Beauty brands are in their element at Christmas, releasing limited-edition palettes, exclusive fragrance sets and decadent bath and body products.
Beauty Metal Cushion set, $54 (UP $69.60), from VDL
Achieve radiant, flawless-looking skin with VDL’s Beauty Metal Cushion set. It includes the Beauty Metal Cushion foundation and a travel-size Satin Veil Primer and Lumilayer Primer, to give your complexion a luminous finish this Christmas.
Kiehl’s x Peter Max Limited Edition Ultra Facial Cream (50ml), $48, from Kiehl’s
Step into Kiehl’s magical wonderland this holiday and be enchanted by Max’s whimsical designs that will adorn a selection of Kiehl’s most beloved formulas including its signature Ultra Facial Cream. Inspired by his acclaimed work The Cosmic Runner, this season’s limitededition packaging captures the beauty of nature and embodies Kiehl’s energetic spirit.
Memory Makers Pear and Pink Magnolia Ultimate Gift Set, $88, from Crabtree & Evelyn
Pear and Pink Magnolia is our favourite scent among those available in these gift sets of bodycare products (bath and shower gel, body lotion, EDT or hand therapy). The gift boxes include festive porcelain ornaments.
Too Faced Melted Kisses & Sweet Cheeks, $50, from Sephora
Who could fail to clap their hands with glee upon finding this sweet set containing three deluxe Melted Lipsticks and three coordinating deluxe Love Flush blushers under the tree?
Burt’s Bees Give Me Sunflower set, $17, from Sephora
For moments under the mistletoe, Burt’s Bees’s pink grapefruit moisturising lip balm is one of the best around. Get it with a travel-size body lotion and hand cream in a hexagonal box – it’s truly irresistible.
Festival Eyeshadow Trio Set, $40 (UP $74), from VDL
Christmas eye makeup the VDL way – we’d love to find this wrapped under the tree. Choose three from more than 70 eyeshadow colours that can take you from day to night.
Brilliant Makeup Palette, $69, from Sephora
Everything you need to create the perfect makeup look for day and night, all in one handy, well-priced pack.