Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Goods For Primping and Pampering

The holidays can make for especially frenetic folk. Here's how to give the gift of peace, along with a silent night or two.

November 14, 2018

By Julia Dilworth, Rosemary Poole and Amanda Ross

Zen Lodge Stay

From $859 It’s a silent night with Nita Lake Lodge’s Sleep Therapy package: Kundalini massage (to realign the body’s rhythms and restore balance), a room with a fireplace soaker tub (organic lavender bubble bath) and take-home Zirbenherz sleep therapy pillow (infused with mood-boosting pine oil for better zzz’s and energy). nitalakelodge.com

Bath Soak

$325 Bain Noir is a bath soak treatment featuring hemp-derived cannabis sativa seed oil that helps soothe, repair and protect the skin while actively de-stressing the mind and body. nannettedegaspe.com 

Midas Mask

$7 If gold isn’t in your holiday shopping budget, there’s Kiss NY’s 24-karat-gold peel-off mask, which is a treat for both wallet and face (with the latter, think lifting and firming). londondrugs.com

Artsy Skin Cream

$720 Ultra-luxe beauty line Clé de Peau teams up with artist Daria Petrilli to create the wrapped-and-ready Féerie d’Hiver holiday collection. cledepeaubeaute.com

Man Goodie Box

$200 Organic soap, charcoal grit bar, King x Portland men’s socks, French white-clay shaving soap and other hand-picked treats for your mister. baskits.com

Dream Hairapy Set

$215 Once upon a time, those in search of Balmain’s cult-fave hair care line had to visit Paris’s Colette (before it closed). Relax: Balmain Hair Couture has arrived in our fair city with its entire line, including this holiday styling gift set. beautybarcosmetics.com

Eyes Like Rihanna

$69 Without parabens, sulfates or phthalates, Fenty Beauty delivers the Moroccan Spice eyeshadow palette in 16 long-lasting shades—like Fez Up and Cumin Get It. sephora.ca

 

Awesome Yoga Mat

$108 Vancouver yoga instructor and artist Sam James makes downward dog exponentially more zen with her pretty paint flow mats. samjames.art

 

Red Hot

From $198 The legendary clear-glass 1921 Chanel No. 5 perfume bottle undergoes a makeover in red just in time for the holidays. thebay.com

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out our 2018 holiday gift guide here.

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