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Thursday
Dec262013

15 Beauty Products to Buy with Your Christmas Cash.

Now that Christmas is over, it is time to start shopping with those gift cards or holiday cash. I've got some great advice on what to spend those gift cards and Christmas on. Now is the time to think what you need and stock up on basics, or maybe you've up had your eye on that must-have product or want a new makeup palette, I have a few suggestions that will make your shopping decisions easier.

Got Christmas cash? These are the beauty products you should buy!

BASICS

Clarisonic PLUS Skincare Brush Kit - $225.00
Everyone should have a Clarisonic skin cleansing brush. This will do more for your skin than anything else. Period.

Philosophy Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser - $10.00 - $50.50
I love this gentle cleanser; it removes makeup, dirt and oils from skin with the just the smallest amount.

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion + - $14.50 - $38.00
And updated version of the classic, this new moisturizing lotion will keep skin hydrated all day long with the added benefit of anti-aging ingredients.

Bliss High Intensity Hand Cream - $9.00 - $18.00
Use this daily for softer, younger looking hands.

Josie Maran Bear Naked Wipes - $12.00
These wipes are thick enough to remove makeup with ease, but they gentle enough for the skin and for the environment.

MUST HAVES

Urban Decay Naked3 - $52.00
This palette features 12 of the newest, hottest neutral rose hued shades. It's a best seller already and it just launched!

MAC Heroine Lipstick - $15.00
A best seller, this beautiful shade was just made part of the permanent line.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder - $45.00
This powder will give skin that lit from within look without every looking overly done.

YSL Touche Éclat - $40.00
This is no ordinary highlighter, this is the best and it has a cult following for a reason -- it gives the most beautiful soft look in just the right places when applied right.

NARS Orgasm Blush - $29.00
This blush gives "that" peachy pink golden glow with one stoke of the blush brush. Yes, it really is a must have.

MAKEUP PALETTES

Bobbi Brown Limited Edition Hot Cocoa Palette - $80.00
Eight gorgeous shades of shadows and a perfect blush complete this beautiful limited edition palette.

Laura Mercier Color to Go Natural Nudes Eye, Cheek & Lip Palette - $50.00
This palm sized palette contains three shadows, a cake liner, a blush, a bronzer and a lip gloss all tucked inside.

Clarins The Essentials Eye Palette - $45.00
This natural eye shadow palette is one of my favorites with some of the softest and silkiest shadows ever in 10 nude shades.

Clinique All About Shadow Neutral Territory 2 - $36.00
Eight basic nude browns are never boring when they are matte and beautiful in a gorgeous palette from Clinique.

Urban Decay Anarchy Face Case - $44.00
This makeup case has everything to create a dramatic look in one kit; it contains five eyeshadows, 2 blush shades, one highlighter, a lip color and an eye liner.

Reader Comments (7)

Always great suggestions. I do want a great makeup palette that I can travel with. That Laura Mercier palette looks suited to my taste but the Urban Decay palette looks awfully fun too. Happy New Year!
My Clarisonic (4 or 5 years old) broke a few weeks ago and obviously no one listened to me because I really needed a replacement. I did get a nice big Sephora gift card (my husband at least listened to me about that one) so I'm out to get one with my Sephora gift card this weekend.
Nice product suggestions! I vote for stoking up on trusted favorites because those are things I use over and over and always buy. It is a nice gift to not have to spend my own cash on things like this.
Didn't get anything to spend, but I'm spending anyway, to many good sales to pass up.
All prodect is gud
Great ideas but the pallets all have the same colors! Maybe just choose one.
Didn't know if you knew, but Mary Kay just came out with a Cleansing Brush that is as close to the same thing as a Clairsonic as I can see but is only $50 (includes two brush heads and comes with batteries!). A nice alternative to the pricier Clairsonic. I've been using the Mary Kay Cleansing Brush for about a month and my skin has never looked or felt better/

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