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37 Valentine's Day Gifts That'll Put Their Ex To Shame

Love isn't a competition, but gift giving sure as hell is.

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1. A pair of heated narwhal slippers they'll whale-y love.

Promising review: "Had these for a couple weeks now, zero complaints. I love the warming option and they don’t take very long to heat up. The design of these makes it so it can fit any size foot too. Often catch my kids wearing them. I’d buy again." —BradlitoGet them from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in two colors).
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Promising review: "Had these for a couple weeks now, zero complaints. I love the warming option and they don’t take very long to heat up. The design of these makes it so it can fit any size foot too. Often catch my kids wearing them. I’d buy again." —Bradlito

Get them from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in two colors).

2. A hand-poured soy candle that celebrates what's important in a relationship.

A portion of profits benefit animal rescue. Be sure to tell your partner that as a not-so-subtle reminder that you want a dog. Get it from Modcloth for $25.
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A portion of profits benefit animal rescue. Be sure to tell your partner that as a not-so-subtle reminder that you want a dog.

Get it from Modcloth for $25.

3. An inner tube shaped like a diamond ring to make them say "I do! Want to go swimming with you."

Get it from Target for $19.99 or Asos for $40.
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Get it from Target for $19.99 or Asos for $40.

4. A fill-in book detailing why they're so good looking (not that you have to remind them).

Get it from Amazon for $17.45.
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Get it from Amazon for $17.45.

5. A neon light that speaks the language of love — when love means hating all the same things as someone else.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $79.

6. A funny coloring book that puts your love bluntly.

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A friend of mine has this coloring book and she claims it's one of her favorites.

Promising review: "This book made me laugh at every (page) turn. Perfect for you or a snarky friend! Varied levels of difficulty. Single pages, good quality pages." —Celia G

Get it from Amazon for $5.25.

7. A pair of Bluetooth headphones so they can listen to their real gift: a song you wrote them! Wow, you're so talented.

Promising review: "My wife took over my $300 headphones, so I needed to find something that was OK and won't break the bank. These headphones sound just as good as my $300 set for the most part. They aren't as strong in the bass but they still hold their own as far as I'm concerned. They're very comfortable over my ears and are adjustable. The battery seems to last long enough for me before I need to recharge." —Todd B.Get them from Amazon for $35.89+ (available in seven colors).
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Promising review: "My wife took over my $300 headphones, so I needed to find something that was OK and won't break the bank. These headphones sound just as good as my $300 set for the most part. They aren't as strong in the bass but they still hold their own as far as I'm concerned. They're very comfortable over my ears and are adjustable. The battery seems to last long enough for me before I need to recharge." —Todd B.

Get them from Amazon for $35.89+ (available in seven colors).

8. A jelly lipstick with a flower inside that beats a bouquet any time.

Promising review: "Super adorable, stays on almost ALL DAY (sure, it fades after a while, but you can still notice a very visible pink). I have purchased three of these colors so far (the green, purple, and the dark pink) and all of them appear to have the exact same color. I recommend purchasing these as gifts because the packaging is so adorable!" —MaylingGet it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four colors).
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Promising review: "Super adorable, stays on almost ALL DAY (sure, it fades after a while, but you can still notice a very visible pink). I have purchased three of these colors so far (the green, purple, and the dark pink) and all of them appear to have the exact same color. I recommend purchasing these as gifts because the packaging is so adorable!" —Mayling

Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in four colors).

9. A pack of Carolina Reapers (the hottest peppers in the world) to spice up your Valentine's Day — literally.

Promising review: "I wouldn't get within eight feet of these things, but my husband loved them and asked me to order more. If you like ridiculous heat.... get these!" —K.M.Get a pack of six from Amazon for $7.99.
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Promising review: "I wouldn't get within eight feet of these things, but my husband loved them and asked me to order more. If you like ridiculous heat.... get these!" —K.M.

Get a pack of six from Amazon for $7.99.

10. A guided journal dedicated to self-improvement with the help of scratch-off pages.

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There are 128 pages, with 50 scratch-off pages throughout.

Get it from Amazon for $11.67, Barnes & Noble for $12.30, or Asos for $16.

11. And a book of love lotto tickets to keep the scratch-off fun coming.

They're so ~lucky~ to have you.Get it from Asos for $11.50.
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They're so ~lucky~ to have you.

Get it from Asos for $11.50.

12. A nostalgic candle that smells like their home state to ease their homesickness.

Each candle has a scent inspired by the state. For example, Ohio smells like carnations, honeysuckle, and orange zest.Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in all 50 states).Psst! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.
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Each candle has a scent inspired by the state. For example, Ohio smells like carnations, honeysuckle, and orange zest.

Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in all 50 states).

Psst! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

13. A heart projector to take mood lighting to a new level by turning your room into a Valentine's Day card.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

14. A wine subscription service that will please even the pickiest people.

When you order at least four bottles, the shipping is free. See our full review here. Get it from Winc for $13+/bottle. They also have gift boxes for a one-time gifts.
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When you order at least four bottles, the shipping is free. See our full review here.

Get it from Winc for $13+/bottle. They also have gift boxes for a one-time gifts.

15. A sweatshirt to give to the person in your life you'd never consider a manic pixie dream girl.

Get it from Ban.do for $65 (available in sizes S–XL).
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Get it from Ban.do for $65 (available in sizes S–XL).

16. A pair of lamps perfect for long distance couples. When you touch one, they both light up, so your SO knows you're thinking of them.

Get them from UncommonGoods for $150.
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Get them from UncommonGoods for $150.

17. A fancy pet collar so *everyone* can get dressed up for a special night.

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Promising review: "Super cute and my dog looked adorable. It fit her tiny neck perfectly." —RCSINY

Get it from Amazon for $4.28+ (available in 12 styles).

18. Elephant salt and pepper shakers that fit together almost as well as you and your SO.

Get them from Modcloth for $15.
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Get them from Modcloth for $15.

19. A little book filled with interesting sex facts so your partner can be a nerd both on the streets and in the sheets.

The book has 369 facts. 😏Get it from Asos for $9.50 or a different version from Amazon for $8.95+.
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The book has 369 facts. 😏

Get it from Asos for $9.50 or a different version from Amazon for $8.95+.

20. A beer making kit that will have them hopping with joy.

Promising review: "Great kit. Easy to follow instructions and I particularly like the fact that it is an all-grain brewing kit so I get a chance to experience the entire process from start to finish. Waiting for my capper and caps to arrive so that I can bottle my first batch!" —MichaelGet it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in six flavors).
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Promising review: "Great kit. Easy to follow instructions and I particularly like the fact that it is an all-grain brewing kit so I get a chance to experience the entire process from start to finish. Waiting for my capper and caps to arrive so that I can bottle my first batch!" —Michael

Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in six flavors).

21. A set of hot chocolate sticks. One sip and they'll never go back to Swiss Miss again.

Dunk the chocolate in a mug of hot milk and stir with the stick. The flavors are: peppermint, peanut butter, salted caramel, and French truffle. Get a set of four from Food52 for $26 or a similar set of six from Amazon for $19.99.
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Dunk the chocolate in a mug of hot milk and stir with the stick. The flavors are: peppermint, peanut butter, salted caramel, and French truffle.

Get a set of four from Food52 for $26 or a similar set of six from Amazon for $19.99.

22. A coffee table book dedicated to Wes Anderson so you'll have some colorful background information before movie night.

Promising review: "Got this from the library a couple of times and finally bought my own copy when I was on a Wes Anderson film-watching spree. The first time I got it from the library, I was stunned by how large it is. It really is a great coffee table book, but not one that should just sit there looking pretty. It's a cool book to page through in moments of time or fully immerse yourself in if you're interesting in making films." —KimberlyGet it from Amazon for $24.99, Barnes & Noble for $31.17, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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Promising review: "Got this from the library a couple of times and finally bought my own copy when I was on a Wes Anderson film-watching spree. The first time I got it from the library, I was stunned by how large it is. It really is a great coffee table book, but not one that should just sit there looking pretty. It's a cool book to page through in moments of time or fully immerse yourself in if you're interesting in making films." —Kimberly

Get it from Amazon for $24.99, Barnes & Noble for $31.17, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

23. A pack of bath bombs, because the best gift is an experience and this is basically 12 experiences.

The scents are: angel, black raspberry vanilla, fun in the shower, fun on the beach, kiwi strawberry, lavender, lemongrass green tea, love, mango papaya, melon ball, shea coconut, and Victorian rose.Promising review: "I purchased these bath bombs because I was looking for an alternative to Lush. I'm a school teacher; I need relaxation without the $7 price tag! I was very excited to see that these bombs are handmade in the United States. They're also made with ingredients I know. The packaging is very simple. The bombs were well-protected during their journey. None of mine felt broken. I could smell them through the box! Very strong, yet awesome, scents." —Kelsea McKinzieGet a pack of 12 from Amazon for $26.80.
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The scents are: angel, black raspberry vanilla, fun in the shower, fun on the beach, kiwi strawberry, lavender, lemongrass green tea, love, mango papaya, melon ball, shea coconut, and Victorian rose.

Promising review: "I purchased these bath bombs because I was looking for an alternative to Lush. I'm a school teacher; I need relaxation without the $7 price tag! I was very excited to see that these bombs are handmade in the United States. They're also made with ingredients I know. The packaging is very simple. The bombs were well-protected during their journey. None of mine felt broken. I could smell them through the box! Very strong, yet awesome, scents." —Kelsea McKinzie

Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $26.80.

24. Or, for someone a little less sentimental, a set of bath bombs with secret, sweary messages inside.

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Despite the harsh language, they smell sweet, with notes of coconut, lavender, and sandalwood.

Get a set of three from Firebox for $22.69.

25. And a bath caddy with plenty of room for candles, snacks, and a book, so they can really enjoy their time in the bathroom.

Promising review: "This bath tub caddy was as advertised and perfect. The construction is solid and very functional. My wife loves this for her claw foot tub! The iPad holder is excellent and sturdy and the rubber pads underneath the arms that rest on the tub are a nice feature to provide a non-slip function. Highly recommended!" —Gregory R BiscontiGet it from Amazon for $49.90.
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Promising review: "This bath tub caddy was as advertised and perfect. The construction is solid and very functional. My wife loves this for her claw foot tub! The iPad holder is excellent and sturdy and the rubber pads underneath the arms that rest on the tub are a nice feature to provide a non-slip function. Highly recommended!" —Gregory R Bisconti

Get it from Amazon for $49.90.

26. Nick Offerman's Paddle Your Own Canoe — a look into the life of the real Ron Swanson. It turns out, TV and reality aren't that distant.

Promising review: "The books is HILARIOUS. Nick talks about his life in a very open and honest manner, going over both mistakes and victories. He is a middle of the line political person, but also has strong views and yes, a pretty libertarian stance. He pulls no punches making fun of folks who are dependent on technology. If you're an open-minded person, then this is a VERY helpful book. He has a lot of earthy advice on everything from drug use, to dating, to sex, to eating right, to work ethic. NICK OFFERMAN IS NOT RON SWANSON. Nor does he claim to be. Ron Swanson is an over-the-top version of Nick Offerman, written by writers who knew Nick." —Daniel MooneyGet it from Amazon for $12.79+, Barnes & Noble for $14.28, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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Promising review: "The books is HILARIOUS. Nick talks about his life in a very open and honest manner, going over both mistakes and victories. He is a middle of the line political person, but also has strong views and yes, a pretty libertarian stance. He pulls no punches making fun of folks who are dependent on technology. If you're an open-minded person, then this is a VERY helpful book. He has a lot of earthy advice on everything from drug use, to dating, to sex, to eating right, to work ethic. NICK OFFERMAN IS NOT RON SWANSON. Nor does he claim to be. Ron Swanson is an over-the-top version of Nick Offerman, written by writers who knew Nick." —Daniel Mooney

Get it from Amazon for $12.79+, Barnes & Noble for $14.28, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

27. A multi-use skillet with room to cook a bunch of food at once, so you don't even have to wake up that early to surprise your SO with breakfast.

Promising review: "Now that I have cooked a few meals with this pan I can honestly say that I will no longer be needing all my other pans. It just does it all. Cooking multiple ingredients at the same time and then infusing them together to mix the flavors is something that I have never been able to do before. Keep the pan at a medium heat to always get the best cook because food cook differently and you can take your time in preparing your meal. I recommend this to pretty much anyone that likes to cook and mostly to the ones that dread it! A++" —Dan SGet it from Amazon for $47.69.
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Promising review: "Now that I have cooked a few meals with this pan I can honestly say that I will no longer be needing all my other pans. It just does it all. Cooking multiple ingredients at the same time and then infusing them together to mix the flavors is something that I have never been able to do before. Keep the pan at a medium heat to always get the best cook because food cook differently and you can take your time in preparing your meal. I recommend this to pretty much anyone that likes to cook and mostly to the ones that dread it! A++" —Dan S

Get it from Amazon for $47.69.

28. Sexy underwear for a gift that can be enjoyed by both parties.

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Get the bodysuit from Amazon for $13.88 (available in sizes S–XXL and five colors), the bra and panty set from Torrid for $33.67 (available in plus sizes 00–6), or the leopard thong from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes M–3XL).

29. Birchbox — the perfect subscription service for both beauty veterans and newbies looking to dip their toe in.

Each box has five beauty, skincare, or grooming items. The first box will be filled with customer favorites and then they'll get a form to fill out so future boxes will be tailored to their preferences. Get it from Birchbox for $25.50/3 months: women's boxes here and men's boxes here (also available in six-month and yearly subscriptions).
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Each box has five beauty, skincare, or grooming items. The first box will be filled with customer favorites and then they'll get a form to fill out so future boxes will be tailored to their preferences.

Get it from Birchbox for $25.50/3 months: women's boxes here and men's boxes here (also available in six-month and yearly subscriptions).

30. A set of animal sheet masks for having a nice spa day that feels like a trip to the zoo.

Promising review: "Fun to wear and makes my face feel so amazing afterwards. The panda and dragon ones get rid of any redness I have, the tiger leaves my skin feeling refreshed, and the otter is like a blast of moisture and makes me feel so refreshed after using it. They have a lot of the jelly liquid in the bag and I like to save a bit of the gel for the next day and apply it with a round cotton pad for a little extra boost the next day." —KaleyGet a pack of eight from Amazon for $9.99.
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Promising review: "Fun to wear and makes my face feel so amazing afterwards. The panda and dragon ones get rid of any redness I have, the tiger leaves my skin feeling refreshed, and the otter is like a blast of moisture and makes me feel so refreshed after using it. They have a lot of the jelly liquid in the bag and I like to save a bit of the gel for the next day and apply it with a round cotton pad for a little extra boost the next day." —Kaley

Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $9.99.

31. A beer slushie maker, so drinking beer in the summer can be even more refreshing.

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Basically instead of foam on top of their beer, it'll be frozen slush.

Promising review: "Turn your beer into cold foam to top on your other beer? Pretty great idea. Foam keeps beer cold and doesn't water it down. Instead, gives you more beer to drink. Does need A LOT of salt to create foam. We bought like a 5 pound bag!" —JoAnne Cochran

Get it from Amazon for $36.92.

32. A luxurious robe to make getting out of bed almost doable. They'll thank you every morning.

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Get the fleece robe for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 22 colors) or the plaid for $24.99 (available in sizes S–XXXL and three colors) from Amazon.

33. An out-of-this-world necklace featuring planets and space ships from Star Wars.

It features the Death Star, a TIE fighter, nine planets, and an asteroid belt. Get it from ThinkGeek for $39.99.
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It features the Death Star, a TIE fighter, nine planets, and an asteroid belt.

Get it from ThinkGeek for $39.99.

34. A set of socks so they can be as well dressed as the animals on their feet.

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Get a set of five from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in 31 styles).

35. A bouquet of Columbus salami that will make any carnivore swoon.

The romantic pack of meat comes with Italian dried sauasage, chorizo, calabrese, soppresata, and peppered salami. Get it from Man Crate for $59.99.
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The romantic pack of meat comes with Italian dried sauasage, chorizo, calabrese, soppresata, and peppered salami.

Get it from Man Crate for $59.99.

36. A fancy gilded carafe to make even the simplest cocktail feel luxurious.

Get it from Anthropologie for $32.
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Get it from Anthropologie for $32.

37. And a fancy bento box from MeUndies and Sugarfina filled with two cubes of rosé gummy bears. It also has two slots to fit matching underwear.

Get the matching underwear here or fill it with any other surprises you can think of. Get it from MeUndies for $20.
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Get the matching underwear here or fill it with any other surprises you can think of.

Get it from MeUndies for $20.

You're going to nail it this year.

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