The holiday season has officially begun, there’s a nip in the air and everywhere you go, Christmas decorations, delicacies just light up your hearts. But along with it comes difficult decision making for gifts and presents, be it you playing Secret Santa at your workplace or just a year-end pat on your back for surviving another year.
Let’s be honest - in today’s time, just a pack of chocolates and gift cards do not make it to the cut. Each one of us prefers a gift that’s in alignment with our style and eye for artistic detail. So, for that, all you need is a foolproof guide to getting the best beauty gift sets, even if it’s just for yourself!
Here’s what you can consider gifting - our approved curation of beauty treasures to spread the Christmas cheer already.
1. L'Occitane India
Warmth and comfort are what we crave when the temperature goes down. L’Occitane India’s new festive collection gets you both looking and feeling all charmed and soothed. The brand’s premium advent calendar features all the expert products - mini hand-creams, some new scents, hair care and comforting body care product and finally, one exclusive fragrance whereas the classic advent calendar has their iconic Verbena and Almond shower products, a few youth Immortelle face care serums, and of course, L’Occitane’s signature hand creams.
2. Neemli Naturals
With the year coming to an end, we all need some extra pampering. Neemli Naturals’ hub of body products are made with natural ingredients and are eco-friendly too. Gift this kit to your loved ones to start their day with the holy grail of a replenishing body scrub, some hydrating bathing bars and freshly whipped too-good-to-be-true body butter that will right into your skin, giving you the perfect plump, silky smooth touch.
3. Kama Ayurveda
Kama Ayurveda has been at the forefront of the modern wellness narrative, which views beauty through a holistic lens. For beauty-enthusiasts who swear by their Sunday-morning Ayurveda self-care ritual, the brand’s essential skincare regime box is replete with the goodness of rose and kumkumadi for glowing, soft and supple skin. Being light-weight, nourishing and all healthy, the collection with its rich aromas take you away from the dry winters and leaves you with a nourishing effect. If you’ve planned Secret Santa at work or looking out for presents to put under the Christmas tree at home, you know what to choose!
For the holiday season, Innisfree has announced the launch of their much-awaited Green Holiday Collection. The 2021 Green Holidays Edition comes with Innisfree's most loved bestsellers while the package features the illustrations of Steven Harrington, one of LA’s most celebrated artists inspired by California’s mystique, vastly diverse landscape, and thriving mix of cultures. There are four-holiday editions - green tea seed serum and cream edition, black tea youth-enhancing ampoule set and hand cream set.
5. Forest Essentials
The joy of gifting is an intrinsic part of the season with thoughtfully selected gifts. And if you decide on a luxurious Ayurvedic beauty regime, opt for Forest Essentials curation. In an opulent box resides the indulgent Body Care Ritual infused with the most potent extracts of the precious Kashmiri Nargis flower. This sensuous selection invigorates the senses and provides long-lasting nourishment, leaving the skin scented and soft with an ethereal glow.
6. All Good Scents
Start your Christmas day with scented candles that will add refreshing scents to your home or workspace. All Good Scents, a home-grown perfumery brand, has launched a festive collection set of three candles with a rich, warm, soothing and welcoming scent and another of two candles having the freshness of enchanted blossoms with mesmerising blackcurrant and warm citrus notes.
It’s important to implement a body care routine that helps to keep you refreshed while providing intense hydration. Especially for the festive season, AI-driven and customised beauty and personal care brand, SkinKraft has a festive carnival with beautiful gift hampers. Our choice would be the Indulgence Body Kit which is a seven-piece set of restorative freshwater body wash, body massage oil, moisturising hand butter, exfoliating body scrub, body lotion and more.
Known for their cult cleansing oils and their time-honoured Japanese tradition of double cleansing, DHC has this cleansing regime in a minibox for the festive season. This mini box features a unique heritage design having their bestselling, deep cleansing oil that is truly one of a kind and a unique face wash powder which is a powder-to-foam facial cleanser that gently exfoliates and hydrates.
No one wants to deal with chapped and dry lips in the festive season. The vegan and clean beauty brand, Plum’s lip balm gift set is the answer. It includes moisturising types having refreshingly fruity melon, minty and decadent chocolate, berry and red velvet colour lip balms.
10. Kaashi Wellness
As we are all looking forward to achieving an optimal state of well-being, some holistic range of products can help you feel your best from morning to night. Beauty gift boxes built by the brand Kaashi Wellness can complete your bath and body care rituals with their intrinsic fragrance of saffron and delicate floral notes that envelopes the senses.
11. Deyga Organics
Organic beauty brand, Deyga Organics’ hamper delights with its most-loved products created using traditional handmade recipes with fresh organic ingredients having beetroot lip balm, charcoal bath bar, aloe vera gel, foot butter among others. Isn’t this the perfect box for anyone building a solid self-care routine?
12. Body Cupid
Fill your friend’s stocking with some serious skincare goodies ahead of Christmas with the Body Cupid Gift Box. This beautiful pack has four luxurious bath and body products – Cherrylicious bath and shower gel, 24 K gold scrub, vanilla body mist, and red plum body butter. This box also has a beautiful diya to light up the upcoming celebrations.
Between shopping for gifts and decorating your home, your skincare routine takes a backseat. After all, who has the time to diligently follow a 10-step skincare routine amidst all this excitement and shopping? Natural, vegan, cruelty-free, clean, and non-toxic, the Glutaweis' Glutathione radiance range comes with a foaming cleanser, a deep-action serum and lightweight cream. Not only does it give your skin unrivalled radiance, but it also nourishes it to the core.
This year, be the best Secret Santa with a de-stress gift kit from mCaffeine. It contains the body polishing oil with a beautiful aroma and a body scrub with coconut oil. Made with intriguing ingredients like rosehip oil, sweet almond oil, vitamin E, coconut oil, this kit is perfect after a long tiring day and always gives a whiff of freshly grounded Arabica coffee which is quite de-stressing. It also comes with a handcrafted premium two roller wooden massager, specially designed to de-stress the body and enhance the blood circulation that relieves stress.
15. The Switch Fix
With December being the perfect mix of good vibes, great weather and jolly times, while you gift others and yourself too this Christmas, make sure to not forget the environment too. The Switch Fix (TSF), a plant-based clean personal care brand special Christmas gift bundle comes with a body scrub and butter suitable for all skin types. These are plant-based, vegan and paraben-free too.