Can we just take a moment to accept the fact that November is officially over! There’s 24 days till Christmas and just 31 till the end of 2016! We’ll be welcoming 2017 in no time and I am not ready to begin a new year (I refuse to turn 24!). Like every year, I always struggle to buy my family and friends Christmas presents, so I did some extensive research and put together a nice little gift guide for you all – one less thing to stress about. I know how crazy it gets at this time of year!
Okay so I can definitely admit that some women are difficult to buy for. I mean, what do you buy for a girl who has everything? More of everything! There are so many great ideas out there for gifts – there’s a plethora of options. Here are my favourites:
I am a sucker for scented candles – especially ones that smell like delicious food! Glasshouse is renowned for their beautiful designs as well as how strong their scented candles are. I would light one in my room and my entire house would smell like caramel (Glasshouse Triple Scented Candle – Rio De Janeiro (Passionfruit & Lime) 60g is a must buy!). These range from AUD$30-$100 each depending on the size you buy.
I discovered these amazing little gems from Mecca one day and couldn’t stop using them! Tocca are beautiful perfumes that come in sprays or rollerballs for practicality. They also come in shower gels for those who want the full scented package! They have a wide variety of different scents so you can find the perfect one for you. My personal favourite is Stella! The Tocca Holiday 2015 Crema da Mano Collezioni and Tocca Beauty Eau de Parfum Viaggio 1 (Classic) – Stella, Florence, Cleopatra are just two of the few gift sets that Tocca has to offer – you really can’t go wrong with these beauties.
Speaking of beauty – when you haven’t been paying attention to which Urban Decay palette your girl needs or which Anastasia Beverly Hills nude liquid lipstick she already has, then you can’t go wrong with a gift card from two of the hottest beauty stores around the world. Mecca Cosmetica/Maxima and Sephora are my favourite stores to shop at – ever! They always release new products so you really can’t keep up – a gift card means you can go buy what you really want. It also means you don’t receive dud presents that you have to pretend you love – let’s be honest, this happens to the best of us!
PJ’s! Pyjamas are a necessity for every woman! We love love love pyjamas – shorts, singlets, sleeping dresses, flannel, Disney characters, slippers, socks, kimonos! The list can literally go on forever. Peter Alexander offers some of the best pyjamas with quirky pop culture references and Disney princesses – because we ALL love Disney and secretly want to be princesses (duh).
There are a TON of beauty products for me to choose from however this one was a must include in this list! I spotted this baby at IMATs this year. The NYX Cosmetics stand had these beautiful boxes sitting under their Christmas tree and my eyes lit up so bright! This is the entire NYX SOFT MATTE LP CREAM VAULT – it is a special edition set so be quick because I have a huge feeling these will sell out ASAP.
There we have it! A little gift guide for beauty lovers – these are all personal favourites of mine that I have used before – so these are my honest opinions. Stick around – I’ll be posting a men’s gift guide as soon as I figure out what they really need… hmmm.