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The Cult Beauty Gifts for 2016

The Cult Beauty Gifts for 2016

This year has been packed with incredible new beauty launches and if you haven’t already tried some of the cult beauty favourites from over the last year, there is no better moment than now.

The Cult Beauty Favourites from 2016

Find out why everyone has fallen for these beauty products in 2o16, as well as the gorgeous gift sets that celebrate them. It is your chance to discover what all the hype has been about!

  1. Omorovicza
    £69.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: Queen of Hungary Facial Mist and Thermal Cleansing Balm

    Why They’re Cult: Omorovicza is one of those brands that has been quietly creeping up in popularity, building a loyal following of people who adore the products.

    All using mineral rich thermal water from Budapest, the Omorovicza range is luxurious but powerful. With rave reviews from leading bloggers like Caroline Hirons and A Model Recommends, these are the 2 products that constantly struggle to stay in stock, demand is so high!

    How to Try Them: The Omorovicza The Introductory Kit. Containing travel sizes of 5 of their most popular products, this is the best way to try out Omorovicza and see what the fuss is all about.


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  2. Illamasqua
    £50.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: Gel Sculpt

    Why They’re Cult: Illamasqua aim to push boundaries with their makeup, offering textures, shades and finishes unlike others on the market.

    The Gel Sculpt is totally unique to the market, with its semi-sheer, gel texture making it a breeze to add shadow and contour to the face. It is one Lisa Eldridge swears by for a natural contour.

    How to Try Them: The Illamasqua Chisel & Glow Highlight & Contour Set. This incredibly packaged gift set contains the Gel Sculpt alongside the Aurora Gleam Highlighters and Buffing brush; everything you need to get definition and glow.

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  3. NUXE Prodigieux® Harmony Gift Set (Worth £31)
    £25.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic

    NUXE Prodigieux® Harmony Gift Set (Worth £31)

    The Cult Products: The Prodigieux range.

    Why They’re Cult: The NUXE Huile Prodigieux has been loved by the beauty industry for years and this year we’ve seen that continue.

    The incredible scent has gathered legions of fans and now the range is going from strength to strength, with perfume, body washes and lotions all using the power of the classic oil.

    How to Try Them: The NUXE Prodigieux Harmony Gift Set is the perfect way to surround yourself with the beautiful Prodigieux scent.

    Wash with the oil enriched Shower Oil, then layer the Body Lotion and Perfume to envelope yourself in the sweet Camellia, Almond and Orange Blossom fragrances.

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  4. NARS
    £21.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: Pretty much everything, but especially the lip and cheek products.

    Why They’re Cult: With intriguing names and rich pigments, the NARS makeup products have made waves for decades and everytime they have a new launch, it is a big deal.

    Their lip products, with their modern matte and satin finishes all in beautiful sleek packaging, have a legion of fans and will be seen on pretty much every red carpet around.

    How to Try Them: The Sarah Moon limited edition Pure Matte Lipstick in Rouge Indiscret. Part of their limited edition Christmas collection, this beautiful red showcases all of the best of NARS; rich pigmentation, a rich and nourishing formula and a modern matte finish. The shade is beautiful and it is unlikely to be around for long…

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  5. Aurelia
    £65.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: The Miracle Cleanser.

    Why They’re Cult: These guys have been at the forefront of natural beauty; luxurious, all natural and using innovative probiotic formulations to help protect and nourish skin.

    Their Miracle Cleanser has taken the industry by storm, winning multiple awards thanks to its clever blend of probiotics, peptides and antioxidants.

    How to Try Them: The Aurelia Probiotic Skincare The Miracle Cleansing Collection. With a full-size cleanser as well as the beautiful muslin cleansing cloths, and samples of the Cell Revitalise Day Moisturiser, Night Repair Oil and Revitalise & Glow Serum, it has everything a natural skincare lover could want.

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  6. bareMinerals
    £31.20 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: The Original Foundation.

    Why They’re Cult: The first brand to bring a mineral powder foundation to the market, bareMinerals have always been ahead of the game.

    Now, as more and more of us move to natural alternatives for our everyday makeup, this is the one that people are turning to time and again.

    How to Try Them: The bareMinerals Double Platinum Original Foundation Kit. It contains the cult original foundation as well as their specially designed brush, all packaged in the beautiful limited edition platinum pot.

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  7. Alpha-H
    £25.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: Liquid Gold.

    Why They’re Cult: Acids have been having a moment in skincare this year and Alpha-H have been the go-to.

    With it’s ability to help stimulate cellular activity, the formula helps brighten and rejuvenate the skin and has made such a wave in the industry that it has even been featured in Sali Hughes’ ‘Pretty Iconic’ book.

    How to Try Them: The Alpha-H With Love Kit. With the cult Liquid Gold as well as the Balancing Cleanser and Essential Hydration Cream, this is everything you need to reveal glowing skin in time for the new year.

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  8. ghd
    £175.00 Buy now with Lookfantastic


    The Cult Products: The ghd Platinum Styler.

    Why They’re Cult: These were the original straighteners; the ones that have become a household name they are so popular.

    Now they are better than ever, with incredible plates to glide over the hair and amazing flexibility to curl, wave or straighten your locks. They are still the ultimate in hair styling technology.

    How to Try Them: The ghd Copper Luxe Platinum Styler Gift Set. In this season’s most popular colour, this set has everything you could want for gorgeous hair. With a travel case, heat protector holder and 2 special copper shades from Nails Inc to complete your beauty regime, this is such a treat.

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Make Up Specialist

Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid