Shop Local: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these sure-to-please gifts from Bay Area businesses.

EO French Lavender Body Polish, $17

This body polish — new to EO — is a rich and creamy exfoliator that leaves skin feeling velvety-smooth, nourished and radiant thanks to moisturizing pure lavender essential oil and other plant-based oils and butters.

Heath Ceramics Box and Stopper Vase, $295

A mini-vase in two parts — box and stopper — intersects art and function. This textured sculptural piece is art unto itself, yet transforms for playful floral arrangement any which way.

Marin Gear Shop Towns Series Short Sleeve T-Shirt, $23 – $27

You love your town, so share that love! This super-soft, baby-knit t-shirt looks great on both men and women and fits like a well-loved favorite. 100% cotton, except for heather colors.

Patagonia Provisions Organic Moloka’i Honey, $18

This honey is exceptionally pure, with hints of toasted brown sugar and caramel. It comes from Moloka’i, where bees are protected from toxins and pests linked to pollinator declines.

Warm Things Hampden Woven Chenille Berkshire Throw, $27

This beautifully knitted chenille throw is a lovely accent in any room. The perfect gift for loved ones, it comes in four earth tone colors and measures 50″ by 60″.

Chocolate from a Bay Area chocolatier.

What says Valentine’s Day more than chocolate? Our local chocolatiers — Alter Eco, Dandelion Chocolate, Poco Dolce, Recchiuti Confections and others — have you covered.

Cavallo Point Spa

Gift card for a future massage or facial to a local spa.

Send your special someone into 7th heaven with a promise of serenity at Resonance Marin, Evo Spa, Eva Claiborne, Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Cavallo Point and more.

Bloomingayles

Flowers from one of Marin’s local florists.

Choose or create custom arrangements from Bloomingayles, Kate’s Blossoms, Rafael Florist, Marin Floral Studio and more. 


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Kasia PawlowskaKasia Pawlowska loves words. A native of Poland, Kasia moved to the States when she was seven. The San Francisco State University creative writing graduate went on to write for publications like the San Francisco Bay Guardian and KQED Arts among others prior to joining the Marin Magazine staff. Topics Kasia has covered include traveltrendsmushroom hunting, an award-winning series on social media addiction, and loads of other random things. When she’s not busy blogging or researching and writing articles, she’s either at home writing postcards and reading or going to shows. Recently, Kasia has been trying to branch out and diversify, ie: use different emojis. Her quest for the perfect chip is a never-ending endeavor.