1. Lancome Beauty Crackers £54 A luxurious gift available at Selfridges to celebrate this season in style. the crackers contain six premium goodies including Hypnose Volume Mascara, Le Crayon Khol Eyeliner, Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, Lip Lover, L’absolue Lipstick and Bi-Facil Eye Makeup Remover.
2. No7 Christmas Cracker Collection £14 Six crackers containing No7’s Stay Perfect Nail Polish in Temptress (4ml), Stay Perfect Nail Polish in Beanie (4ml), Stay Perfect Nail Polish in Damson Dream (4ml), Protect & Perfect Day Cream (25ml), Protect & Perfect Night Cream (25ml) and Protect & Perfect Intense Eye Cream (5ml). Available in the 3 for 2 gift offer!
3. This Works Miracle Cracker 2014 £10 This cracker contains a deep sleep body therapy mini spay on treatment with Camomile and lavender to relax, sooth and hydrate while you sleep.
4. Jo Malone Christmas Cracker £32 This luxurious gift contains Nectarine Blossom & Honey Body Crème (15ml), Blackberry & Bay Body & Hand Wash (15ml) and Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne (9ml).
5. Philip Kingsley Soft & Shiny Cracker £10 Worth £25 this festive treat contains three Philip Kingsley hair treatments; Elasticizer (40ml), Moisture Balancing Shampoo (20ml) and Moisture Balancing Conditioner (20ml)
6. Origins Surprise Twists £30 Worth over £52, each holiday cracker is stuffed with two skincare teats which include Clear Improvement Active charcoal mask, Modern Friction Nature’s gentle dermabrasion, Make a Difference Rejuvenating hand treatment, Made a Difference Rejuvenating treatment, Drink Up Intensive overnight mask, Ginger Burst & Ginger Souffle Whipped body cream.
7. Cowshed Cracking Hand & Lip Gift Set £10 Filled with Cow Herb Restoring Hand Cream (50ml) and Natural Lip Balm (5ml), available at John Lewis this Christmas.
Or for a more personal and budget friendly alternative, why don’t you make your own, filled with your families favourite miniature samples available from beauty counters or holiday travel sized products available from Boots & Superdrug.
Hobbycraft – Christmas Santa/Reindeer Cracker Kit 6 Pack £4
The Works – Make Your Own Crackers 6 Pack £3
Marks & Spencers – Make Your Own Red & White Christmas Cracker Set £6
John Lewis Make Your Own Crackers Kit in Gold £4.50
P.S. Don’t forget to enter my giveaway to win Benefit’s beautiful Christmas limited edition gift set – Cutie Cravings! This gorgeous set includes miniatures of Benefit’s bestselling products such as: the POREfessional (7.5ml), They’re Real! (3.0g), Hoola (3.0g) with a brush, Ultra Plush Lip Gloss in Fauxmance (6.5ml) and four Longwear Powder Eyeshadows (4x 0.8g) in ‘It’s Complicated’, ‘Nude Swings’, ‘Quick, Look Busy’ and ‘Thanks A Latte’. To enter click here.