Spas in Ireland

Stocking Stuffers for Under €15

By , December 15, 2011

From unusual Christmas crackers to scrooge-style shower gels, this year’s top stocking fillers have plenty of fun twists for both him and her – and all for less than €15!

Aromatherapy Associates Little Star
Spread some Christmas cheer with this Aromatherapy Associates favourite. A miniature Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil lies inside the special edition star-shaped box, perfect for looping onto your Christmas tree. The powerful blend promises to induce a silent night’s sleep after all that exhausting merry-making. €11.60 from select Aromatherapy Associates stockists or from

This Works Star Cracker
Beautifully packaged in chic black and silver, this unique Christmas cracker contains a multi-tasking Turbo Balm (10g) from This Works. Pop open over dinner and surprise him or her with this all-in-one lip balm, cuticle softener and dry heel moisturiser. A completely natural composition of monoi oil, cocoa butter and rose oil, it can be used anywhere on the face or body. €12 from Harvey Nichols in Dundrum or

Lush Jilted Elf
The Jilted Elf shower jelly from Lush is based on a New York cocktail of the same name and makes the perfect gift for the scrooge in your life. Containing honey and fig to soften skin, grapefruit and cinnamon leaf oils to lift the spirits, and even a splash of vodka to purify and brighten, this fruity number leaves a party season scent and a sprinkling of gold dust in its wake. €4.95 for 100g or €9.95 for 245g from Lush stores.

Soap & Glory You Cube
This bargain box of goodies contains miniatures of Soap & Glory’s most popular products – all for just €13.50. Inside all that sequined pink is a Righteous Butter body butter (50ml), Flake Away body scrub (50ml), Clean On Me shower gel (75ml), Hand Food hand cream (50ml) and a sudsy shower puff. Available from Boots stores nationwide.

Bliss Winter Wonder-‘Hands’
This seasonal duo from Bliss skincare is perfect for soothing hands dried out by harsh winter months. Included is the brand’s ‘Snow’ Wonder hand cream and High Intensity Hand Cream in convenient miniature sizes (30ml each). You can find the set in Brown Thomas in Dublin and Limerick for €14.

Or, for as little as €25, hide a Gift Voucher at the end of their stocking! Lucky recipients can choose from a range of pampering treatments in spas around the country. Place your order before 3.30pm on the 20th and you’ll even receive free next day delivery – perfect for that last minute gift just in time for Christmas! All you have to do is enter the discount code ‘forgetmenot’ when you order your voucher.


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