November 04, 2021

The Gritty Pretty Christmas Gift Guide

The festive season is upon us!

We’ve all been there. Entering into a false sense of security that ‘Christmas is months away!’ only to realise that, in fact, the season of gift giving is right around the corner. No one likes a last minute Christmas dash to the shopping centre (it should be illegal to have that many people in a Westfield car park at any given time), so it’s best to get in early to ensure your festive season is seamless, stress-free and—if you’re really lucky—perhaps even relaxing.

But before you jump online and aimlessly order gift pack after gift pack, it pays to do a little research about which ones will leave smiles on the dials for months to come. So, without further adieu, allow us to walk you through Gritty Pretty’s Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide. You’re going to want to bookmark this page.

Fragrance

Dior J’Adore Infinimisse Eau De Parfum

The perfect fragrance for the person who has everything, the Dior J’Adore Infinimisse EDP is sunshine in a bottle. Opening with notes of Centifolia Rose, Jasmine Sambac and Ylang-Ylang, this fragrance is the perfect bright, summery scent for your nearest and dearest. Grounded in woody accents of creamy Sandalwood, we can guarantee a very happy recipient if you add this to your cart.

Buy now: Dior J’Adore Infinimisse Eau De Parfum, $266 at Dior.

 

Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl Eau De Parfum

A great gift for the sassy girl in your life, the Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl EDP is the ultimate flirty fragrance. With notes of redcurrant, exotic lychee, vetiver and vanilla, the sultry scent is playful yet sophisticated. Housed in a striking red-lacquered stiletto, it is sure to be a showstopper under the tree.

Buy now: Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl Eau De Parfum, $218 at Myer.

 

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum EDP

We can’t leave the boys behind! An oriental aromatic fragrance, the Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum, is the ultimate opposites attract scent. Opening with the brightness of sage, green bergamot and pepper, the scent is rounded out by the darkness of tonka beans, cocoa and amber wood making for a rich, masculine scent.

Buy now: Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum EDP, $147 at Myer.

Skincare

Elizabeth Arden All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box

If you know of a diehard Elizabeth Arden devotee (don’t we all), then you’ll love the All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box. Available for $200, the box contains nine skincare and makeup favourites, including the iconic Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Ceramide Capsules as well as the Ceramide Purifying Cream Cleanser, Prevage Anti-Ageing Daily Serum, Superstart Skin Renewal Booster and more. Valued at $374, it is a true Christmas miracle.

Buy now: Elizabeth Arden All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box, $200 at Elizabeth Arden.

 

Furtuna Skin Biphase Moisturising Oil

Buy now: Furtuna Skin Biphase Moisturising Oil, $305 at Onda Beauty.

 

Caudalie My First Hydration Pack

Buy now: Caudalie My First Hydration Pack, $42 from Sephora.

 

Chanel Sublimage Le Baume

If a luxury gift is what you’re after, look no further than the Chanel Sublimage Le Baume. This regenerating, protecting and soothing balm contains vanilla planifolia and vanilla enfleurage oil to calm the skin into comfort. Denser and silkier than a cream, the skin feels nourished, soothed and smoothed after each use. Radiance is restored!

Buy now: Chanel Sublimage Le Baume, $495 at Myer.

 

Hunter Lab Lipid Vitamin Cleansing Oil

Buy now: Hunter Lab Lipid Vitamin Cleansing Oil, $56 at Hunter Lab.

 

Aesop The Advocate Gift Kit

Buy now: Aesop The Advocate Gift Kit, $115 at Aesop.

 

Body Care

Clarins Tonic Body Oil

If you’ve got a body care lover on your hands, the Clarins Tonic Body Oil is guaranteed to be a hit. A cult-classic product for a reason, this moisturising and toning body oil is made from 100 percent pure plant extracts (including rosemary, geranium and mint) to firm, tone and improve the elasticity of the skin. Be prepared for squeals of delight when this one is unwrapped.

Buy now: Clarins Tonic Body Oil, $73 at Clarins.

 

Fenty Skin Mini Body Scrub + Moisturiser Duo

Buy now: Fenty Skin Mini Body Scrub + Moisturiser Duo, $40 at Sephora.

 

Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set

For the tan-o-holic in your life, the Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set is the ultimate summer Christmas gift.

Buy now: Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set, $48.50 at Sephora.

 

Emma Lewisham Illuminating Face & Body Oil

Nourished, hydrated and shimmering summer skin in a bottle.

Buy now: Emma Lewisham Illuminating Face & Body Oil, $88 at Emma Lewisham.

Makeup

Clarins Lip Comfort Oil

Ask any beauty editor what their favourite lip oil is and you’ll likely get one answer: the Clarins Lip Comfort Oil. The perfect stocking stuffer, this innovative formula is rich in plant-based active ingredients to care for your lips while also providing a beautiful subtle tint. With nutrition and comfort front of mind, this non-sticky oil leaves a luminous finish with a subtle sweet taste.

Buy now: Clarins Lip Comfort Oil, $37 from Clarins.

 

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Universe Unlocked

Iconic for a reason, you can rely on Hourglass to win you some serious brownie points when it comes to Christmas gifting. The new limited edition Universe Unlocked Ambient Lighting palette features two bestselling and three brand-new shades of the groundbreaking finishing powder to leave you luminous in all the right places. If you have a makeup lover on your list, consider your hunt for the perfect gift over.

Buy now: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Universe Unlocked, $114 from Mecca.

 

Gucci Beauté Palette Des Yeux

It’s Gucci. Need we say more?

Buy now: Gucci Beauté Palette Des Yeux, $230 from Gucci.

Hair

Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Masque

Buy now: Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Masque, $92 from Oribe.

 

R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner

Perfect for the sun lover in your life, the R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner is the perfect hair care companion. This protective, shine-enhancing leave-in is designed to nourish all hair types while offering shine and a light hold. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free!

Buy now: R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner, $49 from Adore Beauty.

 

Virtue Best Selling Blockbuster Pack

Buy now: Virtue Best Selling Blockbuster Pack, $170 from Adore Beauty.

 

R+Co Television Perfect Hair Collection

Buy now: R+Co Television Perfect Hair Collection, $101 from R+Co.

Lifestyle

Diptyque Carousel Candle Set Amber & Feu De Bois

Nothing says Christmas quite like Diptyque, so we think you deserve to add this candle set to your own wishlist. Perfect for bringing a festive touch to the home, the Feu de Bois and Ambre candles, when lit, set the carousel turning, projecting enchanting light and shadow effects across the room. Almost a piece of art, this carousel will have guests coming back for more.

Buy now: Diptyque Carousel Candle Set Amber & Feu De Bois, $178 from Mecca.

 

Bose Quiet Comfort Earbuds

If you need to block out the noise of your family bickering during Christmas lunch, these earbuds are the perfect present to find underneath the tree.

Buy now: Bose Quiet Comfort Earbuds, $399.95 from Bose.

 

Cilk Beauty Daily Radiance Collagen Powder

Buy now: Cilk Beauty Daily Radiance Collagen Powder, $89.95 from Cilk.

 

Pearl By Par Olive Marine Collagen Superpowder

Buy now: Pearl By Par Olive Marine Collagen Superpowder, $85 from Pearl By Par Olive.

Fragrance

Dior J’Adore Infinimisse Eau De Parfum

The perfect fragrance for the person who has everything, the Dior J’Adore Infinimisse EDP is sunshine in a bottle. Opening with notes of Centifolia Rose, Jasmine Sambac and Ylang-Ylang, this fragrance is the perfect bright, summery scent for your nearest and dearest. Grounded in woody accents of creamy Sandalwood, we can guarantee a very happy recipient if you add this to your cart.

Buy now: Dior J’Adore Infinimisse Eau De Parfum, $266 at Dior.

 

Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl Eau De Parfum

A great gift for the sassy girl in your life, the Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl EDP is the ultimate flirty fragrance. With notes of redcurrant, exotic lychee, vetiver and vanilla, the sultry scent is playful yet sophisticated. Housed in a striking red-lacquered stiletto, it is sure to be a showstopper under the tree.

Buy now: Carolina Herrera Very Good Girl Eau De Parfum, $218 at Myer.

 

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum EDP

We can’t leave the boys behind! An oriental aromatic fragrance, the Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum, is the ultimate opposites attract scent. Opening with the brightness of sage, green bergamot and pepper, the scent is rounded out by the darkness of tonka beans, cocoa and amber wood making for a rich, masculine scent.

Buy now: Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Le Parfum EDP, $147 at Myer.

Skincare

Elizabeth Arden All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box

If you know of a diehard Elizabeth Arden devotee (don’t we all), then you’ll love the All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box. Available for $200, the box contains nine skincare and makeup favourites, including the iconic Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C Ceramide Capsules as well as the Ceramide Purifying Cream Cleanser, Prevage Anti-Ageing Daily Serum, Superstart Skin Renewal Booster and more. Valued at $374, it is a true Christmas miracle.

Buy now: Elizabeth Arden All I Want For Christmas Beauty Box, $200 at Elizabeth Arden.

 

Furtuna Skin Biphase Moisturising Oil

Buy now: Furtuna Skin Biphase Moisturising Oil, $305 at Onda Beauty.

 

Caudalie My First Hydration Pack

Buy now: Caudalie My First Hydration Pack, $42 from Sephora.

 

Chanel Sublimage Le Baume

If a luxury gift is what you’re after, look no further than the Chanel Sublimage Le Baume. This regenerating, protecting and soothing balm contains vanilla planifolia and vanilla enfleurage oil to calm the skin into comfort. Denser and silkier than a cream, the skin feels nourished, soothed and smoothed after each use. Radiance is restored!

Buy now: Chanel Sublimage Le Baume, $495 at Myer.

 

Hunter Lab Lipid Vitamin Cleansing Oil

Buy now: Hunter Lab Lipid Vitamin Cleansing Oil, $56 at Hunter Lab.

 

Aesop The Advocate Gift Kit

Buy now: Aesop The Advocate Gift Kit, $115 at Aesop.

 

Body Care

Clarins Tonic Body Oil

If you’ve got a body care lover on your hands, the Clarins Tonic Body Oil is guaranteed to be a hit. A cult-classic product for a reason, this moisturising and toning body oil is made from 100 percent pure plant extracts (including rosemary, geranium and mint) to firm, tone and improve the elasticity of the skin. Be prepared for squeals of delight when this one is unwrapped.

Buy now: Clarins Tonic Body Oil, $73 at Clarins.

 

Fenty Skin Mini Body Scrub + Moisturiser Duo

Buy now: Fenty Skin Mini Body Scrub + Moisturiser Duo, $40 at Sephora.

 

Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set

For the tan-o-holic in your life, the Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set is the ultimate summer Christmas gift.

Buy now: Tan Luxe Super Glow Gift Set, $48.50 at Sephora.

 

Emma Lewisham Illuminating Face & Body Oil

Nourished, hydrated and shimmering summer skin in a bottle.

Buy now: Emma Lewisham Illuminating Face & Body Oil, $88 at Emma Lewisham.

Makeup

Clarins Lip Comfort Oil

Ask any beauty editor what their favourite lip oil is and you’ll likely get one answer: the Clarins Lip Comfort Oil. The perfect stocking stuffer, this innovative formula is rich in plant-based active ingredients to care for your lips while also providing a beautiful subtle tint. With nutrition and comfort front of mind, this non-sticky oil leaves a luminous finish with a subtle sweet taste.

Buy now: Clarins Lip Comfort Oil, $37 from Clarins.

 

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Universe Unlocked

Iconic for a reason, you can rely on Hourglass to win you some serious brownie points when it comes to Christmas gifting. The new limited edition Universe Unlocked Ambient Lighting palette features two bestselling and three brand-new shades of the groundbreaking finishing powder to leave you luminous in all the right places. If you have a makeup lover on your list, consider your hunt for the perfect gift over.

Buy now: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Universe Unlocked, $114 from Mecca.

 

Gucci Beauté Palette Des Yeux

It’s Gucci. Need we say more?

Buy now: Gucci Beauté Palette Des Yeux, $230 from Gucci.

Hair

Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Masque

Buy now: Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Masque, $92 from Oribe.

 

R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner

Perfect for the sun lover in your life, the R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner is the perfect hair care companion. This protective, shine-enhancing leave-in is designed to nourish all hair types while offering shine and a light hold. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free!

Buy now: R+Co Suncatcher Vitamin C Boosting Leave-In Conditioner, $49 from Adore Beauty.

 

Virtue Best Selling Blockbuster Pack

Buy now: Virtue Best Selling Blockbuster Pack, $170 from Adore Beauty.

 

R+Co Television Perfect Hair Collection

Buy now: R+Co Television Perfect Hair Collection, $101 from R+Co.

Lifestyle

Diptyque Carousel Candle Set Amber & Feu De Bois

Nothing says Christmas quite like Diptyque, so we think you deserve to add this candle set to your own wishlist. Perfect for bringing a festive touch to the home, the Feu de Bois and Ambre candles, when lit, set the carousel turning, projecting enchanting light and shadow effects across the room. Almost a piece of art, this carousel will have guests coming back for more.

Buy now: Diptyque Carousel Candle Set Amber & Feu De Bois, $178 from Mecca.

 

Bose Quiet Comfort Earbuds

If you need to block out the noise of your family bickering during Christmas lunch, these earbuds are the perfect present to find underneath the tree.

Buy now: Bose Quiet Comfort Earbuds, $399.95 from Bose.

 

Cilk Beauty Daily Radiance Collagen Powder

Buy now: Cilk Beauty Daily Radiance Collagen Powder, $89.95 from Cilk.

 

Pearl By Par Olive Marine Collagen Superpowder

Buy now: Pearl By Par Olive Marine Collagen Superpowder, $85 from Pearl By Par Olive.

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