BARE MINERALS Vision of Light 8pc Gift Collection
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Tired of the snow, harsh wind & ice this winter? Is your skin taking a bit of a beating from it all? Lucky for us, Glow-ology has founds its way into our tired, dry hands. With just a few products from Glow-ology, our skin can stay healthy and hydrated this winter.
Glow-ology Body Wash will enhance, nourish and protect your skin with safe, natural and organic ingredients. It is clinically tested, hyper allergenic and dermatologist tested. With key moisturizing ingredients, like shea butter and sunflower oil, this body wash gently cleanses and leaves your skin feeling nourished and ready to face the winter weather. White tea, chamomile & clover extracts also work to revitalize the skin for a fresh, healthy glow. These body washes smell and feel fantastic! Plus the beautifully packaged product is one you'll want to display in your bathroom. You can purchase the 8.4oz bottle for $16.00.
Choose a body wash from one of the fragranced collections:
The Certified Fabulous team recently tried the AVIVA hair collection and loved it. If you are not familiar with AVIVA they believe that healthy hair is a crucial part of overall personal wellness. Their mission is to create hair happiness.
Aviva’s exclusive Hydracreme and Keratin Renewal products are packed with 11 botanical extracts keeping your hair healthy, shiny, and frizz free. Aviva’s Hydracreme line is the first step to healthy hair more beautiful locks, building strength, improving texture, increasing body shine and controlling frizz.
AVIVA Hydracreme Shampoo (8.5oz -$19.95)will cleanser your hair while boosting strength and restoring shine. Packed with 11 botanical extracts, the formula is designed to eliminate buildup without stripping your hair of the moisture it needs....
Certified Fabulous writers Linnea & Stacey offer up last minute gift ideas that are sure to please!
Holiday shopping can be overwhelming and time consuming. On top of all the family gifts and celebrations, you have office parties and social parties to attend. If you're looking for smaller, "just in case" that you can give to any of your girlfriends, or female co-workers, make a run to the store for these next items!
Burt's Bees Beeswax Bounty
Lip Balm products will be on many beauty lists as the weather is getting colder. So who couldn't use a few extra for the upcoming winter months? This Beeswax Bounty gift set contains 4 Beeswax Lip Balms with Vitamin E & Peppermint. The lip balm is soothing, cooling, and stays well on your lips, so you don't have to repeatedly apply all day long. The gift set also contains a cute woven paper change purse perfect to hold your travel essentials this winter!...
Not sure what to get the beauty lover in your life? There are plenty of awesome kits and tools available, no matter what age you're looking for.
Scroll down & click the arrows to see the beauty gifts that will impress this holiday season!
BARE MINERALS Vision of Light 8pc Gift Collection
pixi Shea Butter Lip Balm Trio
Shea Butter Lip Balm in Comfort Clear,
The perfect gift for someone who wants an array of options for a fresh, embellished face! This deluxe palette's suit-all shades range from cool to warm in velvet and satin textures - all designed for you to simplify & beautify!
BUXOM Winner Takes All 6-piece Mini Full-On Lip Polish & Lip Cream Collection
Smear on these tingling, lip-plumping glosses. With three sheer, shimmering lip polishes and a trio of sleek, lip creams in delicious shades, this set offers an array of lip shades to leave lips looking voluptuous.
3 Mini Lip Creams in Creamsicle, Berry Blast, White Russian
3 Minni Lip Polishes in Chloe, Sophia, Trixie
Buxom Dolly’s High Roller Collection
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick Set
MSRP:$36.00 Value $126
Hello Kitty An Apple A day Lip Balm Trio Gift Set
A delicious trio of Hello Kitty Apple Lip Balms in three vibrant shades infused with lemon, strawberry, apple, and coconut oil for moisture!
Set Includes:Red Delicious, Natural, Think Pink
Hello Kitty Signature Kawaii Nail Gift Set
Paint, Stamp, Sticker and embellish your tips with this irresistible box of Hello Kitty nail delights. Kawaii = cuteness, and with everything you need to decorate your nails in one collectable tin. You can dress up your nails with endless Hello Kitty accessories.
Set includes: Nail File, polish, stamper kit, 3-D nail bling and appliques.
Hello Kitty The Red Bow Beauty Diaries Set
This set is filled with all of the Hello Kitty's beauty essentials in one special place. Perfect your look with an assortment of color cosmetics.
Set Includes: Lip balms, lip glosses, eye shadow sticks, eye liners, liner appliques, nail appliques, hair mascara, mini coin purse and hair ties
Formula X Paint the Town - 22 Piece Mini Nail Polish Gift Set
A limited-edition collection of 22 mini nail polishes in bold classics, striking nudes, stunning glitters, six new and exclusive shades, and a how-to guide for four chic nail look—
all housed in a reusable paint tin.
22 x 0.13 oz Nail lacquers in Starlight (gold glitter), Pyrtotechnic (dynamite red), Astronomical (honeycomb nude), A+ (raspberry), Shockwave (raspberry purple glitter), Illusionary (silver pearl), Wunderkind (midnight blue pearl), Moon Sign (silvery blue glitter), Dark Matter (patent leather black), Dramatic (purple haze), Monumental (ivory gray), Perfection (smoky violet), Absolute Zero (silvery gray glitter), Ignite (smoking red), Luminosity (rose gold glitter), Gemini (orchid pink), Umph (charcoal pearl), White Matter (paper white), Fathom (slate blue), Need for Speed (metallic silver), Stratosphere (blue purple glitter), Pedal to the Metal (purple pearl)
- Paint pail
- Get the look guide
Swoon Universal Lip Gloss Scoop & Applicator
Swoon is an innovated cosmetic tool. Part scoop, part applicator, it is designed to retrieve every bit of gloss from a lip gloss tube.
Who doesn’t have that favorite lip gloss that you want to be able to get down to every last drop? The Swoon is a tool that will help you do that. It is a universal lip gloss scoop and applicator. It has a non porous, easy to clean and flexible application head with an extra long neck to reach the bottom of the longest lip gloss container.
This is the perfect product to add to any young girl or woman’s stocking stuffer. It is priced at $12 and you can get it at Sephora stores across the USA or at www.getswoon.com.
UBU Lipperty Stick
Lay-n-Go Classic Cosmetic Bag
THE ULTIMATE COSMETIC BAG… SMART, CHIC AND WASHABLE!
MSRP: $29.95 (solid) / $34.95 (pattern & metallic)
Perfectly aligned, hand-filed slanted tips plus a wide, comfortable patented grip for expert precision, every time. Also available in 100% stainless steel. Designed for Slice by Michael Graves.
This is a great stocking stuffer for the beauty addict in your life!
Give the Gift of Amazing Skin and Hair with These 4 Fabulous Holiday Sets
Time is running out to get holiday shopping done! But don't panic! We have picked out some of our favorite holiday sets to share with you. Scroll through by using the arrows to get some amazing last minute gift ideas.
VOLUMEA Volumizing Gift Set
Included in the Set:
VOLUMEA volumizing shampoo (6.8 fl. oz.)
VOLUMEA volumizing conditioner (5.1 fl. oz.)
VOLUMEA volumizing conditioning spray — no rinse (4.2 fl. oz.)
Set Available for $70 (Valued at $117)
SOAP & GLORY Full Clean Ahead Gift Set
MOROCCAN OIL Luxurious Hydration Gift Set
L’OCCITANE en provence Voyage en Provence Gift Set
This set contains:
1.7 oz Shea Butter Milk Soap
1.7 oz Shea Butter Ultra Rich Shower Cream
1.7 oz Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Lotion
1 oz Shea Butter Hand Cream
0.3 oz Shea Butter Foot Cream
0.3 oz Almond Delicious Hands
0.3 oz Cherry Blossom Hand Cream
0.3 oz Verbena Eau de Toilette
1.7 oz Verbena Shower Gel
1.7 oz Verbena Body Lotion
For a gorgeous gift this holiday, be sure to check out these beautifully packaged perfume sets! Scroll through our four must have perfumes for the holiday season and every day!
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Few things are more annoying that hair full of static when you are trying to look your best during the dry winter months! Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to prevent winter hair static, as well as quick fixes when this sticky problem pops up unexpectedly. Try these easy tricks to make hair static part of your hair’s history!
1. Spray a fine mist of your favorite medium hairspray (nothing too heavy that will leave your hair crunchy) onto a brush or comb and work evenly through the static heavy areas of your hair. Don’t have hairspray? Dab a little bit of water on the brush or comb instead. You can also spray a fine mist of medium spray directly over the troubled areas of your hair and carefully smooth through with your fingers.
2. Rub a small dab of leave-in conditioner or even lotion into your hands and smooth lightly over static heavy strands. If you are using hand or body lotion, make sure it is a very small amount and almost dry to the touch before running it over your hair to avoid making your tresses too heavy and oily....
KMS California Artistic Director, Sonna Brado shows how to style waterfall braids in your hair while keeping the rest of your hair texturized and fun. This look will go great with any cocktail dress for a holiday party.
First, prep hair with KMS California FREESHAPE 2-in-1 styling + finishing spray ($19.99) for heat protection.