6 not-so-common gifts you should gift yourself this Valentine

Florence Uwaeme

We have been giving you clues on what to gift your partner this love season. But right now, we bring you 6 not-so-common gifts you should gift yourself this Valentine.

Whether you have a partner who will spoil you with gifts or not, these seven gifts are inescapable for you. You may say, oh well, I have no need for these gifts because I have them already but by the time we are through with this article, you will see the need to get them for yourself.

Mind you, these six gifts are common but not-so-common because they are things we use almost on a daily but we seldom change, except when they are torn, broken or they decided to save themselves by hiding.

In this article, we are not going to be holding anything back, we are here to say the truth and nothing but the truth. So, brace up and read with an open.


Toothbrushes are a big part of our daily living as we are encouraged to brush our mouths at least two times daily – morning and night.

According to health care experts in charge of our teeth, it is recommended we change our toothbrushes at least every three months.

Some of us have toothbrushes that have seen better days. I mean toothbrushes that are older than some toddlers.

So, in this article, we have come to encourage you to please change that toothbrush for your gums’ sake. Gift yourself a new toothbrush this season.

2.Bathing sponge

On our number two list, we have the bathing sponge. The bathing sponge, just like our toothbrushes are involved in our daily living. Yet we fail to give them the care that is required of us.

Some people have never changed their bathing sponge since they became an adult. What do we now make of this attitude?

Why not use this Valentine season to gift your body a new bathing sponge? That body is the only one you have, so take care of it today by changing that God-forsaken sponge that is almost as old as Methuselah.

  1. Sleeping Pillows

Those pillows in your bedroom are deserving of replacement. That pillow you keep sewing every other month is not happy with you oh!

What if that constant discomfort you feel every night is as a result of these pillows rebellion? You never can tell these things. Do yourself good by gifting yourself new sleeping pillows this Valentine.

  1. Singlet and panties

We know you love that particular singlet or pantie, we understand the emotional attachment to this particular wears. But you have to let them go. That no one sees that particular singlet or pantie is not good enough an excuse to keep it forever. Let them go!

  1. New black bra

Yes, dear sister, that black bra deserves to be changed because black bra’s lives matter. Okay, so because that bra is the only bra that gives your boobs that assurance and confidence, you now want to enslave the heck out of the bra? Sis, be considerate, please. That bra deserves better and we are here to tell you so.

How will you meet other black bras that are able to hold those boobs of yours to high esteem if you don’t go shopping for one?

  1. Black hair net/bonnet

Some ladies only wash their hair net/bonnet once a year. If your hair net is black and you haven’t washed it in ages, do yourself some good by gifting yourself a new hairnet/bonnet this Valentine season because you honestly need it. For the sake of your own sanity, ensure you change it.