Christmas isn’t truly Christmas without the most important people by your side. But even though your loved ones might take up space rent-free in your heart, it’s not always easy finding the perfect gift for them, especially when you know that they deserve the best, festive season or not.
While we might not know the most important people in your life as you do, we’ve got some truly special beauty gift ideas that might help out this December. Read on, because we’ve rounded up magical Christmas beauty gifts that we think are just right for mum, dad, bestie, and your significant other!
You can tell us whether we’ve hit the nail on the head for all (the presents) they want for Christmas this year, later.
For your mum
YSL Mini Rouge Pur Couture Holiday Lip Set
Why should your mum dream of a white Christmas when she can have one in glistening gold with YSL’s Mini Rouge Pur Couture Holiday Lip Set?
This limited-edition holiday gift set features four mini Rouge Pur Couture lipsticks in a couture kiss box with an elegant gold and black design. The lipsticks are in YSL’s best-selling shades, which are 1, 21, 83 and 1966, and tubes, of course, boast a decadent golden finish.
It’s Christmas with an ultra-luxurious twist this 2022, and if anyone deserves it most, it’s mum.
YSL Mini Rouge Pur Couture Holiday Lip Set retails for S$75 on YSL.
Estée Lauder Blockbuster Set 2022
Just this one gift set from Estée Lauder will set you on track to checking off all the items on your mum’s skincare and makeup wishlist this festive season.
That’s right, Estée Lauder’s Blockbuster Set 2022 bursts with fan favourite products including skincare bestsellers like the Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex and Revitalizing Supreme + Youth Power Soft cream, which are known for turning back time on ageing skin.
The Christmas-style red bow casing also unzips to reveal an assortment of makeup including limited-edition lip glosses, Pure Color Envy Lipsticks, and an eyeshadow palette.
Estée Lauder Blockbuster Set 2022 retails for S$116.90 on Lazada.
La Source Spa Oxylift Super 5-in-1 Facial
La Source Spa is a luxury spa that’s nestled within voco Orchard Hotel in the heart of town, and its Oxylift Super 5-in-1 Facial has been voted best oxygenation facial by editors, influencers, and readers at the Daily Vanity Beauty Treatment Awards 2022.
Using three technologies – radio frequency, OxyGeneo, and ultrasound, the Oxylift Super 5-in-1 Facial firms and restores radiance to the skin. Since many of the steps in the treatment include massaging the muscles on the face, the skin receives a boost in oxygen and nutrients too, so your mum will walk out of the spa with a glow that’s nothing short of lit… from within.
This gift might not take up much space under the Christmas tree but it’s a thoughtful way to treat your mum to a much-deserved pick-me-up at the end of the year.
For first-time customers, La Source Spa’s Oxylift Super 5-in-1 Facial is priced at S$288 instead of S$488 on Salon Finder.
Clinique Smart Clinical Repair Set
If all your mum wants for Christmas is the youthful-looking skin of dreams, then what better way to grant her wishes than with the Clinique Smart Clinical Repair Set, the perfect “time-turning” gift to open on magical Christmas morn’?
This holiday gift set includes a trio of the Smart Clinical Repair™ Wrinkle Correcting Serum in 50ml and 10ml, as well as Eye Cream in 5ml. Formulated to fade wrinkles and fine lines, these skincare products repair, resurface, and re-plump the skin.
Mum might be stepping forth into a new year, but that’s not to say her skin can’t look younger, smoother and feel bouncier too.
Clinique Smart Clinical Repair Set retails for S$164 (worth S$230) on Clinique’s official Lazada store. You can also get the Smart Clinical Repair Wrinkle Correcting Serum (50ml) for S$164 on Sephora.
For your dad and brother
Givenchy Gentleman Eau De Parfum Gift Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
The best Christmas gift for the man of the house is the Givenchy Gentleman Eau De Parfum Gift Set, which stars the Gentleman Eau de Parfum Boisée and the mini-sized Gentleman Travel Spray in a snow-studded blue box.
The Gentleman Eau de Parfum Boisée opens with the spicy notes of black pepper and coriander, melts into a rich woody heart of cocoa, and then trails off with the lasting scent of warm sandalwood and patchouli.
It’s a woody-floral scent that (plus points!) will help him recall the warm memories of family gathered together on Christmas day.
Givenchy Gentleman Eau De Parfum Gift Set (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$168 on Sephora.
Spacio TCM Wellness Deep Tissue Full-Body Massage with Complimentary Guasha
With this Christmas gift, your dad will get to bid tense muscles goodbye and enter 2023 feeling nothing short of brand-new.
Spacio TCM Wellness offers a range of massages, body treatments, and facials, many of which incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques like gua sha and moxibustion.
The Deep Tissue Full-Body Massage includes a 60-minute full-body massage and 10-minute gua sha.
The deep tissue massage is great for really rolling out the stubborn knots in dad’s muscles and releasing the tension in his body, especially in his lower back. For gua sha, the therapist will scrape along the meridian channels of his body to encourage qi-flow and better blood circulation.
Spacio TCM Wellness’ Deep Tissue Full-Body Massage with Complimentary Guasha is priced at S$40.66 instead of S$327.42 on Salon Finder, only for first-time customers.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Collection 2022
If you’ve caught your dad swiping some of your mum’s moisturiser just before bedtime, then Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Age-Defying Collection 2022 is just the gift to get for him this Christmas.
The brand’s special holiday limited-edition gift set, the Frankincense Intense Age-Defying Collection 2022 includes the Frankincense Intense Cleansing Melt, Eye Cream, Serum, Cream, and Overnight Mask. The entire collection is made with natural and organic ingredients that’ll plump the skin and smoothen out fine lines and wrinkles, so dad’s skin will feel fresher than ever this holiday season.
In fact, they’re so good that you might just spy mum stealing some of these skin-lovin’ formulas from dad’s stash the next time round!
Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Collection 2022 retails for S$328 on Shopee.
Braun Series 5 50-M1200s Electric Shaver for Men
Grooming doesn’t have to involve a daily battle with the shaver when you gift dad the Braun Series 5 50-M1200s Electric Shaver for Christmas.
First off, just admire the shaver’s super sleek and ergonomic design. But that’s just one reason that it needs to end up on dad’s bathroom shelf.
Other plus points include the three flexible blades that easily fit the face’s contours for a clean shave, the AutoSense technology that adapts power according to stubble density, and the 100% waterproof design that lets dad use it under both wet or dry conditions. Check, check, and check again.
The Braun Series 5 50-M1200s Electric Shaver for Men retails for S$100 instead of S$179 on Shopee.
For your bestie and sister
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk On The Go Kit (Holiday Limited Edition)
Any makeup junkie will know just how iconic Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk shade is, regardless of whether it’s worn on the lips to show off a plump, pillowy pout… or, on the lids and cheeks to achieve a soft, monochromatic makeup style.
Well, your bestie can go Pillow-Talk-crazy this Christmas with the limited-edition Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk On The Go Kit, which features a range of products in the brand’s signature pink shade.
The set includes the highly-pigmented Pillow Talk Eyes to Mesmerise Eye Shadow, Mini Pillow Talk Eyeliner, Mini Pillow Talk Lip Cheat, and the cult favourite Mini Pillow Talk Matte Revolution Lipstick.
Since the products are travel-size, she can take them with her whilst on holiday in December too!
The Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk On The Go Kit (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$87 on Sephora.
Caudalíe Detox & Glow Trio (Holiday Limited Edition)
December’s the time to detox from bad social media habits, junk food, and, yes, all the nasty gunk that’s stuck inside the skin’s pores too.
The Caudalíe Detox & Glow Trio is a holiday limited-edition set that stars a TikTok-approved Vinergetic Instant Detox Mask (your addicted bestie would know) alongside two other heroes: the Vinoperfect Serum and Beauty Elixir.
Formulated with pink clay and coffee, the mask has superpower abilities to purge pores of their impurities and reveal fresher and smoother skin.
Psst, she might be enjoying a TikTok-worthy detox mask but, if we’re on the topic of #detoxing, then you might want to hint her to spend less time on the app and more time having fun with you this festive season!
Caudalíe Detox & Glow Trio (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$74 on Sephora.
Benefit Cosmetics Jolly Brow Bunch Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
If there’s one thing your bestie wants to have on fleek when she leaves the house, it’s her brows. And, whether she adores wearing a fluffy brow style, slicked-back #cleangirl brows, or Megan Fox arched brows, she’ll be able able to do so effortlessly with Benefit Cosmetics Jolly Brow Bunch Set!
Housed in a cute holiday-style tin box, the set features the Precisely, My Brow Pencil ultra-fine brow defining pencil, brow-fluffin’ Gimme Brow+ gel, and fan favourite 24-HR Brow Setter setting gel.
Stuff this into her Christmas stocking when you visit over the festive weekend.
Benefit Cosmetics Jolly Brow Bunch Set (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$62 on Sephora.
Hush Candle Gift Bundle Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
When she breathes in the spicy, fresh scent of pine trees, that’s when she’ll really get into Christmas mode even before mid-December hits.
Local brand Hush Candle’s Gift Bundle Set contains a trio of products that boast the delicious scents of wintertime: Christmas trees standing tall against a frosty backdrop of snowy white.
Your bestie can cosy up between her sheets as her Xmas Tree Candle burns, indulge in snugger work-from-home days with her Xmas Tree Room Spray, and rejoice in festive cheer anytime, anywhere, with her Xmas Tree Hand Sanitiser!
Hush Candle Gift Bundle Set (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$45 on Sephora.
This Works Great In Bed Set (Holiday Limited Edition)
Should your bestie be plagued by sleepless nights or forever tossing and turning before drifting off into light slumber, then your gift to her this Christmas has got to be the This Works Great In Bed Set.
This Works’ Deep Sleep fragrance is a soothing blend of lavender, vetivert, and chamomile that’s designed to bring you into a state of tranquillity and whisk you off into the land of dreams quicker.
Since the set includes a shower gel, moisturiser, and pillow spray, your bestie will enjoy a relaxing wind-down ritual from when she steps into the shower till the moment her head hits the pillow.
This Works Great In Bed Set (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$49 on Sephora.
For your significant other
Jo Malone Cologne Collection (Holiday Limited Edition)
Fresh as snow is Jo Malone’s Cologne Collection that’s got five of the brand’s classic scents wrapped elegantly inside a festive white-dots-against-cream limited-edition seasonal box.
With the mini-sized English Pear & Freesia, Wild Bluebell, Wood Sage & Sea Salt, Lime Basil & Mandarin, and Blackberry & Bay fragrances, bae will get to savour testing out the brand’s best refreshing scents before deciding on one that he (and you, of course) loves the most.
What better way to spend a few cosy evenings in the days leading up to Christmas?
Jo Malone Cologne Collection (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$172 on Sephora.
Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male Edition Gift Set
On the hunt for a bold, seductive scent for the one you love? Jean Paul Gaultier’s Le Male Eau de Toilette hits all the right notes with fresh mint, enveloping lavender, and a creamy vanilla sillage.
This sensual blend is bottled in a one-of-a-kind blue-tinted sailor figure, which makes a statement accessory for when he’s on the go as well. The brand’s packed this masculine eau de toilette with a shower gel in a parcel-like box for the holidays, so you can gift them in a set to your bae this Christmas!
Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male Edition Gift Set retails for S$148 on Zalora.
Elemis On The Go Grooming Essentials
Great is a man who grooms, or so our saying goes.
If your man’s a 10 but hasn’t learnt the power of great skincare, then the Elemis On The Go Grooming Essentials will bump him up to a 20, especially because it features more than just the basic cleanser, shaving gel, and moisturiser trio, but exfoliating pads too!
That’s right, with this Christmas gift, he’ll be well on his way to seriously smooth skin and better skincare habits in 2023. We’ve got your back.
Elemis On The Go Grooming Essentials retails for S$59 on Lookfantastic.