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19th Dec 2021

15 last-minute gifts for all the mums, sisters and friends on your list

Trine Jensen-Burke

Christmas gift guide for mums, friends and sisters

They are some of the most important people on your entire list, I bet.

I know they sure are on mine.

Your mum, sister, mother-in-law, bestie – what do you get them this Christmas?

Well – how about one of these?

1. The Head Plan Gratitude Journal

How beautiful is this gratitude journal from Irish company The Head Plan? I am obsessed with mine, and swear I have gotten so much better at just taking time out to relax, or journal or even just remembering all the things I have to be grateful about in my life.


2. No7 The Ultimate Skincare Collection

Packed with some of No7’s most iconic beauty products, this gift box is the ultimate skincare collection for any woman.


3. Christmas White Hatbox Flowers

This sophisticated flower arrangement is the perfect gift for those who have everything – or simply a beautiful way of saying ‘I’m thinking of you.’


4. Penneys bar cart

With built-in wheels and lovely gold handles, this cart can easily be wheeled over to your guests when cocktail hour hits.


5. Nobo Ultimate Treat Bag

This organic cotton gift bag contains all four flavours of Nobo’sr 80g vegan chocolate bars and five creamy chocolate buttons. Sounds like you might want for yourself? Us too!


6. The Human Collective Crew Jumper

We love this Irish company and the beautiful message their truly superb clothing has. Every item from The Human Collective features the equal symbol, to show your allyship, and to send a message of equality and respect. How is that for wearing your heart on your sleeve?!


7. Nespresso Noman Travel Mug

For any girl utterly dependent on their morning java!


8. Ground Codladh Deep Sleep Body Balm

Made in Ireland, this 100 percent natural sleep balm is packed with therapeutic essential oils to aid deep rest, while softening Shea Butter to help nourish the skin while you sleep. An absolute balm for the soul.


9. Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Eau de Parfum Ambree

A ‘luminous fragrance that reveals the vibrant warmth of sun-kissed skin’ – I am utterly obsessed with this fragrance from  Narcisco Rodriguez – and think it will make for the perfect gift.


10. Felt Slippers

The ultimate comfort gift – and we kind of want them for ourselves too!


11. No. 12 Sandalwood Scented Candle

Avoca collaborated with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services work to promote positive mental health for young people across Ireland. And by purchasing this candle, you will directly be giving money to this truly great cause.


12. Sage Barista Express Espresso Coffee Machine

Whoever you gift this to, will be grateful forever. For sure.


13. Dyson Corrale Hair Straightener

We are obsessed with the new Prussian blue and copper colourway, and bet any woman on your list picks two wear!


14. Skin Proud Everything Balm

This can’t-leave-the-house-without product belongs in every woman’s handbag, trust me.


15. Cayo Hariston Alpaca Wool Sweater

The perfect wear-anywhere jumper to wear on repeat forevermore. The subtle animal print is neutral enough to mix and match but distinctive enough to stand out.