“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” and it is the perfect time to start thinking about your Christmas presents! As a beauty and makeup enthusiast all I can think about is beauty boxes of all kinds! With makeup…butters for the face and body…perfumes…all things beauty! After careful scrutiny I have found my 10 most favored boxes which I believe will satisfy even the most challenging friend of yours. So here you are…Cat’s ideal beauty boxes which can be found both locally and online and most importantly for every budget!

I Brake for Beauty by BENEFIT

A limited edition 4-piece holiday set including full sizes of The POREfessional smoothing face primer to minimize the look of pores. Hoola matte powder bronzer for face. Gimme Brow+ brow volumizing fiber gel in shade 3. BADgal BANG! BIGGER, BADDER volumizing mascara in intense pitch black all placed in a reusable keepsake tin.


Portfolio: 48 Shades. 6 Looks to Envy by ESTĒE LAUDER

Experts have designed 6 custom looks for everyone to get started all inspired by the latest trends. The collection includes the brand’s 30 Best-Selling Pure Color Envy Eye Shadows, 12 Pure Color Envy Lip Colors and 6 Pure Color Envy Blushes. What more could you ask for!

Perfect Pair: Nudes by ESTĒE LAUDER

Want the perfect shade nude then look no further as Estēe Lauder has you covered. Limited-edition duo includes two full sized Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipsticks; one in Discreet and one in Languid Love shade.

High Drama In A Wink by CLINIQUE

Cat eye and sexy look? Then this box is for you! It includes a Take The Day Off™ Cleansing Balm, 15ml. the perfect balm which transforms from a solid matter to a silky oil to quickly dissolve stubborn eye and face makeup. High Impact™ Mascara in Black, 7ml. A mascara which gives both volume and length. Quickliner™ For Eyes Intense in Intense Ebony, 0.14g. A liner that glides on for deep colour and stays put all day.


The joy of living the Light Blue Mediterranean life. This colourful, fresh, floral fruity Eau de Toilette reflects the sensuality of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Sicilian cedar combines with the freshness of the Green apple and the floral allure and spontaneity of the bluebell, the top note captures the essence of a sunny South Italian summer. Feminine and resolute: the freshness of bamboo softens with a feminine bouquet of jasmine and white rose. A timeless design inspired by the classic Dolce & Gabbana parfum, Light Blue shape is confident but always very feminine.

NARSissist Power Pack Lip Kit – Warm Nudes by NARS

The ultimate gift for your kiss this December, NARS’ cute (and clutch bag-compatible!) NARSissist Power Pack Lip Kit pairs two of their brilliant, smooch-proof lip pigments in nearly-bare shades to ensure you’re prepared for those mistletoe moments… Mini but mighty!

Lip Filler Glossy to The Max Christmas Gift Set by NYX

NYX Professional Makeup’s Lip Filler Glossy To The Max set holds all six of the Filler Instinct Plumping Lip Polishes. With six versatile shades to fall in love with, look to ‘Let’s glaze’ for a classic, clear gloss, ‘New Money’ is a rich deep bronze, ‘Sparkling Please’ is a baby pink, ‘Brunch Drunk’ is a warm apricot, ‘Cheap Fills’ is a deep chocolate and ‘Major Mouthage’ has a berry pink hue. Each of these glow-giving glosses grant a plumped up, smooth and beauti-full finish that’s not just for Christmas.

The Melodist by AESOP

A trio of aromatic essentials for hearth and home, Aesop’s The Melodist kit unites Olous Aromatique Room Spray (100ml), Post-Poo Drops (100ml), Body Cleansing Soap Slab (100g). A treat for the senses, this trio will enliven your senses while refreshing your home so much so guests will be asking “what smells so good?” Plus, these chic and luxe bottles will upgrade your home aesthetic in an instant.

Explore Luxury Women’s Bath & Body Collection by MOLTON BROWN

Eight deluxe classic Bath & Shower Gels and Body Lotions all in a sleek, pink travel-friendly bag, the Explore Luxury Women’s Bathing Collection is the perfect way to elevate your cleansing routine at home and away. Housed in Molton Brown’s understated yet effortlessly chic bottles with embossed lids, each bottle of Bath & Shower Gel and Body Lotion is bursting with exquisite fragrance and sumptuous good-to-skin ingredients that leave limbs soft, supple and cleansed while each of the quintessentially Molton Brown fragrances linger on skin all day long.

Luxe Ultime Almond Coconut Milk Luxe Body Collection by LAURA MERCIER

Melding almond, coconut milk, jasmine and rosewood, the ‘Almond Coconut’ scent is nothing short of delicious… so it’s no wonder it has a whole set devoted to it! Perfect your bathing routine and sink into a state of ultimate indulgence with the Luxe Ultime Almond Coconut Luxe Body Collection. The über-luxurious Honey Bath (complete with your very own wooden honey dipper) is renowned as the ultimate calm-restorer, lulling you into a state of blissful relaxation while protecting skin and balancing moisture levels.

Till next week…