Christmas Gift Guide For Her

Post contains items gifted for review purposes.

Struggling to find what to buy for the Woman in your life this Christmas? Or perhaps you are looking for inspiration that you can add to your own Christmas wishlist? I have rounded up some fantastic gift ideas guaranteed to put a smile on her face this Christmas.

Wax Lyrical Silentnight Relax Collection

2020 has been an undeniably stressful year, so why not give her the gift of calm this Christmas. Skilfully blended to create a sense of total calm and serenity, this stunning RELAX fragrance from Wax Lyrical uses soothing florals including jasmine and orange blossom. The amber base, musk and sandalwood is thought to invoke tranquillity and promote relaxation whilst sweet orange essential oil adds the finishing touch for its ability to ease feelings of stress and anxiety. Available in a generously sized reed diffuser to fill your room with delightful scents or a candle with a fantastic 35 hour burn time. Each product is etched in a beautiful scattered gold style, adding a touch of luxury to her relaxing space of choice.

TOYL- Time Of Your Life Box

Beauty, lifestyle and treats subscription box TOYL has been thoughtfully created for midlife women who want products suitable and tailored to their age. Cleverly your TOYL box is adapted to host a range of fantastic products that are specific to the time of year, giving you much needed hydration during those winter months, bright beautiful colours to experiment with during the summer months and everything in between! Each TOYL box is themed to meet your beauty needs throughout the year, and will often compliment the previous box to create a complete regime for you. Exploring this box feels like a real adventure, the products all feel very luxurious and well thought of, something other subscription boxes often lack. I am a huge fan of experimenting with new products and TOYL allows you to do this at the fraction of the cost. For a £35 monthly subscription you will receive over £100 worth of products every month! A huge believer in living well in your 30’s plus, creator Karen has a wealth of experience in the beauty industry and it is this knowledge that is evident in the incredible boxes she creates. The perfect gift for Mothers, Sisters and even Grandmothers this Christmas. With 3,6 and 12 month subscriptions available as well as a fantastic gift card option for your recipient to use whenever they wish. Give them a gift that keeps on giving this Christmas with TOYL.

The House of Eden

Born out of a desire to create a happy, stress-free shopping experience, The House Of Eden stocks a gorgeous range of one-size clothing, accessories, home and giftware. The one-sized clothing takes all of the awkward guesswork out of buying for her this Christmas and the stunning and on trend styles are guaranreed to put a smile on her face. I love the attention to detail in these beautiful tunic tops, luxurious feeling, flattering shape and best of all…… pockets! The on trend and stylish leopard print star motif top is perfect for casual and comfortable days while maintaining a sense of style with the longer length and loose fit design that flatters all shapes and sizes. Add a touch of glamour with this glitter detail panel, oversized pocket top. This beautiful piece is made out of high quality cotton material for that ultimate luxe feel and is perfect for adding a touch of sparkle to her Christmas day. You can check out more from The House Of Eden here and be sure to keep an eye on their Instagram and Facebook for more beautiful pieces.

Jose Eber Infusion Hot Brush

The next generation in straightening brush technology, not only achieve the results of a straightening iron with the ease of using a brush, but also infuse hair with specially-designed and nutrient-rich formulas. The incredible infusion treatment technology allows you to infuse hair with nutrients when hair is most receptive, resulting in super sleek and healthy looking hair. Easy to use the digital heat control ensures you use the precise heat setting for your individual hair type, while the anti-static ceramic bristles add luxurious shine while greatly reducing frizz and fly-aways. These left my hair feeling much more sleek than my usual straightening iron and I loved how I could add volume by using them in an upward motion away from the root. Give her the gift of great hair this Christmas. Get yours at Buzz Beauty.

Charlotte Posner Bottle

British contemporary artist, Charlotte Posner, is a new breed of artistic talent, driven by a passionate need to create art as expression. Inspired by people, places and popular culture from all over the world, Charlotte’s signature art style is distinguishable by its expression of shape and form, colour and confidence. Charlotte uses her art to transcend the invisible barriers that divide us and evoke emotion. Charlotte’s incredible, hand painted artworks are translated into products across a range of categories including fashion, homeware, candles, stationery, and accessories. I could not love this ‘Funfair’ water bottle more! It’s vibrant and attention commanding style makes me smile every time I see it. The latest water bottle in the collection, this 750ml, leakproof, stainless steel bottle is wrapped in the vivacious funfair artwork. This bottle’s eye-catching design will bring light and colour to the everyday while also encouraging use for single use plastics. Brighten up yours or your loved ones day by checking out the Charlotte Posner website now.

Blonde & Brown

Created by… you guessed it Blonde and Brunette duo Kim and Tiff whose passion began with wanting to make a gift box that people can buy as a treat for themselves or as a gift for a friend to make them smile. This Luxury box makes a fabulous Christmas gift and contains everything you need for an opulent treat, really well thought out and exploring the box and it’s contents feels like an exciting adventure. With a range of boxes from an all-round pamper box to skincare specific, there really is a box for everyone. All boxes contain products from smaller independent companies along with Blonde & Brown products and bigger well-known brands. All the products are hand-picked and chosen with love and fun in mind. Why not enjoy a regular pick me up with a Blonde and Brown monthly subscription? 

Annie’s Closet

The Home of all things beautiful, I first discovered Annie’s Closet on Instagram and as soon as I saw the amazing pieces available, I felt like I was in accessory heaven! Creator Sharon has a fabulous eye for style and her love of fashion is evident in every piece and is also what inspired her to start Annie’s Closet. Each piece is carefully and lovingly chosen to keep you looking and feeling great. With a huge range of beautiful items from stylish Kimonos and ponchos to jewellery and bags, Annie’s Closet has it all and more. This bag is an example of the on- trend and unique pieces that Annie’s Closet has to offer, made from genuine Italian leather with a soft pebble effect, not only does it look great, but the quality is also fantastic. Available in a dreamy range of colours, not only are these bags perfect to take you from day to night with their timeless style and perfect size, they also have the option to change the strap so that you can create a totally new look whenever you want. With a long adjustable shoulder strap so it can also be worn cross-body, you can also shop a fabulous range of straps to give your bag a personal touch. These bags will make a great gift that you or your loved one can add to time and time again, buying a new strap for every occasion. Check out the Annie’s Closet website and be sure to follow the Instagram and Facebook pages for fabulous gift inspiration and irresistible accessories.

The Konjac Sponge Co

Skincare is always a great gift idea and if you want to give the gift of a glowing complexion look no further than the Konjac Sponge Co. A small family run business offering vegetable fibre cleansing sponges for exfoliating the skin. Adored by therapists during treatment, they are a great way of having a mini facial every day at home. Ideal for a pamper session, or can be used as a quick all in one cleanse and exfoliate for busy people on the go. Cleanse, exfoliate, revitalise and refresh for a radiant complexion, these gorgeous sponges are sold in many styles to suit all of the family. The festive designed sponges make the perfect stocking filler. The full collection of Konjac Festive Friends includes a little friend to target every skin issue. Rudolph (with moisturising red French clay), Blitzen (with oil-absorbing bamboo charcoal), Gingerbread Man (with soothing chamomile) and Snowman (just 100% pure Konjac). Check out the incredible range at The Konjac Sponge Co here.

Lottie Lane Personalised Elephant Bag

Nothing makes a gift feel more special than when it is personalised to a loved one. Lottie Lane is a textile and homeware business created by Charlotte (Lottie) who prides her designs on her bright, playful, fun and energising designs, all of her designs are hand drawn with minimal use of technology to ensure a real focus on original and authentic design. I love the bright and beautiful pattern of this stylish bag which can be used for a variety of purposes, including as a cosmetics bag, a wash bag, a pencil case or a small tablet storage bag. The quality of Lottie Lane products feel luxurious and well made and I love that each piece is designed with love. The personalisation adds a thoughtful touch, making items the perfect individual gift. If you would like to treat your special someone to a personalised gift for any occasion be sure to check out Lottie Lane’s website and Instagram page.

Lido Pearls

Pearl jewellery is a gift that will always touch the heart, with it’s timeless beauty appealing to every generation. When it comes to buying pearls, look no further than Lido pearls, having recently celebrated their 20th Anniversary owner Lorraine has a wealth of experience in the jewellery business. The Lido Pearl collection has grown over the years to almost 1600 designs and now offers only rhodium plated sterling silver jewellery with genuine pearls. Every piece is presented to you with beautiful gift boxes and organza travel pouches. Offering an impressive range of stunning pearl jewellery to suit every occasion and budget. This stunning set shows the true beauty that pearls can offer, the dainty and classic styling will be a guaranteed hit, teamed with gorgeous gift packaging for the perfect finishing touch. Shop Lido Pearls and use Code CHYNNA15 for a fantastic 15% off all items excluding sale.

Scaramanga

Scaramanga is a renowned award winning leather bag and leather satchel maker, they offer a huge range of timless styled, quality items, all lovingly handmade using skilled leather workers, traditional techniques and tools to create affordable classic leather bags for men, women and children. Scaramanga take pride in how their products are designed and the hardworking, highly skilled men and women who create their bags. They believe in making classic leather satchels and bags using traditional tools and materials and most importantly of all, staying true to original leather working techniques and traditions. Amazingly, Scaramanga leather bags are still made the same way they would have been made in Britain 60 years ago. Compact backpacks like this are guaranteed to hit all the right notes this Christmas. You can conveniently carry daily essentials and still feel comfortable, with adjustable straps so you can tailor the leather backpack to your personal needs. The deep Tan colour , pocket detail and timeless style means that Scaramanga bags will remain on trend for years and years to come. Being concious of the throw away fashion that we see too often, I can’t reccomend investing in timeless classics more. Check out the fantastic womens collection at Scaramanga here.

Revamp Hollywood Curl

Take the hassle out of curling your hair with this Revamp Progloss Hollywood Curl Automatic Rotating Curler. The unique hair curler features an automatic rotating ceramic and ionic barrel for quick and easy styling. At the touch of a button, you can create flawless curls and waves. Infused with Progloss Oils to create hairstyles with exceptional shine. It took me less than 10 minutes to give my hair volumous, bouncy and flawless curls. I love that the outside of the Revamp Progloss Hollywood Curl stays cool meaning you don’t get that flustered feeling that styling products often cause. Avialable at Amazon, Boots and Argos.

L’abu Skincare

Uncomplicated, organic skincare with a rich Italian heritage…. I think I have found the dream here. Mother and daughter duo Netta and Hayley created their own brand of Salon Grade uncomplicated skin care which has received incredible feedback from all of it’s customers and it is no wonder. Proudly Salon-grade, vegan and organic, the active ingredients in L’abu products speak for themselves, no nasties just goodness! All L’abu skincare products are suitable for all skin types and have been devised to be used as part of a step by step skincare regime or individually, giving you full flexibility of your daily routine. This Powerful, Organic anti age trio is truly incredible, designed to target all of the problems that come with aging skin from fine lines to hydration. I can’t pinpoint which product is my wonder product, I love them all. I have noticed a HUGE improvement in my skins texture and plumpness since using these recently and can’t get enough for the gorgeous natural scents and luxe feel of the products given the affordable prices. I will be back time and time again for these products and can’t wait to try more. Check out L’abu skincare on Instagram and order yours here.

Notes & Clips

When it comes to stationery, I have made it no secret that I am a huge fan of all things organisation and this set does not disappoint! Give the perfect gift with 8 pieces of luxurious stationery in a beautiful ready to gift presentation box. Every box contains handmade stationery and curated accessories in a stunning combination you won’t find anywhere else, the felt lined presentation box oozes luxury and sophistication. Designed and made exclusively by Notes and Clips not only are these stationery boxes beautifully designed, they are also practical and include every item a stationery lover could dream of! Each set features 2 themed softcover notebooks, glitter pen, paper clip, sticky notes, greeting card and handy stickers. These boxes will not disappoint as a Christmas gift, why not add an optional gift message to give an extra special personal touch. Check out the amazing stationery available at Notes and Clips here.

Jim Bag

Heading back to the gym this January? Or maybe looking for a reliable and trustworthy bag for days out, Uni or sports? Jimbag has you covered. Stand out from the crowd with this statement Olive Barrel bag. This lightweight canvas bag will see you through your gym session or city break in your own style. Made from unbeatable quality materials and built to stand the test of time. Carry your kit and accessories with ease, using the strong canvas handles and secure interior zip. Timeless and on trend check out Jimbag here.

Speck Phone Cases

Designed to make an impact…. And take one. Speck have been making and designing leading, trustworthy accessories for all things tech since 2001. Speck makes products that are designed for impact to protect the tech you rely on. With a huge range of stylish designs and military-grade protection, Speck provide a difference you can see and feel. All Speck cases are the perfect fit, comfortable and slim to hold, while so robust that the 8 feet drop tests that Speck conduct give you total confidence that these cases will stand the test of time. The materials used in these cases resist UV yellowing to keep them looking clear for the life of the case. From striking patterns, to classic and clear Speck really do have it all. So often with mobile phones, users have to compromise on their chosen phone colour to with an unsightly case to protect the devise, the clear design of this case means that you can show off your mobile colour whilst knowing your devise is protected in style. The patterned and glitter cases add a touch of fun to your devise.  Shop the impressive selection of styles that Speck have to offer here.

Ecoffee Cup

Choose to reuse! The message is clear and Ecoffee Cup really have got it bang on with their super stylish coffee cups. Ecoffee Cup products are made from a composite of natural fibres including Bamboo and Cornstalk, an impressive 97.5% natural materials. This stylish 0.5L Hot/Cold Vacuum is perfect for your morning coffee on the go. The Hot and Cold stainless steel vaccum are a great way to keep soups, drinks and even lunch hot. With a compact and sleek design these can really be taken anywhere, with the security of knowing that the vacuum lid means these on-style cups are 100% leak proof. Offering a huge range of patterns and styles these Hot/Cold Vacuum cups are guaranteed to make the perfect gift for a loved one this Christmas. Shop your favourite styles here.

Kindred Fires Personalised Candles

Show them you care with this beautiful candle from Kindred Fires handcrafted collection. A sweet choice for your loved one, the personalised candle has a label to the front which features the name of your choice, surrounded by festive leaf illustrations. With Christmas 2020 arrangements still being uncertain, personalising gifts is a fantastic way to show loved ones you care and add a sentimental touch. The candle is hand poured in house using natural soy wax and premium fragrance oils. A decadent orange and cinnamon scent is perfect for the cosy Christmas season. With stunning gold detailing this Kindred Fires candle is in a stylish brown apothecary style jar which your chosen one will love. Gifts from Kindred Fires are made extra special with thoughtful and unique personalisation options available. Click here to shop the stunning collection.

Miss Milly Accessories

Know Somebody who loves costume jewellery? Well you need not look further than Miss Milly, with a huge range of stunning and reasonably priced costume jewellery from unique necklaces to stylish scarves, there is something for every taste and style. The Necklace, earrings and cufflinks showcase the fantastic quality of the jewellery and the statement designs mean that you can find an abundance of pieces to style with any outfit. I love the simple but very effective colours in these pieces. The stunning blue border scarf feels soft and decadent and is perfectly lightweight so this can be worn from season to season, a real wardrobe staple. Click here to shop the extensive range that Miss Milly has to offer…. And for those reasonable prices, it would be rude not to order something for yourself too!

I Do Handmade

Treat a loved one to a cosy evening getting creative at home with this colourful crocheting project. This eco-friendly kit makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves crocheting, or a beginner who has always wanted to try. Newbies or pros will love this kit, bright and cheerful colours, therapeutic and soothing, the perfect way to take some time to create something useful for the home. This set makes handy washcloths can be used all around the home. Created by Mother and Daughter this fantastic business is bringing crafting joy to many homes in the form of some really fantastic DIY craft kits. Try your hand at anything from making a Christmas wreath to block printing. Affordable, personal and uplifting see the full range of crafting kits from I Do Handmade here. Don’t forget to use code JOHNSONS15 for 15% off!

Magnitone Steam Ahead

Bring the spa home this Christmas. The Magnitone Steam Ahead is the perfect gift for skincare lovers. Using this Magnitone Steam Ahead for just 10 minutes a day will leave skin healthier, more hydrated and will noticeably improve overall skin condition, as well as helping to improve absorption of skincare creams and potions. De-ionised micro steam particles are a gentle, yet deeper way to cleanse and hydrate, creating the perfect priming to help skin rejuvenation. Add essential oils for that ultimate spa feeling. This clever contraption can be conveniently dismantled for easy storage. Now available in Superdrug and sure to be popular this Christmas get yours here.

ORIGIN

The UK’s first 100% not-for-profit sustainable fashion business. Husband and Wife team Tom and Alice are the founders of ORIGIN. Their collective passion for starting the business began after spending many years living and working in Africa and in 2018 ORIGIN was launched. 100% of their profits fund community driven, needs based projects in Africa.
ORIGIN was established with the purpose of raising funds for humanitarian development projects through the sale of ethically produced and stylish clothing. The timeless styling of these quality T-shirts makes for a great gift. The best-selling wink tees have been inspired by African hand carved masks. 100% organic cotton and printed using vegan approved water-based dyes, Origin’s range is unisex and accommodates for sizes XXS-XXL. Origin pride themselves on using real people of all different shapes and sizes to model their clothing. Find out more about this fantastic business and order yours here.

Getting Personal Personalised Scarf

When it comes to personalised gifts Getting Personal have an abundance of products to add a personal touch to your gifting this Christmas. Make your special moments more personal and create unique gifts such as this beautiful super cosy scarf. This gorgeous scarf is perfect for cosying up on those cold winter nights or layering up as a stylish accompaniment to any outfit. Add initials to create a unique statement piece for yourself or someone special, available in two classic colours.

Lily & Stella Accessories

Christmas time is all about sparkle and Lily & Stella is home to an incredible selection of stunning accessories, from beautiful bags to festive jewellery gifts. This Black and gold beaded detail bag is an example of the beautifully ornate pieces on offer. The handmade beaded bag is hand finished in a black and gold bead zig zag pattern which oozes glamour. The pouch is fully lined with cotton and features an on trend pom-pom zip. If she is all about the jewellery why not take a look at the stunning Joma Jewellery Christmas collection, perfectly presented on a decorated card with the title ‘a little With love this Christmas!’ this Christmas tree charm bracelet makes the perfect gift. A silver Christmas tree charm hangs between round silver beads for the perfect festive touch. See more from Lily & Stella on the website or Instagram page.

Noble Isle

Christmas time is all about indulging in a touch of luxury and what better way than giving a gift of a Noble Isle Luxury Gift Set. All Noble Isle sets are strikingly presented and come in bespoke boxes topped with a sash of coloured ribbon to create impressive, indulgent gifts. This Classic Collection Christmas Gift Set was inspired by the nostalgic magnificence of a luxury chocolate box. Containing the all time favourites, Noble Isle’s five most loved Bath and Shower Gels, from five different realms of fragrance to awaken all of your senses. Unravel the ribbon to transport your loved ones on an evocative, flavoursome fragrance journey around the British Isles this Christmas. Look no further than the Noble Isle website for all things body this Christmas.

Stila Two Lucky Stars

Christmas is a time to sparkle, look no further than this Stila Two Lucky Stars set to add that perfect festive sparkle to Christmas make up. The perfect gift for those makeup lovers out there. Create your own luck with this starry-eyed duo. The set features – for the first time and in exclusivity – Glitter & Glow with a thinner, pin-point tip for precise application, so you can sparkle on with perfect ease. This brilliantly long-wearing, sparkle eye shadow is perfectly paired with Stila’s legendary Smudge Stick for the ultimate smudge that won’t budge!

Wicked Gummy Co

When it comes to beauty, we all know it starts from within and on these cold winter months, we could all do with a helping hand. Say hello to shinier hair, glowing skin and strong nails thanks to the Wicked Gummy Co. Containing a natural blend of amazing ingredients such as Biotin, vitamin C and vitamin E. All of these play a part in strengthening and keeping your hair healthy, contributing to normal collagen formation for your skin, protecting against oxidative stress and aiding with amino acid synthesis. These chewable vitamin gummies for adults are mixed berry flavoured and taste great. A great stocking filler, you and your loved ones will wonder how you lived without them! Check out more from the Wicked Gummy Co here.

St Moriz Pro Express Foaming Tan Water

Get that summer glow all year round with St Moriz Foaming Tan Water. The advanced pro formula means that you are guaranteed to achieve the perfect glow with it’s impressive streak free and no mess formula. Gets to work in just one hour and slowly fades away evenly after 5-10 days. This is my favourite tan for getting a natural and flawless glow. This unique, moisture rich formulation is ideal for beginners or experienced tanners, and is particularly good for skin that would benefit from an added boost of radiance. (Couldn’t we all in Winter). Don’t forget your St Moriz smooth and velvety tanning mitt for that flawless finish.  Available from highstreet retailers or online.

Ted Baker Fragrance

Ted Baker fragrances are known and loved for their unique personalities and Amelia is no different. Lavishly opulent with a contemporary twist, Ted Baker Amelia is bold and beautiful with a dazzling charisma. With top notes of rhubarb, almond and magnolia, Amelia’s scent commands attention and does all the talking. The stunning ombre detail bottle with rose gold top oozes glamour and sophistication, making it the perfect gift for her this Christmas. Available from Superdrug both in store and online, get yours here.

Slip Scrunchies

Add the perfect pop of charm to both you and your loved ones hair and Christmas tree, this festive bauble houses four pure silk Skinny Scrunchies for easy, slick styling without any tugging and friction. Slipsilk is specially crafted from the finest quality mulberry silk in a range of on trend designs. This unique silk blend provides the perfect balance of shine, softness and durability. Significantly less absorbent than other common fibres, it slips smoothly over the hair, comfortably holding it in place without creating any damaging friction. These are a total game changer for reducing creases and ridges, meaning your style lasts longer. Get yours here.

Lamazuna

After a huge success in France, Zero waste cosmetics brand Lamazuna have launched their incredibly popular range here in the UK. Lamazuna are dedicated to giving back to the planet through their business with tree planting initiatives, charity partnerships and a commitment to continually working to improve their products and business operations. With a huge range of eco-affordable and well thought of products, not only will these products minimize bathroom waste, they will also help you to save money. These solid shampoo bars smell incredible and leave hair feeling clean and soft. The Scots pine bar smells amazing! This essential oil works to purify the hair and helps to relax you, making washing your hair feel like a treat and not a chore. A perfect stocking filler and great way to start your eco-friendly cosmetics journey. Find out more about Lamazuna and get yours here.

The Hair Boss by Lisa Shepherd

Transform dull and unruly hair with this unique heat-activated shine spray that leaves hair perfectly smooth and shiny. The Hair Boss is a fantastic and sleek range of hardworking hair formulas created by Lisa Shepherd, designed to give you incredible results. The expert blend of ingredients boasts unique biopolymers that protect the hair against humidity and frizz, all while preventing damage from styling, UV exposure and pollution. Luxury hair care with a very reasonable price tag and the promise of great results! What’s not to love? You can shop the full range at Superdrug now, both in store and online.

Dr PAWPAW Prep and Party

When it comes to all things lips Dr PAWPAW has it covered. Treat her pout this multi-purpose, stackable pot that combines a natural lip scrub and a replenishing lip balm. This clever two-step treatment utilises nourishing Olive Oil and Aloe Vera to soothe and soften lips, whilst conditioning and protecting for long-lasting comfort. The incredible fragrance of mango, orange and coconut will leave her lips feeling like they have had the VIP treatment. The ultimate red lip balm is one of my favourites and can be used to add a pop of colour to both lips and cheeks. Get your set here, also available in sore from Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.

Delhicious Scrubs

Delhicious Body is a 100% natural, vegan, cruelty-free skincare brand based in London. Created by husband and wife team Zak and Zara who noticed a lack of natural beauty products with Indian roots in the mass market which also had a wider appeal. An ultimate favourite, the original caffeine and antioxidant loaded scrub blasts away dry skin, fades marks and flushes away toxins to give skin a healthy glow. Rich in minerals and natural ingredients these scrubs leave skin feeling soft and nourished to perfection. The ‘mint to be’ scrub is perfect for the ultimate post workout feeling, offering a blast of minty freshness that packs a punch while the essential oils like peppermint work hard to soothe tired, weary muscles. Now available in Debenhams in store and online.

Venus Extra Smooth Sensitive Rose Gold

A fabulous stocking filler! Venus never fails you when it comes to quality razors. Enjoy a close, comfortable shave with Venus Rose Gold Extra Smooth Sensitive razors. Featuring the Skin Elixir lubrastrip that releases a perfect dose of protection you can feel a ribbon of moisture for glide and 5 diamond like coated blades on a solid metal handle that perfectly fits your hand. Feel up to 0% irritation and 100% smooth skin. Get yours here.

Sugar Coated Wax

The new faced of ethical hair removal, Sugar Coated wax has been inspired by an ancient method of hair removal dating back to 1900 BC, sugar waxing is tried and tested, and loved by generations. Not only is Sugar Coated effective, more gentle on skin and kind to the environment, but it is also vegan, 100% natural, completely water soluble, biodegradable, and eco-friendly with its washable and reusable strips. Each wax is tailored to each individual areas specific needs and is made with a specific essential oil. Sugar Coated Wax will leave skin feeling smooth and nourished. Get yours here.

Sanctuary Spa Mini Treat

Bring the Spa home with stocking fillers from Sanctuary Spa this Christmas. This fantastic set features a rich and creamy hand cream that quickly absorbs to leave hands feeling instantly soft, smooth and hydrated. The super hydrating foot balm delivers an intense moisture boost to feet to help soften and smooth rough and dry skin. Both full of skin goodness from shea butter to essential oils, Sanctuary spa is and will always be a festive favourite. Get yours here.

Childrens Gift Guide Part 1

Childrens Gift Guide Part 1

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Welcome to the annual At Home With the Johnsons Christmas gift guide for children. As a Mother of three children, a pre-teen, a little one and something in the middle, I have done my fair share of Christmas gift buying only to be disappointed to see the heaps of plastic toys unwanted and not played with less than a year later. This is why I have made it my mission to bring to my readers this guide of incredible and meaningful gift ideas from wonderful brands that your child will love this Christmas and for years after. I hope you enjoy!

Lottie Lane Personalised Cushion

Nothing makes a gift feel more special than when it is personalised to a loved one. Lottie Lane is a textile and homeware business created by Charlotte (Lottie) who prides her designs on her bright, playful, fun and energising designs, all of her designs are hand drawn with minimal use of technology to ensure a real focus on original and authentic design. Available in a range of stunning fabrics, this flamingo style is sure to please any lucky child this Christmas. From the plump and luxury feel to the beautiful glitter personalisation this Lottie Lane cushion will be a gift that keeps on giving, Detachable cover and machine washable, this is the perfect gift to please those flamingo loving girlies out there. Head to Lottie lane to check out more stunning fabric options here.

Owlet Cam

A baby on the way? Owlet are dedicated to giving parents absolute peace of mind. Hear and see your child from anywhere with the Owlet Cam. The high quality video stream can be accessed via the Owlet app, allowing you to check in on your baby wherever you are. With background audio, 2-way audio and night vision, you can enjoy complete peace of mind as your baby sleeps. Never miss a moment with sound and motion notifications and background audio that plays while you use your phone for other tasks. Check out more from Owlet here, also available at Cheeky Rascals.

My Busy Bots

My Busy Bots create award-winning busy bags, toolkits and Fun Folders containing enjoyable, educational activities that will encourage learning through play. All Busy Bots activities come in their own brightly coloured, waterproof bag. Each one includes a fun activity with all the relevant materials that you need and an information card to guide you. The colour in Christmas cards are sure to provide seasonal entertainment for your busy little one. The award winning busy bag will encourage little ones to love learning as they are introduced to amusing characters and images, that will help them identify the letter sound for each card, and place that letter on its matching card. Let the activity books take your child on a colourful adventure, fun for all the family, check out Busy Bots fantastic range this Christmas.

Letterbox Lab

Letterbox Lab is the Children’s science kit, reinvented to be more fun, colourful, more convenient and more educational than ever before. Designed and developed by a science loving duo who have dedicated a decade to engaging the public with science, Letterbox lab kits are designed to inspire young people to create and learn. It could not be more simple, an impressive science kit that arrives through your letterbox containing everything you need to perform incredible experiments with your children. Embark on an adventure with your children thanks to Letterbox Lab’s incredible range. This Investigate box held a world of adventure and everything we could possibly need to enjoy some fun packed time together. Why not take a look at a Letterbox Lab subscription and receive a box monthly or bimonthly to keep the fun going!  

Chicco Balance Bike

This lightweight Red Bullet Balance Bike from Chicco is perfect for when your child is learning to ride a bike, helping them acquire balance so they can ride confidently when they’re ready to progress to a pedal bicycle with ease. Structured like a real bike with an ultra-light metal frame, the Red Bullet will help develop the balance and confidence your child needs to navigate the world on two wheels, making it the ideal first training bike. The stylish glossy red design means this bike has a real WOW factor about it. Make your child’s Christmas in style. Shop Kiddies Kingdom here.

Thunder Glow Drone

I am sure a drone will be on many Christmas lists this year! With impressive features like this, its no surprise. Impressive LED lights, this drone really does look the part. Including an impressive 6 axis gyro stabiliser, long range 2.4 GHz control, low/medium/high speeds and an automatic trim function. The Thunder Glow is the newest addition to Buzz retails radio-controlled range and is unsurprisingly proving to be a lively and popular choice for both indoor and outdoor fun. 

Frugi Pyjamas

We have all seen and can distinguish the wonderful Frugi by their gorgeous and unique use of patterns, colours and fun children’s clothes. Frugi are on a mission to show the world that beautiful children’s clothing can be fun and ethically sourced, a belief which I love. With an incredible AW range inspired by the highlands of Scotland there are so many incredible pieces to discover this Christmas. Not only are these Ace pj’s super fun and stylish they are extremely soft and have an Organic Cotton Jersey lining on the inside front of the top for extra cosiness. What I love most about Frugi is the size options mean that both little and big kids can get in on the action and co ordinate with matching pyjamas this Christmas.

Paint Sticks

Paint sticks are known and loved by many parents and children for their fun and mess free design. Paint sticks are extremely versatile and can be used for a range of techniques like blending, stamping, colour washing, scraping and dotting. Used just like glue sticks they allow vivid colours to be transferred directly onto a range of surfaces. No need for brushes, water or the usual mess that comes with painting. Pick your colour, lift the lid and twist, unleash your creativity and when finished just pack away – no mess! Paint dries quickly within minutes. Shaped like a Paint Stick, this GIANT yellow storage tube includes 30 assorted Paint Sticks, all your little loved one needs for hours of fun.

Avocado Kids Box

Empower your kids to be more confident in the kitchen this Christmas! Avocado Kids is a genius subscription box service that breathes passion and knowledge of food into children of all ages. Created by self taught chef Gabby, her love of food began from a young age cooking with her Nonna. It is this that inspired her to educate a new generation and ignite a passion for cooking. A great way to help fussy eaters overcome their fears, each box contains all you will need to have a foodie themed, cook along evening. From recipe cards and shopping lists to themed music playlist and an apron, these boxes will ensure you have everything you and your child need to enjoy a perfect themed cook along. With a range of subscriptions available Avocado kids will make for an exciting and unique gift that keeps on giving through Christmas and beyond.

Wicked Mega Bounce

Up there with the world’s very bounciest balls, the Mega Bounce XTR bounces at 85% of its original dropped height! That’s compared to a basketball’s measly 56%! Throw it as hard as you possibly can and watch in awe as it soars higher than a two-storey building! The slick packaging and eye catching graphics make it bounce above the crowd. A fantastic gift idea sure to impress this Christmas.

Build Your Own Plane Launcher

Build Your Own are the creators of an exciting and unique range of cardboard products designed to inspire and engage young imaginations. Dedicated to reducing plastic toy waste, Build your own design fantastic toys and gifts that the whole family will enjoy. This build your own paper plane launcher provides hours of endless entertainment. It’s incredible quality and clearly written instructions are easy to follow. Your child will love flying awesome paper planes while providing endless fun and laughter for all this Christmas. See more from Build your own here.

Love Writing Co

The Love Writing Company is on a mission to help children Love Writing from the start. Their handwriting and Alphabet Practice Books are full of fun and engaging activities that will help your child learn letter and word formation, build pencil control and establish a solid writing foundation. I love the range of age appropriate Writing Pencils and Erasable Colour Pencils that have been specifically developed for a child’s hand, available in 2 sizes. These complete writing packs offer everything you need to start your Love Writing Co journey, all with a nifty eco gym bag for storage. A great Christmas gift for your little ones, check out more from Love Writing Co here.

Hexbug Nano

Build the ultimate playground with the Hexbug Nano Flash Nanoplex set. This amazing Nanoplex set is perfect for your little ones creative mind. Kids can build up the scene using the impressive range of pieces included, then watch as the little critters scurry, bounce and flip around all on their own. With Nano you can add to the collection as a gift for every occasion. Inside the robotic toy playset, kids can build fun playgrounds for the newly designed flash nano and 2 regular nanos using colourful jelly walls, tracks and unique obstacles like the 2 merry-go-rounds! Get yours here.

Eat Sleep Doodle Tote

Gift company Eat Sleep Doodle create fun, creative and educational gifts. With a huge range of fabric doodle items, all to colour in and customise with included washable pens. Simply machine wash, and they’re ready to be re-designed and re-personalised! This fun, practical carry bag for books, kit, shopping and more will make a great gift this Christmas. Kids (and adults of course) can enjoy adding their own colours to the beautiful hand-drawn wild butterfly scene. Included is a set of 10 colourful, wash-out pens. Colouring relieves stress and invokes imagination and your child can enjoy this again and again with eat sleep doodle. Check out their fantastic range of washable gifts here.

Hair Flair Deluxe

A new deluxe hair kit which allows girls to stay on trend with the latest hair styles. This Hair Flair Deluxe Kit contains on trend and stylish new hair chalk colours as well as a new hair chalk applicator. Your child can learn how to plait with the new plaiting tool, and how to put hair up in a variety of bun styles. Easy to apply and easy to wash out. The new packaging style allows for all components to be kept together, with no waste. Includes a slot for a mobile phone on which to watch Fab Labs useful tutorials.

Nutritional Ninjas

Devoted to their mission to introduce children to cooking and educate them to make healthy food choices, Nutritional Ninjas offer this fantastic subscription to ignite a passion for cooking and healthy food in your child or loved one. Nutritional Ninja Bake Boxes provide everything you need to create a tasty, healthy treat. Including dry ingredients, recipe cards, food facts and collectable stickers all packed in a slimline, handy box. A perfect and unique gift that can be enjoyed for many months. Check out Nutritional Ninjas Instagram and website to order yours.

Frugi Little Adventurers Backpack

Perfect for getting tiny explorers ready for the day ahead, Frugi Little Adventurers backpacks will make a great gift this Christmas. With a front snack pocket and large main pocket, this bag has an adjustable chest strap, shoulder straps and a padded back for extra comfort. The outer fabric is impressively made from recycled plastic bottles so you can rest assured that you are treating your little one to the best…in every sense. Inspired by the Scottish legend of the Loch Ness monster this bag screams fun and is guaranteed to make any little one smile!

Ultimate Sparkle Science

Explore the wonders of science with 10 fascinating sparkle chemistry experiments. Your child can make glittery bath jellies, grow a sparkly crystal geode, create a strawberry scented fragrance jar for your bedroom, experiment with slime and light up your creations in the nightlight and make their own Mystic Ball. With clear instructions about how to conduct the experiments at home included, as well as the method and science behind what they are doing, this set is not only great fun but educational too. This super sparkly chemistry set will help your child to explore, a thoughtful and interactive gift.

Stib

An award wining positive pencils jumbo pack that makes an ideal, plastic free children’s gift. Each jumbo pack contains twelve inspirational colouring pencils, a double wooden pencil sharpener and reusable sicker sheet. Stib’s mission is to champion the need to raise our young people with the confidence to articulate and express themselves and their ideas. Making a perfect stocking filler or gift for those colouring mad little ones, the stylish designs and bright colours of Stib can’t help but make you smile.

Eugy

Brainstorm is a leading supplier of fun and educational toys. With a reputation of high-quality, unique products. These Eugy 3D craft collectibles make a great Christmas gift or stocking filler that will keep little ones entertained for hours. Made from environmentally friendly, biodegradable card and printed with natural eco-friendly ink these figures are easily fixed together in numerical sequence using the non-toxic glue. Including fun, educational facts, kids will treasure these beautiful keepsakes and want to collect them all. For a gift that keeps on giving check out the adorable range from Eugy here.

Aveeno Mother and Baby

The perfect present for expectant or new mothers, the Aveeno Mum and Baby Giftset contains everything you need to nourish and hydrate both mum and baby’s delicate skin. Complete with cute teddy bear character, this set makes for a gorgeous gift for both expectant mum, mother and baby. Give baby a nurturing bath with Aveeno Baby Daily Care Hair & Body Wash, a mild daily cleanser that has been specially developed for newborn skin. Gently cleansing baby’s delicate skin from top to toe, the mild formula will never leave skin feeling dry, and has been formulated to minimise risk of allergies. Get yours here.

Outright Games

Home of family friendly games, Outright games stock a huge range of games perfect for Christmas gifts. At a time when families have come together more than ever, Outright Games have been there every step of the way with a 2020 catalogue of games perfect to entertain and bring parents and their kids together with entertaining and safe video games that bring to life some of the most well-known characters in the world. Something for everyone, this Gigantosauras game is great for little ones. Work together to help Giganto unblock the volcano by completing tasks and puzzles throughout the game and unlocking races to get to the next level. For all things gaming look no further than Outright Games this Christmas.

Fab Lab Nail Art

Girls of a certain age are notoriously hard to buy for. Fab Lab have your back with this new deluxe nail kit that provides girls with everything they need to create fabulous looking nails! This kit contains various solvent-free nail polish colours and focuses on the must have new trend of ‘Ombre Nail Art’. Using the special ombre sponge and nail masks, girls can create the latest looks, then embellish their colourful designs with cool stickers. The new packaging style allows for all components to be kept together, with no waste, and includes a slot for a mobile phone on which to watch our useful FabLab nail art tutorials.

Stomp Rocket

The Stomp Rocket Ultra is 100% child powered! Run, jump and stomp to launch the rockets up to a massive 200 feet in the air. Your child can learn through play concepts like Gravity, Trajectory, Force and Power of Air while also having the time of their lives. Easy and fast assembly means the fun can begin straight away. Over the years, the Stomp Rocket has won numerous awards from industry experts and with it’s hands (or feet) on approach it is no wonder. Enjoy yours of fun this Christmas with Stomp Rocket.

Louby Lou Magic Word Bracelets

Everyone has a word that means something to them, empowers them and grounds them. Magic Word bracelets from Louby Lou mean you can carry your magic word on a bracelet with you every day to inspire you, encourage you and to remind you that you are brilliant. I love the idea of these bracelets as a great stocking filler idea for your child to remind them that you are with them and there for them always. Available with a range of string colours and inspirational words. Check out more from Louby Lou here.

Tiny Science

Since 2004, SmartLab Toys has been one of the leading designers of educational toys for children ages six through fourteen. They believe that children learn best through hands-on exploration and discovery, that’s why SmatLab hold an impressive collection of super fun, educational kits for kids of all ages. SmartLab’s Tiny Science is a miniature working lab with real precision instruments, including a funnel, petri dish, beaker, Erlenmeyer flask, magnifier, test tube, pipette, graduated cylinder, measuring scoop, balance scale, and 3gram weights. These teeny tiny tools are housed in a miniature cabinet, making Tiny Science perfect for on-the-go fun! A great stocking filler for your science mad little one. Get yours here.

Pulse Yoyo

The Duncan Pulse Yo-Yo is a perfectly balanced, ball-bearing yo-yo that is unique, and affordable. New lighting technology offers increased colour changing lights and patterns with each second of increased spin time. It turns a standard 2-handed performance into a fantastic show of light and colour! A great stocking filler for all. Get yours here.

Lexie Drew Accessories

Designed and created by a mother and daughter trio, Lexie Drew create and design stylish baby and children’s accessories. All of Lexie Drew’s bibs are made in the UK with love and are lined with organic bamboo towelling, which not only makes them extra soft but also means they keep your little one dry for longer. Handmade with love and in the UK you need not look further for adorable Christmas accessories for little ones. This adorable headband and bib combo make for a gorgeous gift that will be used and adored all season long.

Kids Stuff Crazy Foam Soap

Crazy Foaming Soap is a mild and gentle formulation of mouldable foam soap that allows children to explore their creative side whilst cleaning their delicate skin. This tactile soap can be moulded into any shape your child can imagine. Simply squirt some soap into the palm of your child’s hand and watch as their imagination run wild! The Hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested, pH-balanced formula means there are no surprise nasties, just fun. A great stocking filler for both boys and girls this Christmas.

Lindt Teddy

Celebrate your Christmas with the new Lindt Bear! A symbol of affection, love and care! With Lindt’s classical, legendary craftsmanship, Lindt’s Maîtres Chocolatiers have created the Lindt Bear, made out of the finest Lindt milk chocolate….an adorable gift for any little one in your life.