Christmas is knocking at our doors and we’re already humming the tunes to All I Want For Christmas Is You. Yep, in case you’re wondering, this is undoubtedly our favourite time of the year. I mean, what’s not to love? There’s nothing like the spirit of Christmas in the air. Everyone’s in a jolly mood, there are beautiful lights all around the city that brighten it up. Don’t get us started on the delightful Christmas decorations! ‘Tis the season of happiness, celebrations and lots and lots of gifts. Would it really be Christmas if we didn’t mention gifts? Secret Santas at work, Christmas parties with your BFF’s—so many occasions to bring a smile to the faces of your loved ones.
We’re not gonna deny how confusing and exhausting shopping for a gift can get. More so, when it comes to beauty. With a barrage of products that can easily overwhelm someone, most often people end up purchasing the wrong gifts. Don’t you worry a tad bit, because we’re here with a specially curated gifting guide that covers all things beauty! Perfect to be gifted as Secret Santa gifts or even to be stuffed in stockings, read on to get a glimpse at a few ideal gifts—
For The Skincare Savant
Face it, there are a plethora of skincare products out there with so many different ingredients and formulations. What could you possibly pick out? This kit from L’Oreal Paris features 3 products, all of which are brimming with the—hero hyaluronic acid. A hydrating sheet mask, plumping day cream and a nourishing serum. When used in tandem with each other, it results in healthy and glowing skin. Sounds like a pretty awesome gift for the skincare savant in your life.
For The Makeup Enthusiast
With makeup, the countless shades and finishes often perplex us. Happens to me too, from time to time, don’t worry. As an ardent makeup enthusiast myself who’s been gifted the most random beauty products, let me tell you a secret—we LOVE makeup sets. This one from Ruby’s Organics is a perfectly put together set that you simply cannot go wrong with. A liquid eyeshadow that gleams of rose-gold shimmer, a deep wine hued lipstick, an earthy pink blush and a lengthening mascara. Yep, all of that in one kit!
For The Haircare Aficionado
Gone are the days when you obliviously picked a random shampoo for your sistah or even your bestie! What’s better than a single haircare product? A whole bundle of them! This one by Moroccan Oil is a true haircare hero. The hydration trio includes a shampoo, conditioner and hair mask—it’s specially designed to revitalise dull hair by offering it a much-needed shot of hydration. Now, who wouldn’t be happy with a gift like this one?
For The Mani-Obsessed Geek
Being cooped up at home for what seemed like centuries made sure that we were looking after our nails ourselves. That meant no mani-pedis at all! This adorable set from O.P.I. takes care of all your holiday nail needs with hues that match the whole Christmas spirit. A formula that dries super quick and lasts for up to 7 days, colour us impressed. Two shades of red that come packaged in a tiny box, perfect to squeeze into a stocking, don’t you think?
For The Fragrance Freak
Fragrances are always a meaningful gift, chosen for someone who means the world to you. Nothing says class and elegance like a perfectly chosen perfume. Who does perfumes better than Victoria’s Secret? The bombshell intense set comes with an eau de parfum, a fine fragrance mist, a rollerball parfum and a lush lotion. A decadent scent of sultry vanilla with notes of cherry and red peony, a bestselling classic that’s never going out of style.