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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the pampered person in your life

Fresh Sake & Seaberry Spa Retreat

Fresh Sake & Seaberry Spa Retreat Credit: Fresh Sake & Seaberry Spa Retreat

Everyone could use a little pampering at this time of year - from a significant other to a pal to a co-worker to a party host(ess). So bring the spa or salon into someone's home this holiday season with one of these gifts.

For Women:

Fresh Sake & Seaberry Spa Retreat (above)
A beautiful bath soak, body cream, soap and candle make up this set enhanced by sake, which exfoliates and detoxifies, and seaberry, known for its healing properties. $75; at Fresh, 872 Broadway, 212-477-1100

Kikkerland Babushka Matchbook Nail Files
Nail stocking-stuffer gifting with this quirky book of emery boards - add your favorite polish shade for a little extra beautification. $2 each; at Life:Curated, 186 Grand St., Williamsburg, 347-689-9143



Birchbox subscription
For the gal or guy who loves testing out every beauty product under the sun, Birchbox is the ultimate gift. Every month, the recipient gets a package of luxury samples from top brands like NARS, Kiehl's and Ahava. For annual
membership, $110; at





Clarins 7 Wonders Kit
One product from skin care guru Clarins is present enough for the woman in your life, but seven of the brand's finest? Well, that's just skin-tastic. $48; at Macy's, 151 W. 34th St., 212-695-4400

Philosophy Partridge in a Pear Tree Ornament
This Christmas tree ornament truly pampers - it's filled with a shower gel, shampoo and bubble bath combo product in a holiday-ready pear tree scent. $6; at

Kiehl's Creme de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter
New York artist Kenny Scharf collaborated with Kiehl's to design fun, colorful packaging for the brand's indulgent, lightly fragranced body butter. $36; at Kiehl's Since 1851, 109 Third Ave., 212-677-3171

Bumble and bumble Stylist Edition Gift Set
For the well-tressed pal, pick up Bumble and bumble's set of stylist-picked essentials: surf spray (which helps create sexy beach waves), grooming creme, thickening hairspray and shine on finishing spray. $48; at Bumble and bumble, 415 W. 13th St. (8th Fl.), 212-521-6500

Tom Ford Nail Lacquer Boxed Gift Set
Four of Tom Ford's gorgeous nail polishes - in Toasted Sugar, Bitter B----, African Violet and Carnal Red - come in an equally beautiful mahogany keepsake box. $120; at Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Ave., 212-753-7300



Chanel Eye Quad
Give the gift of gorgeous, party-ready peepers with this limited-edition Chanel eye shadow quad that includes the shades bronze-gold, taupe, violet-plum and pink. $65; at Bluemercury, 1311 Third Ave., 212-396-1500

L'Occitane Hand Cream Indulgences
Hand out much-needed relief for dry, cracked skin this winter. $28; at L'Occitane, 170 Fifth Ave., 212-206-8860

For Men:

Sephora The Finest Shave Deluxe Sampler
Sephora has put together seven of its best men's shaving and skin care products in one set. After trying out all the products, the lucky recipient can bring the included gift certificate into any Sephora for a full-size version of his favorite item. $25; at Sephora stores

Triumph & Disaster Shearer's Soap
Not your typical bar of soap, this version from gorgeous grooming brand Triumph & Disaster is extremely gentle, exudes a great natural fragrance and contains poppy seeds, which exfoliate the skin and provide a massaging effect. $15; at Miomia, 318 Bedford Ave., Williamsburg, 718-490-5599

Cartier Declaration D'Un Soir
This latest men's fragrance from Cartier is a masculine blend of pepper, sandalwood and rose. $105 (3.3 oz.); at Bloomingdale's, 1000 Third Ave., 212-705-2000


The Art of Shaving 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave
Turn his morning shaving routine into an experience he'll want to linger over with a gift of The Art of Shaving's top-quality badger-hair shaving brush, pre-shave oil, shaving cream and aftershave balm. $60; The Art of Shaving, 2151 Broadway, 212-362-1493



Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Gift Box
Spice up his daily routine with a bevy of items in Molton Brown's masculine black pepper scent - an eau de toilette, body wash and scrub bar. $85; at Barneys New York, 575 Fifth Ave., 212-450-8700



Ernest Supplies Toolkit
The frequent traveler or gym rat will love this handy leather case stocked with matte moisturizer, cooling shave cream and soap-free gel face wash from all-natural brand Ernest Supplies (products are designed to last one month). $75; at Teich, 22 Eighth Ave., 212-537-6630

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