Honesty hour: (A big) Part of the reason why we love Christmas is because that’s the only time of the year we get holiday gift sets. And boy, are they lovely!

We are officially 3 weeks away from Christmas and perhaps finally allowed to unabashedly blast Christmas carols (but not like we didn’t already start in November). It’s also about time to start filling up and checking off that wish list. For your Christmas shopping escapades, here are 5 merry Christmas gift sets to spoil yourself, or the special people in your life with this festive season!

1. Sephora Frosted Party Dreams Multi Palette (S$60)

On the wish list of: The young-at-heart makeup lover. 

Sephora’s 2019 Christmas theme, Frosted Party, is one of the most adorable yet with its roly-poly penguins decked out in winter wear. The Frosted Party Dreams is both charming and highly functional, featuring a complete Sephora Collection palette for eyes, face, as well as lips. It’s the perfect set to ‘amp up your festive makeup (and festive mood) with earthy neutral shades to metallic, shimmering finishes and a sculpting trio. Time to sleigh!

2. Clarins 12 Iconic Products For A Festive Look (S$101)

On the wish list of: The full-time beauty junkie and year-end Christmas fanatic (who might have also began the festive countdown in July).

For the beauty junkie and Christmas buff, we got you. Countdown to the best time of the year with this limited edition Clarins Advent Calendar, stocked with 12 Clarins best sellers you’ll love. We shan’t spoil the delights in-store for this one, so you can make the most of this glamorous limited edition set. A surprise, a gift and an indulgence all in one — what more can we say? Looks like Christmas came early!

PS: Shop for a good cause with Clarins this season of giving! From 1st – 31st Dec, spend a minimum of S$170 at Clarins and receive a FEED beauty pouch. Or, spend S$300 in a single transaction to receive a FEED tote bag! Each FEED pouch and tote bag signifies a contribution of 10 and 20 meals respectively to underprivileged children. Since 2011, Clarins has supported the FEED project to provide 27 million school lunches to children in developing countries.

3. Tatcha Treasures For Poreless Skin (S$124)

On the wish list of: The budding skincare enthusiast. 

Perhaps one of the biggest breaks in what’s trending, Tatcha is a brand to know and watch since it’s catapult into cult favourite! status. Treasures For Poreless Skin brings together some of the brand’s original favourites and best-sellers you shouldn’t. Look forward to a full-sized Water Cream moisturiser, travel-sized Deep Cleanse exfoliating cleanser and travel-sized Satin Skin Mist. There’s no better way to experience the latest holy grails in skincare. 

4. Clinique Lip Looks To Give & Get (S$141)

On the wish list of: The lippie-obsessed. 

This glimmering set is a stunner and also pretty darn ingenious. Break the boxes apart for three sets of lip essentials sorted into nudes, pinks and plums — a great way to gift yourself and your friends, at the same time (last minute shopping anyone?)! Each set features a complete lip routine supercharged with Clinique’s lip-loving formulas, from the Clinique Pop™ Lip Colour to the iconic Chubby Stick™ Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm. Pucker up! (Psst, perhaps for an under-the-mistletoe-moment?)

5. Fresh Mask Masterpiece Gift Set (S$130)

On the wish list of: The face mask junkie. 

This set of four must-have Fresh masks (deluxe-sized) takes the log cake for us, too. Featuring your favourite high-performing wonders like the Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask, Rose Face Mask and Vitamin Nectar Face Mask — the quartet fulfils nearly all your masking needs. The deluxe sizes also make them easy to keep, share and jet-set with. Forget good skin days, make 2020 a good skin year!

PSA: We love the Fresh Mask Masterpiece Gift Set so much that we’re spreading the joy (and A LOT of it) this season of giving *wink*. We’re keeping it under wraps for now, just keep watching our Instagram page @thedcedit

It’s the time of the year again! The jolly season is finally upon us, stay tuned for our line-up of festive articles for all your Christmas needs, wants and vibes. Stay merry!

Take care,

Melisa Goh

Melisa Goh

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