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Christmas Gift Ideas

Me today: “Alexa, best Christmas presents for a 12 year old please?”

Luckily I have more ideas when it comes to beauty gifts!  Below are some gorgeous gifts that you can still pick up in time for Christmas.



This baby is a stunner!  The gold particles and glitter suspension is simply mesmerising!

Your skin is delicately scented with the timeless and classic N°5 notes.  A perfect present to pick up for fans of body shimmer and body fragrances. 

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Atelier Cologne Fragrances 

Atelier Cologne Gift Sets

Plenty to choose from Atelier Cologne!  You can order from John Lewis via click & collect for next day pickup.  If you happen to be in London Covent Garden, pop in Atelier Cologne beautiful boutique and experience all things Atelier Cologne.  Best of all you can access the complimentary engraving service which will add that lovely personalised touch to the gifts.

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Atelier Cologne Gift Sets
Atelier Cologne Gift Sets

Rituals Cosmetics Gift Sets⁣⁣

THE RITUAL OF SAKURA Renewing Ceremony Gift Set

Finding happiness and joy in the smallest of things is something I tend to overlook. What draws me to Rituals Cosmetics products is their ability to help me unveil those moments.⁣⁣

This gorgeous gift set, THE RITUAL OF SAKURA Renewing Ceremony comes in a stunning luxury keepsake box, makes it the perfect gift. The aromas of Cherry Blossom and Rice Milk truly calm and relax me.⁣⁣

THE RITUAL OF SAKURA Renewing Ceremony Gift Set

There are many other sets for you to choose from.  Available at



Discover the mystery and magic of the Holidays with an array of eyeshadows, lip glosses and glitter shades.

There are a few gift sets containing Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadows which I absolutely adore the formula of.  A great way for you to explore the range if you haven’t had a chance to try them.  Then get fully glammed up with some gorgeous lip sets too!

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By Terry STARLIGHT ROSE Collection

By Terry STARLIGHT ROSE collection

Get that Holiday Glow with By Terry NEW LIMITED EDITION STARLIGHT ROSE collection.  It is absolutely luxurious and stunning!

The STARLIGHT ROSE CC POWDER is a work of art!  This illuminating powder uses “Optical Glow” technology to provide colour correction and blur imperfections.  It smells divine!  Also the powder contains Rosehip oil to help even out skin tone too!

The STARLIGHT ROSE GLOW BOOSTER CC SERUM preps your skin to create a flawless canvas.  The serum is infused with rosehip butter, moonstone extract and gemstone pearls to even out and instantly brightens the skin.  Perfect skin saviour for the party season!

The third product in this beautiful collection is the Starlight Rose Elixir which contains 5 potent ingredients and can double up as a primer.

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Bareminerals Christmas Collection

Bareminerals Christmas Collection

If you’re on a hunt for makeup and skincare products that not only make you look good, but also good for your skin, look no further than Bareminerals.

I adore many of their products and they always have gorgeous Christmas gift sets on offer.  There’s 33% reduction on all Christmas Collection now.

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Chantecaille Christmas 2019 Collection

Chantecaille Christmas 2019 Collection

This collection will bring so much joy to any makeup lover.  The packing is simply amazing and decadent.  See full details on my post here.

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Eve Lom Gift Sets

Eve Lom Gift Sets
Photo Credit: @eve_lom

Famous for its balm Cleanser, the luxury skincare brand has some amazing gift sets in beautiful nude packaging.

I have the Multi Mask Ornament which features a Radiance Transforming Mask (20ml) and a Rescue Mask (25ml) to help with my skin dullness as well as to brighten and renew.  It’s such a pretty ornament that would be perfect as a stocking filler.

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Hopefully this listing has helped you with your last minute shopping.

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Much love always,


Stila Cosmetics

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

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