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All The Exceptional Beauty Gifts To Treat Your Mum To This Christmas

Show your gratitude and pamper your mom with the best in beauty.
Fresh Ready, Set, Firm, $179
Give your mom the gift of youthful-looking skin with this all-in-one skincare coffret from Fresh. Comprising a full-sized Black Tea Firming Corset Cream and complementary deluxe-sized products from the Black Tea range, including the Firming Overnight Mask, Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence and Age-Delay Eye Concentrate, these products infuse the skin with antioxidants, vitamins and peptides that plump, firm and brighten for healthier skin. Cle de Peau Beaute La Creme, $875
The luxury skincare brand’s signature La Creme now comes in a lovely rose gold packaging as part of its Holiday 2018 collection. Within it still lies the age-defying cream that counts its Illuminating Complex EX as the key ingredients. Formulated to deliver only the best skincare actives to cells, it brightens, retexturises, moisturises and smooths the complexion for plumper, younger-looking skin over time. Louis Vuitton Scented Candle Dehors Il Neige, $310 for 220g
Spoil your mom with this lavish gift from Louis Vuitton. Cast in handmade ceramic, each Louis Vuitton candle doesn’t just take her on an olfactory journey but also doubles up as an elegant ornament. With a leather handle, they are designed to be travel-friendly so she can recreate the ambience of home wherever her journeys take her. Best of all? These handpoured candles are made of wax that is of the finest quality that is infused with fine fragrance materials. Our favourite is Dehors Il Neige, which contains star anise, cinnamon, raspberry and metallic aldehydes to evoke memories of winter days spent in chalets perched atop snow-capped mountains and surrounded by pine forests. MAC Cosmetics Shiny Pretty Things Lip Kit, $188
If your mum loves lipsticks, she will no doubt be delighted with this collection of lipsticks. With a wide range of shades from basic neutrals to bold berries, she’ll be able to create endless looks — a dream come true for any makeup junkie. Lancer Intensive Night Treatment, $250 for 50ml
Formulated to support skin’s self-regenerative process while you sleep, this nourishing night cream harnesses cutting-edge technology with natural ingredients for powerful anti-ageing benefits. One of its key ingredients is Hyaplex, a unique cross-linked compound that consists of hyaluronic acid, peptides and phytocompounds to accelerate skin repair and replenish lost moisture for plump and supple skin. Marula oil helps rebuild skin barrier, thanks to its high concentration of fatty acids, while bio-engineered soy bean extract reduces skin flakiness. FOREO UFO, $408
Combining multiple skin-loving technology in one handy device, this is the ultimate beauty must-have as it cuts skin prep time dramatically. Designed to be used with FOREO’s range of UFO masks, this nifty gadget boosts skin’s absorption of active ingredients via its heating treatment and T-sonic pulsations. It also has a cooling mode to help tighten pores and soothe inflammation. Moreover, it has a full spectrum of LED lights, including red, green and blue to stimulate collagen production, inhibit melanin production and kill acne-causing bacteria respectively. KORA Organics Body Exfoliator, $59 for 175ml; Enriched Body Lotion, $77 for 300ml
Take your mum’s self-care game to another level with these natural bath and body products from KORA Organics. The Body Exfoliator has a refreshing gel texture that gently buffs away dead skin cells and purifies skin while infusing skin with botanical extracts that soothes and hydrates while its uplifting scent invigorates the mind. Complete the experience with the Enriched Body Lotion, which replenishes and fortifies skin, thanks to its blend of organic jojoba, macadamia and rosehip oils, cocoa butter and sandalwood. Instantly, skin is transformed and feels softer and smoother. Giorgio Armani Si Passione EDP, $175 for 100ml
Celebrate your mum’s passion for life with this luminous eau. Concocted with a blend of pear, vanilla, rose, heliotrope and jasmine, this fruity-floral encapsulates a woman’s pursuit for passion, vitality, beauty and joy, and is perfect for everyday wear. Chanel Sublimage L’Essence Fondamentale, $750 for 40ml
As the pinnacle of luxury skincare, this replenishing serum is the culmination of harnessing nature’s best ingredients and technological know-how in order to extract the most potent actives from within. The result? This lightweight serum that packs a punch. It contains Solidago extract, Intense Vanilla Planifolia Water, Hyaluronic Acid and Vegetal Butter to firm, hydrate, protect and nourish even the most demanding of skin. Over time, skin looks more even-toned and radiant, while elasticity and suppleness is improved. Aromatherapy Associates Ultimate Well-Being Collection, $122 for 10 x 9ml
Perfect for experiencing the deeply restorative and invigorating properties of Aromatherapy Associates’ Bath & Shower Oils, this is the perfect gift for any loved one. Featuring 10 of the brand’s potent blends, they are travel-friendly so your mom can luxuriate in a warm bath anywhere she goes. Our favourite is Deep Relax, a guaranteed sleep-in-a-bottle that contains vertivert, chamomile and sandalwood essential oils to calm your senses and relax your mind and body for a restful slumber. Chantecaille Ultimate Brush Set, $305
Give the gift of flawless makeup application with this luxurious brush set. Consisting of the brand’s Concealer Brush, Cheek Brush, Foundation & Mask Brush, Eye Definer Brush and Eye Liner Brush, it holds everything anyone needs for a pro-like finish. All the brushes are cruelty-free, vegan and expertly designed so that even makeup novices can use them effortlessly, making them perfect for on-the-go glamour.