Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Skincare & Wellbeing

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Skincare & Wellbeing

This post contains gifted products:

Every year I like to put together a gift guide for Christmas. It can often be hard to think of presents for some people and I always struggle with thinking of ideas for certain people so like to plan ahead and share my ideas if anyone else is struggling!

I also find it a lot easier to do all of my shopping online and I have tried to include a wide range of products as well as things for a variety of budgets.

Please check out my other gift guides I am publishing this week as there are 5 in total and organised into categories 🙂

SKINCARE & WELLBEING 

SBC – Hydra Collagen & Black Pearl Moisturising Gel

£19.50

This gel is formulated to promote elasticity, minimise the appearance of fine lines and deeply hydrate the skin on your face and body.

It feels nice to apply to the skin and soaks in well. It smells really good also!

SBC – Hydra Collagen Body Wash

£8.10

This body wash is a luxurious body cleanser formulated to give dry or mature skin the nourishment it needs so your skin feels smooth.

It smells really good and you don’t need much to create a good lather. You can even use a small amount under the tap as a bubble bath!

SOS Serum – Face & Body

£16

This is light enough to be used in the day but can also be used at night if you prefer. It has active plant stem cells to stimulate new skin cell production and improve skin elasticity as well as Anti-ageing ingredients that have been shown to reduce wrinkles, improve skin firmness, tone and significantly improve skin hydration.

It soaks well into your skin and you only need a small amount to cover vour whole face. It leaves your face looking plumper and more hydrated and I really like the feel of my skin after using it.

Embryolisse – Lait Crème Concentre

£20

This can be used as a moisturiser, primer, make-up remover, repairing masque or after-shave product. It is a great multi functional cream so can be great for anyone’s make up bag!

Labre’s Hope Soaps

£5.99 each

Each bar has been handcrafted by people who have experienced, or been at risk of homelessness. All money made goes straight back in to their non-profit to further their social mission of ending homelessness sustainably and innovatively by providing full-time, living wage careers alongside employment and wellbeing development. I think this is a great cause and you can tell how much love and care has gone into ear bar as well.

They have a great range of scents and all ingredients are natural and colours are also natural.

Blanka – Magic Hand Balm

£16.99

This balm is a great alternative to a tube of hand cream. You only need a small amount and it smells really nice and soaks into your hands well.

It’s is suitable for vegans and not tested on animals as well as being plastic free.

Blanka – Handy & Body Wash

£11.99

This liquid hand soap is free from harsh detergents and gentle on dry or sensitive skin. The hand wash has been formulated with organic Jojoba Oil and Glycerine to moisturise and protect the skin’s natural barrier. It can also be used as shower gel.

It smells really good and you only need a small amount to lather up well.

Nuasan- Active Body Moisturiser

€24.95

This vegan and cruelty free moisturiser helps to soften your skin whilst helping with sore joints and muscle repair after exercise. It smells nice and is easy to apply whilst working deep into your skin to help repair it.

Nuasan – Active Body Wash

€19.95

This body wash smells really good and is perfect to use after the gym as not only does it clean your skin and leave you fresh it also helps with sore muscles and joints as it has natural magnesium in.

Nuasan – Active CBD Muscle Gel

€34.95

High strength CBD helps with pain & inflammation to soothe strained, tired muscles & aching joints. Chili warms the area of application to give instant, warming relief. This is the perfect post workout relief gel.

Nuasan – Cork Massage Ball

€11.95

This is easy to use and a good size to have in your gym bag. It works well and it’s water resistant as well as being very durable.

Crème Du Loch – Age Defying Daily Eye Concentrate

£65

Crème Du Loch are a family owned, British, luxury skincare brand dedicated to producing the finest cruelty free and vegan skincare products; using high grade skin nourishing ingredients which are responsibly sourced.

The eye concentrate reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, reduces the look of dark circles and soothes away any puffiness. All whilst providing your eye area with much needed hydration and nourishment.

It smells so good and you only need a small amount and it soaks in really well. It’s perfect to use before bed so it can work it’s magic overnight.

Crème Du Loch – Age Defying Daily Serum

£60

This serum reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, tightens pores, improves skin texture and evens skin tone. It is great if you have dry skin and you are looking for something to help moisture your face whilst helping with other skin concerns.

As with their whole range, you don’t need to use much and it soaks in well.

Crème Du Loch – Age Defying Moisturiser

£50

This award winning moisturiser is my new favourite skincare product! It is suitable for any skin type and smells really fresh and clean when you apply it to your face. A little goes a long way and it soaks in well.

It helps with reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and blemishes, tightening pores, improving skin texture and evening skin tone whilst promoting a radiant glow.

Neve’s Bees – Happy Yule

£20

Neve’s bees is a local company that supplies all natural products from their bee farm.

This set includes: Japanese Foot Brush, Natural Minty Foot Butter, Wildflower Seeds all in a Bee Happy Gift Box. It would make a great gift for anyone that appreciates natural products and that likes to pamper theirselves.

Bowe Organics – Lip Rescue Balm

£8.50

This lap balm contains Raspberry Seed Oil, known for its anti-ageing properties, Shea and Cocoa Butter to help keep your lips protected and hydrated and Almond Oil to help rejuvenate.

You only need a small amount and can feel it working immediately. I love how soft my lips feel after using it.

Bowe Organics – Versatile Hair Oil

£23

This award winning hair oil helps to increase shine, strength, improve health and hydration and much more. A little goes a long way and it soaks in well to your hair so feels very lightweight.

This oil smells really good but you can also get it in scented if you prefer.

Earthly Nail Polishes

£7.99 each

These nail polishes are vegan and cruelty free and the brand have replaced the single use plastic cap with highly sustainable bamboo and all seals within the cap are made from 100% post-consumer plastic. They come in a good variety of shades and are highly pigmented so you can get away with just one coat.

Earthly Nail Polish – Berry Oil

£8.99

Much like the polishes, the treatments are vegan and produced in similar bottles. This oil helps maintain natural hydration by restoring nails barrier and recondition very dry and rough nails and cuticles.

Peace & Pure – Timeless Elixir Facial Serum

£69

This facial oil has won so many awards on the last year and I can see why! It smells amazing and feels so luxurious as you apply it to your face without feeling too thick and it soaks into your skin well. It’s ideal to use in the evening so it can work it’s magic overnight and you wake up with soft plump skin.

It’s vegan and cruelty free and the Natural bio-retinol smooths fine lines and wrinkles
as well as containing Free-radical fighting antioxidants and it contains ingredient that shields against blue light.

From Earth To Earth – Bamboo Starter Pack

£18

This starter pack includes:

Single ‘Natural Beauty’ Toothbrush
Bamboo Toothbrush Stand
Bamboo Travel Case
Bamboo Cotton Earbuds

This is a great way to make the slow change over from plastic of bamboo and would make a great gift for anyone looking to improve their carbon footprint and become more sustainable. I prefer using bamboo brushes now to plastic ones and have been using them for a while.

Kind2 – Shampoo and Conditioner – Discovery Size Bundle

£15

Contains:

The Hydrating One – solid shampoo bar

Award winning best seller, this shampoo bar is shine enhancing, gentle and sulphate free. For normal, dry, curly and coloured hair.

The Rebalancing One – solid shampoo bar

Formulated to be higher foaming in hard water and more effective at removing styling products or silicones. It’s still gentle and won’t strip your hair of natural oils leaving it soft, shiny and clean. For normal, oily, or thick hair.

The Fragrance Free One – solid conditioner bar

Their moisturising conditioner bar with Coconut, Macadamia and Argan oils is light, yet powerful enough to nourish your hair, making it soft and shiny. The same formulation as the award winning conditioner bar, The Restoring One just without any added essential oils.

All of them are vegan and last approx 15 washes so this is a great way to try out solid products to see if you are ready to make the change. These are ideal for anyone looking to produce less waste and reduce plastics.

FRAGRANCE

Dolma Fragrances – Women’s Discovery Set

£32.95

This set contains the 12 classic perfumes: Amethyst Mist, Anahita, Andromeda, Calista, Compassion, Cushi B, First Rain, Midnight Velvet, Light Bloom, Sarabande, Sun Joy and Vegamusk.

This is a great way to try all of their fragrances before committing to buying one in a larger bottle. If you struggle to pick a scent for someone else then this is a really good idea.

I hope I have given you some good ideas!

Sarah x

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Food & Drink

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Food & Drink

This post contains gifted products:

Every year I like to put together a gift guide for Christmas. It can often be hard to think of presents for some people and I always struggle with thinking of ideas for certain people so like to plan ahead and share my ideas if anyone else is struggling!

I also find it a lot easier to do all of my shopping online and I have tried to include a wide range of products as well as things for a variety of budgets.

Please check out my other gift guides I am publishing this week as there are 5 in total and organised into categories 🙂

FOOD & DRINK

Matthew’s Preserved – Three Fruit Marmalade

£4.55

This is made from the left over peel of the orange chutney, and the peel and fruit from grapefruit and lemons to give a sharp yet sweet tasting preserve. It tastes great on toast in the mornings and having three different fruits in it gives it a really lovely flavour.

Matthew’s Preserved – Mango Chutney

£4.55

This chutney is made to be enjoyed with a variety of foods. My go to chutney to enjoy with fresh warm poppadoms. They also do a spicy version if you prefer a little spice. It’s really fresh and fruity and should be a staple in your fridge.

Reemas – Dates Filled With Nuts

£22.50

In this assorted box there is a selection of different types of premium dates: Medjool, Segai, Sukkari, Mabroom, and Khudri. They are filled with a selection of nuts: pistachio, pecan, hazelnut, cashew, and almonds.

This is a great selection of treats that are individually wrapped and this is a great gift if you need to buy for someone vegan.

Simply Cake Co – Xmas Tray

£21.59

Simply Cake Co have a great range of festive treats which you can buy in lots of different variations of boxes. The xmas tray featured a slab of chocolate brownie as well as two mug cakes that are so easy to make. The brownie stays fresh for up to two weeks and you can personalised the brownie with different phrases.

Simply Cake Co – Xmas Cookies

£24.28

This box has three festive chocolate cookies as well as 6 different festive brownie slices. The cookies are decorated beautifully and are so thick and delicious. The brownie slices come in a good range of flavours from mice pie to gingerbread. They also can stay fresh up to two weeks. I am a big fan of this brand for brownies and cookies and love their limited edition festive treats.

Bloomin Sweet Delights – Pick N Mix

£16

This beautifully arrangement contains a great selection of sweets, chocolate and biscuits. The company are based in Milton Keynes but can ship nationwide.

It contains a good variety of treats and perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. You can tell it’s been put together with a lot of love and care and ideal to get someone that doesn’t like flowers but you want to get them some sort of arrangement.

Virginia Hayward – Christmas Cracker Carton

£50

This is a great hamper for Christmas this year. It has such a good selection of gifts in and it comes packaged really well. From mice pies to chocolates to nuts and Prosecco this would be ideal to buy for a family so there’s something in there for everyone.

Virginia Hayward always have a really good range of hampers, there’s something to suit everyone and for a variety of budgets.

I hope I have given you some good ideas!

Sarah x

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Clothing & Accessories

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Clothing & Accessories

This post contains gifted products:

Every year I like to put together a gift guide for Christmas. It can often be hard to think of presents for some people and I always struggle with thinking of ideas for certain people so like to plan ahead and share my ideas if anyone else is struggling!

I also find it a lot easier to do all of my shopping online and I have tried to include a wide range of products as well as things for a variety of budgets.

Please check out my other gift guides I am publishing this week as there are 5 in total and organised into categories 🙂

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES 

Trendhim – Lemont Black Foldable Backpack

£59

Trendhim always have a great range of accessories and this is a must have bag for anyone that travels. It folds up so neatly when not in use and when you want to use it then it’s easy to unfold and it’s so lightweight but yet so durable and comfortable to use.

Skates.co.uk – Fist Gloves – Laser Dolphin

£32.95

This website has a great range of skating accessories and fist gloves are a great brand for gloves. They come in such a good variety of designs and are always so comfortable and wash well.

Gardens Of The Sun – Green Amethyst Flower Necklace

$89

This beautiful necklace is made from recycled silver and ethically-sourced rose cut prasiolite (green amethyst) from Brazil. It is such a lovely piece of jewellery and this brand have so many other designs and colours to pick from.

Shu Da Living – Jenny Boot Slipper in Grey Knit

£40

These slipper boots have a chunky cable knit exterior and a cosy 100% recycled faux fur lining. They have durable soles so can be worn outside if needed as well. I love the colour and they are so comfortable and soft, a must have for anyone with cold feet!

Merchoid – Gremlins Tour of 84 T-Shirt

£15.99

A great t shirt for any gremlins fan! Merchoid have a good range of film related clothing, including their new christmas jumper range. If you have a move or tv fan that you need to buy for and are stuck then it’s worth checking them out.

This t shirt is a great fit and I love the cute design on it as it’s like the gremlins are in a rock band going on tour!

Halo Jewellery- Handmade sterling silver threaders

£35

These earrings can hang at a variety of heights depending on how far back you put the threaded in your ear. They are handmade and have a lovely textured surface, you can tell they have been made with love and come in a lovely little box too.

I think the price is great for something handmade to this high quality.

Halo Jewellery- Handmade sterling silver interlocking hearts necklace

£42

Another beautiful item from Halo is this heart necklace. The photo doesn’t do it justice as it’s so shiny it reflects the light and looks really cool. It is a great length and would be the prefect gift for someone you love. This again comes in a little box with a bow so a perfect gift.

I am so impressed with both pieces from this company and you can tell a lot of time and love has gone into making these pieces by hand.

I hope I have given you some good ideas!

Sarah x

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Homeware

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Homeware

This post contains gifted products:

Every year I like to put together a gift guide for Christmas. It can often be hard to think of presents for some people and I always struggle with thinking of ideas for certain people so like to plan ahead and share my ideas if anyone else is struggling!

I also find it a lot easier to do all of my shopping online and I have tried to include a wide range of products as well as things for a variety of budgets.

Please check out my other gift guides I am publishing this week as there are 5 in total and organised into categories 🙂

HOMEWARE

Engravers Guild – Swarovski Elements Dartington Wine Glass

£29.95

This glass is made of Dartington glass and embellished with Swarovski crystals. It can be personalised with whatever phrase you wish and it’s etched neatly onto the glass. An ideal gift for any wine lover.

Stickerscape Bottle Bags

£8.95 each

These bags are great if you are gifting wine to someone this year. They are good quality and come with a variety of phrases on and can be reused next year!

Asda Photo – Light Up Photo Box

£25

I have always been a fan of creating personalised gifts via Asda as they have a great range of things to pick from and you can use your own photos to create the designs online. It’s easy to create your product online and they are always great quality.

This light box is such a good gift and can be turned on at the flick of a switch.

Cutch – The Christmas Cutch Edition No25 Reed Diffuser

£25

I have always been a fan of candles from Cutch and this year they have bought out this beautiful scented reed diffuser. It is the ideal gift for anyone that appreciates home fragrances and it looks really posh too. I love the scent of this too.

Love Layla – Pens

£2.75 each

Love Layla have a great range of pens with a variety of phrases on so there is something for everyone. They also have an offer on so if you buy more they work out cheaper.

Love Layla – Mugs

£13.50 each

These mugs are well made and come with a great range of phrases on. A mug is a great gift this Christmas and you could even fill it with their favourite sweets or a bag of coffee.

Love Layla – Christmas Cards

£3.95 each

Most of us spend so much time looking for the perfect gift we forget about finding the perfect card. Love Layla have such a great range of cards, there really is something for everyone. You don’t necessarily have to get someone a gift this year, just a thoughtful card is enough!

Love Layla – Notebooks

£12.50 each

These cute notebooks come in a good variety of designs and they feel really well made and are ideal for someone that loves making notes and writing things down all the time.

Love Layla – Wrapping Paper

£4.50 each

What I love most about this brand is the fun designs. They have wrapping paper that really stands out and it’s really fun. This is the first thing people will notice when you give them their Christmas gift so why not ensure you get something that will make them laugh and smile before even opening the gift!

Fresh Face Pillow Company – Anti Wrinkle Pillow

£97

This pillow is a game changer. When we sleep we don’t spend the whole night in the same position, we naturally toss and turn causing stress on our faces and hair but with this pillow it holds your head in place meaning it is better for both face and hair. It can help to prevent wrinkles caused by too much moving in your sleep and also means if you want to put skincare on to soak in your face overnight it won’t get wiped off. Being silk it is also so good for your hair and prevents frizz and damage.

At Home In Paradise – Lemon Lavender Candle

€17.95

This candle comes in a beautiful tin and they have a good range of scents available. I had never heard of mixing lemon and lavender together but it has now become my new favourite scent. Candles are a great gift as they can be kept for display and lit on special occasions or lit before bed as a calming scent. This candle burns well and smells so good whilst it’s burning.

MultiColouredCrochet – Handmade Crochet Christmas Baubles

£24.50

These make a great alternative to your usual plastic or glass baubles. They come in a nice range of colours and they feel more homely than normal baubles. They have been handmade and you can see how much love and care has gone into making and packaging them.

Dorothy Berry-Lound Art – Sweet Heart Tin

£20

These cute heart shaped tins are available in a range of of designs that are created by different artists. They also have a great range of other items from coasters to cushions in the same designs. I love how cute this tin is as it’s ideal to have to store jewellery in next to the bed.

The Feminist Shop – We Could Be Sheroes Mug

£15

I like the design of the mug and the metal handle. They also have a great range of clothing items too. A good gift idea for anyone that loves empowering women.

Postboxed – Cat Lover Gift Box

£26.45

This is the perfect gift for any cat lover as has a great selection of cat themed items. Postboxed have a great range of different boxes so there is something for everyone!

This box includes :

– Wild and Woofy Cat Pin and Tag Set
– Marvling Bros Grow Your Own Pet Comforter
– Little Book Of Cats
– Arthouse Unlimited Miaow For Now Silky Milk Chocolate

Typhoon – Elements Dark Marble/Acacia Rectangular Board

£36

The serving board is ideal for putting out snacks on over Christmas and I love how posh and stylish it looks with the marble section too. The marble section of the board is naturally cool so is ideal for keeping cheese platters at the correct temperature.

They also have more boards in their range so something to suit everyone.

Your Image 2 Canvas – Personalised Square Word Art 16X16

£31.99

This is a great personalised gift for anyone. You can pick any words you like to be added to the canvas and it comes in a great range of sizes and colours. It’s so well made and looks so good.

Oxo Good Grips – Vegetable Chopper with Easy-Pour Opening

£22.50

Quickly and safely chop onions, peppers, and more in one easy motion, and easily pour chopped fruits or veggies without removing the lid. The stainless steel blade pattern and recessed cutting area keeps food in place while the lid provides leverage for efficient chopping.

This is a great gift for anyone that spends a lot of time in the kitchen or someone that doesn’t cook much and needs an easy push to prepare fresh meals.

Merchoid – Gremlins:
Gizmo Santa Hanging Ornament

£16.99

Merchoid have a great range of Gremlins tree ornaments and are a great idea for any gremlins fan. I already had a couple from this range and they are so well made so pleased to add a couple more to my collection.

Merchoid – Gremlins:
Mohawk In Fairy Lights Hanging Ornament

£14.99

Another great addition to my gremlins tree collection. They are all hand painted and you can tell a lot of care has gone into making them. The perfect christmas gift for any gremlins fan.

Merchoid have lots of different movie and tv based gift ideas.

I hope I have given you some good ideas!

Sarah x

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Books, Puzzles & Technology

Christmas Gift Guide Series 2022 – Books, Puzzles & Technology

This post contains gifted products:

Every year I like to put together a gift guide for Christmas. It can often be hard to think of presents for some people and I always struggle with thinking of ideas for certain people so like to plan ahead and share my ideas if anyone else is struggling!

I also find it a lot easier to do all of my shopping online and I have tried to include a wide range of products as well as things for a variety of budgets.

Please check out my other gift guides I am publishing this week as there are 5 in total and organised into categories 🙂

BOOKS

The Fairy In The Kettle’s Christmas Wish

£8.99

This is a beautifully written book for children based around Christmas. It’s well written and has some lovely illustrations.

Why Animals Can’t Ride Scooters & You Can

£2.99

This is another lovely picture book aimed for younger children. It’s a fun little book that’s also educational at teaching children road safety.

My Chronicle Book Box

£16.50

This is a fab crime & mystery monthly book subscription box. Each monthly box will contain a signed hard copy first edition new release, 1 – 3 bookish goodies and author exclusive content.

This would be a great gift as a one off or as a subscription.

My Fulfilled Life Planner

£19.99

The planner includes monthly and quarterly reviews and because it’s undated, you can start using the planner any time. You can focus on your business as well as your life as a whole.

There are three key exercises that enable you to:

  • reflect where you are in 8 key categories of your life or business today
  • activate law of attraction and multi-sensory techniques to design how you would like your life to be and manifest it with ease
  • visioning exercises to transform your dream into a detailed goal and plan of action, with an annual, quarterly and monthly milestones and metrics trackers to review your progress.

This is a really thoughtful gift and would be great for anyone that likes to be organised.

PUZZLES

Ginger Fox – Wines Of France Puzzle

£17.99

This is a great puzzle for anyone that loves wine as it also shows you on the map what wines are from what French location. From sparkling wines of Champagne’s cellars to the refined reds of Bordeaux’s fairy-tale châteaux, France is the ultimate wine nation.

TECHNOLOGY

Anker Soundcore – Sport X10

£89.99

Anker are always a loved brand for headphones. These sport X10s are so comfortable to wear as they can rotate up to 210 degrees. They are sweat proof so ideal to wear during sports. They are so easy to control and charge and are a must have for anyone that loves listening to music on the go.

I hope I have given you some good ideas!

Sarah x

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

This post contains gifted products:

If you have been a reader for a while you will know that I love putting together gift guides.

With Father’s Day approaching, it can be difficult to decide what to buy, especially if you have multiple people to buy for. For me, I usually have to decide on presents for my dad, my step dad, my father in law and my grandad. It can get difficult trying to pick what to buy everyone.

Gift Vouchers

Trees For Good Causes

£5

All trees planted by Trees For Good Causes (non-profit) support local charities at the same time.

Trees are planted locally in the UK, and cost only £5 per tree, where minimum of £2 goes to a chosen charity.

Donating a tree it’s a more conscious way of gifting. An example of what the gift certificate to your dad will look like is above.

Homeware

Echo Three – Building Brick Shape Cushion

£17.99

This building brick cushion is a fantastic addition to any home. It’s is super comfortable and made with a soft fabric.

It is a really good size and great for a man cave, den or a fun touch in the living room, you can pick from red or blue.

Rosanna Clare – MEDIUM LEATHER & FELT TRINKET TRAY

£26

This leather and grey felt lined tray has antique brass rivet fastenings and is perfect as a gift. It is a good size at 10xm x 10xm so can be used for jewellery, change, keys etc. It also comes in a range of other colours.

This tray is really well made and you can have initials added to it to make it more personal too.

Clothing

Asda Apron – Custom Apron

£17

I am always impressed by the quality of Asda personalised products and had this one made for my dad. We have a lot of things from Asda around the house as they are so easy to create online and are always priced reasonably.

It’s so easy to make this online as you can pick from a good variety of designs. They are always printed well and arrive quickly.

Stickerscape – Sexy and I mow it T shirt

£12.95

A great gift for a women to give her partners of he is a new dad and needs a confidence boost!

It is a really soft material and is true to size.

It is available in 4 different colours – Black, White, Grey and Navy.

Fragrance

Douvalls – Scents to Uplift Gift set

£38

This set includes 3 different sprays:

Pre & post toilet spray

Destress and revitalise shower spray

Vanilla chilli room spray

I have found these sprays to be quite heavily scented which is good as you don’t need to use much. They aren’t too overpowering though and are in a good size bottle to keep around the house. chemo

I like how they are all made with natural oils so they don’t include nasty chemicals.

Douvalls – Sleep spray

£15

This sleep spray is a new product to Douvalls. It is a great addition to their spray range. It’s so easy to use, you only need a couple of sprays on your pillow and bedding and the relaxing scent helps you to calm down and settle down ready to sleep. Ideal if your dad struggles to get to sleep.

It’s a really lovely scent and as it calming it can help with stress and anxiety too.

Dolma Vegan Perfumes

From £5.95

Dolma have a good range of scents for men, they are all vegan fragrances and are in nice looking bottles. I have tried their female range before and was really impressed with them.

They have four men’s vegan aftershaves, each of which has its individual hints and tones. The classic Sirius is a timelessly masculine blend while Freedom offers a fresh and woody smell. Kwame is fresh and fun, making it perfect for daily wear in recreational settings while Imagine is fruity and uplifting.

Dolma – Discovery Box Set of 4 x 9ml Aftershave / Cologne

£25.95

This is a great way to try all of their four fragrances before committing to buying one in a larger bottle. If you struggle to pick a scent for someone else then this is a really good idea.

Books

The Cheese Connoisseur’s Handbook

£12.99

The Cheese Connoisseur’s Handbook is the perfect gift for Dad this Father’s Day as it’s packed with cheese information to increase your understanding and knowledge of cheese. 

Author Svetlana is keen for the reader to learn more about cheese and what cheese is perfect for their palate and how to pair them with a drink for any occasion. 

The book is aimed at those wanting to learn about cheese or increase their cheese knowhow, the book contains something for everyone, in an easy way to learn and enjoy cheese. 

STEALTH MILLIONAIRE: How to Save and Manage Your Money Like the Rich

£9.99

Another great book to consider would be this one.

The secret to financial freedom is through small positive changes that you do everyday that will compound over time. This book introduces you to the concept of this and how you can start the process today so would be great to give your dad for some motivation.

Find Your Purpose: A Practical Guide for Discovering Your Purpose and Creating a Life You Love

£7.77

Another great read by George Choy. It’s a quick read and straight to the point. It’s a really practical, step-by-step guide to take you by the hand, directly to your purpose in life. As you go through the exercises in this book, you’ll be introduced to the variables in the Purpose Formula, and learn how to apply them to your life. You’ll also gain a new understanding of nearly every decision you’ve ever made.

Accessories

Trendhim – Blue polarised sunglasses

£59

These polarised rainbow mirror sunglasses for men have all the style and functionality of an active lifestyle.

Flexible TR90 frames hug your head while rubber temples and nose pad ensure the glasses stay where they are even though you don’t. The mirror layer allows those you converse with to admire themselves in your eyes while hiding the fact you’re not paying attention.

Polarisation reduces the glare off shiny surfaces like metal, water, and glass, making them perfect for driving, fishing, or window shopping.

Engravers Guild – Classic Black Leather Wallet

£29.95

Premium black leather wallet, personalised with gold, silver or blind embossed initials. This custom wallet is one of the best sellers in the collection, designed to carry both cash and coins, as well as also comfortably accommodating four credit cards.

Additionally, there are three slip compartments and a slip note compartment for all essentials to be carried neatly. The personalised wallet features RFID protection to keep personal data safe, and a Visconti lining is used throughout.

This is such a good gift idea and a really good size. The embossing is really well done and looks so posh.

DIY

Roomix DIY – Sealant Replacement

£27.78

This contains everything you need to remove black mould and replace your kitchen or bathroom sealant:

Step-by-step How to guide
Scraper
Sealant strip out tool
Clean spirit
Sealant
Caulk gun
Sponges
Sealant profiling tools

It comes in different colours and is a great kit for any dad that loves going bits around the house!

Roomix have a really good range of kits depending on what project you are taking on.

Pens

Bastion – Aluminum Bolt Action Pen (Purple)

$59.99

The Bastion Bolt Action pen and pencil collection is the result of a perfect marriage of fine art and cutting edge engineering that is typical of Bastion craftsmanship.

The ballpoint pen is made of 100% aluminium which is lighter than steel and the extremely satisfying ‘bolt action’ mechanism provides a secure lock with hard-wearing parts.

This pen is so nice to write with and comes in a vast range of colours.

Bastion – Aluminum – Silm Bolt Action Pen (Purple)

$79.99

This is the slim version of the pen mentioned above so it has all the same features but is smaller to hold but just as satisfying to write with.

This one also comes in a great range of colours.

Bastion – Replacement Ink Cartridge for Bolt Action Pen (2 pack)

$8.99

These refills work with all of the bolt action pens. The Ink Cartridges are fine tip and available in the following colors and ink styles:

Standard ink – Black, Blue, Red
Gel ink – Black, Blue, Red

Shoes

Skates.co.uk – Etnies Ollie Long SMU Skate Shoe

£24.95

Not only does this website have an amazing range of skateboards and skates they have lots of different trainers to pick from.

These shoes would be a great gift if your dad is into skateboarding!

The Etnies Ollie Long SMU Skate Shoes are a brilliant option for skaters. Skateboarders and Stunt Scooter riders alike can appreciate these hardwearing and tough trainers that feature an sticky rubber outsole designed to help stick your foot to your deck and ensures you won’t slip when riding.

Features:

Classic etnies heritage styling
Cupsole construction
Thin tongue and padded collar
EVA cushioning footbed
Grippy gum rubber outsole with internal EVA midsole

Skincare

Organic & Botanic – Advanced Night & Day Ultra Revive & Hydrate Moisturiser

£14.90

This is a really great moisturiser and can be used day or night. Ideal for a man that likes to take care of his skin.

An infusion of ginger and ginseng root extracts helps to plump the skin with moisture, seeking to reduce the appearance of fine lines with regular use, while a blend of lavender and chamomile helps to soothe the skin. The formula is supported by conditioning almond oil to enhance a supple skin texture. Applied as the last step in your skincare routine, the moisturiser is suitable for use both morning and evening.

Douvalls – Organic Creamy Argan Body Butter

£19

This natural, creamy, and velvety body butter is a unique blend of plant based oils and extracts whipped together to give you soft supple and ultra-hydrated skin.

Packed with a high content of 100% pure argan oil which nourishes and repairs.

This is great if your dad likes to take care of his skin or has sensitive skin. It soaks in really well.

Douvalls – Argan Bath and Shower oil

£21

I love a good bath and shower oil and argan is so good for your skin so this is another great suggestion if your dad likes to pamper himself.

This bath and shower oil transforms into a milk when in contact with water to thoroughly cleanse and nourish your body, leaving your skin silky soft.

Douvalls – Organic 1st cold pressed Argan Oil Moisturiser

£9

Douvall’s cold pressed Multi tasking 100% Pure Eco-Certified Organic Argan oil moisturiser known as liquid gold in Morocco is fast absorbing, light weight, extremely high in vitamin E, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, which deeply hydrates, nourishes and repairs the skin, can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

This is another great skincare product to try if he likes to look after himself.

Electronics

Anker – Soundcore Life Q30

£79.99

I have always been a fan of Anker products and these headphones don’t disappoint.

You can link them up to an app on your phone and can adjust them to lots of different settings depending on your surroundings and type of music you are listening to.

Key Features:

Hi-Res Sound: Life Q30 active noise cancelling headphones have 40mm drivers that reproduce treble up to 40kHz for full-bodied sound with excellent clarity.

Multiple Noise Cancellation Modes: Choose from Transport, Indoor, or Outdoor modes to maximize the active noise cancellation’s effect depending on where you’re listening.

Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation: Low and mid-frequency ambient sounds and up to 95% of engine noise are detected and filtered out by a digital active noise cancellation chipset, as well as external and internal microphones on each earcup.

Calls with Excellent Clarity: Enhanced voice pick-up and noise reduction ensure you’re heard clearly while using Life Q30 active noise cancelling headphones for calls.

40-Hour Playtime: Listen for up to 40 hours in noise cancellation mode and 60 hours in standard mode. Get 4 hours of listening from a quick 5-minute charge.

Lightweight Build: Life Q30 active noise cancelling headphones weigh just over 9oz (260g) and have memory foam earcups with a protein leather cover for all-day comfort.

Ergonomic Design: Life Q30’s earcups rotate by up to 15° to adjust to the shape of your head and its headband can also be adjusted for a more comfortable, secure fit.

Transparency Mode: Press the touch control on Life Q30’s right earcup for 1-2 seconds to activate Transparency mode to allow you to hear voices and traffic at a natural level when needed.

Soundcore App: Select an active noise cancellation mode, update firmware, customize the EQ or choose a preset, and create a soothing white noise soundscape when you want to relax.

NFC Fast Pairing: Tap your Android phone on Life Q30’s right earcup for extra-fast pairing.

Multi-Point Connection: Life Q30 Bluetooth headphones can be connected to 2 devices at once for easy switching.

Oppo Enco – Free 2

£89.99

These are a great option if he prefers ear buds rather than headphones. They are so comfortable to wear and the sound quality is really good.

Offering long-lasting reliability, 30 hours’ playback and IP54 dust and water-resistance means listeners can enjoy music wherever life takes them this summer. Touch controls, smart pause and Bluetooth 5.2 means staying seamlessly connected to their favourite summer tracks is a breeze.

Striking the perfect chord, the Enco Free2 adapts to any schedule with a Triple-Mic Call Noise Cancelling feature for crystal clear voice capture, and users can tune in or tune out as much as they want to, with Transparency Mode to hear ambient sound while on-the-go. The Enco Free2 are available in both black and white and are compatible with Android and iOS.

Subbytech – CliX Magnetic Charging Cables

£9.99 each

These charging cables come in glow and non glow options but both are just as cool as each other. The magnetic ends mean you only need one cable for three different chargers!

The connectors are designed to stay in your phone all the time and the magnets do the connecting for you. When you’re done charging, just break the magnetic seal and the cable stops drawing power until connected again.

Each cable comes with all 3 charging types included. iPhone, USB C and Micro USB.

The cables can do data transfer while charging, good for moving files to and from your phone.

All cables are Quick Charge 3.0 compatible with the USB C connector if you have a quick charge capable plug.

Glowing effect looks like electricity is flowing up the cable and into your phone, very cool looking in low light.

Food & Drink

Simply Cake co – Father’s day combo box

from £27.45

This letterbox friendly brownie box is perfect if he likes cake or brownies. It has a massive slab as well as the months favourites included. It’s packaged really well and stays fresh for up to two weeks.

You can personalise the box with whatever brownies you want and can also pick your own message and know that the recipient will have it delivered even if they ar

Virginia Hayward – FATHER’S DAY HAMPER

£27.50

This is a great hamper for your dad this year. It has such a good selection of gifts in and it comes packaged really well.

It contains:

‘Busy Being a Dad’ mug

Mighty Fine Milk Chocolate Honeycomb Bar

GNAW Milk Chocolate Buttons

Salted Caramel Popcorn from Popcorn Shed.

Desert Salt and Vinegar Potato Crisps from Savoursmiths

Jar of The Dormen Caramelised Peanuts

RJs Peppers Sauces

£9.99 each

RJ’s Peppers is a small batch hot sauce company based in Stafford, UK. Since 2021 they have been creating delicious hot sauces made with fresh chillies.

These two sauces are a selection of what they have to offer and I am really impressed with them. They are perfect to have on chicken wings or to use when cooking on the BBQ so if you dad loves BBQ food or wings then you need to get him a bottle to try!

Guylian Seashells

£5.50

Guylian, the premium Belgian chocolatier, is renowned for its iconic Sea Shells, which are a harmonious blend of dark, white, and milk chocolate filled with the signature praliné filling. Guylian is now 100% Fairtrade certified, and its time-honoured, traditional recipe has been improved, using only the best hazelnuts, roasted in house in their shells to guarantee the best taste. The result is a more intense and less sweet hazelnut flavour, to make them even more irresistible.

These are my dads all time favourite chocolates but I hope he will share them with me

Boomf – The Bumper Sweets Gift Box

£21.99

Boomf have a great range of boxes to pick from and what’s special about them is that when you open them it shoots confetti everywhere!

You can then remove the lid and find the gift underneath. This particular box of jam packed full of sweets and ideal if your dad has a sweet tooth!

I really hope I have inspired you and given you some good ideas! I have teamed up with Douvalls to offer 3 lucky winners one of their Argan Glow Beauty Boxes, head over to my twitter to enter to win!

Sarah x