Give her glowing holiday glam
Wonderful makeup and skin care treats for the ladies on your gift list.
Formula X for Sephora, The Twenty-Two. A comprehensive starter set of Sephora’s new line of cream, bright and chrome polishes and fantastical top coats for every nail colour enthusiast. $66 at Sephora and sephora.ca.
Benefit Cosmetics Advent Calendar. Twenty-four days of adorable makeup minis. $79 at Sephora.
Philosophy Festive Favorites Skincare Gift Set. A genius way to give greatest-hits skin care. $94 ($150 value) at Sephora, Hudson’s Bay, Shoppers Drug Mart.
Cool- it Caddy Icepops Freezeable Cosmetics Case. Freeze-andgo bag keeps sunscreen and lipstick from melting as you lounge for hours on that tropical beach. $23.95, plus shipping, at TheShoppingChannel. com.
Make Up For Ever Artisan Makeup Brushes. Beautifully constructed, innovative professional tools five years in the making. DoubleEnded Sculpting Brush 158, and Medium Paint Brush 412. $61 and $49 at Sephora.
Michael Kors Beauty. Launched this fall, covetable cosmetics from jetset leisure-wear designer Kors. From $20 to $55 at Hudson’s Bay.
NARS Fling Lip Kit. Two signature sheer lipsticks and mini Velvet Matte Lip Pencils plus a keepsake lacquered lip case that blows a kiss to legendary ’70s fashion photographer Guy Bourdin. $55 at Hudson’s Bay, Holt Renfrew, Murale and narscosmetics.ca.
Smashbox Wonder Vision Mega Palette. A silky array of shadow, blush and bronzer in a variety of finishes plus professional how-to tips. $58 at Shoppers Drug Mart, Murale, Sephora and smashbox. com.
Luxe Lipsticks. Beautiful, elegant lipsticks to up the stockingstuffer game. Tom Ford Lip Color Shine, $55 at Holt Renfrew (full beauty line finally in Canada). Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstacy Lipstick, $38 at Holt Renfrew, select Hudson’s Bay and Sephora locations.
Conair Curl Secret. The latest in nifty hair-curling technology — seeing is believing. $119 at Shoppers Drug Mart and Walmart.
Live Clean Spa Therapy Body Moisturizing Set. Ecofriendly indulgence with spafresh shower gel, body lotion and body butter; shower puff included. $19 at Rexall and Loblaws.