Your Christmas Tree Won't Be As Pretty Without These Beauty Ornaments
Fresh Minty Magic Gift Set, $29
What’s in it: A duo of hydrating, minty lip balms – the Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy and Sugar Mint Rush Freshening Lip Treatment – that’ll enhance volume and nourish lips.
Mario Badescu The Perfect Pairing Facial Spray and Lip Balm Set, $24.00, Sephora
What’s in it: The brand’s cooling nutrient-rich Facial Spray Green Tea that hydrates, tones and re-energises skin along with a nourishing lip balm that works its lip-moisturising magic with rich butters and oils.
Jo Malone London Christmas Ornament With Stars Body & Fragrance Gift Set, $52
What’s in it: A 9ml Grapefruit Cologne and 15ml Wild Bluebell Body Creme. The cologne features rosemary, peppermint and pimento that adds perfect piquancy to grapefruit’s bright and sunny nature. Uplifting and refreshing. Wild Bluebell Body Creme has conditioning oils of jojoba seed, cocoa seed and sweet almond, that help to hydrate, nourish and protect the skin while scenting it.
Clinique Merry Moisture Skincare Set, $19
What’s in it: A hydration duo for skin and lips in a sparkling ornament box. Moisture Surge 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator (30ml) with hyaluronic acid and activated aloe water gives skin the power to rehydrate itself for 72 hours. The Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm nourishes lips with vitamin E, mango and shea butter, plus leaves a sheer, natural-looking tint.
Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara Ornament, $21, Sephora
What’s in it: A travel-sized mascara with film-forming polymers that lock curls in place; acacia senegal tree extract that lends volume and peptides that condition lashes and keeps them as intensely black as possible.
Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Calming Gel Cream, $23, Sephora
What’s in it: An 15ml-sized ultra-light green moisturising gel enriched with tiger grass – also known as Centella Asiatica extract – to help soothe dry and sensitive skin.
Tarte Big Ego Mascara, $35, Sephora
What’s in it: An ultra-black, flake-free vegan mascara that’s said to instantly lift the lashes and leave it looking fluttery for up to 16 hours.
What’s in it: A mini Caramel Melange Voyager Eyeshadow Palette that features three mattes, one metallic, one shimmer and one satin shade along with a 228 Luxe Crease Voyager Caramel Melange Brush to effortlessly blend these shadows out.
Benefit Mini BADgal BANG! Mascara, $23
What’s in it: A mini volumising mascara that’s great to stuff stockings when it’s not delivering 36-hours worth of voluminous lashes with its gravity-defying formula.
Urban Decay Honey All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray Ornament, $22
What’s in it: A travel-sized All Nighter Setting Spray in a limited-edition honey scent which promises 16 hours of melt-, crack- and fade-free makeup.
By Terry Starlight Rose Baume De Rose Ornament, US$29.37 (S$ ), www.net-a-porter.com
What’s in it: By Terry’s limited edition Starlight Rose Baume De Rose in the same iconic formula that’s infused with nourishing, lipid-boosting floral oils, but in a clutch-friendly mini size.
What’s in it: A miniature-sized Support Breathe Bath & Shower Oil blended with Austrian pine and anti-bacterial tea tree oil to help reduce congestion while refreshing eucalyptus and peppermint have leave a cooling effect on the skin.
Eve Lom Iconic Cleanse Ornament, $40, Escentials
What’s in it: A 20ml balm Cleanser that removes impurities and melts away traces of makeup, even waterproof ones. Plus, a 100 per cent cotton Muslin Cloth that gently exfoliates and promotes microcirculation for radiant skin.
Pixi Best of Bright Ornament Set, $36, www.lookfantastic.com.sg
What’s in it: A travel trio that’s made to remove impurities – starting with the deeply purifying Glow Mud Cleanser (15ml) that gently exfoliates and brightens the skin by detoxifying the pores with mud, then plumping it with glycerine, hyaluronic acid, aloe vera and avocado oil. Then, Glow Tonic (40ml) that eliminates excess oil and impurities from the pores. Lastly, the mineral-rich Glow Mud Mask (15ml) absorbs oil, draws out impurities and fights breakouts.
What’s in it: A three-piece set of mini nude lippies that boast of buttery, cannabis sativa seed oil in its formulas. Expect Jade – a pale pink nude; Cali – a mauve nude and Clover – a rosey nude.
Starskin Ornament and Orglamic Pudding 15ml Gift Set, $22.50, www.lookfantastic.com.sg
What’s in it: A day and night cream, that has a cooling, velvety texture to replenish moisture and lock in hydration underneath makeup. It also revives the skin luminosity with the antioxidant-packed prickly pear cactus and the anti-ageing trio of sacred lotus, cabbage and skin-plumping hyaluronic acid.
Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Travel-Size Major Volume Mascara Ornament, Sephora
What’s in it: A travel-size mascara that delivers the volume and look of falsies, thanks to its Flash Volume Complex that creates instant, smudge-proof length and volume in three strokes or less.
Skin Inc Holiday Dew Skincare Kit, $39
What’s in it: A skincare kit to hydrate your skin and make it more supple with two serums. The Pure Serum Mist (30ml) helps lock in deep hydration while refining and minimising the look of pores, while the Collagen serum supports the youthful suppleness of your skin
Caudalie Hand and Nail Cream Trio Set, $26, Sephora
What’s in it: A hand trio set that nourishes, protects and repairs hands (and nails too) with grape seed oil whilst leaving a delicate scent of white musk, neroli and ginger.
Anna Sui Treatment Lip Balm II in #300 Fantastic Unicorn Pink, $21
What’s in it: A candy-colored Treatment Lip Balm that tints the lips naturally while moisturising them with peach kernel oil, macadamia seed oil and rosa canina fruit extract.
Beautyblender The Jewel Box Mystery Blind Bag, $32, Sephora
What’s in it: A duo set containing the brand’s star product, a super-soft Makeup Sponge – and a Blendercleanser Solid Gemstone Cleanser to cleanse it after use.