Season’s greetings, Singapore! Struggling for Christmas gift inspiration? Relax — we’ve got this. Our Christmas Gift Guide is packed with ideas sure to satisfy even the trickiest of friends and family members. Seriously, even the really picky ones. Gifts for Secret Santa in office? Gifts for girlfriends or mummies? Totally sorted.
And the rest? Whether you’re buying for those into hand creams, masks or fragrances, we’ve got you covered. Plus, all of these affordable gift ideas can be ordered online within 2-day complimentary shipping for orders over $40. Remember what they say: Just because you’re cheap and lazy doesn’t mean your friends and family have to suffer.1. BURT’S BEES Beeswax Lip Balm
Fill your stocking stuffers with some Burt’s Bees skincare magic! The original, 100% natural lip conditioner that has been soothing dry lips since 1991. This lip reviver promises to restores and maintain a hardworking mush! Containing impressive amounts of coconut, beeswax and sunflower oil, this soothing and cooling lip balm will have you (or your receiver) gliding into lustrous lip heaven. Plus, it fits in any purse or pocket for dry lip therapy any time, any place. Or if you’re looking to glam it up, consider BURT’S BEES Tinted Rose Lip Balm, a tinted, sheer colour balm that enhances lips with a warm, red shade.
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2. CRÈME SIMON Crème Universelle
Based on the original Crème Simon iconic healing cream founded in 1860, this well-loved iconic remedy has over 90% natural ingredients to soothe dry skin and restore long-lasting moisturization to face, body, hands and feet for over 8 hours. This well-loved French remedy is popularized for its ability to plump up visible fine lines around the eyes, soothe redness and skin irritations, heal acute dryness and sunburnt skin, regenerate dry elbows, cracked heels, and moisturize dry cuticles. I mean, who doesn’t love a practical gift?
$68, VIIMART.com — use code XMAS at checkout to enjoy additional 20% off storewide3. CRABTREE & EVELYN Lavender Ultra-Moisturizing Hand Therapy
Lock in lashings of moisture with this classic favourite! Honestly, hand treats are my go-to Christmas presents cause (almost) everyone uses them. Lavender, long renowned for its calming effects, is the perfect thing to lift your senses. Notes of sweet violent, sensual jasmine, tonka bean and musk delight and charm, whilst a whisper of lemon adds zest and energy. Infused with macadamia nut oil, shea butter and lavender oil, this intensive cream nourishes skin so it’s noticeably smoother after each luxurious application.
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4. INNISFREE It’s Real Squeeze Mask
Look no further than the sheet mask, it’s an easy, affordable gift for everyone on your list. Not only do they leave skin feeling hydrated and fresh, they’re downright fun since they make anyone who wears one look ridiculous. With a triple-layered sheet, Innisfree’s sheet masks have a long-lasting moisturizing effect so that the essence can gradually be absorbed into the skin. It further enhances the deep hydration treatment for skin due to its perfect adherence to skin, allowing you to leave this mask for longer without worrying about it dripping or drying.
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5. CAUDALIE Make Up Remover Cleansing Water
Know anyone who’s a makeup guru? She’ll appreciate this soap-free micellar water. A top blogger’s choice when it comes to removing makeup, this cleansing water traps dirt, oil and makeup, as it soothes, moisturizes and softens skin to gently remove impurities and cleanse the complexion without drying out the skin — since water never has to touch the face. There’s no need to rub for a thoroughly cleanse — just a quick swipe — and makeup easily clings to the formula. (We can already imagine how she’ll thank you for saving her minutes before bed).
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6. LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask
While everyone is busy gifting Laneige’s iconic Water Sleeping Mask, how about switching things up for a Lip, or even, NEW Eye Sleeping Mask? If your lips are too chapped for a lip balm to handle, or you’re simply too lazy to carry a lip balm with you everywhere you go — this is your best bet. Infused with raspberries, strawberries, cranberries and blueberries, this overnight lip mask erases dry, flaky dead skin on the clips to realize smooth and supple lips the next morning. With a fragrance that smells so delicious, it literally reminds us of real berries!
(was $27), VIIMART.com — use code XMAS at checkout to enjoy additional 20% off storewide
7. LANCOME Advanced Gènifique Sensitive Dual Concentrate
If you’ve got someone with sensitive skin on your Christmas shopping list, you need to tread carefully when it comes to beauty gifts. But what if you could solve all their problems with a great product? That really would be the gift that keeps giving. The comforting rendition of iconic Advanced Gènifique Youth Activating Concentrate, this dual-antioxidant serum instantly calms distressed skin and protects against environmental aggressors like pollution, infrared radiation, and UVA/B rays for visibly healthy-looking skin. Plus, its clinically-tested to give you a peace of mind (so you can be sure she, nor her skin, would be flaring at you).
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8. THE HISTORY OF WHOO Gongjinhyang Intensive Nutritive Cream (Qi & Jin Cream)
Distressed over what to get for momma’? The woman who taught you everything deserves more than a store-bought card. This thoughtful, handpicked find will remind her that she raised you right. From the heritage Korean label, Gongjinhyang features a secret, royal court’s beauty formula. Blending traditional Korean ingredients with modern science, this luxurious moisturizer protects facial firmness by reducing contour damage caused by aging and environmental factors. With a lightweight, anti-aging formula, it nourishes skin from within to unveil blossoming radiance.
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9. BELIF The True Cream Aqua Bomb
Now here’s something for your K-beauty fanatic girlfriend, or you probably just want to treat the K-beauty die-hard in you. Introducing Korea’s cult favourite gel cream, the Aqua Bomb floods the skin with a rush of refreshing hydration and minimizes the appearance of pores for soft, smooth, supple skin. With an ultra-lightweight, oil-free texture, it’s perfect for the humidity in sunny Singapore as it instantly cools and refreshes skin whilst helping to neutralize skin-damaging free radicals and improve skin elasticity. If you need an extra oomph, the more intensive, Moisturizing Bomb is here for you.
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10. CHLOE Eau de Parfum
Notably one of the most popular items to gift at Christmas, a scent can be one of the most personal and special gifts someone can receive. And it’s hard to ever go wrong with this iconic feminine fragrance suited to a free spirit with an utterly innate sense of chic! Imagine taking a classic rose and ingeniously translating it to a vibrant perfume that’s natural and sexy, yet powdery floral at the same time. The fragrance is a combination of floral powder, sprightly hints of peony and lychee, and the embellishment of springtime freesia. The airy, flirtatious notes drift away to reveal the heady magnolia and lily, as well as subtle imitations of warm amber and elegant cedar.
(was $176), VIIMART.com — use code XMAS at checkout to enjoy additional 20% off storewide