Cleansers, toners, moisturisers, face packs, exfoliants – with so many facial care products on the market, it’s hard to know where to begin when buying a kit as a present for a female friend or family member this Christmas. But providing the perfect kit doesn’t have to cost a fortune, with many high quality gifts available to purchase both online or from high street stores such as Boots, The Body Shop and Argos. Here’s our top 5 facial skincare sets available to purchase from 5 from the UK, including kits for tackling T-zones, soothing sensitive skin and preventing the signs of premature ageing.
Boots – Soap & Glory Face Time Gift Set – £25
This popular brand supplies a range of high quality products that have become a staple present for many women across the UK for the last few Christmases. This gift set is no exception, helping to smooth skin and tackle troublesome areas for every skin type. The set includes a pack of its popular Off Your Face cleaning cloths for removing make-up, excess oil and dead skin cells, as well as a tube of Feel Good Factor, an all-in-one primer, moisturiser and sunblock, ideal for brightening and protecting skin. It also contains a lip butter balm ideal for keeping chapped winter lips at bay, as well as its popular Daily Moisturing Eye Gel, a staple eye rescue treatment which provides moisture and collagen for tired puffy eyes.
Argos – Montagne Jenuessebasket Full Of Goodies Gift Set – £9.99
A staple of most beauty stores, these high quality face masks are a popular buy for teenagers and adults alike, providing a selection of delicious masks such as their Hot Chocolate Pore Cleansing Sauna masque and their Prickly Pear Peel Off Masque, suitable for all different types of skin. This bargain basket set from Argos contains seven masks, a body exfoliator and bath salts bursting with natural goodness. Suitable for ages 12 and up and never tested on animals, this selection of muds, peel offs and self-heating face masks are guaranteed to provide some extra luxury this Christmas.
Dermalogica – Skin Kit For Normal/Dry – £20.99
International renowned brand Dermalogicais the go-to company for long-lasting results thanks to the clinical research that goes into its products, including its popular Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant. Its normal/dry skin kit is a best-seller as its ideal for most skin types and includes a full regimen of essentials, including a cleansing gel, toner and a smoothing cream to restore suppleness and tone. This kit also contains a cream exfoliant and a sample of its hydrating gel masque, with all products in this professional skin kit being free of artificial fragrances and colours. Other specific skin kits include the AGE smart starter kit, the UltraCalming treatment kit for sensitive skin, as well as a shave skin kit for men, which are all available to purchase online via Dermalogica’s website or from UK distributors which offer cheap Dermalogica products all year round.
The Body Shop – Nutriganics Skincare Kit – £13
Known for its fruity body butters and Fair Trade ingredients, The Body Shop is a high street haven for a fantastic selection of eco-friendly gifts this Christmas. Its organic Nutriganics Skincare Kit comes with a free wash bag and is ideal for preventing the first signs of ageing, and contains a facial wash, toner, as well as a day and night cream to leave skin feeling softer and glowing. Made with 98% natural ingredients, this kit contains a lovely selection of sampler products to refresh, smooth and try before you buy the full sized versions.
Boots – Simple Simply Beautiful Gift Set – £10.00
Buying Christmas presents for those with sensitive skin can sometimes be frustrating, but not anymore thanks to Simple, a specialist brand specially created for those prone to blemishes and rashes. Presented in a beautifully detailed clear wash bag, this pack contains its popular cleanser, toner and light moisturiser for providing even those with the most irritable skin condition with perfect results every time. Packed full of multivitamins, this set is also ideal for those looking for a new balanced and replenishing skincare regime to start the New Year with.