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The Best Skincare Christmas Gift Sets For 2016

Why not spoil a loved one (or yourself!) this Christmas with the gift of glorious skin. We’ve put together our best skincare gift sets, tried and tested, that have been released for this winter. We were kindly sent these to review.

The Best Skincare Christmas Gift Sets For 2016
Whether you are shopping for yourself or a loved one our top pics below will have something for everybody!

1. Noble Isle Rhubarb Rhubarb Bittersweet Blush Gift SetBuy for £65

Like putting British outdoors into a bottle. With ‘forced’ Rhubarb extract, which smells so go you’ll want to eat it, is one of the reasons why this one our favourites for the festive season. Arriving in a soft pink box with it’s stand out Noble Isle logo the Rhubarb Rhubarb set contains four lovely skin products: Hand wash, hand lotion, bath & shower gel and the body hydrater.

Each of the products have a bitter yet soft smell of real Rhubarb and juniper berry which holds throughout the day, we particularly loved the hand lotion as you could nip into the bathroom at any point for a squirt! Perfect if your hosting guest this Christmas but be warned it will run out quickly the amount of time you’ll want to use it. From Noble Isle


2. Dermalogica Skin Health Heroes Buy for £33.10
These small but mighty bottles are not only handbag ready but offer great skincare in an instance. This year Dermalogica’s packaging is gorgeous we would describe it as a frosty silver with what looks like red cranberry trees, it really does stand out.

Inside the Limited Edition gift set you will receive special cleansing gel, multi-active tone (our favourite) and the Hydrablur primer. Mandy from our team said: if you’re busy but want to look after your skin this is perfect not only does it work on all skin conditions buy your skin doesn’t feel greasy or heavy after using.
From: Dermalogica

3. Dermalogica Body Buffing set – Buy for £15.50

If you’re buying for a teen this Christmas the body buffing set would be a real treat. Hydrating you from head to toe, this limited edition kit comes with conditioning body wash, body hydrating cream and the handy buffing cloth – everything you need before a big night out on the town. Not too strong on smells as Dermalogica only use extract oils in this including tea tree, rosemary and eucalpytise.

Holly from our team said: ‘If you want to buff your body without drying it out then this will do the trick!’ From: Dermalogica
4. VOYA Essentials for Sensitive Skin set – Buy for £59.60

Packaging – tick, quality – tick and ideal for sensitive skin – tick yes it might be a little pricey however it’s worth the money especially when the Ritzy Spritzy is £23 on it own! A trio of products designed to kick start your winter skincare routine including Me Time Facial Moisturiser, Cleanse and Mend and Ritzy Spritzy Toner our favourite was of of course the toner, Elaine said: ‘I actually sprayed this over the top of my make-up and no it didn’t leave my make up sliding off my face it actually refreshed me and I ended up using it a couple of times throughout the afternoon. The products don’t have a strong smell, fantastic if you have sensitive skin.’ From VOYA

5. PAYOT Supreme Jeuness, Exceptional Enhancing Anti-Age Ritual Gift set Buy for £71.50

Helping to eradicate the major signs of ageing without the heaviness of a moisturiser, this gift set has it all. The Supreme Jeunesse Concentrate serum feels light on your skin and after a few uses Elaine from our office could easily tell the difference. It aims to specifically target specific areas that need the most attention and even though Elaine was weary at first she noticed her skin felt tighter and could noticeably tell that her wrinkles were going! The Supreme Jeunesse Jour also aims to target those aging areas of your face, this has a creamy texture and does have a flowery smell to it. Even though the set is £71.50 this will last ages.  From: PAYOT
6. Molton Brown Festive Bauble CollectionBuy for £80

Exclusively for Harrods, Molton Brown’s new festive bauble collection takes the deign of a traditional bauble with a beauty twist. With three 75ml Vintage 2016 with Elderflower bath & shower gel, three 75ml frankincense & Allspice fine liquid hand wash and three 75ml Fabled Juniper Berries & Lapp Pine hand wash.

Each bauble will leave your skin feeling clean, soft and smelling beautiful. From: Molton Brown

7.  Liz Earle Superskin Superstars – Buy for £80

Using all natural plant based ingredients, Mandy from our team said this is not just for Christmas but for life! A newbie when it comes to Liz Earle, Mandy went head over heels for the Christmas packaging and fell even harder when she started using the products. Inside you’ll receive Superskin Eye cream, Superskin Face Serum and the concentrate for Night, her favourite by far was the concentrate for night, she even said putting a small amount in her hair made it shine and feel gorgeous the next day. From: Liz Earl

8.  Molton Brown Fiery Pink Pepper Pampering Gift Set – Buy for £49
Fiery Pink Pepper Pampering Gift Set
Get party ready with this spicy little gift set. Featuring three gorgeous products: Pepperpod Body Wash (300ml), Fiery Pink Pepper Pampering Body Polisher (50ml) and Pink Pepperpod Nourishing Body Lotion (300ml) we adored each and every single one.

With a stunning smell and soft beads in the polish you can pamper yourself head to toe this Christmas.  From: Molton Brown

9. Crabtree and Evelyn Deluxe Hand Therapy set – Buy for £48

Who doesn’t love to count down the days for Christmas and these 12 hand creams will give you a daily selection! Arriving in a gorgeous floral box, we fell in love with the colours. Each cream has a different scene from fruity to festive, Elaine from our team said her favourite is the Festive Fig she said ‘If your looking for something with a fruity fragrance but not too over powering this would be your choice, just a small amount will do and once fully rubbed in your hands wont feel greasy but soft as silk and smelling divine.’ From:  Crabtree & Evelyn

10. Proto-col Night Time Renewal Collection – Buy for £59.95

As the winter nights draw in, it time to protect your skin from all the harsh weather. Proto-col’s night time collection consists of super strength collagen capsules which you should take right before bed, which Katy from the team did (the minimum recommended dosage is 4 capsules per night) by morning she couldn’t tell much difference however by the end of the week she felt her skin looked brighter and a little firmer. The serum was her favourite as she said it left her skin feeling cool, soft and hydrated all day long. The set is worth £144 however it is on special offer at £59.95 until after December, Katy said ‘I would definitely by the serum again, and if you add the capsule into your nightly beauty regime they are also great!’ From: Proto-col

11. Odylique Original Gift Set – Buy for £20

Cheaper than most gift sets however what make’s this different is it is perfect for skin types. The set arrives in a smart recycled and re-usable black gift box – perfect fro filling back up! Inside you’ll receive 4 gorgeous products: Odylique Organic Superfruit Serum 2ml, Odylique Silk Touch Cleanser 20g, Odylique Avocado 24H Replenishing Cream 15ml and Odylique Ultra Rich, in a 5ml pot – which helps reduce frizzy hair – exactly what you need when these frosty, cold days come in. From: Odylique

12. BirchBox BirchTreeBuy for £33
Beauty made easy.  The BirchTree is in collaboration with Bloom & Wild, and will be available from the 7th November. The BirchTree is a Christmas tree (with a birch base) that can be posted through a letter box, and will come with 5 luxe beauty treats from Caudalie, Benefit, Lord and Berry, Givenchy and Rituals, and will be priced at £33.
Customers can purchase the BirchTree via Birchbox.co.uk.

Will you be buying a skincare Christmas gift set for a loved one? Share your thoughts below.

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