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Stocking-sized beauty buys you should gift this Christmas

Image of JONES Summer 2017 and FOREO products FOREO Luna Play Plus, image courtesy of FOREO

All of these cult beauty products are perfectly stocking-sized

A Christmas stocking present needs to tick a few important boxes. It should be light-weight, beautifully wrapped and deliver just the right amount of joy and surprise. Thankfully our latest beauty must-haves fit this criteria so perfectly even Santa would be impressed.

So if you’re wondering what to stuff your loved one’s stockings with, we’re here to make it easy.

Keep reading for our edit of the best stocking-sized beauty buys to gift this Christmas…  


Tis’ the season to be jolly and to jet set. That’s why this Flight Kit by Grown Alchemist is the perfect gift to give at Christmas time. Ideal for looking after your hands, face and lips while you travel, this compact-sized kit of essentials contains a hand cream, cuticle treatment, hydra-mist, lip balm and handy travel bag.

 FOREO | Luna Play Plus

Give the gift of award-winning beauty technology with the LUNA Play Plus, a device that generates 8,000 transdermal pulsations per minute to release dirt and impurities, in turn enhancing your skin’s appearance. Better yet, it’s 100% waterproof and conveniently travel (and Christmas stocking) sized – can’t go wrong.

LANOLIPS | Lano Limited Edition Holiday Hand Duo

For a gift that’s as pretty as it is practical, Lanolip’s #1 bestselling hand creams are now sold together in a limited edition Holiday Hand Duo. Featuring rose and lemon, with ¼ lanolin for the ultimate strength, these creams are your answer to super soft, deeply hydrated hands and nails all summer long.

DIOR | Hypnotic Poison EDT Signature Set

If the person you’re buying for loves fragrances, they’ll love this Hypnotic Poison Eau de Toilette Signature Set by Dior. Heady, mysterious and revolutionary, this scent's exceptional, exotic alchemy is created by a rich blend of spicy, fruity and amber notes warmed by honey and musk – the perfect scent to wear out on balmy summer nights.

AESOP | Proximity

Skincare is the perfect thing to slip into your loved one’s Christmas stocking, especially when it comes perfectly wrapped by Aesop. This proximity set includes the brand’s B & Tea Balancing Toner, a Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream, and one of our all-time favourites, the Fabulous Face Cleanser – trust us when we tell you, the name says it all.


Make this Christmas one she’ll never forget with the new women's fragrance by CHANEL, inspired by Gabrielle Chanel herself. This eau de parfum is based on a bouquet of four white flowers – the heart of exotic jasmine, fruity notes of ylang-ylang, sparkling orange blossom and glimpses of Grasse tuberose. The end result is an unforgettable fragrance for a true solar woman.

TOM FORD | Tobacco Vanille All Over Body Spray

Looking for a gift that’s opulent, warm and iconic? This invigorating all over body spray is lightly scented, offering a novel way to experience the Tom Ford Private Blend Collection. Available in Tobacco Vanille, Noir de Noir, Tuscan Leather, Neroli Portofino and Oud Wood, you’re sure to find the perfect scent for the individual you’re buying for. Added bonus: it’s guaranteed to make your Christmas smell even more amazing – a benefit for all.

BOBBI BROWN | Luxe Classics Mini Lip Set

There’s a lipstick addict in every family, that’s why we’re thankful for Bobbi Brown’s latest luxe classic mini lip set. The ultimate gift for anyone who likes to get playful with their pout, this collectible set includes 10 shades of Bobbi Brown’s deeply moisturising, pigment-rich luxe lip colours, each in an ultra-convenient mini travel size.  

JO MALONE LONDON | Christmas Miniatures Soap Collection

At Christmas time you can’t go wrong with Jo Malone London. This Christmas Miniatures Soap Collection features three of our favourite scents – miniature style – including Lime Basil & Mandarin, Red Roses and English Pear & Freesia. The beautifully wrapped presentation is an added bonus, because who doesn’t love a gift that looks as adorable as this?

ESTEE LAUDER | Pure Colour Love Lipstick

No beauty addict wouldn’t love receiving another fabulous lipstick, that’s why Estee Lauder’s Pure Colour Love shades are a fail proof choice for Christmas Day. Fun, daring lip colours with good-for-you ingredients that help smooth lips and renew moisture, this new range boasts a deliciously balmy texture making them the perfect choice for summer.

PERSONAILS | Summer Design

Fun and fashionable, this Personails Summer Design set is a must-have for the festive season. We guarantee they’ll be opened on Christmas morning and worn well into the night. Made from 100% nail polish, these clever wraps adhere to your nails just like lacquer does, without the drying time – we’re completely hooked.

GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES | Christmas Mini Candle Trio

Treat your loved one to the magical scents of Christmas with this Glasshouse Fragrances Miniature Candle Trio, your ticket to a truly enchanted journey on Christmas Day. Featuring White Christmas Cedar Leaf & Fruity Clove, Night before Christmas Dancing Sugar Plums and Christmas Cheer Passionfruit & Lemon Myrtle. With a gift as aromatic as this one, you seriously can’t go wrong.


Raise the Christmas spirit with this Give Positivity set. Including KORA Organics' Balancing Rose Mist and a limited edition Rose and Noni daily hand cream that nurtures, moisturises and protects the hands with its aromatic blend of pure essential oils. Our favourite part: the bonus Rose Quartz bracelet, a crystal believed to encourage self-love and forgiveness.

DAVID JONES BEAUTY | Cosmetic Brush Travel Kit

Perfect for make-up application on the go, this premium set of cosmetic brushes delivers all basic beauty tool needs. Featuring synthetic brush hairs that are soft, long lasting and cruelty-free, this kind of practical pampering gift is always well received.

OPI | 2017 Holiday Collection

Including fashionably festive shades such as Malaga Wine, Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around and Big Apple Red, this OPI Holiday Collection – featuring 10 mini lacquers – is the perfect present to unwrap just in time for New Year’s.

Have you filled your Christmas stockings?