The Ultimate Festive Beauty Gifts
BY FIONA FOWLEY, DIRECTOR
Whether it’s a little festive pampering treat or an indulgent luxury, nothing beats receiving a great beauty gift at Christmas.
Our annual limited edition collection of festive gifts has been selected offering you only the very best to make the art of gift giving that little bit easier this festive season. From gorgeous stocking fillers to impress, limited edition sets for serious skincare fans and luxury organic candles to scent the home to exclusive treatment packages and experiences, there’s something for everyone. Don’t say we’re not good to you!
Scents to Impress
Whether it’s for him, her or your Secret Santa, you can’t go wrong with the Neom Home of Peace Kit collection (£15). This limited edition Christmas indulgence offers three luxurious and nourishing bath oils, featuring relaxing essential oils of lavender and jasmine as well as uplifting spearmint peppermint and mandarin. Those in search of a serene and sparkling festive season will love Neom’s Home of Sleep mini kit (£20). The wellbeing set is the ultimate collection of pre-sleep minis and contains a bath foam, pillow mist and hand balm utilising more than 16 essential oils including English lavender, sweet basil and jasmine.
Bring the scent of Christmas into a home with Neom’s much loved festive fragrances. The Christmas Wish 3-wick candle (£45) is a blend of 13 pure essential oils including mandarin, cinnamon and tonka.
The Gift of Glow
Fresh-looking, glowing skin is the beauty Holy Grail. Serious skincare fans will love Murad’s new limited edition festive sets which tackle ageing, dehydrated and lacklustre skin – and offer huge savings too.
Joyful & Rejuvenated (£65) is perfect for anyone who wants brighter, smoother looking skin. Worth £120, it includes the bestselling AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser (200ml) to buff away dead skin cells, Rapid Collagen Infusion serum (15ml) to help plump the skin and the super hydrating Hydro Dynamic Ultimate Moisture (50ml). Perhaps Joyful & Radiant (£65) might be more fitting for your loved one; worth £125, this fantastic trio will transform lack lustre skin. The exclusive set contains the antioxidant rich Essential-C Cleanser (200ml), Advanced Active Radiance Serum (15ml) – a silky serum enriched with Vitamin C to target signs of ageing as well as providing protection from harmful environmental damage – and the citrus scented Essential-C Day Moisture SPF 30 (50)ml).
Or how about you just get yourself ‘Selfie’ ready with Murad Ultimate Skin Saviours kit. For £65 you’ll get all the products you need to prep and prime your skin. It includes AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser (30ml) which creates a brighter, polished complexion, Eye Lift Firming Treatment (15ml), and the perfect primer to help party make-up last all night – Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield SPF 30 (30ml)
The Gift of Time
Or, let a loved one really indulge in some Zentime with gift vouchers. A chance to escape from everyday life and indulge in some beauty R&R, the award-winning salon offers everything from spa day packages to vouchers for massages, manicures or HD brows.
Christmas gifts are available to purchase in Zen Lifestyle Hanover Street (0131 225 7009) and Bruntsfield Place (0131 477 3535).
Fiona Fowley - Founder and Director of Zen Lifestyle
Fiona Fowley is the beauty expert and entrepreneur behind the Zen Lifestyle salons. Originally a beauty therapist, Fiona realised there was a gap in the market to create a unique kind of customer experience in the UK beauty and spa industry. She created Zen Lifestyle to provide discerning clients with an exceptionally high standard of therapies in luxurious, beautifully designed surroundings. she has led the business to 18 national beauty awards, as well as being voted UK Salon of the Year 5 times.