Our Top 5 Christmas Crackers Of 2015: Santa You Shouldn't Have...

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enter image description here Fortune Teller Fish. Cheap nail clippers. The same lame jokes. If this sounds familiar, then you might need to up your Christmas cracker game this year. At My Beauty Matches we’ve been searching for the best beauty Christmas crackers available in 2015 and the competition this year is strong. After much deliberation (and too much online shopping) we have a list of the top 5 beauty Christmas crackers, filled with gorgeous prizes worth fighting over!

Fifth Place:Molton Brown: For Her, Fiery Pink Pepper £20 enter image description here These gorgeous pink crackers are filled with sensual, fiery products to bring some heat into the festive season. Including the Pink Pepperpod Lotion, Body Wash and Replenishing Hand Cream, these crackers will have you covered tip to toe. Great as a gift for friends or just a little stocking treat for yourself! If you want Christmas to come early this year you can shop the Molton Brown range, including the Pink Pepperpod products, here.

Molton Brown: For Him Re-charge Black Pepper £20 (Because beauty isn't just for women!) enter image description here We couldn’t leave out this Christmas cracker set created specifically for men, sometimes guys need pampering too! The Re-charge Black Pepper Crackers (yes we know they sound like Ryvita) contain a trio of treats infused with spicy black peppercorn, handsome basil and refreshing coriander. The crackers include an Ultra-light Bai Ji Hydrator Cream and Black Peppercorn Body Wash and Lotion, so if you’re buying it for a special man in your life they’ll smell so good it will essentially be a gift for yourself.

Fourth Place: Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Surprises £10 enter image description here I love the design on these crackers and think they would make a welcome addition to any Christmas tree. Containing 3 gorgeous body washes and a nourishing lotion, these Christmas crackers will bring the spa to your home this festive season! If you'd like to check out the rest of the luxurious range of products from the Santuary Spa, you can start your journey to relaxation here.

Third Place: Nails Inc. Mini Crackers Set from £17.10 enter image description here These adorable mini crackers come with 3 festive colours to get you in the spirit of Christmas. Colours include Buckingham Terrace, a sophisticated deep red, St Johns Avenue, a subtle nude pink and York Row, a gorgeous combination of red and gold glitter that proves what we’ve always known to be true, glitter isn’t just for kids! enter image description here But if the mini versions don’t quite cut it, Nails Inc. also have a set of full size crackers £38 containing six of the newest and best selling polishes. Each set contains a NailKale Superfood Base Coat which is the ultimate in intensive nail treatment, with a formula that hardens, nourishes and stimulates growth, this one might just have to come home with us…

Second Place Soap and Glory Kissmas Cracker £6 enter image description here With their amazing products and irresistible names, we can’t stop falling in love with Soap & Glory. This miniature cracker contains Soap & Glory’s best-selling gloss: Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker, which definitely lives up to it’s name. The perfect addition to a Christmas stocking, or a pre-Christmas party gift to yourself, this gorgeous gloss will have your pout perfected just in time for the Mistletoe.

BUT amongst all of these enticing beauty crackers there can only be one winner. This year, at My Beauty Matches, the one cracker we couldn’t resist ripping open was…

WINNER: Clarins Christmas Crackers £49 enter image description here Our winner this year had to be Clarins with this luxurious collection of Christmas Cracker minis. We think this kit is the perfect addition to any girly Christmas get together. What will you find when you rip apart these beauties? A Wonder Perfect Mascara, Gentle Refine, Beauty Flash Balm, Hand & Nail Treatment Cream, Eau des Jardins and a Rouge Eclat Lipstick, it’s an entire beauty cupboard restock in festive form! With such an amazing range of products there won’t be any disappointment round the dinner table, although you might find your guests eagerly scrabbling along the floor to retrieve their prize. Their sleek, satin design means these crackers would look great as alternative Christmas tree decorations if, like us, you don’t feel like sharing. If you can’t wait to get your hands on this beauty booty then you can shop the entire Clarins range here.

Okay, so we didn’t quite manage to stick to only 5 products, but with so many pampering crackers to choose from, it was harder than you might think! So inject some class into your cracker game this year and treat your guests to some real prizes, nobody ever believes that Fortune Teller Fish anyway.