You went shopping and picked out a few gifts for your friends, only to fall in love with them and wonder if you should keep them for yourself first.
This Christmas, we save you from the guilt of keeping gifts for yourself – by telling you which ones you should simply treat yourself to. Don’t feel guilty; you deserve a little pampering this festive season too!
1. Kiehl’s Party Prep Set
First of all, check out that super bright and cheery packaging! It’s sure to be an immediate mood-lifter even on the worst of days.
A party prep set made up of Kiehl’s Calendula Deep Cleansing Face Wash, Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque, Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate, and lastly, its Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution, it is sure to be an utter treat for the skin. These skincare goodies are great for those with acne-prone skin, thanks to calendula’s anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, while hydrating skin deeply.
The Kiehl’s Party Prep Set retails for SGD97 and is available at all Kiehl’s retail outlets and counters.
2. Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte
Nothing spells Christmas better than yummy chocolate-scented lippies – and we’re talking about this one from Shu Uemura’s holiday collection 2018. Creamy and smooth on the lips, it dries down a gorgeous matte that’ll last all through the feasting you’ll have on Christmas.
Available in nine shades of corals, pinks, reds, and burgundy brown-reds, this lippie is sure to suit any festive look you wanna pull off this Christmas. And while you’re checking out this gorgeous lipstick, don’t forget to also take a look at the rest of the brand’s holiday collection, which include perennial favourites like the cleansing oil and an eyeshadow palette.
Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte retails for SGD38 and is available in all Shu Uemura boutiques, counters, and on Sephora.sg.
3. Fenty Frost Bunny / Frost Hunny / Frost Money Metallic Eye + Lip Crayon 3 pc-set
Sleek and minimalistic looking, this eye and lippie set is great for those who LOVE their extra metallic-shades.
A jumbo-sized pencil that is suitable both for popping eye looks or pulling off bomb-looking metallic lips, we absolutely love how versatile this lippie/eye crayon is – more bang for your buck for sure!
The three sets come in: Frost Bunny (gold, a rose-gold, and a coppery-bronze) – great for soft neutrals, Frost Hunny (copper, gold, and muted red-orange) for a fiery pop of colour, and finally, Frost Money (metal-silver, a soft metallic blue, and a barbie-pink), perfect for bold looks.
Fenty Frost Bunny / Frost Hunny / Frost Money Metallic Eye + Lip Crayon 3 pc-set retails at SGD54 and is available at all Sephora retail outlets and Sephora.sg.
4. Kat Von D Beauty Trooper Black Eyeliner Obsession Set
Think Kat Von D and its iconic Tattoo Liner comes to mind. After all, this has been named as a holy grail by many and is one of the brand’s bestsellers. But why stop at just the Tattoo Liner when Kat Von D Beauty offer a suite of eyeliners for every makeup need? To try them all, get this Trooper Black Eyeliner Obsession set which includes everything from ultra-thin ink tips, to felt tips of varying sizes.
Kat Von D Beauty Trooper Black Eyeliner Obsession Set retails for SGD127 and is exclusively available only at the ION Sephora retail outlet.
5. Pixi Best of Bright
Glow for days with Pixi’s Best of Bright, a skincare set consisting of some of the brand’s bestselling products, which are targeted towards keeping your skin looking radiant all day, ‘err day.
This beautiful set is made up of travel-sized bottles of its gentle Glow Mud Cleanser, which exfoliates and removes dead skin cells for radiant skin, its best-selling Glow Tonic toner for a brighter and clearer complexion, and finally, refine your skin with Pixi’s deep pore-clearing and glow-revealing Glow Mud Mask.
Pixi Best of Bright retails at SGD38 and is available at all Sephora retail outlets and Sephora.sg.
6. Peter Thomas Roth 6-piece Kit
Love your masks or just love all things colourful? Peter Thomas Roth’s 6-piece Kit is sure to fit your every mask-related fantasy. This set consists of six masks for every need, multi-masking will never feel quite as fun as this!
The set includes the brand new Hungarian Thermal Water Mineral-Rich Atomic Heat Mask, Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask, Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox Hydrator, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer, and finally, the 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask.
Peter Thomas Roth 6-piece Kit retails at SGD149 and will be available exclusively at the ION Sephora retail outlet.
7. Sephora Once Upon A Night Palette
This impressive-looking gem by Sephora Collection offers a selection of 78 eyeshadows, 24 lip glosses, six blushes, six highlighters, and bronzers, four brow powders, and 12 cream eyeliners to create countless irresistible looks.
Forget scrambling around for the eyeshadow or lip colour you want for a specific look when you can just open up this baby and save a whole lot of time.
And at SGD69 for the whole thing? An absolute steal – and we think this is great especially if you’ve always wanted to try out certain unique shades but aren’t sure you can pull it off.
Sephora Once Upon A Night Palette retails for SGD69 and is available at all Sephora retail outlets and Sephora.sg.
8. Smashbox Primer Trio
Keep your makeup looking fresh all day with Smashbox’s set of its well-loved primers. Bonus? The set is decked out in a quirky design by L.A. based artist, Jen Stark.
It consists of: its Photo Finish Primer Water to set your makeup so it remains budge-proof all day, its Photo Finish Smooth & Blur Primer to blur out the appearance of nasty pores, and finally, its Photo Finish Primerizer, a 2-in-1 moisturiser AND primer.
Smashbox Primer Trio will be available at Sephora.
9. The Tatcha Bestsellers Set
We still when Tatcha first touched down in Singapore and everyone went crazy. Didn’t get a chance to snag your favourites? Reveal your most beautiful skin with this four-piece set made up of Tatcha’s bestsellers, in travel sizes.
It consists of its: Camellia Cleansing Oil, The Rice Polish: Classic, the Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, and The Water Cream.
The Tatcha Bestsellers Set retails at SGD99 and is available at Sephora retail outlets.
10. Urban Decay Elements Space Powder
We’re quite sure you’ll be quite proud to flaunt this shimmery box when you do your touch-ups in the public bathroom – it’s bound to attract envious stares! This gorgeous product contains a silky, lightweight powder with a sophisticated microfine golden shimmer that’ll have you GLOWING.
Also, it provides the payoff of a loose powder, yet the convenience of a pressed powder – say goodbye to those days when you get loose powder ALL over your favourite dress!
Urban Decay Elements Space Powder retails for SGD25 and is available at all Sephora stores, the Urban Decay freestanding store at Takashimaya S.C. Ngee Ann City, #B1-32, and at Sephora.sg.
11. Mamonde Creamy Tint Squeeze Lips Best 3 Colours
Besides its rose toner, Mamonde is probably best known for its lipsticks. This set offers you three Creamy Tint Squeeze Lip in bestselling colours so you know you’ll definitely not go wrong with them.
Each of these lippies come with an innovative squeezable tube and high impact colours that can stay on all night through Christmas partying.
Mamonde Creamy Tint Squeeze Lips Best 3 Colours retails for SGD50 and is available at all Mamonde outlets island-wide.
12. Huxley Starry Dune Scent Collection
We can’t take our eyes off this beautiful set from Huxley. Released just in time for the Christmas season, this cult Korean skincare brand is offering up their Huxley Velvet Touch Hand Cream, their Moroccan Garden Candle, as well as a beautiful Starry Dune Snow Globe.
Sure, it may make a perfect gift for someone, but it’s so pretty, we highly suspect many people will end up keeping it for themselves! Their hand cream also comes in their signature fragrance, with it being dermalogically tested as well so as to be suitable for every skin type. Nice!
Psst! Daily Vanity readers will be able to get 25% off their entire order up until the 15th of December, 2018. Simply quote DV25 with every purchase! You’ll be able to enjoy free shipping and samples as well.