Holiday Skincare Secrets to De-Stress + Pamper Your Skin

Discover Charlotte's holiday skincare secrets to de-stress and pamper yourself with this season for when you need a break from all the hustle and bustle.

The hustle and bustle of the exciting holiday season is here which means parties, plans, dates and always being on the go! This busy time of year can sometimes mean you have less time to look after your skin but darlings, it’s important to keep up a supercharged skincare routine to keep your skin looking gorgeous all season long!

Find some time during the busy holidays to pamper yourself and find your inner calm, even if only for a short time each day. This extra self-care can go a long way in keeping your skin gorgeously glowing for every occasion!

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Iconic Skincare Products for Calming Relaxation

De-stress and pamper your skin this Holiday season with some of most iconic blends of magical ingredients! No matter how busy the holidays may be, taking time to pamper your beautiful self with these products can bring instant serenity when it’s needed most.

  1. Thick, pearly-white cream in an open glass jar with its rose-gold-coloured lid next to it.

    Charlotte’s Magic Cream

    This award-winning moisturiser pampers and hydrates your skin in as little as five minutes! Use the Tilbury Tap massage to wrap your skin in a cocoon of hydration and moisture, leading to a plumper-looking complexion!

    Magic Step 1: Starting from the lower cheek, sweep cream out & up. Tap fingertips across cheeks avoiding eye contour.

    Magic Step 2: Place fingers under cheekbones, then smooth outwards and upwards along cheekbones.

    Magic Step 3: Gently pinch chin with your fingers, moving up your jawline in one sweeping motion.

    Magic Step 4: Starting in the middle of the forehead, massage in circular motions moving out to the temples. Pat any excess in with your ring finger

    While your skin is being pampered with research-powered ingredients like Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamins C+E, the Frangipani Flower Extract in the formula releases a delicate fragrance that helps calm your senses for a spa-at-home experience every morning, while Rosehip Oil, a natural source of linoleic acid, helps revitalise the appearance of tired skin.

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  2. An open luminous, ivory-coloured serum in an opened glass bottle with its dropper beside it.

    Charlotte’s Magic Serum

    Apply Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir to your skin to get a jumpstart on a busy day, or to help you relax and unwind after a long week! Featuring a magic matrix of supercharged, potent ingredients that are proven to help revitalise tired and dull skin, this is the perfect way to treat and target your skin and any skin concerns during the lively Holiday season!

    Your skin will be flooded with ultimate hydration from Polyglutamic Acid, a supercharged ingredient 4X more hydrating than Hyaluronic Acid, and this is combined with other ingredients like with Golden Vitamin C for a boost of brightness and REPLEXIUM™ for expert wrinkle targeting for a youthful looking appearance!

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Cooling and Revitalising Face-Pampering Products

While a visit to the spa is on everyone’s list this Holiday, many may not find the time! Between holiday parties and shopping, take a marvelous moment to indulge in one of Charlotte’s magically relaxing face masks for an effortless, quick at-home pamper moment!

  1. A white-coloured eye serum tube with silver-colour geometric patterns on the front and text written on it that reads, 'eye appear depuffed and brighter with Iceawake, caffeine complex' and a white-coloured face mask with tiny holes all over the forehead and cheeks area, and large eye, nose, and mouth holes so the mask can comfortably sit on any face size or shape.

    Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum & Face Mask

    Discover Charlotter's NEW! Cryo-Recovery Face Mask and Cryo-Recovery Eye Serum.

    Together, these two cooling-effect skincare products help revitalise, awaken, lift, contour and brighten, the look of your skin, while also reducing the lifting and contouring the appearance of fine lines. The cryotherapy-inspired effects of the cooling, CAFFEINE-infused eye serum along with the acupressure beads in the face mask (which should be stored in the freezer for up to 30 minutes before applying) work together to de-puff, awaken and brighten tired and dull looking skin from the comfort of your home!

    Apply the serum around the contours of your eyes, apply the face mask, and rest while the stress of the day is whisked away!

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  2. Travel-size clay mask in a white and rose-gold colour scheme with the CT logo printed on the front.

    Goddess Skin Clay Mask

    This magical mask helps you to unwind as it pampers and softens the feel of your skin, so it’s a no-brainer skincare product to use in between all the party planning and gift shopping! If you’re looking for supercharged and quick results, this award-winning mask improves brightens the look of your complexion after just one use. Packed full of omega-3 fatty acids and natural linoleic acids from the sweet almond and rosehip oils, your skin will be left feeling deeply moisturised and baby-soft. These ingredients work in harmony to offer the perfect balance of revitalisation and hydration for even the most dull-looking skin.

    Rinse off after 10 minutes to unveil skin that feels softer and appears brighter!

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Soothing Night-Time Products

You’ve made it through a hectic day, and now it’s time to relax and get ready to relax, unwind and get cosy. Before you climb under the covers for a night of beauty sleep, make sure you spend a little time on your nightly skincare routine with some of Charlotte’s favorite research-powered night-time products!

  1. An open, three-in-one, champagne-coloured cleansing balm in a glass jar with a golden-coloured lid.

    Multi Miracle Glow

    This magical balm can be used as a cleanser or overnight mask! It’s packed full of Vitamins C and E to help revitalise tired-looking skin, while Vitamin A nourishes skin from within, making it feel supple and soft. Apply a thin layer of this magical balm before going to bed and wake up feeling ready to face a new day!

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  2. An open, light champagne-coloured eye cream in a glass pot with its rose-gold-coloured lid next to it.

    Magic Eye Rescue

    This award-winning, supercharged formula can help reduce the appearance of puffiness and dark circles around your tired-looking eyes. With the use of Time-Released Retinol molecules, you can sleep soundly knowing this ingredient is working hour-by-hour to smooth and contour the appearance of your skin, while ingredients like Botanical Eye Contour Complex help to reduce the appearance of dark circles, and Winter Daphne Stem Cell Extract offers tightening and firming effects! You’ll wake up with a radiant-looking glow and a revitalised, brighter looking eye area that outshines even the brightest holiday lights!

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  3. A thick and luscious dark champagne-coloured face cream in an open glass jar with a black and gold coloured lid.

    Magic Night Cream

    Having a busy day braving the colder winter weather or after a night of socialising and dancing, give your skin the hydrating nourishment it needs hour-by-hour with Charlotte’s Magic Night Cream. This decadent cream elixir balm is enriched with ingredients like Winter Daphne Stem Cell Extract to help smooth and tone the look of your skin, Vitamin E to nourish and condition and Co Enzyme Q10 to support natural repair and regeneration of your skin. It’s the secret to moisturised, supple, dewy, bouncy looking skin by morning!

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From a quick 10-minute mask to an overnight time-release serum, Charlotte’s magical recipe of skincare gems can help de-stress and pamper your skin this holiday season and allow your natural beauty to shine through no matter what you have in store.

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.