Valentine’s Day isn’t just for the lovesick. Celebrating the heart-filled holiday with your family can be just as fun! If you want to show your teens some love this Valentine’s Day, we have a selection of gift ideas they will adore.
If your teen loves pampering and skincare, this is an essential to add to their daily routine. It’s really simple to use: just wash, dry and apply! It strengthens skin against harmful pathogens and is formulated with natural ingredients. Perfect for the winter months because of the long-lasting hydration, the formula also has micro-silver—a pure and natural antimicrobial cleanser—that helps calm redness and acne. $59.95 at zyderma.com/portia-ella.ca
For the tech-loving teen, what’s better than a rose gold laptop for Valentine’s Day? This laptop has the latest Intel core processor making it reliable, fast, and powerful for everything that your teen needs to do well at school. The InifinityDisplay allows for an optimal viewing experience when the screen is used to its maximum potential and the battery life on this laptop is long lasting and efficient, perfect for teens on the go! Dell also announced at the CES conference that an updated XPS 13, comes with a white interior, with a much faster battery life than the original design. Whichever design you choose, your teen will be prepared with the most fashionable and up-to-date technology $1,199.99+ dell.com.
These candy bundles will make for a particularly sweet gift. For Valentine’s Day, the “I Heart You More Than Candy Mix” features 24 individually wrapped packets with 12 flavours ranging from Chili Ginger Hearts to Sour Peach Hearts to Sour Red Roses. The “You’re the Beary Best Mix” includes gummy bears in 12 different flavours, including Choco bears. $22, squishcandies.com
These well-made novelty socks are perfect for giving and receiving! They have tons of cool designs featuring prints ranging from unicorns, lobsters, bacon and more! Each pair is original and guaranteed to be the perfect fit and no-stretch because of the tightly wound double spun cotton. Show the love all year-round and sign them up for the sock of the month club! $12+, yo-sox.ca
If your teen loves fizzy drinks, SodaStream is a much healthier alternative! It’s really simple to use. Just fill the bottle with water, press the button to add fizz and then just add flavour! There are also different options, so you can choose which one has better suited features for your teen; Fizzi, Source, and Power. You can also pick which colour you want but bright red is perfect for Valentine’s Day! $119.99+ sodastream.ca
Bluetooth wireless headphones are all the rage right now and these Beats are top-notch. The headphones come with a carrying case, a 3.5mm RemoteTalk cable, a Universal USB charging cable, a quick start guide and a warranty card. They also come with 40 hours of battery life and something called Fast Fuel which means that even a 5-minute charge will give you 3 hours of playback. For the teen on the go, the red Beats are perfect for Valentine’s Day! $329.95, apple.com/ca
This love box features vegan all-natural products like a Rose Jam shower gel, a Cherryish shower scrub, Ro’s Argan Self-Preserving body conditioner and a Tunnel of Love Soap. LUSH does not test its products on animals and the gorgeous box itself is made from 100 per cent recycled cardboard. Each of these products are perfect to make the day even sweeter! $45.95 at lush.ca
Since makeup has made a huge comeback what with contouring and baking and lip kits, it’s fitting to include a Lip Kit. Designed for Valentine’s Day, all these products are garnered towards the holiday. Included are three deluxe sizes and two full-size branded lipsticks ranging from soft pinks and mauves to ruby reds. This set is perfect for beginners as well as experts and will help them create that flawless red lip for the big day. $33, sephora.ca
Polaroids are great for capturing the unforgettable moments in life. Being able to take pictures and have them develop immediately is what makes these so popular among teens, especially since they can hang them up and decorate their rooms, instantly! The new and improved model includes a selfie mirror along with the well-loved brightness adjustment dial and high-key mode. It also comes with a close-up lens attachment, which helps lessen blurring in close-up shots. The cameras come in a wide range of colours, but Flamingo Pink makes the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day. $89.99 walmart.ca
With the release of the new Star Wars movies, teens will love to relive the story in an interactive recreation right in their living rooms. The bundle includes a PS4 console, one controller and the new Star Wars Battlefront II game. The console also has Bluetooth/Wi-Fi connectivity. $379.99 bedbathandbeyond.ca