It's that time of year again...
So here’s HUNGER’s alt-gift guide to inspire you in the final lead up to the holidays… From FENTY’s finest to the new Gucci, there’s something for everyone in our Beauty GIF Guide. Featuring the hot new products this season, this is your go-to list to help you get through the last few days of shopping madness…
Gucci Bloom Ambrosia di fiori
A new chapter of Alessandro Michele’s Gucci Bloom story conceived with master perfumer Alberto Morillas is revealed this season. Bringing together Iris root, rose, Indian Tuberose, Jasmine bud and Rangoon Creeper, this Eau de Parfum is a bouquet of influences and inspirations – a perfect Christmas fragrance offering.
50ml, £81, Selfridges
fenty beauty fairy bomb shimmer powder
Sparkle your way through the season with this FENTY Fairy Bomb Shimmer Powder, a loose highlighter that does all the glowing-up for you. As Queen RiRi once said: “Makeup is there for you to have fun with. It should never feel like pressure. It should never feel like a uniform. Feel free to take chances, and take risks, and dare to do something new or different”.
£24, Harvey Nichols
LOUIS VUITTON CŒUR BATTANT
A fruity number to liven up the dreary winter days, Louis Vuitton’s Cœur Battant is a blend of fresh pear and white flowers, Egyptian jasmine, ylang-ylang and notes of patchouli. Better yet, the bottle is refillable in LV stores equipped with a perfume fountain, so as sustainable as it is luxe.
£185, Louis Vuitton
CHARLOTTE TILBURY LEGENDARY EYES SET
An exclusive Christmas gift set, Charlotte Tilbury’s award-winning mascara is given a smoky boost with the mini Rock ‘n’ Kohl liner. Get party-season ready with this 2-in-1 kit and channel the classic CT old Hollywood style with this long-lasting look.
jo Malone orange bitters cologne
Jo Malone’s Orange Bitters Cologne is a winter warmer. Spritz this unisex scent on and you’ll be in an instant holiday mood with sweet orange, ripe mandarin, and base notes of prune, sandalwood and amber.
BARRY M CRYSTAL ROCK NAIL PAINTS
A little bit of glitz is always good for the “most wonderful time of the year”, Barry M’s Crystal Rock nail paints create a textured finish. Just apply as normal and watch the magic happen!
£3.99, Barry M
glossier skincare edit
Bringing together their skincare best-sellers, Glossier have made a travel-friendly collection bundled up in a giftable (and recyclable) carry case. Featuring mini versions of Milky Jelly Cleanser, Super Bounce, Priming Moisturizer Rich, two Balm Dotcoms, Futuredew and a limited-edition G-logo headband.
TIFFANY & LOVE for him and her
The brand of romance has created a fragrance tribute to modern love so you can get your Holly Golightly on this season. The Tiffany & Love scent is floral and woody blending blue basil, blackcurrant, grapefruit, Neroli, jasmine, tuberose, vetiver, cedarwood and the most important – blue sequoia. What’s more, you can add a custom engraving to personalise the bottle in true Tiffany’s fashion.
50ml, £65, John Lewis
URBAN DECAY NAKED CHERRY PALETTE
Usually the queen of nudes and neutrals, this time around Urban Decay’s Naked palette is bringing us 12 rich new shades. Berries, cherries and burgundies, this crimson palette is a sharp selection just in time for the holidays.
LUSH SANTA’S BELLY SHOWER JELLY
A fruity treat full of apple, with a cranberry scent, this shower jelly also has little stars for an extra Christmassy edge. Cleansing and refreshing, it features neroli essential oil which helps make people content. Maybe a good gift for your Brexiteer uncle who needs to take a chill pill or two…
17 December 2019