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The perfect gifts for special someone on Valentine's Day

From luxury fragrance to pampering products, there is so much to choose from in the beauty aisles this February 14. Katie Wright rounds up some of the best beauty and grooming presents to snap up.

With less than a week to go until the most romantic day of the year, if you haven't already picked out a present for your special someone you'd better get your skates on.

Help is at hand, however, as the beauty departments have been flooded with perfectly-timed perfume launches and neatly packaged sets ready to gift your guy or gal.

Here are 2017's best Valentine's beauty buys.

For her:

● Lush Lots of Love, £39.95, Lush

Give the gift of bath-time bliss with this heart-shaped box of three fizzing bath bombs (including the adorable new Cupid) and other tub treats.

● Coach Eau de Parfum, £69 for 90ml, The Perfume Shop (plus £5.99 for engraving)

At the Perfume Shop, you can make a fragrance gift extra special by having it engraved. And not just initials either - you can add three lines of up to 22 characters each, more than enough space for a heart-melting message.

● Baylis & Harding Pink Prosecco Weekend Bag, £40, Lloyds Pharmacy (

New this year, the sweetly fruity Pink Prosecco and Cassis range from Baylis & Harding fizzes with romance.

● Elie Saab Rose Couture Eau de Toilette Gift Set, currently £41.60, reduced from £52, Debenhams

One of the latest additions to the Elie Saab parfum family, Rose Couture marries the Queen of Flowers with orange blossom, peony and jasmine, creating a ravishing bouquet that's perfect for Valentine's Day.

● Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Fuchsia, £299.99, Boots

For the woman who has every perfume and potion her heart desires, the Dyson Supersonic is a cut above your average grooming gadget. The revolutionary hairdryer has been garnering rave reviews from editors and shoppers alike, so it's sure to impress.

AND For him:

● Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Absolute, £54 for 50ml, The Perfume Shop

Created by Gucci designer and man of the moment Alessandro Michele with renowned 'nose' Alberto Morillas, Guilty Absolute is a deep, woody concoction powered by not one but three different patchouli oils. Like the house's fashions, this is a scent for the man who wants to make a statement.

● Monroe of London Kit Bag, £79, Harvey Nichols (

With its chic packaging and effective products, new kid on the grooming block Monroe of London is fast becoming a favourite of men's skincare aficionados. This six-piece travel set is an excellent introduction to the brand's hero products.

● Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka Cologne Intense, £70 for 50ml, Jo Malone, House of Fraser

The latest launch in the ever-popular Cologne Intense line-up, Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka now comes in a travel-friendly 50ml bottle. The woody, resinous blend, enriched with the sweetness of tonka, is so seductive you'll probably end up stealing a spritz for yourself.

● Aesop The Intrepid Gent Grooming Kit, £65,

The sign of a seriously chic bathroom, Aesop products aren't just aesthetically pleasing, they're notoriously addictive.

Get your other half hooked with this travel trio.

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