When it comes to Christmas, the majority of what we’re eager to find perfectly wrapped under the tree tends to be beauty related. The luxe products we’ve yearned for all year long and those pretty limited edition sets that will be gone come January.
Whether you’re buying to hoping to recieve, we’ve compiled a list of luxe beauty treats we’re adding to our wishlist for beautiful skin, flawless makeup and everything in between…
Famous for the delicate touch and skin-enhancing powders of their powder blends, Hourglass have popped the best of the best into one palette. Even if you’re a strobe-a-phobe, you’ll love the combination of warming bronzers, subtle highlighters and refreshing blushes to lift, enhance and radiate a beautiful complexion.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit, £69
An ideal treat if you feel that you gallop towards the end of the year with skin that looks and feels dull and lacklustre. As well as diminishing the look of ageing, age spots and sun damage the addition of actual crushed gold does wonders for brightening a tired, end-of-year complexion.
111 Skin Exclusive Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask, £20
We have a bit of an obsession with rose gold at the moment – and we’re betting we’re not the only ones. Parlux do some of the best hairdryers around and the size and weight of this one not only makes it handy to store, but great for travel too. If you’re after a hassel-free way to dry your locks, this is it.
Parlux Advance Light Ceramic and Ionic Hairdryer, £99.95
If soft, loose curls are your signature style then here’s your perfect match. The tong heats up quickly, sets a style in under ten seconds and comes in a heat resisted bag, with a Nails Inc Copper polish thrown in, to help complete your look.
Ghd Curve Curling Tong Copper Luxe Gift Set, £120
Housing a complete look in one pretty cluctch bag sized compact, this double decker palette will have you covered no matter what the occasion, from lipgloss and eyeshadow to two different hues of blush.
Laura Mercier Going Glam Palette, £31.50
There’s purifying in many forms in this transformative serum; salicylic acid, tea tree oil and black cumin seed all work together to de-clog, refine and clear skin, while licorice naturally brightens. Plus, if your skin is prone to stress, there’s chamomile and neroli to treat that too.
Sunday Riley Ultra Clarifying Facial Oil UFO, £68
Let’s face it, since they launched you’ve wanted all of them… And now these gorgeous lipsticks inspired by Tilbury’s clients and friends including Kim Kardashian-West, Salma Hayek and Laura Bailey, among others, are available in this gorgeous never-lose-your-lipstick-again holder. Want.
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Luxury Collection, £250
There’s highlighting and strobing, but then there’s ‘dioring’, which is what you can achieve with this subtle and oh-so-fine golden powder. Add to the high points of your cheekbones, tip of the nose and your Cupid’s Bow to finish off any look.
Dior Diorific Illuminating Face Powder, £50
Encased in a pretty box that we’d totally keep hold of, this is the perfect combination of products for a truly rejuvenating experience, which is precisely why it has firm pride of place on our wish list this year. With a face cream, eye cream and luxurious jasmine face oil, it’s a three step routine guaranteed to leave you with a hydrated and radiant complexion.
Darphin Ideal Resource Christmas Set, £70
Whether you’re a smokey eye fan, tend to smudge out a neutral hue or want to paint on the perfect cat eye, this 12 piece eye set from from coveted brush brand Zoeva will answer all your needs. Oh, and did we mention the rose gold finish?
Zoeva Rose Golden Complete Eye Set, £65