Something for nothing
It’s gifts with purchase time so bag a bargain while stocking up on the basics.
Japanese skincare experts Shiseido’s offering has a value of €65 and includes a basic travel kit plus the rich skin treat Advanced Super Restoring Cream. A complimentary makeover and Perfect Rouge lipstick completes the deal when you buy two products, to include one skincare. At Clerys and selected pharmacies
Lancome’s Bi-Facil eye cleanser is one of my favourites and there is a full size one included in its upcoming May offer. With a value of €91, the gift set also includes a duo of super serums Génefique and Visionnaire, a choice of moisturisers, a mascara and a lip gloss. Available at Debenhams branches from May 5th, when you buy two products.
There’s a plethora of goodies in Harvey Nichols’ gift bag including two luxury cleansers, a serum, firming neck cream and make-up items from Laura Mercier and YSL. You also get a chance to sample cult perfumer’s Serge Lutens’ new fragrance La Fille de Berlin and a choice from five nail shades from Butter London. And just look at that cute cosmetic bag. You’ll need to spend €130 in the beauty department to avail of the offer,which has a value of €150 – do the maths. Harvey Nichols, Dundrum, Dublin 14.
Specialising in treating sensitive and allergy prone skins, the organic range Pai uses natural ingredients in fragrant formulas to soothe and calm skin. The six skincare samples and muslin cleansing face cloth are yours when you spend €25 at Nourish Health and Beauty stores nationwide