Spread plenty of love around with these gorgeous gifts that are sure to please all the babes on your gift list.

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We get it; Valentine’s Day doesn’t have the best reputation out there when it comes to favourite holidays. Sure, it might have a few fans, but it’s not really the same as Christmas (plenty of love from family and friends!) or Halloween (better candy!). But there’s a reason we’ve created this gift guide and that’s because with all the dreary weather and grey skies we’ve been seeing lately, we all could use a perk-me-up! Plus, February 14 just happens to fall in the middle of the work week this year, so wouldn’t it be a little boost to a long 9-5 to get a little something special?

Instead of thinking of Valentine’s Day as only a time for romance, think of it as an opportunity to make the ones you love smile and treat them to something a little brighter than those skies. Here are our beauty and lifestyle picks to boost everyone’s spirits, whether it’s the girl gang, your partner in crime and everyday boring life stuff or the mom who’s had your back since day one.

For the Girl Gang

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Galentine’s was created for a reason—because we all need to show our cheerleaders and confidants some love! Keeping that juicy secret locked up like they’re Fort Knox can be a tough role, so treat them to a little girly R&R from Lush. We suggest the Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar ($7.95, lush.ca and Lush stores), because that name basically screams magical (bonus: lavender, ylang ylang and neroli scents take this magic to the dreamy, relaxation level) and The Kiss Lip Scrub ($9.95, lush.ca and Lush stores) for silky smooth lips that make the perfect canvas for their favourite red lippie.

For Him

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You’ve found your signature scent and he remembers it. It’s kind of a cute thing, no? If you don’t think so, at least you have an excuse to hang around the perfume counters for a little bit before picking up what we suggest for his signature scent: Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male Essence de Parfum Spray ($118, Hudson’s Bay). Featuring spicy citrus top notes, a vanilla, woody base and a hint of leather, it’s basically the scent of a sophisticated man in a bottle. Too weird? Just think of it as a nice, classic gift.

For that Special Someone

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This luxurious 100 per cent charmeuse silk Cilque Crème Brulee Lustrous Silk Sheet Set ($449, clique.com) will make anyone you choose feel like royalty when they climb into bed. Sleeping on silk revitalizes the skin and hair as opposed to cotton that can be rough on the skin and cause a bad case of bedhead. Silk also keeps the body at optimal temperature no matter what the weather is like outside. The lucky recipient of this thoughtful gift (because who doesn’t need a little more beauty sleep in their life?) will cuddle up in pure comfort each night.

For the Two of You

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Creating a romantic setting for one on one time can be challenging if you’re using synthetically scented items like bath salts or fragrant faux rose petals which may cause skin and sinus irritation and make you lose your MOJO. On the otherhand aromatherapy transforms the setting of a room and your overall mindset in minutes because they harness the power of healing essential oils. The Tantra Sensuous Kit for Lovers ($39.95, Saje.ca) from Saje Wellness features a Tantra-scented sensuous mist, massage oil, soy candle and bath salts. The rich spices and decadent florals that make up the tantra blend will get the both of you in the mood.

For You

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Because sometimes you can’t rely on someone else to get you exactly what your heart desires: the comfiest, chicest slippers. We recommend splurging a little and treating yourself to these heart-woven A. Andreassen Elsking Leather Mules in “Very Red” (CA$230, aandreassen.com).

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This cute as a button Art Deco Limited Edition Beauty Box Quattro ($17, Shoppers Drug Mart) holds up to four of your favourite eye shadows from Art Deco (or a mixture of blush, powder and eyeshadow). Easy to pop into your every day purse, you’ll be ready to rock your signature beauty look any time of day.

Psst! You can also consider gifting some luxurious relaxation with our spa gift guide!

Image credits: Lush: Instagram;  A. Andreassen: Instagram, respost from @mikutas