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I’m back again for another year with my Main Gifts and Stocking Filler Ideas Gift Guide, I’ve made sure to include a variety of gift ideas, however, there are a lot of beauty gifts featured as I decided not to do a stand-alone beauty gift guide this year just because I'm behind on content. However, if you’re looking for more gift ideas then you can check out my post about 12 Gift Ideas To Add To Your Christmas Wishlist
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It only seems like 5 minutes ago when I was putting together my last Father’s Day Gift Guide but I’m back again with some gift ideas if you’re stuck on what to get your dad or the father figure in your life this Father’s Day. It lands on Sunday 18th June this year, so it’ll soon be here again. I’ve also made sure to include a variety of ideas and different price ranges as well. 

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Mother's Day lands on the 19th of March this year in the UK so I thought now is the perfect time to post my annual Mother’s Day Gift Guide. I’ve picked out some beauty, lifestyle and home bits which I think would make lovely gifts for your mum or any mother figure in your life. 
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In today's post, I’m sharing 10 gift ideas which I think would be perfect for any beauty lover in your life this Christmas. I’m mainly focusing on main gift ideas but I’ve also included some stocking filler ideas too. Also, the gifts that I’ve featured in this post start from just £5. 

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It’s that time of the year again and I’m back with my annual Christmas gift guides! In this gift guide, I’m going to be sharing some main gift ideas and I’ve got a mixture of beauty, homeware, tech, and cosy clothing as well as a couple of practical gift ideas too. 

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I’m back with another Mother’s Day gift guide and this one contains an array of different gift ideas from beauty, lifestyle, home and fashion. So hopefully it will give you some ideas on what to buy your mum or the mother figure in your life for Mother’s Day this year. I also have another gift guide that’s already up which is a lot more beauty-focused with a few lifestyle gifts thrown in too. You can check out that blog post here if you’re interested. 

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If you’re still looking for some Christmas gifts which you can pick up easily both online and in-store at places such as your local supermarket and Next then I’d highly recommend Baylis & Harding. There isn’t a year that goes by when I don’t buy at least a couple of gifts from Baylis & Harding for loved ones at Christmas. They are cruelty-free and vegan-friendly and they have gifts for all ages including bath and shower gifts, luxury slipper gift sets, candle gift sets and more. They recently kindly sent over some of their lovely gifts from this year’s Christmas range for me to talk about on my blog. 

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I’m back with another gift guide and this time it’s about all things beauty related and what beauty gifts to buy your loved ones this Christmas if you’re stuck for ideas. I've made sure that there's a bit of everything in this guide so I really hope it helps!
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I can’t believe I’m sitting here writing my first Christmas gift guide of 2021. I feel like I say this every year but how is it almost December?! My first gift guide is going to be about main gift and stocking filler ideas and I feel like there’s a decent mixture of things in this blog post if you’re stuck for ideas. 

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Making sure you’ve got all of your bases covered when it comes to Christmas gift-giving can be stressful. The last thing you want to do is forget about somebody important and experience the awkward one-sided gift exchange. While we can’t help you with that level of forgetfulness, we can offer you some tips on buying gifts for your Bristolian friends and visitors to this fine location. Here, we’ve made a list of 4 of the best gift ideas this Christmas time, so that you can be sure to find something for even the most complicated folks.

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Mother's Day is fast approaching as it lands on the 14th March this year, so if you celebrate Mother's Day and haven't bought anything for your mum or mother figure in your life yet then this post might be helpful if you're stuck for ideas. In this post, I'm going to be talking about an array of gifts that I've chosen for my lovely mum. From perfume, skincare and bath and body care products which are all available from Boots. I've chosen a mixture of products that I know she likes and uses already as well as a couple of products that I'm pretty sure she'll like because they seem like her cup of tea. As well as the gifts I've chosen, I'm also going to be talking about what we're planning on doing for Mother's Day this year as well as it's obviously going to be a little different again this year as we're still living with restrictions in place due to COVID.

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In today's post, I'm talking about some lovely gift ideas for Mother's Day which lands on the 14th of March this year. I've got some gift sets to talk about, some gifts that seem to always go down well without fail as well as a few bits and pieces which you could include in a self-care hamper if you're planning on creating one for your mum, grandma or mother figure this year.

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I'm back with my Christmas beauty gift guide which is my final gift guide for this year. I've got everything from beauty gift sets filled with lovely bath and body care products, wellbeing gifts, perfume gifts and even a few subscription boxes which I would 100% recommend. Once again, I'm pretty sure everything in this post is available to pick up online if you're like me and don't really want to risk going to the shops to do the Christmas shopping this year.

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I can't believe it's been a whole year since I sat down and started writing my Christmas gift guides. I'm starting off with my Main Gifts and Stocking Filler Ideas gift guide this year and then there will be a Beauty Gift Guide coming shortly too. There are quite a lot of gifts to talk about this year, I didn't realise I had so many things to talk about until I started organising everything for the gift guide posts haha. So I hope this post helps you out if you're stuck for ideas this year! I think the majority of the things in this gift guide are available online as well which I thought was handy given the current circumstances.

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 Father's Day is just around the corner (on the 21st June) and in today's post, I'm sharing some gift ideas which you can pick up from Moonpig along with a card of course! I've chosen three items to give my dad this Father's Day which I'm going to be talking about in this post as well as explaining why I've decided to choose what I have. I'm also going to be briefly talking about what we're planning on doing for this Father's Day as we're still very much acting like we're in full-on lockdown in our household.
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Father's Day is almost here again in the UK (It's on June 21st for anyone who doesn't know) and I thought I would do a gift guide this year because I really enjoyed doing my Mother's Day gift guide back in March. So I've decided to do an array of ideas from budget to more high-end price tags. So here it is!
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Mother's Day is almost here again and today I'm bringing you some gorgeous gift ideas from Baylis & Harding which would make the perfect Mother's Day gift for your mum, nan or whoever you may buy for on Mother's Day. I'm sure by now you know that I'm a big fan of Baylis & Harding in general. So here are some gifts from their limited edition Royale Garden range which are all available to buy from Amazon.

First up we have the Luxury Wash Bag* which is priced at £15 which I think is such a good price considering how nice the wash bag is and the fact that it contains four travel-sized products inside too. You also get a good array of products inside the bag - shampoo, conditioner, hand and body lotion and shower creme so it would make a perfect gift for someone who has an upcoming weekend trip away! The Royale Garden scent contains classic and modern notes of bergamot and rose which lead to heart notes of geranium and poppy and base notes of white musk, creamy sandalwood and vanilla. So it's obviously for someone who likes floral scents.

They've also released their Royale Garden Luxury Wrapped Soaps* priced at £9.99 which I think are just so well presented in the little soap tower. I really Baylis & Harding soaps because they're really gentle on the skin but still make you feel nicely cleansed. A lot of soaps actually make my skin feel quite dry but Baylis and Harding soaps seem to very nourishing and leave behind a light fragrance. They're also cruelty-free which is a big plus in my book. 

Lastly, are the Luxury Bath Petals priced at £10* which I personally think could be slightly cheaper when you compare the price to the wash bag. I do like using bath petals though, especially when I'm having a proper pamper in the bath but they aren't essential in day-to-day life. But they would make a nice treat to yourself or as a gift to someone else.

All of the above gifts are available to buy from Amazon, as well as other gift sets from the Royale Garden range. You can also get them on Prime too.

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Mother's Day is just around the corner again and if you're stuck for ideas on what to buy for your mum, nan or any mother figure(s) in your life then hopefully this gift guide should help you out! Most of the things included are beauty related but I have also added in a couple of other ideas too. 

I don't think you can really go wrong with buying your mum some new Slippers
and/or Pyjamas for Mother's Day. It's basically a fail-safe option really, isn't it? I tend to buy pyjamas from George at Asda usually as I find that they are nice quality and reasonably priced. I used to buy slippers for both myself and others from George at Asda too but they're sizing has been off lately so I've been buying slippers from either B&M for around £4-5 or Morrison's Nutmeg range for around £7-8 depending on the style you go for. The slippers featured in the photo are from B&M and were £3.99.

Sometimes if I'm stuck for ideas then I like to build a little Beauty/Self Care Hamper for my mum for mother's day. So here are a couple of things which you could add into a hamper if you decide to go down that route -

- Miss Patisserie Bath Bomb starting from £5
I used to love buying from LUSH but I just think they've gotten so expensive and the last couple of bath bombs I've bought from LUSH have been duds so I tend to shop elsewhere for bath bombs now. My fave place to buy them from is Miss Patisserie because there's a good array of options to choose from and they always look really pretty once they're in the bath. They've also just released a new array of products to they're already impressive line-up.

- Technic Reusable Makeup Remover Cloth RRP £2.49 
My mum still uses face wipes to remove her makeup and it drives me up the wall. So I've decided to buy her a makeup remover cloth to try because she seems convinced that it won't work as well for her or it will disagree with her sensitive skin and I'm prepared to prove her wrong haha! So if you are trying to get someone to be more eco-friendly then this might be a good gift idea to add into a hamper.

- Dr.Paw Paw 2-in-1 Scrub and Nourish Lip Scrub and Original Balm RRP £8.95*
I love Dr. Paw Paw, their original balm is one of my all-time fave multi-use balms. The 2-in-1 pot is perfect for any mum on the go as it features a sugar scrub on the top and the original balm on the bottom which you can use as a normal daily balm or as a lip treatment overnight. 

Featuring Happy Birthday!

Featuring Cabernet Sauvignon
- Wax Melts from Foxglove Fragrances* 
I think candles or wax melts are always a good gift idea for someone no matter what the occasion and wax melts are the perfect size to pop in a self-care hamper. There's nothing nicer than settling down in the evening after a bubble bath with a nicely scented wax melt melting away. Foxglove Fragrances are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free and they sell so many different scents from Biscoff, Blue Lenor, Grape Soda Pop, Happy Birthday!, Hot Cocoa, Kreed and many, many more. They kindly sent me over five different wax melts to try (Blue Lenor*, Kreed*, Cabernet Sauvignon*, Strawberry Lily* and Happy Birthday!*) and I literally can't choose a favourite. They're highly scented but not in an overbearing way. I can't wait to try more scents from them once I've used up the ones I currently have! Prices start from £2.75.

- Beauty Laundrette Eau Yes! Body Mist RRP £3.66 (on intro offer)
Something else that I've recently discovered which I think would fit into a beauty/self-care hamper nicely is the Beauty Laundrette Eau Yes! Body Mist which is exclusively available from Superdrug. The best way to describe the scent is a fizzy fresh floral scent which I'll admit I wasn't expecting but I do really like it and I think it's a perfect spring scent. 

Yardley London have also just added two more fragrances to their Flowerful range which I think would make a lovely Mother's Day gift. The two new fragrances are Exquisite Peony* which is described as a floral bouquet of freesia, rose, jasmine and peony with added citrus on a warm base of cedarwood and blonde woods and Opulent Rose* which is described a voluptuous bouquet of enchanting roses and fresh-cut stems with a touch of sensual carnation and a strong base of white musk, amber and patchouli and they are both gorgeous. I'm already a big fan of the Flowerful range because they are affordable and the scent sticks around all day. Any time I've worn the Elegant Iris scent which is also from the Flowerful range, I'm always asked what perfume I'm wearing (RRP £21).

Sanctuary have released some lovely limited edition gift sets and in this post, I'm talking about one in particular which is the Perfect Pamper Box RRP £20* which contents are worth just over £40 but you can buy it from Sainsbury's, Amazon, Look Fantastic and Very. It comes in a gorgeous well-presented box with 5 products inside. The products inside are - Body Scrub, Body Wash, Wet Skin Moisture Miracle, Liquid Gold Rose Radiance Elixir and Heel Balm. I think it's such a bargain and I know for a fact that a lot of mums would love this as a gift this Mother's Day. It really is the perfect pamper box!

Another lovely gift set that you could treat your mum to is the Tropic "A Walk on the Beach" Collection Gift Set RRP £24* which includes their Ocean Fizz Foot Soak, Polishing Foot Pebble and their Repairing Foot Remedy (which you use in that order). This would make a great gift for any mums who are on their feet a lot! I know for a fact my mum will love this gift set because she is always saying how much her feet ache so this trio will be nice for her to use after a long day. The products also smell really nice, it's one of those gift sets that you can smell before you open it (I think it's the foot pebble soap) and it really does have a fresh ocean-y scent. It also comes in a nicely presented box (pictured above).

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I'm back again with a gift guide and this one is all about beauty! I do love doing beauty gift guides because I love receiving beauty gifts for Christmas (as well as fluffy socks and cosy jumpers or cardigans obvs) I've chosen an array of products that I think would be perfect for any beauty lover in your life which I've personally tried and tested myself either over the past year or recently for this gift guide.

If you're looking for some decent, affordable hair straighteners for someone in your life then I can't recommend the Lily England Hair Straighteners RRP £31.99 from Amazon enough. My old hair straighteners literally went bang one day so I quickly went online and picked up some more and guess what? The Lily England ones work just as well as my old ones, if not better! AND they were a heck of a lot cheaper than my old ones. I also think they look really nice with the white and rose gold and I'm a fan of the digital, easy-to-use display too.

Another gift idea which I personally love receiving myself at Christmas is perfume which I know I've already mentioned in my previous gift guide but I just think you can't really go wrong with perfume if you know what kind of scents the person you're buying for likes or what their all time fave perfume is. I'm currently really enjoying the Calvin Klein Women (50ml)* priced at £38.99 on Fragrance Direct. Another little tip if you're buying perfume/aftershave is to look on Fragrance Direct because you can usually get them at a discounted price on their website.

I think The Body Shop Nicaraguan Coffee Intense Awakening Face Mask RRP £17 would be a fab gift because it's suitable for all skin types and it's a nice in-the-middle kind of price for a face mask. It feels luxurious on the skin as it warms up slightly and just makes your skin look more alive right after using it. I love using it in the morning if I've had a rubbish night's sleep and I feel like I need waking up a bit. It also helps to reduce the signs of fatigue and helps to clear up any impurities too.

For a body care gift set I've chosen to feature the Lavera Sweet Moments Gift Set RRP £15.95* which is a limited edition set which includes a gentle body wash and body lotion which are both scented with organic plum and vanilla - which I think is a great comforting, winter scent! It's also made with 100% natural ingredients, suitable for vegans and cruelty-free too. 

For the skincare lover in your life I've got to mention the PMD Clean Pro RQ RRP £165* because using a silicone cleansing brush has honestly been such a game changer this year. I've found that it's helped with oil control, makes me feel confident that my skin is properly cleansed and I really like the warming Rose Quartz aspect on the flip side as because it's great to use with serums to help get maximum results as well as a relaxation technique before going to bed. You can read my full review here.

Another beauty tool I've been loving over the past month or so is the Magnitone London Fuzz Off 3-in-1 Rechargeable Precision Hair Trimmer RRP £30*. The reason why I love it is because it's so easy to use and it can be used on multiple different areas as well. You can use it on your brows, lip and chin hair, stray underarm hair and even your bikini line. It comes with different attachments for each area too. It's rechargeable via USB and 1 charge = 90 minutes of use. It spins at 300 times per second so that it removes all of the fine hairs and leaves the skin soft and smooth and it's also suitable for sensitive skin types. Highly recommend!

If you're like me and trying to get people in your life to start thinking more about the planet and reducing their plastic waste then the EcoPanda Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads RRP £20.90* which are available from Amazon might be a great gift idea! The set comes with 18 bamboo pads (8cm each), a bamboo storage jar to store your clean makeup remover pads and a cute little eco-friendly laundry bag. The pads are made from high quality bamboo, hypoallergenic and suitable for all skin types. They are sustainable because bamboo is not only biodegradable but it also grows up to a meter each day which makes it a great eco material. I have a review with more info available here.

The Tropic Skincare Skincare Discovery Kit RRP £28* is a great way to introduce someone to Tropic Skincare who are definitely one of my favourite brands right now. The kit contains some of their best selling skincare products in a travel-friendly size which all come in a magnetic canvas cosmetics bag. So what's in the kit? You get their Smoothing Cleanser (50ml) which can be used to melt away and remove makeup or as a standard cleanser, a Bamboo Face Cloth, Vitamin Toner (30ml) which aims to soothe your skin and refine your pores, Skin Feast Nourishing Concentrate Cream (20ml) which contains 20 plant oils and extracts to leave you with a healthy glow and their recently released Rainforest Dew (5ml) which is a super hydrating serum. 

Lastly is the lovely Burt's Bees Naturally Beautiful Gift Set RRP £17.99* which contains their Beeswax Lip Balm with Vitamin E and Peppermint, one of their Lip Crayons in the shade Sedona Sands (which happens to be one of my fave lip products right now!), a Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus and their Lavender and Honey Hand Cream and they all come in a sturdy red cosmetics bag. I feel like you can't really go wrong with Burt's Bees because everyone uses lip balms and hand creams, right? So I think this set is a perfect gift for someone you're unsure what to buy for. 

You could also check out Leah's Christmas Gift Guide for Her post for some more gifting inspiration!

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