Sometimes you’ve gotta “fake it ‘til you make it.” However, these luxurious beauty items, are not only affordable, but quite likely will make you the most beloved belle of the ball this holiday season. From wintry warm candle scents to REM-level deep sleep, these generous gifts will make you a VIP gift-giver this year!
TOCCA Candele da Viaggio Luxe ($45)
The holiday season never truly begins until it starts to smell like the warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg with a dash of rosemary and vanilla. TOCCA’s holiday candle scents come in three heavenly limited edition varieties: Marrakesh (sweet tabak and vanilla), Chamonix (rosemary and pine), and Zanzibar (amber and vanilla).
Instyler Hair Dryer BLU + mini gift set ($99)
This set is perfect for the hair-frazzled friend who always ends up with frizzy hair. The BLU Turbo Ionic Dryer dries hair twice as fast while still preserving moisture in the hair, leaving it extra smooth and shiny. This dryer is surprisingly lightweight, and the Mini Dryer version is perfect for travel.
ThisWorks Dream to Sleep Kit ($55)
We know how important it is to get your beauty sleep every night, whether it’s eight full hours (yea, right) or six on a holiday party night. This dream team kit will get you counting sheep fast with its soothing lavender pillow spray spray, lavender body oil (which we like to use even during the day!), and eye mask.
Kevyn Aucoin The Loose Shimmer Set ($65)
You will have your friend at “Aucoin.” But then you’ll really have their attention when they see this gorgeous three-piece loose shimmer shadow set filled with their universal, best-selling shades. The highly pigmented, shimmery colors are easy to put on with the rollerball applicator, and perfect worn alone or blended for a deeper, more sultry holiday party look.
AVEDA An Escape from Stress is a Gift ($79)
For that friend who really needs to take a chill pill but just doesn’t know how, perhaps this body care set and candle will be just what the doctor ordered. Filled with certified plant oils and essences of lavender, lavandin, and clary sage, these products will have their body and mind surrounded with an ultra soothing scent bound to set their mind at ease (between snaps and ‘grams, of course).
Mai Couture The Beauty Charger ($59)
Known for creating the ingenious makeup blotting papers, Mai Couture is about to blow your mind with their latest beauty charger. This high-tech compact has two types of mirrors, LED lights on two different levels and if that wasn’t enough, it’s built to charge your smartphone. Now your selfie-lovin’ friends will have no excuse to ever miss that perfect Kodak moment…of themselves!