The second of my 2020 beauty Christmas gift sets! If you missed the first one yesterday, head over to see my guide for 40+ beauty gifts. All of the gifts in today’s guide are all perfect gifts for women in their 30s, but so many more people might love these gifts as well. There are skincare, makeup, haircare and wellness ideas to inspire you.Ole Henriksen Power Juice Skincare Set* – £42 from Boots
This set from Ole Henriksen contains such cult favourites. These are super effective skin transformers, so perfect for those skincare addicts who really mean business with their regimes. You get the Glow2OH™ Dark Spot Toner (65ml), C-Rush™ Brightening Gel Crème (50ml) and PHAT Glow Facial™ (15ml) – a trio of exfoliating AHA and brightening vitamin C products to really improve the texture of skin, treat pigmentation, boost radiance and stimulate collagen production for firmer, smoother skin.Algenist Secrets of Algae Kit* – £90 from Feel Unique (Affiliate)
This is a totally dreamy set from Algenist that contains all of their bestsellers. You get a full-size GENIUS Liquid Collagen (30ml), as well as miniature sizes of their GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Cream (15ml), Complete Eye Renewal Balm (7ml) and the GENIUS Sleeping Collagen (15ml). All contain their patented, sustainably-sourced Alguronic Acid from algae. It’s their exclusive hero ingredient that minimises the appearance of wrinkles, increases skin firmness and boosts radiance. A really fresh collection.Murad Take Time Off Kit* – £75 from Murad
This brand are always so reliable and innovative. A real favourite with skincare addicts. All products are formulated by Dr Howard Murad – a pharmacist, dermatologist and professor of medicine. This set contains a full-size of their adored Retinol Youth Renewal Serum (30ml), alongside miniature travel sizes of the Replenishing Multi-Acid Peel (10ml), the Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream (7ml) and the Renewing Eye Cream (4ml). It’s a set that tackles and delays signs of ageing via retinol, moisturises, firms, smoothes & improves skin texture via fruit acids, and adds glow. This is a set for someone who is already into their skincare, as these aren’t products for someone who hasn’t used actives before.L’Occitane Shea Butter Festive Bauble* – £12 from L’Occitane
This is a lovely little set that would make a perfect stocking filler for anybody. It has that classic L’Occitane Shea Butter scent that everyone loves and with this set you get three cute minatures in a handy re-useable tin. All will nourish, soften and moisturise your hands and body. You get an Ultra Rich Body Lotion (20ml), Shea Butter Milk Soap (25g) and Shea Butter Hand Cream (10ml).Charlotte Tilbury Magic Skin Duo* – £80 from Charlotte Tilbury
Charlotte Tilbury skincare is incredible. It is one of my most favourite brands and if I need my skin to look its absolute best, it’s Charlotte’s products that I will reach for to make sure that my skin is the softest, plumpest and smoothest base for makeup possible. They are literally transforming and you see and feel immediate results. This set contains a full-size of the famous Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream (50ml) and a miniature Magic Serum Crystal Elixir (8ml). Her products are all about creating glowy, dewy and plump skin. They all contain an amazing host of skincare ingredients very much backed by science. With the moisturiser, 100% agree that wrinkles appear reduced, that skin was instantly moisturised and that dull skin was instantly transformed. With the serum, 93% agreed skin looks younger, 97% agree skin looks intensly hydrated, and 94% agree skin looks and feels firmer. A real boujie beauty treat that will also look incredible on any dressing table.ARK Skincare Skin Essentials Mini Duo* – £15 from ARK Skincare
The Skin Essentials Mini Duo is suitable for all ages and skin types. You get a balm cleanser that removes makeup, SPF and environmental pollution at the end of a day, then a hydrating mist to soothe and hydrate the skin; both in 50ml miniatures. These would be so useful for anyone who travels a lot or who you would just like to introduce to the ARK Skincare brand. ARK Skincare are a British brand who use natural ingredients and are free from Parabens, SLS, mineral oil, S.D. Alcohol, Formaldehyde, and Artificial Colours & Fragrances. A beautiful independent brand.Givenchy Beauty Le 9 De Givenchy 9.01 Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette* – £61 from John Lewis
This eyeshadow quad of 9 shades is just stunning. A true luxury beauty purchase that would make any makeup lover swoon. The shadows are all buttery smooth and very pigmented. They also look great on a variety of skin tones. There’s a mix of neutral shades and some popping colour too. They also stay in place for 12 hours. This palette has matte, satin, glitter and metallic finishes; making it a choice for any occasion. Anyone who loves makeup will adore this, trust me!The Body Shop Nourishing Shea & Coconut Duo* – £6 from The Body Shop
This cute little stocking filler from Christmas favourite The Body Shop has a glorious coconut scent. You get a miniature Coconut Shower Gel (60ml) and a Coconut Body Butter (50ml). This is a completely safe gift for just about anyone. They are lovely products that suit all skin tones and types, and the brand has a strong environmental and social conscience. A perfect little extra to go with any gift.Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturising Hand Treatment* – £27 from Elizabeth Arden
There is nobody on the planet that doesn’t need hand cream right now. So if you struggle with worries about whether gifts are useful or likeable for the recipients, you will not go wrong with this. It’s a luxury hand cream that will make this 20 times daily chore a pleasure. It’s an indulgent and non-greasy intensive cream that soothes skin, relieves dryness and cracking, softens and moisturises. Nereus London Shampoo & Conditioner Set* – £50 from Nereus London
Nereus are a sustainable British haircare brand that creates amazing, quality products while putting the environment at the heart of all their decisions. Their luxe packaging is plastic-free and recyclable, and all of their ingredients are 100% natural. They use sustainable ingredient suppliers too. In this set you get two large bottles of their Australian Buddha Wood Shampoo and Conditioner. They have a beautiful Bergamot essential oil scent, and despite being natural, you still get a good lather with the shampoo. TOYL Beauty Box for Over 35s Subscription* – £105 for 3 months from TOYL
TOYL is a beauty subscription box that’s aimed at the 35+ age group – those who might find other beauty boxes aren’t quite a right fit for their needs and that contain products not aimed at their age group. In each month’s box, you’ll get around 5 full-size and deluxe travel size products (worth at least £100) from quality brands such as Gatineau, Elemis and Living Proof; covering haircare, skincare, makeup and wellness. Advanced Nutrition Programme Youthful Glow Gift Set* – £80 from Advanced Nutrition Programme
This supplement duo contains ANP SKIN OMEGAS+ and ANP SKIN COLLAGEN SUPPORT. It’s a set that’s designed to combat and prevent signs of ageing skin. There’s an omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids blend designed to improve skin hydration, smoothness and wrinkle depth. There’s also a collagen supplement designed to boost collagen production for skin with more firmness and elasticity. Expect incresed hydration, plumpness and glow too. This set contains enough for a couple of months use.Wicked Gummy Co Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies* – £19.99 for 60 from Wicked Gummy Co
These new gummies from the much-loved gummy vitamin company Wicked Gummy Co have a whole host of benefits from detoxifying the liver, to minimising food cravings, improving digestion and lowering cholesterol. A great stocking filler for the health conscious.
Aurelia Perfect Sleep Pillow Mist* – £24 from Aurelia Skincare
This beautiful pillow mist from British skincare brand Aurelia is a blend of sleep-inducing essential oils. We’re all feeling the pressure right now, so this would be a thoughtful gift to help someone switch off. Neroli, Lavender, Geranium and Chamomile help relieve stress, anxiety and tensions while rose quartz crystal water inspires peace and calm.Elephant & Bamboo L’Hiver Blanc Festive Candle* – £25 from Elephant & Bamboo
L’Hiver Blanc is the most sophisticated and elegant of festive scents that would be right at home in the living room of someone who loves the finer things in life. It’s a 100% soy & coconut wax candle and this scent is a fresh floral, mixing white geranium with wintery juniper berries. A great way to support a small, independent British brand.
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