Unbound Cordless Curler by Conair ($140.00)
Women spend a lot of time on their hair (I know I do), so any tool that can create glamorous waves in a few seconds is sure to be a hit. The Unbound Cordless Auto Curler is easy to use and styles hair effortlessly. It provides 60 mins of cord-free run time so you can touch-up your curls anywhere!
*The Unbound Cordless Curler is available at conaircanada.ca, Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, London Drugs, Trade Secrets, Ulta Beauty, Bed Bath and Beyond and Amazon.
Raincry Hair Thickening System
Most women (and men) covet healthy, voluminous hair and Raincry’s Thickening System (for fine to normal hair) creates incredible body and bounce. The Volume Wash ($33.00) and Thickening Rinse / Plumping Conditioner ($36.00) are pH balanced, cruelty-free and do not contain parabens, phthalate, or sulphate.
I also recommend the Daily Densifying Leave-In Treatment ($38.00) for heat protection, root volume and hair growth.
Estee Lauder Skincare
Estee Lauder makes amazing skincare and their award winning Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex (30 ml - $95.00) is one of the best serums on the market (I always gift a few bottles to my family). This amazing treatment regenerates skin, promotes collagen renewal, firms, protects, hydrates and reduces common signs of aging. For an in-depth review of this product click HERE.
I also recommend Estee Lauder’s Revitalizing Supreme + Night Intensive Restorative Cream ($115.00) to minimize wrinkles, firm, tighten, moisturize and replenish the skin with powerful plant extracts, antioxidants, vitamins and omega 3. It makes my complexion radiant and smooth.
*Estee Lauder is available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Sephora and department store counters including The Bay, Nordstrom and Saks. You can also order online at esteelauder.ca.
Valentino Voce Viva (50 ml - $123.00)
Voce Viva is one of the best perfumes of 2020 and my favorite new scent! This addictive fragrance is feminine, romantic, sexy and elegant. The top notes are sparkling Italian bergamot softened by sweet juicy mandarin, opulent orange blossom and golden gardenia. The citrus and floral accords are perfectly balanced with cool crystal moss and creamy vanilla. shopshoppersdrugmart.ca. Check out my 2020 fragrance gift guide for men and women by clicking HERE.
Soraya Wave by Lelo ($330.00)
I don’t usually feature adult toys on my blog but during COVID and mandatory lockdowns, we will all be spending more time at home. Studies show that self pleasure can relieve stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost self-esteem...so why not.
The Soraya Wave is described as “the world’s most luxurious rabbit massager, offering full-body pleasure.”
The ergonomic design makes it easy to hold and the soft, high quality silicone is hygienic and easy to clean. It will not discolor or fade overtime and the device comes with a 1 year warranty.
If you want to spice up your life, the Soraya is durable, powerful, well made and waterproof. There are 3 shades available - deep rose (the color featured here), midnight blue and black. The company ships discretely and the toy also comes with a USB charging cord and storage pouch.
Fellas, if you are buying this for your partner, it is definitely a gift that keeps on giving...literally!
*The Soraya can be purchased at lelo.com where you can also download the PDF manual.
Ladybird Ceramics Tea Set
Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world so this beautiful set from Ladybird Ceramics is the perfect gift for the special ladies in your life. Each piece is hand painted with an original design so they are all unique and spectacular!
The company offers many intricate designs, patterns and colors but the black floral print is my favorite. The ceramic is well-crafted, high quality and stylish! I can’t wait to show these off at my next high tea party.
Beauty and Makeup Essentials
There are always a lot of beauty sets to choose from this time of the year but here are a few items you should check out.
*Makeup Revolution Precious Diamond Megastar Eyeshadow Palette ($23.99) is great for special occasions, New Years Eve and date night. It contains a beautiful selection of everyday neutrals and 7 ultra shimmery metallic hues. (Available at shoppers Drug Mart) charlottetilbury.ca)
*Real Techniques Artist Essentials Set ($29.99) is perfect for the makeup lovers on your list. The soft bristles are vegan, cruelty-free and durable with minimal shedding. You get the Expert Edge Foundation Brush, Smudge Liner Brush, Spotlight Fan Brush, Lip Smudge Brush and Soft Accent Brush to blend highlighter or blush. (Available at Walmart)
(Available at select Familiprix and Pharmachoice stores)
Bath & Body Sets She’ll Love!
*If you know someone who is into K-Beauty, the Belif Moisture Festival Set ($50.00) should be on your shopping list. This is one of the most popular Korean skincare brands in the world and this kit contains their bestsellers – True Cream Moisturizing Bomb, Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm, Hydrating Toner and Eye Cream.
Available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart).
(These products are available at select Guardian IDA, Familiprix, Jean Coutu and online at shophail.com)
*If you know someone who loves masking, get them the 7th Heaven Tin of Treats Gift Set ($19.99). These cruelty-free masks are made with the finest ingredients and you get 11 different formulas plus a silicone applicator. London Drugs, select Guardian IDA, Pharmasave, Uniprix, Proxim, Familiprix and Pharmachoice stores).
Must-Have Stocking Stuffers from Shoppers Drug Mart
*Makeup Revolution Brave Spirit Eye Shadow Palette featuring bright tropical shades.
*Oh-K! Detoxifying Peel Off Mask ($13) - exfoliates, removes impurities and reduces the appearance of pores.
*Soap & Glory Scrub for Joy Body Polish ($18) for baby soft skin.
*Vichy Face Masks ($34.95 ea) – Clarifying Charcoal with kaolin clay rids the skin of impurities and Soothing Aloe Vera alleviates itching, irritation and dryness.