The 2020 beauty Christmas gift guide! My favourite guide to make for gift ideas to give to the beauty lovers in your life.
THE 2020 BEAUTY CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
What a week it has been since I posted last! (Sidenote, it was only a few days but it feels like longer!) With Cyber week out of the way, I hope you survived and are part way through your Christmas gift shopping for the year! Not to worry if not, I have found some very exciting beauty gifts for the women in your life. Or for yourself, of course! This blog post should come with a warning, it’ll probably make you want to add to your own wish list!
Grab a coffee (or mulled wine!) and settle in.
VEGAN MAKEUP GIFT IDEAS
On-the-go never looked so good: the bestselling Everyday Palette from Mecca Max is back and more beauty-full than ever. Perfect for your beauty shelf – or your go-to bag, this handy palette is packed with everything you need for a dreamy everyday look in five-minutes flat, or that dialed-up glam moment. Six eyeshadows meet a blush, bronzer, highlighter, and a high-shine lip gloss made easier than ever with an accompanying step-by-step face chart. RRP $35.00
Upgrade your beauty tools with the ultimate vegan beauty brush collection. This set bundles together four eye brushes with four complexion brushes to equip your beauty cabinet with the best in the biz. With an exclusive travel case that unclips to transform into a handy brush holder, you’re set to travel with them also! This set includes a powder brush, a blush brush, a foundation brush, a highlighter brush, an eyeshadow brush, an eye blending brush, a precision eye brush, an angled liner brush, and a MECCA MAX beauty case. RRP $85.00
Get juicy, high-shine lips in every colour this season with our trio of sheer, hydrating glosses: layer them over your favourite lipstick for the perfect (and selfie-worthy) finishing touch, or wear them solo for a quench of summertime shine. RRP $28.00
Reach for the stars (and glow even brighter) with a ultimate combination of silky, melt-in-your-cheeks cream illuminators, bronzer and blush. Featuring four flattering shades, this glow-getting quad puts you in control for mega mood lighting, 24/7. RRP $29.00
Mecca Max Eyeshadow Quads (Summer Sunsets)
Take daytime dreaminess to Friday night lights with four buttery, universally-flattering eyeshadow shades, ranging from neutral mattes to shimmery show-stoppers. I love these as stocking stuffers or gifts for friends. RRP $12.00
The chicest Zoom Shadow Sticks in ‘Rose Pearl’ and ‘Rust’. Pairing two bestselling and versatile shades, these creamy eyeshadow sticks will take you from day to night, without the need to touch up. How? The Zoom Shadow Stick formula is long-wearing, completely transfer-proof and glides on smoothly. RRP $29.00
LUXURY MAKEUP GIFT IDEAS
A rich, seasonal palette of five sophisticated neutrals, from gentle bronzes to warm caramels. Watercolor art by Cecilia Carlstedt—inspired by the energy of dance and the holidays in New York City—makes it collectible and unforgettable. RRP $65.00
Ultra-soft on the skin and designed with effortless application in mind. These brushes are beautiful. The set includes five key essential brushes all stored in a chic zip case. RRP $180.00
Jewel Lips are where makeup magic meets a hypnotic dream of crystals and diamonds! A decadent, shine-bright glitter gloss to dazzle and delight! ‘Walk of No Shame’ is a confidence-boosting berry-pink lip gloss adorned with a warm copper sparkle for lips that look wider and fuller! I can’t stop wearing this one! RRP $46.00
“These gorgeous, glowing hues act like SUNSHINE-BOTTLED to give you seductive eyes that dazzle with golden sparkle!! WATCH YOUR GAZE TURN GOLD!!”- Charlotte Tilbury
Featuring four divine, sun-cascading shades of warm bronze, gold, champagne, and copper, amplify glow and dazzle with golden sparkle with this iconic palette. A stunning palette for a refined beauty lover. RRP $80.00
A limited-edition, travel-ready kit to perfect your brows. The kit features a brow gel and a brow pencil for perfect brows. Use DIPBROW® Gel’s highly pigmented, long-lasting, waterproof formula to create the look of volume, natural dimension, and fullness to brows. The easy-to-apply formula fills, details, and adds volume to brows. It creates the appearance of natural dimension and fullness and sets to a natural-looking matte finish that stays in place for up to 12 hours. This is my new favourite brow product. RRP $48.00
MAKEUP GIFT IDEAS FROM BRANDS I’VE RECENTLY DISCOVERED
A holiday-exclusive, warm eyeshadow palette to add extra glam. Features a combination of eight unique and versatile shades of mattes, shimmer, and festive glitters. Innisfree 2020 Green Holiday exclusives, featuring a very special collection of limited edition packaging artwork created in collaboration with globally renowned, LA-based designer and artist Steven Harrington. The holiday packaging is filled with patterns of his unique walking characters interacting by exchanging gifts and sharing happiness. RRP $42.00
Add the right pop of colour to add a bit of warmth to your next holiday look. Smooth and jelly texture infused with Shea Butter and Olive Oil. Easily coats lips in equal amounts of hydration and sheer tint. RRP $13.00
Lip balms for every mood! A holiday duo of Innisfree’s best-selling My Lip Balms, which are formulated with moisture-boosting plant-derived oils that coat your lips in non-sticky hydration and deliver a natural tint. RRP $29.00
More of a skincare or makeup prep item. A holiday exclusive set that includes the entire Jeju Root Mask Collection to help skin feel smooth and moisturized. This set includes 8 unique sheets that come from Jeju-native root vegetables: carrot, beet, potato, burdock, kohlrabi, lotus root, ginger, and yam. Biodegradable sheets are made of eucalyptus pulp and bamboo. RRP $21.00
For luminous glow with multi-use powders that can be used to highlight, blush, bronze, and contour. This palette is generous in size too! RRP $100.00
The highlight of your day! A dual-ended, multi-purpose highlight stick that accentuates and defines your best features. The silky duo glides gently over foundation adding radiance without streaking your makeup. Use Pearl to highlight and Bronze to give you an effortless glow. Handy for a handbag too! RRP $50.00
These classic lip 101 ointments from Lanolips are always popular! Includes: 101 Ointment Multi-Balm Strawberry 10g and in Peach 10g. RRP $23.95
SKINCARE GIFT IDEAS
A unique and delicious berry and citrus fragrance to refresh and uplift the senses. Celebrate with this unique exclusive edition Hydrating Mist. Infused with a deliciously indulgent fragrance of Blackberry and Lemon Zest and pure botanical extracts from natural sources. It helps improve skin’s moisture levels as its uplifting scent revitalizes senses, leaving skin feeling hydrated, soothed, and balanced. I can’t stop spritzing this one. RRP $52.00
Three of the most iconic Jurlique face products paired to cleanse, condition, and hydrate skin. Radiant Skin Foaming Cleanser delivers a powerful clean without drying. Activating Water Essence revitalises and re-energises for healthy-looking skin. Herbal Recovery Signature Serum boosts radiance and leaves skin feeling firmer and plumped. All of these are long time favourites of mine. Click here for my Jurlique Rare Rose Range Review. RRP $178.00
This super-concentrated serum helps you age well by effectively reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles without the use of harsh, aggressive ingredients. Packed with 2% Bakuchiol – a plant-based retinol alternative that has been shown to be gentle and well-tolerated by the skin. Gentle and non-irritating, this vegan serum is perfect for all skin types, including sensitive skin. RRP $100.00
BODYCARE GIFT IDEAS
Intensely enriching moisture with precious rose oil. A delicate veil of silky moisturising oils, fragrant with roses, to pamper skin after bathing. Heaven, just heaven. RRP $31.95
Delicate rose fragrance in a creamy soft cleansing wash. A simple step to total luxury! Wash all over with this creamy body cleanser and feel your spirit lift. RRP $19.95
Discover your perfect match with intensive moisture for smooth, soft skin for the face and body. Nourish your hungry dry skin daily with this superfood glow duo. These will sell out fast, if not already! I adore Weleda, it’s a brand I’ve fallen for more and more this year. RRP $39.90
Total relaxation from a lavender bath. Lavender essential oil, the ultimate essence for rest and calm reflection. A classic aid to peaceful sleep, in a soft milky bath. Perfect for anyone on your list who needs some time out. RRP $29.95
SELF-TAN LOVERS GIFTS
Tropical Rum Body Wash is infused with the scent of tropical rum, perfectly combining a much-loved beachy scent with that of sweet, fruity rum! RRP $12.95
Bondi Sands Body Moisturiser deeply nourishes and hydrates the skin. Enriched with vitamin E and jojoba and infused with the scent of tropical rum, your skin will be left feeling smooth and radiant. Bondi Sands Body Moisturiser has been carefully formulated to be self-tan friendly. The pH-balanced formulation is enhanced with gentle moisturisers to hydrate and to help prolong the life of your tan. RRP $14.95
Bondi Sands Body Scrub contains naturally-derived exfoliants including Australian sand and sea salt to gently buff away dull, dead skin cells. Coconut husk and walnut shell work to remove impurities. Skin is left soft, smooth and free of oily residue.
Bondi Sands Body Scrub has been carefully formulated to be self-tan friendly. The oil-free formulation is enhanced with gentle cleansers to effortlessly wash away residue and leave skin soft, clean, and ready for your self-tan application. RRP $18.95
FRAGRANCE GIFT IDEAS
A tribute to Cottesloe’s late afternoon when the summer heat engulfs the South Westerly wind and the Indian Ocean turns to glass. Stirring through coastal green scents, aquatic and floral notes, this salty sea spray is grounded in its powerful base of Indian sandalwood, sustainably farmed in North Western Australia. This scent is just stunning.
Indian sandalwood, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Patchouli, Geranium, Coriander, Clary sage, Lavender, Myrrh, Vetiver, Cardamom, Ylang ylang, Frangipani absolute, Tree moss absolute. RRP $210.00
A bright, uplifting fragrance trio for head-to-toe happiness. A hint of citrus. A wealth of flowers. A mix of emotions! This feel-good fragrance interplays vibrant notes of grapefruit and bergamot with sensual Hawaiian wedding flower and spring mimosa for a scent that sparkles with sheer delight. Set Includes:
- Full-size Clinique Happy Gelato Cream For Hands in Clinique Happy, 1oz/30ml
- Full-size Clinique Happy Perfume Spray, 1.7oz/50ml
- Clinique Happy Perfume Spray, 0.34oz/10ml RRP $89.00
Filled with a Peony & Blush Suede Cologne (9ml), Wood Sage & Sea Salt Body & Hand Wash (15ml) and Wild Bluebell Body Crème (15ml). The perfect finishing touch to any table or stocking. RRP $78.00
WHAT ARE YOU GIFTING?
If you have any questions on any of these, please let me know! My men’s and women’s guides will be out this week. So stay tuned for more. I’d love to hear what you are gifting this year or if this gave you any ideas. Please share with me below. What are you planning this December? Hosting dinner at your house? I’m hoping to! Here are some of my tips for surviving the holiday season, if you need them!
TIP: Don’t forget: When ordering online to check the cut-off dates for delivery. The cut-off dates are getting closer and closer and limited edition holiday releases sell out quickly.