HRM Valentine’s Gift Guide: For the Beauty Queen

From now until the 14th, we’ll be giving little hints about what your significant other would love to receive on Valentine’s Day. This guide will give you some ideas for the girl who always seems to look her best, whether she just came from the salon or just rolled out of bed. Her nails are always polished, her hair is always perfect and her skin has just the right amount of glow–she's the beauty queen.

Blush Set – $29

If your girl always knows exactly what she wants, get her the thing her heart most desires this Valentine’s Day. The Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush by Too Faced is a great gift she can wear as soon as she opens.

The heart-shaped blush features three blush colors: peach, rose and coral, perfect for any outfit all year long.

Find it at Sephora.

Perfume – $44.50

If she’s a fan of fragrance, give her an aroma that will make her feel like she’s in romantic France. Forever Red, a new scent by Bath & Body Works’ Signature Collection is sure to enrich her sense of smell with a unique combination of flirty fruits and sensual florals. With notes of juicy pomegranate, French peach, apple and red peony, Forever Red is the perfect perfume with an amorous scent.

Find it at Bath & Body Works.

Mineral Makeup Starter Kit – $60

For new makeup that will let her glow in her own natural beauty, the Bare Escentuals’ Bare Minerals Starter Kit is one of the most loved cosmetic kits on the market. Lusted after by Allure Magazine, Bare Minerals has won Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Foundation, Best Beauty Buys award for the Best Mineral Foundation and many others.

Find it online.

Spa or salon gift card – $12.50-$25

Sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what she wants, so a gift card is always a great option. Hampton Roads Magazine’s 50/50 Marketplace is the best spot to find great gift cards for only half the price. Give your lovely gal a day of spa pampering or a chic new hairstyle with one of our gift cards to Pam’s Hair Design, Victoria’s Day Spa, Salon Vivace or Sona Medspa.

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Hydrating Shampoo – $18

Let's face it–winter is tough on even the most well nourished hair. To kick dry, frizzy hair to the curb, your beautiful lady will need a bottle of Jonathan Hydrating Shampoo. With ingredients such as flaxseed protein, Aquaxyl™ Moisture Complex and UVA and UVB Absorbers, this sulfite-free shampoo will increase moisture, help restore damaged hair and protect hair from more damage.

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Hydrating Conditioner – $18

Follow the creamy shampoo with a dose of Jonathan Hydrating Conditioner. Made with Basil Essential Water that conditions and detangles as well as Greenleaf Scent that acts as a relaxing aromatherpy method, this paraben-free conditioner will leave her hair so silky smooth, you won't be able to resist running your fingers through it. Plus, it's 100% vegan: something you can both feel good about.

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Smooth Hydrating Balm – $24

For this product, an official beauty tester of HRM used Jonathan Weightless Smooth No-Frizz Hydrating Balm on wet hair, styled hair as usual and went out in a downpour using only an umbrella as protection. The result? Perfection. We were impressed with the balm's ability to calm frizz and leave hair feeling touchably soft without weighing it down or making it feel oily, and we think your lovely lady will appreciate that, too!

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 Dry Shampoo – $19

Ever have one of those days where it's the third day after washing your hair and someone actually gives you a compliment that your hair looks incredible? Get ready for that to happen.

The Green Rootine™ Dry Shampoo is incredibly easy to use–simply remove the cap, push the sleeve down and brush powder onto hair to absorb oil, dirt, product build-up and pollutants. This dry shampoo cleanses and refreshes hair and scalp, extends the life of a blowout and even increases volume at the root. Give this to the beauty queen who's too busy for a shampoo every day.

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Facial Kit – $25

Give your girl some fresh new products aimed to cater to specific age groups. Whatever her skin needs most, Bona Clara has a formula for your girl. All products are free of sulfates, parabens, petrochemicals, GMOs, phthalates, fragrances and synthetic dyes, so she can be sure that these fresh products will leave her skin feeling lush and naturally healthier. Choose a Try Me Kit for her age group. Each kit contains five products: a cleanser, scrub, toner, serum and treatment cream specific to her needs.

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