Adventurous, elegant, romantic, chic… There’s a gift out there that’s made for them & our guide will help you find it

This article is sponsored by NARS, Montblanc, Elizabeth Arden, Shark & Gucci

Want to get them a Valentine’s Day gift that really shows you know them? Picking something that matches their personality is the way to go.

Whether they’re effortlessly elegant, they’re always up for an adventure or they’re drawn to the luxurious things in life, their perfect present is just waiting to be wrapped up and gifted.

Not sure where to start? We’ve done the hard work for you by rounding up our pick of the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas and the type of people who’d love to receive them. So, whether you’re treating your partner or you’re celebrating your best friends on Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day, read on to find out what their gift says about them…

For the cheeky & chic

Gift them:
NARS Blush

• Superfine micronised powder pigments

• Suitable for all skin types

Treat them to the best in glow with NARS’ cult-favourite powder blush. It delivers a weightless, natural-looking flush of colour in a range of matte, satin and shimmering shades including the iconic peachy-pink Orgasm. Buildable and blendable, swipe it on gently for a sheer wash of colour or increase the intensity for an irresistibly bold hue.

What it says about them:

They’re the type that always has a glint in their eye and a subtle pop of pink on their cheek! No matter where they are, their stylish outfit comes complete with a handbag stocked full of beauty bits to keep them looking glowy, glossy and glam – and they always know how to take their look from day to night.

For the sophisticated adventurer

Gift them:
 Montblanc Explorer Eau de Parfum

• Size: 100ml

• Fragrance family: woody, leathery and aromatic

Show your love with a signature scent to bring out their inner adventurer. This unconventional fragrance blends Italian bergamot with fresh notes of pomarose and sage, contrasted with a rich vetiver from Haiti and a warming patchouli base from Indonesia. With sustainably sourced ingredients, it’s the perfect gift for the earth-conscious explorer in your life.

What it says about them:

They’re the spontaneous type who’s always looking for their next adventure. Whether it’s hiking through the great outdoors or taking in the sights on that trip of a lifetime, they love to seek out new experiences and see the world – but they always do it with style, sophistication and a signature scent to capture the moment.

For the timeless & elegant

Gift them:
 Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream Skin Protectant

• Size: 50ml

Gift a beauty icon from Elizabeth Arden this Valentine’s Day. Celebrated by make-up artists and influencers around the world, this all-in-one beauty balm deeply moisturises and protects skin in any way they choose, while also doubling up as their perfect ‘no-make-up make-up’ solution. Its versatile formula works wonders to soothe windburn, hydrate nails and cuticles, tame hair and eyebrows and even highlight cheeks. It’s a beauty saviour that won’t let them down.

What it says about them:

Whatever the occasion, they’re always put-together and never fail to exude effortless style and class. Whether it’s after-work drinks in the big city or wrapping up warm for a countryside walk, they’re prepped and primed with the multi-tasking beauty essentials they need to see them through the day – and they’re guaranteed to stay loyal when they know they’ve found a true beauty icon.

For the authentic individual

Gift them:
 Shark FlexStyle 5-in-1 Air Styler & Hair Dryer

• With storage case

• Stone colourway

• Lightweight

• Auto-Wrap Curlers

• Paddle Brush

• Oval Brush

• Styling Concentrator

• Curl-Defining Diffuser

Transform their hair routine with this does-it-all styling tool from Shark. With a single twist, it rotates between a powerful hair dryer and flexible styling wand for salon results at home. Perfect for all hair types, they can curl, straighten, volumise, smooth and define their style as they dry with no heat damage.

What it says about them:

They’re the type who can’t help but turn heads wherever they go. They’re always up for trying new things and love to switch up their hairstyle to match the occasion. Self-expression is big in their books and it’s hard not to fall in love with their one-of-a-kind personality – but whatever look they’re sporting, they’re always their same charming self on the inside.

For the lover of luxury

Gift them
: Gucci Guilty Elixir de Parfum for Him

• Size: 60ml

• Fragrance family: woody, ambery leather

Surprise them with this seductive scent from Gucci. Bright pimento and crisp orange flower top notes give way to a sparkling heart of orris butter and osmanthus over a base of rich vanillin and intoxicating patchouli. It’s a captivating expression of self-acceptance, friendship and love that’s perfect for any occasion.

What it says about them:

They like the finer things in life and are always looking for little luxuries to elevate any moment. Whether it’s a family gathering or a romantic dinner date, they’re guaranteed to bring their impeccable style and taste to the occasion – and of course, they can’t be without their signature scent to make things feel extra special.

For the romantic at heart

Gift them:
 Gucci Guilty Elixir de Parfum for Her

• Size: 60ml

• Fragrance family: ambery and floral

Wrap up a fragrance gift as beautiful as them with this intoxicating scent from Gucci. A refreshing blend of mandora, bergamot and violet is amplified by elegant rose and osmanthus, all underpinned by a tempting base of vanilla and patchouli. It’s irresistible, vibrant and seductive, just like they are.

What it says about them:

They love a dash of romance and a sprinkle of magic in their everyday. They have big hopes and dreams and are always searching for new ways to feel inspired, whether it’s a luxurious fragrance to bring out their best self or a surprise mini break to broaden their horizons. A romantic grand gesture is the way to their heart – after all, they live for those fairy-tale moments!

Need more gifting inspiration? Head to our Valentine’s Day hub to shop our full range of Valentine’s Day gifts.