The Beauty Insider:

Our top 10 exclusive beauty gifts

As we boldly go into the Christmas season (yep, it’s that time again), we’re transporting you to the magical world of beauty exclusives. From out-of-this-world lipsticks to shimmering eyeshadows, our beauty buyers have scoured the planet to find the very best exclusives – just for us. Here, we round up our top 10 showstoppers, guaranteed to light up any beauty enthusiast’s world.

Charlotte Tilbury – Hot Lips 2 Luxury Wardrobe 

Imagine 10 of Charlotte Tilbury’s bestselling lipsticks landing on your lap on Christmas Day? Enter: her limited-edition Hot Lips 2 set. This stellar line-up of ornate (and refillable) designs, plus five lipstick refills in both the satin and matte formulas, is inspired by her favourite icons. With shades ranging from JK Magic (a soft pink-nude, an ode to JK Rowling), Amazing Amal (a warm berry, for Amal Clooney) and Patsy Red (a statement red, and homage to her mum, Patsy), you have your pick of the A-list bunch. 

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Selfridges – The Ultimate Mask Collection

Remedy a run of over-indulgent late nights with this skin-saving kit. With 16 face and body masks, hand-selected from our very own Beauty Hall (think Sarah Chapman, Erborian, Dr Jart +), they’re packed with skin-loving formulas to tackle anything you throw at it this festive season. Whether it’s clarifying pores, plumping and hydrating dry skin before your Christmas party or cooling puffy eyes after one too many glasses of wine, we’ve got you covered.

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Dior - Christmas Look Collection 

The countdown is on for the worldwide launch of Dior’s 2019 Christmas collection. But guess what? We’ve bagged a special two-week preview. Yes, the new limited-edition line (including nail polishes, lipsticks and one-off eyeshadow palettes) is pretty sensational, but the star of the show has to be the Rouge Dior Couture Set. Inside the galactic Dior make-up bag, you’ll find their cult Rouge Dior Lipstick, complete with five refillable lipsticks in fabulously festive shades. Get it before it really takes off… 

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Jo Malone London – English Pear & Freesia Cologne

This limited-edition royal blue bottle is sure to delight any Jo Malone superfan – and makes a stylish addition to any dressing table. What’s inside the opulent bottle is equally as exciting; their popular English Pear & Freesia is a delicate, feminine scent that somehow works for all seasons and all occasions. Talk about a dream combo.

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MAC – Collector of the Stars Lip Vault

Look what’s just landed here at Selfridges (and nowhere else): MAC’s showstopping Lip Vault. No matter your preferred finish, this set contains four of their high-shine LipGlass, three Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics and three of their Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour for a long-lasting matte finish. And of course, 10 of their beloved lipsticks sit front row in popular shades including Velvet Teddy, Ruby Woo and Diva. It’s the ultimate gift for MAC lip fanatics – or any lipstick lover for that matter.

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Pat McGrath Labs – Legendary Luxury: Collector’s Edition

Pat McGrath Labs – Legendary Luxury: Collector’s Edition (coming soon)

If we’re talking next-level gifting, then this, dear friends, is the ‘Mother’ of all gift sets – an exclusive collection from make-up’s legendary ‘Mother’ herself Pat McGrath. First, let’s just talk about the collector’s LBB (Little Black Box) that comes with a futuristic digital logo. And inside, you’ll find a beauty wonderland – from her bestselling lipsticks, highlighters and mascara through to her mesmerising eye palettes, and much, much more. To put it simply: it’s legendary. 

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It Cosmetics – Heavenly Brush Sets 

From bestselling CC cream to transformative mascara, It Cosmetics have managed to take unassuming products and turn them into super stars. Case in point: their make-up brushes. Proving that an artist is only as good as their tools, these super-soft brushes use custom-cut synthetic hair for precise yet foolproof application. Plus, the synthetic bristles are cruelty-free and can apply cream formula just as well as powders. Win, win!

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La Prairie – White Caviar Illuminating Rituals Kit 

We like to think of this illuminating skin kit from La Prairie as the beauty equivalent of a rejuvenating ray of sunshine on a winter’s day. With four products from La Prairie’s bestselling White Caviar franchise (a favourite here at Selfridges thanks to its glow-inducing powers), including the Illuminating Pearl Infusion and Eye Serum and the Crème Extraordinaire, this luxurious kit is enough to release a tiny squeal come Christmas morning. 

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Christian Louboutin – Loubiléopard Collection

When it comes to make-up gifts, Christian Louboutin have created the ultimate party kit for the make-up lovers in your life (and yes, that includes you!). From the dream festive red lipstick through to metallic eye shadows and even false lashes, you have everything you need to hit the dancefloor in style – and all in this rather fabulous limited-edition leopard-print packaging. We’ve got it for four weeks before anyone else, so get your sparkly skates on. 

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Bobbi Brown – Couture Drama Eyeshadow Palette

Finding an eyeshadow palette with the perfect mix of warm, cool and shimmer hues isn’t always easy, but this clever little multitasker from Bobbi Brown is just the ticket. With 10 of the brand’s brilliant highly pigmented powders, ranging from foolproof matte neutrals and light-reflecting shimmers to berry and metallic chrome pigments for night (or, quite frankly, whenever you fancy – it is Christmas, after all), it’s the perfect gift for any beauty buff. You can thank us later… 

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