Heart London Magazine’s Christmas Gift Guide – For Her
At Heart London Magazine, Christmas is one of our favourite times of the year, from beautiful Christmas lights to hanging decorations on the Christmas tree and giving gifts. There is something special about seeing a loved one’s face light up when you give them a present they love. Finding that special gift isn’t always easy, so we spent the time searching for some special gifts – so you don’t have to. Enjoy our gift selections below which is designed ‘For Her’ and keep a look out for our other gift selections ‘For Him and ‘For The Kids’.
Jewellery always makes a treasured and special gift, not just because of its beauty, but because it lasts a lifetime. However, sometimes it can be costly and we don’t always have the time to go to the store and browse. That is where JewelleryBox.com comes in. Not only do they have a great selection of jewellery for men and women, but they are also reasonably priced. If you want to personalise your gift, you can also get it engraved. They also stock jewellery for special occasions like birthdays, weddings and a superb collection of Christmas gifts. This really should be your first point of call for a gift that can be passed down generations. We love this stunning locket.
Available at Jewellery Box for £19.00
Monique Hart Bonne Nuit Balancing Facial Mist
If you are a sleeper that would like more of a restful night or someone who needs help drifting off, this gift will help you to enjoy better quality sleep. Yes, you will literally be giving the gift of sleep! Not only does this sweet spray balance the mind, the calming botanical essential oils also rehydrate your skin. Simply spray a little Monique Hart Bonne Nuit Balancing Facial Mist on your pillow and over your face (with your eyes closed), then enjoy a restful nights sleep! Suitable for all skin types.
Available at Monique Hart for £32.00
Panasonic EH-HS99 Hair Straightener
Give the gift of salon perfected silky straight hair this Christmas, with Panasonic’s EH-HS99 Hair Straightener. You simply brush your hair, choose from 5 temperature settings, clamp a small selection of hair and in seconds your hair is perfectly straight. The different temperature settings allow you to set the temperature that is perfectly right for your hair. For safety they automatically turn off if you haven’t used them for 15 minutes, the advanced ceramic plate means your hair never sticks and they heat up in minutes. The technology hydrates your hair, improves visible shine and reduces static. This wonderful gift can be used again and again, creating beautiful hair and makes the perfect Christmas present.
Available at Boots for £199.99
As the colder nights and days are upon us our hands take a battering. Give the gift of beautiful soft hands this Christmas, not only does the Beautiful Blends Hand Cream make a great present, but it also makes the perfect stocking filler. The cream is scented with a white floral scent, with musky notes and Shea Butter to leave your hands feeling soft and smelling great. This luxurious hand cream is great value for money at only £8.00, making it a thoughtful gift that doesn’t break the bank.
Available at Waitrose for £8.00
Burt’s Bees have created the perfect Christmas gift, the Face Essentials pack containing 4 skincare favourites: Soap Bark & Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Peach & Willow Bark Deep Pore Scrub, Facial Cleansing Towelettes with White Tea Extract and 100% natural Coconut & Pear Lip Balm. Each product will help fight the harsh winter, leaving beautifully soft lips and wonderfully soft skin. Burt’s Bees believes you’re at your most beautiful when what you put on your body is from Nature and we would have to agree with them! Give the gift of beautifully soft skin with this delightful product from Burt’s Bees.
Available at John Lewis for £16.00
Ermana Revive Gift Set
As you open the Ermana Revive Gift Set gift set a delicate fragrance wafts through the air. The revive Face Oil is a luxurious blend of nourishing plant oils packed with natural vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and omega oils essential to keep skin hydrated and younger looking. It smoothes easily onto the skin and you can feel it working right away. The pure essential oils of Frankincense and Lavender help slow the appearance of wrinkles. The Cleanse balm is a rich blend of natural butters which soothe and hydrate the skin. Made from cocoa, Shea and coconut butters, simply heat some up in your hands, massage the balm over the face and wipe it off with the muslin cloth. A beautiful and welcome gift this Christmas.
Available at Ermana for £49.99
LMX Shout Out To My Pout Lip Matte Lip and Liner Collection
Become the fifth member of Little Mix and look as glamorous as them with their new LMX Shout Out To My Pout Matte Lip and Liner Collection. Designed to empower and designed for self-expression, the Matte Lip and Liner Collection offers four different Matte Lip and Liner tones; One Kiss, In So Deep, Dear Lover and Perfect Pout. Feel empowered once you apply the Matte Lip and Liner as it allows you to feel confident and bold and look beautiful. With directions written on the back on how to apply the Matte Lip and Liner, putting it on has never been so easy. Give your lips the perfect makeover this Christmas with this fantastic product. It is a winner!
Available at Boots for £18.00
Beautiful Blends Bath and Body Set
Pamper yourself this Christmas with the new Beautiful Blends Bath and Body Set. These products which are both rich with the scents of fresh roses will leave your skin nourished and rejuvenated. The shower gel will leave your skin feeling smooth and cleansed and its beautifully fragranced lotion will moisturize your skin, leaving you feeling amazing. If you can’t get enough of the scent of the roses, you can personally add more roses to your bath water as the Bath and Body set comes with additional scented rose petals, leaving your senses invigorated and making this the most perfect yet thoughtful Christmas gift.
Available at Waitrose for £18.00
Give your hands the perfect quick pampering session every time you wash your hands this Christmas with the new Ascot Spirited Away Hand Wash by the well-known British brand Tisserand Aromatherapy. This luxurious and uplifting hand wash which contains the blended scents of Bergamot, Jasmine and sweet orange will make your hands feel like they are on holiday with its tropical aromas. This hand wash softens, repairs and moisturizes your hands whilst cleaning them, leaving them feeling soft and looking radiant. A considerate Christmas present choice.
Available at Tisserand Aromatherapy for £15.00
Whenever we go out and shop for the perfect necklace, we look out for a variety of things; the size of the necklace, the colour of the necklace, the size of the pendant and the detail on the pendant. This Mixed Flower Heart Pendant necklace might be the most creative necklace the market has seen to date. The heart pendant which is see-through contains real flowers inside, which have been grown with love and carefully preserved in resin, making this gift even more sentimental and magnificent. This fantastic necklace is perfect for your girlfriend, wife, sister, auntie, grandmother or even your mum, someone you truly love and adore. After all, you can never go wrong with flowers, right?
Available at Find Me A Gift for £25.99
Monique Hart’s Joie De Vivre Candle
Let family and friends them be welcomed at your house this Christmas by the calming, sweet, and vigorous scent of the stunning new Joie De Vivre candle by Monique Hart. This beautiful limited candle which comes in a stunning black glass candle pot is embellished with 22 CT gold and it will bring your family and friends joy and happiness, hence the name of the candle; the joy of living. With an initial burn of three hours, this awakening aroma will leave you energized for the late Christmas night of celebrating. Not only is the aroma awakening but it is also therapeutic too, helping you to get a good night’s sleep. It is a true joy for anyone to use, it is the perfect gift for anyone who likes candles and enjoys being taken to another world with its breathtaking scent.
Available at Monique Hart for £30.00
Eylure x Fleur de Force Lash Edit
Give your eyelashes some volume this Christmas with these popular new Eylure eyelashes. With the brand Eylure teaming up with the fantastic YouTuber Fleur De Force, these eyelashes give you a choice out of three different styles. If you want to wear eyelashes that perk up your eyelashes without doing too much, the Cheeky Corner Lash is the suitable choice for you. If you are after a full lash, the Fully Fleur eyelashes will give you the perfect kind of volume. If you want the kind of eyelash that equals the statement ‘go hard or go home’ then the brilliant Fleur and Fabulous eyelashes is the one for you. Perfect for one or a few of your best girlfriends this Christmas, you can make sure you are all selfie-ready with these amazing eyelashes. It will save you lining up with the rest of the world at the beauty salon this Christmas.
Available at Boots for £15.95
Elegant Touch Christmas NailsBring some elegant touch to your nails this Christmas with these new creative Christmas themed Holly Dolly press on nails by Elegant Touch. Coming with 24 nails and glue, this all in one manicure kit will give you pretty perfect nails within minutes. What more can you ask for?
Available at Boots for £9.99
Jana Reinhardt’s handmade Hummingbird necklace
Grace, elegant, sophisticated, warm. These four words best describe this beautiful handmade necklace. This outstanding Hummingbird necklace is regal and its detail is absolutely impeccable. Jane Reinhardt Jewellery’s commanding necklace will make it known to the person you are purchasing it for that you love them and care about them deeply. This will be a perfect Christmas present for your girlfriend, the perfect Christmas present for your mother, grandmother or another special woman or mother figure in your life. They will be able to show you their appreciation by wearing this beautiful necklace for all of the Christmases to come.
Available at Jane Reinhardt for £85.00
Angela Langford’s Balanced and Beautiful Face Oil
We have all had moments when we have spent a lot of time reading reviews on websites, trying to decide what face masks, shampoos or hand creams we should buy and we spend a lot of money when purchasing those different products, hoping that they work. One thing that definitely works is the Balanced and Beautiful oil made by Angela Langford. Angela Langford promises to have the perfect recipe for great skin and one of them lies within this bottle. This face oil is perfect, especially for the Christmas cold winter weather. The mixed ingredients of kiwi, rosehip & safflower are combined with omegas 3 & 6 to help balance your skin. The other ingredients of Cypress, Bergamot & Lemongrass are also included to clear blocked pores, whilst the Mandarin and Frankincense helps tone and lift. This product will leave your skin looking healthy, glowing, pore-free and you will look absolutely rejuvenated. By far, the best organic product this magazine has seen to date.
Try it for yourself. You won’t regret it.
Available at Angela Langford for £20.50
YOLO – A Diary With A Difference
Have you already started thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? If one of them is making sure you are better organized next year, then the new YOLO diary is the best thing for you this Christmas. YOLO which stands for Your Own Life Organised will enable you to get your daily tasks under control as you have a calendar to mark down all those important meetings, birthdays, reminders etc. There is a special section for you to write down your next outing with your groups of friends underneath the girls night out/boys night out section. You can jot down the important things you need to do first with some of its pages dedicated to ‘things to do’. There is a shopping list section where you write the groceries that you need, a scribble page which allows you to scribble when you are bored and allows your nieces and nephews to mark their territory on something that belongs to you. You can also sort out your finances with a section devoted to ‘Finances’.
The most impressive dairy, this will be a perfect gift for anyone and everyone. You will be mad not to buy this.
Available at Your Own Life Organised for £20.00
Posterhaste Family Portrait Print
Doing a family portrait might be the most difficult thing you will ever do; telling your family members where to sit, looking for alternative clothing if they didn’t wear anything related to the theme of the family portrait, telling the young children to look at the camera at specific times, trying to make the babies smile just in time for the photographer to take the picture, it can be quite stressful. However, the new family portrait by Posterhaste might be the most brilliant creative answer to your family portrait prayers! This family portrait will be the best Christmas gift from you to your family this year and here is why. You will be in charge of customizing your whole entire family portrait. You won’t need any family member to participate, as you will be designing your family members in the form of cartoons. You will start by adding the names of your family members and you will proceed to add certain features to them, e.g. if someone in your family wears glasses, then you will be able to put glasses on their face. If you have someone in your family that is consistently glued to their headphones, there is a headphone feature too that you can apply. You can put bows on top of people’s hair, this could be a perfect feature for your little cousin or sister. You can put a crown on top of someone’s head too; the perfect feature for your mother or father as it shows they are truly the king and queen of their household. If you have pets, that is even better! You can add your pets to the family portrait too with it ‘adds pets section’. After adding all the appropriate features, you choose your picture frame. The results are honestly astonishing. This might be the funniest, creative yet thoughtful gift any family could have. They can hang it in the living room, look at it and continue to enjoy it for all the Christmases to come.
You can find out more information about the Posterhaste Family Portrait Print here.
With the party season upon us, it’s time to don those sparkly dresses, maybe add some lashes and some smoky eyes. Give the gift of beautiful eyes this Christmas, with the W7 London Eyes Gift Set. This beauty gift consists of a lovely thin liquid liner, a full lash mascara, and a black pencil liner, all that is needed to make eyes stand out. This perfect gift set would make a great stocking filler or a gift for any ladies or teen who loves to make her lashes look pretty. At only £9.99, this pretty gift is excellent value for money and is sure to put a smile on any ladies face.
Available at W7 Cosmetics for £9.95
Vie Healthcare’s Moroccan Hammam Spa Gift
Who doesn’t love a spa, some time to enjoy some downtime and R and R? However, we don’t always have a whole day free to pop to a spa, so why not give the gift of a spa in a box that can be enjoyed at home? Start your wellness ceremony with Moroccan Beldi Black Soap. A cleansing gel enriched with eucalyptus oil to revitalise the senses, it works to cleanse and soften the outer layers of your skin in preparation for exfoliation. The Rhassoul Clay, extracted from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, is among the finest in the world and is renowned for its high mineral content. Rich in silica and magnesium, the clay absorbs toxins and impurities whilst moisturising the skin. It can be used as a facial mask, cleanser, and shampoo. Finally, conclude your ritual with Menara Argan Oil. Rich in vitamin E, this nourishing body oil is used to soften, hydrate and moisturise nails, hair, and skin. Not forgetting the exfoliating mitt and an ethically sourced coconut spoon made from the palm of coconut trees. A beautiful gift that will keep on giving, keeping your loved one fresh, clean and most of all beautiful!
Available from Amazon for £18.95
Hempz Leave-in Conditioner and Restyler
This wonderful conditioner can be left in your hair when using heated appliances to help protect it, but we just love spraying it on wet or dry hair. The spray conditioner helps to add volume and shine, especially for curly hair and it smells divine. This makes a great gift for a loved one, or as a stocking filler. Hempz products are all enriched with 100% natural Hemp seed oil and pure herbal extracts. Hemp oil is full of vitamins and omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. This might be a product you buy two of, so you can keep one for yourself!
Available from Hempz Beauty at £15.99
Phil Smith Be Gorgeous Hair Products
Phil Smith is an award-winning celebrity hairstylist, with over 20 years industry experience. The Phil Smith Be Gorgeous collection is part of Phil’s essential toolkit & helps you to Be Gorgeous every day. Phil Smith hair products are specially designed for your hair, having curly hair I tried out this lovely trio and have to say I am delighted at the results. The Curly Locks Curl Perfecting Spray has an easy pump action and isn’t sticky, so it helps defines your curls whilst keeping them bouncy. The Curly Locks Shampoo and Curly Locks Conditioner both smell fresh and helped keep my curls soft and controlled without too much frizz.
Phil Smith Curly Locks Curl Perfecting Spray available at Sainsbury’s for £2.50
Phil Smith Curly Locks Conditioner available at Sainbury’s for £2.50
Phil Smith Curly Locks Shampoo available at Sainbury’s for £2.50
Buy them all together and they make a great gift or stocking filler.
Little Bang – Nude Lips
Go nude this Christmas, Matte Lip Nude! Give your lips plenty of matte magic with this new Lip Matte Kit by W7 Cosmetics. Outline your lips with the Matte Lip Liner and add some colour and volume with the Matte Nude lipstick. This is the perfect gift for women and teenage girls, as this product will ensure that they pout in style.
Available at W7 Cosmetics for £8.95
Leighton Denny Light and Dark Original
Leighton Denny’s Light and Dark perfume collection is something that you would not like to leave out on your Christmas shopping list. The Light perfume which contains scent notes of mandarin, grapefruit, peach and white pepper with slight hints of lily, gardenia, jasmine, and rose will help stimulate your confidence and distinctiveness. If you want to go for a musky perfume then the Dark perfume is the one to go for! Its metallic, strong scent adds a sense of mysteriousness, a perfect perfume choice for a special occasion! With its scent notes including grapefruit, lemon, bergamot and slight hints of vetiver, patchouli, cedar, and amber, your presence will always be in the room as this perfume lingers behind you wherever you go.
The Leighton Denny’s Light and Dark Perfumes are available for £43.50 at Leighton Denny’s Boutique.