Pretty packaging, limited edition sets and bang-for-your-buck kits – these Christmas gift ideas will put every beauty junkie in the holiday spirit.
True story: we’re obsessed with Christmas beauty gifts and we’re this close to getting ‘em all for ourselves. Hey, we just might sneak a few into our holiday wishlist. We’ve carefully curated a list of skincare, haircare and makeup gift sets that will put a huge smile on your face. Ready, set, add to cart!
Best Christmas beauty gifts sets for 2023
1. Iconic faves with a festive twist: L’occitane’s holiday limited editions
Indulge in the festive spirit with three dazzling scents from L’occitane’s Holiday limited editions. Wrap yourself with Almond & Flowers for the comforting scent of almond, enriched with fresh and floral olive blossom and zesty citrus notes. Shea Sparkling Leaves is an invigorating blend of fruity and warm woody hints. Meanwhile, Powdered Shea has soothing powdery and creamy notes. Enjoy them in the form of hand creams, shower oils, body lotions, lip balms, body scrubs and more.
L’occitane’s holiday limited editions, from $18, available at L’occitane stores islandwide and online
2. For gifts that give back: The Body Shop Holiday Collection 2023
Sleigh the holiday gifting game with The Body Shop’s Christmas Collection – it features two brand new, limited edition scents: Cherries & Cheer and Pear & Share. Unwrap joy with Christmas gift sets and stocking stuffers that won’t break the bank. And here’s the magic touch – every gift you grab helps sprinkle positivity around the globe through The Body Shop’s Community Fair Trade (CFT) program. There’s the shea butter from Ghana, organic aloe vera from Mexico, organic olive oil from Italy and organic almond milk from Spain.
The Body Shop Holiday Collection 2023, from $19, available at The Body Shop stores islandwide and online via Lazada and Shoppe
3. For rosy cheeks: Sahur’s Art’s Bestie Blush Balm
Get ready to turn heads with this buildable balm that doesn’t just deliver a fresh complexion but also a radiant one. This nourishing cream blush glides on like a dream, giving you that coveted natural, dewy glow. The blendable formula is your secret weapon for that “lit-from-within” look, enhancing your skin’s natural radiance. And guess what? It’s a match made in makeup heaven for all skin tones!
Sahur’s Art’s Bestie Blush Balm, $27, available online
4. Essentials for your eyes, brows and lips: Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Rose Metals Deluxe Trio
It’s festive fabulosity with Anastasia Beverly Hills’ holiday kits! Transform your holiday glam with these kits that have your lips, eyes, and brows singing “Jingle brows, jingle brows, jingle all the way.” We’ve got our eyes (pun intended) set on the Rose Metals Deluxe Trio, packed with eye-catching shades, a full-sized Lash Sculpt Mascara, and the magical Clear Brow Gel.
Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Rose Metals Deluxe Trio, $101, available at Sephora stores and online
5. A scent a day keeps the Grinch away: Penhaligon’s Tiddly Whiffs
Indulge in the enchantment of Penhaligon’s Holiday Collection 2023 – where classic charm meets a dash of whimsy. Each fragrance is a crafted masterpiece, promising a scent-sational journey like no other. Pick your fave scents to suit your mood with Penhaligon’s Tiddly Whiffs mini eau de parfum set. This collection of mini marvels is a whimsical treasure trove, making it the ultimate gift for fragrance aficionados. The set of 10 includes 2ml versions including Luna, Endymion, The Blazing Mr Sam, Duchess Rose, and Halfeti.
Penhaligon’s Tiddly Whiffs Scent Library Set, $50, available at Sephora stores and online
6. Smell like a tropical queen: Sol De Janeiro’s Bum Bum Body Obsession set
From the iconic Brazilian Bum Bum Cream to the irresistible Cheirosa Perfume Mists, unveil the magic of Brazilian beauty with Sol de Janeiro’s holiday exclusives! The limited edition sets are curated in collaboration with visual artist Naíma Almeida, known for her gorgeous 3D patterns. The Bum Bum Body Obsession set is a great bang for your buck (and bum) – a five-piece wonder featuring a full-sized Brazilian Bum Bum Cream and Cheirosa 62 Perfume Mist, travel-sized Brazilian 4 Play Shower Cream-Gel and Bum Bum Body Scrub, and a deluxe-size Bum Bum Body Firmeza Oil.
Sol De Janeiro Bum Bum Body Obsession set, $108, available at Sephora stores and online
7. Seasonal scents FTW: Jo Malone’s Ginger Biscuit Cologne
Step into the sweet embrace of Gingerbread Land with Jo Malone’s holiday special Ginger Biscuit Cologne. The scent is spiced with ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon, melting into the richness of caramel and warmed by the comforting notes of tonka bean and vanilla.
Jo Malone’s Ginger Biscuit Cologne, from $126 for 30ml, available at Jo Malone London stores islandwide and online
8. Dance to the rhythm of skincare: Aesop’s Fabulous Forms kit
Inspired by the uplifting waves of music, Aesop’s 2023 Gift Kits, collectively known as ‘Resonant Gestures,’ are a symphony for your skin and spirit. Named after qualities that make music magical, these kits are an orchestrated ode to the power of song. We have ‘Fabulous Forms’, a trio that’s your on-the-go replenishment squad. Attuned to your busy schedule, it features the Resurrection Aromatique hand balm, Geranium Leaf body cleanser, and Cedar & Citrus lip salve.
Aesop’s Fabulous Forms kit, $81, available at Aesop stores islandwide and online
9. For bubblegum goodness: Lush’s Snow Fairy range
The Lush Snow Fairy is back to sprinkle sweetness on your celebrations. This iconic fragrance, radiating pink, glittery magic and the unmistakable scent of bubblegum, is the limited edition you can’t miss. Add three new highlights to your gift list: the glittery Snow Fairy Bath Bomb in a new look, the Snow Fairy Shower Jelly that’s packed with the goodness of fresh raspberry juice and vitamin C, and the foaming body scrub for a fairy glow like never before.
Lush’s Snow Fairy range, from $18, available at Lush stores islandwide and online
10. Illuminate your holiday vibe: Innisfree’s holiday sets
Korea’s skincare wizard is dropping not one, not two, but five fabulous holiday sets that’ll have you dancing with joy. Illuminate your holiday vibe with the must-have Vitamin C Green Tea Enzyme Brightening Serum Set. It’s your ticket to radiant, glowing skin that steals the spotlight.
Troubled skin? Fear not! The Retinol Cica Ampoule Set is your go-to for calm and soothing vibes just in time for special occasions. If your skin is screaming for a moisture boost, the Green Tea Seed Hyaluronic Serum Refill Set has your back, delivering that long-lasting freshness and supple glow.
Innisfree’s holiday sets, from $50, available at Innisfree stores islandwide and online
11. Guard your skin from the sun: Ultra Violette Holiday Collection
Whether you’re treating yourself to some pocket-friendly Skinscreens or giving your work BFF a subtle nudge towards daily SPF glory, Ultra Violette’s got the ultimate line-up. Enter Vi’s Faves. This best-selling duo, featuring Fave Fluid SPF 50+ and Extreme Screen SPF 50+, ensures your face and body are wrapped in the ultimate sun defence.
Ultra Violette Holiday Collection, from $32, available at Sephora and online
12. Glitz up your glamour: KVD Beauty’s Surreal Bloom Collection
KVD Beauty’s in full bloom this holiday season with a touch of metallics. The Surreal Bloom Collection features a sweet Metallic Vegan Eyeshadow Palette with six colours, a full-sized Liquid Lipstick and Lip Liner Duo, the Tattoo Duo Waterproof eyeliner set and our pick – the Everlasting Hyperlight Transfer-Proof Metallic Liquid Lipstick. This is your metallic iteration of the iconic liquid lipstick. It’ll glitz up your night for sure.
KVD Beauty’s Surreal Bloom Collection, from $35, available at Sephora and online
Ahh, we can’t wait to be the best beauty Santa this year! Which is your favourite Christmas beauty gift?