflix series solo sounds like your idea of a perfect Valentines Day? Depending on where you are in your relationship status, this might come with a side of self-pity, in which case let’s change that into self-care ASAP, because giiiirrl, love starts from within (unless we’re talking about a facemask, cos that sh*t will have you glowing. So, get off Instagram and treat yourself to 14 of the best self-care products you can get your hands on. We promise they’ll put those obnoxious, oversized teddy bears to SHAME:
1. Miss Frankie Nail Polish
Oh Miss Frankie, you’re like the perfect boyfriend we never had—you’re non-toxic (there’s been too many of those), you’re vegan and cruelty-free and most importantly you’re long-lasting. From polishes to treatments, you’ve got us covered. ‘I Prefer Champagne’ is the perfect colour for every occasion—just not dates or weddings, because TBH that won’t be happening for us any time soon, amirite sisters?
2. Sand & Sky Pink Clay Mask
Need to detoxify your love life? Why not do your face at the same time! The Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Porefining Face Mask, as its name suggests, is made from Australian pink clay which works to purify and refine for visibly tighter pores to leave your skin feeling and looking super fresh.
3. Lux Aestiva Gypsy Oil
Going bare is a truly empowering experience, and Gypsy Oil is exactly what you need to enhance this experience! This dry oil promotes glowing, healthy skin thanks to vitamin-boosting properties. Plus, how pretty is the bottle?
4. Sportsgirl Wanderlust Body Scrub
If you’re a loyal fan of Sporteluxe (which you should be, and if you want to prove it you’ll subscribe to our daily newsletter for everythaaang Sporteluxe!), you’ll know we’re not the biggest fans of sugar. However, this Wanderlust Body Scrub is totally the exception! This scrub cleanses, tones and refreshes your skin! It’ll be the only thing hitting the sweet-spot on V Day.
5. Circa Home Candle
If you’ve recently broken up with your partner, you’ll know that their smell still lingering on your sheets, pillow, and basically.just.everywhere. We have a solution, a delicious smelling candle. May we suggest the jasmine and magnolia scent by Circa Home? It’s made of high-quality fragrant oils, lead-free cotton wicks and natural soy wax.
6. Lux Aestiva Jade Face Roller
If you’re scrolling down your Instagram feed and see couples on oh-so-cheesy Valentines Day dates and all you want to do is roll into a ball and cry, get out the Jade Face Roller instead. It cools, tightens and depuffs your face in seconds. Jade Face Roller, can we swipe right to you on Tinder instead?
7. Unearthed Crystals The Ultimate Cleanse Juniper
You’re probs not in the mood for any masculine energy on Valentines Day. But what if we told you masculine energy might actually be good for you? The Ultimate Cleanse Juniper includes one juniper smudge stick, which is believed to have protective, masculine energy and is used in spells of cleansing and prosperity. Juniper also has a sweet and spicy “Christmas Tree” fragrance– and although it’s Feb, we could definitely do with some holiday vibes again!
8. Oil Garden Women’s Balance
If baths aren’t the ideal form of self-care, we don’t know what is! Adding Women’s Balance Silk Bath Oil is the ultimate way to unwind and relax. Be taken away by the scent of florals and a twist of sweet orange, which assist in promoting calmness and relaxation.
9. Vida Glow Marine Collagen
“There’s plenty of fish in the sea”, says every happy couple that ever lived. Damn right there is! Vida Glow’s Marine Collagen is the ultimate way to show your skin some loving from the inside out as it works to replenish your collagen stores for a smoother, glowier complexion. Get amongst it if you haven’t already!
10. Smile Makers The Fireman
Have you ever dreamt of being with a surfer? Or maybe a Frenchman? Ladies, here’s your chance. Smile Makers offer a range of vibrators with friendly designs and pastel colours. Pro tip: Instead of trying to burn down the house, just so your wildest fantasies of hot firemen rescuing you come true, opt for The Fireman vibrator instead.
11. Edible Beauty Golden Glow Anti-Aging Tea Jar
Move over highlighter, we’re all about that natural glow. Edible Beauty’s Golden Glow tea offers a range of botanical actives, including cleavers, which is a vvaluable lymphatictonic and diuretic. This makes it a wonderful detoxifying herb. Enjoy this tea whilst sitting on the lounge getting your #GlowOn.
12. By Charlotte Blessed Lotus Necklace
2019 is all about treating yo self’ and By Charlotte’s Blessed Lotus Necklace is the perfect way to self-indulge. The Lotus Flower promotes infinite potential, something our ex-partners obviously never had. #ThankYouNext.
13. Davines Let It go Circle
Valentines Day, getting you down? Let it go, with Davines ‘Let it Go Circle’, which is the ultimate hair and scalp mask, with added grey clay and Brahmi oil.
14. Nude By Nature Sunkissed Pressed Bronzer
If you’re hoping for a kiss this Valentine’s Day, make it Nude By Nature’s Sunkissed Pressed Bronzer! Made with all-natural ingredients, this soft power promotes a natural tan and radiant glow, perfect for both day and night wear.
15. Loving Earth Salted Caramel Chocolate
We’ve saved the best to last, because every single gal deserves chocolate on V-Day. Loving Earth’s Salted Caramel Chocolate is made with 36% minimum cacao, raw cashews, organic evaporated coconut nectar and a pinch of Pink Lake salt. Their packaging is also eco-friendly, so everybody wins!
There ya have it single ladies! See, Valentines Day doesn’t have to be so bad.