NYLON Holiday Beauty Gift Guide 2019: For The Tree

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s only apt that we’d start decorating our Christmas trees with our favourite baubles and ornaments of sorts — but if you have yet to, then it’s about time you should. To make decorating a little more interesting, consider these beauty ornaments for the holidays. Whether it’s a mini skincare, makeup or bath product, there’s a bountiful range of beauty products that will fit your pick when you’re fussing over your last minute Christmas gift shopping. (Not to mention, you’ll also be able to get your hands on the latest drops or what more an easy “failproof” beauty gift that your friend will cherish for all eternity!)

So what’re you waiting for? It’s time to deck the halls — and your Christmas tree — this holiday, with these perfect for-the-season hanging ornaments.

 

1. THIS WORKS SLEEP ON IT, $23

Available at Sephora

For your friend who’s hell-bent on getting a good night’s sleep? Sleep on this set by This Works. A mini first aid kit for the insomniac, this set promises to restore normal slumber patterns with a decadent Sleep On It Pillow Spray infused with a blend of Lavender, Camomile and Vetivert essential oils, topping it off with a Cheek Roll-On set to invigorate and relax your senses — you won’t ever want to leave your bed. 

2. L’OCCITANE ALMOND BAUBLE, $20

Available at Sg.loccitane.com

The most feel-good gifts for the season: L’OCCITANE’s ever-popular almond range in minis! A thoughtful gift that features some of the brand’s bestselling items — Almond Shower Oil, Almond Milk Concentrate and Almond Delicious Hands — this adorable bauble will leave your skin feeling soft and supple all season long. 

3. DIPTYQUE EAU DE ROSE POCKET, $65

Available at diptyque Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Robinsons The Heeren, escentials Paragon, escentials TANGS at Tang Plaza, Tangs Vivo and www.escentials.com

Each season brings about its own set of seductive scents and this time ‘round, we’re all about roses. Be it for oneself or to gift, this fragrant set by diptyque is one that doesn’t disappoint. Indulge in an assortment of exclusive gifts from diptyque’s iconic Eau de Toilette in Eau Rose or lather up in the brand’s luxurious Rich Body Cream. Not to mention, it also comes with a scented candle for those ravenous after-dark activities… 

4. JO MALONE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT, $52

Available at Sephora 

Nothing smells better than these two heavenly scents by Jo Malone London. Besides adding a magical touch to its festive packaging these limited editions Jo Malone London ornaments are filled with a delightful duo of scent — Grapefruit Cologne and Wild Bluebell Body Crème — transports you straight into vacation mode. 

5. PERCY & REED MINI STYLING HEROES, $19

Available at Sephora 

Oh my goodness? Correction: Eau My Goodness. Percy & Reed knows exactly what we need when it comes to prepping for the holidays. Yes, we all have bad hair days but we definitely can’t afford to have one especially when we have parties after parties to attend to. For a quick fix, try Eau My Goodness Shine & Fragrance Spray to fix those flyaways and achieve that beautiful sleek sheen before working in the No-Fuss Fabulousness Dry Shampoo for a boost of volume. 

 

6. FENTY BEAUTY LIL STUNNA LIP PAINT, $24

Available at Sephora

Fenty Beauty ornaments? Yes, please! We’re obsessed with Fenty Beauty for many reasons but one thing’s for sure, they’re hella adorable, and of course, a staple in our beauty arsenal. For the ultimate giftable ornament, peep this Lil Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Liquid Lipstick in the shade ‘Underdawg’. Line your lips before lining this bad boy on, or wear it on its own for the perfect party pout.

7. FRESH MINTY MAGIC GIFT SET, $29

Available at Sephora

This could probably pass as one of the coolest (and most practical) gift sets this season. Switch between the Sugar Mint Rush Freshening Lip Treatment for cool and moisturised lips or dab on Fresh’s Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy for smooth, moisturised and kissable mistletoe-ready lips.

8. CLARINS LIP COMFORT OIL COLLECTION, $57

Available at Clarins

Paving the way to a perfect pout, Clarins offers up their best-selling Lip Comfort Oil in 2 shades Raspberry and Red Berry that allows for the perfect kiss of colour and care. The end result: a luscious, flake-free kisser with a pop of high-shine colour.

9. ANNA SUI TREATMENT LIP BALM, $21

Available at Anna Sui counters.

Colour us impressed! This candy-coloured treatment balm from Anna Sui comes in either a unicorn or butterfly motif. Slick ’em on for a soft, well-hydrated pout.

10. CHARLOTTE TILBURY MINI HOT LIPS CHARMS LIPSTICK TRIO, $52

Available at Sephora

What could be better than receiving that lipstick you’ve been obsessing about for months in your stocking stuffers? Consider this trio by Charlotte Tilbury. You heard that right. Why have 1 when you can make it 3! In the set, you’ll find the brand’s trio of mini Hot Lips 2 lipsticks in the shade JK Magic, Amazing Amal and Viva La Vergara! 

11. KAT VON D BEAUTY KITTEN MINI GO BIG & BE BOLD MINI MASCARA & LIPSTICK SET, $29 

Available at Sephora

We all know the saying “Go Big or Go Home” — and that’s what we’ll do this season when we’re armed with this duo by Kat Von D Beauty. Get runway ready with the brand’s “Go Big or Go Home Mascara” and finish with a classic red lip with the mini Everlasting Lipstick in “Outlaw” for a look that’ll have everyone turning their heads to.

 

12. IT COSMETICS CONFIDENCE CONFIDANTS, $29

Available at Sephora

Giving a gift of beautiful, radiant-looking skin is a gift that’s hard to refuse. To bump up your daily skincare regime, look over to IT Cosmetics Confidence Confidants set that features travel sizes of Confidence in a Cleanser and Confidence in a Gel Lotion Moisturiser made with skin-loving ingredients for the ultimate skincare aficionado. 

13. PIXI GLOW TONIC HOLIDAY ORNAMENT, $23

Available at Sephora

This adorable holiday edition of a must-have toner is the perfect addition to any tree (and skincare regime). A product sworn by many, this toner does wonders for your skin while revealing a glowing complexion after regular use. 

14. COCO & EVE THE GIFT OF GOOD HAIR, $28 

Available at Sephora

Believe it or not — Coco & Eve’s Hair Masque in this ornament has been said to revive your hair from the dead while delivering other amazing benefits to the hair such as improving hair texture, target frizz and split ends. On top of that, this super-charged formula has also been said to deliver hydration while repairing hair damaged by heat, styling, dyes and other external aggressors from the environment. 

15. EVE LOM ICONIC CLEANSE ORNAMENT, $40

Available at Sephora

Considering the amount of makeup we’ll be layering on our face this party season, we’re better off incorporating a deep cleansing routine to get rid of all the gunk off efficiently. Coaxing off even the most stubborn makeup, Eve Lom’s iconic Cleanser melts away traces of makeup (including waterproof) and impurities with the use of their specially woven Muslin cloth that comes with the ornament to help exfoliate, and promote microcirculation for a visibly radiant complexion. 

16. DR.JART+ CICAPAIR CALMING GEL CREAM, $23 

Available at Sephora

Centred on the main ingredient of tiger grass, the K-Beauty brand has launched its star player, aka the Cicapair Calming Gel Cream, rich with Centella Asiatica Extract to help soothe dry and sensitive skin — made especially for those who are susceptible to the cold. 

 

17. MARC JACOBS BEAUTY VELVET NOIR TRAVEL-SIZE MAJOR VOLUME MASCARA ORNAMENT, $25

Available at Sephora

Anyone on your list would love a Volume Mascara like this one by Marc Jacobs Beauty in an adorable holiday ornament. Get the look of false lashes in a swipe with this concentrated black pigment mascara that goes big on visual impact and delivers smudge-proof length and volume lashes in a few strokes. 

18. ZOEVA CARAMEL MELANGE VOYAGER COCOTTE, $40 

Available at Sephora

ZOEVA has plucked its best-selling beauty picks into an ornament with this ready-to-hang gift box that features an exclusive set that will take you through all your holiday looks. Offering an assortment of sweet and neutral hues — from golden crème brulée nuances and warm toffee tones — spice up your look for the holidays with the travel size ZOEVA Voyager Caramel Melange Eyeshadow Palette. 

19. URBAN DECAY ALL NIGHTER SETTING SPRAY ORNAMENT, $22 

Available at Sephora

Let’s be real — when it comes to giving gifts that are practical, we’re certain that this cult classic will be one that will never grow old. Stock up on your favourite All Nighter Setting Spray by Urban Decay with this cutesy ornament that looks as good as it’ll make you look this season. 

20. TOO FACED BETTER THAN SEX MASCARA ORNAMENT, $21 

Available at Sephora

A dream gift any beauty obsessive will love? Enter Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. Sure, they might not be the latest drop to hit the beauty scene but one thing’s for sure, this mascara adds a flattering contrast to both your shadows and your peepers! Not to forget, it’s also packed in an adorable gingerbread girl package — how can you say no? 

21. BEAUTYBLENDER THE JEWEL BOX™ MYSTERY BLIND BAG, $32

Available at Sephora

Spoil and surprise your best friend with this exciting set this Christmas. Like a little black box, this beauty ornament by Beautyblender features the likes of a mystery Beautyblender and a sponge cleanser where a surprise awaits you. 

 


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More of NYLON’s Holiday Beauty Gift Guides coming soon — stay tuned! Click here to see our full list of gift guides. 

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