You’ve got a list of who’s naughty or nice, and a truckload of presents to buy for everyone from mum to your BFF to the office Secret Santa gift exchange. Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers or something to impress with, or just something to treat yo’self for Christmas, Sephora is the one-stop shop (whether online or in-stores) to get gifts for everyone on your nice list. Talk about life-saving!
Especially perfect for last minute shoppers, we’ve all been guilty of putting the hard work off till there’s a shopping frenzy in town. To help you decide on what to get for who, we’ve curated the perfect gifts for all your galpals organised according to personality types. One of the categories fits you to a “T”? While you’re shopping for others, why not pick up something to indulge yourself as well – it’s just more efficient this way.
For the women who desire a radiant glow and gorgeous skin all year round like Miranda Kerr. Nothing too fussy, to suit their less is more approach to life and makeup. Here are some makeup and skincare kits to perfect and accentuate a great complexion with.
A multitasking palette featuring four bestselling and two new exclusive shades to brighten, contour and highlight. This compact and easy-to-use makeup palette will give a flawlessly lit from within complexion. The pure Photoluminescent particles enhances without the look of heavy, over-the-top makeup.
These four Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighters come in the prettiest crystal shades of Opal, Vanilla Quartz, Rose Quartz or Prismatic Amethyst in mini macaron shapes. They effortlessly blur into pores so blending is done in a jiffy. Simply sweep the powders across cheekbones or wherever you fancy.
A sheer full-sized powder featuring limited-edition holiday themed motifs on the jar, this bestselling translucent powder sets makeup for longer wear. Perfect for nearly all skin tones, the soft-focus effect blurs the look of fine lines and imperfections, and it doesn’t settle into lines or pores. Includes a Velour Puff to create a soft, matte finish.
The perfect stocking stuffer, this Clinique hydration duo for skin and lips is packaged in a hanging ornament gift box. Minis of Moisture Surge™ 72-Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, and Pop Splash Lip Gloss keep skin and lips hydrated.
More Is More Glamazons
There’s always a resident makeup junkie in any group – the one with always-perfect brow game wearing five eyeshadow shades at the same time, all flawlessly blended. What do you get for someone who changes their makeup through the day to suit the occasion? Cute new holiday edition makeup tools and a kit with seven fab metallic powders to play with. For inspiration, watch Rihanna’s #tutorialtuesday video series on Fenty Beauty’s YouTube channel.
A frosty limited-edition set of do-it-all loose metallic pigments for eyes, cheeks, and lips in seven jewel tones. The pigmented colours suit all skin tones and ultra-fine pigments make blending and layering that much easier. The mini jars of colour can be used as eyeshadow, cheekbone highlight, blush, or dab over lipstick for instant sheen.
For Holiday 2018, this set has four must-have shades of the best-selling beautyblender (including two never seen before shades, Joy and Ivy) along with four new hues for the mini blendercleanser solid cleansers to help keep sponges in prime condition.
A super-cute brush set with five flamingo and pineapple-shaped brushes that are vegan and cruelty-free. The super-soft bristles and tropical-themed gold handles make slaying your makeup that much more fun.
Self-care Zen Masters
Do you have that friend whose idea of a good time is to Netflix and face mask? Or maybe she blisses out putting her hair up in a turban and masks her way through the weekend soaking in a bath with some lit candles. We’re thinking of Chrissy Teigen for that one. Mask fans and skincare addicts will appreciate these seriously cult skincare products.
Reveal your most beautiful skin with this 4-piece bestselling ritual rooted in the Japanese skincare philosophy of less-is-more. Includes travel sizes of Camellia Cleansing Oil, The Rice Polish: Classic, the Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, and The Water Cream.
The kit consists of a skincare power trio to cleanse and exfoliate uneven texture and minimise the appearance of pores and blemishes for a refined complexion. The full-sized Ceramic Slip is a skin-balancing cleanser that purifies the complexion while visibly tightening the appearance of pores for clearer skin. Minis of Good Genes and U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil clear out congested pores and exfoliate powerfully.
This has four best-selling masks in travel size, including the Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask with a blend of ingredients to hydrate, improve radiance, and promote a youthful-looking, smooth and supple complexion. Also has Sugar Face Polish, Rose Face Mask and Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask.
It takes just a minute for perfect pores with this foaming treatment mask that instantly refines pores and evens skin tone, leaving skin smooth and soft. With bentonite and kaolin clays, witch hazel, aloe vera, and licorice root, the mud activates on contact.
Features six of Peter Thomas Roth’s bestselling masks – one for every skin concern. Includes the new Hungarian Thermal Water Mineral-Rich Atomic Heat Mask, Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask, Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox Hydrator, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer and 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask.
Gorge Sets For Your Gal Pals
Just because it’s the holidays, glam packaging will always catch our eye. More than a few of us will cop to buying something based on fancy wrapping. Plus, the bonus is these gift sets are so prettily packaged, you could even get away with simply tying a ribbon and gift tag around the boxes. Time saved on gift wrapping, timeless!
An all-in-one kit to help makeup addicts achieve any look they desire. With 78 eyeshadows, 24 lip glosses, six blushes, six highlighters and bronzers, four brow powders and 12 cream eyeliners in different textures (powder and cream), effects (matte, satin or shimmery) and two new holographic shades.
Five lipsticks and five shimmering lip glosses in a stunning lip set in shades ranging from trending nudes to bold holiday favourites. Wear each separately, or paint your lips with your favourite lipstick followed by a layer of shimmering gloss for added shine!
An adorably cute pineapple-shaped gift has five best-selling products in all new shades. The Amazonian clay eyeshadow palette has 24 exclusive shades, two Amazonian clay blushes, a bronzer, and a highlighter. Plus deluxe-sized versions of Sex Kitten Liquid Eyeliner; Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara; and a Rainforest of the Sea Quench Lip Rescue in Pink.
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