What better way to treat the ladies in your life than with gifts that show they deserve some pure indulgent pamper time.
Searching for indulgent gifts for our caring mamas, fun and fab prezzies for your party pals, stocking fillers for a sassy sister, simple secret santa gifts for colleagues or maybe even a little treat for yourself, we’ve collated a perfect mix to give you the seasonal shopping inspiration you need.
Caring Mama – she deserves time to indulge in a big chunk of pamper time after another full year of giving care, help, love and support to you (and maybe your kids too).
- Like many mamas, your mama would be spotting dry hands and would appreciate Crabtree & Evelyn’s Evelyn Rose Ultimate Luxuries set. It is the perfect gift for a mama who is both feminine and graceful with an understated elegance giving a subtle hint to her sensuous nature. The set includes an Evelyn Rose Shower Gel, Evelyn Rose Body Lotion, Evelyn Rose Hand Therapy and Evelyn Rose Eau de Parfum.
- Like many ladies, perhaps your Mama suffers from lack of volume in her hairstyle. Look to Alterna Haircare and their Bamboo Volume range that offers healthy voluminous hair. The Bamboo Volume range consists of three fabulous volume-giving products; A lightweight, highly effective spray to boost volume of hair by 105%, 48 hour Sustainable Volume Spray is for the lady who has been disappointed by volume products that were too heavy or have given short lived results in the past, Abundant volume shampoo that gently cleanses and energises hair with weightless moisture for a fresh, full-bodied look and Abundant Volume Conditioner to cultivate strong, healthy, thick and voluminous hair.
- Give the gift of ‘instant glamour’. Yes, even your Mama likes to feel glamorous and to thank her for those hours she’s spent in the kitchen, what better time for her to look her most beautiful than this holiday season. This Marvelous Moisture set from Percy & Reed includes Splendidly Silky Moisturising Shampoo and Conditioner along with Session Hold Hairspray.
- Does Mama need that little something to finish off and hold her style? Percy & Reed’s Style Lab Collection Prime is a style extender that doubles the lifespan of any hairstyle, perfects strands, enhances shine and keeps hair cleaner longer.
- Sephora’s very own limited edition Sweet & Cosmic range has the perfect little treat for Mama. Scented soap flakes will fill the tub with a perfumed and sparkling constellation she will love you (more) for this special bath time pampering.
- Mum will love this ‘at home’ spa experience from Bliss, this sampler of body butters in the 3 Bliss signature scents of grapefruit with aloe, blood orange with white pepper or lemon/sage.
- Who’s been doing most of the washing and chores this year? Mama’s hands are such happy hands to open this spa at home set by Bliss on Christmas morning. Winter wonder-hands leaves paws soft, supple and smooth with this combo of hand creams.
- Premier cru The Cream by Caudalie is going to see Mama totally and utterly grateful to you when she opens this gift for Christmas. This rare vintage is an exclusive blend of all the Caudalie patents along with the most high-performance active ingredients to correct all signs of ageing in a single step. Being a real crème de la crème The Cream delivers total anti-ageing action for visibly younger skin in a melt-away texture leaving skin velvety smooth. Wrinkles will be smoothed, facial contours are firmer and more defined, and the complexion is radiant and even.
- Add in Caudalie’s Premier cru the eye cream, the full works for Mummy dearest this Christmas. This luxurious cream offers an all-round anti-ageing action for instantly transformed eyes. The Eye Cream features caffeine and peptides specific to the eye area to reduce dark circles and puffiness as well as 10% pearlisers and powders that will immediately brighten for a more youthful look.
- Give your Mama the gift of Crystal Clear Skin this Christmas. SK-II have teamed up with Swarovski to feature Swarovski elements in their limited edition Christmas sets for 2013. The Crystal Deluxe Set comes beautifully boxed and contains SK-II limited edition facial treatment essence as well as the limited edition compact mirroring featuring Swarovski Elements crystals.
- Classic gifts are always the safest for Mama and Burt’s Bees have put together the perfect set for her this Holiday Season. The Classic Collection is a natural superboost of goodness containing beeswax lip balm tin, lemon butter cuticle cream, naturally nourishing milk/honey body lotion, coconut foot cream, peach/willow bark deep pore scrub, rose water toner and all this comes with a pretty clutch bag. Mama will adore, for sure!
- Treat Mama to a Holiday in Greece this Season…Korres have put together four fab products that will send Mama to her own idyllic island of pamper time this Christmas. Aloe & Dittany Shampoo (for everyday use and helps the scalp epidermis retain balance), Basil Lemon Shower Gel (cleanse, moisturize and hydrate while you wash and locks in hydration like a leave-on product), Basil Lemon Body Milk (fresh and vibrant scent that gives long lasting hydration), Guava Body Butter (seals in moisture, stimulates collagen and restores skin elasticity and smoothness)
- Soap & Glory have a bag full of goodies for your caring Mama this Christmas. Their In The Bag set is packed with delightful Christmas pamper products she’ll love to try. Foam Call Shower and Bath Body Wash, Butter Yourself Moisture Lotion, Pulp Friction Body Scrub, Endless Glove Hand and moisture mask and a super-cute shower cap.
Sassy Sister – No matter if she is your baby sister, big sis or sister-in-law she’ll love these pamper products we’ve picked out for her.
- Maintaining the skin calm and moist makes her glow more radiant. The Crabtree & Evelyn Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Great Escape Set is perfect for her. The Pomegranate range contains a blend of antioxidant rich pomegranate, nourishing argan and beneficial grapeseed. The set includes a Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Bath & Shower Gel, Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Body Lotion, Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Shampoo and Pomegranate, Argan & Grapeseed Conditioner.
- Her hair is for sure her crowning glory and we all know that good hair makes for great days. Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-Aging Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner is the perfect duo for women who may colour, chemically process or heat style their hair. Perhaps she has damaged hair that needs something that will reconstruct strands and restore hair to a damage-free state, your Sassy Sister will thank you for the gift of great hair days.
- Does your Sassy Sister suffer from a little frizz in her locks? This set from Percy & Reed ‘Free Yourself from Frizz’ will have your sis amazed at just how beautiful her hair can be. Set includes:- Smoothed sealed and sensational no oil oil for thick hair, Abundantly bouncy volumising mousse, No fuss flawless dry conditioner and Quite frankly flawless finishing polish
- Iridescent transparency is new for this holiday in Sephora stores. A galaxy of holographic glitter is suspended in this enigmatic collection of hand wash and body sparkle oil that simply oozes futuristic chic. Sassy Sister will be glam and gorgeous this party season.
- At-home spa gifts from Bliss. Pick merry blissmas sets that will fill the season with the Bliss signature scents of grapefruit with aloe, blood orange with white pepper or lemon/sage. Each set contains body butter, soapy suds and pouf in a choice of either ‘happy aloe days’ (grapefruit and aloe), ‘a citrus carol’ (blood orange and white pepper) or ‘wishing you the zest’ (lemon and sage).
- For Beloved One has the most wonderful gift for your Sister this Season. In celebration of For Beloved One’s 10th year anniversary, they have partnered up with Sephora to launch a limited edition Mask Bijou Box. Aside from its simple and elegant exterior, the limited edition box is also multi-function and contains a beauty mirror, versatile compartments and a mini drawer to store jewelry, makeup and beauty tools. Of course, there are masks included too:-
Melasleep whitening bio-cellulose mask is the ultimate brightening mask that has won the ‘best brightening mask’ title in Cleo’s Beauty Hall of Fame 2013. Containing ingredients to rid skin of dullness and bring in a more brightened skin tone along with ingredients to strengthen collagen and overall create flawless, radiant and firm skin and,
Extreme Hydration Bio-Cellulose Mask has been the go-to product here for people with dehydrated and sensitive skin since its Singapore launch in 2012. Formulated with ingredients that immediately replenish, retain and lock moisture in skin.
- Ideal for your baby sister who has less mature and perhaps an oily skin type, this clay mask by Bosica will suit her perfectly. The clay that actually contains 67 minerals, and was first discovered in Montmorillonite, France, is the ingredient for the Luminising Black Mask. This mask will minimise the appearance of pores, remove impurities, remove excess oil and reveals a brighter, more clarified complexion.
- SK-II The Revival set is especially for those showing the very earliest signs of aging and comes complete with limited edition SK-II facial treatment essence, stempower essence, stempower cream, skin signature eye cream and skin signature 3D redefining mask.
- Burt’s Bees set of Goodies from the Hive will please your Sister this Season. Orange packaging to house this collection that gives soft, moisturized lips as well as silk-like hands. Choose from refreshing lip balm and lemon butter cuticle cream OR replenishing lip balm with almond milk beeswax hand cream.
- The Best of Korres gift set is just what your Sister needs this Christmas. White Tea Facial Fluid Gel Cleanser (gentle yet effective refreshing cleanser that is a ‘breakfast’ for the skin as it provides skin cells with their everyday need of energy and hydration), Wild Rose 24 hr Moisturising and Brightening Cream (this natural source of vitamin C gives significant repair to fine lines and skin colour disorders, with active ingredients that ensure 24 hour by continually regulating cellular water equilibrium), Wild Rose Instant Brightening Mask (brighten and regenerate exhausted skin), Basil Lemon Shower Gel (cleanse, moisturize and hydrate while you wash and locks in hydration like a leave-on product), Guava Body Butter (seals in moisture, stimulates collagen and restores skin elasticity and smoothness).
- Your baby Sister will enjoy discovering Soap & Glory this Christmas. Their Beginner’s Luxe set features their three best-loved original formulas (Scrub of Your Life body scrub, Clean on Me body cleanser and The Righteous Butter body butter) along with a handy pair of scrub gloves.
Your BFF or Party Pal, like you, always wants to look her best ever. She’s hard working, she’s running around after bubba and she’s juggling the everyday jobs to free her time to party and de-stress. See her glam and fab for the party season and beyond with our choices of top to toe pampering goodies.
- This ‘at home’ spa gift from Bliss will see your friend through the party season and keep her complexion beautiful and radiant. This quartet entitled ‘let it glow’ includes triple oxygen instant energising mask, fabulous foaming face wash, triple oxygen+c energising cream and fabulips softening lip balm.
- Choose Sephora’s mirror silver gift box containing 3 of their limited edition products for this holiday season. Shooting Star bubble bath and shower gel, Black Stars body wash and body scrub and Black Stars body lotion.
- Sephora’s limited edition Sweet and Cosmic bath range also have accessories that will make perfect mini gifts for all your girlfriends. With hairpins to build party updos, false eyelashes for fabulous eyes, sparkling makeup bags and futuristic makeup brushes, there’s a stocking filler for every girlfriend this Christmas.
- The Simply Sumptuous Shine set from Percy & Reed will keep your girlfriend colour smart and radiant with this lustrous set of hair essentials. Really Rather Radiant Colour Shine Shampoo and Conditioner along with Session Hold Hairspray and she’ll be sure every hair stays in place no matter how wild the party gets.
- Frizz control from Alterna Haircare in the shape of their Caviar REPAIRx range. This true instant recovery shampoo and conditioner has proved to give 90% of women hair that not only looks, but feels repaired and stronger (after just one use). So for the girlfriend who likes to dance and keep hair under control, the Caviar REPAIRx formula gives frizz-control, softness and shine to even extremely damaged hair with breakage being reduced by 95%.
- Lavender Great Escapes from Crabtree & Evelyn perfect for the BFF who loves to relax everywhere she goes. The Lavender range features a fresh bouquet of florals that weaves natural lavender and orange blossom with a hint of rose and jasmine. The set includes a Lavender Bath & Shower Gel, Lavender Body Lotion, Lavender Hand Therapy and Lavender Eau de Toilette.
- Amp2 by Percy & Reed is a multifaceted new styling product that provides major volume, touchable texture and flexible hold. Amp2 makes it quick and easy to get volume without using hot rollers or curling irons on even second-day hair. Use with Percy & Reed Living Proof Full collection.
- We are sure your BFF will have got plans with her loved one over the festive season. She’ll love this set by Bliss when the mistletoe is all around. Mistletoe must-haves features softening solutions for lips and hands in the high intensity hand cream and Fabulips lip balm.
- Perhaps you and your party pal are all partied out (for the moment), she’ll be happy for a rest and her skin will love being soaked in this fabulously moisturizing mask from Boscia, the leader in botanical science. With sea fern algae extract, the bright white mask instantly moisturises and plumps dull, dehydrated skin while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- For your jetsetter friend, she’ll love this gift of Crystal Clear Skin. SK-II have teamed up with Swarovski to feature Swarovski elements in their limited edition Christmas sets for 2013. Perfectly packaged, she will find the limited edition Facial Treatment Essence, Facial Treatment mask and Facial Treatment clear lotion.
- She’s your best friend and, like you, she’s the ultimate connoisseur. Give her the SK-II LXP Inspiration Set this Christmas, set includes LXP ultimate perfecting essence, LXP ultimate perfecting serum, LXP ultimate perfecting cream and Skin signature 3D redefining mask.
- Your BFF is always on the go with work, kiddies and more work but that shouldn’t mean she shouldn’t make time to pamper herself a little. Burt’s Bees have put together a Beauty on-the-Go collection of handbag essentials. This perfect quartet that is packaged along with a pretty cotton pouch is just what your girlfriend needs for anywhere and anytime pampering. Set includes shae butter hand repair cream, naturally nourishing milk/honey lotion, beeswax lip balm tin and lemon butter cuticle cream.
- Burt’s Bees goodies in a seasonal green package will leave your girlfriend with kissable lips for Christmas and beyond. Replenishing lip balm, ultra conditioning lip balm and the set also features a keepsake keychain featuring queen bee and her hive.
- A super-juicy mix of the best Soap & Glory has to offer in this Bubble Barrelled set. Your party pal will scrub-up well as she finds Clean on Me shower gel, Heel Genius foot cream, The Righteous Butter body butter, The Scrub of Your Life body buffer, Hand Food hand cream, Glad Hair Day daily shampoo along with headband.
- Only could you give this gift to your Best Friend who knows your humor all too well and will laugh along with the Soap & Glory (rather naughty) naming. Soap & Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Duo is a set containing plumper and a gloss stick.
Colleagues and Secret Santa gifts are often the most difficult of gifts to choose! Not this year, because we just made it a whole lot easier by searching out a mix of pamper products that your female colleagues will adore. There’s a whole range of prices too so there really is something for every member of staff.
- Crabtree & Evelyn ‘s Mini Hand Therapy Sampler is a perfect gift for anyone who loves to keep their hands smooth and looking beautiful. The set includes Crabtree & Evelyn’s multi-award winning hand creams Summer Hill Hand Therapy, Himalayan Blue Hand Therapy and Nutucket Briar Hand Therapy.
- As if they could read our minds, Percy & Reed have packaged up these super sets of marvelous minis that make for fab gifts this Christmas. Add them to your list of stocking fillers or secret Santa gifts:-
Style lab collection by Percy & Reed Satin hair serum Smoothest hair possible in half the time of traditional serums. This non-greasy formula does not weigh down hair and actually gives hair a silky, satin-smooth look with natural movement too.
Percy & Reed No fuss fabulousness dry shampoo gives hair a ‘just-washed’ look even when there’s no time to actually wash it! The ideal gift when her hair needs a quick ‘do’ before that all-important meeting.
We all know the humidity in Singapore can play havoc on our luscious locks but with this ultra-fine mist of Reassuringly Firm Session Hold Hairspray by Percy & Reed, she’ll achieve invisible hold for a natural look and impeccably well-behaved hair.
- Percy & Reed have some perfect holiday gifts in stores right now. We think the set ‘Unleash that Volume Ladies’ will be the perfect gift for female colleagues who, like all working ladies, want hair that turns heads in meetings or at events. She’ll love this set consisting of Smoothed Sealed and Sensational no oil oil for fine hair, Superstar Supersized Bodifying Cream, Abundantly Bouncy Volumising Mousse and No Fuss Fabulousness Dry Shampoo.
- Minis make for wonderful gift sets. Of course there’s one Percy & Reed set to suit your assistant, receptionist or even the tea lady this holiday season:-
Percy & Reed Living Proof Full – the collection to transform flat, limp, lifeless hair into noticeably fuller, thicker hair that is also thicker to the touch:-
Full shampoo, Full conditioner, Full thickening cream, Full thickening mousse, Full root lifting spray
Percy & Reed Living proof no frizz – the biggest anti-frizz breakthrough in 30 years. Humidity is blocked at 70% more than the most commonly used frizz-fighters. This collection effectively fights frizz and adds moisture to every strand which will address the friction causing frizz issue too:-
No frizz shampoo, No frizz leave-in conditioner, No frizz weightless styling spray, No frizz nourishing styling cream
- Sephora’s very own limited edition Sweet & Cosmic bath range will see that stressed out colleague relaxing into a Milky Way at bath time. Magic wand praline gives silver heart shaped bath pearls to pamper bath times.
- Choose Sephora’s enigmatic pouch containing Shooting Star bubble bath and shower gel, and Black Stars body lotion. Colleagues will love this cosmic chic set for bath times.
- Boscia, the leader in botanical science, present us with a Medley of peel-off masks that work to purify, brighten and hydrate for the most flawless complexion yet. Work buddies will be pleased as can be by their Secret Santa gift this year!
- Is it time to treat your faithful assistant and thank her for another year of helping you do your job brilliantly? For the real glow-getting career woman, SK-II have the Aura set that will help erase the signs of long working hours and stress conditions. Inside the gift box she will find limited edition facial treatment essence cellumination essence EX, cellumination deep surge and whitening source revival mask.
- Perfect mini gifts from Burt’s Bees, these Christmas tree ornaments along come together with a lip balm….fun quirky decoration and soft lips for Christmas.
- Treat a colleague to a Burt’s Bees set for top to toe pampering this Holiday Season. The Garden to Hive set includes honey lip balm, naturally nourishing milk/honey body lotion and coconut foot cream
- Little tins of wonder will be wonderful surprises for your colleagues in this year’s Secret Santa exchange. Burt’s Bees heritage tins in either beeswax lip balm mini, hand salve mini and lemon butter cuticle cream mini.
- Give your much-needed assistant or helping hand you couldn’t manage without The Yule Monty set by Soap & Glory this Christmas. This zip-up toiletry bag is packed to bursting with 9 fab products, there’s Sugar Crush body wash, The Righteous Butter body cream, Heel Genius foot mask Hand Food hand cream, Peaches & Clean skin cleanser, Thick & Fast super volume mascara, The Scrub of Your Life body buffer, Butter Yourself body lotion and XL lip plumping gloss.
- Just right trial-size tubs of Soap & Glory’s body butter will make the ideal little Secret Santa gift this year. Three different scents of Bergamot, Rose & Peach, Sweet Lime and Yuzu Fruit & Fig.
- Pamper sets are sure to make colleagues smile this Holiday Season. Soap & Glory have an absolutely twinkling gift of take-along travel size products in this A Wash, Upon a Star set – Clean on Me body wash gel and Righteous Butter body cream.
Tis (also) the Season to treat yourself! Don’t forget that you deserve some relaxing pamper time too, after all the dashing around, shopping for gifts and preparing a wonderful holiday time, you’ll have well and truly earned yourself one (or maybe three) of our pamper treats for you.
- Give yourself some real volume this party season, we looked to Percy & Reed for some must have hair care sets. Va-va voom Volume is a collection of larger than life hair care essentials that will give you the volume you desire – Beautifully Bouncy Volumising Shampoo and Conditioner and Session Hold Hairspray.
- Flex shaping hairspray by Percy & Reed is your must have hair care product right now. Singapore humidity adds frizz to even the smoothest of styles but no longer will you suffer, this hairspray gives humidity and frizz protection as well as gorgeous shine. Use on damp hair to prep, build, and add structure to your style or apply to dry hair to finish any style.
- Be ready for those festive kisses or passionate encounters this holiday season. The Merry Kiss-mas set by Bliss should be on your ‘must have’ list, you’ll pucker up perfectly for Christmas kisses with glossy, nourished lips brought on by peppermint glossy balm and vanilla mint glossy balm.
- Keep your cool this Season, after all the shopping and aiming to please you’ve done recently, your skin will be crying out for this mask by Bosica. Containing Sea Whip that is derived from sea algae and known as the world’s most powerful natural anti-inflammatory ingredient – Cool Blue Calming Mask which instantly cools, calms and hydrates.
- SK-II knows very well that we woman ‘want it all’, that’s why they packaged this wonderful gift just for you. The ‘at Will’ set is yours with every a-la-carte purchase at SK-II of S$450. The set contains facial treatment mask x 6 piece, stempower rich cream (15g) and facial treatment clear lotion (40ml). Treat others and treat yourself with this special gift with purchase from SK-II.
- Burt’s Bees have created a ‘Pamper Me’ set containing a trio of goodies you truly deserve this Christmas. Achieve natural radiance on the go with honey lip balm, almond milk beeswax hand cream and radiance body lotion.
- Treat your lips this Holiday Season with this Burt’s Bees set and say goodbye to dryness. A Christmas-y red box of 3 refreshing lip balms in pink grapefruit, pomegranate and acai berry along with a keychain featuring queen bee and her bee hive.
- Who can resist all things Bright & Bubbly, this set from Soap & Glory? Time to treat yourself to some fun and quirky pamper goodies, this set is a mix of Clean on Me shower gel, The Righteous Butter body butter, Scrub of Your Life body buffer, Hand Food hand cream along with a sudsy wash puff.