12 loves for the HOLIDAY stocking
Presents don’t have to be big to be amazing; some of the best things come in small packages. Santa’s little helper knows when it comes to beauty, things get tricky with so many preferences not to mentions skin-types on the list. and we’ve got just the guide for little pick-me-ups especially styled for stuffing! FashionDailyMag guide to 12 Practical and cute gifts for the season, all fabulously under $20.
What better way to get fresh and clean in a pinch than with towelettes? these are perfect for popping into a stocking! IntensivEye- Cucumber Soothing Eye Pads come in a 30 pack ($4.49) and leave no greasy residue when removing eye-make-up, with soothing cucumber extract. The Dead Sea ElementsWet Cleansing & Make Up Remover Towelettes ($5.99). A “natural spa” infused, for a face refresh, with Dead Sea salts & minerals and are alcohol + oil free. Then there is a wipe that adds moisture without the hassle of spillage. The Lotion Lab- Body Moisturizing Wipes (w/ Moroccan Argan Oil) is an all over moisturizer with Moroccan Argan Oil, Vitamin A and E, restoring skin moisture on the go. 30 Towelettes retail at $5.99.
Tis’ the season for a little dab will do ya! Apply the Crabtree & Evelyn Red Sparkle Lip Shimmer ($14) and head for the mistle toe with slightly candy cane flavored lips. The formula has contains shea butter and botanical oils: caster and grapeseed for mega hydration and conditioning.
What goes on behind the scenes is as important as what the crowd sees. The brand Bling Guard introduces a new way to save all the attention for the main attraction – YOU! BlingDots Earring Supports & Stabilizers prevent earrings from drooping by keeping weight and pressure off the piercing. The easy to apply discreet disposable backs are hypoallergenic and latex-free, available at $14.99 for 45 disposable pairs. The same technology applies to the BlingWraps, Invisible Ring Guards. The adjustable contoured bridge adds 1+ ring sizes using a transparent seamless band. 30, for $14.99 – [blingguard.com].
Holistic wellness is always within reach – consider the antibacterial dry hand wash and lip balm by Tammy Fender for your more organically minded friends and family. The Purist ($14), Formula No. HS-824 at 1.7 oz, is 100% Botanical and contains 11 natural protectors including Echinacea, Goldenseal, Tea Tree, and Thyme. The Lip Guardian – Lavender Cacao with Organic Rose Hip Seed Oil ($16.50) utilizes the antioxidants and essential minerals of lavender and cacao blended with rich plant butters for regenerating and rejuvenating skin cells.
’tis fun times: LUSH Sandy Santa Sugar Scrub ($5.95) – “Start the night off by scrubbing up with the big man!” a cute sugar scrub to help exfoliate some of the extras of the celebratory season. Use in the shower, and let the sand and sugar do the work to get brighter, smoother skin. Have a moustache moment with BUBBLEBEARD ($9.95)– it’s bubble bath! Lavender and sandalwood scent with some “snowflake luster”. It’s a reusable bubble bar, that you “swish” around in bath water until you have enough bubbles to your liking, then “pop it on the side” to reuse again.
Live in the power of perfumery with products from THYMES. The triple-milled Lotus Santal Bar Soap (7 oz for $13) becomes smooth and creamy in a lather of calming lotus blossom, restorative amaranth seed, and purifying properties of turmeric. In the mood for a little bubbly? The Goldleaf Foaming Bath Envelope ($5) is perfect for indulging at home, or while away. Skin is soaked in a combination of bee pollen, aloe vera, and honey fashion for the ultimate in natural hydration while stress melts away.
Now that you’ve mastered the art of seasonal splendidness, it’s time to think about yourself for a while… these are a few reasonable finds to reward yourself along the way- after all that selfless shopping! FDMloves gift selects by Brigitte Segura, written by Sarah A. Freiseis.