Buying for the special women in your life is never easy. Gift vouchers don’t really cut it these days. Shoes and handbags are too personal making your choice too often hit and miss. Jewellery is expensive and also very personal. Where you can never go wrong is beauty products and to make your life that little bit easier we’ve chosen our 10 favourite beauty gifts in the UK this year.
L’Occitane Head To Toe Set
Every time I walk into a L’Occitane shop I am immediately taken back to Provence and the smell of lavender fields. This year L’Occitane has not disappointed and they’ve come up with this beautiful set. It contains 9 different products, mini sizes (35ml) of shampoo, conditioner, verbena body lotion, verbena shower gel, almond shower gel, two shea butter soaps and two hand creams. all your favourtites from L’Occitane!
Weleda Gift Set
Weleda has its own medicinal plant garden and has become a world-leading manufacturer of holistic natural cosmetics. And they’re pretty! This beautiful chest of drawers is an ideal gift for that environmental conscious friend. There are 3 drawers filled with beautiful products. From body washes (top drawer) to body oils (middle drawer) and finally body lotions (bottom drawer). Most of the products are 20ml sizes and 15 in total. With fragrances ranging from almond, wild rose, sea buckthorn, Lavender to Pomegranate.
House of Jo Malone
When compiling this list, it was truly difficult to choose which Jo Malone seasonal gift to pick, they were all so beautiful! However, the House of Jo Malone has to be the winner. With 6 products in total, some of them 100ml size it is a complete treat for the senses. With some of Jo Malone’s best fragrances like English Pear & Freesia, Lime Basil & Mandarin, Peony & Blush Suede, Pomegranate, Blackberry & Bay and Nectarine Blossom & Honey. Your Jo Malone fan friend will thank you for this!
Zoeva Rose Golden Complete Set
I must confess I have not paid any attention to make up brushes until recently! It is a must in any make up bag and these Zoeva brushes are to die for. This luxurious Rose Golden Complete Set includes 15 handcrafted brushes made of rose golden ferrules and matte handles in Pantone ® Black 5C. They are all inside a beautiful dark brown clutch. It includes a Buffer, Face Paint, Face Curve, Sheer Cheek, Fan and Concealer Buffer for the face. For the eyes it includes a Smudger, Soft Definer, Crease, Pencil, Smoky Shader, Spot Liner, Wing Liner and a Brow Line.
NARS Cult Survival Kit
Every girl deserves to have Nars make up in her goody bag! So many winning products have been developed by this amazing Brand. Good news, now you can get your hands on this essential Survival Kit! It contains 11 of the top Nars products. Presented in a beautiful White lacquered box. It contains eyeshadow, blush, bronzing powder, lipstick, lip pencil, lip gloss, eyeliner, mascara and setting powder.
Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch
Another winning cosmetics brand that has taken the market by storm. A must in your make up bag. This set comes in a beautiful fold out clutch. It contains the 4-in1 Luxury Palette as well as 4 other mini products; the Legendary Lip Liner, Legendary Eye Liner, Legendary Lashes and a full-size matte Hot Lips® Lipstick in Secret Salma. It also comes with a USB key with a look tutorial, so you can achieve that professional look!
Dyptique Mini Candle Set
I love candles and love to relax with a nice warm bath with candles after a long day at work. For your candle lover friends they will absolutely fall in love with this beautiful candle set by Diptyque. It contains 12 mini candles with different scents, one for each month of the year. The fragrances contained are Mimosa, Berries, Roses, Fig Tree, Jasmine, Cypress, Hazelnut Tree, Amber, Tuberose, Wood Fide, Pomander and Benzoin.
Cowshed Ultimate Hamper
Cowshed have come a long way since their first spa in Babington House. A truly British brand which has now become an award winning international brand. This wonderful body hamper is the perfect gift for lovers of natural products. It contains nine products in total. It comes beautifully presented in a wooden case. The set contains facial oil, hand cream, cleanser, facial scrub, body lotion, bath and shower gel, toner and lip balm.
Burberry My Burberry Eau de Parfum
We couldn’t finish this list without including a perfume. It had to be My Burberry by Burberry. A floral scented perfume so beautifully done by Burberry and that glitter, it was irresistible.
GHD Platinum Copper Luxe Premium Gift Set
Rain is a daily treat at this time of year and there’s nothing that can solve a bad hair day like a good hair straightener! GHD remains the best hair straighteners in the market in our opinion. This gift set includes the ghd platinum® styler in a copper luxe finish with milled, floating plates and matching wishbone hinge for greater control. This gift set contains a copper luxe heat-resistant bag and two limited edition NAILS INC® nail polishes; in gold and copper.