As I do every year, I’ve gathered together my favourite beauty, fashion and lifestyle gifts for her this Christmas. For the 2018 festive season there are some amazing items available online and in stores, and i’ve got ideas that will suit all of the women amongst your friends and family.
Jo Loves White Rose & Lemon Leaves Fragrance*, £70, Jo Loves
The Jo behind Jo Loves, is actually Jo Malone. This is her latest fragrance venture since selling Jo Malone London, and it established itself very quickly as being just as high quality, unique and luxurious. This fragrance is a light, fresh, delicate floral that’s perfect for everyday wear.
ESPA Time For Sleep Set*, £22, Harvey Nichols
ESPA’s luxury spa-like scents are perfect for serious pamper sessions. This collection of 3 travel-sized products contains their soothing, sleep-enducing blend of frankincense and myrrh essential oils. There’s a Soothing Bath Oil, Soothing Body Oil and Soothing Sleep Balm – a three-step pre-bedtime ritual.
Korres Little Stars Shower Gel Collection*, £10, Bath & Unwind
Greek brand Korres have released some of their most loved bath & body scents in travel-sized shower gel form. They are fresh, clean and naturally scented. There’s Bergamot & Jasmine, Bergamot & Pear, Fig and Lavender Blossom.
Percy & Reed Perfect Wonders Discovery Set*, £20, Percy & Reed
Percy & Reed are a top British hairdressing brand. This set of their best products is a great way to be introduced to the brand, and it’s the perfect set to stow away for future travels. There’s a shampoo, conditioner, overnight conditioning mask and a balm to tame flyaway hairs and smooth split ends.
Feather & Down Sleep Essentials Travel Set*, £12, Creightons
Another set to aid with sleep, Feather & Down’s exclusive aromatherapy blend has a lot of fans. There are four travel-sized products inside to help you drift off to the land of nod – Melting Shower Cream, All-Purpose Sleep Balm, Pillow Spray and a Sleep Body Butter.
Atkinsons Falling in Leaves Limited Edition EDT*, £300, Harrods
This is one of the most luxurious and exclusive perfumes you will ever see. Atkinsons are already a prestige brand with a royal heritage, but this limited edition release is limited to just 300 bottles and costs £300. The scent inside the gold filigree bottle is warm, sensual, plum-y and slightly oriental.
Skintruth Nourishing Facial Kit*, £26.78, Sally Beauty
This would be a great gift for a younger person, or for someone just beginning to add multiple skincare products into their beauty routine. There are five products and bottles are huge, so they’ll last a long time. There’s a cleanser, toner, moisturiser, mask and exfoliator, and they contain moisturising and nourishing ingredients such as orchid and ginseng.
Ettika Cosmic Trip Earrings*, £35, Love My Apparel
These stunning earrings are a real statement piece and look so much more expensive than they actually are. They are perfect for New Year’s Eve parties and other fancy occasions, and are sure to make heads turn.
Owen Drew Luxury Candles Limited Edition Rose Gold in Holly & Ivy*, £40, Owen Drew
Owen Drew are a great UK luxury candle maker. There candles are amazing quality and burn beautifully. At the moment, all of their scents are available in these limited edition rose gold metal jars. Holly & Ivy is a scent that’s perfect for cold, winter nights. It has the freshness of foliage, mixed with the warmth of festive spices.
Melita Latham London Leather Trinket Tray*, £21, Melita Latham London
Do you ever travel and feel lost without your bedside jewellery tray when you’re in a hotel? This beautiful leather trinket tray folds down flat for easy transportation, so that you have a place to put your treasures wherever you go. This is definitely one for a loved one with wanderlust.
Prezzybox Cinema Light Box*, £19.99, Prezzybox
These cinema light boxes will never go out of fashion. They look visually cool and there’s something so fun about being able to continually customise them to suit any moment. Everyone needs one of these in their home.
totes Ladies Ceramic Travel Mug & Earmuff Set* £20, totes
totes are the makers of the classic slipper socks, but they also make other cosy, warming wares. These fluffy earmuffs come with a ceramic travel mug to take hot drinks on your morning commute. It’s black and white-striped with tiny gold hearts – a stylish design to suit all ages.
Quinton Chadwick Red Love Gloves*, £35, Quinton Chadwick
These are a pair of real statement woolly gloves. The bright red shade is eye-catching enough, but the black ‘love’ word emblazoned on each hand makes them extra special. They come in one size and are made from 100% lambswool.
Cranes Cider Gift Pack*, £13.50, Cranes
If you have a cider lover amongst your friends and family, this gift pack from an independent British brand will get them excited. There are three large 500ml bottles, as well as a tall and unique branded cider glass. The flavours included are Blueberries & Apples, Cranberries & Limes and Raspberries & Pomegranates. They are 30% lower in calories than other cider brands, and the brand is run by two best friends.
buyagift 2 Night Country Escape with Dinner for 2, £209, buyagift
You can choose from over 250 different locations to visit with this voucher for a two-night hotel stay for 2, and dinner on one night. It’s a lovely way to give someone a gift of time with a loved one, instead of something material. It’s so easy to book and redeem, and they will have a year to use it.
This post contains press samples, but all opinions are my own.
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