Ladies tend to have a general reputation for being easy to buy for, “Ohhhh just buy me perfume.” Or “Just buy me anything, I’m sure I’ll like it.” And then when we do as we’re told ? The face says it all, wrong brand, wrong fragrance scent, wrong particular product. Gentlemen it’s a midfield of errors out there so let us give you a helping hand along the way with some tip top beauty gift suggestions, to ensure the RIGHT reaction come the big day.
OK so let’s start the proceedings with an uplifting treat for skin developed for Clinique by dermatologists, this massage applicator attachment for Clinique’s sonic system can be used to apply skin-firming massage treatments.
Next we have a product with a great message attached to it, yes this gadget maybe small in size but certainly is big in impact, Foreo’s Luna Play facial-cleansing brush packs the entire Luna experience into one tiny, palm-sized device. The perfect introductory to the brand’s diverse range of brushes, the Play utilises enhanced T-Sonic cleansing technology for uniquely effective and gentle skin care regime.
Australia’s favourite organic beauty brand, Sukin Organics have some excellent gift sets this Yuletide. This 3 Step Regime, infused with a Super Greens blend of detoxifying actives for a clean, healthy complexion including Kale, Spirulina, Chlorella, Parsley. The set consists of Super Greens Detoxifying Facial Scrub, Super Greens Detoxifying Clay Masque and Super Greens Nutrient Rich Facial Moisturiser.
To achieve ultimate daily results we believe that you need to remove your cleanser with more than just warm water. Using Aurelia Probiotic Skincare’s antibacterial bamboo muslins enables you to gently lift away daily grime and make up whilst stimulating circulation. This in turn speeds the skin’s natural renewal process, resulting in a brighter complexion, leaving fresher, younger skin cells sitting on your skin’s surface.
Understanding her client’s desires for a non-invasive, age-defying solution, was the key for Carol Cole, who began her career more than 30 years ago as an esthetician at the famed Golden Door Spa in Southern California. She sought to develop a handheld device that would utilize microcurrent technology for those wanting to unlock the power of anti-ageing into their own hands – cue NuFACE. This award-winning, multi-solution facial toning tool device is FDA-cleared for improved facial contours, skin tone and wrinkle reduction on the go.
Fellas listen to me here and trust me this brand is hottest then a Christmas Day roast potato, fresh out of the oven. Forget about the Posh Spice years Mrs Beckhams has come along way since girl power and this gift set is brought together in a luxurious embossed leather makeup bag, Victoria Beckham has handpicked items directly from her Autumn/Winter 2017 collection with Estée Lauder to create an exclusive limited edition beauty set. This sleek kit features the Morning Aura Illuminating Crème, Skin Perfecting Powder, Highlighter in Modern Mercury, Matte Lipstick in Burnished Rose and Eye Metal Eyeshadow in Blonde Gold – meaning that you can create a dazzling, natural look even when you’re on-the-go.
Ahhhhh the classic Acqua di Parma yellow box encloses the freshness and transparency of Colonia Pura and immediately conveys its luminous elegance. The fragrance house creates a selection of products designed for fans of the compositon, including the Eau de Cologne in the Art Deco bottle, the Hair and Shower Gel and Aftershave Balm. The matte silver grey details and finish of the label signify the scent’s distinct purity.
A brand you may have not heard of before, but I guarantee your better half will definitely have is Urban Decay and they bring you a sense of nostalgia with this trio of Vice Lipstick Palettes featuring some of Patrick Nagel’s most iconic prints – influenced by the fashion and music of the ’80s and strong, iconic women, yeah remember Rio by Duran Duran? Each set holds five shades of Vice Lipstick, from cult favourites to exclusive shades you won’t find anywhere else. Featuring Pigment Infusion Syste, it gives each shade its super-creamy texture and superior colour dispersion while Butter Blend comforts, hydrates and enhances – leaving lips soft and conditioned, never dry.
Onto Mrs Mc’s signature scent, Jo Malone’s Pomegranate Noir Cologne is uniquely composed around an intensely fruity accord that warms on the skin, particularly my good lady wife’s, to reveal an incredible sensuality through a combination of raspberry, plum and spicy woods. Laced with pink pepper and Casablanca lily, it manages to be enigmatic and utterly compelling. Revamped for the festive season, this powerful aroma arrives in a bold striped bottle.Now another where you have to place your trust in me, with this two-step system includes a highly concentrated ampoule serum and a rubber mask developed to hydrate and soothe the skin for an instant pick-me-up. The hydrating rubber mask wraps the skin to prevent active ingredients from evaporating, allowing for complete penetration to visibly improve the appearance of fine lines and pores and make skin appear supple and dewy. The lipophilic and hydrophilic actives cling to moisture in the skin, while Phyto Keratin Complex – a botanical protein – provides moisturising benefits to improve water retention.
A gift idea where you can’t fail is this lil diamond inspired by British royalty, ZOEVA’s limited edition brushes are influenced by the uniform of the Queens Guard, honestly. The graduating colour design is completed with jet black to the brush tip to pay homage to the Beefeater’s iconic hats. Maintaining the standard of quality expected from the German brand, this set is a great choice for beauty enthusiasts and collectors alike.
Create mesmerising eye looks, well not you personally, with NYX Professional Makeup’s Ultimate Shadow Palette. Featuring 16 high-performance rainbow-toned shades in a vivid mix of velvety-rich textures, from mattes and satins to shimmers and metallics, this pro-level compact allows for an effortlessly seamless finish on every application – whether you go neutral or bold and dramatic.
Lastly we have this delicious perfume set from Viktor & Rolf is all wrapped up in a luxurious gift box and embellished with a neat bow to the front, so prefect no wrapping needed. Open the glittering cylindrical box and the iconic Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum, body lotion and shower gel are revealed – perfect for an all-over scent experience. Top notes of tea and bergamot combine with heart notes of Sambac jasmine and Catleya Orchid creating an addictive and intensely floral fragrance.