By Chloe Lawrance
Among the hustle and bustle of the festive season, finding thoughtful presents for everyone on your list can leave you feeling burnt out before December even begins. To help take some of the stress out of gift giving - and ensure that you and your recipient remain firmly Zen - we've rounded up some calming Cowshed treats that are guaranteed to suit everyone.
For the self-care convert
Dedicating time to winding down is essential for your mental and physical wellbeing, so what could be better than gifting the self-care advocate a hamper packed full of calming Cowshed essentials? In this wooden box - which can be repurposed as handy storage or a rustic decoration - your lucky recipient will find a nine-piece line-up to supplement 360° relaxation. With bath and body favourites, including the Indulge Body Oil, home fragrance essentials in the form of the Lavender-infused Relax Room Candle and skincare saviours like the Mineral-Rich Sheet Mask, let the self-care commence.
For the house-proud hero
Complete with a retro caddy to keep sink-side hand care products tidy and organised, the Winter Hand Care Caddy is as chic as it is practical - and will make the perfect finishing touch in the kitchen or bathroom of any interiors obsessive. Housed inside the black caddy are the Refresh Hand Wash and Refresh Hand Cream, each blended with a revitalising combination of Grapefruit, Bitter Orange and Lavender essential oils to nourish hands and keep them in optimum condition.
For the wanderluster
We all have that travel-obsessed friend - you know, the one whose Instagram account incites a reaction that's equal parts envy and admiration. While you might not be able to treat them to their next plane ticket, you can arm them with an arsenal of travel favourites so that they can take their Cowshed shelfie with them wherever they go. In this festive-themed set, you'll find five hand luggage-ready bottles of indulgent Bath & Shower Gel, plus a softening Shampoo and Conditioner duo.
For the night owl
Give your loved one the gift of a good night's sleep and they'll be forever in your debt, particularly if they're prone to restlessness or anxiety. The Ultimate Sleep Set combines five Cowshed favourites to help lull your recipient into a peaceful slumber as they relax and unwind. Think tension-relieving bath salts and a scented pillow mist, both infused with a blend of Melissa and Lemon Myrtle essential oils, a calming candle, a diffuser and a nourishing bath oil, which is filled with Chamomile, Geranium, Frankincense and Jasmine to help reduce stress.
For the fragrance fanatic
Any fragrance connoisseur worth their salt will already have an impressive collection of candles, so go one step further by gifting them the Electric Diffuser. Releasing long-lasting fragrance, as well as gently humidifying the air - which can help soothe skin against winter dryness - this minimal diffuser will fit seamlessly into any space. Don't forget to throw in our trio of bespoke essential oil blends that all have a unique therapeutic effect - whether that's waking them up or helping them to unwind.
For the party animal
With Christmas comes a whole host of social occasions - the overindulgence of which can leave skin looking and feeling tired and dull. Treat your friend who loves to burn the candle at both ends to the Illuminating Skincare Set, a carefully curated selection of skin essentials promising to give their complexion an enviable glow. For long-lasting hydration from dawn to dusk, there's the Daily Moisturiser and Night Cream, and the Mineral-Rich Sheet Mask gives an extra boost of moisture, Finally, there's the Illuminating Serum, powered by an innovative brightening complex that fuses Marshmallow Root, Rice Bran and Liquorice Root.