Christmas – the most wonderful time of the year! The season for giving and receiving. Love, kindness and I wouldn't lie – gifts! And the beauty lies in the fact that it's not just about the gift, but the thought behind it – and this is what this Christmas Gift Guide for Her – 2019 is all about. There are gifts of all kinds, likes and prices – so there's sure to be something in here for that special woman in your life, be it your mum, your wife, your sister or even your best friend. Merry browsing!
All things bright and beautiful…
Every girl/woman loves her jewels and other sparkling accessories. And yes, it also matters where she keeps them. This chic velvet jewellery box in a delightful blush pink shade looks lush and stunning on a dressing table, adding immediate oomph and glam. A useful and perfect gift for a girly-girl.
Cover up, dazzle em' and be bold!
Winter means one definitive thing for women – tights and leggings. We practically live in them from October till March. Which is why black tends to become a bit of a bore after a while. Enter a range of stunning and colourful tights, stockings and leggings from UK Tights. There are bold greens and magentas and yellows to brighten up those dull mornings, cheerful Christmassy ones for that festive look and shimmering, dazzling ones for the party season. All you have to do is take your pick…
And don't forget these adorable Christmas-themed socks to stay cosy indoors too!
There's nothing quite as relaxing and delicious as a good ol' Gin n' Tonic – the ladies' favourite tipple. So why not glam up your GnT with these fabulous iridescent gin glasses. This set of two balloon-style glasses looks extremely stylish and is designed to accommodate a lot of garnishes. (And gin!!!). A show-stopping gift for the gin-lover in your life.
The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he drinks tea!
So it says on this unique tea advent calendar from speciality tea-maker Adagio Teas. And being an avid tea-lover myself, I couldn't agree more! This lovely tea advent calendar makes the perfect Christmas gift for a tea-lover – 24 different flavours for 24 days in the run-up to Christmas. Black teas, white teas, green teas, matcha teas, rooibos teas, flavoured teas and then some Christmas special flavours – every day will surprise you!
And if you want to add something extra, their IngenuiTEA tea-makers also make a wonderful gift. This loose leaf tea infuser is simple and hassle-free to use. The removable plastic filter also makes it easy to clean and maintain, ensuring a longer lifespan. Dishwasher and microwave safe – what more could a tea lover ask for?!
Get radiant skin this Christmas with the magic of argan. Argan Beauty Deep has a range of beauty products from exfoliating soaps to moisturisers to face serums to hair care – all infused with argan oil. Makes a perfect gift for mum or wife.
Wear your star sign…
This makes an unique and cute Christmas gift. We Love Horoscope is an newly-launched one-stop online shop for zodiac-related and astrology-themed products and gift items. From wearable items like cute zodiac tees and necklaces to stuff you can flaunt like a tote bag, phone case or compact mirror, to things that you can use at home like coasters and laser-engraved wine glasses, check out this site for personalised zodiac-themed gift ideas.
It's beginning to smell like Christmas…
Nothing brings on the feel of the festive season as well as scented candles and reed diffusers and these limited edition Christmas fragrances – Seasonal Delights and Enchanted Forest – from Price's Candles are perfect for the occasion. Let the spirit of Christmas linger on with these delicious smelling gifts that do pack a festive punch!,
One box, so many gifts!
Receiving a gift is exciting, but receiving a box full of (surprising) gifts is even better! Awebox is a customised subscription box where you can choose gifts based on interests (beauty, food, candles, tea etc). You pick your interests, and they pick the gifts based on them, so there is still an element of surprise involved.
This is a gift that will suit everyone, especially those who are impossible to buy for! Whether it's make-up and nail care for beauty lovers, protein snacks for the health-conscious or dog and cat treats for pet lovers, it will come wrapped up and delivered straight to your door. Awebox offers a monthly subscription box, which is perfect for those who wish to treat themselves; one-off boxes, which make the perfect gift for surprising loved ones, and even offer E-Gift cards. I received a delightful mix of festive candles, beauty and nail products, protein-packed treats and stationery. (Here's a review I wrote on their products and service the first time I tried them out).
And here's something exciting for my readers: Awebox is offering a 20% discount when you order using the promo code TALES20. Perfect, isn't it?
They are also giving away 5 free boxes, each worth £28! All you have to do for a chance to win is sign-up to their mailing list here. The competition closes on 24th November.
'Sport' some style!
And we're back to leggings again, and Love Leggings have some fantastic looking and oh-so-comfortable leggings in a range of colours and lengths, There's the very practical Everyday range (my staple on the school-run) and the smart and comfortable Sports range. The Curve and Maternity ranges offer more options as well.
And now for some fun n' exciting stocking fillers…
'Hair' and there…
Nothing makes or breaks your party look more than your hair. Which is why the 'scrun' for the perfect scrunched up bun and other hairdos, is the must-have beauty accessory this season. This little magic bundle gives you a flawless hairstyle in a matter of minutes.
Refresh and liven up dull-looking hair with the Cake Do-Gooder Dry Shampoo. This volumizing chemical-free dry shampoo transforms lacklustre locks. giving hair a shine and a lift and it really does smell like icing on a cake!
Glitter n' glow
Ah, the dreaded T-zone! The bane of a woman's life. But don't let it get you down. These fantabulous T–Zone Glitter peel-off masks take the impurities and stress out of your skin and add a glow that gets you looking perfect for that Christmas bash.
For the eco-friendly…
There are so many reasons to love these travel mugs from Huski Home. For starters, they are eco-friendly (biodegradable, non-toxic, BPA and silicone-free). Unlike other travel mugs, they have a leak-proof flip lid. And they are available in a range of lovely colours including coral, duck egg, pistachio and rose. The perfect gift for the coffee-loving mum.
Chocolates and biscuits are two things anyone loves to see in their Christmas stocking. The Bahlsen range packs a tasty crunch with their selection of chocolate biscuits and wafers. Luxury Jaffa cakes, praline squares, waffeletten – go ahead, indulge…
Nuts for you!
Sometimes, something different thrown into a Christmas stocking can be a welcome change. If there's too much of a sweet thing going on, swap candies for these delicious nuts by. They're 'activated nuts', which means they've been soaked in water to deliver a healthier, tastier and crunchier experience.
Every family has that health-conscious member – the one who doesn't cheat even during the holidays! These Brownie Bites from Nibble Protein make the perfect tasty treat for them being indulgent while still being packed with the goodness of protein and minimal sugar (just 1 gram of sugar per bite).
Spoilt for choice? Told you so!
Take your pick of gift/s for yourself and that special woman in your life – here's to a Christmas she won't forget in a while!
Disclosure: I was gifted the items listed in the gift guide to review; however, as always, all opinions are my own.
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