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Countdown to the Top 5 Trending Christmas Beauty Gift Sets

Attention all beauty buffs, makeup mavens and all-round glam gurus! We’re spilling the T on the most trending Christmas beauty and makeup gift sets, so you can gift your family, friends, and why not, yourself too an extra pampering gift this festive season.

But with an avalanche of gift sets vying for a spot in your festive stocking, the question remains: which ones are the true holiday heroes? Fear not, for we’ve got a countdown to the top 5 trending beauty gift sets for Christmas. But hey, we’re not just playing favourites – these results are backed by the people, and by people… we mean you! The next 5 beauty gift sets aren’t just any set, they’re the cream of the crop, the most searched for gems that have captured your beauty-loving hearts in the runner-up to Christmas.

So, where there’s a will to glow, there’s a way – and we’re here to turn your festive wishes into radiant realities!

1. YSL Christmas Gift Sets

It seems like plenty of you are looking for luxury makeup gift sets, with one particularly catching your attention: Yves Saint Laurent’s makeup sets (with searches spiking by +1200% in the runner up to the festive season).

But among their many decadent cosmetic gift sets, which stand out as the best? If it’s all about lashing out the best cat-eye looks, look no further than YSL’s Lash Clash Mascara Gift Set, which comes with their best-selling mascara, eyeliner and makeup remover.

YSL Lash Clash Mascara Christmas Gift Set

Whether it’s for your mum, aunt or sister, if you’re looking for luxury Christmas gifts for her, then YSL has the dream makeup gift set: the iconic YSL Black Opium Eau De Parfum Gift Set, complete with their unmistakable Black Opium perfume and the super-festive Rouge Muse lipstick.

YSL Black Opium Eau De Parfum Christmas Gift Set

2. Jo Malone Christmas Gift Sets

We’ve caught a whiff of a trend, and feel obliged to sniff out what the best perfume gift sets for Christmas 2023 will be. This year, the general consensus was for one Christmas fragrance gift set in particular: Jo Malone’s.

But it’s not just any of Jo Malone’s sets you were after, you all ramped up the searches (by a sweet 1600%) for the Jo Malone Christmas Cracker set. These gingerbread-inspired beauty Christmas crackers are filled with fresh, woody, warm scents, body washes and hand creams – the perfect Christmas gift for parents, siblings or friends.

Jo Malone Christmas Cracker

Looking for perfume gift sets for men specifically? Whether it’s for your boyfriend or dad, you can’t go wrong with Jo Malone’s Christmas cologne gift set.

Jo Malone cologne gift set

3. Medik8 Christmas Gift Sets

Many of you want to give the gift of flawless skincare this Christmas, with a plump 2000% more of you ramping up the searches for one beauty brand in particular: Medik8. Browsing for the best skincare gift sets, you’ve repeatedly come to one conclusion, it’s got to be Medik8!

If you’ve not come across Medik8 yet, let us introduce you to this skincare wonder. Founded by Elliot Isaacs, a scientist with over 15 years of experience developing skincare products, Medik8’s mantra is to create a simple routine centred around key ingredients such as vitamin C and A.

Medik8 skincare products

So, what in particular caught your eye about this brand’s Christmas offering? Well, with beauty gift sets like Medik8’s All Day Glow Collection (packed with glowing ingredients like vitamin C and red ginseng) or their Self-Care Sunday Collection, full of deeply nourishing overnight masks and hyaluronic serums – it’s easy to see why it’s on everyone’s browser!

Suggested image and alt text: Medik8 All Day Glow Collection Christmas gift set

4. Laura Mercier Christmas Sets

Scouring the web for the best beauty gift sets for Christmas? With a cool 2000% more searches, it seems plenty of you have been after Laura Mercier Christmas gift sets. So, let’s shine some light on which highlighters (and other beauty gems) you should pick amongst the many sets…

If glow is on the menu this festive season, there’s one Laura Mercier gift set that sets itself apart: the Glow and Go Forth Tinted Moisturiser Blush Collection, a handy set of 3 dazzling limited edition cream blushers with high shine.

Laura Mercier Glow and Go Forth Tinted Moisturiser Blush Collection

Looking for a full makeover rolled into one? Then get your mitts on Laura’s Constellation beauty gift set, for all of Mercier’s best sellers in one handy kit. The perfect gift for beauty lovers.

Laura Mercier Constellation Christmas gift set

5. Sculpted by Aimee Christmas Sets

But there was one cosmetic Christmas gift set you simply couldn’t stop Googling over and over again. In fact, you searched for it an impressive 4700% times more in the last couple weeks! But what drove all the beauty fans to Sculpted by Aimee?

This beloved Irish makeup brand opened its first UK flagship store in London’s hip Carnaby Street on November 11th, driving an influx of beauty aficionados to their new store and online. And in the run up to Christmas, many were after one thing: the best makeup gift sets.

Map illustration of Sculpted by Aimee store in Carnaby Street

Sculpted by Aimee has a wide selection of festive boxes and sets, including fun makeup Christmas crackers to share with the family, or glowing face and body sets for the ideal stocking filler for women. And for the best Christmas gift for mums? You can’t go wrong with Sculpted by Aimee’s Precious Skin set, which comes with their best-selling CloudCream™moisturiser, HydraBody cream and a nourishing lip treatment.

Sculpted by Aimee Christmas beauty crackers

Words by #GabriellaGasparini

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