Christmas Gift Guides, News and Features

Make your Christmas extra Glossy this year with our edit of the best Christmas gift ideas, beauty stocking fillers, party season looks and giveaways


Glossy Posse Picks: the products we loved in December

January 4th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Which products carry our personal seals of approval? Here are the beauty products we’ve tried, tested and now, can’t live without >>>


The year in beauty and health: 2015

December 25th 2015 / Susannah Taylor

What were the biggest health and beauty trends of the year? Get The Gloss Editor-in-chief Susannah Taylor reveals our top 15 >>>


The new Urban Decay palette that’ll No Doubt top any girl’s wishlist

December 23rd 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Urban Decay and Gwen Stefani have teamed up to create the ultimate eyeshadow palette and in the process, have also created the ultimate stocking filler too. Here’s why >>>


Heavenly Hands? Sounds like a touch of gift genius to us...

December 21st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Stocking filler skincare doesn’t get more hard-working than Balance Me’s Heavenly Hands Duo >>>


The ultimate bespoke health and beauty gift

December 20th 2015 / Judy Johnson

Personalised presents are the way to go, but what about a gift that the recipient can continue to change and update? Meet Apatchy... >>>


Recipe: Raw Brussels Sprouts Boxing Day Salad

December 20th 2015

Looking for something to eat with turkey on Boxing Day that isn’t leftover bread sauce and a soggy parsnip? Top chef Nina Parker has the answer... >>>


Three Christmas daytime looks you’ll fall in love with…

December 19th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Because a full on glitter face feels a bit wrong at midday… >>>


Shopping for a sensitive sleeper? We have the perfect gift…

December 18th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The gift of a good night’s sleep: is there anything better? Holistic Silk has the perfect Christmas present idea courtesy of its range of limited edition Eye Masks >>>


Hang a bee on the tree to treat winter skin woes

December 17th 2015 / Anna Hunter

The best things in life are both decorative and functional. Enter Burt’s Bees bauble gift sets… >>>


A clear mind at Christmas- there’s surely no greater gift

December 16th 2015 / Anna Hunter

A beautiful vial of lovingly crafted bath and shower oil could be just the tonic for yuletide tension… >>>


The special Stila delivery that carries our seal of approval

December 15th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Who cares about Christmas postal delays, the new Stila Trust in Love Gift Set is one stocking filler that’s worth waiting for >>>


12 emergency products you need to keep Christmas meltdown to a minimum

December 14th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Meet the 12 emergency products expert-guaranteed to help cure hangovers, increase energy levels and boost beauty artilleries to make party season as stress-free as possible >>>

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Doing It All: The 12 days of Christmas when you're a mum

December 14th 2015 / Emma Bartley

There are women who start shopping in October, send tasteful cards in November, leaving all of December to perfect the art of mince pie baking. If you’re not either of them, it’s more likely to go like this… >>>


If you were thinking of putting a mandarin in someone’s stocking this year, stop right there…

December 14th 2015 / Anna Hunter

We think we’ve found a heavenly hybrid of Christmas citrus and chocolate coins… >>>


5 ways to pimp your daily porridge

December 13th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Forget the full English; oats are where it’s at. Here’s how to give your porridge an edge… >>>


Meet the Bobbi Brown Christmas gift idea that’s both naughty and nice

December 13th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From day to night, sophisticated to smokey, the new limited edition Bobbi Brown Caviar Mini Lip & Eye Palette is the pint-sized makeup compact certain to suit her every makeup whim >>>


The skincare secret that everyone will appreciate this Christmas

December 12th 2015 / Judy Johnson

Need a pretty skincare gift but don’t know their skin type? Pai has just the thing >>>


Swap Vaseline for vintage and discover the lip balm that lasts forever

December 11th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A lip balm shouldn’t just be for Christmas, it should be for life; and Andrea Garland’s Lip Balm Pill Boxes are the keepsakes that prove just that. Intrigued? Read on... >>>


How to deal with loneliness and depression at Christmas

December 10th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

You’re not alone. We spoke to a Consultant Psychiatrist to seek his advice when it comes to looking after your mental health and spotting and dealing with the signs of depression at this time of year >>>


Charm their socks off with Charlotte Tilbury miniature lipsticks

December 10th 2015 / India Block

Charm your way into someone’s heart this Christmas with this set of Charlotte Tilbury miniature lipsticks >>>


How to save your skin in extreme conditions

December 10th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Whether you’re flying home for Christmas, running in biting winds or burning candles at both ends, we’ve got some SOS skin solutions for dramatic damage limitation…. >>>


Download your free Healthier Christmas Recipe Guide

December 10th 2015

Featuring recipes from Madeleine Shaw, Calgary Avansino, Natasha Corrett and many more… >>>


Give the gift of the perfect updo this Christmas...

December 9th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

One of the best hairbands we’re tried, the new Beauty To Go hair accessories from Hershesons are the stocking fillers that thick hair, fine hair and unruly hair will love >>>


Buying for a shopoholic? We’ve got just the thing…

December 8th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Soothe a loved one’s soles during the sales season; there’s surely no greater gift than taking the weight off winter worn feet >>>


How to cope with Christmas overwhelm

December 8th 2015 / Chloe Brotheridge

Christmas cheer turning into festive fear? Channel the wise words of anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge for a calmer, happier Christmas >>>

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