‘Tis season for for all things festive, celebratory and holiday merriment and most importantly shopping for holiday gifts for your treasured friends and family. I personally get so much more joy out of giving than receiving and that is why I love curating my holiday gift guide every year. This year, I had so much fun during my quest to vet a fabulous assortment of unique and special gift ideas to share with you. I truly hope that you find something that tickles your fancy from my ten favorite and diverse discoveries this year and hope that it helps make shopping for presents just a little bit easier this year. Wishing you all a Sparkling Holiday Season & a FABULOUS New Year!!
Barefoot Bubbly Pink Moscato Minis ($10/4-pack of 187 ml bottles) I thought it would be nice to kick off this year’s gift guide with a toast to you, my wonderful and supportive followers. Cheers! And what better way to toast the season, than with these adorably cute and super affordable bubbly pink mini’s from Barefoot! Can’t you just picture these cuties dressed up with festive straws at all your holiday gatherings this season?! This yummy Pink Moscato has aromas and flavors of jasmine and Mandarin orange complemented by red raspberry, strawberry and pomegranate. I love the creamy juicy bright finish and find it incredibly well balanced. These mini’s also come in a refreshing Bubbly Brut Cuvée with fruity flavors of tart green apple, pear and hints of jasmine. These mini’s will totally make a fab and festive hostess gift this season!
Zotos Professional 180PRO Moisture Repair Discovery Kit ($8.99) Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for the mane attraction in your life? Zotos 180PRO travel sized moisture repair discovery kit might just do the trick! This potent peptide packed mini hair product trio (shampoo, conditioner and damage eliminator) works synergistically together to radically strengthen, heal and repair years of damage and abuse. What I love most about Zotos Professional products like this trio is that you get a lot of bang for your buck because all Zotos full size hair care products and kits like this are under ten bucks at Sally Beauty! And not only are they affordable, but these products deliver noticeable tangible results. I’m a fan!
Jagger Edge Rubber ‘How Charming’ A Fancy White Faux Fur Cover ($48) I’ve been a fan of the of the chic inspired custom made phone cases from Jagger Edge for years. Every time I carry these cases, people stop and ask me where I got it. I am obsessed with their latest inspiration: clear, see-through phone cases embellished with totally on-trend faux fur bunny charms in a variety of colors. The techie or fashionista in your life will love this fab case because it will show off her gorgeous new rose gold iphone which is perfectly accessorized with a tres-chic fur ball. This is a Must-Have gift for me this season!
Onsen Age-Reversing Collection ($259.99) If you are looking for the perfect gift for the skincare junkie in your life, Onsen’s age-reversing skincare products are sure to impress. Onsen’s products are made with the brand’s signature Micro Water Complex, which is made up of smaller than average sized water molecules that are able to penetrate through layers of skin cells and deliver rejuvenating nutrients to the deepest layers of your skin. The Age-Reversing Kit includes a nice sampling of what Onsen has to offer: a Daily Toner, Milk Lotion Cleanser, Progressive Exfoliation Rejuvenation and Evening Tension Expression Prevention. These four products work together to freshen and balance out your skin as well as soften fine lines, wrinkles and improve skin elasticity. I’m smitten!
Sephora Collection Glitter Happy Brush Set$85) I am absolutely swooning over this gorgeous rose gold sparkly brush set from Sephora this season! The make-up lover or collector in your life will adore this limited edition six-piece glittery brush set. The bristles are silky-soft and have a unique coloring and sheen because they have been infused with 24K gold. This fab brush set will definitely add a glamorous accent to any vanity. Buy one for yourself and one for a gift before they sell out!
AVEENO Skin Relief Gentle Scent Nourishing Coconut Body Wash & Lotion ($9.99 each) Looking for a budget friendly gift for that special someone in your life with sensitive skin? I think your gonna love these new widely available Gentle Nourishing Coconut products from Aveeno. They are creamy, lightly-scented and especially designed to soothe and moisturize itchy, dry and sensitive skin. What’s most exciting about these new products is that they have been clinically shown to be just as gentle to sensitive skin as fragrance-free products! I totally love the just-right creamy coconut scent and that the hydration lasts for hours.
BED|STÜ Ghent Wedge Booties in Teak Rustic ($185) OMG! The shoe lover or fashionista in your life will adore the beautiful handcrafted shoes from Los Angeles based BED|STÜ. These shoes are all made using tried and true traditional cobbler techniques, natural leathers, a vegetable based tanning process, and hand finishing to make each piece unique and different. These rich warm chocolate wedge booties are FAB! They are fashionable, comfortable (each wedge features a padded footbed inside) and the back is embellished with antique brass studs. These shoes are stylish, chic and can take you from day to night. LOVE!
N.E.C.K Control by AminoGenesis ($49) Do you have a friend or family member who’s concerned about seeing the telltale signs of aging or wants to turn back the hands of time? Well, I’ve got an exciting gift suggestion to share with you. I’ve had annoying horizontal lines on my neck ever since I can remember, and they have become more defined and noticeable as I have gotten older. So I was thrilled to discover this patented new neck cream that has just arrived from France! This ground breaking cream has been shown to tighten and lift the appearance of sagging stressed skin under your chin, smooths the appearance of the wrinkles and creped skin on your entire neck area (WOOT!) and delivers noticeable results within a month! Turkey neck be gone!
bareMinerals Modern Fairytale Gift Set ($36) The make-up junkie in your life is sure to love this great gift set which contains everything you need to create a luminous glow and a dramatic eye: all-over face color, 2 eye shadows, lipgloss, mascara, eyeliner, a two-sided brush, a pencil sharpener and a chic black quilted make-up bag. This is the perfect makeup set to travel with or for when you have to do your makeup on-the-go. And it’s priced just right for the gift giving season.
Obliphica Professional Volume & Body Trio ($80) If you have ever smelled the divine Obliphica hair products, you will understand my obsession! Not only do they smell heavenly, what’s even more impressive is that they give your hair that fresh radiant I-just-got-back-from-the-salon glow every single time! Take these three hair products (Seaberry Shampoo, Mask & Serum) and put them in a chic holiday gift box and you’ve got a great gift for the hair obsessed beauty junkie in your life. Perfection!