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#shoplocal Gift Guide


#shoplocal Gift Guide

This year everyone is wanting to support local businesses and so we all should. Here are a few of my favourite companies to buy from this year.

  1. The Laser Lounge Media City Christmas Selection Box

We have 12 days of unmissable laser hair removal offers available, from Hollywood’s to Male back & shoulders. There is up to 75% savings up for grabs on many of the packages. So whether you are buying for yourself or your other half then there is really something for everyone.

After all… who wouldn’t love the gift of a hair free future. I know I would!


  1. The Conscious Houseplant Co

If you follow me on socials, you’ll know I have a clinic plant called Mavis. She’s a Monstera Minima and is wonderful. Easy to look after and is growing big and bushy already.

Laura from Conscious Houseplant is really knowledgeable on all things plants and has an online shop too. Laura sells a variety of plants from Cacti to mini Christmas trees and they’re all in little pots made out of coconut. AMAZING! There is free delivery to most of Salford and she can send to majority of UK but drop her a message for more information.


  1. Clare Watkins Stylist

Give the gift of personal shopping this Christmas. Clare runs a Manchester based personal styling business and man has she got style! As women we constantly focus on what is wrong with us and dressing in frumpy Mum clothes is not what you need to be doing. Fashion has no size!

I’ve been following Clare for a while and COVID permitting I’ve got my own shopping spree booked with her next year. I can’t wait! If you know me well, I hate shopping, but I am so excited to learn more about style!

Think personal shopping experiences would be expensive? They are really affordable, and she fits your shopping trip around your budget and any special occasions you’ve coming up.


  1. Joanne Redmayne Women’s Wellness Practitioner

Joanne really looked after me during my pregnancy with reflexology. It was a hour of lovely chat and relaxation. She also specialises in fertility and womb healing treatments and work from a lovely little cabin in her private garden over in Radcliffe.

She’s COVID secure and the most wonderful woman even though its seems like an age ago since I last saw her. Joanne sells some lovely products too. Check her out.


  1. Handy Apples

This is a bespoke gift maker over in Warrington run by Stuart & Lucy. Believe it or not Stuart is the guy who’s behind the clinic’s excellent professional videos and my wedding video! They did a huge pivot and now have a successful business selling personalised gifts and goodies.

It’s not just Christmas gifts over in here to but other bits like water bottle and kids lunch boxes!

Check out his Facebook group here

  1. Lucie Woods Photography

Know someone who’s having a baby this year? Why not treat them to a wonderful newborn baby photo shoot. I can honestly say it’s the best thing I ever did after Bobby was born. Lucie is absolutely lovely and so professional. Ours was back in 2019 now but we also had a 6 month and 1st birthday one done too, which documented the 1st year of beautiful Robert James’ life. She’s following all the guidance and being super safe with newborns and new families, without you having to miss out of such a special keepsake.



So there they are, a couple of people I have used over the years and who I would recommend. 


Why not check them out 


Lucie x

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