These warrant major ‘main present energy’
This year, why not choose quality over quantity when it comes to Christmas gifting? Instead of treating someone to several smaller gifts, focus your energy on finding one special gift that will bring them unbridled levels of joy when they unwrap it.
Not only is ‘thoughtful’ gifting a more sustainable way to shop for Christmas presents, but it will also save you precious time and money during the busy festive period.
Whether you’re buying for friends or family, the below thoughtful Christmas gift ideas really do warrant ‘main present energy.’ Prepare to swap out sweet treats and novelty mugs for a luxurious fragrance or pampering product. After all, no-one will be disappointed with a seasonal, scented gift.
‘The one’ Christmas gifts for unlimited joy
From a palette brimming with colour inspo to a multitasking hair tool, innovative beauty tech and more, here are 10 one-gift show-stoppers to give your loved ones this Christmas.
MAC Art Library Eyeshadow Palette It's Designer, £40
• 12 shades
• Ophthalmologically tested
• Can be used wet or dry
Developed by MAC Pro Artists, this bold eyeshadow palette houses 12 runway-ready shades (10 eyeshadows in an array of textures and finishes and two blushes) that can be mixed and matched to create endless looks. If there’s a make-up magpie in your life who loves to experiment with colour, this is the gift for them.
ICONIC London Sheer Blush, £21
• Available in five shades
• Size: 12.5ml
• Gel formula
Blusher is a make-up staple that belongs in every beauty bag. It can instantly perk up a tired complexion, adding a hint of healthy colour. Spoil someone special with this ICONIC London multitasking formula that’s super sheer with a lightweight gel texture that can easily be built up from a subtle flush to a rosy glow and can also be added to your lips for a beautiful veil of soft-focus colour.
Mark Hill Pick 'N' Mix Handle, £17.99
• Twist lock system
• Swivel cord
• Includes heat protection glove
The team at Mark Hill have answered all our hairstyling prayers with this ingenious Pick ‘N’ Mix Handle that can be attached to various Mark Hill barrels (available to buy separately) to create countless looks. Know someone who loves to mix up their hairstyle? Then this will make the perfect present.
Aromatherapy Associates Ultimate Wellbeing Bath and Shower Oil Collection Set, £67
• Set of 10 bath and shower oils (9ml each)
• Formulated with essential oils
• Hand-blended in London
Packaged in a festive blue box, this collection of Aromatherapy Associates oils is an ideal Christmas gift that will encourage the recipient to take some ‘me-time’ to relax and unwind. Inside there’s a choice of 10 bath and shower oils, each containing a unique blend of premium essential oils, to help soothe both body and mind.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera, £79.99
• Built-in automatic exposure
• Two customisable shutter buttons
• Travel-friendly size
Encourage a close friend or family member to capture their Christmas and beyond with this Instax Mini 11 Camera. The perfect size for on-the-go snaps, this gift is destined to get lots of use. There’s a built-in selfie lens, a hidden pop-out lens and credit-card sized film – which is made for sharing.
Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum Spray, £94
• Size: 50ml
• Fragrance family: Ambre Chypre
• Unisex fragrance
Spoil the fragrance fanatic in your life to a new signature scent c/o Tom Ford. A definite crowd pleaser, this sensual scent combines bergamot and blackcurrant with spicy notes and a creamy sandalwood and amber base. Rich, addictive and memorable – this will have the recipient coming back for more.
Foreo Luna Play Smart 2, £79
• 8,000 T-Sonic pulsations per minute
• Up to 1,000 uses
• 100% waterproof
• Compact and lightweight
• Suitable for all skin types
Gift great glow with this high-tech skincare tool that uses 24-carat gold-plated sensors and a Bluetooth-powered app to analyse skin’s moisture levels, skin age and skin type, before recommending a routine that will be synced to your cleansing and massaging device. Clever!
Made by Zen Nomad Aroma Diffuser in White, £50
• 50ml tank size
• Ambient light band
• UBS rechargeable (cable included)
Turn their home into a sumptuous spa with this sleek diffuser that releases a soothing aromatherapy mist for up to four hours. Rechargeable and portable, the device can be used with any essential oils or fragrance oils (we recommend calming chamomile or lavender). There’s also the addition of an ambient light to set the mood.
Morphe Pump Up The Glam 8 Piece Brush Collection, £75
• Includes eight brushes
• Storage bag included
• Synthetic brushes
Kit out a make-up lover with this eight piece brush set from Morphe. Crafted from synthetic materials, the super soft tools expertly blend and buff in make-up without absorbing too much product. Complete with an eyeshadow, liner, blusher, bronzer and foundation brush – they’ll have every tool they need to get Christmas party-ready.
SENSSE Professional LED Light Therapy Face Mask, £130
• 90 LED lights
• Four different LED light options
• Remote control for treatment selection
• USB cable included
Spoil someone really special to this high-tech LED face mask that’s designed to target multiple skin concerns using four colour treatment modes. Each light session lasts 10-15 minutes: red light targets fine lines, blue light targets congestion, yellow supports skin elasticity and purple focuses on skin pigmentation. It’s a major skin investment that will totally up their skincare regime.
From Secret Santa gifts to stocking fillers and unique presents, find more Christmas gift ideas guaranteed to have them grinning from ear-to-ear in our full range.
All prices correct on date of publication