These 50 Holy-Grail Beauty Gifts Come With Our Editors’ Seal of Approval

These 50 Holy-Grail Beauty Gifts Come With Our Editors' Seal of Approval

At Who What Wear, shopping is what we do. It’s what we’re good at. And if you’re currently reading this, we have a hunch that you appreciate all forms of retail therapy just as much as we do. We trust, then, that the term “Christmas shopping” isn’t going to make you break out into a cold sweat. So let’s cut to the chase. Christmas is coming—this we know. And it makes sense to start scouting out the perfect gifts for your nearest and dearest early. And one gift that always goes down well is beauty products.

Beauty buys always make for a brilliant gift suggestion. Sure, we all have favourite products upon which we rely. Still, there’s nothing quite like receiving that new cult eye shadow palette that you couldn’t justify buying for yourself or unboxing a gift set of the high-end shampoo and conditioner that make your hair look salon styled. Whether you’re shopping for your mum, your sister, your best friend, your work wife, your niece, whomever, we’ve done the hard work for you.

Below, we’ve assembled the only beauty-centric shopping list you need this season, packed full of must-have buys across makeup, skincare, haircare, and well-being, all of which Who What Wear’s editors are personally coveting.

Diptyque just got even more aesthetically pleasing. 

Who wouldn’t want to find some Chanel in their stocking? 

The pigment on this pressed-glitter shadow is nothing short of spellbinding. 

One of our all-time favourite scents. 

A hard-working product in Instagram-worthy packaging. 

Foreo tech should be a staple in every skincare fanatic’s routine. 

This potent spray’s blend of beautiful botanicals work together to rejuvenate the skin’s surface, as well as soothe and calm your mind, helping you drift off. 

Create the brushed-up brow look with zero effort. 

A monogrammed hair bow? The perfect gift for the girl who has everything. 

Take your makeup skills up a notch with this industry-renowned brush set. 

This chic tool helps to stimulate energy flow and relax the contractions that lead to fine lines and reduced elasticity. 

Have you ever seen a prettier bottle? 

This glittering eye palette will see them through New Year’s Day and beyond. 

Quite simply, this is skincare at its finest. 

Ah, Gucci. Need we say more? 

This set makes creating chic smoky eyes a piece of cake. 

If you’re not already an Augustinus Bader devotee, it’s time to see what all the fuss is about. 

These shooting star eye masks make for the prettiest stocking filler and are perfect for a mid-winter pamper. 

One for Charlotte Tilbury obsessives—so everyone then. 

Trust us. These soaps are game-changing and are ideal for any eco-conscious giftees. 

We don’t know what’s more beautiful—this rich nail colour or its bottle. 

Another 2020 best seller. 

If in doubt, go for the candle. 

If they’re not already firm fans of Glossybox and its skincare collection, show them how great it is with this luxe set. 

No skincare brand is more iconic. 

How to improve upon lip balm? Add some sparkle. 

Turn everyday tasks into a spa-like experience with this Cowshed kit. 

A matching silk eye mask and pillowcase is the height of indulgence. 

This hair treatment is one of 2020’s most in-demand beauty buys—and for good reason. 

Those who take their makeup seriously will adore Hourglass’s latest highlighter palette. 

Help them unwind with some calming bath salts. 

We don’t know anyone who wouldn’t appreciate this gorgeous sleep set. 

A very chic introductory kit for Dior’s impressive skincare line. 

For your friend with the good hair. 

For those whose complexion is their primary concern. 

This serum continuously sells out; get it while you can. 

Just think how gorgeous this’ll look on a dressing table. 

The chicest hand sanitiser we’ve seen, it was created by fragrance maverick Tom Daxon, meaning it smells suitably divine, as well as looking a stylish. 

The chicest handbag perfume we’ve ever laid eyes on. 

We’ve already snapped this set up for ourselves. 

What’s the point in having beautiful products if you don’t have somewhere equally stylish to house them? 

Hands down, one of the best (and best smelling) body scrubs we’ve ever tried. 

The latest Charlotte Tilbury buy to blow-up on Instagram, we love the juicy, buildable colour this balm/lipstick hybrid gives. 

We can’t get over how adorable this mini jade roller is. 

This cleansing balm is a non-negotiable in many of our editors’ skincare regimes. 

Fluttery lashes are but one mascara sweep away. 

A rose quartz eye mask? We love. 

This buy single-handedly put toner back on the beauty map. 

Because everyone deserves the gift of good hair. 

Your hair has never smelt better than after using this shampoo. 

This post was originally published at an earlier time and has since been updated.

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