Give the gift of shimmer, sparkle and shine this Christmas with our pick of the most gorgeous festive bath and body, skin and makeup gifts
Give the gift of shimmer, sparkle and shine this Christmas with our pick of the most gorgeous festive bath and body, skin and makeup gifts. Don’t forget to take a look at our Christmas make up and best beauty advent calendars edit to really get you into the holiday spirit.
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Christmas Beauty Gifts
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Limited-edition Taste of Honey lip shades, £30, Clinique
Perfect for the girl who loves makeup (but doesn't want to look like she's wearing globs of it), this gift set of four buildable lip shades suits every complexion to add a flush of colour and moisturising feel to her pout.
Diors sumptuous gold palette has the shimmering shadows, black eyeliner and glittering gloss to keep her looking picture-perfect through the winter months and beyond The only danger is the presentation is so gorgeous, she may want to gaze at it instead of use it.
For the friend craving a 1960s starlet makeover, this limited-edition makeup kit from Nars' Warhol collection comes in a one-of-a-kind 16mm film canister featuring an image of one of the artist's most beloved muses, Edie Sedgwick. Recreate her pixie-ish beauty look with Film Star lipstick, Edie eye shadow, Carpates eye liner and a Deep Throat/Amour blush duo.
This indulgent body gift set will energise and hydrate those tired winter bones. Contains the brand's top-selling Ginger Soufflé whipped body cream, smoothing ginger body scrub and Ginger Float cream bubble bath. Yum!
Limited-edition Winter Wonderland set, £39, Paul & Joe
These whimsical squirrel printed pots add festive cheer to any Christmas celebration. Filled with Paul & Joes moisturising pink lip balm, smoky eyeshadow and a glittering duo of highlighting powder and bronzer, the products are as practical to use as they are charming to look at.
Add some Provençal flavour to the festivities with LOccitanes well-rounded set containing yummy-smelling essentials for face and body, from lavender foaming bath to shea butter hand cream to eye balm, all packaged in the brands delightful printed travel bag.
The artistically inclined friend will treasure this limited-edition Kenny Scharf-designed Kiehls Crème De Corps, which will keep skin feeling sumptuous all winter long and brighten up even the dullest of bathrooms. The charitable friend will appreciate that all proceeds from sales of the cream go to benefit Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Fashion and beauty collide in Michael Kors statement red cosmetics case with classic, timeless Estee Lauder products in go-with-everything shades, including the brands blush, lipstick, gloss, liner, mascara and nail polish. Your mum will thank you.
The gal who lives life in the fab lane will adore Benefit's collectible suitcase, which offers all of the brand's top treats for the jet-setter in your life, including High Beam highlighter, Sugarbomb face powder, POREfessional primer, LeeLee mini scent and They're Real! mascara.
Bobbi Brown's cult shimmer brick gets reworked in a pearlescent goldish hue for the Christmas 2012 season, and is ideal for highlighting, using as an eye shadow or just adding a sprinkle of festive shimmer to any look.
Holiday lips and tips in Shambolic, £21, Butter London
This sparkly lip and nail varnish set in this season's must-have plum hue is a wonderfully festive gift and a welcome treat in any stocking, especially the beauty lover's who hates phthalates and parabens in her products.
Get into the Christmas giving spirit with Emma Cook's limited-edition wrapping paper cosmetics bag from Topshop, which handily stores all those beauty essentials and doubles as an eye-catching clutch for evening.
Boutique hotel Costes is one of Paris' top hotspots, so in-the-know girls will love this bath and shower gel from the rue de St. Honoré hotel's beauty range. The spicy, woody scent and eye-catching red packaging are also wonderfully Christmassy.
Skip the Nutcracker tickets and give the gift of something even sweeter with Philosophy's Sugar Plum Fairy shampoo, shower gel and body wash and high-shine lip gloss set. Looks gorgeous next to the bath, feels gorgeous in the bath.
Give the gift of party-ready hair with Umberto Giannini's mini kit of essentials, including Incredible Body Volume Shampoo, Conditioner, Blow Dry Spray and Big Volume Velcro Rollers. An essential for party girls everywhere.
Limited-edition Seeing Stars smudge stick waterproof eyeliner, £25, Stila
If shes ahead of all of the beauty trends, shell love Stilas colourful smudge stick gift set in an array of hues and festive snowflake print packaging. Perfect for working the season's peacock eyes...
For the ultimate in luxury gift sets, La Prairie's skin-saving ostrich-finish metallic vanity case (which doubles as an evening bag), contains Skin Caviar Luxe Cream, Skin Caviar Crystalline Concentrate, Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Lift Cream and Life Threads Ruby fragrance and is sure to make her feel like a (perennially youthful) princess.