Our Beauty Editor’s Bumper Christmas Gift Guide
To save you some time, I’ve searched high and low for the best presents and stocking fillers for mamas who love to be pampered.
Editor: Isabella Schimid
Your #1 destination for Moroccan beauty. Sustainably harvested and ethically made by women, each bottle supports the education of children in the rural South of Morocco. Supercharge your skincare routine for distinctly radiant skin with this powerful antioxidant trio.
Each of Kester Black’s products are consciously designed to be healthier for you and our planet. They make water permeable nail polish which can help to improve the health of your nails and the quality and longevity of your manicure. This innovative base allows nails to behave naturally and grow without the restrictions of tradition, non-breathable polishes. Kester Black is committed to donating 2% of all revenue, including in-kind donations, to registered charities every year.
Go to www.kesterblack.com
SHOP: Kester Black set, $54
The Lo Roller Compact is designed for the makeup lover – at home and on-the-go. This beautifully-made case holds and protects your essential makeup brushes, eyeliners, mascaras and more. The soft fabric allows for regular washing and maintains the integrity of the brush bristles, meaning your tools will last you longer. With nine separate compartments (of varying sizes) the Lo Roller Compact can hold up to 14 brushes, plus a palette (if you’re so inclined). The cleverly-designed flap ensures that no brushes fall out, no matter where you go.
Go to www.loroller.com
Diptyque Paris is a legendary French perfumer and maker of luxury candles and home fragrances. Each personal fragrance is marked by a singular, distinctive olfactory signature. Diptyque scours the globe in search of sensory treasures, gathering together specimens from the world’s finest gardens, such citrus and arid plants from the Mediterranean as well as the wooded and lush regions of the Asia Minor, blending botany and artistic creation in a perfumed, poetic alchemy.
Go to www.diptyqueparis.com
This highlighter is a magic wand. Simple to apply, it bathes the contours of the face in beauty-light for an instant, luxurious glow. The rose gold hue flatters all skin tones, while the treated pearls blur imperfections for the perfect Hollywood highlight.
Go to www.charlottetilbury.com
The ultimate illumination for your hair. Each formulation is enriched with high percentages of the finest active ingredients that are rapidly biodegradable and developed with the environment in mind to minimise impact and combine sustainability with high-level professional results. The MINU pack is ideal for colour treated hair.
Go to www.davines.com
SHOP: Davines MINU pack, $70
Pure decadence. This mint-scented lip gloss collection features petite versions of Marc’s enamoured lip lacquers in an array of creamy pinks, shimmering lavenders and iridescent brights, all wrapped in a snake-skin print box.
Go to www.davidjones.com.au
Discover Christophe Robin’s regenerating ritual for hair that is deeply nourished and replenished using precious prickly pear oil. Pure luxury.
Go to www.christophe-robin.com
Unique, uplifting and most of all fresh and festive, this limited edition Jo Malone London luxury candle has been lauded as the scent of the season but its appeal is timeless. Pine and eucalyptus combine for the ultimate sensory experience. It has gone straight to the top of our Christmas wish list.
Go to www.jomalone.com.au
An absolute handbag must-have, and with very good reason. This cult lip balm and incredibly rich hand cream with the ever-enchanting smell of freshly cut roses will soon be your go-to this holiday season.
Go to www.byterry.com
SHOP: BY TERRY set, $88
The perfect gift for jet-setting mamas everywhere. Compact and lightweight, yet incredibly powerful, there is no doubt that ghd is still an innovative force in haircare and style.
Go to www.ghdhair.com
SHOP: ghd hairdryer, $99
This perfectly packaged set contains all full-size best-selling essentials from the Endota Spa Organics skincare range. Designed to deeply nourish and restore your skin, you’ll be left with that enviable Endota Spa glow.
Go to www.endotaspa.com.au
SHOP: Endota Spa set, $110
This luxurious “Love Scrub” from Vanessa Megan is a wholly natural and organic spa indulgence at home. Combining nature’s most invigorating exfoliator, ocean salt, with a blend of 100% natural base oils to hydrate, treat and indulge your skin, you’ll feel refreshed, uplifted and radiant.
Go to www.vanessamegan.com
SHOP: Vanessa Megan scrub, $40
A limited edition Ambient Lighting Edit featuring three best-selling and three new exclusive shades for a flawlessly lit complexion. The Ambient Lighting Edit Volume Three features two exclusive shades of Ambient Lighting Blush and one exclusive shade of Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder that layer together seamlessly by Hourglass.
SHOP: Hourglass palette, $117