If there’s one thing we could all use more of this year, it’s a little (okay, a lot of) pampering and self-care. With the holidays just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to treat the beauty lover in your life to something extra special, and our complete guide featuring beauty’s top-tier brands has you covered. From skincare to fragrance to haircare, we’ve rounded up ten dreamy holiday beauty treats for your mom, aunt, sister, bestie, or dare we say, yourself?
Luxury fragrance house Byredo unveiled a swoon-worthy makeup collection this fall, including mascara, eyeliner, lipstick and multi-purpose colour sticks. Not only is the packaging state-of-the-art, this satin finish lipstick features lavish levels of colour saturation, ultra-gliding and easeful application. It’s available in six stunning shades and will surely make a beautiful addition to her makeup bag.
Elevate her haircare routine with Gisou’s honey-infused haircare products from the Mirsalehi Bee Garden. This special set includes minis of the brand’s iconic hair oil, a hair mask, a hair wash, and a conditioner, and is ideal for all hair types from straight to curly, fine to thick. Mirsalehi honey, the brand’s key ingredient sourced from The Netherlands, helps maintain hair‘s natural moisture balance, resulting in softer, healthier, shinier locks.
Australian luxury skincare brand Aesop recently launched a trio of aromatic candles, a first of its kind for the label. Each of the three candles imparts a sophisticated yet subtle fragrance and named for an ancient stargazer of note. Callippus and Ptolemy are earthy, woody aromas, while Aganice is a spicy floral. They’re beautifully packaged in alabaster ceramic vessels, and each candle has a special quote on the inner lip.
Give her shower a serious upgrade with Glossier’s signature neroli-scented Body Hero collection. This complete set features the brand’s four core body products, including the Daily Perfecting Cream, the Daily Oil Wash, the Dry-Touch Oil Mist and the Exfoliating Bar. The entire range is dermatologist tested, cruelty-free, and suitable for all skin types. Trust us, the gift of radiant, baby-smooth skin is always a good idea.
Tom Ford’s latest fragrance creation is a fruity floral that contains top notes of intoxicating pêche de vigne and Sicilian blood orange oil. It has a sensual heart of rum-infused davana oil with base notes of patchouli, warm sandalwood and vanilla. The striking orange-hued glass bottle was inspired by the array of shades at the peach‘s luscious center and vintage coloured glass. If you’re looking for a gift that’ll impress, this sought-after scent has you covered.
Luxury perfumer Diptyque has released a trio of engraved perfumed soaps for the holidays, featuring three of the brand’s floral scents, Eau des Sens, Do Son and Eau Rose. They’re composed of a plant base enriched with sweet almond oil, each one a true fragrance gesture. Gorgeously packaged in a festive, holiday-themed box, they’re a delight to use, not to mention, they’ll look beautiful on display.
This mini mask set from Kiehl’s features four of the brands best-selling face masks including our fave the Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Face Mask, plus Ginger Leaf & Hibiscus Firming Overnight Face Mask and Avocado Nourishing Hydration Mask. Whether she’s new to masking or could use a little at-home spa day, this special (and conveniently affordable) gift set will surely boost the benefits of her skincare routine. Pair it with the Midnight Must-Have’s Kit and she’ll be coming back to her zoom meetings looking like a brand new person.
This chic, cordless diffuser from Vitruvi boasts a run time of up to 8 hours per charge and can scent up to 500 square feet. Unlike traditional diffusers, Move is light and portable, so she can take it from room to room with ease. It’s beautiful design, reminiscent of a candlestick, is sure to compliment every room in her home. Feeling extra generous? Vitruvi has unveiled three holiday blend kits, Unwind, Uplift and Reset, each featuring four essential oil blends to pair with the diffuser.
Inspired by artists’ palettes and natural elements, this mini nail polish set from LA-based brand J. Hannah features five chic, earthy hues including Akoya, Dune, Fauna, Ghost Ranch and Miso, and comes in a reusable mesh zipper pouch. If she’s all about her neutrals, the options here are truly endless, and will keep her tips looking fresh from fête to fête and long into the new year.
Complete with a luxurious Italian leather-wrapped atomizer, this limited-edition travel set from the house of Creed includes three glass vials of Aventus For Her and a gold funnel. The olfactive composition offers a floral and fresh experience with top notes of Egyptian green apple, pink berries, patchouli and bergamot, heart notes of Bulgarian and Turkish roses, and base notes of sweet peach, cassis and lilac. For the girl on the go, we can’t think of a more perfect present.