The Ultimate Beauty Christmas Guide For Him And For Her

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It’s that time of the year. The bright lights are making their first appearances and the reds and greens have started to appear in all the shops. That’s right, it’s Christmas; a time for family, friends, candy canes, chocolate and presents. Now is the time to think of gift ideas for your loved ones, and if like many people, you have absolutely no idea what to get them, not to worry, we have right here a handy beauty gift guide to make him and her smile this Christmas. After all, Christmas is for everyone.

For Her

Bobbi Brown’s Smoke and Metals Eye Shadow Palette

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“Inspired by the rich neutral tones of the concrete jungle”, the darker metallic tones give off a smokier, more discrete look that also remains extremely elegant.

You can buy it here for AU$85.

Bobbi Brown’s Luxed Up Lip Duo

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Get the benefits of both a softer look with the fabulous nudes from this range (see below) or get into the Christmas spirit with a more vibrant style popular French women with the Parisian Red for just AU$45, which can be bought here.

LUXE SHINE INTENSE LIPSTICK Shine-amplified colour & rich hydration
LUXE SHINE INTENSE LIPSTICK Shine-amplified colour & rich hydration

La Mer Neck and Decollete Concentrate

If ever there was a part of your skin that needs extra care and attention, it’s your neck and décolleté. This luxurious and intensive balm delivers plumping hydration to this all important area. Best of all it is infused with an ultra-potent blend of La Mer’s Miracle Broth™, a cell-renewing elixir. Ideal for your mum as a daily anti-ageing treatment to give her a more youthful appearance. Retails at $AU385

LUMA Liquid Light Illuminating Primer

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Enhances natural radiance, protects your skin and gives you a general luminosity through out the day; the perfect multi-tasking primer.

Buy it here for AU$29.95.

Kat Von D Beauty

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A beautifully contrasting gift set including a Saint eau de parfum; a dreamier, romantic scent, and a liquid lipstick in warm “Berlin”.

Buy the set here for AU$90.

Kit Kat and TDE
Kit Kat collaboration with Alyce Tran from TDE

Fashionistas and chocolate lovers alike will love this unexpected collaboration between KitKat Chocolatory and The Daily Edited (TDE).

Celebrating the fusion of two premium brands with personalisation at their heart, the expertly crafted and giftable TDE x KitKat Chocolatory Collection comprises three limited release luxury leather accessories – TDE x KitKat Chocolatory Jewellery Box, Pouch and Card Holder. The chocolates inside are inspired by four festive desserts. Go to to find out more.

For Him

Kiehl’s Men’s Starter Kit

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Cleanse, hydrate, shave and exfoliate in one set. It’s everything a man needs to kickstart his morning routine.

The Men’s Starter Kit can be bought here for $95.

Madewell x Harry’s Shaving Kit

This elegant kit, featuring a stylish razor, shave gel, 4-pack of 5-blade cartridges and a travel blade cover; is the perfect shaving ensemble for any man who wants efficiency and style.

It can be bought here for $92.

Mont Blanc Legend Eau De Toilette 100ml

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This eau de toilette can be bought here for only $49.99!

OSCAR Razor Luxury Gift Box

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For only $49.99, you get 13 x 5-blade razor cartridges, one matte black razor handle and a 150ml OSCAR natural shaving gel.

Buy it here.

For Both

Jo Malone London’s Pine and Eucalyptus Range

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Five scents that encapsulate the Christmas feeling: Nectarine Blossom & Honey and flirtatious Peony & Blush Suede. Festive Frosted Cherry & Clove, tangy Green Tomato Leaf and rich Roasted Chestnut.

You can buy the collection here for $150.

The Body Shop’s beauty Advent Calendar

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The ultimate beauty advent calendar, featuring bath bombs, shower gels, hand creams, body butters and more.

All of this and much more for $100. Buy it here.

Written by Robyn Foyster

With over 30 years experience as a journalist and TV producer, Robyn Foyster is the owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites, and

Robyn was voted one of the 30 most powerful women in media at the 2015 B&T Women In Media Awards.

Previously, Robyn was the Publisher and Editor of Australia's three biggest flagship magazine brands - The Australian Women's Weekly, Woman's Day and New Idea.

Robyn won Editor of the Year at the 2007 Magazine of the Year Award and under her helm The Australian Women's Weekly won the inaugural 2008 Australian Magazine Award for Australia's best mass market magazine and New Idea won the MPA's coveted Magazine of the Year award.

She can be contacted on [email protected]


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