There are 11 different seasonal scents, all inspired by different locations all over the world that come in a 100% recycled glass tumbler.
Founder of the candle company Jennifer McNabb has a background in fashion design. She was so upset with what she saw involved with fast fashion that she branched out on her own and is now particularly eco-conscious and socially responsible about her brand.
El Capitan is one of the fragrant candles from M&J
The handmade candles have a wick made from 100% natural cotton/linen while the wax is sustainably sourced soy wax. The oils are all clean burning to IFA standards and even the packaging uses non-toxic vegetable ink and is carbon neutralised with a donation to World Land Trust. The company also makes a donation to Nia woman's charity for every candle sold.
Large candles cost £35 and burn for around 60 hours while small candles are £23 with a burn of around 20 hours. Find out more at the M&J Ethical Luxury website here.
Holistic London candles bring the scents of the outdoors inside. The exhilarating new outdoor collection includes Firewood, Meadow and even Forest, which evokes a sense of Nordic scenes.
The candles are 100% natural and organic scented candles, made without paraffin and from natural ingredients instead that are vegan-friendly and not tested on animals. The Company has just launched its zero waste candles range too.
Along with its wide range of candles, there are also heavenly fragranced bath salts, wellbeing kits and room sprays that start from £10. Find out more at the Holistic London website here.
Unique beauty items
In this Covid era, face masks have become the norm, but it doesn't mean they have to be bland.
Love Hemp balm is a CBD body salve that is only made with organic ingredients. Hand blended and luxurious, this deep conditioning body salve harnesses the spirit-lifting properties of the hemp plant.
Love Hemp founders Tony Calamita and Tom Rowland were old school friends who began their journey with CBD when Tom's father turned to natural products and health supplements during his battle with cancer. They discovered how CBD is a natural way to help support pain, anxiety and sleeplessness.
CBD is a natural extract derived from hemp, a variety of cannabis. Each 50ml body salve jar contains 300mg of CBD. Find out more about the range of products at the Love Hemp website here.
Enjoy the luxurious feel and benefits of silk to your skin, eyes and hair with a range of unique products at This Is Silk.
Whether it's a silk hair wrap, cleansing cloth, face mask or pillowcase, This Is Silk provides a beautifully packaged item made from the finest silks.
Feel the irresistible smoothness of silk or use it in its raw form as cleansing cloths to wipe away make-up and refresh your face to make it shine radiantly. Pillowcases claim to be anti-ageing while the hair wraps have the glamour of the 1930s but also help keep hair frizz-free and glossy overnight from £35.99.
This Is Silk founder Sonal Keay said: "It has been proved that the proteins in silk reduce the appearance of fine lines and speed up cellular regeneration of the skin. Using a 100% Silk cloth will nourish skin, whilst gently exfoliating, leaving it brighter and smoother."
My Tasty Cookbook is a distinctive personalised gift for those that love to cook.
As the world's only fully customised cookbook, you can select the themes of the recipes for the book, add a special unique message to the first page and have the name of the person it is being given to on the front cover.
The Mini Karaoke Microphone costs £8.99 from IWOOT and works with most karaoke and voice recording apps. It can also be used as a recording device or microphone for phone calls. Find out more at the IWOOT website here.
Sometimes that ideal photo shot is just a little bit too far away but not anymore with the Phone Telescope Lens. The gadget, costing £12 from Urban Outfitters, can easily be clipped on to your phone over the lens to provide eight times the magnification.
With more people working from home, jazzing up a home desk feels even more satisfying. The Kikkerland Bear Organiser can be put on a desk or mounted to a wall to safely store letters, bills and work documents in style.
The baked enamel animal even sees its trunk become a key holder. The bear organiser costs £25 from Beaumonde. Find out more at the Beaumonde website here.
There's a new fast-paced lateral thinking game for this Christmas called Know Nine from Ginger Fox.
Know Nine is a game that makes people ramble
Players have to link all the words on the grid but within a minute. What's more, only unique answers count and you'll need to use your powers of persuasion to score as competitors decide if your answers are allowed. Know Nine costs £12.50 and you can find out more here.
Food and drink
If you are looking for a range of artisan food and drink for Christmas gifts - from gin to handmade chocolates - see our list of the top independents for Christmas food and drink here.