Product Words: Kathryn Lewsey
If your looking to treat a special someone to the ultimate luxury beauty gift, look no further. We’ve hand picked the creme de la creme of opulent skincare, fabulous fragrance, bath and body treats and cult beauty and hair tools to bring you our very best beauty edit.
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Hyaluronic Magic Skin Set, £160, www.charlottetilbury.com
This set is perfect for those who are serious about skin. It contains two of Charlotte Tilbury’s hero hyaluronic acid products – Magic Serum Crystal Elixir – a hydrating, glow-inducing serum that’s packed with vitamin C – and Magic Cream Moisturiser – a skin-smoothing cream that’ll leave skin luminous with its formula of peptide complex, vitamins C and E. Not stopping there, there’s also a moisturiser refill capsule which is perfect for skincare on-the-go.
Lancôme Idôle Eau De Parfum 100ml Holiday Gift Set For Her,£105,www.lookfantastic.com
Lancȏme’s Idȏle scent is a classic – it features notes of Bergamot essence, rose water, vanilla extract and patchouli to create an uplifting floral aroma. The set contains both a full-size 100ml and mini 10ml bottle, as well as a nourishing cream enriched with the scent. It also contains a Lancôme Idôle mascara, which will give you super fluttery, thick lashes.
Aromatherapy Moments to Treasure Gift Set, £150, www.aromatherapyassociates.com
If you’re looking to wow someone, then this set will do just that. It features two drawers brimming with 16 of Aromatherapy Associate’s best-selling products. Standouts include a selection of the brand’s iconic bath and shower oils, as well as sleep mist, body butter and a candle. Anyone will be feeling zen after sampling this bunch.
Foreo Skin Supremes Luna Mini & UFO Mini 2 Set, £229, www.lookfantastic.com
Give the gift of good skin with these small but mighty devices. First up, there’s Luna Mini, a dual-sided electric cleanser with silicone touchpoints and 12-intensity sonic pulsations, which removes every scrap of dead skin cells, dirt and oil. The second device is a UFO Mini 2, which provides the effects of a facial from the comfort of your home. LED light therapy and T-sonic massage functions work products deeply into skin to reveal a super glowy complexion. The set also contains a Glow Addict Brightening Face Mask and Micro-Foam Cleanser.
GAIA Crystal Range Set, £125, www.gaiaskincare.com
Restore and energise skin with this gorgeous healing set. It features a Jade Gua Sha and Jade Roller – this healing stone will nourish, harmonise and soothe skin like no other. There’s also a Purifying Mask, Nourishing Cream and Everglow Serum, which will work perfectly with the Jade tools.
Germaine De Capuccini Time Expert Lift, £155, www.germaine-de-capuccini.co.uk
This powerful duo is perfect for lifting skin and banishing wrinkles. The Timexpert Vector Lift Serum works to reposition face face volume, redefining the face as well as blurring fine lines and wrinkles. There’s also the Timexpert Lift Supreme Definition Cream, which is formulated with alpha-gel technology to plump skin and restore firmness.
Cellcostmet Switzerland Ultra-Vital Light, £326, www.cellcosmet-cellman.co.uk
A skin splurge that’s perfect for those looking to improve and seriously look after their complexion. It uses CytoPep Cellular Extracts and Postbiotics Complex to revitalise, firm and preserve skin.
QMS Merry Christmas Collection £245, uk.qmsmedicosmetics.com
This special Festive Season Collection, includes hand picked QMS favorites: Day Collagen Serum, Night Collagen Serum, Active Exfoliant 11% Resurfacing Fluid, Epigen Pollution Detox Cleansing Gel, Hydrating Boost Tonic Mist and Exfoliating Brush.
Jo Loves Pink Vetiver Perfume, £115, www.joloves.com
A seductive scent that’s designed to be enjoyed by both men and women, this woody-spicy blend has been designed by fragrance expert, Jo Malone. Notes include pink peppercorn, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg and vetiver.
Zuvi Halo Hair Dryer, £393, www.zuvilife.com
Hailed ‘The Tesla Of Hairdryers’. Style hair without causing it distress with this nifty hair dryer. It uses Light Care technology, which protects your precious strands and hair moisture from the heat. The results? Tresses that are softer, smoother and shinier.
A trio of hard-working skincare products can be found in this fab collection. There’s Perfect Balance Multi-Acid Pads – a powerful blend of AHAs which work to minimise pores and even skintones – and Perfect Balance Probiotic Serum – a formula that strengthens the skin’s barrier and balance moisture levels. Last but not least, Perfect Balance Moisturiser is included – a hydrator which reduces congestion and keeps skin smooth.
Ghd Platinum Helios Straightener and Dryer in Champagne Gold, £419, www.ghdhair.com
A seriously luxe gift for any hair lover, this limited edition set is the perfect present. Encased in a chic red vanity case, it contains the ghd platinum styler, which speedily lets you style hair into beachy waves, big curls or a sleek and straight style. There’s also the ghd helio hairdryer, a lightweight tool that quickly dries tresses, as well as reducing frizz and flyaways.