The Best Pick-Me-Up Presents You Can Send To Your Loved Ones In Lockdown

Guaranteed to put a smile on their face.

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by Lillian Sesiguzel |

Although lockdown is over, we can still all think of someone in our lives who could definitely do with a little pick-me-up. Whether they're a front line worker, a furloughed colleague, a single parent or your best friend, brighten up their day with a thoughtful gift delivered straight to their door.

From fashion and bang-for-your-buck beauty products to food care packages and decor for their home, we've put together an edit of the best pick-me-up presents to shop now. Plus, a treat for the little ones.

SHOP: The Best Pick-Me-Up Gift Ideas Across Fashion, Beauty, Food And More


SHOP: The Best Pick-Me-Up Gift Ideas Across Fashion, Beauty, Food And More

PATRON, Annabel's x Patru00f3n Reposado limited-edition tequila 700ml, £85
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If you know someone that appreciates a gift with more meaning behind it opt for this bottle of PATRÓN tequila, created exclusively by Annabel's. Its bottle and box are both fully recyclable, and one purchase means 22 planted trees!

Sasspatch, The Vibe Hoodie, £50
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We love the sentiment embroidered on this hoodie (made from cotton and recycled polyester) from Sasspatch. As the product description reads: 'It's not about having 100% good days - it's about cultivating your vibe so that a bad day can't bring you down. Neither can a bad relationship, or even a bad year! You are still here!'

Myla, Columbia Road Bra, £110
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The ultimate test of best friendship must be knowing each other's bra size, right?

Daphne Complete Spring Floral DIY Embroidery Kit, £32
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For the friend whose creative butterfly is waiting to emerge from its chrysalis, why not gift this sweet embroidery kit?

Overose, Nudesse Candle, £46
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This candle not only looks chic on any mantelpiece – but will fill your friend's room with the smell of pale sterling roses and just-fallen rain.

Brian Ginewski, Soft Bottom Mug, £45
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Some people's morning coffee is a sacred ritual so a pleasing-on-the-eyes mug, like this dipped design from Brian Giniewski, is a little luxury worth giving.

Yu Ling Rollers, Rose Quartz Facial Roller, £30
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Give the gift of self-care with a facial massage tool that stimulates blood flow, aids lymphatic drainage and helps boost glow. Oh, and it looks pretty.

Christopher Kane, Special Necklace, £150
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Part of his celebrated collection called More Joy, Christopher Kane 'Special' necklace is the ideal birthday present for your number one.

Pai, Rosehip BioRegenerate Rapid Radiance Mask + Cloth, £30
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For a luxe face mask that does what it says on the tin, Pai's is up there with the best and takes just 10 minutes to work its magic.

Konditor, Boston Cranberry Brownie Box Of 4, £15
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These dense brownie slabs taste like black forest gateaux; perfect for the friend with a sweet tooth.

John Lewis & Partners, Toy Pots And Pans Set, £18
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If your friend's little one is too young to join in on baking the weekly sourdough, this set might keep them entertained/start a life-long devotion to copper pans.

Bimba Y Lola, Leopard Nylon Phone Case, £70
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We've all got an acquaintance who either loses or breaks their phone every year like clockwork. Bimba Y Lola's nylon cross-body is just the thing to keep them hands- (and hopefully smash-)free on their daily walk.

Emary, Gold Detailed Seahorse Charm Necklace, £105
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Emary is a London based jewellery brand, which takes vintage charms and gives them a new lease of life. All of the charms are sourced and reconditioned in the UK; in line with the brand's focus on sustainability and local production.

The Body Shop, Spa Of The Worldu2122 Hawaiian Kukui Cream, £25
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With an impressive list of five-star reviews, you can bet this body cream leaves limbs feeling supple and soft, while the subtly tropical scent will whisk minds away to sunnier climes (for moment or two, at least).

Valet, Yoko Hair Clip, £45
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Friends who treat the hair salon as a form of religious experience will no doubt be going stir crazy right about now. Valet's claw clip, with its happy lilac hue, might just help them through the most miserable stages of grow-out.

Tan-Luxe, Super Glow, £35
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We've all a got a friend who suffers from sun-withdrawal in winter so their ideal gift is Tan-Luxe's Super Glow Hyaluronic Self-Tan Serum. A Grazia favourite, it lends skin a natural, believable, customisable bronze.

Flowerbx, Lilac Nymph Double Tulip, From £40
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When in doubt, say it with flowers, especially in-season tulips.

Victoria Beckham Beauty, Lid Lustre Crystal-Infused Eyeshadow, £28
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Victoria Beckham's Lid Lustre is the ultimate shimmery smoky eye made simple, with one swipe delivering a high-pigment hit of beautiful bronze. Ideal for the friend who is all about the eyes on Zoom.

Maria La Rosa, Laminated Socks Rame Orange, £44
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A sock that looks like burnished tin foil might not do it for some, but others will be eternally grateful every time they look at their ankles.

Narloa, Rose Garden Body Oil, £19
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If your friend loves lotions and potions, treat them to this sumptuous body oil by Narloa. They'll smell like a bed of roses (literally) after every anointing.

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Boxtails takes the stress out of cocktail making with its carefully crafted range of 12 pre-mixed cocktails. Simply tear the corner of your pouch and pour into a shaker or glass. Six pouches (two of each flavour, £28.99) or 12 pouches (four of each, £54.99).

Annoushka, Mythology 18ct Gold Pisces Pendant, £595
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Handcrafted with a matte gold finish, this pendant makes a perfect gift and can be engraved on its reverse with a special name, date or message.

MONKEY 47, Schwarzwald Dry Gin Gift Box, £52
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The perfect gift for the gin-loving cheeky monkey in your life maybe?

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