Get ready for the big day in style with Absolutely’s round-up of the best Christmas pampering, beauty treatments and packages
Words Joy Montgomery
Let the Christmas pampering begin…
FESTIVE SPA-RKLE AT THE CORINTHIA
Get in the merry mood this season with a luxurious spa day at The Corinthia. The package includes (deep breath) lunch with a glass of Champagne, full use of the hotel’s Thermal Floor, a Salt & Oil Scrub followed by a Hydrating Wrap, a Personalised 90 minute Massage, a Margaret Dabbs Advanced Manicure or Pedicure and a Blow Dry in the Daniel Galvin Salon. Happy Christmas indeed; Price per person – £470
CHRISTMAS SPA-RKLE AT COWSHED
Everyone’s favourite urban spa, Cowshed, invites you and your friends to join them for an evening of Christmas festivities and shopping. The two-hour pampering session includes a tension-easing back massage, a rejuvenating facial and a speedy mani-pedi served up with a glass of fizz. Bliss; £145 for 120 minutes.
HANGOVER CURE AT FACEGYM
Too many festive cocktails got you feeling a little Scrooge-like? Well luckily for us, Facegym has created the ultimate pick-me-up. Aptly named ‘The Hangover Cure’, this reviving treatment uses the brand’s signature facial workout to detox and drain away excess fluid and blast away the night before. This is then followed by a hydrating mask to infuse the skin with vitamins and revive your natural glow. The easiest way to fake a fresh face come Christmas morning; £65 for 45 minutes.
CHRISTMAS SPARKLE PACKAGE AT THE RITZ
Prepare for that special work party or festive dinner in style at London’s iconic Ritz hotel. In the midst of the hotel’s stunning spa you can enjoy a stress-free getting ready experience that comprises of a gel manicure, professional wash and blowdry and a expert makeup session. Why not bring along the whole girl gang while you’re at it? Price per person – £179.
CHRISTMAS CHOCO PARADISE AT THE LANSBOROUGH
Escape the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy and head to The Landmark Hotel’s Spa & Health Club for a very chocolaty spa experience. The Choco Paradise treatment begins with a milk foot bath followed by a rich head-to-toe chocolate scrub. After a gentle body exfoliation, you’ll be enveloped in a velvety chocolate wrap. The experience is finished with a relaxing scalp massage. All the decadence without the calories; £105 for 65 minutes.