The festive season is upon us, and just like all of you, we’re pretty excited about it too. I mean, what’s not to love? The idea of celebrating happiness, light and joy with our loved ones is something we all long for throughout the year. Now, we know Diwali happens to be a little far away, but we’re still pretty ecstatic about it. Diwali gifts are one of the best parts of the festival, no? Well, the delish food and glitzy outfits are fun, but there’s nothing like gifting your loved ones something they’ve been wanting to get their hands on.

Fret not, because we’re here with the ultimate Diwali gifting guide for the beauty lover in your life. Whether that happens to be your mum who adores glitzy makeup, your girlfriend who has a soft spot for makeup collections, or your best friend who’s a skincare fanatic— there’s a little something for everyone out there.

Read on to find out more!

L’Oreal Paris, Glycolic Bright Range

L’Oreal Paris, Glycolic Bright Range

L’Oreal Paris always hits the bull’s eye with their skincare, and their latest launch is just another epitome of that. The newest range has Glycolic Acid as its hero ingredient and it’s called the Glycolic Bright Range. For those who are brand-new to this whole skincare thing, glycolic acid is the smallest and lightest AHA molecule, meaning it’s a super light acid. It penetrates deep into the skin and works overtime to reduce dark spots and works on the skin’s surface to get rid of dead skin cells. And the best part is, it can be used by all skin types! The Glycolic Bright Range consists of cleansing foam, a serum, a day cream, night cream and a sheet mask. If you ask us, it’s the ideal gift for a skincare geek.

Juice Beauty, Phyto Pigment Range

Juice Beauty’s Phyto Pigment Range is a one-of-it’s-kind range which soothes and nourishes your skin intensely, all whilst giving you the coverage and pigment you need. This range substitutes plant wax for beeswax and does not use any kind of insect-based dyes at all! Instead, natural pigments from basil flowers, purple carrots and rose petals are used to deliver pigment. The Phyto Pigment Range consists of a foundation, a mascara, a primer and a liquid liner. This makes a perfect gift for the clean beauty lover in your life.

LoveChild by Masaba, 100% Cellulose Aloe Fibre Sheet Masks

LoveChild by Masaba, 100% Cellulose Aloe Fibre Sheet Masks

Umm, does anything make a better gift than a sheet mask? Everyone enjoys their occasional sheet masks after a hectic day, after all, it’s the ultimate unwinding routine, isn’t it? Our fav designer, Masaba Gupta recently launched her own cosmo-wellness brand called LoveChild. They’ve just come out with 100% Cellulose Fibre Sheet Masks that are available in 3 variants. Whether you’re looking to depuff your face, give it a boost of hydration or get rid of acne troubles, these masks can do it all. The pack of 3 makes for an ideal gift, doesn’t it? 

Nykaa Naturals, Ethiopian Coffee Range

There’s nothing like the aroma of coffee to revitalise you and bring you back to life, no? Nykaa Naturals Wanderlust Bath and Body Range have introduced a brand new variant— Ethiopian Coffee. Yep, it’s as invigorating as it sounds. The entire range brews a delightful feeling which will transport you to lush coffee plantations. Apart from the fragrance of coffee that can be quite intoxicating, were you aware that it is a rich source of Vitamin B3 which in turn improves your skin texture and boost collagen production in your body? The Ethiopian Coffee variant from Wanderlust’s Bath & Body Range contains a shower gel, body butter, body milk and a body lotion. 

HUDA Beauty, Empowered Collection

Who does eclectic makeup collections better than Huda Kattan? The makeup community awaits each new launch from Huda Beauty with bated breath. The Empowered Collection is all set to launch on 10th October, right in time for your Diwali gifts! This collection is a reminder that pushing past your limit and celebrating yourself is always a fabulous idea. It features a brand new eyeshadow palette which, wait for it, has brand new formulas. With gel hybrid eyeliner shadows, crushed flake metallic and high-shine wet metallics— you’re defo about to be stunned. The collection also contains the iconic Legit Lashes Mascara and an exclusive 3-piece eyeshadow brush set. Perfect for the makeup geek, no?

M.A.C Cosmetics x Bhumi Pednekar, Limited Edition Festive Kits

Would it really be a sparkling Diwali without one of M.A.C Cosmetics‘ iconic limited edition kits? This time around, they’ve collaborated with the gorgeous Bhumi Pednekar and ‘light up’ your festive season. Bhumi has handpicked some of her favourite M.A.C. products and curated 3 kits that are so versatile and will take you from day to night! The first kit ‘Sun Bae contains the In Extreme Dimension 24hr Kajal Liner and the Matte Lipstick in Mehr. The second kit ‘Disco Diva’ contains the Retro Matte Lipstick in Ruby Woo along with Mini Strobe Cream in Pinklite. The last kit ‘Dawn Chica’ contains All Fired Up, D for Danger and Mocha! What’s best is these 3 kits make for the cutest gifts ever.

Chloé, Naturelle

If you’ve got someone in your life who has a soft spot for floral fragrances, then Chloé’s latest launch, the new Eau de Naturelle is all they’re gonna need. This fragrance is designed to celebrate femininity in all its forms in tune with nature. A vegan perfume that is formulated with 100% natural origin fragrances. The OG fragrance lovahs know that the classic rose is always present in all Chloé fragrances. Naturelle has the same classic rose that blends with neroli to give birth to a burst of freshness. Top notes of citron and black currant, middle notes of rose and neroli along with base notes of cedar ensure that there’s a perfect balance between florals and some woodiness.

Nashi Argan, Armonia Range

Okay, haircare lovers, assemble! We’ve all loved and adored Nashi Argan’s products, haven’t we? Well, they’ve done it again and come up with a brand new range. The Armonia range is one that focuses on scalp care and is specially formulated for those who deal with an irritated scalp. This range works effectively to soothe the scalp, gently exfoliate dead skin cells and instantly refresh your hair. Brimming with Salicylic Acid which aids with cell renewal and pomegranate extract which restores skin balance, this range is truly a wonder. Gift it to the haircare lover in your life and watch their eyes gleam with joy!

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