BEAUTY

Review: The Body Shop’s Juicy Strawberry Valentine’s Love Heart

It’s Valentine’s Day, and this gorgeous gift set from The Body Shop could be the perfect last minute buy. Here’s what we thought when we tried it *gifted With a refreshing shower gel, body butter and sweetly-scented lip butter, all sealed inside a super-cute, heart-shaped box, this is a seriously sweet gift. They’re even made […]

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BEAUTY

14 Beauty products to make you feel special this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is just around the corner and whether you’re spending the day solo, with the love of your life or household you may still want to look your best. So, whether you’re planning a comfy night in or putting on makeup just to feel pretty, we’ve collected 14 pick-me-ups from self-care to beauty must-haves […]

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NAILS

Nailed It: Valentines Day nail art we’re loving

Valentines Day can be controversial at the best of times, and during a pandemic where many are separated from their loved ones may make things more difficult for the season. However you choose to celebrate this February 14, whether it’s with your household, on FaceTime with your partner or alone there is one thing that […]

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GIFT GUIDES

Alternative Valentine’s gifts made by tattoo artists

While tattoo studios have closed their doors, many of our favourite artists have been getting creative which means there’s plenty of unique and alternative gifts for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. About the Artist: Laura is a colourful artist working at Stockton’s Steel River Tattoos. About the Artist: Shona Lynne is an artist in […]

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FOOD & COCKTAILS, GIFT GUIDES

Valentine’s cakes to give a sweet gift

Make Valentine’s Day a whole lot better with these scrumptuous sweet treats 10 inch Heart Donut Big Fat Donut Co, Newcastle Smash Box Oak Leaf Cakery, Stockton Valentine/Galentine Collection Great British Cupcakery, Newcastle Valentine’s Boxes Sara’s Cakes North East Cupcake Bouquet Tandcakess, Durham The Cute Box Cadence Cakes, Newcastle Loaded Treatbox The Cake Boutique, Darlington […]

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GIFT GUIDES, NORTH EAST

Valentine’s gifts for chocoholics

Make hearts melt with these delicious and creative chocolate gifts Chocolate Heart Box The Gift Fairy, Newcastle Valentine’s Boxes Au Dairy, Sunderland Love Potion Chocolate Bar La Chocolatrice, Coxhoe & Newcastle Valentine’s Brownie Connie Sullivan, Hartlepool Valentine’s Boxes Chocolateslabatory, Hartlepool

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LIFESTYLE

Seven Valentines Day dates inspired by romantic comedies

These days spending another holiday in lockdown seems almost grim. However, for those who live with their partners, this year Valentines Day won’t be a complete write off. But if your plan is a takeaway and a movie, it’s time to think outside the box and surprise your love with the perfect movie moment they’ve […]

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