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The Ultimate Grooming & Skincare Christmas Guide 2023


Skincare and Grooming

Welcome to the ultimate grooming and skincare Christmas gift guide—a meticulously curated collection handpicked by our devoted team of editors. After months of dedicated testing, we’ve sifted through the world of luxury skincare and grooming products to bring you a selection that not only oozes quality but delivers tangible results. Say goodbye to the guesswork because this isn't your ordinary gift guide—this is the gold standard, the pinnacle of comprehensive curation.


We've taken the hassle out of your holiday shopping. Each product featured in this guide has been rigorously tried, tested, and vetted by our experts. So, whether you’re shopping for the skincare aficionado or the grooming guru in your life, rest assured, you’re getting more than just a gift; you’re giving the promise of effective luxury—products that don’t just look good on the shelf but actually deliver on their promises. Get ready to discover the most sought-after, high-performance skincare and grooming essentials—this is the ultimate holiday gift guide, meticulously crafted for you.




Introducing your skin's new energising BFF—the ultimate glow-inducing mask that's here to transform dullness into luminosity! Get ready to radiate with this Brightening/AHA Mask, a refreshing gel packed with the goodness of wild Arctic cloudberry vinegar and a natural AHA peeling complex.


Picture this: a delightful, invigorating texture brimming with the brightening powers of Vitamin C-rich wild Arctic cloudberry, the soothing embrace of Nordic calendula petals, and the pure hydration of Arctic spring water. It's not just a mask; it's a revitalising spa moment in a jar!


You'll be sure to experience the instant rush of freshness as your skin basks in a natural, lit-from-within glow. This isn't just skincare; it's a transformative journey to awaken your skin's vitality. Elevate your festive self-care routine with this glow-boosting marvel—it's the perfect gift for yourself or anyone seeking that radiant holiday glow!




Step into a new era of skincare evolution with this brand's groundbreaking formulas—crafted by leading experts and rooted in science. Elevating CBD skincare to unprecedented heights, Skin Bureaux products are meticulously designed to combat inflammation, the silent force that hastens the signs of ageing. What's their secret? Harnessing the incredible power of sustainably sourced CBD and CBG, a dynamic duo celebrated for remarkable anti-inflammatory properties.


Imagine a skincare symphony orchestrated by this powerful CBD and CBG blend, along with a league of skin-loving ingredients—vitamins C, E, and B5, ferulic acid, chebula fruit extract, niacinamide, and hyaluronic acid. This symphony doesn't just protect against daily environmental stressors like pollution, blue light, and UV exposure; it's a golden ticket to radiant, resilient skin.


Experience the remarkable transformation as this innovative blend works tirelessly to diminish fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and loss of elasticity, all while enhancing your skin's overall health. It's not just skincare; it's a radiant revolution waiting to grace your beauty routine this festive season.



Let's step into a world of concentrated, weightless hydration with our skin's new best friend – Amala's Skin Plumping Hyaluronic Serum! If you're dreaming of a youthful, vibrant complexion this holiday season, this is your ultimate go-to. Packed with a turbo-charged dose of Hyaluronic Acid, it’s a potent potion that revitalises, rehydrates, and brings a whole new level of plumpness to your skin.


Crafted with the finest botanicals such as red algae extract, rose of Jericho, and tamarind seed extract, this serum isn't just about hydration—it's about sparking your skin’s natural brilliance. Picture this: fine lines seem to fade away, firmness returns and your skin radiates a newfound vitality. Thanks to a unique blend of anti-ageing superstars, this serum repairs and fortifies your skin, shielding it from the harsh elements while offering a velvety, luminous complexion.





Step into the world of SACHI’s skincare marvel—the You Set The Tone Duo II! Unwrapping this set is like opening a treasure chest with the most jaw-dropping, show-stopping packaging. But let's talk about the real magic inside. This dynamic duo is designed to bring out your skin’s radiance, targeting the ever-elusive goals of brightness, firmness, and that enviable plumpness we all crave.


The Triphala Pigmentation Corrector is a game-changer, a precision formula crafted to tackle uneven skin tone, those persistent dark spots, and pesky hyperpigmentation. Enter the Ursolic Acid & Retinal Overnight Reform, a powerhouse that teams up with the Triphala Corrector to elevate your skincare routine to new heights. Together, they wage a war against blemishes, congestion, and dullness, triggering cell turnover for that coveted, revived glow.


Don’t just take our word for it—here are the numbers: clinically proven to brighten skin by a whopping 30.5% in just 28 days! But that's not all—92% reported a more even skin tone, 91% would happily recommend this magical treatment, and 82% saw visible improvements in skin discolouration.


This holiday season, give yourself or your loved ones the gift of radiant, beautifully transformed skin. SACHI’s promise isn't just in their words; it's backed by results. Experience the difference and glow brighter this Christmas!




Indulge in luxury with Athletia's Scalp & Hair Care Trial Kit! This captivating kit includes ample samples of the brand's award-winning sulfate-free shampoo and scalp & hair treatment, providing a week of lavish self-care.


Their sulfate-free shampoo, a celebrated Beauty Award winner, isn’t just a cleanser—it’s a scalp revitaliser infused with botanical extracts that refresh and invigorate. Just as fertile soil nourishes thriving plants, this Scalp Care series is meticulously designed to revive your scalp, fostering a healthy environment for gorgeous hair.


So this Christmas incorporate this luxurious scalp treatment into your routine—a velvety combination perfect for blissful scalp massages. Promoting better blood circulation, and revitalising your scalp without any greasiness, while hydrating dry strands you will have effortlessly manageable hair in no time.




The men in our lives often forget that grooming is not only for the face and with the skin being our largest organ of the body, it is essential to take care of it as a whole. 


So for the Gents in your lives, here's a grooming secret: taking care of your skin is about more than just your face—it's an all-over affair. This holiday season, gift the essential grooming indulgence they never knew they needed: Dreem Distillery's The Gift of Relaxation.


This duo isn't just a regular bath ritual; it's a transformative pre-bedtime experience. Picture a spa-like haven right at home, designed to restore both mind and body. Packed with powerful botanical ingredients, this pairing of body and bath oils is your loved ones ticket to nourished, rejuvenated skin. With a blend of jojoba, calendula, rosemary, and juniper oils, it’s a powerhouse duo that deeply cleanses, detoxifies, and hydrates your skin, leaving it soothed and velvety smooth.


What's the magic ingredient? CBD—known for its remarkable anti-inflammatory properties, it's a game-changer for those also with sensitive skin. Say goodbye to potential triggers of eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis, winter irritation, as this CBD-infused oil soothes and calms irritated skin, reducing inflammation and giving your skin the tender loving care it deserves. It’s a pampering experience that’s both luxurious and a skin saviour—truly the perfect gift for the man who appreciates the finer things in life, including self-care.




Indulge in the luxury of true Italian artistry with Seed To Skin's exquisite creation, The Clarity Cleanse—a skincare marvel that harmonises nature's finest with cutting-edge molecular science. Nestled in the heart of Tuscany's Borgo Santo Pietro estate, a state-of-the-art laboratory brings forth a range of handcrafted products that transcend ordinary skincare. 


Each formulation is more than a blend of ingredients—it's a sensory journey that revives skin cells and refreshes your soul.


Unveil your skin's radiant potential with this elegantly packaged enzymatic daily face wash. A fusion of active enzymes and natural acids that delicately exfoliate, bidding adieu to dead skin cells and impurities. The result? A refined texture tightened pores, and an enviable glow—all without parching your skin or leaving it vulnerable to the sun's rays.



This elixir from Officine Universelle Buly is a gentle yet potent cleanser, providing a comprehensive solution for various skin types. Enriched with ions and trace elements, it effectively purifies the skin, eliminating impurities, pollutants, and makeup residue without causing any harm. It's a one-step process that offers gentle cleansing for dry, sensitive, or mature skin while harnessing the regenerative and reparative powers of ions.


This solution is formulated with ionized trace elements that are exceptionally pure, requiring minimal dosage yet deeply absorbed by the epidermis. The carefully selected ions work in synergy to cleanse, soothe, and create a protective layer on the skin's surface. Ingredients like Geranium and chlorophyll combat signs of ageing, while Colloidal silver purifies, and Gold adds a luminous touch to the complexion.


With consistent use, you'll notice visible improvements in your skin's appearance. Expect a more radiant, clearer, and brighter complexion in mere days, reflecting the benefits of this stunning elixir.





Discover the Slow Aging Essential Face Wash—a radiant start and a soothing finish to your day. Crafted by skincare visionaries David Lieber and Margot, this British skincare gem is more than just a wash; it's a testament to holistic wellness and the magic of nature's bounty. Their dedication to pure essential oils and natural botanicals has truly birthed a unique and rejuvenating elixir that redefines ageless beauty.


This potent yet gentle face wash doesn't just cleanse—it's a daily reset for your skin. With skin-plumping coconut fatty acids and a blend of 100% pure, antioxidant-rich essential oils, it's a refreshing, deep cleansing ritual in a jar. Watch as impurities vanish, makeup surrenders and your skin awakens to a newfound glow.


Make it a part of your morning and evening routine to witness the magic unfold: bidding adieu to impurities, and saying hello to skin that's vibrant and invigorated. As it fights off free radicals and nurtures your skin, it leaves behind a smooth, even complexion—an ode to your skin's radiant journey. 




Indulge in the epitome of Japanese luxury skincare with Decorté—a brand steeped in the wisdom of ancient Eastern medicine, now enhanced by cutting-edge scientific breakthroughs. For over 50 years, Decorté has been a trailblazer in the realm of 'J-Beauty', captivating skincare enthusiasts worldwide.


This lightweight elixir isn't just a serum; it's a revelation. Designed to unveil a luminous, hydrated complexion, it's like a spotlight for your skin. Infused with a bio-fermentation of Koji (Rice Malt), it's a secret weapon against dark spots, while the Bright Concentrate Complex, a powerful antioxidant, shields your skin, preventing future discolouration.


This isn't just a product; it's a winter must-have. Say farewell to signs of ageing, hyperpigmentation, and lacklustre skin. With Decorté's Whitelogist Serum, expect a radiant transformation—a skincare essential that deserves a coveted spot in every beauty cabinet this holiday season.





Step into the world of luscious locks with Virtue's Healing Oil. This magical elixir, boosted by the game-changing Alpha Keratin 60ku®, is your secret weapon for the best-looking hair this season. Say goodbye to promises—this serum works wonders. Explore the science behind keratin; it's the superhero that tackles split ends, fights frizz and pumps up the volume, giving your hair that vibrant, lively look. And guess what? Alpha Keratin 60ku® does even more—it breathes life into each strand, like a tailor-made remedy for your hair.


Imagine this: a weightless serum filled with a trio of super oils and an army of vitamins, treating your hair from roots to tips. It suits all hair types, becoming the ultimate multitasker. It's not just about achieving shine and softness; it's about reviving, strengthening, and shielding your locks from everyday challenges. This Healing Oil doesn't just talk the talk; it walks the walk, leaving your hair flawless, without messing with your colour or weighing it down.



This Danish Beauty Award-winning serum from Bynacht is a true powerhouse, featuring an innovative blend of 8 different types of hyaluronic acids and intelligent moss cell extract. This groundbreaking formula stands as one of the most advanced serums worldwide. With a combination of high and low molecular, medium-chain, liposomal, and cross-linked hyaluronic acid types, it delivers unparalleled hydration across all layers of the skin, offering intense moisture.


Beyond its hydrating prowess, this serum refines pores and enhances cell metabolism, aiding intra-extracellular transport within the deeper layers of the skin. It's a natural alternative to fillers, packed in an elegantly designed bottle that complements its remarkable formulation. This serum embodies cutting-edge skincare, providing remarkable benefits without invasive measures, making it a true gem in the beauty world.



Toner often doesn't get the credit it deserves in skincare routines. But when it comes to this skincare staple, Valmont Vital Falls Toner is a true game-changer in this category. It does much more than just wash away residue; it's a powerhouse with incredible benefits for your skin.


Enriched with Calendula extract, to soften and soothe inflammation, Chamomile extract which works wonders in calming and decongesting the skin, and Witch Hazel which offers soothing and protective properties to blood capillaries, this toner is a league apart. Balancing pH levels and providing a thorough yet gentle cleanse, it sets the stage for your daily skincare routine.


Vital Falls Toner isn't just about cleansing; it's a multitasking gem. It hydrates, soothes, exfoliates, and shields your skin from damage and aging signs. By introducing this exceptional formula into your loved ones skincare regimen, you're taking a proactive step toward a radiant, healthy, and clear complexion. It's more than a toner—it's a crucial ally in achieving and maintaining skin vitality and glow.




Words by Jheanelle Feanny




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