Valentine’s Day is usually about flowers, romantic dinners, and candy. But how about using it as an opportunity to treat yourself? Peruse our list of body, face, and sweet tooth picks—because, no, we couldn’t leave out the chocolate.
By Roxana Hadadi
Happy Valentine’s Day, all! If you’re celebrating with someone, congratulations; if you’re celebrating alone, also congratulations! Valentine’s Day can seem like a consumerist disaster, meant to shame and ridicule those who aren’t in relationships, but it doesn’t have to be. I’ve personally used the holiday as a way to treat myself with a gift, get together with friends I haven’t seen in a while, or just relax at home. Maybe that sounds boring, but I crave “me time” like no other. It’s one of my favorite things.
This year, though, I wanted to put together a list of items that could prove useful if you’re spending the holiday by yourself or with someone else. So click through for pampering body items, cute lip products, and an array of delicious sweets. Because everything is better with chocolate. (And, although you should love yourself every day, not just Valentine’s Day, the holiday is a nice excuse to buy things for yourself … which is exactly what those companies want. Blast! But oh well.)
For my Valentine’s Day picks, read on!