Christmas is almost here and many of us will be thinking about the final touches to our Christmas shopping – stocking fillers! There’s some amazing beauty treats out there and all under £20 to wrap up your festive gifting with flourish. Here’s our favourites:
NIVEA, Elegant Skin Set
Give the gift of smooth skin with the NIVEA Elegant Skin Set. Contains NIVEA Nourishing Care Hand Cream 75ml, NIVEA Soft 200ml, NIVEA Lip Butter Redcurrant 16.7g, NIVEA Lip Original Care and a Manicure Kit. Add all that to someone’s stocking for just £10, available at Fifty Plus.
7th Heaven, Top to Toe Treats
Who wouldn’t the gift of a pamper from top to toe with these natural goodies! Perfect for a relaxing night in or a pamper day with the girls. Includes everything you need from luxurious body scrubs to softening hair and face masks to nourish skin and hair. Includes a Black Raspberry Scrub, Goji Body Smoothie, Foot Soak Foot Lotion, Coconut Protein Hair Rescue, Manuka Honey Hair Rescue Mask, Exfoliator & Masque in 1, Red Hot Earth Self Heating Sauna Mask, Strawberry Souffle Mask, Passion Peel Off, Dead Sea Spa Mask, Creamy Coconut Mask and Manuka Honey Peel Off Mask. Available at Argos for £9.99.
Urban Veda, Facial Travel Set
Based on ancient Ayurvedic principles, Urban Veda has developed four ranges that are each matched to meet your skin type and needs based on your dosha. The ranges are Radiance (suited best to the Vata dosha) Purifying (Kapha) Soothing (Pitta) and the Reviving range for (Tri-Doshic types). This gift set offers the perfect taster and is ideal for all the family. All products are natural, certified vegan and cruelty free. The perfect stocking filler, includes discovery sizes of the Facial Polish (20ml), Facial Wash (20ml) and Day Cream (10ml). Priced at £11.99 and available from www.urbanveda.com.
Noughty, Intensive Care Leave-In Conditioner
Noughty is a 97% natural haircare range to make your hair look and smell amazing. Products are totally free from parabens, silicones, SLS and petrochemicals its also vegan, vegetarian and doesn’t test on animals. The Intensive Care Leave-In Conditioner contains super-quenching shea butter and argan oil to help instantly nourish and repair locks, leaving hair feeling stronger. Go on, add a Noughty little treat to your stocking. Find for just £6.99 at Superdrug.
iN.gredients, Cranberry Cream and Hot Cocoa Cream Masks
Get in the festive spirit with the new seasonally indulgent flavoured masks from iN.gredients. Available in six delicious varieties; each mask cleanses and purifies skin whilst minimising the appearance of pores. This gift will leave skin nourished and hydrated to protect from the classic winter conditions, cold outside and hot indoors. Warning, these masks are almost good enough to eat! Festive iN.gredients masks are £3.00 available from www.asos.com.
Ted Baker, Sweet Treats fragrances
These sweet floral scents from our favourite designer are the perfect stocking filler treat. Polly is a hopeless romantic, boasting fabulously fruity top notes of mandarin, berry and peach with a dreamy dash of amber and vanilla. Mia offers notes of lemon, raspberry and blackcurrant with a base of patchouli and golden amber whilst the enticing, whilst Ella fragrance leaves a trail of scented sparkle wherever it goes. All are topped with Ted’s signature rose gold stopper, bringing a touch of elegance to any dressing table. Polly, Mia and Ella fragrances are priced £18 each for 30ml and £30 for 100ml, available from boots.com and tedbaker.com.
Urtekram, Nordic Birch Range
Danish, organic and vegan beauty brand Urtekram, literally translates as ‘herb hug’. The Nordic Birch range is perfect for winter and a great stocking filler for ethical beauty lovers. The range is certified by Ecocert Greenlife and according to the COSMOS Organic Standard, the new Urtekram range of hair, body and oral care products is Vegan Society approved, free from parabens, synthetic ingredients and colours – just as nature intended. Range available from Tesco.com prices start at just £6.
Time Bomb, Christmas Cracker
This limited edition Time Bomb Christmas Cracker contains two mini versions of the Time Bomb Hand-to-Hand Combat Hand Cream (30ml). Formulated with argan oil, olive oil, shea butter hyaluronic acid, and vitamin E which work together to plump, smooth and hydrate the skin. Non-greasy and leaves hands fresh and moisturised. Perfect skin saviour at home and on-the-go… they’ll never neglect their hands again! Costs £10 and is available from QVC and timebombco.com.
Pretty Animalz by MasqueBAR, Polar Bear sheet masks
Adding to its already adorable range, Pretty Animalz by MasqueBAR has launched Penguin, Polar Bear and Moose sheet masks which are the perfect stocking fillers this Christmas. This adorable Polar Bear mask hydrates, calms and soothes skin with extracts of honeysuckle flower, turmeric and grapefruit. Each Pretty Animalz mask is £4.00 available from http://www.asos.com & House of Fraser.
So Eco, Eye Duo Brush Set
Made with soft, cruelty-free bristles, recycled aluminum ferrules and sleek bamboo handles. The So Eco range of ‘Eco Friendly’ makeup brushes are responsibly and ethically sourced. Duo set includes, Shade and Define to define eyes as well as a blend and smudge brush. Available for £12.99 from Fragrance Direct.
Burts Bees, Beeswax Gift Set
A dynamic duo for hands and lips, featuring the much-loved 100% Natural Beeswax Lip Balm with Vitamin E and Peppermint and classic Hand Salve. The perfect kit to pamper lips and hands. Find it at John Lewis for £6.99.
Look Good Feel Better Brushes, Mini Masterclass Set
The Look Good Feel charity was formed in the UK 20 years ago specifically to help women combat the visible side effects of their cancer treatment. They launched the fantastic brush range alongside the charity to boost awareness of the cause and more importantly to make women feel at their best. This Mini Masterclass Brush Set is your must have travel companion. Containing Protective Pouch, Poeder/Blush Brush, Eyeshading Brush and a Foundation/Concealer Brush. Available at Fragrance Direct £19.95.
Good luck with your last minute shopping – get those stockings filled!