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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Finished your Christmas Shopping yet? Don't worry, I haven't either. Today is the day for me and the only reason I'm marginally looking forward to it is down to the Bens Cookies stand I'll be passing by. Did someone say three triple chocolate cookies please?

In celebration of the fact that the present buying madness starts today (and the fact the tree is going up tonight) I've put together a little gift guide for last minute ideas. Containing both online only purchases and in store buys, hopefully there's something that will inspire you - regardless of whether it's for your own Christmas list or not (we don't judge here).
STOCKING FILLERS FOR THE LUXE BEAUTY LOVER: *Waves hands around in the air* This is for the girl who loves Space NK as much as I do. For stocking fillers for multiple mates, the Space NK Christmas Crackers*, are genius. They come in sets of five or singular (if you have lots of friends the larger set works out better for your wallet) containing some of the stores best sellers. They're beautifully presented and can be used to decorate your tree before making their way to their rightful owner. Then you have my number one gift that I will never have to pretend to like. The Diptique mini candles, Epice is my current favourite (and everyone else's apparently - get thee to a store asap)! And finally, for the luxe bath lover, the Aromatherapy Associate oils* are always a winner, they last for ever, aren't too bank breaking if a repurchase is required.

BEAUTY MINIS: You can never go wrong with beauty minis. They allow your loves ones to try out a product with minimal commitment or fear of never using a product up. Lush is always a great one for mini shower gels and theres a scent to suit everyone. Topshop have also hopped on the beauty mini bandwagon with their beauty minis that can be hung off the tree. The proof that these are gold is in the fact that I am now obsessed with the matte lip bullet in Get Me Bodied as a result of buying this mini gift (and have now purchased the full size)! And then we have the Phillip Kingsley hair ministotally inexpensive and a lovely way to sample high end hair care with a sample of the cult elasticizer. 

FOR THE YOUTUBE FAN: The Tanya Burr Nail Polishs* and Zoella Beauty* range are super easy to get hold of and make a lovely little gift for the little sister in your life who's obsessed with YouTube.

THE BIG BEAUTY GIFTS: Bigger beauty gifts are always risky at Christmas, but for those that are new to makeup or love something a little more luxe and pinterest worthy, the Zooeva Rose Gold Brush Set is an incredible gift. Brushes aside, you can't go wrong with a palette, whether it's any (or all) of the Naked Palettes or the recently released Clarins Palette*, a more subtle version of the Naked 1 palette that my mum will be itching to get her hands on. For the girls who love amazing bath and shower products, the Deck the Halls Lush Gift Set* is stunning, and contains both full size and tester products that will be a hit on Christmas day (hello festive glittery baths on Christmas morning). Your living room will also smell incredible with this under your tree.

For the skincare starter, Clinique* and Origins do amazing gift sets around this time of year, but for those who like something a little bit more luxe, the Neals Yard* gift sets are incredible and have a little something for everyone.
For The Girl Who Loves To Be Plugged In - the Urban ears headphones are amazing whether you're editing, watching videos or just need to drown out your noisy desk buddy. The grey are my favourite, but there is also a coral colour and moss grey/green colour that I love!

For The Camera Lover - the Canon EOS M is great for filming and photos and has an interchangeable lens feature. This means that you can still use your favourite lens whilst out and about without breaking your back carrying round a huge camera.

For The Stationary Nerd - Liberty Notepads are awesome, and their Frenchie and Cat notepads that can be found in store are the bomb. Paperchase notebooks are always beautiful and are a guaranteed winner.

For The Book Babe: I've been reading Leandra Medine's book, Manrepeller recently, and if you're buying for a blog lover who loves witty tales of fashion mishaps and life experiences mixed together, this will go down a treat. For your kick arse friend who appreciates the whole girl power vibe #Girlboss is awesome and I've promised this to multiple mates over the past few months but just can't bear to part with it.

The Going Out Out Girl: Or, any girl. Y'know? I love a clutch and this Cos Leather Clutch is such a beautiful luxury gift. For those who are a little more trend focused, the New Look Faux Fur Clutch is an affordable clutch with a whistles vibe to it that will be well loved over the New Year festivities.



*GIFTED SAMPLES
Some of these products are gifted samples.
This is because Gift Guides are hella expensive.
None of the brands featured are paying me for this post
and I hand picked every item that has been featured
based on what I would recommend.
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40 comments

  1. Great post! I personally would be chuffed with any of these gifts - especially Manrepeller and the Zooeva set.

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  2. You really covered all bases here! I really love the Urban Ears and would love to receive some high quality headphones for christmas.

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  3. LOVE beauty gifts for Christmas! They're the perfect excuse to try something new!

    www.lioninthewild.com

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  4. really after those rose gold zoeva brushes love the urban ears too such a good post!

    http://rebekahmaryx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Ghank you for your honesty with the samples - my word this would be an expensive post to provide for otherwise! Some fab picks here, I love the mini Philip Kingsley sets - such good value!x

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  6. This has definitely helped a lot.

    http://punkpsycho.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Great Post Suzie, Love it. Kate x

    www.vanillainnovember.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. GREAT suggestions! It's always nice to have a few more ideas in your back pocket! xx

    http://vasilikibeauty.blogspot.com

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  9. I would be over the moon with absolutely anything here!

    p.s. The anonymous who has commented above me is an arsehole

    www.saltandchic.com // UK Fashion Blog

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  10. There are some great gift ideas here :) x

    http://k-males.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. Great gift options. In love with the zoeva rose gold brushes. kisses

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  12. I have those Zoeva brushes! Made a post about them!

    Nathalie | THE COVETING
    www.thecoveting.be

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  13. Love this idea, always leave my gift buying till last. All these products sound great x

    http://beautyssimplicity.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. Great ideas! Really helpful post! I love your blog! <3
    Greetings, http://darialovesmakeup.blogspot.com/

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  15. The photos are lovely!! Makes lists of gift ideas more attractive, gifting can be so rough but oh well christmas is here!! 🎁🎁

    ivvyxo.blogspot.com

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  16. Great ideas, I really want to try to Zoeva brushes they are so beautiful.

    GreyWalls 

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  17. I really need a camaera that size for filming and pictures, my back kills me walking around London for events!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty - www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. The Zoeva brushes are beautiful! x

    Blog Marjorie

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  19. Such great gift ideas! I've been wanting to try the Zoeva brushes for a really long time...the little bag they come in is so nice too!

    Lizzie // xBeautyMagic // Beauty Giveaway

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  20. This is such a good gift guide, thank you! So many ideas! I am doing blogmas at the moment so would you mind checking it out by clicking the link.

    http://whatmaisiedid.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. Love the mini gifts! They are so cute! and the big beauty gifts are gorgeous as well! I like how you break it up into so many convenient categories!

    nolifelifelife.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. Haha best disclaimer ever! I would love to get a naked palette (or two... or three) but don't think it's going to happen. xxx

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  23. Love the variety of gifts you've picked out! I agree with you on the minis too, I'm going to try and get my hands on the Sarah Chapman Discovery Range to try them out before taking the plunge and buying full size!

    Also, how amazing does that Zoeva brush set look?!

    www.saturdays--girl.blogspot.co.uk

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  24. I so want the Zoeva brushes!
    http://my--socalledlife.blogspot.com.es/

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  25. Great gift guide, and I love how you divided it up into categories!
    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

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  26. These sound like such lovely gifts! I would love to receive the Canon Eos M and Zoeva brushes! xx

    Colorful Closets

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  27. Lovely selection of products, I would love to get my hands on the zooeva brush set, and I am now quite interested in the camera (although I am considering both options as a christmas present for myself hehe)

    Cheryl
    http://daisycandle.com

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  28. Wow what a great post, I would literally have everything in this post lol.
    I got the clinique set off my hubby never tried any of their products before xox

    http://www.rainbowsandunicornsblog.co.uk/

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  29. This has definitely helped. Some lovely ideas for presents x

    pintsizedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  30. awesome ideas, i'd love to receive all of these :)

    xx fameliquorlove // bloglovin // instagram // youtube

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  31. Great ideas I love the pug note pad!! :)

    http://www.champagne-lifestyle.com/

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  32. Great gifts:)

    Check out my favorite concealers post! xoxo
    http://blizzard-girl.blogspot.ch/2014/12/favorite-concealers.html

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