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Beauty Guru: Ultimate Gifts of Beauty

Geoffrey Rodriguez

This year, shopping for the serious beauty aficionados on your gift list, male or female, needn’t be a challenge with the season’s incredible selection of exceptionally tasteful, expertly designed and all-around pleasing gift items. From luxe-brands to innovations in design and technology, this season’s most exciting must-have beauty items are available in a multitude of forms—from fragrance to skincare, color cosmetics and much more. There is definitely something that will appeal to everyone’s inner beauty guru! Let this be the year for giving and receiving the ultimate gifts of beauty that will be enjoyed and appreciated throughout the coming year.

Antica Farmacista
Drawing inspiration from the mystery of the Mediterranean Sea, Antica Farmacista produces some of the most exquisite candles and fragrances for the home, bath and body. The brand offers an incredible selection of gift sets to suit every taste and budget as well as beautiful cut crystal decanters (Piccolo or Bellissimo) in which to store your favorite Antica Farmacista signature scent. Log on to the website for an incredible selection of perfect holiday gifts.

By far the most effective personal grooming system available, the Clarisonic Skin System should be on top of everyone’s gift list! This indispensable little wonder is now available in delicious colors as well as the traditional pristine white. And don’t forget about the amazing Clarisonic Opal Sonic Infusion System with anti-aging Sea Serum, which is truly a must-have item for any beauty aficionado, and certainly an impressive gift for anyone who seems to have absolutely everything. Clarisonic has also made this holiday season exceptionally exciting with an incredible exclusive package at Sephora: the Clarisonic Plus Sonic Skin System with charger and brushes for the face and body, along with the refining skin polish, Dr. Brandt’s Lineless Foam Cleanser, Peter Thomas Roth Anti-aging Foam Cleanser, Ole Henrieksen’s Truth Serum Collagen Booster, and Perricone MD Face Finishing Moisturizer. Don’t miss out on this fantastic limited edition exclusive and check out the brand’s website for more product information.

Dior Minaudiere Holiday 2010
Christian Dior never disappoints when it comes to chic and innovative concepts in beauty, and this season’s Limited Edition Dior Minaudiere for Holiday 2010 is certainly no exception. Timeless, chic and extremely tactile, this incredibly desirable and truly collectible little object of beauty is fully equipped with the perfect selection of eyeshadows, two lip-glosses, a practical double-sided brush and the perfect mirror for effortless and convenient touch-ups on the go. This delightful little stocking stuffer is sure to please any female partial to glamour and sophistication.

Jack Black JB Eau de Parfum
In addition to being one of the most highly effective and complete lines of premium quality men’s skincare and grooming products on the market, Jack Black has recently launched a very distinctive signature scent that any male can appreciate. In line with the brand’s philosophy of using only the finest ingredients, the new handcrafted JB eau de parfum is sure to please not only the wearer but also anyone in close proximity. Earthy, spicy notes mingle with citrus and a hint of peppermint, creating a truly classic, extremely sexy and yet unassumingly masculine fragrance. Jack Black also offers the most incredible selection of gift sets to suit the skincare and grooming needs of every male on your holiday gift list. Check out the website for fantastic selection of gift ideas.

Kenzoki Hand and Feet Fantasy Kit
Kenzo’s Kenzoki Hand and Feet Fantasy Kit includes the amazing Bare Feet Fantasy and Sensual Hands Balm as well as cozy socks and hand muffs to lock in the luxurious and beneficial effects provided by this effective duo. Lightly yet sensually scented and extremely soothing, hands and feet will look and feel soft, beautiful and renewed with this divine combination of Kenzoki’s ultra-luxurious formulations. This may just be the perfect romantic holiday gift.

Living Nature
New Zealand’s Living Nature is sure to become one of the top international organic skin care product lines recognized for its highly ethical brand philosophy as well as its effective and restorative products. While Living Nature offers a lovely variety of gift sets ideal for travel, our selection for a standout gift combination is the incredible Firming Flax Serum and Radiance Night Oil. Results are instantly visible and definitely improve with regular use. This amazing duo is essential for repairing and restoring weather-worn skin. Check out the website for more product information and great gift ideas.

Min New York
While specializing in a unique, curated luxury experience, Min New York offers an incredible array of personal grooming and beauty products for men and women, as well as some of the finest fragrances available (including the collections of prestigious luxury fragrance houses Amouage and Alvarez Gomez Madrid). Min also presents a rather impressive selection of the most attractive and desirable objects for the home, thus providing an overall unique and alluring shopping experience. Even those without a minute for holiday shopping will find Min’s exclusive and expedient concierge service to be the perfect solution for convenient and stress-free holiday gift shopping. Check out the website or pop in to the store in person for the most enticing selection of gift ideas.

This incredible limited edition trio of Tarte’s amazing mini cheek stains is wonderful. Tarte’s exclusive high performance natural formulations and incredible textures make this clever combination an absolute must. Whether treating yourself or adding to that wish list, make this trio of indispensable shades a permanent part of your beauty collection. Check out Tarte’s website for more amazing high performance natural cosmetics.

TwinLuxe Shave
Founded by identical twin brothers and former Wall Street traders, TwinLuxe is a unique brand of aesthetically pleasing, expertly crafted and highly functional shaving tools and products that any discerning man will appreciate. Utilizing the highest grade materials and employing some of the most advanced technologies and finishing techniques traditionally used in the manufacturing of fine timepieces, automobiles and surgical instruments, TwinLuxe has created some of the most impressively designed and visually appealing men’s shaving paraphernalia available anywhere. The refined and purely masculine Chrome edition comes in a handsome walnut box that also includes a micro-cotton shaving towel as well as the brand’s signature Rescue Shave Gel (part of TwinLuxe’s complete line of top grade, highly effective shaving products). Also available are the uber-chic and masculine Anthracite and Arctic editions, which are both perfect for the man who has everything. Check out the website for some uniquely masculine and beautifully designed gift ideas.

Look out for our holiday giveaway tomorrow!

There is one comment on Beauty Guru: Ultimate Gifts of Beauty:

  1. Great suggestions! Thanks for the inspiration. Will check out a few brands on here that I had not heard of. Just a sidenote- the author of this article should come up with a new adjective besides “incredible”

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