With lots of gifts to give, Christmas time can get expensive fast. Here are a few of our favourite gifts to give without breaking the bank.
Give your loved ones the gift of a delightful new addition to their skincare rituals and beauty regimens. Each of these products would be a major benefit to their self-care routine, and they’re not so pricy that they can’t eventually repurchase for themselves.
Discovery Bundle – Beauty Kin
Can’t make up your mind? Don’t fear, no drama here. The Discovery Bundle contains all four bars (full-sized) from Beauty Kins’s range complete with a Kin pouch. Upscale your daily body care routine with our Hydrate, Exfoliate, Clarify, and Soothe bars and decide which one (or maybe all four) will be your daily favourite.
For full product descriptions and advice on how best to use, head to each product page individually.
Got a friend with a penchant for the spiritual? Trying to help your loved ones access their inner eye? OR juts know someone who needs to take time out to relax? These could be the gifts for you.
Positive & Relaxed Set – Scentered
For friends and family who live life in the fast lane, this trio of Scentered’s best-selling 100% natural aromatherapy balms will help address every day, and night, lifestyle challenges like stress, mood and relaxation issues. Made with therapeutic grade essential oils and botanicals, chosen for both their proven aromatherapy based well-being benefits and their fine fragrances. No spill, easy to use, and generously sized (5g). Gift wrapped too! The set includes the HAPPY, DE STRESS and SLEEP WELL Wellbeing Ritual Aromatherapy Balms.
Rise and Shine
We don’t have time to get into the debate of tea vs coffee, but here are a couple of our favourite morning accoutrements.
Mum to be Tea Gift Set – Bloom and Bambi
Perfect self-care gift for a mum to-be. Collection of tea blends centred around wellbeing and self-care
We have a blend for every trimester, celebrating the beauty and patience of mother nature.
This gift set makes the perfect Xmas gift, for new mums to indulge.
Bedroom Interior Gift
Olive Lines Cotton Throw Blanket – Undercover
Woven cotton throw blanket featuring a minimalist line pattern. The dark blue and ecru weave is versatile and will look great in any home. Perfect as a sofa blanket or bedspread. Makes for an ideal gift.
Women’s Organic Cotton Pyjama Trouser Set – Blue & White Stripe – Myza
Designed to feel both classic and contemporary, and cut for a relaxed yet tailored fit, this 100% organic GOTS certified cotton pyjama set will brighten your nights and mornings with its vibrant all-over print. With contrast piped trims throughout, the bottoms come with handy slip pockets at sides and a drawstring elasticated waistband with fabric self-tie.
Unisex Organic Cotton Pyjama Trouser Set – Can Nara (Blue) – French William
French William, born in Ibiza, mixes chic with mischief, bringing you light and elegant pyjamas you can wear from dusk til dawn, til dusk again. Made from the finest organic cotton, in vibrant, playful patterns, their pyjamas are designed for fun and not formality – easy to wear by day and comfortable enough to sleep in at night.
Midnight Sweetpea Robe – Inara
Inara’s Midnight Sweetpea robe is inspired by floral bloom across the Sicilian midnight sky. Made from soft and breathable 100% Indian cotton; carefully printed and pre-washed for a luxury feel. Their bold prints are key to a healthy life, the perfect go-to for an early night or staying in bed a little bit longer. Inner drawstring for extra cosy fit.
Gift Sleep Accessories
Sleep Mask & Lavender Sachet Sleep Set – Indigo – La Aquarelle
The sleeping set includes an eye mask in fabric of your choice, lavender sleep sachet, and branded cotton drawstring bag. All 4 layers are made from natural fabric, including the filling. The fabric was hand dyed with indigo extract using an ancient dyeing technique to create a beautiful, natural blue colour. The whole process is 100% chemical and toxic free. You can even customise which fabric the sleep mask is made from: soft organic cotton jersey, hypoallergenic organic bamboo silk for those with sensitive skin, or luxurious pure silk, ideal if the wearer applies face creams before bed.
Sleep S.O.S Pillow Spray – Drowsy Sleep Co
Drift off with our pillow spray formulated to trigger the olfactory sensors in the brain that help promote deep sleep. Contains a blend of powerful natural oils. The Sleep S.O.S spray is an effective and non-addictive solution for better sleep. Use as the final step in your bedtime wind-down ritual.
Kew Topics Hot Pink Microfibre Towel – Willow Yoga
Premium microfibre, lightweight gym & yoga towel. This inspired by nature sweat towel by Willow Yoga is a luxe printed towel, made from velvet soft mircrofibre for absorbing sweat and wiping down your yoga mat. The perfect accessory for any yogi or fitness-fan who likes to work up a sweat.
Silk Scrunchie / “Ezme” – Jessica Russell Flint
Give your ponytail some flare with this beautiful Jessica Russell Flint silk scrunchie!
A stylish way to help protect your hair from damage and split ends and promotes hair growth.
As mentioned in a previous post, candles are an excellent Christmas present. Like Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, since their advent (lol) they have been put hand in hand with Christmas. Here are a couple of our favourites for the season.
Elementary Candle – Earl of East
Elementary, is Earl of East London’s most recent scent and it’s inspired by London. It’s filled with tobacco leaf, amber and leather notes – giving it a luxurious, rich and intense aroma. It’s the perfect gift for those who love the grandeur of old London. If you like Smoke & Musk, you’ll love this one.
Litchi Fiction Candle – Futchi
Inspired by Satoshi Kon’s ‘paprika girl’. A beautiful piece of conflict. Sweet and tough, brave and fragile. She’s everyone. Litchi fiction is painting a scent of this fantastic icon. A fanfare of fresh Lychee and grapefruit balanced by a touch of bay leaf, some pale woods, and a little vetiver and cedar.
Children’s and Babies Sleepwear, Accessories, and Bedrooms.
Buying cute clothes for children is, as far as I can tell, one of the main reasons to have children around. And we have some absolutely adorable options for a range of different tastes and ages.
Kids’ Organic Cotton Pyjama Trouser Set – Dark Sea – Myza
Our Kids Pyjama Trouser Set is a mini-me version of the grown-up range. Crafted from 100% soft organic cotton so perfect for those young sensitive skins, with an all-over print, a handy chest pocket and elasticated waistband for extra comfort, these pyjamas are guaranteed to brighten up bedtime!
Children’s Towelling Robe – Bear – Avery Row
This organic cotton terry towelling hooded robe is beautifully soft for the most delicate skin. Designed as part of our best-selling Nordic Forest collection, the front is embroidered with a sweet little scene of daddy and baby bear in the woods. Perfect for bath times or to use as a dressing gown.
Natural Skin Saviour Baby Balm – PataPata
This hardworking super balm helps soothe irritated or chapped skin and is packed full of nourishing butters and oils. The balm was developed based on research conducted by the Cardiff University School of Pharmacy that demonstrates Propolis’ antimicrobial properties, ideal to protect your baby’s skin. The natural goodness of colloidal oats moisturises and supports the skin barrier, whilst hemp oil is packed full of fatty acids. We have carefully curated an oil blend which includes frankincense, mandarin and chamomile known for their restorative and calming properties in order to formulate this luxurious balm, perfect to nourish skin when it needs a little TLC.
Muslin Blanket – Blue Sea Horse – Moochic
Three layers of the softest cotton muslin used to create the perfect soft and cosy blanket for your little one. Ideal for use in a pram, thrown on the floor for tummy time and of course always good for snuggling!
Cotton Sleepsuit – Angel Hippo – Doctor Mother Other
Angel Hippo is designed with babies in mind, printed onto gorgeous oatmeal fabric the latest design from Doctor Mother Other will hopefully send your little ones into a dreamy sleep. Made from supersoft cotton with water based child friendly inks it is perfect for babies delicate skin. Handmade in the UK this baby sleepsuit has poppers at the bottom for easy access and built in scratch mittens.