You may be thinking it's a little early for holiday gift guides, but this list today is intended for anyone wanting to snag the best deals from overseas. In order to sneak your presents in the door and into the closet with time to spare, you'll need to start shopping around ASAP as it takes a little while longer to ship from Asia. Besides, the early bird gets all the Asian beauty (and associated) deals...
FOR CUTE COLLECTORS
1 | A Sailor Moon eyeliner that they'll ACTUALLY use.
Help your friend add some magic to his or her fierce flick. Available for $26.90.
2 | Give them a CASTLE.
These dream homes house hand creams that have dream scents. Available for $5.04.
3 | Any thing with this guy on it.
Simply irresistible. Products available for $7.88 to $34.99.
4 | For the mad ones.
Curiouser and curiouser why I don't have some of these yet. Products available for $6.16 to $21.16.
FOR THE SKINCARISTAS
5 | If they're into flower power...
6 | Or maybe they're a water sign...
Make 'em feel like they're deep sea diving in the comfort of their own home. Available for $16.64.
7 | Or show them they're your hunny.
Give them the royal queen bee treatment with products from this line. Available for $8.68 to $28.52.
8 | Maybe they're the kind who are up on the latest trends.
For the trendsetting skincarista, oil serums are the way to go. Available for $11.98 to $26.48.
9 | Oops, my own wishlist is showing.
Wished for by this dry, aging plagued gal, and loved by that oily-dehydrated skin gal. It's the little black dress of skincare. Available for $19.34.
10 | I see you southern hemisphere.
Help them "produce" (harharhar) refreshed, hydrated skin while staying cool. Available for $7.15.
ENTERING MAKEUP ADDICT TERRITORY
11 | For those who crave "my skin but better".
The most middle-of-the-road, should-suit-most-tastes cushion. Available for $39.98.
12 | For lipstick snobs.
13 | For the ones never without their puppy/cat/puppycat eyeliner.
Top-rated, often imitated liquid eyeliner pen. Available for $14.95.
14 | For those always sporting va-va-voom lashes.
This mascara will be an actual heroine for his or her lashes. Available for $10.97.
15 | Again, for the Aussies and others in the Southern hemisphere out there.
Bright spring, summer lip balms with pigment and lasting power is bae. Available for $6.84.
FOR THE JUNKIES WHO HAVE IT ALL
16 | If his or her sheet mask stash is overflowing,
And they will love you for jumping through the extra hoop of getting this rare beauty shipped to them. Available for about $42 plus extra shipping fee from Avecko.com, the shipping service that you'll have to use to purchase this product.
18 | Lacqueristas will love having...
Nail stickers that help them get on the glass nail trend at home. Available for about $3 plus extra shipping fee from Avecko.com, the shipping service you will have to use to purchase this product.
19 | Or get them some obscure(r) sheet masks!
Like these made from abalone. Did you know abalone shells were the inspiration for Unistella, the artist behind the glass nail trend above? No jumping through hoops here with shipping services. Available for $2.62 each.
Or those least likely to make only funny the first time "eye of the tiger" puns. These will warm the eyes and caress their noses with the scent of lavender before bed. Available for $13.88.
21 | Design geeks will love...
Having more cute storage options for their must-have-on-hand items. Available for about $44 plus extra shipping fee from Avecko.com, the shipping service that they'll need to use to purchase this product.
22 | The practical ones can never have enough...
Of these pH strips for those who want to check how pHat their cleansers are. I repeat. One can never have too many. Available for $14.03.
FOR THOSE WHO WANT NONE OF IT
|You've tried enticing them every which way. They want none of this new hotness.|
23 | There's no use in forcing it.
Get them donuts instead! But make 'em work for it. Available for $9.
24 | For those who are so over flowers in their hair...
And ready for bean sprouts instead! These are amazing because food > not food any day. Available for about $1-$2.
25 | Stuff your stockings full of socks this year...
Little did anyone know, Korea's actual greatest export are adorable socks. Available for about $1.
27 | What's wrong with you? :p Grandma deserves Sulwhasoo.
Give her the skin of her youth with nourishing products from this ultra luxe brand. Available for $46.62.
Are you excited? Now you can stay home on Black Friday and #DramaFever&chill instead. If these were not your style, watch out for December's holiday gift guide, for those who are more last minute shoppers.
Those were my personal picks.
- What is on your holiday shopping list?
- Do you shop early? Or are you more last minute?
- What were you surprised to see? Or not see?
P.S. One of the brands I love, Leaders Cosmetics USA, is having a giveaway for 8 coconut gel masks on their instagram. Check them out if you're interested!