Last minute shopping - some avoid it like the plague while others seem to thrive on it. As a busy beauty professional, it can be extremely hard to avoid grabbing all your gifts last-minute. Now that the holiday season is here, we'd like to save you some precious time by rounding up our best retail products for everyone on your shopping list. We've hand-picked the best presents for your mum, boyfriend, bff and everyone else who makes your life beautiful!
Let's start with the blokes on your list. As a beauty pro, you know all too well that gents sometimes skip out on the TLC that could take their look to the next level. From facial care to hair therapy, we've got six suitable gifts to get any guy on your list looking great!
Let's face it, men and skincare aren't always mates. Whether it's a lack of knowledge or effort, we all know a man who could dedicate a little more time to taking care of their skin! Plant the seed for better skin by giving the gift of BarberPro! This fun line of face masks is the perfect pick for your male mates. BarberPro's activated charcoal face mask will catch their attention with a dramatic black colour and entertaining peel off removal.
For a fun foaming facial, treat your man to BarberPro's cleansing mask. This mask also features activated charcoal, perfect for acne-prone skin in need of a deep cleanse. This nourishing mask helps clear out blackheads and increase skin firmness for a comfortable and youthful complexion.
With lemon, lime and grapefruit extracts, this foaming mask is a fun and refreshing treat for every bloke on your buying list.
Beards are serious business. No one knows this better than NED! This Melbourne-based company was born to make beard maintenance better. Treat your facial haired friends to a NED gift pack. Combining nourishing shampoo with soothing oil, these gift packs are a great pick for men who struggle to keep their facial hair fresh during the warm summer months.
Opt for the Outback pack if your man likes a spicy scent. This pack includes Ned's Outback Beard Oil with eucalyptus and bay rum.
Opt for the Lavender pack if your man prefers a light and fresh floral scent.
Talk about a team! This boyfriend-approved beard comb features wide-teeth to tackle even the most unruly facial hair. Ned's beard comb is the gift that keeps giving - with a convenient bottle opener built right in.
Stylish and functional, you can guarantee your male mates will keep this gift at arm's length all season long!
Every man loves low maintenance hair! Give the gift of great hair without the fuss. OSMO's hair pomade is perfect for men who want great style without heaps of product. This British company offers a huge collection of professional products to target every hair type, style and styling need.
OSMO's stronghold pomade keeps hair in place while staying lightweight and flexible.
Pick this pomade for men who need a shine and style boost in their short hair. For men with slightly longer locks, opt for OSMO's Corruptor Cream.
Don't let summer wreak havoc on your man's stubble! This rechargeable trimmer makes beard and stubble maintenance a breeze. Featuring high-carbon blades, Wahl's beard trimmer is a powerful tool for precise styling. With 7 individual combs and an ergonomic shape, this trimmer is the perfect match for any style of facial hair.
Whether your man likes a subtle stubble or full-on summer beard, Wahl's trimmer is a great buy to keep them looking sleek and styled.
Onto the ladies! It can be tricky to narrow down the best presents for the babes on your buying list. Whether you're thinking hair, nails or skincare we've rounded up the best retail products for your mum, sister or bestie.
Treat the ladies you love to a new skincare product! BeautyPro's Black Diamond mask features activated charcoal to target all forms of acne including pesky blackheads. This fun peel-off mask also offers anti-aging benefits (because who doesn't want to look a few years younger!)
BeautyPro's luxury masks are perfect to rock before a big night out or to indulge during an at-home spa day.
Give the gift of fresh feet with BeautyPro's treatment booties! These peel off single-use boots are an absolute saviour to get your mates feet feeling summer-ready! Winter has a tendency to take a toll on tootsies. BeautyPro's booties feature 17 natural plant botanicals to kill calluses and restore soft skin.
The booties should be worn for about an hour and will cause old cracked skin to gradually peel away over the course of the following week.
With so much on our plates this time of year, we're all hoping to shine throughout the holidays! However, maybe not so much when it comes to complexion! Treat your bestie, sister of mum to the perfect primer! Set the stage for smooth shine-free skin that can handle even the hottest of holiday parties.
Runway Room's primer is our go-to pick for preventing unwanted shine and evening out complexions. Simply apply before everyday makeup using a foundation brush. This flawless finish primer has serious staying power for all the social hours you need to put in this season!
'Tis the season to be merry and bright! Help the ladies you love to look fresh and flawless with Runway Room's conceal and illuminate palette! This complete complexion correction kit includes multiple concealers to even out tones and removes skin imperfections. Runway Room's apricot concealer counteracts blue and purple tones while the green concealer hides redness. The included illuminator cream brings a gorgeous glow for brows and cheekbones.
To really brighten up your mates day, include Runway Room's best brushes! This 15 piece kit includes every professional brush needed to create a flawless face.
Award-winning and professionally loved - CND's Solar Oil makes the perfect gift for any lady on your list. Solar Oil features a synergetic blend of vitamin E and essential oils. This luxurious therapy treats cuticles and prevents natural nails from becoming dehydrated and damaged. Simply apply after a nail service or on its own whenever nails need a little love.
Solar Oil sets the stage for long-lasting enhancements or nourished natural nails. Your gal pals will be forever grateful for your gift of nurtured nails!
For the lash queen on your list, look no further than Ardell's magnetic lashes! This fun new technology uses the power of magnets to prevent annoying mess and potential mayhem from traditional adhesive. Ardell's magnetic lashes are available in both strip and individual sizes, to suit any lash lover's style! These enhancements can also be reused for long stunning lash looks all season long.
Practice makes perfect with this type of lash enhancement!
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