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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Woman (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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As we noted in our mega gift guide for every kind of mom, not all women like the same things. Some are into fuzzy, pink handcuffs. Others like three-pound gummy worms. So what we’ve attempted to do below is find Valentine’s Day gifts for several dozen specific female archetypes that we hope will at least spark some ideas. And the fact that these are all available on Amazon means they’ll get here fast. (And check out our guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Man.)

For the woman with a vinyl collection

Vinyl Record Player JORLAI Turntable

A few months ago, she mentioned wanting a new record player. Show her you were paying attention.

For the woman who likes chocolate

Marou Single Source Chocolate Bar

Chocolate: It’s a classic gift for a reason. But don’t be a bore and get her a box of Godiva. Instead, pick up a couple of bars from Marou, makers of the widely beloved single-origin, handmade chocolate from Vietnam. Plus, the wrappers are pretty.

For the woman who likes chocolate and cats


Katzenzungen means “cat tongues” in German, and not only are these chocolates delicious and bizarre, but they come in a lovely box that can double as a little keepsake holder.

For the woman who hates watching her bouquets wilt

Brussel’s Live Dwarf Jade Indoor Bonsai Tree

Cut flowers die eventually, but this Bonsai jade will probably outlive you both.

For the woman who hydrates her plants with a water glass

Haws Handy Indoor Plastic Watering Can, 1 US Pint, Green

Get her a proper watering can, like this mini version of the status-y Haws.

For the woman who worships the moon

CPLA Lighting Night Light LED 3D Printing Moon Lamp

It’s always a full moon with this bas-relief moon lamp.

For the woman who loves getting her feet rubbed

Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager With Deep-Kneading

If she stands on her feet all day, or if she just deserves to be pampered, this is one of the best-reviewed (and heated) foot massagers on Amazon. If she’d rather more of a foot-spa situation, try this one.

For the woman who likes to keep loved ones close to her heart

Honeycat Keepsake Locket Necklace

A less-expensive-than-it-looks locket that you can fill with a photo of you, her mom, or a photo of her dog.

For the woman with smudged-up eyeglasses

Peeps Eyeglass Cleaner

A smart way to clean her eyeglasses without fingerprints — Carla Hall swears by these.

For the woman who’s already thinking about 2020

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

Here’s one to add to the list.

For the woman who’s always losing her sunglasses

Party Heart Sunglasses Funky Kissing Lip Style Vintage Love Shaped Fashion Glasses

Cheap sunglasses she won’t be sad to lose in the back of the cab that are much more Instagram-friendly than the stuff from the drugstore.

For the woman with crummy water pressure

WantBa 6 Inch High Pressure Rainfall Massage Shower Head

An extremely well-reviewed showerhead that can make a dribble more like a downpour. Just remember this gift should include installing it.

For the woman who’s fickle about wall art

Benjia 14x22 14x20 Poster Frame

A simple pair of magnetic wooden bars that can make a scribble on a napkin look like a piece of art, and makes changing the décor in her home quick and easy.

For the woman who wants blush-colored lips

Rodin Lip Balm

A tinted lip balm for the woman who doesn’t think a red lip is for her.

For the woman who’s moved on from LaCroix

Spindrift Sparkling Water, Grapefruit Flavored

If she’s over LaCroix, the fizzerati seem to have moved on to Spindrift.

For the woman who needs a watch

Braun Women’s Classic Silver-Tone Watch With Mesh Stainless Steel Bracelet

A watch is always a nice gift — especially this minimalist one from Braun with an elegant mesh strap.

For the woman who can’t get enough RBG

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Printed Socks

If she’s seen the movie, she’ll get a real kick out of these socks.

For the woman who likes slightly savory candies

McCrea’s Candies Cape Cod Sea Salt Caramels

The pinnacle of gourmet sweets for sophisticated palates.

For the woman with a sweet tooth

Alessi Big Love Spoon

Show up with two of these heart-shaped Alessi spoons and a pint of Jeni’s.

For the woman who just landed a new job

Curio Press Personalized Professional Stationery Notepad

Nothing makes someone feel important like a notepad with their name on it, especially at this price.

For the woman you just moved in with

Eberjey Women’s Gisele Two-Piece Pajama Set

New life together, new pair of supersoft Eberjey pajamas.

For the woman who likes tiny things

Darice Miniature Breakfast Food

Bring this to her on Valentine’s Day morning and say, “I made you breakfast!” Have a little chuckle about it, and then bring her the actual breakfast you made.

For the woman who’s allergic to flowers

Richland Preserved Billy Buttons

These dried billy buttons will never need to be watered; pair them with a charming glass medicine bottle.

For the woman who just started illustrating

Arteza Real Brush Pens, 24 Colors for Watercolor Painting

These brush-tip markers magically turn into watercolors when you get them wet.

For the woman who needs caffeine

Bodum 11452-294US 34-Ounce Electric Water Kettle

An electric kettle in very deep Valentine’s Day red. Good whether she’s into coffee or tea.

For the woman who’s going to cook you dinner

Global G-2 Chef Knife

She’ll appreciate this fancy chef knife that we found to be the best of anything you can buy for the price.

For the woman you’re cooking dinner for

Menu Double Candle Holders

If you plan on making her dinner, gifting her this romantic, intertwined candlestick from Menu (as well as some beeswax candles) is a nice way to kick off the evening.

BCandle Beeswax Candles, Set of 6

For the woman who’s game for anything

Luminous Dice Game Set of 4

A fun(ny) way to try new things.

For the Maira Kalman superfan

Sara Berman’s Closet by Maira Kalman and Alex Kalman

Kalman and her son put together this tribute to Maira’s mother and her very particular pursuit of style.

For the woman who just got into jadeite

Rosso Glass Ballerina Soap Dish

A delightful bathroom accent to display a miniature soap. (For more jadeite things we love, click here.)

For the woman who just got into splatterware

Calypso Basics by Reston Lloyd Whistling Teakettle

This might be the most cheerful teapot we ever did see. (For more splatterware things we love, click here.)

For the woman you’re about to go on vacation with

Conwork Headphone Splitter

So the two of you can watch episodes of Russian Doll together on your flight to Vieques.

For the woman who needs a grown-up backpack

BAGGU Canvas Backpack

An extremely practical gift that’ll have her thinking of you daily.

For the woman who just got dumped

Have a Nice Life Asshole: Breakup Stress Reliever Adult Coloring Book

A cathartic coloring book featuring angry phrases like “You’re a prick” and “The clitoris. Google it.”

For the woman who just dumped you

Edible Armor Tail Scorpions

Return the necklace to Tiffany’s, and leave a jar of these edible scorpions on her doorstep. Also a good joke gift for someone who thinks Valentine’s Day is stupid.

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36 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Woman