Sometimes the most romantic thing to do is decline all suitor invitations in favor of a decadent, solo night in. This Valentine’s Day, why not turn off your phone, turn on the tub and make it a healthy, indulgent night all about self-care. Send yourself a gift or two leading up to the day and turn your home into a spa, complete with the sexy-healthy tools that make you feel your best. Below are some of the most decadent self-care gifts to give yourself this Valentine’s Day, from an organic cotton slip to an award-winning vibrator to a yoni oil and a boozy bundle that includes nearly all of the above.
Sex Yourself Up
This just-launched monthly women’s self-care subscription is dedicated to pleasure as the ultimate self-care, and has a mission to empower and educate women around sex and their body. Each box contains a scene-setting bath bomb or similar bath product, a sex positive read, a pleasure product (yes, like a sex toy), and a sweet treat to help “prolong that post-O afterglow”, as the brand calls it.
If you’re looking to dip a toe into the world of sex toys and feel more comfortable purchasing something that could easily fit right into your jewelry box, Satisfyer’s best-selling Satisfyer Pro 2 comes in a feminine rose gold colorway. This vibrator provides an innovative pressure wave stimulation with 11 levels of intensity, and being waterproof, it is bathtub-safe. It’s also handy for those living with roommates, as the new model is extremely quiet.
Oh, you’ve been there and done that? Then maybe it’s time to try Womanizer’s new and hands-free Premium model, whose ergonomic design means the device can rest on the thigh and work on autopilot. It’s programmed to change stimulation pressure regularly without manually adjusting, for an element of surprise. For some self-love inspiration, the brand has a section of their website dedicated to self-care called the O-Diaries, which you can visit here.
When you want to really go all out for yourself, Saucey’s bundle has everything you need for a night of sensory pleasure: Veuve Cliquot Rosé Champagne, an indulgent treat and a vibrator from SmileMakers. And you don’t even need to plan that far in advance for this big night in, as the alcohol delivery app will deliver this bundle (or any other V-Day evening tipple needs) in 30 minutes or less. Where did this cleverness come from? The team behind Saucey thought that Valentine’s Day needed a rebrand, and created this kit to make the day one where “You just do you.”
Dairy-filled or questionably produced chocolate won’t sit well in your gut or mind, respectively. Dada’s functional chocolate truffles, on the other hand, are infused with superfoods like matcha or adaptogens like schisandra and whipped into vegan confections that are conveniently full of antioxidants. The matcha latte truffles are molded into beautiful eye shapes, while the schisandra chocolate truffles are designed as lips, making them a feast for the eyes and the palate.
When’s the last time you treated yourself to a high quality basic, whose only function is to make you feel wrapped in leisure itself. Handloom’s slips are made of a luxurious blend of breathable cotton and silk. It’s bias cut feels feminine and vintage-inspired, with adjustable straps for support where needed.
This just-launched New York-based CBD brand is offering affordable, direct-to-consumer CBD products to lessen anxiety and pain. Made with rigorous clinical testing along the way to ensure efficacy and purity, all of Highline’s CBD is made from 100% organic, pesticide-free hemp plants.
Gryphon Supima Sheets
Maybe you like to wear silk and lace (or latex and leather?) while at home alone on your self-care journey, but if you’d rather cozy up in cozy cotton undies made from organic Pima cotton, Mar Skid’s philanthropic-minded line might be a more ‘you’ option. In addition to clean, sustainable production (waistbands are made from an upcycled polyester from water bottles), four dollars of each purchase goes to a charity of the purchaser’s choosing.
The newest self-care trend, weighted blankets, have been clinically proven to lessen anxiety, insomnia, ADD/ADHD, and other disorders. They also just feel really, really soothing. My Calm’s weighted blanket is designed to be 7-12% of your body weight and is available in three weights for a tucked-in feeling.
Nothing feels as good as getting into a freshly made bed, which might make it one of our most essential self-care rituals. Gryphon’s new Supima cotton bedding, grown in the Southwestern US, comes in three signature qualities, or you can think of them as personalities. A Luxury Suite for a luxury hotel-inspired slumber, a Comfort Wash for a pre-washed and lightweight feel and Easy Living for the easiest care with a hint of sheen. For anyone who has trouble deciding whether they are more Luxury Suite or Easy Living, fret not. This February, Gryphon is offering a trial three-pack of pillowcases in each wash, so you can feel which you prefer before buying.
Maybe your self-care ritual is a decadent bath? Miami-based House of Lilac’s curated bath-themed gift set contains all of the healthy trappings for a sexy bath: an organic body bar, a luxurious bath soak, and sexy add-ons like chocolates, a candle, and wine.
If luxe skincare is more your speed of indulgent self-care, Dermstore’s Valentine’s Day kit, called the PTO, includes what feels like every key indie darling beauty product. The kit comes with a jade roller from Jade Roller Beauty for facial massaging, Sunday Riley’s cult favorite Juno Antioxidant + Superfood Face oil, a Slip pure silk sleep mask and The Good Patch help-infused Nite Nite Patch for a deep sleep.
Moon Juice’s yoni-specific oil is made from a gentle blend of schisandra berry extract, Bulgarian rose oil, vitamin E and sweet almond oil. Holy Yoni is said to improve skin elasticity, provide antioxidant protection hydrate the skin.