Christmas Beauty Gift Guide: Best of Skincare, Haircare and Makeup Gifts for the Holidays
Want to the buy the best beauty gifts for Christmas this year?
For a sparkling and magical Christmas in 2022, get your friends and family the skincare, haircare and makeup they deserve. We’ve curated the hottest new launches, precious staples and the most gorgeous tints and hues, all packed up in the most beautiful of Christmas and holiday packaging.
Papilla Haircare - Gift Sets for Better Hair and Scalp Health
This season of sharing, Papilla Haircare is passing on the savings to you with super special deals that satisfy everyone’s beauty needs! This Christmas, Papilla Haircare has collaborated with homegrown illustrator Candice Phang for an exclusive festive design. Featured in greeting cards and packaging sleeves for the holiday collection, the exclusive wrapping paper is also available at the outlets with every purchase.
Save yourself S$94.50 with the Luscious Lashes Serum Duo – the answer to having longer, fuller and healthier lashes. Power-packed with hyaluronic acid, poly botanicals, Hair Growth Factors, and more importantly, Biotin, this lash serum will promote a healthy lash growth cycle to repair, restore, strengthen and hydrate your natural lashes.
Our favourite? The Ultimate Papilla Haircare Scalp Care Vault is an all-in-one kit consisting of the Bio-Enzyme Scalp Mask to exfoliate your scalp sans irritation and prime your scalp for better absorption of scalp-loving nutrients. The Hair Rewind Shampoo and Conditioner Mask cleans and nourishes your scalp for stronger and thicker tresses while the Colour Boost Hair Tonic hydrates and prevents scalp inflammation to reduce shedding. Lastly, the Salmon Stem Cell Kit is a DIY treatment using ground-breaking salmon PDRN hair regeneration formulation and a special stamp applicator to help with hair thinning and hair loss. With a massive saving of S$202, and plenty of benefits packed in, this is truly the gift of better hair and scalp health. Happy hair, happy holidays!
Lily Lolo - Mineral Makeup Gifts
Inspired by beauty’s many faces and natural ingredients, Lily Lolo is a British cruelty-free mineral makeup brand that you need to try. Reaching cult status with their very first product – a natural Mineral Foundation, Lily Lolo has since launched a complete range of products and accessories for ethically-conscious, natural beauty lovers across the globe. Priding themselves in the usage of only the most nourishing natural ingredients, rest assured to attain flawless results without any synthetic nasties.
Reach for the Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eye Palette for a beautiful collection of wearable eyeshadow. Sleekly packaged and tucked into a slimline compact, the eight different shades make it perfect for every skin tone to create a natural daytime look. For added drama and contour to your eyes, tap on the darker shades such as the matte olive brown Exhibitionist and apply using the double-ended applicator provided. Lengthen the lashes with Lily Lolo’s Big Lash Mascara. Ophthalmologically tested and fragrance and silicon-free, the Big Lash Mascara is safe even for the most sensitive of eyes. Not only are these eye products clean and sensitive skin-friendly, but they are also vegan-friendly as well!
Gift the Lily Lolo Vegan Lipstick for its high concentration of pigments sans the compromise. With intense colour, rich pigments and lasting staying power, this hydrating formula comes in 10 shades ranging from chic and natural nudes to bold and vibrant reds and pinks. Brought to life using a clever combination of minerals, nourishing grapeseed, argan, sunflower seed oils and the latest in synthetic pigments, this luxurious and creamy lipstick is a must-have for all - vegan or otherwise!
The Body Shop
Add a whole lot of jolly to your festivities this year with The Body Shop! From vegan beauty treats to blissful body care, stocking-sized surprises and more indulgent premium gifts, you will find gifts for everyone and every budget.
This holiday season, The Body Shop is enriching their products with ingredients from Community Fair Trade (CFT) partners to support small-hold producers and their communities.
Not only that, The Body Shop Singapore is also donating $0.10 for every transaction made offline and online from November to December 2022 to Halogen Foundation Singapore, in support of their mission to develop and nurture youths as changemakers of tomorrow.
Our favourites?Try the two new limited edition scents– Spiced Orange and Wild Pine. For a warm, relaxing and delicious scent, opt for The Body Shop Spiced Orange Body Yogurt (S$24). Smear this softening fast-absorbing moisturiser all over your body to enjoy the full benefits of the orange peel essential oils and organic almond milk.
Or go all out refreshing and liberating with The Body Shop Wild Pine Bath Bomb (S$10). Enriched with pine essential oils, known for its uplifting and clarifying properties, you can count on breathing in the deep, refreshing scent of pine, mint and sandalwood - as you unwind.
Know someone that deserves a seriously soothing treat? The Body Shop’s Rich & Creamy Avocado Big Gift is great for those who like to indulge dry skin with creamy and moisturising nourishment. It will cleanse, moisturise and love their unique body from head-to-toe.
KEVIN.MURPHY Holiday Packs
Designed to stir up holiday hair romance, send a selection of KEVIN.MURPHY’s specially curated holiday packs to your loved ones. A trio of products that work, these holiday gifts will set the momentum for better hair to flaunt in the new year.
First, get their hair party ready for the season with the reparative and rejuvenating VELVET FIX ME UP kit. Fortified with Green Pea Proteins and Amino Acids to help repair damage, the REPAIR-ME WASH and RINSE boosts damage repair and provide targeted nutrition to the parts that need it the most. Combine this with the YOUNG.AGAIN DRY CONDITIONER to fix any frizz, nourish the mane and enjoy renewed youthful hair again.
If your gift recipient has blonde hair, that’s been wanting of some TLC, the KEVIN.MURPHY FLEXI BLONDE gift set is a keeper. A gift collection that is sure to dazzle all the blonde lovers in your life, it includes BLONDE.ANGEL.WASH, BLONDE.ANGEL and SESSION.SPRAY FLEX.
Heard of someone complaining they have flat hair? What better time than this season of giving to gift them the LIFTED & GIFTED set. This gift of the restoration, the PLUMPING.WASH and PLUMPING.RINSE thicken and strengthen strands from root to tip. Enhance the hair performance further with heat-activated, volumising style extender — EVER.LIFT to lock the fly style higher and longer.
And finally, if you need to practise self-care and indulgence for yourself, try the Limited Edition BODY.BODY.BODY gift set. An enticing selection of BODY.WASH, BODY.POLISH and BODY.LOTION, this set comes in KEVIN.MURPHY dreamy signature scent - SEYAH.NOIR. Ah - bliss!
Buy the range of KEVIN.MURPHY gifts at their partner salons across Singapore.
OLEHENRIKSEN Gift Sets
Did you know that OLEHENRIKSEN Skincare was born out of Ole’s perseverance to heal his own skin? Since then, transforming lives through skin wellness has become Ole’s life's work. It was this commitment to transformative skincare that led him to become the world’s first celebrity facialist and launch the prestigious clinically-backed skincare brand.
What better gift then to send to your loved ones than OLEHENRIKSEN skincare gift sets.
Whether it’s their Vitamin C packed best-sellers or the effortless hydrating bundles, these super-ciute and glow-boosting gift sets are for everyone on your list.
Want all the best sellers in one gift box? The Find Your Glow gift set comes with four Vitamin C bestsellers—Banana Bright Vitamin C Serum, BananaBright+ Eye Crème, C-Rush Brightening Gel Crème and Truth JuiceDaily Cleanser. All the brightening essentials, in one easy and gift-ready box!
Seeking selfcare? Then you’ll love its name sake set that delivers a gift worthy Ole Glow! Containing Start by targeting dark spots with Glow2OH DarkSpot Toner, followed by Banana Bright+ Eye Crème, and finish with the Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer for ultimate skincare hydration.
Want the perfect(and giant) stocking stuffer? Get them the Glow2OH Dark Spot Toner in Jumbo size, to target dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles in a bigger way.
Available on Sephora.sg
Kiehl’s Christmas Range
Hosting a Secret Santa giveaway? Or do you need to fill up Christmas stocking with gifts that will make them squeal? This year, Kiehl’s Christmas collection is a collaboration with London and Cape-Town-based animation studio, Made by Radio. Featuring a playful setting and a diverse array of familiar 3D cartoon characters all eager to “skincare about someone”, the Christmas collection makes for the most adorable of presents to gift this holiday season.
Brighten someone’s skin with Kiehl’s Joy To The Skin set. This limited-edition petal-powered holiday set contains the alcohol-free Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner filled with hand-picked Calendula petals to soothe one’s skin. To boost the set further, there is also the Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution that will help enhance skin clarity for all skin types. For those who want to try out Kiehl’s products without committing, the set also comes with the Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash Deluxe and Ultra Facial Cream in their sample sizes. Worth a total amount of S$102, get yours at only S$88 now!
Skin care about someone with the Limited Edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate. The radiance-boosting, replenishing facial oil is the perfect gift for smoothening the skin’s appearance, eliminating fine lines and refining skin texture. Formulated with a Botanical Blend of seed, plant, flower oils and now infused with Passionflower, this number 1 facial oil is a luxurious addition to one’s nighttime routine for a restored nourished-looking complexion.
Want more? Just make your way to the closest Kiehl’s store in the city to choose from a wide range of products that every one will love!
Anastasia Beverly Hills - Easy Stocking Stuffers
Surprise your loved ones this Christmas with a glam makeup set from Anastasia Beverly Hills. The Mini Glam to Go Palette (S$51) is a petite yet mighty palette that delivers intense colour payoff and longevity for all-day wear. Condensed in this small palette are 8 stunning shades ranging from velvety, universal mattes to power-packed metallics to prepare you for any occasion. Using the handy built-in mirror, pick between a brush or your fingertips to swipe and blend the products on your skin. Here are some tips for you to share with your giftee: try applying the light shades to highlight your features with the shimmer, the medium shades to contour and the deepest shades to define and line.
Need stocking fillers they really want? Up their brow game with the Anastasia Beverly Hill’s all-time, well-loved Brow Definer (S$39). The sharpest point of the tip allows you to create thin hair-like strokes, and the spoolie helps brush your hair upwards and in place. The shape and high pigmentation of the product ensure that the users can easily apply and tidy up their brows. For people who are blessed with a defined brow already, fill in your brows with the Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Gel (S$35). A smudge-proof long-lasting formula, this brow gel features full coverage while providing a natural brow look for that minimal, low-effort look.
Caudalie - Eco-Friendly Skincare Gifts
Wish your family and friends a euphoric holiday season with the attractive, generous and eco-friendly gift packs from Caudalie. This year, Caudalie’s irresistible cult favourite products are eco-designed to make way for gorgeous gift sets. Replaced by recycled cardboard and cardboard from FSC-certified forests, the gift set is plastic-free and made in France to reduce carbon footprint.
Have your loved ones immerse themselves with the iconic beauty care limited edition gift set – Detox & Glow. Radiant skin is just a skincare routine away with the trio of products featured in the gift set. Vinergetic C+ Instant Detox Mask helps detox and exfoliate the skin while Vinoperfect Radiance Serum Complexion Correcting brightens and evens the complexion while correcting dark spots. Free of all synthetic chemicals, fillers and GMOs, this highly concentrated oil-free serum is safe even for pregnant ladies and those with sensitive skin.
As for the Beauty Elixir, this cult toning mist helps tighten the appearance of pores and helps prime or set the skin during your makeup routine. Containing essential oils and plant extracts to clarify and brighten the complexion, this product makes for a great aftershave for men as well.
Sigi Skin - For That Holiday Glow
Guide your loved ones to a journey of self-care with skincare to pamper their skin. In honour of their fourth anniversary and the season of gifting, Sigi Skin is offering exciting and exclusive promotions to treat one’s skin from within.
Get that holiday glow on with the Dream Capsule Daily Overnight Sleeping Mask! A silky, air-whipped skin smoothie that works to repair and nourish your skin overnight, this dreamy capsule is packed with key ingredients like Bakuchiol (a retinol alternative that is suitable for all skin types), Omega-3 fatty acids, Squalane, Purslane and Niacinamide.
Pair it up with the Idyllic Fields Daytime Moisturiser to help deeply and instantly hydrate the skin. This soothing blend of 71.9% oats and other skin-loving ingredients will definitely get the skin to become stronger, softer and healthier. With this skin-loving combo that is suitable for all skin types, look forward to helping your loved ones attain clear and glass skin. This November and December, you can even personalise the gift further with the free personalised calligraphy and gift wrapping services on the Dream Capsule!
Everyone needs to have their very own Detox Hour (S$99, U.P.S$136) this season. Wind down with this set of detoxing masks – the Garden Party Deep Cleansing Clay Mask to gently cleanse pores to remove gunk and prevent breakouts without stripping your skin of moisture, and the Tea-tox Sheet Mask to help brighten your face and protect it from pollutants. Containing a generous 27ml of liquid, it is guaranteed to cover every single inch of the face with the wholesome ingredients in the mask.
Dermalogica’s Holiday Collection
Make it the season for healthy skin with the bounty of festive gifts from none other than Dermalogica. With 2022 quickly coming to an end and the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to reward yourself — and your loved ones with the gift of great skin.
Dermalogica has released its 2022 holiday collection, with five unique holiday bundles. The go-anywhere skin set is easy to carry around town or on your travels and ensures you have clean, healthy skin anywhere and everywhere. Containing a precleanse(30ml), deep-cleaning oil that melts away any impurities, it also comes with a special Cleansing Gel(50ml), a soap-free foaming gel cleanser suitable for all skin types.
Then there’s the dynamic firm + protect skin set. This set is an entire skin care routine wrapped up in one. With a cleanser, toner, and moisturiser, this trio is the perfect skin care routine for mature skin. The skin resurfacing cleanser (15ml): a dual-action exfoliating cleanser aims to retexturize ageing skin.
Don’t forget SPF! Make sure to keep up with your sun protection routine with the dynamic skin recovery spf 50 (12ml): a Broad Spectrum moisturiser that combats the appearance of ageing.
And finally, the antioxidant hydramist (30ml): a refreshing toner that helps firm and hydrate your skin will have you gleaming from end to end.
Then there’s the brighter skin set, a complete BioLumin-C routine — packed full of ultra-stable Vitamin C that can deliver 3x more brightening power, and will leave your skin beaming. Containing biolumin-c serum, biolumin-c eye serum, and biolumin-c gel moisturizer, it will give you the festive glow you’ve been looking for.
That’s not all. With 5 different holiday bundles to choose from, this holiday collection is sure to have a set perfect for your skin needs.
Click here to shop the full Dermalogica holiday collection.L’OCCITANE’s holiday collection
Discover L’OCCITANE’s holiday collection for all sorts of wonder and delight to send to your loved ones this festive season. Always a joy to receive and even more pleasant to unbox, L’OCCITANE boasts of a wide collection of specially curated sets ranging from body care to skin care.
Send your friends an indulgent restorative skincare routine set to show your love for them this Christmas. Opt for the Immortelle Divine Set to receive L’OCCITANE’s bestselling Divine Youth Oil. Formulated with a powerful blend of botanicals to boost the health of your skin from deep within, count on the Divine Youth Oil to act as your skin’s daily health supplement. Coupled with 5ml of the Immortelle Reset Serum – an effective glow-activating serum that neutralises skin irritation, the skin will be gleaming in no time.
To surprise your giftees with the most unexpected and pampering of presents, buy the Holiday Crackers (S$44) set. Containing miniatures of bestsellers from the iconic body care ranges, this set provides the ultimate self-care session with a myriad of scents for one to pick from. Shower oil, shower gel and hand cream, these products are vastly different yet complement each other perfectly.