If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a little self-care. Whether your intended gift recipients want to zen out with some epic wellness products or they're ready to celebrate borders opening with a swag of the best new beauty products, you can bet they will appreciate the opportunity to treat themselves this festive season.
We've carefully curated a heap of beauty and wellness gift ideas for that special someone in your life who could use some ‘me time,’. Credit cards are the ready, these are the best beauty gift ideas this Christmas.
Burt’s Bees Unwind Lip Duo
Discover the moisturising benefits of 100% natural Burt’s Bees with two of their much-loved flavours. There’s the Vanilla Bean Lip Balm made with cocoa seed butter, shea butter, antioxidant rich vitamin E and natural vanilla bean extract to nourish and soften lips. And the Salted Caramel Lip Balm, the perfect sweet and salty lip balm, is formulated with sunflower, coconut and castor seed oils. Buy it here.
Palm Beach Collection Christmas Bonbon
Give your hands a dose of festive hydration with these Christmas Bonbons, which double as the perfect addition to your tree, home or in your stocking. It comes in two limited edition scents that are authentically Australian—Passionfruit Pavlova and Pink Hibiscus Fizz. Buy it here.
Frank Body In Your Dreams Sleep Scrub And Soak
After the year that was, everyone deserves the gift of a little self care time. Formulated with lavender oil and epsom salts, this two-in-one scrub and soak is designed to help you unwind and relax before getting your beauty sleep. Buy it here.
Too Faced Better Than Sex Ornament
This limited edition Christmas ornament from Too Faced is the perfect secret santa gift for your mates. Featuring their award-winning mascara, this fool-proof lash wonder will make even the most subtle of eye looks pop. Buy it there.
CIRCA Oceanique Candle Bauble Tin
This limited edition bauble containing a mini candle from CIRCA is perfect for decorating your table or tree and treating your loved ones. With top notes of mandarin lavender and bergamot and hints of patchouli and sandalwood—this decadent candle is inspired by the ocean breeze. Buy it here.
Grown Alchemist Lip + Hand Kit
This Australian-made, certified organic brand is the perfect conscious beauty gift. The cute kit features two of Grown Alchemist’s best sellers—the vanilla and watermelon lip balm (packed full of antioxidants and nourishing properties) and vanilla and orange peel hand cream, which manages to be hydrating but not greasy. Buy it here.
Starskin Diamond Face Mask
Give the gift of glow this Christmas with this Starskin Face Mask. Made with evening primrose, diamond dust and white mulberry bark, this Bio-Cellulose sheet will give your skin a hydration boost—something everyone needs during the festive season. Buy it here.
Ole Henriksen Splashing Stars Cleanser & Scrub Duo
Score dewy, glowing skin with this limited edition set from Ole Henriksen. The Truth Juice Daily Cleanser removes dirt, oil and longwear eye makeup, while the Lemonade Smoothing Scrub instantly retextures, polishes and reduces the look of pores. In short, gorgeous skin is only two easy steps away. Buy it here.
Biossance Round The Clock Results Skincare Set
Gift your loved one this amazing set from Biossance this Christmas. The key to renewed and glowing skins lies within these two amazing products—the Squalane + Lactic Acid Night Resurfacing Serum which dissolves dead surface cells and reveals soft, luminous new skin below and the Squalane + Vitamin C Dark Spot Serum which will give you a boost of instant brightness. Buy it here.
Salt By Hendrix Bath To Body Oil
Made with a dreamy blend of argan, kukui and camellia oil, this beautifully packaged oil can be worn throughout the day or added to your bath. The restorative blend will help to boost your skin barrier, making your skin super soft. Buy it here.
Huda Beauty Contour & Glow Lip Duo Kit
Coming in an uber chic reuseable pouch, you'll score two of Huda Beauty’s hardest working (and much loved) lip products—the Power Bullet Cream Glow Cream Lipstick and Mini Lip Contour 2.0 Automatic Lip Liner. These two beauties are the perfect combo for creating a filler-free, fuller-looking pout. Buy it here.
Mount Lai Gua Sha Facial Lifting Tool
If your mate is serious about their skin care regime they’ll absolutely love one of these. Made from rose quartz, this facial massage tool smooths and lifts the skin, leaving your face absolutely glowing. It also helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, it's a really nice self care step in your morning and night routine. Buy it here.
Benefit Cosmetics Hot For Holidays Makeup Set
For the person that has everything, you just can’t go wrong with this limited edition Christmas set from Benefit Cosmetics. Featuring a trio of the brand’s best-sellers, in the kit (which comes in adorable wrapping) you’ll find—Roller Lash Super-Curling & Lifting Mascara, Hoola Matte Powder Bronzer and the POREfessional Smoothing Face Primer. Buy it here.
Dr Roebuck’s Glow On The Go Essentials Kit
All you need for a simple yet effective routine for healthy, glowing skin on the go is in this handy kit. Featuring five of Dr Roebuck’s best products, all bundled in a luxe navy pouch you’ll score the Noosa Nourishing Crème Cleanser, Byron 2-in-1 Mask + Scrub, Down Under Collagen Boosting Eye Treatment, No Worries Hydrating Face Moisturiser and Bondi Hydrating Mist. Buy it here.
Eye Of Horus Seven Seeds Sacred Oil
This luxurious all-star oil from Eye of Horus fuses Moringa, Abyssinian, Marula and Nigella with Hemp, Pomegranate and Baobab oils to create an elixir that boosts collagen, fights against fine lines, dark spots, dryness and inflammation. Plus, Urban List readers can score 15% off with the code EOH15CHRISTMAS. Buy it here.
NARS Bijoux Eyeshadow Palette
NARS have dropped their biggest ever eyeshadow palette just in time for Christmas. Featuring 16 limited-edition intensely pigmented eyeshadows in decadent jewel tones and velvety neutrals you’ll be able to create a myriad of stunning looks. There’s a mix of matte, satin, and shimmer finishes, plus glitter toppers. Buy it here.
OUAI Melrose Place Eau De Parfum
While picking a fragrance for a loved one might seem like a risky move, we adore this scent from OUAI and are yet to meet anyone who doesn’t agree with us. Citrus, fruity and floral, this scent was inspired by one of the coolest areas in LA. With notes of bergamot, lychee, cedar-wood and white musk, this is a no-brainer when it comes to the ultimate Christmas gift. Buy it here.
MECCA MAX The Big Blend Eye & Complexion Brush Set
This limited edition brush set is perfect for your makeup loving mate. Vegan and cruelty free, this 10-piece set is the ultimate beauty tools upgrade. The set contains must-haves like Cat Eye Angled Liner, Highlight Hitter, Complexion Buffing and a brow spoolie. It’s all homed in an exclusive travel case that unclips to transform into a handy brush holder. Buy it here.
Drunk Elephant Face Value Skin Kit The A.M. Routine
There’s a reason this brand has garnered cult status around the world—it’s that bloody good. This special kit has everything you need for brighter, healthier skin. It includes Drunk Elephant’s award-winning formulas like the C-Firma™ Fresh Day Serum, Lala Retro Whipped Cream, B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum and the C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream. And it all comes housed in this chic, reusable case. Buy it here.
Bangn Body Merry & Bright Bundle
Be merry and bright all season long with this epic three-step ritual from the legends at Bangn Body. Scientifically formulated with performance backed ingredients this trio of products will hydrate, brighten and firm the skin. And best of all it all comes wrapped up in a cute reusable beauty bag made with 100% organic cotton terry towelling. Buy it here.
PEPPY CO LED Light Therapy Mask V2
Forget going to the salon for pricey treatmentS, now you can get your glow on in the comfort of your own home. This Peppy Co LED Light Therapy Mask V2 will transform your skin in just four weeks, working on numerous skin concerns including ageing, breakouts, inflammation, and sun-damage. It’s pain-free, non-invasive and safe for all skin tones. Buy it here.
Sunday Riley The Big Glow Pack
Give the gift of good genes this Christmas with this glow pack from Sunday Riley. Worth over $300 in value, this limited-edition kit features best-sellers like the Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment which works to exfoliate, brighten, and clarify; the Pink Drink Essence which will resurface and balance and the Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream which brightens thirsty skin. Buy it here.
Jo Loves Green, Orange And Coriander
Jo Malone, the queen of fragrance herself, just launched in Australia so now is your chance to bless your loved ones with one of her incredible scents. We love this one because it’s a total all-rounder. More herbal than sweet, the key note of bitter orange shines through while black pepper adds warmth. Buy it here.
The Beauty Fridge In Blush
We know what you’re thinking, does someone really need a mini fridge in their bathroom? The answer is yes, they absolutely do. Ideal for the loved one that takes their skincare seriously, this deluxe 10 litre storage space is the perfect addition to their self-care regime. Buy it here.
ghd Curve Classic Wave Wand
With a 38mm—26mm oval shaped barrel you can create shimmering waves in seconds. Made with break-through ultra-zone technology that guarantees the right curling temperature of 185°C, your waves are created to last. Trust us when we say anyone would be very happy to find this beauty under the Christmas tree. Buy it here.
FOREO’s LUNA 3 Plus
Sure this one might be on the higher end of the Christmas budget, but you’ll absolutely save on trips to the salon for a facial because this incredible tool does it all. The LUNA 3 plus purifies, firms and tightens in two simple steps. The 8000+ T-sonic pulsations per minute at 16 different speeds and long, soft silicone touch points offer a deep yet gently heated facial cleanse, removing unwanted dirt and oils and leaving your skin plump and youthful. Buy it here.
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