Gold, Frankincense And Myrrh: The Ultimate Gift Guide

04/01/2011 16:58 | Updated 22 May 2015

Gold, frankincense and myrrh: the gifts that the three wise men bestowed upon the baby Jesus. The gifts that initiated the whole, huge tradition of giving Christmas presents.

We know that you're going to be generous this year, we know that you've probably got lists and lists of what you're going to buy others so we've compiled one for you. Some relaxing, some uplifting and some downright decadent little treats to make your festive season go with a bang.

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This molten metal nail polish looks like the finest of gold leaf. Rock your party with glamorous golden fingertips for the real Midas touch.

Leighton Denny Golden Girl, £11,

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The party season isn't the party season without lashings of gold.

Use this ultra-fine, ultra-elegant powder to highlight your décolletage or in fact anywhere else that you need a little extra Christmas sparkle

Bare Escentuals Rose Gold Gossamer, £32,

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These little gold capsules work to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that will doubt furrow your brow over the festive period.

They visibly improve the tone and clarity of your skin and supports skin's own natural collagen levels for a firmer, more resilient look.

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Gold Ultra Restorative Capsules, £56,

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Containing frankincense and myrrh, this aromatic face cream rejuvenates skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines.

If it's good enough for baby Jesus then it should be good enough for you.

Neals Yard Frankincense Nourishing Cream, £19.50,

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For sugar and spice and all things exotic, then this heavily scented frankincense candle will create a warm, sensual and delightfully Christmassy atmosphere for any room.

Perfect for when you're hosting a party or snuggling down and recovering from one.

Arran Aromatics At Home Almond and Frankincense Scented Candle, £10,

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When the last guest finally leaves and you get a chance for some much needed rest and recuperation then Frankincense essential oil will give you the lift you need. Inhale the uplifting aroma of this unique and spiritual essential oil and contemplate your me-time.

Aromatherapy Associates De stress Frankincense Pure Essential Oil, £21.25,

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This time of year is stressful; there is no getting away from it. In the run up to the big day, why not treat yourself to an intensive daily treatment which will reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles?

Christmas will come and people will think you've been on holiday.

Neals Yard Rejuvenating Frankincense Eye and Lip Serum, £22,

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When you're pounding the high street for those last minute Christmas presents keep in mind this bath and shower gel from This Works.

Get yourself home. Run yourself a deep hot bath and then contemplate all the wrapping you'll have to do.

This Works In The Zone Bath and Shower Oil, £33,

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This is a perfect candle for when you want to create a refreshing and revitalising atmosphere, maybe save it for the day after Christmas to get you in the mood for the all-important Boxing Day walk!

Occo Kornati No7 Fragrant Candle, £35,

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Girls know that getting ready for a party is half the fun. Do it in style and slather yourself with this decadent body butter from Kings and Queens. You'll smell heavenly.

Kings and Queens Caspar Myrrh Body Butter, £8.00,

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