Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Her UK

Christmas gift ideas for her: From stocking fillers to cheap and luxury makeup and skincare gifts

8th December 2022 | Author: Katherine O'Shea

Coming up with Christmas gift ideas is always tricky so we’ve done the hard work and found this year’s top Christmas gifts for her to suit all budgets

It’s now officially the festive season which means it’s time to get ahead of your Christmas shopping with our pick of the best Christmas gift ideas for her, and for him, to suit all budgets. Even stocking fillers.

Gift sets may feel a little clichéd but they’re an ideal way to get your loved ones their favourite products at a discount or introduce them to new makeup and skincare brands they may not have considered.

The best bit about buying beauty products during the festive period is there are some fantastic savings to be had. This is because big brands want to tempt you to try their products, by offering you treat-size servings at a fraction of the cost.

Most of the products we’ve found would cost you a lot more if buying them individually. So, ’tis the season to shop for yourself, as well as your relatives, and ensure you’re looking great for the Christmas season.

Christmas Gift Ideas 2022

Even though we’ve put some of these items in the For Her, or the For Him category, for ease of use, there is a number of gender-neutral gifts here and we encourage both genders to buy whichever gift sets they want. Regardless of the label! The Christmas gift ideas for men are further down, beneath the Christmas gift ideas for her.

Cheap Christmas gifts for her: Under £10

We’re all feeling the financial strain this year, and want to make our money stretch further so one of our best beauty Christmas presents for under a tenner will make the perfect stocking filler or secret Santa gift.

We’ve listed these based on budget so if you’re after something cheap, start at the beginning. If you want something a bit more luxurious, scroll down!

♥︎ Green People Fresh and Wild Mandarin

£9.50 | Buy now

Green People Fresh and Wild MandarinGreen People


A lovely little stocking filler, the Fresh and Wild Mandarin Hand Cream is an eco-friendly hand cream from Green People.

It captures the scents of the Christmas season whilst giving hands a big hydration boost.

The Shea Butter and Perilla Seed Oil ingredients leave hands super soft, whilst the fresh citrus orange smell will make you feel wonderful.


Buy now from Green People

♥︎ Barry M Cracker Christmas Gift 

£9 | Buy now

Barry M Christmas Gift CrackerBarry M

When looking for Christmas gift ideas, or a secret Santa gift, it’s nice to get something that looks Christmassy, without sacrificing quality.

This lip gloss duo from Barry M is perfect for that.

This set includes Barry M Confetti Kiss lip gloss and Barry M Sweet Frosting lip gloss.


Buy now from ASOS

♥︎ Byoma Brightening Duo Bauble

£10 | Buy now

Byoma Bauble Christmas GiftByoma

Another beauty gift for under a tenner, which also fits the festive look and feel is this bauble-shaped gift set from Byoma.

The Byoma range offers lovely products that don’t break the budget and are kind to the skin because they don’t feature alcohol and fragrances.

These two Christmas skincare products help protect the natural skin barrier, giving your skin much-needed brightness in the winter months.

The niacinamide and hyaluronic acid in the brightening serum will help improve skin tone and texture. The gel moisturiser will hydrate skin and help reduce redness.

This set includes the Byoma Brightening Serum 15ml and the Byoma Gel Moisturiser 15ml.

Buy now from Boots

♥︎ Fat Face Bobble Hat Soap

£9.60 | Buy now

Fat Face Bobble Hat SoapFat Face


Sometimes you want a Christmas-themed gift, but want it to look a little more subtle.

That’s why we love this Fat Face soap that has a real bobble for the hat on the front of the box.

The gift inside is of good quality too, with a lovely white soap bar that smells gorgeous.


Buy now from Fat Face

♥︎ BeautyPro Spa Home

£10 | Buy now

BeautyPro is a masking expert and it sells a huge range of face and eye masks for men and women. This BeautyPro Spa Home set includes three of its most luxurious masks including:

  • BeautyPro Thermotherapy Warming Silver Foil Mask with Hyaluronic Acid & Q1
  • BeautyPro Detoxifying Bubbling Cleansing Sheet Mask with Activating Charcoal
  • BeautyPro Eye Therapy Under Eye Mask with Collagen and Green Tea Extract

The thermotherapy mask features a self-heating mask that helps to replenish moisture in the skin and balance skin tone.

The detoxifying mask is self-foaming and will help to get rid of any dirt, oil and impurities. It’s soaked in activated charcoal and a rich AHA Complex, which helps to cleanse your pores and reduce excess oil.

The under-eye mask is rich in green tea extract, aloe vera and marine-based collagen, which all work well together to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles.

Buy now from Oliver Bonas

♥︎ Lanolips 101 Ointment Fruities

£8.99 | Buy now

Lanolips Stocking FillersLanolips

Inspired by her DNA scientist father, Lanolips’ founder Kirsten Carriol has developed Ultra Medical Grade lanolin – an odourless, colourless and non-sticky ointment that mimics skin oils to restore moisture.

Kirsten has developed four flavoured ointments, each of these boasting great ‘skin benefits’ and being an ointment means they can all be used on the body as well as lips. These are great for Secret Santa gifts.

Each fruity flavour has its own benefits:

  • Green Apple: An antioxidant formula that naturally deflects harmful environmental elements and pollutants
  • Strawberry: Helps dissolve dead skin cells to reveal healthy-looking skin
  • Peach: Helps revive skin with the combination of vitamins and fatty acids
  • Coconutter: Boosted with Vitamin E and gives ultra-hydrating formula
Buy now from Cult Beauty

♥︎ Revolution Makeup Obsession Golden Honey Eyeshadow Palette

£10 | Buy now

Eyeshadow palettes are a highly versatile Christmas gift idea that can create a multitude of looks.

With this palette, there are a total of 16 shades from buttery shimmers and highly pigmented mattes, with a mix of amber, chocolate and gold.

We love how you can create an everyday look or a smokey eye for just a tenner.

FURTHER READING: Best eyeshadow palettes: The best eyeshadows to suit every eye colour and budget

Buy now from Revolution

Christmas gift ideas for her: Under £50

If you’re looking for great Christmas gift ideas that won’t break the bank, all of these presents are £50 or less.

♥︎ Wishful Glow Set Trio

£33 | Buy now

Wishful Glow Trio Set Wishful

If you’ve not heard of the Wishful brand before, this trio is the perfect excuse to give it a try. The set includes:

These three Wishful products work together to exfoliate, hydrate and brighten skin.

The Enzyme Scrub contains pineapple and papaya enzymes, as well as AHAs and BHAs.

The Peptide Serum has three types of hyaluronic acid, firming peptides, and Hollyhock rose and aloe vera to nourish and hydrate skin.

Finally, the Peptide Moisturiser helps to boost collagen and repairs, plumps and soothes skin. All three work to balance uneven skin tone, acne scars, dullness and improve skin texture.

Buy now from Revolution

♥︎ Annabelle Minerals Eye-Conic Pigment Set 

£44.90 | Buy now

Annabelle Minerals Eye-Conic Pigment Set Annabella Minerals

This eyeshadow shimmer set from Annabelle Minerals is Perfect for adding some stunning sparkle to your Christmas party look.

The set includes five colours which, if you were to buy them separately you’d be paying £59.50, so you’re saving 25%.

These colours include:

  • Amber
  • Gold
  • Sunstone
  • Electrum
  • Ruby
Buy now from Annabelle Minerals

♥︎ Crayon Eyeliner Metallic Collection Quad

£8.75 | Buy now

Crayon EyelinerBeauty Bay

Don’t worry this isn’t the actual crayon that you use as a child to draw with, but then again the inspiration did come from that.

These four creamy metallic eyeliners are set to sparkle for Christmas time!

The highly pigmented formulas will define eyes and create looks that will last.

We love how versatile this can be, it doesn’t have to be just eyelinerl;  this can be used as a cream eyeshadow too because the formula is so creamy.

The set includes:

  • Antique – A bronze/gold
  • Deep – A deep blue
  • Peacock – A bluey/green
  • Cushion – A rich copper
Buy now from Beauty Bay

♥︎  Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Glowing Skin Duo

£51 | Buy now

Aurelia is about ground-breaking probiotic science to protect, restore and balance the skin within.

The technology is pretty advanced and works to calm the natural immune triggers in your skin which can be overstimulated by pollution and stress.

This glowing set will instantly give skin revitalising and glow.

The set includes:

  • Revitalise & Glow Serum – A brightening serum to protect, restore and balance the skin
  • Balance & Glow Day Oil – A day oil to help nourish, rebalance and create the appearance of a more even skin tone
Buy now from Beauty Bay

♥︎ Puressentiel Rest & Relax 

£20 | Buy now from Puressentiel

This little gift set will be wonderful for someone who just can’t seem to unwind, with all-natural essential oils, this kit releases tension, restores calm and encourages peaceful sleep.

This gift set contains

  • Rest & Relax Air Spray – Naturally prepares for sleep and helps you wake up feeling refreshed
  • Rest & Relax Organic Massage Oil – Combines the benefits of massage with the properties of essential oils to ease everyday tensions, restore calm and encourage peaceful sleep
  • Puressentiel Stress Roll-on – Contains 12 essential oils to help release tension and calm feelings of anger, nervousness or low morale
Buy now from Puressentiel

♥︎ Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Travel Kit

£13 | Buy now

This little beauty is for dry/very dry skin types.

We are heading into colder weather and this little travel kit will be a lifesaver if you’re travelling around Christmas time.

The Ceramidin Travel Kit works to help fight moisture loss and prevent dehydration, not to mention it will strengthen the skin’s barrier.

The kit includes:

  • Ceramidin  Liquid – Toner
  • Ceramidin  Cream – Moisturiser
  • Ceramidin  Serum – Cream to serum
Buy now from Beauty Bay

♥︎ Prai Ageless New Neck Lift Discovery Duo

£39.20 | Buy now

Prai’s Ageless range tops our best neck cream list, giving mature skin an incredible shine and as well as improving elasticity around the neck and décolleté.

Now there is a gift set which we think will put you in the good books.

This gift set is ready to transform your neck in seven days and includes two bestselling Prai heroes – to reduce the appearance of sagging skin and neck lines apply the Day product when you wake up, and the thicker Night cream before you go to sleep.

FURTHER READING: Best anti-ageing cream for targeting wrinkles and fine lines

Buy now from M&S

♥︎ Nails Inc Keep It Tonal

£22 | Buy now

Nails Inc Keep It TonalNails Inc

We all know someone who is a nail polish fanatic and we think this minimal nail varnish set is adorable.

Containing four neutral shades that will suit multiple skin tones, this set was specially created to give an ombré rainbow trend involving painting each nail with a different tone of the same hue, creating a satisfying gradient.

These colours are designed to complement each other but can also be worn alone to give a chic classic style.

Nails Inc has designed its hugging brush to be ergonomically designed to work with the shape of the nail and to minimise the number of strokes.

FURTHER READING: Best nail polish: Master the at-home manicure with the best nail varnishes from Opi, Essie and more

Buy now from M&S

♥︎ Glossier The Dewy Look

£44 | Buy now

Glossier is a much-loved brand here at mamabella. For days when you want to go makeup free but you still want a natural dewy look, Glossier has a fantastic set that will make your cheeks glow and your lips shine.

The Dewy Look is a combination of bestselling Glossier skincare and makeup products including Futuredew, Lip Gloss and Cloud Paint.

Futuredew is the final step of your skincare, the Lip Gloss is smooth, glassy and not sticky, and Cloud Paint is a lightweight cheek colour that is very easy to blend to give a natural flush.

What we also love about this set is that you can select what shade of lip gloss and cream blusher to match your skin tone.

FURTHER READING: Glossier UK: The best Glossier products from across its makeup and skincare range

Buy now from Glossier

♥︎ Dodow Sleep Aid Device

£49.90 | Buy now from Amazon

This doesn’t necessarily have to be suited to women, it’s a unisex gift, but stats show that insomnia affects women more than men.

A lack of sleep is detrimental to our mental health and often there may be times when we have just woken up in the middle of the night and just can’t seem to get back to sleep.

This little device sits next to the bedside table and teaches breathing techniques to help us drift back off to sleep.

It’s all in the magic blue light that projects on the ceiling to concentrate on. The blue light changes in size from a large circle to a small one, this is the breathing rhythm that helps you relax and feel calm.

FURTHER READING: Can’t sleep? From sleep sprays to oils and serums, these beauty and wellbeing faves will help you get to sleep fast

Buy now from Amazon

♥︎ Philip Kingsley Body Building Jewels

£49.50 | Buy now

Philip Kingsley Body Building JewelsPhilip Kingsley

Whether you want gorgeous hair for the Christmas season, or you want to gift a fabulous hair care gift set, this Body Building Jewels Set from Philip Kingsley will leave hair bold and full of body.

It comes in a pretty yellow box, making it perfect for a present. Loved by celebrities including Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet and Georgia May Jagger, these haircare products can help give your locks that movie star glow.

The Elasticizer was originally designed to help repair Audrey Hepburn’s hair after it had had weeks of styling on set.

The shampoo, conditioner and plumping cream all help to give, even fine hair, volume, bounce and shine.

This set includes:

  • Elasticizer Deep-Conditioning Treatment
  • Full-size Body Building weightless shampoo
  • Full-size Body Building weightless conditioner
  • Maximiser Strand Plumping cream
Buy now from Philip Kingsley

♥︎ Bramley Revitalising Shower Gift Set

£25 | Buy now

Bramley Revitalising Shower Gift SetBramley

This is a body wash that smells divine thanks to the inclusion of Sweet Orange essential oil, grapefruit and lavender. If you know someone who has early morning starts then this is a great body wash to use in the morning to wake them up gently with the fresh smell of the countryside.

It’s a sulphate-free formula, so it’s nice and gentle on the skin. Its ingredients are 100% naturally derived, as well as being vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. With this Bramley Christmas gift set, you also get the bamboo brush to make your shower experience even more enjoyable.

This set includes:

  • Bramley Body Wash
  • Bramley Bamboo Brush
Buy now from Philip Kingsley

Christmas gift ideas for her: Under £100

These Christmas gift ideas for her all come in under the £100 mark.

♥︎ Slip Pure Silk Pillowcase

£85 | Buy now

Swapping your standard pillowcase with a silk one may seem a little too much, but if you know someone that likes luxury in their lives then this is one for them.

A silk pillowcase is important for the skin and hair.

Unlike standard pillowcases that pull and tug at our skin, this silk pillowcase helps reduce facial creases that you may get when you’re twisting and turning in bed.

This pillow also stops drawing moisture from your face and damaging your hair which cotton can.

Elsewhere, silk is breathable and is a natural temperature regulator.

Buy now from Cult Beauty

♥︎ Charlotte Tilbury Instant Eye Palette: Bejewelled Eyes To Hypnotise

£60 | Buy now

One of the newest Charlotte Tilbury launches, the Bejewelled Eyes to Hypnotise eyeshadow palette comes with 12 shades, designed to suit all eye colours, encased in a silver dazzling starburst case.

The colours are universally flattering and Charlotte has created four looks – Happy Glow Look, Love Glow, Dream Glow and Seduce Glow.

It also uses so-called wet powder technology that makes sure the colour is enriched and amplified, having a creamy, powder feel to each pan. The result is an easy-to-blend, smooth eyeshadow application.

FURTHER READING: What eyeshadow goes with your eye colour? We pick the best palettes for blue, green, brown, hazel and grey eyes

Buy now from Charlotte Tilbury

♥︎ Estée Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Serum

£60 | Buy now

Estée Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair Serum is a much loved serum across the globe. It’s fast absorbing and reduces the signs of ageing caused by environmental stress. Skin feels firmer, has new bounce and a vitality to it after just a couple of uses.

It’s suitable for all skin types, keeping the skin young, fresh and plump, and starts at £60 for 30ml. The 50ml bottle is £82, and 75ml version is £102.

You can also buy a limited edition pink bottle with a pink ribbon, designed to support breast cancer charities. This is only available in the 50ml size but it looks fantastic.

FURTHER READING: The science of serums: What is serum and what does serum do?

Buy now from Estee Lauder

♥︎ Drunk Elephant A Night To Remember Kit

£85 | Buy now

Drunk Elephant A Night To Remember KitDrunk Elephant

Founder of Drunk Elephant Tiffany Masterson wanted to produce products without any ‘fillers’ and this collection is all powered by biocompatible actives, a mix of synthetic and plant-derived extracts that the skin recognises and knows what to do with. Inside Drunk Elephant products, you won’t find any of the ‘suspicious six’ – drying alcohols, silicones, SLS, chemical screens, essential oils or fragrances/dyes.

While there are a number of sets to choose from, our fave is the Night To Remember kit. Inside this set you’ll find:

  • T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum (30ml) – a 10% alpha and beta hydroxy acid night serum that helps to refine and resurface skin
  • Lala Retro Whipped Cream (30ml) – a blend of ceramides and African oils for dry skin
  • Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser (30ml) – a blend of mild cleansers and make-up-dissolving emollients
  • F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial (15ml) – an overnight mask that plumps and restores the skin
Buy now from Cult Beauty

Luxury Christmas Gift ideas for her

If you’ve got some money to spare or want to push the boat out for a loved one this year, then these luxury Christmas Gift Ideas for her are bound to impress.

♥︎ Charlotte Tilbury Flawless Glow Secrets

£122 | Buy now

This set is the perfect complexion set.

We love Charlotte likes to combine her glowing best sellers that will make any complexion flawless with that natural healthy glow.

This set is an online exclusive and includes: 

FURTHER READING: We’ve reviewed and ranked the best Charlotte Tilbury foundations for all skin types and coverage needs

Buy now from Charlotte Tilbury

♥︎ Charlotte Tilbury New! Pillow Talk Dreams Come True

£300 | Buy now

Oh my… this is a luxury gift set that we actually want for ourselves.

Someone who loves Charlotte Tilbury will feel like they are walking on cloud nine.

The iconic Pillow Talk range has now stepped up for Christmas.

It’s “a beauty closet of Pillow Talk magic” as Charlotte puts it, and the best thing about this set is that Pillow Talk is universally flattering for everyone.

Inside the kit is:

  • Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk (1.2g)
  • Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk Original (3.5g)
  • Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk (5.2g)
  • Luxury Palette of Pops in Pillow Talk (5.2g)
  • Instant Eye Palette in Pillow Talk (7g)
  • Eyes to Mesmerise in Pillow Talk (7ml)
  • NEW! for 2022! Colour Chameleon in Pillow Talk
  • Pillow Talk Eyeliner (1.2g)
  • Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara in Super Black (10ml)
  • Cheek to Chic blush in Pillow Talk Original (8g)
  • Beauty Light Wand in Pillow Talk Original (12ml)
  • Superstar Lips in Pillow Talk (1.8g)
  • Collagen Lip Bath in Pillow Talk (7.9ml)
  • Lip Lustre in Pillow Talk (3.5ml)
Buy now from Charlotte Tilbury

♥︎ Lookfantastic Beauty Box

£17.50 a month | Buy now

This is the gift that keeps on giving, subscribe for 12 months to the Lookfantastic beauty subscription box as a Christmas gift for a loved one and they will be ecstatic to have a beauty box delivered to their door every month.

Each monthly box has a mix of full and travel-size products, this does vary depending on the month and season.

The recipient will then get to discover a range of skincare, cosmetics and hair care. This Christmas gift idea will bring a smile to any beauty lover’s face all-year round.

FURTHER READING: Best beauty subscription boxes UK: From Glossybox to FabFitFun, we look at which are worth your money

Buy now from Lookfantastic

♥︎ GHD Limited Edition Platinum+ and Helios

£419 | Buy now

GHD Platinum Plus GoldGHD

We feature a lot of GHD products on mamabella because we’re yet to come across a dud and this is the ideal gift for someone who loves styling their hair with the GHD Helios, and who wants to create different looks with GHD Platinum+ hair straightener.

This gift is part of the latest limited-edition collection and is contained in a red vanity case while the Helios and Platinum straighteners have a Champagne gold hue, giving them a feel of luxury.  The Platinum+ monitors heat 250 times a second to maintain the optimum temperature of 185ºC.

While the Helios hair dryer creates volume and adds shine to hair. Its high-powered airflow travels at 120kph to create a “beam” of air to deliver smooth frizz-free hair.

This duo set will win the hearts of most hair lovers.

FURTHER READING: GHD Helios review: Is the GHD Air and Dyson Supersonic rival worth it?

Buy now from GHD

♥︎ FOREO The Diva gift set

£209 | Buy now

From FOREO, the Swedish company passionate about the potential of technology to make our lives better, this Diva set will please any skincare lover.

It contains the full-size UFO gadget, five Make My Day Mask packets and five Call It A Night Mask packets.

Each box of masks contains seven facial masks to fit on your UFO, and UFO is available in three different colours to choose from.

The UFO gives a relaxing spa facial in 90 seconds, great for people who are on the go and want to give their skin the best treatment possible.

The UFO device has heat and cold settings as well as T-sonic pulsations to ensure you get the most out of every mask selected to use.

FURTHER READING: Best cleansing balm: From Elemis to The Body Shop, here are our fave cleansing balms for taking off the day

Buy now from FOREO

♥︎ CurrentBody Skin LED Light Therapy Mask

£249 | Buy now

Not only is this LED light therapy good for plumping the skin, but it also helps with redness, wrinkles and acne.

Red light is used for anti-ageing, it helps boost collagen as well as giving smoother-looking skin, and this mask is so effective, it is said to visibly reduce wrinkles in just four weeks. When used with HydroGel mask worn underneath.

We like how the CurrentBody LED light mask is flexible to fit around all different shaped faces.

In tests, 95% of users have said their skin tone, texture, firmness and tights has improved. This gift would be ideal for a skincare lover that wants to be on trend with the latest skin gadgets.

FURTHER READING: Best LED mask: We’ve put the best red light therapy masks to the test to see if they really work

Buy now from CurrentBody

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