£20 mystery present
birkenstocks4ever · 05/09/2020 14:20
I need to buy for a 40 year old that I don't know well, kind of secret Santa thing. Was thinking about Pillow Talk lipstick but just wondered if there's a luxe make up item for approx that price that might be better?
Thinkle · 05/09/2020 14:26
Pillow Talk doesn’t suit everyone, that’s a lie... it doesn’t suit me 😭
No other suggestions though I’m afraid
birkenstocks4ever · 05/09/2020 14:30
Back to the drawing board
MaverickDanger · 05/09/2020 14:34
You can get a neutral MAC or Urban Decay eyeshadow palette for just over £20 - John Lewis have got 10-15% off currently so would bring it down.
I’ve found Pillow Talk really suits fair skin with warm undertones if that describes your person!
emma6776 · 05/09/2020 18:07
Does it need to be makeup? I got a beautiful glass from Anthropologie gifted to me from my Secret Santa last year. It had my initial on it. I liked it so much I’ve given them as housewarming presents since. Think it was £14.
Standrewsschool · 05/09/2020 18:10
Wine and chocolates
Diary for next year
buckeejit · 05/09/2020 19:17
must it be makeup? I'd get a smelly candle and an electric hot water bottle
Dozer · 05/09/2020 19:19
Many people dislike receiving toiletries. A voucher would be far better IMO!
Dozer · 05/09/2020 19:20
If you don’t know them it’ll be v hard to guess their taste, so clothes, toiletries, smells etc are particularly tricky.
birkenstocks4ever · 06/09/2020 09:25
She's quite glam, likes higher end stuff. Thought one nice lipstick would be good idea. Thanks for the suggestions. Stupid bloody hen do gifts 😠
ifoundafoxcaughtbydogs · 06/09/2020 09:26
Nars orgasm blusher is beautiful and suits pretty much everyone. I've used it as a gift for a few people of different tones and they've all loved it.
TheIckabog · 06/09/2020 09:43
I wouldn’t do lipstick, I think it can be very personal given the choices of colours and formulas (matte vs cream etc).
Also, what is a hen do present? Not heard of that before!
TheFlis12345 · 06/09/2020 10:00
Chanel nail varnishes are lovely and just under £20.
birkenstocks4ever · 06/09/2020 10:13
@TheIckabog I'm going to a hen do afternoon tea - we've all had to pick a name out of a hat and buy for that person, something nice, not jokey. Meant to be an ice breaker I believe. Could be brilliant or all go horribly wrong!
birkenstocks4ever · 06/09/2020 10:16
I've gone with a 6 month magazine subscription and a nice candle. Hope it goes down well!
ILoveAnOwl · 06/09/2020 10:20
I'd love that OP. Good call!
buckeejit · 06/09/2020 10:39
Yes that's a nice gift, hope it goes well. I'd also stick in a packet of sweets or a nice chic bar, just for a little extra
MoltonSilver · 06/09/2020 10:46
I think a nice lipstick or a high end nail polish is a lovely gift.
uncomfortablydumb53 · 06/09/2020 16:47
Great choice. I'd love that Op
Scoleah · 06/09/2020 17:19
What about a look fantastic mystery box? £15 link here.
Absolutely20 · 06/09/2020 17:22
As if hen dos aren’t expensive enough!
optimisticpessimist01 · 06/09/2020 18:58
Anthropologie have nice gift items
optimisticpessimist01 · 06/09/2020 18:59
Sorry pressed post too soon! I always get SIL presents from there. Scarves, vases, house accessories, jewellery they have loads.
birkenstocks4ever · 06/09/2020 19:17
@Absolutely20 I know right! Thanks for all the suggestions. Am wondering who picked me and what I've got coming
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