Our Beauty editor selected her favourite skincare, make-up, haircare, and fragrance that she actually tested and knows it is a good investment when you compare the results. These are perfect gifts for stocking stuffers to elevate a woman’s beauty routine.
1.- Guerlain Ombre G is the perfect gift for the woman who loves make-up, the palette contains extremely pigmented eyeshadows enriched with winter rose oil elegantly contained in a golden case, the ultimate luxurious make-up.
2.- Guerlain Volume & Curl Mascara, Noir G is an intense finish for the lashes, the curved brush gives the lash shape a perfect, exceptional volume curl with 24 hr wear lasting. The formula is enriched with winter rose oil and the golden sleek packaging makes it exciting for a holiday gift in a stocking.
3.- Aqua Allegoria Forte by Guerlain is a collection of fragrances that celebrates the beauty of nature, its formula has up to 95% naturally-derived ingredients. A scent with a warmer, deeper and more enveloping sillage, that can be worn all year round and the bottles refillable.
4.- A skincare essential, Guerlain’s Abeille Double R Renew & Repair Advanced Serum will help the skin look more radiant using the repairing properties of the most powerful honeys using a bio-polyfermentation method the properties of the honey’s molecules are boosted and as a result the serum acts to rejuvenate the skin and restore the tissue tension of epidermis cells. This double formula performs a peeling and lifting effect at once, an absolute Must-Have!
5.- A duo that is the Home-spa products to have, Clarins Beauty Flash Peel, in one step, easy to apply thanks to its brush at the tip of the tube, the exfoliation’s formula is made with natural ingredients from fruit and plant acids. Safe to use 2-3 times a week on clean skin at night after 5 – 10 minutes apply a night cream. The Clarins Beauty Flash Balm is a radiant natural cocktail with 2 main ingredients Acerola seed extract that helps energize the skin and promote radiance while nopal extract stimulating the skin’s renewal to revive radiance. Also enriched with organic oat sugars that offer a tightening effect. It includes the latest version of Clarins plant-based anti-pollution complex.
6.- Clarins Treatment Essence is the first step in a beauty routine, the [RED2 + H.A2] complex is a first from Clarins Laboratories, designed to optimize the skin’s water management, while enhancing cell renewal and boosting energy production. Made with plant extracts, this range includes 3 Treatment Essence one of each designed specifically for the woman’s age. For her 20’s, the Revitalizing treatment essence, for her 30’s, Extra firming treatment essence and for her 40’s, Multi-intensive smoothing treatment. Beauty Editor’s tip: Use day and night after cleaning the face follow with a serum or cream.
7.- Rouge Dior Forever is the icon in Dior’s make-up is an extreme long wear lipstick, yes! our editor tried it during her holidays in Mexico, the colour doesn’t fade, the texture is the same after hours of application. Its formula is enriched with Red Peony extract, how luxurious is that?! The range includes 22 matte shades.
8.- An eco-developed foundation in capsules (perfect for traveling), Clarins Milky Boost cream is 88% skin care made with 94% of natural origin ingredients, this foundation provides natural coverage with a satin finish, offering a beautiful complexion look. The benefit besides being a foundation is that after 30 days of use the skin gets a boost of luminosity. The capsules are bio-degradable and the glass jar is refillable!
9.- For a healthy looking hair, Alterna Caviar Replenishing Moisture Collection prevents colour fading, formulated with luxurious Caviar extract, rich in Omega fatty acids, vitamins and minerals to help defend and protect against the factors that cause hair to feel & look older. It age-control complex which helps undo effects of chemical, environmental, and natural chronological aging, while enzymetherapy improves absorption of vital nutrients and supports keratin production for stronger hair. Along with, exclusive Seasilk it helps to replenish, seal in moisture for the hair. The range includes a shampoo, conditioner and blowout balm, styling products and top coat spray.
10.- Waiter Sublimmessence High Brighting Vitamin C Serum acts as an anti-oxidant that evens and brightens the skin tone, a powerful formula made with extracts of natural ingredients and ferulic acid a potent anti-oxidant that boost the efficacy of Vitamin C. Beauty Editor’s Tip: For best results after applying the serum use Lise Watier’s Sun Smart primer, an invisible SPF 30 shield for all skin types.