[ad-pr | gifted items from L'Occitane]

Each year I get excited to see what the beauty brands will do for Christmas. From lavish gift sets to increasingly opulent advent calendars, it's always hugely exciting to see what they'll have on offer for the festive season. And L'Occitane is one of those brands I just adore... and that always pulls it out of the bag come Christmastime.

[ad-pr | gifted items from LUSH]

*Mariah Carey voice* It's tiiiiiiiiiiiime! Christmas is OFFICIALLY here and so are the wonderful annual offerings from LUSH. Every year I get SO excited when LUSH launch their Christmas collection... that sweet, sweet Snow Fairy scent to the array of seasonal bath bombs and bubble bars... ahhhhh, I just can't get enough.

[ad-pr | I was gifted complimentary tickets by Golden Tours // link is a tracker not affiliated]

Last Christmas – no I'm not going to burst out into song – I went on Golden Tours' Christmas Light Tour around London and had the best time. And this year I was invited for a trip around the city to experience it all over again, but on a different and even more Christmassy route. And boy oh boy was it incredible...