My Christmas Gift Guide
I often get asked for gift ideas and recommendations so I've put together a guide for anyone looking for some inspiration. I have personally used all of these products, apart from one which I bought for a dear friend and she was thrilled with the purchase. I'm so happy to offer a 20% discount code (available until 23rd December) on several of these products. Check out my instagram or facebook page for details.
Donna May London Vegan Lay Flat Make up Bog £32.00
Can be personalised with name initial and good choice of colours to choose from
There are also a selection of lower priced fabric versions too
L'Occitane Men's Christmas Bauble £12.00
Containing Energising Fluid for the face, Extra Gentle Soap & Hand Cream £12.00
Three hero products included. There are several other versions available too
Kate Spade 'Find the Silver Lining' Idiom Bangle £40
A beautiful and simple bangle that would suit anyone's wrist
The White Company Fire Tree Candle prices start at £12
A beautifully fragrant Christmas candle evoking walks in pine forests
A sophisticated alternative to your traditional spiced Christmas candle
Neom Perfect Nights Sleep Face Oil £42.00
An incredible facial oil suitable for all skin types. Perfect to massage into cleansed skin before bed with the added bonus of inhaling in the sleep inducing essential oils
I love all of their products. You can't really go wrong choosing anything from Neom.
Their candles are amazing and start at £16.00
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig £4.50
Such a beautiful and uplifting thought provoking book about embracing life
Clarins Eau Dynamisante prices start at £36.00
A classic and sophisticated citrus fragrance
I've been wearing this for over twenty five years
The White Company Fine Silver Photo Frame 3x3 £25.00
Simple and understated frame
I was gifted one about ten years ago and it still looks as good as new and a modern design
Music Genius Playing Cards £8.19
Fun playing cards displaying illustrations of music icons
L'Occitane Intensive Hand Balm £24.00
The best hand balm in the world (in my opinion) for very dry skin. L'Occitane also offer a hand cream in the same range which is another great choice. They come in a variety of sizes too.
Hotel Chocolat Velvetiser £99.95
The best hot chocolate you can make in your own kitchen
Lots of different flavours of hot chocolate available including alcoholic additions
The Little Book of Inner Peace £6.29
Such a lovely book full of calm, a great choice for anyone
Molton Brown Bauble Shower Gels £14.00
Very cute shower gel filled baubles
There are a selection of different fragrances available
The One-Minute Gratitude Journal £6.99
I use this every night. It's an opportunity to think about what I am grateful for that day
It's quick and simple and a satisfying way to end the day
Neom Wellbeing Pod Essential Oil Diffuser £95.00
I absolutely love this pod, it's so effective at fragrancing a room plus it looks really stylish
There are several starter packs which include a variety of essential oils too
Caudalie Beauty Elixir £12.00
By far the best facial spritz there is (again, in my opinion)
Wonderfully effective at hydrating the skin (spray it on at any time), to set makeup, to cool the skin and give glow to your complexion
Small Pleasures by Clare Chambers £7.37
This is such a beautifully written story set in Kent and London in1957
I loved it so much and didn't want it to end
L'Occitane Intensive Foot Balm £24.00
The best foot balm available (in my humble opinion)
Works wonders on dry and rough skin. L'Occitane also offer a foot cream which is just as amazing.
L'Atelier Parfum Opus 1 Verte Euphorie Prices start at £25.00
A Vegan fragrance made with 90% natural ingredients
It's a unique fresh citrusy unisex long lasting Eau du Parfum
Yu Ling Rose Quartz Double Facial Roller £36 (presented in a lovely box)
An alternative to using your hands for facial massage. Effective at depuffing, stimulating circulation, cooling, relaxing muscles, encouraging lymphatic drainage (detoxification) and soothing inflammation. There are cheaper alternatives on the market but many aren't made as well and the mechanisms often squeak as they are being used! Not conducive to relaxation!
The Little Book of Hygge - Danish Secrets to Happy Living By Meik Wiking £8.63
A book after my own heart - creating cosiness at home and everyday pleasures with the absence of annoyance
Lumie Bodyclock Shine 300 Wake up to Daylight Table Lamp £109.99
The most effective alarm clock I've ever had. I was never a morning person, always choosing to reach for the snooze button. This alarm clock gradually lights up like a sunrise for a set time before your alarm goes off. The light positively effects the brain allowing you to wake up straight away feeling rested. I now get up as soon as my alarm goes off.
This Works Deep Sleep Heavenly Candle £26.00
A beautifully relaxing and calming candle. Enriched with lavender and camomile essential oils
I always have one of these at home.
7 Ways by Jamie Oliver £10.00 Hardcover
I love this easy to use book. It's simple recipes are based on the most common ingredients that we all buy during our weekly shop. So we aren't having to buy anything we wouldn't normally purchase just to cook a meal. Jamie has put together seven recipes for each of these popular ingredients i.e. seven salmon recipes, seven chicken breast recipes, seven cauliflower recipes etc.
Temple Spa Drift Away Aromatherapy Bath & Body Massage Oil £26.00
An extremely relaxing bath oil/massage oil to help you totally unwind at the end of the day.
I use this mostly as a body oil which I massage in before going to bed. The soothing fragrance consists of patchouli, lavender, geranium, frankincense, chamomile, myrrh, dill seed and orange.
Neom Great Day Wonder Balm £15.00
This is indeed a wonder balm. Packed with mint and mandarin essential oils to uplift your mood
It gives a perfect hit of moisture to lips, skin, nails, cuticles and anywhere else it's needed
100% naturally derived ingredients. A perfect size for your bag.