It’s a Curvy holiday my beauties and I am coming to you with a variety of items for everyone on your list. It is never too late to find the perfect gift for the special someone. I wanted to include a little of everything, so sit back and enjoy! With everything from sets to stocking stuffers, let’s get shopping.
The Jason Holiday Gift Set, $8.95, featuring the revitalizing body wash and recycled material sponge. The gift set comes in 2 different fragrances, orange clove and plum. A great gift for everyone for the holidays. Sold at Target.
Goody Regency is sold exclusively at Target, $2.19-$8.99. Goody Regency is bright and sparkly and right on trend for Winter!
The Soi Company candles SOI Candles are hand-poured using 100%, FDA approved, kosher soy oil and burn cleaner than paraffin-based candles. $24.95 – www.thesoico.com
BOYFRIEND GIFT SET
Actress Kate Walsh introduces BOYFRIEND, a sensual new fragrance and collection of indulgent body care. Known for her leading roles on Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice, BOYFRIEND marks Kate’s first foray into beauty with a modern, sophisticated, feminine fragrance that evokes a sensuality and warmth on the skin. The fragrance notes are reminiscent of a man’s scent that lingers with a woman after he’s gone. Walsh was inspired to create BOYFRIEND about five years ago after a breakup. “I thought, ‘I really miss his scent,’ so I went to a fragrance counter and bought a men’s fragrance and went, ‘Wait a minute, you don’t need a boyfriend to have a Boyfriend! So many women I know wear men’s fragrances, and what really appealed to me was the idea of the boyfriend story. Everyone has one to share.” – Kate Walsh
THE SCENT: To create the right balance of masculine and feminine, Kate worked with renowned fragrance house Givaudan and perfumer Mary Pierre Julien to craft a scent that combines rich notes of amber and woods with a vibrant floral scent. The fragrance has a bright muguet floralcy with dark plum and myrrh top notes combined with night blooming jasmine. The result is a wonderfully contrasting scent that perfectly captures his scent with a wearable feminine twist. This gift set includes:
– Deluxe Miniature Fragrance 15ml
– Body Crème 50ml
– Dry Body Oil 30ml
– Pulse Point Oil 5ml
– Miniature Votive Candle
Thymes Wildwood Magnolia Fig & Vetiver Reed Diffuser ($48) and Candle ($28) www.thymes.com
Steam-distilled vetiver oil lends hovers over Red tea and Magnolia fig middle notes, gently muted by cashmere musk. Precious sandalwood imbues this elegant fragrance with a sweet-woody balsamic finish.
LOLITA LEMPICKA EAU DE MINUIT
A limited-edition fragrance evoking the fantasy of after-hours. In the darkness of midnight, inhibitions fade and seduction reigns, revealing otherworldly enchantment. Lolita Lempicka pulls back the curtains and invites you into the enveloping sensuality of darkest night with Couture Black, the latest addition to the Midnight series. Darkly sensuous and intriguingly addictive, Couture Black cloaks the wearer in mystery and inspires bold, feminine confidence under the cover of night.
THE SCENT: This rich oriental accord enhances the innate sensuality of Liquorice Flower. Noble Myrrh, warmed with a hint of Iris Concrete and Jasmine Sambac, is enshrouded in underlying notes of Vanilla.
THE BOTTLE: In stunning, chic black befitting the name, Couture Black’s forbidden fruit bottle tempts with a bouquet of glossy black ivy leaves entwined with gold.
PRICE: $92.00 for 3.4 oz
WHERE TO BUY: www.nordstrom.com
Vincent Longo Amaretti Diamond Collection
Amaretti Diamond Collection- Holiday gift box set of four baked eyeshadows
The Amaretti Diamond Collection gift set offers “eye candy” for the holidays with four unique shadows baked into four irresistibly-colored cookies, recalling the world-famous scrumptious Italian sweet. Each of Vincent’s holiday “eye candies” features sweet complements of crystalline icing baked onto a velvety rich base of visible flavor. When applied, the gourmet treats and toppings meld and blend with sophisticated taste, for a look of visual sensation this holiday season and beyond. What’s more, the Amaretti Diamond Collection comes perfectly packaged for holiday gift-giving in a sleek, chic,
red-bowed black box.
· midnight blue fudge topped with silver and sapphire pearl frosting
· velvet vanilla crème treat laced with silver sprinkles
· rich chocolate brownie iced with glistening gold
· warm copperleaf cake topped with silvery sugar crystals
Price/Availability: $44 www.vincentlongo.com
Clive Christian ‘X’ Perfume for Men and Women
X– ‘X’ is soft and sensual. The core of this dynamic perfume, Egyptian jasmine, must be gathered from the banks of the Nile at dusk. Cleopatra soaked the sails of her ship in Egyptian jasmine to capture Anthony’s heart; he fell in love with her as the aroma reached him on the winds, without ever having seen her.
Price/Availability: ($355) 50ml, ($220) 30ml at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus stores nationwide, as well as www.bergdorfgoodman.com, www.saksfifthavenue.com, www.neimanmarcus.com and www.clive.com.
Kiss My Face Silky Soft Shower and Bath Gels
It’s not an easy task to create a rich lathering gel that also leaves your skin super soft. The Kiss My Face Silky Soft Shower and Bath Gels refresh skin with the finest lavender essential oil. In addition to this, Acacia Senegal, Aloe Vera, Rose and Lily soothe the skin while Calendula softens, Passion Fruit quiets, Jasmine uplifts and Chamomile heals and acts as an astringent.
The Organic Shower Gels are available for $10.95 at Whole Foods and www.KissMyFace.com
Meow by Katy Perry
The eau de parfum, developed with Givaudan, is available at Nordstrom stores nationwide and www.Nordstrom.com in 1.7 and 3.4 fluid ounce bottles at a suggested retail price of $45.00 and $65.00, respectively. Gift With Purchase (GWP) products will be released seasonally, beginning with a holiday perfume solid locket at launch
The Polar Pillow
- Uses the coolness of ambient room temperature to dissipate body heat
- Requires no set-up, maintenance, electricity, batteries, refrigeration, chemicals or water
- Contains 15 pounds of specialized cooling gel (yes, heavier than a normal pillow)
$99.00 – www.polar-pillow.com
- includes 4 full-size brushes + case:
- detailer brush: precision cut to effortlessly conceal problem areas; or, use with lipstick for long-lasting shape and definition
- pointed foundation brush: Use with liquid foundation to build custom coverage
- buffing brush: ideal for full coverage application of powder and mineral foundation
- contour brush: delicately applies highlighter to contour or create sheer, soft-focus finish
- panoramic brush case is a 2-in-1 case + stand
- look pixel-perfect even in harsh light
- ultra-plush, synthetic taklon bristles are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free
- extended aluminum handles are light and easy to use
Eye definition goes high-definition with this essential set:
- includes 5 full-size brushes + case:
- base shadow brush: applies a smooth, flawless foundation of color
- deluxe crease brush: soft, oversized design for effortless contouring
- accent brush: designed for precision detailing, spotlighting, highlighting, and smudging
- pixel-point eyeliner brush: tapered cut is ideal for dense or fine eyeliner application
- brow brush: distinctive shape easily defines eyebrows
- panoramic brush case is a 2-in-1 case + stand
Can be found at: Ulta Stores Nationwide and www.ulta.com
For the beauty maven that’s always travelling, pure™ kit includes everything needed for the perfect skin care application regimen both at home and on-the-go! pure™ kit contains 1 beautyblender pure sponge and 1 solid cleanser in a mesh pouch that allows light and air to pass through. pure™ kit retails for $49.95. For a list of retailers please visit www.beautyblender.net.
e.l.f. 24K 32-Piece Eyeshadow Palette
Our limited edition 24K 32-Piece Eyeshadow Palette is a luxurious addition to your makeup collection. The 24K signature gold palette features 32 pigmented hues to mix and match so you can create a custom blended look for any occasion. Each gorgeous shade has been hand selected to create countless stunning looks. Best of all, this sleek and portable palette is perfectly sized to take with you when you’re on-the-go. The luxury design of the 24K 32-Piece Eyeshadow Palette makes this a keepsake so you’ll always feel glamorous with each and every use! (SRP-$14.00) www.eyeslipsface.com or at Target stores
Branche 100% Silk Pillowcases and Sleep Masks
Charmeuse Case – $55.00
Belle De Nuit Eye Masque – $38.00
18 amino acids (the same ones your skin uses to repair and rebuild itself) and copper (which has anti microbial properties) enable your skin to focus on its own regenerating process. Must have beauty item to protect hair and skin! 100% silk that prevents frizz and curls and also helps to prevent wrinkles. www.branchebeautysleep.com
Sigma Beauty Make Me Blush Collection
Introducing the new ‘Make Me Up’ collection! Our best selling professional 12 brush kit now comes in beautiful colors and inside a durable and multifunctional container! Besides protecting your brushes, this exclusive container transforms into two stylish brush holders! It’s perfect for those makeup lovers looking for a great makeup brush starter collection. (SRP $109.00) www.sigmabeauty.com
For Best Friend- Just the thing for a date or a girls’ night on the town, the Mistle-Glow Kit will make your best friend feel as gorgeous out as she is in. Her pout will be utter perfection once she receives the raved-about Skintelligent Beauty Lipstick and Skintelligent Beauty Lip Gloss. With pinks, reds and burgundies to choose from, there is a shade for all of your friends! ($35)
For Guys- Whether he’s spent a day at the office or an afternoon golfing and grilling, the For All Ye Merry Gentlemen Kit is the perfect gift for Dad. This handsome package comes with travel sizes of VMV’s most popular products including: SuperSkin Care Creammmy Rich Intensive Moisture Milk for Dry Skin, Armada Sport SPF 70 and Id Sweat Acne and Overall Anti-bacterial Gel. ($18) www.vmvhypoallergenics.com
The CHI Scarlet Red Iron with Chromatic Silver Clutch has a silver banding for a comfort touch hand area and comes with an elegant silver wristlet. The sleek CHI Chromatic Silver Iron with Scarlet Red Clutch has reflective panache and is accompanied with a red metallic fabric wristlet. Both irons have sparkling CHI Rhinestone dials. SRP $160
Moroccanoil Holiday Sets –
For anyone look to try out the brand or those addicted already, Moroccanoil offers several fabulous gift sets this season. (SRP $45.00 and up) Available at find salons and spas. www.moroccanoil.com
RAW, a New Men’s Skin Care Line, Specifically Addresses the Needs of Men’s Skin
Combining the Best of Nature and Science, RAW Offers a Complete Line of Consumer and Professional Skin Care Products to Help Men Achieve Cleaner, Healthier and Younger-Looking Skin
· Blue Agave Wash, an energizing, deep-pore cleanser made of blue agave, yucca and chlorophyll, awakens the skin and rids it of debris. The Buffed scrub and potent P2 Enzyme give the skin a power blast, exfoliating and polishing the skin by breaking down dead skin cells. The Sake Peel solution, one of the only peel solutions developed to work with men’s hormones, is a multi-chemical formula that reduces fine lines, tightens skin and fights free radical damage. While skin is under construction ReZone, a sake toner made of rice wine and organic minerals, works to “rezone” oils and residue to create balance and eliminate ingrown hairs caused by shaving.
· Just as the Earth renews itself, RAW believes skin should too. Using powerful actives, plant-derived nutrients, minerals and wine, Radical Redux and Complex VI deeply hydrate, brighten, refine pores and smooth wrinkles. The Eye Firm, a powerful wrinkle diminisher, continues the self-regeneration process by targeting collagen-forming cells to firm eye tissue, and keep skin looking hydrated and youthful. The building stage is reinforced with the Cacti Mud Mask, which is made of natural clays and two types of cactus to purify, rejuvenate, soften and prevent premature aging of the skin.
· Skin is strengthened and restored with Stone Power, a complex of rock extracts and peptides, while Mineral Freeze, a skin-firming peptide and complex that mimics viper venom, “freezes” wrinkles by inhibiting muscle contractions. The Lip Guard and EnviroProtect daytime cream puts a thin layer between the skin and environmental elements, providing a shield from pollutants, toxins, wind and sun.
All RAW products are available for purchase online at www.myrawmethod.com, and are also offered by professional estheticians.
Spunky Party Girl Mineral Makeup Set – Pink Eyeshadow Set
Are you a party kinda gal? Our spunky pink party eyeshadow sets are bright, bold and fun! Smoke it up, or go all out in pink, add some sparkle – it’s up to you!
Purple Power Makeup Brush Set
Vegan & Cruelty FREE Purple Makeup Brush Set
Love purple? Well this cute and funky makeup brush set is just the one for you. Its shiny purple brush case doubles as a makeup bag, and zips up into a travel size brush set, perfect for throwing in your bag.
These are fabulous and feel amazing on the skin. For more information, go to: www.furless.com.au
So I hope there is something you can find for your loved ones! If you have any questions of comments, please feel free to leave a comment below or email me at: Claudine@curvyrevolution.com
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