Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2023

This post contains gifted items:

Some people celebrate Valentine’s day, and others don’t, it’s a personal preference. If you are looking to get your special someone a gift, I have put together a few ideas. You could even treat yourself if you see something you like!

HAIRCARE

Manta Classic Healthy Hair Brush – Pink

£25

Not only is it important to use good products to wash and style your hair with, it’s also important to use a good brush.

This is my new favourite hair brush as it really helps to get tangled out whilst being gentle to your hair. It is comfortable to hold and glides through my hair well.

A must have for anyone that likes to take care of their hair.

Paul Mitchell – Clean Beauty Repair Shampoo

£24.50

Paul Mitchell are a great haircare brand that have just bought out the new clean beauty repair range. This range is ideal for anyone with damaged hair.

The shampoo helps to clean your hair without stripping out colour or drying it out. It lathers well and smells really nice.

Paul Mitchell – Clean Beauty Repair Conditioner

£26.75

The conditioner helps to smooth out the ends and leaves my hair feeling softer and stopped my hair looking so frizzy and my split ends don’t look so bad. It smells good and really helps to make my hair look in better condition. This range would be a good treat for anyone looking to grow longer healthier hair.

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree – Lavender Mint Moisturising Shampoo

£9.95

I love the scent as it’s really relaxing to use this when having a bath. It left my hair really soft and hydrated as well as leaving it really clean.

This range is a great treat for your hair and would make a good gift.

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree – Lavender Mint Moisturising Conditioner

£23.05

This smells amazing and used together with the shampoo it left my hair so soft and hydrated. It helps with frizz and any damage. Another great choice for anyone that’s looking to improve their hair quality but wouldn’t usually treat themselves.

SKINCARE

Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash

£27

The signature Ren scent will linger on your skin after using this in the bath or shower. It helps to clean your skin whilst leaving it soft and smelling amazing. A little goes a long way and it lathers up well.

Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil

£38

I love the Ren Moroccan rose range and always have done. This oil smells amazing, as does everything else in the range! You only need a small amount and it makes your skin so soft. It would make the ideal gift for someone that loves a good pamper or deserves one!

Environ – Focus Care Moisture+ Hydrating Serum

£77

This is light enough to be used in the day but can also be used at night if you prefer. It has a nice subtle scent and would be perfect for anyone that loves skincare.

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.

Environ – Focus Care Moisture+ Hydrating Oil Capsules

£54

The capsules contain antioxidants that are proven to combat the visible signs of ageing. They are filled with oil and easy to use.

They assist in enriching skin with natural surface oils, leaving it looking visibly refreshed and energised. A must have for anyone that loves to try new facial products.

Kora Organics Berry Bright Vitamin C Eye
Cream

£51

This brightening eye cream smells really good and is really nice to apply around your eyes.

You only need a small pea sized amount to wake up your eyes. This is great if you have had a late night or even to use to soothe your eye area during hayfever season! Eye cream is an important part of your skincare routine and is often forgotten about so this would be a great thoughtful gift.

SOS Lip

£16

This lip treatment moisturises your lips whilst protecting them throughout the day with SPF. You can wear it alone or as a primer for lipstick to help your lipstick last longer and not dry your lips out.

You only need a small amount and it works really well. If you put it on before bed then your lips feel so hydrated by morning.

Embryolisse Lait-Creme

£24.99

This can be used as: 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!

It’s is a great moisturiser to use morning or evening. This time of year my skin gets so dry from the weather and from having the heating on etc. It soaks in well and leaves your skin feeling hydrated.

Rubis Classic Heart Tweezers

£27.50

I love my pair of Rubis tweezers and they are my favourite ones to use as they are sharp and precise as well as being easy to use so I would definitely recommend this brand.

They are made from rustproof stainless steel and are tested individually for balance and performance. These would be a great gift idea and they come in a range of different colours.

Blanka Soap – Indulgent Bath Set – Moonlight And Roses

£29.99

This set includes:

– Moonlight and Roses Gently Purifying Soap Bar with French Pink Clay

– Moonlight and Roses Natural Hand and Body Wash

– Moonlight and Roses Luxurious Bath Oil

I love the scent of these and this comes packaged nicely in a box so would make a great gift.

I love the bath oil, it’s so relaxing and calming. The body wash lathers well and leaves your hands and body feeling soft and leaves you smelling really nice.

Douvalls Argan Skincare Candle – Forbidden Spices

£45

This skincare candle comes in a range of scents and the concept of it is really special. It is blended with nourishing oils, such as cocoa butter and argan oil which is high in vitamin E, antioxidants and essential fatty acids to nourish, soothe, and repair dry skin.

Once you start burning the candle, not only can you enjoy the aroma as it burns but you then use the melted candle to poor over yourself or your partner as a massage oil. It smells amazing and leaves your skin so soft.

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, wrinkles, reduces the look of dark circles and soothes away any puffiness. It does all of this whilst providing your eye area with much needed hydration and nourishment.

It smells really 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 well overnight.

You can use the following code: STM20 for 20% off from the 1st of Feb until the 14th of Feb

Crème Du Loch – Age Defying Daily Serum

£60

This serum helps to 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 issues.

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

You can use the following code: STM20 for 20% off from the 1st of Feb until the 14th of Feb

Crème Du Loch – Age Defying Moisturiser

£50

This award winning moisturiser is one of my favourite skincare products. 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’s important to use anti aging creams before aging becomes an issue.

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.

You can use the following code: STM20 for 20% off from the 1st of Feb until the 14th of Feb

Crème Du Loch – Mini Spatula & Massager

£5

This spatula is made of solid, recyclable metal and luxuriously gold plated. It is a must have for anyone that uses skincare products from a jar so you don’t have to use your finger to get the product out and also means it will dispense the perfect amount of product for you to use.

You can also use this to massage around the eye area.

You can use the following code: STM20 for 20% off from the 1st of Feb until the 14th of Feb

Teddy Eva Scents – Donut Bath Bombs

£1.99 each

These beautiful looking bath bombs come in a range of flavours(well, scents!). These two are lemon meringue and blackberry & almond. They both smell so good!

I love how they are made to look like donuts and they come individually wrapped if you buy multiple bombs so this helps to keep them fresh and holds the scent. They fizz really well and make a for a really colourful bath. Ideal for anyone that loves a good pamper!

Teddy Eva Scents – Mini Bath Bombs Tub

£3.99

These tubs come full of little bath bombs that can be used one or two at a time to help you relax in the bath. I have been using the pina colada ones and it reminds me so much of being on holiday and the bathroom smells like a coconut paradise!

These come in a good variety of scents and are in a cute little brown tub.

HOMEWARE

The Brunel Museum – London Brick Candle

£22

This double wick candle in the style of a london brick comes in two different options: Fired Clay or Thames Drift. This makes a really unique gift and they have so many other great gift ideas available from the Brunel Museum shop.

Beach Art Glass – Hanging Heart Decoration

£25

Beach Art Glass craft handmade glass jewellery using lampwork and the finest source of glass from the isle of Murano, Italy, and locally sourced silver from the UK. They have a great range of jewellery as well as decorations.

This hanging heart has been specially designed this valentine’s day and you can tell how much love and care has gone into it. It’s a great ornament that can be hung up anywhere around the house or can be made into a key ring or pendent.

They have a great range of DIY kits as well which would make a great gift!

Teddy Eva Scents – Lemongrass & Like Lime Candle

£14.99

Teddy Eva have a great range of candles, they all come beautifully packaged in a pink jar with a wooden lid, inside a card container with metal lid. Having this extra packaging really makes it look a lot more expensive and considering how strong the scent is, it’s such an affordable candle.

It has a wooden wick and a the smell will last the whole time it burns. They have some great tips on their site of how to burn candles safely and make them last longer!

I love this scent and they also do it in fresh linen which sounds amazing.

Teddy Eva Scents – Teddy Pots

£1.20 each

As well as candles, Teddy Eva Scents have an amazing range of wax melts. These wax melts coke in such a variety of scents, there are honestly so many to pick from. It is a great way to try a variety of scents and once you find what you like then you can buy the larger clamshell packs.

These are great value and even after burning for a few hours, the scents still linger and are long lasting. I love the fruity loopies one best!

Teddy Eva Scents – Brittle

£2.99 each

A great alternative to the little pots if you are wanting a larger pack of wax. These packs come in a good variety of scents and you can also break the pieces down if you want them smaller and even mix and match complimenting scents.

I love how pretty the starry night one is when it’s burns. Wax melts can be such a great alternative to a candle and I really am impressed with the quality of these ones and just how many different scent options there are!

NAILCARE

Earthy Nail Polishes

Pink Petunia / Coral Reef / Pink Jasmin

£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.

FRAGRANCE

Grazia Parfum

£48

A new perfume is always a good gift idea. This new release from Grazia and comes in a beautifully designed bottle. It is a very delicate fruity scent and a great feminine scent.

Top notes of Italian lemon spring, grapefruit and blackcurrant.

Base notes of sandalwood, white musk and cedar ground the fragrance adding a layer of sophistication.

TECHNOLOGY

Soundcore by Anker Life Q35 Multi Mode Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

£119.99

These Life Q35s have now become my new favourite accessory and I love how comfortable they are.

I had been struggling with in ear ones due to having so many ear piercings I would always end up taking them out to be able to wear them comfortably but with over the ear headphones they can all stay in!

They connect easily via bluetooth to my phone so I can listen to spotify through them and also pause and adjust the volume directly on the headphones.

The perfect gift for anyone that likes to listen to music on the go.

CARDS

Love Layla Designs – 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!

Use code TM10 for 10% off everything on their site 🙂

FOOD & DRINK

Il Gusto – I LOVE U Tasting Set

£34.95

This boxed set contains: The Fresh Sour Cherry Vodka(15%), Sweet And Simple Pink Gin(40%), Tangy Sweet And Fruity Blood Orange Gin(32%), Luxurious Turkish Delight With Hints Of Rose Petals And Delicate Mint(25%), Fruity And Tangy Blood Orange Vodka(18%), Sweet Zesty Pink Vodka(37%), Citrusy But Refreshing Pink Grapefruit Gin(36%), Rare Relaxing Raspberry Gin(20%)

It is a great way to try out the different flavours and ideal for an vodka and gin lover. The bottles all spell out a special message.

Il Gusto are running a giveaway on Facebook & Instagram to win this set between the 9th and 12th of February so make sure you enter!

The Brunel Museum – London Brick Chocolate

£12.50

This vegan chocolate is made in small batches over three days, using only the rarest and finest Criollo and Trinitario cocoa beans. The bean to bar craft chocolate is a collaboration between two London makers, brick sixty and Lucocoa.

Another great unique gift idea and perfect for any chocolate lover.

Simply Cake Co – February Specials

£16.49

This box has a nice range of treats in. It includes:

Lemon & Raspberry Blondie

Cookies n’ Cream Rocky Road

Strawberry & Chocolate Brownie

This is the perfect gift for anyone with a sweet tooth and they have a good range of boxes to pick from. You can pick from different flavours and also different size packs. There really is something for everyone. They do vegan options too.

Simply Cake Co – Brownie Tray

£16.49

Simply Cake Co have a great range of treats which you can buy in lots of different variations of boxes.

This brownie tray featured a slab of chocolate brownie and it stays fresh for up to two weeks and you can personalised the brownie with different phrases.

I have had these brownie slabs before and they are on of the tastiest brownies I have ever had and they fit through the letterbox!

ACCESSORIES

Trendhim – Silver Tone Cuff Bracelet

£18

This slip on bracelet is available in silver, gold and black and can also be engraved with a personal message.

It is a great gift for a man(or woman!) that has everything or that is hard to buy for. It’s comfortable to wear and comes in different sizes and looks really expensive and posh!

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

Soundcore Life Q35 Headphones

Contains gifted products:

I had been using my airpods for a while now and wanted to opt for headphones rather than earbuds to see if I got on better with them. Anker are a great brand for technology, especially when it comes to speakers and headphones.

These Life Q35s have now become my new favourite accessory and I love how comfortable they are. I had been struggling with in ear ones due to having so many ear piercings I would always end up taking them out to be able to wear them comfortably but with over the ear headphones they can all stay in!

They come in a handy carry box which is going to be ideal next time I travel as these will be great to wear on the plane. They fit nicely in the case along with the charging cable.

I have been really impressed with how long the charge holds on these and also how comfortable they are. I wear them round the house a lot when doing chores and it helps to block out any surrounding noise so I can listen to my favourite tunes whilst hoovering! They are also perfect if you want to have top quality headphones to wear while recording your own music, making a mix or finding your passion and enjoying it with things like the Multi Track Looper Pedal.

They connect easily via bluetooth to my phone so I can listen to spotify through them and also pause and adjust the volume directly on the headphones.

Spec:

Hi-Res Audio:The 40mm silk diaphragm drivers reproduce accurate sound that meets the standard for both Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless. Bass is deep, treble shines, and distortion is cut out. 

LDAC Audio Coding Technology:Transmits up to 3 times more data than standard Bluetooth codecs to bring you high-resolution audio—even in wireless mode. 

Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling: 4 microphones pick up and filter out irritating noises like traffic and airplane engines for a purer listening experience. 

Multi-Mode ANC: Use the Soundcore app to switch between Transport, Indoor, and Outdoor modes to find the noise cancelling level that suits your surroundings. 

40-Hour Playtime:Get 40 hours of listening in noise cancelling mode and 60 hours in normal mode. Need a quick boost of power? Charge for 5 minutes and play for 4 hours. 

All-Day Comfort:Life Q35 active noise cancelling headphones have earcups that adjust by up to 15° to fit the shape of your head and are made of protein leather-covered memory foam. 

Enhanced Call Quality: Life Q35 uses beam-forming microphones and an AI algorithm to pick up and optimize your voice to ensure you are heard clearly by the other side. 

Wearing Detection: The built-in sensor detects when you remove Life Q35 from your ears and automatically pauses the music. Music is restarted when the headphones are back in position. 

Multipoint Connection: Simultaneously connect Life Q35 to 2 devices to easily switch between making calls, listening to music, online meetings, and more. 

Soundcore App: Tailor your listening experience to you. Choose from multiple noise cancelling modes, 22 EQ settings, make a personalized white noise soundscape, or update Life Q35’s firmware easily.

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

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Contains gifted products:

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

With Mother’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 mum, my step mum, my mother in law and my grandma. It can get difficult trying to pick what to buy everyone.

Food & Drink

Virginia Hayward – The Breakfast Tray

£39.99

This includes:

– Cartwright & Butler English Breakfast Tea 30g
– Cartwright & Butler Orange Juice 250ml
– Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Company Breakfast Coffee 56g
– Mrs Bridges Fine Cut Orange Marmalade 42g
– Mrs Bridges Scottish Raspberry Preserve 42g
– Mrs Bridges Scottish Strawberry Preserve 42g
– Severn & Wye Smoked Salmon 125g
– St Pierre Butter Croissants x 4
– Prosecco DOC Cuvee 1821 Zonin Italy 37.5cl 11% vol
– Wooden Breakfast Tray

It is a really lovely selection of breakfast treats to surprise your loved one with this Mother’s day. It contains a good selection of food and drink and you can use the tray supplied to serve it all on. The croissants are really tasty and the orange juice is one of the nicest I have ever tried.

Virginia Hayward always have a great selection of hampers to suit any occasion.

Two Chimps – Hot Chocolate Flakes

£3

These chocolate flakes are easy to use, you simply mix them with hot milk and it makes a really tasty hot chocolate made with real chocolate rather than a flavoured powder.

They are made from 71% cocoa and it will be one of the nicest hot chocolates you have ever had, especially if you put marshmallows on the top!

Il Gusto – Diamond Bottle

Pink Gin

£19.70

The diamond shaped bottle filled with Il gusto gin is the perfect personalised gift for this Mother’s day.

All the IL Gusto Gins are Handcrafted and they work with French gin producers to source gins of exceptional quality in exclusivity for the UK.

You can choose from a massive range of gin flavours and they also have different bottle options and other liquors or even a good selection of oils and vinegars for those that don’t drink alcohol. You can also have the bottle personalised.

I have always been so impressed with the variety of bottle shapes and drink flavours they have.

Engravers Guild – Personalised Spanish Gin Glass

£20.99

Premium quality large gin glass, presented in silk-lined presentation packaging. This glass is the perfect gift for any gin lover, personalised with a message of your choice to make it special and unique. Precision laser engraving cuts a beautiful impression making the gift personal.

This glass has been engraved with such care and it is such a good gift this Mother’s day. You could have a message on it or even just “mum” or your mums name! Perfect for any gin drinker and it comes packagers in a lovely box so no need to wrap it!

Accessories

Amanda Coleman – Silver Walking Cat Necklace

£45

This walking cat necklace has the option of a silver, goldplated, black or black and white (silver) finish.

It is a sign that good luck will come your way when a black cat crosses your path. So be sure to carry your luck around with you all day with this charming pendant.
The necklace is available as a ginger tom, silver grey puss cat, black and white moggy and the archetypal cool & collected black cat.

All of the range are handmade by Amanda in her UK workshop and you can see what great quality this necklace is and can see how much love has gone into making it.

5% from the online sale of each of this necklace is donated to International Cat Care.

Trendhim – Bruce Modal Boho Scarf

£45

Frayed edges provide this scarf’s standout accent while the fabric gives it a luxurious weight. The color and attention to detail in the bird and flower pattern add retro charm to a scarf for all seasons.

Tredhim is a great website for accessories, not just for men though as many of their products can be unisex. I have always been impressed with things from Trendhim that I have tried before and this scarf is really beautiful.

Myri – Gold Initial Necklace

£50

This necklace is 18K gold plated on solid 925 sterling silver personalised necklace, featuring an italic initial. You can have any initial added on to it so would be ideal to get the initial of who you are giving it to or even their loved ones initial.

The gold pendant measures 15mm in diameter, and is finished with the finest diamond-cut engraving available with an adjustable 16-18 or 20-22-24 inch chain.

The necklace is well made and comfortable to wear. It comes in a really cute box as well.

Electronics

Anker Foldable 3-in-1 Station with Power Adapter

£39.99 but on sale at £33.99 7th-13th March

Power 3 Devices At Once- Charge your phone, true wireless earbuds, and Apple Watch all at the same time.

Get the Fastest Possible Charge – Enjoy 7.5W max charging for iPhones, 10W max charging for Android phones, and 5W max charging for AirPods.

Designed for Convenience – Easily adjust the phone’s charging surface to 54° or 60° according to your needs or fold it down to the perfect travel companion.

Universal Compatibility – Ideal for charging the majority of phones, AirPods 2 / Pro with wireless charging case and other compatible earbuds, as well as Apple Watch Series 1-6.

I have always been so impressed with the quality and range of anker products and this certainly didn’t disappoint. This is the perfect gift for any tech savvy mum that needs to ensure her apple devices are always charged. It’s easy to use and is ideal to keep next to the bed to charge overnight.

eufy HomeVac H30 Mate Cordless Handheld Vacuum Cleaner

£169.99 but on sale at £123.49 21st-27th March

Immense Suction Power – A powerful suction that allows for great efficiency and enough strength to take on messy tasks. Activate Max mode and utilize all 80 AW.

Cleanup Time – Get up to 20 minutes of cleaning time in Eco mode. For a better clean, switch to Max mode for up to 10 minutes.

Ultra Lightweight – At only 1.78 lbs (808 g), you can conveniently and effortlessly vacuum your daily messes.

Pet Hair Beware- Remove pet hair from upholstery and other furnishings with a few quick passes so you can spend more time with your furball.

This vacuum is extremely impressive considering the size of it. It’s easy to use and doesn’t take up too much room to store it. It’s ideal for pet loving households that want to clear up certain areas quickly and easily without having to get out a big vacuum all the time.

It picks up pet hair really well and is quick to use.

Perfumes

Dolma Perfumes – Amethyst Mist 50ml

£45.50

Dolma Perfumes are certified vegan and cruelty free. They are free from palm oil, parabens and phthalates.

Like the amethyst stone, Amethyst Mist vegan perfume is a profoundly calming creation. It’s earth connecting and grounding. Wood notes of cedarwood, sandalwood, patchouli and vetiver decorated by white floral accents of ylang-ylang and heliotrope. Finally, enjoy the tangy accents of ginger, mandarin, cardamom and clove for the perfect fragrance.

This is such a lovely calming scent. You don’t need to spray much to leave yourself smelling amazing and the scent lasts all day long. It comes in a variety of sizes and you can even buy the discovery set that contains all 12 scents.

Skincare

Transformulas – Mama Glow Set

£65

Gift set includes:
– Flawless PhotoGlow SPF 30+
– Flawless EyeWakeup Serum
– Nude Faux Leather Trim Cosmetic Case
– Transformulas Natural Black Ribbon Dust Bag

The PhotoGlow is a great multi-tasking moisturiser. It has anti-ageing ingredients that protect against signs of ageing, anti-oxidants for essential daily skin protection while moisturising, rejuvenating and restoring skins natural radiance.

The EyeWakeup serum works instantly revitalising the eye area, reducing puffiness and dark shadows, softening fine lines, smoothing skin and minimising wrinkles.

This is a great set for anyone into skincare and looking to help with ageing and dryness. I have been a fan of this brand for a while and love trying their new skincare releases as I am always impressed. I love how beautiful the packaging is too.

Céla – Crème Rose

$39

This vegan and cruelty free cream is deliciously aromatic with notes of sweet jasmine, peach and rosewater, and enriched with Canadian botanicals, cupuaçu butter and Abyssinian oil, this velvety body cream hydrates and softens skin.

It smells amazing and soaks into your skin really well. You don’t need much and it leaves your skin feeling soft and non greasy whilst leaving the lovely scent behind.

Céla – Crème Violette

$37

This soothing hand and body butter made with lavender and colloidal oatmeal helps soothe the body and mind. Perfect for those who need a little extra relaxation, the Créme Violette contains a lavender aroma. Working as an anxiolytic (an anxiety reliever), lavender increases relaxation and helps aid in sleep.

Infused with the signature Céla Complex, a potent blend of Canadian botanicals, cupuaçu butter, and Abyssinian oil, this velvety body cream hydrates and softens skin, leaving you hydrated and relaxed. It soaks in well and leaves you smelling really good!

Céla – Essential Balm

$45

This multitasking ointment changes state from solid to liquid with body heat, providing all of the concentrated benefits of pure botanical oils and extracts with the convenience and portability of a balm. Whether skin is chapped, irritated, especially dry or simply in need of extra TLC, the six potent Canadian extracts in the signature Céla Complex combine with six ultra-hydrating plant butters and six moisturising oils to soothe, treat, clarify and protect.

Essential Balm performs miracles from head to toe – hair included – leaving behind the delicate, anxiety-reducing scent of lavender and bergamot. This is a must have in your handbag as it can be used for a variety of things.

Freshly Cosmetics – Smooth Body Pack

£48

This set includes:

Golden Radiance Body Oil

– Perfect for thirsty skin
– Reduces cellulite
– Helps with water retention
– Quick absorption

Hyaluronic Energy Body Serum

– Helps with water retention
– Improves circulation
– Tightens & smoothes the skin
– Fast-absorbing gel
– Combination of two types of vegan hyaluronic acids
– Post-workout must

The oil smells amazing and leaves your skin really so soft. It can be used on your face as well as your body and soaks in really well. You don’t need much to hydrate your skin.

The serum is really lovely to apply to your skin and helps to not only moisturise but soothe your skin.

They make a very good team and I am a massive fan of the oil!

Freshly Cosmetics – Body Flame Firming Cream

£26

This cream has so many benefits:

– Powered with antioxidants to make your skin more elastic
– Use it in 4 key areas: arms, chest, stomach, bottom
– High moisturising and helps reduce cellulite
– Massage thoroughly to help with water retention
– Its creamy texture absorbs fast
– Post-workout toning boost
– Aloe vera juice keeps your skin replenished and soft

It can be used all over your body to help tone your skin whilst locking in moisture and keeping the skin hydrated. It smells really nice and a little goes a long way.

Homeware

Asda Photo 16×24″ Slim Canvas Print

£34

I am always impressed by the quality of Asda canvases and had this one made of our cats. 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 the canvas online as you can pick from a good variety of sizes as well as different layouts and you can pick how many photos to include etc. They are always printed on a good quality canvas and arrive quickly.

Cutch – A Loving Cutch Wax Burner and Soy Melt Gift Box

£15

This Loving Cutch wax melt set comes with a pretty pink, pearlised ceramic wax burner, tea lights, two wax melting cups, and a 80g pack of ‘A Loving Cutch’ soy wax melts. So all that is needed is to light your burner and find somewhere to sit and enjoy the fragrance.

Each wax melt will provide a generous aroma for 20 hours so the pack of 6 melts will fragrance the home for 120 hours. Each melt is finished with pretty botanicals to add to both the appearance and hot fragrance throw of the melt.

This is such a beautiful gift set and it comes in a really nice box so it is pre wrapped and ready to give away(or keep for yourself if you change your mind as it’s such a lovely scent!)

I hope I have given you some good ideas this Mother’s Day!

Sarah x

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2022

This post contains gifted products:

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I wanted to share some gift ideas with you. No matter who you are buying for, whether it is your partner, future love interest or a friend(for those that celebrate Galentine’s), I have you covered!

Food & Drink

Guylian – The Original

£5

Guaranteed to surprise and delight chocolate lovers of all ages, Guylian’s chocolates make the perfect gift for every occasion as well as making everyday moments special. Guylian’s chocolate range is readily available at prices to suit all pockets both in stores and online.

The seashells are their most popular chocolates and definitely won’t disappoint your loved one this Valentines. They are one of my favourite chocolates and this particular box is really good value.

Il Gusto – Passion Heart With Gin

From £9.90

The heart shaped bottle filled with Il gusto gin is the perfect personalised gift for this Valentine’s day.

All the IL Gusto Gins are Handcrafted and they work with French gin producers to source gins of exceptional quality in exclusivity for the UK.

You can choose from a massive range of gin flavours and they also have different bottle options and other liquors or even a good selection of oils and vinegars for those that don’t drink alcohol. You can also have the bottle personalised.

I have always been so impressed with the variety of bottle shapes and drink flavours they have.

Colleague Box – Movie Night Sharing Box

£20.99

Each box comes crammed with:
2 x treat bags of chocolate
Treat bag of sweets
Full size bar of Cocoba chocolate
Joe & Seph’s chocolate covered caramel popcorn
Toffee Popcorn Shed mini popcorn
Bag of Pipers Crisps
Choice of drink

This is such a great idea if you plan on staying in watching a film with someone this valentine’s day. Or you could send it to a friend you know will be home alone to cheer them up! It contains a good selection of treats and is a good way to try things you may not have had before. You can pick from a soft drink or alcohol drink and they have a vegan option available too.

There are lots of different boxes to pick from, so something for any occasion.

Technology

Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 12W Stereo Sound

£39.99

Unbelievable Sound 

Customized dual drivers produce 12 W of huge stereo sound. A Digital Signal Processor with dynamic range control ensures high volumes are distortion-free and low levels produce rich bass.

Intense Bass 

The combination of exclusive BassUp technology and a patented spiral bass port takes the low end to new depths while retaining incredible clarity and intensity.

IPX7 Waterproof 

Soundcore 2 provides the soundtrack for any adventure. Its IPX7 waterproof protection defends it against rain, snow, mud and more.

24-Hour Playtime 

Anker’s power management technology and a 5,200mAh Li-ion battery combine to power up to 24 hours of non-stop music.

Anker are one of my favourite brands for headphones and speakers as they are always so easy to set up and great quality. This speaker is ideal to use in any room in the house or to take with you into the garden or garage or out for the day. They come in a great range of colours.

Wireless Headphones, Soundcore by Anker Life P2 Mini Wireless Earbuds

£35.99

3 EQ Modes 

Switch between Soundcore Signature, Bass Booster, and Podcast modes depending on what you’re listening to. Quick tap the right earbud 3 times to change the mode in an instant.

One Step Pairing 

The moment you open the charging case, Life P2 Mini’s true wireless earbuds immediately enter pairing mode.

Compact Case with 32 Hours of Power 

Don’t be fooled! The charging case may be smaller than a sticky note, but it’s got enough power to charge the earbuds 4 times before it needs recharging itself.

These were so easy to set up and are a really good size to keep in your handbag. They come in a good range of colours and are really powerful. You can always just use one at a time if you prefer.

Face & Bodycare

Lissomi Pure Botanical Facial Serum

£147

Lissomi serum works by supporting skin health, rather than focusing on appearance. Combining 20 skin-loving ingredients, Lissomi uses the highest quality botanicals to deliver optimum skin health. The serum is a powerful formula that allows the skin to age in a healthy way, that nurtures and nourishes their skin and ensures radiance from the inside out.

It is so luxurious and feels really nice applying to your face. airs ideal to use at night time so it can work it’s magic whilst you sleep.

Transformulas – Marine Miracle The Skin Discovery Set

£57

Includes:

Marine Miracle EyeZone Advanced Eye Concentrate 10ml

Marine Miracle Crème Signature Moisturiser 50ml

30 Days Results

Day 1: With one application, skin is drenched in moisture, super boosting hydration levels for an immediate softening and plumping effect.

Day 7: Skin appears more cushioned, fine lines and wrinkles are less visible. Face is fresher looking.

Day 30: Skin is firmer, lines and wrinkles are minimised, skin appears plumper, more youthful and healthier looking.

This is a great set for anyone into skincare and looking to help with ageing and dryness. I have been a fan of this brand for a while and love trying their new skincare releases as I am always impressed. I love how beautiful the packaging is too.

Virginia Hayward Hampers – Bathtime Bliss

£37.50

Packed into this beautifully presented pamper hamper, your lucky recipient will find everything they need for a blissful bath time amongst the lavender scented collection. From the luxury candle, designed to create the perfect restful ambiance to the sweet smelling bath soak, luxurious shower gel, body lotion and soap, this gift contains everything needed for an all-important bit of ‘me time’.

This is the ideal gift for anyone that deserves a rest or likes a pamper night. It had a really good selection of products and it looks really expensive.

Freshly Cosmetics – Rose Gold Pack

£39

Set includes:

The Rose Quartz Facial Cleanser

– Regulates sebum secretion and reduces open pores
– Made with saponins, the alternative to soap
– Powered with natural actives to lift impurities away.
– Contains vegan hyaluronic to illuminate the skin
– Prevents build-up in pores

Golden Radiance Body Oil

– The oil nourishes the skin while reducing stretch marks.
– An infusion of 12 plant oils mixed in a bottle of joy.
– Two microalgae technologies that act as powerful anti-cellulite and antioxidant agents.

The cleanser is really lovely to use and cleans your face well without drying it out. You only need a small amount and it smells really nice.

The oil smells amazing and leaves your skin really so soft. It can be used on your face as well as your body and soaks in really well. You don’t need much to hydrate your skin.

SOS Cleanse

£30

This is a gentle and lightweight soothing cleanser that flushes the pores and dissolves makeup whilst removing daily atmospheric pollutants.

SOS Cleanse is formulated to calm and instantly soothe and cool the skins’ outermost layer. It leaves the skin prepared and ready for the daily onslaught of environmental pollutants and at times, somewhat aggressive colour cosmetics.

It feels really lovely to use and leaves your skin feeling so soft and cleaning without drying it out.

Make Up & Tools

Ardell Lashes Demi Wispies Multipack (5 Pairs)

£13.99

Each lash boasts an invisible band for a seamless finish once applied – perfect for day to day wear, or for a special occasion. Ardell Demi Wispies Lashes offer the perfect amount of volume and subtle, winged-out edges, these lovely lashes are also suitable for wear on any occasion.

Ardell are a great brand for lashes and this set of 5 pairs is really good value. They are easy to apply and are comfortable to wear.

Kiss Brush-on Strip Lash Adhesive Clear

£4.99

Kiss Brush-on Strip Lash Adhesive Clear boasts an innovative, improved formula for a super strong hold on your favourite strip lashes. The brush-on applicator allows you to apply lash glue with a thin, precise glue line – ensuring your falsies go on without a hitch.

This lash glue is really easy to use and works really well as it dries clear and dries quickly.

Doll Beauty Lashes – Chloe Elizabeth

£10

Doll Beauty bestselling style Chloe Elizabeth is perfect for achieving a luxurious, striking lash look. Featuring a blend of dense lash clusters and finer lash strands, this stunning style adds dimension and volume, while elongating the eye with a gradual increase in length. The full, fluffy appearance provides texture and each lash softly flares outwards for a dramatic, eye-opening effect. Handmade from synthetic hair, Doll Beauty Chloe Elizabeth lashes are completely Cruelty-Free and vegan friendly.

These are easy to apply and look really pretty, great for a special occasion.

Red Cherry Lashes – Savana

£5.99

For a unique, ultra-flared appearance opt for these amazing Red Cherry Lashes in style Savana. Crafted from high quality human hair for a multi-layered effect and naturally-textured finish, these glamorous lashes are perfect for completing a dramatic makeup look and full, fluttery finish.

These are great reusable lashes and are easy to apply. They are comfortable to wear and can be cut down to size if needed.

Rubis Slanted Tweezers

£21.50

I love my pair of Rubis tweezers and they are my favourite ones to use as they are sharp and precise as well as being easy to use so I would definitely recommend this brand. They are made from rustproof stainless steel and are tested individually for balance and performance. These would be a great gift idea and they come in a range of different colours.

Clothing & Accessories

Artoosh – Around The World X Amy Stone Underwear

£15

Every purchase sends underwear to women in hospitals, camps and orphanages without access to daily underwear and saves more water than standard cotton. Made with OEKO-TEK 100 certified organic bamboo and beechwood.

Amy Stone is an abstract artist based in Seattle, who’s paintings are described as a beauty of things unconventional. Her work focuses on abstract women and expressionism, where she finds the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. Amy is also a mum of two boys, drawing inspiration from the mundane of daily tasks and making the everyday beautiful. If you caught a vibe, you need these on your toosh.

Artoosh send underwear to women in need with every purchase. They are sustainable as they are made of bamboo. They are so comfortable to wear and come in a good variety of designs.

Trendhim – Navy Blue Drexel Waxed Canvas Washbag

£35

Features navy blue waxed canvas accented with a black leather strap. Contains 1 main zippered compartment along with an additional smaller pocket. Nicely lined with luxe cotton fabric.

Length: 30cm
Height: 15.5cm
Depth: 7.5cm

This is a great quality bag as with all the items I have had from Trendhim in the past. It is a great website with such a good range of accessories.

Have you bought a gift for anyone yet?

Sarah x