The 16 Sweetest Valentine’s & Galentine’s Gifts for 2019

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on February 8, 2019 in Gift Guides, Lifestyle,
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Whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s or Valentine’s, go beyond wine and roses this year with gifts that celebrate, pamper and indulge her. Or, ladies, simply treat yourselves!

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Honey Belle’s uber-gentle, yet effective line of skincare products cleanses, moisturizes, hydrates, protects and pampers skin the natural way. Their ingredients are pure and natural and derived from plants, so they are always cruelty-free and non-toxic! Exactly what her skin needs to stay moisturized and healthy throughout the year. $5.00-$38.00
Joules always knocks it out of the park. This nod-to-Valentines Harbour top, with its subtle hearts design, will take her through a Texas spring. It’s always a head-turner, whatever the season. Pair it with jeans or white pants for an on-trend, go-anywhere look. $44.95
With a Trinidadian founder, Hana Lloyd, Ochie Swim focuses on fit, design, fine fabrics and unique custom prints. Make these resort style pieces something floating around her closet whether she has plans are to chase the sun, or shade at an evening function. $120-$400
This Austin-based brand knows our climate, so knows what women’s faces need. Designed for hydration and clarity, Ayva Skincare creates skin you both can love. She’ll delight in the nighttime moisturizer. $40-$405
Give her the feeling of walking on air. Arcopedico makes shoes for all-day wear, whether her idea of comfortable is booties, flats, or sandals. They provide excellent support even though they weigh less than a pound! We love the Luana bootie for this season- easy to pair with any attire! $115
Does your galentine like to run? Support her hobby with the gift of Comrad compression socks, perfect for those hard-core workouts. Also, if she stands all day with work, this gift won’t collect dust. $18-$82
Is she one of those who loves our state (maybe she had to move away), or maybe you vacationed in Texas and you want to remind her of all the fun you had? Order her the Texas charm bracelet. It’s surely a reminder of “Everything that makes living great in the Lone Star State.” (Our tagline!) There are other charms that might remind her of far off vacation destinations that she adores. From $180
Slimsation’s secret slimming panel can’t be seen, but the effects of it are unmissable. The panel is built into the fashion-friendly comfy pants, giving her an on-trend look and a great figure all in one. $69
Prickly Cactus Jewels: The ‘Faith & Love’ Necklace is perfect for the woman who puts faith and family ahead of all else! Handcrafted with mountain jade, turquoise magnesite and sterling silver beads with a cross pendant, hanging 30″ in length. $229
Make her fall in love this Valentine’s Day with a Love Letter in the form of a delicious candle. This crowd-pleaser has hints of gardenia and jasmine. Keep the love light burning! From $28
There’s nothing like a new pair of great shoes, the perfect complement to a great outfit. Give a nod to love with these red hot Naturalizer pumps. Find heels to sandals to leisure shoes to choose from. We also love the slip-on silver BEV. $70-$130
Jewelry is to be displayed for all of the world to see; a statement piece. Cherish a woman in your life with this bold hot pink heart necklace by Alisa Michelle. Help her feel the spirit of Valentine’s Day when she wears this all year long. From $28
Get comfortable and stay casual with the jogger trend. Bring athleisure into her wardrobe featuring 2(X)IST’s soft-stretch weekend essential. We love that she can wear these all day long around town and be ready for her workout, too. $52
Veritas Farms: Help her keep those lips looking young and healthy with organic lip balm, made with full spectrum hemp oil. The heart-shaped gummies are also made with organic ingredients and CBD isolate. Her favorite red berries shaped as hearts will be a thoughtful gift. $3.99/ $29.99
PalmPact’s FaceCase is a small, lightweight compact that attaches to the back of a smartphone. It has her makeup essentials, a mirror and a slot for her ID, credit cards and cash. Choose from two color palettes, and either rose gold or black. Everything in the kit is multipurpose; lipsticks double as blush, highlighter gives lips extra sparkle… $19.95
ChocoVivo uses the Mayan methods to make their phenomenal chocolate, sourcing the cocoa nibs directly from their grower and grinding them down with unique ingredients (Pistachio & Rosemary! Ginger & Vanilla!), melting them into decadent bars, hot drinks, nut butters and more. $8/bar

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