Load up fine fragrance, deluxe creams and stocking fillers this Christmas. We bring you seven foolproof brands to deliver instant joy on Christmas morning
Who doesn't love a little black Chanel bag underneath the tree? Fill yours this Christmas with the velvety La Crème Main hand cream (£45), housed in an ergonomic, chic egg-shaped pod. Other hero products include the Volume Mascara (£26), which does exactly what it says on the tube, and the LES BEIGES Healthy Glow Foundation with SPF 25 (£37).
Immunocologie specialises in luxurious skincare created using sustainably sourced, natural ingredients. The most popular product, the Vital Clay Mask, amassed a 3,000-strong waiting list on Cult Beauty earlier this year and for good reason. Created by skincare wizard Karen Ballou, these products brighten, tighten and protect, while the sleek black bottles also look supremely chic in your bathroom too. Immunocologie has released a Luminous Set for Christmas, featuring a nourishing face serum and body lotion worth £230.
The Luminous Set is priced at £150 (worth £230); Vital Clay mask priced at £120; cultbeauty.com
When it comes to volume and texture, Oribe products really are next level. The Dry Texturizing Spray (£41) and Grandiose Plumping Mouse (£39) are your secret weapons for full, fabulous hair, while the Gold Lust Dry Shampoo (£39) helps to retain gloss and bounce for days. All products also come in dinky stocking-friendly travel sizes too (from £19).
The REN day & night duo, which includes the lauded Bio Retinoid™ Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Oil, is both reasonably priced and extremely effective. The British, plant-based brand also offers a bounty of beautifully fragranced body washes, creams and candles infused with natural oils, which are perfect for underneath the tree.
The day & night duo is priced at £60; renskincare.com
5. Tom Ford
Anything created by Tom Ford is a winner in our book but these highly pigmented eyeshadows in festive metallic hues have the edge this season, housed in a signature gold-trimmed palette (£40). The provocative new fragrance pictured below is also an irreverently wonderful way to tell somebody they are truly fabulous this Christmas (£205).
Say it with Sisley this Christmas. The luxury French brand has been consistently raising the bar in fragrance and skincare since 1972. Present-perfect fragrant lotions and magic potions include the revered rose-infused creams; the Eau de Sisley perfume range and the iconic All-Day-All-Year moisturiser (£245).
7. Windle & Moodie
Enriched with white tea and hydrating Tahitian Monoi oil, Windle & Moodie’s Nourishing Treatment shampoo and conditioner launched earlier this year to instant acclaim. This wonder duo helps create a manageable, glossy mane that will bounce all through the holidays.
From £21, spacenk.com