The holiday season is filled with reunions, celebrations, warmth, and merriment. And yes, it also entails gift-giving. Whether you’re a Santa Claus in disguise or a Grinch who finds buying presents a chore, we’re here to help.
For the Low-Maintenance
NARS’s Powermatte Lipstick (₱1,650.00)
For that friend who can’t be bothered to dress up, a simple swatch of lipstick is all they need to pull themselves together. The lightweight lipstick comes in 15 bold shades, and its transfer-resistant formula lasts for up to 10 hours.
For the Homebody
Marks and Spencer’s Cotton Blend Bengal Stripe Pyjama Set (₱1,950.00)
Let the homebody in your life cozy up in style with this classic striped pyjama set. Even better: it has pockets!
For the Jetsetter
Drunk Elephant’s The Littles™ Skincare Travel Set (₱4,129.24/$74.00)
Make packing a little easier for your dear Jetsetter with this set of six travel-friendly skin essentials. The products can be mixed and matched to create a routine (or a smoothie, as Drunk Elephant calls it) that targets specific skincare goals.
For the Stressed Student
Kiehl’s Vitamin C Serum Value Set (₱4,100.00)
Bring some life back to their eyes (and face) with this brightening skincare set. The kit contains Kiehl’s holy grail Brightening Vitamin C Serum along with their Ultra Facial Cream and two Vitamin C eye creams to help power through the year-end finals week.
For the New Mother
L’OCCITANE en Provence’s NEW & IMPROVED Immortelle Reset Overnight Oil-in-Serum (₱5,200.00)
For the mother in a new season of life, remind her to care for herself while caring for her little one. This restorative oil-in-serum formula helps skin look refreshed in just one night with its soothing properties.
For the Beauty Junkie
The Beauty Edit’s The Beauty Edited Vault Vol. 9 (₱5,895.00)
Give the beauty lover in your life the best surprise with this curated beauty set from The Beauty Edit’s Honor Roll 2022. Valued up to over ₱20,000, this set retails for much, much less and contains over 20 different products from various brands.
For the Coffee Aficionado
Smeg’s Drip Filter Coffee Machine in Pastel Blue (₱15,995.00)
Always be a part of someone’s morning by giving them this sleek coffee machine from Smeg. When they brew their daily Americano, maybe they’ll think of inviting you over for some conversations over morning coffee.
For the Feminine
Prada’s Paradoxe Eau de Parfum (₱9,400.00)
Give the gift of scent to start the new year fresh. Prada’s latest scent is a floral ambery fragrance with notes of Calabrian Bergamot Heart, Neroli Essence, and Amber Accord.
For the Lady Boss
Jimmy Choo’s Love 85 (₱49,500.00)
Elevate the power woman with these stiletto heels. The black patent leather goes well with just about anything and the dramatic point-toe gives an elegant touch to any outfit.
For the Homemaker
Space Copenhagen’s Manhattan SC52 Lamp (₱12,100.00)
Bring in warmth and light this holiday season. Yes, literally. This battery-powered lamp can operate for up to 11 hours on its highest setting, which makes it perfect to bring anywhere around the home to create the perfect ambiance guests come over.