Luxury Gift Guide: For Her
Are you looking to make a head start on your Christmas shopping? As the countdown to Christmas gets well and truly underway, you may be in need of some much-needed gifting inspiration. Whether it’s the best of skincare, beauty, homeware or haircare, we’ve got you covered with our roundup of luxury festive treats, perfect for your loved ones this Christmas Day.
Brazilian-inspired cult beauty brand, Sol de Janeiro, is back with some of its most coveted products in this gorgeous limited-edition beauty set. Containing their hero product Brazilian Bum Bum Cream and one of their fragrance phenomenon perfume mists in Cheirosa 62, there are another two heavenly scented products in this set with their Kiss Lip Butter and Brazilian 4Play Body Gel Wash. With notes of pistachio, salted caramel and vanilla, this has undoubtedly been the scent of the summer and one gift not to be missed this Christmas.
When it comes to Christmas, there’s nothing more luxurious than Lush’s beautiful gift sets. From their iconic Fairy Christmas set with eight gorgeous Snow Fairy favourites, to adorable stocking fillers like their Snow Dragon bathing duo, there’s something to suit every taste and budget.
For bath lovers, The Art of Christmas Bathing is one of the standout offerings from this year’s Christmas collection. 17 festive bath bombs and bubble bars can be found in this gorgeous, fluted box, designed by Stanley Galton from Trifle Studio in Peckham, South London. Inside you’ll find a mix of beautiful bath time treats including Candy Cane reusable bubble bar, Intergalactic bath bomb and Penguin bath bomb.
For anyone looking to spend a little less, their Christmas Bathtime Favourites is a fabulous alternative that contains eight beautiful bath bombs offering the perfect selection of fruity, sweet, citrusy and spicy scents to truly indulge the senses. Standout fizzers include the Snow Fairy bath bomb, Magical Santa bath bomb and the Sweet Pudding bath bomb. Housed in another beautifully designed box that can be used for storing your Lush goodies year after year, these gift-wrapped sets are the perfect treats to find under the tree this Christmas.
Few do candles better than the renowned Yankee Candle and their new Christmas fragrances make the perfect presents to unwrap under the Christmas tree. There are two brand-new Christmas scents including the refreshing grapefruit and citrus mix, blended with fir needle, vanilla bean and musk. For something deeper, Silver Sage & Pine is a woody fragrance with top notes of cassis and clary sage, combined with pine needles, cedarwood, jasmine and moss.
Their sister brand, WoodWick Candles, is another fantastic option with their blend of soy and paraffin wax allowing for a cleaner and smoke-free burn. The brand’s signature feature is the wooden wick that gives a soothing crackling sound, pleasing to the senses. Their Ellipse Candles make for the most beautiful centrepiece, with its unique shape creating a wider opening for the melted wax, designed to produce a more consistent fragrance.
Santal Myrrh blends lemon, eucalyptus, vanilla bean, amber and sandalwood for a sweet and woody incense-like fragrance, whilst Crimson Berries uses top notes of apple and pear, complemented with cinnamon and pine needles for a warm mistletoe essence; both dreamy Christmas scents, perfect for the festive season and beyond.
Five flavoured lip sleeping masks can be found in this adorable stocking filler gift from Laneige. Crafted with vitamin C, coconut oil and shea butter, these lip sleeping masks leave your lips nourished and hydrated when you wake up in the morning. Sweet candy, vanilla and gummy bear are just some of the gorgeous flavours in this set.
If there’s one skincare brand that needs little introduction, it’s ELEMIS and their Christmas gifting collection this year is ideal for treating you and your loved ones to some much-needed luxury. Combining their bestselling products in 17 different gift sets, there’s something for everyone.
For the perfect hydrating duo, this gift set contains the award-winning Pro-Collagen Marine Cream and Pro-Collagen Night Cream. Clinically proven to keep skin plump and firm, reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles, this is a lovely present for any skincare lover.
The Pro-Collagen Cleansing Trio is another beautiful gift set containing their cult favourite Pro-Colalgen cleansing balm in three variations – Rose, Original and Naked, a fragrance-free formula for sensitive skin. For anyone who loves to travel, The Jetsetters Edit comes in a luxury travel bag with a selection of gorgeous skincare in mini travel sizes, perfect for on-the-go.
This beautiful, limited-edition 12-pan eyeshadow palette from makeup favourite, Bobbi Brown, offers a fantastic mix of highly pigmented matte and metallic shadows. With smoky topaz and warm pecan matte shades through to shimmery golds and deep browns, it’s perfect for your festive party looks this season.
From Huda Beauty founders, Huda and Mona Kattan, this dreamy scent is inspired by the rich heritage of the Middle East and the traditional ritual of layering fragrances to develop your own unique and bespoke scent. Containing a 50ml and 10ml bottle perfect for your handbag, the rich scent blends rich Madagascan vanilla orchid with delicate jasmine, Brazilian tonka, musk, amber and patchouli for an alluring fragrance. The bottle itself is just as beautiful as the scent, making it an ideal gift to take pride of place on a loved one’s dressing table.
For makeup lovers, this glossy lip tint trio from NUDESTIX is the ultimate in hydration. Infused with a 2% Tripeptide Complex, the rich formula comes in three nude shades to visibly plump and contour lips. Worn alone or with your favourite lip colour for an added touch of gloss, these are a great addition to your makeup bag.
If flawless hair is on your Christmas wish list, then GHD have just the answer with their Curve Christmas Gift Set. Their Creative Curl Wand is designed without a clamp to give a wide variety of styles for all hair types and lengths, giving you tousled curls or beachy waves. The wand comes with a heat-protective bag which is great for travel and storage, as well as the oval-designed GHD Dresser brush.
Give the gift of a perfect night’s sleep to a loved one with NEOM’s Christmas collection, featuring three products from their therapeutic lavender, chamomile, and patchouli Scent to Sleep range. Packaged in a colourful box, you’ll find the lavender-scented travel candle, magnesium body butter and calming sleep mist – the last step in your new bedtime routine which is guaranteed to leave you or your loved one feeling tranquil and rested.