There is no bathroom cabinet too full, no make-up bag too overloaded – lovers of beauty products will always welcome one more item into their arsenal. Lindsay Judge shares this year’s must-haves.
Lipstick Jungle Gift Set, Dh1,200, Marc Jacobs Beauty, available at Sephora
Don’t worry about buying a new lipstick for the whole year with Marc Jacob’s 13-piece Lip Crème Collection set. The highly pigmented lipsticks come in shades from nude to dark berry so there’s one to match every look.
Hair Treatment Oil, Dh290, SHOW Beauty
This luxury dry oil doesn’t come cheap but will last for month. The light-weight formula combines natural ingredients to ensure your hair is fully conditioned and left super smooth and shiny.
Black Make-up Pouch, Dh2,721, Victoria Beckham X Estée Lauder
Victoria Beckham’s recently launched collection for Estée Lauder is going to be flying of the shelves this festive season. Gift the highlights of the collection with this make-up kit. The leather pouch includes lipstick, lip pencil and lipgloss, Skin Perfecting Powder and VB’s signature highlighter.
24K Cold Mask, Dh320, Peter Thomas Roth available at Namshi.com
Treat someone to this anti-aging face mask which is infused with none other than 24 carat gold. The ultimate luxury in face masks is the brainchild of Hungarian skin expert Peter Thomas Roth. The mask also contains peridot – a gemstone rich in magnesium that will re-energise the skin and leave you with a healthy, radiant glow.
Amber Musk Eau De Parfum, Dh680, Aerin available at Bloomingdale’s Dubai
This luxury fragrance by Aerin Lauder is the perfect gift for the sophisticated woman. Amber Musk combines floral musk and amber with a burst of coconut water to create a modern fresh fragrance.
LUNA 2 Anti-aging and Skin Cleansing System, Dh900, Foreo
The Foreo LUNA 2 is the must-have beauty gadget this festive season. The electronic cleansing brush uses T-Sonic pulsations for gentle exfoliation and anti-aging of the skin. Foreo recommends using it for one minute day and night.
Happy Hands Collection Green Epoch Hand Polish, Dh300, Prismologie
Kuwait-based beauty brand Prismologie have a gorgeous limited edition collection which includes this unique smelling hand cream. A perfect gift for the woman who loves to keep her skin pampered.
Tiffany Eau De Parfum, Dh599, Tiffany
This is the fragrance everyone is talking about and it smells incredible too. Tiffany’s first ever fragrance combines musk, iris and mandarin for a fresh floral and fruity scent.
Starlit Hyper Glitz Lipstick in Supermoon, Dh100, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna available at Sephora
Rihanna’s Fenty beauty range is going to be flying off the shelves this festive season. If you choose one piece go for the Galaxy Collection Glitz lipstick in Supermoon to have your lips sparkling all year round!
Winter Delice Candle, Dh315, Guerlain
Make your bedroom or dressing room super cosy with this winter scented luxury candle. Created with notes of gingerbread and candied fruit.
T3 Single Pass Luxe 1” Flat Iron, Dh703, available at Look Fantastic AE
The latest tool in hair styling, the Single Pass straightening iron is designed to leave your hair smooth and frizz-free in just one pass. So you don’t need to spend hours ironing over the same strands. The T3 Digital Single Pass technology includes an internal microchip that controls temperature fluctuation and maintains heat for easy styling.
Spice Up Your Stare Eyeliner Set, Dh189, Tarte, available at Sephora
Give the gift of perfect eyes with Tarte’s limited edition eyeliner set. The set comes with four squeezable liners in rich colours and an easy applicator brush.