The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on, and we’ve teamed up with Cardiff’s ultimate online beauty destination, Escentual.com, to share all of the best fragrance, makeup and skincare presents from their Christmas shop. Whether you’re looking for a stocking filler or something a little more extravagant, Escentual’s beauty experts have handpicked all the best beauty gifts for every budget.
Prada Paradoxe Eau de Parfum Refillable Spray – from £55.25
Prada Paradoxe is tipped to be one of the top fragrance gifts for women this Christmas. It’s a white floral fragrance with hints of amber and musk that smells sweet and seductive. It’s the perfect gift for someone who likes to make a statement or a fashionista who wants to own their first piece of Prada.
Montblanc Explorer Eau de Parfum Spray – from £31.45
Montblanc Explorer is a fail-safe fragrance for men. It’s a refreshing mix of citrus and herbal notes with earthy-woody undertones, a fresh scent reminiscent of the iconic Creed Aventus. As an Eau de Parfum, it lingers for over 5 hours, ensuring a lasting impression.
Clarins Cryo-Flash Cream Mask – £46.60
The Clarins Cryo Mask is a must-have for any skincare enthusiast. It takes inspiration from the age-old tradition of cryotherapy, used to treat skin and muscle problems; this firming face mask smooths away fine lines and instantly tightens skin in just 10 minutes!
bareMinerals Tiny Treasure 4-piece Makeup Set – £21.25
Makeup buffs will swoon over the bareMinerals Tiny Treasures set. The 4-piece set contains everything needed to achieve a glowing makeup look; inside the gift set is a pore-blurring powder, hydrating lip gloss, volumising mascara, and loose powder bronzer.
Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Deep-Conditioning Treatment – from £17.00
The Elasticizier is a best-selling hair mask that gets to work in just three minutes; one sells every minute worldwide! The innovative formula has won countless awards for its ability to transform dry and damaged hair and is a go-to gift for someone who’s serious about self-care.
Initio Oud for Greatness Candle – £89.00
If you know someone who’s just moved in or is a homebody, the Oud for Greatness Candle is the perfect gift. The luxurious candle contains a soothing blend of lavender, saffron, and nutmeg to create a calming and cosy environment.
L’Occitane Festive Hand Cream Collection 3 x 30ml – £20.25
If you have someone tricky on your list, this festive gift set contains 3 best-selling L’Occitane hand creams to please anyone. Ideal for the colder months, popping in a handbag, or for travelling, this present will ensure soft, smooth hands well into the new year.
Initio Oud for Happiness Eau de Parfum 90ml – £305.00
If you know someone who loves luxury, fragrances don’t get more opulent than Initio Oud for Happiness. This niche scent is centred around oud, one of the most expensive fragrance ingredients in the world. The woody, spiced aroma is designed to ignite a sense of joy in whoever wears it.
Parfums de Marly Delina Eau de Parfum Spray – from £130.00
Delina is the perfume to choose if your loved one wears floral aromas. Sweet, floral and feminine, it smells like a blooming garden in spring. If that isn’t enough to steal their heart, it’s created by Parfums de Marly, one of the top luxury fragrance brands in the world.
Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon – from £18.70
We all know someone who burns the candles at both ends and the Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon is how we should pamper them this Christmas. The soothing lavender aroma helps calm the senses, while the relaxing gel-cream formula nourishes and resets the skin overnight.
Roger & Gallet Rose Wellbeing soaps 3 x 100g – £14.00
Roger & Gallet soaps are best in class and have been adored for their room-filling aromas since 1879. The rose soap contains 97% natural origin ingredients to soften and cleanse skin, plus a sweet, floral scent; the soap undergoes a meticulous process that takes 80 hours to infuse with the exquisite floral essence.
Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray 118ml
Makeup artists, influencers, and celebrities rave about the All-Nighter Setting Spray’s makeup-setting powers. Tried and tested, the setting spray locks in makeup come rain or shine, thanks to Temperature Control Technology. If someone on your list loves makeup, they’ll adore this!