The Best Christmas Gift Sets
We love this time of year. Beauty houses release gift sets of their iconic and best selling products, just in time for Christmas. These sets make great gifts for the skincare, beauty and fragrance addicts in your life, and can also be great gifts to give yourself, as they often contain travel sized products of some of your favourite products, or other valued added pieces. Win-win. We’ve looked at the beauty offerings this year to find some of the best sets across the range to suit all tastes, and all budgets. What do we think are the best sets this year? Take 5, put your feet up, and read on………
Clarins Super Restorative Collection
Skin that is undergoing, or has undergone hormonal changes (yes, we’re talking Menopause) is very delicate and has special needs. The Clarins Super Restorative skincare range is specially formulated to care for skin that has been weakened by these changes. The anti ageing range helps to replenish and smooth facial contours and diminish wrinkles. The Clarins Super Restorative Collection Gift Set contains a Super Restorative Day Cream – to suit all skin types 50ml, a Super Restorative Night Cream – to suit all skin types 15ml and a Super Restorative Hand Cream 30ml, all packaged in a gorgeous Christmas Beauty Bag. RRP $140.00, valued by Clarins at $204.00.
Glasshouse Fragrances Kyoto in Bloom Essentials
If ever there was a time for Zen, it’s over Christmas. The hustle and bustle of shopping, catch-ups, and Christmas parties can leave you feeling a little overwhelmed. Glasshouse Kyoto in Bloom Essentials may be just the remedy. With its sensual notes of camellia, lotus, and amber, it’s little wonder the scent is one of Glasshouse Fragrances most popular. The Set comes with a Kyoto in Bloom 14ml EDP Spray, Kyoto in Bloom 60g Deluxe Candle, and is packaged in a luxurious White Cosmetics Bag. RRP $44.95.
Peter Thomas Roth Mix, Mask & Hydrate Set
If you follow this page, you’ll know we are huge fans of the Peter Thomas Roth Masks, (we’ve already featured the Mask-Erade mini masks in our Kris Kringle Post (click here to see), and if your giftee loves the at-home TLC a Mask can give, she (or he) will love the Peter Thomas Roth Mix, Mask & Hydrate Set. The set features 5 of the Best Selling Peter Thomas Roth Masks, including the Cucumber Gel Mask to Hydrate and De-tox, the Irish Moor Mask to Purify and Decongest, the 24K Gold Mask to Lift and Firm, the Pumpkin Enzyme Mask to gently Peel and Firm, and the Rose Stem Cell Mask to Brighten and Restore skin. The set also features a Water Drench Moisturizer, with Hyaluronic Acid, to smooth and hydrate skin post-mask. The set contains 5 x 50ml Masks and 1 x 20ml Moisturizer. RRP $117.00.
The Australian Olive Oil Soap Outback Australia Set
Using Australian extra virgin olive oil as the main ingredient in their soap, the Melbourne-based The Australian Olive Oil Soap company hand make olive oil soaps from scratch, here in Australia. Using oils, butters and natural natural glycerin produced during the saponifying process, these soaps contain natural, pure ingredients and are eco-friendly. Why not gift your eco-conscious, luxe-loving giftee The Outback Australia Gift Set, which features 6 x 100g soaps in Oatmeal, Manuka Honey, Unscented, Lavender, Lemon Myrtle and Tea Tree variants. Each soap is packed in its own eco friendly bag. Luxe gifting and supporting small business – that’s a win in anyone’s eyes. RRP $87.90.
DMK Holiday Lift Set
DMK is well known for its signature Enzyme Facial, which works to help oxygenate, detoxify, and revise your skin to help it function as young healthy skin does. With similar detoxifying, exfoliating and oxygenating properties as the signature Enzyme Therapy Treatments, the at-home Enzyme Masque is the perfect rejuvenating Christmas gift for the skincare aficionado. This masque works to exfoliate and reinvigorate the skin, something your skin will desperately crave during the silly season! The set contains Deep Pore Cleanser 60ml, Exoderma Peel 60ml, Foamy Lift 30g (these 2 are mixed together to create a masque similar to the DMK Enzyme Masque), and a bonus Fan Brush, Headband, and Enzyme Bowl. RRP $170.00.
Schwarzkopf Professional Bonacure Hyaluronic Moisture Kick Set
There’s no need to neglect our hair over the Christmas period, especially with a gift set as gorgeous as the Schwarzkopf Professional Bonacure Hyaluronic Moisture Kick Set. The Hyaluronic Moisture Kick range helps to rebalance and deliver optimum levels of moisture to even the driest hair, leaving it perfectly supple, shiny and moisturised, and full of elasticity and bounce. The Hyaluronic Moisture Kick Set contains the Micellar Shampoo 250ml, Conditioner 200ml and Hydra Pearl 95ml. RRP $54.95, valued by Schwarzkopf at $83.85. If your giftee doesn’t have dry hair, the sets are also available in Blondeme – All Blondes and Cool Blondes variants, ph 4.5 Colour Freeze Silver and Colour Freeze Rich variants for longer lasting colour, and Peptide Repair Rescue to replenish damaged hair.
Azzaro Wanted Racing Car Set
The Fresh Woody Azzaro Wanted combines the freshness of cardamom, the woody elegance of vetiver and the smooth warmth of Tonka bean to create an elegant, sophisticated fragrance. Notes of Lemon, Ginger, Cardamon, Vetiver, and Tonka Bean combine to make this the perfect scent for the man about town. And what better way to gift Azzaro Wanted than in the stunning, collectible Racing Car Set tin? Containing EDT 50ml and Body Shampoo 100ml, this set is sure to be in the wish list of any man. RRP $95.00. This set available exclusively at Myer.
Nutrimetics Nutri-Rich Christmas Body Collection
There is so much to love about the iconic Nutrimetics Nutri-Rich range – it’s naturally enriched and cruelty free for starters, and it contains Apricot Oil to help nourish and replenish dry skin. Most people know of the iconic Nutri-Rich Oil for face, but did you know the range also contains body products with the same hydrating properties? Spoil your giftee this year with the Nutrimetics Nutri-Rich Christmas Body Collection, which contains a 25ml Travel Size of the iconic Nutri-Rich Oil, Nutri-Rich Bathing Bar 125g, Nutri-Rich Hand Creme 100g, and Nutri-Rich Body Crème 150ml, all packaged in a gorgeous Gift Box. RRP $59.90, valued by Nutrimetics at $125.00.
Natio Wellness Bliss Gift Set
Another Australian beauty, Natio is well known for providing quality Australian skincare at affordable prices, and their Christmas sets are no exception. The Natio Wellness Bliss Gift Set, features products from the Natio Wellness range, which contains powerful antioxidant Pomegranate, to help reveal softer, smoother skin. The Bliss Gift Set contains everything your body could need for a little pamper and at home TLC this Christmas. Featuring a Wellness Hand Cream SPF 15 100ml, Wellness Exfoliating Body Bar 200g, Wellness Shower & Bath Gel 275ml, and Wellness Body Lotion 240ml, the set is packages in a complimentary large tote bag. RRP $39.95, valued by Natio at $48.80.
Nivea The Pamper Tin Gift Set
Giving a thoughtful gift doesn’t have to cost the earth, as Nivea prove time and time again. And so it doesn’t with the Nivea The Pamper Gift Tin Set. Featuring full sizes of four of Nivea’s best selling, pampering products, the set includes Nivea Daily Essentials Gentle Cleansing Face Wash 150ml, the delectable, Summery Nivea Shower Clay Fresh Hibiscus & White Sage 250ml, Nivea Soft Moisturising Cream 200ml and Nivea Lip Care Hydro Care 4.8g, all packaged in a reusable tin. RRP $24.00, this set is exclusive to Woolworths. At this price, you should stock up!
Estee Lauder 5 of a Kind Pure Color Envy Liquid Lipcolors
Christmas is a great time for lovers of Beauty, and Estee Lauder have some wonderful sets this year. It’s hard to pick a favourite, but if we had to, we love the 5 of a Kind Pure Color Envy Liquid Lipcolors Set. For the true lip colour lover, or anyone wanting to expand their lip colour wardrobe, this set is just perfect. Featuring 5 full sized Pure Color Liquid Lipcolors, in wearable colours including Bronze Leaf, Juiced Up, Pierced Petal, Orchid Flare and Quiet Riot, these Lipcolors drench your lips in liquid colour. RRP $90.00, valued by Estee Lauder at $230.00. At this price and value, you might want to get more than one.
Lancome La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum & Body Lotion Set
Spread the happiness that is Lancome La Vie Est Belle with the La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum and Body Lotion Set. The La Vie Est Belle fragrance represents a universal declaration to the beauty of life. With the elegance of iris, the strength of patchouli and the sweetness of praline, interwoven with sublime absolutes of sambac, jasmine and Tunisian orange blossom, this is a fragrance to delight your senses. Give the gift of happiness, with a touch of French elegance, with the Eau de Parfum and Body Lotion Set, containing La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum 50ml, and La Vie Est Belle Perfumed Body Lotion 200ml, packaged in a gorgeous Parisian-themed gift box. RRP $155.00.
So here you have our pick of the best Christmas Beauty Sets, to suit any taste and budget. Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Do any of these sets tick the boxes for you? Hopefully we’ve found something you like, and saved you a little time and money. Let us know in the comments below.