The A List: 14 December

Brilliant beauty buys just in time for Christmas, plus how to add a little sparkle to your festive baking

Ortigia Sicily at Bicester Village The purveyor of my favourite bath salts and oils, Ortigia has launched a pop-up shop (open until the end of January) with prices that will shock and delight you.

Sprinkletti Mermaid Mix edible confetti and cupcake sprinkles Just what you need during the holiday cookie season, these fun and delicious sprinkles will add a bit of colour and sparkle to any biscuit.

iPhone X I know it’s the talk of the town – but it’s well deserved. This superb upgrade from the 8, with facial recognition and an amazing camera, is worth every penny.

Linda Farrow sunglasses These gorgeous clear, oversize cat-eye frames with a rose-tinted lens are my new obsession for 2018 because, yes, everything actually does look better with a pink hue.

Perversion mascara by Urban Decay As a mascara snob, I am admittedly hard to please. But this one does the trick for super-black, hyper-dramatic lashes, day or night.

Too Faced Another of my favourite cult make-up brands has just opened a fantastic shop in Carnaby. Go and stock up on girlie gifts.

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