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Looking for the perfect gift for the beauty fanatic in your life? This curated list of the best skincare and make-up gift sets will sure to delight them.


In the spirit of Christmas, Aesop has launched 'Anatomy of Generosity', a collection of gift kits designed to honour and encourage everyday acts of kindness. Each of the gift kits—The Advocate, The Forager, The Mentor, The Listener and The Protector—contains a carefully selected curation of Aesop's beloved beauty offerings and is partnered with five different charity groups, to which The Aesop Foundation has pledged long-term support and donated US$70,000, regardless of sales. 

Available at Aesop boutiques in Malaysia

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Dr. Jart+

Bestsellers from Dr. Jart+'s cult favourite Cicapair range—the Calming Gel Cream and Re-Cover SPF 40/PA+++ CC Cream—come in a gift set that doubles as a Christmas tree ornament. 

Available at all Sephora stores.

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For the ultimate luxury beauty gift, mix and match Guerlain's best products, from the classic Parure Gold liquid foundation and Aqua Allegoria fragrances in the French luxury beauty house's iconic glass bottles to the brand new Abeille Royale Double R Renew and Repair Serum and Abeille Royale Advanced Youth Watery Oil. 

Available at Parkson, SOGO and Isetan. 

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Fenty Beauty

This Christmas, Rihanna wraps up one of her first and most favourite Fenty Beauty products, the Gloss Bomb lipgloss, in two gorgeous gift sets: the Glosse Posse: Fantasy 4Sum Collection and Resting Peach Face Duo with mini Gloss Bombs.

The global popstar has also dropped two new palettes for the eyes and the face—the limited-edition Bomb Posse Mega Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette and Diamond Bomb Triple Drip All-Over Diamond Veil Palette—to create the perfect festive looks and probably distract her fans from the fact yet another year has passed without her promised next album. 

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Drunk Elephant

Travelling during the holidays? Drunk Elephant has just what you need to keep your skin in tip top shape. The Trunk 5.0 provides the super-potent Protini Powerpeptide line as well as eight of their other best-selling products, such as the Lala Retro Whipped Cream and B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum—all in full sizes. 

If you're looking for a something a little lighter to bring on your travels, you can also try their smaller gift sets that focus on refining and brightening

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Save on the wrapping paper with these gorgeous Malin+Goetz holiday gift boxes inspired by late New York graphic artist, Milton Glaser. Try the duo of rum hand+body wash and body lotion in the Make It A Double set or the winning combo of grapefruit face cleanser, vitamin e face moisturiser and detox face mask in the Saving Face set. 

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Glow Recipe

Get your holiday glow with Glow Recipe's Glossy Skin Spell skincare set, featuring their fruity Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops and Watermelon Pink Juice Oil-Free Moisturiser. 

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Fenty Skin

Pamper yourself or your loved ones this Christmas with these luxurious Fenty Skin gift sets. Whether it's levelling up your night time beauty routine with a powerful combination of pore-refining toner, overnight recovery cream and ultra-hydrating lip balm in the Before-Bed Skincare Set or just indulging in a steamy shower with Fenty Skin's beloved body scrub and moisturiser duo, these gift sets guarantee rest and relaxation during the festive season. 

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Find the best of Caudalie's natural beauty products in sustainable packaging made from recycled plastic. From classic Vinopure and Beauty Elixir skincare ranges to lush hand creams and bodycare for a luxury spa experience at home, Caudalie's Christmas gift sets come in all sizes, perfect for filling stockings or a bigger surprise for your loved ones. 

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Ren Clean Skincare

Giving new meaning to the heartwarming Christmas lyrics, Ren Clean Skincare are offering two gift sets, 'All is Calm' and 'All is Bright'. The former is suited for those with sensitive skin prone to redness with a relaxing antioxidant-rich day cream and overnight recovery balm infused with nourishing oils from olive, almond, jojoba, and linseed.

The latter is a more focused gift set of the Ready Steady Daily AHA Glow Tonic and Overnight Dark Spot Sleeping Screen to wake up on Christmas morning with bright and glowing skin. 

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KENS Apothecary

Instead of French hens and turtle doves, celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with KENS Apothecary's beauty advent calendar that will keep the festive spirit alive well into the new year. 

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