The gifting season is coming. And, no, the carols you hear in shopping malls are not just the chosen playlist of an eager beaver Christmas lover. Not really in the mood to play Santa again? Well, we know of some super useful gifts to get your motivation up. PS — we won’t blame you if you add some of these to your personal wish list this year. (Just a tip: if you sort your Christmas shopping now, you won’t get caught in the crazy rush later.)
With the December calendar packed with socials, it’s easy to lose track of health and fitness goals. And we all know how a change in routine and missing those workouts can totally punch your mood and wellness, in the face. So we recommend a little assistance to stay on top of your game…
Coyne Healthcare Biocurcumin BCM-95 is nutritional “gold” for the brain. It has anti-inflammatory benefits and is great for mood, joint mobility and flexibility. It also offers 700% more bioavailability so you know it gets to work fast. Plus, it’s bioactive for eight hours. Added bonus: Biocurcumin BCM-95 is vegan-friendly, free of GMO, sugar, gluten and soya. Visit Coyne-healthcare.com for more.
If cocktails, long-sippers and whiskey on the rocks sounds like your kind of festive party, then Scottish Leader’s 12-year-old whiskey is the one. It’s a perfectly balanced, endlessly smooth, rich and fruity blend — and paired with a sugar-free mixer, it makes for a super exciting low-carb drink, and the smoothest thirst quencher. Available at all fine liquor stores. Visit scottishleader.co.za for more.
Soda Stream Machine
Fizz up and add a bit of sparkle to your life this summer. The range offers innovative and quality sparkling-water-making machines and promises syrup flavours to suit all tastes and diets. With SodaStream, the whole family can make fresh sparkling water from tap water at the push of a button, and even better, its bottles are BPA free and good for the environment. Go on, stay healthy and refreshed with SodaStream. Visit SodaStream.co.za to find out more.
Canon EOS RP Camera
The is EOS RP is a small, light and practical full frame mirrorless camera designed for advanced amateurs looking to take a step-up into Canon’s revolutionary EOS R System. Ideal for travel, landscape and portrait photography, the EOS RP promises all the benefits of the EOS R System. As Canon’s smallest, lightest full frame digital camera to date, it provides the ultimate blend of practicality and ease of use, with impressive image quality. The unique flip-out screen allows for more creative photography and is ideal for vloggers wanting to shoot up to 4K video clips.
HP Spectre x360 13
Get organised and ready for the new year with this elegant machine that doesn’t hold back on performance. With cutting edge security features and a 90% screen-to-body ratio; the HP Spectre x360 with Microsoft Windows 10 is guaranteed to help you get things done. Oh, and with its modern, gem cut design — you’re set to turn a few heads while you’re at it! The weight of this model starts at 1,27kg, so you’ll easily be able to take it with you everywhere. Follow HP on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest products and deals.
Sugarbird Gin Crackers
G&T’s became a whole lot more exciting since the launch of this smooth, balanced gin. Sugarbird gin is locally crafted and tastes of the Cape. Think: buchu, rooibos, honeybush, citrus and cardamom. Sugarbird perfectly showcases the superb nature of indigenous ingredients; and its floral spirit makes it the perfect easy-drinking option for summer. Plus, these convenient crackers make for an exciting treat at the dinner table – holding a gorgeous 50ml bottle of Sugarbird gin inside. Available at Checkers & Shoprite Liquor Stores. Visit sugarbirdgin.com for more.
African Extracts Radiance Range
Luminous even skin tone is synonymous with summer! And thanks to the advanced plant extracts and Vitamins C and E in the African Extracts skincare range, you can have that golden glow.
Formulated to counter the damaging effects of air pollution, sun exposure and stress, the Radiance range has scientifically advanced plant extracts and effective levels of Vitamin C and E to detoxify and brighten your skin, minimise pores, help fade dark marks and reduce excess oil and shine for an even-toned, radiant, healthy-looking complexion. Visit africanextracts.com for more.
Revlon Limited-Edition Fragrance Gift Sets
Whether you’re a Love That Red, Pink Happiness, or Fire & Ice kinda girl. Revlon’s limited edition gift sets will add a twinkle to your mood this festive season. With a variety of unique sets to choose from, Revlon has you covered for every occasion. Revlon gift sets are on sale at leading retailers and departmental stores nationwide. Available from: R 119.57.