Still Christmas shopping? Then this last minute gift guide is for you! Listen, I’m not judging, usually I’m super organized and get all my Christmas shopping done early on, but I’ve been crazy busy with both my full time job & the blog, so I still have a few people to check off my list! In other words, I feel ya chix!
Knowing that sometimes it’s hard to brainstorm gift ideas, I wanted to land a hand and help you pick something amazing for that special someone in your life, be it your mom, sister, cousin, or girlfriend with a list of my favourite gifts! Hoping this inspires you in your quest of finding that perfect gift!
Kiehl’s beauty products: Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate : this is a nighttime facial oil that visibly restores the appearance of skin, and let me tell ya, it works! After a week of using this, my skin is much more smooth and radiant! The 50 ml bottle retails for $94. Scented scrub soaps in coriander, grapefruit & lavender – these smell amazing and they exfoliate the skin without drying it out, love them! These retail for $15 each.
Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella: Sophie Kinsella is an amazing author, she write books that are so engaging & fun that I read them in 2 days and that’s only because I have to put them down to go to work! She just gets me and my humor! This book is for all Sophie Kinsella fans, or women who love a good laugh and a heartwarming romantic story! Currently on sale for $25 at Indigo!
QUO Luxe Links brush set (available at Shopper’s Drug Mart): This beautiful gold brush set is inspired by statement jewelry and bold metal chains. It includes five must-have brushes: Powder Brush, Flat Buffer Brush, Angled Blush Brush, Concealer Brush, Winged Shadow Brush, Liner Brush and a Clutch Pouch. Quo brushes are amazing, I have a bunch of them at home and love them all! These are valued at $200, but they retail for $75 & they’re actually but currently on sale for $59.99 online, hurry!
Olay face masks: 3 amazing overnight masks to love – Olay Brightening overnight gel mask with vitamin C, Olay Hydrating overnight gel mask with vitamin E, Olay firming overnight gel mask with vitamin A. All 3 masks are made out of a rich gel that glides on smoothly & works as you sleep! The brightening gels helps to illuminate skin so it looks rested & bright, the hydrating mask nourishes the skin, and the firming masks hydrates & visibly firms the skin. I’ve been using these masks on repeat for a month now and I’m loving the results thus far! Each retail for around $25.
Everybae collective: It’s a service that delivers a carefully thought out collection of trendy fashion accessories directly to your door! This is an amazing subscription – a gift that keeps giving. You have the option of getting 2 months for $23.99 or a full year (6 drops) for $119.95 and get one free! For a limited time, use code “HOLIBAE” to get the yearly subscription for $111! The earrings featured above were part of the September drop and every time I wore them, I got tons of compliments and asked where these can be purchased! Great gift for anyone who loves jewelry!
Bosica’s botanical besties (Available at Shopper’s Drug Mart): This set features all the Boscia essentials needed to cleanse, detox, purify and balance skin. Detoxifying Black Charcoal Cleanser which reduces the appearance of pores and purifies dirt-filled skin. MakeUp-BreakUp Cool Cleansing Oil which refreshes as it melts away stubborn makeup. Luminizing Black Charcoal Mask which removes dirt and impurities for a luminous complexion. Charcoal Pore Pudding which helps to minimize the appearance of pores while balancing skin. This perfect, all-in-one kit retails for $60.
Pandora X Harry Potter Golden Snitch clasp bangle: I’m a huge Harry Potter fan – I read all the books and watched all the movies, so I think this is the perfect gift for all Harry Potter fans. This bangle features ribbed wings that move up and down—just like in the films—and the engraved message “I open at the close.” You can style this sterling silver bangle alone for a sleek and modern look or fill it with your favorite charms from the magical Harry Potter x Pandora collection! Retails for $100.
Timothy’s Keurig cups: “When your to-do list has chapters – You can handle it with Timothy’s coffee” – the perfect hostess gift for the coffee lover! These Timothy K-cups keep me caffeinated all day long at work and I absolutely love the taste – a box of 24 is only $16.99.
The Easy Air Fryer Cookbook: this book is filled with healthy, everyday recipes involving the air fryer, which has revolutionized home-cooked comfort food by allowing you to make fried food with a fraction of both the fat and calories! The recipes in this book range from breakfast to dinners (fish, meat & vegetarian) as well as snacks and appetizers. Easy to read and easy to follow – retails for $22.50 at Indigo!
Dr Roebuck’s products: I’ve recently been introduced to this brand and I absolutely love it! Here are some of my favourites: Dr Roebuck’s Ningaloo Firming Serum is made out of 100% natural ingredients and it helps to lift and firm skin to address the visible signs of aging, while deeply hydrating, strengthening and leaving the skin with a healthy renewed glow – retails for $90. Dr Roebuck’s Noose Nourishing Cream Cleanser is a sulfate-free, gentle face wash helping to remove surface impurities and light makeup – retails for $30. Dr Roebuck’s Iceberg Hydrating Mask draws moisture deep into the skin for a soothing and calming effect – retails for $35.
Yves Rocher Products: I’ve known & loved this French brand since I’m a teenager. They have some amazing products, a lot of which contain up to 100% natural ingredients! The Hydra Vegetal line is amazing and here are some products from the range that I am loving: Yves Rocher Hydra Vegetal 48hr Non-Stop Moisturizing Cream: moisturizes the skin, leaving plump & fresh, and it contains more than 89% ingredients from natural origin – typically retails for $35, but currently on sale for $17.50. Yves Rocher Hydra Vegetal Hydrating Micellar Water: removes makeup, refreshes and hydrates the skin, and it contains more than 88% ingredients from natural origin – typically retails for $19, but currently on sale for $11.40. Yves Rocher Hydra Vegetal Ultra-Fresh Cleansing Gel: removes impurities and traces of makeup for soft, clean skin, and it contains more than 93% ingredients from natural origin – typically retails for $19, but currently on sale for $11.40.
All great products