That’s right, the Christmas countdown can officially begin now that Halloween has been done! November is entirely different territory and it’s become much more acceptable these days to talk about Christmas in November, rather than it strictly being in December.
I know November isn’t early these days when it comes to getting your Christmas presents sussed out and bought, as some people start much earlier – even January, but for me, it’s definitely when I start to turn things up a notch.
Here are just a few ideas for women that you might need to buy for…
Choose a Beauty Pie subscription. If you’re not familiar with Beauty Pie, then take a look at my most recent post on it here. For skincare and beauty junkies, it would make a great gift. There has never been a better time to join the members only club as they have just launched Beauty Pie Plus which gives you a rather large spending limit for £59 for a year. There are a few discounts around too, so you can bag it for less if you’re lucky.
If you know they are into crafts and being creative, then a subscription box geared towards that would make for a really thoughtful gift. This box by Craftiosity, is a little bit different from your usual goodies sent every month. These are designed and kitted out with everything included to make a homemade creation – even for people who aren’t especially crafty.
When it comes to filling your home with gorgeous smells, then look no further than an electronic diffuser. This beautiful ceramic diffuser from Oliver Bonas looks lovely as it is as an ornament even when it’s not in use. It also comes with different coloured lights to suit your mood.
To accompany the diffuser, you will of course need some essential oils. A very popular scent for perfume, skincare and candles is Seychelles by The White Company. Just one to two drops in the diffuser is enough to fill the room with bergamot, amber and vanilla.
When it’s winter, most people love a hot drink, be it tea, coffee or hot chocolate to keep them warm – and even better when they’re on the go. This gift set from Hot Tea Mama has been blended specifically for women and this particular one is for expectant mums. They do ranges to help with PMS, polycystic ovaries, the menopause, breast feeding and many more. Baby It’s Cold Outside Christmas Tea is a mulled blend of festive fruits, spices – think mulled wine but without the alcohol (as close as you can get).
For a boozy treat, then why not opt for something that is going to be lovely to keep, long after the contents have been consumed? This bottle of Clementine Light Up Snow Globe Liqueur is a wonderful keepsake gift. I couldn’t find the link for the bottle alone which cost £20 (bought in store), however you can see it through the link where it comes as a gift set with a bottle of prosecco. The bottle looks stunning lit up and once the gin has been drunk, it makes the perfect vessel for fairy lights.
Nb. Some items were gifted for inclusion in this guide.