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02nd Dec 2019

Her Christmas Gift Guide: 8 Irish beauty gifts, because we should all support our own

Rebecca O'Keeffe

gift guide

So many amazing bits!

Ah Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year.

It can also be a stressful time of year for many of us, especially when it comes to gifting.

So, we’ve done the work for you: Her‘s gift guides will make this festive season’s shopping easier.

As beauty editor, below I’m focusing on wonderful Irish beauty products – because there’s nothing better than supporting your own.

Here are some gorge Irish beauty gifts for the wonderful people in your life.

Jane Darcy All Is Calm Gift Set, €50. 

This warm and earthy fragrance oozes luxury, creating a calm and relaxing ambience in any home. Perfect for those cosy nights in. A rich blend of musky and woody notes gives this scent an air of mystery.

Jane Darcy has created a unique gift set that anyone would be happy to get on Christmas Day. It contains the signature natural soy wax candle, which is teamed with the renowned luxury reed diffuser and finished with a stunning new room spray. A mini collection of all of your favourites. The perfect gift to create that calm space to relax and unwind.

Irish beauty gifts

Cocoa Brown Christmas Glow Gift Set – Deluxe, €24.

The Cocoa Brown Christmas Glow Gift Set – Deluxe has an amazing five full-size products; everything required for the perfect tan this Christmas!

The set has everything you need for a bronzed and beautiful golden tan, all packaged in a gorgeous pink gift bag. This tanning gift set contains five full size Cocoa Brown products. Amazing.

In it, you have Tough Stuff to get skin perfectly prepped, Cocoa Brown’s cult favourite 1 Hour Tan in the original Medium shade for a gorgeous golden glow, and a tanning mitt to allow for a fuss-free application. The newly launched Body Make-Up will cover imperfections with instant colour payoff, and for the ultimate winter glow there’s Ice Goddess Face & Body Oil.

Sculpted by Aimee Connolly Christmas Gift Set, €50.

Searching for the perfect gift for the beauty lover in your life? Well, look no further than this limited edition Christmas gift set, which comes pre-packed in exclusive Sculpted Christmas boxes!

It contains the new Full Face Edit, that is made to take anyone from day to night with everything you need under one sparkly pink lid. The gift also contains the iconic double-ended brush in its new form. One side is fluffy – perfect for blending your bronzer seamlessly into your cheekbones, but thin enough to lessen the room for error – and the opposite brush head is a tapered one which makes the precise placement of your highlight so easy.

It all comes wrapped up in a gorgeous velvet make-up bag.

Voya Bath & Shower Oil Duo Gift Set, €64.

There’s nothing more luxurious than a body oil, especially when it comes from a homegrown company.

Soak in a hot bath filled with luxurious oils that will boost the skin and soothe the senses. Infused with seaweed extract, these bathing oils will help protect the skin and boost hydration levels.

This collection includes the Moonlight Moments Bath & Shower Oil and the original Aroma Bath & Shower Oil. Divine.

Fuschia Michelle Fox My Collection, €55. 

This collection is in celebration of the brand’s collaboration with the amazing Irish make-up artist, Michelle Fox. This collection contains the highly pigmented Michelle Fox Palette as well as a lipstick which was created especially for her, a creamy-dreamy lipgloss and the style of lashes that she loves to wear.

Every item in this kit has been lovingly created by Fuschia and Michelle over the past few months. As this collection is “limited edition” the quantities are restricted, so if you’re going to treat yourself or purchase as a gift then put this into your cart now as it won’t be around for long. We just love it!

Blinks n’ Brows ID Brow Kit, €45.

Blinkn’ Brows is a new Irish cosmetics company set up by Thérèse and Susan, two proud Corkonians, that creates, designs and develops beauty products with heart and soul. 

The ID Brows Kit creates, shapes and defines eyebrows. It creates brows for those who have suffered hair loss due to age or illness, shapes for those who have thin, pale or unruly eyebrows, and helps give definition those who want to enhance their natural brows.

The mineral-based, waterproof eyebrow compact that comes with the ID Brow Kit will define your eyebrows hassle- and mess free, offering a quick and easy solution that saves time on your make-up routine and money at the brow bar.

Anu Skincare Goddess Gift, €74.

All a gal needs for her complete skincare regime, wrapped up in one Irish-owned box.

This delightful set contains the ANU Clean, the brand’s hot cloth cleanser with cotton muslin cloth, the famous ANU Night Balm for a genuine beauty sleep, the daily moisturiser ANU Face and, to finish off, a gorgeous lip balm. Sorted.

All together in a presentation box. Worthy of a Goddess (and a nice price too!)

Nunaïa Nourishing Radiance Serum, €79.

This radiance-boosting, superfood facial oil serum is formulated with exciting, new ingredients from the Peruvian Rainforest and Andes Mountains. It’s a deeply moisturising infusion created to help balance the skin’s natural moisture levels, reduce redness and the appearance of inflammation, and enhance skin tone and texture.

The woman behind the product is the wonderful Nicola Connolly, an Irish woman who moved to Peru years ago, and began discovering all the wonderful ways in which the native people live. And so, this beautiful serum was born off the back of her experiences.

Happy shopping folks!