Beauty junkie? Your ultimate Christmas gift guide awaits

Obsessed with all things beauty and not sure what to ask for this Christmas? Look no further! Here’s a round-up of the luxury beauty products that deserve a place on your Christmas list.

Holiday hair

The most talked-about hair styling tool, the Dyson Airwrap Gift Edition, should be at the top of your Christmas list this year! You’ll then find inside the copper box attachments that fit on the head of the Airwrap. There are two different sized barrels for curling hair, three brushes that each create a distinctive look and a pre-styling hairdryer. The high price tag may be somewhat off-putting, but it’s so worth it for all included. If you shop with Selfridges or John Lewis for this gift, they offer a two-year guarantee.

Dyson Airwrap Gift Edition at John Lewis £449

Repair and strengthen your hair this Christmas with Olaplex Holiday Hair Fix. This gift set includes their best-selling products such as No.3 Hair Perfector that works to seek out any broken bonds in your hair and mend them. These products are perfect for coloured, frizzy or damaged hair.

Naughty but nice

The latest Huda Beauty eyeshadow palette is here right in time for the festive season – you have to get your hands on this! Naughty Nude Eyeshadow Palette includes marble creams, matte shadows, metallics and a multi-purpose pearl-gloss hybrid that you can apply on your eyes or cheekbone for a dewy effect. The colours are stunning, darker nude shades that are perfect for the wintertime. The quality of the Huda Beauty eyeshadow palettes are second to none – every beauty lover should have one.

Lips mistletoe ready!

The super girly lip shade, Pillow Talk, from Charlotte Tilbury is the ultimate rose-toned nude – you can’t live without it. The latest release for Christmas gifting this year is the Pillow Talk Lip Secrets with four lip products inside, including the classic Matte Revolution and lip-defining Lip Cheat.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Secrets Makeup Gift Set at John Lewis &  Partners
Pillow Talk Lip Secrets at Space NK £40

The brightest in the room

Shine bright like a diamond with the Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil. This one-of-a-kind highlighter has a wet consistency that delivers a gorgeous sparkle to your skin. Swipe this all over your body; collarbones, shoulders or just anywhere the light naturally bounces off your skin for a stunning glow. Fenty offers three different shades in this product, pure platinum sparkle, pink and gold sparkle and pure copper sparkle.

Look good, smell good

Any beauty addict knows that fragrance sets that come out for Christmas are just the best. They are the perfect gift to give and receive. Boots is the go-to place to find a good value set. This year they are selling the ultimate YSL Black Opium set including not one but two bottles of the perfume. On top of this, they have thrown in a YSL classic nude lipstick. How could you resist this set!

Brush up your skills

Switch up your old makeup brushes for the beautiful ICONIC LONDON Ultimate Brush set. The luxe pearl-gold handles are to die for so therefore they will look gorgeous on your dressing table. In addition, the brushes come with a powder pink faux leather case which is great if you’re on the go. This set contains all the makeup brushes you’d need to create any look you desire.

At-home nails

With lockdown disrupting our nail appointments, why not bring the salon into your home? Create fabulous gel nails with the Mylee Gel Polish Essentials Kit. It comes with an LED lamp, top and base coat, four gel polishes along with gel remover and other bits to prep your nails. It’s so easy to use and above all, You’ll never need to go and get your nails done again!

Mylee Gel Polish Essentials Kit | ASOS
Mylee Gel Polish Essentials Kit at ASOS £90

Hydrate your skin

Is the winter drying out your skin? A luxurious body moisturiser is essential to put on your Christmas list. Take care of your skin with the Kiehl’s Limited Edition Crème de Corps Whipped Body Butter. Not only does it smell amazing, but most importantly, it contains shea butter which protects the skin from dehydrating. Likewise, honey is another main ingredient to this body butter which acts an as emollient to moisturise and soften your skin.

By Eleanor Coleman