Luxury Magazine 2021 Holiday Gift Guide | Beauty & Grooming

Beauty & Grooming

Potions and notions to renew, purify, and ignite the senses.

By April Long
YSL Couture Clutch Eyeshadow Palette

Available in two colorways, one inspired by the hues of Paris (vivid blues and chic reds) and the other by Marrakech (desert browns and soft pinks), the glamorous yet versatile YSL Couture Clutch Eyeshadow Palette comes housed in a quilted case that is a covetable accessory in and of itself. $120;

Christophe Robin Intense Hydration Ritual

A surefire solution for dry winter strands in a pretty, botanical-print package, the Christophe Robin Intense Hydration Ritual includes a 250 ml Hydrating Shampoo with Aloe Vera, plus ample sizes of the complementary Hydrating Melting Mask and Hydrating Leave-In Mist. An ideal indulgence for travel, the gym, or a dash of French flair in the guest bathroom. $51;

Valmont Renewing & Purifying Set

The travel-ready Valmont Renewing & Purifying Set, beloved by beauty connoisseurs for its ability to deliver visible results, includes two of the Swiss brand’s skin-beautifying masks—the deep-cleaning Purifying Pack and the revitalizing, collagen-boosting Renewing Pack—plus a duo of mini hydrating creams. $375;

La Prairie Pure Gold Radiance Cream

Among the most opulent miracles in a jar that one can gift is the new La Prairie Pure Gold Radiance Cream, which boosts luminosity by combining the brand’s signature Exclusive Cellular Complex with real gold to deliver active ingredients deep into the skin. The plumping, hydrating, and texture-refining Pure Gold range is La Prairie’s first refillable collection: Replenishable glass vials are nestled inside long-lasting brushed metal containers. $850;

Cartier Les Collections de Parfum Discovery Set

The Cartier Les Collections de Parfum Discovery Set of haute perfumes includes fragrances created by renowned in-house nose Mathilde Laurent. From the blooming floral beauty of Pur Magnolia to the complex sophistication of L’Heure Mysterieuse (a heady aroma of incense, patchouli, pepper, and jasmine) to the seductive allure of Oud & Rose, each of the 15 scents is a work of wearable, sharable art. $120;

Hommeface Daily Skincare Trio Set

The Hommeface Daily Skincare Trio Set introduces the Korean brand’s simple and effective skincare routine for men, with vegan, cruelty-free, all-natural formulations presented in minimalist packaging. This set’s regimen is as easy as (literally) one, two, three, with a gentle, alcohol-free Daily Face Wash, a pH-balancing Herbal Spray Toner, and a mattifying, calming Face Moisturizer suitable for sensitive, post-shave skin. $45;

Kilian Paris Apple Brandy on the Rocks

For the man who appreciates fine fragrances—and knows his way around a bar cart—the Kilian Paris Apple Brandy on the Rocks is a new twist on Kilian’s Apple Brandy scent, originally launched eight years ago. On the Rocks is a deeply addictive blend of boozy apple liquor, bright bergamot, and warm cardamom, housed in a vintage, highball-inspired flacon. $195;

Amass Four Thieves Healing Hands Set

From the botanical beauty (and spirits—check out their gin) experts, the Amass Four Thieves Healing Hands Set features comforting cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, and allspice scents based on age-old essential oil blends once believed to combat the plague. Moisturizing ingredients aloe vera and shea butter can hydrate and repair sanitizer-stripped hands. $90;

Claus Porto Mini Soaps Gift Box

So pretty they may never be unwrapped for use (though they are equally as elegant once their Art Deco–inspired packaging has been removed), the Claus Porto Mini Soaps Gift Box includes nine scented soaps from the historic Portuguese fragrance house. $75;

Crown Affair’s The Set

Crown Affair’s The Set includes the essentials for glossy, healthy hair: A classic boar-bristle brush, a detangling wide-tooth comb, a hydrating serum with cold-pressed camellia and meadowfoam seed oil suitable for every hair type, and a cleverly designed elastic band–equipped microfiber towel to speed up drying. The unexpected, delightfully thoughtful extra? A three-minute, emerald-hued hourglass to remind you to take your time. $220;