Tips & Advice

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: Secret Santa

Whether it’s taking place amongst colleagues, close friends or family, the Secret Santa tradition is often an exciting, highly-anticipated one. That is unless you are completely stuck what to purchase.

If choosing the right gift tends to be an ordeal every year, then it sounds like you need some guidance.

Once your Secret Santa budget has been agreed, you need to try to stick to it – no matter how low it is – without lacking in thought. It’s a tricky one as it needs to evoke some form of emotion, whilst steering clear from anything tacky.

Looking at beauty gifts can actually be a clever approach, whether you draw out a male or a female. You’ll usually find some lovely put-together sets, both useful and pretty to appeal to everyone…

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These two roller ball oils are perfect for the colleague who is need of some mind and body TLC

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Does the girl in marketing keep pinching your hand cream? Gift this luxury Perfect Hands Moisturizer and they'll never need to borrow one again. Plus, it has tightening and anti-aging effects too!

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Is your Secret Santa person a smoker? Or perhaps a caffeine drinker? Give them the gift of a whiter, brighter smile!

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These Laura Geller Gel Eyeliners are perfect for sisters or friends who love practicing that trusty cat eye look

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This multi-tasking primer and setting mist is a lovely Secret Santa gift to open. For the make-up junkie, they can spritz on before make-up, and after to set in place...

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You'll struggle to find someone who doesn't appreciate the latest lip colors! This Matte Liquid Lipcolor Trio features neutral lip colors with long-wearing, natural matte finishes that complement all skin tones.

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For the smooth operators out there! These two handy Elemis products are housed in a zipped pouch which allow you to achieve the closest, cleanest shave, even when travelling.

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Now this trendy bottle is more than ideal for that hard-to-buy-for male mate, or work colleague you know nothing about. This Fig Showergel comes in a sleek, masculine design, and will look stylish in any man's bathroom.

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This nifty little tanning set if great for a) the girl who can't be seen without a tan, and b) the little jetsetter! Features Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse and a handy tanning mitt housed in a zipped wash bag

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If you happen to draw 'the-girl-who-has-everything', surprise her with this professional FOREO cleansing set. Now we bet she doesn't already own this...

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This super cute perfume oil is a handbag must-have. Gift this portable perfume oil to offer your Secret Santa an instant escape to the tropical beach!

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This emerald green beauty bauble is the perfect 'generic' gift to get anyone into the festive spirit. Molton Brown’s limited edition Fabled Juniper Berries & Lapp Pine Fine Liquid Hand Wash is a lovely addition to anyone's bathroom...

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This lightweight cream is a great pick for any guy that cares about their hair. This lightweight styling aid moisturizes, protects and conditions hair.

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Give the gift of luscious lashes! Make Mine a Double Mascara Domination Duo from bareMinerals utilizes an advanced long-wear formula to define and thicken lashes,

For much more holiday gift inspiration, take a look at our guide here.



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