Spring is here which means that Easter is quickly approaching, and while we fully encourage buying yourself as much chocolate as you want, this year we are treating ourselves to a beauty Easter egg to celebrate the special occasion.
If you're wondering what on earth that might be, don't worry, as we've got all the info you could ever need. Much like the popular beauty advent calendars that sell out every single December, beauty Easter eggs are giving chocolate a run for its money this April.
Lots of our favourite beauty brands such as Rituals, Glossybox and more have brought out their own beauty Easter eggs this year, but we'd snap them up quickly, as they are selling out in no time.
The decorative egg boxes house some of the brand's most popular products, and make for a beautiful gift to treat yourself or a loved one this Easter. Let's face it, after indulging on lots of chocolate, you can't go wrong with a little self-care to bring your skin back to life.
You'll likely know that sustainability is at the forefront of what we do here at Marie Claire UK, so do note that the packaging of these Easter eggs isn't the most eco-friendly. With that in mind, it's time to get inventive with how you upcycle it if you do want to invest. Things like reusing as packaging for a future present, utilising as a storage container, or making sure to responsibly recycle all work. Living more sustainability isn't just about zero waste, after all - it's the small steps you take every day.
If you're looking for more alternative gift ideas this Easter, why not check out our roundup of the best flower delivery services to brighten someone's day? If you're on the hunt for a present for a fellow beauty lover, our guides to the best perfume for women and the best luxury candles should do the trick.
Now, time to browse some of the best beauty Easter eggs on the market. Happy shopping...
The best beauty Easter eggs to buy now
1. M.A.C Beauty Egg
M.A.C Beauty Egg
M.A.C is really treating us this Easter. When you spend £60 or more in store or online, you'll receive this free beauty Easter egg worth £45! It includes a mini version of the viral MACSTACK Mascara, alongside a setting spray, the new Hyper Real Serumizer and one of the brand's most popular lipstick shades. What are you waiting for?
2. Lookfantastic Limited Edition Beauty Egg
Lookfantastic Limited Edition Beauty Egg
This limited edition beauty Easter egg from Lookfantastic is back after six sell-out years, and it's worth over £200. It includes brands such as Color Wow, Sol de Janeiro and Elemis, with seven full-sized products and two travel minis. They come housed in a pretty purple tin that's perfect for storing all your beauty bits.
3. Rituals Easter Egg Gift Set
Rituals Easter Egg Gift Set
How beautiful is this Rituals gift? This Easter egg set features The Ritual of Sakura body cream, The Ritual of Sakura foaming shower gel and a The Ritual of Sakura hair and body mist, to leave you smelling simply delicious.
4. GLOSSYBOX Limited Edition Easter Egg
GLOSSYBOX Limited Edition Easter Egg
GLOSSYBOX's Easter egg is worth over £200 and includes ten top beauty buys across haircare, skincare, make-up and more from brands such as Elemis, Liz Earle and Vita Liberata.
5. Lush Let's Be Eggcellent To Each Other
Lush Let's Be Eggcellent To Each Other
This gift set from Lush comes with two sweet-scented bath products from the brands's Easter range, including the Flamingo Egg bath bomb and the Golden Egg bath bomb melt. The perfect treat to wind down with over the long Easter weekend.
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Grace Lindsay is currently Junior Beauty Editor at Who What Wear UK and previously was Marie Claire UK's E-Commerce Writer. With over three years of experience in the fashion and beauty industry, she covers everything from the best make-up and skincare deals to how to shop the stand out trends of the season. When she's not typing away at her laptop, Grace can be found shopping her favourite vintage markets IRL, or catching up on her never-ending list of books to read.
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