Welcome my prime beauties to the Prime Beauty Holiday Gift Guide 2009. Just because you may be cutting back on the amount you spend this year doesn't mean you can't give great gifts, especially for the beauty addicts on your list. Here are some of my favorite picks for beauty gift under $25.
For the Jet Set Travel Girl: Sephora Beauty To Go Limited Edition Palette ($15) Eye shadows, blush and lip gloss--everything a travellin' girl needs in one easy convenient palette! Available at Sephora
For the Girl Who Likes to Get Cozy with Cocoa: Philosophy Winter Escape ($25) Peppermint Hot Cocoa shower gel, Marshmallow Body Souffle and Marshmallow Lip Shine in a cute ski shack box. Available at Nordstrom and Sephora
For the Fragrance Lover: Rollerballs ($15-20) if you have a fragrance lover on your list but can't afford a full bottle of her favorite juice, consider a rollerball to carry in her purse for quick touch-ups. Rollerballs are available in nearly every scent from Aquolina Pink Sugar, to Hanae Mori, to Ralph Lauren to Nanette Lapore. Seriously, Sephora.com has almost any scent you could want.
For the Nail Addict: Burt's Bees Perfect Mani/Pedi Kit ($20) this darling kit in a red and white polka dot bag will delight any girly girl.
For the Girl Who Likes the Whole Kit and Caboodle: LORAC VIP Jet Setter Collection ($25) The set includes: Special Effects Conditioning Primer and Lengthening Mascara, Showstopper Eye/Cheek Palette, Mini TANtalizer Baked Bronzer, aquaPRIME Face Primer, Cream Lipstick in Premiere, Matte Lipstick in Imagine, Front Of The Line Liquid Eyeliner in black and a Travel Roll Up Bag. Available @ loraccosmetics.com
For the Girl Who's Hard to Please--Tweeze! Tweezerman Mini Tweezer and Mirror Set ($20) Tweezerman makes the BEST tweezers ever! They grab the smallest hairs and never need sharpening. This set comes with a mini slanted tweezer in pink with a cute snowflake design, a round mirror and case. Available wherever Tweezerman is sold and at Sephora.com
For the Natural Organic Girl: Josie Maran Moroccan Holiday Collection ($25) A must-have collection of Josie Maran's best-selling beauties—all infused with pure, organic Argan Oil. Set includes: 0.14 oz Argan Oil, Lip Gloss in Compassion (nude shimmer), Lip Gloss in Happiness (rose shimmer) and Mascara in Black (full size). Available at Sephora and sephora.com
For the Girl Who Loves Soft Sweet Smelling Skin(who doesn't?): Soap and Glory Soaper Heroes Gift Set ($10) This bath and body line from the UK smells divine, is high quality, value packed and is in a word Fabulous! This set includes mini sizes of : Clean on Me Body Wash, Flakeaway Body Scrub, Hair Supply, The Righteous Body Butter and Girligo Body Spray. Available at Target stores and target.com
For the Girl Who Like to Be Spoiled Head to Toe: L'Occitane All Shea All Day Set ($24) A Limited Edition set of shea infused softening goodies. This set includes: Shea Verbena Shower Cream, Shea Body Lotion, Shea Hand Cream, Shea Foot Cream, - 1.0 oz Shea Milk Soap. Available at Nordstrom, Sephora and sephora.com