Beauty and Lifestyle Gift Guide

Given everything that has happened in 2020, everyone needs a bit (or a lot) of self-care after this year. With that in mind, here is a helpful list of suggestions for the best gifts around to help your loved ones feel better inside out. 

—By Marie-Ève Venne

L’Occitane Holiday Limited Edition Collections Shea Bergamot Set – $52
L’Occitane en Provence is a French brand that has been synonymous with natural and organic body care products for many years now. This holiday set feature the fresh aromatic scent of Bergamot, while the nourishing shea butter evokes the aroma of a warm cup of Earl Grey tea, with invigorating citrus notes that delight the senses, a charming invitation to slow down and enjoy some well-deserved selfcare time.


Keys Soulcare Sage + Oat Milk Candle – $38
The singer Alicia Keys has partnered with drugstore favorite E.l.f Beauty to create a lifestyle beauty brand called Keys Soulcare. The brand signature Sage + Oat Milk Candle helps you put your senses at ease, and enjoy the moment. Revered as sacred by the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations, sage exudes a smoky, calming warmth while oat milk soothes and relaxes the mind and body with its sweet and subtle fragrance.

Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Instant Eyeshadow Palette – $95
From British beauty guru Charlotte Tilbury, this limited-edition Instant Eye Palette Bejewelled Eyes to Hypnotise includes 12 new “hypnotic shades” ranging from soft-shimmery champagne to a moody matte terracotta. The matte and metallic formulas can be mixed for a festive look or stick to the shade trios organized within the palette — Happy Glow, Love Glow, Dream Glow and Seduce Glow — for a guess-free glam look.

Céla Ready, Set, Glow Kit – $65
Inspired by nature’s adaptability and endurance, Celine Tadrissi has spent the last three years carefully sourcing the most exceptional northern botanicals, harnessing their beneficial properties to develop a truly Canadian skincare line, Céla. This kit, perfect for the holidays, includes a face moisturizer and face mist.

Goop GOOPGLOW Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator – $175
Inspired by the transformative nature of microdermabrasion treatments, this dual-action exfoliator provides instant results with zero downtime. The formula features a whipped, marshmallow-like texture, and is densely packed with a blend of four micro-exfoliating minerals—quartz, garnet, aluminum, and silica—plus clarifying glycolic acid to gently sweep dead skin cells and refine the appearance of pores.

Photographer César Ochoa
Makeup Ewa Bilinska

Written on: December 11, 2020