Christmas is a time for peace, love and family, but yes, gifts also feature highly! If you have a beauty lover on your list, youâve come to the right place. In fact, even if they aren’t a regular shopper of the latest and greatest in the beauty world, thereâs a chance they would appreciate a special beauty treat they wouldnât normally buy themselves.
So without further ado, some of the best buys around this season for your loved ones, or even to pop on your wish list for Santa yourself!
The Ordinary has significantly shaken up the skincare industry in recent years, its ingredient focused formulations at an affordable price point, making its products extremely popular with skincare lovers. For the first time its parent brand Deciem has created a gift set with another of its advanced skincare brands, NIOD, with a selection of products aimed at protecting the future of your skin, now. Thereâs also a bright set, for creating a brighter and more even complexion. Order from Deciem’s website.Â
Aesopâs simple botanical skincare is sought-after not only for nourishing skin but for adding a modern stylish touch to the bathroom counter, which is why this âThe Advocate hand and body set will go down a treat.Â
In terms of sponges to apply your makeup, Beauty Blender is known as the best out there. Gift this to someone that’s only ever stuck to applying foundation with their fingers or a brush. The cute set includes a little ice cream base holder, so it wont roll around getting dirty in your makeup up drawer.
For the best-tressed in the family, Dyson has released its famous Supersonic hair dryer in a stunning Prussian blue and copper colourway that comes complete with the new hair-smoothing Flyaway attachment.Â
Dermalogicaâs holiday sets are adorned by Marleigh Culver, a Los Angeles artist and designer and come in a variety of options including Our Best Cleanse + Glow set with Precleanse Oil, Special Cleansing Gel and the brandâs iconic Daily Microfoliant exfoliating powder.Â
A bit of fun for any member of the family, this foot mask includes a pair of sock foot masks infused with a creamy formula including coconut extract. Put your feet up and pop them on for 20 minutes to nourish and soothe feet in need of hydration and comfort. We think it’s a great Christmas evening activity for the whole family while watching the Queen’s message or an iconic Christmas movie.
Many people have never tried one of the new generation of concentrated solid body washes, shampoos and conditioners that save on plastic waste. If theyâve expressed a passing interest, now might be the time. This haircare set and holders keep them handy in the shower without going mushy.
A new fragrance is a luxury to receive, but how to choose? Brand new release Tiffany & Co. Rose Gold Eau de Parfum, 75 ml is inspired by the luminous pink-hued precious metal, and combines notes of fruity blackcurrant, delicate blue rose and a warm finish of ambrette seed.
While there are a huge number of bright, sparkly and beautiful gift sets on offer from Mecca as usual, sometimes the choice can render you frozen with indecision. Making it much easier? This collection will go down well with any beauty lover, the edit of desirable products and trending brands perfectly now and useful all the same. While itâs pricey, Mecca says the products included are worth $732 which is considerably more than youâll pay.Â
This summer, protect and revive coloured hair with Joicoâs K-PAK Color Therapy collection. These products deliver beautiful color vibrancy and knock out hair damage in one powerful punch, and come in an equally vibrant limited edition gift bag. Available from selected hair salons and retailers.Â
Cutting-edge cosmeceuticals brand Aspect Dr is known for delivering fantastic results with its clinical grade formulas, so the skincare aficionado will delight in the Skin Excellence Kit that contains all the necessities for a well-rounded routine that also tackles pigmentation. It’s available at Lovely by Skin Institute.Â
If there was ever a product you probably wouldn’t buy yourself, its hair perfume. Which is exactly why we think it makes an indulgent gift! This spray is designed to refresh, repair and nourish dry or damaged lengths while leaving a delicious trail of honey scent behind.
Soothing and nourishing for all skin types, Elizabeth Arden’s multi-tasking Eight Hour Cream is an icon of the beauty world and a handy item to keep in a handbag to soothe dry skin, cuticles, lips and more. Here it comes in a set with an Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil, Eight Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF15 and an Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Hand Treatment.
Zesty and bright, Leifâs Desert Lime Body Cleanser and Lotion set is the perfect way to give the bathroom a boost! Australian native Desert Lime brings a boost of Vitamin C while Sweet almond oil offers nourishing and protecting properties.
Know someone who’s always dreamt of receiving a very specific orange box? Now you can gift them something in HermĂ¨s’ iconic packaging, albeit a very small box! Regardless, this nourishing lip balm will suit anyone and make them feel the height of luxury when they apply.
MAC Cosmetics has a huge number of covetable gift sets available, but we love the way this set does the hard work for you, with coordinating products for your eyes and lips.
A Secret Santa or Kris Kringle winner for any recipient, this little set contains sample sizes of This Works’ beloved soothing pillow spray that assists in achieving a peaceful slumber, as well as a roll on Stress Check Superblend to help relieve tension and clear your mind before sleep.
LancĂ´meâs Advanced GĂŠnifique Youth Activating Concentrate Serum suits any skin type, transforming it to radiant health with hydration and advanced microbiome science as well as helping minimise the signs of aging. This set comes with a mini Renergie Multi-lift Night Cream and Advanced Genifique Yeux Eye Cream.Â
New to our part of the world, Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup and skin collection are a beauty lover’s dream and this limited-edition eyeshadow palette is no exception. With shades that will carry through this season and well beyond, it’s a a well-rounded pick that offers subtle shadow or a full-on smoky eye look. The matte shadows contain coated pigments for easy to blend, high colour, while the metallic shades contain luminous pearls for a polished, metallic effect.