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6 of the bestselling presents too precious to part with

As good as gold (if not better), spoil someone special and earn yourself endless ‘best gift-giver’ points with our pick of the ultimate beauty indulgences…

If your friend doesn’t get out of bed before reading their Co-Star (we’re guilty), then thrill them on multiple levels with Slip’s silky, inky blue {Zodiac Sleep Mask} – a great way to guarantee sweet dreams while pleasing all those with evolved astrological leanings.

The perfect indulgence for skin care obsessives, {Sunday Riley’s Vault} will prove tough to relinquish… Uniting TEN products – from cleanser to bestselling Luna by way of the game-changing {Good Genes} and cell-quenching {Tidal} – this all-star collection will thrill someone (suitably) special… ie: YOU.

From the man behind Bella and Gigi’s most luminous looks, Patrick Ta’s glorious {Glow on the Go Duo} pairs the phenomenal Major Glow Body Oil (a beautiful, champagne-y shade that makes bare legs look enviably endless) with Lip Shine in (aptly named!) shade ‘She’s Expensive’ to guarantee squeals of excitement come Christmas.

The negligée their make up wardrobe’s longing for, Huda’s {Nude Obsessions Kit} ensures eyes are always impeccably (un)dressed. A trio of chic ‘birthday suits’ – they can flit between ‘Light’, ‘Medium’ and ‘Rich’ eyeshadow palettes – alongside a *free* set of fabulous falsies, this chic see-through pouch will delight a beloved Huda-holic.

No one could fail to be over-the-moon with {Le Coffret} by Cire Trudon – a quintet of clutch bag-compatible vials of scentsational fragrance from France’s most prestigious perfumers. Housed in a navy blue, gold-embossed gift box, this buffet of nose-pleasing eaus is ideal for a fan of life’s finer things. Sit back and watch their eyes widen…

And for make up magpies with a penchant for anything shiiiiny, treat them to ICONIC London’s soft, golden-toned {Pro Puff Brush} – the softest and fluffiest circular brush for distributing powder or buffing highlighter from top to the tiniest toe. The perfect addition to chic dressing tables, this brings instant glamour to ‘get ready’ rituals.


Verity Douglas

Verity Douglas

Content Editor

Cult Beauty’s Content Editor and a Cult Beauty OG, Verity loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm. A quintessential Libran, she’s a self-professed magpie for luxury ‘must-haves' and always pursuing the new and the niche — from the boujee-est skin care to cutting-edge tech. Balancing an urge to stop the clock with her desire to embrace the ageing process (and set a positive example for her daughter), Verity's a retinol obsessive and will gladly share her thoughts about the time-defying gadgets, masks and treatments worth the splurge...