After you finish your holiday shopping, treat yourself to these relaxation items

Rest and relaxation go hand in hand, but often not during the holidays. Now that you’ve shopped for everyone else, treat yourself to presents on your wish list that didn’t get purchased, and set aside pampering time before New Year’s festivities arrive.

Glam designer Tom Ford has just launched his new cosmetic and skin care line, available exclusively in San Francisco at Neiman Marcus. A complete skin care treatment, colors for eyes, lips, cheeks and nails, and unique fragrances are offered. $30 and up

The Detox Market is a green drugstore dedicated to reducing toxins in the body and in the environment. It offers bath, body and food products, and a “Ritual Cleanse,” which enables physical exercise while cleansing. $80 and up

If Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” made you swoon, look no further than Penguin Classics’ new covers for the F. Scott Fitzgerald canon. Lead Penguin designer Coralie Bickford-Smith created this set of embossed, metallic covers. Available at local bookstores such as Alexander Book Company, Book Passage and The Booksmith. $25

BBC’s runaway success “Downton Abbey” will be back in 2012 with its second season. Refresh your memory of the hypnotic Edwardian period drama and support PBS by purchasing the first season on DVD. $29.99 and up

San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill Robes supplies the world’s best and most luxurious spas and hotels with sumptuous and well-crafted loungewear. Even Martha Stewart has bestowed her seal of approval. $69 and up

Women’s sherpa-lined moccasins from Old Navy. $22-$25


Alexander Book Company
50 Second St., San Francisco
(415) 195-2992

The Booksmith
1644 Haight St., San Francisco  
(415) 863-8688

Book Passage
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
(415) 835-1020

The Detox Market
939 Valencia St., San Francisco

Neiman Marcus

Old Navy
801 Market St., San Francisco
(415) 344-0375


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