Photography Vee Chin Styling Sherli Chong
Christmas is a busy period. There’s the shopping of gifts, party preparation, purchasing of groceries, cooking of the dinner feast and… oh no! You’ve forgotten to wrap the gifts you’ve bought for your family and friends. Well, we’re making Christmas this year easier by taking off one thing from your to-do list. These items are already gorgeous on their own, and this saves you the hassle of wrapping them. That means you not only save time, but also money and the environment.
Crabtree & Evelyn Comfort & Indulge White Cardamom Body Duo, $80.
The hardy flip-top box can be reused as pretty storage on your dresser. What’s in it: a body scrub and body cream that smell subtly spicy, nutty and woody.
Cle de Peau Beaute Holiday Essential Radiance Set, $185.
Designed by American painter Kathe Fraga, this box’s watercolour-painting print could pass as artisanal wrapping paper. What’s in it: a cleansing foam, softening lotion and two emulsions.
Fresh Zodiac Oval Soap Collection, $25 each.
12 star signs, 12 soaps. Fresh worked with popular American astrologer Susan Miller to tailor the scent for each sign/soap. Bonus: Each comes with a mini booklet with your sign’s 2018 horoscope forecast.
Innisfree Winter Skin Care Puzzle Collection, $44.
A box that looks like a book – a hideaway for all your precious trinkets after. What’s in it: a serum, face moisturiser, two face masks and a face mist.
L’Occitane x Rifle Paper Co. Shea Dry Skin Essentials Set, $45.
The tin case is a collab with stationery company Rifle Paper Co. What’s in it: Shea Ultra Rich Body Scrub, Body Cream and Hand Cream.
Crabtree & Evelyn Frosted Spicewood Reed Diffuser, $80.
This is the brand’s signature festive scent for 2017. It’s spicy-woody, and reminds us of fresh Christmas trees. What’s in it: a reed diffuser.
A version of this article first appeared in the December 2017 issue of Her World magazine.