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Yon-Ka Paris Body Vanity

This gift set contains Yon-Ka Paris Huile Delicieuse 100ml – the oil softens the skin, brings it glow and nourishes deeply. Its delicate, natural and relaxing scent invites the mind to escape on a journey to well-being.   It also includes Yon-Ka Paris Gommage Aux Sucres 200ml – a 2-sugars body scrub which melts on the skin and turns into milk when mixed with water. It exfoliates and leaves a light veil of softness on the skin.  Both products are contained in a beautiful Yon-Ka Paris Vanity Bag.

RRP €74

Yon-ka Paris skincare is available from approved salons nationwide.

Image Skincare Renewing Ritual Collection

A complete day-to-night regimen with Image Skincare bestsellers for bright, luminous skin. This set features some of our most popular formulas for fast acting (and long-term) visible results. They brighten, tighten and firm the skin’s appearance.  The collection includes the Image Skincare Max Stem Cell Facial Cleanser 118ml, Ageless Total Pure Hyaluronic 6 Filler 30ml.

Vital C Hydrating Repair Crème 59ml, I Mask Firming Transformation Mask 7ml and Illuma Intense Brightening Serum 7ml.

RRP €139

Image Skincare is available from approved salons nationwide.

L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Gift Set

With a unique concentration of Immortelle essential oil, the L’Occitane luscious Divine products glide on smoothly, releasing exceptional benefits for visibly transformed skin. Bursting with vitality and newly energised, your skin will look simply radiant.  This gift set is worth €240 when products are purchased individually and contains Immortelle Divine Cream 50ml, Immortelle Divine Eyes 15ml and Immortelle Divine Extract 30ml.

RRP €189 (worth €240)

Available to purchase instore or online here

Clarins Super Restorative Daily Cream Collection

The Clarins Super Restorative Daily Cream is the must have wonder product this year.  It is an intensive replenishing day cream that meets the specific needs of skin. Enriched with exclusive organic Harungana extract, a 'healing' tree from Madagascar, it replenishes the skin at all levels and cares for dry skin on the face. 

It immediately leaves the skin brighter-looking and smooth. Day after day, face is left replenished, lifted, radiant and with glowing skin.
The Clarins Super Restorative Day Cream is included in this gift set in a 50ml size along with the Clarins Super Restorative Night Cream 15ml and Clarins Super Restorative Hand Cream 30ml – all presented in a large size 2019 holiday pouch.

RRP €91

Available in all good pharmacies and department stores nationwide and online at www.clarins.ie

My Payot Gift Set

My Payot is an energising range designed to hydrate and protect the skin. Infused with superfruits, Goji berries and Acaí, to illuminate and energise the epidermis. Goji berries increase the level of antibodies in the skin, which strengthens the immune system and makes it easier to eliminate unwanted substances. The vitamin B and carotene content in goji berries encourage the epidermis cells to multiply and become more active.

Acaí regulates water levels in the skin, encourages natural drainage of toxins and restores radiance to the skin.   This set contains My Payot Regard 15ml, My Payot Concentre Eclat 50ml, My Payot Jour 50ml and a beauty pouch.

RRP €69

Available in pharmacies nationwide.

Eminence Arctic Berry Peptide Radiance Cream (with Bonus Peel System) Gift Set

Ultra-hydrating jojoba oil works alongside Eminence’s exclusive Peptide Illuminating Complex to soothe your skin. It’s a powerful daily moisturiser for all skin types. Reveal your radiance naturally and discover smooth, even and luminous skin.    The Arctic Berry Peptide Radiance Cream is part 3 of a 3-step Professional system:

Step 1: Exfoliate – Arctic Berry Enzyme Exfoliant (bonus of 3 ml)

Step 2: Activate – Arctic Berry Advanced Peel Activator MA10 (bonus of 3 ml)

Step 3: Illuminate – Arctic Berry Peptide Radiance Cream (Full size 60 ml)

RRP €99

Available from Eminence.ie or can be bought in-salon at the Wicklow Street Clinic, Dublin and selected spas and salons throughout Ireland.

Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia Collection

A golden gift idea for someone with a taste for English Pear & Freesia. This beautifully boxed gift collection includes a Cologne (30ml), Body & Hand Wash (100ml) and a Body Crème (50ml).

RRP €97

Available exclusively from Brown Thomas

Nuxe Charismatique Prodigieux Le Parfum Gift Set

Charismatic box set lovers of the captivating notes of Prodigieux® le parfum will be powerless to resist the charm of this rose gold lamé box set.  It contains a 50ml bottle of Perfume, Prodigieux Scented Body Lotion 100ml and the Prodigieuse® 70g candle.

RRP €49.50

Available in pharmacies nationwide.

Clarins Double Serum Gift Set

The New Clarins Double Serum is a complete age control concentrate formulated to help work on the 5 vital functions of the skin for a more youthful and radiant complexion. N ow containing 21 active plant extracts including new star ingredient turmeric, distinguished for its exceptional anti-ageing properties.

New Double Serum acts on the appearance of major signs of skin-ageing, skin is more radiant, firmer and fine lines are smoothed. The new innovative bottle delivers a made-to-measure dosage of the serum, thanks to its rotating push button.  This gift set includes Clarins Double Serum in a 50ml size along with Beauty Flash Balm 15ml and Lip Perfector 5ml – all presented in a large size 2019 holiday pouch.

RRP €92

Available in all good pharmacies and department stores nationwide and online at www.clarins.ie

Lierac Lift Integral Box

This gift box offers exceptional value with a saving of €45 off the retail price of the full product value.  Not only is it great value for the luxury Lierac brand, but the Lift Integral range has been clinically shown to have immediate and lasting effectiveness.

As we grow older, we see structural changes taking shape to our faces. The face’s volume gradually melts and migrates, its contours sag, and the oval shape becomes blurred.  Armed with expertise, a pioneer in lifting for twenty-five years, Laboratoires Lierac have identified the source of this problem and so the Lift Integral range was born.  This set includes the Lierac Lift Integral Sculpting Cream 50ml and the Lierac Lift Integral Eye Lift Serum for Eyes and Lips 15ml.

RRP €70

Available in pharmacies nationwide.

Eminence Cleanse and Glow Gift Set

The brand has released a vegan gift set which includes two of its top-selling products. Eminence products are high-end luxury products that come with a medium price tag. This is because a tiny amount of each product is needed. So, the products last longer (up to a year in some cases) so there’s no need for constant repurchasing – it’s an effective investment brand.  

This set includes the Mangosteen Daily Resurfacing Cleanser – this milky gel lightly lathers to slough off dead skin without manual exfoliation or over-stripping. The Lactic Acid Complex and mangosteen in this cleanser work together to restore a smooth, radiant complexion. 

It also includes the Stone Crop Oxygenating Fizzofoliant – this powder-to-foam exfoliant employs microgreens, stone crop and rice flour with adzuki powder to infuse skin with a youthful looking glow. With its light fizzing action, this revitalising formula gently invigorates the skin and removes impurities to reveal a beautiful, brighter looking complexion. No microbeads are used in the product either.

RRP €59

Available from Eminence.ie or can be bought in-salon at the Wicklow Street Clinic, Dublin and selected spas and salons throughout Ireland.

Clarins Weekend Treats Collection

This collection includes the Clarins cult product, the Beauty Flash Balm which is the ultimate pick-me-up for tired skin. It’s a best-selling product which delivers a radiant skin booster and helps eliminate signs of fatigue in a flash.  This beauty balm instantly moisturises, brightens and tightens facial contours so tired skin looks rested and relaxed. It contains soothing bisabolol which helps restore skin’s youthful glow for radiant skin. It also prepares skin for perfect make-up application and hours of luminous wear.

Along with the Clarins Beauty Flash Balm 50ml it also includes Clarins Hand & Nail Cream 100ml, Clarins Moisture Rich Body Lotion 30ml, Clarins Hydra Essential Cream 15ml, Clarins Eye Contour Gel 3ml and Clarins Lip Perfector 5ml – all presented in a large size 2019 holiday pouch.

RRP €59

Available in all good pharmacies and department stores nationwide and online at www.clarins.ie

Yon-Ka Paris Anti-Aging Vanity

This Yon-Ka anti-aging vanity comes with the Yon-Ka Paris Advanced Optimizer Serum 30ml which is their ultimate firming product that visibly lifts the skin on the face, the Yon-Ka Paris Advanced Optimizer Crème 50mll which acts in tandem with the serum to visibly redefine face contours and the Yon-Ka Paris Advanced Optimizer Gel Lift 5ml which smooths and restores firmness to the delicate area of the neck, décolleté and bust.   All three products are contained in a beautiful Yon-Ka Paris Vanity Bag.

RRP €110

Yon-ka Paris skincare is available from approved salons nationwide.

Image Skincare Beauty Sleep Collection

This is a lovely collection from Image Skincare for anyone who has had a tough year.  The products make the most of the skin’s auto-repair mode. The nourishing routine delivers moisturising upgrades to lock in goodness at night, while a pure silk sleep mask helps to better your beauty sleep, Antioxidant’s, Vitamin and Hyaluronic acid will help you wake up to revitalised skin.

The collection includes the Image Skincare Max Stem Cell Facial Cleanser 118ml, Vital C Hydrating Overnight Mask 50ml, IMask Hydrating Hydrogel Sheet Mask x2, Vital C Hydrating Anti-Aging Serum 15ml and pretty sleep mask gift.

RRP €108.50

Image Skincare is available from approved salons nationwide.

Declaré Skin Meditation Anti-Stress Gift Set

The Declaré Switzerland’s Skin Meditation Set comes with their Skin Meditation Cream and Anti-Irritation Serum. For all-round protection against stress, tailored to the needs of today.  Comprehensive protection against inner and outer stress factors, the cream protects skin intensively and is tailored to modern stress factors and skin needs which increasingly place higher demands on immune protection.

Skin Meditation is SOS skin care – for whenever your skin loses control. Help your skin to repair its own protection system and thus appear calmer and more relaxed in the long-term. Strengthen your skin’s resilience and forearm yourself against daily stress.

RRP €80

Available in all good pharmacies nationwide.

Lierac Premium Absolute Box

Lierac Premium is a new era in anti-ageing skincare. The regeneration potential of the skin is controlled by an exceptional protein called Foxo Protein. Also known as the protein of immortality, it works deep inside the cell nucleus to control all the stem cells to boosts the regeneration of dermal and epidermal tissues.  This set includes the Lierac Premium Absolute Anti-Ageing Eye Cream 15ml and the Lierac Premium Voluptuous Absolute Cream 50ml.

RRP €129

Image Skincare is available from approved salons nationwide.

Dermalogica The Ultimate Cleanse & Glow Trio

This year’s Dermalogica collection includes four kits, priced from €16.50 to €97.50, and includes a mix of best-selling hero products and new innovations in both travel and retail sizes. Additionally, each kit features unique packaging artwork derived from street artist Kelsey Montague’s murals – inspiring buyers to make her bold, uplifting art a part of their holiday gift-giving.  Our favourite is The Ultimate Cleanse & Glow Trio which contains a trio of their top sellers in full retail sizes.  It includes the PreCleanse (150ml), Special Cleansing Gel (250ml) and Daily Microfoliant (74g).

RRP €97.50

Dermalogica x Kelsey Montague is available at Dermalogica-authorised spas, salons and skin centres and at dermalogica.ie

Dr. Hauschka Night Care Set

Night-time is when our skin has the chance to restore and revitalise itself after a busy day battling the elements. The Dr. Hauschka Night Care Set features four stunning products that result in a fresh, radiant complexion come morning. The Soothing Cleansing Milk and multi-use Facial Toner both support the skin’s natural renewal and cleansing process. The set also contains the award-winning Eye Make-Up Remover which effortlessly removes all your eye make-up while conditioning eyelashes and eyebrows. Just before bed, apply the Oil Free Night Serum which will revitalise and assist the skin in rediscovering its natural balance as you sleep.

RRP €49.95

Available from Dr. Hauschka stockists nationwide.

Green Angel Vital Moisture Giftset

This Green Angel super duo helps keep skin moisturised 24/7.  Containing seaweed daily moisture Face Cream with jasmine, neroli and vitamin E and Seaweed Night Cream with 6 essential oils, these nutrient-rich, powerful ingredients help maintain healthy youthful-looking skin.

RRP €49.95

Available in stores nationwide (find stockist here) and online here.

Eminence ‘The Beauty Experts’ Top Picks Gift Set

If you have not discovered the amazing world of Eminence Organic Skin Care, then this gift set is the perfect introduction to the Eminence range which brings visibly improved and radiant skin.  This all-in-one travel-sized set is ideal for normal to dry skin types, and each product is chosen to deliver a beauty ritual that cleanses, treats, hydrates and replenishes for exceptional results.

The Beauty Experts’ Top Picks Gift Set includes Stone Crop Gel Wash 30 ml, Bamboo Age Corrective Masque 15ml, Coconut Age Corrective Moisturizer 15 ml and Rosehip Triple C+E Firming Oil 15 ml.

RRP €95

Available from Eminence.ie or can be bought in-salon at the Wicklow Street Clinic, Dublin and selected spas and salons throughout Ireland.



Makeup, fragrance and skincare are obvious choices when it comes to Christmas presents – so when it comes to the beauty lover in your life, luxurious brands are the way to go if you want to give them a special treat. 

Whether you're hunting through Brown Thomas or searching around online, we've tracked down some of the beast deals on luxury: 

Chanel n°5 eau de parfum limited edition 100ml €150.00 

Head-to-Toe Kiehl’s Care €40.00

MAC Shiny Pretty Things Lipstick Vault €79.00

JO MALONE LONDON Honeysuckle & Davana Cologne €109.00

Christian Louboutin The Pops Nail Colour €50.00

CHARLOTTE TILBURY The Glamour Muse Set €210.00

Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum €45.00 

NAILS INC Joyful Skin Mini Mask Wreath Gift Set €22.00

BECCA Volcano Goddess Eyeshadow Palette €50.00

SUNDAY RILEY Ultimate Vault Collection €296.00

IGK FlightClub Dry Shampoo Travel Set €24.00

111SKIN Master Masking Planner €80.00

Dermalogica 12 Days To Glow Advent Calendar 2018 €116.78 

e.l.f Matte Lip Set €25.00 (available from Penneys and pharmacies nationwide) 



Ah, Christmas, a time when parties are rife, there are people to see, and donning sequins and falsies is a rite of passage. 

If you're well acquainted with a lover of beauty, we have the perfect gift guide for you to help them put their best festive face forward.  

Iconic Bronze Medium Mousse Glow Girl Gift Set €24.00

There's nothing that makes us feel more like party season than a good, glowing tan. 

The gift set has all the essentials to create a deep, golden hue with a smattering of sheer. Glow baby, glow. 

Sharleen Collins 15-Piece-Luxury Brush Set €79.00

MUA Sharleen Collins has created the perfect collection of brushes to suit makeup lovers at any skill level. 

The collection includes The Lip Brush, The Stippling Foundation Brush, Angled Liner Brush, Pencil/Bullet Brush, Concealer Brush, Flat Eyeshadow Brush, Powder Brush, Blusher Brush, Eyeshadow Blending Brush, Large Eyeshadow Blending Brush, Angled Contour Brush, Brow Brush & Spoolie, Kabuki Brush, Flat Eyeshadow Brush and the Powder Contour Brush. 

 Rouge D'Armani Matte Lipstick in 102 Androgino €30.00

Arguably the perfect 'your lips but better shade' Androgino is a must have in any makeup bag.

Plus, the matte finish is perfect for long wear during the festive season. 


CND Christmas Bauble VINYLUX Set €20.95 (available from salons nationwide) 

How cute would it be for a mani-fanatic to find one of these hanging on the tree on Christmas morning? 

The perfect duo of bright and moody shades, this set will see them through party season and beyond. 

SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Premium Eyes Lash Set €25.00

Mega-blogger and makeup mogul Suzanne Jackson has been keeping our lash line looking well since the launch of her own eyelash collection – and her premium eye gift set is the gift that keeps on giving, because how often have you been getting ready for a night out, only to realise that you need to do a manic dash to the shop for lashes? With this kit, you have backups. 

The collection includes 1 x Premium Lash in style Alex, 1 x Premium Lash in style in Sophia, 1 x Premium Lash in style in Lucy, 1 x Luxury Lash Case, and 1 x Lash Glue.

 Wet n Wild Highlighting Gold Bar €5.95 (available at pharmacies nationwide) 

If the beauty lover you're shopping for likes a mega-watt highlighter, then this is just the ticket. 

Glowy and golden, the Gold Bar highlight id perfect when paired with a tan, fake or otherwise. 

The Burren Perfumery in Spring Harvest €39.00 

The Burren Perfumery concoct some of the most divine, fresh, inspired by nature scents we have ever had the privilege of sniffing.

Spring Harvest in particular, was created to 'evoke the scents of an armful of wild herbs gathered in the Spring.' Gorge. 


Elf Rose Gold Look Set €15.00 (available from selected pharmacies) 

This four piece collection is ideal for stashing in a beauty-babe's handbag. 

Oh, and Kylie Jenner better look out, because the lip liner and liquid lippie combination is the lip kit we're after. 

Fuschia Instinct Eyeshadow Quad €16.95

This quad features two heavily pigmented mattes, a gorgeous shimmer and a creamy glitter – ideal for creating an eye look on the fly.

The glitter is our fave – we're popping that in our inner corners for every lewk. 

Wet n Wild Midnight Goddess Collection Set €14.95 (available in pharmacies nationwide)

Ideal for those who love to do a full face in 15-minutes, the Midnight Goddess Collection includes one of the most versatile 10-pan eyeshadow palettes (many of which double up as bronzer, contour powder, blush and highlight) for gals on the go. 

Madison Makeup Dare To Blend Eyeshadow Palette €29.95

MUA extraordinaire Amy's Makeup Box teamed up with Madison Makeup to create what could be the next must-have staple palette. 

Filled with a stunning medley of pigmented mattes and popping glitter shadows, it's the ideal base palette for any eyeshadow fan. 

Bioderma Skincare Day Set €23.50 

Makeup and skincare go hand in hand, so that makeup guru you're buying for will LOVE a good skincare set. 

Note Cosmetics Total Look Brow Kit €8.95 (available at pharmacies nationwide)

Fill in those gaps and keep stubborn hairs in place with the Total Look Brow Kit by Note Cosmetics. 

Perfect for day or night brow looks – it also has Vitamin E and sweet almond oil to keep the eye area youthful .

 GrandeLIPS Plumping Liquid Lipstick €27.00

Known for their lip plumping properties, this longwearing liquid lip stick is a night out essential.  

While you're lips are looking luscious with lashings of lippie, the formula is working its magic utilises active ingredients Volulip™, Instaplump™ and Hyaluronic Acid to give an instant plump in 3-5 minutes – no stings necessary. 


Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus Essentials €48.40 from SkinStore 

If you havent already been influenced by James Kavanagh to nab yourself some rose water, this set will convince you.

Jurlique is making fresh, moisturized skin a reality – perfect for a makeup wearer who wants to build on the perfect skin base.

 Eminence Organic Skincare Beauty Expert's Top Picks Limited Edition Set (available at selected spas) 

A bonafide beautiful skin bonanza, this Eminence set includes a cleanser, masque, oil, and moisturiser to deeply cleanse, hydrate, and nourish the skin. 

If you're buying for the woman who values skincare over all else, this is the gift to get. 

Catrice Astrology Eye Palette €14.95

For the astrological baes among us, this palette's mix of cool and warm tones is so good it's celestial.

We also love how the champagne shimmer shadows double up as a poppin' highlight  

The SkinNerd Cleanse Off Mitt €5.95

A must have for any makeup wearer – the cleanse-off mitt is an essential that makes for an excellent stocking filler. 

Trilogy Rose Hip Skin Treats €16.95 

How festive is this? 

Amazing skincare brand Trilogy has squeezed it's Cream Cleanser (30ml), Hydrating Mist Toner (20ml) and Vital Moisturising Cream (20ml) into a luxury Christmas Cracker. 

Lovato Candles Fresh Linen Diffuser €27.95

And lastly, to keep that beauty room smelling lush – we love a good diffuser to set a calming ambiance during makeup application. 

Lovato's are so long lasting, you wont have to get them a new one until next Christmas.

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