34 Abbeville Road, SW4 9NG. 020 3473 3661
Skinsmiths have recently opened another branch in Abbeville Road SW4, offering a range of memberships with treatments tailored for each individual in order to deliver the best results. Memberships include Skin Health, Laser Hair Removal and Aesthetic Medicine, for anti-ageing treatments. FREE initial consultations. Buy a Membership or gift voucher for that special Christmas present. Alternatively they have a special offer on their gifts sets -
The Minis, a set of 4 minature Skinsmith staple products (£24)
Glow Getter, a full-sized Hydration Booster & Vitamin C Booster (£60)
They are running an offer until Dec 22nd where you’ll receive a gift voucher of equivalent value to the gift set when you buy! (so get a voucher* worth £24 when you buy The Minis / get a voucher* worth £60 when you buy The Glow Getter)* vouchers can only be redeemed for in clinic treatments
MAKE UP LESSONS from LOUISE HEYWOOD
Independent Make-up Artist, Louise Heywood feels that make up should be used sparingly to enhance, define and celebrate our faces. When not working on magazine shoots Louise provides one to one and group make up lessons from her studio in Crystal Palace. The perfect gift for women of all ages! Gift vouchers available.
THE LITTLE BIG THINGS by HENRY FRASER
Aged 17 Henry had a tragic accident, whilst on holiday with friends, that changed his life forever. The Little Big Things is an inspirational and moving book telling Henry's story and how he has conquered unimaginable difficultly to embrace life and a new way of living. An absolute MUST read but have your tissues at the ready!
Available in most hght street and online bookstores. Price £8.99
YOGA HOLIDAYS from YOGA FOREVER
For something a little different why not give a Yoga Holiday this Christmas. Holidays in the UK and abroad and suitable for all ages. Relax, unwind, share good food, company and fun with like minded people - on and off the mat!
Yoga Forever also offer a series of classes in your own home, perfect for individuals looking for private classes, for couples or for small groups.
THEORY APPS AND DRIVING LESSONS from MIDRIVE
Midrive’s mission is to increase the learner pass rate and help make safer drivers. 1 in 5 newly qualified drivers are involved in a serious road traffic collision within 6 months of passing their test, this figure is way too high and they are set on reducing it. The apps are free to download on iOS and Android and have helped thousands of learner drivers improve their driving skills across the country.
Offering a comprehensive toolkit for learner drivers, the Midrive app features progress tracking, feedback from your instructor and online lesson booking, guidance and support throughout your entire journey plus much much more. Midrive is reinventing learner driving as we know it.
MON CABAS BAGS by ZOE
Zoë designs and makes these gorgeous bags from fabrics mainly sourced in France. Mon Cabas, meaning my shopping bag in french, is based on the idea of owning something bespoke in this time of mass production. We are all in desperate need of expressing our individuality and personality, what better way to do that than via your bags! Just choose your material for the bag and inside pouch, choose your hands – bamboo, steel or leather – and Zoe will make it for you!
Kent based luxury brand Oast & Rye sell gorgeous scented soaps, shampoos, conditioners, candles, room sprays and diffusers. Delicious and unusual frangrances that include Black Fig & Vetiver, Rocksalt & Driftwood and Himilayan Cedar & Jasmine - all beautifully bottled in amber bottles and jars.
FUN KITCHEN GIFTS from WALLACE COTTON
Something a little different for the cooks in your life.
Look after your Boxing Day ham with specially designed Ham Bag. Made from 100% cotton, simply dampen and wrap up leftover ham to store in the fridge. This Ham Bag also has a delicious honey-glazed ham recipe for you.
Alternatively, an Eat, Drink & Be Merry Apron. Front pocket and adjustable neck strap so one size fits all?
65 Northcote Road, SW11 1NP. 0800 0248 475
COLLECTING CONVERSATIONS by SAM BUNCH
Earlier this year local author Sam Bunch published her first book, Collecting Conversations.
Inspired by diaries her mum left Sam decided to interview ordinary women and ask them “How do you do life” She asked 18 questions to 100 women and four years later heard so much wonderful insight and honesty she decided to share by way of a book. This beautifully illustrated book makes a perfect Christmas present.
GROWING UNDERGROUND - URBAN FARM TOUR UNDER THE CITY
This urban farm is situated 33 meters underneath the streets of Clapham, London in a World War II air raid shelter. For the first time ever and for a limited time, they are opening these amazing tunnels to give tours of the depths of the world’s first underground farm. Explore the famous ‘pink’ futuristic farm. Discover the fascinating history of the tunnels, how the farm came to be and it’s future role in a sustainable world. Take home the freshest micro herb salad in town, picked straight off the farm.
Tours are with one of the founders and last approximately 75 mins.
Gorgeous cashmere giflts. Baby's First Christmas - beautiful little sweaters, blankets, booties and hats. Christmas Jumpers for all plus fabulous ideas for Stocking Fillers. Visit the Pure Collection website or their store in Northcote Road to see the full range.
Pure Collection, 68 Northcote Road, London SW11 6QL