We love working with brands and helping them to collaborate with our bloggers – so much so that we are always on the lookout for exciting products to share. During our extensive research to find the hottest trends and coolest products, we come across up-and-coming brands that we just have to introduce you to! Some of the brands below you’ll find in our opportunity board, others are simply companies our detectives found online. Let’s take a look at what’s trending in the HBC Edit this week.

Lavender & Peppermint Gift Set, My Real EarthHoliday set

My Real Earth is launching its first ever Holiday exclusive lavender and peppermint gift set. Enter our giveaway to win this gift set here! The natural Body Butter and Body Scrub are infused with lavender and peppermint pure essential oil, ensuring you get your very own spa treatment at home. Peppermint oil is extremely beneficial as a muscle soother, and paired with the already popular Relaxing Lavender, this new My Real Earth creation will be sure to add some peace to the sometimes hectic holiday season. The oil blend is lovingly combined with Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E and Japanese Green Tea to promote amazing skin benefits – great for daily use on even the most sensitive skin.

Perfect for… Taking the time to pamper yourself during holiday season – or as the perfect gift for a lovely lady who deserves some me time.

Pick it up at… Available to buy online in the US.

Nakd Celebration Box, NakdFind Your Favourite7_1

With 18 yummy snacks from one of our favourite raw snack bar brands, Nakd have made the ultimate foodie gift for health-conscious friends and family. Sample the rich chocolatey goodness of Cocoa Delight, or nibble on the nutty Cashew Cookie, before finishing with a fruity burst of the Berry delight bar. Made from 100% natural ingredients with no syrups or sweeteners, most of these tasty snack bars count as one of your five-a-day! What better way to spoil the snack lover in your life? (HINT: This could definitely count as a sensible and indulgent present to yourself – stocking up on healthy snacks at a reasonable price? Yes please!)

Perfect for… the healthy snack monster in your life

Pick it up at… Buy online directly from Nakd in the UK and Europe

Swear Word Colouring Book, Amazoncolouring

Give the gift of calm with an adult colouring book this Christmas. There’s no question about the therapeutic and relaxing effects of colouring (check out our article on the benefits here), but this colouring book goes a step further. With pretty patterns and eloquently designed swear words to shade, this is definitely NOT one for the kids. However, it does promise to turn stressed-out frowns upside down – I mean, who can resist chuckling whilst carefully colouring the word ‘assbag’?

Perfect for… turning Scrooge into a giggling child.

Pick it up at… Available online at Amazon in the UK and USA.

Wind Down Well Candle, Qnola LifeIMG_1941

Never underestimate the importance of a good bedtime routine. Establishing and maintaining some structure before your head hits the pillow can aid natural sleep cycles and promote a deep sleep. As this candle is made from all-natural ingredients, not only will it reduce stress and encourage relaxation at the end of a busy day, but it can also be used as a moisturiser, deodorant and fragrance oil. With nourishing ingredients like Ho Wood Oil, Ylang Ylang, Bergamot & Clary Sage, it is like a hug for your mind, body and soul. Qnola Life also do a Wake Up well candle, which releases energising yet calming aromas designed to help you start your day with clarity.

Perfect for… the troubled sleeper who struggles to drift off or the lover of ethical products

Pick it up at… Available online and at various stockists in the UK, France, China and Monaco.