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The 26 best Valentine's Day gifts for her in 2023

From custom candles to coffee kits, these are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for women.
Woman using a hyperice massage gun, roses and a coffee cup
Whether you have an extravagant night out planned or want to keep things simple this year, a Valentine’s Day gift can make her feel loved and appreciated.Kara Birnbaum for NBC News; Hypervolt; Driftaway

There are plenty of unique ways to show the women in your life you care that go beyond store-bought flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Whether they love cozy nights in, experiencing the outdoors, perfecting their skin care routine or hitting the gym, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift can cater to their specific interests, hobbies and needs. To make the search easier, we compiled some of our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for women, whether you’re shopping for your partner, your best friend or the mom in your life.

The best Valentine’s Day gifts for women

To help you find the best Valentine’s Day gifts for all the women on your list, we tapped into our recommendations across wellness, tech and more to round up top-rated and expert-recommended products. We also included some notable Select staff favorites and Valentine’s Day-specific gifts we think they’ll love.

Penn & Beech Custom Blend Candle

Though candles can sometimes feel like an impersonal gift, this one from Penn & Beech is as personal as it gets. With the Custom Blend option, you can choose up to three fragrances to include in the candle and even give the blend its own name. The candle is available in an 8-ounce or 16-ounce jar and offer a burn time of 60 hours and 120 hours, respectively.

Estelle Colored Glass Stem Coupes

Help your valentine add a touch of color to their glassware collection with these Estelle Colored Glass stem coupes. The set of six glasses is available in nine different colors, including pink, green, blue, red and multi-colored.

Bala Bangles

Bala Bangles, one of our favorite ankle and wrist weights, can be great for additional strength training during Pilates-based workouts. Select associate updates editor Zoe Malin said she uses Bala Bangles nearly every day and wraps the 1-pound weights around her wrists or ankles while doing Pilates, yoga, barre and cardio workouts. The weights are offered in five colors, including Charcoal, Blush and Sage, and they come in a 2-pound version for more advanced fitness enthusiasts.

The Sip Rosé All Day Gift Box

The Sip, a wine delivery service and one of our favorite women- and Black-owned brands, offers a variety of curated gift boxes that’ll be sure to delight the wine lover in your life. The Rosé All Day box comes with three 187-milliliter bottles of rosé from three luxury wine brands. The set also includes your choice of a white tulip flute or sip shooter with your order.

Hyperice Hypervolt 2

If they’ve been not-so-subtly hinting at how knotted their back feels, gifting them a massage gun could be a great way to help them alleviate their pain both now and in the future. In our guide to massage guns, Therabody was the most popular brand among experts — the Hypervolt 2 in particular, an upgrade to the popular Hypervolt, includes three percussion speeds and five head attachments to work different areas of the body.

The Birthdate Pendant

While this pendant is birthday-specific, it can be a great gift for the valentine who loves to analyze their (and everyone else’s) birth chart. The Birthdate Pendant may be a great gift. It is made from 14-karat gold plated silver and infuses gemstones and crystals uniquely created by the brand to symbolize their birthday. Birthdate Co. says each personalized pendant includes four astrology-based stones and a custom engraving on the back with the recipient’s birth date and initials.

Truff Spicy Lovers Pack

Add some spice to your relationship, in the most literal sense: This bundle from truffle-based hot sauce purveyor Truff comes with two of the brand’s truffle hot sauces and a spicy arrabbiata pasta sauce. The items — which are all vegan and gluten-free — are also packaged in a red gift box, ideal for V-day.

Aerie High Waisted Crossover Flare Legging

These crossover flare leggings from Aerie are a staff favorite, and for good reason: Not only are they trendy yet extremely functional for a workout, but they’re also soft and comfortable enough to wear on a daily basis. The flare leggings are available in multiple colors, including black, gray and blue. Sizing options range from XXS to XXL, and they’re available in short, regular and long lengths.

Tatcha The Starter Ritual Gift Set

The season for love also happens to be the season for dry skin. Give your loved one the gift of hydration with thisset from Tatcha that includes the brand’s: antioxidant-rich Dewy Skin Cream, Camellia Cleansing Oil, Rice Polish,Silk Peony eye cream andEssence serum, a blend of Japanese superfoods.

Providence Woven Picnic Basket

If you’re hoping to take your loved one on a romantic picnic this Valentine’s Day (or at least when the weather warms up), this set for two comes with ceramic plates, wine glasses, a corkscrew and two sets of forks, spoons and knives, all packaged neatly in a woven picnic basket constructed of willow and canvas. You can choose between two basket colors — Honey and Taupe — and it’s also offered in a set for four people.

KODAK Step Wireless Mobile Photo Mini Printer

The photo lover in your life might make great use of this mini photo printer that lets you print pictures directly from your smartphone or tablet via bluetooth. It comes with a rechargeable battery and can print 25 photos on a full charge, according to Kodak. The printer does not include the sticky-backed photo paper required for the machine.

Terrain Dried Perennial Garden Bouquet

One of our favorite Valentine’s Day flower gifts, Terrain’s Dried Perennial Garden Bouquet includes dried blooms like Sweet Annie, orange safflower, lemon mint and more. The bouquet can last for up to two years if kept indoors or outside for one season, according to the brand. Terrain says to avoid exposing the bouquet to direct sunlight and moisture.

Audio Technica AT-LP120XUSB

In our guide to turntables, experts told us that this manual, entry-level turntable with a built-in preamp is beginner-friendly. If you have a budding audiophile in your life, you could pair the turntable with a powered stereo like this one from Klipsch.

Driftaway Coffee Explorer Kit

If you’re struggling to find a coffee maker or mug (temperature-controlled or otherwise) that they don’t already have, giving them coffee grounds or beans might be the better gifting option. This sampler comes with five roasts offering a variety of flavor profiles for your loved one to try. Each roast comes with a postcard that details more about the blend and where the beans were sourced from. It can be given as a one-time gift or as a recurring subscription, and you can choose to send the coffee ground or as whole beans.

Allbirds Women’s Wool Runners

The machine-washable Allbirds Women’s Wool Runners are made with ethically sourced wool from Merino sheep, along with other sustainable material like recycled bottles, castor bean oil and recycled cardboard, according to the brand. The Wool Runners come in five colors, including black, gray and white, and are currently also offered in six limited edition colors like Hazy Cargo and Calm Teal.

Casper Silk Pillowcase and Sleep Mask Set

Silk pillowcases can keep you cool at night and can be less irritating on the skin compared to regular bedding, experts told us in our guide to silk sheets and pillowcases. This pillowcase and sleep mask set from Casper is made from 100% Mulberry silk and is available in two colors: Oatmilk and Peach. You can also select from two pillowcase sizes — standard and king — and you can purchase the silk mask and pillowcase as separate items.

Dash Heart Mini Waffle Maker

If you’re looking to cook a sweet breakfast with your valentine this year, this heart-shaped mini waffle maker from Dash includes a 4-inch nonstick cooking surface that heats up in minutes, according to the brand. On top of being extremely cute (and available in a Valentine’s Day red color), this mini waffle maker can be stored away in small spaces. The brand says you can also cook a variety of non-waffle foods using this device, including hash browns and cookies.

Olive & June The Slumber Party Set

During the colder months, your valentine may struggle with dry or cracked heels. This set from Olive & Jone comes with a pair of Cozy Socks and the brand’s Heel Balm, which is fragrance-free and formulated with hydrating ingredients like sunflower and meadowfoam, according to Olive & June. The balm also comes in stick form for easy application.

IMDb Top 100 Movies Scratch off Poster

A great gift for the movie buff, this scratch-off poster displays the 100 greatest movies ranked by IMDB users as mini custom illustrations. Each movie poster is covered by a shiny gold foil that can be scratched-off whenever they’ve watched the movie, so it can be a fun, fulfilling game to play individually or as a couple.

Pura For Her Set

An alternative to incense or candles, Pura is a smart home fragrance diffuser that you control using a companion app. To use the device, you insert a scent vial and plug it into an outlet. The Pura diffuser then releases the fragrance based on the schedule you set in the app, according to the brand. You can also adjust the scent intensity, swap between two scents and turn on a nightlight. The Pura Gift Box contains the device and two scent vials, providing first-time users with everything they need to get started.

1-800 Flowers Two-Dozen Red Roses

Flowers are a great way to say “I love you,” and a classic Valentine’s Day gift for a reason. This bouquet includes two dozen red roses, but you can choose several add-ons to complete your gift: You can get the bouquet alone or with a vase or chocolates for an added fee. These blooms ship nationwide, and you can choose which date you want them to be delivered by (some popular dates, like Valentine’s Day, come with an additional fee).

UGG Women's Tasman Suede Slippers

UGGs have been at the top of people’s wish lists in the past year. In the brisk winter months and beyond, the brand’s popular Tasman suede slippers can help keep their feet warm and cozy when they lounge around the house. They equip a plush sheepskin- and wool-lined footbed for warmth and feature the brand’s classic slip-on silhouette to easily take them on and off, according to the brand.

Great Jones Dutch Baby

Great Jones’ Dutch Baby is a fitting gift for the cook in your life. The mini Dutch oven is a smaller, round version of the brand’s The Dutchess — it’s made from the same cast-iron material and is safe to use on all stovetops, according to the brand. Malin’s favorite feature of the Dutch Baby is its oversized handles, which give you plenty of space to grip. The Dutch oven also comes with a lid. You can purchase it in Blueberry, Broccoli, Mustard or Taffy, a pink hue that Malin said adds a pop of color to her otherwise neutral kitchen.

J.Crew Oversized Cashmere Wrap

If you’re looking for something warm and luxurious for your valentine to wear this winter season, we recommend looking at J.Crew’s Oversized Cashmere Wrap. It comes in 11 different colors, from a lavender to a muted gray.

Kreuther’s 24-Piece Signature Chef Collection

If your special someone loves chocolates, this 24-piece collection from Kreuther should satisfy their sweet tooth. The box contains different flavors chosen by the brand’s chef, with potential flavor notes like banana peanut, Cherry Cola vanilla, gingerbread, honey saffron, kumaru, Mexican hot chocolate, mint, oatmeal cookie, salted butter caramel and Tahitian vanilla. Items are delivered between Tuesdays and Saturdays, and you can choose your delivery date at checkout — orders placed before midnight are eligible for next day shipping, according to the brand.

Jambys Long Jambys

If your giftee is on the hunt for a comfortable pair of lounge pants, the may fall in love with (and never take off) these Jambys sweatpants. The unisex pants are made from modal/spandex fabric that the brand says is both breathable and lightweight. They’re available in more than a dozen colors and prints, and they come in sizes ranging from XS to 3XL. If you want to give them a complete lounging set, the brand offers matching House Hoodies.

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