Welcome to the ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for the beauty lover. It’s finally time to start getting serious about the Christmas shopping. So, I have compiled some of my favourite creams, treatments, hair products and makeup. Everything to make your loved one feel spoilt, beautiful and pampered. See my picks below and happy shopping!
Give the gift of perfect locks! I love the new trio collection of shampoo, conditioner and treatment created just for Christmas by Schwarzkopf Professional. Schwarzkopf understand everyone is different, so they created ten packs for almost every hair type. The Color Freeze Rich and Color Freeze Silver help to maintain colour over the festive season. To achieve a quick pick-me-up the BC Peptide Repair Rescue Trio Pack is a godsend. Additionally, with age rewinding properties, the Q10+ Time Restore Trio Pack is a great way to spoil your mum or grandma this Christmas. Meanwhile the Hyaluronic Moisture Kick Trio Pack will add a splash of moisture to dry and brittle hair. Packs for blondes and even specific for males are also available! Check out their stock list for participating salons.
All the things you need to take your skin on a holiday this summer. The gorgeous and affordable Ella Bache Discover Set is just $39 and contains: Lait Enrichi Requin – A beautiful cleanser that sweeps away makeup and impurities while leaving skin fresh. The Ella Bache Strengthening Serum decreases redness, purifies and soothes oily skin conditions. Additionally, you receive a luxurious Crème Jojoba which promotes skin healing with soothing benefits of jojoba. The products are valued at over $84. Check out other great Christmas gift sets at David Jones!
A beautiful, limited edition palette that satisfies all your luxury desires. This palette is home to 12 stunning and wearable shades that are neatly presented in four magical eye looks. The first group, “Love Eyes,” includes a bone-colored base shadow, a shimmer peachy pink, and a slightly darker matte pink, is there to give you a soft, sweet, romantic look. Next is the “Power Eyes,” which offers a subtle statement look designed to enhance your eyes, with light, medium, and dark gold shadows. The third group, “Happy Eyes,” gifts you a shimmery rosy pink, a reddish brown hue, and a darker brownish mauve. Finally, dubbed “Confident Eyes,” which includes the boldest colours of the bunch, with a bright pink shimmer, a deep magenta shimmer, and a dark purple-y pink. Guaranteed to turn heads, the perfect gift idea for the makeup lover. Available online for $120.
Give the gift of perfect brows and eye-catching highlight with Poni Cosmetics! The much loved Brow Magic Universal Brow Pencil is my go-to for natural, flawless brows. Best of all, one colour suits all so it’s the perfect gift idea. Another one of my all-time favourites is the Poni Cosmetics Unicorn Champagne Highlighter. This pressed powder gives the perfect glow with a golden champagne finish – perfect to highlight your cheekbones, brows and cupids bow. Finally, if you have a hard time deciding, check out their incredible Christmas Gift sets – available online.
Holiday season can be stressful, therefore you should treat your loved one to an instant fix with the Skin Doctors Instant Effects range. This range provides the perfect canvas to be ‘selfie ready’ and glam in a flash. The range includes Instant Pixel Perfect ($39.95) blur cream with collagen boosting peptides: a perfect makeup primer that instantly erases wrinkles, fine lines and pores while providing anti-ageing benefits. For a more noticeable effect try the Instant Eyelift ($39.95), created to give the appearance of an eye lift without surgery. Furthermore, for dramatic and long-lasting results try the Instant Facelift ($44.95) which instantly improves elasticity and tonicity of your skin and lasts for hours! Together, these Skin Doctors creams instantly tighten, lift and boost firmness – perfect for all those Christmas parties.
The must-have Australian Pink clay mask is now bigger than ever! For Christmas 2018, Sand and Sky released some amazing gift packs to kick-start your glow in 2019. In addition to including the sell-out Pore-Refining Face Mask, the Sand and Sky Perfect Skin Holiday Combo also includes an applicator brush, Flash Perfection Exfoliating Treatment, holiday pouch and a hairband. Together these products tighten pores, supercharge your glow, detoxify and refine skin. Sand and Sky is available online.
RosehipPLUS is a multi-award winning Certified Organic skincare brand made from the highest quality rosehips sourced from the Andes Mountains in Chile. Rosehip oil has been used for centuries for its powerful skin regeneration properties. Furthermore, the power of rosehip is proven to treat and help skin conditions such as scarring, acne, wrinkles and eczema. I’m loving their Hydrating Day Cream and Certified Organic Rosehip Oil. A great gift idea for those who have to take care of their skin naturally. Rosehip PLUS is available at Chemist Warehouse.
Help your loved one protect and purify their skin from urban living and environmental stresses like pollution and sunlight. The new NIVEA Urban Skin range defends and heals the skin from inside out! One of my favourites is the Urban Skin Defence +48H Moisture Boost Day Cream. This cream provides skin with 48h moisture and includes Bio Green Tea Extract, anti-oxidants and SPF 15+. The new Urban Skin range includes hydrating masks, night cream and facial moisturiser, created to promote healthy and resilient skin. Available at all pharmacies and department stores.
‘Tis the season to be stunning and giving the gift of beautiful, bouncy, head-turning hair is always going to be a winner! Well known for high performance, exclusive formulas, free of nasties, including sulphates and parabens is Aussie made bhave Professional Hair Care. In fact, it not only leaves hair naturally smooth and shiny, but it also improve its condition with each use. bhave Professional Hair Care have wrapped up their best selling products to create the ultimate collection of five Limited Edition Christmas Gift Packs that the special women on your gift giving list – whether they have thick, fine or unruly hair – are sure to love! Each bhave Limited Edition Christmas Hair Care Combo comes beautifully packaged and includes a bonus eco-friendly multi-purpose “lunch bag”. The entire collection of bhave Christmas Gift Packs are available in selected hair salons nationally. For stockist enquiries, head online!
Finally, a great stocking filler for those who want to capture their beauty on Christmas Day is the KiiPix. KiiPix instantly prints your favourite photos from a smartphone. It is easy to use with only four steps to print. No batteries or wires are required and the compact size allows the user to take it anywhere from beachside road trips to music festivals, Christmas BBQ’s and even overseas adventures. Available in jet black, sky blue and pink in stores across Australia, KiiPix is an awesome companion for the upcoming festive season. Available in department stores and camera shops nationally.
Finally, if you would like to see any more Christmas recommendations check out my Unique Christmas Gift Ideas. This features gifts ranging from fitness, to fashion and technology perfect for friends and family.
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?