The Countdown to Christmas has officially begun, with less than a month to go. It’s time to start thinking about ideas for Christmas presents, if you haven’t already. Perfume can always be a great gift for the festive season; although finding the right scent can be quite a difficult task, due to perfume being such a personal experience. Christmas is the perfect time of year to stock up for your loved ones and even yourself, with brands and department stores creating a variety of gift sets; with the addition of body lotions or travel-sized versions of the perfumes at reduced prices.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Toilette:
An award-winning floral fragrance, universally loved by many with a youthful spirit. A perfect gift for teenagers or young adults. The popular scent is very light and fresh with elements of wild berries and white violet; with a heart of jasmine and a warm, base of sandalwood. The gift set includes a 50ml bottle of the perfume, as well as a bottle of Daisy fragranced Body Lotion and Shower gel. Priced at around £50, the gift set can be purchased at a number of retailers and department stores including John Lewis, Debenhams, The Fragrance shop and online at Look Fantastic.
Lancôme La Vie est Belle Eau de Parfum:
Lancome’s most popular fragrance, offering an elegant, sweet and floral scent. Ingredients include Iris Pallida, Jasmine Sambac, Orange Blossom and Patchouli Essence creating an alluring aroma. Embodied by Julia Roberts, La Vie Est Belle is an ultra-feminine long wearing scent, A few sprays will last all day. The fragrance is a personal favourite and recurrently features in my own perfume collection. You can purchase the fragrance in a 30 or 50ml gift set from Boots, Debenhams, House of Fraser and a number of other retailers, priced between £50-70.
Valentino Voce Viva Eau De Parfum:
Voce Viva is a new perfume by the Valentino brand. Conveying a radiant floral bouquet of Italian Bergamot, Mandarin, Orange Blossom, Golden Gardenia and subtle base notes of Crystal Moss, Vanilla and Tonka Beans. The bottle depicts the essence of the House of Valentino and the feminine edge of the Voce Viva fragrance. Designed in a glass, square and sculptured bottle, allowing the light passing through to create the iconic V shape. The luxurious red gift set priced at £77 features a full sized 50ml bottle, accompanied by a handbag sized 15ml perfume and a 50ml body lotion. Give the gift of Valentino this Christmas!