SINGAPORE – ‘Tis the season to be gifting fah-la-la-la – the holiday season is definitely lifting our spirits, as we prep for Christmas and the new year. With options aplenty to choose from, you’ll also be tempted to buy for yourself – from skincare sets to cute lipsticks and masks packs – ahead, these are some of our best beauty picks to get now.
Sulwhasoo Holiday Limited Edition Collection (First Care Activating Serum EX), $155
If you love prepping your skin, then this set is good for you. Sulwhasoo’s popular skincare product, First Care Activating Serum EX, helps you get a glowy, healthy look. In the set you’ll get: First Care Activating Serum EX, 90ml, Snowise Brightening Exfoliating Mask, 30ml, Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Water, 15ml, and Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Emulsion, 15ml.
Drunk Elephant Shelf-Control Night Kit, $158
This shelfie kit contains some of your favourite products – in the evening, wash your face with Beste No. 9 and pat dry. Mix the recommended amount of T.L.C. Framboos, Lala Retro and Virgin Marula Oil and apply to face and neck. Use C-Tango for your eyes, go to bed and glow in the morning.
Yves Rocher Limited Edition Christmas collection
If you like mini collectibles, pop one or two of these mini sets into your cart. It also makes for a great travel set. Clockwise from (top to right) Hand Cream Kit ($18/4 x 30ml), Bath & Shower Gel Kit ($15/6 x 50ml), Radiant Skin Multi-Masking Kit ($24).
Fenty Beauty Trophy Wife set, $105
Inspired by Fenty Beauty’s iconic gold shade Trophy Wife, the set includes full-size must-haves for eyes, cheeks, and lips, all in Fenty Beauty’s universal iconic gold shade, and packed in a chic black patent leather bag.
Handmade Heroes Merry Friggin’ Gorgeous Christmas Gift Set, $59.90
Good for top-to-toe pampering – in this set, you’ll get the Extra Salty Himalayan Salt Scrub, Australian Pink Clay Face Mask, Cocolicious Luscious Lip Scrub in Coconut Sorbet and Cocoa Friggin’ Fantastic Lip Tint in English Rose.
Alternatively, you can mix and match to create your own gift set at www.handmadeheroes.com.sg.
Sabon Shiny Gift Set, $137
Sabon’s gift set is warmly scented with the limited edition ‘Shiny Spice’ fragrance, which we can’t get enough of. The set comes with Body Scrub 200g, Shower Oil 300ml, Body Lotion 100ml, Butter Hand Cream 75ml, Aroma 110ml, Bath Ball 160g and a wooden spoon.
Peter Thomas Roth Mask & Hydrate Set, $149
For all you masking-loving beauty fans, this 6-piece kit is just for you. It’s packed with the essential masks for every skin concern, including Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox Hydrator, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask, Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer, and 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm, and Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream Hydrating Moisturizer.
Carolina Herrera Good Girl Légèr Holiday Set, $188
This year’s gift set features the classic Good Girl fragrance, paired with a limited edition body lotion. YOu could reuse the bottle as a shelf mantle too!
Kora Get The Noni Glow Kit, $89
Only exclusive to Sephora ION Orchard and Sephora online, pop this set into your cart, pronto! The set contains Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating Mask 30ml, Noni Glow Face Oil 10ml, Noni Radiant Eye Oil 10ml.
Foreo Picture Perfect Set, $299
In this gift set, you’ll find the cleansing device Luna 3 paired with Serum Serum Serum, that contains a microcapsule youth preserve to help you get glowy skin with daily use. The set is available at Sephora, Robinsons, Tangs at Tang Plaza and LazMall.
Benefit Queen of the Camp set, $197
What an apt set! For beauty junkies who’s always on the go, you’ll love this. The Queen of the Camp set comes with (all full sizes!) The Porefessional Smoothing Face Primer, a full size Hoola Matte Powder Bronzer, a full size 24-hr Brow Setter, Badgal, Bang! Bigger, Badder Volumizing Mascara and a cute reusable keepsake tin.
Alpha-H Luxe Rose kit, POA
Add a little luxury to your Holiday gift list with Alpha-H’s Luxe Rose kit, which is available at Sephora. Featuring deluxe travel sizes of Liquid Gold Rose and Liquid Gold Rose Hand Cream, this kit is the gift everyone will want to unwrap, so we won’t blame you if you add an extra one to your bag for yourself!
Tatcha Bestsellers set, POA
Formulated in Japan with pure ingredients and anti-aging superfoods, these essentials cleanse, hydrate, prime, and refresh to impart a natural glow —with makeup and without. Includes travel sizes of The Silk Canvas, Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, The Water Cream, and The Deep Cleanse.
Fresh Unmask The Magic set, $120
As a fan of their mask, we can’t stop raving about them either! Pick this set for yourself or loved ones – it contains the Black Tea Firming Mask, Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask, Sugar Face Polish, and Rose Face Mask. Simply divine!
Sunday Riley Pro Vitamins Vol. 1, POA
Give your skin a vitamin booster with this Sunday Riley Pro Vitamins set. With one full size CEO Glow, CEO serum, CEO cream and Auto Correct, you’ll head out feeling like THE boss.