A Festive Guide To Local Beauty Gifting 2022

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Gift giving can be perceived as its very own art form. To find that exact product or item your loved ones will truly enjoy takes careful combing through shops and brands alike. With the beauty space so saturated and offering an abundance of skin, make-up, hair and body options, we decided to think locally this year. 

Exploring our homegrown beauty heroes this festive season, we’ve rounded up our local must-haves that also equal to great gifts for the holidays. Whether you’re treating a budding beauty enthusiast or just hoping to spoil a loved one, these products and brands are guaranteed to put a smile on their faces. 

 

Chuck’s 

 

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Expanding their product wardrobe to include the body category, Chuck’s unveil their brand new Effortless body wash and lotion right in time for the holidays. Its geranium scent is luscious, fresh and light and its packaging doesn’t disappoint either. Also launching this December is their Lucky Lip Jellies. Available in Caribbean and Beam, these lip saviors make for great stocking stuffers too.  

 

Glow Gen

 

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New kids on the block, Glow Gen skew their focus on creating planet-friendly products perfect for those with sensitive, reactive and breakout-prone skin types. With plenty of bundle options available, why not give a loved one a way to bring out the best of their skin with their Balancing + Perfecting Serum and Purifying Pink Clay Mask.

 

Olumes

Inspired by the beauty practices of the Kadazan-Dusun people, Olumes have birthed a collection of products enriched by the opulent botany of the Bornean rainforest. Their Satin Cream is a favourite but their The Discovery Full Set will allow you to experience the magic of the entire collection.

 

Velvet Vanity

 

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Velvet Vanity have just revamped and upgraded their beloved fan-favourite Glossy Glo Lip Oil (GGLO)! Instantly achieve luscious lips with just one swipe of this extremely comfortable and hydrating lip oil! 

 

Lumi Beauty 

 

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From their popular Vitamin Glow Super Serum to their newly released Cactus cleansers, Lumi Beauty is a great place to shop for effective but equally pretty skincare. Their latest collaboration with Water The Plants even offer selected apparel items that would go great with any of their gift sets. 

 

Handmade Heroes

Natural, free of preservatives and parabens, completely vegan and cruelty free, Handmade Heroes is perfect for those looking to gift a loved one an evergreen product that works for even those with more sensitive complexions. Their Ultimate Snow Shroom Hyaluronic Acid Serum is a favourite for its incredibly hydrating properties. 

 

Khlean Beauty 

 

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A great option for a stocking stuffer, Khlean Beauty lip balms are available in three different flavours—original, mint and rose! Its texture is like a whipped gel that effortlessly blends into the lips to keep your pout hydrated for hours. 

 

Syed Faizal Beauty

 

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Helmed by Syed Faizal Syed Noh, his eponymous make-up collection is a mirror of his impeccable work as a coveted make-up artist. Syed Faizal Beauty stands out with its sleek packaging and its formulas doesn’t disappoint either. Pigmented and comfortable to wear, his Muka and Mata palettes are our favourite picks.