November 15th, 2023
We round up our favourite makeup and beauty Christmas gifts. Maybe some of these will find their way onto your festive wishlist! Christmas Gifting Roundup
As an official founding beauty partner of the Rocket Fund, powered by the Elton John Aids Foundation, Charlotte Tilbury’s biggest campaign of the year shines a light on their mission to end aids everywhere and spreads a message of love, joy and acceptance. Celebrating the 50th year anniversary of Elton’s iconic holiday anthem, Step Into Christmas, the campaign features superstars including Kate Moss, Jourdan Dunn, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Rina Sawayama, Sofia Tilbury and Bella Tilbury dancing the night away.
Charlotte’s new Euphoric holiday collection includes new Limited Collector’s Edition Rock Lips lipsticks (two shades/£29 each) and Rock Star Bag (£50) inspired by Elton’s iconic 70s outfits and much more.
Leading British makeup brand, ICONIC London also have a glitzy, gorgeous festive range this season, from hero cult classics and essential stocking filler duos to luxe full-on, full-out glam kits. We particularly like:
Sultry Siren Eyes (£32) offers all the drama for the season. It includes Triple Threat Mascara, Soft & Smokey Eyeshadow Palette, Ultimate Eye Brush Duo and Highlight Pencil.
Category Is Icons (£90) Bursting at the seams with hero products and bestsellers, this is the ultimate gift set to add to any makeup lover’s collection. Includes Illuminator in Original, Cheek Glow Duo Brush, Sheer Blush in Power Pink, Kissed by the Sun in So Cheeky, Glaze Crayon in Nectar, Enrich & Elevate Liner, Triple Threat Mascara, Lip Plumping Gloss in Nearly Nude and Prep-Set-Glow in Original.
Jones Road have several festive offerings this year. We’re showing you two of them.
The Pink Champagne Kit (£60). A collection of hero products including Lip and Cheek stick, Best Pencil and Sparkle Wash, alongside an exclusive Miracle Balm shade Pink Champagne and a gold Tyvek bag. A cool-toned Platinum Pink Kit (£69) is also available, with Platinum Pink Miracle Balm and a silver Tyvek bag.
The Mini Brush Kit (£57) a collection of four cult brushes in mini size. Cruelty free and made in Italy. Perfect for travelling.
Victoria Beckham Beauty Satin Kajal Liner: VB’s Biggest Hits (£195). This is a limited-edition eight-piece wardrobe, featuring the debut of her holiday Cinnamon Brown shade. The set contains a luxury travel cylinder case and eight best-selling kajal liners and sharpener. As well as new Cinnamon Brown, it includes Sequin Green, Bronze, Cocoa, Sea Grey, Olive, Black and Night Flash. This is definitely on our list!
Vieve Treasure Tins (£39). Choose from three versions in collectable, limited-edition keepsake tins featuring award-winning Lip Dew and Sunset Blush. Select Pesca, Cherub or Rosa.
Get glam and look your best this festive season with Arbonne’s Mini Glam Set (£48) featuring two bestselling beauty favourites. Speak Volumes Mascara is formulated with a proprietary blend of polypeptides and botanicals to help create fuller, longer looking lashes, while enhancing the look of volume, length, curl and separation with each swipe. The LipOil Hydrating Lip Serum is designed to hydrate, deliver a plumper looking pout and serve up megawatt shine. It acts as both a lip gloss and lip balm, thanks to a moisturising blend of coconut, moroccan, jojoba seed, moringa and raspberry seed oils.
Christmas Gifting Roundup
Templespa’s Time To Glow collection (£45) is brimming with radiance enhancing, award winning skincare. Constantly under attack from environmental stresses, skin can easily lose its natural luminosity and over time, become dull. Enriched with vitamin C, glycolic acid & SPF, this collection works hard to cleanse impurities and melt away dead skin cells to reveal refreshed, healthy-looking & protected skin. Includes Easy Glowing transforming cleansing gelée, Glowcolic resurfacing toner, Let’s Concentrate skin glowing serum, Life Defence SPF30 high protection moisturiser and a cashmere-soft cleansing cloth.
The Murad Hydrate & Radiate Value Set (£65) comprises two full-size skin quenching power hydrators with an rrp value of £97. Includes Prebiotic 4-in-1 MultiCleanser – a makeup removing, nourishing cleanser that replenishes with prebiotics – and Nutrient-Charged Water Gel – a water-light moisturiser that instantly hydrates, plumps and locks in moisture.
Simon Ourian M.D. The Magic of Pampering Set (£39.80). Unveil a firmer, refreshed and rejuvenated complexion with this collection of four Instant Filler Sheet Masks. Whether you’re gearing up for a special event or simply seeking a pampering session, these sheet masks are your secret weapon for skin that looks and feels its best. The Magic of Radiance Set (£39.90) features the Instant Hydration Sheet Masks.
Byoma Barrier Building Essentials (£18) enables you to build your everyday Byoma routine with this bestselling edit of mini, dermatologist approved barrier-building essentials. Formulated with Tri-Ceramide Complex (ceramides, cholesterol, fatty acids), to strengthen your skin barrier. Includes: Creamy Jelly Cleanser, Hydrating Serum, De-Puff + Brighten Eye Gel, Moisturizing Gel-Cream and Moisturizing Rich Cream.
Carmex limited-edition Keyring Giftset (£12.99). Ideal for those who are always misplacing their lip balm. Containing not only the Strawberry Tube with SPF15, but the keyring and wristband ensures your CARMEX is with you wherever you go. Pop your little yellow tube of goodness onto the metal cap and hook onto your keys, wallet, bag or jacket for easy access at all times. Once the tube is finished, simply replace with the next.
Christmas Gifting Roundup
Hair by Sam McKnight Cool Girl Volume Edition (£36). Contains Cool Girl Cleanse, Nourish and the award-winning Texture Spray with a combined RRP of £48. Three steps for instant volume and lasting body with this new edit.
Enriched with hair-loving and performance-focused ingredients each product is lightweight and highly effective. Free from sulphates and parabens.
Hair Syrup The Selection Box (£49.50) features 8 favourite flavours in 50ml sizes. Includes Rapunzel, The Original, Mint Condition, Lemon-Aid, Watermelon Milk, G&T, Growsmary and Vitamin C Me.
Christmas Gifting Roundup
Mylee The Fullworks Gift Box Edition (£129.99) includes everything you or a loved one needs to kick off an at-home gel mani journey. Expect glossy gel mani-pedis that’ll last for up to 3 weeks. Comes with a Pro LED Lamp with convex curing technology, Top Coat, Base Coat and the ‘City Slicker’ collection of 8 Autumn/Winter-ready gel polishes. It also includes all of the prep, finish & removel essentials; Lint Free Wipes, 2-In-1 Prep & Wipe, Gel Remover, a Glass Nail File, Buffing Block, Wooden Cuticle sticks and Cuticle Oil.
Mylee Midnight Circus Gel Polish Duo (£14.50). Includes two nail colours and celestial nail art stickers for up to 3 weeks of chip-free wear. Light Trail is a navy blue shade that’s as dark as night with flecks of eye-catching glitter to illuminate the way. Cotton Candy is an off-white shade that’s perfect for nail art or as a fresh base. Cure in seconds with an LED or UV Lamp.
Christmas Gifting Roundup
Isle of Paradise Glow Heroes (£24.50) Get up and glow with thislimited edition gift set. Say hello to radiant, hydrated vacay skin, even at Christmas and throughout the winter months! Staying tanned all year round has never been easier with Isle of Paradise’s top picks: Green Drops, Self- Tanning Oil Mist, Self-Tanning Butter and Self-Tan Applicator Mitt.
Sienna X 3D Skin Finish Christmas Cracker (£15). This all-over face and body mist contains bronze, light-reflecting pigments to create a gilded sheen for a 3D skin finish. It’s also packed with highly active moisturising and anti-oxidant ingredients such as green tea to restore the skin’s natural moisture and citric acid which helps even out skin tone. Perfect for enhancing a tan or natural skin, it’s the finishing touch every party look needs!
Gadgets & Tools
Turn every touch-up into a full glam experience with the STYLPRO On Tour Petite Travel Mirror (£25) . Getting ready on the go doesn’t have to be a tricky process; instead, this super-handy travel mirror makes the whole thing a breeze! This portable,lightweight travel mirror has a fold-flat protective case that doubles as a vertical or horizontal stand, and it’s also equipped with built-in LED lights.
The STYLPRO Flip ‘n’ Charge (£29.99) is a compact mirror that charges any phone device whilst you’re on the go. Its bright LED ring light will give you the perfect reflection whether you’re out with the girls or travelling. A must have, on-the-go companion. With a USB charging port, you can take a Flip ’n’ Charge with you anywhere!
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