Christmas gift guide: for secret santas

By Lauren Carbran

We know that shopping for Secret Santa gifts can be a bit of a mare. After all, what on earth are you going to give Gary, who works in accounts? You’ve only spoken to him once at the photocopier. Well, it may be awks, but it’s totally fine. Here are the nifty gifts that are perfect for any Secret Santa – and they won’t break the bank either…

amber-noirShearer Candles Amber Noir for him or her

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What’s the most perfect Secret Santa gift – after perfume, of course? A candle. That’s right – because who doesn’t love their house to smell incred? And the Amber Noir Shearer candle is a beaut combo of tuberose, violet and amber for a floral, sensual aroma. We love!

i-heart-makeupI Heart Makeup I Heart Chocolate in Naked Chocolate eye palette for her


No, it’s not edible. But yes, it’s as good as chocolate. The I Heart Chocolate eye makeup palette is the perfect Secret Santa gift for any makeup lover. From a gentle shimmer to statement glam, this palette has it all to get the look you want. And it’s perfect for the party season, so they’ll forever be thanking you.

ted-baker-gift-setTed Baker M Eau de Toilette Gift Set for him


Just the words Ted Baker will leave them in shock. You’ll officially be the world’s best Secret Santa when you choose the Ted Baker M Eau de Toilette Gift Set. It contains a 30ml fragrance (tonka bean, musk and amber), along with a 100ml body wash and 100ml aftershave balm to complement. And who doesn’t love spicy, fresh scents? Exactly.



hugo-boss-just-differentHugo Boss Just Different for him


This won’t let you down at Christmas. It’s just the gift to show your thoughtfulness. Why? Any guy will obsess over its smell of iced mint leaves and apple. So whether he’s a gym goer or serial dater, or just loves a good compliment, Hugo Boss Just Different will be his new signature scent. And if you happen to get your boss as a Secret Santa, this is a must…



ghost-whitelight-gift-setGhost WhiteLight Eau de Toilette Gift Set for her


This is the perfect gift set for any girly girl you know. It may be because the Ghost WhiteLight scent oozes peach, pear and vanilla, or because it comes with two silver nail polishes. I mean, how perfect? Plus, the perfume is exclusive at The Perfume Shop, so how special is that? Bonus!


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