Stay-At-Home Valentine’s Day Ideas

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary celebrations. Booze doesn’t hurt, either. This year’s Valentine’s Day is no different. Old traditions like flowers, a fancy restaurant, and maybe a sparkly gift for your partner? Very 2019. Stay-at-home Valentine’s celebrations where the center of attention is you? Now we’re talking. We’ve consulted our experts for some ideas for a stay-at-home Valentine’s Day worthy of a brand new year.


Treat Yourself to a Home Spa Day



It was a tough 2020. You need a spa day. Correction: you deserve one. And you don’t need to actually go to a spa. Your home will work quite nicely. First thing’s first: wear something comfortable. We’re staying home. What’s the point of dressing up? This is your day, so take the opportunity to make yourself feel exactly as pretty or as handsome as you like. We won’t judge.


Now for your home spa treatment plan: our expert wellness coach, Andrea Abenoza-Filardi, is always on the lookout for all-natural ways to care for our skin. Check out her advice regarding Camellia Seed Oil, an ingredient that has a centuries-long history of giving its users better skin. Also, be sure to take a look at her list of supplements. They keep Andrea healthy on the outside and the inside. (Sorry, Andrea. TMI?).


What’s more important, feeling good or looking good? You’re right. They both are. So treat yourself to a home spa day and relaaaaaax.


Close Those Exercise Rings



Exercise is a proven way to instantly feel better, and your body will thank you for it. This Valentine’s Day, get your heart pumping with This warm-up and dance routine from Asiel Hardison. Asiel’s endorphin-fueled exercise routine is guaranteed to make you forget all about those chocolate-covered strawberries. Or feel a little less guilty eating a whole box of them. 


Make the Perfect Meal (Or As Close as You Can Get)



No, you can’t go out to a nice restaurant for a fancy meal. But before you eat your feelings with a frozen pizza and a pint of ice cream, remember: Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to stretch your comfort zone and explore new meal ideas in the kitchen. Make sure you’re making the most of what your kitchen can do with this essential list from Chef Derrick Reed and let celebrity chef and world traveler Charles Webb show you how to spice up dessert.

 

Look Amazing on That Zoom Date



Maybe you met somebody online. Maybe you’re in a long-distance relationship. Or maybe that special “someone” is sitting next to you on the couch. And that “someone” is your cat. Regardless, you still deserve a Zoom date mini makeover.


Dancer and model Ashley Bates shows us what she does to look refreshed and well-rested for the camera, even when she’s not. And professional makeup artist Maureen Burke shares tricks and tips for a perfect beauty routine so you can look your best. And work that Zoom camera like you mean it.


2020 was rough. Valentine’s Day is a perfect opportunity for you to recenter, reevaluate and snuggle up to somebody special. And the Desire Company is here to help. We’ll make it all about you and what makes you feel good. Like a non-judgy friend.

 

 

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