HLN’s Christmas Gift Guide 2022: For Her
Beautiful Betty are the Ethical choice for the Conscious beauty consumer. They believe that all aspects of our business should be Cruelty Free with a strong Vegan Friendly choice, and support Independent British beauty brands who are producing phenomenal products which share their values & beliefs. Beautiful Betty are working towards reducing their shop & salon waste to zero by 2022 (currently recycling 95% of their waste) they are removing the use of single use plastic and will begin offsetting their Carbon Footprint by the end of 2022.
The Beauty Shop is filled with the best of the best beauty & lifestyle products, and will continue to bring customers more of that. This includes researching brands who can offer everything you need, a perfect place to shop for all your skincare, beauty & lifestyle gifts and essentials which carry their message of Sustainable Beauty.
In the beauty Salon, Beautiful Betty have curated a treatment list to suit everybody and their needs as far as well-being and skincare with a total holistic approach. This means that the journey from the moment you meet they will deliver the ultimate customer experience which is bespoke and completely you.SHOP NOW
Ruby Tynan Jewellery
Captivated by a love of delicate and dainty accessories, Ruby Tynan Jewellery creates simple, contemporary and classic collections that are timeless, elegant and most importantly, affordable. Modern women demand versatility from their jewellery, and she creates luxurious pieces that can be worn every day. The attention to detail and quality craftsmanship evident in each piece will ensure that your jewellery is treasured for years to come. The individual nature of her designs makes them perfect for gift-giving, or a special treat for yourself.
Working from her Ouseburn studio, Ruby has been perfecting her craft for almost ten years. She prides herself on creating an alternative to the “fast fashion” movement by following ethical practices throughout her business. This includes using traditional silversmithing techniques to make her jewellery, which is made exclusively from recycled sterling silver and 9ct gold, with the addition of some of nature’s most beautiful gemstones, which have been ethically sourced. Many of her designs start with the materials themselves, rather than a sketch. When people buy from Ruby Tynan Jewellery they can be assured that they are buying quality that will last a lifetime.SHOP NOW
Bellwoods Lifestyle Store
Bellwoods Lifestyle Store brings together a collection of planet friendly, design-led and cool things for you, your home and your life.
There’s nothing better than being able to see and touch beautiful objects and Bellwoods Shop has been designed as a calm space filled with positivity and joy in mind. Each maker and item in the shop has a modern, well-made design with strong ethical credentials and selected to feel like it belongs next to the other.
Bellwoods offer a selection of gift boxes, designed with ease in mind. You can choose a pre-made box, or make your own from our selection of popular gifts .. they all come wrapped with ribbon and a floral gift topper and can be sent directly to the recipient too.SHOP NOW
Daint Jewellery is a North East brand that focuses on creating high quality, minimalist designs.
Each piece is handmade using recycled precious metals in either sterling silver or 9ct gold. Owner Kim makes all her jewellery by hand slowly, intricately and purposefully with the intention that it can be cherished for a lifetime and passed on as heirlooms.
Daint Jewellery’s most recent collection focuses on the timeless combination of freshwater pearls and 9ct gold. Each design is carefully curated to exude luxury and make the wearer feel special. With care and attention to every detail including gift-ready recyclable packaging, gifting Daint Jewellery this year is the perfect token of love and appreciation.
You can shop from the online store where all designs are handmade to order, or you can find Kim at local events in and around the North East.SHOP NOW
House of Zana
House of Zana is an independent and sustainable luxury fashion brand.
The word Zana means “fairy” in Albanian, the country where the brand was born and they have strong family roots. It’s also home to their sustainable and ethical manufacturing studio, where the garments are all carefully designed and handmade with locally sourced fabric. They chose the name ‘House of Zana’ as it’s as if their beautiful clothes are made by fairies.
House of Zana has spent many years growing their dream and wonderful relationships, their team is a family that shares the same vision and values of growing their ethical and sustainable brand. They have a store on Grange Road in Darlington and in Teesside International Airport as well as an ecommerce site.
They are best known for their fabulous versatile kimonos that can be worn to the beach or to the bar, as wrap dresses or over jeans and they also make the perfect gift.
If you visit House of Zana in store, they can also create bespoke made to order garments at very affordable prices.SHOP NOW
Inspired by the power of natural gemstones, New Orleans native Kellie Daniels founded Salome in 2016 in her Blaydon studio in the North East.
Inspired by women and their stories, Kellie looks as far afield as California and the South Pacific to source the perfect materials for her products, with each design encapsulating a special significance – from the stones of self-confidence and ambition to designs intended to open and nurture the heart.SHOP NOW
Lady H Apothecary
Lady H Apothecary is a Northumbrian organic skin care brand, formulated by award winning skin specialist and aromatherapist Lyndsey Lees. Lyndsey has worked in the beauty and holistic therapy industry for over 25 years. She holds qualifications in beauty, holistic therapies, cosmetic formulation and holds a degree in aesthetic practice, where she studied the physiology and ageing of the skin as well as advanced skin treatments.
Lyndsey has used her knowledge and experience to create a unique skincare product range that works to support, harmonise, protect, and brighten the skin by feeding the skin with plant powered nutrition. The potency of the organic ingredients used within the Lady H formulas offer active skin care that gets results.
This is because the quality of the ingredients derived from organic plants are not compromised by chemicals and therefore have been found to contain a higher level of vitamins, increasing the quality and activity of the ingredients and products.SHOP NOW
Founded by designer, maker and tutor Emine Thompson, Silverkupe is a small, independent boutique jewellery studio based in the creative heart of Newcastle – The Ouseburn Valley.
Emine specialises in limited collections of handmade art-jewellery in silver and gold with bold designs, colours. Her expressive jewellery offers a contemporary twist on more traditional ideas and she makes one-of-a-kind bespoke jewellery for people who like unique and timeless pieces. Her jewellery sells at more than 10 art galleries and boutique gift shops across the UK, including recently at the Biscuit Factory Art Gallery in Newcastle – the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft & design gallery.
Emine, with her more than 25 years of teaching experience, provides jewellery making workshops as well. She tries to create a social environment where people get to know each-other with a maximum of 6 attendees in each workshop. In this way she is able to give her time equally to all the attendees. Emine also provides private-bespoke workshops to individuals and groups, including her recently launched wedding ring workshop.SHOP NOW
Salt & Co. Jewellery
Salt & Co. Jewellery is designed by local designer and silversmith, Martha Gothorp.
Martha’s inspiration comes from Northumberland’s stunning coastline. Her recent collection features seashells she has found on beaches in Northumberland and cast into sterling silver – A true Northumbrian keepsake.
With prices ranging from just £12, Martha’s sterling silver jewellery is a perfect place to start your Christmas shopping. Her collection ranges from best selling stud earrings in a unique bottle (the perfect stocking filler) – to cherished keepsakes.
You can buy online or visit Martha in her shop on Amble Harbour, next door to the fish shack and Amble pier where you can see all her jewellery and admire the sea view from her shop!SHOP NOW