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#MFLastMinuteGifts: 10 excellent holiday-exclusive gift sets from your favourite beauty brands

#MFLastMinuteGifts: 10 excellent holiday-exclusive gift sets from your favourite beauty brands

The clock is ticking and you might still be having trouble thinking about what to get for the beauty kings and queens on your list. Enter these beauty gift sets to take the stress out of your holiday shopping. No matter what kind of beauty enthusiast is on your list, there are plenty of options designed to help your giftee discover new products, test that gadget they’ve always wanted, or restock on items they already adore. From Aesop to Fenty Skin, these 10 best holiday-exclusive gift sets are bound to make any beauty lovers on cloud nine.


Aesop The Poetry of Place Sets


In this season of giving, Aesop’s 2022-23 gift kits collection entitled ‘Poetry of Place’ honours the taxonomy of design by paying tribute to four of its signature stores around the globe; Pitt Street in Sydney, Sounds Hannam in Seoul, Downtown LA and New Town Plaza in Hong Kong. Each gift kit is tied to the routines and customs that define varied cultural settings where these places are unalike yet connected through shared rituals.

What’s inside:


• Igneous: Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser (100 mL), Geranium Leaf Body Balm (100 mL)

• Industrious: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash (500 mL), Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash (50 mL), Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm (75 mL)

• Congruous: Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash (500 mL), Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm (75 mL), Geranium Leaf Body Scrub (180 mL), Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser (100 mL)

• Precipitous: Parsley Seed Facial Cleanser (200 mL), Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner (200 mL), Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Intense Serum (60 mL) 

Acqua Di Parma Colonia and Colonia Essenza Sets


This holiday-exclusive gift sets come in a beautifully decorated box made with the marbled paper technique in the house’s signature yellow alongside the traditional Christmas nuances of green, red and gold.

What’s inside:


• Colonia Eau de Cologne (100mL)

• Colonia Shower Gel (75mL)

• Colonia Deodorant Spray (50mL)

Sunday Riley Morning Buzz Set


For those in pursuit of youthful skin, these best-selling trio of Sunday Riley’s hero products are here for you. Together they help in delivering hydration and radiance to your skin as well as reducing the appearance of dark spots and discolourations.

What’s inside:


• Vitamin C Brightening Serum (30 mL)

• C.E.O. Afterglow Vitamin C Brightening Gel Cream (30 g)

• C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil (10 mL)

Ouai Better Together Set


Looking for a haircare set that does it all? This 2-piece set from Ouai features an intensive shampoo and conditioner, both of which contain trichologist-approved ingredients to cleanse, detox, detangle and hydrate, and leave your hair feeling soft and smooth.

What’s inside:


• Leave In Conditioner (140mL)

• Detox Shampoo (300mL)

Dr.Jart+ Ceramidin Merry Moisture Set


Dr.Jart+ has a slew of skincare sets to choose from, but this has made the cult-favourite. After cleansing, apply these products which all contain ceramide which delivers abundant moisturisation to dry skin, leaving it soft and supple.

What’s inside:


• Ceramidin Cream (15mL)

• Ceramidin Liquid (10mL)

• Facial Barrier Mask (22g)

Drunk Elephant Drunk Break: Wake-up Haul Set


Our beauty insiders are obsessed with Drunk Elephant, and now you can try four of its bestsellers in a perfectly curated set. These products will help your skin look plumped, glowing, hydrating, and dewy – in short, everything you could ever want.

What’s inside:


• C-Firma™ Fresh Day Serum (28mL)

• Protini™ Polypeptide Cream (30mL)

• Protini™ Powerpeptid Resurf Serum (8mL)

• C-Tango™ Multivitamin Eye Cream (5mL)

Dyson Special Edition Airwrap Styler Complete


For the ultimate hair lovers, you can’t go wrong with this bundle. Name any kind of hairstyle that you would like to pull off and they will help you achieve it with ease.

What’s inside:


• Dyson Airwrap™ Multi-styler

• Coanda Smoothing Dryer

• 1.2″ Airwrap™ Long Barrel

• 1.6″ Airwrap™ Long Barrel

• Soft Smoothing Brush

• Firm Smoothing Brush

• Round Volumizing Brush

• Storage case

• Travel pouch

• Filter cleaning brush

Kiehl’s Body Fuel Set


This full-body care kit features nutrients from vitamin E to vitamin C, zinc and caffeine to keep you feeling fresh and energised throughout the day.

What’s inside:


• Body Fuel Wash (500mL)

• Body Fuel Antiperspirant & Deodorant (75mL)

• Rare Earth Cleanse Bar (30mL).

O.P.I Holiday ’22 Nail Lacquer 10 PC Mini Pack


The perfect nail colour is the best accessory for any festive party fit, and this set features 10 iconic nail polish shades for you to select – from a minimal light white to an alluring violet-blue.

What’s inside:


• 10 Mini Nail Lacquers (3.75 mL); Alpine Snow, Bubble Bath, Tickle My France-y, Big Apple Red, Lincoln Park After Dark, Chiffon-d of You, Mod About You, Pompeii Purple, Malaga Wine, OPI Ink.

Fenty Skin Body Vault Set



Give the gift of soft and supple skin thanks to Fenty Skin’s edit of nutrient-powered products. Cleanse with the cult-favourite Cocoa Cleans’r exfoliate with Buff Ryder body scrub and Butta Drop body cream as the final layer.

What’s inside:


• Cocoa Cleans’r (141.7 g)

• Buff Ryder (170 g)

• Butta Drop (200 mL)

• Hydra’Reset (75 mL).