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Finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the important women in your life can turn into quite the scavenger hunt. By now, they've probably already received the predictable boxed bouquet, plenty of diamond jewelry and stuffed teddies, both big and small. So, if you're really going to wow them this holiday, you're going to need to think outside the box — of chocolates — and get creative with one of our 35 recommendations.

1. 'Hello Gorgeous' Lush Gift Set, $39.95

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Treat her to the fruity, floral scents of this six-piece gift set which features their "Rub Rub Rub" shower scrub, "Gorgeous" face lotion, "Dream Cream"  body butter, "Rose Jam" shower gel, "The Comforter" bubble bar and their "Sakura" bath bomb.

2. Moonlight Pajamas, $65

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This sleek, silk set is perfect for the nap queen who loves to sleep in style. An added perk: This two-piece set was made in a factory that empowers women workers through the HERproject

3. Puppy Love Mixed Metal Necklaces, $75

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Get your dog-loving in-law one of these mixed metal necklaces so they can keep their best buds close. Available options include a German Shepherd, a golden retriever, a French bulldog and more.

4. Your Astrological Cookbook, $14.80

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This cookbook makes the perfect gift for "The Adventurous Chef" (Gemini), "The Intuitive Chef" (Pisces) and other food-loving sun signs! Organized by zodiac signs, gift receivers can look forward to more than ten unique recipes tailored just for them.

5. Aromatherapy 'Rose Vanilla', $22.50

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What better way to spread the love than with this therapeutic shower gel and body lotion duo? Featuring the warming blend of rose and vanilla scents, your loved one will surely remember just how much they mean to you every time they lather.

6. Personalized Hobby Mugs, starting at $30

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For as low as $30, you can design a mug with a cartoon caricature of your special someone. Personalization can include a family name and year on one side, and a 2-D figure with self-selected features such as hair color, complexion, gender and hobby on the other.

7. Growlight Frame Shelf, starting at $140

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City dwellers will love this modern steel shelf equipped with a grow light and timer. It also comes in three different finishes including landscape matte black, landscape glossy emerald and portrait matte black. 

8. Heart Shell Ceramic Stash Box, $14

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This heart-shaped jewelry box is perfect for storing her precious keepsakes. The seashell detailing on top also adds a thoughtful touch that'll delight mermaid lovers and seaside regulars alike. 

9. Coffee + Biscotti Tasting Box, $38

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This tasting box was made especially for coffee lovers looking to add some adventure to their morning cups. Biscotti cookies — which include red velvet, anise cherry, almond and cherry chocolate — are carefully paired with artisan coffee flavors for a tantalizing tasting experience.

10. Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio, $30

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Who says you need to wait until the weekend to brunch? Bring the booze to her with a bottle of bubbly and a sugar cube trio. These sugar cubes, available in peaches and berries or citrus, pair perfectly with breakfast in bed. 

11. Logo Short Cozy Robe, $35

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This plush robe, available in mauve chalk and ivory, can be worn for lounging, while getting ready or after a warm bath making it a versatile gift any woman will love.

12. Lavinia Pencil Cup, $24

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Perfect for writing tools, office supplies and small treasures alike, gift receivers will appreciate the flair and function of this hand-painted cup.

13. Beauty Water Book And Water Bottle Set, $60

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The perfect recipe of love and self-care? This book of water-based elixir recipes plus this reusable water bottle, certainly. With up to 50 hydrating water recipes, you can give the gift of improved vitality, longevity and replenishment this holiday.

14. Calming Lavender Heat Pillow, $35

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Available in ivory and navy, this heating pillow will provide the calming vibes every valentine deserves this holiday. Both options are made from lavender, cotton and barley producing muscle-relaxing warmth and supreme comfort. 

15. Seedlings Blume 2020 Planner, $32

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Staying true to the floral design of the cover, this eco-friendly 12-month planner is made with biodegradable seed paper, non-invasive wildflower seeds and post-consumer material. At the end of this year, the pages can be planted in soil and will blossom into wildflowers for a start as fresh as the last.

16. Wine Cork Country Maps, $35

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If they love drinking wine as much as they love traveling then this map makes for the perfect Valentine's Day gift! For every state visited, your loved one can pop a cork into the slot and watch their map transform from one work of wooden art to another.

17. 'The Night Garden' Lush Gift Set, $39.95


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This nighttime quartet, featuring Lush's "Sleepy" shower gel and body lotion, "Buffy" body butter and "Sultana of Soap" body bar, promises silky soft skin and a good night's rest.

18. Custom Face Magnet, starting at $30

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"If you like it then you should've put her face on it" — or something like that, right? For the same price, Kit Atlas, the creator of these magnets, illustrates children and pets, too!

19. Skin Gym Rose Quartz Eye Flowies Treatment, $45

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Crystal skincare is in this year, positioning this rosy massage treatment above the usual under eye cream. When paired with an oil or serum of choice, these eye flowies can be massaged under the eye, along the cheekbones and above the brow line.

20. Heart Shaped Bamboo, starting at $35

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The usual bouquet of roses has a two-week lifespan but these heart-shaped bamboo plants can last for years with the proper love and care. Environmentally friendly and creatively crafted, these plants are the perfect gift for valentines with green thumbs.

21. Bamboo Lotus Serving Board, $48

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Out with old rectangular cheese boards and in with this new bamboo lotus one serving up aesthetic appeal and yummy finger foods. Gift receivers and guests, alike, will love double-dipping into the crackers, fruits and veggies piled high on this blooming board.

22. Girls Night Short Pajamas, $58

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This floral-patterned silk set is perfect for a "Girls Night In," making rest and relaxation time, a time for luxury, too. The best part? It has pockets — three of them! 

23. Coffee + Chocolate Tasting Box, $38

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Coffee connoisseurs will love the bold flavors of these eight chocolate and coffee pairings. Their tongues are sure to be satisfied with the daring arabica cherry espresso bar and safe drip blend pairing, or the feisty cayenne orange chocolate bar with the cooling Paladino espresso.

24. Rent the Runway Gift Card

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Who wouldn't love to add some fashion pieces to their closet? Rent the Runway's gift card, which ranges from $50 to $250 denominations,  will give them something new to wear for every occasion. 

25. Matcha Essentials Kit, $35

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Anytime can be matcha time for your valentine with this essentials kit from David's Tea! Equipped with green tea powder, a small bowl, a matcha spoon and whisk, every cup will be equal parts frothy, rich and energizing with this delicious recipe.

26. Book of the Month gift plan, starting at $50

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Does your special someone love to read? With Book of the Month, you can let them choose one of five page-turners every month for three months, six months or 12 months with these subscription packages. 

27. Echo Dot, $35

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"Hey, Alexa. Add one Echo Dot to cart, please" and you'll be ready to gift this small smart speaker to a special woman in your life. Gift receivers will have the freedom to stream music, make calls, check the weather, adjust thermostats and lock doors with compatible connected devices.

28. Tory Burch Perry Nylon Backpack, $278

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How about a stylishly versatile backpack this holiday? From interior zip and wall pockets to adjustable backpack straps, this buckled bag will quickly become a go-to accessory all week long.

29. What I Love About You By Knock Knock, $10

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This coral-colored fill-in-the-blank book is as cute a gift as it is customizable. With checklists, short answers and phrases like "I believe the world needs your unique _____________," your special someone will certainly feel the love emulate from these 112 pages.

30. The Rihanna Book, $140

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Give the gift of inspiration (or straight up glam!) with Rihanna's 10 lb. book which dropped late last year. Featuring 144 pages of childhood images, hand-written letters and never-before-seen photos, this book is perfect for the entrepreneurial woman or Rihanna Navy super-fan!

31. Rotating makeup organizer, $23

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This rotating carousel is the perfect home for those easy-to-misplace skincare and cosmetic products. Available in white and black, the adjustable seven-layered spinning rack fits makeup brushes, lipsticks, nail polish, perfume bottles and more.

32. Wine soaps (Set of 4), $30

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Wine lovers will have a blast with these all-natural bubbly bath bars, featuring citrus, berry, plum and apple scents and oils. If wine's not their thing, you can also opt for the "Box of Chocolates" or "Box of Flowers" set for the same price.

33. Bluetooth water bottle, $50

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What's better than a reusable water bottle? A reusable water bottle with a speaker in it! Aquio's insulated bottle, available in blush, merlot, midnight and sea-foam, comes with a rechargeable Bluetooth wireless speaker, ready to pair for beach trips, walks through the park or while lounging at home. 

34. Gift a trip through Pack Up + Go, starting at $100

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Sign your loved one up for a surprise vacation with Pack Up + Go! With values from $100 all the way to $5,000, you can give the gift of adventure with this simple gift card purchase.

35. Tiled Margot Monogram Mug, $12

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Level up from the always adored coffee mug to this one which features tiled monograms in a tasteful aesthetic. Your loved one will surely appreciate the mosaic vibes of their first morning cup with this gift made especially for them.

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Stephanie Nieves is the SEO & Editorial Associate on the Fairygodboss team. Her words can also be found on MediumPayScale and The Muse.