From decadent beauty advent calendars to mouth-watering baskets, the holiday season is just around the corner with less than 80 days to Christmas.
While for some it may be too early to start thinking about the C word, others may already be looking to spread some festive joy, whether it’s getting ready by ordering a booth. tree or stock up on crackers. And if you’re looking to avoid the inevitable last-minute gift-shopping rush, luckily for us loyal Boots are here to help us with our gift giving process.
The beauty retailer has unveiled its 12 best gift and shopping trends for 2021 among its huge range of new and exclusive products, as well as older classics, giving us all the inspiration we need for Christmas.
With Boots predicting that housewares, wellness and lifestyle gifts will be big hits this year, expect plants, candles and home workout equipment to be in the curated list, as well as skin care and cosmetics.
From perfumes and makeup to bath washes and even stationery, you’re bound to find something in the selection that will suit a loved one. So start ticking off your shopping list and spread the holiday cheer.
Travel Brush Collection No7 with Embroidered Velvet Bag by Elizabeth Scarlett: £ 20, Boots.com
Are you planning a festive weekend? Travel in style with this No7 set which includes a hand painted and embroidered Elizabeth Scarlett velvet bag. Showcasing a unique flamingo design, the artist collaborated with No7 for a new range exclusive to Boots. The set includes four brushes for each use. Coming soon or at your local store.
Bobbi Brown Glitter Brick Compact Highlighter: £ 37, Boots.com
Bobbi Brown is a new addition to Boots’ cosmetics line and is here to help add sparkle to your Christmas ensemble with her compact shimmering brick highlighter. One of the makeup brand’s best-selling products, the Shimmering Brush-On Powder creates a soft, rosy glow. Apply just above the cheekbones for the most flattering look. It could also make the perfect glitzy stocking filling for a loved one.
Soap & Glory Jingle Flower Duo: £ 5, Boots.com
Festive joy doesn’t have to end your beauty regimen this year with Soap & Glory’s jingle flower duo. With notes of white flowers and tonka bean, the duo includes Ingle Blooms body wash and Jingle Blooms body butter – a bargain for £ 5.
The Little Botanical Plant Gang for Newbie Plant Parents: £ 40, Boots.com
Making the perfect gift for all new plant owners, this herbal trio will survive even with the most neglectful of parents. Arriving pre-planted in stylish ceramic pots, The Little Botanical company claims they’ll be perfectly at home in dark corners and thrive with watering every three or four weeks.
Paco Rabanne Ghost Eau de Toilette 100ml: £ 76, Boots.com
If you’re looking to treat a man in your life, Paco Rabanne’s new Ghost Eau de Toilette has notes of lemon, vetiver, lavender, and woody vanilla. The long-lasting fragrance is made in France with ingredients from responsible and ethical sources.
Gucci Flora Gorgeous Gardenia Eau de Parfum 100ml: £ 105, Boots.com
Christmas is the time to treat yourself, so why not treat yourself to a bottle of Gucci’s magnificent Flora Eau de Parfum this year. Floral yet sweet, the scent is built around gardenia blossom with added top notes of pear blossom and base notes of white gardenia, jasmine, brown sugar and patchouli. If that’s not enough to convince you, the delicately flowery, pastel-hued bottle is sure to seal the deal.
Bouffants and Broken Hearts Candle Set: £ 10.50, Boots.com
Connoisseurs of candles will love these beautifully illustrated scents by artist Kendra Dandy. Adding a bit of interest to your home or that of a loved one, the two candles lightly scent your home with aromas of green citrus, flowers, warm amber, moody musk and spices. .
Rhinana’s blessed starter skincare routine – what more could you ask for from a Christmas present? Designed to brighten and target pores, dark spots while hydrating and protecting your skin, the travel size set includes the brand’s popular cleanser, toner and moisturizer for all your skincare needs.
Drunk Elephant TLC sukari babyfacial 50ml, £ 67: Boots.com
A cult hit when it launched in 2017, Drunk Elephant describes its sukari product as an at-home facial – perfect for rejuvenating tired-looking skin after too big a Christmas party. Using a combination of alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) and beta hydroxy acids (BHA), enjoy clearer, smoother and more radiant looking skin. In our review of the product, we said that it has given “impressive results, dramatically changing the texture of our skin, improving the appearance of pores and fine lines, and even helping our notoriously dull skin appear more glowing.”
A perfect gift for fitness fans, this travel-friendly resistance band set helps recreate the home gym experience. Tone, build strength, or improve flexibility using a wide range of exercise techniques. A nice bonus is the color-coordinated storage bag to take with you wherever you go.
Taking the makeup world by storm when it launched in 2018, Kylie Cosmetics only arrived at Boots last month. Kylie Jenner Lip Kit helps you create a matte lip that daring your look. The vegan formula is available in a range of colors designed to last up to eight hours with the kit containing a lip liner and liquid lipstick for a perfect pout.
Alice Scott Exercise Book Set: £ 8, Boots.com
You can’t go wrong gifting stationery at Christmas and this offering from English lifestyle brand Alice Scott is new and exclusive to Boots. Containing two slim A5 notebooks titled “and something else”, it will make the perfect gift for aspiring scribes or someone just starting out in college.
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