Beauty: The little luxuries that go a long way




Treat yourself to a little luxury this month in the shape of some sumptuous beauty booty. Lisa Millard indulges

January is no time to deprive yourself. . . Enjoy a little luxury
January is no time to deprive yourself. . . Enjoy a little luxury

L’Occitane Almond Milky Bath, £26, L’Occitane, Rose Crescent, Cambridge and uk.loccitane.com

L’Occitane Almond Milky Bath, £26, L’Occitane, Rose Crescent, Cambridge and uk.loccitane.com (42931258)
L’Occitane Almond Milky Bath, £26, L’Occitane, Rose Crescent, Cambridge and uk.loccitane.com (42931258)

Anything from the Almond range at L’Occitane brings a little luxury and the latest addition to the collection is lavish. Pour into a bath to transform the water into a milky veil made from almond oil that leaves skin soft and silky and fragranced. You won’t want to get out. Ever

Organic Pharmacy Carrot Butter Cleanser, £43, theorganicpharmacy.com

Organic Pharmacy Carrot Butter Cleanser, £43, theorganicpharmacy.com (42931262)
Organic Pharmacy Carrot Butter Cleanser, £43, theorganicpharmacy.com (42931262)

Finding the right cleanser for your skin can be transformative and this one is a beauty. The aromatic and buttery cleanser massages into skin (including eye area – yay) to remove make-up before wiping away with a muslin cloth. A little goes a long way and skin is softened and balanced by extracts of carrot, rosemary and calendula. Heavenly

Pixi Beauty Beautifeye Vitamin C patches (30 pairs), £22, Boots, boots.com

Pixi Beauty Beautifeye Vitamin C patches (30 pairs), £22, Boots, boots.com (42931271)
Pixi Beauty Beautifeye Vitamin C patches (30 pairs), £22, Boots, boots.com (42931271)

Specially shaped patches to sit comfortably under the eye are enriched with liquorice, ginseng and vitamin C to help lighten the appearance of dark circles and leave skin with a revitalised and brighter feel. They really do work – pop under eyes while soaking in the bath and sipping on a glass of chilled champers.

REN Evercalm Overnight Recovery Balm, £40, John Lewis & Partners, Grand Arcade, Cambridge, johnlewis.com

REN Evercalm Overnight Recovery Balm, £40, John Lewis & Partners, Grand Arcade, Cambridge, johnlewis.com (42931273)
REN Evercalm Overnight Recovery Balm, £40, John Lewis & Partners, Grand Arcade, Cambridge, johnlewis.com (42931273)

Working its magic while you sleep soundly, this ultra-rich night balm feeds skin with a feast of lipids from olive, almond, borage and linseed oils formulated to be easily absorbed into the skin to intensely nourish and moisturise. Wake up to look much more Cinderella than Ugly Sister. Oh yes you will

Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil, £85, Space NK, Trinity Street, Cambridge, spacenk.com

Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil, £85, Space NK, Trinity Street, Cambridge, spacenk.com(42931275)
Tata Harper Beautifying Face Oil, £85, Space NK, Trinity Street, Cambridge, spacenk.com(42931275)

A vegan face oil packed full of 17 active ingredients to help revitalise the complexion. Lovely to use and an effective treat for skin, the lightweight oil absorbs quickly to leave complexion feeling hydrated, plump and soft. Make outwards, upwards swirling movements to enjoy a face massage while you apply. Follow with a lovely lie-down

Jo Malone London Scented Body Powder, £60, Jo Malone London, Rose Crescent, Cambridge, jomalone.co.uk

Jo Malone London Scented Body Powder, £60, Jo Malone London, Rose Crescent, Cambridge, jomalone.co.uk (42931256)
Jo Malone London Scented Body Powder, £60, Jo Malone London, Rose Crescent, Cambridge, jomalone.co.uk (42931256)

A slice of silver compact and accompanying silky-soft kabuki brush summons a touch of movie star glamour. Open to reveal a pearlescent powder infused with English Pear and Freesia to scent skin while scattering a smooth shimmer of light reflecting pearls. Adorable



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