Little in size, but big on ambition. Don’t belittle these sets just because they may only contain small-sized versions of their famous counterparts — think of these as the perfect stocking stuffers, made up of holy grail beauty items that your friend will now be able to try and conveniently tout in their bag, to the gym, their next weekend getaway, and more.
DRUNK ELEPHANT THE LITTLES™ HEAD TO TOE BATH SET
$69, available at Sephora
If you know a fan of Drunk Elephant’s skincare, this starter kit would be the perfect introduction to their hair and body series — without breaking the bank too since they’re all travel-sized minis. These are also 100% free of sulfates, silicones, essential oils, fragrance, dyes, and drying alcohols, with four products that leave the hair and scalp nourished and healthy, alongside three biocompatible body products. It includes: Cocomino™ Glossing Shampoo, Cocomino™ Marula Cream Conditioner, T.L.C. Happi Scalp™ Scrub, Wild Marula™ Tangle Spray, Kamili™ Cream Body Cleanser, Sili™ Body Lotion, Sweet Pitti™ Deodorant Cream, and a neon travel bag + wide-tooth comb.
BENEFIT COSMETICS CHEEK PARTY MINI BOP MAKEUP KIT
$53, available at Sephora
Everyone’s been acquainted with the famous Hoola matte bronzer from Benefit Cosmetics, but this makeup kit goes beyond, with bronze tones and golden pinks to contour and add colour to your cheeks. The mini sizes make them very easy to carry around, while the range of shades also include Dandelion, a baby-pink brightening face powder, along with blushes such as GALifornia, and new shades Georgia and Dallas.
BELIF STRESS SHOOTER — CICA LIP CARE SET
$30, available at THEFACESHOP stores and online
belif’s Cica Bomb moisturiser has the best rep for its soothing properties, thank to that Centella Asiatica extract, so for any one with chapped lips that need some soothing, this set’s the dream! The Cica Lip Mask is a sleep-in formulas that heals and nourishes the lips, while the Lip Scrub and Lip Essence Repair are essentials for dry lips too. These are technically full-sized items, but come in a cute little set that’d be hard to resist!
THIS WORKS SLEEP CLUB
$19, available at Sephora
For your mom, dad, boyfriend, girlfriend — whoever! Everyone wants good, restful sleep and This Works has mastered that with their deep sleep pillow sprays, consisting of Lavender, Vetivert and Wild Camomile essential oils that release calming vibes into the air as you enter a relaxing sleep. This set features five mini deep sleep pillow sprays so they’ll never run out.
RE:ERTH HOLIDAY MINI STARTER KIT
$99, available at reerth.com
Great for travelling! That might sound like a distant dream in 2020, but there’s always staycations to look forward to right? A set of RE:ERTH’s beauty award-winning series — now in mini version — helps to pamper and nourish skin for a healthy glow. You won’t want to miss out on these: the Clarifying Cleanser, Calming Toner, Multi-Targeted Elixir, and Hydrating Gel Moisturizer.
CLARINS MAKE-UP HEROES HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS
$59, available at Clarins counters and clarins.com.sg
For those going for the no-makeup-makeup look, or your friend who might have sworn off foundation all together, this Clarins set couldn’t have come at a better time. All the makeup items here will simply enhance their natural beauty, from the Natural Lip Perfector and Lip Comfort Oil for plump and moisturised lips, to the SOS Primer and Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch to correct blemishes and give the look of smooth skin. Finally, the Supra Volume Mascara lifts and strengthens lashes.
CHARLOTTE TILBURY CHARLOTTE’S HOLLYWOOD MINI BRUSH SET
$95, available at Sephora
Charlotte Tilbury’s favourite brushes are now housed in a beautiful emerald-green velvet clutch, with rose-gold hardware and a pink satin interior to boot. That limited edition case alone is enough to justify its price, but hey, you’ll be getting four makeup brushes to blend and perfect your look too.
SIGI SKIN THE MINIS
$55, available at sigiskin.com
Go ahead and bring this little number to the gym or weekend getaway, since every skincare item here is mini-sized. The Kaleanser Face Wash thoroughly cleanses skin of grime, sebum, and toxins while still leaving skin feeling fresh; the Morning Glow Sunscreen gives you lightweight SPF protection; and the new inclusion, the Dream Capsule is an overnight mask that helps boost collagen production and minimise pores.
MARC JACOBS BEAUTY OUI MON CHERRY LIP OIL AND FAVOURITES SET
$53.20, available at Sephora
Featuring the best of Marc Jacobs Beauty’s products for a radiant holiday look, which includes a full-sized Re(Cover) Lip Oil along with mini versions of the Velvet Noir, O!Mega Bronze and Dew Drops. Did we mention that glossy cherry clutch these come in?
KENZOKI BEAUTY DISCOVERY SKINCARE SET
$120, available at Sephora
KENZOKI’s iconic products takes inspiration mostly from the lotus flower, which helps to plump skin and keep it looking as youthful as ever, while the skincare ritual even takes you on a full sensorial journey of pleasant smells and soothing textures. This starter kit includes: the Belle De Jour Sacred Lotus Dream Night Mask, White Lotus Melt-In Moisturizing Lotion, White Lotus Moisturizing Skin Guardian, and the Sensual Bare Body Cream.
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