17 Best Luxury Beauty Gifts to Give or Receive
Nothing shows your adoration morethan an extraordinary gift. Big, small, or wrapped up in a beauty treatment, choosing a gift for you or your loved ones can be overwhelming. After a niche perfume for a fragrance lover? Skincare sensation for those self-care rituals or the gold standard of beauty tools to equip any make-up connoisseur? We’ve done the hard work for you: this is the only edit you’ll need to hand. Discover Harrods’ specially curated beauty offering that says so much more than just a token of appreciation.
Pat McGrath Labs: MTHERSHP: Iconic Infatuation Palette in Nude Engagement, £64
A celebration of love calls for a make-up looks to match, and a rose-nude palette designed by Dame Pat McGrath herself is a formidable pairing. Fall in love with each individual shade that ranges between a luminous beige champagne shimmer, a neutral pink velvet matte alongside a coral-metallic rose and plum rose velvet matte. A palette inspired for infinite artistry – sculpt, blend, shape and feather an eye look with a multidimensional finish. A gift that is passion-filled and bound to capture any heart.
111SKIN Space Defence Bright Eye Lift Gel NAC Y²™, £120
Give the gift of self-care this Valentine's Day with 111SKIN's surgically-precise skincare. Formulated by world-renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr Yannis Alexandrides, the Space Defence Eye Lift Gel is a reawakening formula powered by a unique blend of the brand's proprietary NAC Y²™ complex, Caffeine, and an age-defying Hexapeptide. Inspired by the results of an eye lift, just half a pump is all that's needed to help hydrate, lift, and de-puff worn out under-eyes. Use day and night to reduce signs of tiredness and minimise the appearance of fine lines.
Versace Atelier Collection Vanilla Rouge Eau de Parfum, £320
An exclusive Versace fragrance is a bound to be a winner. At a glance this sleek black bottle with its excellent glass-twisting technique and hand-crafted Medusa motif cap could be mistaken for a piece of art. But inside, the scent harmonises the sweet, floral, and woody notes of Madagascan vanilla, Turkish rose, and musk accord. Niche perfumer Jordi Fernández created the concoction so that at first spritz, the juice is light and floral, but over time dries down to the comforting and warm scent of vanilla. A scented luxury for any wearer.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Marine Cream, £94
The main criteria for healthy skin is prioritising soothing, hydrating and calming skincare products. Enter Elemis’ Pro-Collagen Rose Marine Cream. The bestselling beauty icon is now formulated with the efficacy of rose – known to regenerate skin’s cells and protect from free radical damage due to its antioxidants – alongside its famed ingredients including padina pavonica and gingko bilobato hydrate, plump and even skin. No matter their current skincare routine this cream is bound to impress.
Costa Brazil Aroma Eau de Parfum, £195
Aroma balances both the exquisiteness of fine fragrance and the function of scent. It’s like a plane ticket without the air fare, as Costa Brazil’s scent sweeps you away to the heart of the Amazon rainforest as it arises at dawn. With an initial spritz imagine the woody notes of cedarwood and vetiver vibrantly come to life, fresh yet earthy as the sun rises and habitat awakens. As the scent dries down on your skin, imagine the sun reaching its peak and the warm smoky aroma of the fresh earth and jungle flora welcoming the heat with notes of pink pepper, grapefruit zest and Brazilian orange oil rising to the surface. A fragrance gift destined to uplift any mood, instant gifting brownie points.
Penhaligons The Coveted Duchess Rose Eau de Parfum, £215
If there was a flower or fragrant note that symbolises love, it would be rose. The sweet, floral yet sensual note is universally adored, so it’s only fitting to include Penhaligon’s The Coveted Duchess Rose in our gifting edit. But it’s not all prettiness and delicateness; The Coveted Duchess is twisted with a hint of musky wood, mandarin, and vanilla. This elegant scent on your skin will innocently draw everyone in who walks past it, easily creating a frenzy of adoration.
RéVive Moisturizing Renewal Oil Triple Defense Hydrator, £140
When it comes to elevating your skincare routine, is there anything more decadent than a luxury face oil? Safe to say the sensorial feeling of a facial oil is one of the most soothing, calming and refreshing beauty experiences. One of the best is RéVive’s Moisturizing Renewal Oil Triple Defense Hydrator. Infused with the Glow Oil Complex blend of 5 natural oils and biomimetic lipids to moisturise and nourish the skin. As well as antioxidants that blend turmeric, rice germ extracts and vitamin C, the oil brightens and defends against cellular stress, as well as shields your skin from the impact of environment.
Van Cleef & Arpels Moonlight Patchouli Le Parfum, £175
When a perfume house is inspired by its own high jewelry such as Van Cleef & Arpels, it’s immediately a cherished offering. The Parfum version of this unique creation perfectly captures the intensity of the night. Housed in a black lacquered bottle and detailed with subtly engraved gold flower decorations, this chypre floral scent is undeniably decadent. Notes of amber, patchouli and rose ensure this scent is more irresistible than ever.
Ferragamo Amo Oriental Wood, £112
A unique combination of opulence and sensuality, this scent from Ferragamo is perfect for those looking for new and rare perfumes. Bottled in polished blue, with shimmering gold detail, it reflects the brands passion for quality. The scent blends the juicy notes of red apple with the spicy notes of cardamom. Notes of leather and rose make it a great choice for those who like their scents warm and bold and completely unapologetic.
Christophe Robin The Regeneration Mask with Prickly Pear Oil Prestige Limited Edition, £50
For those that enjoy introducing colour to their hair will be besotted with celebrity hair colourist Christophe Robin’s Regenerating Mask with Prickly Pear Oil as an at-home treatment. A creamy and intensely nourishing hair mask that acts as a soothing yet transformative veil over dry, damaged, or chemically treated hair, it’ll leave your strands feeling stronger and silkier. A hair treasure that when given to a loved one will be cherished, is housed in an opulent coral box crafted from recycled cotton. Carry this hair mask on any adventure and witness your hair transform before your eyes.
Lyma Laser Kit, £1,999
For any gadget lover, this is the crème de la crème of at-home laser treatments. We’d go as far as to say it’s the only laser you will need to help plump and improve fat structure, increase collagen production, reduce the appearance of fine lines, and brighten areas of pigmentation, thanks to its 500mW laser (an incredible strength that only medical grade treatments can top). Want to know how to incorporate it into your regime? Once the active mist is sprayed and gel applied, glide the laser over your skin and holding in place on areas of concern. Designed for all skin types complete your treatment with a serum or take the outside, in approach with Lyma Supplements that increases immunity and cellular performance.
Suqqu 8 Piece Brush Kit, £560
Calling all make-up aficionados: this is the brush set of dreams. Japanese brand Suqqu is known for its top-quality products, and its brushes are no exception. Handmade and designed to be your beauty partner for a lifetime each of the eight brushes in this set has been curated for each step of a make-up case. For any make-up lover, these beauty tools will be loyal confidants.
Jo Malone London Cologne Intense Scarlett Poppy, £150 & Cologne Intense Myrrh & Tonka, £150
What’s better than a single decadent scent? Two decadent scents, layered over one another. If you want to smell like no one else in the world, try layering the warm almond, vanilla-noted Myrrh & Tonka blend first, before introducing the sweet bloom of Scarlett Poppy. When the two dry down on your skin together, expect the cocooning of two worlds coming together like the bright sunny blossoms bursting through a rich and smoky warm evening by the fire.
AMAN Grounding Amethyst Scrub & Soak, £100
When you unwind using Aman's Grounding Amethyst Scrub & Soak you'll never look back. Invigorating and rejuvenating the scrub treatment is an extension of the famed wellness resort that focuses on healing both body and mind. Infused with cooling jade, Himalayan salts, amethyst powder and calendula oil, the subtle blend will lift and energise any tired spirits. It really is the gift that keeps on giving.
La Mer The Complete Genaissance Collection, £935
There’s no gift giving done by halves when La Mer’s The Complete Genaissance Collection is all wrapped up. A heritage skincare brand that invests in patented technology, quality formulations and a luxurious sensorial feeling is a gift worth bestowing. A unique complex in their genaissance ferment – created with rare red algae, refined 24 karat gold and collagen – brings skin back to life, especially for those wanting to improve fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven texture.
Pure Himalayan Cordyceps Gold, £5,995
Pure Himalayan is a match for serious wellness enthusiasts. Blending the finest Chinese medicine, panax ginseng, New Zealand manuka honey and royal jelly, these adaptogens are a potent marvel known to reduce inflammation, stimulate collagen and support the body to perform efficiently. Alongside a healthy and balanced lifestyle, these Cordyceps extracts are fit for only the best.
La Praire Platinum Rare Luxury Ritual, £3,198
Have a true luxury connoisseur on your gift list? You can’t go wrong with La Praire’s Platinum Rare Luxury Ritual. As a rare and precious skincare line, this luxury curation includes an adored elixir, replenishing night cream, eye cream and toning lotion for rejuvenating and plumping skin. Only working with the finest ingredients and formulas, Swiss skincare brand La Prairie know exactly what it means to take your routine to the next level.
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