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Wednesday
Nov272013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Gifts for Beautiful Skin, Bath & Body.

Everyone likes to look and feel beautiful. Give the gift of pampering. Whether it's for someone who is skin care obsessed or likes to indulge in a little bath or body treat, I have some great picks here.

Beautiful Makeup Search Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for Beautiful Skin, Bath + Body 

First Aid Beauty FAB Aglow Kit - $34.00
Give the gift of great skin with this limited edition kit with a trio of skin treats. The ultimate cleansing, exfoliating and brightening system, will keep skin luminous and bright through the holidays and beyond. This kit contains the FAB Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads and the new Facial Radiance Serum.

Philosophy Super-Size Gingerbread Man 3-in-1 Shower Gel - $27.00
The gingerbread man is a philosophy favorite, and he's sure to make anyone's holiday cheerful and bright. The ultra-rich, moisturizing lather leaves skin feeling clean and soft. This super sized shower gel comes in a great gift bag.

bliss a ‘citrus’ carol – $33.00
A citrusy sweet spa shower set made with a blood orange + white pepper scent. This duo includes a soapy suds shower gel and body butter gift boxed with an orange shower pouf.

Juara Candlenut Soap Set - $25.00
Elegantly packaged in a gift-able box, these 100% vegetarian, rich and creamy soap bars not only smell divine, they provide a super rich lather and moisturize with an indulgent trio of skin softening oils. Soaps make a perfect hostess gifts.

H2O Plus Merry Raspberry Bath Basics Duo - $10.00
This super cute mini bath duo doubles as a tree ornament! It comes with a moisture-rich shower gel and body balm in an exotic Raspberry Guava scent for a sensory-awakening bath experience.

Laura Mercier Fresh Fig Bath & Body Travel Quartet - $50.00
This four piece set of fresh fig scented luxuries are elegantly packed and make an unforgettable gift. The set includes Crème body wash, Body butter, Hand crème and Eau Gourmande.

bareMinerals Naturally Luminous Moisturizing Value Trio - $49.00
This trio is designed to keep anyones skin soft, smooth, radiant and beautifully moisturized all winter long. Everyone wants that! The set includes Purifying Facial Cleanser, Purely Nourishing Moisturizer Combination Skin and Renew & Hydrate Eye Cream.

Mario Badescu Acne Repair Kit - $46.00
For those with skin that needs a little attention, gift them this best selling acne kit. They'll be thanking you ten times over because these products work. This kit includes Mario Badescu's world-famous Drying Lotion, Drying Cream and Buffering Lotion.

Tuesday
Nov262013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Makeup Gifts.

I love to give makeup gifts for the holidays; not just because I am makeup obsessed, but I feel that giving a gift of makeup to someone instantly makes them feel pretty as they imagine using the new gift. Sometimes finding the right makeup for someone can be difficult, but that is where I come in. I have made it easy because I have found the best makeup gifts and sets for you by selecting the best of the best, all perfect for gifting!

Beautiful Makeup Search Holiday Gift Guide - Makeup Gifts

bareMinerals Degrees of Dazzling - $79.00
The ultimate set of bareMinerals eyecolors, this beauty has 20 of them in four finishes. With creamy velvets, high shine shadows, super sparkling glimmers and deep liners in the brands best selling shades, this tower of beauty treats is perfect for any bareMinerals gal.

The Tarte of Giving Collector's Set & Travel Bag - $59.00
This luxurious purple quilted bag is stuffed full of some of Tarte's best selling and most iconic products plus some limited-edition shades that are reminiscent of holidays past. 33 products in all, this treasure is a chest full of delights.

BITE Beauty Best Bite Set - $25.00
These four Bite High Pigment Pencil minis come packed into the cutest little giftable tin that fits perfectly into your purse. The easy to wear colors will keep lips kissed in long wearing shades all season long.

Urban Decay Anarchy Face Case - $44.00
This must have gift comes complete with all the makeup a girls needs for a full-face look. Inside the case you'll find five new eyeshadows, two blushes in an exclusive powder formulation, a highlighter, a brand new Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color and a 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil.

Mally Holiday Special Edition Volumizing Mascara Trio - $34.98
Now with special limited edition packaging, you can give Mally's same full, dramatic lash boosting formula mascara with a new festive exterior perfect for gifting. This essential present includes three Limited Edition Volumizing Mascaras in a one-of-a-kind gift box.

MAC Cosmetics Stroke of Midnight Mineralize Brush Kit - $49.50
The Mineralize brush kit features four essential brushes designed to give you gorgeous makeup application each and every time. This kit includes the Duo Fiber Face brush, Duo Fiber Blush brush, Duo Fiber Tapered Blending brush and Duo Fiber Eyeshadow brush.

Clarins The Essentials Eye Palette - $45.00
This limited edition eye palette will not only have gals creating beautiful neutral eye looks all season long, but all year long. This is Clarins’ blockbuster natural eye palette that contains 10 silky soft mineral shadows in a range of brown tones. It couldn’t be more beautiful for gifting (or for yourself).

Anastasia Beverly Hills Lavish Set - $38.00
This luxurious set for brows and eyes is sure to deliver decadent beauty to any girl on your list. With ten shadows, an eyeliner, a brow pencil, tweezers, and a dual ended brush, everything is here for eyes to look their best.

MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultimate Long Lasting Lip Set - $140.00
This is the ultimate set for the ultimate lip color junkie. This limited-edition collection perfectly pairs six Aqua Rouge and six Aqua Lip in a versatile array of shades from the easy to wear neutrals to must have dramatic shades that every girl should have.

Too Faced All I Want for Christmas - $45.00
Any girl will love this six-piece full-face collection that features the best of Too Faced’s products for eyes, complexion, and lips. It's not only easy to give because the shades are universal, but it comes packed in the most stylish chevron makeup bag too.

Laura Mercier Colour-To-Go Portable Palette - $50.00
This handy portable palette has everything for eyes, cheeks and lips in one double decker compact. It's filled with a trio of shadows, a cake liner, a blush, bronzer and mini lip glacé tucked inside too. The Smoky Violets palette will work for any woman on your list.

Benefit Groovy Kind-a Love Makeup Set - $36.00
Gift your favorite girl with this groovy set! This tin is complete with makeup for eyes, lips, cheeks & face. It includes the POREfessional, they're real! mascara mini, benetint medium, dandelion & gimme fever cheek powder duo with brush plus a four shade eyeshadow palette.

bareMinerals Crystalized Full Face Collection - $54.00
bareMinerals has put together eight makeup wonders featuring shimmering crystallized color in a beautiful keepsake tin. This gorgeous gift includes beauties to create shimmering smoky eyes, radiant cheeks, and glitzy lips.

MAC Cosmetics Stroke of Midnight Gold Eye Bag - $46.50
This limited edition cosmetic bag contains everything a chic gal needs for a holiday eye. The bag includes In Extreme Dimension Lash, Fluidline in Blitz & Glitz, Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Genuine Treasure and the Double-Ended 209 Eye Liner/239SE Eye Shader Brush.

tarte Pure Delights 8-Piece LipSurgence™ Lip Set - $34.00
Give the gift of kissable lips this holiday season with this deluxe limited edition LipSurgence collector’s set. The gift boxed set features four lip tints and four matte lip tints in all-new, limited-edition shades.

Smashbox Wondervision Eye Set - $32.00
Wonder your giftee with this gift set that focuses on the eyes. This set contains a six Smashbox shadow palette, a mascara and liner, plus three tip cards to help create new eye makeup looks.

Monday
Nov252013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Hair & Nail Gifts.

Hair & Nail gifts are easy to give. They are universal because most women like to have great hair and nice nails. And really, who doesn't like a little extra nail or hair pampering? What I really love about hair and nail gifts is that they go perfectly with those gift certificates for hair or nail services! Here are my hair and nail gift picks for this year.

Beautiful Makeup Search Holiday Gift Guide - Hair + Nail Gifts

Moroccanoil Styling Essentials Kit - $62.00 
This Moroccanoil set contains some of the brands most popular treatments that will introduce hair obsessed girls to the great products. The set includes Moroccanoil Treatment, Moroccanoil Heat Styling Protection  and Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray Strong. It comes packaged in a very chic white faux croc clutch.

Dior Diorific Vernis Minuit - $26.00
This Dior nail polish is the most gorgeous blackened red color, perfect for the holidays or all winter long. It is elegantly bottled, packaged and makes for the most luxurious gift.

AVEDA Give Stronger Hair - $46.00
This gift boxed set contains everything a gal needs for better looking, stronger hair. It contains a limited edition damage remedy™ shampoo, conditioner and daily hair repair.

Kate Spade New York Holiday Mini Nail Polish Set - $28.00
This cute set includes four holiday-ready shades for any girl-on-the-go! Shades include First Blush, Shocking Pink, Rose Champagne and All That Glitters.

essie Holiday Collection Kit - $15.00
This set of five mini essie polishes is the ultimate must-have and includes iconic shades - ballet slippers, chinchilly, turquoise & caicos, forever yummy, wicked. Each one works with any fabulous outfit and looks great all year long.

mark Nailed It Trend Mini Nail Lacquers - $7.00

The look is all party with this great little gift boxed set of polishes. This set includes two mini nail polishes in super sparkling Snowberry & Tinseltown, a sparkling red and a sparkling silver. 

Hot Tools Star Struck 1” Salon Nano Ceramic Flat Iron - $65.00
Everyone loves a great flat iron, and this professional flat iron is made with nanoceramic technology for a super smooth finish and high shine. Give the gift of beautiful hair!

Alterna Haircare “Katie’s Favorites” Travel Set - $29.95
Curated by Alterna Co-Owner, Katie Holmes, this holiday gift set reflects Katie’s travel must have’s for the woman on the go. The handy travel bag includes Caviar Replenishing Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner, Bamboo Smooth Kendi Pure Treatment Oil, and Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Dry Shampoo.