ghd Nocturne Collection ghd platinum® styler gift set
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Heading from the beach to the bar? This gift set, including the styler, a heat-resistant bag and two OPI nail polishes, makes a quick hairstyle change – and a speedy manicure – easy. The styler protects every strand from damage and the smooth plates provide 20 per cent more shine than other stylers, ensuring poker-straight hair, even after a day in the surf. RRP $330.
Genaissance de la Mer The Infused Lotion
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No matter how good your make-up-application skills, the key to a flawless look is in the prep. This lotion includes La Mer’s Crystal Miracle Broth and emollients which, when blended together, form a cream-infused water that soaks easily into your skin for a more radiant complexion. RRP $340.
Jo Malone London Green Almond & Redcurrant cologne
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A spritz of something special is the easiest way to put yourself in a party mood. This limited-edition fragrance includes scents you may not immediately link to Christmas but when you smell it, you’ll get it: the berries and almonds create a Christmas-cake vibe. RRP $198 (100ml).
ghd dry & style Nocturne gift set
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Create limitless looks with this professional-grade ghd air® nocturne hair dryer, which features ionic technology to minimise frizz and a precision nozzle to keep your style sleek. Hit the cool-shot button once you’re done drying to lock everything in place. The ghd V® nocturne styler's contoured plates and rounded barrel mean you can create curls and waves as well as poker-straight locks with ease. This set also comes with a limited edition heat-resistant mat. Gift set RRP $360.
MECCA20 Ambient Lighting Palette
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A summery glow is a practically a requirement for Christmas party make-up, even if you’re heading to a lunch. This kit features a powder, blush and bronzer, all shot through with enough shimmer to illuminate your skin. It was designed by Carisa Janes, founder of Hourglass Cosmetics, for Mecca’s 20th birthday. RRP $100.
Nars Audacious lipsticks
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Another Christmas party essential? A bright lipstick. There’s 40 shades to choose from in this creamy collection, including deep plums, bubblegum pinks, fiery oranges and – if bold lips really aren’t your thing – subtle nudes. RRP $46 each.
Alaïa envelope embellished leather clutch from Net-a-porter
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You’ll need somewhere to keep your lipstick for touch-ups, so stash them in this elegant clutch. The leather outer is embellished with tiny silver studs and the fully-lined inner features a slit pocket for cards and cash. Consider it an early Christmas present to yourself. RRP $850.13.
Love OPI XOXO Mini Nail Lacquer 25-pack
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You could simply paint your nails bright red as a nod to the festive season. But where’s the fun in that? This pack of more than two dozen Christmas and New Year-themed colours mean you can try a different shade for every party you’re invited to. Hues include “Adam said ‘It’s New Year’s, Eve’”, “Sending You Holiday Hugs”, “Ornament to Be Together” and “My Wish List is You”. RRP $89.95.
ghd Contour™ professional crimper
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Add texture to your hair with this crimper – yes, the ‘80s are back. This styler heats up in just 30 seconds so you can quickly add volume before you race out the door. It heats up to the optimum styling temperature of 185°C and the contoured edges make it easy to get close to your roots for even bigger bounce. RRP $169
Samantha Wills “Iridescent Bohemia” earrings
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Outshine the office Christmas tree with your own impressive ornaments. At nearly 15 centimetres long, these drop earrings are the easiest way to make your party outfit work harder. They’re available in a gold and khaki or gunmetal, pink and white combination, and the shoulder-grazing tassles will keep you perfectly on trend. RRP $179.