Have you thought about Christmas yet? November is a good time to start planning what gifts to get your loved ones. It allows you to take advantage of the Black Friday sales and prevents a last minute panic in December. Once the gifts are out of the way you can concentrate on sorting out the food and the decorations. This year I have put together a number of gift guides to help inspire you with Christmas shopping ideas. The first in this series of gift guides features Christmas gifts for her. If you are buying for your mum, wife or girlfriend you are bound to find something they will love here.
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Christmas gifts ideas for him
Every lady loves to receive flowers. If you have a lady you need to post a present too why not send them a Christmas bouquet form Beards & Daisies? These are locally sourced fresh flowers that can be bought online. Even better the bouquets come in a box that fit though the letterbox so they can be delivered even if you are out. The flowers are prepared by a florist and come in luxury packaging which is a delight to unwrap.
The Letterbox Florist’ which provides a fuss free way of buying locally sourced, fresh flowers online. Prepared by a florist and beautifully wrapped in luxury packaging and delivered through your letterbox, it’s as easy as receiving a letter and no need for the recipient to wait at home! These ‘bouquets in a box’ can be bought as either a single flowerbox or a subscription and makes a perfect gift, ideal for any occasion! 6 festive hand tied bouquets and 3 letterbox bouquets, which will be launching late November and make a perfect Christmas gift.
The box is the perfect size for the letterbox and the flowers are packaged securely. The roses had netting around the heads to protect them. The flowers were well presented in tissue paper with a gorgeous ribbon wrapping them up. There was also a card which describes what the different flowers are.
After unpacking the flowers and adding them into a vase I could see how lovely the bouquet was. Flower food comes in the box to add to the water to make the flowers last longer. The bouquet was stunning and the flowers lasted for ages. Any lady would be happy with these flowers arriving though her letterbox.
A girl can never have too many handbags and this Louche Cortlinn Boxy Backpack makes a perfect gift. Made from leather it is a stylish backpack. Ideal for busy mums who need to carry lots and keep their hands free.
Who doesn’t like a glass of Prosecco to celebrate Christmas? The problem is alcohol is filled with empty calories and a couple of glasses can soon show on your hips. Thomson & Scott Skinny Prosecco has been cleverly made with 50% less sugar but without compromising on the taste. As a result each glass only contains 67 calories. It is a great way for the lady in your life to enjoy a guilt free celebration. 31Dover.com do next day delivery so you can get it quickly.
It has become very much a thing these days for grown ups to have their own colouring books. There is something relaxing about taking a few minutes to just colour something in. This Derwent Unwind in the Wild colouring book would make a perfect gift. The book is printed on 150gsm paper and features a set of intricate designs of wildlife which are a joy to colour in. Ten coloursoft pencils come with the book which allow you to blend the colour for a more dramatic effect. There is also a tutorial inside the book which shows you the best way to do this.
Ginvera is a product that uses formulas from traditional Asian ingredients to make unique and innovative skincare products. The Marvelwhite Complete Skincare Range Gift comes with cleansing foam, refining toner and exfoliating gel. To complete the gift set a handy mirror, headband and bag are included. The products are designed to make your skin flawless and radiant and are sure to be a real treat for the lady in your life.
What can be nicer than having one of your favourite photos made into a cushion? I recently got this personalised cushion from Mr Nutcase which has a picture of my dog on it. The cushion is really good quality and the photo has transferred onto it really well. These cushions would make a great gift.
Who doesn’t need a diary? I know I need somewhere to keep track of my life. This Diary Diary would make a perfect gift. It is full of useful information, important dates and also contains triple test recipes which are easy to prepare. There is plenty of room inside for writing down appointments and birthdays and it is a great size for the handbag. RRP £7.99
What lady doesn’t love to pamper herself in the bath? These Malki Dead Sea aromatherapy bath salts create the spirit of Christmas in the bathroom with the scent of frankincense and rose. Dead Sea minerals will relax and invigorate the skin. Available from Boots RRP £6.85
I don’t know about you but finding a good razor is the bane of my life. Dorco have changed this with the launch of their Dorco EVE 6 which is a state of the art razor with six blade technology split into a three double blade format. This gets round the contours of your body without harm. The razor also has a brush finger to massage the body and raise the hair follacles to ensure a closer shave. It even has a moisturising band with Aloe, Vitamin E and lavender to calm sensitive skin. RRP £5.09. The lady in your life will thank you for saving her skin with this razor.
Who doesn’t appreciate a hair makeover for Christmas? These Osmo gift packs are perfect for different hair types so there is bound to be one to suit your special lady. The Osmo blinding shine gift pack boosts natural vibrancy and bounce in the hair whilst adding optimum shine. With shampoo, conditioner and blow dry lotion in one set it is perfect for all hair care needs. The Osmo deep moisture gift pack will deeply hydrate and nourish the hair without weighing it down. Perfect for hair having to survive the harsh winter.
Olverum bath oil is a cult product that until now has been kept a secret by passionate devotees. It is a bath oil that contains 10 pure essential oils which act to relieve stress and help you obtain a great nights sleep. The bath oil also acts to sooth aching muscles and is perfect if you are coming down with a cold. Once you try this blissful bath oil you will wonder why you have never tried it before. Available in Liberty, Harvey Nichols, Conran and The House of Fraser. The 125ml bottle is RRP £26 and is enough for 25 baths while the 250ml bottle is £48 and will do 50 baths. It really is amazing.
There you have my list of Christmas gifts for her. Which of these products would you treat someone to? Let me know below.
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