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Valentine’s Bath and Beauty Gifts for Your Beloved

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It’s that time of year when a young goth’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. As usual, Dear Darkling is here to help you sift through nauseatingly sweet holiday releases and sales to find gifts to satisfy your inner cynic while still being romantic. Keep reading for makeup, bath, and grooming gift ideas that are sure to make your dark-hearted Valentine weak in the knees.

Eww…It’s You Again Candy Heart Bath Bomb Valentine’s Day Bundle

Image via The MAD Bombers

Snarky darklings will go crazy over this set of five nasty conversation heart bath bombs bearing the sentiments “Drop Dead,” “Go Away,” “STFU,” “Eww,” and “PLZ DIE.” Each bomb is a different artisan scent, and they are all handmade with high-quality essential oils. The MAD Bombers//$25

Medusa’s Makeup Valentine’s Bundle

Image via medusas_makeup

Celebrate the love of good lipstick with five pigmented, darkling-friendly shades: Rosé (dead girl pale lavender), Red Square (pin-up red), YOLO (fuchsia cream), Lolita (burgundy wine) and Chicka (deep purple). Cruelty-free and vegan. Medusa’s Makeup//$45

Coffin Brush Holder

Show your significant other that you love them to death with this handmade coffin makeup brush holder. It’s hand-cut from poplar wood, painted black, and sealed in clear varnish for easy cleanup from makeup spills. For those who like to go a little extra, a black glitter upgrade is available for only $5. It also holds liquid lipsticks, lip glosses, and liner pencils. Life and Death Designs//$45-$50

Kat Von D and Too Faced Better Together Ultimate Eye Collection

Images via Kat Von D Beauty

Appeal to your loved one’s sweet and dark sides with this collaboration collection. One half of the heart-shaped palette has pretty neutrals from Too Faced, and the other half has goth goodness from Kat Von D. The two sides are held together with a magnet, so they can be taken apart for easy use, or to share with a friend. The collection also includes full-sized cult favorite Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in “Trooper” and Too Faced’s renowned Better Than Sex Mascara. Kat Von D Beauty is cruelty-free and vegan. Too Faced is cruelty-free. (Its parent company, Estée Lauder, is not.) Kat Von D Beauty and Too Faced//$65

Lip Bar Valentine’s Day Set

Images via The Lip Bar

For pigmented colors that look amazing on all skin tones, look no further than The Lip Bar. Their Valentine’s Set features three bright accent colors in three different formulas: Purple bullet lipstick, red liquid lipstick, and organic fuchsia opaque lipgloss. The exquisite black filigree packaging looks elegant in any darkling’s makeup bag. The Lip Bar’s products are cruelty-free, vegan, and free of harsh chemicals. The Lip Bar//$35

The Boyfriend Box Bath Bomb And Soap Valentine’s Bundle

Image via TheMADbombers

Give this to your dark darling and ask to join them in the tub. This gift set is sure to please horror movie fans with its handmade bath bombs. The bombs feature images of everyone’s favorite scary movie villains, each with a different gourmand scent and made using natural ingredients and essential oils. After you soak, wash away your sins with decadently berry-scented Eat Your Heart Out Soap. TheMADBombers//$39.99

Skull & Bones Artisan Pocket Comb

Image via Metal Comb Works

Any gender will appreciate this badass metal pocket comb with skull and bone cutouts. The black coating is impregnated with ceramic for durability. Holes on each end make it handy to clip to a lanyard or keychain. Comes in a gift box. Optional Horween leather case add-on available. Metal Comb Works//$39+

Engraved Vice Lipstick

Images via Urban Decay

Give your beloved a new vice for Valentine’s Day. These fantastic lipsticks from Urban Decay’s enormous Vice Lipstick range come with a free engraving option, so you can put an embarrassing nickname (Snooky Bat? Witchypoo? ZomBabe?) on the two-tone bullet cartridge inspired case. One of these, a handmade card, and a dozen blood red roses will keep you out of the doghouse this Valentine’s Day. Urban Decay is cruelty-free. (Its parent company, L’Oreal, is not.) Urban Decay//$17

Lover’s Lane Body Oil

Image via Witch Baby Soap

Few things are sexier or more romantic than a massage. Treat your S.O. to a back rub with this luxurious lilac and crocus body oil infused with a bouquet of roses and jasmine. They just might return the favor. Cruelty-free, vegan, and preservative-free. Witch Baby Soap//$20

Current Mood Rest in Beauty Makeup Case

Image via Dolls Kill

The beauty addict in your life will love receiving this black glitter tombstone cosmetics case. It features elastic holders for brushes inside the lid, a zipper closure, and lots of room for all their favorite warpaint. Dolls Kill//$28

Elvira Mistress of the Dark Palette

Gift your own personal mistress (or mister) of the dark with this cool coffin-shaped limited edition palette. The outside features a picture of Elvira herself, and the inside has haunted house pop-up illustrations. It includes five eyeshadows, blush, and dagger-shaped mirror. Cruelty-free and vegan. LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs//$35

Wild Man Beard Oil Sampler Set

Image via Wild Rose Herbs

Your bearded hottie will enjoy trying out these handmade beard oils in four different scents. These conditioners are formulated with pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils suspended in hydrating grapeseed oil, and come shipped in an unbleached cotton drawstring bag. Wild Rose Herbs//$12.49

Be Still My Heart Bath Bomb

Image via PsychoBombers

Anyone on your Valentine’s Day list will enjoy this fun light-up anatomical heart bath bomb. A waterproof, reusable LED light cube makes the heart glow while it dissolves, turning the bathwater bloody red. Natural oils are used to scent the bomb with exotic notes of Egyptian Musk, orange blossom, cinnamon, and anise. PsychoBombers//$13

Cedar & Sage Men’s Grooming Kit

Image via Boomer & Co.

The perfect gift for anyone tired of girly scents in their products. Includes hand-crafted, all natural body wash, shaving soap, and aftershave. Vegan and organic. Aluminum-, sulfate-, and paraben-free. Boomer & Co.//$29.95

Feature images (L to R): Wild Rose Herbs, Medusa’s Makeup, and Dolls Kill.

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About The Author

Rachel Runyan is a darkly inclined alternative beauty enthusiast from the Pacific Northwest. She has degrees in Journalism and English. When not writing about makeup, she enjoys using makeup, looking at makeup, buying makeup, and talking to people on the internet about makeup.

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