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Mumsnet Swears By: our 2015 gift guide

Looking for gifts that won't have lost their glitter by Boxing Day? No matter whom you're buying for, take a look at this list of the products Mumsnetters swear by, drawn from a year's-worth of recommendations


La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo

Neal's Yard Frankincense cream

"La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo has changed my life. Try it for a few months: it cleared up the acne I've had for 15 years."
"Organic, and gentle enough to use around the eye area. I absolutely love it - and the lines around my eyes have disappeared."
Buy: £13.15, Escentual Buy: £55, Neal's Yard

MAC Lipstick

Jo Malone Vanilla & Anise Cologne

"The colour lasts for ages - I applied it once on my wedding day and it lasted the whole day and night! It isn't drying either."
"I love Vanilla & Anise. Even though it's a cologne it lasts much longer on me than my eau de toilettes and eau de parfums."
Buy: £15.50, House of Fraser Buy: £85, Jo Malone


New Balance trainers

Levi's Curve jeans

"I have a pair of New Balance trainers. I find it hard to wear anything else."
"Absolutely brilliant - I don't bother with anything else now. They are flattering and brilliant quality."

Buy: £84.99, Office Buy: from £30.88, Amazon

Longchamp Le Pilage bag

Boden Lille lace-up points

"I wouldn't be without mine now; I use it daily. Best bag I've ever bought."
"They're lovely and comfortable, even with my wide feet!"
Buy: £93, Selfridges Buy: £26.70, Boden


DeLonghi Icona coffee machine

George Foreman Grill

"I love it. Takes a bit of practice but after a week or two we never looked back!"
"A George Foreman grill makes incredible and very fast toasted sandwiches."
Buy: £189.99, John Lewis Buy: £29.99, Argos

Neom candle

Kitchenaid mixer

"Neom Christmas Wish has an excellent scent. It's made with essential oils and you get a very clean burn."
"I love Kitchenaid. I have the chopping and grating attachments too and it's great - I use it all the time."
Buy: £39.95, LookFantastic Buy: from £399.95, John Lewis

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Prices correct as of 07/12/15

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