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Don’t forget those who made you feel good this year...

11 December 2013
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Everyone has people around them who make them feel good; from the bestie who is always on call for those late night chats, to the office buddy who makes you giggle. Boots UK is on hand with last-minute gift ideas to make the people who make you feel good, feel good too. From hat boxes full of goodies and floral scents, to edible treats and trendy tech, Boots can help you find perfect gifts this festive season, without the panic.
Because you masterminded that legendary surprise party for me...

Ted Baker It Had To Be You Miniatures Hat Box £10

For the friend who always makes your birthday that extra special, treat her to this hat box full of miniature goodies. A fantastic collection of Body Wash, Body Soufflé, Bath Foam, and Body Spray housed in a unique Ted Baker print gift box.

Because however late I leave it, you always manage to fit me in for that haircut...

Salonnière by Jenny Packham Compact Mirror and Pouch £10

For the hairdresser who glams up your locks in no time, this Salonnière by Jenny Packham Compact Mirror and Pouch is a beautiful and stylish gift which will make a great addition to any handbag. The compact resembles a black jewel in a golden setting, giving it a luxurious feel.

For looking after the little rascals while I picked up their Christmas surprises...
Soap & Glory Bubble Barrelled Gift Set   £18

For the neighbour who always offers to help, surprise her with this indulgent selection of miniatures from Soap & Glory. Contains Soap & Glory’s Clean On Me Shower Gel, Heel Genius Foot Cream, The Righteous Butter Body Butter, The Scrub Of Your Life Body Buffer, Hand Food Hand Cream, Glad Hair Day Daily Shampoo and a Soap & Glory Headband.

Because that recipe you taught me Nan, went down a storm with my new girlfriend...
Joules Brilliant Biscuit Tin £12.00

For helping improve your culinary skills why not surprise her with the Joules Brilliant Biscuit Tin so you can enjoy a cuppa together on Christmas day! They’re even housed in a sweet refillable tin ready for your next visit. Includes Lemon Curd (150g), Butterscotch (150g) and Orange Marmalade (140g).

To my music loving son for making me the proudest Dad at parents evening...

Kitsound Black Audio Beanie £20


This stylish, beanie is complete with headphones bringing fashion, practicality and music together! Designed for comfort with super-soft faux fur lining to keep heads and ears warm, the beanie offers sound with solid bass, clarity and detail, using technology only usually seen in high-end headphones.

Because no-one else in the office cooks (and shares) those home-made lunches quite like you do...

Hairy Bikers Hearty Casserole Dish £24


Keep their passion for home-made cooking going (after all, you benefit!). This brilliant kitchen essential comes with a dish, ladle and Chicken Seasoning Mix (25g), tasted willingly by Hairy Bikers Si and Dave, to cook up a delicious meal at home.

For saying yes to moving in together...
Remington Silk Straightener £42.49


Give her the gift of straight, smooth, glossy hair. Remington’s fastest, hottest straightener will not disappoint your new roomie.

To my handy husband for making that toy chest to keep their games in...
Ted’s Grooming Room For Improvement Wash Bag £35

Help him look great with this handy (and stylish) Ted Baker genuine leather wash bag. Complete with Ted Baker’s hugely popular Post Shave Balm, Face Wash, Shave Gel, Comb and Face Cloth, this splendid gift is perfect for your man.

For arranging the BEST girly get togethers...
French Connection Mini Pamper Collection £12


Relax and unwind with this French Connection Mini Pamper Collection, packed full of essentials to exfoliate, nourish and scent the skin with a soft vanilla, floral and oriental woody fragrance! Filled with miniature versions of French Connection Body Polish, Body Butter, Body Wash and Body Spray, completed with a Body Polisher.



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For more information, samples or images, please call the Boots UK Christmas Press Office on
0207 025 6677 or email

Notes to editors:
  • *3 for 2 Mix and Match, cheapest item free
  • * Order today and pick up tomorrow in over 2,300 stores
About Boots UK
Boots UK is the leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer in the UK, with close to 2,500 Boots UK stores and around 60,000 employees. Boots UK’s purpose is to help customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. Customers are at the heart of our business which is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care, be the first choice for pharmacy and healthcare, offer innovative products 'only at Boots' such as the UK’s leading skincare brand No7, all delivered with the great value our customers love. Created over 160 years ago, the Boots brand is still at the heart of the communities it serves. Boots UK is a member of Alliance Boots, a leading international, pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers. Working in close partnership with manufacturers and pharmacists, Alliance Boots is committed to improving health in the local communities it serves and helping its customers and patients to look and feel their best. Its focus is on growing its two core businesses: pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution. Alliance Boots has a presence in more than 25* countries and employs over 108,000* people. Alliance Boots has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in nine* countries and operates more than 3,100* health and beauty retail stores, of which just over 3,000* have a pharmacy.
*Figures are approximate as at 31 March 2013 and include associates and joint ventures



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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and 2,100 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

2024 marks Boots’ 175th anniversary year. Founder John Boot opened a herbalist store in Nottingham in 1849 to offer an affordable alternative to traditional medicines. His son Jesse expanded the business to become a modern retailer and the biggest chemist in Britain. Throughout its history, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on

*Figures accurate as of 30 November 2023