Spas in Ireland

Christmas Gift Sets for Men

By , December 9, 2011

Whether you’re hoping to spoil a personal grooming enthusiast or simply looking for a polite way to tell the other half he needs a good clean, skincare gift sets are the ideal solution. Late nights, harsh shaving and cold weather will be wreaking havoc on his neglected skin over Christmas, make sure he’s well prepared with one of our hand-picked favourites.  

Clarins Men Collection
This stylish travel bag from Clarins comes equipped with everything he’ll need to treat stressed or tired skin. Inside is the new ClarinsMen Super Moisture Balm (50ml), Active Face Wash (125ml), Smooth Shave (50ml), After Shave Energiser (15ml) and Fatigue Fighter (5ml). Used together, they guarantee revitalised skin, a gentle shave and thorough hydration. All for just under €50 at Debenhams stores nationwide and select Clarins counters.

Elemis Superstar Grooming Kit
The Superstar Grooming Kit from Elemis combines the brand’s top products for men’s skin, designed to soothe, smooth and recharge. The sleek black wash bag contains a Deep Cleanse Facial Wash (200ml), Ice Cool Foaming Shave Gel (200ml), Daily Moisture Boost (50ml), and Sharp Shower Body Wash (100ml). The set is presented in a festive silver box and is priced at €62 (saving over €35) from Rain Spa & Wellness Clinic in Limerick and other Elemis stockists around the country.

Liz Earle Men’s Christmas Essentials
Liz Earle‘s Christmas edition skincare kit contains everything he needs to care for sensitive or irritated skin. Inside the sleek presentation box is a Sensitive Shave Cream (100ml), After Shaving Moisturiser (50ml), Face and Body Wash (200ml), Hand Repair (50ml), and two pure muslin cloths. The Christmas Men’s Essentials kit is available from and costs €43.75.

The Handmade Soap Company Shaving Kit
This limited edition kit from The Handmade Soap Company contains a lather-rich Shaving Soap, a fragrant After Shave Soothing Cream, a handmade Bristle Brush and a Castle Arch Shaving Soap Dish. All products are made here in Ireland, with The Handmade Soap Company’s signature vintage style. The set is €59.99 from Clery’s in Dublin and gift shops around the country.

Roger & Gallet L’Homme Sport Christmas Coffret
This warm, woody scented set contains L’Homme Sport Eau de Toilette (100ml) and an accompanying fragrant Bath & Shower Gel (75ml) from the perfumers at Roger & Gallet. Leave him feeling invigorated and smelling refined and modern with this blend of natural essential oils. The set can be found in McCabe’s and other pharmacies nationwide for €39. 

Or for a more thorough grooming, give him a Gift Voucher. He’ll be able to choose from men’s treatments such as hot towel shaves and sports massages in spas around the country, or you can tag along with him on a spa weekend break. Order your voucher before the 15th of December and we’ll even give you a 10% discount! All you have to do is enter the discount code ‘santa’ when you make your purchase.


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