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Of course, Easter these days is synonymous with chocolate eggs. But in 2021, as well as marking the coming of Spring Easter this year will also presage the UK gradually returning to normal, face-to-face socialising - what better time to amp up your beauty routine?
Beauty Easter Eggs have grown in popularity in the past few years, housing lovely minis or full-size cosmetics. If you’ve a lady in your life that doesn’t care for chocolate, they’re a great present - or you can always gift yourself if you want to try out a new selection of make-up and skincare.
With a mixture of new products, long-term faves, cult products, and indie buys, these Easter Eggs will allow you to trial a range of new cosmetics, and indulge yourself this Easter - without causing any chocolate fuelled break-outs.
LookFantastic Beauty Box
The LookFantastic Beauty Egg sold out in one day in 2020, so be at the ready if you’re keen on this year’s, which is currently available for pre-order. With £220 worth of product available for just £65, it’s easy to see why it’s a sell-out.
This Egg is focused on pampering your hair and face, and is expertly curated with cult products known for their great performance: Eve Lom Gel Balm Cleanser – 100ml, Colour Wow Kale Infused Dream Cocktail, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Oil, Rodial Dragon’s Blood Eye Cream, Diego Dalla Palma The Lipstick 46, Kerastase Ciment Thermique.
The Colour Wow and Kerastase products will ensure lustrous locks, while the Eve Lom and Rodial goodies are great for smooth, plump-looking skin. A winner. Be in quick.
Glossybox Limited Edition Easter Egg
Another product that sold out in little time last year, the Glossybox is more immediately affordable at £20, (£25 for non-subscribers) - but still houses some beautiful products, worth £80. It’s more High Street than high-end, but there’s still some goodies from the likes of Laura Mercier and Nars.
With 10 products, a mixture of full size or deluxe, the egg includes St Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse and mitt, NARS Laguna Bronzing Powder, Laura Mercier Rouge Essential Rouge Ultime Lipstick, Wander Beauty Mini Scenic Route Hair Treatment, and five more surprise products.
Even more exciting, 50 eggs will contain a golden ticket - this means you’ve won a Pandora prize worth £100, as well as £50 to spend at beauty website LookFantastic. Lush.
Rituals Easter Egg Gift Set
Rituals knows how to craft luxury bathing products better than just about anyone, so if you love a lengthy soak - or are looking to gift a beloved who needs some relaxation - the Rituals Easter Egg is guaranteed to delight.
This egg comes with a collection of body cosmetics infused with soothing holy lotus, and white tea - a clean, freshly fragranced infusion said to relax you and sharpen the senses.
Included are The Ritual of Karma Foaming Shower Gel, The Ritual of Karma Hair & Body Mist for Gift Set, The Ritual of Karma Body Cream 100ml. Ideal if you want to trial a new luxury beauty routine this spring.
Cherry Blossom Beauty Easter Egg
Ooo, this is lovely. French brand L’Occitane are delightfully reliable when it comes to scent and body products, and these cherry blossom scented goodies are no exception - they smell like spring time.
At £16, it’s one of the cheapest Beauty Easter Eggs on the market, and ideal if you want to stock up on mini products. Contents are 75ml Cherry Blossom Shower Gel, 35ml Cherry Blossom Body Lotion, 10ml Cherry Blossom Hand Cream.
You can also purchase it in the perennially popularVerbena scent, if you prefer.
Beauty Bakerie Blending Eggs 6 Pack
Word to the wise - this six pack of ‘blending eggs’ provide blending sponges that are a terrific dupe for the Beauty Blender, at just a fraction of the price. Super soft, they do a lovely, expert job of blending your products and helping foundation and concealer melt seamlessly into your skin.