7 Pre-Holiday Treats To Shop for Yourself—Because Finally, the ‘Ber Months Are Here


Did you know that there are only less than a hundred days left until Christmas? 

Yes, the countdown to our favorite holiday is ticking faster than ever and you might have already encountered signs of the season’s festive spirit filling the air as soon as the ‘ber months started. From Christmas songs already playing in public to holiday decorations beginning to adorn homes and establishments, it truly feels like Christmas is just around the corner. 

Of course, we can’t miss one of our favorite parts of this holiday: the gifts! As early as now, some are already crafting or hinting about their Christmas wishlists. However, you don’t need to wait until December to shop for holiday gifts—not just for others, but also for yourself. While counting down to Christmas, make your days even merrier by treating yourself to a special pre-holiday gift—like these 7 cool finds at SM Malls!

A well-deserved pampering session

Nothing says self-love better than a pampering session, so sit back and relax while giving your skin the pre-holiday TLC it deserves with a rejuvenating Oxygen Infusion Facial Treatment from Dermcare. 

This non-invasive skincare procedure is perfect for anyone who wants to achieve a healthy and vibrant glow because it boosts collagen production, hydrates your skin, and reduces fine lines and wrinkles. As its name suggests, the treatment delivers pure and pressurized oxygen to your skin’s surface and treats it with specialized serums containing antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals afterward to complete the skin-revitalizing process. 

Get P250 off the Oxygen Infusion Facial Treatment (originally priced at P1,100) when you present your SMAC or SMAC Prestige Card at any Dermcare branch in SM Malls until September 30. For more holiday pampering sessions, you can also avail of the Oxygen Infusion Facial Treatment’s 4+1 Package for P4,400. 

Your much-awaited phone upgrade

The wait is over, everyone! Now that the holiday season is here, you have more reasons to *finally* get that phone upgrade you’ve been waiting for. The Oppo Reno10 Pro 5G is one of the coolest upper midrange smartphones released this year, and it comes with many revolutionary features perfect for everyday use.

As part of Oppo’s flagship Portrait Expert series, this newest Reno model features a powerful triple camera setup with a 50MP ultra-clear main lens, 32MP telephoto portrait lens, and 112-degree ultra wide-angle lens to capture crisp, vibrant, and natural-looking photos and videos anytime. It also runs on a dynamic Snapdragon 778G 5G processor with 12GB RAM and 256GB of storage for efficient performance matched with ultra-fast 80W charging for your all-day use.

Get the Oppo Reno10 Pro 5G in Silvery Grey or Glossy Purple for P29,999 at Cyber Center in SM City BF Parañaque.

An elegant bag to match your style

Ladies, are fancy bags on your wishlist? Let the holidays be your reason to cop this bamboo satchel from Guess’ Stephi Collection, a stunning yet functional bag for both formal occasions and casual events. 

With its jacquard logo prints, lizard faux leather trim, and antique gold hardware, this satchel oozes sophistication while doubling as a bold statement piece for any outfit. Its dazzling design also combines a stylishly structured silhouette with an authentic bamboo top handle and Guess’ iconic embossed logo in front. As for functionality, it features multiple compartments and zip pockets to fit and keep your everyday essentials organized all the time.

Cop the Stephi Bamboo Satchel for P7,698 at any Guess store in SM Malls nationwide.

Your home makeover must-have

Have you always wanted to do a home makeover? Now’s the time to spruce up your space with an accent piece like Urban Concepts’ Scarlett Sofa, a sturdy two-seater with a velvety soft fabric that can elevate your relaxing “me times” at home. It has a soft peach and flamingo color that pairs well with a chic design to brighten up and add a touch of your personality to any room. This two-seater is also compact enough to fit in condos or small spaces, making it perfect for stylish and comfortable lounging even if you live in the city.  

Get the Scarlett Sofa 2-Seater for P22,950 at Urban Concept in SM City Fairview and SM City North Edsa. 

The gaming gear in your wishlist

Tick off “a new gaming console” in your wishlist even before Christmas arrives by scoring a brand new Nintendo Switch Lite now as a pre-holiday gift for yourself. Since it is optimized for personal and handheld gaming, this compact gear has a sleek and lightweight unibody design with fully integrated controls and a built-in Control Pad that offers complete convenience for gamers on the go. 

The Nintendo Switch Lite is also compatible with all physical and digital Nintendo Switch games that support Handheld mode, so you can play your favorite games whenever you want, wherever you are. If you enjoy multi-player games, it can also link up to eight Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems together or connect you to Nintendo Switch Online for an enjoyable online play.

Get the Nintendo Switch Lite for only P16,111 through a no credit card installment promo at Polka.PH via the SM Malls Online app. Simply select the “cash” payment option upon checking out this item from the app and wait for an email from Polka.PH for a Checkout Link, where you can upload required documents like a valid ID to proceed with your purchase. Once the installment application is approved, you can either pick up your order at Polka.PH in SM North Edsa or have it delivered to your doorstep.

With this promo, you only need to pay a P2,599 downpayment upon purchase and P2,252 per month (for six months) to get the Nintendo Switch Lite.

A new hairstyle to rock for the holidays

Want to welcome the holiday season with a new hairstyle? Try getting your hair rebonded to get rid of any frizz and make it look straighter, sleeker, and livelier for a longer time! Aside from instantly straightening your locks, Beauty Getaway Wellness Spa’s Signature Rebond also gives your hair a silky smooth texture that will make heads turn—perfect if you want to radiate main character energy at your upcoming Christmas parties and other festivities!

Prep your holiday look now with a Signature Rebond at Beauty Getaway Wellness Spa in SM City Roxas, which you can avail of for only P799 (originally priced at P999) until September 30.

Brand new shoes for your collection

Kick off the season with stylish shoes like the New Balance 997H, which features a revamped design of the brand’s classic 997 collection. Among its distinct facets that pay ode to its original style include its athletic silhouette and classic logo detail, which create the perfect casual and sporty looks for every sneakerhead.

Combining comfort and function with style in every pair, these shoes also have a breathable mesh and suede upper material with a padded collar and tongue. It also has a soft foam midsole that provides excellent cushioning and a rubber outsole that ensures exceptional grip and traction in your every step.

Get the New Balance 997H in a classic beige colorway for P5,795 at New Balance in SM Megamall or SM City Sta. Mesa.

Count down to Christmas by scoring pre-holiday gifts for yourself at SM Malls nationwide. For more exciting deals and discounts, visit SM Deals or download the SM Malls Online app!