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Father’s Day Gifts Your Dad is Sure to Love

Monday, June 6th, 2016

He is your hero. He is your mentor. He is your friend. He is your provider. He is your protector. He is the first man who ever loved you unconditionally.

It’s your turn to express your love for him.

If your dad thinks he has everything he ever needed, surprise him with these indulgent gifts to prove him wrong.  Here are 10 amazing brands that your dad is sure to love!

  1. Jack Black

Help your Dad reverse signs of aging with the power-packed Jack Black – The Defensive Line Anti-Aging Triple Play system.

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The $138 value set, available for $100, contains Jack Black’s most powerful technologically advanced trio, Protein Booster Skin Serum, Protein Booster Eye Rescue and DIY Power Peel Multi-Acid Resurfacing Pads. Formulated with peptides and anti-oxidants, the set works to repair visible signs of aging including fine lines, wrinkles, skin firmness and discoloration.

If your Dad loves more of a basic skincare routine, sets like Jack Black – The Core Collection (available for $52) and Jack Black – Dream Team Duo (available for $18) would be perfect for him, helping him sort out his daily cleansing routine.

If his skincare routine is all sorted out, give him a top of the line grooming kit to leave his skin and facial hair looking their best.

Formulated with wheat proteins, jojoba, eucalyptus, Kalahari melon oil and Vitamin E, the Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit (available for $35) includes All-Over Wash For Face, Hair & Body, Beard Lube® Conditioning Shave and Beard Oil, to help your Dad cleanse, shave and condition facial hair on the go.


The kit also includes a travel-friendly Handcrafted Beard Comb to comb and style his beard as he wish!

If your Dad is a traveler by nature, he would love Jack Black – PureScience Jet Set Traveler  for his cleansing routine on the go. The $25 set ($40 value) includes Jack Black Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser, Jack Black Supreme Cream Triple Cushion Shave Lather and Jack Black Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20.

If you can’t decide what to give, Jack Black has a set that features five of its best-sellers that provides healthy, hydrated and youthful-looking skin to keep him feeling his best.

Jack Black – The Jack Pack, available for $49 ($75 value), includes True Volume Thickening Shampoo, Turbo Body Bar® Scrubbing Soap, Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser, Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20 and Industrial Strength Hand Healer.

  1. The Art of Shaving

The leader in The Perfect Shave® arena, The Art of Shaving has a tonne of grooming options for your Dad. From a full-sized kit to starter ones, all available in a variety of gorgeous scents, choose one that your father would love the most.

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If you want to splurge, The Art of Shaving – Full Size Kit Sandalwood with Pure Badger Black Brush (available for $120) is a great option. Featuring Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, After-Shave Balm and a Pure Badger Black Shaving Brush, the kit is perfect for optimal shaving results while helping against ingrown hairs, razor burn, and nicks & cuts.

If you are looking for something more affordable, opt for mid-sized kits (available for $60). The Art of Shaving – Mid-Size Unscented Kit is perfect for those who like their facial products unscented while The Art of Shaving – Mid-Size Sandalwood Kit is suitable for those looking for a musky sandalwood scent. Both the kits are TSA approved for travelling (a bonus for your wanderlust dad!) and include Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, Genuine Badger Shaving Brush and After-Shave Balm.

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For an even more affordable option or simply if you want your dad to try different scents before deciding on a favorite, The Art of Shaving has starter sets available in different flavors too.

Retailing for $30, the options in the starter range include The Art of Shaving – Starter Kit Sandalwood, The Art of Shaving – Starter Kit Lemon, The Art of Shaving – Starter Kit Unscented and The Art of Shaving – Starter Kit Lavender.

  1. Baxter of California

One of the pioneer men grooming brands, Baxter of California has a huge number of high-tech products tailored exclusively for men’s skin.

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From hair care to body care and from skin care to shaving essentials, the evolutionary brand has a number of options for you to gift your beloved dad this Father’s Day.

The Baxter of California – Hair 1.2.3. Kit includes the basic hair essentials to cleanse, condition and prepping your dad’s hair for styling. For $55, the kit offers Daily Protein Shampoo, Daily Moisturizing Conditioner and Grooming Lotion.

For the skincare obsessed dad, Baxter of California – Skin 1.2.3. Kit, available for $55 and Baxter of California – Skin Upgrade Kit, available for $75 are simply perfect. The Skin 1.2.3. Kit contains the basic essentials needed to cleanse, tone and hydrate the skin while the Skin Upgrade Kit takes the skincare regimen a step ahead by featuring targeted skincare products.

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The Skin 1.2.3. Kit includes Daily Face Wash, Herbal Mint Toner and Oil Free Moisturizer and the Skin Upgrade Kit includes Clay Mask, Under Eye Complex, Night Cream AHA and Hydro Salve Lip Balm to repair and rejuvenate skin.

For the more indulgent dad, Baxter of California – Body 1.2.3. Kit, available for $50, is more appropriate with the complete set of essentials to groom your dad from head to toe. The Kit includes Invigorating Body Wash – Italian Lime & Pomegranate Essence, Exfoliating Body Bar and Hand & Body Moisturizer.

For the traveler in your father, a combination of all of Baxter’s best-selling products in travel-friendly, leak resistant and TSA-approved bottles are the way to go. Baxter of California – Travel Kit, available for $50, includes 2 oz units of Daily Face Wash, Oil Free Moisturizer, Super Close Shave Formula, After Shave Balm and Daily Protein Shampoo.

4. Miscellaneous Brands

Apart from these amazing brands, Beauty Bridge has a number of other on offers if you are looking for more variety.

The Anthony Logistics Face Duo Kit  is a super affordable gift set while still delivering outstanding skincare results for your father. The Kit features Glycolic Facial Cleanser, which helps cleanse and exfoliate and All-Purpose Facial Moisturizer, formulated with Wheat Proteins and Vitamins A, C and E to help nourish and rejuvenate skin.


If your Dad is a fragrance fan, choose from these sumptuous Fragrance Gift Sets to give your father the gift of scentPopular choices of fragrance brands include Caswell-Massey, No.9 Bask, Aramis and Le Couvent des Minimes.

You know you can do better than World’s Best Dad coffee mugs and those godawful ties. This Father’s Day, give him something he deserves and something that he won’t return (not this year, no he wouldn’t).

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Every Type of Mom

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Being her favorite is a no-brainer. But how do you choose a gift for someone who has given you so much and who already has it all?

We suggest you give her the ultimate beauty indulgence: The gift of pampering. From nourishing body butters to sumptuous bath bombs, from those wrinkle-fighting luxurious creams to an opulent highlighter for that unearthly glow!

Need some suggestions? Read on to find out the best gift for your mom:

For the Mom in Need of a Little Extra R & R

Bring the Spa home for her. Give her a spa-inspired bath and body care set to help her rejuvenate and reenergize from the comfort of her home.

These suggested gift sets will not only help your mom transform her skin to keep it looking healthy and radiant but will also stimulate her senses and give her the much-needed dose of aromatherapy. Perfect body essentials to leave her skin baby soft, silky smooth, and lastingly nourished.

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If you are on a budget, Bliss and Philosophy have some adorable AND affordable bath and body duos too. Check out:

Philosophy – Thank You Raspberry Sorbet Gift Set

For $20, Philosophy – Thank You Raspberry Sorbet Gift Set includes:

  • Raspberry Sorbet Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath
  • High-gloss, High-flavor Lip Shine

Bliss – Citrus Stars Lemon+Sage Bath and Body Duo

For $10, the “magnifi-’scent’ mini duo of spa-inspired Bliss Citrus Stars Lemon+Sage Bath and Body Duo Set includes:

  • lemon+sage soapy suds 1 oz.
  • lemon+sage body butter 1 oz.

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For the Working Moms

Being a Mom is a job in itself. Add to it the stress of a professional career and you have got yourself a Super Mom!

For these beautiful moms always on-the go, these gifts will make for perfect beauty pick-me-ups!

BECCA Cosmetics – Radiant Glow Collection

For $32 ($70.00 Value), this collection of best-selling BECCA products is perfect for the working Mom to highlight her complexion for a beautiful glow for the work life.

It Includes:

  • Under Eye Brightening Corrector (0.1 oz.)
  • Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Moonstone (0.085 oz.)
  • Shimmering Skin Perfector Spotlight in Opal (0.17 oz.)
  • Beach Tint Lip Shimmer Soufflé in Raspberry/Opal (0.08 oz.)


If you are looking for something more extravagant, get her the Best of BECCA Collection for Light Skin or Dark Skin, which includes:

  • Shimmering Skin – Opal (travel size),
  • Cocoa/Mocha Brow Contour Mousse,
  • Low Light/High Light Perfecting Palette,
  • Watermelon Beach Tint
  • a Brow/Liner Brush.

bareMinerals also has a beautiful all-in-one palette that will be perfect for your working mom to achieve a flawless, radiant complexion for her office time!

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To help her apply her makeup absolutely flawless and laser-sharp precision, choose from either of the Beauty Blender sets: Beautyblender – Double Blender Sponge & Cleanser Kit or Pretty.Posse Kit. Both these sets come with the beautiful pink sponges and blender cleansers to keep the gorgeous tools squeaky clean.

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If your mom loves a good manicure, check out Deborah Lippmann Collection – Undressed Shades of Nude Collection. Available for only $34, ($72.00 Value), the set has 6 chic nude shades , for the ultimate understated office glam.


Collection includes: Flesh For Fantasy (crème) Totally Nude (crème) Born This Way (crème) Bare It All (crème) Natural Woman (crème) Skin Deep (crème)

For the Outdoorsy Moms

For the Mom who loves to spend time outdoors, be it doing gardening and growing healthy vegetables for you or be it a just lazing around by the pool, these Supergoop! Gift sets are perfect! These sun protection superstars will not only help protect your mom from skin cancer but also, will help fight the process of premature aging caused by sun damage.

Choose from either Supergoop! – Day to Day Value Set or Supergoop! – At Play Value Set


Supergoop! – Day to Day Value Set available for $45 ($59.00 Value) includes a zippered Hello, Sunshine! tote, with: City Sunscreen Serum SPF 30 (20mL) Advanced Anti-Aging Eye Cream SPF 37 (2mL) Forever Young Hand Cream SPF 40 (1oz) AcaiFusion Lip Balm SPF 30 (0.5 oz) Everyday Sunscreen SPF 50 (10mL)


Supergoop! - At Play Value Set for $45 ($57.50 Value) comes with a zippered In a Sunshine Daze! Tote which includes: Everyday Sunscreen SPF 50 (1 oz) Skin Soothing Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40 (1 oz) Antioxidant Sunscreen Mist with Vitamin C SPF 50 (3 oz) MintFusion Lip Balm SPF 30 (0.5 oz)

Supergoop! – At Play Value Set for $45 ($57.50 Value) comes with a zippered In a Sunshine Daze! Tote which includes: Everyday Sunscreen SPF 50 (1 oz), Skin Soothing Mineral Sunscreen SPF 40 (1 oz), Antioxidant Sunscreen Mist with Vitamin C SPF 50 (3 oz) and MintFusion Lip Balm SPF 30 (0.5 oz).

For the Ageless Moms

Give your Mom the gift of timeless beauty. Help her fight signs of aging with these high-performance anti-aging skincare sets that work to dramatically improve the look of wrinkles, skin tone, and allover radiance and clarity.

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For the Skincare Junkie Mom

Help her look radiant with these best-selling skincare sets, which effectively cleanse, gently exfoliate and luxuriously nourish to reveal a healthy, rosy glow.

Philosophy – Radiant & Refined Skincare Set For Normal to Combination Skin

For $70 ($102.00 Value), specifically designed for normal to combination skin, set includes:

  • Purity Made Simple 3-in-1 Cleanser for Face and Eyes (8 oz.).
  • When Hope Is Not Enough Facial Firming Serum (1 oz.).
  • Hope in a Jar High-Performance Moisturizer for All Skin Types (2 oz.)


Dermalogica – Our Favorites Gift Set

For $35, this limited-edition set features Dermalogica’s top picks for cleansing, toning, hydrating, exfoliating and priming your mom’s way to healthy, glowing skin. The kit contains:

  • PreCleanse (1 oz.)
  • Multi-Active Toner (1 oz.)
  • Skin Hydrating Booster (0.25 oz.)
  • Gentle Cream Exfoliant (0.3 oz.)
  • SkinPerfect Primer SPF30 (0.24 oz.)


Shop More: Dermalogica – PowerBright TRx Treatment Kit

For Her Loving Hands

From being the first one to hold her hand to being the one who help you taught how to walk, your mom’s hands have been through a lot.

Help her rejuvenate her hands and delight her senses with these nature-backed luxurious hand care sets.

Le Couvent des Minimes Kits:

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AHAVA – Hand Cream Trio 3 Mineral Must Have’s Limited Edition

For $44, ($74.50 Value), the set features:


 Dermud Intensive Hand Cream (3.4 oz.)  Catcus & Pink Pepper Mineral Hand Cream (3.4 oz.)  Mineral Hand Cream (3.4 oz.)

AHAVA – Mini Hand Cream Trio

For $15 only, the kit features:


20 ml Mineral Hand Cream Mandarin & Cedarwood 20 ml Mineral Hand Cream 20 ml Mineral Hand Cream Cactus & Pink Pepper


How are You planning to Thank Your Mom this Mother’s Day?

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Ring in the New Year with a Signature Hypnotic Fragrance

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Ring in the New Year with a Signature Hypnotic FragranceNew Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the past year and bring in a shiny new one. It’s about beginning anew. Why not start by reinventing yourself with a fragrance that represents your personality? A hypnotic scent can become your signature and a compliment to your personal style. From fresh florals to deep spices, cologne and perfume options are more complex than ever before. The intricate blend of ingredients, or notes, are designed to appeal to certain senses and elicit a particular response. Do you want to be playful? Maybe you want to be sweet or a little wild. Here are some amazing fragrances to help you find just the right scent to hypnotize everyone on New Year’s Eve and all year long. Which one speaks to you?

Warm and Sensual
Givenchy Play Intense: This sexy scent contains Mandarin orange with pink pepper and patchouli. It’s alluring and seductive.
Hayari Only for Her: Grapefruit, sandalwood and vanilla combine for a warm, inviting fragrance that appeals to the senses.

Daring and Exciting
Delices de Cartier for Women: Fruity and floral notes combine beautifully to create a thrilling scent with Morello cherries and jasmine.
Spark by Liz Claiborne: This “night on the town” fragrance has hints of cinnamon, honey, caramel and cedar, just perfect to ring in the new year.

Sweet and Innocent
Marc Jacobs Dot: Vanilla, driftwood, jasmine and coconut water are blended for the sweetest of scents. It is innocent and enticing at the same time.
Philosophy Amazing Grace: Innocence is bergamot and lily of the valley, but made less syrupy with a touch of musk.

Playful and Bubbly
Theirry Mugler Innocent: Don’t let the name fool you. The mix of bergamot, sugared almond and musk is more spirited and bubby than innocent.
Purr by Katy Perry: Nothing is more playful than fruity notes including such unusual ingredients as forbidden apple and green bamboo. It’s casual, but fun.

Reinvent yourself in the new year with a fragrance that elicits just the right response in others, but also one that represents who you are or maybe even who you want to be. The notes, or blended ingredients, of colognes and perfumes are the key to finding a hypnotic fragrance that becomes your signature. Find what speaks to you and discover who you will be in 2015.

Stocking Stuffers That Are Sure To Please

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Stocking Stuffers That Are Sure To Please“It was the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” Gift giving is one of the joys and challenges of Christmastime, and part of gift giving is stuffing those stockings with gifts. Good stocking stuffers should be small, thoughtful, and useful. Gone are the days when stockings were stuffed with primarily candy canes and teddy bears. There is a plethora of options available now for all ages and interests. After a season full of splurging on sweets and running around busily, stuffing stockings full of things that aid in rejuvenating mind and body is a great idea.

Wintertime can be tough on skin and hair, so beauty products to help hydrate and enrich skin will be greatly appreciated. Travel sized lotions and creams are the perfect size for stockings. There are many travel sets that are decorative and can even double as a cute Christmas ornament too. As you choose your lotion and cream stocking stuffers be mindful of the quality of the ingredients. Many of the decorative sets available at this time of year may look and smell pretty, but be severely lacking in healthy ingredients that will improve the health of your skin. Look for beauty sets that look nice, smell nice, and provide vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants to the skin.

Small cosmetics also fit nicely into the stocking and will likely be appreciated by the ladies of your house. Be on the lookout for cute high quality blush palettes, nail polish, lip stick, and mini mascara. As with the moisturizers, it is important not to get so caught up in buying the most sparkly and fancy wrapped package that the ingredients become secondary. Check the ingredient list. Watch out for petroleum based products or items with excess phthalates and chemicals. Seek out cosmetics that not only beautify but also nourish skin with all natural and organic ingredients.

While cosmetics may not be appropriate or appreciated by the men or children of the household, the gift of health and beauty is still beneficial and can be gifted in a fun way. Harsh winter winds do not discriminate and will chap the manliest of lips. A good nutrient rich natural lip gloss is a great stocking stuff for male and female, young and old alike.

Stocking stuffers should be fun and personal. Items such as cozy socks and house slippers will be appreciated when toes are kept toasty warm this winter. Little girls love things such as hair bows and head bands too.

It is not always easy to come up with unique ideas when stuffing stockings, but with a little thoughtfulness and creativity, you can stuff stockings full of fun and healthy items for your loved ones.

Best Gifts for The Beauty Lover

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Best Gifts for The Beauty LoverHoliday gift ideas may not come easily, especially for those who are not fond of shopping. There are several online stores and eCommerce options that specialize in a number of different industries and genres. These solutions make it simple to shop for the man or woman who seems to have everything. When a gift recipient has a special interest or hobby, the search for the perfect gift becomes narrower and directed toward a specific product or service. Anyone who is into beauty regiments and skincare treatments will be pleased with the great new holiday collections by some of the most trusted names in the business.

Consider Gift Sets
Attempting to make a purchase of multiple beauty products or skincare enhancements is typically much smoother when the products are bought in tandem. Gift sets are not only more economically priced, but they are also conveniently and beautifully wrapped. This single step approach saves the giver both time and resources. The Philosophy Pink Marshmallow Buttercream Trio makes a fun gift because it encompasses many different facets of a daily beauty routine. Gift sets like this one include a bath or shower gel, scented lotion, and a bonus item for good measure. In this case, a moisturizing lip shine adds the finishing touch to morning preparations.

Remember The Men
Gift sets are not just for the ladies, and many popular brands are specifically catering to the male audience. Today most men are keenly aware of the benefits of proper skincare. Certain occupations, especially those that include outdoor work, can result in dry or rough skin. Men can now protect their hands and face from chapping and cracking, which can be extremely painful. One of the easiest gifts to choose for a man is a shaving product or gift set. The Art of Shaving Skin Care Kit features a host of products meant to prepare skin for shaving and then provide lasting protection.

Add Some Glamour
Every woman wants to feel beautiful and desirable. Sometimes they spend so much time as caregivers that they fail to take time to adequately care for themselves. Cosmetics are a great gift for the girl who wants to look and feel her very best. A gift that allows a woman to pamper herself through a massage, manicure, or pedicure will be much appreciated and thoroughly enjoyed. Bold and flashy cosmetics are great ideas for the woman who wants to make a statement. The flirtatious Sexyback Lip and Nail Duet from the Deborah Lippmann collection is the perfect accent gift or stocking stuffer from ladies who love to have fun with their makeup and accessories. Ladies who prefer a more practical approach to life but still have a great sense of humor will get a kick out of the Bliss Crown Jewels or Buttah Bling gift sets.

Regardless of the number of tasks at hand for the season, shoppers are sure to find the perfect choices for all the men and women on their gift list. Leading brands have made their most coveted products available in convenient packaging to make the shopping experience seamless and productive. Many shoppers are bound to be so impressed with their skills that they will decide to pick up a few key products for themselves during their shopping excursions.

Money Saving Holiday Shopping Tips for Beauty

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Money Saving Holiday Shopping Tips for Beauty

Shopping for presents can be stressful, especially during the busy holiday season. Not only do you have to continue your normal everyday routine, you are charged with adding a gazillion things to the list.

Fortunately, women can be a bit easier to shop for. Most of us love anything beauty, and you don’t have to break-the-bank in order to deliver top-notch holiday gifts.

Below you will find easy gift ideas for yourself, your family, or your friends. What woman doesn’t appreciate a sweetly scented bottle of perfume or a nice nail polish gift pack? Have a look and find that we’ve collected the best beauty gifts of the year!

Perfume: This new fragrance Nicole by Nicole Richie, layers the scents stirred by Nicole’s youthful memories. This gift would be perfect for a mother or sister, or anyone that you know. This wonderful gift set includes; body lotion, spray, bath & shower gel, and rollerball perfume. You can’t go wrong with perfume sets as all women love to smell nice.

Shampoo & Conditioner sets: Everyone has to wash their hair, right? Giving the gift of luxurious, moistening shampoos or conditioners can be a special treat for your Secret-Santa gift. Tricomin, Triamino Copper Nutritional Complex hair care products are wonderfully rich and lathery, and offer the crucial nutrients and conditioning agents that your hair needs and craves. This gift idea for men or women comes with shampoo, conditioner, and therapy spray.

Lipsticks & Lipgloss: If you’re not sure what to purchase for your co-worker, a nice gift-ready idea is a beautifully decorated bag filled with three beautiful shades of lipstick. Too Faced is offering this holiday gift set, containing three of their bestseller lip shades – all prettily packed in a sparkly pink bag. We’re sure you can think of many of whom to give this lovely-packaged gift

Teeth Whitening: Yes, teeth whitening kits make the best presents for family or friends. Maybe you can add a note – “Your smile is gorgeous, here’s to keeping it flawless”, or something in that nature. Everyone, especially these days, loves a white smile. GoSMILE offers the best on-the-go whitening pen kit, perfect for your husband, brother, mother, and anyone else in your family or your friends. This gift keeps-on-giving, as they can carry it with them anywhere, and enjoy teeth whitening at their convenience.

The best gifts under the tree are the beauty ones. Whether you choose to give makeup, perfumes, personal care gifts or colognes – giving the gift of beauty will always be a hit for the holidays.

Best Times For Holiday Shopping

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Best Times For Holiday ShoppingWith Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the holiday shopping season is drawing near. When it comes to purchasing gifts for those in your life that mean the most, finding the perfect gift can be tricky and time consuming. While some items on your list will be better bought closer to the actual holiday, others might be bargain deals you want to rush out to get on Black Friday, and still others will be best purchased somewhere between those two time periods.

Black Friday: Gadgets, Gizmos, and Good Shelf Life Items

If you’re purchasing bulky or more expensive items such as electronics or designer fashion products you might want to consider getting them early so you can get the best prices on these items. While there are the obvious Black Friday purchases such as television sets and MP3 players, even items such as cosmetic sets or designer jeans can be good Black Friday bargains for the savvy saving shopper.

Early to Mid December: Stock Up On Stocking Stuffers

Smaller gifts and stocking stuffers are often something that can be put off until the last minute, but in order to avoid sold-out shelves and the scramble to replace the perfect gift with a not-so-perfect substitute, you’ll want to buy some of these items earlier. Soap and shower sets, a bottle of wine, or even decadent chocolates can be a great gift to stick in somebody’s stocking for the occasion, and can even make a great gift for an office friend or colleague. But since it does make such common gifts they’re likely to sell out early. That’s why shopping ahead of time is in your best interest.

Last Minute Gifts: Filler Items and Gifts With Expiration Dates

While you don’t want to wait until the last minute to do all your shopping, there are certain gifts for which it is acceptable, if not encouraged. For instance, a wine and cheese basket, floral arrangements, and baked goods are all items that are going to have very limited lifespans. These are things you’ll definitely want to get or order for delivery within just a day or two of the Holiday. And, despite our best efforts, we all have also been in the situation of swinging by the store for a few last-minute filler gifts such as lotion sets or gift cards.

No matter when you’re planning to do your shopping, making a game plan ahead of time is always in your best interest. With a plan and these guidelines, you’ll be well on your way to a successful, stress free shopping season!

Favorite New Gift Sets from BORGHESE

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Favorite New Gift Sets from BORGHESE

Choosing the right gift for someone you care about can be a daunting task. Still, the idea behind a present is ultimately to let them know you care and to give them something that will make life more enjoyable.

For all of those instances when you have no idea what to get, Borghese Gift Sets are a perfect solution. With a variety of options ranging from aromatherapy to skincare, you can choose one that’s tailored to the recipient’s needs, tastes and preferences.

Have a friend who could use some relaxation in their lives? The Tuscan Home Candle Collection is an ideal gift. Each of the three Italian-inspired aromatic blends is formulated to give off a subtle scent to promote tranquility in the home.

The Bagno Beautiful Gift Set is another fitting option for a stressed-out friend. While lounging in the tub, the Borghese Bagno di Vita Body Soak with Italian minerals and botanical oils will alleviate tension and soothe sore muscles. After a bath, the Borghese Tono Body Crème will seal in moisture so skin feels buttery soft.

If you have a lady in your life that’s always on-the-go, go for the Tuscan Beauty Set, which comes with a bright rose-printed travel cosmetics bag and a multitude of skin products for a flawless complexion. The Crema Saponetta Cleansing Creme will gently wash away impurities, while the ultra-luxurious Fango Ferma Firming Mud Mask for Face and Body has a transformative effect. Meanwhile, the Curaforte Moisture Intensifier boosts the skin’s ability to hold on to hydration.

An aging friend will delight in the ReaFIRMing Beauty Gift Set. Every product, from the Insta-Firm Platinum Advanced Wrinkle Relaxer to the Crema Intensiva Intensive Firming Creme, is formulated to smooth out fine lines, enhance the skin’s elasticity and promote a youthful glow.

If you know someone who’s especially romantic – or could use a little love in their lives – send them the Lucky in Love Gift Set. The Satin Shadow Milani Trio and best-selling State-of-the-Art Mascara will make her eyes wink-ready, and the B Gloss Lip Gloss in Red Lustro is perfect for a kissable pout. One spritz and she’ll instantly fall for the feminine floral Il Bacio Eau De Parfum Spray.

Instead of sending them to the spa, give loved ones the gift of a comparable experience in their own home with the Tuscan Secret Gift Set. The Botanico Eye Compresses rejuvenate the eye area, and the Sali Esfoliante Salt Scrub will buff off dead skin, revealing a brighter, smoother layer beneath.

For your beauty-savvy friend, nothing compares to the Effortlessly Extraordinary Gift Set. A powerful cleanser, toner and moisturizer formulated with a combination of technologically-optimized ingredients fuel the skin’s cell regeneration and help reverse the signs of aging.

Five Popular Fragrance for this Fall

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Popular Fall Fragrances


5 Scents that make the jump from summer nights to fall mornings.

  • Juicy Couture Peace Love and Juicy Couture: A fun, citrus, scent to carry summer with you all year.
  • Vera Wang Princess: Girly and feminine, this floral scent is excellent for early fall
  • Burberry Brit for Women: The heart of fall is right here
  • Bvlgari Jasmin Noir: A sexy scent for cooler weather and waning sunshine
  • Calvin Klein Secret Obsession: Just warm enough for late fall’s biting wind.

Mother’s Day gift ideas to wow your mom

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Could your mom use a bit of pampering this Mother's Day?Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and this year you might be looking for something a little different than the usual flowers or gift certificate. If your mom loves a good pampering every now and then, it might be a great idea to get her all stocked up with her favorite beauty products. Here are a few that are worth gifting, as well as several other not-your-average gift ideas.

1. An anti-aging spa set like Murad – The Power of Pomegranate Body Spa Set. This kit harnesses the antioxidant power of pomegranates in an energizing body wash, body polish and body cream. It’ll transform your mother’s everyday shower into an invigorating experience that will restore her skin’s moisture, wash away impurities and reveal glowing, youthful skin. What mom wouldn’t want that?

2. A spa candle. There’s nothing like turning your home into a tranquil retreat, and chances are your mom would jump at the opportunity. If you think she could use a bit of help in the spa decor department, a candle like BABOR – Baborganic Wellness Candle might be just the thing. This fragrant piece of decor not only smells delicious, but the melted wax can be used as a luxurious massage balm. Bonus!

3. A natural skincare oil. Oils are all the rage these days, as they can help skin in a variety of ways, whether it’s anti-aging benefits, cleansing or hydration. Pick your mom up a bottle of something like grapeseed oil, marula oil or argan oil so she can quench her skin. Kneipp – Jasmine & Argan Oil Body Oil is a great choice with relaxing aromatherapy.

4. A new fragrance. If your mom doesn’t already have a signature scent, it might be time to help her find one. Whether you buy her a set of a few different scents, like Sula – Beach Beauty Playering Set (Sun-Kissed Citrus & Vanilla Blossom), or one with multiple products in the same scent, like ISSEY MIYAKE – A Scent by Issey Miyake For Women Gift Set, you can rest assured knowing that she’ll love it.

5. A makeup palette. If your mom likes makeup but never seems to know the best ways to combine shades, a makeup kit like Youngblood – Mineral Basics Collection might be a great idea. She’ll be able to find the exact shades for her skintone for a look that’s pure perfection. If she already has a great foundation, something like GloMinerals – gloSpring Essentials Kit will give her all of the eyeshadow and blush shades of the season.

6. A travel skincare kit. If your mom is constantly traveling and often spends a weekend away, a travel kit will ensure that she’s not sacrificing her skincare routine. BABOR – PERFECT COMBINATION Travel Set comes with a cleansing oil, a day cream, a night cream, an eye serum and a face serum to give her a flawless complexion on-the-go.

7. A manicure kit. If your mom loves to get her nails done, she’ll definitely appreciate having all of the tools necessary to make it happen. Buy her a chic set of polishes like Nailtini – Mini Bar – Year-Round Party Circuit Nail Cocktail Collection, then stock up on an assortment of nail files, cotton balls, removers and anything else that would make for a great mani or pedi.

8. A hair care kit. If your mother is all about having great hair, chances are she’ll go wild for a kit like Hamadi – ECO Pac To Go. With ginger soymilk hair wash, shea rice milk conditioner and a healing serum, she’ll have everything she needs to achieve healthy tresses.