Happy holidays, pageant girls! With Christmas and New Years fast approaching, it’s time to talk gifts. Of course, the holiday season is the perfect time to show your friends how much you cherish them, but what better way to show them than a token of appreciation? And if you’re like me and still need to buy a couple last minute gifts for your favorite girl friends, I’ve got you covered. I’ve got five amazing gift ideas for all the beauty lovers in your life. All of these gifts are limited edition, so if any of these catch your eye, this is the time to pick it up. After all, who ever said you can’t buy a gift for yourself?
1. Naked On the Run by Urban Decay
Urban Decay is famous for their amazing Naked palettes, so I was absolutely thrilled when they put out this new palette. Not only does it have gorgeous, colorful packaging, but the contents are also packed with great products. It contains six, brand new shades of eyeshadow, all of which are neutral and will look great on just about any skin tone. It has both matte and shimmery colors, which are beautifully pigmented. It also contains a gorgeous coral blush and a bronzer. Not only that, but it also includes a lipstick, pencil eyeliner, and the super popular Perversion mascara. This is great for a girl who travels, and it’s almost an all-in-one set!
2. Winter Dreams Argan Skincare by Josie Maran
For the skincare lover in your life, this is the perfect gift. Josie Maran’s skincare products have always shined in my books, so the fact that they’ve put together a set like this is really exciting. As the name states, each product is infused with 100% pure Argan oil, which is packed with healthy antioxidants for your skin. Another great thing is that a lot of products in the set are versatile, which is always a plus. It has an Argan Cleansing Oil to remove makeup and purify skin, a PureArgan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment to deeply infuse the skin with moisture, 100% Pure Argan Oil that can be used on hair, nails, and skin, an Argan Infinity Intensive Creamy Oil which can condition lips and be used on fly-aways, and Argan Daily Moisturizer, and finally a Whipped Argan Oil Intensive Hand Cream that can be carried around in your purse.
3. Holiday Classic Candle by NEST
NEST does some gorgeous scents, so to be able to have a holiday scent of theirs in candle form is wonderful. If you have a friend who’s a fan of their scents or is into home decor and the like, this is the gift to get! The scent is so reminiscent of Christmastime and it will surely make you nostalgic at the very least. It contains notes of pomegranate, Mandarin orange, pine, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla and amber. It is the perfect blend of sweet, warm, and spicy for the holiday season.
4. Perfume Sampler for Her by Sephora
This Sephora set is a really jackpot, which is no surprise. It contains samples of six amazing, high-end perfumes, and the best part is that it also contains a voucher for a full-sized rollerball of your favorite perfume from the collection! So you don’t have to worry about getting your friend something she may not like, because essentially she’ll get to choose for herself. The fragrance samples included are Viktor & Rolf’s Flowerbomb, Gucci’s Première, Juicy Couture’s Viva La Juicy, Tory Burch’s Tory Burch, Escada’s Joyful, and Philosophy’s Loveswept.
5. Sparkly Time of the Year by philosophy
This fun and playful set is great for your friends who love to pamper as philosophy’s bath products are just incredible. Not only do they smell so yummy, but they lather and moisturize the skin so well. This set is also pretty unique because each shower gel is paired with a lip gloss of the same color and scent. The four scents included are all reminiscent of the holiday season in a fruity and sweet sort of way — Tinsel Berry, Sparkling Cranberry, Berry & Bright, and Pomegranate in a Pear Tree.
Happy Holidays from Pageant to PhD!