£25 AND OVER
1 | Michael Bublé By Invitation Perfume – £39 (50ml)
Self-confessed ‘hopeless romantic’ Michael Bublé has released his first fragrance, By Invitation. Available in a variety of sizes and gift set options, there’s a gift to suit everyone. By Invitation is an elegant fine fragrance with a gorgeous fresh fruity accent. Starting with top notes of red fruits and bergamot with added heart notes of lily of the valley, wild jasmine and spicy peony and with a base of sandalwood-musk and vanillas. Presented in a gorgeous elegant bottle, this is one perfume that will take pride of place on any dressing table. This would make a lovely gift for any female friend, or why not treat yourself this Christmas?
2 | Filofax (The Original Organiser) – £65+
For the organiser in your life why not give them a gift that will let them organise everything in style with The Original Organiser from Filofax. With a variety of styles, colours and sizes there’s a Filofax to suit every organiser out there. Crafted from thick leather, the Original Organiser retains the characteristics of the classic Filofax and is a popular choice for many, and it’s easy to see why. The organiser boasts two card pockets, one vertical slip pocket, two elastic pen loops and one multifunctional elastic holder. The right-hand side has one vertical slip pocket and one jot pad pocket. There’s also plenty of space for writing important dates in the diary thanks to the week on two pages diary layout.
3 | Braun Silk-expert IPL – £399
The Braun Silk-expert IPL is a permanent hair removal system that uses the same principles as professional salon treatments, but which can be used at home. The clever device adapts to skin tone to make the process as straight forward and as good as possible. The system is suitable for body and face, with results will be noticeable within 4 weeks. The Braun systems is the fastest IPL technology on the market with it taking just 10 minutes to treat legs.
The special Braun Silk-expert Beauty Edition also includes a sonic body exfoliator to help exfoliate skin gently for a smooth feel from head to toe.
This gorgeous Metalic brush set from Real Techniques will let you create a fresh, beautiful look in no time at all. The Spotlight Essentials set includes the 300 Tapered Blush brush, 102 Triangle Concealer brush and a 203 Tapered Shadow brush. These specially designed brushes are perfect for using with cream, powder and liquid makeup. Included in the gift set is a clutch which will let you safely store and carry your brushes without damaging them.
5 | Buyagift Superwoman Smartbox – £49.99
If you’re out of ideas, then why not let them choose their own gift with the Superwoman Smartbox from Buyagift. The Smartbox lets you choose from over 1570 experiences including Afternoon Teas, Relaxing Spa Days and Adrenaline Adventures for one or two people. There are destinations throughout the UK and the gift is valid for 24 months. It makes a great gift for those hard to buy for ladies in your life.
6 | Pink Parcel Limited Edition Clutch Bag – £29.99
This gorgeous rose gold clutch bag, complete with rose gold chain and cute bow charm detail is packed full of festive makeup, skincare treats, snacks, tea and tampons. The clutch has been put together to help women enjoy the festive season, even when mother nature calls. The Limited Edition Clutch Bag costs £29.99, but the content of the bag up to £150!
£25 AND UNDER
1 | All Is Bright Yankee Candle – £21.99
If you want a gift that won’t go wrong then why not choose from Yankee Candles extensive range of scented candles, accessories and home fragrance gifts. There are Christmas themed candles which not only look and smell amazing. There’s also a lovely range of Christmas themed products to choose from including Christmas scented candles, cute animal themed accessories and much more. If you can’t choose from the range then why not hedge your bets with a lovely gift set that will let the lucky guy or girl try a few different scents.
2 | U Studio Mug and Coaster – £various
For a friend or family member with a keen eye for style then U Studio has a whole host of great gift ideas. Take the super cute Because Cats Coaster and Believe the Hype Mug for example. They would make a lovely gift for that difficult to buy for person in your life. Unique, stylish and guaranteed to be loved by trend-setters everywhere. U Studio has a whole host of gifts available including greeting cards, tote bags, pencils, card frames, notebooks, pin badges, mugs, coasters, screen prints, temporary tattoos, ceramics, card games, stickers, gift wrap and much more. You will be able to find the perfect gift for even the fussiest friend here.
3 | O-Teas – £various
If you know someone who loves tea then they will love O-Teas. There’s a fantastic selection of teas to choose from including black, green, fruit, herbal, organic, Oteatox, Rooibos and Wellness with lots of flavours to choose from, including some delicious Christmassy teas. You can buy teabags or loose tea, single flavours or even a gift box where you can mix and match which teas to include. It makes a lovely gift for the tea lovers out there.
The Gillette Venus is a thoughtful stocking filler idea which will give the gift of smooth and moisturised skin. The clever design helps exfoliate skin, lock-in moisture and leave skin smelling amazing. Thanks to the Sugarberry scented olay moisture bars which release skin conditioner there’s no need for shaving gel, and skin will be left smelling and looking amazing. With 5 razor blades it is a gentle as it is accurate and will give a Venus-close shave. A SoftGrip handle means it won’t slip from your grasp when shaving, giving confident control. The razor also comes with an in-shower holder to air dry between uses.
5 | Aromatika Handmade Products – £various
Aromatika is the perfect place to buy your family or friend a gift they will love and that will love them back. You can choose from products for your face, body, hands & feet, Hair, Bath & Shower, Mineral Makeup, Home Fragrance Candles and soap, as well as Gift Vouchers and Gift Sets. Aromatika products are organic & natural, hand made in Devon, SLS & paraben free and not tested on animals.
6 | Guylian Seashells – £various
Chocolate and Christmas go hand in hand, am I right?! If you’re looking for an indulgent treat to give as a present or enjoy during the festive period then Guylian is a must. This year there are several new products to try, as well as the classic . Perfect for sharing whilst enjoying a film, or two on Christmas Day.
7 | Sleek Say The Magic Word Mini Matte Me Collection – £5
A lovely gift or stocking filler this Christmas for any beauty lover is the Sleek Mini Matte Me Collection. The set contains four different shades of Matte Me liquid lipsticks including Birthday Suit, Velvet Slipper, Rioja Red andOld Hollywood. Lips will be transformed using the bestselling lipsticks which are quickly becoming a cult favourite amongst beauty lovers.
8 | Heart & Home Red Rose Reed Diffuser – £12.99
If it’s a homely gift you’re looking for this Christmas then take a look at the lovely reed Diffusers available from Home Fragrance specialists Heart & Home. They offer a variety of beautifully presented reed diffusers in different scents and they would make a lovely gift for someone who loves homely gifts. You can choose from Red Rose, Pearl Bouquet, Fresh linen, Sweet Pea and True Enchantment.
9 | PICT Photo Framing Service – £11+
For a personal gift that offers something a little unique take a look at what PICT has to offer. PICT is an online photo framing service that uses everyday smells to trigger memories. Simply choose a photo that the person you’re gifting the item to will love, upload it to the website, select a frame and then choose a scent (cut grass, baby powder, seaside, rain, and open log fire) to go with the photo. You can even have the item gift wrapped and sent with a personalised card for a small fee. If you’re not great at wrapping (like me) this is something you will appreciate. Orders start at just £11 including gift-wrap and delivery. You create a personalised gift in minutes that will be cherished for a lifetime. What’s more, for every PICT order 10p is donated to the Alzheimer’s Society which is such a worthy cause.