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What do you buy the woman who has everything for Christmas or birthday?


gifts for women over 50 imageArticle by Ceri Wheeldon

I know that every Christmas and birthday my own family panic over what to buy for me- so there must a million other people wondering what to buy women over 50 as a gift. I’ve put together a few ideas – some practical, some quirky and some very indulgent!

I’m hoping my own hubby reads and takes notes!!

Personally I am not a keen fan of salon facials etc, but do enjoy taking a quiet half hour to myself for ‘treats’ at home.

Home beauty and anti-ageing gadgets

Here are just some of the home beauty gadgets you may want to try:

Jade Roller – natural, soothing, great for maintaining facial contours and pretty on a dressing table.

buy a jade roller as a gift image

 

Jade Roller Review and details

Tua Trend – Facial exerciser – non-surgical facelift machine- great alternative to salon based treatments

Tua Trend Review and details

Clarisonic cleansing system – deep cleanses the skin and allows up to 60% more of your skincare products to penetrate the skin.

 

 

Clarisonic Review and details

SensatioNail gel nail system. Great for salon quality gel manicures at home

SensatioNail Review and details

Silk Pillowcase: One of my personal favourite ‘finds’ of the year! Has worked wonders for the condition of my hair AND is supposed to be great for avoid ‘sleep lines’ on the face for those of us who sleep on our sides!

Silk Pillowcase Review and details

Beauty Products for Fab50s:

Lulu’s Miracle Glo.  Does just what it says it does- applied over make-up and gives skin a lovely luminous glow!

Miracle Glo Review and details

 

M2 Lashes and Brow Serums. For anyone wanting longer lashes and thicker brows – we’ve had tremendous feedback from everyone who has tried these products.

 

Lash Serum Review and details

Other gifts:

Jewellery boxes: I loved these stackable mirrored jewellery boxes from John Lewis

John Lewis Website

Downton Abbey fan? Then there is always the Downton Abbey boxset!


Downton Abbey – Series 3 [DVD]

Call the Midwife fan? The book that goes with the series is lovely- wonderful pictures and the stories that influenced the characters loved in the series. A nostalgic look at a vocation and times still remembered by many!


The Life and Times of Call the Midwife

Any great gift ideas to add?

Merry Christmas!!

 

 

 

Ceri Wheeldon

Ceri is Founder and Editor of Fabafterfifty.co.uk She is a frequent speaker at events and in the media on topics related to women over 50 , including style and living agelessly. With 20+ years experience as a headhunter Ceri also now helps support those looking to extend their working lives.

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