Christmas Gift Guide
Whether you are looking for gift ideas for someone special, or even a nice little treat for yourself in the lead up to Christmas, we have put together a Christmas Gift Guide featuring some of our favourite brands and small businesses and their lovely creations. The Guide includes everything from artisanal candles and soaps, jewellery, chocolate, Christmas tree decorations and much more!
If you would like to win these amazing goodies showcased in the Gift Guide alongside loads of Rose & Skin products, stay tuned for our Instagram Advent Calendar of giveaways launching on Wednesday, 1st December!
✨...Here are our top picks for 2021…✨
🎁 Skin:genius 🎁
Skin:genius is a beautiful award-winning skincare brand that we had the pleasure to connect with through Seekology. Founded by Julia and Hilery, the products in their range have been specifically formulated for anyone with troublesome, spot-prone skin.
Best Forever Cleanser, £16.50
🎁 Lizzie Chancellor 🎁
The Best Forever Cleanser is specifically formulated to target spots, breakouts, oily and acne-prone skin. Each bottle is bursting with organic and natural botanicals, proven to control bacteria, soothe inflamed skin and reduce redness. Red Clover, Witch Hazel, Calendula and Lemongrass all help to reduce and get rid of spots by deep cleansing pores, making it feel super clean and not over-drying the skin.
Lizzie is a talented illustrator and designer and her online store is brimming with lovely cards, prints, notebooks and more. The monthly card subscription service is a great way to have a stock of unique, beautiful cards for different occasions.
Botanical Notebook, £7.95
🎁 KIND2 🎁
The Botanical Notebook has a beautiful, hand illustrated floral print and is the ideal gift to keep you organised whilst fulfilling your stationery loving needs. There's nothing better than a new notebook! Especially when it's as beautiful as this! It is A5 perfect bound with 100 lined pages and printed in the UK onto FSC certified papers.
We love a brand with a strong sustainability purpose and KIND2 is exactly that! Founded in 2019 by Sue, KIND2 is a brand aiming to help us make more sustainable and ethical choices when it comes to haircare. Plastic free, soap free and cruelty free, their solid formulas reinvent shampoo and conditioner, creating a fundamental difference in how haircare is made and used.
The Hydrating One, Solid shampoo bar, £12.50
🎁 Wax Lane 🎁
The Hydrating One is a shine enhancing shampoo bar for normal, dry, curly and coloured hair. The solid shampoo is gently cleansing and infused with the power of shea, hemp seed and macadamia oils to restore and hydrate, leaving your hair soft, shiny and smooth. The aroma is fresh, woody and subtly floral.
Wax Lane is a wonderful small business specialising in wax melts which are hand poured in North Yorkshire with love. Wax melts are a gorgeous way to transform the scent in your home. Wax Lane only uses soy wax in their products which is guaranteed to be clean-burning and is found from a renewable source making it sustainable.
Festive Mini Gift, £9.95
🎁 Lumi Essence Aroma 🎁
The Festive Mini Gift is great for Secret Santa's who love their home smelling amazing and small gifts for loved ones, and of course who doesn't love a Christmas spice or sweet scent all year round!
Each Gift set includes
1 x Mini Ceramic Burner
1 x Pack of 6 Individual Soy Wax Melts
2 x Soy Tea lights
All packaged in tissue and presented in a lovely branded gift box.
Delmeza is the lovely maker behind Lumi Essence Aroma. She is an aromatherapist, healer and teacher who makes beautiful luxury aromatherapy candles, wax melts, wellbeing gift boxes and candle accessories. The candles are handmade and handpoured in small batches using eco soy wax and pure essential oils only. The eco soy wax is renewable, sustainable, biodegradable, non-toxic. Delmeza carefully selects each oil to blend in synergy to create gorgeous smelling products whilst keeping in mind the therapeutic properties that each oil has to offer.
Large Neroli Aromatherapy Candle, £20
🎁 The Making Drawer 🎁
Large Neroli Aromatherapy Candle - 180g - up to 35hours burn time RRP is £20
Topped with dried botanicals of Chamomile flowers and Calendula petals, this candle has a light sweet-floral, honeyed scent with an element of citrus undertones. Neroli Light Essential oil is said to be calming, relaxing and helps lift your emotions as well as relieving stress and tension. Delightful!
The Making Drawer offers ethically handmade quality yarn and fabric accessories. Felicity is th lovely maker behind the Making Drawer designing and crafting the beautiful ethical fabric and crochet accessories in rural Sussex, UK.
A gingerbread house decoration and a cinnamon star, £11
🎁 Glow Homeware 🎁
An adorable crocheted Gingerbread House and Cinnamon Star to hang on your tree, capped with a snowy white gable. Spoil yourself or someone special with a cute new decoration for this year! Embellished with tiny felt windows and door, it even has jewel coloured French knots to represent sweets!
Glow Homeware is a small business founded by Katy which offers perfect for gifts, treats and homeware inspo, including vegan, soy wax candles, art prints, recycled paper goods and greetings cards and more.
Christmas Wreath Candle, £9
🎁 Type and story 🎁
A fresh, icy Christmas fragrance which will bring the scent of Christmas trees right into your home, even if you have a fake! With notes of green holly, pimento, holly berries and foliage of pine cones, willow and fir tree on a base of cedar, must and ambergris, this candle is indeed ‘Christmas wreath in a candle’!
The candle has about a 30hr burn time, more than enough to make the most of this cosy range!
Type and Story is a small London design studio making contemporary paper products. Founded by Graphic Designer, Niccy Iseman, the aim is to create purposeful paper goods for people with stories to tell. Type and Story operates like a tiny micro fashion house in that each 'story' is different but always under the umbrella of typography and storytelling. Ultimately, living well with purpose and intent is at the core of every story choice and the brand’s ethos overall.
🎁 Leo + Co 🎁
The beautiful 'Stars' wrapping paper is the perfect way to dazzle and give a magical touch to the holiday season. Printed on premium GF Smith uncoated paper stock this luxurious gift wrap is available across two colour ways. This wrap works beautiful on its own or partnered best with some simple twine or foiled ribbon to give it that extra edge.
• All wrap is sold in packs of 2.
• Wrap is shipped flat and neatly folded in a cardboard backed envelope
• Printed on FSC certified paper stock
• 90gsm GFSmith paper, 100% Virgin ECF Fibre and Acid-free
• 500 x 700mm
• Proudly made in London
Leo + Co is all about thoughtful, unique gifts for any occasion. Leo + Co have a selection of beautiful, carefully packed gift boxes that you can send directly to someone special. You can also build your very own custom gift box for that additional personal touch.
Christmas Hug Vegan gift box - £11.99
🎁 Hardy To Hudson Jewellery 🎁
Christmas Hug Vegan gift box makes the perfect gift for the Vegan in your life who wants something special and delicious!
- Doisy & Dam Orange Ballers (Vegan)
- Rhythm 108 Chocolate Bar (Vegan)
- The Cosy Chocolate Co Drinking Chocolate (Vegan Ingredients)
- Pocket Hug token
- Handmade card and envelope with a handwritten, personalised message
- Christmas keepsake message
Hardy to Hudson Jewellery offers delicate colourful jewellery for positive souls. Handmade in the UK by Victoria, you will be spoilt for choice of unique, beautiful jewellery. The name is inspired by Victoria’s journey from Chorlton-Cum-Hardy (Manchester) to New York (the Hudson) and many places in between! She designs and hand makes all jewellery from her home workshop in Marlow, England and uses the finest quality materials. Vic uses gemstones, the best quality Japanese mini glass beads, sterling silver and gold fill findings and 100% natural silk for the bracelets.
Joshua Tree bracelets, £18
🎁 Twenty Tree Living 🎁
As part of the California Dreaming collection the Joshua Tree bracelet is inspired by the Joshua Tree National park which is said to have a strong spiritual energy. This delicate double wrap silk bracelet with a golden orange, sage green and apricot glass beads has a sliding clasp to adjust to your size. On a natural beige silk cord with high quality tiny Japanese glass beads and 14k gold filled sliding clasp and beads. Gorgeous!
Twenty Tree Living is a gorgeous natural soap brand founded by Louise Haisman a qualified Aromatherapist who has used her love of Essential oils, plant oils and naturally sourced ingredients, to create a brand that uses high quality cruelty free ingredients. Harnessing nature to enhance our everyday rituals and beauty regimes is the concept behind Twenty Three Living. Made in the UK in small batches Louise returned to traditional production methods in her range of handmade artisan soaps. Using plant oils and butters and the therapeutic benefits of essential oils to fragrance the range. Twenty Three Living offers a range of handmade products that provide an indulgent treat to bathing rituals and everyday living whilst also increasing wellbeing.
As a member of the Guild of Craft Soap & Toiletry Makers, and with a background in retail, human resources and pharmaceuticals, Louise has used her creative flare and love of nature to formulate a range of luxury skincare and home scenting products that not only therapeutically benefit the individual but also do no harm to the environment.
Selection of handmade soaps, £5.95 each
🎁 Nuditea 🎁
Made entirely from natural plant oils and butters, and fragranced with essential oils the deeply nourishing soaps will delicately fragrance your skin.
Handmade in Buckinghamshire from Coconut oil, Shea Butter, Avocado oil, Castor Oil and Olive oil all of the glycerine produced during saponification remain within the soap and benefits all skin types. The beautiful soap bars are 100% natural plant based oils and essential oils and is gentle on the skin and include soaps. It is so hard to choose between the gorgeous scents that we have tried all, including the Minty One, the Orange One, the Honey One, the Eastern One, the Flowery One and the Herbaceous One.
NUDITEA was created in 2019 by us, Sophie and Josh, born out of their mutual love for tea.
Their goal was to make tea as exciting and conscious as coffee has become. So they set out to create delicious, quality and great value blends, and are excited to have created a truly ethical, sustainable and independent little tea company.
Their packaging, blends and teabags are 100% Plastic Free and Compostable, which is absolutely brilliant!
Spiced Chocolate Orange Tea, £9.50
The perfect festive blend! The Limited Edition Spiced Chocolate Orange tea was created to bring you the best of the holiday season. Combining whole orange peel pieces, fragrant cloves and warming spices, this is the perfect everyday tea to enjoy during the winter months, all with a special festive twist.
The Sri Lankan Black Tea base works perfectly with or without milk, to bring you something that is comforting, familiar and deeply evocative. This blend embodies everything that we love about the holiday season!🎁 Kindcandles 🎁
Kind Candles is a gorgeous candle brand founded by Emily. Kind Candles offers a collection of beautifully scented, eco conscious wax candles and individually hand poured and designed in Edinburgh, Scotland. Indulge the mind and body with the Mindful Collection, which invites you to a place of positive energy and wellbeing. The Coorie Collection is inspired by the Scottish wilderness. Treat yourself to a moment in nature, wandering through whispering trees or stargazing at the spell-binding northern sky!
The Fireside Glow candle will make your space really cosy and you will be looking forward to comforting the autumn and winter nights! The candle is launching on Saturday at 10 am, so stay tuned for the launch!
🎁 Amanda Clarke 🎁
Amanda is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Bristol. Amanda makes art prints and cards that will brighten up your home and make someone smile. Her unique, colourful and beautiful style is evocative and so gorgeous.
The floral postcard sets makes for a nice little stocking filler. The set is absolutely wonderful and can be used for different occasions.