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Sanya Panwar, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, February 10, 2014
Yes, it's that time of year again! And if anyone is looking for some amazing last-minute Valentine's Day presents, we found them. If you're a guy, the pressure is on to find your lady that special gift that will make her eyes light up in that unmistakable way. But don't panic; with this Valentine's Day gift guide you're sure to find a winner.

Here goes our top Valentine's gift ideas:

1 Any girl knows about the damaging results of harsh winter conditions on her skin, which is why a rich hand salve is a thoughtful Valentine's Day gift. We say, pick one that is the perfect size to fit in her purse, and you can be sure she will always have it on hand (no pun intended). Plus, she’ll carry it around with her wherever she goes. Sweet!

Suggestive of an intimate night in, a scented candle is an affordable and romantic gift- especially if it’s lit in a strategic spot when she gets home or wherever else it is you wish to take her. This gift will show her you have a healthy understanding about her desire to see something pleasing and feel relaxed after a tough day!

The cold months can be especially hard on the fairer gender- a comforting cup of cocoa is a great way to fight off the early morning, late night chill, isn't it? A complementing pair of mugs will represent an interest in sharing a warm beverage. Simple and unassuming, a ceramic pair, like this one, is more romantic than you might think.

Jewelry can be a bit of a gamble. But, if you do decide to get her one this year, stray from the predictable. So, a watch that’s elegant yet not too showy and made by a trusted brand is sure to hit the right note. Also, make sure you get a watch that has just the right touch of eccentric, perfect for the girl who accessorizes like a pro.

Move over the usual sweat pants/ printed pyjamas. Gift her knit pants- they are as comfortable as they are sexy- that will become her at-home staple. Not only are they casual, their slim fit will compliment those legs. Talk about introducing a little extra everyday sexiness to lounging around!

There are few gifts better than a fragrance in a sweet bottle to gift a woman any time of the year, Valentine's Day included. The choice is yours, but try going for a light floral scent of Roses, it won't overpower her natural smell.

7 What's the ultimate Valentine's Day gift for her (that’s actually really for you)? Lingerie! Every woman likes to feel sexy, and a matching top and bottom combo will put you both in the mood. We recommend the highest-quality lingerie available out there, because when you’re trying to get skimpy, you really shouldn’t skimp.

If you can't write the kind of poetry every girl wants to have written about her, breathe easy. Give her a selection of romantic and evocative poems (presented in a portable format, if she is the tech-savvy kinds). This unique gift will make for one hell of a gift for your sweetheart- something a little longer-lasting than most gifts that's sure to make her think of you.