Holiday gifts for the skincare and makeup addict
By Carla Snuggs
Searching for the perfect Christmas gift for a beauty enthusiast? Give the gift of luxe beauty product like skincare gift sets, fragrances and posh stocking stuffers. From lavish anti-aging serums to hydrating masks and body polishes, Posh Beauty Blog has rounded up great gifts to fit every budget and lifestyle. This is part 1, stay tuned for part 2 with even more fabulous holiday beauty gifts.
Sitota Collection Body Candle
The Sitota Collection’s Body Candle, is a unique candle experience for your skin. As the candle burns, the essential oil infused wax melts into a warm body oil that is scented with their best selling Aigyptos fragrance, blending together jasmin, lavender, orange and sandalwood. Designed to soften skin and smooth dry spots, Body Candle makes a wonderful gift or an indulgent personal pleasure. Perfect for new moms wanting to keep skin supple, ladies in search of a post mani/pedi treatment and couples wanting to treat their loved one to a sensual massage.
Simple Human Sensor Mirror
Simple Human Sensor Mirrors have a tru-lux light system that simulates natural sunlight. It’s a game changer when applying makeup and a perfect gift for the beauty guru on your list! I love Simple Human’s 8-inch Sensor Mirror with 5x magnification, ideal for providing exceptional detail while still allowing you to see your entire face at once.
Ahava Precious Crystals Ornament
A great stocking stuffer! Ahava's Precious Minerals Crystals Ornament is AHAVA's travel -sized Mineral Hand Cream & Body Lotion are perfectly packaged to fit in a stocking and will keep skin feeling smooth!
Jamberry CelebrationBox is a new item from Jamberry and it’s perfect for birthday parties, bachelorette parties, girls' night and more and is great for gift-giving for anyone who loves manis and pedis. You get an Exclusive CelebrationBox nail wrap plus your choice of three catalog wraps. It also comes with the Mini-Heater and Application Kit (that the guest of honor or gift recipient gets to keep), 10 balloons and 8 party favor bags. The party favor bags include one exclusive CelebrationBox sample sheet, one nail prep wipe, one nail file, cuticle pusher and an orange stick. It’s a mani-fanatic’s dream!
philosophy Holiday Gift Sets
1% of all sales from philosophy purchases benefit philosophy’s hope & grace initiative—an unending commitment to support community-based mental health organizations. My faves:
wishing you grace, love & joy coffret holiday gift set: Includes 0.33oz EDT amazing grace, 0.33oz EDT pure grace, 0.33oz EDT loveswept and 0.33oz EDP live joyously
gingerbread house set: Includes 4oz spiced gingerbread cookie shower gel, 0.4oz sugar sprinkles lipshine, 4oz peppermint stick shower gel, 0.4oz peppermint stick lipshine, 4oz fresh cream shower gel, 0.4oz fresh cream lipshine, 4oz pink marshmallow buttercream shower gel and 0.4oz pink marshmallow buttercream lipshine
Filorga Skin-Absolute Night
New from Filorga is Skin-Absolute Night. It's a beautifully packaged black night cream made from meteorite extract and brown seaweed that goes onto skin clearly and reactivates the skin's rejuvenating genes to regenerate skin at night. It also contains a Botox-like active ingredient that relaxes and smooths fine lines, a powerful collagen peptide that stimulates the production of skin to increase firmness, a brightening active ingredient to diminish dark spots and finally, Vitamin C to boost radiance. Great for the skincare lover on your list
Hugo Boss Fragrances
BOSS THE SCENT boasts an exclusive ingredient from Africa: the aphrodisiac Maninka fruit, evocative of passion fruit and rum. However, the Maninka also evokes something deeper and more profound: the tug of desire and the pull of memory. Set on a virile leather base, its effect is potent, original, never to be forgotten.
HUGO Woman is for women who are independent and live their life on their own terms. A feminine, floral, fruity fragrance with an unexpected boyish twist. Notes of heady white lilies, crisp apples, subtly sweet peaches and berries are combined with black tea, creating a feeling of fresh sensuality. A hint of ocean air revitalizes the senses and strikes a perfect balance for the modern sophisticate.
Lisa Hoffman Beauty Scent Trios
Love these incredible Scent Trios from Lisa Hoffman Beauty. Each trio includes three travel sized versions of Lisa's award winning fragrances. Featuring complimentary scents, the Scent Trios allow you to explore the world of Lisa Hoffman to find your new signature scent. Available in two unique gift sets ($49 each), the trios are the perfect gift for the fragrance lover in your life. The complimentary scents can be worn alone or layered for a more complex, unique fragrance. Choose your fragrance adventure with the refreshing scents of the Serenity Trio or the sultry, exotic scents of the Floral Trio.
Rodan + Fields Beyond the Shave Male Skincare Kit
Rodan + Fields has a great gift for the man in your life – Beyond the Shave. Addressing skin’s needs for cleansing, hydration, exfoliation and protection, this is a 3-Step Regimen that offers a smart and simple way to alleviate razor irritation and reveal smoother, better-looking skin. Includes: UNBLEMISH Sulfur Wash, SOOTHE Sensitive Skin Treatment and REDEFINE Triple Defense Treatment SPF 30. How to Get the Perfect Shave and Great Skin: Step#1: Wet skin with warm water. Apply a thin coat of UNBLEMISH Sulfur Wash to entire face and neck to cleanse skin and soften facial hairs for less razor irritation. Wait about 30 seconds. Shave as normal. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. Step#2: Apply SOOTHE Sensitive Skin Treatment to entire face and neck to smooth and moisturize freshly shaved skin. Step#3: Apply REDEFINE Triple Defense Treatment SPF 30 to entire face and neck for extra moisturization and sun protection.
MoistureWORX Nail and Cuticle Fortifying Treatment
If you or someone you know gets gel manicures, try MoistureWORX Nail and Cuticle Fortifying Treatment. It’s a protein-packed gel that helps to rejuvenate and fortify your nails and cuticles. It is a clinically-developed formula that restores and fortifies lifeless nails while soothing and conditioning dry, damaged cuticles. Key ingredients include: Keratin Protein to strengthen and fortify nails, Beeswax and Shea Butter to hydrate and condition cuticles and Petrolatum and Vitamins A, C, and E to protect against dryness and irritation. MoistureWORX is a must-have product for the winter months and it also makes a great stocking stuffer!
Amope Electronic Nail Care System and Extra Coarse Electronic Foot File with Diamond Crystals
This gift will help you or your recipient extend the life of spa treatments! The Amopé Electronic Nail Care System helps you achieve shiny and natural looking nails with the push of a button. It is battery operated and includes three attachments that shape, buff and shine the nails in five minutes or less; boasts two-speed settings for optimal control; and is easy to use on finger and toe nails. The Amopé Pedi Perfect Extra Coarse Electronic Foot File with Diamond Crystals removes hard skin, softens calluses and extends the life of pedicures in a matter of minutes. Using a specially designed extra coarse roller head with finely ground diamond crystals, the file exfoliates with a gentle and safe rotating action.
NCLA Holiday Nail Wraps and Lacquer
Skip the mess, drying time and heating lamps this holiday season with these festive and easy to use NCLA holiday nail wraps. Coming in three different styles, these hunter green, fiery red and winter white nail wraps are the perfect addition to any holiday outfit. But if nail art isn't for you, NCLA also offers a sweet candy cane inspired nail lacquer that is sure to stand out!
Jurlique Holiday Gift sets
Jurlique Precious Rose Duo makes a great stocking stuffer! Share the precious gift of rose with your family and friends. This delicately-scented pair rebalances your skin and your spirit. Includes ROSEWATER BALANCING MIST (1.7 oz.) and ROSE HAND CREAM (1.4 oz.). I’m also loving Jurlique’s Limited Edition Rose Body Oil. Jurlique’s limited edition Rose Body Oil deeply nourishes and softens the skin, giving you the perfect glow this festive season.
The Elemis Skin Brush is the secret behind Jessica Alba and Cindy Crawford’s gorgeous skin Both celebs love this miracle tool that can transform the total health of your body! Cindy is a fan of dry brushing for its invigorating properties, while Jessica says she dry brushes everything, and is the perfect way to up her body before a super early morning. Using a body brush daily can stimulate circulation and lymphatic drainage to aid detoxification and may help us eliminate up to 1lb of toxins a day. Elemis Skin Brush also improves skin tone and body firmness, increases metabolism and enhances the results of body products used after.
Eminence Pumpkin Latte Hydration Masque
Pumpkin is rich in zinc, which supports collagen synthesis and may also help prevent acne. Packed with Vitamins A and C, it is an excellent nourishing ingredient that helps to protect and renew cells when applied topically. This organic pumpkin hydration masque will help replenish dry, dehydrated skin. Purchase: Fragrancenet.com
Juice Beauty Green Apple Nutrient Eye Cream
Apple is innately packed with a variety of essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, minerals and fibers. It is an excellent beauty enhancer, especially great for anti-aging products as antioxidants help to keep your skin elastic and nourished. Enhance your youthful appearance with an apple eye treatment or peel. Shop: Fragrancenet.com
Black XS for Her Paco Rabanne
Cranberry is packed with vitamins and nutrients, and the bare scent of cranberry is much more sharp than sweet. As the weather gets colder, bid adieu to light, fresh scents that are perfect for warmer months and go for a stronger, heavier fragrance that opens with a tart note of cranberry and blooms in fullness with powerful woody, floral and musky notes. Shop: Fragrancenet.com
Jessica Simpson TEN
Jessica Simpson TEN possesses a captivating floral, fruity scent combined with a feminine and sophisticated undertone of vanilla infusion, white chocolate bean accord, sandalwood, tonka bean and driftwood. The bottle design mirrors the tenth anniversary theme with a single, elegant feather at the top, a symbol of the brand’s free spirited style and sense of modern Americana, with shimmering gold accents.
Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream
For the Mom or anyone who has stretch marks, Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream is a Hollywood favorite! Weather new or existing stretch marks-this cream will help you see results in two weeks! It evens skin tone, improves skin texture and smoothness and protects the skin to help prevent future stretch marks. I have been using it for only a week and have noticed an improvement in the texture of my skin. I love it because it also leaves my skin soft and moisturized.
Disclosure: Press samples were provided by the brand/PR for editorial consideration, product testing, photography and honest review.
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