The end of 2020 can only mean one thing—the much-needed festive season is just around the corner. To know what beauty and skincare products will make the perfect gift for friends and family, check out our top picks for this year below. If you’re feeling generous, go ahead and pick up an item or two for yourself too. You deserve it.
The Body Shop Lather & Smooth Snow Globe Gift Dome
The Body Shop’s Christmas advent calendars may receive all the hype, but its festive range of cruelty-free cosmetics definitely make great presents too. If you’ve got a gift exchange happening soon, consider the all-new Lather & Smooth Snow Globe Gift Dome ($35) that encompasses a bottle of Strawberry Body Gel, a tub of Strawberry Body Butter and Lip Butter, as well as Banana Shampoo and Conditioner. Even more wallet-friendly present packages are available too; choose from festive sets like the Sweet Shower Gel Trio ($11) and the British Rose Hands and Nails Kit ($16) to easily make someone’s Christmas morning.
The Christmas 2020 gift range retails at all The Body Shop stores in Singapore.
Chantecaille Fall 2020 Makeup Collection
Inspired by the Chantecaille family’s trip to Africa in 2019, this year’s Fall 2020 make-up collection is an amalgamation of the vacation highlights. For instance, the Lip Veil ($80) sees luminous, hydrating hues infused with sustainable organic FairWild Baobab Oil from Zimbabwe, while The Safari Collection Eye Trio ($125) showcases soft taupe hues with elephant emblems debossed into the individual eyeshadow pans. Get these items for that friend of yours who loves nothing more than to doll up whenever an opportunity arises.
The Chantecaille Fall 2020 Makeup Collection is available at Tangs Orchard and Takashimaya D.S..
L’Occitane Ultimate Almond Box
There may be nothing more pampering than the Ultimate Almond Box ($150) from French beauty and skincare label L’Occitane. This treasure box of Almond skincare and body care bestsellers contains the Almond Milky Bath, Almond Shampoo, Almond Conditioner, Almond Delicious Hands, Almond Milk Concentrate and even a bar of Almond Delicious Soap. Talk about fragrant.
Now available exclusively at sg.loccitane.com.
Lush Christmas 2020 Collection
Scented soap stacks, beautiful bath bombs and gorgeous knot wraps—Christmas always sparks joy at ethical cosmetics company Lush. Delight your loved ones with its seasonal, limited edition gift sets like the Winter Wonderland ($99) that contains Rose Jam Shower Gel, Sugar Plum Shower Bomb and more. The Northern Lights ($149) is also perfect for those suffering from wanderlust as six travel-inspired products are included.
The Lush Christmas 2020 collection is now available in all stores, and at sg.lush.com, Zalora Beauty and Shopee Mall.
Rouge Hermes Limited Edition Collection
The Rouge Hermes Limited Edition collection ($111 each) by the luxury French fashion maison comprises three satin and matte lip colours in luscious shades of pink. Rose Nuit and Rose Ombre will suit those who prefer natural hues, while the Rose Pommette will be a good fit for those who like to make a statement.
Available at Hermes Singapore Liat Towers, Hermes Singapore Marina Bay Sands, Hermes Singapore Takashimaya and Hermes Parfum & Beaute counter in Ngee Ann City.
Sigi Skin Super Trio
The Sigi Skin Super Trio ($150) keeps clean beauty simple and straightforward. First, the Kaleanser gently removes grime and dirt from the skin. The Pink Nectar then helps to soothe, brighten and de-puff the eyes. Finally, the Morning Glow offers protection against harmful UVA and UVB rays. It makes an ideal gift for you, or your friend who’s an advocate of clean beauty.
Purchase the gift set at sigiskin.com.
Kew Organics Lip Care Collection
Perfect for those looking to pucker up under the mistletoe, the Kew Organics Lip Care Collection will nourish delicate lips with the Roselle Berries Superfood Lip Exfoliant ($19.50) and Drenched in Moisture Age-Defying Lip Mask ($21.50). Formulated with organic, plant-based ingredients free from parabens and GMOs, these essentials smooth the look of wrinkles, enhance your natural lip colour and provide deep hydration for visibly fuller, supple lips.
Purchase the collection at www.keworganics.com.