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    24 Splurge-Worthy Gifts That Are Actually Worth The Money

    The expense will be worth it when you see how happy they are!

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    1. If you want to give them a gift that'll pretty much last forever, this Le Creuset casserole dish is the way to go.

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    Le Creuset are renowned for their amazing kitchenware, and the casserole dish is the most famous product of all from their range. It can be used on all types of hobs as well as ovens and grills. They'll be able to make loads of tasty one-pot meals with this, and it also means there's less washing up for them to deal with after cooking.

    Price: £168.75

    2. Wireless? Check. Noise cancelling? Check. Seriously pretty? You guessed it, check. These rose gold Bose headphones are a real all-rounder, and have over 10,000 reviews.

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    There's a reason that Bose headphones are renowned for their quality, and these ones are no exception. They have three levels of noice cancellation so the giftee can adjust it according to the situation they're in, and a noise-rejecting dual microphone system that means they can enjoy clearer phone calls even when they're somewhere noisy.

    Price: £249

    3. KitchenAid stand mixers are THE mixer of choice for many – they're even used on The Great British Bake Off! This one will be treasured by the giftee for years to come, and help them make loads of tasty bakes.

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    KitchenAid's mixers are pretty legendary, and rightly so. This is seriously powerful and has ten different speeds for total control over the mixing, and it has a "planetary" action which means the beater moves in one direction while the whisk moves in another, keeping all the batter and the mix to the centre of the bowl (so they won't have to constantly stop to scrape down the sides). Reviewers love this and 83% of them have given it five stars, with many saying it really is worth the money.

    Price: £300

    4. Their bedroom will be quite possibly the cosiest place on earth once they have this Boo pillow in their life.

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    Made of super soft shearling fabric, the Boo pillow is the kind of gift they'll wonder how they've managed without once they start using it. It's essentially an oversized boyfriend pillow that looks like the back of a lovely, soft armchair, and it's perfect for if they like to sit up in bed and read or watch shows on their laptop but find stacking pillows a little bit uncomfortable.

    Price: £75

    5. Sand and Sky's Australian Pink Clay mask is the award-winning social media sensation that totally deserves the hype, and the person lucky enough to receive it will likely agree!

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    This mask does a lot in the 10 minutes it takes to work – brightening skin, minimising the appearance of pores, and detoxifying the skin. Its Australian pink clay tightens and purifies pores, while the Kakadu plum helps to make skin look clearer and more even. It also comes with a lil' brush for them to apply it with, and a little of this product goes a long way so even with regular use it should last them a while.

    Price: £39.90

    6. The FOREO LUNA facial cleansing brush pulsates to remove up to 99.5% of dirt, oil, dead skin cells and makeup residue from the pores, so it's the perfect treat for someone who is really into skincare.

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    This cleansing brush is super effective, using up to 8,000 pulsations per minute to thoroughly cleanse the skin of impurities. It'll only take two minutes out of their day to work its magic, one minute in the morning and one in the evening, and it'll also help to improve the absorption of their fave products! It's been reviewed over 1,200 times with people saying it has left their skin soft and clean, plus it even works for people who have sensitive skin thanks to the adjustable intensity settings.

    Price: £119

    7. Few people enjoy hoovering, which is why this robot vacuum cleaner that does it for them is a gift that will get a lot of use.

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    They can get clean floors with no effort on their part! It has nine anti-collision sensors to stop it from bumping into things so they don't have to keep an eye on it while it works, and they can set boundary strips to make sure it only cleans the areas they want it to. The large wheels even allow it to roll over rugs and door ledges so nothing will stop this bad boy from cleaning! They'll be extremely glad there's one less chore for them to do thanks to you.

    Price: £169.99

    8. This Baies scented candle by Dipytique is one of their most famous scents, making it a high-end gift that you can't go wrong with.

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    Dipytique are one of the best when it comes to fancy candles, thanks to the scents that are strong enough to fill a room but don't smell artificial or perfume-y. The scent lasts until the candle is completely finished, unlike some where it disappears after a little while of using it, and this particular Baies one has floral notes of rose as well as fruity blackcurrant.

    Price: £47

    9. The ultimate gift for anyone who loves hot chocolate, Hotel Chocolat's velvetiser machine will give them hot chocolate that tastes like it was prepared by an expert barista.

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    Rather than faffing about by heating up milk over the stove and trying to get it just right, they can simply choose which of the included hot chocolates they want, put in some milk, and press a button on the Velvetiser to get perfect hot chocolate! This comes with 10 sachets of single-serve hot chocolate in different flavours including hazelnut and salted caramel, and all the hot chocolates that come with this are 100% chocolate flakes – no dry powders here! Reviewers absolutely love this, saying it makes delicious, smooth drinks.

    Price: £99.99

    10. This weighted blanket mimics the feeling of a firm hug – making it a great gift for a loved one who needs some soothing.

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    Weighted blankets are a thoughtful choice for those with anxiety, sensory processing disorders, or difficulty getting a good night's sleep. The way this is made means the glass beads inside are distributed evenly, so the recipient will get a nice, even pressure when using this without any lumpy bits. This is a really comforting gift for someone who could do with more relaxation, and judging from its impressive 4.7-star average rating, lots of people agree!

    Price: £51.29

    11. This gold beaded coin necklace from Missoma is understated enough for them to wear every day but striking enough for them to get loads of compliments on it.


    Made of 18ct gold vermeil on sterling silver, this Rome-inspired coin necklace is a unique and thoughtful gift.

    Price: £145

    12. Pictures on their phone are all well and good, but this Instax camera means they can enjoy having physical copies of memories they snap.

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    This camera produces credit-card sized photos with a vintage look and feel to them. There's also a close-up lens attachment and a selfie mirror so they can take perfect portraits of themselves, and it comes with 10 shots of film.

    Price: £64.99

    13. This is a practical gift but one that will be a real game changer for them! The Waterpik flosses using water and makes cleaning those difficult bits between the teeth so much easier.

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    Everyone knows they SHOULD floss more, but few people actually do! This water flosser takes the hassle out of flossing and also gets to the bits regular floss can't quite reach. And it only takes one minute out of their day to use!

    Price: £79.99

    14. The cult-status Coco and Eve coconut hair masque will nourish their hair and leave it feeling healthy, happy, and hydrated.

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    The Coco and Eve hair masque is a real saviour for dry, damaged hair. It only takes 10 minutes to work and is the ultimate multitasker – hydrating, conditioning, taming frizz, helping to reduce the appearance of split ends, strengthening, AND detangling. So, quite a lot! Unlike some conditioners that may make hair appear smoother on a surface level, this actually repairs hair and leaves it feeling as amazing as it looks.

    Price: £34.90

    15. These suede Dr Martens boots are an instant classic that they'll be able to wear with pretty much anything.

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    These are just like the original Docs but in a soft buck leather that looks very ~sophisticated~. They get all the comfort and durability of a classic Dr Martens shoe, while being able to wear them for dressier occasions too!

    Price: £139

    16. Once they make chips in this Tefal Actifry air fryer they'll wonder what they ever did without it.

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    This air fryer makes chips and chicken that's perfectly crispy on the outside, without the effort of frying – they can just pop the food in (with maybe a little oil, if any at all), click "start", and let the Actifry evenly and thoroughly cook their food to perfection.

    Price: £89.99

    17. While you can't give the gift of being in excellent lighting 24/7, you can give them this Ambient Light palette from Hourglass which is basically the same thing.

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    You know how everyone looks radiant in candlelight? This palette recreates that glow. The powders are buttery-soft and glide onto the skin, concealing imperfections and giving a soft-focus look.

    Price: £56

    18. Cooking will be so much easier once they have this Instant Pot in their life, it has seven(!) different functions and is an absolute dream for people who love cooking but hate the faff it sometimes involves.

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    The Instant Pot can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, and rice cooker as well as for sautéing/browning, making yoghurt, steaming, and keeping food warm! It can really cut down on the time it would make to cook dishes on the hob or in the oven, so your loved one can relax and put their feet up while this gets to work on making quick and effortless meals.

    Price: £89.99

    19. This soft and silky Egyptian cotton bedding has a thread count of 800, and after getting these they'll probably never want to sleep in anything less than that.

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    This has a lovely satin-like feel to it, so they can enjoy super soft sheets that are still really breathable. Being splurge-worthy thankfully doesn't stop these from being low-maintenance to care for – they can pop these in the washing machine at up to 40°C safe in the knowledge they'll stay soft wash after wash after wash. You'll have the option to select exactly what KIND of pillowcase you want for them, as well as bed sizes for the duvet cover ranging from single to emperor. The bedding is available in white, grey, or cream.

    Price: £35-£245

    20. The whisky connoisseur in your life deserves the best, like this 16-year-old single malt scotch by Lagavulin. In Parks and Rec, everyone's favourite whisky lover Ron Swanson calls their stuff "nectar of the gods" and he's not wrong!

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    This rich, full-bodied whisky has a peaty, smoky flavour with a subtle sweetness. 87% of people gave this five stars, saying it's super smooth and one of the best single malts out there.

    Price: £48.95

    21. This ghd Air® Drying kit has everything needed to help them achieve a salon-quality blowdry at home, and what better gift is there than that really?

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    They'll get a ghd air hairdryer, dust bag, diffuser, wide nozzle, two sectioning clips, and a vented round brush i.e. everything they could possiby need for the perfect blowdry. The hairdryer is pretty powerful thanks to its salon-strength motor for faster drying, and it has ionic technology so their locks are sleek and smooth.

    Price: £115

    22. Regular coffee machines are great and all but THIS coffee machine can prepare their drink so that it's ready for them when they wake up!

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    This coffee machine is more than just a gimmick as its nearly 2,000 reviews and average rating of 4.7 stars attest to! It has a useful timer feature so they can decide when they want it to be ready by, and the insulated jug will keep their drink warm for up to two hours if they end up having a bit of a lie in!

    Price: £61.08

    23. If you want to give them something seriously swish, this Magic Cream by Charlotte Tilbury is one of the most famous products from her range, probably because it pretty much *is* magic.


    This cream is packed with ingredients that give noticeably glowing skin; with rosehip and camellia oils, vitamin E, and hydrating hyaluronic acid among others. When they feel like their skin is looking a bit dull, this is the stuff to make them look well rested, well hydrated, and like they've just gone to get a facial done.

    Price: £70

    24. This memory foam mattress topper has an average 4.7-star rating and will help to give them a dreamy night's sleep.

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    It has two layers of foam, one for contouring to their body and one for supporting, helping to make their current mattress a lot more comfy. The hypoallergenic cover is also machine washable, so it's really easy for them to keep this clean. Tons of reviewers recommend this, saying they now get a much better night's sleep thanks to it.

    Price: £99