HUNGER’s Holiday GIF Guide: The Beauty Edition

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


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


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.

100ml, £98


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.

£42, Glossier

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


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.

£42, Boots


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…

£6, Lush

17 December 2019