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Welcome beautiful people! I am Laura, a beauty lover and chocolate addict. I love to share my thoughts on the best (and of course the worst) of all things beauty related.

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Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Mum

Dermalogica Christmas Lip Set
My mother is one of the hardest people to buy gifts for. She just seems to already have everything, so I never have any idea what to buy her. I have collated some of my favourite Christmas gifts and gift sets that I think any mother would love to help make it a little easier for you to choose a gift for mum.

Nutrimetics Scented Soap* / $12

I love soaps as a gift for mum. It is something we all use, but how often do we spoil ourselves with a luxurious, beautifully scented soap? Nutrimetics has three out this year to help create an indulgent bathing experience. Enriched with Cocoa Seed Butter and Sweet Almond Oil, blended with three unique floral scents, to create a creamy lather and gently cleanse your skin, leaving it soft and delicately scented.

You can choose from three scents: Freesia and Gardenia, Violet and Pink Orchid, Magnolia and Lily.

Nutrimetics Scented Hand Cream* / $12

While you are at it why not get the hand cream to match! Or, alternatively, grab her another scent so that she can mix it up a little bit. These 50mL hand creams are the perfect size for the hand cream, and will leave mum having hydrated and beautifully scented hands all the time. Formulated with Shea Butter to moisturise dry hands, leaving them soft, smooth and lightly fragranced with a fresh floral scent.

You can choose from three scents: Freesia and Gardenia, Violet and Pink Orchid, Magnolia and Lily.

Peony Parcel / from $59.95 

Give mum the gift of me time this Christmas, with a gift that will keep on giving (get it...because it's a subscription box, so she will get one every couple of months?! Ha. I'm a genius). Every two months Peony Parcel sends out a gorgeous parcel that is full of products perfect for any pamper session. Discover new Australian brands that you have never heard of before and devote some time to yourself as you try them out. It's the perfect gift!

Say It With Polish Personalised Compact Mirror* / $27

Who doesn't love a little bit of personalisation?! Mum certainly does. Say It With Polish has a number of personalised nail polishes, but they have just released a compact mirror that you can get personalised with mum's name, or a lovely message, just in time for Christmas! My mum is always using a small mirror to apply lipstick or touch ups through the day, so having something with a lovely, personalised touch makes using a mirror just that little bit more sentimental.

Say It With Polish Compact Mirror

Kiehl's X Kate Moross Midnight Recovery Concentrate / $99

Kiehl’s X Kate Moross Midnight Recovery Concentrate is a limited-edition concentrate designed in collaboration with graphic artist Kate Moross. A blend of pure essential oils and distilled botanicals visible restore the appearance of skin by morning. My mum is always on the hunt for something that will help with her fine lines. The Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate is a lovely serum that uses natural botanicals to help replenish skin overnight. Best of all, it's been redesigned with beautiful artwork by Kate Moross just in time for Christmas!

Audrey Daybook / $9.95

Combine a beautiful magazine with puzzles and you get Audrey Daybook. An elegantly bold lifestyle and puzzling hybrid, Audrey Daybook is the smart and sophisticated new periodical for women who seek daily inspiration as well as rewarding challenges. I have been loving these magazines where I can get my bimonthly fix of crosswords and other puzzles, while still getting to read wellness and lifestyle articles. I think a subscription to this would be the perfect gift for mum!

Dermalogica Lip Smoothing Duo* / $45

Get your lips mistletoe-ready with this day-to-night super smoothing, age-defying, plumping lip duo. Inside this set comes two mini lip care products designed to help restore lips while also minimising the appearance fine lines. Inside there is a Renewal Lip Complex (1.75ml), a daily lip treatment, and a Nightly Lip Treatment (4ml) a rich, anti-ageing formula that helps smooth the appearance of laugh and feather lines on and around the lips while you sleep. It is the perfect little set for any mum this Christmas.

Peppermint Grove Coconut and Lychee Candle / $42.95 

Possibly one of the most delicious candles I have ever smelt and one that I know mum would love this Christmas too! Smelling like summer in a candle, it is bound to bring some joy and summer warmth to your home. The Peppermint Grove candles are always designed in beautiful Jars as well, left looking absolutely gorgeous on your bench or table, or wherever you sit your candles.

*DISCLAIMER – Although this product was sent for me to trial and review, all views and opinions are 100% honest. All opinions are based purely from my own experiences. The Life of Laura is not by a professional or expert. Please do not confuse my opinions with professional advice.


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