Gear Diary’s 2021 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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If you’re still trying to figure out what to get your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, and you’ve been stumped on what to do to make a great impression, we have the solution. Our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide has products that go way beyond the usual chocolates, flowers, and dinner out. Time’s running out, but many of these will still make it in time if you order soon. Be sure to check out our giveaway at the end of the gift guide, too!

1More
1 More Spearhead VRX Gaming Headphones

Whether your significant other is into podcasts or they’ve recently discovered their favorite new streaming service, now is the perfect time to get them a new pair of headphones. And with 1More’s vast range of options, you can get them everything from their Spearhead VRX Gaming Headphones for $199.99, a pair of Active Noise Canceling True Wireless Earbuds for $129.99, or if they like the “AirPods” aesthetic without the price, the ComfoBuds are only $49.99. No matter how your loved one likes to listen to whatever they’re into, 1More has a little something for everyone.

Amazfit GTS 2e and Amazfit GTR 2e

Amazfit GTR 2e and Amazfit GTS 2e

We’re all keeping a closer watch on our health these days (no pun intended), and these $139.99 fitness tracking watches by Amazfit will help your Valentine keep track of their activity, sleep, heart rate, SP02, stress, and more. Both the Amazfit GTR 2e and GTS 2e smartwatches have aluminum alloy bodies with a borderless design and a curved glass display that is scratch- and wear-resistant. Both watches can perform 24-hour heart rate monitoring, and they can provide warnings when the wearer’s resting heart rate is abnormally elevated.

Best of all, both the Amazfit GTR 2e and the Amazefit GTS 2e offer up to 45 days of battery life from one charge, although that fab battery life is likely to take a bit of a ding if you opt to use the watch’s haptic vibration to notify you of incoming calls and messages. The GTS 2e is great for people who like a more rectangular smartwatch style, and the GTR 2e is perfect for those who like a round smartwatch.

Eufy RoboVac G30 Hybrid

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Want to take one of the biggest aggravation points out of your sweetheart’s day? Get them the $369.99 Eufy RoboVac G30 Hybrid. Not only will it vacuum for them, but it can also mop! Whaaaaaat? Yeah, you read that right. The G30 Hybrid will vacuum their office on schedule, and if they don’t have carpet, it can even mop the floor for them using either reusable or disposable mopping cloths. Low enough to get under a lot of furniture and smart enough to navigate itself to the proper places, the G30 Hybrid is a great choice! Take a pain point out of your Valentine’s day by giving them a way to do a chore no one wants to do — automatically. You can even tell the G30 where not to go with Boundary Strips. Isaac Asimov would approve.

Earin A-3 True Wireless Earbuds

Earin A-3 TWE

Earin A-3 earpieces don’t have a dedicated right or left earbud. Instead, their patented technology automatically assigns each earbud as right or left when either bud is placed in the user’s ear. Your Valentine can even share an earbud with you for a mono listening experience together. The $199 Earin A-3 uses an open design (which means there are no silicone or foam tips that have to be jammed into your ear canal), so they sit comfortably and ergonomically in the user’s outer ear allowing for natural ambient sound awareness.

The Earin A-3 earbuds have an IP52 rating, so they are sweat-, water-, and dust-resistant. Each earbud has an intuitive touch interface so that your sweetheart will have a seamless experience answering calls, playing music, and skipping to the next song. The earbuds also use voice recognition technology to connect to your Valentine’s favorite virtual assistant, whether it be Google, Alexa, or Siri. And guess what? The Earin A-3s use Bluetooth 5.0 with a Qualcomm QCC5121 MCU, which means that depending upon the environment, your Valentine can receive a Bluetooth signal from up to 75 meters (246′!) away from their streaming device. Available in black or silver, the Earin A-3’s get up to five hours of music and calls on their own, and the charging case gives them up to 30 hours of playtime.

Maven Beauty

Maven Beauty
An affordable 100% vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand for everyone, Maven Beauty’s products celebrate diversity, body positivity, inclusivity, and beauty in all forms. So for Valentine’s Day (or even Galentine’s), you can pick up one or both of Maven Beauty’s new $22 sprays: Rose Water Setting Spray or Rose Water Prep & Refresh Spray. Roses are said to carry the highest vibrational frequencies of any known natural substance on the planet, so help your partner ditch this year’s negative energy with an aura-lifting, antioxidant-packed Maven Beauty Rose Water Spray!

Also, check out Cosmic Drip — Maven Beauty’s eyeshadow collection of bold metallics and smokey sparkles in Cosmos, Nova, and Stargate. Basic Beat is their first collection where every item is under $20, with products like lipsticks, eyeshadows, lashes, liners, brushes, and powders. If you have no idea where to start, Maven Beauty also sells gift cards!

JBL Party Box On-The-Go

JBL Party Box On-The-Go

The party will be wherever your sweetheart is with the $299.95 JBL Party Box On-The-Go. With 100 watts of JBL Pro Sound, it will more than impress both indoors and outside. Your Valentine can expect crisp highs, pure mids, and even heavy bass—with Bass Boost! If they like to sing along, there’s an included wireless microphone, and if they’re in the mood to dance, you can turn on one of the Party Box On-The-Go’s pre-set dynamic light displays that will sync to the music.

At 19.3″ long by 9.6″ tall by 8.8″ wide and 16.5 pounds, the Party Box On-The-Go is much larger than your average portable speaker, so they’ll appreciate the built-in shoulder strap and its up to six hours of battery life. IPX4 splashproof protection will keep the Party Box safe, no matter where it is being used.

Drizzly

Drizzly
A perfect gift for any occasion, Drizzly is the best way to get wine and alcohol delivered from the shelf of your favorite local retailer to your front door without ever having to leave the house. And right on time for Valentine’s Day, Drizzly is offering up either $5 off your purchase or free delivery when you use the code VDAY2021. (Promo code is not valid in CT, HI, MO, and OH)

Ballsy

Ballsy Ballwash Wood You be Mine Valentines Day Edition

If you’re looking for a special gift for the guy in your life but want to give him a laugh while doing it,— I highly recommend some of Ballsy‘s products. Designed to keep his prized jewels and nether regions clean, fresh, and smelling great — Ballsy’s products have no harsh chemicals (sulfates, parabens, phthalates, or synthetic dyes) or heavy cologne.

Check out Ballsy’s Valentine’s Day special editions like the $50 You’re Incrediballs Cologne VDay Ballwash set, the $10 Wood You Be Mine Ballwash, and the $15 Ballsy Boxers; while you’re at it — throw in some cute $8 Nuts About You socks.

Extract Labs CBD Face Cream and Muscle Cream

Extract Labs CBD Face Cream and Muscle Cream

Extract Labs makes some of the finest CBD products we’ve tried; their Full Spectrum CBD Face Cream and Full Spectrum CBD Muscle Cream are great choices for multiple uses. The $90 Extract Lab’s Full Spectrum CBD Face Cream incorporates shea for moisturizing and jojoba, known for fighting acne, psoriasis, and sunburn. So if your sweetheart stays on the slopes past their SPF’s power, or if they’re dealing with dry skin and acne from wearing a face-mask all day, the soothing face cream can help. On top of the shea and jojoba, the face cream also has lavender, rosemary beeswax, and 1500mg 0f CO2-extracted full spectrum CDB hemp oil. Judie recently put a large and painful scrape on her elbow, and she says the face cream makes it feel better and the wound is healing nicely.

The $90 Extract Labs Full Spectrum CBD Muscle Cream helps calm down aches and body pains after a long day of work or play. The muscle cream’s ingredients include shea, jojoba, menthol, beeswax, 1500mg of CO2-extracted full-spectrum CBD hemp oil, arnica, rosemary, and lavender. Judie uses this on her shoulders every evening and says it helps.

Sometimes the best solutions are all-natural, and you can show you care — and make your sweetheart feel better — with either or both of these creams.

T-Mobile

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

If you’re not sure what you want to gift your Valentine, but you know that tech will make them happy, T-Mobile has some great suggestions. Right now, you can pick up the Apple AirPods Pro for $124.99, with financing at $10.42 for 12 months. Or maybe they’d like a new 32GB Product(RED) 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS and cellular for the holiday? T-Mobile has them for $499.99, or $20.84 for 24 months. They’ve also got the $39.99 Case-Mate Soap Bubble Case for Samsung Galaxy S21 5G, if they’d like something fund for their new Galaxy phone.

Does your partner need a new phone? Right now, T-Mobile customers can get an iPhone 12 for free when they add a line and trade-in an eligible iPhone. Android lover? Get the Samsung S21 5G for free when trading in an eligible device. And customers looking to treat themselves as well as their S.O. can ‘buy one get one free’ when they pick up a Samsung Galaxy S21 5G and activate 2+ qualifying voice lines on an eligible plan. Nothing’s cuter than matching phones at an affordable price! Plus, T-Mobile’s signature Magenta plan (only $40/4 lines), offers Netflix on Us and unlimited talk and text — perfect for virtual date night.

TAO Clean Orbital Facial Brush

TAO Clean Orbital Facial Brush

Perfect for that lady in your life, the $78.99 TAO Clean Orbital Facial Brush will comfortably cleanse her face using powerful rotational technology that’s more capable than manual washing to remove everything from dirt to makeup to environmental debris and dead skin. Its spinning motion combined with its silky soft bristles will thoroughly sweep through her pores to safely dislodge dirt, dead skin cells, and make-up residues.

The TAO Clean Base Station self-cleans and charges the brush head while also protecting it from environmental contaminants, keeping the brush charged and ready when needed. The dock utilizes a built-in 360-degree Halo Lamp, which kills up to 99.9% of germs and pathogens with UV-C light, making each brush head last longer.

Moshi OmniGuard Mask

Moshi OmniGuard Mask

Judie loves her Moshi Mask!

Did you know that Moshi makes masks? Well, they do, and they are some of the best and most comfortable that we’ve tried. Available in medium or large, the $39.95 Moshi OmniGuard Mask is great for all-day wear. These masks protect against bacteria, viruses, pollen, dust, smoke, pollution, and more. The masks are water-resistant and have a long-lasting NanoShield antimicrobial coating to help keep them clean and hygienic.

The included Moshi Nanohedron filter blocks particles as small as PM 0.075 (or 75 nanometers). It offers 99% protection against the most commonly-found airborne contaminants; they include three filters in the package. There’s even an anti-odor bamboo charcoal filter lining the inside of the masks for added comfort and wearability. The OmniGuard Masks feature cushioned adjustable ear loops so you can get the perfect fit, and they have an adjustable nose wire so you can get a great seal.

You can hand-wash and air-dry them to make the anti-microbial coating last even longer — just remove the Nanohedron filter first because it can be put right back in and re-used for two to six weeks of solid wear. Each mask includes a reusable zippered storage pouch.

InvisaWear

InvisaWear

Perfect for a loved one, Invisawear has gorgeous necklaces, bracelets, keychains, and hair scrunchies double as emergency dispatchers that send your location to loved ones during an emergency. Powered by ADT, the jewelry also offers an optional contact 9-1-1 feature that can make sure your loved ones are always safe while ensuring you know exactly where they are. Prices range from $103.20 to $159.20.

Memrise

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide
If you and your spouse have done all of the puzzles you can stand and binge-watched every show on Netflix, Memrise is a great way to switch things up by letting you both learn something new — together. Proven to improve your emotional and intellectual bond by teaching you both a new language together. Now you and your loved one can feel more “worldly” in an unprecedented COVID era, so when things do eventually get to a new normal, you both will have something new to bring to it!

You can buy an $8.99 monthly, $96 annual, or spend $139.99 for a lifetime subscription and get started!

Caliper Swiftsticks Flavored CBD Variety Pack and Dissolvable CBD Powder

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

If taking a CBD soft-gel every day doesn’t sound appealing to you, you might prefer to try the $49.99 30-count Caliper Swiftsticks Flavored CBD Variety Pack (you can save $5 per month if you sign up for monthly shipments). There are three great-tasting flavors — lemon lime, mixed berry, and cool mint — that make for an easy and delicious way to get your CBD on the go. Each stick delivers an exact 20mg of CBD; you just sprinkle it on your tongue and let it dissolve — and they taste delicious without being too sweet or gross. Caliper CBD is always THC-free, GMO-free, and vegan. Judie has these, and she likes that they taste good, and they help with daily aches and pains, stress, and feeling more relaxed before bed. She says, and I quote, “Getting old sucks, y’all. This helps me.”

If sticking CBD powder directly on your tongue doesn’t sound appealing, there’s another option! The $49.99 30-count Caliper Dissolvable CBD Powder (again, you can save $5 per month if you sign up for monthly shipments) is a flavorless dissolvable powder that mixes perfectly into any beverage or food, hot or cold — you won’t even taste it. The 20mg packets are convenient for taking on the go; they require no measuring, there’s no mess, and there aren’t any flavors at all.

Skullcandy Limited Edition “Mood Boost” Feisty Bundle with Indy ANC True Wireless Buds

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Available in a $129.99 super limited edition Feisty Bundle, Skullcandy’s Indy wireless earbuds are the perfect gift for someone special on Valentine’s Day. These true wireless earbuds offer up to 32 hours of total battery life complete and come with a charging case. The Feisty Bundle also comes with a limited-edition poster; sales benefit “To Write Love on Her Arms,” a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.

Fluance Audio RT80 Classic High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable

Fluance Audio RT80 Turntable

Maybe your Valentine is has commented that they’d like to explore the simple pleasure of pulling a record from its sleeve and placing it on a turntable to see the calming magic of the vinyl spinning as it plays their favorite songs. Or maybe they have a record collection from years past that they wish they could enjoy on their home stereo. Either way, you’ll make their day with the $199.99 Fluance Audio RT80 Classic High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable. Built with a lightweight, hollow cabinet design and crafted with a proprietary audiophile-grade MDF wood cabinet to reduce reverberation and create pure stereophonic sounds, this turntable produces rich sounds free from noise and distortion and gives clarity on musical peaks.

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The piano black finished Fluance RT80 is made with premium components, including a high-quality Texas Instruments preamp and gold plated RCA line outputs; it also comes with an Audio Technica AT91 Cartridge. It even features an advanced anti-skating system that caresses each record to conserve and protect a user’s vinyl collection. They can use it to play traditional LP and EP vinyl albums (33 1/3 or 45 RPM). Be sure to check our giveaway for one at the end of this post.

Yale Smart Cabinet Lock

Gear Diary's 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide

If you have a little one in your home, you know how much you want to protect them from dangerous things in your home, and that’s what the $79.99  Yale Smart Cabinet Lock is meant to do. Made to mount inside most cabinets and drawers to safely secure all of your medicine, cleaning supplies, tools, and more, the lock can be controlled with the Free Yale Access app that allows you to see when it’s been unlocked. Give you and your sweetheart some peace of mind by installing one or more of these.

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About the Author

Greg Alston
Diehard Apple fanboy, and lover of all things tech. Born and raised in Washington, DC, Greg enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends, live sporting events, good bourbon, Tetris, and pizza. In that order.