Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide + Giveaway

Friday, 14 Dec 2018

With only 11 days until Christmas, I thought I would put together a Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide for you. I have also snuck in a litte giveaway of one of the gifts!

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide

First up, let us take a moment to appreciate this gorgeous *12 Days to Glow Gift Set from Dermalogica (R1795). It contains 12 best sellers, including a few of my favourites and the new Rapid Reveal Peel. All gift sets are currently 10% off, so get going now!

Dermalogica 12 Days to glow

Although this set from Estee Lauder is no longer available, Skincare Discovery sets are always a great option, especially when they include cult favourites like Advanced Night Repair.

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide Estee Lauder

Home fragrance is one of my favourite types of gifts to receive, and the Theranaka *Desert Rose Diffuser (R285) is a beautiful, local, and affordable option. It smells amazing and fills up a room with its glorious scent.

Theranaka Diffuser

Onto slightly more expensive home fragrance picks, we have the Christmas Scents from Crabtree & Evelyn. I adore the mini candles. Noel is the most Christmassy scent ever, and White Cardamom is just gorgeous!

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide Crabtree Evelyn

I found this gorgeous looking Siberia Fir candle at Checkers, and it really is amazing! It was under R200, smells amazing and burns well. The Christmas gifts from The Body Shop cater for all budgets, and come in amazing scents. They currently have 20% off everything too!

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide The Body Shop

Next up I have this little bauble from Fenty, Two Lil Mattemoiselles Chill Owt Edition, which contains minis of Griselda and Spanked. I have wanted to try this formula for a while, and now I can try two shades!

Fenty Christmas Gifts

Lastly I have this Extra Glow Skincare Set from Bobbi Brown which contains the Extra Illuminating Moisture Balm, Extra Eye Repair Cream and Extra Lip Tint.

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide Bobbi Brown

I also bought one to giveaway to one of my readers, so enter in the Rafflecopter below.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck for the giveaway, and for all of your last minute shopping!

*Press Sample

Only open to SA residents.
All entries will be verified.
The Giveaway ends on the 31st December 2018 at midnight, and a winner will be chosen shortly after that.


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57 thoughts on “Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide + Giveaway

  1. Annie says:

    So many great ideas x

  2. Antonia says:

    Oh I adore the Fenty bauble! X

  3. My favourite thing is definitely getting to spend time with my daughter and the rest of my family. It is always a very special time for us to get together, especially as my family stay in Gauteng so we really enjoy time to catch-up and bond over the holidays.

  4. I love baking for Christmas and getting to share with my family who enjoy it so much.
    I love baking fresh home-made shortbread, cinnabuns, ginger biscuits, decadent chocolate brownies and Christmas cake.

  5. Anissa says:

    Spending time with family, drinking eggnog, baking cookies and down time!

  6. Tyler Ginter says:

    The traditions… Even though as the years have went on they’ve been harder to maintain.

  7. Janel Sunderlall says:

    My favorite thing about christmas is spending much needed quality time with family. Life is always so hectic that its the 1 day in the year that we all put work aside and come together 🎄❤

  8. Amanda says:

    most favourite thing about Christmas is sharing a long meal with family.

  9. Josephine says:

    My favourite thing about December is spending time with my family and eating without guilt😂

  10. Thamaray Francis says:

    My Favourite thing about Christmas is when my kids wake up super early, all excited to see what Santa brought them for Christmas 🙂

  11. Anthea Williams says:

    Getting to spend time with my entire family.

  12. Ooooh I’ve been wanting to try one of the Estee Lauder creams. This is a great beauty compilation of xmas gifts. Thanks for sharing doll!

    xx, Des |

  13. Katherine Ellis says:

    My favorite thing about Christmas is the moods of people!! Everyone seems to be in good spirits and have a giving nature.

  14. Kim says:

    My favorite thing about Christmas is spending the time with my loved ones and appreciating everything we have and even the things that we do not have or lost. Christmas time brings back so many happy childhood memories. We continue honor my great grandmother who passed away a few years ago on Christmas day. We spend time with our family even if it’s doing the dishes after the lunch we had or if we karaoke on some Christmas songs. All in all it’s the fact that it unites my family and that i get to spend my day with those whom i love.

  15. Roxie Watt says:

    Fenty Beauty is one of the makeup brands I can’t wait to try in 2019. What a brilliant selection of goodies.

    Roxie |

  16. Keturah Adriaanse says:

    Happy to have come across this amazing post

  17. I looove the Dermalogica 12 Days to Glow! The Crabtree & Evelyn candle’s sound lovely too xo

    Char |

  18. That Fenty set is absolutely gorgeous!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

  19. Rachel says:

    This is such an amazing little guide and what a lovely giveaway! I’d be happy with any of this under my tree x

  20. Joyce Lau says:

    I’m such a last minute shopper! x

    Joyce |

  21. Mel says:

    The Dermalogica 12 days to glow Set is amazing isn’t it!

  22. Ronnae Elliott says:

    I love spending time with my family. I hardly see them through the year. At Christmas everyone celebrates together.

  23. Ansha Naidoo says:

    I love shopping for gifts at Christmas for my family and friends.
    Its exciting and special to choose gifts for each person I love dearly.

  24. Faadia says:

    I love how family comes together

  25. Joslyn says:

    My favourite thing about Christmas time is spending time with my family and eating all my favourite foods.😂 (minus the food baby I get after Christmas lunch lol)

  26. Karen says:

    I know it may sound silly but the one thing I look forward to at Christmas other than spending time with my family is watching all of the Christmas movies.. With the way things are these days somehow those movies still teach and remind you about the true meaning of Christmas and how it should be spent as compared to how it is now.. So yeah I look forward to those and I never get tired of it.. Also who doesn’t love watching Home Alone at this time of the year 💜

  27. Lady Writes says:

    Love that Fenty hanging set and the Dermalogica Advent is amazing! x

  28. Cole says:

    There’s some gorgeous bits in here xx

  29. heather says:

    I love all of these gift ideas – great photos too x

  30. Megan H says:

    I love how our family cames together from every part of South Africa to be together and celebrate what Christmas is all about…Love, Joy and peace.

  31. Anisha singh says:

    Wow! What beautiful ideas. No pun intended! Christmas time is all about hope, love and cheer. Here’s wishing you and your family a wonderful & safe festive season.

  32. Ilona Fourie says:

    The Dermalogica looks amazing and so does the Desert Rose Diffuser.😍😍

  33. Jyothi says:

    Time off, time with friends and family and yummy food!

  34. Jyothi says:

    Time off and time with friends and family, also all the yummy food!

  35. Jasmine says:

    Spending time with family and just relax.

  36. Scarlet says:

    I don’t celebrate Christmas as such (religious probs 😀) but I love how everyone changes and become so chill and loving…. Most importantly I love being able to spend time with my friends and family

  37. Siobhán says:

    The ANR set would be a definite hit with me and I’d love to find a candle under the tree! xx

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  38. So many wonderful items in this blog post!

    Danielle xx

  39. petra van der merwe says:

    I love Bobbi Brown products 😀

  40. My favourite thing is all the great Christmas food and cheer

  41. Erin says:

    That fenty set is SO cute! I didn’t realised they had sets!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

  42. Aisha says:

    I absolutely ADORE Bobbi Brown! I’ve never tried any of their products included in this set so winning it would be a great way to do so.

  43. Zoleka says:

    My favourite thing about Christmas is enjoying time with all my loved ones

  44. Jade Atherton says:

    I love gift giving! i love seeing the look on peoples faces when they receive something unexpectedly. i love making others happy. I love spending the day with family and friends especially those we dont get to see often and then the food! so many things to love about Christmas but most of all its a time to take stock of our blessings. Thank you for hosting this giveaway love. xx @jsomething777

  45. Tracy Jacobs says:

    Spending time with my husband and children ❤️❤️❤️

  46. candice says:

    So many lovely products

    Candice |

  47. candice says:

    So many lovely products

    Candice |

  48. Natalie says:

    Seeing my daughter’s excitement on Christmas day.

  49. Mosa Ramphele says:

    Never tried any Bobbi Brown products, they look amazing. Merry Christmas 🎄🎁 🤗

  50. Lucinda Singh says:

    Love spending time with family and just relaxing. It’s my 1st Christmas with my little one so its a very special time for me 🙂

  51. Lucinda Singh says:

    Love that Fenty bauble!! I have tried one shade from that collection (Single), the lippie is amazing. Nice formula.
    Happy Holidays Azraa x

  52. Sharleen says:

    Family time and spoiling the children is the best

  53. Sophia says:

    Spending time with my family 🙂 and this year on the 26th of Dec my hubby and i will be celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary Alhamdulilah 🙂

  54. Tarryn B says:

    My favourite thing about Christmas is putting up the tree and spending quality time with my family. We don’t always get together-together during the year, and to share a table with all the people I love… best present ever!

  55. My favourite thing is honestly wrapping presents! It’s so weird, because my birthday is on the 23rd, but before then up to the 23rd I am usually wrapping gifts for other people….so I really disregard my birthday completely! So sad… I love giving!

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