Christmas is a time of giving (and receiving!) to your loved ones and sometimes that can be a challenge in finding the perfect gift in the beauty guru in your life who has got it all. We all know her; she has 10 different shades of the same lipstick and palettes upon palettes of warm eyeshadow tones. Buying something she doesn’t already have is no menial task, VOIR have curated our top 10 boss beauty buys which are fresh on the scene this winter for the woman who has it all.
Ambient Lighting Edit Sculpture by Hourglass
This palette drips luxury in its liquid gold encasing. Boasting 6 warm powder shades to warm up your face as if it were hit by a candlelit ambience, featuring a bronzer, two blushers and four setting lighting powders. Compact and stylish too, making it a perfect fit in your handbag as an accessory in owns terms. Think silky shades of rose gold, caramel, and bronze.
Jewel Box by Herbivore
For the skincare alchemists. This gift set by fun yet premium brand Herbivore, which has captured hearts with their vibrant and gemstone inspired collections have made a Christmas gift set featuring six of their vegan and natural mini skin bestsellers; four oils and two serums. Made to be blended in different skin-quenching potions, each of the oils and serums targets a different skin concern from uneven skin tone, dryness, blemishes, and anti-ageing.
Full Snap Eyeshadow + Mini Mascara Set
Fresh from the Fenty Beauty scene for the holidays, this gift set features limited-edition eye shadow palette ‘Holo’daze’ and ‘full-frontal’ mascara to ensure your eyes pop throughout the festive szn. The palette shows of six shades including a metallic royal purple, a gold glitter, a metallic red, a grey-pink matte, a peach matte and a mauve-brown matte.
Jewel Lips Pillow Talk Diamonds by Charlotte Tilbury
The ‘Pillow Talk’ lip liner by makeup mogul Charlotte Tilbury has gone down in history in the makeup wall of fame with its versatile nude shade and pout perfecting. So, it is music to the ears to know that Ms Tilbury has recently released the shade of Pillow Talk into a shimmering lip gloss that twinkles on the lips in shards of rose gold. The gloss is also infused with vitamin E and hyaluronic acid for added hydration and plumping.
Fenty Skin Start’r Set
With the global success of Fenty Beauty, it comes as little surprise that RiRi has expanded into the skincare world with her cruelty-free, clean beauty brand Fenty Skin. This starter kit provides the travel-sized minis of the brand’s cleanser, toner and SPF-moisturiser which have ingredients derived from a host of natural exotic ingredients such as Japanese raisin tree and Kalahari melon.
Custom Shampoo + Conditioner by Function of Beauty
This hair brand takes personalisation to the next level. Can you imagine having a shampoo and conditioner made for your hair? Well, imagine no more. Function of Beauty aims to produce made to order hair care for your individual hair type. Upon completing online hair quizzes to get an understanding of your current hair condition and what hair goals you have, a custom blend of shampoo is designed with ingredients that are chosen to perform for your specific hair needs. You can even choose the colour of your shampoos to match your personality. Did someone say aesthetic?
Words by Sophia Zenonos, Graphics by Sophia Zenonos