Valentine’s day gift guide: genuinely cute gifts for under £10

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Not sure what to get the partner that doesn’t buy into the day of love? Don’t worry, our Valentine’s day under £10 gift guide is here to help. 

Valentine’s day is around the corner, but what do you do if you haven’t been seeing your date for very long? Or, perhaps, if your partner isn’t a big fan of mushy displays of love, and has asked to keep presents to a minimum?

Finding a Valentine’s day present that acts as a cute token, but also isn’t a complete waste of coppers is tricky. Luckily for you, we’ve come up with an adorable selection of gift ideas that and won’t get immediately chucked in the bin - all for under £10.  You could even pair it with one of these hilarious anti-Valentine’s day cards for extra funny points.

  • Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: Everything I Know About Love
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: Everything I Know About Love

    Dolly Alderton’s sensitive, funny and revelationary book talks about love in all of its forms making it a thoughtful gift for a friend or a partner.

    Shop Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton (Penguin) at Blackwell’s, £8.99

  • George & Viv Love Letter bar soap

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: soap
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: soap

    Hand soap has been given a romantic re-vamp thanks to this gorgeous mini love letter. But as beautiful as the outside is, the interior is even more sumptuous with notes of raspberry cassis and bergamot, night-blooming jasmine and fresh-picked peony.

    Shop George & Viv Love Letter bar soap at Anthropologie, £7

  • Enamel pin badge

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: pin badge
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: pin badge

    Show your love through the medium of pin badges, with this adorable little accessory. 

    Shop enamel pin badge at Old English Prints, £7

  • Reusable Kind Bag

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: reusable badge
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: reusable badge

    This cheeky bag is not only a pretty present, but a practical one too. Give it to your loved one so that they can think of you every time they do their bit for the environment, using this reusable shopping bag made completely from recycled plastic. 

    Shop boobs reusable shopper at Kind Bag, £10

  • Benamôr Lip Cream

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: lip cream
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: lip cream

    This beautifully packaged lip balm is made using coconut oil and shea butter to make yours, or your love’s, lips as soft as possible.

    Shop Benamôr Lip Cream at Objects of Use, £6.50

  • Metallic Dot-Print Ankle Socks

    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: metallic socks
    Valentine's Day gifts under £10: metallic socks

    What’s not to love about these quirky socks? Whether your Valentine is the kind of person to wear them loud and proud, or around the house, they’ll definitely put a spring in their step.

    Shop Metallic Dot-Print Ankle Socks at Anthropologie, £10

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