From adorable Disney motifs to gorgeous photos by famous visual artists, these are the most desirable holiday beauty buys with exclusive designs to get for your girlfriends (or as a treat for yourself).
#1: Shu Uemura x Super Mario Bros. Rouge Unlimited Supreme Matte, $38 each
Available in five shades, this popular lippie gives sheer colour with a comfortable matte finish. And of course who can resist the adorable Mario and Princess Peach designs.
#2: Shiseido Holiday Edition Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, $175
The Japanese brand’s iconic immunity boosting pre-serum now comes with a limited edition bottle. Created in collaboration with Japanese calligraphy artist, Sisyu, the motif was inspired by the idea of light.
#3: By Terry Preciosity Flash Light Dual Compact, $92, Escentials
Inspired by the “From The Great Mughals to the Maharajas” jewellery exhibition, this universal dual compact powder is made with a combination of gold, amber and pink ultra-fine pigments. The external ring “Nude Soleil” creates the perfect contouring effect while the internal ring acts as a highlighting blush with its pink and apricot undertones to give you a warm glow.
#4: Cle de Peau Beaute Nuit de Chine 2017 Holiday Eye Colour Pencils, $110
Exclusive to the holiday collection and designed with chic oriental florals, this set of five eyeshadow pencils are made with soft, buildable pigments that give a metallic shine.
#5: Guerlain Terracotta Gold Light Bronzing Powder, $115
This sun-kissed highlighter is nestled in a reusable Art Deco jewel case and leaves a bronze glow that looks great on all skin tones.
#6: YSL Beauty Rouge Pur Couture Xmas Dazzling Lights Edition 2017 in No52, $51
This rosy pink gorgeous lipstick has a special edition case decorated with the image of sparkling pink fireworks raining down, while the lipstick bullet within is engraved with an explosion of fireworks.
#7: Kiehl's x Mickey Creme de Corps 500ml Limited Edition, $90
A collaboration between two American classics, this cult favourite body moisturiser is formulated with beta-carotene, squalane and nurturing oils, leaving skin soft, smooth and hydrated.
#8: Nars Man Ray For NarsThe Veil Cheek Palette, $80
Set in a slick palette decorated with an image of a muse of artist Man Ray’s fashion photography, this face trio contains the brand’s popular Laguna Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer, as well as the limited edition Lovesick blush and Surreal highlighter.
#9: Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara Collector’s Edition, $44, Sephora
For the holiday season, this popular volumising mascara will be available in a Zebra-Print Collector’s Edition. Its lash-maximising, curvy brush adds volume even to hard-to-reach lashes to add length, definition and volume.
#10: Sephora Collection Winter Wonderland Bubble Bath And Shower Gel, $16
This hydrating bath and shower gel now decorated with quaint, adorable winter forest inspired motifs.
#11: SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Change Destiny Limited Edition, price unavailable
Your favourite Facial Treatment Essence bottles have undergone a dramatic makeover, with three different bottles each emblazoned with a unique Change Destiny mantra: “Be the Person You DECIDE to Be”, “CHANGE is in All of Us” and “DESTINY is a Matter of Choice” printed across all-white bottles.
#12: Too Faced Melted Matte Liquified Long Wear Deluxe Lipstick in Gingerbread Man, $33, Sephora
This popular liquid lipstick that glides over lips like a gloss but dries to an ultra-matte opaque finish and is infused with a no-sting plumping filler, now comes in a Christmas-inspired gingerbread design and even smells and tastes like the festive treat.
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