23rd November 2017 by Grace McGettigan
Make-up, skincare, perfume, teeth whitening, tan, hair, and tech!
Christmas shopping can be stressful sometimes, especially when you don’t know what your bestie wants or needs. But we’re here to make your festive spending spree a little easier.
We’ve compiled a list of our favourite beauty products, from make-up and skincare to hair and tech tools, so that you’re guaranteed to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones this season.
Art Couleurs Collection Palette
€3.30, from Catrice
Cheap as chips, perfect for a stocking-filler or Xmas Goodie Bag!
Gin & Tonic Lip Balm
€4.75, from M&S
For the gin-lover in your life.
Crabtree & Evelyn Rose Pineapple Hand Therapy Cracker
€8, from Cloud 10
Contains a luxurious Rose Pineapple scented Hand Therapy.
SOSU By Suzanne Jackson Salon Nails – Chromatic
€9.95, from pharmacies nationwide
Medium Length, 24 Nails in 10 Sizes, extreme gloss finish.
Cocoa Brown Christmas Cracker
€10, from McCabes Pharmacy
Contains 1-Hour Tan and tanning mitt.
L’Occitane Metallic Baubles Containing 3 Beauty Treats
If you’ve got an office Kris Kindle, one of these would be perfect!
Decléor Kiss Dryness Goodbye Lip Balm
€14, from Decléor Paris and spas nationwide
An intensely nourishing balm for lips, encased inside a diamond-shaped you can pop right onto the Christmas tree.
Professional Makeup Techniques Face Palette
€14.30, from Catrice
Great for a stocking-filler (or even as a treat for yourself!)
Ted Baker Eau de Toilette 30ml,
Now €16 (was €40), from McCabes Pharmacy
A gentle fragrance of white peony, African violet, pink orchid, cassis and raspberry.
Beauty Advent Calendar
€18, from Penneys
24 days of goodies!
Soap & Glory Hello Super Spa
€19.50, from Boots
An assortment of perfect pamperstuffs and super-smoothing skincare.
Bellamianta Self Tanning Tinted Lotion Gift Set – Medium
€24, from Cloud 10
Includes Bellamianta’s original Tinted Tanning Lotion in Medium, a travel-size Skin Perfecting Instant Tan, and a double-sided Tanning Mitt.
Flawless Deluxe Brush Set
€25, from McCabes Pharmacy
Contains Flat Buffer Brush, Large Angled Brush, Large Angled Blending Brush, Small Angled Brush, Small Tapered Brush, Small Angled Blending Brush
Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask
€25, from The Body Shop
This invigorating charcoal face mask draws out impurities and refines the appearance of pores for healthy-looking skin.
Carmen Professional Salon Dryer Gift Set
€25, from McCabes Pharmacy
Includes a paddle brush, round brush and carrier case!
Benefit Date Night with Mr Right
€28, from The Loop
This kit contains the bestselling lengthening mascara, lipstick and liner, rose-gold blush and a shimmering stick highlighter.
SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Hot Fire Signature Smoky Eyeshadow Palette
€29.95, from Cloud 10
Packed with 12 hot eyeshadow shades.
Tresemme 2805BU Perfectly (un)Done Curls Curling Tongs
€29.99, from Currys PC World
Create salon-style curls with this ceramic-plate tool. Comes with three heat settings!
Real Techniques 6 Miracle Sponges
€29.99, from McCabes Pharmacy
Specially designed and shaped to help you create a flawless and airbrushed finish.
Too Faced ‘Love Lights’ Prismatic Highlighter
€30, from Debenhams
Combines the best of powder, liquid, baked and cream formulas for an unparalleled radiance.
bPerfect LMD Master Palette
€30, from McCabes Pharmacy
For your MUA bestie.
AUTOGRAPH All You Need Brush Set
€34, from M&S
4 makeup brushes with ultra-soft, synthetic bristles. Includes foundation brush, powder brush, dual action eyeshadow brush and lip/concealer brush.
theBalm ‘Nude Tude’ Eye Shadow Palette
€35, from Debenhams
Natural shades that can be used wet or dry.
bareMinerals ‘Send Nudes™’ Matte Liquid Lip Colour Trio
€36.50, from Debenhams
Comes in nude, pink and mauve shades.
Clinique High Impact Mascara Trio
€38.25, from The Loop at Dublin Airport
Triple your lash impact when you get three High Impact Mascara in black.
Benefit Bigger & Bolder Brows Kit
€38.50, from Benefit
Contains Ka-Brow cream-gel brow colour, high brow pencil, invisible setting gel and shaping stencils.
Benefit ‘They’re Real Big Sexy Eye’ Kit
€39, from Debenhams
A neutral eyeshadow palette containing 3 they’re real! duo ShadowBlenders for bigger, sexier eyes in seconds!
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Mini Celebrity Lipstick Charms
€40, from Brown Thomas
Includes shades: K.I.S.S.I.N.G – Kim K W, Matte Revolution – Secret Salma, and Matte Revolution – Carina’s Love.
Paco Rabanne Lady Million For Women Eau de Parfum 50ml
€42, from Boots
As bright as a diamond, a scent to seduce. A trail of fresh white flowers, warmed with woods.
Spotlight Whitening Toothpaste & Teeth Whitening Strips Duo
€46.95, from Cloud 10
Brighten and whiten teeth at home. Contains Hydrogen Peroxide.
Urban Decay ‘Naked Heat’ Eye Shadow Palette
€47.50, from Debenhams
Contains 12 new, amber-hued neutrals, including warm browns, burnt oranges and rich siennas.
L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar
€59 (though worth €100!), from L’Occitane
Contains minis of best-selling products such as Verbena Shower Gel, Shea Butter Hand Cream, Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo, and Almond Shower Oil.
Beurer BS55 LED Illuminated Cosmetics Mirror
€49.99, from Currys PC World
Features a 360-degree swivel that simplifies your beauty ritual, while X7 magnification lets you get every detail of your eyes and lashes just right.
StylPro Makeup Brush Cleaner and Dryer
€59.99, from Currys PC World
Deep-cleans makeup brushes in seconds and dries them just as fast so that they’re ready to re-use.
Decléor Wake Up And Be Awesome
€63.50, from Decléor Paris and spas nationwide.
Contains Intense Glow Awakening Cream 30ml, Hydrating Oil Serum (full size), and Systeme Corps Gradual Glow 50ml.
3-Step Rejuvenating Ritual
€65.85, from Dublin Herbalists.
The products are handmade, blended Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary and include no parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate or other abrasive hidden additives.
24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar
€70, from The Body Shop
Includes lots of mini essentials, from British Rose Body Butter to Coconut Hand Cream.
Marc Jacobs Daisy 50ml Eau De Toilette Gift Set
€70, from McCabes Pharmacy
Includes Eau de Toilette 50ml, Shower Gel 75ml, and Body Lotion 75ml.
Philips HX6511/50 EasyClean Sonic Toothbrush
€79.99, from Currys PC World
Clinically proven to be gentle and safe to use on: braces, dental restorations and periodontal pockets.
Jo Malone Layering Collection
€81, from The Loop at Dublin Airport
English Pear & Fresia Cologne 30ml, Blackberry & Bay Body Crème 50ml, Wood Sage & Sea Salt Hand & Body Wash 100ml.
bareMinerals Box of Wonders™ 24 Days of Surprise Advent Calendar
€87, from Brown Thomas
Each door reveals a glamorous goodie from mascara to finishing powder.
L’Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar
€99, from L’Occitane
Designed as a 24-drawer chest, each day will reveal a fragrance, a hand cream or even a secret to youthful skin.
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
€119, from The Loop
The brand’s most comprehensive anti-aging serum ever.
25 Days Of Game-Changing Advent-ure DELUXE Advent Calendar
€120, from The Body Shop
Includes everything from Matte Lip Liquid to Almond Milk & Honey Body Butter, and once all the boxes have been opened, the calendar transforms into a trivia quiz to play on Christmas Day!
Clarisonic ‘Mia 2’ in Pink
€149, from Debenhams
A two-speed cleanser brush. Removes more makeup and more dirt and sebum than cleansing with your hands alone.
Urban Decay Limited Edition ‘Naked’ Vault Vol IV Gift Set
€230, from Debenhams
Contains Naked, Naked2 and Naked3 palettes, nine lipsticks and three lip liners.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
€399.99, from Currys PC World
Three speed settings, intelligent heat control, powerful digital motor in the handle and magnetic attachments.
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