Beauty gift essentials - a guide to shopping for every kind of beauty queen in your life
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The lights are up, the halls are decked and the wine is mulled. The most wonderful time of the year is in full swing and with only a few weeks until the big day, there really isn’t much left time to procrastinate on that all-important Christmas shopping.
Beauty products are always a big hit this time of year, and whether your pals are skincare obsessed, hair crazy or makeup mad we’ve got you covered. Here’s a handy guide on the top beauty essentials guaranteed to light up your loved
For the skincare addict in your life...
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The packaging alone makes this one of the cutest gift sets of the year. These mini crackers include their Amazing Face Moringa Cleansing Balm, Moisture Boost Vit C Cream and a dual action cleansing cloth - perfect for the pamper night your bestie truly deserves after a long, hard year. The full sized products would cost you a whopping £96, so for
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At the higher price of £39.50 (but currently on sale for £33.57 in Debenhams), this is one is for those you tend to splash out a bit extra on. Another product in stunning packaging - this set includes the Total Moisture Facial Cream, Browvo! Conditioning Primer, It’s Potent! Eye Cream and Instant Comeback Facial Serum. Although this is a pricier option, it’s worth noting that all these products are full size, so this set is a real treat.
For the hair queen of your squad...
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The rest of these sets are also definitely worth checking out, including a Men’s Edit (£20), a Luxe Edit (£40.60), and a Vegan Edit (£40).
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The ‘90s effect clearly isn’t going away anytime soon and scrunchies are a really cute and comfortable way to spruce up an up-do. This set of ten in an assortment of neutral colours has something to match every outfit, meaning your bestie will never have to go scrunchie-less again. The whole set retails for £15 and at £1.50 per scrunchie, this gift is affordable as well as super cute.
And finally, for the one that just can’t get enough makeup…
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Let’s face it, anyone who claims to have enough nude lipsticks in their life is lying. They’re such an easy go-to for any makeup look and are so easy to maintain throughout the day. This set includes ‘Patina’, a dusty rose matte, ‘Illuminaire Shimmer’ a warm caramel shade and ‘Miele Shimmer’, another dusty rose shade but with a shimmery finish. These minis are perfect for on-the-go topping up and are available for £22. What makeup junkie wouldn’t be delighted to find these under the tree?
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Brushes are such an important tool for makeup application, but they can often work out quite expensive. To help you out, Boots has created this bundle of
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