Lots of pictures are going to be taken at Christmas parties, especially as large gatherings are finally possible this year. So we understand if you feel like you need an extra hand at looking stunning this holiday season.
Here’s everything from skincare to makeup that you’ll need to get yourself ready for the party season.
Serene SkinLab Christmas bundles
Here’s something to prep your skin with before you get your party started. Your skin has been subjected to lots of environmental stressors this year, and this Christmas bundle is what you need to rejuvenate your skin.
Get two products from Serene SkinLab and you’ll get a free gift with purchase. If your purchase is greater than S$150, you’ll get to redeem a free sunscreen and if it’s below S$150 you’ll get a free guasha. Either way, you’ll get something for free!
Consider the Renew Mask (S$68) that recharges your skin while you sleep. Jam packed with nourishing ingredients like ginseng, angelica, jojoba, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide, you’ll get radiant skin that’s plumped and ready for the next day’s partying.
For your second product, why not go for the Calming Repair Cream (S$45)? This has proven skincare ingredients including hyaluronic acid, squalene, ceramides, and lipids that provide deep hydration and repair the skin.
Serene SkinLab Christmas bundles are available at its website.
Porcelain Cryro Freeze 2-in-1 Home Spa Kit
You’re in for a cooling treat with this Home Spa Kit that’s designed for the holiday season. Pop the Cryo Stainless Steel Gua Sha Plate and the Cryo Stainless Steel Facial Roller into the fridge and then massage away.
Using these two cooling massage tools will help lift and tone your facial contours, as well as reduce puffiness and inflammation.
Your face will be picture-ready after just a few minutes of massaging.
Porcelain Cryro Freeze 2-in-1 Home Spa Kit retails for S$52, available at the Porcelain website.
Burberry Ultimate Glow Cushion (Holiday Limited Edition)
To achieve a youthful glow complete with full coverage, you can never go wrong with this serum-like cushion foundation. Containing hydrating ingredients, this ultra-luxurious foundation delivers a dewy finish.
What’s more we love that in the cushion format, you can easily bring it everywhere for on-the-go touch-ups. With its gorgeous case, we’re pretty sure you’d want to flaunt it at parties too!
Burberry Ultimate Glow Cushion (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$100, available at Sephora.
Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop’Lit All-Over Glow Illuminator
The holiday season is all about getting your glow on so if you don’t need a lot of coverage, we’ll suggest you go for a skin tint that illuminates your kin.
This glow-enhancer has a sheer formula that will help reduce the look of pores and brighten the skin for an ethereal glow.
Plus, it won’t flake or crack since it has hydrating skincare ingredients that will give your skin a moisturising perk-up.
Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop’Lit All-Over Glow Illuminator retails for S$54, available at Sephora.
KVD Beauty Dazzle Vegan Eyeshadow Sticks
One swipe of these eyeshadow sticks and you’ll get the perfect eye look to dazzle the room. Reach for these limited edition shades that will deliver a multidimensional shimmer.
For a festive look, pop on Heat Burst (a deep red ruby) or Green Flash (an intense jade hue). Besides its pigment-packed formula, you’ll also love the shimmery look it creates without any messy loose glitter.
KVD Beauty Dazzle Vegan Eyeshadow Sticks retails for S$40, available at Sephora.
Hourglass Phantom Volumizing Glossy Balm
The glossy balms of Hourglass have been receiving high praise from users on Xiao Hong Shu so this set needs to be part of your Christmas preparations.
You’ll get their best-selling rose shade, Slip, as well as Rouse 180, which is a new berry red colour.
Your lips won’t feel sticky or uncomfortable throughout your party since it features a unique blend of emollients and oil.
Every swipe on your lips with this glossy balm will leave your lips looking smooth, plump, and luscious.
Hourglass Phantom Volumizing Glossy Balm retails for S$85, available at Sephora.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Crystal Dimension Eyeliner (Holiday Limited Edition)
Go big or go home this festive season and give your eyes an extra pop of colour with this limited edition eyeliner.
It is a multi-chrome liquid eyeliner that features a universally flattering shade of pink that gives you a stunning, shimmering look.
With unique trio-pearl pigments for high-impact colour, this creates a colour-changing finish. It’s also infused with diamond powder to give you a luminous glow.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Crystal Dimension Eyeliner (Holiday Limited Edition) retails for S$52, available at Sephora.
ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara 52 Rust Red
Want to stand out from the party crowd with minimal effort? A burgundy mascara will do the trick!
Don’t get turned off by the unconventional colour just yet, this shade is not as striking and jarring as you think. We think it’s the perfect subtle maroon that will put you in the right mood for the festivities. Consider coating every lash with it, or just at the tips after you’ve applied your regular black mascara.
On top of that, its formula features camellia oil, royal jelly extract, argan oil, and wild rose oil to further condition your lashes.
ISEHAN Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & Curl Mascara 52 Rust Red retails for S$19.35, available at Yesstyle.
SKINFOOD Peach Cotton Multi Finish Powder
A holiday look isn’t complete without finishing touches to hold it together. This finish powder is a great option for you to explore.
With ultra-fine powders, it can be used at the start of your routine to set foundation or used after give your skin a flawless, air-brushed finish.
The micro-silica powder it boasts absorbs oil and sweat for a matte complexion all day long with minimal touch-ups.
Lastly, there’s even peach and sake extracts infused in its formula. These help soothe sensitive skin so you won’t get any irritation or inflammation.
SKINFOOD Peach Cotton Multi Finish Powder retails for S$16.14, available at Yesstyle.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dewy Set Setting Spray
Seal in your entire look and make sure it doesn’t wear off in the middle of your celebrations with this setting spray that gives you a dewy glow.
Your skin will look hydrated and fresh throughout the day with this spray that is infused with moisturising ingredients.
A dewy setting spray like this is sure to give you an ethereal glow, making you the belle at every ball.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dewy Set Setting Spray retails for S$51, available at Sephora.
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