Christmas has once again snuck up on us and here we are, mid-November, meticulously planning the perfect gift for each of our loved ones…but, with the ever-available plethora of goodies coming to us all year round through our many screens we use, it really is a case of many falling into the category of ‘what do you get someone who has everything? Fear not, we’ve put together our list of the best for the beauty-obsessed crowd, giving you plenty of inspiration for the coming weeks.
A well thought out gift can come in many forms, so why not start with a beautiful perfume for your loved one; perfectly reflecting their taste and personality through the form of different scents. Now, of course, there are many bottles out there that are to be avoided, but, we can guarantee a smile on Christmas day with the below list of phenomenal smells.
Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin – This signature fragrance from the leaders in scent marries peppery basil, aromatic white thyme and the unexpected twist of lime. This modern classic comes in the traditional Jo Malone bottle, which can now be engraved with a special message to your loved one.
Chanel Chance – It wouldn’t be a perfume list without an entry from Chanel, this year, we are favouring the classic Chance, in its signature rounded bottle. A floral fragrance, intertwining notes of pink pepper, jasmine and amber patchouli.
Issey Miyake L’eau D’Issey – “The world’s most beautiful and purest scent of water on woman’s skin”. A great classic from the world of perfumery, L’eau D’Issey has been the signature scent of women across the world since 1992. A scent of purity, freshness and vitality.
KKW Crystal Gardenia OUD – Kim Kardashian West has officially burst onto the perfume scene with her launch of KKW Fragrance; these crystal bottles come in three varying scents, but our favourite is the Crystal Gardenia; a feminine fragrance offering a water lily aroma.
REN Gift Set – As one of Britain’s best-loved skincare ranges, there were too many products to choose from for just one singular item on the list. So, we bring you, the ‘Face favourites gift set’, including some of Ren’s own favourite skincare miracles.
Estee Lauder Gift Set – Another favourite of our nation, Estee Lauder has pulled together their skincare gift set, perfect to protect and hydrate for healthy, youthful looking skin. These targeted expert creams are the perfect set for any lady who loves her skin.
Glossier Super Pack – Glossier launched in the UK this year, much to everyone’s excitement. This brand offers high-quality skincare and makeup that won’t put a dent in your bank balance. The Super pack contains their famous three serums that work wonders on your skin; Super Glow, Super Pure and Super Bounce, all packed with vital nutrients to bring your skin back to life.
Dyson Hair Dryer – When Dyson released their first hairdryer, people were sceptical, but it has since proven many wrong by becoming one of the best hair dryers on the market.Featuring a motor that spins, on average, six times faster than other hair dryer motors and weighing just a third of most other hair dryers on the market; it’s a true winner.
Tangle Teezer – The only brush that matters and that anyone should own. The ultimate detangling hairbrush that offers minimum breakage, damage and fuss, leaving your hair silky smooth. Grab this sparkling purple version this year, an original colour brought back to celebrate their 10th birthday!
Slip silk sleeping mask – A third of our lives are spent in bed, according to Slip, which means we will have, on average slept for 20 years by the time we reach 60. Slip silk sleeping mask is an anti-ageing, anti-sleep crease sleeping mask made from 100% silk inside and out. Beauty sleep will never feel so good.
Pixi overnight Serum – We should all be using an overnight serum, it’s an essential in anyone’s skincare routine. Pixi serum is a beautiful concentrated exfoliating gel that helps reveal a radiant skin tone overnight. Enriched with cucumber and aloe vera, it’s perfect for most skin types.
Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance palette – This incredibly popular palette has become an essential for women all over the world. Featuring 14 shades covering neutral to berry tones, this palette can provide both a low-key and high volume look, with each colour highly pigmented and easy to blend.
Pat McGrath Mothership sublime palette – Pat McGrath has done it again; the Mothership II: Sublime palette is the palette of dreams. The pigment queen brings us 10 cult-classic shades in coppers, pinks, jewel tones and matte neutrals. Offering diamond sparkle intensity and vibrant colour, this palette is perfect for the party season.
Fenty palette – We are in awe of the Fenty range, launched this year. With two different drops from the range already, we can’t wait to see what they have in store next year. In October, Fenty dropped this Galaxy eyeshadow palette and it’s simply stunning. Featuring 14 sparkly colours, all with a deep pigment and exceptional cover, you can create a new look every day, no matter the occasion!
Fenty Match Stix shimmer Skinstick – Another entry from Fenty beauty, the shimmer skinsticks are becoming the ultimate makeup accessory to have. Available in 10 beautiful colours, we are particularly fond of Unicorn, offering a purple tint to your look. These sticks highlight, blush and enhance all in one, matched with a long-wearing, weightless formula – what more could you want?
Pat McGrath labs Lust 004 Lip kit – Another entry from Pat McGrath, this time, the incredible Lust 004 lip kit. Pat has designed six rich lip shades and light reflecting sparkle pots (which is where the magic takes place). This kit allows you to do the perfect matte lip for day looks and then add pizazz and sparkle, in the evening. Glitter lips are officially a thing, and we are loving them!
NARS Photogloss Lip Lacquer in Muse – As we are entering the party season of glitz and glamour, it would only seem fitting to include the new limited edition Golden shimmer lip lacquer. Highly saturated colour, superior high shine.
Lush Christmas Bathtime favourites gift box – It’s not Christmas without a little something from Lush… With the plethora of gift boxes they now offer, you’re spoilt for choice, but surely, the Christmas bathtime favourites are a winner? Featuring a selection of the 9 best bath bombs ranging from ‘Sherbet Dip’ to ‘Thundersnow, this box is definitely a winner for all bath lovers.
Lush Wiccy Magic Muscles massage bar – A massage bar containing a warming blend of cinnamon and peppermint essential oils, to stimulate the circulation, warming up and loosening stiff, achy muscles. Blended with cocoa butter, shea butter and organic jojoba oil this bar will be the perfect addition to the relaxing holiday period.
The White company lavender candle – A candle of calm; made with pure lavender, notes of basil and Sicilian lemon, warmed with vetivert to create the ultimate relaxing scent. Available with gift wrapping, this a stress-free present for both the giver and receiver.
So, there you have it, a list of twenty beautiful gifts, giving you the perfect inspiration for a spectacular Christmas. Whilst you’re here, why not check out our beautiful range of Diamond X Hollywood mirrors, for that extra bit of inspiration.