The lead up to Christmas is often a time of festivities, anticipation, and shopping for gifts. But finding the perfect present isn’t always easy – especially when you’re surrounded by so many options.

But one thing’s for sure, after a long year we all deserve a bit of a pamper – so why not treat your loved one to a spa or beauty gift set? There’s something special about receiving a gift full of luxury products that you wouldn’t normally buy for yourself.

From indulgent bath and body sets, to men’s grooming kits and professional skincare routines, hopefully there’s something to put a smile on everyone’s face.

Christmas beauty gift sets for women

1. Liz Earle Essentials Try-Me Kit

£25, Liz Earle

Having won countless awards for their iconic cleansing treatments, Liz Earle products are trusted everywhere when it comes to producing beautiful, radiant skin. And this Essentials Try-Me Kit is the perfect gift for anyone wanting to trial some of the products, or to have them in convenient travel-size.

The Try-Me Kit includes Liz Earle’s Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser 30ml tube, Instant Boost Skin Tonic, Skin Repair Moisturiser, and Soothing Eye Lotion. The products work in harmony to create a perfectly balanced cleansing, toning, and moisturising routine.

2. Wildsmith Skin Hand Wash & Lotion Bio Compostable Gift

£50, Wildsmith Skin

Wildsmith Skin is a UK brand centered on cruelty-free, sustainable skincare. Made from bio compostable packaging, this gorgeous gift is as good for the hands as it is the environment.

The set includes one linden, roman chamomile, and cedarwood scented 300ml Hand Wash and one 300ml Hand Lotion. Not only are the bottles infinitely recyclable, Wildsmith Skin also has 1 litre refill top-ups available so you won’t need to buy a new container each time you run out.

3. Sanctuary Spa Signature Showstopper Gift Set

Currently £30, Superdrug

Everyone needs a pamper every so often, and Sanctuary’s Signature Showstopper Spa Set has everything you’ll need. The set includes a range of full-size and travel-size body products that cover the body head to toe and provide everything required for a luxury pamper and peaceful night’s sleep.

Some of the products included are shower oil, body lotion, heel balm, hand cream, and sleep mist. This set usually sells for £45, but it’s currently available at Superdrug for just £30. You can read the full list of product contents on the Superdrug website.

4. Trinny London All That Shimmers Make-up Set

£49, Trinny London

This Shimmer Makeup Set from Trinny London is the perfect gift for the festive season. It includes Trinny’s limited edition Lip & Cheek T-Tones to create glowing lips and dewy cheeks, as well as a 3-in-1 Brush Set, which is great for on-the-go makeup application.

Sparkly and fun, these products will make a gorgeous addition to anyone’s makeup look at Christmas and beyond. The Lip & Cheeks T-Tones are also available in four different shades, so you can decide which to include in your gift set depending on the recipient.

5. Elemis English Rose-Infused Radiance Duo

£75, Look Fantastic

This Christmas gift set includes Elemis’ best-selling Pro Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm, Pro Collagen Rose Facial Oil, and a Luxury Cleansing Cloth. These products are usually worth £111, but on Look Fantastic you can grab them for just £75.

The products are designed to create a soft, glowing, and youthful complexion and are especially good for smoothing and replenishing dehydrated skin.

This gorgeous gift set comes in a perfectly festive red box that’s sure to put a smile on anyone’s face this Christmas. And if rose isn’t the scent for you, you can browse other Elemis gift sets and scents available on Look Fantastic.

6. The Body Shop’s Fizz & Festivity Bath Bomb Gift

£10, The Body Shop

When it comes to The Body Shop, you really can’t go wrong. For just £10, this gift set includes six Moringa, Pink Grapefruit, and Coconut Scented Bath Bombs, as well as a gentle Exfoliating Lily Bath Puff.

Transforming your tub with colourful water and relaxing scents, these bath bombs are the perfect way to unwind. Plus, made with sustainable, eco-friendly fibres, the bath puff will gently exfoliate the skin with minimal environmental impact.

7. Jo Malone Christmas Cologne Collection

£76, Jo Malone

Highly sought after, Jo Malone products exude luxury. But with each full-size cologne clocking in at around £100 per bottle, it’s tricky to know which scent to go for when buying for someone else.

But with the Jo Malone Christmas Cologne Collection, you won’t need to decide. Containing five 9ml versions of some of Jo Malone’s most popular scents – including English Pear & Freesia, Wild Bluebell, and Fig & Lotus Flower – this gift is the ideal way to enjoy or get a taste for different perfumes.

8. Olaplex Healthy Hair Essentials Kit

£60, Look Fantastic

This Olaplex Healthy Hair Essentials Kit is the ultimate treat for hair. The four product collection offers a complete hair care routine based on Olaplex’s bond-building technology, which is designed to promote stronger, healthier-looking hair.

The set contains Hair Perfector, Bonding Oil, and Bond Maintenance Shampoo and Conditioner. Among other things, these products promise to target frizz and split ends, prevent hair breakages, and resist dryness.

While it might seem a little pricey, the set is designed to last a while. A little goes a long way and you’ll only need a small amount of each product to enjoy the full benefits. If you’re not convinced, the all-round 5-star reviews speak for themselves.

Christmas gift sets for men

1. Elemis Essential Duo

£42, Look Fantastic

This Elemis His Essential Duo set includes a deep cleanse facial wash and daily moisturiser. Both products are designed to cleanse, replenish, and nourish the complexion.

The oak bark, spearmint, and peppermint base of the facial wash is deeply refreshing. And the chestnut and bamboo infused daily moisturiser hydrates the skin; perfect for soothing the feel of post-shave skin.

The set is worth £63, but you can get it for just £42 on Look Fantastic.

2. Clarins Men Hydration Collection

£42, Clarins

This Elemis His Essential Duo set includes a deep cleanse facial wash and daily moisturiser. Both products are designed to cleanse, replenish, and nourish the complexion.

The oak bark, spearmint, and peppermint base of the facial wash is deeply refreshing. And the chestnut and bamboo infused daily moisturiser hydrates the skin; perfect for soothing the feel of post-shave skin.

The set is worth £63, but you can get it for just £42 on Look Fantastic.

3. Molton Brown’s Woody and Aromatic Bathing Gift Set

£55, Look Fantastic

This Elemis His Essential Duo set includes a deep cleanse facial wash and daily moisturiser. Both products are designed to cleanse, replenish, and nourish the complexion.

The oak bark, spearmint, and peppermint base of the facial wash is deeply refreshing. And the chestnut and bamboo infused daily moisturiser hydrates the skin; perfect for soothing the feel of post-shave skin.

The set is worth £63, but you can get it for just £42 on Look Fantastic.

4. Mankind’s This Works Stress Less Sleep Better Set

£20, Mankind

If you know someone who struggles to get a good night’s rest, why not give them the gift of sleep this Christmas? Using the power of aromatherapy, this Sleep Better set from Mankind could be the answer to getting peaceful sleep.

The set includes an Aromatherapy Deep Sleep Pillow Spray and a Motion-activated Stress Check Mood Manager that releases relaxing scents of ylang ylang, neroli, and patchouli to create a tranquil atmosphere for sleep.

5. The Body Shop Scruff & Kisses Shaving Gift

£15, The Body Shop

If you’re after a slightly less expensive yet equally special gift, why not consider this Scruff and Kisses Shaving Kit from The Body Shop? It includes a 200ml bottle of Maca Root & Aloe Shaving Cream and a Shaving Brush.

Whether it’s used to get rid of a few day’s stubble or to wave goodbye to a complete Santa beard, this set will leave skin feeling smooth and moisturised after every shave.

Plus, made with Community Fair Trade organic aloe vera from Mexico and vegan bristles, these products help to spread a little extra love and joy around the world too.

6. Liz Earle Shine On Haircare Ritual

Liz Earle Shine On Haircare
£39.50, Liz Earle

This deeply nourishing hair care ritual set from Liz Earle provides a wholesome treatment for all hair types.

The set includes Liz Earle’s Botanical Shine Shampoo, Conditioner, and Scalp Mask, as well as a Scalp Massager. The shampoo gently cleanses, exfoliates, and boosts shine, while the conditioner and scalp mask locks in moisture to keep the scalp nice and hydrated.

7. Clinique For Men Essential Grooming Kit

£20, Clinique

This limited edition essential grooming kit from Clinique is a must-have for any man in need of a bit of TLC.

At just £20, this set includes a Clinique Charcoal Face Wash, two Hydrating Face and Eye Moisturisers, Shaving Gel, and Face Scrub. The complimentary Clinique wash bag is also an added bonus.

This set is a great way to test each product before committing to full-size. They should last a while too as a little really does go a long way.

Together, these products leave the skin feeling smooth, glowy, and revitalised. And even better, no fragrance means less chance of irritation for those with extra sensitive skin.

8. Rituals The Ritual of Samurai Gift Set

£44.90, Look Fantastic

Rituals products are inspired by the wisdom and ancient traditions of Asian cultures. This luxury Ritual of Samurai gift set includes Foaming Shower Gel, Shaving Foam, Aftershave, and a Travel-sized Cologne.

Intensely refreshing, the collection features scents of bamboo extract and sandalwood.

If this scent doesn’t sound right for you, there are plenty of other Ritual’s scents available to browse on Look Fantastic. Equally, if you like the idea of this gift but would like to buy it in a different size, it’s also available in small and medium.

Final thoughts…

There’s nothing better than watching a loved one unwrap a gift you’ve been waiting to give them. With endless options, finding the right present can be tricky, but we hope you might be feeling inspired by some of the ideas above.

How do you usually like to do your Christmas shopping? Do you feel inspired by any of the gift ideas shown here? We’d love to hear from you. Join the conversation on the Rest Less community forum, or leave a comment below.

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