We’re entering December, and this means it’s already the “most wonderful time of the year”…

We at The Retreat don’t want you to give your loved ones that sweater destined to remain in their drawer forever. We care! That’s why we carefully selected the cream of the crop from our stock, so that you can make this upcoming Christmas absolutely unforgettable!
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MAKE UP

LIPS
bareMinerals ‘Send Nudes’ – £32 (worth £51)
What woman doesn’t love lipsticks, lip stains and lipcolours? bareMinerals ‘Send Nudes’ is a GEN NUDE™ Matte Liquid Lipcolour trio which includes the matte hues HempXYZSwank (nude, pink and mauve)… for wonder-proof lips!
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EYES
If you know anyone passionate about eye makeup, than you should definitely give them this palette for Christmas! These silky, rose-inspired hues include plum, mauve and burgundy shades along with bare creams and taupes. No need to be a YouTube beauty guru here, eye tutorials and double-ended eyeshadow brush will come with the palette itself!
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EYES, LIPS, FACE
If you’re not sure if the person you want to give your present to is more into eye or lip make up, then with this ‘on-the-go’ palette there’s no chance you can go wrong. It has “must-haves” such as eyeshadows and lipcolours in a variety of finishes, blush, mascara, face powder and even a make up bag (see the full list here). It’s great for day-to-day looks as well as any holiday/party make up!
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SKIN CARE AND BODY CARE

There’s nothing better than keeping the skin nourished and supple throughout the whole wintertime. This small set contains two oils and one balm to restore your body and mind’s natural balance. Like any other ESPA Christmas set, it comes presented in a gift box, finished with a green ribbon.
Includes: Restorative Bath Oil 15ml – Restorative Body Oil 15ml – Restorative Balm 15g
ESPA ‘Heroes Collection’ – £120 
If you think you could be heroes just for one day, you’re wrong. With this superb ESPA Christmas set that includes their most popular and renowned formulas, you can really spoil someone and make them feel a hero for many, many days!
ESPA Heroes Collection is worth £235 but comes for only £120. It features seven of the most famous ESPA products and gives strong, bright and revitalised skin.
Includes: Optimal Skin ProCleanser 100ml – Optimal Skin ProSerum 30ml – Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser 55ml – Overnight Hydration Therapy 55ml – 24 Hour Replenishing Eye Moisturiser 25ml – Soothing Body Oil 50ml – Pink Hair and Scalp Mud 55ml
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ishga Hebridean Marine Toner £25 and Nourishing Face Oil £60 
Combine the extremely beneficial ishga Marine Toner – which contains Seawater of the Hebrides blended with Hebridean Seaweed extract, aloe vera, and Cucumber extract – with the ultra moisturising ishga Face Oil, packed with essential fatty acids and antioxidants to rehydrate, tone, regenerate the skin and leave it silky and smooth. This would be a special gift for anyone who really loves to take care of their skin!
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MEN 

Men need to take care of their skin as much as women do. ESPA thought of them and came up with the ‘Ultimate Grooming Kit’. Presented in a handy ‘Man Tin’, the kit includes four products that will nourish and protect the skin, in order to make it stronger, healthier and revitalised.
Includes: Dual-Action Shavemud 30ml – Invigorating Face Wash 50ml – Energising Shower Gel 70ml – The Hydrator 35ml
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ishga Men’s Exfoliating Face Wash £25 and Marine Cream £55 
If you don’t feel like going for pre-packed sets, then you can pick yourself the products you like the most and put a nice Christmas ribbon on them. In this case, we suggest you a good combo: ishga Men’s Exfoliating Face Wash, which prepares the skin by quickly removing daily grime from it, and ishga Marine Cream, that helps rejuvenate and protect the skin from environmental damage. Both products are ideal for all skin types.
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HOME 

ESPA Winter Spice blend, with its warming, spicy scent of Sweet Orange, Clove and Cinnamon, is a customer favourite since its launch and it makes the perfect festive gift for a friend, loved one, or even yourself.
It gives your home (or anyone else’s) that festive, zesty note it deserves during the Christmas time, without resulting too rich. We’re sure it’ll be extremely appreciated!
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Ishga Hand Poured Candle – £29.50 
Gifting candles is always a win-win. Forget tea lights and give your friends, loved ones, or co-workers this exceptional ishga candle, winner at Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017. With its fresh aroma of lavender, geranium rose and lemon grass, it’s a fantastic treat for anyone loving a beautifully scented home.
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GIFT VOUCHER

If you’re still uncertain about what gift would be the best, there’s a further option: a Gift Voucher! You can impress your friends and family and make their Christmas special by purchasing one of our Gift Vouchers online or in our Salons! We are sure you’d pass the test, hehe.
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That’s all!
We hope you may find this guide helpful. Spend a wonderful Christmas with your family and loved ones, dear ‘Retreaters’, Merry Christmas!
The Retreat
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