Over the past couple of months, I have been drafting Lilinha Angel’s World Christmas Feature and looking for the best gifts around for the ladies, gents and children. We have been trying and testing them ourselves and those are the gifts that we recommend in our Christmas Gift Guide 2013.
Christmas Gift Guide: Top Gifts for Her
Whether you are looking for a gift for your mum, or the mum of your kids, your sister or another lady in your life, I’m sure they will be more the happy with the gifts below. Those are gifts to keep her hair smelling and looking good, her skin feeling great and to keep her warm in the cold evenings.
Merumaya Pure Radiance Mask (RRP £19.50) has been designed to create a luminous and smooth complexion and restore a radiant complexion, a perfect pick me up treatment for rapidly improved radiance, luminosity and plumping. Pure Radiance Mask by Merumaya Integrative Effective Skincare was formulated with clinically tested active ingredients at maximum use level to act in concert to bring you incredible radiance, improved skin smoothness, together with antioxidant, antiglycation and anti-stress protection.
I have been using Pure Radiance Mask to improve my skin luminosity, tone and texture in preparation for the festive season, it has a lovely fragrance and my skin feels smooth. I will also be using it Pure Radiance Mask in between Christmas parties and glasses of bubbly to restore my skin and leave it feeling revitalised. It makes a perfect Christmas present to those that want their skin to be at its best and also a great post party season skin saviour for January. MERUMAYA currently have a promotion running on www.merumaya.com for Christmas, where customers can get 10% off all purchases using the discount code “1st”.
Sebamed Anti-Dry Range (RRP £39.95) has everything you need to keep your skin and hair moisturised and smooth, all products are based on the concept of stabilizing the natural protective acid mantle of the skin using the pH value of 5.5. The range has the following products: Sebamed Derma Soft Wash Emulsion, Sebamed Hydrating Body Lotion, Sebamed Revitalizing Shampoo, Sebamed Day Defence Cream and Sebamed Night Intensive Cream.
I first tried Sebamed Anti-Dry Range last year, and I really like the fact that the products are gentle on my skin but really effective at the same time, leaving my skin feeling soft and hydrated. My favourite product of the range is Sebamed Night Intensive Cream, which I use in the evening and also in the morning if my skin is a bit drier than useful. The anti-dry range is perfect for this time of the year, when our skin tends to feel drier than usual.
Ginvera All Day Skin Nourish Gift Set (RRP £47.99) contains Green Tea extracts as its main ingredient, enhanced with soybean extract and herbal ingredients to restore skin’s radiance and clarity naturally. The gift set comes beautifully packaged in a gift box tied with green silk ribbon, which contains Ginvera Green Tea Refreshing Brighten-up Day Cream, Ginvera Green Tea Nourish & Repair Night Cream, Beautifully Homemade Lemongrass Scented Candle and Ginvera Cotton Bag.
Ginvera All Day Skin Nourish Gift Set is a perfect gift for ladies that want to maintain fabulous skin throughout the day and night. The day cream has illuminating effect for a brighter and fairer skin tone, while the night cream deeply nourishes and encourages skin renewal during sleep. As part of your beauty regime, you can sit back and relax to the lovely fragrance of lemongrass candle.
Palmolive Ayurituel (RRP £2.99) is an exotic shower gel range inspired by ancient Ayurvedic traditions. I was sent Joyous, Peaceful and Energy to try, they are indulgently scented shower gels designed to create a harmonious body and mind experience that leaves you feeling balanced and energised. They are enriched with exotic extract of Indian origin and are perfect to anyone looking for invigorating experiences, allowing you to transform your shower into your sanctuary.
Joyous contains blissful Lotus Flower and Indian Mulberry extracts for an aromatic and joyful shower, while Peaceful has Indian Neem and Jasmine to calm your senses, and Energy contains stimulating Indian Sandalwood and Ginger extracts for an uplifting experience. The whole Palmolive Ayurituel range has a wonderful smell and they are great stocking fillers, I’m sure everyone could do with joy, peace and energy during the festive period.
Osmo Golden Luxury Gift Pack (RRP £19.99) is a luxurious Argan Oil infused range designed to add a touch of luxury to your hair regime. The unique formulations breathe new life into tired, dull, lifeless locks, and hair is reborn to optimum vitality and show-stopping condition. The Berber Oil Collection Gift Set includes Berber Oil Shampoo to rejuvenate and strengthen, Berber Oil Therapy Mask to rehydrate and restore, and Berber Oil Hair Treatment to help hair return to optimum vitality whilst reducing drying time and protecting against UV damage.
The gift set also comes with a Berber Oil Diffusion Comb for even distribution. My favourite product of the set is Berber Oil Hair Treatment which is a luxurious indulgent treatment, providing intense nourishment to my hair. I just love how beautiful my hair looks and feels after using Osmo Golden Luxury Gift Pack, perfect for everyone that loves shiny and gorgeous hair.
Denman D3 Red Diamante Brush (RRP £16.20) is a classic styling brush with 7 rows of nylon pins, featuring a close-set pin pattern for extra grip and control. It is ideal for smoothing, shaping and styling, and suitable for all lengths and types of hair. The red diamante brush is part of the Ruby Red Gift Set, presented in a vibrant red organza bag with the red diamante hairbrush and Rhinestone Bobby Pins.
The Diamante brush is also available in black and gold. Denman hairbrushes are professionally made for professional results, used by hairdressers worldwide. The famous Denman anti-static rubber pad provides maximum grip and control during blow-drying for shaping the hair. I have tried several Denman brushes, not only they look stylish, they are well made and great hairbrushes. The red diamonte design is very feminine and it will be a hit with the ladies this Christmas.
Neal & Wolf Indulgence Refined Gift Pack (RRP £25.95) is a great gift set for perfect hair this Christmas containing Ritual Daily Cleansing Shampoo, created to cleanse the hair, leaving it fresh, full of shine and ready for styling. Once your hair is clean, it is time to use Ritual Daily Conditioner to instantly detangle, leaving the hair wonderfully smooth and ready for styling. The gift set also has Harmony Intensive Care Treatment, which has been especially designed to repair damaged hair, using a unique combination of intensive conditioners that deliver an instant transformation.
I really like Neal & Wolf products, they have a wonderful fragrance and great formula that leaves my hair clean and soft. My favourite product of the gift set is Harmony Intensive Care Treatment, I love the fact that the deep conditioner only takes around 3 to 5 minutes to work, so l have shiny and manageable hair in a matter of minutes.
Madebyme is a new range launched by Targus, a smartphone and tablet case manufacturer. Madebyme allows you to create bespoke cases using personal photos in minutes, you simply need to visit the website, enter your code and choose your favourite photo. You can protect your tablet by creating a slim and stylish protective case with stand for your iPad and iPad mini. The slim line lightweight case offers all-around protection, the sleek front cover transforms into a multi-position stand for easy viewing and typing whilst the durable back cover both protects and provides easy access to your table controls, ports, camera and audio.
Targus Tablet Cover is made of high quality material and the photo quality is great. Find out your local retailer by visiting http://madebyme.targus.com/Participating-Stores, get your code at participating stores and create a high quality personalised tablet case for your loved one or yourself using their favourite photo. Gorgeous personalised gift that will definitely put a smile on their face!
Royal Stewart Tartan Blanket Rug (RRP £25.20) is a pure wool tartan blanket measuring approximately 5ft x 6ft, making it an ideal throw for keeping on the sofa or end of bed for added warmth and comfort. The blanket rug is heavyweight and durable, with fringed ends and made from 100% pure new wool to the highest quality. Royal Stewart is a classic tartan, Buy a Kilt features a choice of 13 different tartans, and other highland goods including scarves and ladies kilts.
I really like how beautiful the tartan blanket rug looks and how warm it is. I am using mine in the winter to keep me warm while watching TV on the sofa, and we will be using in the summer as a picnic blanket. It makes a lovely gift at this time of the year, to keep your loved ones nice and cosy in style.
The products were provided free of charge for review purposes. However the opinions expressed in this review are honest and my own.