Introducing our latest GALWAYnow gift guide – stocking fillers! Here we have a selection of fantastic stocking fillers that are perfect for your loved ones. A great gift doesn’t necessarily have to be big and expensive, just take a look at what’s on offer!
The new Irish wellness brand launched just in time for Christmas. The scented, self-heating eye masks are designed to relieve and rejuvenate your tired eyes and is the perfect addition to any winding down bedtime routine. The masks are made of needle punched cotton and the pouches are jasmine scented which is what does all the relaxing as the scent reduces stress in the body and helps the mind switch off. Shop here.
GALWAY FOOD TOURS SELF GUIDED POCKET BOOK
This is one of those gifts that you buy for others but want to keep for yourself. This award-winning pocket book is fantastic for exploring the best of the best in Galway city. It includes produce, grocery stores, restaurants, cafes, and bars in Galway that are more than worthy of being tried and tested. The pocket book features over 40 of their personal suppliers as well as Sheena and Gosia’s (the women behind Galway Food Tours) favourites. If that wasn’t enough, it also contains vouchers and discounts in their collaborative partners locations. Buy here.
L.A. PACIFIC ORAL BEAUTY
The Irish oral care brand was the first to use an enzyme for whitening you teeth in the world. The enzyme whitens your teeth effectively and most importantly, safely, in just 60 seconds. The sugarcane tubes are completely biodegradable. The giftset contains a 4 in 1 Action Enzyme Whitening Toothpaste, Extra Sensitive Enzyme Whitening Toothpaste, a Bamboo Biodegradable Toothbrush, and a transparent Beauty Bag for travelling – all worth €30 but available for the low price of €9.99 exclusively from Boots Ireland.
THE KIND MULLED WINE MIX
The Kind is an Irish owned shop that curates goods that are sustainable, ethically made, and well designed – kind to you and the planet. Their massively popular Mulled Wine Mix is a great gift idea this festive season for only €10.50. The natural mix is handmade in Dublin with fig and dried cranberries. All that’s left is to add wine and a bit of sweetener! Buy here from The Kind.
GRÁ CHOCOLATES BAUBLES
The Galway based business has launched a new range of Christmas chocolates that are available for pre-order. Grá Chocolates are made and painted by hand with each chocolate taking up to three days to create and complete. The new range of Christmas chocolates includes a selection of Christmas baubles which is a fantastic gift for that chocoholic loved one. The three baubles are Berry Christmas Bauble, Christmas Spirit Bauble, and last but not least, Ginger Bell Rock Bauble. These delicious baubles are available to buy here for €15 each.
SKINICIAN ROSE QUARTZ MASSAGE ROLLER
This gorgeous and practical massage roller is a must-have for any wellness and/or skincare loving person brought to you by Skinician, an Irish professional quality skincare brand that specialises in longterm skin health. The dual-ended massage roller is made with 100% natural Rose Quartz Stone which is said to brighten, tighten, and reduce puffiness resulting in a fresh and radiant glow. Buy it here for €18.75.
REAL TECHNIQUES BRIGHT EYES
This fantastic set includes every brush you may need to achieve any and all eyeshadow looks – and we really do mean any and all. The Bright Eyes set includes the following brushes: defining crease, shading brush, mini undereye reviver, undereye shields, smudge brush, full coverage eye, crease prep brush, definer brush, and painted liner bush. All that for €24.99 in pharmacies nationwide.
SOCK CO OP.
This fun and unique stocking filler is made of finest combed cotton with no harmful additives which is good for both you and the environment. These unisex socks are all about celebrating the greatest Irish landmarks, it’s like “a little piece of Ireland for your sole.” What’s better is that the company launched 11 new Irish landmark designs that are bound to strike up a conversation. Included in the new launch are Galway socks that feature the ‘long walk’ and the Galway Hooker. Buy them here for €9.95.
BRANDWELL WIRELESS CHARGING ALARM CLOCK
The Irish company Brandwell has a fantastic wireless charging alarm clock that’s sleek, stylish and most importantly practical. It tells the time, the temperature and charges your phone all in one! These functions being combined to work together means less clutter and who doesn’t feel better when their surroundings are tidy? It retails for only €22 and can be found in most stores nationwide including McCabes Pharmacy, Lloyds Pharmacy, Carraig Donn and much more.
SKINGREDIENTS® AHA CLEANSE
The new and improved AHA treatment cleanser is being reintroduced by the Irish award-winning skincare brand Skingredients created by Jennifer Rock. It is now refillable and reformulated to be even better than before but it’s not just the product that has been revamped, the packaging is now more sustainable than before – what’s not to love? AHA is an active treatment cleanser that delivers a gentle chemical exfoliation perfect for uneven, dry, dull, and pigmented skin. What’s better is that this cleanser is still gentle enough to be used for those of you who have sensitive skin. Shop here now.