In this photo tour we take a look at some of the more technically challenging and often outlandish festive cosmetic product launches that may be sitting at the foot of the Christmas tree around about now.
To help us out with our search, we asked market research group Mintel to dip into their Global New Products Database to unearth some of the most eye catching products to hit the market.
Nativity-themed soaps were the order of the day in Argentina, while in Canada, a festive Winter Candy Apple fragrance makes a splash.
But it seems that nail varnish launches from all over the world have been the big focus for the festive treatment this year, with four special edition nail care launches featuring featuring baubles, advent calendars, reindeers, ribbons, glitter, Father Christmas, Rudolf. The list goes on….