Mum’s Guide To Beauty Shopping

So many gifts to buy, so little time to pick them out – it’s the same dilemma every year. If you’re short on time or running out of inspo, allow us to help you tick off some of your Christmas list… These are the best beauty gifts if you’re buying for the beauty obsessed – or anyone in your life who might appreciate a good face mask or eyeshadow palette. 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Eyeshadow Palette

Fans of eyeshadow, purple, and being on trend, will love this palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills – it broke the internet when it first launched, selling out instantly, and is now being hailed as 2018’s IT eyeshadow palette. Officially #1 on every makeup-lovers Christmas list. 

BEAUTY BAY Colour Theory Origin Palette

Know a wannabee MUA? Makeup newbies will love to find this palette under the Christmas tree this year – it teaches beginners the basic principles of eyeshadow application in the process of building seven warm, neutral eye looks. What’s more, this insane palette contains forty-two eyeshadows so actually the opportunities to experiment are endless. 

Sand & Sky Brilliant Skin Purifying Pink Clay Mask

Do you know someone who struggles with their skin? For a pretty but practical stocking filler, look no further than this mask from Sand & Sky. The brand’s iconic pore refining treatment works overtime to cleanse, detoxify, brighten, and hydrate, leaving skin healthy and radiant. Plus, it’s suitable for all skintypes. 

T3 Cura

Meet the Rolls Royce of hairdrying – this is like giving someone the gift of good hair. A techie take on a classic essential, the T3 Cura does more than just blow hot air… Using negative ions to smooth the hair cuticle and with a wider airflow than most hairdryers, this dries hair in record time, leaving it looking and feeling soft, glossy, and healthy. 

Red Carpet Manicure Professional LED Kit

This is the perfect gift for someone who spends way too much money on manicures… after all, nothing is more desirable than having gels all year round. Red Carpet Manicure’s gels are some of the best on the market – they glide on, set easily, and last for ages. Plus, you can offer up your own nails “for practice”. 

Mario Badescu Rose Essentials

An ideal gift for skincare lovers – this contains four of Mario Badescu’s most iconic products in one kit. Not only will they look good on their bathroom shelf, but they’ll soothe sore skin that’s suffering in the colder weather.