From a sentimental token to a birthday experience they’ll remember for years, the perfect gift for loved ones is just a click away
It’s the thought that counts. But there’s no better feeling than finding the perfect birthday present for that special someone at a price you love. The anticipation of watching them open it, combined with the satisfaction of “I’ve nailed this”, is what makes gift-giving so much fun.
No matter who the giftee, their interests or the milestone they’re celebrating, we’ve got something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a heartwarming gesture, a practical present that won’t just gather dust, or the ultimate experience birthday gift, take inspiration from our time-saving edit. We’ve got the perfect present all wrapped up.
Best birthday gifts for an 18th birthday
Turning 18 is a rite of passage that deserves to be celebrated and they’ll want a gift that reflects their new status. From a gin-tasting experience to refine their palette to a proper camera for capturing treasured memories, these grown-up gift ideas should earn some brownie points with even the trickiest teen.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera
• Available in a range of colours
• Built-in automatic exposure
• Selfie mode
This cute camera will ensure your young adult never forgets their 18th birthday, with instantly framable pics that won’t be left to gather digital dust. A built-in selfie lens and selfie mirror will help them nail their close ups – now and countless more to come.
MAC Matte Lipstick
• Matte finish
• 30+ shades
• 10-hour wear
Designed to stand the test of time, this matte lipstick is perfect for all-day-and-all-night celebrations that require a lippy with staying power. Velvet Teddy (a soft taupe) is a great choice for daytime wear, while Russian Red makes a bold statement when the lights are low.
Fitbit Charge 5 Graphite Black
• Graphite stainless steel case & black band
• Advanced fitness and health tracker
If they’re into their health and fitness, then you can’t go wrong with this advanced Fitbit tracker. Redefine their daily routine with features like 24/7 heart rate monitoring, heart health notifications, a daily stress management score and built-in GPS for pace and distance on outdoor runs, hikes and rides. Plus, it includes a 6-month trial of Fitbit Premium for even more health and fitness insights.*
*New and returning Fitbit Premium users only. Valid payment method required. Must activate within 60 days of device activation.
Kraft Laser Cut Tree Scrapbook Photo Album - 40 Sheets
• 40 sheets
• Includes 300 glue dots
From their favourite photos to the ticket stub from that gig they never want to forget, this scrapbook is the perfect place to store all their precious memories. The beautiful laser cut tree design makes this a special keepsake gift they’ll want to treasure forever.
Best birthday gifts for a 30th birthday
Know someone who is approaching the big 3-0? Spoil them with an extra-special gift to mark the occasion. Whether it’s a new signature scent or high-tech gadget, this edit has your giftee covered.
BaByliss Hydro-Fusion 4-in-1 Hair Dryer Brush
• 1000W for quick drying
• 2 heat settings, plus cool setting
• 2.5m swivel cord
Whether their hair is short, long or somewhere in between, this hot-air styler has four interchangeable straightening, smoothing and volumising attachments for drying and styling. Its dual ionic system hydrates hair and eliminates frizz, for silky, shiny strands.
Diesel Only The Brave Men's Eau de Toilette
• Size: 50ml
• Citrus, woody fragrance
• Iconic bottle
He wouldn’t wear his gym sweats to the office or his pyjamas to the club, so why not add to his fragrance wardrobe, too? This sophisticated, woody scent combines crisp lemon and coriander with warming amber, leather and cedar. Say hello to his new signature scent.
Boots x Elemis Premium Beauty Box
• 5-piece gift set
• Skin wellness regime
Make a skin-vestment in their future with this start-to-finish skin wellness regime. Includes the brand’s glow-getting Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Rose Cleansing Balm and Marine Moisture Essence, as well as the Balancing Lavender Toner and Superfood Glow Priming Moisturiser.
• One-touch open for easy cleaning
• Corded and cordless use
• 40 minutes of shaving from an 8-hour charge
• Ergonomic grip
For ease and convenience at a trimmed-down price, this super shaver has self-sharpening, washable blades. With up to 40 minutes cordless use and a built-in trimmer for moustaches and sideburns, they’ll get a comfortable shave and brilliant results every time.
Best birthday gifts for a 40th birthday
Check out these heartwarming wonders for the brand new 40-year-old in your life. From pampering presents to sentimental gifts to make them smile, they’re going to love you forever.
Boots Extracts Body Butter Gift Set
• Size: 250ml x 4
• Contains 4 body butters
• Rich, nourishing formula
Beauty products are always a great gift idea, and this gift set promises indulgent self-care moments. With four scented blends – mango, shea, coconut and vanilla – these nourishing body creams are a treat for the senses as well as the skin.
Clinique For Men Moisturizing Lotion
• Size: 100ml
• Non-greasy formula
• Suitable for normal/dry skin
Whether he’s got his skincare regime locked down or needs a helping hand, this hydrating lotion from Clinique is formulated with skin-loving ingredients such as cucumber extract and super-hydrating sodium hyaluronate. Light as a feather, it absorbs quickly to deliver moisture all day.
CEWE Personalised Photo Coasters
• Choose a set of 6 or 10 coasters
• Personalised with photos
• Wipeable and scratch-resistant
Find the ideal image for printing and you’ll be rewarded with their happy smiles. These personalised coasters make extra-special gifts, a practical reminder of your giftee’s most treasured memories. Choose a set of six or 10 photo coasters.
No7 Silver Illuminated Makeup Mirror
• 360° lighting
• Dimmer switch
• Two-year guarantee
For a dressing table upgrade they’ll use every day, look no further than this stylish, silver, double mirror that features a life-size reflection on one side and 5x magnification on the other. Both are edged with dimmable lighting for precise and effortless make-up application.
Best birthday gifts for a 50th birthday
Make their 50th birthday even more memorable with a heartfelt gift that will truly spark joy. A fresh signature scent or self-care hamper should set the tone for a once-in-a-lifetime, personalised treat they won’t forget.
• Size: 100ml
• Deep conditioner for facial hair
Named after the brand’s founder, the King C Gillette beard balm is infused with rich cocoa butter, argan oil and shea butter to deeply condition and leave the beard you love soft and silky smooth. He can apply to damp or dry hair and rinse off or leave in.
• 6-piece gift set
• Vegan friendly
• Cruelty free
Gift your loved one a home spa day with this special pamper hamper. It contains all they’ll need for top-to-toe wellness – a rich shower gel, body wash, body butter, salt scrub, heel balm and body lotion. Just add eye-cooling cucumber slices and a fluffy robe!
YSL Mon Paris Eau de Parfum
• Size: 50ml
• Floral fragrance
A subversive new signature scent, this romantic reinvention of the traditional chypre fragrance family is inspired by the city of love. Delicate yet bold, it combines white florals and refreshing pear with a warming and sensual white musk base that lingers long after the spritz.
Best birthday gifts for a 60th birthday
Traditionally celebrated with diamonds, their 60th is a milestone occasion – but you don’t have to break the bank. From a personalised keepsake to bring a sentimental tear to their eye to a pair of stylish slippers filling every step they take with love, here are some super-special present ideas.
CEWE Square Photobook
• 26 to 202 pages
• Choice of cover and paper types
• Great for landscape or portrait shots
While this may take a little time and planning to perfect, creating their personalised photo album is so worth it. With 26 to 202 pages of key moments from their past six decades – with space for the best parts that are yet to come – it’s a gift they’ll treasure forever.
Champneys Slumber Reed Diffuser
• Size: 100ml
• Wellness in a bottle
Gift them revitalising sleep! The diffuser’s peaceful aroma fills the room to help create a tranquil sleep space. As for the scent, expect soothing notes of lavender, eucalyptus, patchouli and sage to support drifting off. They’ll wake bright and refreshed in the morning.
• Available in S/M and M/
• Suitable for all ages
These sleek, yet cosy moccasin slippers are the perfect treat to enable the man in your life to put up their feet and kick back. Available in sizes S/M (men’s 8-9) and M/L (men’s 10-11), they come in a modern-classic black suedette with a woven chequered lining.
• Size: 15ml
• Helps minimise the appearance of fine lines
• Super moisturising
Say hello to bright eyes! This intensely rich cream may help under eyes appear firmer. Its moisturising ceramide complex helps protect the thin, fragile skin while reducing puffiness and dark circles. Housed in a decadent gold packaging, she’ll love this luxury beauty staple.
Best birthday gifts for a 70th birthday
Looking for the perfect gift for your favourite septuagenarian? You don’t turn 70 every day and our gift edit is timeless. How about an iconic perfume, classic wash bag, indulgent sleep kit or treasured memory? You can’t go wrong.
• Easel-style photo frame
• Gold electroplated finish
• Holds 5x7” photo
Accentuate a golden memory with this metal photo frame. Elegant and subtly striking, its sleek lines are perfectly suited for any decor or photo image they love. A wonderful way to walk them down memory lane.
• 4-piece gift set
• Spa-style bathing
Upgrade their daily wash routine with a luxury spa twist from Champneys. The fresh and revitalising hair and body wash, face wash, body spray and wash bag are scented to transport the user to the heart of the English countryside.
Estée Lauder Beautiful Eau de Parfum
• Size: 30ml
• Floral fragrance
• Dreamy and nostalgic
This romantic fragrance is a classic, floral blend. Evelyn Lauder’s vision was to create a fragrance to make the wearer feel like the most beautiful woman in the room. With top notes of rose, mandarin, lily, tuberose and marigold, the birthday girl will be the belle of the ball.
• 4-piece gift set
• Infused with lavender and chamomile
Treat them to a delicious slumber with this indulgent sleep set. Featuring an eye mask, sleep balm, pillow spray and melting shower cream, the kit is all they’ll need to wind down and relax for a restful night’s sleep. Contains soothing lavender and chamomile essential oils.