In the mood for love? Whether you want to look your best for your partner this Valentine’s Day or are hoping to impress a handsome stranger, we’ve picked our favourite products to help get you feeling gorgeous in no time. No need to thank us – just make sure you name your firstborn Wahanda...
Get a pretty pout. If you’re planning to sneak a few cheeky kisses on V Day, the last thing you want to be dealing with is chapped lips. Pop one of ChapStick’s attractive limited addition lip kits in your handbag and you’ll avoid any embarrassing dryness. £3.99, from supermarkets and pharmacies.
For a tantalising touch, look no further than Dr Organic’s Rose Otto Hand & Nail Cream. Containing a variety of bioactive ingredients to soothe and nourish, the cream also incorporates organic rose oil – popular with the likes of Daisy Lowe and Rosie Huntingdon-Whitely. Give it a go and you’ll quite literally come up smelling of roses... £6.49, from Holland & Barrett stores or online at www.drorganic.co.uk.
Love is in the ‘air...Roses get all the attention when Valentine’s Day rolls around – so we think it’s time to even things out and show lavender a bit of love, too. The Hangover Hair shampoo from DGJ Organics contains lavender essential oil to refresh and revitalise – and to leave you smelling irresistible, of course. £4.99, from Waitrose.
Ensure that he won’t be able to take his eyes off you with a fresh complexion, courtesy of Pukka Ayurveda Organic Rosewater & Green Tea Cleanser. Designed to suit sensitive skin types, the cleanser is gently scented with natural fragrance, so as not to be too overpowering. We think it sounds ideal for delicate English roses...£11, from www.pukkaherbs.com.
Going on a dinner date? Watch out for the garlic...A recent survey by Gold Spot discovered that 64% of people would be put off a first date if they had bad breath – and we can’t help but agree. Avoid any unexpected odours with Gold Spot’s breath fresheners, designed to freshen the breath instantly with a quick, discreet spray. £1.99, from pharmacies.
Of course, if you really want to make February the 14th a day to remember, why not treat yourself and that someone special to a romantic getaway? We've got plenty of Valentine's spa breaks to float your boat - as well as lots of pampering treats to enjoy together.
Show your body some TLC. At Wahanda, we love spa breaks - but we also believe that beauty and wellness should be accessible to all. Whether you're looking to maintain the results of your last indulgent weekend away, or are simply looking to recreate a spa experience at home, we've got lots of great tips to help you feel fabulous. Time to light those scented candles...See my profile »