Christmas Gift Guide for Her 2017

Christmas Gift Guide for Her 2017

I swear it was only three months ago that I was compiling my last Christmas gift guides but here we are again and I’ve lots of goodies to share with you for all budgets. I’ve organised them by category and have a save, spend and splash out option in each so hopefully there’s something for everyone!

Skincare:

Save: No7 Beautiful Skin, £16. Give skin a boost of radiance and hydration with this No7 Beautiful Skin regime collection. Includes Beautiful Skin Micellar Cleansing Water, Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator, Beautiful Skin Day Cream for normal/dry skin, Beautiful Skin Night Cream for normal/dry skin and Beautiful Skin Hydration Mask for dry/very dry skin. Available at: www.boots.com

Spend: Liz Earle Make Every Day Radiant set, £42. Make every day a beautiful skin day with Liz Earle’s three simple steps to radiance, used twice daily for a healthy-looking complexion all year round. Featuring the iconic Cleanse & Polish to instantly remove daily grime, pollutants and make up, Instant Boost Skin Tonic to refresh, tone and soothe, and Superskin Moisturiser to nourish. Available at: www.uk.lizearle.com

Splash out: Elemis The Gift of Pro-Collagen Collection, £199. Containing products worth £352, this luxury collection cleanses, firms and smoothes the skin. Contains Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, Pro-Collagen Marine Oil, Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Pro-Collagen Oxygenating Night Cream, Pro-Collagen Marine Mask and two sachets of Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Eye Masks. Available at: www.elemis.com

Makeup palettes:

Save: Ted Baker Shaded Blooms Eye Palette, £16. This gorgeous palette contains nine colours from soft nudes to smoky hues with a brush, all housed in decadent rose gold packaging. Available at: www.boots.com

Spend: MAC Snowball Eye Palette, £30. A stunning collection of six luxe shades from shimmering Champagne, through sparkling rose gold to darkest chocolate in a textured metallic compact. Available at: www.maccosmetics.co.uk

Splash out: Charlotte Tilbury Instant Eye Palette, £60. Whether you want to create a natural look, a sophisticated smoky eye, divine date night makeup or a rock chick party eye, this eyeshadow palette gives you an instant airbrushed look with its blendable, buildable shades. Available at: www.charlottetilbury.com

Makeup brush sets:

Save: Sleek Makeup 7 piece brush set, £12.99. Made from both natural and synthetic fibres, this budget friendly brush collection is designed to help you achieve the most flawless makeup application no matter how simple or dramatic the desired look. Includes a foundation brush, powder brush, blush brush, eyeshadow brush, eye contour brush, eyeliner/brow brush and lip brush. Available at: www.boots.com

Spend: Spectrum Collections 12 piece Bomb Shell Brush Set and Oyster Roll, £79.99.  The most mesmerising, mermaid-inspired brush set, this is a gorgeous addition to any cosmetics collection. Featuring 12 of the brand’s most popular brushes, the tools feature full-size heads and slightly shortened handles to make them handbag and travel-friendly and they are housed in a holographic pink pearl roll, which features a magnetic shell fastening and sky-blue lining. Includes Luxe Powder brush, tulip powder brush, angled foundation brush, flat top contour brush, precision blush brush, luxe blender brush, colour applicator brush, tall tapered blender brush, fluffy pencil brush, short smudge brush, winger definer brush and lip liner brush. Available at: www.cultbeauty.co.uk

Splash out: Charlotte Tilbury The Complete Brush Set, £230. Let the brushes do the work with this beautifully crafted brush collection from world renowned makeup artist, Charlotte Tilbury. This makeup brush set includes a lip brush, eye liner brush, eye smudger brush, eye blender brush, foundation brush, powder and sculpt brush, blusher brush and bronzer brush all contained in a fabulous lip print cotton canvas bag. Available at: www.charlottetilbury.com

Nail varnish:

Save: M&S Limited Collection Nail Polish Collection, £10. This set comprises six nail polishes from deepest claret to sparkling silver. Available at: www.marksandspencer.com

Spend: Butter LONDON The Gold Standard gift set, £25. Four luxe, high shine lacquers in plush, gel-like hues paired with a glistening, 24 karat gold-flecked top coat sure to impress this festive season. Available at: www.lookfantastic.com

Splash out: Bluesky UV gel starter kit, £34.99. For those who like the hard wearing of Shellac nails, this professional kit includes a 36 watt UV Lamp with twin timer, Bluesky Shellac top and base coat, a selection of three colours and isopropyl alcohol finishing wipes. Available at: www.amazon.co.uk

Shower/bath:

Save: Baylis and Harding Carnival Showtime, £10. Enjoy a little festive fun with Beauticology from Baylis & Harding. The indulgent Candy Apple body wash and lighter shower gel are perfect for use everyday and you can complete your bathing routine with the Toffee Popcorn hand and body lotion which is easily absorbed and will leave your skin feeling soft and moisturised. Available at: www.boots.com

Spend: Korres Kings of Korres gift set, £20. A majestic trio of Korres’ best-selling shower gels, featuring the Greek brand’s most iconic scents. Contains: Fig Shower Gel, Santorini Vine Shower Gel and Japanese Rose Shower Gel. Available at: www.debenhams.com

Splash out: Aromatherapy Associates Ultimate Wellbeing Time, £60. Rebalance your mind and body with any of Aromatherapy Associates’ ten natural and luxurious bath and shower oils. Whether you struggle to fall asleep at night or wake up in the morning, just need to unwind or need an emotional uplift, there is an oil for every need. Available at: www.spacenk.com

 

Hair:

Save: Schwarzkopf BC The Color Freeze gift set, £25.40. For such fantastic products, this gift set really is a bargain buy for anyone with colour treated hair. It includes BC Color Freeze Rich Shampoo, BC Color Freeze Conditioner and Color Freeze Treatment. For stockist information contact: www.schwarzkopf-professional.co.uk

Spend: Moroccanoil Adore Hydrating Essentials, £34.70. This set comprises the luxurious Moroccanoil Hydrating Shampoo and Hydrating Conditioner to help restore hair’s moisture balance and the Hydrating Styling Cream which conditions, hydrates and tames frizzy hair. Available at: www.feelunique.com

Splash out: Oribe Gold Lust Collection, £85. For those seriously into their hair products, gift the jackpot. This ultra-luxe set includes Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo, Gold Lust Repair & Restore Conditioner and Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil. Available at: www.spacenk.com

Candles:

Save: M&S Mandarin, Clove and Cinnamon scented gift candle, £4. Warm winter aromas of spicy cinnamon, peppery cloves, nutmeg and zesty, sweet mandarin bring comfort and cheer this festive season. Available at: www.marksandspencer.com

 

Spend: Yankee Christmas Magic large jar candle, £23.99. Classic Christmas scents of balsam and pine are given a sophisticated edge with hints of birch and eucalyptus. Available at: www.yankeecandle.co.uk

 

Splash out: Diptyque Baies candle, £45. The one to have at any time of the year, Baies expresses the irresistible freshness of a bouquet of roses, sweetened with blackcurrant leaves. Available at: www.diptyqueparis.co.uk

 

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