The Top 10 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
We’re really on the home straight now – only a week to go until Christmas. Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Are you still after a last minute gift idea? You’re in luck. Whether you’re after a gift for your favourite skincare addict, makeup junkie, handcare queen, or foodie, we’ve found the Top 10 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas, to save you time and keep you calm. If you’re expecting a few extra guests this Christmas, pick up one of these gorgeous gifts, and keep it under the tree – if they don’t turn up, you can always keep it for yourself!
Crabtree & Evelyn All Butter Shortbread Stars
Nothing quite says Christmas like mouth watering shortbread. Give your favourite foodie a gift he or she will appreciate all Summer long with the Crabtree & Evelyn All Butter Shortbread Stars. The star-shaped tin contains a constellation of shortbread biscuits ready to be devoured over the festive season. Why not grab an extra – the bright and colourful tin makes the perfect offering to take along on special occasions, or for last minute catch-ups, and when all the shortbread has been eaten (it won’t take long), replenish the keepsake tin with biscuits throughout the year. All Butter Shortbread Stars 110g RRP $24.00.
Inika Organic Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick Crayon Trio
Give your favourite beauty addict the gift of gorgeous, cruelty-free lip colour with the limited edition INIKA Organic Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick Crayon Trio. The ultra creamy, ultra pigmented formulations, in three all new shades of Nude, Garnet and Brick Red, come with a complimentary dual-size crayon sharpener. Each shade is enriched with certified organic shea butter (rich in healthy fatty acids) and jojoba oil (moisturising and protecting), to leave her lips nourished, moisturised, and richly coloured. Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick Crayon Trio 3g each RRP $59.00.
Bobbi Brown Lip Crush Mini Crushed Lip Color Kit
The only thing a beauty junkie likes better than receiving a lip colour for Christmas is receiving five lip colours! Give the gift of gorgeous, hydrated lips with the Bobbi Brown Lip Crush Mini Crushed Lip Color Kit, with five stunning mini lipsticks, with luscious pigment-rich colour. With a weightless formula, soft matte blotted-down finish and balm-like feel, these are lip colours she’ll crush hard on. Keep lips hydrated and kissably soft for days with the mix of bare to bold shades. The Crushed Lip Color Kit includes the shades Regal, Ruby, Lilac, Bare, and Babe. Lip Crush Mini Crushed Lip Color Kit RRP $90.00
Molton Brown Divine Moments Bathing Gift Set
Give your loved one the gift of relaxation (she probably needs it!), with the pampering trio of bath and shower gels infused with enduringly feminine aromas. Let her luxuriously unwind with a beautiful collection of heavenly bathing moments. The Gift Set contains three of Molton brown’s best selling bath & Shower Gel’s, in full 250ml sizes. Featuring the divinely Relaxing Ylang-Ylang Bath & Shower Gel, with rich ylang-ylang, and notes of jasmine, orris, vanilla and ginger to help her unwind, she’ll be zen in no time. The decadent notes of the Rosa Absolute Bath & Shower Gel will have her in floral heaven. Blends of Italian rose oil, blackcurrant and patchouli combine for an intensely floral scent. Light up her senses with the Fiery Pink Pepper Bath & Shower Gel, with notes of pink pepper, tangerine, jasmine and nutmeg, combining in this enlivening and stunning Gel. Divine Moments Bathing Gift Set RRP $99.00.
Mavala Switzerland Festive Tree Coffrets
Decorate your Christmas tree and give the gift of gorgeous nails with a gift that does double duty. The Mavala Switzerland Festive Tree Coffrets contain three Mini Color’s Nail Polishes – perfect for your loved one to do a stunning home mani or pedi during their down time over Christmas. The Festive Tree Coffrets are available in two colour combinations – the ideal starter trio of Super Base, French Cancan – 206 and Velvet Prune – 133, or the festively coloured Party Time – 204, Magic Snow – 141 and Night Club – 203 (pictured – we’ve fallen in love with this one). Beautifully presented in festive packaging, and sure to delight your loved one (and your wallet). Festive Tree Coffrets (3 x 5ml Nail Polish) RRP $24.95.
Jurlique Hand Care Collection
Nourish her hands this holiday season with an indulgent duo of two of Jurlique’s iconic hand creams. Whether she needs a pick me up or an unwind, this duo is perfect. Each hand cream in the duo is packed with botanical goodness, and contains handpicked ingredients from the Jurlique organic farm in the South Australian hills. Featuring revitalising Rose Hand Cream 40ml and calming Lavender Hand Cream 40ml, this perfect pair help soothe and hydrate her hands, leaving skin feeling soft and supple, and delicately scented. The hand creams are the perfect hand bag or travel size, so she can keep her hands looking gorgeous all day long. Hand Care Collection RRP $45.00, valued at $58.00.
endota spa Radiance Gift Set
Hydrate & enhance your loved ones natural features with the endota spa Radiance Gift Set, featuring some of the best selling skincare and colour products, in sizes that are perfect for travel, all packaged in a Carla Dinnage designed Cosmetic Bag. The Gift Set includes an endota Organic Rosehip Oil 15ml, to hydrate skin, help minimise the appearance of damage, and leave it with a healthy glow. The endota Organic Deep Hydration Face Moisturiser 20ml helps to improve skin elasticity and provides long lasting hydration. The endota Colour Lip and Cheek Tint 5ml is the perfect multi-tasking Summer holiday product. It is enriched with Kakadu Plum and Hyaluronic Acid to treat skin whilst providing cheeks and lips with a natural flush of colour. The endota Colour Illuminating Highlighter 5ml also contains Kakadu Plum and Hyaluronic Acid, and lights up her best features with highlighting mineral pigments that deliver a natural glow and a soft, subtle shimmer. Finish her look with the endota Colour Lengthening Mineral Mascara Deepest Black 7ml, which is specially formulated to coat evenly, creating perfectly separated, dramatic lashes. Radiance Gift Set RRP $95.00, valued at $163.00.
Burt’s Bees Treat Yourself Trio
You can afford to treat yourself, and your loved one with the wallet friendly Burt’s Bees Treat Yourself Trio. Featuring a trio of best-selling, naturally based Burt’s Bees products, this trio is perfect for almost anyone, to keep skin and lips in tip top shape over the holidays. Containing Milk & Honey Body Lotion 170g, formulated with botanical moisturisers and oils to hydrate and soften your skin, and leave it moisturised for up to 24 hours. The Coconut Foot Cream 123g is made with coconut oil and 99.4% natural ingredients to help soften and rejuvenate neglected, dry feet. Rosemary and peppermint extracts refresh tired feet to have them sandal ready in no time. Rounding out the trio is the Coconut & Pear Lip Balm 4.25g, infused with powerful fruit extracts and beeswax, to moisturise, soften, and nourish lips. Treat Yourself Trio RRP $29.99.
Natio Aromatherapy – care
Give hard working bodies a little TLC over the holidays with the Natio Aromatherapy – care Gift Pack. Featuring gorgeous hand and body care products, her skin will be wonderfully hydrated and glowing in no time. The Gift Pack contains Sparkling Citrus and Lavender Body Cleanser 250ml, with aloe, green tea, chamomile, and essential oils of sweet orange and mandarin to revive and revitalise her senses. The Skin Nutrition Body Lotion 210ml is a lovely, lightweight lotion, with cocoa and shea butters, to deeply hydrate, soothe, and smooth dry skin, whilst the Antioxidant Hand & Nail Cream 100g with antioxidant Vitamins A, C, and E, and pure essential oils helps to soften hands and strengthen nails at the same time. care Gift Pack RRP $24.95, valued at $33.85. Available only at Myer.
T2 Super Chill
The perfect gift for those sultry Summer days has to be the T2 Super Chill Set. Treat your loved one(s) to this practical gift which features the T2 Jug-a-lot, which holds up to 2L of iced tea, and two Loose Leaf Fruit Tisane Mini Cubes in Packs a Peach, and Pumping Pomegranate (once these run out, you can buy any flavour you, or they, like – we love the Summer Days duo, with Mangoes & Cream, and Strawberries & Cream flavours). From summer soirees to full-blown shindigs or a daytrip to the beach, friends and family can brew up waves of tasty, refreshing iced tea – keeping deliciously hydrated should be no problem now! I’m travelling north this Summer, so this one has gone to the top of my wish list. Super Chill RRP $60.00. Summer Days Tea Duo (not pictured) RRP $14.00.
So many gorgeous gifts, and so little time left to get them. We hope we’ve made your last minute gift shopping a little easier, and given you at least a little time to put your feet up and relax. Have a wonderful, relaxing and safe Christmas and New Year everyone.
Values stated above have been provided by the respective brands.