5 sexy yet budget-friendly Valentine gifts


Posted at Feb 11 2014 11:48 AM | Updated as of Feb 12 2014 03:11 AM

MANILA – Instead of giving the usual flowers, candy or stuffed toys, break the mold and surprise your spouse by giving him or her gifts that will make your Valentine’s Day sizzle.

A number of interesting items that can spice up a couple’s relationship – from toys to gadgets and other accessories – can be found in some specialty stores in Metro Manila such as Pleasure Place in Metrowalk or Pleasure Shop along Boni Avenue.

But if you do not have the time or the budget to buy such things, don’t fret. Just take a quick stroll at a mall or a supermarket and you are bound to find a sexy gift or two for your spouse. In the end, it’s all about creativity.

Here are some ideas to help you get started.

1. Lingerie

Lingerie at La Senza. Photo from the brand’s Facebook page

A pair of lace underwear can instantly make a woman feel younger and sexier. To those who are not into lace, several stores offer plenty of adventurous designs, from animal print to camouflage.

2. Supplements

Enduranz supplements. Photo from the brand’s Facebook page

While some doubt the effectiveness of supplements, others claim that these have significantly improved their “performance” in bed.

3. Condoms

Premiere Condoms. Photo from the brand’s website

Those who seek pleasure while “playing it safe” may turn to condoms, which are available in most stores in the country. Several brands offer condoms in a variety of colors, flavors and textures to suit different preferences.

4. Books

“The Little Black Book of Kama Sutra.” Photo from Amazon.com

Looking for some inspiration? Go to the bookstore. Several books and magazines provide ideas on how to improve a couple’s sex life.

5. Scented candles

Scented soy wax candles from Alice Blue. Photo from the brand’s website

Do not underestimate the power of scented candles as these can set the mood for a romantic evening. Pick your partner’s favorite scent and you’re all set.

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