NYLON’s Holiday Beauty Gift Guide 2019: Set, Set, Set

Let’s face it. When it comes to gifts for our loved ones or a special holiday treat for yourself, nothing quite compares to receiving a pretty wrapped box (or bag) which comes packed with jolly goodness that seeks to give your skin some much-needed pampering.

Here’s our list of irresistible skincare sets to namedrop when someone asks, “What do you want for Christmas?”

 

1. EVE LOM DECADENT CLEANSER GIFT SET, $320 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Escentials.

Perfect for cleanser-obsessed folks, Eve Lom has curated the ideal gift set that includes four different sizes of their iconic cleanser and three specially woven 100% cotton Muslin Cloths. This 5-in-1 indulgent balm cleanser contains a signature blend of botanical oils namely Eucalyptus, Clove, Egyptian Chamomile, and Hops, which help to purify, soothe and remove all kinds of impurities especially those seemingly resistant traces of waterproof makeup after a party!

2. GUERLAIN ABEILLE ROYALE SKINCARE DISCOVERY KIT, $109

Available at Sephora.

Harnessing the power of Guerlain’s exclusive key ingredients, Ouessant Black Bee Honey and Royal Jelly, comes their all-powerful Abeille Royale Skincare Discovery Kit, with skincare made with a revolutionary formula which combines the power of serum, the richness of oil and the freshness of lotion to help you achieve revitalised, radiant skin that’s smooth and baby-soft to the touch.

3. SULWHASOO FIRST CARE ACTIVATING EX SET, $155

Available at Tangs.

Designed to restore the skin’s balance and provide care for the signs of ageing, Sulwhasoo’s First Care Activating Serum EX Set is a great starter kit for those looking to harmonise the balance of their skin. In addition to the iconic JAUM Balancing Complex formulated serum, the set also comes with a compact-sized Snowise Brightening Exfoliating Mask, Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Water and Emulsion to complete the routine.

4. FRESH UNMASK THE MAGIC BOX SET, $120 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Sephora.

Who doesn’t love a little mask time? With the Fresh Unmask The Magic Box Set, you’ll get to experience four different kinds of popular smoothing and hydrating masks as and when you like! From the Rose Face Mask which uses pure rosewater to soothe and tone to the Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask that uses seven super-charged ingredients to hydrate, improve radiance, and promote a youthful-looking complexion; all you need is just 15 minutes alone with one to transform your skin from ordinary to extraordinary.

 

5. LANEIGE DREAM BUBBLE COLLECTION MINI CREAM SKIN REFINER SET, $56 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Sephora.

Achieve dewy skin using the Cream Skin Refiner from Laniege. This value-for-money set comes with five individual bottles of the hydrating skin cream which provides the combined benefits of cream and toner in a single bottle. Plus, thanks to its gentle prescription, the Cream Skin Refiner is ideal for usage even on sensitive skin.

6. MAISON CHRISTIAN DIOR LUCKY BATH LINE, $275

Available exclusively at Maison Christian Dior ION Orchard.

Just as you care for your facial needs, don’t forget to shower the rest of your body with a bit more TLC. The Lucky bath line by Christian Dior invites you on a floral journey to envelope your senses (and skin) in a veil of fragrant white flowers, which includes his signature flower, lily-of-the-valley.

7. PORCELAIN #GETYOURGLOWON MINI KIT 1, $229 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Porcelain Origins Paragon, Porcelain Signatures Guoco Tower, Porcelain Aesthetics Orchard Gateway and online.

Founded about 10 years ago, homegrown Porcelain has since developed into a cult skincare brand that prides itself on creating products that are helpful to evolving skin. Included in their mini kit is their lightweight lotion which is packed with antioxidants that heals and regenerates skin while assisting with the replenish and lock-in of moisture.

8. KIEHL’S CUSTOMISABLE HOLIDAY GIFT BOX, $167 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Kiehl’s Bugis Junction, ION, Jewel Changi Airport, Metro Paragon, NEX, Takashimaya, Parkway Parade, Plaza Singapura, Robinsons Raffles City, Suntec City, Tampines Mall, Tangs, VivoCity, Westgate.

Tried and tested through time, Kiehl’s have always been at the top of their game when it comes to the formulation of skincare that restores and strengthens the skin barrier. Here’s your chance to curate your very own box with the full-sized best-sellers you love in an exclusive holiday packaging that has been designed in collaboration with Finnish graphic artist and illustrator, Janine Rewell. Featured in this box is the Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner, Midnight Recovery Concentrate, and the Ultra Facial Cream.

 

 

9. SIGI SKIN SUPER TRIO, $150 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Sigi Skin.

If you are on the hunt for brand new skincare to try, opt for the locally founded label, Sigi Skin. Packaged individually in minimalist packaging, this essential starter kit comprises the Kalenser (cleanser), Pink Nectar (daily eye mask) and Morning Glow (hydrating physical sunscreen). Each product is made with a unique blend of essential ingredients to achieve consistency, and give you glorious glowing skin.

10. THE INKEY LIST NIGHT-TIME RENEWAL GIFT SET, $30

Available at Sephora.

Let’s be honest — it is often a daunting task to find the ideal skincare that is perfect for your skin, especially when you’re met with plenty of beauty jargon that you may not understand. The Inkey List was created to combat that difficulty by making products easier to understand from the get-go, and ensuring that your skin benefits from the right product.

11. DR. JART+ POWERFUL CICA SKINCARE SET, $61

Available at Sephora.

Since making waves as a must-include ingredient in K-beauty products, Cica has grown in popularity for being known as a gentle key ingredient that helps calm irritation caused by the external environment while moisturising and refreshing the complexion. Dr. Jart+ was one of the first few brands that brought Cica to light with a dedicated range, and you can now give them a go with your very own set!

12. SATURDAY SKIN EYE CANDY SKINCARE SET, $68 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Sephora.

Be merry and look bright! Ideal for anyone who is looking to up their skincare routine, Saturday Skin’s 4-piece value Eye Candy Skincare Set comprises fan favourites that are known to effectively target the eyes and face to give you a radiant, healthy-looking glow which will last throughout the festive season.

 

13. 111SKIN LUXURY EDIT, $2,000

Available at all 111Skin counters and online.

It pays to invest, especially in skincare that utilizes precious ingredients combined with high-tech formulations. 111Skin’s Luxury Edit is a deeply transformative collection featuring a selection of products concocted with the innovative power of diamond powder and their NAC Y2 formula. If that doesn’t sound chi-chi enough for you, then the exquisite sleek black James Bond-style lacquered box that encapsulates the products might prove otherwise.

14. JURLIQUE THE ICONIC SET, $118 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Jurlique Plaza Singapura, Takashimaya, Westgate.

With a line-up of iconic faves from their range that includes the Rosewater Balancing Mist which instantly hydrates, restores and refreshes skin, even while you still have makeup on! This wonderfully balanced selection in the Jurlique’s Iconic Set is suitable for all skin types and promises to rejuvenate your skin and provide lasting hydration.

15. CLARINS DOUBLE SERUM & MULTI-ACTIVE ESSENTIALS, $170

Available at Robinsons.

It’s never too early to start combating the signs of ageing. Clarins equips you with the tools in their skincare set which consists of their most powerful age control concentrate, as well as their anti-ageing day and night cream, packed in a keepsake holiday pouch. Brilliant!

16. NEAL’S YARD REMEDIES REJUVENATE YOUR BEAUTY FRANKINCENSE COLLECTION, $128 [GIVEAWAY]

Available at Neal’s Yard Remedies Takashimaya.

Feel rejuvenated with a touch of luxury brought on by the relaxing scent of frankincense. Sourced sustainably, ethically and fairly, Neal’s Yard Remedies aims to kick off your rejuvenating ritual with the goodness of their frankincense collection which helps to soothe and reduce any skin inflammation, while also providing anti-ageing benefits such as wrinkle-reduction.

 


For items with the ‘GIVEAWAY’ labels, we’re giving them away in our massive holiday gift guide contests — head over to our Facebook and Instagram pages daily to take part.

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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