Still on the hunt for the perfect present? This Christmas, spread a little happiness with our exemplary curation of beauty gifts, ranging from rich bath oils to sweetly scented candles and more
Men will love the 12 Days of Harry’s, an advent calendar-style gift box featuring a selection of grooming must-haves. Includes Harry’s iconic Truman razor, 4ct blade refills, a travel blade cover, travel-sized shave and shower gel, post-shave balm, exfoliating face wash, 2in1 shampoo and conditioner as well as a post-shave mist and daily face lotion.
Harry’s Advent Calendar, £59, harrys.com
Gently restore your skin’s natural glow with this gift set from ethical beauty company Sakrid. The set includes Superfood Frenzy Organic Moisturiser, Facial Serum, Face Wash and a Rose Quartz Gua Sha Tool for smoothing lines.
Sakrid Winter Skin Set, £95, sakrid.com
Diptyque has imagined three limited edition scented candles whose fragrances are emblematic of the festive season: Pine Tree (Sapin), Holiday Pastry (Biscuit) and Snowflake (Flocon).
Diptyque candle, 190g, £60, diptyqueparis.com
The cosy winter months call for rejuvenating soaks in the bath and this festive Christmas Cracker containing Awakening Bath Oil by GAIA Skincare makes the perfect stocking filler.
GAIA Christmas Crackers with Awakening Bath Oil, 30ml, £10, gaiaskincare.com
Miller Harris’ new Oud Éclat fragrance combines top notes of oud with lemon, peppermint and lavender for a modern take on a classic scent. This updated oud lends itself just as well to early-morning strolls on crisp autumn mornings as it does to dressier events and evening cocktails. The key is in the spritz – one for casual mornings and an extra two when it comes to dialling up the dress code.
Oud Éclat EDP, 100ml, £160, millerharris.com
Noble Isle’s new Forest Bathing Set is inspired by the natural and cultural riches of the British Isles and a blooming bouquet of flowers. Inhale the uplifting scent of Scotland’s ancient forests and sink gently under the bubbles scented with Scots pine and heather. Containing Scots Pine Bath & Shower Gel (250ml) and Pinewood Candle (200g).
Forest Bathing Set, £49, nobleisle.com
Tea & Tonic
Bathing therapy with bedtime tea for deep relaxation and restful sleep, includes Inviting Sleep Halen Môn Bath Salts Apothecary Bottle and Inviting Sleep Golden Milk Wellness Tea (28 tea bags).
Tea & Tonic Inviting Sleep Wellness Set, £75, teaandtonic.co.uk
Select a different jewel to suit your mood every day from the collection of ESPA’s dual-action oils (15ml). Ideal for a deeply indulgent ESPA bathing
ritual to restore the body and mind at either the start or end of your day.
ESPA Ultimate Bath & Body Jewels, £28, espa.co.uk
Rhug Wild Beauty
Inspired by the wild beauty of Rhug, this Wild Beauty Skincare Essentials pack forms part of the Wild Beauty skincare collection made using organic and wild foraged ingredients from the Rhug Estate.
Wild Beauty Skincare Essentials pack, £85, rhugwildbeauty.com
A sparkling trio of orange blossom, petitgrain and bergamot creates a classic blend that is comforting yet elegantly sweet.
001 EDP, 100ml, £74, bonparfumeur.com
This indulgent gift set is a scented escape to the 100 acres of botanical British countryside that inspired the collection. It includes Bubble Bath, Relax Bath & Body Oil, Bath Salts and Signature Scented Candle.
100 Acres Luxury Bath Gift Set, £72, 100acres.co.uk
An advent calendar-style gift containing a covetable assortment of Sensai’s best-loved items from skin care and body care to makeup. Inspired by kirie, the Japanese art of paper-cutting, this gift is decorated with scenic motifs unique to Japanese nature and the four seasons.
The 12 Days of Holiday, £213, sensai-cosmetics.com
Bamford has teamed up with perfumer Lyn Harris on two new nature-inspired fragrances. We love Wild Meadow, with its notes of rosemary, honeysuckle and citrus that conjure up the scent of an English spring. For a more earthy option, Woodland Moss features aromas of patchouli and sage.
Bamford Fine Fragrance Wild Meadow, 50ml, £95, bamford.com