It’s the most wonderful time of year. No, not Christmas, those weeks before Christmas when all of our favourite beauty brands bring out their festive Christmas gift sets. Stuck for what to buy that special someone? One of these is bound to please…
What could be a better present to open on Christmas morning than the gift of gorgeous, glowing skin? The Sanctuary Spa Perfect Facial in a Box (£20 from boots.com) is designed using the products and steps carried out in The Sanctuary spa facial so you (or your loved one) can get the full benefit and instant results of 'fresh-from-the-spa' skin (but in the comfort of your pyjamas).
Brighten up someone’s Christmas with a bit of sunshine in a bottle - and a tube too, for that matter. Daisy by Marc Jacobs is a light, sunny fragrance designed to evoke memories of happy summers – just what we’ll need come January. The Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau De Toilette Spray Gift Set contains a 50ml perfume, 75ml shower gel and body lotion and is cuurently £42.50 from feelunique.com.
Known for its healing, nourishing benefits, rose oil was a staple in ancient Roman beauty treatments, a tradition that is continued by some of the most luxurious spa brands today. The Rose Experience Gift Set from REN contains everything that sensitive winter skin could need, including Moroccan Rose Otto Body Lotion, Body Wash, Body Oil and Bath Oil. Perfect for mums, grans, friends, sisters and significant others, you can snap it up from uk.spacenk.com for £32.
Perhaps the most traditional Christmas gift of all (ignoring frankincense and myrrh), gold is guaranteed to bring a smile to someone’s face. Shame it’s so expensive eh? The Go for the Gold Collection by Jessica is a less pricey, but equally pleasing, alternative. Perfect for party season, lucky recipients can mix, match and layer these four golden shades for added Christmas sparkle. £13.55 from feelunique.com.
Like the twinkling star at the top of the tree, gorgeously shining hair is the perfect finishing touch to a festive ensemble. That’s why we’re putting the Percy & Reed Trend Pack at the top of our list this year. Featuring an array of nourishing miniatures, including Quite Frankly Flawless Finishing Polish, Superstar Supersized Bodifying Cream, Reassuringly Firm Session Hold Hairspray and more, this set contains everything hair needs to look fabulously festive all Christmas long. Available from asos.com for £20.
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