Whether you’re more of a skincare, makeup or fragrance enthusiast, there’s definitely something in store to tickle your fancy.
If there’s one thing we love about year-end festivities, it’s the spirit of gifting and sharing joy and passion with loved ones.
On that note, we’re excited to share all our favourite holiday items in the beauty department with you beauty junkies. Whether you’re more of a skincare, makeup or fragrance enthusiast, there’s definitely something in store to tickle your fancy.
We’ve already updated our monthly wishlist and rounded up a selection of advent calendars for your gifting consideration; but just in case you need a little more inspiration, here are seven limited-edition holiday beauty collections to spread the season’s cheer.
Decorte Red Threads of Destiny
This holiday, Decorte wants to spark the idea that you’re destined to be with your soul mate through an imperceptible red thread – just like its Moisture Liposome duo. Arriving in festive packaging decked with ‘Red Threads of Destiny’, the Christmas Special collection features the Moisture Liposome Grand in a limited-edition 85ml size alongside its soul mate, the Moisture Liposome Treatment Lotion. Available at Decorte counters and exclusive pop-ups. W decorte-cosmetics.com
YSL Beauty High on Stars Holiday/Noel 2019
We’re spoilt for choice with YSL Beauty’s expansive High on Stars holiday collection of gift sets. For Him, there’s a selection of fragrance and body care sets in bluish-grey or black packaging; whereas For Her, the list includes skincare, makeup, fragrance and body care in fuchsia or black packaging. All gift sets also feature a host of sparkling stars all across the packaging – hence the name. Available at YSL Beauty stores and online. W yslbeauty.com.my
Shiseido Beauty Blossoms Limited Edition Holiday Collection
Inspired by the Japanese idom “Hyakka-Ryouran”, which translates to “profusion of blooming flowers”, Shiseido wants to celebrate the blossoming of new possibilities this holiday. To do so, the brand has collaborated with Tokyo-based artist Hideki Inaba – famed for his innovative artworks that highlight fluidity and movement – on a limited-edition collection aptly named Beauty Blossoms. The collection complements the golden touches of the festive season in the form of a floral-themed ModernMatte Powder Lipstick Holiday Colors Collection Mini Lip Bouquet and Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate. Available at Shiseido counters. W shiseido.com.my
Lancome Holiday 2019 Beauty Box
As per tradition, Lancome’s yearly limited-edition Beauty Box is here to tempt our purses with an enviable beauty collection housed in a holiday-special round vanity case. The set contains almost everything you need for a complete skincare and makeup routine, topped with a mini perfume bottle to ensure you smell delightful for your festive occasions too. Available at Lancome stores and online. W lancome.com.my
Shu Uemura x Pokemon 2019 Holiday collection
Last year, it was Super Mario Bros. This year, it’s Pikachu. Shu uemura knows how to entice our inner geek and this adorable collection of makeup, skincare and beauty tools adorned with illustrations of Pikachu continues to prove that. The wide range includes eyeshadow and blush palettes, lipsticks, cleansing oil and makeup brushes, among other products. As fans of the animation would say, gotta catch ‘em all! Available at shu uemura stores and kiosks. W shueuemura.com.my
Estee Lauder Holiday 2019 Blockbuster (Asia)
Estee Lauder’s annual Blockbuster collection never fails to deliver its best-selling products at great value. This year is no different, featuring 30 skincare and makeup items including the iconic Advanced Night Repair serum, Pure Color Envy Face + Eye Palettes and Pure Color Envy Lipsticks in a bold red train case embossed with playing card suits. Available at Estee Lauder stores only. W esteelauder.com.my
Cle de Peau Reve de Kimono
Drawing inspiration from the plum, evergreen pine and bamboo motifs in the Japanese kimono, Cle de Peau presents a limited-edition collection that embraces elegance, strength and passion. Dubbed Reve de Kimono (translated as Kimono Dream), the floral-adorned collection comprises of two lipsticks, an eyeshadow quad, a pressed powder compact and a facial oil. Available at Cle de Peau counters. W cledepeau-beaute.com