This December, our beauty favourites are about preparing for the summer months and sure to be busy holiday season to come! With the days stretching out before us and festive season at our doormat, we're looking at products to help with the summer heat, douse our homes with holiday scents and pick up those last minute gifts we know we should have bought months ago. Here, we break down our December 2022 beauty favourites to prepare you for the warmer months to come.
This limited edition holiday palette is 'inspired by the light of the moon.' The palette includes two shades, metallic copper and a golden sparkly shade to add depth and radiance to your look. With its gel formula, you can use this product to layer over eyeshadow for a glossy, luminous finish to any look.
Are you sensing your skin is going to need a little extra help this summer? Indulge yourself with the balancing properties of Oli Oli's Cactus face — Prickly Pear Seed Oil. It's cold pressed and extracted from — Opuntia Ficus-Indica “The Miracle Plant.” The oil delicately firms, balances and hydrates the skin with its essential fatty acids, omegas and minerals. An added benefit is non-comedogenic formula, so your pores will be kept clear!
Emma Lewisham The Emma Lewisham Essentials Set
Dip your toes into the Emma Lewisham range with their min set. This premium set offers seven minis of skincare bliss. It includes Skin Reset Face Serum, Supernatural Face Crème Riche, Supernatural Face Oil, Skin Reset Eye Crème, Illuminating Cleanser, Illuminating Exfoliant and Brighten Your Day Crème.
This is a beauty case with a difference! The luggage brand has decided to cater to our beauty transport needs with a mini vanity transport case. The case has space for makeup, skincare and bath products and slides seamlessly on top of other Clifton cases making for a very sleek duo. You can also carry it on your shoulder with an attached strap. No more searching through five ziplock pouches to locate your moisturiser.
This Dior Lip Maximiser lip plumping gloss will pack your pout with some extra plumpness while adding sparkle and shine. It is enriched with volumising spheres of hyaluronic acid and can be used as lip care product or as a topper to any lipstick.
Need a lightweight skincare set to bring along on your next holiday? Fenty Skin has come out with a travel kit for glowing, makeup-ready skin. Cleanse, exfoliate, tone and hydrate with sun protection for smoother, brighter skin. The set would make a great gift for you or someone else for the next weekend trip away.
Do you have a friend who loves fragrances but can't fathom picking one out for them? We know the feeling. A discovery set with seven of who is elijah's signature scents feels like a very safe bet. All scents come in 2ml mini atomisers for experimentation before committing to the full bottle. Every purchase of a discovery set comes with a discount code for a full bottle. A gift that keeps on giving!
This romantic Rosa Novella fluida cream interprets the Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella in a creamy format. Looking gorgeous on any vanity is the first thing this product has going for it. The creamy formula is based on vegetable oils and butters. Enriched with black currant and fruit extract and known for its softening and rebalancing properties with a rose attar scented finish.
The Rouge à Lèvres Lunaison is a vibrantly rich and glittery lipstick created to inspire for the festive season. The Art Deco-inspired precious gold-toned packaging is etched with intricate design work born under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele and encapsulates the essence of both timelessness and tradition.
Make sure your house is smelling just right this holiday season with Circa's limited edition Liquidless Diffuser set. Leave your space smelling like Jasmine and Magnolia or Raspberry and Rhubarb for that extra something when your guests arrive. They are super longlasting — up to 30 days before they need to be replaced.
Summer is a trialling time for hair with the extra humidity. Whatever your hair type, this Olaplex Style & Strengthening Holiday Limited Edition set will improve your hair for those humid Summer days. Included in the set is No 6, Bons Smoother, No 7 Bonding Oil and No 9, Bond protector nourishing serum. Get your hands on these to test what Olaplex has to offer!
This set is for the sensitive skin girlies, perfect if you feel like your skin needs something a little more gentle and nourishing, but would benefit all skin types. It comes with four gorgeous products- the Calming Balance Cleanse Bar which washes away impurities without stripping the skin. It also comes with the Replenishing Hydra Soothe Serum which quenches the skin and soothes irritation, the Barrier Restore Nutrient Oil which is rich in antioxidants and supports skin barrier function and the Probiotic Salvation Balm, which is great for extra dry skin that needs a boost of moisture. The set is a beautiful way to get back to basics with skincare and support an Australian founded skincare brand.
Gentle Habits' founder, Sophie Marshall has curated her must-have bundle to enhance your ritual experience. The bundle contains Ritual Shower Oil, Body Balm, completed by the body brush. Use the shower oil in the morning or evening after you have finished washing. Complete by using the brush in circular motions over your whole body finishing around your heart.
Trudon Fir Christmas 2022 Classic Candle
Trudon is celebrating Christmas its 2022 classic Christmas candle in Fir. With notes of leather, Siberian Pine, Chinese Cedar and Patchouli, this rich scent will continue to aroma your space for days and days over the holiday season.
Dr Barbara Sturm is a well-worn brand by hordes of beauty girlies at this point. Her vitamin C serum protects cells from damaging free radicals while working to brighten and even out skin tone. Ideal for morning use, it combines the powerful Vitamin C source, Kakadu Plum, with a scientifically proven fusion of stable and potent forms for a robust effect.
This stunning coffret contains powerful tools to help you protect, restore and radiate. Beyond Brilliance brings together the hallmarks of the immersive RATIONALE experience. Drawing from the six pillars of skin health, this Treatment Ritual will delight the skin and inspire the senses.
Peppermint Grove Australia Champagne & Red Raspberries Hand & Body Wash
This Champagne and Raspberry scented wash will be a luxe edition to any bathroom or kitchen. Top notes are ripe strawberry, red raspberry, pink lychee, melon and green leaves; middle notes are champagne, hyacinth and rose; base note is vanilla cream. Perfect for a last-minute gift to bring along to your next holiday event!
This Christopher Robin Hydrating leave-in cream uses Aloe Vera to deeply hydrate nourishe and protect. It also acts as a heat protectant for up to 230˚C. It's perfect for frizzy, dehydrated or unmanageable hair. A huge help for the increased humidity this Summer.
This limited edition kit by kit offers a wellness wash, body nutrition lotion and brush to leave your skin feeling taken care of. The brush promoted circulation elevating your skin to its naturally glowing state! The refreshing bath and shower tonic is packed with plant-derived surfactants, nourishing oils and botanical extracts. Curated with a potent kit of Macadamia Oil, Liquorice, Ginseng and Coconut Oil, this all-over lotion nourishes the skin and features a crisp functional fragrance for a full-body reset, morning or night.
Get excited by your glam for the holiday with this mini palette. With a mixture of Matte and Metallic shades in the signature Anastasia Beverly Hills pressed powder formula, the looks you create will be sure to slay for all the holiday events that come your way.
This dermalogica kit includes a BioLumin-C Serum, BioLumin-C Eye Serum and BioLumin-C Gel Moisturizer. Keep your skin looking and feeling great through the summer months with these heavy hitters.