Well that was fast. Christmas is over. It seems to fly by after all of the holiday prep we do, doesn't it? Anyway, it is time to start shopping with all of those gift cards and holiday cash we got for Christmas!
I've got some really great advice on what to spend those gift cards and Christmas cash on. Now is the time to think about what you need beauty wise; stock up on basics, or maybe you've up had your eye on that must-have beauty product or want a new makeup palette. I have a few suggestions that will make your shopping decisions easier.
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.
Urban Decay Naked on the Run- $54.00
The ultimate travel kit for us Naked junkies, this comes packed with everything you need for a gorgeous makeup look. It includes six all new shadows, a bronzer, a blush, a lipgloss (which is FULL SIZE), a 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil and Perversion Mascara. What else do you need?
MAC Lipstick - $15.00
A best seller, there is no doubt that this will become one of your favorites too!
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.
Urban Decay Vice 3 Palette - $60.00
This is a luxe, sophisticated palette that features 20 gorgeous brand-new, exclusive, never-before-seen shades! The palette contains a mix of both beautiful brights and neutrals making it absolutely perfect.
Laura Mercier Portable Colour Palette (Natural Nudes) - $55.00
This palm sized palette contains three shadows, a cake liner, a blush, a bronzer and a lip gloss all tucked inside.
Bobbi Warm Glow Eye Palette - $75.00
With nine gorgeous shades of rich, bronzy metallics, rose golds and deep browns; eyes will be sultry, smoky and glam all season long.
Kat Von D Innerstellar Eyeshadow Palette - $46.00
This palette is unexpectedly gorgeous with 12 shades all together. It has all very wearable colors in mostly neutral colors in shimmer and matte finishes. It's a definite must!
Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette - $49.00
A must have shadow palette complete with 16 shadows in both matte and shimmer shades. Get this - the shadows are actually enriched with cocoa powder!