Whether your New Year’s resolution is to up your fitness routine or to just take a little more time to pamper yourself each day, discover an array of products at The Royal Exchange boutiques to help you reach your health and wellness goals this year.
Vitamin B5 body moisturizer, £33, Malin + Goetz
Moisturisers are one of the most crucial steps in a skincare routine, and the cold winter months mean your skin needs even more TLC than usual, including a moisture and vitamin boost. Malin + Goetz’s intensely nourishing unisex vitamin B5 body moisturiser is a must-have everyday essential to add to your January beauty routine. It keeps your skin balanced and hydrated all day, providing just the right amount of moisture without feeling greasy or sticky. It’s also vegetarian friendly and cruelty free.
Elderflower & Gooseberry Charity Candle, £50 with 75% of the RRP going to charity, Jo Malone London
After the rush of the busy festive period and the stress of getting back into the January work routine, having some time to put your feet up, light a candle and relax at home is a true luxury that will positively benefit your body and mind. Creating a tranquil and comforting atmosphere, the latest fragrance in Jo Malone’s Charity Candle collection blends the scent of delicate, floral elderflower buds with the softness of hawthorn and the tartness of summer-green gooseberries. What’s more, for each Charity Home Candle sold in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, Jo Malone Limited will donate 75% of the RRP (minus VAT) to charities supporting individuals and families affected by mental health problems.
Snug as a bug
Black & white herringbone wool dressing gown, £395, Sirplus
New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be all about fitness goals or healthy eating – self-care is just as important. And, whether you’re winding down in the evening before bed, or reading the papers on a Sunday morning, there’s nothing quite like the comfort and luxury of wearing a sumptuous robe. Crafted from beautiful white and black herringbone, Sirplus’s wool dressing gown is made in England from the finest Italian surplus fabric and features a shawl collar, cotton lining and interior pockets.
Summit Lite Smartwatch – black with rubber strap, £590, Montblanc
Modern technology means that it has never been easier to prioritise a healthy and active lifestyle. And whether you are keen to track your daily activity levels or analyse your nightly sleep patterns, Montblanc’s sleek Summit Lite smartwatch is ideal for those who want to maximise their fitness performance and monitor their health. Its set of connected Montblanc proprietary activity apps includes the Wear OS by Google app, Cardio Coach, Sleep and Stress Tracking, a Daily Style watch face generator and a large variety of Google Play Store apps. What’s more, the lightweight design of this model sets it apart from the classical Summit smartwatch range.
Spill the tea
Green jasmine 125g loose leaf tea tin, £8.95, Fortnum & Mason
For those looking for interesting non-alcoholic drink alternatives for Dry January, or anyone looking for a lower caffeine option to counter their usual morning coffee in the new year, Fortnum & Mason’s carefully selected green jasmine loose leaf tea is delectably versatile. Producing an orangey-gold liquid with a delicate taste and an alluring fragrance, it can be brewed hot or cold to make a delicious beverage that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. To make it cold, simply add the tea to an infuser bottle, pour in cold water and leave for a minimum of half an hour for the most refreshing result.
On the run
Exerciser shorts, £95, Ron Dorff
Nothing motivates you to want to get out and exercise more than a new set of workout clothes to ensure you look and feel the part. Inspired by the style of rugby shorts from the early 1970s, the iconic Ron Dorff exerciser shorts are cut in highly resistant and breathable polyester with a light micro-mesh lining. They feature a flattering, slightly tapered fit and include a comfortable elastic waistband with adjustable drawstring, two side pockets and side slits for ultimate ease of movement.