Category: Gifts

3rd December 2014

Jardins d’Ecrivains “Dickens” Christmas Candle

 Possibly the most “traditional” Christmas scent we’re featuring this week, the Jardins D’Ecrivains Christmas Candle inspired by Charles Dickens is a gloriously spicy mandarin, pine, clove and … oud(!) scent.   Set up in 2012, and inspired by founder Anaïs Biguine’s love of literature and fictional characters, Jardins d’Ecrivains is an unusual and lovely little niche fragrance house to keep an eye on over the […]

2nd December 2014

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Scented Candle Set

If you’re looking for a cute and pretty candle set, which is also well made, and will definitely give huge delight to the lucky recipient, this is the set for you.  Maison Francis Kurkdjian do lovely candles, and this box of little ones is no exception. Scented with a mix of powdery iris, spicy gingerbread, and with hints of peppery cedar – all of which, […]

29th November 2012

Body Shop Ginger Sparkle Collection (and a little hint …)

The sharp-eyed amongst my readers might have noticed a tiny Christmas flavour sneaking into Get Lippie this week, and you’d be right.  I’m only posting about those presents that have genuinely caught my eye though, and yesterday’s giant lip balm, and today’s giant gingerbread man have both made me laugh so I thought they were worth a mention. Chock-full of shower-gel, body polish, soap and […]

27th November 2012

A Charitable Christmas List

This time last year, I wrote a heartfelt post about homelessness and, and how Give as You Live are helping charities by enabling you to do your Christmas shopping quickly, easily, and allowing you to donate to the charities of your choice at no extra cost to you. Well, it’s time to remind you of Give As You Live once again,  and talk to you […]