Experiences

Treat Someone You Love To An Experience They'll Remember

Christmas is such a wonderful time but sometimes the last thing you need is more ‘stuff’ in your home.  

Give (and indeed ask for) an experience instead of items this Christmas. Below you will find a range of amazing experiences from beauty treatments to fun activities and photography sessions designed to create lasting memories. 

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Satisfashion works as an amazing gift for any woman and you can completely tailor Laura’s services to each individual have a look at the options available or contact me to find out the best personal shopping gift for your loved one. Satisfashion makes such an amazing unique Christmas gift.

Tamara Studios offer Raw, Real and Beautiful Boudoir Shoots. 

Many of you will have very different reasons for doing a boudoir Photo Shoot. Whether you want to do it to gain confidence, to feel empowered, to celebrate your curves/your weight loss, to see your self in a different light or even as a gift for your significant other. Whatever your reason is, you have come to the right place. Nadine (founder of Tamara Studios) guarantees you will treasure this experience forever.  

No-one can buy health and happiness however you can gift a voucher to help your loved ones relax, rebalance and rejuvenate. Clare offers reflexology and other calming holistic therapies such as Indian head massage, reiki and zone facelift to promote the wellbeing of mind , body and soul. A wonderful way to show your loved ones how much you care. 

New for Christmas 2020: Virtual Facial Reflexology and Zonefacelift sessions

Nicola loves to make images that are truthful, meaningful, and tell your story.  Seeking out those intimate moments; capturing the honesty, emotion, focusing on subtlety rather than fanfare.  What Nicola does is natural photos of people so lost in their moments they don’t realize they are being photographed.  The moments that when brought together make up the jigsaw of intimacy and sincerity that gives them a poetic and emotional simplicity.

The Secret Beauty Garden specialises in brazilian waxing, IPL Permanent Hair Reduction, Massage, Medik8 advanced facials and lash treatments.

Why should you choose us over other beauty salons? We truly believe that we can offer you a tranquil, warm & friendly experience no matter what. Whether you are in for a relaxing massage or full hollywood wax your journey with us will be in a caring environment from beginning to end.

Established in 2009 by Laura Taylor The Secret Beauty Garden trades as SALON WITH HEART LTD.  From our soothing environment, to our relaxing treatments tailored to suit individual needs, we offer an experience designed to help you to escape the stresses and strains of daily life to ensure that you feel good both inside and out.

2020 has been a tough year for so many and the reality of not seeing our loved ones as often or indeed over the Christmas and Holiday period has highlighted the importance of having good quality photos to share with your family and friends.Clear Photography offer bespoke photography vouchers that can be tailor made to suit any budget and subject!

Clear Photography has noticed that this year more than ever people are looking for family experiences and photos make thoughtful gifts for friends and family you’ve not seen in a while!

Jade McCarter Therapies is a Local Complementary therapist offering treatments (for men women and children ) that are adapted to suit all client needs .  Therapies include reflexology, deep tissue massage, guided meditation and Swedish massage to name but a few. 

Therapies are an ideal present – time out to increase health and wellbeing with no wrapping required! All treatments use the beautiful Neals Yard Products , both gift boxes and tailor made presents can be ordered to create ideal gift packages Alongside or instead of therapy vouchers . 

Nights out have never seemed more attractive and we know that lots of us are planning to celebrate 2021 and the slow return to the new normal. 

For when you decide to enjoy your first night out – expert childcare is a must. Lothian Childcare Solutions offer expert childcare including babysitters, nanny and mother’s help. 

Childcare has been hard this year for parents; having time for themselves has been a long time coming. That’s why a Babysitting voucher bought by you to gift to a parent you know will be a perfect present. Imagine their delight at the thought of a day or night out or just to have some time for themselves. Lothian Childcare Solutions will match families with their perfect babysitter so the children have endless fun and parents can refill their bucket ❤️

EBM Photography are an award-winning photographer that creates lasting memories for you and your family by way of portrait shoots. In addition you enjoy a range of products featuring beautiful imagery. 

Make 2020 memorable for the right reasons with relaxed, natural and engaging photos of your loved ones. 

Dermal Elite is an Award Winning specialist laser and aesthetics clinic in Musselburgh, East Lothian, near Edinburgh, which provides advanced skin and body treatments for males and females which are tailored to suit your individual needs. Their treatments include micro-needling, laser treatments, tattoo removal, body sculpting, and chemical peels etc.

As the only laser and aesthetics clinic in the Musselburgh area, their specialist and innovative treatments are designed to address your more advanced beauty concerns. Whether it’s scar treatments, a non-surgical facelift, or ultrasound body contouring, they use state of the art equipment, techniques, and products which ensure the best possible results.

Think of owner Nyki as the Christmas Skin Fairy 🧚‍♀️ Whether a gift for yourself or another, she can help with all manner of skin complaints, skin blemishes or if you prefer just to give your skin a good pamper. They also have a full range of Dermalogica gift sets and can also create bespoke.

After everything that’s happened this year, what could be nicer than the gift of photos to celebrate Family spending time together or imagery to help boost your Business? Emma’s relaxed, natural outdoor Family photo shoots aim to bring out the best in you and your Family to create memories to be treasured forever, and Branding sessions help bring your business to life. Please get in touch to arrange gift vouchers that can be tailored to your specific needs, for Families, Babies & Business sessions 😊

Feet Treats offers Foot Health and Reflexology which can be stand alone treatments or combined for the ‘Ultimate Feat Treat‘! Gift vouchers can be for monetary amounts or tailored by selecting from the range of services from the Facebook page.

Buy a gift that allows your loved to one to sit back, relax and feel amazing afterwards. 

A stunning cafe located in South Queensferry, Honey Pot Creative Cafe  help their lovely customers create beautiful unique hand painted ceramics. Encouraging everyone of all ages to be creative. Personal. Unique. Hand painted by you. 

They offer birthday party activities (restrictions permitting) and drop in activities include : Ceramic painting, fairy door decorating, canvas painting and clay building
Bookable activities include : Glass Fusing, potters wheel, soap or bath bomb making and slime making. 

Give the gift of feeling incredible this Christmas with bespoke scent experiences where the recipient will immerse themselves into the world of scent and feel truly special knowing no-one else will have their personal and exclusive recipes.

Design your own vegan friendly home fragrance and design your own perfume experiences.  Gift Vouchers redeemable from the comfort of your loved ones’ homes (UK wide) from £49.

Grab yourself or a loved one a Personalised Photo Shoot for their Christmas present this year, and let it be the gift that keeps on giving. Treasure those special moments every day, by keeping your special print on display. 2 & 4 legged options available.

As a professional photographer with over 15 years experience and with the stables being her second home, Joanne ensures that you can relax in the knowledge that you are and your four legged friends are in safe hands. She will walk you through the whole process from the initial booking, to clothing and location choices, through to selecting the best way to present you pictures.
You will love and cherish them forever.

Bare your inner and outer beauty with my natural and holistic approach to facial and body rejuvenation.  

Beauty and holistic body therapist, make up artist & yoga teacher Helen Mulloy Reid is the founder of Bare Beauty. 

She offers a personalised well-being service for women, men and teens.  Her tempting range of beautifully devised beauty and body treatments includes facials, scrubs, massages and holistic therapies using carefully chosen organic, natural and vegan product ranges specially designed to enhance your natural beauty.  

Helen has a natural calming aura and uses her grounding energy to ensure you are relaxed as well as soothed in body and soul to help you look and feel fantastic from the inside out at her home based studio in the seaside town of North Berwick, Scotland.

Tamar – the face behind The City Workshop Edinburgh helps those who are new to drawing and painting to take time out and become more confident in their artistic ability by providing art classes with a supportive learning environment so that they can develop a creative hobby they love. 
An online art class from The City Workshop is the perfect gift for anyone who needs a bit more ‘me time’.  They will receive a gorgeous pack of art materials with everything they’ll need and there are a range of class options, including live art classes via Zoom or recorded classes emailed directly to their inbox.

Luna Life And Wellbeing offer holistic treatments dedicated to your individual needs and life coaching to help you find your happier self. 

If we have learned anything in 2020 it is that happiness starts from within, Danielle wants to help you find your happier self, either from a relaxing treatment or helping to refocus through life coaching.

We all have someone who has everything they need and is hard to buy for. Why not buy them a unique tour of the beautiful City of Edinburgh with a variety of characters and insights?

This musical tour of Edinburgh in a cabaret cab is not to be missed and you will have an experience like no other. 

 

Founder Rachel offers  the perfect, unique gift for anyone; family or friends who adore their animals! A gift voucher for an animal communication session! Imagine recieveing messages directly from your pets, or asking the questions you’d always wanted to ask them! 

Animal Communication is an ancient practice which can help us and the animals in our lives to understand each other better. It can help with behaviour issues, emotional problems and stress. It can also be a great tool to allow you to understand your animal’s point of view in order to have a stronger relationship, or to ease some of the worry that a lot of animal owners have on a day to day basis.