Here’s Where to Get Heart-Shaped Candy, a Romantic Dinner and Self-Care Gifts in LA
Looking to enjoy all of your Valentine’s Day activities in one place? The Point in El Segundo is home to some of the best shops, restaurants and services in the area. From planning some pampering before a romantic dinner with your significant other to spending a day shopping with the girls, The Point is the perfect place to show yourself (and others) a little extra love. Here’s how to have the best Valentine’s Day at this one-stop LA hot spot.
Give yourself (or your loved one) the gift of serenity by booking a facial at The Face Haus. The expert estheticians use The Face Haus’ branded cleansers, serums and masks, resulting in glowing skin that you’ll definitely want to show off during your Valentine’s Day dinner. The Haus Special is a comprehensive facial that takes your own skin’s needs into account and includes a powerful oxygen blast, leaving you looking and feeling more rejuvenated than ever.
Nothing says “sweetheart” like Sugarfina! Stop by the bright and colorful storefront to snag some of the most decadent V-Day candies. The Love Letter Candy Cubes are the perfect way to spread some sugar, but the multi-sized XOXO Candy Bento Boxes let you try multiple Sugarfina staples, such as the strawberry heart gummies and dark chocolate sea salt caramels. If you’re looking to go all out, the Valentine’s Day Nine Piece Candy Trunk has everything from champagne gummy bears to cappuccino cordials.
Finding the right words can be hard, but Paper Source makes it easier than ever. Browse through a variety of stunning Valentine’s Day cards that range from funny to touching and romantic. Whether you’re planning on writing a small note or a novel-worthy passage, Paper Source provides the perfect cards for your sentiments. You can also snag a Valentine’s Day mug or journal during your visit.
Give your beauty routine a boost by popping into Bluemercury. This luxury beauty retailer is also the ideal place to find your mom or sister a small-but-mighty gift to spread some love on Valentine’s Day. From Bobbi Brown makeup to La Mer face cream, Bluemercury carries the very best brands in beauty that let you shine from head to toe.
Looking for a gift that will last longer than flowers? Shop the timeless jewelry selection at Kendra Scott. In addition to the statement earrings and dainty gold pieces that can be worn year-round, there are also a few Valentine-themed pieces that are sure to impress. The XOXO Gold Pendant Necklace features a hot pink mother-of-pearl center that catches the eye without being over-the-top. The Ari Heart Gold Huggie Earrings are another adorable option that will make your sweetheart swoon.
For Valentine’s Day dinner, North Italia will be offering an amore-inducing three-course prix fixe menu that can be enjoyed in the restaurant or at home. For starters, choose from wild shrimp scampi, a seasonal salad or the mouthwatering chef’s board. When it comes to entrees, guests can decide among roasted porchetta, squid ink tonnarelli or roasted salmon before ending with a decadent hazelnut dessert. This modern Italian restaurant has a laid-back and inviting vibe, making it a great spot for an intimate dinner for two or your biggest group of gal pals.2/14
Before turning in for a romantic evening at home (or a glass of wine with your girls), stop by Van Leeuwen Ice Cream for a creamy and dreamy treat. In addition to classic favorites like chocolate fudge brownie and strawberry, Van Leeuwen also has some seasonal delights that are perfectly on-brand for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the creamy marionberry cheesecake for a fruity combo that you’ll probably want to take home by the pint.
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Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.