The year is winding down, holidays are coming, and it’s time to spend more time with the most important people in our lives. But wait, what about the gift exchanges?
If you’re stressed for time and have no idea what to buy for your loved ones, don’t worry because we’ve got your back with 14 gift exchange ideas perfect for your closest friends and family.
Gifts for your mum
Sephora Holiday Vibes Skincare Surprise Gift Set
Pamper your mum using this skincare gift set from Sephora Collection. The set has all she needs for a self-care night in as it includes a watermelon face mask, caffeine eye masks, a charcoal nose strip, and a peach lip balm.
The eye masks really do contain actual caffeine and coffee seed extracts, which are sure to keep her awake while she pampers herself to the max with everything in the set.
Sephora Collection Holiday Vibes Skincare Surprise Gift Set retails for RM75 on Sephora.
Innisfree Black Tea Youth Enhancing Ampoule Gift Set
Help your mum stay youthful and ease her wrinkles with this skincare gift set tailored for its anti-aging properties. Everything is kept in this whimsical Green Holidays packaging which is a collaboration with artist Steve Harrington.
The set includes an ampoule, a cream, and an eye serum, all infused with Reset Concentrate extracted from Jeju Black Tea which is known for its antioxidant effects. These items will help your mum’s skin firm and glowing.
Gifts for your dad and brother
Marks & Spencer Shower Gel Set
Make shower time a little extra luxurious for your dad or brother with this set of four Woodspice shower gels. There are two original shower gels and two amber shower gels.
You’ll also be glad to know that this product is vegan and has not been tested on animals before, which is always a plus when making better informed purchases.
Marks & Spencer M&S Shower Gel Set retails for RM59.90 on Zalora.
Reuzel Wood & Spice Beard Try Me Kit
If your dad or brother has trouble keeping their wild beard in check, this product might help keep their facial hair nice and healthy.
This kit contains a beard balm which will moisturise his beard and keep it nice and soft as well as a beard foam which will control wayward hairs, condition skin, and leave behind a crisp natural scent.
Reuzel Wood & Spice Beard Try Me Kit retails for RM109 on Zalora.
Gifts for yourself
Life Design Studio Sayang Gift Box
You are no doubt one of the most important people in your life, so why not give yourself some tender love and care this holiday season with this gift set meant for indulging?
This gift box includes a scented candle, a box of matches, a hibiscus body soap, and a woven headband inspired by the local classic elements of batik and songket.
Grace Cole Pillow Talk Set
Use this sleep therapy set to melt away the stress of your day. This set is infused with lavender which is commonly used in aromatherapy and may help with insomnia and anxiety.
The set comes with a pillow mist to help you sleep better, a foam bath to make bath times extra fun, a hand and nail cream to keep your hands moisturised, and a body cream to keep your skin soft and supple.
Grace Cole Pillow Talk Set retails for RM89 on Zalora.
Gifts for your sister
Watsons Pusheen Four-Piece Essential Beauty Set
Your sister is bound to adore this four-piece essential beauty set which has key items you need to get ready for the day. Brush the tangles out with the pastel green hairbrush and mirror, then put on the pink Pusheen-themed headband to apply your daily products.
All these items are kept nicely in a mint green see through pouch with features the cute kitty icon and her brother Pip on the front.
Pusheen Four Piece Essential Beauty Set retails for RM39.90 on Watsons.
Etude Winter Checkered Special Pouch Kit
Featuring their Winter Checkered collection eyeshadow, the colours are neutral pink based shades of matte and shimmers which will let you create a classic lovely holiday look.
It also comes in a shiny red velvet pouch so you can possibly skip the wrapping paper and place it right under the Christmas tree.
Etude Winter Checkered Special Pouch Kit retails for RM82.80 on Shopee.
Gifts for your best friend
Wunderbath Mini Frostie Christmas Gift Set
With how hot our climate is, we might have to take several showers a day to feel clean. Turn to this gift set filled with adorable Christmas-themed soaps for the perfect present.
The glittery igloo soap smells of apple pine, while the snowman is a berry mint scent, and the gingerbread man is a delicious caramel biscuit scent. This set also comes with a delightful bottle of peppermint essential oil to really level up your Christmas game.
What’s even better is that it comes packed in a gift box and comes with a greeting card so all you have to do is think of who you want to give this to and what to write on the card!
Wunderbath Mini Frostie Christmas Gift Set retails for RM81.20 on Zalora.
Cerro Qreen Fashion Makeup Brush Set
This 10-piece makeup brush set would not only be a great gift for someone who is new to makeup but also someone who is looking to expand their brush collection.
Featuring luxurious wooden handles and purple metal accents, these brushes give off a feeling of royalty. Imagine using these gorgeous brushes as you get ready for your Christmas party.
Gifts for your significant other
Remington Battery Operated All in One Grooming Kit
Help your man keep himself well groomed with this grooming kit with advanced self-sharpening steel blades which also comes with two years of warranty.
The kit comes with three interchangeable attachment heads: a beard trimmer, a mini foil shaver, a linear nose & ear trimmer, and a five-positions adjustable comb.
Remington Battery Operated All in One Grooming Kit retails for RM129 on Zalora.
Abercrombie & Fitch Fragrances Authentic Men Gift Set
Give your significant other the gift of a new scent with this Authentic Men Eau de Toilette and Body Wash combination.
The fragrance has top notes of grapefruit, bergamot, and black pepper, while the middle notes are ginger oil, clary sage, and lavender. What’s left on the bottom notes are clearwood, ambrox, and suede.
Abercrombie & Fitch Fragrances Authentic Men Gift Set retails for RM221.59 on Zalora.
Gifts for your boss
Mario Badescu Mini Mist Collection
These colourful mists are a great gift for your hardworking boss. Small enough to be carried through an airport, these mists let her refresh ger tired complexion whenever she needs to.
Each mist is infused with quenching aloe, with different flavours for each colour. The red one has herbs and rosewater, the green is of cucumber and green tea, the purple is chamomile and lavender, and the orange is sage and orange blossom.
Mario Badescu Mini Mist Collection retails for RM90 on Sephora.
Sephora Collection Holiday Vibes Large Bath & Body Set
Let your boss relax and unwind to holiday vibes with this large bath and body set, which is everything she needs to relax to after a long day of work.
The set contains a cotton flower bubble bath and shower gel, a cotton flower body lotion, a dry body oil, and a vanilla scented candle. We love how they chose the cotton flower scent for this set, which is one of our favourites.
Sephora Collection Holiday Vibes Large Bath & Body Set retails for RM159 on Sephora.