Make the season unforgettable with thoughtful presents for everyone on your list including yourself.
It’s officially the joy-giving season and what’s better than one gift? Several gifts, including ones that give back.
Share the spirit of the season with gift boxes filled with curated treats from Hermès, Estée Lauder, Clé de Peau Beauté, Jo Malone London, M.A.C Cosmetics, Shiseido, Drunk Elephant, Laura Mercier, Laneige, and Make Up For Ever. Your favorite brands are ready to gift with their limited-edition collections set in fancy and festive packaging. Fill the Christmas stocking with sparkling makeup shades, holiday-exclusive lip products, luxurious skincare sets, mood setting fragrances, room scents, and candles.
This season, commit to thoughtful presents—from keepsake kits that benefit advocacies to brands that make efforts to create their products sustainably and ethically.
Red Letter Gifts
When it comes to gifting someone special, a sparkling beauty box or a well-chosen piece speaks volumes. Perfume in particular, shows how one sees another, a love letter hidden among the notes of a singular bottle. And who doesn’t love opening a large box filled with twinkling palettes and bottles that promise to soothe and rejuvenate. MAC Cosmetics‘ Ruby Woo’s Party Crew Vault (P4200), which holds the different iterations of the brand’s iconic red lip shade. When it comes to going big, it doesn’t get bigger than the Estée Lauder Blockbuster 2022 Set (P20,290), which includes a sampling of their bestselling makeup and skincare.
When the holidays get a you a little rundown, nothing beats a little luxurious pampering. Calm down stressed skin with Clé De Peau Beauté La Creme (P34,000) the ultra rich cream that “maximizes skin’s ability to repair, renew, and protect itself overnight” thanks to ingredients such as Ceraferment Extracts and Retinol ACE. Feeling down? Spritz on Jo Malone London’s Midnight Musk and Amber (P9,300) is perfect for adding some warmth to cooler nights. Lastly, on the rare night you find yourself staying in, light up Cire Trudon Tadine Candle (P5998), pour yourself a glass of wine, and just enjoy the serenity.
Photographers: Kieran Punay and Ed Simon, Beauty Editor: Joyce Oreña
This article was originally published in Vogue Philippines’ December 2022 – January 2023 issue available now.