Christmas is here again and with a bit of a shaky 2021, I personally am hoping for a good one. I love sharing gift ideas for the family and this one highlights some gifts for women. I always make sure what I feature is something I, a family member or friend would love, so can always give a genuine recommendation.
There is also a giveaway with the lovely Love Leggings at the end, so check that out too.
So without further ado, here are some of the featured products.
1) 12cm Side Plate in Marrakesh from Artisan Homewear
Artisan Homewear have some beautiful products. They were established in 2013 and are an independent ethical homeware business based in Bristol, UK. They source beautiful, handcrafted ceramics and textiles from around the world.
This 12cm Side Plate in Marrakesh is 12cm in diameter and retails at £7.95. It is made by Ceramika Artystyczna, a co-operative ceramic producer base in Boleslawiec, Poland.
I think it is so cute.
2) Pampering Products from Nivea
I have always loved Nivea since I was little. My Mum used it on her face and I do now. The smell always reminds me of when I was little.
So of course I would love to include some of their amazing products in my Christmas gift guide.
I was kindly sent The The NIVEA® Rainbow Soft Skin kit includes the perfect products to make your skin glow with vitality. This includes NIVEA® Fabulous Hibiscus Caring Shower Gel, NIVEA® Good Morning Fresh Skin Refreshing Face Mask, NIVEA® Pearly Shine Caring Lip Balm and NIVEA® Soft Moisturising Cream. It RRPs at £10.
I was also sent the NIVEA® Hydro Care Caring Lip Balm, NIVEA® Soft Rose Caring Lip Balm, NIVEA® Original Care Caring Lip Balm and NIVEA® Pearly Shine Caring Lip Balm. These lip balms come in a fun heart shaped keepsake tin, which I know my girls will love. This RRPs at £9.
Finally I was sent The NIVEA® What a Cracker. This contains a travel-size NIVEA® Soft Moisturing Cream, NIVEA® Soft Rose Caring Lip Balmand NIVEA® Bye Bye Dry Skin Nourishing Face Mask Dry Skin and retails at £5.
Some truly lovely bits!
3) The Body Boon Gift Set from Holy Lama Naturals
Holy Lama Naturals is a natural body care range with an array of gift sets target different parts of the body with unrelentingly luxurious creamy lotions and potions deliciously fragranced with essential oils. Made using the ancient principles of Ayurveda, all the products are vegan-friendly and free from both SLS and paraben with extra virgin coconut oil as their base.
This lovely set contains four of Holy Lama Naturals’ most popular products for a little bit of pampering:
- 30ml Shower Gel – everyday use hydrating shower gel. It leaves your skin silky smooth, refreshed and naturally moisturised
- 30ml Body Lotion – a lovely aromatic cream that leaves a fresh scent of neroli, petitgrain and lavender on your skin
- 20g Yogi Soap – award winning soap fragranced with Neem and Tulsi for long lasting effect
- 10g Lip Balm – an all season lip care balm. Moisturizes your lips and leaves a slight gloss like a kiss of strawberries in the sun
The set retails at £10. There are so many different things to chose from and would make a lovely gift.
4) End of Day Candle by Echor
Echor launched during lockdown with a line of luxury, science-backed products designed to help people create a relaxing evening routine and aid a restful night’s sleep. They are passionate about mental health and are proud to say Dr Alex George is a huge fan. The products are vegan, cruelty free and eco-friendly.
This End of Day Candle retails at £24.99. This candle is made of multiple essential oils including Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Geranium & Sweet Orange. They have been shown to reduce stress hormones and lower blood pressure. It lasts 60 hours and the slow-burning Vegan soy wax is 100% natural and hand poured in the UK into a premium glass jar with wooden lid. It doesn’t release any toxins, carcinogens or pollutants.
5) JOONE Products
JOONE offer clean, healthy and effective products.
Beloved by French parents and now available in the UK, JOONE has a beautiful range of organic eco-friendly care products for both mum and baby.
As a new Mum or even as an experienced one, pampering and self-care is so important and some lovely goodies from JOONE could really help with that.
I was kindly sent some of the products for the little ones but easily used for Mum too.
The Perfect Body Wash which retails at £16.99. This hair & body wash certified organic by ECOCERT cleanses body and hair and will make beautiful bubbles.
I was also sent the Perfect Moisturising Milk which also retails at £16.99. This is a true cocoon of softness for your baby’s skin, its irresistible scent makes it perfect for the whole family.
Perfect for baby, Mum or the whole family to use!
6) Leggings and Cycling Shorts from Love Leggings
I’m a huge fan of Love Leggings and have worked with them on previous gift guides. Their leggings were amazing during the last couple of years, with lockdowns and a lot of time at home! I remember living in a pair last winter; they are just so comfy!
Love Leggings stock a huge range of quality leggings for general wear, maternity, being active, for tall, petit people and even children. I have bought a couple of pairs over the years, as well as showcasing on my gift guides.
This year I was lucky enough to be sent two products.
The first is these Petrol Blue Classic High Waisted Leggings. These retail at £18 and come in sizes 6 to 28 and varying lengths. These are made from cotton and are thick and high waisted.
I was also sent these Energise Midnight Black Sports Shorts which retail at £24. They come in sizes 6-28 and are ultra-lightweight compression shorts feature 3 practical pockets and a figure-enhancing seam design. With sweat-wicking and quick-dry fabric too!
Check out our Love Leggings giveaway at the end of this post!
7) A Hand-Painted Wine Glass from Lolita
I have worked with Lolita in the past and love their glass designs. They are so bright, colourful and unique.
All our handprinted and they have a range of glasses including Prosecco, gin and stemless varieties.
This time I was kindly sent this Lolita Unicorn Wine Glass. It retails at £19.95. Each glass is mouth-blown and hand-painted using food grade non-toxic paint to create their stunning designs. Each Lolita wine glass comes packaged in a branded gift box.
I’m really looking forward to having a glass of wine in it!
8) Print from Ink and Drop
We have many prints in our house and they really do enhance the decor and give a personalised touch to the house. I was thrilled to be contacted by Ink and Drop to include one of their prints in this gift guide.
Ink and Drop have a huge choice of quality art products for your home, office, for anywhere. You can make your own customised design or choose from vintage, altered art prints and even designs for kids. You can also get your images framed.
We chose this Banksy Exhibition Museum Poster. It was framed in oak and size 30×40. For the print this retailed at £19.00. An oak frame at that size retails at £26.00.
Check Ink and Drop out for a really unique gift this Christmas.
9) Wilkinson Sword Intuition 4 in 1
The Wilkinson Sword Intuition 4 in 1 is an innovative solution for styling your perfect look. It’s ideal for gentle facial and body hair removal.
Some details from online include:
– Dual sided trimmer to precisely shape your eyebrows
– Brow comb to trim eyebrow hair to the perfect length
– Gently removes the finest facial hair for a natural glow of the skin
– Underarm & bikini zone trimmer with 4 adjustable comb lengths to create desired look
– Specially designed to keep the blades from touching the skin
It retails at £29.99.
10) Marine Miracle The Skin Discovery Set by Transformulas
I’m pretty useless with bothering with my skin sometimes but I love being sent anything that will help my face and help me look after my skin a little better.
I was kindly sent this Marine Miracle The Skin Discovery Set from Transformulas. Transformulas want to offer non-surgical radiance. They have been designed to give instant results, with long-term benefits.
This currently retails at £80. The kit contains:
Marine Miracle EyeZone Advanced Eye Concentrate 10ml/0.35floz
Marine Miracle Crème Signature Moisturiser 50ml/1.7floz
As specified online:
The products are designed to reset your skin and deliver de-ageing results. Covering all your daily skin care needs for face and eyes, our supercharged, anti-ageing formulas are loaded with potent, active ingredients, antioxidants and sea marine extracts that work on a cellular level, addressing all the skin concerns that come with ageing, transforming skin within 30 days.
So there you have it! Some lovely gifts and I’m looking forward to giving some and celebrating on Christmas Day.
Happy Christmas to you!
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