Crème Simon's comforting Christmas sets
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I think there are two types of good holiday gifts: The first is the kind to hoard, the intricate limited edition palettes and engraved lipsticks to longingly gaze at before we cave one fateful day, months later. Then there are those we eagerly unbox as soon as the last guest goes home. Why? Because champagne takes its toll and now all our skin wants is to be soothed until the New Year rolls around.
With a sumptuous range of French essentials, Crème Simon's holiday offerings sit firmly in the second-category. These are the kind of gifts to inspire spending Boxing Day indoors, slathered in fragrant creams. The Deluxe Skin Revival Gift Set (RM550, pictured above) contains the Dermo Activ Floral Serum, Oxygenating Light Day Moisturiser (we liked this so much, we gave it an award) and Restorative Light Night Moisturiser, all of which pampers and brightens the skin.
For luxe stocking stuffers, there's the Holiday Gift Sets (RM220 each). Each set pairs one of three Crème Simon's bestsellers – the moisturising, multi-purpose Crème Universelle, desk buddy Daily Defense UV Protector SPF 50 or the gently conditioning Restorative Sleeping Mask – with Multi-Benefits Eye Treatment, for de-puffing party-weary eyes.
Other sets include options for sun care, brightening, and a cleansing-toning-moisturising Starter's Essential Gift Set (RM470), for the friend who still doesn't have a skincare routine down yet (there's always one!).