Coogeecat’s Christmas Beauty Gift Guide
You’ve decorated the tree, ordered the turkey and bought one too many party dresses, now, for those last-minute gifts! Whether you’re searching for a stocking filler or the ideal gift pack, here’s the Coogeecat guide to Chrissy beauty buys.
* Ofra Vitamin C cream OFRA Cosmetics Vitamin C Cream RRP$42.50
Ofra is a leader in the beauty industry when it comes to plant, marine and vegetable extract skincare. Enriched with vitamins, this daily anti-ageing moisturiser is ideal for all skin types – no matter how skin reacts during the summer months. Not only effective in reducing pigmentation, the Vitamin C element leaves skin feeling firm, yet soft and supple. Contains SPF20.
* Puretopia 1000 Fragrant Petals Body Wash RRP$19.95
Relaxes the body and mind (ie. alleviates Christmas shopping anxiety!) with aromatherapy benefits of ylang ylang, jasmine and chamomile
* Puretopia Eye Rescue RRP$19.95
Know someone who’s been more naughty than nice this year? Eye Rescue cools the under-eye area whilst applying a botanical peptides complex to reduce circles and party puff. A favourite of Puretopia ambassador, Jodi Anasta.
* Kora Revitalising Body Pack – RRP$149.95
The secret to supermodel skin is surely the perfect pressie for under the tree. And the Revitalising Body Pack from Miranda Kerr’s organic Kora range is an ideal all-over body treat; Exfoliating Cream to buff away dead skin cells, aromatic Essential Body Wash to freshen and invigorate and award-winning Luxurious Rosehip Body Oil (to mix with) Enriched Body Lotion for skin that is smooth, luminous and deeply moisturised all over!
* OPI’s Dramatic Duo with bonus wristlet RRP$29.95
Featuring OPI’s most popular red and black lacquer shades, Big Apple Red and Black Onyx, combined with a stylish black cosmetic/party purse.
* OPI’s Neon Revolution RRP$24.95
Give your party pals the gift of Neon Revolution! They’ll be expressing themselves all summer with bold and bright talons.
* Bite Beauty – so natural it’s healthy enough to eat! These lip-smacking food-grade products offer fantastic high pigment colour and wear too. Line and define Lip Primer $28.45 primer High Pigment Pencil in Pomegranate $36.95 Shop this product at Australian organic and natural beauty online shop Beautiful Because
* MV Rose Soothing and Protective Moisturiser RRP$102.99
Spoil mum with this calming and soothing moisturiser for even the most sensitive of skins. Actress Emma Watson’s a fan and it’s a favourite of international make up artists.
* MV Rose Plus Booster RRP$92
Made from organic plant oils and organic oils including Bulgarian Rose, a luxe addition to Rose Soothing Moisturiser. Ideal for calming redness. MV Organic Skincare is created by holistic skincare therapist Sharon McGlinchey and is a Coogeecat favourite.
* Weleda Iris Hydrating Facial Lotion RRP $24.95
Deliciously light moisturiser for those summer nights that contains pure plant extracts from iris root and calendula to bind moisture to skin while emitting a soothing effect. Also contains mild jojoba oil that ensure soft and supple skin, whilst helping to regulate oils and hydration.
* Arbonne Perfecting Liquid Foundation SPF 15 (RRP $56)
A lightweight and breathable formula that contains Optilight Technology™ said to create a soft-focus effect. The receiver will be a daytime soap star in no time! Allowing skin to breathe there’s no chance of pore clogging issues, giving off a ‘light-as-air’ feeling much-needed for hot summer evenings.
* Arbonne It’s A Long Story Mascara™ (RRP $46)
Santa loves fluttery long lashes! Bamboo extract and pro-vitamins in this luscious lasher pamper and nurture for a lavish, high-gloss look. The formula is long-lasting, non-smudging, non-clumping and non-flaking.
Arbonne is vegan friendly and crafted with premium botanical ingredients.
* John Varvatos deluxe limited edition Eau de Toilette Spray RRP $130
A heady scented must-have for the man with style. One spray of this masculine fragrance, presented in a limited edition sophisticated gift box setting, and you’ll both be transported to a Mediterranean escape. Available at Myer and David Jones