Marketers get romantic with a variety of Valentine’s Day gift ideas:
• For spring 2013, celebrate the wonder of singular blossoms found in the garden with the new limited edition collection Full Bloom from Yankee Candle ($19.99-$24.99). Enjoy three new fragrances: Ruby Red Poppy, Royal Blue Iris and Soft White Peony. Whether users are celebrating Valentine’s Day with that special loved one or welcoming spring in their home, they can enjoy the simple, quiet beauty of a fresh cut floral with Full Bloom, according to the company.
More info: www.yankeecandle.com
• Smashbox Cosmetics and Curtis Kulig bring street art to the studio with the limited edition “Love Me” collection ($19-$34). The renowned street artist’s signature “Love Me” mark adorns the packaging of Smashbox eyeshadows, lipsticks, blushes, liners and lipglosses just in time for Valentine’s Day. For example, the Eyeshadow Palette ($34) feature five richly pigmented eyeshadows in Admire Me (pinks and browns) or Entice Me (blues and purples); Smashbox’s Be Legendary Lipstick ($19) gets even more noteworthy in a new “Love Me” edition, featuring Kulig’s favorite red shade. This creamy formula is infused with vitamins and shea butter.
More info: www.smashbox.com
• The new Nivea lip butter ($3.99) pampers lips with a rich, buttery formula enriched with moisturizing shea butter and almond oil. Available in four delectable flavors, this new, rich formula will melt onto lips to provide long-lasting nourishment, according to the company. It is available in Raspberry Rose Kiss, Caramel Cream Kiss, Vanilla & Macadamia Kiss and Smooth Kiss.
More info: www.NIVEAusa.com
• Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood-Boosting Illuminating Bronzing Veil ($13.95) provides a total “happy boost” while stimulating inner happiness and outer glamorous beauty, said the company. As part of Happy Booster’s collection, this Illuminating Bronzing Veil combines color therapy, texture therapy and aromatherapy to deliver a sensorial experience. Ultra-lightweight loose powder hearts feature a concentrated level of bronze and gold micropearls that impart a luxurious sheer and warm radiant luminosity. Happy Boost blend includes Happy Skin, derived from Arctic rose and mimics the effect of endorphins; Euphoryl, rich in omega-3 and a known antidepressant; and mood-enhancing fragrance, a blend of fresh violet floral and citrus notes that help invigorate one’s mood, according to the company. The product is available in light bronze and bronze.