Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for your best friend or your mother, picking out a present can be stressful. But instead of racking your brain or wandering aimlessly around the mall, beauty products are a surefire way to wow the women in your life.

Now that the holiday season is upon us, people everywhere are beginning to search for the perfect presents to give to their loved ones. Gift sets filled with fragrant beauty products are a great gift for women of all ages, but selecting the right one can be tricky.

While Padma Lakshmi may be known for her culinary accomplishments and television gigs – she’s written several cookbooks and has hosted Bravo’s Top Chef since the series’ second season – she began her career as a model. So, it’s not surprising that many women across the country are interested in Lakshmi’s beauty secrets.

It seems that Gossip Girl’s appeal extends past its teenage girl demographic. According to People magazine, Leighton Meester, who stars as Upper East Sider Blair Waldorf on the hit CW television show, will be the face of Vera Wang’s newest fragrance.

It is often assumed that women will gravitate toward feminine fragrances, potions filled with sweet floral notes. However, when creating her new perfume, Kate Walsh drew inspiration from a surprising source – her boyfriend.

With a new season approaching, it’s not uncommon for women to put down their previously worn perfumes in favor of a fresh fragrance. And, now that autumn is almost here, ladies may be looking for a brand new scent.

Most women have their own strategies for picking their signature scent – some ladies prefer warm vanilla-based fragrances, while others opt for clean floral sprays. But when summertime rolls around, gals may want to switch their perfume to coincide with the hot season.

On hot and humid days, even fragrances that are subtle and elegant in the wintertime can seem cloying or too strong. However, many women don’t feel dressed without a splash of scent.