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Last-Minute Gift Ideas - Holiday Season 2015

Overload Their Desire for Makeup this Christmas 
Christmas 2015
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Christmas morning is only four sleeps away.  Are you still looking for that little something extra to put under the tree or bring to the dreaded work party?  I am here to help and to celebrate a new job at Sephora, everything on my list can found at your local store or online at http://www.sephora.com.

I'm super excited about this one so here are a few of my favorite things (or so the song goes).

Cheap & Cheerful: Gifts Under $20

Are you looking for that perfect secret Santa gift for the office party? Are you a student on a budget? Or are you just wanting to get that perfect little gift while still being able to pay the rent?

Take a look at these gift ideas that will be sure to make that special someone, well ... special.

Formula X Studded X: Mini Lip + Nail Polish Duo - $18.00

What it is:
"This lip and nail duo features a mini Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick with its exact Formula X Nail shade match."


What it does:
"Saturate lips in this lipstick’s Color Cushion Technology™, which delivers bold, one-swipe payoff that stays put from dawn to dusk without sacrificing comfort. Then, coat nails with Formula X’s three-free, patented No Compromise formula—infused with ShineXcel™ for enhanced color and overall brilliance. "

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
    Parabens
    Sulfates
    Phthalates


What else you need to know:
"Studded Kiss is formulated with a powerful antioxidant complex and vitamins A, C, and E to keep lips supple from dawn to dusk.  This product is a three-free formulation and is cruelty-free."


SEPHORA COLLECTION Face Mask - $8.00/each

What it is:
"A line of natural fiber sheet masks, each with a skin refreshing benefit."


What it does:
"Each of these masks is infused with a different active ingredient for relaxing the skin and achieving a brighter, more revitalized complexion."


There is the Lingzhi Mask which smooths and plumps to give the appearance of younger-looking skin. If you want a refreshing way to reduce the sign of stress, try the Lotus Mask.  The Honey Mask is perfect for those with dry or sensitive skin and there are plenty more masks that tone, energize, purify, moisturize and much more.


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LAVANILA The Healthy Deodorant - Super Sensitive Fragrance Free - $17.00

What it is:
"An award-winning, aluminum-free deodorant that is 100% natural, safe and effective."


What it is formulated to do:
"This all-natural, fragrance-free deodorant provides superior, long-lasting odor protection for even the most sensitive skin.  Healing moringa oil blends with powerful antioxidants and beta glucan technology for extra gentle defense and nourishment."

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
     Parabens




Just Got Paid and Money is in My Pocket: $20 to $50

Did you just cash your pay cheque and feel like spending a little more on your friends or your family this year?  These ideas are perfect for your sister, girlfriend, aunt or cousin and are guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of those you love this Christmas.  

Caudalie Vine Body Luxury Set - $34.00

What it is:
"A three-piece collection of indulgent body products enriched with Caudalie's iconic ingredient: grapes."


What it is formulated to do:
"Caudalie's Vine Body Butter is a rich, hydrating body treatment formulated with repairing organic fair trade shea butter. It leaves skin soft, nourished, and repaired with a delicately perfumed, rich, buttery texture that is instantly absorbed. Moisturizing Lip Conditioner provides soft lips and lasting comfort with repairing apricot oil, and moisturizing Hand and Nail Cream provides silky hands and lasting luxury with organic shea butter."


What it is formulated WITHOUT:   
     Parabens
     Sulfates
     Phthalates


What else you need to know:
"These products do not contain animal ingredients and are not tested on animals."


SEPHORA COLLECTION Beautiful Crush Blockbuster Palette - $44.00

What it is:
"A must-have blockbuster makeup palette with 128 eye, lip, and cheek colors in fun shapes."


What it does:
"Makeup in 128 colors—72 eye shadows, 18 cream eyeliners, 32 lip glosses, and six blushes—allows for an almost infinite number of looks. The palette is organized vertically by color family and features a built-in mirror for super easy and foolproof makeup application every time."








ALTERNA Haircare Caviar Transformation Kit - $37.00

What it does:
"Experience the transformative effects of Caviar Anti-Aging and return hair to its youthful, pristine condition with this "on-the-go" quartet designed to instantly revitalize hair while infusing deep hydration, vital nutrients, and a healthy brilliance."


This set contains:
     1.35 oz Caviar Moisture Shampoo
     1.35 oz Caviar Moisture Conditioner
     1.5 oz Caviar Moisture Working Hair Spray
     1 oz Caviar Overnight Hair Rescue

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
     Parabens
     Sulfates
     Synthetic Dyes
     Phthalates
     GMOs
     Triclosan

Time to Break The Bank:  Over $50
Are you looking to really impress this holiday season?  Do you want that perfect gift for your lover or someone that just deserves to feel extra special this year?  These wonderful gifts are sure to make anyone's holiday unforgettable.


**OLIVIA'S PICK OF THE SEASON**


Urban Decay UD Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette - $70.00

What it is:
"A limited-edition eye shadow palette created and developed with Gwen Stefani and loaded with her 15 must-have shades."


What it does:
"These eye shadows were carefully created with Gwen Stefani, filling a void by creating the exact shades she always wished she had in her collection. This palette features her 15 must-have shades of eye shadow, including 12 never-seen-before colors and three that are from the Urban Decay shadow collection. With the ultimate range of neutrals and a few jewel tones to mix things up, this is Gwen Stefani’s go-to kit to create her most iconic looks."

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
   Parabens

What else you need to know:
Gwen Stefani had a hand in everything, including the case, which was inspired by her love of black-and-white graphic prints and antique gold accents. She also handpicked most of the shade names, which were inspired by her songs. There’s even a nod to the No Doubt song Magic’s in the Makeup on the palette’s huge mirror.


Dolce & Gabbana Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana Gift Set - $139.00

"Dolce is a gentle, feminine mix of white flowers introduced by the freshness of neroli leaves and defined by the full-bodied scent of white amaryllis, a South African flower used for the first time ever in scent. The amaryllis is perfectly blended with a unique and opulent combination of white water lily and bold white daffodil creating a classic yet distinctly original floral fragrance."

This set contains:
     0.25 oz Eau de Parfum Fragrance Pen
     2.5 oz Eau de Parfum spray
     3.3 oz Body Lotion








Benefit Cosmetics Pret-a-Party Full-Face Makeup Kit - $59.00

What it is:
"A limited-edition holiday set with bestselling They’re Real! Lengthening Mascara, POREfessional Face Primer, iconic rose-tinted, Benetint Lip & Cheek Stain, and Fakeup Undereye Hydrating Concealer in a giftable, collectible party tin."


What it does:
"This sexy gift for lashes, lips, cheeks and complexion comes wrapped and ready to give in a collectible party tin that’s a Sephora.com exclusive.  Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara features a breakthrough formula and a specially designed brush to boost length and volume beyond belief. Benetint offers a sexy flushed glow that won’t transfer or fade. Fakeup Undereye Hydrating Concealer camouflages dark circles and blurs lines while keeping skin hydrated for up to six hours of silky smooth wear. POREfessional instantly minimizes the appearance of pores with a silky, lightweight formula."


This set contains:
     0.3 oz They're Real! Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara
     0.4 oz Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain in Rose
     0.05 oz Fakeup Undereye Hydrating Concealer in 02 medium (mini size)
     0.25 oz The POREfessional Pore Minimizing Face Primer (mini size)

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
     Parabens
     Sulfates
     Phthalates

All descriptions and images are courtesy of Sephora.com and full details on each product can be found by following the link.


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