Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women

Best Thoughtful Christmas & Birthday Gift Ideas For Women

Hi everyone,

Christmas is around the corner! And today, I am sharing the best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women with all of you. If you are still looking to buy some essential yet awesome gifts for the special woman (bestie/sister/wife/GF/Niece/Mother) in your life, then check out this ultimate women gift guide!

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Best Thoughtful Christmas & Birthday Gift Ideas For Women

Finding a gift for loved ones is a daunting task, isn’t it? Both my bestie and cousin celebrate their birthdays on 26th December and 1st January respectively. So I buy gifts not just for the Christmas festival but for birthdays, as well! That’s why I decided to share a thoughtful birthday and Christmas gift guide for women on my site to help you all.

Note: This post contains affiliate links. That means we receive a small percentage commission on items purchased through the link at no extra cost to you! 

Best Beauty Gift Ideas For Women (Christmas & Birthday):

Women love beauty treats. Period! Admit it, whether you are a beauty junkie or a natural skincare lover, receiving beauty products (organic/cosmetic) from your loved ones does make you happy! Therefore, giving a beauty product gift is always a great idea.

Top Makeup Gift Ideas For Women

1. EyeShadow Palette

If she is a makeup geek, then you can get a stunning eyeshadow palette (like this or this ) for her. 

2. Lipstick:

A beautiful seductive  lipstick is always a perfect gift idea!

3. Makeup Brush Set

If you aren’t sure about her shade preference, then the best bet is this wonderful vegan makeup brush set from the brand The Body Shop! It is the perfect vegan gift or stocking filler for the winter party season. Go for it!

Bamboo & Baubles Makeup Brush Gift Set idea for women, her
Bamboo & Baubles Makeup Brush Gift

When it comes to buying gifts for birthdays or any occasion, I like gift sets more! I feel gift sets are absolutely value-for-money as well as look pretty. 

ALSO READ: Christmas Gift Guide 2023 For Her: Best Beauty Gift Ideas For Women

Top Skincare Gift Ideas For Women:

1. Skin Care Set:

If your lovely friend is a skincare enthusiast, then treat her to a luxury skincare set – 

✅ a trio of Pro-Collagen heroes delivering a morning to nighttime skincare routine by Elemis or 

✅ The Body Shop® Bloom & Glow British Rose Ultimate Gift set containing 7 items. 

2. Lip Care Set:

Gift her an Assorted Mix Lip Balm Gift Set

3. Bath & Body Care Set
4. Skin Cleansing Tools:

To achieve beautiful glowing skin cleansing is an important step in your beauty routine. And to make the cleansing process more effective, nothing can beat facial cleansing tools. 

My personal favorite is Duvolle Radiance Spin Care System Cleansing Tool Set. I’ve already ordered another set for my sister. I suggest you get it for your lovely friends as well! Use my code ANAMIKA to get 70% off on all their face cleansing brushes and styling tools. Check out Duvolle website for more info.

If she is reluctant to use a skin cleansing device, then you can go for eco-friendly options like-  

✅ Reusable Makeup Remover Pads or 

Buff & Smooth Konjac Body Sponge

If you are confused about her skin/hair type, remember this is the winter season. Everyone is looking for nourishing beauty products for their skin and hair. So go for beauty products with moisturizing formula with anti-aging benefits 😉. Trust me, she’ll love your gifts! 

5. Hair Removal Devices:

Such as Epilator or safe electronic tools to remove body hair.

6. KBeauty Set:

Best gift idea for all KBeauty lovers is a KBeauty skincare set comprising of sheet masks, ampoules, toner and face creams. 

7. Guasha & Facial Roller Set: 

Gift relaxing facial care set to your loved one and see her face glowing with joy!

ALSO READ: Unboxing The Body Shop® Wishes & Wonders Advent Calendar 2023+ Review

Top Haircare Gift Ideas For Women:

1. Total Haircare Set:

You can also give her a perfect haircare package such as Toni&Guy Your Hair Speaks Volumes Gift Set. 

2. Cute Patterned Scrunchies Set
3. Hair Styling Tools

Such as hair straighteners or curlers.

Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women
Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women

Best Fashion Gift Ideas For Women (Christmas & Birthday):

We all admire fashionable gifts, be it outfits or accessories. 

1. Clothing:

Gift her comfy yet trendy outfits

Tips: If you know her exact body size (S/M/L/XL), then the cute Christmas jumpers, coats or beautiful dresses would be an ideal gift for this festive season!  If you aren’t sure, then the best bet would be a scarf or stole

If she is a fitness freak, then you can gift her an active-wear set or a smart watch

2. Cute headbands

3. Comfy stylish shoes 

4. Pretty hand bags/Clutch

5. Classic Watches

6. Stylish Sunglasses

7. Cute Beanies/Hats

8. Cool Belts

9. Jewelry

Jewelry is a woman’s best friend so how can we neglect it, hun? Treat your loved one on her special day or any festive occasion to a dazzling ornament set such as this or this.

Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women
Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women

ALSO READ: Top 40 Best Christmas 2022 Stocking Filler Ideas For Women

Best Selfcare Gift Ideas For Women (Christmas & Birthday):

Self-care and self-love are so important in life! We all need to relax and pamper ourselves at times to heal our mind, body, and soul. Last year, I sent a Christmas self-care gift set to my neighbor aunty (bestie’s mom). I curated the products keeping her lifestyle in mind, and voila! She loved that gift so much, and this year, I’m making another box for her and my friend 🙂 

Now, let me share the product ideas that you can add to your a self-care gift box— 

1. Chocolates Or any Sweet Treats (I highly recommend yummy Brownies from Bake Me A Gift)

2. Herbal tea

3. Scented candles

4. Tea lights

5. Little wax melts

6. Relaxing Bath salts

7. Bath Soap Flowers

8. Cute bath bombs

9. Space mask – warming relaxing eye masks

10. Face mask

11. Hair Mask

12. Foot Mask

13. Chocolate flavoured lip balm

14. Body Oil

15. Body Lotion

16. high quality hair towel wrap

17. pair of snuggly socks

18. Motivation card

ALSO READ: 7 Best Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Ideas For Sustainability-minded Women 

Best Travel Gift Ideas For Women (Christmas & Birthday):

If she is a travel lover, then gift her best travel accessories such as –

1. Go Travel Heat-Proof Pouch

dual-purpose, heat-proof safety mat and storage pouch ensure hot stylers won’t hold you back

2. Makeup pouch

3. Reusable Water Bottles

4. Travel Mug 

5. Packing Cubes

6. High quality light-weight tent for camping lovers

7. Anti-theft Travel Backpacks

Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women
Best thoughtful Christmas & Birthday gift ideas for women

ALSO READ: Top Unmissable BLACK FRIDAY & CYBER WEEK 2023 Deals 

Best Lifestyle/Home Decor Gift Ideas For Women (Christmas & Birthday):

Check out our previous article- coolest lifestyle gadget ideas for more gift inspiration. 

1. Beautiful Lamps

2. Comfy Designer Throw Blanket

3. Garment Steamer

4. Headphones

5. Planters for the garden lovers

6. Reed Diffuser/Ultrasonic Diffuser Lamp (My personal favorite Utama Spice Sonoma Yi Diffuser, read review here)

7. Personalised Handmade Photo Frames

8. Digital Photo Frame

9. A “THANK YOU” Wood Sign

10. Comfy Cushion

11. TeaLight Holder Set

12. Scented Candles Set

13. Aromatherapy Room Spray

14. Vastu Sashtra/Feng Shui Decor Items 

15. Storage Organizer/ Accessories Storage Station

16. Journal/Notebook 

17. Books

18. Toilettries bag

19. Food Gift Hampers (I highly recommend John Lewis Christmas Gift Hampers. Your foodie friend will love this gift.)

20. Luxury Dinnerware Set or simple Bowl set

21. Egg Timer  (Great item for those who can’t cook eggs perfectly 😛)

22. Cool Chef Refrigerator Deodoriser (My personal fave ❤️)

23. Advent Calendars (Perfect festival gift for everyone)

Again, this post contains affiliate links. If you buy any product from this list using my link then I’ll earn a little commission at no extra cost you! And that’ll be your gift to me for Christmas 🙂 

To sum up, 

We give gifts to make our special ones feel loved and happy. In this woman’s gift guide article, I tried to compile a list of both affordable and expensive gift ideas for Christmas as well as Birthday (& anniversary). 

I hope you all find this gift resource, helpful 🙂


34 thoughts on “Best Thoughtful Christmas & Birthday Gift Ideas For Women”

  1. I’m really struggling to find unique gift ideas for my nieces this holiday season. Thank you so much for the ideas. I really don’t like giving gift cards and these are all great alternatives!


    That is a really handy list of gift ideas. I may get a couple of your suggestions as I still need a few more gifts.

  3. So many fantastic gift ideas here for the ladies and for anytime of the year 😉 I am checking out a few… so thank you!

  4. So many great ideas here! I would love some of these myself! Thanks for sharing…you can never go wrong with a little self-care gift basket.

  5. These are some awesome gift ideas. I love the idea of getting makeup as a gift personally. It’s one of my favorite things.

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