If you are like me and start off real early buying Christmas gifts and then are scrambling around mere days before ‘the day’ looking for stocking stuffers, this post is for you!
Here’s a little guide,
a. Stocking stuffers should ideally be exactly what they sound like – small enough to go into a stocking!
b. No need to go all extravagant (unless that’s your thing of course!) as they are just the little extras.
*Talking bout extravagant stocking stuffers I heard that there is stocking stuffer sized YSL Youth liberator serum that had come out specially for Christmas! Lmfao
c. The more the merrier! Don’t skimp, it’s the holidays! I personally love receiving a tonne of little gifts!
d. Try to take advantage of sales and other year end deals that most stores offer. Since you’ll be buying so many gifts, overall you do save a substantial sum if you shop smart.
Now on to a few stocking stuffers I managed to get my hands on, mostly from the Sephora 20% sale in Singapore.
Stila- Colour me Glossy lip glaze set
This Stila lip gloss set was made for stocking stuffing, it contains three individually packed gloss sets. There’s even a label to write recipient names! Now that’s smart marketing.
Shu Uemura S Curler, Lip & Cheek Fun-tasy
Adore this cute lash curler and lip/cheek tint from the Shu Uemura 6 Heart Princess holiday release, it’s a fun little addition to any gift pile. And it’s always a plus when the packaging is cute, or even better, Christmassy! This collections packaging is decorated with a Christmas tree of hearts!
Benefit Double the Real mascara duo set
I always feel that gifts such as lipsticks can be tricky if you don’t really know a persons taste in makeup, but things like mascaras you really cant go wrong with, they only come in a very few shades and everyone is usually happy with black!
This set is extra special cos it comes with a mini mascara too, and it’s free! Perfect for anyones makeup bag.
Benefit Crescent Row Eau de Toilette miniatures set
Lastly this very cute perfume set, a Christmas gift sent by the very kind folk at Benefit, I had never seen it before, I believe it’s part of the holiday sets they had come out with this year. But it’s truly another awesome idea for stocking stuffers! It consists of 4 mini eau de toilette bottles and matching little boxes, the packaging is to die for and let’s not even get started on the names of these perfumes cos they are ridiculously cute! I think ‘Ring my Bella’ is my favourite, and it’s going straight into my makeup bag 😛
So that’s my little list of finds, hope is was of some help and eased your holiday gift shopping trauma at least a bit.
Wishing you a great week ahead,
6 thoughts on “The art of stocking stuffing”
I love tonnes of lil gifts too!!! But with such cute packaging, I’m tempted to just hoard all of them for myself! ;P
I am the same! I plan to take one of the Stila gloss sets >.< Cos I technically only needed two… Sooo…. Hahahaha!
These gift sets are so festive and mix and matching make a perfect gift:) Need to try the Stila gloss:)
Yes they are! 😀 I always get suckered into buying holiday stuff myself ;-P And it’s my first time trying the Stila gloss, it’s great as a gift, but my fave is still TF lol!
I would love ANY of these things. Especially being a mum, beauty related things are a must have for me! 🙂
❤ Yes! you should treat yourself to some of these 🙂 I love them too!