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This year a spot of pampering has never been more deserving. Gifting gorgeous beauty sets are almost as much fun as receiving them. We’ve covered EVERYTHING from dreamy aromatherapy sleep saviours by Temple Spa, Neom and Aromatherapy Associates (obviously! ), replenishing skincare from ESPA and Elemis, Limited Editions from Kiehl’s and By Terry, and of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without a touch of Molton Brown.
Product Words: Heather Spencer
Aromatherapy Associates Moment of Grounding Forest Therapy Collection Gift Set, £45, www.aromatherapyassociates.com
The therapeutic hand blended products included in this grounding and rejuvenating set contain 22 of nature’s most caring oils, including Pink Pepper, Mediterranean Cypress and Ho Wood. The luxurious collection includes a Forest Therapy Bath & Shower Oil, Pure Essential Oil Blend and a Wellness mist.
Burt’s Bees Treat Yourself Gift Set, £19.99, www.feelunique.com
Treat yourself with this gift set, containing four of Burt’s Bees favourite skin care products, including the Sensitive Day Cream mini, White Tea Towelettes, Beeswax Lip Balm and a Soap Bark & Chamomile Cleanser.
Glamglow Instant Rejuvenating Set Glow Set Trio, £45, www.lookfantastic.com
Banish fine lines and wrinkles with this ultimate anti-aging set from Glamglow, showcasing a daily collagen-boosting peptide serum, resurfacing mud treatment and deep-cleansing sheet mask trio for instantly rejuvenated, younger-looking, plumper, glowing skin.
Lush Snow Fairy Gift Set, £25, uk.lush.com
Infused with the Lush candyfloss Snow Fairy scent, this set of 4 bathing essentials with ensure a dreamy sofa in the tub. Contains bath bomb. shower gel, body conditioner and bubble bar.
Pestle & Mortar The Hydrating Duo Gift Set, £74, www.lookfantastic.com
Brought to you by the multi award winning beauty brand Pestle & Mortar, the ‘Hydrating Duo’ set contains their ultra-hydrating Pure Hyaluronic Serum, and Hydrating Moisturiser, powered by a cocktail of patented peptides, to minimise fine lines and wrinkles.
Soap & Glory 24 Days to Roam The Foam Advent Calendar, £42, www.boots.com
Yes, technically this is an advent calendar but there isn’t a single Soap & Glory fan that won’t want to unwrap this on Christmas Day! Packed with an amazing abundance of the very best iconic S&G favourites! This is one of our favourite gift picks.
ESPA The Replenishing Collection, £52, www.lookfantastic.com
A luxurious collection of ESPA products, designed to nourish and replenish thirsty skin. The moisture rich treatments include a Hydrating Cleansing Milk, Hydrating Floral Spa-Fresh mist, 24hr Replenishing Moisturiser, Replenishing Face Treatment Oil and a Muslin Cloth.
Molton Brown Stocking Filler Collection, £40, www.johnlewis.com
This beautifully presented 1920’s inspired gift box contains 10 of Molton Brown’s most cherished Bath & Shower Gels, featuring heavenly scents such as Orange & Bergamot, Jasmine & Sun Rose, and Vetiver & Grapefruit.
Neom Calm Vibes is a Superpower, £24, www.neomorganics.com
Relax and unwind with Neom’s Calm Vibes gift set, which contains everything you need to soothe and de stress, including a Real Luxury Bath & Shower Oil, a Stress Relief Pulse Point and a Calming Hand Balm.
Ameliorate Winter Skin Survival Kit, £72, www.lookfantastic.com
If your skin is in desperate need of some TLC this winter, then this is the gift set for you! Containing 7 Ameliorate products, designed to transform coarse, cracked, dry skin and protect against harsh elements.
No7 Wizard of Oz Emerald City Collection Christmas Gift Set, £35, www.boots.com
No 7 have brought us a limited edition Emerald City Wizard of Oz collection and we absolutely adore everything in it. This particular Emerald City Collection Christmas Gift Set includes the YELLOW BRICK ROAD Highlighting Palette, the RUBY SLIPPERS Eye Palette and a DOROTHY Red Lipstick, No 7 Mascara and the Emerald green No7 Limited Edition Powder Brush.
Aromatherapy Associates Moment of Restful Sleep Bedtime Routine Collection Gift Set, £50, www.feelunique.com
Give the gift of a blissful night’s sleep this Christmas, with the restorative powers of Aromatherapy Associates award winning products. The ‘Restful Sleep’ gift collection includes a calm inducing candle, Deep Relax Bath and Shower oil, Body Treatment and Sleep Mist.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Dream Team Trio, £175, www.lookfantastic.com
Harness the deeply hydrating, potent marine actives in Elemis’ iconic Pro Collagen collection, with this hard-working trio of products, which include the best selling Pro-Collagen Marine Mask, Marine Oil and Overnight Matrix.
Pixi Skintreats Gift of Tonics Christmas Gift Set, £24, pixibeauty.co.uk
Featuring 3 of Pixi’s best-selling potent tonics, to renew, revive and exfoliate. The skin treats included are an antioxidant rich Vitamin-C Tonic, a Glycolic Acid Glow Tonic, and a multi action time release Retinol Tonic.
Liz Earle The Joy of Cleanse & Polish Gift Set Tin, £12, www.lookfantastic.com
The iconic classic from Liz Earle comes beautifully presented in a festive tin this Christmas, and also includes a pure cotton cloth and a handy cotton cloth hook, for the ultimate luxurious cleansing experience.
Botanics Mindful Calm Massage Kit, £14, www.boots.com
Designed to help ease the mind and restore inner balance, Botanics Mindful Calm Massage Kit comes in a gorgeous wash bag and includes a Mindful Calm Massage Oil with Ylang Ylag & Mandarin and a Wood Massage Tool.
Glamglow Youth Mud Set, £45, www.glamglow.co.uk
If rejuvenated, younger-looking, plumper skin is on your wish list, then this one’s for you! Glamglow’s YOUTHMUD set contains everything you need to transform your skin, with a Glow Stimulating Treatment, Collagen-Boosting Peptide Serum, and 3 Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Sheet Masks.
Ted Baker Brush of Blossom Gift Set, £20, www.boots.com
Ted Baker always delivers when it comes to Christmas gifts, and this year is no exception, with this gorgeous make up bag and brush set. Featuring one of Ted’s famous glamourous designs, complete with the signature Ted Baker bow, this gift set contains 4 soft bristle make-up brushes, to help create a fabulously festive glow this Christmas.
Tisserand The Discovery Kit Total De Stress, £13.45, www.tisserand.com
Discover the natural power of essential oils, with this Total De-Stress Discovery Kit, comprising of a massage and body oil, Moodfix Mist, and a pulse point roller ball, featuring an aromatic blend of comforting Geranium, Orange and Nutmeg.
Temple Spa Do Not Disturb Peace & Relaxation Collection, £46, www.templespa.com
A beautifully presented, luxurious 6-piece gift collection designed to promote relaxation and calm. The carefully selected products from the Temple Spa range include a ‘Do not disturb’ pillow, pillow spray, bathing and massage oil, a soothing face mask, aromatherapy resting cream and a comforting body cream.
Eve Lom Begin & End Gift Set, £145, www.lookfantastic.com
Eve Lom is cult favourite, due to their luxurious beauty range, which contain naturally derived ingredients and essential oils. This elegantly designed set contains the brands most sought after products, including the iconic 5-in-1 cleanser, complete with a specially woven muslin cloth, and their multi-tasking moisture cream.
Ole Henriksen Happy Juice Brightening Skincare Set, £60, www.boots.com
Ole Henriksen has come up with the ideal skin care treat this Christmas, with this four-piece gift set, containing the brands best-selling brightening products. The fabulously eye-catching set contains Banana Bright eye cream, C-Rush Brightening Gel Crème, Banana Bright Vitamin C serum, and Truth Juice daily cleanser.
Bayliss & Harding Limited Edition The Fuzzy Duck Winter Wonderland Collection (Gin & Tonic Hand Wash & Sloe Gin Hand Body Lotion) £7, www.sainsburys.co.uk
Featuring a ‘Gin & Tonic’ cleansing hand wash, and a ‘Sloe Gin’ moisturising hand and body lotion, this beautifully presented, limited edition ‘Fuzzy Duck’ set is sure to add a touch of festive class to any bathroom this Christmas.
JO Loves Jo by Jo Loves Jo loves Icons (A Pomelo Collection) £40, www.joloves.com (fragrance, bath & shower gel, body lotion)
This exquisitely designed gift set from cult favourite, Jo Malone, contains a collection of three miniature Pomelo icons in a Christmas bauble. The beautifully fragranced range, reminiscent of summer holidays and white sandy beaches, include Pomelo Fragrance, Bath and Shower gel and Body Lotion.
Elemental Herbology Wood Rejuvenate Body Duo (Body Wash & Body Cream) £35, www.elementalherbology.com
A beautifully presented festive treat, designed to invigorate body and mind with an infusion of Lemongrass and Nutmeg. The duo includes an uplifting Body Wash and rejuvenating Body Cream, for a fabulously indulgent sensory experience this Christmas.
Sanctuary Spa Signature Showstopper Gift Set, £20, www.superdrug.com
Sanctuary Spa never fail to deliver fabulous pampering gifts at Christmas, and we love this set which contains 8 of Sanctuary Spa’s most indulgent head to toe favourites. From Body Wash to Salt Scrub, Heel Balm to Hand cream, this set is the perfect accompaniment for some much needed me time.
Inika Limited Edition Radiant Skin Traveller Gift Set, £59, www.lookfantastic.com
Who doesn’t want a healthy, radiant glow this festive season!? Inika have got you covered, with this thoughtful collection of super hydrating and nourishing products, including their Phytofuse Renew Camellia Oil Cleanser, Renew Maca Root Day Cream, Avocado Hand Cream and Phyto-Active Botanical Face Oil.
Pestle & Mortar Erase & Renew The Double Cleansing System, £41.60, www.lookfantastic.com
Double cleansing is the latest, hottest beautifying technique that everyone’s talking about, and this Double Cleansing system includes everything you need to achieve that deep clean result, with an ‘Erase Cleansing Balm’ and ‘Renew Gel Cleanser’, complete with a dual-purpose face cloth.
By Terry Twinkle Glow Best of Gift Set, £48, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
The perfect addition to any make-up collection that’s in need of an overhaul, this gift Set from By Terry features the brands best-selling, beautifying products, including a dual action mascara, ‘Ombre Blackstar’ eyeshadow pen, ‘Mini to Go’ nourishing lip balm and their award-winning ‘Hyaluronic Hydra Powder’.
Mio Feel-good Four Gift Set, £40, www.lookfantastic.com
This gift set from Mio contains four of their hard working, highly effective body care products, for a complete full-body routine. Offering solutions for common body concerns, the set includes a ‘Future Proof Body Butter’, ‘Get Waisted Sculpting Serum’, ‘Boob Tube Bust Cream’ and a dry body brush.
Yardley London English Lavender Fragrance Collection, £10, www.boots.com
An iconic British classic, Yardley London are renowned for their signature English Lavender scent. This set features their beautifully fresh English Lavender Eau de Toilette and a miniature candle, in the same heart-warming fragrance.
Christmas gift box Sérénité La Rue Verte CBD Skin Care Gift Set, £120, https://lrvskincare.co.uk/
CBD has skyrocketed in popularity this year, due to its seemingly endless natural healing capabilities, and La Rue have cleverly created a premium CBD skin care range which is taking the beauty industry by storm. This fabulous Christmas gift box provides the perfect opportunity to see what all the fuss is about.
Time of Your Life Subscription Box, £35, www.toyl.co.uk
‘Time of Your Life’ provide a beauty subscription box service, specifically for over 35’s, which contains at least £100 worth of carefully selected products, for only £35 every month. The products included in December’s edition include three iconic products from the Elemis range, and two best selling Gatineau must-haves!
Kiehl’s Holiday Collection Limited Edition 2020, from £12 – £60, www.kiehls.co.uk
Kiehl’s have revamped their most iconic hero products this year with super lovely festive packaging. The limited editions include the bestselling Butterstick, Creme de la Corps, and Midnight Recovery Concentrate. We will take all 7 items please!
Evolve Organic Beauty Plump & Replenish, £20, www.feelunique.com
If plumped and replenished skin is on your wish list this Christmas, then look no further than this festive selection from Evolve, which contains the brands multi-award winning, bestselling Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Miracle Facial Oil.
Advanced Nutrition Programme Youthful Glow 230 Capsules, £80, www.advancednutritionprogramme.com
It’s no secret that healthy skin starts on the inside, so the Advanced Nutrition Programme experts created these supplements to give us a helping hand, containing all of the key ingredients for anyone looking to elevate their anti-aging routine, including skin Omegas and Collagen support.
Noble Isle ‘The Duo’ Gift set, £40, www.nobleisle.com
A fabulous bespoke gifting solution brought to you by the luxury British bathing brand, ‘Noble Isle’. You can choose any combination of products from a huge selection, which come in beautifully indulgent hat box, adorned with rose gold embossing.
Environ Healthy Skin Gift Set, £152.99, www.theskinclinicdirect.co.uk
Environ is a skin care brand built on science, with vitamin A being the cornerstone ingredient in their skincare philosophy. This gift set allows you to choose a suitable cleanser for your skin type, and also contains a botanical infused moisturising toner, Vita-Peptide eye gel and a Skin EssentiA AVST Moisturiser.
Jurlique Mini Face Treats, £25, www.jurlique.com
From one of our fave Australian beauty brands, Jurlique, comes this Mini Treats set which includes everything you need to pep up dry, lacklustre skin; the Radiant Skin Foaming Cleanser, Activating Water Essence, and Moisture Plus Rare Rose Serum.