Whenever the holidays roll around, we’re challenged to put our thinking hats on and come up with gifts that would wow our loved ones. We want our gifts to say a lot of things, like “I care about you” or “I hope you’re well.”
It’s not always easy, but sometimes you do hit the jackpot. You find presents that are just right for all your favorite people, communicating exactly you want to say. Our favorite hidden message: “Take care of yourself!” Here are a few giftables that express just that.
If there’s anyone who deserves some TLC this Christmas, it’s your mother. Treat her to products that bring that eternally youthful spirit to the surface.
1. Benton Fermentation Eye Cream, P1,200 — A powerful eye cream that helps smoothen out crow’s feet.
2. Leiania House of Beauty Organic Eyelash/Eyebrow Growth Enhancing Serum (15ml), P400 — An organic serum that grows lashes and thickens patchy brows.
3. Innisfree Firming Anti-Aging Mask, P170 — A sheet mask that revitalizes dull, sagging skin.
For those of you with sisters who aren’t as into beauty, these fuss-free finds are ideal for beginners. They’re designed for subtle enhancement but make such a difference.
1. V&M Naturals Smother Me Body Sorbet (100g), P300 — A whipped body lotion that hydrates and softens skin.
2. Human Nature 100% Natural Tinted Lip Balm, P100 — A moisturizing balm that leaves a wash of color.
3. Banila Co. Dear Hydration Facial Mist, P525 — An ultra-fine, refreshing mist that’s perfect for 24/7 use.
Few people lift us up the way our BFF can. And while glow-getting skincare will never match her confidence-boosting powers, it will give our No. 1 a little more shine.
1. Neutrogena Deep Clean Brightening Foam Cleanser, P214 — A gentle facial foam that combats dullness.
2. Pixi Glow Tonic (100ml), P990 — An exfoliating toner that makes your skin sparkle.
3. My Scheming Black Mask Gold Caviar Extract Brightening Black Mask, P150 — A luxurious, gold-infused mask that rejuvenates the skin.
We all have that one work friend who cheers us on when we’re in a slump. Pay it forward with small indulgences that make work life a little bit easier.
1. PILI Stress Away Natural Essential Oil Blend (6ml), P240 — A blend of eucalyptus, ginger, and other oils that relax the mind.
2. Skin Genie Natural Moisturizing Water Lotion, P250 — A desk-friendly lotion that hydrates parched skin.
3. Beach Born Dry Shampoo, P218 — A powder shampoo that’s perfect for frequent overtimers.
Pro-tip for getting kiddies gifts they’ll love: whatever it is, it’s got to be cute. Bonus points if your present is fun to use and good for them, too.
1. Bebe Bartoons Lobster Lip Balm, P525 — A gingersnap-flavored lip balm in charming pot.
2. Tangle Teezer Magic Flowerpot Detangling Hairbrush, P950 — A hairbrush worthy of Rapunzel.
3. The Soap Farm Vanilla Sundae Cupcake, P225 — A beauty bar that’s almost too sweet to soak.
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