If you are fed up with seeing images of bunches of long stem roses in the run up to Valentine's Day, why not go straight to the heart of the plant and pick up one of the multitude of beauty and home luxuries that are full of all the best bits of the over-gifted flower.

The light, delicate perfumed scent that was once associated with a more mature woman has had a bit of a renaissance and everyone from Jo Malone to Diptyque have enrobed their products in the fragrant scent that also has many benefits for the skin. Natural, sensitive-skin friendly and anti-bacterial, rose water and oils have long been a go-to for beauty brands.

Rather than spending money on a bouquet that will be gone in a week, treat yourself or another to some roses you can keep.

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Where to find them:

Diptyque, Rosaviola scented candle 190g; £44, Liberty

Moroccan rose Otto sugar body polish 200ml; £32, Ren Skincare

Milky rose soap 155g; $15 £10.50), Osmia Organics

Nuxe - Comforting Cleansing milk with Rose Petals | For all skin types including sensitives 200ml; £14, Boots

Bleach Rose Conditioner 250ml; £6, Boots

Le Labo - Rose 31 100ml; £150, Liberty

Rose Bonne Mère Soap 100g; £4.50, L'Occitane

Kiehl's Patchouli & Fresh Rose Skin Softening Body Cleanser, 250ml; £17.50, John Lewis

Jurlique - Rosewater balancing mist 100ml; £24, Look Fantastic

Red Roses Cologne 100ml; £85, Jo Malone

By Terry - Baume de Rose 10g; £39, Space NK

Natural rose lip roll-on 10ml; £2, The Body Shop

Cedar Rose Scented Sachets - Set Of 3; £10, The White Company

Aesop - Damascan rose facial treatment 25ml; £51, Space NK