1, Diptyque Mini Room Spray in Sapin, £38
One to bring out every festive season; a single spritz is all it takes to turn your room into an alpine wonderland. A great gift for any hostess.
2. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Kit, £39
When it comes to a winning gift for a beauty fan, nothing beats Charlotte Tilbury’s iconic, suit’s everyone lip shade – Pillow Talk. This is the ultimate lip kit.
3. Bobbi Brown 4 Ways Kit, £28
For anyone who didn’t manage to get their hands on the TIM x BB kit, this is the next best edit we’ve seen. A four-piece travel kit of the best of Bobbi; the Soothing Cleansing Oil, Long-wear Cream Shadow Stick in Golden Bronze, Extra Lip Tint in Bare Pink and Vitamin Enriched Face Base. All of our faves.
4. Laura Mercier Almond Coconut Honey Bath, £45
For the bath lover in your life; this turns a simple soak into a super luxe experience and leaves skin smelling beyond.
5. Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes Mascara & Liner Set, £27
Inky black liquid liner & a buildable mascara are two of our must haves. Full sized products that individually would come to the value of £36 makes this a great set. Vegan formulas.
6. Philosophy Bubble Bath, £16
With names like Snow Angel, Skating in the Snow and Candy Cane, these bath products are such a festive favourite, and the size (almost 500ml) makes them brilliant value. Perfect for teen girls.
7. Oribe Dry Texturising Spray, £45
An absolute hair icon; nothing gives that un-done, gently tousled, Kate Moss-esque looking hair like it. The patented formula absorbs oil at the root, while giving volume and lift. It adds grip to freshly washed hair for perfect styling without leaving any white residue. You’ll find a can of this on every beauty editor’s dressing table.
8. Nars Air Matte Lip Colour in Dragon Girl, £24
Sam’s current go-to on the red lip front; it’s everything and more. Matte, long-lasting (you can be save in the knowledge it won’t budge until you want it to), yet not at all drying and the perfect suit’s all bluey red. Not too bold, not too bright. Just right.
9. Jo Malone London Mini Candle Trio, £41
Three scents to set the scene; whether it’s the merry-making Pine & Eucalyptus in your hallway as guests walk through the door, uplifting Lime, Basil & Mandarin during dinner or a more mellow mood of English Pear & Fresia while on the sofa watching festive movies. The limited edition pom pom box is worth keeping.
A full size Calm candle, hand wash and hand lotion, 12 chocolates and two mini bottles of prosecco. Such a great value gift for those hard to buy aunties, or a gorgeous gift for teachers.
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