Closed | Gifting tips for Christmas from Guerlain


The festive season is a time for giving – but how do you choose the perfect gift? Don’t worry, Guerlain has it all sorted! From the perfect perfume that ensures an ‘eau yes!’ to a lip colour that promises a pampered, beautiful smile… here are expert suggestions from the beauty house that has celebrated nearly two centuries of Christmas.

For the man in your life

L’Homme Ideal eau de toilette ­– smart, handsome strong… a fresh, woody fragrance that’s masculine, luxurious and distinguished. Indulge him with matching shower gel in a matte black presentation pack.

For the woman in your life

La Petite Robe Noire Intense – the glass of the legendary ‘upside-down heart’ bottle has been tinted a magnetic midnight blue. Chic and terribly glamorous floral, with gourmand notes.

For your mother

La Petite Robe Noire original fragrance – the indispensable fruity floral fragrance, timeless and alluring.

For your father

L’Homme Original ­– a woody oriental, blending captivating almond with warm vanilla and mysterious leather. Presented in a square, faceted bottle with clean lines.

For your mother-in-law

Rouge G lipstick ­– a subtle balance of intense colour and the comforting pleasure of a creamy lip balm and available in four colours.


For your best woman friend

La Petite Robe eau de toilette – fresh floral fragrance, illuminated by rose and citrus fruits, mellowed with soft white musk.

For your favourite aunt

La Petite Robe gift set ­– body milk and perfume set for sheer indulgence.

For your brother or best male friend

L’Homme Ideal eau de toilette – perfectly fresh top note, a sensual heart note and a woody leather base note.

For your sophisticated sister

Terracotta bronzing powder – a light mosaic of colours. Featuring a combination of five shades, warmed with subtly-mixed golden particles for a delicate tan.

For your younger sister

Lingerie de peau foundation – no concealment, just enhancement in a range of 18 shades that perfectly correspond to all skin colours from porcelain to ebony.

For your Besties

La Petite Robe Noire Lolli-pop lipsticks – reveal the natural colour of the lips, subtly set off with a veil of shimmer.

There’s no need to panic-buy. Guerlain consultants in select Edgars, Truworths and Stuttafords stores are happy to help you make the perfect choice. They’re totally knowledgeable about perfumes and products, from sophisticated and elegant classics to on-trend limited editions for festive nights on the town. Do your research, take your time, and spoil yourself too!


Win a festive hamper from Guerlain

One lucky ready stands the chance to win a Guerlain hamper consisting of a Shalimar EDP Christmas gift set (R1815) and a L’Homme ideal shower gel gift set (R1440).

Simply fill in your details below to stand a chance to win.

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This competition is open to SA residents only and closes at 12am on 16 January 2017. You may enter as many times as you wish, if you would like to increase your chances of winning. The winners will be drawn from all the correct entrants and notified via email. This prize cannot be exchanged for cash.’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. We will not share your information with any third parties. If winners do not respond to email notification within three days, another winner will be drawn. will supply all hampers to the delivery company in good order, but will not be held liable for the condition of hampers arriving at the winners’ chosen delivery address. Please allow six to eight weeks for delivery. If you have won a prize on in the last two months, you are ineligible to win this competition.

Read the full terms and conditions of this competition here.

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