We’ve finally come to the last instalment of the Holiday Gift Guide 2010, which is dedicated to stocking stuffers. If you have already done most of your Christmas shopping (in which case, well done! ) and you are just looking for some ideas on that little extra present to give to those you love, please consider one of the options below. They’re a steal!
Stila Travel Palettes in Make An Impression in Moscow and Trendsetting in Tokyo are a gorgeous and inexpensive gift (they are only $10.00 each). Each palette contains 4 eyeshadows and one convertible color that can be used both as blush and lipstick. And the packaging is just too cute! Available at Sephora.
If you know someone that loves pigmented blushes, then Sleek Blushes (£3.99 each) are a must have. They are the most pigmented blushes that I have ever tried, have a shimmery finish that makes skin glow and they last all day too! Available at sleekmakeup.com
Models Own nail polishes (£5 each) are the perfect stocking stuffer for any nail polish addict. They are available in more than 100 shades in a variety of finishes: creamy, pearly, glittery and neon! There is definitely something for everyone and they glide on smoothly too! Available at modelsownit.com
Available in six shades, Eyeko Fat Balm (£6.00) has a balmy consistency and good color payoff that provides a nice flush of color to both cheeks and lips. If you can’t decide which one to buy, they are also available in a trio set for $13.00. Available at Eyeko.com
Available in a lot of different shades, NYX Round Case Lipsticks ($3.59) have a creamy texture, good color payoff and a shiny finish. If you know someone that’s just started to get into lipsticks or is obsessed with them, these are a great and cheap option to consider. Available at Ulta.com
A good loose powder is an understated, but important step in any makeup routine. A great and cheap choice would be ELF Studio High Definition Powder ($6.00), a soft and invisible powder that masks fine lines and imperfections while giving your skin a natural, radiant glow. Available at eyeslipsface.com
I love Essence Eye Pencils ($0.99). They are so inexpensive but great quality: pigmented, they are so creamy and go on smoothly without tugging. And at that price, you can even get all the 8 shades available! Available at Ulta.com.
Rosebud Salve in a Tube ($6.00) is a favourite of many: it moisturizes and soothes dry lips, irritation, minor burns, helps heal cuts and mangled cuticles and even minimizes diaper rash. And in now comes in a convenient tube! Available at Sephora.
This cute Gingerbread House ($6.25) is only one of the many babble bars available at Lush, but it’s definitely one of the most festive! Infused with cinnamon and ginger oil, this little house smells wonderful and feels really nice in a bath tub. Available at Lush.
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The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter ($8.00) is my favourite body moisturizer ever. Its rich texture applies smoothly and moisturizes skin for hours on end. For those with dry skin, this is definitely a must have. And it smells wonderful too! But if coconut isn’t your thing, there are lots of other flavours to choose from. Available at thebodyshop-usa.com