All set for Christmas

It is important to remember there is already great value to be found in buying gift sets for yourself!

There is nearly always decent savings to be made with free minis or full sized freebies in the pack. Many of these will be sold through by the end of November so now is the time to treat yourself or a loved one.

The Clarins Double Serum 50ml Holiday Set (€96) includes a 2-in-1 anti-ageing treatment with 21 plant extracts to stimulate the 5 vital functions of the skin - hydration, nutrition, oxygenation, regeneration and protection. It also contains Double Serum (50ml), Beauty Flash Balm (15ml), Lip Comfort Oil 01 (2.5ml) and a Clarins pouch. See

The Skin Theory Let it Glow Set (€99.95) is the ultimate 3 step with a vitamin C cleanser, a hyaluronic acid peptide serum and vitamin C SPF 30 day cream. This is a new brand launched earlier this year by Therapie Clinics nationwide and is proving to be a bestseller.

Dr Hauschka Ultimate Body Trio (€39.95) contains Lemon Lemongrass Shower Cream (150ml), Rose Nurturing Body Oil (75ml) and Rose Nurturing Body Cream (30ml). The enveloping fragrance of Rose Body Cream instils a sense of peace and harmony.

Irish brand Skinician has an incredible selection of gift sets tailored to your skin type starting at just €49.95. They have reduced the amount of packaging and all the products inside are full size so there are incredible savings to be made.

Image MD Skincare (€147.50) has been developed by a plastic surgeon. These products feature advanced technology for youthful -looking skin. Cleanse, revitalise and refresh, then apply the reparative serum with plant cell extracts and peptides to help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It contains the Restoring Youth Serum (30ml) and Restoring Facial Cleanser (118ml).

Clarins Men Hydration Holiday Set (€65) will prep, exfoliate and hydrate and contains Super Moisture Balm (50ml), Exfoliating Cleanser (125ml) Shampoo & Shower (30ml), Shave Ease Oil (3ml) and a Clarins Men pouch.

Nuxe Men Exclusively Him (€29.95) includes a moisturising multi-purpose gel which energises and mattifies the skin in 1 step. The triple action formula is gentle enough for all skin types, even the most sensitive skin. After use, your skin will feel perfectly moisturised, soft and energised with a subtle woodsy scent.

Also included is a 24hr Protection Deodorant (50ml) and a Multi-Use Shower Gel (200ml).