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Heart-inspired beauty for Valentine's Day

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In the shape of a heart

Can you believe Valentine's Day is right around the corner? It’s time to get in the mood with something heart shaped to celebrate the day. These pretty little things are sure to please whether you’re happily attached or a swinging single. So treat yourself or slip a hint to your significant other.

In the shape of a heart

The Body Shop Chocomania Heart Shaped Soap ($4)

Nothing says Valentine's Day more than chocolates, except maybe roses. Well, have your chocolate fix calorie-free and in the bath with The Body Shop's new chocolate scented Chocomania soap, made with real cocoa butter and a coconut shell for exfoliation.

In the shape of a heart

Physicians Formula Happy Booster Mood and Glow Boosting Blush ($12)

The name sort of says it all. Happy and glowing. There's more than one way to get that look and this involves just a simple blush, the kind that comes in a compact. The violet scented powder is a pretty mix of pink shades that feature the company's Happy Boost Blend, which has Happy Skin and Euphoryl, natural plant extracts which have been shown to promote a feeling of happiness by mimicking the effect of endorphins.  

In the shape of a heart

Vera Wang Princess Night ($75)

A limited edition part of the Princess collection, this purple glitter encrusted bottle houses a scent of rich berries and florals with a little musk and woods that's sure to bring out your tiara-wearing side. A ring-bearing prince on bended knee not included.

Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips ($10)

Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish Strips ($10)

Wear your heart on your nails with the Speed Dating design from the Valentine's Day Collection. Red hearts large and small dance across a white background in this nail art that's bound to keep you in the mood.

In the shape of a heart

Sigma Beauty Heart Shaped Pocket Mirror ($22)

Dazzle them when you whip this beauty out of your bag. A heart covered with rhinestones is a compact mirror that has both regular and 5x magnification. Grab one in your choice of color -- red, blue or pink leopard.

Bath and Body Works Pocket Bacterial Gel ($1.50)

Bath and Body Works Pocket Bacterial Gel ($2)

Check out the new scent called I Love You , a red tinted anti-bac gel with a little heart logo and a floral bouquet fragrance. These are a perfect tiny treat for anyone but are especially cute for the kids, and at just under $2, they're easy on the wallet.

Hard Candy Just Nails Nail Color with Ring ($4)

Hard Candy Just Nails Nail Color with Ring ($4)

Here's a trendy nail polish that comes with its own heart shaped plastic ring. You may have been hoping for diamonds, but plastic will bring back memories of youthful days spent at the county fair and arcade.

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