There is one Christmas gift you must avoid when shopping for the women in your life this year – and you will see them in the gift section of almost every store.
Tiny bottles of perfumed moisturiser, sparkling body soap and perfume from a brand making one-off Christmas-theme gift packs are not popular with the ladies.
In fact a Facebook post asking people not to give them to the women in their lives has been shared almost 300,000 times – proving how unpopular the products are.
Women do not want these highly-scented gift sets for Christmas – according to viral Facebook post
Never, ever, ever. not you, not your nanna, not your neighbour. No one,’ one woman said, of the packs
‘The women in your life do not want these,’ one woman said, sparking a huge conversation about the little bottles of brightly-coloured product.
‘Never, ever, ever. not you, not your nanna, not your neighbour. No one,’ one woman agreed.
Others revealed how the packs were often left un-used or re-gifted, or even put up for sale by women who didn’t appreciate the gift.
‘Garage sales are full of unopened packs of these,’ one woman said.
The popular stuffing fillers are available at every store in the lead-up to Christmas
WHAT WOMEN DO WANT FOR CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR
Searching for the perfect gift can be difficult – here are trending items the women in your life do want this year.
1 – Puzzle Up roll storage system, eBay
2 – Tile key finder key ring, Amazon
3 – Cards Against Humanity game, Target
4 – ECO, Bliss diffuser and Holistic Health Collection, The Iconic
5 – Bamboo bathtub caddie, Amazon
6 – Circlular geometric beach towels
7 – Fuji film Instax camera, eBay
8 – Nude by Nature flawless Brush Set, Chemist Warehouse
9 – GHD Gold gift set, Adore Beauty
‘They are an absolute inconvenience, and my PH balance is already in turmoil,’ another said.
‘Please don’t give this to your kids’ teachers,’ another woman said.
It appeared, by looking at the comments – the much-loathed gifts sat waiting, unused in the back of people’s cupboards.
And there were only a ‘few exceptions’ to the ‘do not buy these’ rule.
‘Unless they’re from Mecca (pictured) or Sephora. because sometimes they have good ones, but from Kmart or the chemist it is a no go,’ one woman said
Others revealed how the packs were often left un-used or re-gifted, or even put up for sale by women who didn’t appreciate the gift
‘Unless they’re from Mecca or Sephora. because sometimes they have good ones, but from Kmart or the chemist it is a no go,’ one woman said.
The colourful packages filled with glittering shimmer lotions, rose-scented bubble bath and glittery makeup bags line the shelves of stores in the months before Christmas.
The packages are often of un-recogniseable brands, with names like ‘velvet rose or stardust lotion’.
‘One bottle or tub of something gorgeous the person already loves is so much better than these little bottles,’ one woman recommended.