Christmas is quickly upon us and gatherings and gift exchanges are almost here. Have you been diligently planning your gifts, or have you been so busy that it slipped your mind and now you’re panicking on what to buy last minute?
If you’re in the latter group, we have a list of last-minute gift ideas that you can hopefully find some inspiration, so you don’t have to go the gift card or cash route.
- 1. L’Occitane Holiday Hand Creams
- 2. Body & Earth Spa Luxetique Body Care Spa Gift Box
- 3. Burt’s Bees Mistletoe Kiss Lip Balm Gift Set
- 4. MAC Cosmetics My 10th Anniversary: Mac x Sephora Lipstick Duo
- 5. Nails Inc Super Sexy Strong Nail Polish Set
- 6. Velvet Vanity Mindful Mug + Eyes, Lips, Cheeks Holiday Gift Set
- 7. Peripera All Take Mood Palette Teteum Set
- 8. The Olive Tree Spring Blossom Hair Care Set
1. L’Occitane Holiday Hand Creams
Nothing says quite like a last-minute gift than a hand cream. But these holiday hand creams – Winter Walk, Holiday Almond, Holiday Shea, and Shea Delicate – are not only decorated in festive images worthy of the holiday season but there’s a hidden secret to them.
These hand creams dispense their product into adorable little stars, which will no doubt bring a smile on your loved one’s face when they finally open and use the gift.
2. Body & Earth Spa Luxetique Body Care Spa Gift Box
Give the gift of a pampering spa day at home with this gift box filled with body care goodies. The set includes a 3-in-1 bar soap, hand cream, body lotion, bubble bath, shower gel, and reusable burlap linen bag.
If you’re not a fan of rose, they also have several different flavours including Vanilla, Lavender, and Ocean. This gift is not only perfect for Christmas but could be great for any festive occasion.
The Body & Earth Spa Luxetique Body Care Spa Gift Box retails for RM56 on Shopee.
3. Burt’s Bees Mistletoe Kiss Lip Balm Gift Set
Your loved one will have the perfect pucker with this gift set. This set includes three lip products to get ready for the mistletoe.
It includes a pomegranate lip balm to keep your lips perfectly moisturised, and a tinted lip balm and lip shimmer to elevate the look. The shimmer is also super hydrating as its infused with sunflower oil, vitamin E, and peppermint oil.
The Burt’s Bees Mistletoe Kiss Lip Balm Gift Set retails for RM74.90 on Sephora.
4. MAC Cosmetics My 10th Anniversary: Mac x Sephora Lipstick Duo
Have you read our article on MAC lipsticks that work best on Asian skin tones? If so you might be excited to know that this limited edition set includes both shades we’ve recommended so you know they’ll look perfect on you.
This set includes two full-sized matte lipsticks: the brand’s most iconic, award-winning, and best-selling red lipstick shade called Ruby Woo, and a moderately warm-toned, rosy light brown, holy grail nude called Velvet Teddy. Plus, there’s an included red pouch to keep your lippies in.
The MAC Cosmetics My 10th Anniversary: Mac x Sephora Lipstick Duo retails for RM126 on Sephora.
5. Nails Inc Super Sexy Strong Nail Polish Set
Those who love at home manicures will want to make a statement with these chic nail colours. Shade ‘Power suits you’ is a full-coverage black with platinum silver shimmer, while ‘Subtle Silhouette’ is a sheer pastel nude.
We especially love the contrast between the two different shades, which could be cool to mix and match with.
The Nails Inc Super Sexy Strong Nail Polish Set retails for RM80 on Sephora.
6. Velvet Vanity Mindful Mug + Eyes, Lips, Cheeks Holiday Gift Set
Local brand Velvet Vanity has come up with a beautiful bundle of goodies with this gift set which has cute stickers, an inspiring mug, and a selection of beauty products.
The selection of beauty products includes a mascara, liquid shadow, glide-on lipstick, and cheek colour; everything you need to create a beautiful everyday look.
The Velvet Vanity Mindful Mug + Eyes, Lips, Cheeks Holiday Gift Set retails for RM150 on Velvet Vanity’s website.
7. Peripera All Take Mood Palette Teteum Set
Makeup fans and those who enjoy cute things will adore this Christmas gift set. It includes the All Take Mood Palette 10 Teteum Brown and Ink Velvet in shade Nutty Nude.
We really dig the subtle nude and pink shimmers in the eyeshadow palette, which could be great to experiment with.
The Peripera All Take Mood Palette Teteum Set retails for RM126 on Zalora.
8. The Olive Tree Spring Blossom Hair Care Set
Our hair definitely needs some tender love and care after this year. Why not give the gift of fabulously smelling tresses with this pillow mist and shampoo set?
The Spring Blossom shampoo is infused with argan oil, pink grapefruit, rose geranium, ylang ylang, and sweet orange, while the pillow mist features lavender, orange, cedarwood, and frankincense.
The Olive Tree Spring Blossom Hair Care Set retails for RM99.90 on Zalora.