Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Skincare Geeks

Sienna X Winter Glow Gift Set, £34.99

For those wanting to obtain a beautiful winter glow with plump and hydrated skin, and those who want to sample a range of Sienna Skincare products!

The Clay Mask has been created with a detoxifying formula including three hand-picked clays which absorbs excess sebum, toxins, impurities and traces of pollution, promoting a clean, healthy and glowing complexion, while The Facial Oil contains five botanical lipids with natural rosehip seed oil, expertly blended to create a nourishing and skin softening treat. The Winter Glow Gift Set also includes The Eye Cream to banish dark under eyes and reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

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The Balance Set from The Ordinary, £23

Set includes x4 full-sized products; Squalane Cleanser 50ml, Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% 30ml, Salicylic Acid 2% Masque, and Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA 30ml. This is a great routine for all skin types for keeping skin clear and smooth. It also came at a great time as it’s perfect for preventing and treating “maskne”. The routine has been clinically tested and can claim it balances the look of visible shine, reduces the look of enlarged pores, reduces the look of textural irregularities and enhances skin radiance.

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Dr Levy #NoNeedle Skin Time Machine, £399

Looking to travel back in time without going under the needle? The #NoNeedle Skin Time Machine offers a full anti-ageing regime to be used at home: providing solutions for fine lines and wrinkles, including crow’s feet, dark circles and puffiness, loss of firmness & elasticity, dull complexion, imperfections and dilated pores, dry patches, dark spots and light pigmentation. Creating powerful and medi-grade skin treatments that are safe and effective to use at home for all skin types, genders and ethnicities, Dr. LEVY Switzerland encourages you to embrace the skin you are in which not only makes you look good, but makes you feel good too.

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IMAGE Hydrating Essentials Gift Set

This brightening and energising set contains the brand’s bestselling VITAL C
products, packed with vitamin C and nourishing antioxidants to revitalise and
hydrate dry, redness-prone and sensitive skin. The set is housed in a keepsake box featuring Gavin’s custom pattern of vibrant orange, yellow, citrus and water droplets to convey vitality.

It contains:

• VITAL C hydrating facial cleanser
• VITAL C hydrating anti-aging serum
• daily ultimate protection moisturiser

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Rejuvenate Frankincense Collection, £60

This gift set from cult beauty brand Neal’s Yard Remedies harnesses the regenerative powers of Frankincense to hydrate and moisturise the complexion leaving you with silky soft skin that looks and feels healthy and rejuvenated. The perfect luxury gift for any beauty/skincare lover.

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A glamorous gift for grans, great aunts and those that are just simply great, this age-reversing organic skin care set is enriched with clinically proven, botanical anti-ageing extracts. A star gift from Green People’s signature range, this deluxe duo brings brighter, firmer skin to the surface whilst reducing the appearance of age spots, wrinkles and pigmentation.

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C.Radiance Illuminating Serum, £89

A supercharged, 15% vitamin C serum for the skin, featuring powerful antioxidants to help brighten and enhance your complexion. The daily multivitamin, silky serum glides onto skin and absorbs fast, quickly working to create a healthy, youthful-looking glow. The complex contains 15% vitamin C and effectively combines three superhero skin stabilising antioxidants; Kakadu plum, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate – a stable water-soluble form of vitamin C, and Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate – an oil-soluble ester of vitamin C, to allow for better product penetration and overall performance since our skin is made up of both lipid and watery layers.

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MONAT Be Gentle Nourishing Moisturizer, £64

A rich, calming, ultra-hydrating cream that helps to renew, plump and nourish skin. Contains peptides to tighten and plump, whilst plant stem cells strengthen and protect for youthful firmness and bounce. Moisture magnet hyaluronic acid and plant derived squalane works together with REJUVENIQE S™ and a ginger root-and-bisabolol soothing complex to reveal a soft, smooth, glowing complexion.

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EGF Serum by Bioeffect, £125

The award-winning EGF SERUM is a revolutionary age-defying serum, that significantly reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, increases skin thickness and density and restores your skin’s youthful radiance.

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Alteya Organic Rose Otto Regenerating Concentrate, 30ml £55

This High-Performance Regenerating Serum deploys its youth-enhancing effectiveness, with visible results to the naked eyes, in less than 15 minutes after first use! It helps transform texture, reduce wrinkles and improve skin’s luminosity, day after day, reaching its optimum effectiveness in 30 days of use. The Concentrate, glides on and absorbs in seconds to hydrate skin, stimulate cell regeneration and boost radiance, without the use of harmful chemicals. The advanced, non-toxic formula uses potent bio-active ingredients to improve texture and natural glow, and achieve brighter, softer, younger-looking skin. The Ingredients:

Rose Otto and Mullein Extracts Improve luminosity and brighten skin
White Truffle reduces wrinkles and eye bags, improves elasticity and boosts collagen synthesis
Marine BioActive Complex detoxifies skin and re-densifies the collagen network
Candeia Flower Extract reduces irritation and inflammation

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Alteya Organics Bulgarian Rose Water Spray £13.40

Steam distilled and bottled in the heart of the Valley of Roses in Bulgaria, Alteya’s USDA certified organic Bulgarian Rose Water is the world’s most exquisite 100% pure, natural, organic flower water. Alteya’s Pure Organic Rose Water is Therapeutic and Food Grade product. By using a unique distillation technique, which embodies century-old traditions and modern technology, we distill a special grade rose water that completely preserves the bio-dynamic energy of the rose plant. This rose water gently helps tone, soften and soothe skin. By delivering a healthy boost of moisture and essential micronutrients, it promotes a dewy complexion and naturally fresh, youthful appearance. 110% Natural, Organic and Vegan.

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Repair and Renew Bioactive Oil by Lily & Loaf, £28.95

This natural skin-rejuvenating formula blends the finest, natural, skin-loving oils to create a unique, multi-functional, high performance super oil. In a blend of antioxidant-rich Jojoba oil we have Calendula, Lavender, Frankincense, Geranium, and Rosehip essential oils, with Sunflower Seed Oil and Vitamin E. Lily & Loaf’s BioActive Oil’s powerful combination is enriched with vitamin E that helps improve the appearance of blemishes and scars and rehydrates ageing and sun-damaged skin. This luxury oil smells absolutely divine and is easily absorbed to balance and soothe skin and provides a natural defence against the early signs of ageing.

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RÉDUIT Spa Skin Treatment Applicator, £179

A completely new approach to skincare comes in the form of a device that redefines skincare applications. Spa works with your chosen Skinpod™ to experience advanced skincare at the touch of a button. Together they use microtechnologies to deliver the purest ingredients to your skin, making your routine easy and seamless. Skin will be grateful silky, smooth and rejuvenated enriched with formulations free of unnecessary ingredients with carefully crafted actives available at the touch of a button. RÉDUIT Spa is made out of medical-grade silicone and hypoallergenic aluminium to make even the most sensitive routine safe and easy. The perfect gift for anyone who loves the latest beauty trends.

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HAV Body Wash, £18

[’hɑːv] Scandinavian for ‘sea’. The waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic and Baltic seas surround the Scandinavian region, forming some of the longest, wildest coastlines on earth.

Make your daily cleansing routine a responsible one. With primary ingredients organic aloe vera leaf extract, Danish spring water and organic glycerin, this refreshing body wash cleanses and moisturises, cares and protects all skin types. Packaged safely inside a handy recyclable bioplastic tube, it’s ideal for the shower or the gym bag. Just squeeze into palm, lather with hands, and cleanse over body.

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Gloved Active Hydrate Hand Wash and Instant Absorb Handcream by Tom Daxon, £48

“gloved” is a mother and son partnering of cosmetics and fine fragrance expertise. The handwash contains hyaluronic acid which helps to replenish moisture and is made from botanical surfactants that clean the skin without stripping it. The hand cream is lightweight but highly effective: amongst the fully stocked array of emollients used, conditioning provitamin B5 and (our beloved) hyaluronic acid, hydrate, regenerate and repair hard-working hands.

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For the men


Green People for Men Organic Shave Trio – £16.95

Santa’s always been a style icon and whilst beards have been a big trend for 2020, Green People’s Organic Shave Trio is the perfect present for those that want to smarten up their style with a clean and conscious shave. Vegan and cruelty-free, this trio of tree presents is enriched with soothing plant-extracts that make it easy to shave without irritation.

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