Christmas Gift Guide: For Mum, Grandma, Aunty, BFF

December 11, 2013

Spoil the ladies in your life with treats they wouldn’t buy themselves, but make them feel ultra special and loved. We’ve got Christmas gift ideas for mum, grandma, aunty and your BFF.

Strawberries & Champagne Candle
Remember when Gwyneth Paltrow suggested you buy a $530 candle in her Christmas gift guide? Insane. Our suggestion comes at a much more reasonable price, is handmade in Sydney and smells just like strawberries and Champagne! Buy online at Etsy. $32.


Essential Oil Burner
Unique…personal…special…There aren’t enough good things to say about this beautiful Oil Burner by Page Thirty Three. Inspired by classic science design, the dark heaviness of the metal create a beautiful contrast with the Tasmanian Oak hardwood base and glass flask. The height of the clamp is adjustable, so they can personalise to suit the size and strength of the candle and essential oi. Designed and handcrafted in Australia, the kit comes with the burner unit and flask5ml Australian grown lavender oil, Australian made beeswax candle and glass dish. Available at the QTique gallery shop in Sydney, $179.95.


Givoni x Florence Broadhurst sleepwear
Beautiful sleepwear is always appreciated, and this year there’s a few special offerings we’re excited about. Sleepwear label Givoni‘s collaboration with David Jones for the Florence Broadhurst collection is both elegant and fashion-forward, and the range comes in satin, modal and cotton. Our favourites from the range include the Flamingo Kimono, $89.95, Short Chemise, $89.95 and the Long Pyjama Set, $99.95. Buy at David Jones.

oralbOral-B Black Power Toothbrush
This is the Rolls-Royce of power toothbrushes. The brand-new Oral-B Black has seven independent functions and six high-performance brushing modes. Plus a sophisticated pressure-sensor technology alerts you if you’re brushing too hard and automatically decelerates the pulsation and oscillation speeds of the brush head. $299.99.


Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me
How cute is the Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine? It doesn’t just start your day with cafe-quality coffee, but it’s the perfect size for smaller kitchens. Plus at only $149-$199, you’ll save your special lady a lot of money on her daily coffee run! Buy at department stores.


Pure Fiji Travel Bag
Whether she’s travelling over the holidays or wish she was being whisked away somewhere exotic, this is the perfect essential summer beauty kit, containing 60ml bottles of lotion, oil, shampoo, conditioner, sugar rub and body butter. And all with that luscious, tropical scent. Buy online at Pure Fiji. $39.95.


Pukka Revitalise Tea
This is “Christmas in a cup” – packed with cinnamon, ginger root, elderflower, orange peel, green tea and spearmint leaf for your favourite gal to put her feet up during the mad festive rush and take a moment for herself. In addition to being fabulously festive, this Ayurvedic  tea works to balance our kapha nature, which is when we are full of good intentions, but feel overwhelmed. The perfect stocking stuffer! $7.95.

What are you buying your mum/BFF/special lady for Christmas?

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