Whether you are in need of some self-care, a gift to share with your loved one on date night or maybe a gift to share with your best friend to celebrate Palentines we’ve put together a selection of lotions, potions, scents and bathtime treats that you are sure to love.

“Scents are surer than sounds to make your heart strings crack” wrote Rudyard Kipling and fragrance has been known as seductions greatest weapon throughout the centuries.  So we’ve put together a selection of  our favourites – some well known and some you must get to know better – you’ll be glad you did.

L’Occitane has launched two limited edition fragrances Rose Pear and Herbae par L’Occitane Spartium.

Herbae par Spartium is a striking fragrance with a floral and green scent that will certainly invigorate your senses. The collection includes an Eau de Toilette, Hand Cream, Body Lotion, Perfumed Soap and Shower Gel.


Rose Pear Eau de Toilette is certainly one for  your wish list. Composed of natural ingredients including Rose Centifolia floral water from Provence and extract of Pear from French organic agriculture this is an invigorating and comforting scent. It comes with its own body care collection comprising of a Body Lotion, Hand Cream and Shower Gel.

Pop into the L’Occitane Boutique in the Victoria Quarter to experience these products for yourself – you’ll be glad you did.


The very name of Molton Brown’s fragrance is exciting Fiery Pink Pepper is a fearless, sultry floral and woody fragrance with pink pepper and ginger notes and rich patchouli. The fragrance comes with its own bodycare range consisting of shower gel and body lotion plus an exfoliating body scrub. Visit the Victoria Centre boutique in Leeds to find out more.


Put a piece of designer into your Valentine’s gift with Jimmy Choo Limited Edition fragrance Blossom Special Edition. It has a new look, an irresistable violet lacquering adorning the diamond shaped bottle. Blossom has top notes of exotic fruits accord, a heart of fragipani flower and a base of sandalwood.

Fragrances for both him and her comes from Zadig & Voltaire with their three new fragrances – This is Him – This is Her and This is Us their first unisex fragrance.  For her is a delightful woody floral perfume full of elegance with a milky twist of sandalwood. This is Him is an addictive woody, oriental perfume with notes of grapefruit, lifted with black pepper and heart notes of vanilla and sandalwood. The unisex fragrance is a woody scene with notes of sandalwood, vanilla and pachouli.

Sensual and exciting that always describes fragrances from fragrance guru Kay Ali is Lovefest Burning Cherry. The enticing contrast of succulent burning cherries and raspberries accompanied with sweet caramelized praline against the smoky earthy notes of paio sant, guaiac wood and patchouli make this a truly and euphoric fragrance. But keep it guarded it’s a fragrance that can be used by both him and her.



The Fresh and Flowers Box is available in their shops right up to the 14th! So no excuses for that last minute shop dash!  This gift (see in our main picture) is a curated assortment of the freshest and artisan cosmetics for the ultimate romance experience Containing a mixture of new, classic and exclusive treats.These include a massage bar, body wash, pillow talk spray, pinktisty tosty bath bomb, date night fresh face mask and a Valentine card you can wash up with. Each product can be used as part of a real good pamper, with your posy of fresh flowers adorning your bath.

There’s also the usual Lush special Valentine gifts including a True Romance Massage Bar, Floating Love Island Bath melt and specially created Valentine bathbombs and of course the gift boxes including an amazing Gift of Love Box – that’s on my wish list.

















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