The R&I Gift Guide | For the Sophisticated Beauty Lover
For the Sophisticated Beauty Lover
Makeup and Skincare to Delight
Giving the gift of beauty is a sure fire way to add a bit of pampering and self-care to the busy women in your life. Whether that be an indulgent haircare set that will have their locks looking extra manicured or a silky red lipstick that can pull their outfit together, here are our favorite items for the beauty lover in your life.
An indulgent kit perfect for the woman on the go that will ensures she will always have nice hair. This five piece set, housed in a sleek canvas bag, has all of your hair and body necessities covered.
Set Includes: Balmessence Lip Treatment, Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo, Gold Lust Repair & Restore Conditioner, Gold Lust Dry Shampoo, Côte d'Azur Eau de Parfum Rollerball
Makeup can be a tricky gift, since it is a personal choice; however, this palette from Bobbi Brown is universally flattering, not to mention pretty, in shimmering shades of brown, grey and rose.
Clé de Peau Beauté Collection Nuit de Chine Coffret, $195 (only compact shown)
This holiday Clé de Peau Beauté and their Makeup Creative Director Lucia Pieroni teamed up with artist Kathe Fraga to create Nuit de Chine, a collectible festive set that includes a stunning makeup palette for face and eyes, a red lipstick and a tube of mascara. Fraga's work is inspired by the romance of vintage Chinoiserie and typically contains whimsical motifs of butterflies, deer and birds that are included throughout the collection.
Help them put their best face forward for the year ahead with this set that includes the brand's cult Cleanser and Rescue Mask. Packaged inside of a festive snowflake box, this skincare set also includes a muslin cloth to enhance the effectiveness of both products.
Give them an innovative way to apply fragrance. Why spritz when you can brush your fragrance onto your pulsepoints, neck and even your arms and legs? With just a few clicks, deliver a feminine scent (there are four different options to choose from) that combine notes of romantic white rose with sensual amber.
The perfect stocking stuffer for the fragrance lover or scent curious on your list this holiday season. This set includes nine different options (six pictured here) to experiement and play with, which can be worn alone or layered - to help them discover the one they love the best. We are partial to Orris and Mimosa. Keep track of what they like and next year (or for a birthday!) give them an entire bottle of their favorite fragrance to enjoy.
Shine bright with this dropper highlighter that can be used all over the skin, or to accentuate the brow bone or highlight the cheek bones. This lightweight formula adds a pinkish sheen to the skin and make the complexion glow.
Give them the gift of beauty sleep. This ultra-luxe pillow case, made of mulberry silk, prevents wrinkles and creases on the skin, which can be caused by a run of the mill cotton pillowcase that can crinkle while sleeping. This pillow also works to eliminate frizz and helps to extend the life of a blowout. Cheers to that!
Hermès Twilly d'Hermès, from $79 to $100
Feminine with a dash of whimsy, Twilly d'Hermès is an ideal scent for your younger sister, cousin or niece on your shopping list. Each bottle has a hand-tied silk ribbon and is laced with notes of zesty ginger, creamy tuberose and sandalwood.
Take their foundation or tinted moisturizer up a notch by applying a few drops of these illuminating or bronzing drops that they can add to their makeup repertoire. Choose from shimmering shades like 'Halo' and 'Celestial' or impart a bit of sunshine to the complexion with 'Sunlight' and 'Sunset'.
A sultry shade of red that glides on effortlessly and is the perfect color for a holiday or new year soirée.
A sweet and romantic bralette, in the softest shade of pink that adds a layer of femininity under a simple tee.
Styling & Photography by Alison