17 Valentine’s Day Gifts We Heart from Nordstrom (for $50 or Less!)

published Feb 2, 2022
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If you’re shopping for a partner, pal, or loved one who would rather receive something practical (and stylish) this Valentine’s Day, it can feel daunting when everywhere you look there’s a vortex of chocolate, roses, and pink staring back at you. While those types of gifts are over-saturated this time of year, they’re certainly not the only option, especially when you have sites like Nordstrom to shop. The versatile retailer has cornered the market on giftable items, with a huge selection of products that ranges from playful kitchen gadgets and wellness essentials to home decor accents. Translation: No matter what gets your valentine’s heart thumping, Nordstrom probably has it. Check out some of our favorite giftable items below — all at a budget-friendly $50 or less!

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This limited-edition candle from Boy Smells is perfect for the country music fan in your life. Formulated in collaboration with superstar Kacey Musgraves (and named after the opening track on her fourth studio album), this flame is warm and spicy, with notes of black pepper, cedarwood, and vanilla.

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Upgrade your next date night in with this handy popcorn maker from DASH. Designed in a retro aqua hue, it uses hot air to pump out up to 16 cups of movie theater-quality popcorn — all from the comfort of your own kitchen.

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Cozy doesn't even describe this plush, marigold-hued throw. At 50" x 60", it's perfectly oversized, with playful tassels that ensure it looks good when draped over the edge of your couch when not in use. If this sunny yellow hue isn't for you, there are plenty of pretty shades to choose from, like Navy Blue, Pink Peony, and Teal Foam.

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Calling all plant parents! This handy pot is perfect for the person who loves their greenies but doesn't always remember to water them. It features sub-irrigation technology, which allows the plans to drink from the roots — and takes one more weekly task off their to-do list.

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Encourage them to trade out-of-pocket mani and pedi trips for at-home ones with this chic Deborah Lippmann set. The colors are so pretty and the formula goes on smooth like butter, making for a practically foolproof application.

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What better way to show how much you love them than to grant them the gift of a good night's sleep? This silky eye mask from Slip will do just that, blocking out all light (and distractions!) so they can sneak in those extra zzzz's.

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Billed as a modern take on a jewelry box, this honeycomb design from MoMA could really be used to store anything and everything they need. Snag them a set to help calm the chaos on their vanity or corral extras in their entryway.

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Maybe you have a long-distance love and can't always be there to hold their hand in person — but you can still gift them that warm comfort this Valentine's Day. These cashmere gloves grant you luxury on a budget, with six pretty hues to choose from.

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Slough off any dry winter skin with one of Nécessaire's holy grail products, The Body Exfoliator. Formulated with bamboo charcoal and an AHA/BHA trio of glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids, it helps remove dead skin cells and soften skin without irritation.

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Give them the gift of mental stimulation — and a good challenge — with this stylish 1,000-piece puzzle from Whiled. It features a vibrant illustration by Dutch-Egyptian illustrator Roeqiya Fris that celebrates feminity and cherished childhood memories.

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This cozy knit beanie will keep them warm all winter long — especially considering it's from the storied outerwear brand Barbour. Made of 80 percent wool, it features an eye-catching ribbed cuff and embossed leather patch.

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If someone you love suffers from the winter blues, this LED lamp from Verilux could be a great way to show them you care. It emits a bright white light that mimics the rays of the sun for a bunch of benefits, including improved sleep, a boosted mood, and increased energy.

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Help them get in their daily ounces with this handy bottle from BINK. The glass bottle is wrapped in a colorful protective silicone sleeve that boasts markings for AM and PM to keep them drinking the good stuff all throughout the day.

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If you've been trying to get your guy into skin care to no avail, this trio from Jack Black could be the answer. It's comprised of three of the brand's signature products, including a pre-shave scrub, sunscreen-packed moisturizer, and combination face, hair, and body wash.

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Amateur mixologists will love this food-safe silicone ice tray, which freezes perfectly spherical pieces of ice that will elevate any cocktail. Pair it with a bottle of their favorite booze for a gift they're sure to love.

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Help them nail their signature scent with this dynamic discovery set from clean beauty brand Malin + Goetz. Inside is a sample selection of their scents, featuring earthy notes like bergamot, cannabis, leather, and vetiver. Encourage your valentine to try one out or combine a few for a combo that is so totally them.

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This budget-friendly jewelry box is big on sparkle and style. The exterior — which is covered in a crackled metallic fabric — opens to reveal an organized interior with spots for stashing rings, necklaces, bracelets, and more.