GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
MOR infuses the Belladonna perfume with essential oils such as White Narcissus, Moroccan Rose and Vanilla. Several scents are available, with nourishing Macadamia, Almond and Vitamin E carrier oils blended into each fragrance. All come in convenient roll-on 9 ml (0.3 oz) bottles.
(Bonus: MOR offers free samples with all purchases over $20.)
The Jack Black Jet Set Traveler Set helps to keep his face a thing of beauty. Portable, with just enough products (3) to make it a doable daily task. Give him this set to keep up, or encourage, fantastically moisturized skin. Healthy, too, because the products are SPF 20 and free of all the bad stuff (parabens, sulfates, synthetic junk and more). Set includes facial cleanser, moisturizer and triple cushion shave lather (you may not cheat and use this on your legs, ladies).
LIPS, FACE AND EYES—OH MY!
Recipient loves to look like a cover girl? Doesn’t have Gisele Bündchen funds? A gift certificate from Elf Makeup (eyeslipsface.com) gets her selections that won’t break the bank. Elf applied the dollar store concept to makeup. Most items $1-$3. You can also head over to your local Target store if you want to pick up some selections (limited) for yourself. www.eyeslipsface.com
Neroli Rose natural skin care products “contain the finest ingredients that are organic, wild-crafted or ethically produced.” Their Go Green Holiday Gift Bag Deluxe includes the pure All Rose face cream, grapefruit hand cream and peppermint foot cream. All champions against dry skin and scented with therapeutic essential oils. Bundled in a bag from Madagascar that your recipient can reuse once these luxurious products are gone. (Note: there’s a Luxury gift bag for $35 and lots of other organic and ethically produced choices).
CLEOPATRA’S SECRET Just the thought of a honey infused bath equates to them feeling beautiful afterwards. Laura Mercier’s Honey Bath, a foaming honey moisture bath, has all natural, moisturizing ingredients and rich, lingering fragrance. Honey Bath comes in three rich fragrances and includes a wooden honey dipper. $40 lauramercier.com
$50 YOUR TUSCAN VILLA
The handmade Alfresco Toscana Plaques stone panels adds dramatic flair to any kitchen, nook, dining room or bar area. Each one signed by the artist. The vintage textures come from use of a fine aggregate. Screen printing depicts beautiful, whimsical Tuscan scenes. These might not make them feel like their ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, but they can dream.
$49.00 – $129.00 napastyle.com
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