‘Tis the season to stock up on limited edition products for the perfect end to the year!
Another month, another set of beauty products to add to our wishlist and potentially our shopping cart.
As Christmas and year-end celebrations draw nearer, we’re greeted a month ahead with new holiday collections. From travel-friendly skincare to holiday-ready makeup and body care essentials, ‘tis the season to stock up on limited edition products for the perfect end to the year! See all our favourite picks below.
SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Karan Limited Edition
SK-II is back with yet another season special bottle design for its iconic Facial Treatment Essence. This time, the bold pop art design in tri-colours of purple, red and blue was created in collaboration with artist Karan Singh. Sold as part of a variety of limited-edition sets, the eye-catching bottle – and complementing skincare products – are sure to make a coveted gift. Available in stores nationwide.
Shiseido Ribbonesia Beauty is a Gift collection
In conjunction with the holidays, Shiseido has teamed up with ribbon designer Ribbonesia for a collection representing the red string of fate that brings people together. The collection comprises the best-selling Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, a ModernMatte Powder Lipstick Expressive Deluxe Mini Set, a Glow Cushion set and a White Cushion Set – all in limited-edition packaging. Available only in-stores.
Dr Jart+ Xmas Jungle Spellbook
Those with sensitive skin will find a soothing sensation in this set of Cicapair Tiger Grass products, including a color correcting treatment in full and deluxe sizes as well as a repair serum. W sephora.my
Sulwhasoo Christmas Calendar
This Korean skincare brand is launching its first ever Christmas calendar, so obviously it has to go into our wishlist. Featuring its signature products like the Concentrated Ginseng Renewal Cream as well as a range of other skincare and body treatments, this set makes the countdown to Christmas even more exciting and rewarding than it already is! Available in stores nationwide.
Peter Thomas Roth Mask Frenzy 6-piece kit
Six different masks for six different concerns (pore-refining, bio-repairing, hydrating, purifying, exfoliating and anti-aging) – sounds like a recipe for multi-masking with girlfriends! Available at Sephora stores and website soon. (You may also like: How to tell which type of mask best fits your skincare needs)
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Rouge Dior Couture Collection Midnight Wish
Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup Peter Philips has curated a gift any girl would wish for come midnight on Christmas Day: a set featuring the Jewel Edition of the iconic Rouge Dior 999 along with 5 refills in emblematic Dior shades. To match, there's also a couture clutch studded with constellations and poetic words on the leather (sold separately)! Shop the collection in stores now.
Too Faced Under The Christmas Tree Breakaway Makeup Palette & Mascara
It doesn’t get anymore Christmas-y than this (pun applicable) Too Faced festive set right here, which consists of three breakaway palettes for the eyes and face, plus one deluxe Better Than Sex mascara to top it off. W sephora.my
Shine bright this holiday season with MAC Cosmetics’ extensive range of makeup products for the eyes, lips and face. Our favourite pick is their All Stars Kit, which comes with a mascara, a setting spray and a lipstick in a range of best-selling colours such as Chili, Ruby Woo and Velvet Teddy. Available in stores now. (See also: 10 most iconic red lipsticks of all-time)
Tarte Pineapple of My Eye Collector’s Set
As per tradition, tarte is offering a Sephora-exclusive collector’s set and this year’s temptations include an Amazon clay eyeshadow palette in pineapple-designed packaging along with a deluxe sex kitten eyeliner and deluxe Rainforest of the Sea™ Quench Lip Rescue. W sephora.my
Marc Jacobs Beauty Anything Go-Gos Mascara & Lipstick Duo Cracker
No gift wrap is needed for this travel-friendly duo, featuring the iconic Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara and Le Marc Lip Crème Lipstick in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Available exclusively online. W sephora.my
Sephora Collection Once Upon a Night Palette
Want an all-in-one product with shades for the eyes, brows, lips and face? Sephora’s annual blockbuster palette is just the thing for makeup beginners and collectors alike with 130 shades in matte, shimmer and glitter finishes to experiment with this holidays! W sephora.my
Aesop Contours of Discovery
From the luxury Australian skincare brand known for its unique body care solutions comes a special collaboration with Dutch couturier Iris van Herpen for a gift collection titled ‘Atlas of Attraction’. Out of the various kits in the collection, this quartet of bathroom staples promise to keep your (or a loved one’s) hands and body feeling clean, smooth and fresh. W aesop.com
Sephora Collection The Enchanting Body Set
Pamper your body with Sephora’s enchanting starry night-themed collection, specifically this set of scented shower jelly, body milk and body mist that leaves you with a sweet-smelling fragrance throughout Christmas! W sephora.my
Saturday Skin Saturday Squeak and Refining Peel Gel
Bathtime is made more fun and practical at the same time with this enzyme peel and exfoliator which helps to remove impurities and improve skin tone and texture. With a cute rubber duck for company, your weekly spa-at-home ritual will now be complete. W sephora.my
See also: October’s beauty wishlist
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