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10 Beauty Gifts For Everyone on Your List

By Catherine Tse, 21 Nov, 2016 04:29 PM
  • 10 Beauty Gifts For Everyone on Your List

For the skincare or beauty junkie in your life, we have the best gifts available this holiday season.

 

The right gift, for the right person, every year. “How do they do it?” Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! For the skincare or beauty junkie in your life, we have the best gifts available this holiday season. Do yourself a favour (and everyone on your list) and avoid the last-minute scramble, when stocks are low and stress is high.

Take a look below and there’s a good possibility that at least half your list will be taken care of by the time you finish reading. You’re welcome. And happy holidays!

 

 

Too Faced  The Chocolate Shop, $72

Every holiday season, Too Faced comes out with the sweetest makeup kit that’s integrated into a 3-D diorama style packaging. This year, the theme ischocolate. Infused with an antioxidant-rich cocoa powder formula and a subtle, delicate chocolate fragrance, the 21 eyeshadows, bronzer and lipstick will remind your beauty junkie of the holidays all year round.

Available at Sephora.

 

 

AG Hair Moisture Infusion Set, $40

This boxed duo contains everything holiday hair needs to stay looking fresh and healthy: cleansing cream and moisture mask. Made locally, AG Hair has a global reputation for its innovative products. The cleansing cream is a foam-free alternative to shampoo, so it won’t overstrip hair. And the hydrating mask can be used before washing as a pre-treatment or afterwards as a mask.

Available at select salons.

 

Caudalie Glow & Go Set, $85

With Caudalie’s iconic Beauty Elixir and radiance-boosting Vinoperfect Radiance Serum, skin will stay hydrated and glowing through the winter. The serum features Caudalie’s famous, patented viniferine, which will tackle dark spots, texture and scars, and other skin damage. The elixir is a Hollywood favourite, known in the entertainment industry as a secret weapon for giving celebrities their glow.

Available at Sephora.

 

 

Urban Decay PRO Brush Vault, $525

If you have someone on your list that you think already has everything, trust me, they don’t have this. This is Urban Decay’s limited collection of all 29 of their pro brushes for the face, cheeks, eyes, brows and lips. And given the incredible (professional) quality of these cruelty-free brushes, this set is an amazing value. House in a beautiful show-worthy vault, this is perfect for displaying.

Available at Urban Decay, Metrotown

 

 

tarte Amazonian Clay Blush Palette Color Wheel $57

This double sided blush palette contains eight limited edition blushes and two highlighters from tarte, one side for warm shades, the other for cool shades. The blushes are made with tarte’s famous Amazonian clay formula, which provide rich colour payoff that lasts all day. Housed in a beautiful, circular enamel-esque case, this is great for someone who likes to display their pretty things on a vanity.

Available at Sephora.

 

The Body Shop 24 Happy Days Ultimate Advent Calendar, $150

The prettiest countdown to 24 December, this advent calendar provides 24 full-size surprises, all contained within a large, beautiful red display box. There are classics, such as Vitamin E Night Cream, Almond Hand Cream, and Camomile Make Up Remover, as well new seasonal items like Frosted Berries Lip Butter, British Rose Body Butter, and Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask.

Available at The Body Shop.

 

 

Dr. Jart+ Masking All the Way, $46

If there’s someone on your list that’s into the hot trend of sheet masks, this is a winner. From Korean brand, Dr. Jart+, this is a set of seven individual masks, treating everything from hydration to dullness to blackheads. It’s also a fabulous gift for anyone who travels a lot – TSA-friendly and the perfect antidote to jetlag-weary skin.

Available at Sephora.

 

 

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Eye Compacts (cool, warm or smoky), $47.50 each

Themed on the ballet classic, The Nutcracker, MAC’s holiday collection is delightfully playful and on-trend. These eyeshadow palettes make it easy to create enchanting looks whether you’re going for naughty or nice. And if you know someone who collects MAC’s limited edition beauties, these whimsically-packaged pieces in neon pink and purple dots or stripes are sure to be highly covetable.

Available at MAC counters and free-standing stores.

 

Kiss Salon Secrets Nail Art Starter Kit, $16.99

Nail art is the biggest nail trend since gel manicures were introduced. This kit allows you to experiment at home providing you with descriptive instructions, four brushes for detail work, decals, stickers, a lot of glitter, and a top coat. Every nail can be different or you can embellish daily by adding and adjusting depending on your mood.

Available at London Drugs.

 

 

Tatcha  The Art of Geisha Pure Skin Bestsellers Set, $72

Inspired by the beautiful skin of geishas, Tatcha has developed a cult following with their remarkable, science-based skincare. Know for their impeccably smooth, clear skin, geishas have set the highest standard in Japan for skin health. This kit includes Tatcha’s superstars, including the Camelia Cleansing Oil, exfoliating Rice Enzyme Powder, Supple Moisture Rich Silk Cream, and Luminous Dewy Skin Mist.

Available exclusively at Sephora.

 

 

Marc Jacobs Beauty Object of Desire Face and Eye Palette, $86

Each holiday season, Marc Jacobs releases a small limited edition collection of stunning makeup and this is no exception. This palette in particular has everything and is housed in a gorgeous gold vegan patent leather case that looks like a clutch. Six eyeshadows, contour, highlighter and blush.

Available at Sephora.

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