The holiday offerings continue with on-trend sets from L’Occitane, Space NK and Kiehl’s. Pop-up shops are still all the rage, with Kiehl’s and L’Occitane opening respective concept stores in SoHo and Midtown, where they’re sharing their wares with harried New Yorkers looking for cute, cultivated gift sets for family and friends. Here, Beauty Insider shares the top trends for holiday for these three iconic brands.
L’Occitane’s Signature Advent Calendar ($59) features festive colors and is filled with 24 curated classics of the brand’s best-sellers. The brand also offers a luxury version for $124. This year, Space NK is offering a deluxe advent calendar iteration, valued at $600 retailing for $250. It features goodies from Malin + Goetz, Kevyn Aucoin, Lipstick Queen, Christophe Robin, Ilia, Hourglass and more. Kiehl’s is also offering one for $70, featuring designs from artist Andrew Bannecker. It boasts 24 of customers’ favorite skin care products.
L’Occitane is partnering with Unicef this year, and for every purchase of the brand’s aforementioned Signature Advent Calendar ($59), they’re donating to help the charity provide Vitamin A supplements to children around the world to fight preventable childhood blindness. At the Kiehl’s Gifting Workshop pop-up shop, consumers can purchase a selection of gifts from Kiehl’s 2018 Holiday Collection, including its three sets from the Kiehl’s x Andrew Bannecker for Feeding America collection. For these, 100% of Kiehl’s net profits, up to $100,000, will benefit Feeding America. This donation will help provide one million meals to families over the holiday season.
At the Kiehl’s Gifting Workshop, there’s a “Kiehl’s On the Go” wall where consumers can fill a travel bag or tin with their own curated assortment of Kiehl’s travel-size formulations at a 10% discount when they buy four or more. They can also customize the bag or tin containing these items. L’Occitane’s Shea Holiday Star Ornament features small sizes of its shea goodies including a hand cream, body lotion and mini soap for $14. At Space NK, the store is offering a set of 5 Diptyque Mini Candles for $78. The Omorovicza Intro Set at Space NK features 15ml and 30ml versions of their award-winning skincare products. Last, for hair, they’re also offering the R+Co My Hair Is Full Of Secrets Time Travel Set for $39, which includes four hair essentials to keep your mane travel-ready.
Exclusive sets are all the more enticing during the holidays. Space NK offers a mini body oil trio from Susanne Kaufmann, in addition to By Terry’s Brightening CC Serum Set and an Iconic Heroes Set, among others. The latter is a tight edit of best sellers from Diptyque, Sunday Riley, Omorovicza, Oribe and more.
L’Occitane’s Blooming Rose Treasures Set ($59) features rose-scented products, including a body milk, shower gel, hand & nail cream, eau de toilette, and a soap. Space NK’s By Terry Gem Glow Baume De Rose Duo Set
($55) includes the brand’s signature hits for hands and lips in gorgeous rose-scented formulas.
Wrapped in luxury silk gold tissue, L’Occitane’s Terre De Lumière Collection
($108) includes a perfume, shower gel, body milk, and shea butter hand cream. At Space NK, there’s the Rodial Dragon’s Blood Collection ($99), which comes in a rose gold-adorned box and contains a cleansing foam, illuminating moisturizer, and night cream. Space NK also has a gold mini collection from NuFace for $199, featuring its hi-tech skincare device and two primers encased in a gold metallic-adorned pink cosmetics bag.
From baths to masking, self care remains a major trend in beauty. L’Occitane offers its Verbena Treasures Set ($59) for holiday, which includes a shower gel, eau de toilette, soap, body lotion, and cooling hand cream gel. Space NK has a set from 111 Skin Master calls the Masking Planner, for $150. It includes a selection of the brand’s bestselling treatment masks, the perfect present for every skincare enthusiast. For just $39, Kiehl’s offers a mini set of masks called Merry Masking. It includes a pore-cleansing mask, one for hydration, and one for firming.
Give ‘Em A Hand
The oft-ignored skincare target is the star of many a curated set for the holidays this year, with all three retailers providing dedicated gift sets for hands. Kiehl’s has a Smooth Skin Delights trio of hand creams for $35, while L’Occitane offers a Hand Cream Bouquet for $54 including six of its greatest hits.