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Christmas Gift Ideas For Her




1. A Gift Set - Baylis and Harding have a huge range of gift sets available this Christmas. Some are exclusive to certain stores whilst others are available in many stores. New for this year is the Midnight Fig and Pomegranate range. There are sets to suit all budgets and starting from as little as £4.99. 

2. Bath Fizzers - The perfect stocking filler for all Alice in Wonderland fans. This set contains 3 bath fizzers that smell of Ginger Pear.

3. Shampoo and Conditioner - A lovely set for any mum, auntie or grandma. Urtekram Coconut Shampoo (£5) made with organic coconut nectar and daisy flower extract naturally helps moisturise while seaweed extract revitalises the hair. It will leave your hair with a wonderful scent of natural coconut. Urtekram Coconut Conditioner (£5) made with organic virgin coconut oil and coconut nectar. It naturally helps to nourish and moisturise normal hair. 

4. A Tinkerbell Gift Set - If you know someone who is a fan of fairies, Peter Pan and / or Tinkerbell then this gift set is exactly what they'd like for Christmas. Priced at £8.99 they will receive bubble bath, shower gel and a bath pouf.

5. A Makeup Bag - You need somewhere to keep all your new makeup. A Mickey Mouse themed Make Up bag (£7.99) from Mad Beauty would be perfect for this. It would make a lovely stocking filler this Christmas.

6. Makeup - Baked Mineral eyeshadow trios from Proto-Col would be a great stocking filler. The eye shadows are long lasting and made from natural ingredients. They are designed to work in harmony with the skin and the added Mica mineral adds a touch of glamour with its subtle shimmer.  Available in 5 beautiful colours (£9.95 each).

7. Perfume - LoveLily (£19.99) from Accessorize is a sweet and vibrant fragrance that features notes of raspberry, orange, jasmine and sweet vanilla. Its bottle has a beautiful flower cap too. It would make a lovely gift this Christmas. 

8. An Ionic Hairbrush - The Active ions tame frizzy and flyaway hair for touchable smoothness. The ion jet releases millions of active ions creating a halo around your hair. The extra soft cushion is specifically designed for a gentle brushing without pulling or snagging your hair. For safety, the Braun Satin Hair 7 Brush (£20) has an automatic off function to prevent it from being switched on when not needed. 

9. Socks - A staple of any Christmas stocking. These Coca Cola themed socks from Sock Shop (£7.99) are the perfect stocking filler. They would make anyone who opens them on Christmas morning very happy - after all "Holidays Are Coming".

10. A Razor - A great stocking filler. The Venus & Olay razor helps lock in skin’s moisture for less dryness as the Olay Moisture Bars release skin conditioners to help boost your shave meaning there's no need for extra shave cream or gel.

11. A Personalised Book - Wise Words would suit a teenager as a stocking filler. The book is jam-packed with thought-provoking and smile-inducing, Wise Words all of which are inspirational quotes - you can personalise the cover and every page if you wish.

12. A Manicure Set - A pocket-sized manicure set (£5.99) containing everything you need to keep your nails clean and beautiful. All your nail tools are kept together in a case featuring one of 3 vintage Kellogg's adverts. 

13. A Candle Gift Set - Put a smile on someone special's face this Christmas thanks to Yankee Candle. This year they can enjoy a trio of fragrances - All is Bright, Red Apple Wreath and Macaron Treats. Yankee Candle also has a huge range of candle jars (small, medium and large), holders and much more available this year.

14. A Phone Case - Jazz someone's phone up with a funky phone case from Flavr (£9.99). These bold and eclectic phones cases are available for iPhone 5/5SE, 6/6S, 7, 7 Plus and Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The cases will be available from Carphone Warehouse.

15. A Bluray - If your female relative is a fan of Rom Coms or a real good tear jerker. Me Before You is the perfect gift for them this Christmas. If they've read the book they will love the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes best seller. If they've not seen it before make sure they have a tissue or two to hand - they will definitely need them.



1. A Make-Up Gift Set - Bohemian Chic Minerals offers a Vegan and Chemical Free Eye Shadow Gift Set (£30.00). The set is made up of 3 eyeshadows (you can choose from 42 colours) and a make-up brush. The eyeshadows are made from the finest, top grade ingredients and are designed to minimise skin irritations, whilst helping you to achieve a fresh look. The Bohemian Chic Minerals collection is 100% pure and natural and is paving the way for a new generation of natural make-up. 

2. A Pair of Wellies - For those who love the great outdoors, gardening or even walking the dog in the woods a pair of wellies will always come in handy and make a great Christmas present this year. Wellies also come in some fabulous designs these days which is a far cry from boring old green, blue or black. BOGS Boots (From £40) are not only comfy, stylish and fashionable, they are made to last.

3. An Epilator - The Braun Silk-épil 9 Wet and Dry epilator removes even the shortest hairs that wax cannot catch for up to 4 weeks of smooth skin and the new deep exfoliation brush reduces ingrown hair with an exfoliation performance that is 6x more effective than a manual scrub. The sensitive exfoliation brush visibly refines your skin for an irresistibly smooth and silky feeling.

4. Make Up - Proto-col Baked Mineral Colour Correct (£27.95) is a flawless product that will diminish blemishes, redness and shine. The natural hypo-allergenic ingredients restore your skin's natural pH balance. It can help to combat problem areas and improves skin hydration and it even calms uneven skin tones. It is suitable for all skin types. The Baked Shimmers (£27.95) are enriched with essential minerals and oils that are kind to your skin.They can be used on cheekbones, eyes and lips. Again these are suitable for all skin types and are available in four beautiful shades.

5. A Book - Fans of Mary Berry will love her latest book Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect. The book teaches you how to cook over 100 exciting recipes, all made with Mary's very own Keys to Perfection. The book comes with an exclusive tote bag, making it the perfect gift for every Mary fan. The book is priced at £20 from DK.com.

6. A Gift Set - Baylis and Harding have a huge range of gift sets available this Christmas. Luxury sets include vanity cases and slipper sets and come in a variety of fragrances so there is something for every female member of your family there including Sweet Mandarin and Grapefruit, Jojoba Silk and Almond and Wild Blackberry and Apple.

7. Perfume - Michael Bublé By Invitation (£39.00 for a 50ml bottle) is modern and timeless - just like his music. This crisp oriental fragrance starts with a light top note of red fruits and Bergamot. At the heart are notes of Lily of the Valley, Rose, Wild Jasmine and Peony. At the base is Sandalwood blended with attractive Vanilla praline. The perfume is presented in a beautiful bottle - elegant yet simple with a nod to the atomisers of the past. 

8. A Pedicure Set - The HoMedics Soft as Silk (£34.99) instant pedi set is the perfect gift to keep your feet perfect all year round. Its ergonomic curved handle makes all areas easier to reach and it's Diamond crystals gently but effectively remove hard skin leaving feet softer and smoother. The set has 3 rollers included - Regular Coarse, Extra Coarse & Fine but replacement rollers available.

9. A Foot Spa - The HoMedics Foldaway Footspa (£39.99) would make a lovely gift this Christmas. Using a foot spa at home is a great way to unwind. It's soothing vibration massage is ideal for use with bath salts and it's raised acunodes provide extra stimulation for tired feet. This foot spa is collapsible meaning it folds flat for easy storage.

10. A Gel Nail Kit - The new Rokit Salon Gel Nails kit creates a flawless, polished look which stays glossy for up to two weeks. The kit is priced at £69.99, and contains a Professional LED Curing Lamp (mains powered), 5ml All-In-One Gel Polish - Postbox Red and Shock Pink (10 applications per bottle) - Additional colours of the All-In-One Gel Polish available at £14.99 each, 50ml ‘Ready’ nail remover, nail file, buffer & cuticle stick and 20 x lint free nail cleansing pads.


*This piece contains PR Samples - any thoughts and opinions expressed are my own*