The best way to round off a year beset with stressful changes and boring routines? Gift yourself and your loved ones a care-package in the form of luxury ayurveda, curated as gift hampers by a host of independent beauty and wellness brands. Lounge rounds up a few recommendations to get you started:
Glow the Brightest beauty gift box by Upakarma Ayurveda
The gift box contains a bottle of Upakarma Ayurveda Night Serum with Saffron, which claims to smooth out skin imperfections, reduce wrinkles, regenerate and nourish the epidermis; a Vitamin C night serum, which harnesses the power of Vitamin C, a strong antioxidant that combats dark spots and prevents melanin production to reduce and reverse hyper-pigmentation, acne spots, and dark spots’ and a 100 ML bottle of Sweet Almond Oil extracted from 100% pure almonds, which can be used a body and head massage oil.
Maate Tiny Tales of Winter Gift Boxes
These products for mother and baby contain products that help nourish and moisturise delicate baby skin during winter. The formulations contain ingredients such as saffron, jojoba oil and kokum butter that protect from harsh temperature drops. The Heavenly Hydration gift box comes with Maaté Baby Body Butter and Maaté Baby Face Butter, and sampler packs of Body Wash, Hair Cleanser, Hair Oil and Body Oil for your little one, while the Nourish Gift Box contains Maaté Body Oil and Maaté Baby Hair Oil with a pure metal oil warming bowl for the perfect massaging experience.
Myra Veda Luxury Essentials Bath Ritual Set
This luxurious hamper contains some of the brand’s best-selling products such as the Hawaiian Mud & Seaweed Scrub, the Greek Goddess Shea & Zinc Scrub-Mask, Mediterranean White Sage Hand & Body lotion, the Bath Soak infused with Dead Sea Minerals and Essential Oils and hand-crafted charcoal soap bars.
Pure Indulgence Gift Box by Kama Ayurveda
The gift pack consists of Shea Lotus Body Butter, Natural Rose Soap, Pure Rose Water, Foot Cream, and Foot Scrub, all geared towards toning and making skin firm by removing flaky and dry patches and hydrating the skin. The kit is a curation of top to toe essentials with fragrances of lotus, rose and lime, and comes with a sleek pouch.
Sadhev Customisable Gift Boxes
A new luxury wellness brand, Sadhev allows you to customise a beauty box, choosing 2, 3, or 4 products from its range of ayurvedic formulations. We recommend Sadhev’s Aloe Vera and Saffron Gel with Kumkumadi Thailam, Sadhev Rose Water made with handpicked centifolia roses, the Orange & Cinnamon bathing bar, and Natural Lip Balm with beetroot extracts that provide a natural tint.
Price: Depends on products chosen