Author: Tracey McAlpine Category: Beauty, Body Care, Skincare

We select some of the most beautiful and effective gifts for you to give this Christmas

As I write this article we are only 5 weeks away from Christmas.  It’s hard to believe just how quickly it’s come around this year.  As I am sure you’ve seen the stores and online retailers are backed with Christmas gifts of all shapes, sizes and prices.

Genevieve and I have chosen a selection of our favourite beauty products to showcase here.  These have stood out because of their packaging and value for money as well as being some of our favourite brands.

In the video below, you will see these products featured:


There is an error in the video.  The FOREO Play should last for 100 uses not 300 as mentioned.  Sorry!

Aromatherapy Associates are one of our favourite beauty brands because they indulge all our senses.  And their Christmas collection is no exception.

Aromatherapy Associates Christmas Gifts

Time to Sleep
Special Edition Super-Sized Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil 1000ml
Relax Body Oil 20ml
Roller Ball 4.5ml
Time to Sleep £68.00 available from Aromatherapy Associates

Me Time
Special Edition Renewing Rose Bath & Shower Oil 14ml
Me Time £18.00 available from Aromatherapy Associates

Precious Time
Available in Revive, Support and Destress
Bath & Shower Oil 9ml
Precious Time £10.00 available from Aromatherapy Associates

Bodhi & Birch.  If you haven’t tried any products from this beautiful bath and body company you really are missing out.  Created with a passion for effective ingredients these bath and body oils will renew, relax and revive the senses.

Bodhi & Birch Bath Oils Collection

Bath & Shower Oils Collection (Blue Packaging)
Rosa Verde Bath & Shower Oil 15ml
Jasmin de Lune Bath & Shower Oil 15ml
La Botanica Bath & Shower Oil 15ml
Bath & Shower Collection £30.00 available from Bodhi & Birch

Body Oils Mini Collection (Pink Packaging)
Sicilian Rose Body Oil 15ml
Nordic White Body Oil 15ml
Chinois Blue Body Oil 15ml
Body Oils Mini Collection £20.00 available from Bodhi & Birch

Le Mini Macaron

Le Mini Macaron is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face at Christmas.  This is a complete gel manicure set in a box.
Each box includes:
LED lamp with USB cord and power charger, one bottle gel polish in matching colour 10ml, cuticle stick and 10 remover pads.
Le Mini Macaron £34.99 available from Feelunique

REN Christmas Gifts

REN Mini Body Gift Set is as beautiful as it is practical.  Four of our favourite products in one very pretty box.  Moroccan Rose and Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium body care duos 4 x 50ml.  Mini Body Gift Set £16.00 available from REN

REN Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium Bath Oil Stocking Filler
Travel sized, this luxuriously rich and uplifting scented bath oil leaves skin moisturised and beautifully soft. 10ml Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium Bath Oil Stocking Filler £10.00 available from REN

The Body Shop always excels at Christmas and this year is no exception. Check out their website for lots more wonderful gifts including the fabulous Countdown to New Year.

The Body Shop Christmas Gifts

Seasonal Hand Cream Trio features a trio of festive fragrances, Special Edition Frosted Plum, Frosted Berries and Vanilla Chai each 30ml.  Seasonal Hand Cream Trio £15.00 available from The Body Shop

Frosted Berries Treat Box, Special Edition Frosted Berries Shower Gel 60ml, Body Butter 50ml and Body Buffer.
Frosted Berries Treat Box £9.00 available from The Body Shop


Green People Christmas Gift Collection


Green People’s collection of Christmas gifts this year is in partnership with Plantlife.  The beautiful boxes contain some of their bestselling fragrances for the body.  You can read more about the full collection HERE and enter to win the complete 5 piece gift collection.  Organic and Natural Gift Sets from £7.95 available from Green People

Woods of Windsor has the most beautiful range of products for the gardener in your life.

Woods of Windsor Blackberry & Thyme Range

The delicately scented Blackberry & Thyme range includes a 350ml Moisturising Hand Wash 350ml £6.99, Exfoliating Hand Scrub 100ml £4.99, Nourishing Hand Cream 100ml £5.99 and Intensive Hand Balm 100ml £7.99 Blackberry & Thyme range available from Woods of Windsor

FOREO Get Up and Go

FOREO.  If you have seen Nadira V Persaud talking about her favourite products this autumn, then you will have seen her talk the FOREO Luna Play.  This clever beauty gadget is going to cleanse, smooth and exfoliate your skin.

The Get Up and Glow Collection has the LUNA Play and complimentary 15ml FOREO Day and Night Cleansers only £29.00.  Get Up and Glow available from FOREO

BeautyPro Face Mask Sets

BeautyPro has a great collection of face masks in a box.  Choose from Restore & Renew, Rejuvenating and Brightening or for the man in your life, Barber Pro Revival Kit. Prices from £12.00 available from BeautyPro 

MAD Beauty Christmas Gifts

MAD Beauty has all the stocking fillers!  From the pretty Hand Sanitizers to the Disney Hand Cream and Nail File.  Check out their website for the full selection. Prices from 99p available from MAD Beauty

Burts Bees Lip Balm Trio

Burt’s Bees have the most hydrating lip balms and this little gift set contains three of them.  Two tinted and one plain lip balm guaranteed to keep your lips soft and smooth this winter, a perfect stocking or secret Santa present.  Burt’s Bees Trio Tin £9.99 available from Feelunique

Floris London Cinnamon & Tangerine Scented Candle

Floris London deliver a traditional Christmas fragrance with their beautifully scented Cinnamon & Tangerine Scented Candle 157g £40.00 available from Floris London

Tisserand Winter Collection

Tisserand Aromatherapy has a beautifully fragranced and packaged Winter Collection, including Sweet Orange & Cinnamon perfect to scent the room at Christmas.  Choose from the 100g Candle £10.95, 9ml Diffuser Oil £6.95, and the 100ml Room Mist £12.95 all available from Tisserand Aromatherapy

Gatineau Christmas Gift Collection

Gatineau has some of the most beautifully packaged skincare sets.  We feature these three Collections in the video:

Age Benefit Regenerating Collection – the ultimate anti-ageing daily skincare regime which includes, Age Benefit Regenerating Cream Dry Skin 50ml, Age Benefit Integral Regenerating Eye Cream 15ml, Age Benefit Perfect Skin Serum 30ml and an Eye Wand and Spatula in a Limited Edition White and Rose Gold Beauty Bag £95.00 – value £257.00

Defilift Firming Collection – a targeted collection to intensively lift and firm and includes, Defilift 3D Perfect Design Redefining Performance Cream 50ml, Defilift 3D Eye Contour Lift 15ml, Strategie Jeunesse Firming Throat Gel 50ml and Application Spatula, presented in a beautiful Grey and Rose Gold Limited Edition Beauty Bag £76 – value £188.00

Melatogenine Rejuvenating Collection – the ultimate layered defence system to prevent early signs of ageing, including, Melatogenine AOX Probiotics: Advanced Rejuvenating Cream 50ml, Youth Activating Beauty Serum 30ml, Advanced Rejuvenating Eye Concentrate 15ml, with a Spatula and a Pink and Rose Gold Limited Edition Beauty Bag £76.00 – value £207.00

Skincare Collections available from Gatineau