10 Valentine's Gifts That She Actually Wants

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we have a couple of Valentine’s Day gift recommendations for your girl that she actually wants. We’re talking about the gifts that won't make her secretly cringe, the sort of gifts that are thoughtful enough that she knows you didn’t go gift-hunting last minute.

Gifts are a love language, and on Valentine’s Day, it’s the only language that’s spoken. So prepare your wallets, gents. Here are some top-tier, women-approved Valentine’s gifts that your girlfriend, wife, or situationship will actually want.

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Budget: P1,000 to P3,000

Latitudes of Longing by Shubhari Swarup

P1,040 | Omniana

Let’s take a break from Colleen Hoover, please. For our mental health. Instead of the typical rom-coms and romantic dramas, here’s a literary gift that hits all the good notes of love and longing. Latitudes of Longing is a collection of epic love stories across India that prove love is a universal language.


Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in Fenty Glow

P1,640 | Sephora

Here’s your chance to prove that you actually pay attention to the details. Perfect for the significant other who’s always stuck on makeup TikToks, Fenty’s lip luminizers will definitely help you score boyfriend/husband points. Because for just a tiny tube of gloss, makeup is damn expensive.

Laneige Waterbank Blue Bestie Kit

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P1,832 | Sephora

Skincare is self-care. Laneige’s skincare kit comes with five products designed to hydrate and revive the skin, plus the products were made to remove any makeup residue. It’s a favorite with fans of skincare, and despite its product name, you’re safe from getting friendzoned with this gift.

Rosy Bouquet by Spruce

P2,250.00 | Spruce

The problem with men getting flowers is that they usually buy the cheapest thing they see off the street. If you want to impress your SO, go with this carefully curated bouquet that’s both romantic and aesthetic. Get it for the ‘gram.

Budget: P3,000 to P10,000

Olaplex Style & Strengthen Hair Set


P3,350 | Sephora

Olaplex is the holy grail of haircare. If your SO is fond of styling, rebounding, or dying her hair, Olaplex is a thoughtful gift that’ll go a long way in repairing and maintaining her hair. 

Carolina Herrera Good Girl Eau de Perfume

P6,300 | Rustan’s

You can never go wrong with perfume, but your SO would be double impressed if you managed to actually find the perfume she wants. Rustan’s collection of women’s perfume is flawless, but we’ll go with Carolina Herrera’s Goof Girl Eau de Perfume for the occasion.

Coach Perry Women Leather Strap Analog Watch

P7,680 | Rustan's

Not yet serious enough for a Cartier or Philip Stein? This analog from Coach might do the trick. If you’re still in your first few years of dating, a low to mid-range watch sends the message that you’re committed—and on the way to a deeper commitment.

Budget: The Sky’s The Limit

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum

P15,800 | Rustan’s

The Baccarat Rouge is the Katherine Hepburn of perfumes. It is the moment. Forever. A classic through and through, the Baccarat Rouge 540 would be an excellent addition to your SO’s vanity.


Dyson Airwrap 

P34,900 | Lazada

If the sky really is the limit for your budget, then skip the jewelry and designer bags and go for the Dyson Airwrap if she doesn’t already have it. With how good it is at styling hair, you might as well share it.

AirPods Max in Pink

P32,999 | Apple 

The AirPods Max is a winner in audio tech, and it certainly helps that they’re outrageously aesthetically pleasing. Gift your SO with a pink pair, and why not throw in a curated playlist while you’re at it.

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