Brotique's Last Minute Stocking fillers under £25

by Richard Murphy December 15, 2014 3 min read

Okay so it's getting a bit late in the game and with last orders for Christmas shipping 10pm this Wednesday (set your alarms folks) it's time to get those quick last minute treats in. Hopefully you've already got the big bits and bobs out the way (we can think of a few lucky gentlemen who'll be waking up to a man hamper under the tree this Christmas morning) so why not pick up some gorgeous extras that all clock in under £25. 


Bearded Bastard Shave Oil- £25

Tired of cutting yourself from not being able to see your skin while shaving? Tired of using shaving cream with ingredients you can't pronounce? Love the feeling of a close shave, soft skin, & smelling amazing? The Bearded B4st4rd all natural Shave Oil has you covered. The smell is clean, earthy, and refreshing with a kick to wake up the senses.


Derm Ink Tattoo Balm - £14

At Derm-Ink they highly believe in the care of tattoos. Derm-Ink has created products to meet the demand for good preservation of  tattoos. Dividing neatly into three specific care all the nutrients the skin needs to absorb and refine the tattoo. To moisturize the skin and help to regenerate Derm-Ink also offers a Balm Tattoo the creamy textured balm is not sticky and light enough to let your skin breath.


Honest Nettle & Rosemary Soap- £8.50

Wild Nettles maybe seen as weeds by many, but here at honest they form part of this silky smooth and stimulating soap. We infuse our Nettles in Spring Water for over 3 hours, releasing the richness of minerals and vitamins that they hold . Add in Some Bay Essential Oil, Which is good for dandruff and  problematic scalps then Rosemary Essential Oil Which has the benefits of being anti-fungal  antibacterial and anti inflammatory. This soft, silky soap lathers into a creamy shampoo, as well as a day to day soap.

All our soaps are handcrafted and hand cut with the purest ingredients using traditional soap making methods.


Original Field Notes Steno Pad - £10

Stenography, or “shorthand,” is a writing system designed to increase speed and/or space-efficiency, most often used in journalism, medical, legal, and business environments to transcribe the spoken word.

THE STENO is 6″ by 9″ with a black Double-O Wiring spiral at the top so it lies flat, open or closed. Inside you’ll find 80 pages of 70# “Bright White” paper Gregg-ruled with a fine, soy-based application of “Double Knee Duck Canvas” light brown ink. The covers are Newark Paperboard Mills 60 pt. “Super Duty Chipboard,” with a screen-printed 1-Color application of “Dictation Smudge” black ink.

The inside covers provide a range of useful information from the history of stenography and an abbreviations guide, to temperature conversions, planetary distances from the sun, a hobo symbol quick reference guide and more. Frankly, we wonder how we ever got by without one open on our desks at all times.


JustBe - Aromatherapy Chocolate - £5

At the heart of JustBe is the desire to restore emotional balance and enhance a sense of wellbeing. JustBe Active is a delicious milk chocolate with fresh spearmint and a hint of warming clove oil.

All JustBe products are lovingly handmade in Scotland using purely natural ingredients with the soul purpose of making you feel consciously alive.  The company’s core values are authenticity, passion and positive intent.


What else will you be filling your stockings with this holiday season? 

Richard Murphy
Richard Murphy

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