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The Great Holiday Wishlist: Miniature beauty sets that make great stocking stuffers

Need a last-minute gift idea? These miniature beauty sets will be the cutest presents to gift.

There’s something about miniature beauty gift sets that are so cute. We can guarantee that its recipient won’t only squeal in delight, but also appreciate the low-commitment involved to try out a new beauty product.

Think about it — if you haven’t tried a new beauty product before, trying out a full-sized version can feel intimidating. A mini one offers you a chance to try it out to see if your skin reacts well to it without that high commitment risk. If it doesn’t work out, so be it. If it does, everyone’s happy to repurchase it.

Besides, Christmas season is the only time of the year where these miniature sets are specially curated and designed in limited-edition packages. Miss it and you’ll have to wait another year for the new holiday collection to be released. What are you waiting for? Start shopping below.

For more holiday gift guides, check them out here.

We couldn’t help but fall in love with this cute bauble in the shape of a Christmas tree tin box. This little ornament contains three products from L’Occitane’s Cherry Blossom range: the shower gel, shimmering lotion, and hand cream. It’s all you need to walk around smelling like a dainty flower for the rest of the day.

Purchase it online or in-stores at L’Occitane.


The first step to any good skin is cleansing, and this Eve Lom Iconic Cleanse Ornament will be able to help you out with that. This ornament contains the brand’s iconic Balm Cleanser and 100% cotton muslin cloth to help take off makeup and impurities from the skin.

Purchase it online or in-stores at KENS Apothecary.


While this kit is nowhere near as miniature as the rest, it’s the perfect introductory kit for that friend who has always wanted to try Tatcha products but was never able to. Within this kit are seven of the brand’s most luxurious products, from The Rice Polish to The Water Cream and The Liquid Silk Canvas primer.

Purchase online or in-stores at Sephora.


The perfect pairing of matte and glitter, this dynamic duo from Stila will give you the sparkly party eye makeup you need in just a swipe. It also comes in a cute star-shaped ornament which you can hang on the Christmas tree just before the big day itself.

Purchase online or in-stores at Sephora.


Why settle for one best-seller from Fresh when you can have all three? This holiday season, Fresh will be packaging its three best-selling lip balms in one coffret, aptly-named the Sugar Lip Moisturizing Trio. Here you’ll have the iconic Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy, a Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15, and the Sugar Mint Rush Freshening Lip Treatment.

Available for purchase at the Fresh Boutique Gardens Mall as well as online and in-stores at Sephora.


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Laneige Celebrate Holiday! Mini Sleeping Mask Set

You already know just how iconic Laneige’s Water Sleeping Mask is. For the holiday season, you can gift all three variants: the original Water Sleeping Mask, the Lavender-scented Water Sleeping Mask, and the newest of the trio: the Cica Sleeping Mask. You can literally get your beauty sleep with these.

Purchase at any Laneige beauty counters and boutiques nationwide.


For this year’s holiday collection, REN Clean Skincare collaborated with Hamburg-based illustrator Lisa Tegtmeier to create a series of colourful and whimsical illustrations on the former’s gift boxes. Give the gift of clean skin with the Best of Body set, comprising the Moroccan Rose Body Wash (50ml), Moroccan Rose Body Lotion (50ml), Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium Body
Wash (50ml),  and Atlantic Kelp and Magnesium Body Lotion (50ml). The Moroccan Rose range is infused with natural rose extract to leave you smelling good all day, while the Atlantic Kelp range is perfect for a little energy boost. It’s formulated with an exclusive, anti-fatigue essential oil blend to lift your senses — perfect for moody Monday mornings.

Purchase it online or in-stores at KENS Apothecary.


At the heart of Omorovicza’s luxurious products are the mineral-rich waters found in the natural thermal baths in Budapest. Using a concentrate with those same minerals that have benefitted many for centuries. Incorporate these same healing ingredients into your gift with Omorovicza’s The Perfect Duo, comprising The Queen of Hungary Mist (50ml), which provides skin with an instant refresh and the Perfecting Lip Balm (10ml) to hydrate and plump lips.

Purchase it online or in-stores at KENS Apothecary.


It’s no surprise that Sulwhasoo’s Essential Lip Serum Stick is popular enough to have its own Christmas packaging. If you had a Christmas tree, this would be the perfect decorative item to hang on the branches because it’s just so cute. The Essential Lip Serum Stick from the “Wear Your Fantasy Holiday Collection” comes in two shades: No. 1 Apricot Serum and No. 4 Rose Red.

Purchase it at Sulwhasoo Boutiques and department counters nationwide or get it online at Zalora and Lazada.

PohNee Chin
Editor, Kuala Lumpur
Poh Nee is the editor and writes about travel and drinks. When she's not living out her holiday dreams via Google Earth and sipping on an Old Fashioned down at the local bars, you can find her snug at home bingeing on Netflix and mystery fiction.
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