Christmas Gift Guide - 2018 + Giveaway

Can you believe it's that time of year again when we are putting together our Christmas lists and preparing and planning for Christmas day! I'm so excited to bring you my Christmas gift guide for 2018 which is affordable and includes so many fantastic, luxurious and top quality gifts.

I'm also giving away a fantastic Liz Earle 12 days of Christmas advent calendar (worth £80.00) which is packed with so many iconic Liz Earle products and more, all details of how to enter will be at the end of this guide so keep your eyes peeled.


So grab a festive drink, get your notepad and pen ready & have a good browse at the gorgeous Christmas gifts coming up....


Pampering Gifts: 

Everyone loves a good pamper and relaxation session and these stunning gifts below are perfect for creating that 'spa at home' experience. These products are also ideal for both men and women.

The stunning Silent Night - The Relaxation/Slumber Kit is the perfect gift for anyone who needs some 'me' time and a really good relaxing sleep. It's perfect for travelling or everyday use and the lovely black wash bag comes with the following:
- DRIFT AWAY: Relaxation, bathing and massage oil (30 ml)
-  AAAHHH!: Soothing balm for aching feet and limbs (50 ml)
- QUIETUDE: Calming mist for me and my space (30 ml)

- IN THE STILLNESS: Eye duvet.

The sleep kit also includes the TOTAL PEACE Ear plugs and the amazing REPOSE Aromatherapy resting cream (15 ml).

The Silent Night - The Relaxation/Slumber Kit is available to purchase from Temple Spa for £18.50.

See my review for this fabulous kit here 
A product I highly recommend as a fabulous pampering gift for both men and women is the amazing REPOSE Aromatherapy Resting Cream (£40.00 for 50 ml) 

For more info on this product and other Temple Spa products, see their website & check out my review post 
This Champneys Professional Collection Moisturising Face Masks are a luxurious collection of face, under eye gel and hand masks which are perfect for relaxing and soothing the skin.
The pack contains 2 x Moisturising hand masks, 2 x Moisturising face masks, 2 Gel eye masks and 2 x Pick me up face masks. This is a fantastic gift for both men and women who love face masks and the collection  retails at only £9.00 from Boots
This amazing advent calendar from Liz Earle contains a beautiful collection of luxury Liz Earle pampering, skin and hair care products. Suitable for men and women and retails at £80.00 from Boots 

The design of the advent calendar itself is divine. For a more in depth review of my thoughts on this beautiful calendar, check out my review and don't forget to keep your eyes peeled at the end of the post for a chance to win one of these amazing Liz Earle advent calendars.

As with every year, I Love have an amazing range of gorgeously scented pampering goodies for your bath and shower moments. They make the perfect gifts and stocking fillers for the guys and gals in your life. The deliciously scented Minty Choc Chip Delicious Duo includes a divine bubble bath and shower creme, a nourishing body butter and exfoliating body puff. This fabulous set is a bargain at only £8.00
 So many people are loving the Violet Dreams range from I Love If you love the sweets Parma Violets, you'll love this! This gorgeous hand and body (the box contains a hand and nail cream and a body wash) set is only £15.00
 The I Love Strawberry Cream range has been a favourite of mine for quite a while. I love Strawberry scented pampering goodies and I Love have a mouthwatering range. This cute mini treat box contains a bath and shower creme (100 ml), nourishing body butter (50 ml) and a gorgeous body puff.

The mini treat boxes are also available in other yummy scents such as: Chocolate fudge cake, Raspberry ripple and Minty choc chip and are only £4.00 each. 
 This is a must for all I Love fans and for introducing someone to the brand. 6 amazingly scented body washes and each one of them is divine, I not only use these as body washes but also to create a lovely, yummy bubble bath so they make the perfect gift for that pamper queen or king in your life. They retail at £12.00. You can purchase them here
 For the perfect relaxing bath, you have the stunning English Miniature Pampering Duo which consists of the delightful body wash and scented candle. You can find this lovely set here for only £10.00
This little gem makes the perfect stocking filler and is available in 6 gorgeous scents from I Love. In each box you'll find a bath and shower creme as well as a exfoliating body puff. You can find this little beauty as well as other scents in this range here for only £5.00
Blossoming Gifts  have the most amazing range of flowers, treats and personalised gifts with a price tag to suit every budget including this lovely Mini Prosecco and candle pamper pack The pack contains a little pink tray with a personalised bottle of Prosecco (200 ml), a personalised votive candle, Chocolate truffles and Shea butter bath melts. You can find this gem here for £38.99
This luxurious and heavenly scented combined body wash and scrub is the perfect pampering treat. Perfect for a stocking filler or as part of a homemade hamper. For a more in depth review, check out my post

You can find this skin pampering lovely at Boots (£7.00 for 200 ml).


Skincare Gifts: 
 One of my favourite luxury face masks and also a favourite with celebrities is the amazing Erno Laszlo Hydra Therapy Memory Sleep Mask (40 ml) 

This is the perfect luxury treat for both men and women. I talk all about it in this previous post

This product is a touch of luxury and would make a perfect Christmas gift. This wonderful mask is available to purchase at Feel Unique (£78.00 for 40 ml), Amazon (£86.87 for 40 ml) and Harrods (£82.00 for 40 ml).
 You really can't go wrong with a luxury gift from Kiehl's you're always guaranteed to make someone smile. The Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Eye cream is the perfect pick me up for tired eyes and dark circles. Perfect for men and women and a little goes a long way with this cream. I talk more about it in this previous post

You can find this fabulous cream available to purchase for £26.00 (15 ml) here
Another favourite of mine and a perfect luxury skincare gift is the Daily Reviving Concentrate, this beautifully scented oil is perfect for use on it's own or mixed with foundation for that perfect dewy base. 

The Daily Reviving Concentrate retails at £38.00 and you can find it here 

For more of my favourite Kiehl's products and gift ideas check out my recent post
This stunningly scented body lotion from Champneys is both the perfect skincare and pampering gift. This lotion smells absolutely amazing and just melts into the skin for long lasting smoothness and a gorgeous lingering scent.

You can find this beauty here (£8.00 for 350 ml)



Sweet Gifts:
 If you're looking for the perfect chocolate gift that is a little bit different and personalised. Check out this lovely Minstrel Pink Rose Sweet Tree from Blossoming gifts even the flowers are edible and you can leave a little message or name of the person you're gifting it too. This lovely gift retails from £25.99 and you can find it here
This lovely box is perfect for the chocoholic in your life. The tasting collection from Green & Black's contains 24 miniature chocolates of all different flavours from butterscotch to ginger. You can find this dreamy chocolate gift here for £12.00 
For a little chocolate stocking filler. Green & Black's luxury chocolate bars (35g) are perfect. You can find it here as well as others in the range for only 85p.

Candles & Home ware Gifts: 
A gorgeous scented candle from Yankee Candle makes a beautiful gift at any time of the year especially Christmas. They have an amazing range of Christmas scents. You can find this lovely candle here for £10.99 (regular tumbler size).
 It's so exciting that as well as having an amazing range of gorgeously scented pampering gifts, I Love now have lovely scented candles (priced at £15.00 each)

I Love also have a lovely range of Diffusers which are also priced at £15.00 each.

* I Love currently have an offer on where you save £10 when you spend £30 if you use the code: 30FOR20 + free delivery when you spend over £25. See the I Love website for full details. 
This beautiful Sweet Dreams Calming Candle from Feather & Down (220g for £18.00) has a gorgeous relaxing scent and a beautiful design all around the glass candle. 
Another gorgeous relaxing gift from Feather & Down is the dreamy Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray which retails at £7.00 for 100 ml.
Taylor Benfield have a beautiful range of luxurious and beautifully scented candles that are perfect for a Christmas gift or a present for any time of the year. The candles come in beautiful packaging and have a long lasting burning time. You can find out more about these lovely candles here, in my post

The beautiful Spiced Noir candle contains an amazing combination of notes which gives off this beautiful, festive scent which is so relaxing and really warms up the room. The notes included are:

- Head Notes: Pink, Pepper, Cardamom, Thyme, Frankincense.
- Heart Notes: Clove, Patchouli, Lily, Plum, Raspberry.
- Base Notes: Tobacco, Cedar wood, Guaiacwood. 

The Home candles retail at £30.00 for 220g and each has approximately 40 hours burning time. 

There are plenty of beautiful and unique scent combinations to choose from such as:

- Citrus & Lemongrass
- Crimson Rose & Oud
- Grapefruit & Orange Blossom
- Summer Haze
- Floral & Ginger

These beautiful scents are also available in the Travel Candle size (75g) with approximately 15 hours burning time and they retail at £12.00. The Travel Candles also come in a lovely glass with the Taylor Benfield label and are also packaged with a pretty grey ribbon.  

Christmas Decor Gifts:

 These beautifully designed Christmas crackers for him & her are the perfect gifts for a couple or for your loved one. Each cracker contains a lovely designed piece of jewellery from Buckley London and are priced at only £12.00 each.
This beautiful Christmas bauble is also designed by Buckley London and also contains beautifully designed pieces of jewellery which retail at only £12.00 

Makeup & Perfume Gifts: 
 The perfect gift or stocking filler for that beauty enthusiast in your life. These shades are the perfect shades of nude, whether you're looking for a light nude, medium nude or dark nude, this collection has it all. You can find it here from Missguided for only £10.00.
 The Babe Power fragrance from Missguided is divine. This set is no longer available on the site but you can still find the fragrance here for £17.00 and there is also the Boss Babe (£28 for 80 ml) and Babe Oud (£28 for 80 ml) available.
Impulse  are forever a favourite with women of all ages and it's always such a treat to find some of their fragrances as Christmas gifts. I love popping some of their gorgeous body mists in Christmas stockings or buying Impulse gift sets, they always bring a smile.

Go Get Glitter  have teamed up with Impulse to bring you these two fabulous limited edition fragrances, they smell absolutely dreamy!

The stunning mists are perfect, especially for this time of year with Christmas and New Year celebrations around the corner.

These limited edition must-haves are available to purchase from Superdrug  and they come in the scents: Coconut Spritz + Glitter Bomb (£5.99 for 150 ml) and Melted Candy + Unicorn Dust (£5.99 for 150 ml)

These are such an amazing stocking filler or a treat for yourself as part of your festive glam routine. You'll be addicted to the scents, they are utterly divine. 
This fabulous primer in it's beautifully designed packaging is a lovely gift or stocking filler for makeup lovers. For a more in depth review of this product, check out my post 

You can find this lovely Emani Perfect Primer here for £32.00 (40 ml) 

Tech Gifts:

 If you're looking for a gift for a fitness enthusiast or someone who is looking to lead a more healthier lifestyle in the New Year. The Proze Band+ Fitness Tracker with heart rate monitor is the perfect gift. Much better and more affordable than the Fit Bit!

It comes with 14 sports modes and you can tailor it to your needs, it also tracks your heart rate and calories burned, it even keeps track whilst you sleep when you wear the band+. It is very easy to set up and very quick to charge.

You can also get notifications from all your social media accounts from Twitter to Facebook. To find out more, check out the Proze Electronics website and you can find the Proze Band+ available to purchase here for £34.00.
The perfect gift or stocking filler for someone who likes to take their selfies but has trouble finding the best lighting. This little gem is great for taking photos's and also using as a makeup mirror. It has three light settings and clips easily onto your phone. It also comes with a little cable so it can be charged straight from your laptop. For more details about this product plus other ring lights from Radiance Ring check out my post 

The Radiance Ring Mobile clip light retails at £12.00 and is available to purchase here 

Other Gift Ideas:
 Alcoholic drinks are also nice gifts at both Christmas and New Year and these drinks are a little bit different and fun! Jacked drinks are wines with a refreshing fruity twist. The packaging is fun and the flavours are lush and come in the delightful form of Jacked Rose With Lychee and Sauvignon Blanc with Ginger. You can find them at Tesco for £5.00 each (50CL)
 Slippers are like a staple gift at Christmas, everyone needs a good pair of slippers and Lazy Dogz do an amazing range for people of all ages and budgets. There's free delivery on all orders and for every purchase, Lazy Dogz donate £1 to Manchester Dogs Home.
The SMUG Active Contoured 3D Blackout Sleep Mask is perfect for when you want some proper shut eye, even during the day or during travel. It's different to other eye masks as the contours around the eyes help protect the eyes and saves any eye cream you have on from going all over the place. It makes the perfect stocking filler for beauty enthusiasts. You can find it here for only £12.00. 
 The Intuition f.a.b razor from Wilkinson Sword is the perfect stocking filler for all the fabulous females in your life (or even to treat yourself). I love getting Wilkinson Sword razors in my stocking at Christmas, they're an absolute essential and this fantastic razor gives you the rarity of shaving your legs both forwards and backwards, giving you that perfect close shave, saving you time and leaving you with silky, smooth pins! 

You can find this gem available to purchase at: Superdrug for £5.98 and Boots for £5.99. 
I'm always buying Wilkinson Sword razors for both the men and women in my life for little added Christmas gifts, they're such an essential and perfect stocking filler. Everyone needs a good, quality razor and Wilkinson Sword razors are always the best and fantastic quality. 

The amazing Hydro 5 Sense is the latest must-have razor for men from Wilkinson Sword. Designed with 7 hydro glide gel pools and 5 blades with skin guards to help reduce irritation. It also has shock absorb technology, the razor auto-adjusts based on how a person shaves and senses the right pressure for them for a real close, customised shave. 

You can find this perfect stocking filler for the fellas at: Superdrug for £8.99 and Boots for the reduced price of £4.50 (check the Boots website to check that the offer is still available) 

Christmas Cards & Charity Gifts:

Cats Protection do a lovely range of cat themed cards and gifts which are really affordable with money going to helping cats in need. Have a browse here 

Christmas Giveaway:


To win one of these amazing Liz Earle 12 days of Christmas advent calendars (worth £80.00):

- Subscribe to my blog here and follow me on: @CaledonianTweet 

- leave a comment below to let me know you've subscribed & include your twitter name. 

-The giveaway is open worldwide and will end on 24th December. winner will be chosen at random. 

If you fancy a peek at what's in the calendar, have a look at my recent post 

Good Luck! 

Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year! x 






*All thoughts and opinions on the items featured are my own and 100% genuine. This is not a sponsored post. Some of the items are kindly gifted and some are purchased by me. All pictures are my own.