1.) Benefit: Beauty Bag Essentials ($46, benefitcosmetics.com) Everything you need to look great is included in this bag of essentials. The set includes mascara, an eye brightening pencil and Benefit’s best bronzer/blush. Give this set to your hip mom since its not only filled with some of the best products on the market but comes in a beautiful box. Perfect!
2.) Smashbox Platinum Surge Kit ($59, smashbox.com) Get a big hug when you give this kit from cosmetics industry leader, Smashbox. The kit comes with a sleek platinum makeup bag, shimmering eye, cheek and lip shades. This kit is packed full of products that are totally wearable and glamorous at the same time. You might even be tempted to sneak in your friend’s new makeup bag every now and then!
3.) BlingFusion Velvet ($49, sephora.com) BlingFusion is the must-have accessory for the friend in your life who loves a little flash! This sheer pearly-pink gloss comes with a crystal wand that will make her want to show it off every time she pulls it out her clutch. And the gloss gives lips the perfect amount of sexy shine and leaves lips full and plump.
5.) NARS Night Series Mini Palette ($55, narscosmetics.com) This is for the friend you love going out with. She can step right into the nightlife with this sleek palette of six glittering eye shadows. With shades like Night Snow (sheer white with silver glitter), Night Fever (black with red glitter) and Night Clubbing (black with gold glitter), your friend will be the star of any night out. Unless, you get a palette too!
For The Men In Your Life
1.) Tom Ford Cologne ($60,nordstrom.com) The first men’s fragrance from Tom Ford is a blend of traditional elements and modern influences. The special man in your life will feel instantly refined and luxurious. And he will be thanking you every time he puts it on.
2.) Philip B Travel Kit ($30, philipb.com) This amazing travel size kit contains Peppermint & Avocado Shampoo, African Shea Butter Shampoo, and Nordic Wood One Step Hair & Body Shampoo And Deep Conditioning CrÃ¨me Rinse. Philip B. products are top quality, and the set lets your man step his hair game up with out feeling like he is stealing your frilly scents.
3.) Trumans Road Warrior Kit ($225, trumans-nyc.com) For the man in your life who loves the finer things and will accept only the best. A gorgeous Alfred Dunhill travel washbag stuffed with grooming products from Anthony. Whether your giving this to your dad, brother or boyfriend, they will be impressed by your taste in gifts and forget about the reindeer sweater from last year.
For A Little One In Your Life
1.) So Cozy Hair Care for Children – Mini Sampler Pack ($24, beautyhabit.com) You can’t forget beauty items for the smallest on your list. This set will make them feel like a grown up with bottles of So Cozy Shampoo, Conditioner and Detangler. All in yummy smells like Very Berry or Green Apple. Plus, it comes in a little carry-all bag with a tiny rubber ducky!
The Best Gift For You After A Long Holiday
2.) Aveda Himalayan Glow Candle ($32, aveda.com) After shopping, wrapping and giving away presents all season you need to distress. This amazing soy wax candle from Aveda will help you do just that. With organic clove, vanilla and cinnamon, the Himalayan Candle will leave you feeling like you just got back from vacation.
For Every Lady On Your List With Everything
1.) DIOR Holiday Collection Lip Palette ($40, sephora.com< ) This sleek case holds four shades of glamorous trend-setting lip gloss. Perfect gift for those in your life who prefer the finer things in life. The colors are super wearable and the palette comes with its own little brush. Perfect for on the go touch ups. A great gift that some one will love!
For Every Lady On Your List
2.) Limited Edition Glossy Greetings Cards ($10, cargocosmetics.com) You can now make your self feel better as you make your friends look better! These adorable cards come with a single serving of lip gloss to light up your special one’s holiday. And it helps light up your heart knowing that Cargo is donating 100% of profits from the sale of Glossy Greeting Cards to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.