Gift Guide: Holiday 2019 Shopping Made Easy

Holiday 2019 Beauty Gift Ideas | ALASTIN Skincare

Beauty Gift Ideas For Everyone On Your List

You likely either dread or live for  this time of year. The holiday shopping seasonis upon us and regardless of how you feel about the season, you likely have a list of people to shop for. 

In an effort to save you time and stress (because we have enough of that during the season!), we’ve gathered a helpful list of top-rated beauty gifts that are not only going to surprise and delight those on the receiving end but will make you feel good about gifting them!

For The Mom Or Mother-In-Law On Your List

Restorative Neck Complex with TriHex Technology® | ALASTIN Skincare

Because moms are prone to giving extra tight hugs and likely spent years dedicating their time and money to caring for their families, they may have neglected their own beauty regimen. Even if mom found the time to develop her personal facial skincare regimen, she may have neglected her neck and décolleté which can lead to unwanted crepey skin, fine lines and wrinkles.

Healthcare providers and skincare experts recommend the ALASTIN Skincare Restorative Neck Complex with TriHex Technology® because it “delivers an elegant, hydrating treatment that firms the neck and helps to correct underlying sun damage in the delicate area. The histologic and clinical evidence speaks for itself. There is nothing else I could ask for of this miracle cream from ALASTIN.” - Dr. Janelle Vega, Mayoral Dermatology in Miami, FL.

And let’s face it, moms are often the worst at treating themselves - treat her this holiday!

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For The Low-Maintenance Man Who Likes To Look Good

Restorative Eye Treatment with TriHex Technology®  | ALASTIN Skincare

It’s no secret that women spend exponentially more time and money to ensure a youthful, healthy glow. But as more and more men have learned, having healthy skin can help you look younger and truly affect your overall appearance, but it’s also not rocket science. Yet it is science. 

Meaning, he can’t just slap on the nearest grease he finds in the garage to stay moisturized, and he shouldn’t just reach for whatever product he finds in his wife’s beauty arsenal to check the “skincare” box for the week.

Instead, gift him with the Restorative Eye Treatment with TriHex Technology®, a customer favorite among both men and women created to reduce the appearance of puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. It’s a low-maintenance skincare product with nothing but upside for the man in your life. 

Shop the “best eye cream” according to InStyle Magazine > 

For Your Best Friend Who Deserves The Best

Restorative Skin Complex with TriHex Technology®  | ALASTIN Skincare

Our friends are really the MVPs of the year. They’re with us through the thick and thin, and year after year, prove just how important they are to us. For that reason - and so many others - your BFF deserves something extra special for the holiday. 


Treat your friend to the Restorative Skin Complex with TriHex Technology® from ALASTIN Skincare.  “While no skincare is the ‘Holy Grail,’ ALASTIN Restorative Skin Complex has been one of the most impressive skincare products I have ever recommended to my patients,” according to Dr. Mark Rubin. And he’s not alone. This multipurpose, anti-aging skincare powerhouse has been featured in NewBeauty and Shape Magazine, just to name a few and is consistently one of the top-selling ALASTIN products. 

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For The Millennials On Your List

Renewal Retinol  | ALASTIN Skincare

Truth be told the Renewal Retinol is for everyone on your list, but it’s an especially great gift for any of the youths you need to shop for who are just discovering early signs of aging skin like uneven skin tone from those days spent soaking in the sun or the beginnings of forehead lines and wrinkles from all of that college-debt-worrying. 


And don’t fret! While retinol could be considered a tricky product to gift for someone else - mostly due to retinol formulas that cause irritations and adverse affects - the ALASTIN Skincare Renewal Retinol is encapsulated in a solid lipid to improve the delivery of retinol to aid the skin’s natural ability to produce collagen but has been known to be one of the most sensitive skin-friendly formulations by healthcare providers and is typically well-tolerated by most skin types. 

Shop the sure-to-please Retinol for the hard-to-please millennial > 


For Your Neighbor Or Gal’s Gift Exchange

Gentle Cleanser  | ALASTIN Skincare

It’s in the name - it’s gentle, and it’s a cleanser. Everyone needs it and can use it. So for anyone on your holiday shopping list that you don’t know too well or aren’t too sure what to buy, this can make a wonderful gift! 

The ALASTIN Skincare Gentle Cleanser is a self-foaming cleanser to remove impurities without drying or irritating the skin. It’s rated as 5-stars and is even a favorite among healthcare providers for both daily use and can even be used before/after most skincare procedures.

Shop the universally-friendly, multi-purpose cleanser anyone can use >  

For Your Co-Worker Or Boss You Want To Impress

HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36  | ALASTIN Skincare

Everyone should be using a sunscreen daily. If they’re not, and you inform them of this basic skincare rule, you’ve already done your part to give the gift of beauty! 

Go one step further and give your co-worker or boss the gift of the beauty editor-approved tinted sunscreen that will have them glowing into the new year!

The HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36 protects skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, shields against environmental pollution and provides a tint with a soft glow for perfect-looking skin. Some choose to use this under their makeup and some have done a full swap of their foundation for this multi-purpose sunscreen. Plus, this particular sunscreen was recently featured in Vogue, Shape, and Byrdie, so you know it’ll impress the boss, and lock in the bonus for next quarter…

Shop top-rated tinted sunscreen >

For Yourself Because… You Deserve It!

TransFORM Body Treatment with TriHex Technology®  | ALASTIN Skincare

And last, but certainly not least, make sure to treat yourself with a beauty product made specifically for the skin on your body that will have you walking into the new year full of confidence!


TransFORM Body Treatment with TriHex Technology® can be used as daily body skincare or in conjunction with body-sculpting procedures as a post-procedure topical treatment. Designed to support the skin’s natural ability to produce elastin and collagen for firmer, smoother skin, TransFORM Body Treatment can help address skin texture and crepiness.  And when used post-procedure, it helps accelerate the body’s natural removal of broken-down fat cells to enhance visible results.

Treat yourself this holiday with body skincare > 


Have you checked everyone off your list? Hopefully, this guide has sparked some ideas to help make yourself, your friends & family, and your holiday more beautiful this year. Cheers!

Article Reviewed by Wendy Johnson
Wendy Johnson

Vice President, Marketing

Wendy Johnson brings to Alastin Skincare over 22 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and aesthetics industry experience in various sales, training, marketing and thought leader development roles.

After spending 10 years in gastroenterology at Tap Pharmaceuticals and Prometheus Laboratories, with sales and marketing oversight for in-line and pre-launch products, Mrs. Johnson transitioned to an aesthetic career at SkinMedica in 2004. While there, she was responsible for marketing one of the top 2 branded prescription hydroquinones, launching a leading branded low potency steroid, and oversight of the acne franchise line extensions.

In 2010, Wendy joined Merz North America where she developed and managed the Physician Relations department in support of injectable, topical and device business units under Medical Affairs, before transitioning into managing a Regional Aesthetics Marketing team.

Complementary Products


Restorative Skin Complex with TriHex Technology®


Addresses all visible signs of aging on the face.



HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36


Powerful sun protection with a hint of tint.



Restorative Eye Treatment with TriHex Technology®


Addresses fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.


Body Care

TransFORM Body Treatment with TriHex Technology®


For tighter, more youthful looking skin all over the body.



Restorative Neck Complex with TriHex Technology®


Addresses crepey skin and discoloration on the neck area.



Renewal Retinol


Helps smooth skin texture and improve skin tone.



Gentle Cleanser


Gentle gel cleanser that cleans without drying the skin.

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