You’ve made a list and checked it twice – but you’ve forgot to check one important person off your Christmas gifting list. Yourself! While the gifting season is a time to say thank you to your loved ones, it is also a time to give yourself a pat on your back for working so hard in 2016.
The Daily Vanity team has saved some of our favourite products and exclusive gift sets in this list as rewards for ourselves and we urge you to do the same! Find these gifts and more in our #AllIWantForChristmas gift guide.
1. Regain your beauty sleep
Make it your 2017 resolution to have adequate rest and avoid burning the midnight oil. To reverse the effects those late nights have put on your skin, you’ll need an anti-ageing serum that amplifies your current regime. The Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair (SGD163) is the #1 repair serum by Estée Lauder, and is fortified with the exclusive ChronoluxCB™ Technology to maximise the power of skin’s natural nighttime renewal ability. Addressing multiple signs of ageing, this oil-free serum is ideal for all skin types, and is definitely the product that will help wake up to more beautiful skin every day.
2. Achieve party-ready skin
The best party accessory is flawless, luminous complexion and you have approximately a month to achieve it. Sounds like time’s running out? There’s sufficient time if you have a good helper – the Origins Radiance Ready Set (SGD78), it is! This pampering set consists of the radiance-restoring Original Skin serum and mask, and energising GinZing scrub cleanser and moisturiser, and these four products are able to make dull-looking, fatigued skin look invigorated and refreshed again.
3. Pucker up under the mistletoe
The Clinique Sweet Kissers (SGD39) consists of a collection of Chubby Sticks and Chubby Stick Intense that are loaded with mango and shea butters to keep your lips feeling soft and comfortable. It makes the perfect stocking-stuffer but it’s so cute we’re sure you would want to keep them for yourself. Make an appointment at any Clinique counter to enjoy a complimentary Pick Your Pout Lip Makeover to try out these lovely lip treats. Find the nearest counter here.
4. Simplify the makeup routine
The best gift for yourself next year? Save time from a fussy makeup routine. Look no further than the Estée Lauder Double Wear Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup (SGD56). The innovative stick combines liquid makeup with applicator to offer an easy application. All you need to do is to tap, buff, and blend to achieve flawless complexion that feels hydrated and is long-wearing.
5. Look and feel more alluring
If you love Michael Kors fashion, you will probably want to get your hands on the Michael Kors Collection Sexy Designed Bag Set (SGD168). Put on the Michael Kors Sexy Amber EDP Spray (100ml), which has a bright and sensual scent, layered with the Ultimate Body Lotion (100ml) to give your fragrance more mileage. And to give you more reason to keep this set for yourself, you’ll be pleased to know that the set also includes a Dual Ended EDP Gloss Rollerball and the Lipluster lip gloss in Siren.
6. Have a DIY makeover
The M·A·C Nutcracker Sweet Brush Basic Kit (SGD115) has all the fundamental brushes you’ll need to create your everyday look. Packed in a gorgeous fuchsia-and-burgundy-striped pouch with gold accents, the kit consists of five short handle brushes (a foundation brush, powder/blush brush, fluff brush, eyeliner brush, and lip brush). The original value of brushes, together with the limited edition brush bag, is valued at SGD248, which means you’ll enjoy more than 50% of savings!
7. Be the belle of every Christmas ball
Want to look your best at every Christmas party you’re attending? Present yourself with the Bobbi Brown Party Prep Skincare Set (SGD135), packed with everything you need for a pre-party skincare routine, made up of travel-ready products. The set features Bobbi Brown’s best-selling Extra Illuminating Moisture Balm, a Mini Radiance Boost Mask, Lip Balm SPF 15, and a Mini Extra Hand Cream. And the most exciting product of all is probably the fan-favourite Hydrating Eye Cream (6ml), which can be found in a vial instead of a pot for the first time, and in an all-new tube with doe foot applicator.
8. Reveal clearer, brighter skin
Make brighter skin a 2017 resolution and achieve it effortlessly with the Clinique Even Better Together (SGD149). It includes the prescription-strength Even Better Clinical Dark Spot Corrector & Optimizer, which is said to improve the appearance of dark spots by 58% in 12 weeks. It also consists of the Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus, Even Better Brighter Moisture Mask, and dermatologist-developed Even Better Makeup SPF15. With the help of these skin-brightening skincare goodies, you’ll see clearer, brighter skin in no time.
9. Indulge in a luxurious skincare treat
You’ve heard so much about the transformative benefits of key products from La Mer such as the famous Crème de la Mer, and you should seize the opportunity to try them with the holiday-exclusive La Mer The Rejuvenating Collection (SGD500). This collection includes The Eye Concentrate (5ml) that visibly eliminates dark circles, the skin-healing Crème de la Mer (30ml), The Regenerating Serum (15ml) that accelerates skin’s natural renewal process, and The Treatment Lotion (30ml) that energises your skin. The products in this luxurious set are valued at SGD680, but retails at SGD500.
10. Love your skin more in 2017
Treat your skin with solutions that can unlock its youth potential and watch it glow again with radiant vitality. Your skincare companion? The Estée Lauder Global Anti-Aging Essentials (SGD178), which comes in an exclusive box containing some of the best-selling products from Estée Lauder: a full-sized Revitalizing Supreme Revitalizing Supreme + Global Anti-Aging Cell Power Creme, travel-sized New Dimension Shape + Fill Expert Serum, Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, and Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask. These products are valued at SGD275, which means you’ll be enjoy 35% savings.