Love is in the air as couples celebrate Valentine's Day today, February 14.
Although this is not officially a non-working holiday in the Philippines, many still make time to celebrate it with their significant others.
Some lovers have made it a tradition to exchange gifts—from flowers, cards, and chocolates.
But if your partner is the practical type, give him/her something useful.
FOR THE GIRLS
A lush matte lipstick will instantly put a smile on your ladylove's face.
Revlon Super Lustrous lipstick is available in 12 shades, and is priced at PHP350.
If you're buying today, you get 25% off.
Tip: Red is a universal favorite!
If your partner is a "Kilay is Life" believer, get her the Revlon ColorStay Brow Pencil.
This is available for PHP575 at Watsons stores nationwide.
For skin-care junkies, you might want to try giving her Olay Whips, a lightweight moisturizer which comes in three variants: Regenegrist, White Radiance, and Total Effects.
A 50-gram tub of this moisturizer is priced at PHP1,999.
For those who are looking for a more affordable beauty cream, Snail White offers their Snail Secretion Filtrate Moisture Facial Cream for PHP995 at BeautyMNL and Watsons Philippines.
FOR THE BOYS
Shopping for guys is a lot more challenging. A gift idea to consider is a well-curated grooming kit.
You can choose from Penshoppe Styling Wax (PHP149), Stylex Gel (PHP36), and Blackwater Fragrance (PHP120), or get them all.
How about a wardrobe upgrade?
A long-sleeved sweatshirt and a cap will always have a space in his closet.
Classic sweatshirts and snapback caps are available for PHP899.75 and PHP379.75, respectively, at RRJ Philippines.
If you don't have enough time to buy these things, your boyfriend will surely appreciate a Netflix Subscription as a Valentine's Day gift.
A standard one-month Netflix subscriptions is priced between PHP370 and PHP550.