What do you get your loved ones when they have everything?
Some festive shoppers have a talent when it comes to buying Christmas presents, ask them what Aunt Joan wants and they can real off a list of options. Others need a helping hand. Well, we are here to give you that helping hand.
To add a twist we are going to look at presents that are not only luxurious, but are vegan friendly too. Some may think this increases the already difficult task of Christmas shopping, but we’d like to prove otherwise, as we feel it actually gives you an area to focus on by narrowing down the search.
If you’re not sure what would class as a vegan products, they are items that do not contain animal products including dairy, wool and honey. Plus, the product be cruelty free and not tested on animals.
Fortnum and Mason Vegan Yuletide Hamper
The way to a vegan’s heart is via their stomach! Plus, if they love coffee, wine and chocolate you are in for the win, with this sort after Fortnum and Mason Yuletide collection of luxurious treats. Being able to recycling the hamper is an added bonus, as due to its rustic appeal it can be repurposed as a picnic basket or used to store items around the home.
F&M state that the price of each item adds up to less when purchased as a hamper. Sold for £160 at FortnumandMason.com.
Neom Organics London Luxe Wellbeing Pod
The two R’s ‘rest and relaxation’ are a must when it comes to looking after our wellbeing, although as we all know that is easier said than done, especially when life gets busy. Therefore, what a great way to help a loved one relax and recuperate than buying them a Luxe Wellbeing Pod by Neom Organics London, which includes an upcycled wooden base, ticking the eco-friendly box. Friends and family working from home can also add essential oils such as Lemon to help increase energy, as it’s great way to help workers through the afternoon slump.
According to Nikura.com “The sharp, zesty scent of lemon oil is known to blend well with many other floral and fruity scents, helping to increase positivity as well as relieve fatigue and nausea.”
You can purchase the pod for £129 at NeomOrganics.com
Stella McCartney Freyme Mini Snake-Embossed Vegan Leather Shoulder Bag
Stella McCartney’s reputation proceeds her. She has been making ethical clothing and accessories way before it became a topic of concern. The Italian, moon shaped shoulder bag is small in size, but still manages to shine with its gold-toned chain and on trend faux snake pattern.
Retailing at £450 – There are only four left at Selfridges.com at the time of writing.
Miller Harris Peau Santal Purfume
This perfect unisex scent is made using a rich warm blend of sandalwood and pink pepper. Sandalwood is a popular base note for perfumes as it has a deep floral scent that is known to calm the body and mind. Whereas the pink pepper according to Miller Harris “gives a gentle kick of fire enveloping the warmth.” Miller Harris also states that “All Miller Harris products are suitable for vegans, free from phthalates, artificial colourants, parabens and formaldehydes.” Not forgetting Harpers Bazaar named them one of the best 18 vegan fragrances this November.
Available for sale at MillerHarris.com for £125.00.
Hour Glass Cosmetics Vegan Brush Collection
Makeup brushes do not get more luxurious than this! Designed with stylish metal handles and weighted to enable more control when applying makeup, the 17 brushes are a makeup artists dream. Plus, the ultra-soft bristles are made from high-grade Taklon and approved by PETA, highlighting the brands cruelty free stance. To keep the brushes in tip top condition they come with a vegan leather case, that perfectly protects each item.
The brushes include your standard and trusty foundation brush, and the four ‘exclusive’ brushes: Nº 6 Tapered Blender Brush, Nº 12 Bevelled Shadow Brush, Nº 13 Precision Smudge Brush, and Nº 14 Detail Setting Brush. When you include the twelve other makeup brushes, this collection has one of everything a lover of makeup will need!
Join HourGlassCosmetics.co.uk mailing list to receive 10% of your first order. Price without discount £640.00.