Swoon-Worthy Gifts for
We’ve all got a few glam guys and gals on our holiday shopping list that spend more time in Sephora than they do at the supermarket. However, it always feels like a major feat to find them the perfect gift. To help inspire your gift-giving, we’ve collected our top top products across price points to help you spread cheer to that special someone.
By Jane Bradshaw
Dior Holiday Collection 2019 Eyeshadow Palette – 017 Celebrate in Gold
Nothing says the holidays like rich metallics to spotlight the eyes. To celebrate the season, Creative and Image Director of Dior Makeup Peter Phillips drew inspiration from fireworks to create a vibrant “Happy 2020” collection, including a dazzling range of eyeshadows. The new palette by Dior Beauty includes 5 luxe colours to compliment the entire range of holiday engagements on your calendar.
$74 from Hudson’s Bay and Dior
Know someone always on the go? Or about to jetset to a tropical location to ring in the new year? Beautycounter’s Glow & Go Mini Oils are the perfect take-anywhere formulas for easy, naturally glowing skin. This limited edition pack includes the Brightening Facial Oil, Pumpling Facial Oil and Balancing Facial Oil, all made with natural ingredients for a revolutionary skincare experience.
$46 from Beautycounter
Astrid x HBFACE Kit
If you have a Bachelor Nation fan in your life who is just as obsessed with beauty, this is the perfect gift for them. Astrid Loch was on the 21st season of the Bachelor and season 5 of Bachelor in Paradise, currently engaged to her BIP co-star Kevin Wendt. She teamed up with Toronto beauty guru Haley Bogaert to create a limited-edition kit with all the gorgeous glow essentials. In one chic iridescent makeup bag, you get HB’s Clear Brow Gel, Pink Peony Gloss and Baked Highlighter – all fan favourites and selected for you by Astrid herself.
$65 from hbface
For those who are all about the eyes, look no further. Benefit’s Roller Lash mascara was inspired by hair rollers to create a super sexy look to catch, lift and curl even the straightest of lashes. The instant setting formula also holds for 12 hours and is easy to take off. A customer favourite, this ALLURE Best of Beauty Award winner is the mascara of every beauty junkie’s dream.
$33 from Sephora
A little bit of luxury in a jar: the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is an overnight miracle worker, leaving lips supple and soft come morning. Enriched with vitamin C and antioxidants, as well as hyaluronic acid to form a protective film to lock in moisture, this bedtime indulgence is what dreams are made of.
$26.00 from Sephora
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil
The holiday season is full of shimmer, but sometimes our makeup look can dull our spirits if the formula isn’t right. Some highlighters leave a strip of coloured pigment even after the most generous blending, which is why Rihanna’s Diamond Bomb comes out on top. With even the lightest of dusts, this sparkling 3D formula gives you all the shine and glitter without pigment. Apply to your face and body for a crystal-coated look that works on every skin tone.
$50 from Sephora
Consonant Skincare HydrExtreme Charcoal Sheet Mask
The world’s best serum in a simple sheet mask form? Yes please. The super hydration powers of celebrity favourite HydExtreme is now in a charcoal sheet mask form, available in singles or a pack of 4. Clinically proven to deliver super hydration even after 24 hours, this mask gives skin prolonged exposure to bioactive ingredients to improve complexion in all types of climates. So whether your skin is stressed out from the winter winds, tired from the pre-holiday grind, or just in need of a new year’s boost, this mask is the solution to everyone’s skincare woes.
Starting at $12 from ConsonantSkincare