TOP BEAUTY GIFTS FOR HIM & HER THIS CHRISTMAS: SYAHMIN’S PICKS

Couturing’s beauty writers are picking their favourite Top Beauty gifts for Her and Him this festive season to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones!

Here are Syahmin’s top picks for Beauty gifts this Christmas!

FOR WOMEN

Philosophy Hope in a jar

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Listed as one of their fan favourites, this is literally hope in a jar. This daily moisturiser hydrates and provides antioxidant protection while improving skin texture and tone. Containing lactic acid, it helps remove surface dead skin cells through its gentle exfoliation and beta-glucan to promote overall skin health. Proven to improve skin radiance, this award winning lightweight moisturiser will reveal a smoother, healthier looking skin and texture.

Available at David Jones, Mecca Maxima, adorebeauty.com.au and online.

Benefit The POREfessional

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This top selling primer by Benefit is one of my utmost favourite buys this Christmas as it quickly minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines for extremely smooth skin. You can apply this balm that contains Vitamin E by itself, under or over makeup making pores that reappear in the day disappear so easily. The oil-free formula complements all skin tones and best of all, helps makeup stay put.

Available at Benefit boutiques at Myer nationally.

Chanel Coco Mademoiselle

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This is not unfamiliar to Chanel lovers but it was only until recently I received this as a gift from an Aunt. And, I have to emphasise that this should be one of the must-haves in your collection of perfumes. This timeless fragrance has a floral jasmine-rose accord and oriental freshness allowing its use to be very versatile for any event. It has a balance of both light and sensual thus, creating a very sophisticated scent.

Available at Chanel boutiques at Myer, David Jones and selected pharmacies.

Christmas Indulgence at Your Indulgence Skin clinic

Beauty pampering is a must for us girls to have that radiant glow when we go for family gatherings (ie. Christmas dinner or weddings). Look out for special Christmas deals at your favourite beauty salons and make sure you book an appointment to avoid disappointment during this festive season.

Check out Your Indulgence for their Christmas packages pricing from $87 consisting of facials, massages and eye treatments.

endota Spa escape pack

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You can bring the spa experience home to your special one, with endota’s spa escape pack. Including a loofah, orange & geranium body bar, 20ml lilly pilly body moisturiser, 20ml lavender & alpine pepper hand cream, 125ml wild orange spritzer, 20ml native mint foot cream, a manicure kit and endota slippers, this is the ultimate spa-in-a-bag.

Available at endota spa locations or at the endota online shop www.endotadayspa.com.au/shop/shop-organic-skincare/categories

Bobbi Brown Evening Out Set

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This is the perfect gift for the person that loves make up. It includes 6 eyeshadows, all the brushes you need to effortlessly achieve the look, and Bobbi’s lash lengthening mascara in Blackest Black. All these come in a perfectly patent black leather case.

Available at Bobbi Brown counters at Myer and David Jones nationally, or online at www.bobbibrown.com.au

FOR MEN

L’Oreal Men Expert Hydra Energetic Anti-Fatigue Daily Moisturising Lotion 

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Claiming to fight the 5 signs of men’s fatigue: appearance of dark circles,tired features, dull complexion, loss of tone and dryness, this moisturising lotion is raved by men as it keeps a fresh and hydrated conplexion even after hard day of dedication at work.

Available at selected pharmacies and supermarkets.

L’Occitane Cade Shaving Gel

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The Cade Shaving Gel consists of Cade essential oil and soothing Bisabolol that helps prevent and soothe burning sensations or feelings of tightness from shaving. The thick foam will aid in precise shaving leaving soft, smooth skin behind.

Available at L’Occitane stores nationally and online.

Hugo Boss Red

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For all Hugo Boss fans, the latest addition to the Hugo Boss series might just be your next favourite as it is a balance of cold and hot tension, giving you the best of both worlds. This is created by two contrasting accords: ‘Solid Chill’ with grapefruit and rhubarb and ‘Liquid Heat’ with cedarwood and hot amber.

Available at Myer, David Jones nationally and selected pharmacies.

Mens Body Works

Treat your man to a massage here with the intention of  boosting his immume system, soothing any muscular aches, improving circulation, promoting muscle definition or improving skin tone. This men’s exclusive salon has many other services such as hair and spa retreats. So, make sure to book an appointment for an amazing relaxing session.

464 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria 3121 Telephone: + 61 3 9429-5400 or www.mensbodyworks.com

David Beckham Classic 

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Inspired by David’s flawless style, David Beckham Classic has an ultra-modern signature. A fizzy mix of gin tonic accord, lime and galbanum gives the fragrance an initial burst of effervescent freshness. From this emerges a spicy yet crisp body of cypress, nutmeg and mint that entices the senses.

RRP: 60ml $39, 90mL $49. Available at Myer and David Jones nationally and selected pharmacies.

Biotherm Aquapower Christmas Set

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AQUAPOWER, the ultra-moisturising range to keep skin constantly quenched and more resilient against face aggressions such as shaving and air conditioning. The Christmas pack contains, 75ml Aquapower Moisturiser, 30ml Aquapower Toner, 40ml Cleansing Gel.

RRP $59. Available at Myer and David Jones nationally.

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