Vanity Corner – Holiday Edition: Festive pampering sets • Kits that care • Safe skin essentials

Festive pampering sets

Trust The Body Shop when it comes to making gifts that truly capture the cheer of the merry holiday season. 

The Body Shop’s holiday offerings include (photos below) Special Edition Winter Jasmine Range, Make It Real Together Advent Calendar, and Festive Berry Starry Bath Bomb.
A gift that keeps on giving, the Make It Real Advent Calendar is filled with 24 handpicked treats that uplift, pamper, and rejuvenate. 

Want something more specific? Bestselling bath and body scents Moringa, Satsuma, Strawberry, British Rose, Shea, and Almond Milk and Honey come in big and little gift boxes. Or go for The Body Shop’s skincare gifts Drops of Youth Fresher Skin Kit or Little Gift Box.

This year’s lineup of special edition festive fragrances includes sweet and tangy Festive Berry, fresh and crisp Winter Jasmine, and sweet and cozy Warm Vanilla. 

Stuff those stockings with delightful gifts such as Shake and Swish Ginger and Pure Bliss Banana hair care duos, and Strawberry and British Rose lips and hands kits.

To spread the holiday cheer, every purchase at The Body Shop—in store or online at—this Christmas will help support organizations that help provide safety, security, and home to the women most affected by this crisis.

Kits that care

Beauty and care are spread to more people with Mary Kay’s Holiday Tribe Bundle, a four-piece skincare set that donates part of the sales to those in need. 

Mary Kay Hand Cream and Lip Balm Set in Berry Parfait Intuitive pH.
Every purchase of the bundle’s headliner, the Limited Edition Mary Kay Intuitive pH Lip Balm (P599), P25 pesos will go to Mary Kay Emergency Fund for the benefit of those affected by the recent typhoons and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Meanwhile, the Limited Edition Mary Kay Hand Cream and Lip Balm Set (P799) comes in three scents: Citrus Sorbet (notes of bergamot, apple blossom, and amber), Berry Parfait (notes of strawberry, raspberry, and vanilla absolute), and Coconut Mousse (notes of airy coconut, jasmine petals, and rich cacao).

Lip Balm in pink.
Completing the bundle is Satin Hands Shea Hand Soap (P499), a shea butter-infused bottle that clears hands of impurities while keeping them soft and smooth. 

Get these products through an authorized Mary Kay beauty consultant. Go to or call 0917-866-0494. 

Safe skin essentials

Give the gift of skin care routine that claims to help achieve healthy and younger-looking skin in three steps. 

Bio-Gold Gold Water, Bio-Water Foamy Cleanser, and Bio-Water Energizing Water Face Mist.
Singaporean brand Bio-Science offers a collection of lightweight products that address concerns like premature aging, aging, blemishes and dark spots, dryness, and rough and flaky skin which are exacerbated by the stress and circumstances brought by the pandemic. 

The three-step routine starts with Bio-Water Foamy Cleanser, a mild foamy cleanser infused with hyaluronic acid and aloe vera extract to keep skin clean, soft, hydrated, and refreshed. 

Follow it with Bio-Gold Gold Water, a cult-favorite hydrating serum and toner in one that penetrates deep into skin’s surface and helps tighten pores.

The last step requires Bio-Water Energizing Water Face Mist that locks in the moisture absorbed from Gold Water. This hypoallergenic, fragrance-free product can be used every three hours to prevent mask acne, or ‘maskne,’ or as a makeup primer and setter. 

The aforementioned products are available at Watsons and SM Department Stores and online at BeautyMNL, Shopee, and Lazada. 

Topics: The Body Shop , Bio-Water Energizing Water Face Mist , Mary Kay’s Holiday Tribe Bundle , BeautyMNL ,
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