11 Practical Valentine's Day Gifts That Men Will Actually Appreciate

You don't have to overthink it.

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With Valentine's Day coming up, you're probably thinking of of how to pamper your s/o

But if your man isn't into lovey-dovey gestures, you may be scratching your head trying to figure out what to do. The good news is that men aren't that hard to impress. So, don't overthink it.

Here's a list of practical Valentine's Day gifts that men will appreciate:

1. Fake potted plants | From RM55

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If your man loves the idea of having plants at home, but is too lazy to be bothered to take care of real ones, then this is the gift for him.

Not only do fake potted plants spruce up the home, they require absolutely zero upkeep, yay!

You can get it on Shopee.

2. Handheld vacuum | RM108.99

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An affordable, lightweight handheld vacuum is perfect for keeping his bedroom, living room, ceiling walls, and car boot sufficiently clean.

You can get it on Shopee.

3. Bluetooth soundbar | From RM172.30

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Suitable for avid gamers or TV show streamers, a simple Bluetooth soundbar can easily elevate your man's entertainment setup. If you don't know where to start, check out Creative Labs' special Valentine Day's deals on soundbars and other audio equipment.

You can get it on Creative Labs' website.

4. Car wiper blades | From RM17.50

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Sometimes, men tend to procrastinate or just refuse to spend on necessities, like car wiper blades. If it's time for a change, do your man a favour — just make sure to get the right size for his car model.

You can get it on Shopee.

5. Fancy slippers | RM69.90

This may seem like an unnecessary splurge, but a pair of good slippers can make a huge difference.

Chances are, the slippers he's currently wearing is peeling, gripless, and outright ugly. If he's clumsy, they're probably also breaking every other month. Your man deserves better. <3

You can get it on Shopee.

6. Mini LED projector | From RM112

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Instead of hitting up the cinemas, getting a mini LED projector for your man means more movie nights together at home, yasss! It's easy, cheaper, and more time for the both of you. <3

You can get it on Shopee.

7. Foldable workout bench | RM169

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If your man is a workout junkie (or wannabe, hehe) and doesn't have a gym membership, a foldable workout bench is a great way to break out a sweat at home. What's cool is that it can easily fit under your bed or beside your door, so it won't take up much space.

You can get it on Shopee.

8. 100g of A5 Wagyu steak | RM80

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Something your man won't likely buy for himself, a cut of A5 Wagyu steak will definitely bring a smile to his face. But don't expect him to share the joy with you — better get your own steak too if you want a bite.

You can get it on AAH Nippon's website.

9. His own Spotify or Netflix subscription | Price varies

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If he's still using Spotify with ads, or logging into Netflix with your account, treat your man by giving him his own Spotify and Netflix subscription. Or, if you still have space, add him to your 'Family' plan, so he won't mess up your playlists and 'Continue Watching'.

It's a long-term commitment, but you can make him pay for it after Valentine's Day anyways. ;P

You can subscribe to Spotify Premium and Netflix.

10. A comfy new pillow | RM49.90

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It's time to get rid of all his pillows that already kemek. Especially if he complains about neck pains and not being able to sleep well at night, a comfy new pillow can do the trick.

You can get it on Muji's website.

11. Mini electric screwdriver | From RM89.90

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This little cordless screwdriver is perfect for those who are constantly taking things apart, fixing them, and putting them back together. The basic one comes with 20 different sized screw bits, and looks sleek, just like a pen.

You can get it on Shopee.

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