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INTRODUCING: THE ONES TO WATCH!

30 October 2014
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From chic nail kits and luxurious treats for the home to quintessentially English gift sets, Boots UK is the one stop destination for everything you need to spoil that special someone this Christmas. What’s more, this year, the gifts are better than ever with fresh collaborations from the likes of Jack Wills, nail boutique WAH London, Bleach, Ego Professional, and the luxurious new brand- Florence Anne!
 
Annabel Franks, Head of Christmas at Boots UK, explains the insight behind this year’s collaborations:
 
“We know that customers are taking extra care to find the perfect gift and we are delighted that we can meet that with some super new ranges. We’re really excited to be working with so many new brands to help deliver a truly special Christmas. The fabulous new collections from WAH London, Bleach and Jack Wills really help to expand our offering for customers, whilst brands like Florence Anne allow our customers to shop in the luxury home and lifestyle category.”
 
 
Jack Wills: EXCLUSIVE to Boots
 



Influenced by the best of British history, culture and sporting pursuits comes a range of fabulously new gifts from this quintessentially English brand. So whether it’s a gym bag packed full of goodies, or body care stocking fillers, head to Boots for the perfect gift for those ladies and gents about town.
 
Crammed full of gorgeous products the Jack Wills Fabulous Weekend Essentials, (£65.00) comes with bodywash, body scrub, body lotion, hand cream, body butter, body mist, water bottle and body polisher in an iconic barrel bag with the distinctive Jack Wills print – perfect for a New Year getaway.








For any groomed girls in your life, choose from a range of gorgeous make-up treats, such as the Jack Wills Ladies Nail Polish Duo (£8.00), Jack Wills Ladies Chubby Lips (£14.00) or the Jack Wills Set of Three Lip Balms (£8.00).













For that special man in your life, how about the Jack Wills Men’s Cleansing Combo Wash & Spray Duo (£12.00) or the Jack Wills Start Bay Eau de Toilette 100 ml (£59.50). With the signature Jack Wills scent in both, he will be feeling and smelling like a true gentleman in no time… lucky you!







Florence Anne: EXCLUSIVE to Boots
 

This is a range of truly elegant treats for the home, luxury fragrances and gorgeous body care gifts for the special lady in your life. Named after the wife of Boots’ founder, Jesse Boot, the Florence Anne range is inspired by Florence’s own love of botanical fragrances. The collection boasts a trio of uniquely blended scents, all created with high quality ingredients.






The Florence Anne Fragrance Patchouli & Clove Scented Candle (£12.00)* is a warm, sensual combination of earthy patchouli, spicy aromatic clove and the unique floral scent of ylang ylang – perfect for a well-deserved relaxation session around the festive period. Also available in Grapefruit & Lime or Blackcurrent & Fig scents for something a little fruitier.



 





Fans of sophisticated perfume will adore the Florence Anne Fragrance Eau de Toilette (£10.00), which comes in Grapefruit & Lime, Blackcurrant & Fig and Patchouli & Close scents, making them gorgeous gifts without the price tag. The handbag size glass bottle comes with a stylish black ribbon –the perfect afternoon pick-up for a busy mum on the go.









WAH London: EXCLUSIVE to Boots
 
From the hipster East End Nail Salon founded by Sharmadean Reid, comes a revolution in nail art to the high street. Taking its inspiration from a unique blend of fashion, street, style art and technology, WAH London has a range of products to help you perform nail art and nail care at home.






With individual nail polishes (£9.00) and Nail Art Pens (£7.00) in a range of on-trend colours to the London Press on Nails (£9.00), WAH has a range of perfect stocking fillers for any girl who fancies a mani-makeover.











Or, for a salon-like experience, go for one of WAH’s trend kits, such as the WAH LONDON Nail Edit Dreamy Days Trend Kit (£23.00). Including LA Day and Slicker Than You Average Nail Polishes, the pale yellow nail art pen and peace and palm tree stickers, this kit provides everything they need to re-create some of the WAH salon’s fave nail art looks





Ego Professional:
 

Give her the gift of a great hair day every day this Christmas with a little help from Ego Professional. A new breed of hair styling products hitting Boots shelves this Christmas, the collection is designed with special technology for healthy, shiny hair.






The Ego THERAPY Cold Conditioning Tool (£109.00) uses revolutionary conditioning technology to provide superior condition to all types of hair resulting in notably stronger, silkier, shinier and healthier hair by repairing the hair shaft and sealing the cuticle down – a necessity for the sister who spends hours doing her hair.







Or, for any intrepid travellers in the family, how about the Ego TRIP Gift Set (£43.00) which comes with 2 styling tools in 1 space-saving kit – perfect for maintaining a little bit of glamour on the go.






BLEACH: EXCLUSIVE to Boots
 
Jealous of Jessie J, M.I.A and Florence Welch’s colourful locks? Thanks to celebrity stylists Alex Brownsell and Alisha Dobson, you can now get the look with a selection of DIY bleaching kits, styling and colour care products available exclusively at Boots from this Christmas.
 
For non-permanent hair colour, choose from the Bleach Super Cool Colours (£5.00) range. With super cool shades such as Washed Out Orange to Washed Up Mermaid and Awkward Peach, you’ll be spoilt for choice about which colour she will prefer.






Or, if you think she will love them all, then go for the BLEACH London Spin The Bleach Bottle (£12.00), which has six fun-sized bottles of colour to get that rainbow effect, ideal for the best friend whose completely colour crazy.












The BLEACH Hair Crayon range (£4.00 each) allows her to get semi-permanent streaks of super cool colour without commitment. With shades ranging from ‘The Big Pink’, to ‘Washed Up Mermaid’ and ‘Out of the Blue’, it is the perfect stocking filler to customise your hair.






Boots Advantage Card members collect four advantage card points for every £1 they spend in store and online***. So, make the most of these amazing products so you can treat yourself in-store too! 
 
Customers can find out about the latest Boots Star Gift as well as Offers of the Week, view the Gift Guide and hear about the fantastic Christmas offers by downloading the Boots App.
 
Visit boots.com for more information, and to buy online.
 
For more information, samples or images, please call the Boots UK Christmas Press Office on:
 
0207 025 6677 or email bootschristmas@redconsultancy.com

 

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 over 60,000* employees. Boots UK’s purpose is to help customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. With customers at the heart of the business, Boots UK 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 business activities of: pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution, while increasingly developing and internationalising its product brands. Alliance Boots has a presence in more than 27* countries and employs over 120,000* people.  Alliance Boots has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in 11* countries and operates more than 4,600* health and beauty retail stores, of which more than 4,450* have a pharmacy, with a fast growing online presence.  In addition, Alliance Boots has around 600* optical practices, of which around 180* operate on a franchise basis, and hearingcare services in around 430* locations.  Alliance Boots pharmaceutical wholesale businesses deliver over 4.5* billion units each year to more than 180,000* pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals from over 370* distribution centres in 20* countries.

In June 2012, Alliance Boots announced that it had entered into a strategic partnership with Walgreens Co. (Walgreens), the largest drugstore chain in the US.  In August 2014, Alliance Boots and Walgreens communicated that they plan to merge in the first quarter of calendar 2015 to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise, which will be named Walgreens Boots Alliance.

* Figures are approximations as at 31 March 2014, with the addition of Farmacias Ahumada data at the date of its acquisition on 11 August 2014, and include associates and joint ventures.





 

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Boots UK is the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty chain in the UK and its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to feel good. With 2,336* stores and a team of around 52,000* colleagues, of which approximately 6,600* are registered pharmacists, the Boots brand has been at the heart of local communities across the UK since 1849. Boots UK is committed to providing exceptional customer and patient care and being the first choice for pharmacy, beauty, healthcare and wellness, alongside offering its innovative portfolio of product brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

Boots UK is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) – a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. More company information is available at boots-uk.com.

*As of Aug. 31, 2020