top of page


Yup, it’s that time again! Starting to put together your Christmas shopping list and wondering what to get that special lady or best girl friend in your life? Look no further, The Pretoria Post is coming to the rescue!

Girlfriends, Mom’s, best girl friends, even new mom’s —shopping for woman can be tough. But before you start stressin', know this: Choosing the stocking fillers for woman can actually be very simple and straightforward. Don't overthink it.

But first, don't think for a second that we included any ugly scarf that she'll just be throwing in the back of her closet. Nope, we’ve gone full on beauty, glitz and glam with these 5 thoughtful gift ideas that she'll actually, gladly use.

Below, you’ll find beauty items for the active mom, the girly girlfriend, the homebody mother-in-law, and the friend who always has on a full face of make-up no matter the day or occasion! We’ve thought of it all with these 5 must-have Christmas stocking fillers for your special someone.

STOCKING FILLER 1: For the Palette Princesses

We love this palette because it’s the perfect size mixed with the perfect variety of shades, for the perfect look!

Catrice The Dusty Matte Eyeshadow Palette

The Eyeshadow Palettes come with eight highly-pigmented, colour-coordinated eyeshadows with a matte finish. Thanks to the different shades, plenty of variety is guaranteed. The velvety-soft texture is easy to apply and blend and convinces with a high colour payoff

Price: R151.95

STOCKING FILLER 2: For the Girly Girl who is always looking for lippies.

We love this product because its oh-so-gooood! Plus it’s the perfect size for stocking fillers, why not add two!

Catrice Lip Jam Hydrating Lip Gloss 010

The hydrating lipgloss is easy to apply and nourishes the lips. Thanks to its rich ingredients, the lips are supplied with plenty of moisture.* The texture is non-sticky and provides a shiny finish with a light colour-dispersion.

Price: R88.95

STOCKING FILLER 3: For the moms who needs a little brow love

We love this product because it’s exactly what us as woman need and love, fuller, thicker brows! Yes please!


The nourishing GROW LIKE A BOSS LASH & BROW GROWTH SERUM provides visibly longer, fuller lashes and thicker, more filled-in eyebrows.* The texture is enriched with Widelash™ by Sederma and can be perfectly applied on the brows and lashes thanks to the two different applicators. Additional benefit: the formula is ophthalmologically tested.

Price: R137.95

STOCKING FILLER 4: For the ladies that shine bright – add some extra glow

We love this product because it not only boasts the perfect blush blends, but also a shimmer effect!

Catrice AirBlush Glow 030

Blush light as air! The AirBlush powder blushes have a convincing weightless, light-as-air texture and a natural finish with a shimmering effect. The blush is easy to apply and blend for a long-lasting, fresh look.

Price: R105.95

STOCKING FILLER 5: For the sisters who need a boost

We love this product because it does what it says it does, Volumise and Boost! We might just add this to our own Christmas stocking!

Catrice BOOST UP Volume & Lash Boost Mascara 010

The BOOST UP Volume & Lash Boost Mascara has it all: it not only creates instant volume thanks to the soft Magic Boost brush, it also strengthens the lashes with its valuable Widelash™ Lash Boost Complex by Sederma.

Price: R125.95

With so much to shop and see at essence, you definitely spoilt for choice and won’t be leaving anyone disappointed this holiday season!

All that’s left for us to say, is, Happy Shopping!

Stay up to date with all things essence and Catrice related:

Instagram: @cosmetix_sa


bottom of page