Luxury health and beauty Christmas gifts in Harrogate
CHRISTMAS shoppers looking for luxury health and beauty gifts are being encouraged to visit Harrogate.
The Yorkshire spa town boasts many outlets providing some of the best products and services in the region.- see a spotlight on some of them and a major list below, with online links.
Harrogate Business Improvement District (BID) is behind the promotion as part of its aim to boost the local economy by increasing visits and spending.
It follows the launch of its Harrogate Gift Card which can be pre-loaded up to £500 and be spent at participating town centre shops, restaurants, bars, cafes, businesses and attractions.
GET THE HARROGATE GIFT CARD: A directory of participating businesses can be found online - where the card can also be purchased - at www.harrogategiftcard.co.uk.The high society of Victorian Britain from European princesses to acclaimed writers such as Oscar Wilde flocked to Harrogate thanks to its therapeutic waters.
Yorkshire Soap Company, based in the buzzing Victoria Quarter, is another gem - like stepping into a magical emporium of soapy bubbles. Expect glitter, sparkles and heavenly scents.
This proudly British independent store features products that are all delicately handmade, with love, in Yorkshire. Their soaps are not tested on animals and are suitable for vegetarians. The shop also caters for weddings with bespoke soap cakes and favours. Whether it’s picking up a little something to add a little extra to bath time, or for the ultimate luxury gift hamper for a special occasion, entering the fragrant store is a treat in itself. Visit yorkshiresoap.co.uk/harrogate-store.
Molton Brown, providing luxury beauty fragrance bath and body gifts, is a fashion, lifestyle and aspirational brand, encouraging customers to ‘shop by colour for a stylish colourful home.’
With memorable hues and enduring fragrances, it’s all about moods. For feelings of nurture and warmth buy a pink body wash, blues will stimulate thought and communication, its brown candles are said to enhance focus for your home office, and choosing white neutral products will help create a calm sanctuary. Visit www.moltonbrown.co.uk.
A short hop away, is the boutique, L’Occitane En Provence. Promising customers a glowing, unique beauty, this brand originated in Provence after a 23 year-old named Olivier Baussan began distilling rosemary essential oil to sell locally.
He expanded into soaps and creams. The brand works with French farmers, including those from the lavender fields of Provence, for an authentic and natural luxurious product. Visit uk.loccitane.com.
In the cosmopolitan Montpellier Quarter, is H2k Skincare, an award-winning skincare brand, inspired by Kalahari melon seed oil. This exotic fruit is found across the desert and is an important water source to the nomadic Saan tribe of Namibia. Its moisturising, regenerating and restructuring properties help to promote the suppleness and beauty of our skin. Visit www.h2kskincare.com.
H2k opened their Flagship Store in Harrogate in 2013. You’ll find gifts for her, him and home (with diffusers and candles), as well as for on the road with its miniature travel gels and soaps. With its infused organic extracts and enhanced skin care formulations, it promises to leave you H2k happy, promoting vitality inside and out.
Town Centre Hair and Beauty Directory - massages and more in the Montpellier Quarter
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