Tuesday, 29 December 2015

What I Got For Christmas This Year

bettys tea room macarons

Ah, it's the classic 'what I got this Christmas' blogpost popping up on your blogger dashboard. To complete a month of Christmas related blogposts, I thought it'd be nice to show what presents I got this year. 

What I Got For Christmas This Year

lush christmas gift set
I really love how this is wrapped, it is so pretty! All credit goes to LUSH though! 

lush christmas gift set
Here is what's inside the beautifully wrapped gift set. I got the Celebrate body lotion which has orange flower, lime oil and a splash of Cognac. Beautiful shower gel which has a blend of peach juice and dried apricots. And finally, Rub Rub Rub, a block of shower scrub.

bomb cosmetics
My second box of bath goodies comes from Bomb Cosmetics. This gift set contained 5 items.

bomb cosmetics
These five items are super cute! I got a Rockin' Robin Bath Blaster, Snowflakes On Your Tongue Bath Mallow, Glitterballs Bath Creamer, Seasons Tweetings Bath Mallow and a Santa Baby Soap. I can't wait to use these!

secret santa gifts
Beauty e-tailer, Just My Look, arranged a Secret Santa for beauty bloggers and this is what my Secret Santa bought me. I featured the Yankee Candles in yesterday's blogpost - and again, a massive thank you whoever bought these gifts. They are extremely thoughtful as the pressies are so very 'me'!

Someone knows that bloggers love macarons. I jest!
I love Betty's Tea Room and I always get a box of macarons. They make a really great gift too. SUCH PRETTY FOOD!

It's not Christmas without Lindor chocolates! I'll be stuffing my face with these chocolate balls later...

The gift sets from beauticology are sooooo cute. I'm delighted with this set which features Plum Pudding Shower Cream, Spiced Orange Shower Gel, and Toasted Marshmallow Body Lotion.

It's always exciting to get beauty gifts from afar! These are gifts that my cousin bought me these Korean beauty products from her recent trip to Hong Kong. The Innisfree packet contains a hair care kit of shampoo, conditioner and serum. 

I'm excited to try the Berrisom My Lip Tint Pack. It's a unique way to give your lips a hint of colour - and maybe it will be the newest craze to reach the UK soon. You apply a layer of the gloss which dries on your lips after a few minutes. Once dried, the gloss can be peeled off to reveal a hint of colour on skin. It doesn't plump or buzz, it simply adds a smudge-free, long-lasting stain.

And because she knows I love all things pineapple, she got me a pineapple note pad!

A little surprise from ShopStyle arrived in the post a couple of days before Christmas. This Kate Space rotating stamp set is such a beautiful gift and I can't wait to start using it on EVERYTHING.

Here are the 'call to action' phrases on the stamp. My favourite is 'Escape The Ordinary'.

I hope you all got what you asked for this Christmas! I'm so sad the festive season is (almost) over for another year. A big thank you to my friends and family for such BEAUTIFUL presents!



  1. Looks like you got some lovely gifts. Love the Kate Spade one of course xxx Hope you had a lovely Christmas


  2. You're going to be having some lovely baths! What amazing gifts. x

    Claudia Harriet // Student Lifestyle Blog

  3. Yeah I absolutely love that pineapple notepad haha. And how interesting, I got the exact same Lush set although mine came with the Love and Light cream and Snowcake bar! But I'm definitely excited to use everything in mine as well.

    Cindy | www.cindyhyue.com

  4. The macarons look amazing!!


  5. Such a lovely selection of gifts you got! xx

    Kate// http://katerosexo1.blogspot.co.uk

  6. Some lovely things you got for Christmas! That Lush body lotion and shower gel sounds amazing! xx

    Ciara Rose | www.ciara-rose.com

  7. Merry belated Christmas and Happy early New Year! Yumm macarons :D -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

  8. These are all such lovely gifts! Hope you have a happy New Year! xo


  9. That Kate Spade stamp looks amazing, off to try and track one down now!! The macarons are making me super hungry, too...

    Jess xo

  10. Aww wow it looks like you received some lovely presents this year! ^_^


  11. what gorgeous pressies! Lovely pictures too. I got the beauticology plum pudding candle, it's amazing! Love that Kate Spade stamp set too xx

  12. I got plenty of Lush stuff, I love it! I got that Yankee candle pack for a friend too, she loved it :)

    Anything & Everything | Bloglovin'

  13. Lovely presents. I receive the same bath bombs last year... Be careful with the bombs with the little gold stars, they do not dissolve

  14. Everything looks so lovely !


  15. The Bomb Cosmetics items are so cute!
    Rubi | Instagram | The Den | http://www.the-den.blogspot.com

  16. Your photography is so on point. I'm a huge fan of Bomb Cosmetics and you get so much for your money in comparison to Lush, but saying that I'm still a huge Lush fan too xx

    Kate @ A British Sparkle<a


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