I cannot believe that this Christmas Gift Guide marks my third one, and that 2018 is almost over! Where has this year gone!? That being said, Christmas is my favourite time of the year and I wouldn’t be classed as a true blogger without bringing you a Gift Guide now would I? This Gift Guide contains many wonderful gift ideas such as skincare, fragrance, and scents for your home!





Sunday Riley - Holiday Heroes £100

One of my favourite newly found skincare brands of 2018: Sunday Riley! The Tidal - Water Enzyme Brightening Cream has become a new staple in my skincare routine and I love the fresh glow that it gives my skin and how hydrated my skin feels afterwards! To purchase, click here.

SACHAJUAN - Body Collection £68

One of my favourite haircare brands, SACHAJUAN have put together this special Holiday Body Collection which features: Normal Hair Shampoo 100ml, Hair Repair 100ml, Body Wash Shiny Citrus 300ml and Body Lotion Shiny Citrus 300ml. My personal favourite from this Holiday collection is their Hair Repair as my hair is bleached which means that it can often feel dry and limp, so the Hair Repair helps to restore it back to its natural state feeling healthy again! To purchase, click here.

Nivea - Shower & Shave Gift Set

I find that the Sensitive Shaving Foam from Nivea is the perfect way to ensure that my skin feels smooth without irritation, whilst the Sensitive Post Shave Balm helps to cool my skin down! Both of these products have 0% Alcohol within them meaning that there is no burning sensation and this Gift Set also comes with the 250ml Shower Gel which can be used for Body, Face & Hair. To purchase, you can find this Gift Set at a local drugstore such as Boots or Superdrug!

GLAMGLOW - My Little Pony Glitter Mask £30

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a little bit of camp and sparkle right!? These little Glitter Masks from GLAMGLOW are a fun way of getting all of the benefits of their original GRAVITYMUD™ Firming Treatment and help to make the skins contours look more defined after use. I have had a lot of fun using these with friends as they are a great addition for a pamper night! To purchase, click here.



Jo Malone - Orange Bitters Limited Edition (30ml) £48

When I first smelt Orange Bitters a few years ago, I will admit that it wasn’t my favourite scent and I found the opening a little too sharp for me, but after spraying it again this year on a whim, I fell in love with it! A cosy, warm fragrance that has a longevity of 5-6 hours on my skin with a sillage that feels light-medium and is guaranteed to get you a compliment or two! To purchase, click here.

Jimmy Choo - Man Gift Set £45.50

Containing the iconic fragrance ‘Man’ in both Eau De Toilette (50ml) and All-Over Shower Gel (100ml), this gift set is ideal to splurge out on a treat for yourself or a man in your life who enjoys smelling fresh with a woody twist! To purchase, click here.

Jimmy Choo - Eau De Parfum (60ml) £57

Another offering from Jimmy Choo, this time in the female form! Perfect for the special woman in your life who will feel luxurious by wearing this with the notes of Pear Nectar, Sweet Italian Orange, Tiger Orchid, Toffee and Indonesian Patchouli. To purchase, click here.

David Beckham - Inspired By Respect Gift Set £19.95

This gift set by David Beckham contains the Eau De Toilette (40ml) and the Shower Gel (200ml). The fragrance contains notes such as Bergamot, Cardamom and AmberXtreme which has a sophisticated feel, perfect for an evening! To purchase, click here.

Vera Wang - Embrace Green Tea & Pear Blossom Gift Set £40

An elegant fragrance for an elegant woman that feels fresh and floral with notes of Peony, Orange Blossom which then dries down into a muskier take with the note of Sandalwood finishing the fragrance off on a confident note! This gift set contains the Eau De Toilette (30ml) alongside the Body Lotion (75ml). To purchase, click here.



Molton Brown - Festive Frankincense & All Spice (180g) and Fabled Juniper Berries & Lapp Pine (180g) £42 each

Molton Brown’s Limited Edition Christmas candles come in two different scents, the first being; Festive Frankincense & All Spice which contains:

  • Top Notes: Elemi, Caraway, Pimento Berry.

  • Middle Notes: Frankincense, Cedarwood, Guaiac Wood.

  • Base Notes: Vetiver, Patchouli, Sandalwood.

For me, out of the two, this one is my favourite! It just screams Christmas and has a spicy feel to the scent which leaves the room smelling wonderfully festive and cosy! To purchase, click here.

The second scent is the; The Fabled Juniper Berries & Lapp Pine which is a complete contrast to the Festive Frankincense and contains:

  • Top Notes: Juniper Berry, Violet Leaf, Elemi.

  • Middle Notes: Pine Tree, Cedarwood, Clary Sage.

  • Base Notes: Balsam, Oakmoss, Musk Notes.

To me, this candle epitomises ‘Winter Wonderland’ and has a real green, earthy tone to the scent! To purchase either of these, click here.

Anya Hindmarch - Chewing Gum £50

When I first saw the name of this candle, I was immediately wanting to get my hands on this! I carry chewing gum around with me everywhere so this candle felt very apt for me. Anyway! When I first smelt this, the notes of Mint and Pink Pepper were the most prominent and when I lit the candle, the scent became fruity and fresh. Perhaps better suited for Spring/Summer! This candle is ideal for those looking for a gift that’s a little quirky and different this Christmas! To purchase, click here.

Chapter Organics - The Remedy Candle £22

Hand poured, all natural, soy wax candle with a single cotton wick, The Remedy Candle is a fusion of Peppermint, Tea Tree and Eucalyptus Essential Oils. This blend of ingredients aims to help those experiencing the symptoms of a cold, nausea, congestion and sickness. I can vouch for this helping to relieve those symptoms as when I was suffering from a cold, due to the being scent rather overpowering and strong, that despite not being able to smell other things, I could smell this candle! The scent lingers in the air long after it has burnt, and I also love that Chapter Organics are based in Boston Spa, just 30 minutes from where I live! To purchase, click here.

Sanctuary Spa - Divine Candle Trio £9.37

This gorgeous little trio of candles by Sanctuary Spa comes in the scents of;

  1. Golden Rose Oud

  2. Signature Sanctuary

  3. Vanilla Gingersnap

All of these are 50g and I have found these to be delightful scents! My personal favourite is the Vanilla Gingersnap, creamy with a spicy kick! To purchase, click here for a list of places to buy from.


I hope you have enjoyed my Christmas Gift Guide this year as much as I have enjoyed putting it together! All that’s left to say now is, have a fabulous Christmas!

Have you got your hands on any of these gifts mentioned in my Gift Guide? Are there any you would love to try out? Do you have your eye on any of these for yourself? Do you like my choices this year? Let me know your thoughts below as I would love to hear from you, and don’t forget to click the ‘like’ button!


Having worked with Sunday Riley before on one of my all-time favourite skincare products; Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream (and I never say that lightly FYI), I of course, was more than ecstatic to be able to try out the C.E.O: Rapid Flash Brightening Serum!

C.E.O: Rapid Flash Brightening Serum


Rapid Flash Brightening Serum aims to improve uneven skin tone and leave your skin looking more youthful in a 'flash'. This also contains Vitamin C, which has been concentrated and formulated with 15% THD Ascorbate which is hugely popular when it comes to much-wanted Asian Skincare goodies! 

I applied the Rapid Flash Brightening Serum after having cleansed my face and squirted two pumps. I found the consistency of the serum a little thick compared to what I was used to and with the consistency being quite thick, I found that it took a bit of time for the serum to absorb into my skin, however, when I did, my skins texture felt smoother.

I'll be honest, the first application of this serum, I didn't notice a huge difference of my skins appearance, it was mainly the texture that I immediately noticed, but after a 3-4 regular applications, I then began to see my skin appear brighter and more dewy looking! For me this serum took a bit of time before I noticed any difference but I loved how Vitamin C was the main ingredient within the formula and it's an effective and simple way of getting this important ingredient into your skin!

To purchase Sunday Riley - C.E.O: Rapid Flash Brightening Serum, click here.

Have you tried C.E.O: Rapid Flash Brightening Serum before? What did you think to it? Have you used any products by Sunday Riley? If so, which ones? Are there any you would like me to try out to review? Let me know your thoughts below as I would love to hear from you, and don't forget to click that 'like' button below!


I have truly fallen in love with the Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream by Sunday Riley and the reason for this is because this Water Cream does exactly what it says. It's easily absorbent on my skin and after several minutes after application, my face is glowing. AMAZING!

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The Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream contains Hyaluronic Acid which attracts and retains up to 1000x its own weight in water which boosts hydration which allows your skin to appear firmer, 'plumper' and much more dewy! 


  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Alpha Arbutin
  • Tamarind Seed Extract
  • Papain
  • Horse Chestnut Seed Extract

Prior to application, I made sure that my face had been thoroughly cleansed and used this both in the morning and at nighttime. I found it to be more effective in the morning as it brightened up my skin for the day ahead and my skin's texture felt smooth and hydrated. The texture of the Water Cream itself was incredibly light and didn't feel too dense or heavy when applied! I also loved that the Water Cream didn't give a shine to my skins complexion, but instead a healthy, dewy glow which gained me a compliment or two!

The only slight downside to this I find is that in terms of how much you get within the jar, I feel that perhaps there could be slightly more in there as I have almost run out after nearly 2 months... Don't get me wrong, however, that is due to continuous use I might add, but that is just a preference of mine! I guess this will have to be added to my birthday wishlist which is only a week away now, just saying...

I have more reviews of the sublime Sunday Riley Collection coming out, so do keep your eyes peeled for these and do let me know which products by Sunday Riley you would like to hear more about and I will do my best to fulfil this! 

To purchase Sunday Riley - Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream, click here.

Have you tried Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream before? If so, what did you think to it? Have you tried any products by Sunday Riley before? Which ones? Do you have any recommendations for me to try out? Let me know your thoughts below, and don't forget to click the 'like' button!