Saturday 18 December 2010

Christmas gift ideas - for Mum!

Mum's can be difficult to buy for, they don't want chocolate (the usual easy choice when in Christmas present idea hell) for fear of even more calories over the festive period... they've already got a house full of photo frames and little nick-nacks and buying booze for your mother is just plain wrong! So what do you do? Pampering products never fail! (Just as long as you steer well clear of the anti-wrinkle creams... yes Mum, we can see straight through that forced oh-isn't-that-lovely-thanks-smile!)

Create your own little pamper-hamper and be the favourite child this Christmas! 
Always a great place to start for any pamper gift, Lush. Have a look in-store or online for present inspiration:

What does every bath need? Candles of course! This one is from Pevonia:

I just love the look of these patchouli scented soap flakes, the glass jar and the label have an antique look, they're not just to be great for the bath but also as your fancy guest soap or to gently wash fine linen, get them here:

No pamper-hamper would be complete without a body scrub! Grab this one from ASOS. It's organic and just packed with essential oils to soften your skin!

Finally, a luxurious body lotion - how about this one from The Body Shop. Keep the festive cheer going well in to the New Year with this berry scented shimmery lotion, it hyrdrates normal to dry skin leaving it feeling soft and smooth.
Of course you can add more to your pamper-hamper, how about some exfoliating gloves, pretty nail varnishes or some indulgent face-masks?

You've got just 7 days to go, happy shopping!!!!


  1. oooo patchouli soap flakes! I enjoy seeing traditional European-style products made of patchouli, very old-school and also I am of the rare opinion (within my social group) that patchouli is a wonderful fragrance (small amounts being key).
    the heart shaped bath treats also make me a bit nostalgic

  2. Ahh yeah I do like patchouli, can't seem to find it in many places apart from online though :(


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