By Christabelle… @CBellesCloset (*Pure Editorial, Non-Paid Post)
You left your shopping to last minute (tsk-tsk) – but fear not! There is still time to buy gorgeous beauty products, wrap them, place them under the tree and get a mani/pedi/massage for yourself!
22 Last Minute and OH-SO AWESOME Beauty Finds for Gift Giving
1. AHAVA Bright & Merry Ornaments, $10
Trim your tree or stuff your stocking with one of three decorative ornaments from AHAVA. Each set pairs Mineral Hand Cream with another hero product: Dermud Intensive Hand Cream, Essential Day Moisturizer or Mineral Body Lotion.
2. Alterna Haircare “Katie’s Favorites” Travel Set, $30
Curated by Alterna Co-Owner, Katie Holmes, this holiday gift set reflects Katie’s travel must have’s for the woman on the go. Keep hair youthful-looking and fresh with the limited edition collection, hand-picked by Katie, which includes Caviar Replenishing Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner, Bamboo Smooth Kendi Pure Treatment Oil, and Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Dry Shampoo.
3. Anthony Logistics Essential Traveler Kit, $48
Perfect for the jet-setter on your list, this travel kit features airline-compliant essentials for looking sharp and refreshed when on the go, including Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Shave Cream, Invigorating Rush Hair & Body Wash, All Purpose Facial Moisturizer and Advanced Formula Lip Balm SPF 25.
4. Beauty.com + Erickson Beamon GEMS, $60-$130
Beauty.com and Erickson Beamon have partnered to create a limited edition collection of holiday hair accessories, with 100% of proceeds benefiting GEMS (Girls Education & Mentoring Services).
5. bliss holiday suds + butter sets, $33
‘Tis the season to be soaped and softened with these three ‘scent’ – sational, spa-inspired body butter and soapy suds duos.
- wishing you the ‘zest’ – includes full size bottles of the ever-popular lemon + sage body butter (6.7 oz.) and soapy suds (16 oz.) along with a yellow shower pouf.
6. Bond No. 9 I Love New York for Holiday, $175
This unisex scent is a festive modern gourmet-floral blend that captures New York’s holiday spirit. Top notes of Mandarin, Osmanthus and Pomegranate blend with middle notes of Nutmeg, Fennel, Patchouli and Freesia finish with Labdanum, Musk and Praline, leaving a delicious gourmand.
7. CARGO Let’s Meet in Paris Holiday Kit, $36
Inspired by a luxurious trip to the French city, this kit evokes a sophisticated, fashion-forward feel with rich red and black tones with hints of sparkle. The look is 100% luxe – a bold red lip, soft eye with shimmery black liner and seductive full and defined lashes. Housed in a baroque patterned clutch-shaped carton, it makes for a festive gift or splurge for yourself. Kit contains: NEW Red Essential Lip Color, NEW Travel Size HD Lip Primer, NEW Swimmables Eye Pencil in Black Sea Travel Size Reverse Lip liner, and TexasLash Mascara.
8. Caudalie Small Harvests Trio, $28
Caudalie’s hand and nail cream nourishes and soothes while protecting the skin against aging. This limited edition trio comes in three scents inspired by the vineyards – Blackcurrant Leaf (merlot), Grapevine Honey (Cabernet) and Pink Grapefruit (Sauvignon).
9. Elemis Head-to-Toe Heroes Gift Set, $216
Give the gift of a head-to-toe beauty regimen with this collection of face and body heroes, including Frangipani Monoi Body Oil, Papaya Enzyme Peel, Pro- Collagen Marine Cream, Pro-Radiance Cream Cleanser and Skin Nourishing Milk Bath.
10. OSEA Malibu’s Travel kit, $44
Give her what she really wants this year… to continue looking fabulous no matter how much chaos the holidays bring.Even if you aren’t going to the beach this holiday season you can still escape with OSEA Malibu and bring the healing powers of the ocean with you! Advanced Protection Cream, Essential Hydrating Oil, Ocean Cleanser, Sea Vitamin Boost.
11. Emily & Tony Aromatherapy Massage Oil Candles, $38
These unique Aromatherapy Massage Candles will fill your home with evocative aromas and create the ultimate sensory experience to set the mood and tone for the night. Available in three captivating scents, these candles make the perfect gift for everyone from the persistent homebody to the frisky friend. When hot, the candle wax doubles as an extremely luxurious moisturizer with a nourishing soy and oil formula that cools quickly for instant comfort and pleasure.
12. NEW Alexa Chung for Eyeko Limited Edition Eye Do Mascara & Liquid Eyeliner Set, $40
For the makeup-loving fashionista, “it girl” Alexa Chung has teamed up Eyeko to develop the ultimate gift set for creating the perfect cat eye, Alexa’s go-to beauty look. Each kit comes in an oversized poster tube complete with a limited edition poster designed by Alexa herself. Set includes: Eye Do Liquid Eyeliner & Eye Do Mascara.
13. H2O Plus Clean & Comfy Softening Hand Care Set, $20
The perfect host or hostess gift, this hand care gift set gives hands the winter TLC they need. The Hand & Nail Cream is an award-winning best-seller that, coupled with the Hand Cleanser, will leave your hands feeling like they just returned from a holiday spa retreat.
14. L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Nail Gold Dust, $7
Introducing a new generation of glitter that’s the epitome of luxury and a great stocking stuffer. This transformative nail polish formula glides on shiny and smooth to unveil a matte base with a luminous and sandy finish. Gold, silver and colored sparkles are added to a range of nine reinvented neutrals, jewel and deep tones.
15. Nails Inc. Christmas Crackers, $38
For the perfect gift this holiday season, Nails Inc. assembled their Christmas Crackers set, putting an innovative spin on the traditional holiday toy. Each cracker contains a full sized nail polish, ranging from the new Fibre Optics to Foil effect, and a surprise fashion quote.
16. Ralph Lauren Fragrances Polo Red, $76
Inspired by Ralph Lauren’s car collection, Polo Red is the perfect gift for the man with drive. With powerful notes of red saffron, red grapefruit and red cedar wood this spicy, woody fragrance captures speed, adrenaline and seduction. The ultimate in design and distinction, the fiery red, high-gloss bottle mimics the sleek curves of an automobile.
17. Urban Decay Vice 2, $59
Now here’s a vice we’ll gladly take a spot on the naughty list for. Introducing Vice 2, the limited-edition sequel to last year’s holiday hit. Each palette features 20 gorgeous brand-new, exclusive, never-before-seen shades. As if that wasn’t enough, each is also one-of-a-kind – the luxe ethereal design is applied by water transfer to make each palette unique, and each comes with a double-ended Good Karma Shadow and Crease Brush. With a mix of brights and neutrals in every texture imaginable, it’s got a little bit of something for everyone on your list.
18. Bath & Body Works® Signature Collection Enchanting Mini Gift Bag, $17
She can take her new favorite fragrance wherever she goes! This adorable cosmetic bag comes with 3 ways to pamper & fragrance hands with germ-eliminating soaps plus skin-loving lotion. Fresh Sparkling Snow is a sparkling blend of snow-covered pine, musk and moss. Be Enchanted is a charming mix of frosted florals sweetened with sparkling, sugared pomegranate.
19. C.O. Bigelow Merry Mentha Lip Glosses, $7.50
C.O. Bigelow Merry Mentha Lip Glosses combine the high shine, incredible moisture and breath-freshening benefits of the original Mentha Lip Shine with the delectable flavor of your favorite holiday drinks. Available in Peppermint Mocha, Spiced Vanilla Chai, and Sparkling Apple Cider
20. Soap & Glory Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker™ Lip Plumping Gloss , $15
Soap & Glory’s bestselling extreme plumping lip gloss with SUPERFILL™ volume-maxing microspheres and LIPSWELL™ natural plant oil infusion. A single slick of Sexy Mother Pucker™ can fool your lips into looking and feeling fuller. It features SUPERFILL™ microspheres that explode in volume up to 10X when they absorb moisture, and circulation-enhancing LIPSWELL™ natural plant oil infusion to increase blood flow and make lips look almost instantly lusher.
21. Jesse’s Girl Cosmetics JulieG Collection in Stiletto, $4
A subtle shimmer in grey crème…a stunning neutral nail to play up your red and sparkling dresses for the new year!
22. sugar-licious Sugar Lip Scrub, $10
Sugar-licious lip scrub pot polishes and exfoliates dry lips leaving them ultra-smooth and soft. Apply sugar-licious lip scrub over lips with your fingertips. Rub between lips to exfoliate. Sugar lip scrub will mostly dissolve on lips, rinse residue clean with water or damp washcloth. Apply your favorite sugar lip product (such as sugar-licious Slicks Lip Shine) and KISS AWAY UNDER THE MISTLETOE.
Happy Beauty-ful shopping.