I’m the type to start planning holiday gifts in the summer, as evident in my August list of Top 6 Perfume Gifts Under $25. So by the time December actually comes around, the presents are all wrapped and it’s time to treat myself to some shopping of my own. It’s really all about utter luxury, and not holding back.
These are the beauty and lifestyle pieces I’m craving this season, truly the crème de la crème of what’s on the market right now. All of these products are available on FragranceNet.com, the Internet’s leading provider of discount fragrances, skin care, hair care, and makeup since 1997. Their prices on genuine beauty items are up to 75% off department store prices, so definitely check out the links below each of my picks to find them for less.
For your lips:
Some things never change, and I will always love a classic red lip for Christmas. There is something about the juxtaposition of cherry lips and pale skin that makes them look oh-so tentalizing and kissable… Pair this cheerful yet seductive shade with a frosty gloss and you’re ready for anything; carolling, holiday parties, and even snuggling under a knitted throw in front of the fireplace. Find this By Terry Rouge Terrybly Age Defense Lipstick in shade #201 Terrific Rouge on FragranceNet.com for $49.99 or less*. Did I mention the packaging is gorgeous?
For your face:
Dry, cold winter weather and the stress that surrounds the season can wreak havoc on your skin. This Christmas splurge on the most important person – yourself – and try this moisturizer from Fresh. The formula is inspired by the world’s first ever cream, and to preserve its history it is handmade by monks in the Czech Republic – I’m not making this up! I love that it works truly well for dry skin, and pairs like a dream with the accompanying mask ($140, Sephora*). Find this Fresh Crème Ancienne treatment on FragranceNet.com for $173.99 or less*.
For your eyes:
Nobody has time to pick up last-minute hostess gifts, decorate the tree, attend the office party and still make it to the kids’ holiday play – not if they spend hours on their makeup, at least. This grab-and-go palette from Clarins has everything you need for a day-to-night look you can do in the car: pop on the frosty champagne shade over the lid with a touch of the chocolate shade in the crease and you’re good to go. When it’s time to go out at night, a dazzeling flash of bronze and purple will be sure to turn heads. The palette even comes with an eyeliner and sponge applicators to streamline the process and eliminate the need for brushes. Find this Clarins Enchanted Colour Quartet & Liner Palette on FragranceNet.com for $27.99 or less*.
For your body:
Nothing says “I don’t care about my body” like flaky, ashy skin. Eliminate the problem this winter with this luxurious and tempting sugar scrub made of everyone’s favourite Yuletide condiment: pulverized cranberries! The name alone is enough to make my mouth water… Find the Eminence Cranberry Pomegranate Sugar Scrub on FragranceNet.com for $50.99 or less*.
For your neck:
Since its launch a whole decade ago, Flowerbomb has consistently been a best-seller come the holidays. This year you can get the caramel and flowers concoction for yourself as a gentle reminder of treasured moments for years to come. Perfume will always rekindle long-forgotten memories, and this explosive one is a great choice to begin your own holiday traditions. Find Viktor & Rolf’s Flowerbomb on FragranceNet.com for $139.99 or less*.
For your home:
Never underestimate the power of a candle to set a mood, especially a top-of-the-line one from Diptyque that smells like Christmas orange sprinkled with cloves and cinnamon. Not only will you enjoy a steady, long-burning fragrance, the jar also makes for the prettiest brush-holder afterwards. Love! Find the Diptyque Pomander candle on FragranceNet.com for $52.99 or less*.
What are your top picks from FragranceNet.com for Christmas 2015?
*Prices true at time of writing.
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