Bengaluru: With 2022 moving close to wrap in style, your elves are waiting for their Santa to make a little delivery this holiday season. It’s that time of the year again when we rejoice with decorations, shopping, and most of all, giving gifts to loved ones to welcome the newest in the year 2023. It’s time to leave your mark with a thoughtful gift that reminds them of you, so scroll through our recommendations for the ultimate gifting options. Here at The Balcony Stories we made a listicle of some amazing gifts you can present to your loved ones this holiday season.
The Urban Color London Age Redefining skincare range by Modicare is a unique skincare solution. It is powered by the 3Cs action that comforts your skin by replenishing moisture, combats free radical damage, and cares by boosting collagen & renewing the skin.
This range consisting of 6 technologically advanced formulated products, is your ticket to tight, radiant skin that is loaded with retinol, and the signature EpiLift Complex Technology that helps boost the process of natural collagen for optimal skin hydration. The product range consists of a day and night skincare regime that protects the skin from the ill effects of environmental factors while keeping it soft & supple.
Starting at Rs.999/-, a sub-category under Modicare’s successful cosmetic range ‘Urban Color London’, the Age Redefining skincare range is dermatologically tested, 100% vegetarian, and cruelty-free.
A great blend of flavours- The Bevzilla Coffee powder is made from 100% pure Arabica Beans and promises to deliver smooth, delicious, and frothy coffee every time. This Instant blend of coffee has plant-based vitamins, making it a healthier alternative to your regular coffee. It delivers a premium taste of freshly brewed cafe-like coffee at home at the same cost as your regular coffee. Available in four delectable flavours- Colombian Gold, Turkish Hazelnut, French Vanilla, and English Butterscotch, Gluten-free & Vegan friendly with no preservatives, no additives, or added sugar.
PROTOUCH Prolips lip plumping device is a Lip Plumping System that is a smart, safe & effective solution to get those desired fuller and plumper lips in minutes without having to go through any painful and expensive lip augmentation surgeries or lip injections. Its uniquely controlled 3-mode design utilises gentle & proven vacuum technology at a carefully regulated pressure to enhance blood flow into the capillaries of your lips, which helps reduce fine lines and drooping angles while giving you 3X Fuller-looking lips!
Your curly/wavy hair deserves the best, and we’ve got it for you with our leave-in cream and defining gel duo! A fan favourite for years, with the scent of vanilla beans and fruity goodness, our leave-in & gel is protein balanced and great in giving you definition, shine, and protection.
Erase ALL makeup with JUST water! The ‘I HEART YOU 7’ MakeUp Eraser is a 2in1: double-sided to erase and exfoliate, 7-Day Set includes: 7 MakeUp Erasers, approx. 5in x 4in, one mini for every day of the week!
An oil-to-gloss formula that glides seamlessly over the lips and sets into a comfortable, non-sticky gloss in 5 minutes. With a minimum transfer formula like this, you can keep your lips looking shiny and juicy for up to 6 hours without reapplication. Infused with ingredients like Vitamin C and Niacinamide this formula will simultaneously hide and heal lip pigmentation with regular use. Making your natural lips look amazing after use.
This Holiday season, guests can spread festive joy and celebrate with loved ones with thoughtfully crafted planet-positive hampers packed using eco-conscious materials such as Banana Stem, Bamboo and Jute. The Delightful Hamper includes Plumcake, pudding, Stollen Bread, Marzipan Fruits, Minced Pie, Colavita Aged Balsamic, Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Betel Bars (paan infused chocolate bars) and Betel Leaf Digestive Tea Box. Another selection of planet positive festive collection is Elegathe nt Gift Hamper that consists of Plumcof cake, pudding, Stollen Bread, Marzipan Fruits, Minced Pie, Dundee Cake, Reindeer Chocolate, Tree Chocolate, Candle Chocolate, Penguin Chocolate, Santa Claus, Colavita Aged Balsamic, Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Betel Leaf Digestive Tea Box and Betel Leaf Digestive Air-Dried Paan Box.
Making an ideal gift for all the important moments and occasions, the gift packs are equipped with products that are personally picked by Genelia Deshmukh. Known for the organic range of products, the gift packs include products that are paraben-free, sulfate-free, contain no harsh chemicals, free of silicones, and are animal & plant-friendly. Suiting all skin types, the products are naturally crafted and manufactured in a closed strictly automated environment to ensure hygiene. All the ingredients packed in these tubes and jars are natural, organic & gentle on the skin.
With the party and wedding season in full swing, Plum BodyLovin’ introduces a range of body shimmer oils. Enriched with the goodness of 5 nourishing oils – sunflower oil, olive oil, coconut oil, carrot oil & sweet almond oil, these shimmer oils intensely moisturize while leaving your skin smelling fragrant. The body oils have the signature, Everythin’ Plum, fragrance. Infused with the finest glitter and shine, the products are non-sticky, lightweight, and absorb easily into the skin!
Crafted to help women #GoFitEveryday, ‘Tata GoFit’ – the health supplement range is aimed at helping women along on their fitness journey, no matter where they are on it today. Tata GoFit plant protein powder is a plant-based easy-to-mix product formulated with the goodness of gut-friendly probiotics, essential amino acids and digestion-friendly enzymes. Protein is a macronutrient that is crucial to maintain muscle mass and normal bones. With ingredients like peas and brown rice, Tata GoFit is free from soy, lactose & added sugar, and a 25 g serving covers 39 % of the daily protein requirement. The product is available in two delicious flavours- Rich Chocolate and Café Mocha, making it an ideal choice for women looking for a tasty, convenient way to supplement their daily protein needs.
Criollo products are organic, dairy-free, and preservative-free, meeting the needs of consciously informed consumers who desire chocolates that are more than just sensory experiences. Craft Coffee, an artisanal coffee brand based in India, has launched Criollo a fusion of good-for-me snacking handcrafted chocolate. Monikered directly from Criollo chocolate – the finest and rarest cocoa grown globally that is highly aromatic and lacks bitterness, Criollo hand-
From clear and radiant-looking skin to energizing fragrances that linger around, give your day a whole new mood with the vitamin combo from Kaya. This combo contains the Kaya Skin Awakening Rinse which will make your skin brighter and fresher, the Kaya Brightening day cream is a dual-benefitSPF15 moisturizer that provides UV protection and delivers intense hydration and the Kaya Antox Vit C Formula fights visible signs of ageing and pigmentation, resulting in softer and brighter skin.
This uber-cool kit features 6 beauty essentials and exclusive merch that will put you in the spotlight. Pucker your pout in a gorgeous shade of Matte Attack Transfer-proof Lipstick or Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick. Bring on the festive vibe with some eye drama using our bestsellers – Uptown Curl Mini Mascara or Wingman Waterproof Microliner. Lip care and eye makeup, we got both as you get to choose between our most-loved Eye Love Jelly Shadow or Coffee Culture Lip Scrub. Bold eyes or a hot pout, choose between our bestselling Kohl Of Honour Intense Kajal or a classic Smudge Me Not Mini Liquid Lipstick. Add a pop of glow with our most-loved Contour De Force Mini Blush or a Mini Highlighter. Put your skin under recovery and detox with our Charcoal Patrol Bubble Mask.
Recommended for all skin tones, the set consists of Coachella – Crystal Clear Lip Gloss, Wedding Night – Soft Berry Lip Gloss, My Way – Deep Burgundy Lip Gloss and First Love – Amber Rose Lip Gloss. Each shade is an afull-coveragee gloss with a creamy and lightweight consistency that gives your lip a fuller look while keeping them hydrated and soft with a single coat. The non-greasy and non-sticky formulation is perfect for direct application, or as a second coat after applying your lipstick for a gloss finish.
The Kiehl’s Holiday Collection is one of the most awaited collections all year. With the most gorgeous packaging and fun designs, it gives our favourite formulas an exciting new look. This year, Kiehl’s has partnered with London and Cape-Town-based animation studio, Made by Radi and released its adorable, limited-edition collection which includes a playful setting and a wide variety of 3D cartoon characters. Midnight Recovery concentrate formulated with Lavender Essential Oil and Evening Primrose Oil, our beloved moisturizing face oil helps restore skin overnight for radiant, younger-looking skin by morning. It visibly reduces fine lines, refines skin’s texture and boosts radiance in just one night and helps smooth and firm skin’s appearance. It also acts on the key visible signs of ageing linked to the loss of collagen: fine lines, wrinkles, elasticity and firmness, while visibly reducing the appearance of dark spots, boosts essential moisture to help restore the appearance of tired-looking skin. It replenishes the skin at night when it is most receptive to repairing itself from daily aggressors and absorbs easily with a lightweight texture.
Indulge yourself or your loved one in this combination of sweet and salty flavours that are a true delight and in a nutshell is simply irresistible! Enriched with Shea butter for intense hydration and antioxidant care, Sunflower seed oil for your hand’s vitamin e needs, and natural caramel for that wonderful caramelicious feeling, the range is 100% vegan, nasties and cruelty-free and a combo of all things yum! The delish range offers a body wash, hand cream and a scented candle.
If your skin has been feeling parched lately with the cooling weather, these hydrating beauty products will be a serious game-changer. This blissful set is your ultimate me-time escape. With the refreshing fragrances of sea salt, freshwater blossom, marine accord and orange peel — you’ll be transported to the sandy shores and sunkissed waves of paradise, this festive season.
Cocoa Cellar’s alcohol-infused desserts will undoubtedly liven up your New Year celebrations. Sacher Torte Cake, Coffee Walnut Loaf, Amarula & Dark ChocolateCupcakese, Whisky & Cashew Cookies, Rochers, and many more alcoholic and non-alcoholic desserts alternatives are available. Cocoa Cellar exclusively uses imported liquors like Amarula, Kirsch, Blood Orange Cointreau, Mot & Chandon Champagne, Baileys, Kahlua, and Malibu Rum. The brand also makes Baileys Cookie, Cocoamisu, Rochers, Dark Chocolate Cupcakes, and other popular desserts.
Parabens, petrochemicals, phthalates, toxic ingredients, artificial colouring, and fragrances are completely absent from me. Goji berry fruit extracts nourish and reduce wrinkles thanks to the calcium and zinc they contain. Your skin will be repaired and made lighter with vitamin C thanks to olive butter oil and rice bran oil. Lavender, rosemary, and sea buckthorn essential oils work together to fight ageing and promote the growth of new skin cells. Hibiscus extracts combined with me leave your skin feeling rejuvenated and young.