Whether you’re a bit pushed for time, or wish simply to compare notes, here’s my edit of the ‘Gifts for Her’ edits:
|L to R: Diptyque, Jo Malone, Laura Mercier|
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without candles. This set contains 3 ambient fragrances reminiscent of wintery scenes. They are Résine (woody pine needles and bark), Épice (warm and sweet, blended with cinnamon and nutmeg), and Hiver (smokey woods and roasted chestnuts). Buy here.
Jo Malone Cologne Collection - £68, Jo Malone
A collection of popular colognes. It contains 5 x 9ml bottles: Lime Basil Mandarin Cologne; Blackberry & Bay Cologne; Peony & Blush Suede Cologne; Amber & Lavender Cologne; and Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne. Buy here.
Laura Mercier Travel Brush Collection - £78, Space NK
Good brushes are the secret to flawless makeup application. These Laura Mercier professional make-up tools for face, cheeks and eyes are travel friendly. Set includes a brush case with removable mesh bag. Buy it here.
|L to R: Lancôme, Liz Earle, L'Occitane|
An Instyle edit of Party Perfect beauty products. Set includes Hypnôse Eyeshadow Palette Star Eyes 1, Hypnôse Mascara 2ml, Crayon Khôl Mini Eye liner, Lip Lover Lip Gloss 337 3ml and Bi-Facil Facial Cleanser 30ml. Buy it here.
Liz Earle Superskin Radiance Collection - £34.50, Liz Earle
Perfect intro to Liz Earle’s gorgeous Superskin collection. Set contains Cleanse & Polish 50ml pump, 1 pure muslin cloth, Instant Boost Skin Tonic 30ml Spritzer, Superskin Concentrate 10ml rollerball, and an unfragranced Superskin Moisturiser 15ml jar. Buy it here.
L’Occitane Delicious Almond - £49.50 (worth £67), L’Occitane
Features award-winning skincare (and my favourite body scent), the set contains 500ml Almond Shower Oil, 100ml Almond Milk Concentrate, 50g Almond Delicious Soap, 30ml Almond Delicious Hands and 15ml Supple Skin Oil. Buy it here.
|L to R: Nuxe, Origins, Space NK|
Contains 3 iconic NUXE products: Huile Prodigieuse natural (50ml), Huile Prodigieuse shimmer (10ml) and Crème Prodigieuse (40ml). The addition of a candle (70g) adds an extra Christmas touch. Buy it here.
Origins Mask Marvels Gift Set - £22.50 (cheapest price), Debenhams
Set of 3 skin rescue masks: Clear Improvement active charcoal mask to clear pores; Drink Up Intensive overnight mask to quench skin’s thirst; and Out of Trouble 10 minute mask to rescue problem skin. A few bloggers have mentioned Boots' 'this week only' half-price offer but it's actually cheaper at Debenhams! Buy it here.
Space NK Festive Favourites Cracker - £25, Space NK
Trio of beauty treasures. Contains Lipstick Queen Nude Metal 3.8g (rose gold), Rococo Metal Jacket nail polish (silver and copper tones) 14ml, and Rococo Glass Nail File with protective pouch. Buy it here.
£10 AND UNDER
|L to R: HoMedics, Cowshed, Ciate|
A hand-held vibration body massager for relieving tired aches and muscles – just the thing after too much Christmas revelling! Buy it here.
Cowshed Cracker - £10, Feelunique
A very affordable beauty cracker. Contains Cowshed Cow Herb Restoring Hand Cream 50ml and Cowshed Lippy Cow Natural Lip Balm 5ml. Buy it here.
Ciate Tree Trinket Nail Varnish - £8, Lookfantastic
I love all the beauty baubles this year. This one from Ciate features a glitter nail polish housed inside a clear festive bauble. Various polishes to choose from. The one pictured is Glitterball. Buy it here.