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Christmas Gift Guide Round-up – Beauty Gifts

I love gifting, especially if I know the gifts I give are on the recipient’s wishlist and will be used/treasured by them on a daily basis!  To hit the jackpot on those meaningful gifts, you know it has to come from the heart! 

Believe it or not I have been previewing Christmas Gifts since the beginning of September from many different brands and retailers.  Today I’ll cover beauty gifts that would delight any beauty fanatics.  These are the presents that I would love to gift or even being gifted to, from the brands that I have loved for years and I can certainly vouch for their performance.

Paul & Joe Beauty 2019 Christmas Collection 

Paul & Joe Beauty 2019 Christmas Collection

This Christmas, Paul & Joe are offering some super cute items.

  • Paul & Joe Hand Mirror : so adorable and well made that would melt anyone’s heart, featuring Gipsy (the beloved cat of Paul & Joe designers Sophie) 
  • Paul & Joe Primer Trio: Great way to try the brand’s best-selling primers. Includes the Moisturizing Primer, Protecting Primer and Illuminating Foundation Primer.
  • Paul & Joe Moisturising Hand creams: luxurious and fragrant hand creams that are presented in pretty aluminium tin containers, adorned with Paul & Joe’s signature designs of winter peonies and animals.


This holiday, Beautyblender has launched a precious collection! Stunning gift sets in unique jewel-shaped packaging.

The collection consists 4 gift sets and a limited edition beauty sponge, The Amethyst.

Here, I’m showcasing the ultimate vault of Beautyblender essentials that would marvel any makeup fanatic, THE CROWN JEWELS Blender Essentials. This treasure trove contains 4 Beautyblenders in limited-edition shades of Ruby, Emerald, Topaz along with the signature Original Pink.  You’ll also get 4 limited-edition gemstone versions of Blendercleanser Solid to keep your blenders in top condition. 

Beautyblender Gift Set – THE CROWN JEWELS Blender Essentials

What’s Inside:

  • 4 Beautyblender Makeup Sponges
  • 4 Blendercleanser Solid Gemstone Cleansers (In Pink Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, And Topaz)
  • 1 Bounce Foundation 4-Pod Sampler

RRP: £52

Available at:

SUQQU 2019 Holiday Collection Makeup Kits


SUQQU is a luxury Japanese brand that I have featured heavily on my blog.  This holiday, I’m super impressed with SUQQU limited-edition makeup kits, from the colour stories to the exquisite performance.  These Makeup Kits will steal the heart of any makeup lovers. More details and swatches here.

Marc Jacobs Beauty

Another beauty brand to love, stunning formulas and chic packaging.  This Christmas, Marc Jacobs has some serious jaw-dropping gift sets to lust after.

  • The Glow Show Gift Set RRP £60
  • Thrillogy Gift Set RRP £20
  • Glow Maintenance Gift Set RRP £52
Marc Jacobs 2019 Christmas Collection – Glow Maintenance Gift Set

This 4-piece set of bestsellers is perfect for creating a dewy, sun-kissed look with voluminous lashes and lush lips.  The super-sized mirrored compact of O!mega Bronzer is everything!  The powder blends like a dream and gives you an instant, radiant-matte finish for both face and all-over body bronzing.  The Enamored Hydrating Lip Gloss Stick delivers a glorious shine while Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara coats your lashes with major volume and Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter offers that golden glow.

Set contains:

  • O!mega Bronze Perfect Tan Bronzer in Tantric– full size, 25g
  • Enamored Hydrating Lip Gloss Stick in One Mauve Time– full size, 2.1g
  • Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara in Noir– travel size, 6g
  • Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter in Dew You?– travel size, 5ml

This set will be available on Black Friday at an amazing special value RRP £35!

Available at Harvey Nichols

Stocking fillers 

I have a few incredible choices of stocking fillers for you to select from.


Nudestix Collection

Plenty to choose from the range!  Products are packaged in chic mirror black tin that would be perfect as a stocking filler.  The tins could be used as little keepsake boxes, my girls love keeping their little jewelleries in them!

I’ve recently discovered Nudestix and really have fallen head over heels with their formulas and colours.  My favourite picks are lip pencils, eye pencils and the lip glaces.

Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara

Lancôme 2019 Christmas Collection – Monsieur Big Mascara

It’s no secret that I love Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara, I collect all the limited-edition packagings if possible!  I love the volume it offers as well as longevity with no flakes and smudges.  This holiday season, Monsieur Big has a sparkly makeover to wow us all.

THE AMETHYST Limited-Edition Beautyblender

Everyone needs a Beautyblender for that flawless finish! Beautyblender Amethyst is a limited-edition hue and in an easily giftable canister. 

Fenty Beauty GLOSSY POSSE Mini Gloss Bomb Collection

Fenty Beauty GLOSSY POSSE Mini Gloss Bomb Collection

I adore the formula of these!  Lightweight, non-sticky and gives you that enviable pout.  This limited-edition set of five mini Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizers will be a fantastic gift for any gloss junky. 

Set contains:

  • Fu$$y, a shimmering dusty pink, plus four all-new lustworthy shades
  • Pretty Please, a shimmering fuschia
  • Hot Chocolit, a shimmering rich brown
  • Confetti, a shimmering iridescent opal
  • Cheeky, a shimmering bright red-orange

Available at Boots

Advent calendars



Beautifully packaged, this gorgeous limited-edition advent calendar contains 24 minis of the brand’s bestselling makeup and skincare products.  These minis are also great for holiday travel and fit in the smallest of party clutches.  So many things I love in this Advent Calendar, GEN NUDE Blush, BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick  and GEN NUDE Patent Lip Lacquer to name a few. 

Paul & Joe Advent Calendar 

Paul & Joe Advent Calendar Christmas 2019 Collection

A charmingly packed advent calendar with 24 doors illustrated with Paul & Joe’s designer Sophie Mechaly’s cats – Gipsy & Nounette. The calendar is filled with a mix of full-size and miniature products for all of your Paul & Joe essentials for that magical glow and radiance.

Available at Beauty Bay (RRP: £80)

These holiday gift sets make perfect presents for the gems in your life, or for  yourself! 

Much love always,


Paul & Joe Beauty 2019 Christmas Collection – Hand Mirror

This post featured products that were generously provided for review consideration. As always, opinions are my own and unbiased.

1 Comment

  1. 19th November 2019 / 4:18 pm

    Lovely selection of gifts. The bareMinerals calendar looks a great one.

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