Kiss and make up for Christmas

There's still time to buy those last-minute beauty gifts. Stephanie Smith has some limited edition suggestions.

The gift of fiery red. Revlon has relaunched its iconic Fire and Ice colour collection, matching lips and nails in a bold red.

Launched in 1952, with a campaign featuring Dorian Leigh, one of the world's first supermodels, there was even a little quiz the accompanied the advert with questions including: "Would you streak your hair with platinum without consulting your husband?" Now, 58 years later, the original advert has been re-shot by Mario Testino, with actress Jessica Biel sporting the sparkling silver dress and red cape – just in time for Christmas.

Revlon Fire & Ice Lipstick costs 7.29 and the matching Revlon All Fired Up Nail Enamel is 6.29, available from this month exclusively at Boots.

A gorgeous stocking filler for Christmas girls of all ages, this lovely set contains five juicy lip balms, in the luscious and utterly kissable scents of watermelon, passionberry, strawberry, mango peach and raspberry – one for every day of the working week and the ideal defence barrier as we try to keep lips healthy, soft and free from cracks over the chilly winter period.

It's called Born Lippy Lip Balm Lollipop and it costs 10 from Body Shop stores, www.thebodyshop.co.uk and on 01903 844 554

Perfect for applying your festive make-up, these sparkly make-up brushes would make a lovely gift.

After all, you can never have enough make-up brushes, and these ones for blusher and powder, eyeshadows, eyeliner and lips, are easily identifiable, easy to hold and unlikely to get lost.

You could also open the set and add ones individually to bits of make-up, and put in a little box or bag to make your own cute make-up gift set. A set costs 12, from Claire's Accessories.

A fabulous make-up gift, and just perfect for any fan of Clinique, this pretty Day Into Night Looks limited edition set by Clinique contains a much-wanted compact with four eyeshadows and two wearable blushers, plus a 4g mascara, a double wand with lipstick in Different Grape and Long Last Glosswear in Bamboo Pink, Cream Shaper for Eyes and All About Eyes 15ml.

It costs 38, on the Clinique counters, while stocks last. Other limited edition gift offers include a totally gorgeous little purse called Double the Kisses, with three double-ended lipsticks and glosses, 22, and a lovely Strawberry Fudge Holiday make-up gift set, which costs 25

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Simple's nutritionist Fiona Hunter has tips on how to make sure your Christmas is healthy for your skin.

For example, cranberries are a rich source of vitamin C and help neutralise ageing free radicals. So place five frozen cranberries in a champagne glass, then add the juice of half a lime.

Fill the glass half full with cranberry juice and then top up with Champagne.