Christmas Beauty Crackers

Christmas Crackers are getting a bit of a name for themselves this year, for being wasteful. But hopefully, there isn't too much in these lovely beauty crackers that isn't recyclable or reusable. And all of the plastic cracker pieces I have used here are vintage ones I purchased to make into jewellery. The jokes are recyclable - but we already knew that right?! These make cute gifts, lovely table gifts if you are feeling generous, and just a … [Read more...]

Christmas Beauty Baubles

If you need a cute little gift for the beauty fan friend or relative (or cat-sitter, or Secret Santa!) then how about a cute beauty bauble? Festive fun with beauty benefits - you can't go wrong. AND...they won't break the bank. These lovely little gift sets are a token of affection, and some of the baubles can be reused, and popped on your tree year after year, or passed on with new treats inside. Here are a few of my favourites this festive … [Read more...]

Ten Lush Gift Sets

Ten Lush Gift Sets! Christmas is a WHOLE LOT OF FUN at Lush, agreed? The eco-brand just does festive fun so well. There are so many gift sets, from small to HUGE, and everything in between. Here is my top ten of the Lush Christmas gift sets on offer this festive season.   Ho, Ho, Ho! (£19.50) This is a great gift pack, filled with three cute-as products, with calming lavender, uplifting Brazilian orange and bright neroli oils. In this … [Read more...]

Marc Jacobs Beauty Boxes for Christmas

Over the next few weeks, it's going to be all about Christmas beauty gifts on here - from the high street, and 5pm Spa and Beauty - so you will not be short of ideas! First up, some really sleek Christmas beauty boxes from Marc Jacobs. These are a real treat, and the prices are fantastic - lots of savings on the RRPs. The Glow Show is a hell of a gift set, and is for someone who has been very, very, very good this year! It's £60, the products … [Read more...]

Christmas with 5pm Spa & Beauty

If you are still stuck for Christmas gift ideas for friends and family, then we are here to help! There are LOADS of gift ideas on 5pm and 5pm Spa & Beauty. We've picked just five of the Spa & Beauty gifts on offer to give you some ideas of the range of gifts available. You must surely be able to find something in there for even the trickiest of customers! Let's start with a Luxury Pedicure at Mademoiselles  in Bearsden. This gift is … [Read more...]

Christmas Gifts for Her

Got someone female to buy a gift for? Of course you have. So here are a few suggestions, for all beauty fans, from skincare to makeup, big and small. A beauty gift is a gorgeous, pampering thing to receive, big or small. We hope your gift recipients like some of our suggestions.   BENEFIT MAGICAL BROW STARS, £49.50 Benefit is THE brow brand, so if you are going to get a brow lover a gift this Christmas, then look no further than this … [Read more...]

12 Gifts of Christmas – Charlotte Tilbury

It’s Christmas! Well, almost. So, for 12 days on the blog, I’ll be bringing you 12 Gifts of Christmas –  a delightful dozen that every beauty fan will love! Charlotte Tilbury's festive collection is all about the Legendary World of Parties - she loves a party, our Charlotte! This cute gift set is her Dreamy Look in a Clutch, and has everything you need in a clutch shaped gift box, to create this dreamy look. The clutch includes Legendary … [Read more...]

12 Gifts of Christmas – Clinique

It’s Christmas! Well, almost. So, for 12 days on the blog, I’ll be bringing you 12 Gifts of Christmas –  a delightful dozen that every beauty fan will love! Today, this lovely Clinique Pep Perfect kit. Featuring the brand new, brightly coloured Pep Start range from Clinique, this is a fab Christmas gift. I love the bright cosmetic bag, which holds a 30ml tube of Pep-Start 2-in-1 Exfoliating Cleanser, a 50ml tub of Pep Start HydroBlur … [Read more...]

12 Gifts of Christmas – Benefit

It's Christmas! Well, almost. So, for 12 days on the blog, I'll be bringing you 12 Gifts of Christmas -  a delightful dozen that every beauty fan will love! First up, Benefit. I've chosen their Girlesque set - one of this year's lovely doll-head tins, jam-packed full with Benefit goodies. Girlesque is a lovely red and green tin, which you can keep - a brilliant bonus. Inside this tin, there's all you need to get properly dolled up! It … [Read more...]

Dear Santa …Christmas Beauty wishlist!

What beauty gifts are on your Dear Santa letter this year? There are so many fantastic beauty gifts to choose from, I whittled my list down to, er, 11 (I couldn't decide between the Benefit gift sets!) and here it is! Is there anything on mine that takes your fancy? Let's start at the top! How fabulously glamorous is the YSL Wild Edition Collector Palette (£69, yslbeauty.co.uk) with amazing eye, lip and cheek products in a leather case? … [Read more...]