Gift Ideas for Your Girly Friends

Sometimes I am the worst when it comes to getting gifts for my girly friends. I leave it until the last minute and then I am frantically buying things online to get something bought and sent off in time. Sadly, gone are the days when I could spend a while thoughtfully creating a personalised gift. I loved being able to make scrapbooks or photo frames, filled with pictures of us and our friends. Maybe one day I’ll get back to it?

For now, though, here are some ideas, if you are lacking a little on the inspiration side of things too. A little something for everyone here…


1.Benefit Rollerlash Mascara from Boots – £19.50

7.Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent – £45 for 30ml

These two are perfect for any of your close friends that are beauty lovers. I have used the mascara for a while now and I love it! It isn’t clumpy or too wet, if that makes any sense. It really separates the eyelashes and lengthens them. I would love this as a gift so I’d like to think that my friends would too. As for the perfume, I got this for my birthday back in April and I love it. I was most impressed that my father-in-law picked it out in duty free all by himself haha. It is a lovely,quite unusual scent. It isn’t floral smelling which I love.

3.BFF Bracelet from Coconut Lane – £22*

4.Butterfly Link Necklace from Tatty Devine – £17.50

Jewellery lovers would love these two items. The bracelets can be BFF bracelets, so one of you keeps one and one of you keeps the other. You could just give her both! I love all of the jewellery from Coconut Lane if you haven’t shopped there before (you can use the code AAUBLOG20 to get 20% purchases from there too). As for the Tatty Devine necklace, there are so many gorgeous designs on that site too. So if this isn’t up here street, there will be something that is. Stunning and unique pieces.

2.Hexagonal Glass Storage Box from H&M – £12

This little trinket box is perfect for home lovers. It will add sparkle any dresser or could even be used to store jewellery in their room or soaps in the bathroom. There are a few colours available but I love the copper version.

5.i heart Sparkling from i heart Wines – from £5.50*

6.Large Passion Fruit Martini Yankee Candle – £21.99

If your bestie loves cocktails, then these two things will work well for her. The sparkling wine can be found in retailers like Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsburys. It has a kick of juicy fruit flavours and ripe fruit aromas so it makes it the perfect party drink that is best drunk nice and cold! Perfect for making cocktails with over summer, right? The candle is ridiculously well rated, for it’s fruity scent. I love anything passion fruit so it is a winner with me.

Anything here take your fancy?


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  1. 20th July 2016 / 10:31 am

    Ooo id love all these! And it’s my birthday soon xx

  2. 20th July 2016 / 2:00 pm

    Lovely gift picks petal! I really like the hexagonal box and the wine! I’m sure any girl would be happy with any of these presents 🙂 x

  3. Jennifer Haden
    20th July 2016 / 2:06 pm

    great ideas! I think yankee candles always go over well, just hard to pick out the perfect scent, but fun 🙂

  4. 20th July 2016 / 2:12 pm

    Great ideas Yankee candles are always good and I love the storage box and bracelet.

  5. lucy higgins
    20th July 2016 / 3:05 pm

    I love the look of this yankee candle, I havent seen it before but my friend loves martini so this is a great idea!

  6. 20th July 2016 / 10:51 pm

    These are lovely choices – I love Yankee candles, they make great presents, who doesn’t love a scented candle. I really like the butterfly necklace too.

  7. 20th July 2016 / 11:16 pm

    I love everything you have picked here. But I am a massive lover of jewellery and make-up. So I would absolutely love to be given the bracelet, necklace and mascara. And that candle does sound like it will smell divine. Hugs Lucy xxxx
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  8. ailsa
    21st July 2016 / 3:13 pm

    You cant go wrong with alcohol or chocolates!

  9. 21st July 2016 / 7:10 pm

    Lovely list of ideas! Can’t say no to a Yankee Candle & Wine! 🙂 xxx

  10. 22nd July 2016 / 5:01 am

    Ah yes! I’d love them all, I’m a candle lover so the candle would be right on my list to sit with me while I have a pampered bath session.

  11. Sandra Bald
    28th July 2016 / 4:51 pm

    I usually opt for the lazy route buying vouchers. You’ve given me some great ideas, thanks

  12. sandy ralph
    31st July 2016 / 1:33 pm

    oh my friends can give me that perfume anytime as its my favorite

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