The Beauty Bible: Our Top 10 Stocking Fillers!
The prosecco is flowing, Bubble is on repeat and the Christmas weekend is about to start! It’s fair to say that I have already eaten my body weight in food, and my diet has well and truly gone out of the window, that’s thanks to the never ending supply of quality streets and mince pies! For today’s feature we have picked out our favourite stocking fillers, especially for those who haven’t finished their shopping yet (not guilty). We have cheated a little for this post, not only are we including the best beauty buys, but some gorgeous accessories for your engaged friend (possibly yourself!) and some really lovely heart warming treats that all the family will love.
So, here is The Wedding Affair’s top 10 stocking fillers, even if it is slightly late…
Mac Cosmetics Honey Love…
You can’t go wrong with a beautiful nude lipstick – it’s safe to say that I think just about any lucky lady would be happy to receive this little beauty. Honey Love is a nude that’s not too nude, but not too dark also. A combination of a beige, rosy hue. Oh, and the yummy vanilla scent is gorgeous! Available from Mac Cosmetics.
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder
The perfect highlighter to add a little pop of sparkle to your Christmas party or new years do. Wear it up or dress it down, that’s thanks to it’s buildable, radiant particles. There is a shade for every skin colour. Plus, how pretty is this packaging? All of your friends will be envious of your little limited edition Christmas buy! Get yours from Laura Mercier.
Poppy Pickering Chocolates…
Yes, we know it’s not exactly anything beauty related, but we couldn’t resist these dainty chocolate Christmas trees. A lovingly, hand made selection of chocolates can be purchased from Poppy Pickering. Forget the diet, and choose a box that the whole family will be able to share this weekend. Plus these would makes the most perfect wedding favours!
Mac Cosmetics Fix + Setting Spray…
A firm favourite that is all over make-up tutorials, and the internet at the moment. The perfect travel companion, this multi tasking, beauty must have is an essential. Not only does it set your make-up, it can be used to create more pigment in eyeshadow, prime skin before applying make-up, or be used on a beauty blender for a flawless foundation finish. Available from Mac Cosmetics.
Know Cosmetics – No Bleeding Lips…
Every woman must know the struggle of having an absolutely gorgeous lip colour, only then to find out that it bleeds! Usually, along with this comes a lipstick that doesn’t stay on very well at all. We have got this sorted for you! No Bleeding Lips is the perfect solution for long lasting colour, and lips that don’t bleed. So, wear your favourite coloured lippy with confidence with No Bleeding Lips!
Charlotte Mills Shoe Clips…
In need of something to sparkle up your dancing shoes? Or, do you know of someone who can’t resist a bit of glitter? We have THE perfect thing for you. Treat yourself, or a friend to the beautiful shoe clips from Charlotte Mills. These are just what you need for new years!
The Beauty Blender…
Everyone is seeking flawlessly applied make-up this time of year, right? We have just the thing for you! The beauty blender is designed to apply make-up so there is no streaks and no cakeyness. Just a seamless finish. The beauty blender would make the perfect stocking filler for any make-up junkie! P.S – We find these work best when damp, for extra dewiness and a natural glow! You can purchase your very own from Beauty Blender UK.
Kylie Cosmetics – Mary Jo K Lip Kit
The Kardashians… you either love them, or hate them. But when it come’s to Kylie Jenner’s fairly new cosmetics line, it is something that we can’t get enough of. This year we have seen matte liquid lippy’s all over the shop, and, our favourite make-up brands have all released stunning colours. The ones at the top though still seem to be Kylie’s lip kits, that’s thanks to their long lasting formulas and iconic colours. One that we are currently crushing over, and is perfect for the festive period is Mary Jo K. A bright no-nonscence red. It even comes with a lip pencil to match, perfect!
Fifth & Spring
Our fabulous approved supplier, Fifth & Spring have the most gorgeous accessories. Whether you are a bridesmaid, bride or groom – no matter who you are, their accessories would make the most gorgeous gift. Planning on asking your best friends to be your bridesmaids? Beautiful stationery, paired with a stunning piece of jewellery or accessory and we guarantee they will say yes! Plus they double up as accessories for the big day!
Bleu De Chanel
Of course we couldn’t forget something for the boys either! Bleu De Chanel is the masculine scent from Chanel. “A tribute to masculine freedom, Bleu De Chanel is a sensual and captivating aromatic-woody fragrance. Its remarkably sophisticated trail is steeped in modern elegance.” Treat the man in your life to this stunning fragrance. It is available in a post shave balm, soap, perfume and eau de toilette. Purchase yours from Boots!
What are your favourite goodies to put in stockings? Do let us know in the comments section below! We do hope you have a fabulous weekend and amazing Christmas! Enjoy spending time with friends, family and over eating… Merry Christmas from The Wedding Affair team! xxx
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