2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty and Spa Gifts and Experiences for Rest and Relaxation

The holidays, although joyful, can be stressful. Treat the important people in your life to a luxurious gift to make them feel special. Here are a few items and experiences that will do just that.

Customized Facial at One Magnificent Med Spa, Varies
A Best of 2022 Winner – Best Facial, Suburbs

1100 Central Avenue, Wilmette

Each relaxing treatment at the female-owned Wilmette spa is 60 minutes and is customized with your choice of a peaceful aromatherapy.

Arch Glow Botantical Beauty Oil, $295

913 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka


The perfect blend of organic and natural botanical oils, this oil is downright amazing, perfect for all skin types and delivers a radiant glow.

The Peninsula Chicago – Life Lived Best Stay, Varies
A Best of 2022 Winner – Best Spa, Best Facial, City

108 E Superior St, Chicago

Head to The Peninsula Hotel for a fully immersive wellness stay, which includes their recently launched comprehensive new wellness and sustainability program, “Life Lived Best.” Guests can enjoy unprecedented opportunities to pursue their fitness, mindfulness, and nutritional goals, with a dedicated Wellness Portal and 24-hour Wellness Concierge service that includes activities, classes, and menu options.

Sole + Luna Vitruvi Stone Diffuser, $119
A Best of 2022 Winner – Best Massage, Suburbs

1015 Tower Ct, Winnetka

Finally, a diffuser that delivers pure organic essence without the eyesore. Pick it up at Sole + Luna in a variety of colors and accompanying Vitruvi scents.

The Thermal Suite at Kohler Waters Spa Lincoln Park, Varies

2358 North Lincoln Avenue

Custom designed by Kohler’s experts, the sauna, steam room, and cool plunge pool are unlike any other experience.

Kate McLeod Gift Sets, $62-72

Gift the The Routine ($62) which includes The Daily Stone, Dry Brush, and makeup bag and The System ($72) which includes Daily Stone, Sleep Stone mini, and makeup bag. Better yet, Kate McLeod donates 2% of their total annual revenue, split equally between environmental and mental health non-profits. 

Birkenstock Arizona Shearling Sandals in Oiled Leather, $165

Cozy Birkenstock sandals (and clogs) are selling out fast everywhere. It’s the must-have sandal of the cozy season, for him or her.

Beauty Membership to BIÂN, Varies

600 W Chicago Ave Suite 001, Chicago

Leslie Eve Photography

The ultimate gift? A year of self care. The gift of beauty and wellness from BIÂN will allow access to industry leading aesthetic solutions under the guidance of Sri Sullivan, MD, Director of BIÂN Beauty. The membership is a gift card that can be used for future services.

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