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Holiday Gift Ideas For Adults: Home Items, Beauty Sets, And Gifts That Give Back

No idea what to give your spouse, best pal, relative, or office buddy this holiday? While it’s always the thought that counts, there’s something about going the extra mile that warms the giver’s heart even more in this season of sharing. Get your Christmas list ready together with your wallet—you’re about to shop for your loved ones and make sure to include the following in your list. 

LG appliances

Want to help a relative get ready for all the festivities at home? An LG appliance as a gift will be a hit. Or if you’re looking to surprise your special someone with an extravagant addition to your home (yes, this gift could also benefit you!), check out LG’s offerings of smart solutions this holiday season.

For an extraordinary entertainment experience, purchase the LG OLED TV E9, which can be a centerpiece of anyone’s living room. More than giving this as a present, it will also bring people together during special occasions where you can get cosy with friends and family while enjoying a movie marathon. You can pair it with LG’s high-end SL10YG Sound Bar for an immersive audio experience.

For a cleaner, more comfortable home, the LG PuriCare offers 360-degree flow of clean air, which keeps indoor air fresh and hygienic for guests. Make tidying up for guests a lot easier too with the automated LG HOM-BOT, which will take care of cleaning matters. You want something that will make all of it a lot cooler? Check out the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7, which is integrated with Google Assistant so it serves both as a speaker and a personal assistant, and is used to activate other LG’s smart home solutions.

What about surprising your in-law with an LG Slim French Door refrigerator, which is slimmer than conventional refrigerators and features an innovative mirrored glass panel? Make an impression with the LG NeoChef Microwave Oven that will make any kitchen endeavour a success or go for either the LG QuadWash Dishwasher, which makes dishwashing a lot easier with its four spray arms instead of the usual two or the LG TWINWash, a washing machine that will take care of all fabrics that need cleaning and caring for.

Get any of these LG smart solutions at a discounted price plus freebies at the LG Red Fair which will run until 10 February 2020. For more information on LG Red Fair deals, visit www.lg.com/sg/promotions.

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Handmade Heroes Christmas Gift Sets

All-natural skincare is a thoughtful gift for a relative or pal, so go for exclusive gift sets for this season by Singapore-based Handmade Heroes. The Merry Friggin’ Gorgeous Christmas Gift Set consists of Extra Salty Himalayan Salt Scrub, Australian Pink Clay Face Mask, Cocolicious Luscious Lip Scrub in Coconut Sorbet, and Cocoa Friggin’ Fantastic Lip Tint in English Rose. Meanwhile, the items in the Jolly Holly Christmas Gift Set include Australian Pink Clay Face Mask, Cocolicious Luscious Lip Scrub in Coconut Sorbet, and Cocoa Friggin’ Fantastic Lip Tint in English Rose.

Oh, here’s a piece of great news: you need not buy the Christmas gift sets because you can win them from Singapore’s Child 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway. Check this link for more information. 

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s Gift Grateful

Give gifts that make an impact. This season, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf introduces its Gift Grateful items, in partnership with the Singapore Children’s Society.

For each item bought, the brand will donate a certain amount to the organisation. Choose from the following Gift Grateful holiday packages and give back in the process: Christmas Cookie Tin; Flavoured Powder Tins that come in an assortment of flavours including French Vanilla, Red Velvet, Hazelnut, Peppermint Chocolate, and Dark Chocolate; the Holiday Blend Coffee; the Santa Claus Ceramic Canister, which features an adorable design of Santa; the Reindeer mug, a 500ml enamel mug that will be a great fit for home and office use; the Sequin Notebook, a dazzling stationery with reversible sequins to create two looks with one book; the Urban Stainless Steel Tumbler and the Espresso Mugs Set; and the limited edition OASIS Skinny Mini Insulated Bottles.

Aside from giving back, sharing with your loved ones and friends is also made even more special with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s various cakes and yuletide logs. Choose from the Classic Log Cake, Mango Passion Fruit Log Cake, Almond Blueberry Cake, and more. 

For more information, visit www.coffeebean.com.sg.

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Hifold car seat safety needs

Give your family the gift of safety with Hifold’s adjustable high-back booster. It features over 243 individual settings in four adjustable zones across the head, torso, thighs and height, and offers optimum comfort. Its highly customisable features enable any passenger, even kids as young as four years old, to operate car seats with its adjustable lap and shoulder seat belt guides. 

Security is no longer a question because of its six impact protection zones located on the sides of the hip, shoulder, and head area. 

It is the perfect solution for those who don’t want a bulky car seat permanently occupying a seat, for grandparents who ferry their grandkids, those who use car-sharing or ride-hailing services, or families who only need to use their car seat on vacation.

It fits three across the back seat of a car as long as there are lap and shoulder seat belts for all three seats, making this a great car seat option for larger families.

Get this for your on-the-go family for S$259 with fre​e standard shipping to Singapore. For more information, visit http://www.taxibaby.com.

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Bosch’s discounted items

Revamping the home with some new appliances is always a welcome idea. But if you’re concerned that this type of present is costly, fret not as Bosch offers discounts to make your dream gift more affordable.

Surprise your partner with a new Bosch ProSilence washer known for its maximum efficiency, economy, durability, performance, and exceptionally quiet operation. Take advantage of the 40% off so you can purchase the ProSilence 9kg Washer, ProSilence 7.5kg Washer, ExpressWash 8kg Washer, and ProSilence 8kg Washer.

Nothing beats saving money as a gift. Enjoy up to 45% off in any of Bosch’s energy-efficient dryers and laundry bundles including the 8kg Condenser Dryer, the ExpressWash 8kg Washer, Bosch’s 9kg Heat Pump Dryer, and ProSilence 9kg Washer. 

Is baking a favourite among your family? Bosch’s 60cm Built-in Stainless Steel Oven, a built-in oven with AutoPilot that automatically prepares dishes, is discounted up to 20% off this holiday season. Buy it with one of Bosch’s leading washers for only S$999 more. For the same price, you can opt to get the perfect baking and roasting results with the 60cm Series 8 Oven and washer bundle.

As if these offers aren’t enough, Bosch is extending it to give you more reasons to celebrate: bring home any of the above bundles and get a chance to purchase one free featured appliance, including a tabletop compact white dishwasher, a Styline Kitchen Machine, or a 10kg Powerwave Plus top Load Washer. 

For more information, visit www.bosch-home.com.sg.

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CANVAS skincare gift

Spread the holiday cheer by sharing the gift of beauty with CANVAS’ skincare products that will make any woman and man feel more confident celebrating with their loved ones. 

Wrap luxurious face masks and surprise your special someone with the Collagen Firming Mask, an intensive revitalizing mask with 99.45% natural and certified organic ingredients; the Brightening Clay Mask that instantly hydrates skin and locks in moisture to relieve dryness; the Rose Otto Multi-Intensive HydraEssence Mask with Rose Absolute that treats broken capillaries, inflammation, and skin redness among others; and the Rose Otto Facial Hydro Gel Mask complete with rose extracts that hydrate and maintain skin’s moisture levels. 

For more information, visit www.canvasbeauty.com.sg.

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BloomBack’s Let Hope Blossom In Love items

Imbibing the spirit of giving this Christmas, BloomBack brings its Let Hope Blossom In Love initiative to life. For every purchase from its exclusive Christmas collection, you’re not only able to share happiness to your loved ones but also to BloomBack’s beneficiaries from marginalised communities.

The Let Hope Blossom In Love collection features different items perfect for any gifting need. Choose from its whimsical collection of strikingly beautiful Christmas-themed glass domes or fill the air with Christmas carols and tunes with Bluetooth speakers embedded in preserved flower glass domes. Big love comes in small packages too with BloomBack’s enchanting charms that anyone can place on their bags.

BloomBack also offers gift bundles that come in four different variants: Bundle of Hope, Bundle of Love, Bundle of Bliss, and Bundle of Peace. These four sets come with a preserved flower dome, a blossom charm, and a flower soap. If you want a customised gift, you can have it with BloomBack’s personalised mugs and pens. 

For more information, visit https://bloomback.org/.

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Young Living Essential Oils

With Young Living’s holiday offering, you can give your loved ones that gift of relaxation and wellness. Grab a bottle of Frankincense essential oil for your favourite aunt or grandmother and help them rejuvenate with its earthy, uplifting aroma. You can also choose Grapefruit essential oil, which has a fresher, more zesty aroma that will lift everyone’s mood during this festive time of the year.

If you want your house to be squeaky clean, gift yourself with the Thieves Household Cleaner, which has Young Living’s Thieves oil blend that cleans without dangerous or synthetic ingredients. Complete it with the Lantern Diffuser, which transforms any room by permeating the air with the aroma of your favourite essential oils. 

For more information, visit www.youngliving.com.sg.

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Sephora’s holiday gift sets

Need a holiday gift set that will unlock the magic of Christmas for someone? Whether it’s for your exchange gifts or a surprise for a friend, Sephora’s curated holiday gift sets will surely leave any recipient in awe. Leave a lasting impression with these choices:

  • Fragrance Discovery (S$90): A medley of three different perfume—Hesperides Grapefruit Eau de Parfum, Rose Morning Eau de Parfum, and Fresh Life Eau de Parfum
  • Enchanted Essentials (S$29): A collection containing Soy Face Cleanser and Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy
  • Charming Duo (S$36): A collection containing Soy Face Cleanser and Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash
  • Mini Mask Marvels (S$39): Complete with Rose Face Mask, Umbrian Clay Purifying Mask, and Sugar Face Polish 
  • Fresh Darlings (S$43): Featuring Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash, Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask, and Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream
  • Radiance Romance (S$94): A collection of Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream, Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask, and Lotus Youth Preserve Dream Face Cream
  • Holiday Hydration (S$95): A set complete with Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner, Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15, Rose Face Mask, and Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream

For more impressive sets, Sephora is also offering a collection of some of its best products, all packaged in one holiday gift box:

  • Unmask the Magic (S$120): With Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask, Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask, Sugar Face Polish, and Rose Face Mask
  • Mask Masterpiece (S$130): With Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask, Black Tea Instant Perfecting Firming Mask, Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask, and Rose Face Mask
  • Unveil Radiance (S$138): With Rose Face Mask, Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask, and Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask
  • Black Tea Potions (S$178): With Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence, Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask, and Black Tea Firming Corset Cream
  • Beauty and Black Tea (S$195): With Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence, Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask, Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Concentrate, and Black Tea Firming Corset Cream

For more information, visit www.sephora.sg.

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