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Gifts that say it all

From the latest glitter liner for the closet Abba fan to a photo cushion for that secret softie, celebrate your loved ones for who they are this Christmas by giving gifts that really ‘get’ them. Read on for expert tips on how to get it right, plus our round-up of the best thoughtful buys

Beauty junkies

From make-up to me-time, these goodies will leave them beaming


CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFT: Skincare savvy: New Clarins Double Serum Set*, £75/7,500 points (includes Double Serum, 50ml, shown; Beauty Flash Balm, 15ml; and Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil). Perfect pout: New YSL Christmas Rouge Lipstick*, £28/2,800 points. Mani marvel: New No7 Nail Collection, £12.50/1,250 points (includes five Gel Finish Nail Colours, only three shown) Groomed gal: Tweezerman Glam Up Gift Set, £29.95/2,995 points (includes tweezers and eyelash curlers). Pamper queen: New Champneys Summer Dream BagBoots exclusive £20/2,000 points (includes Summer Dream Rewarding Body Lotion, 350ml, shown; Bubble Heaven, 300ml; and Shower Gel, 350ml; all in a toiletry bag). Sweet scent: New Gucci Guilty Gift Set, £52/5,200 points (includes 30ml edt, shown; and body lotion, 50ml).  Super soaker: New Skinny Dip I Want It All Bath And Body Kit Boots exclusive £18/1,800 points (includes bath soak, 245ml, shown; body wash, body lotion, body mist and body polish, 100ml each). Luxe lashes: New Lancôme Mr Big Mascara Christmas Edition* Boots exclusive £21/2,100 points.  Hydration hit: New Clinique More Than Moisture Set*, £42/4,200 points (includes Moisture Surge 72 Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, 50ml, shown; Overnight Mask, 30ml; Face Spray, 30ml; and Chubby Stick Lip Colour Balm).  Tool up: New Harry Potter Make Up Brush Set Boots exclusive £20/2,000 points (includes five brushes). Floral fancy: New Marc Jacobs Daisy Love, £55/5,500 points (50ml, edt).

Groomers & shakers

Preening his favourite pastime? These will be right up his street


CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFTGym-bag hero: Gym-bag hero Superdry Sport SportBoxers Boots exclusive £18/1,800 points (includes Sport Soak, 75ml, shown; Body & Hair Wash Gel, 275ml; and Boxer Shorts). Style icon: Tom Ford Black Orchid, £82/8,200 points (50ml, edp). Sophisticated shave: Braun Series 9 Gold Wet + Dry Shaver* Boots exclusive £299.99/29,999 points (includes travel case). Hot fuzz: Brisk Grooming Trio, £8.50/850 points (includes Beard & Face Wash, 150ml, shown; Beard Oil, 30ml; and comb). Millon dollar man: Joules Where There’s Muck There’s Brass Set Boots exclusive £18/1,800 points (includes Wallet, shown; Body Spray, 125ml; and Hair And Body Wash, 125ml) Smooth move: Bulldog Skincare For Men Original Shave Set, £12/1,200 points (includes Shave Gel, 175ml, shown; and razor). Slick kit:  Ted Baker Cool Classic Gift Set Boots exclusive £12.50/1,250 points (includes Hair & Body Wash, 200ml, shown; Body Spray, 150ml; and Antiperspirant Deodorant, 150ml) Keeping up appearances:  No7 Men Grooming Kit Boots exclusive £8.50/850 points (includes tweezers, nail file, scissors and nail clippers, all in a tin).  Seductive scent: Hugo Boss The Scent For Him, £52/5,200 points (50ml, edt).

Gadget goals

Gizmo obsessives will be buzzing for these hi-tech buys

Home comforts

Give the homebodies in your life another reason to stay in, with these nesting-friendly treats

Influencer inspo

If they’re social-media savvy and selfie-obsessed, they’ll lap these up


CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFT:  Snap happy: Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera With 10 Shots in Ice Blue*, £73.99/7,399 points. Cosy up: New Zoella Mittens And Head Band Boots exclusive (not shown) £20/2,000 points (one size). Face off : New LMX By Little Mix Pop In Pink Palette  Boots exclusive £14/1,400 points (includes four eyeshadows, liquid eyeliner, highlighter and lip gloss). Sleep tight: New Niomi Smart Sleep & Slumber Boots exclusive £16/1,600 points (includes soft eye mask, shown; pillow mist, 30ml; bath soak, 100ml; and bath fizzer). Glitterati: New The Glitter Collective iPhone X Case Stars Dots And Glitter*, £12/1,200 points. Read all about it: New The Food Medic For Life* by Dr Hazel Wallace, £10/1,000 pointsPretty pout: New Millie Mackintosh Luxe Lip Kit Boots exclusive £12.50/1,250 points (includes lip liner, lip lacquer, and lipstick, not shown).

Little treasures

Whatever the kids and teens in your life are into, we’ve got something to make them smile

Secret santa

Because they’re more than just a colleague… choose something they’ll really love

Shopping saviours

We help make present buying a breeze


Bag the perfect gifts from the comfort of your sofa – just order from by 8pm and collect from your local store for free from 12pm the next day (Monday to Saturday).



Every week, Boots stores feature a Star Gift promotion** – sometimes with better-than-half-price offers. For more, download the Boots app, go to, or head in store.



Your bank account can breathe a sigh of relief with our 3 For 2 Mix & Match offer. Visit, or look out for the green parcel sticker in store and online and get the third item, in price order, for free!††.



There are loads of top-name buys you can only get at Boots stores and online (think No7, Soap & Glory, Jack Wills, Ted Baker, Champneys and many more). Just look out for the logo above.



Don’t forget that for every £1 you spend in store or online, you get 4 Advantage Card points‡‡. Bonus!

*In selected stores. †Geographical exclusions apply; for terms and conditions, go to; for last Order & Collect dates and times for Christmas, go to **If products go into a special deal, they won’t be available in our 3 for 2 Mix & Match offer. ††At the till, we’ll arrange your items in price order, so you’ll get every third gift on your receipt free. ‡Brands exclusive to Boots and in the brand owner’s stores and websites. ‡‡Normal Advantage Card terms and conditions apply; for full terms and conditions, go to

Words Rosie Benson, Abbie-Joelle Skliarsky Photography Pixeleyes  Gift wrapping Stephanie Thomson


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