There are only three shopping days left until Christmas, and if you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift, you may be getting a little stressed. Never fear, I’m here to offer some last minute gift-spiration to help you finalise your Christmas shopping no matter what your budget.
The Nail Lab – Nail Polish
Add a pop of colour to the receivers Christmas with a selection of vibrant polishes from the Nail Lab. Get in the festive spirit with shades like Lucille (red) and Rita (classic gold) which offer a metallic opaque finish. The Nail Lab nail polishes 15ml, RRP $15. Available from the Nail Lab Salon and online.
Hair care by Toni & Guy
Give the gift of a Toni & Guy treatment in the comfort of the receivers home with a selection of hair care products from Toni & Guy. Choose from products such as the Men’s Deep Clean Shampoo designed to clarify the scalp and remove product build-up, or the Nourish reconstruction mask; designed to offer a deep condition and enhanced softness and shine. If styling is more his thing, he’ll love the styling fibre that provides casual everyday texture.
Toni & Guy Men Deep Clean Shampoo RRP $15.99
Toni & Guy Nourish Reconstruction Mask $15.99
Toni & Guy Men Styling Fibre $15.99
Toni and Guy hair care products are available from Priceline pharmacies nationally.
$50 and under
Bloom Organics – Organic Pack
The perfect gift for the jet setter or the friend heading abroad this Christmas. The Bloom organic pack features a selection of skincare essentials in travel size to keep their skin nourished, hydrated and revitalised on the go. The set includes a Citrus scented hand soap, gentle hand and body wash, hydrating body lotion and exfoliating towel made from natural Ramie Fibre.
Bloom Organics Organic Pack RRP $29.95. Bloom Cosmetics products are available online, along with a selection of retailer across Australia. Find your nearest stockist.
Uppercut Deluxe – Pomade Combo Pack
Keep his hair looking superb with this Pomade Combo Pack. Whether he’s rocking a slick back or pomp look, this set will keep him looking good. This pack includes the deluxe pomade that offers a strong hold with the right amount of shine. The Uppercut deluxe shampoo and conditioner featuring peppermint to leave the scalp feeling fresh, while liquorice and chamomile help moisturise and reduce oiliness. To help this gentleman achieve his desired look, the set comes complete with a black comb.
Uppercut Deluxe Pomade Combo RRP $50. Uppercut Deluxe Gift Sets are available online, from General Pants Stores and selected barber shops
Catwalk by TIGI – Backstage Beauty Gift Set
Give the gift of runway ready hair with this Catwalk by TIGI gift set. Featuring an Oatmeal & Honey Shampoo and conditioner, this duo moisturises and conditions dry and damaged hair, leaving it smooth and soft (just like you’ve walked off the catwalk).
Catwalk by TIGI Backstage Beauty Gift Set 600ml, RRP $40.95. Catwalks by TIGI products are available from Price Attack online and in-stores, along with selected salons. Locate your nearest stockist.
$70 and under
Glasshouse Fragrances – Tahaa Candle, Hand Cream and Soap
Give the gift that will transport the receiver to a magical Polynesian Island with Glasshouse Fragrances Tahaa collection. Inspired by a magical island experience, the Tahaa scent features notes of pineapple, coconut fruity, caramel and vanilla. The decadent hand cream is formulated with nourishing Argan Oil, Shea butter, Macadamia Oil and Rose Hip oil to leave skin silky smooth without a greasy finish. The luscious triple milled soap also features Shea butter, vitamin e and almond oil which works up a rich lather and leaves skin feeling smooth.
Tahaa Vanilla Caramel Candle 60g, RRP $18.95
Tahaa Vanilla Caramel Hand Crème 125ml, RRP $24.95
Tahaa Vanilla Caramel Nourishing Body Bar 200g, RRP $14.95
Glasshouse candles are available online, David Jones department stores, Peter Alexander stores and selected home ware retailers. Locate your nearest stockist here. All Glasshouse candles are triple scented and created using the only the highest quality non-toxic wax and lead-free cotton wicks.
Eau De Lacoste L.12.12 Bleu by Lacoste
Inspired by the understated sophistication of the Lacoste L.12.12 polo shirt, comes the latest fragrance collection by Lacoste. Featuring five fragrances in the collection, the gent who likes to stand out in a crowd won’t be able to get enough of the ‘bleu’ scent. This masculine fragrance combines aquatic notes with fresh peppermint, wet fern and pink grapefruit to create a powerful and robust fragrance that is perfect for summer. Eau De Lacoste L.12.12 Bleu 50ml RRP $69. The Eau De Lacoste fragrance collection is available from selected Myer department stores nationally.
Rodial Mary Katrantzou Candle
Give the gift of luxury with a designer candle. Rodial has collaborated with a designer of the moment Mary Katrantzou to create a refreshing and sophisticated scent for the home. The candle features the designer’s infamous Babelle print inspired by Mary’s Nature vs. Nurture collection. Fragrance notes include Citrus, Orange, Lemon Fruity and florals at its base.
Rodial Mary Katrantzou Candle RRP $59.99. Rodial products are available online and from selected stockists. For more information email email@example.com
Guilty by Gucci
A scent for the bold, brazen and beautiful woman in your life. Gucci Guilty for women is a striking oriental floral that demands attention. Featuring notes of mandarin, pink pepper, peach, lilac, Geranium, Amber and patchouli, this fragrance is refreshing and perfect for summertime wear.
Guilty by Gucci 50ml EDT, RRP$99. Gucci Guilty is available from selected David Jones & Myer department stores nationally.