The credit crunch may mean a visit to a spa is far more of a luxury than we'd like, but it's still possible to bring a spa-like feel to your Christmas with indulgent gifts from Champneys.
A family member or favoured friend can create their own spa indoors with the Ultimate Spa Indulgence Collection, £25.
The set contains Smooth & Polish Energising Foot Scrub, 35ml; Deeply Moisturising Softening Foot Butter, 35ml; Vitamiracle Hand & Nail Cream, 35ml; Skin Conditioning Gentle Toner, 50ml; Skin Comforting Gentle Cleansing Milk, 50ml; Skin Rescue Rejuvenating Night Cream, 15ml; Radiant Skin Double Enzyme Mask Sachet, 10ml; and Manicure Miracle Scrub Sachet, 5ml; along with a footfile, emery board, slippers and headband.
Or there's the Sensuous Rose Collection, £8, to create a relaxing bathtime – Skin Soothing Rose Bath Cream, 100ml, and two Rose Votive Candles.
You can even create a spa on the go with Body Therapy Weekend Bag, £20, which contains Citrus Glow Energising Shower Gel, 200ml; All-In-One Skin Smoothing Facial Wipes; Double Enzyme Mask Sachet; Citrus Glow Body Lotion, 50ml; Vitamiracle Hand & Nail Cream, 35ml; and a face cloth.
And for men there's the Ultimate Grooming Collection, £15, containing Deep Cleansing Face Scrub, 25ml; Anti-Perspirant Deodorant Spray, 50ml; and Soothing After Shave Balm, 20ml; not to mention nail clippers, scissors, and a face cloth.
From Sainsbury's and www.champneysgift.com.