Winter Wonders | Holiday Gift Guide

Winter Wonders | Holiday Gift Guide

What should you get for all the beloved but quirky, picky, fancy, practical or eccentric people in your life? The holidays are just around the corner and to make shopping a little easier we’ve assembled gifts for everyone on your list.    

1.Self-care/Wellness:  2020 is the year to invest in your self care and these gifts will help you relax and recharge.

Violet Grey Curated Kits
Curated kits for glow, clear skin, hair, and wellness. 

Violet Grey Curated Kits 

Dr. Barbara Sturm Glow Kit

The Glow Kit is powerful, but mini travel sized versions to achieve the ultimate glow.

Love Sweat Fitness Resistance Bands

With all the holiday sweets, make time to get your holiday sweat on. Give yourself the gift of a cute booty. 

Sakara Discovery Kit

 A discovery kit of Sakara’s bestsellers for optimal wellness and beauty. 

MUD/WTR

An alternative to coffee with superfood ingredients; Masala Chai, Cacao, Reishi, Chaga, Cordyceps, Lion’s Mane, Turmeric, Sea Salt, Cinnamon.

Jade Roller & Gua Sha Set

Chic stocking stuffers in a variety of different gemstones for specific areas. Natural Rose quartz face massager, facial roller for face, neck and eye skin. Eliminates wrinkles and puffiness. 

Slip Silk Queen Pillowcase

Anti aging, anti sleep crease, anti bed head the highest grade (6A) long fiber mulberry silk commissioned by Bergdorf Goodman for the ultimate combination of shine, thickness, softness and durability. —  

Slip Silk Queen Pillowcase

2. Style: 

Classic staples to fulfill your friend’s and family’s holiday wishes.

Jennifer Meyer Necklace 18K Gold Mini Leaf Necklace

Simple, fashionable jewelry that you can layer with other charm necklaces. 

Jennifer Meyer Necklace 18K Gold Mini Leaf Necklace

Classic wardrobe staple for looking sexy by the fire while spending cozy evenings in doors. 

Milly Fion Cheetah Print Bias Skirt

This iconic skirt is ready for all the holiday glam.  

 

3. HOME & LIFESTYLE

Unique selections for the cook, host, and homebody in your life.

Le Labo Santal 33

Santal 33 never goes out of style and you can personalize the label. A perfume that would intoxicate a man as much as a woman. Cardamom, iris, violet, ambrox crackle in the formula and bring to this smoking wood alloy (Australian sandalwood, papyrus, cedarwood) some spicy, leathery, musky notes, and gives this perfume its unisex signature and addictive comfort. Santal 33 is an open fire, the soft drift of smoke, where sensuality rises after the light has gone.
 

Le Labo Santal 33

HUNU Collapsible Coffee Cup

Pocket sized coffee cup that you can stow anywhere and everywhere.

Lettuce Grow 24-Plant Farm Stand

Self watering and self fertilizing so everyone has the green thumb. 

ASSOULINE | Capri Dolce Vita

After all it is resort season right? Treat someone to a Capri getaway with this beautiful coffee table book. Capri boasts a rich Mediterranean spirit and style that encompasses a wealth of beauty, from gardens to villas to caves to the people walking in the lively Piazzetta, where cars are prohibited and the island’s playful attitude runs rampant. Capri Dolce Vita is a look at this fabled corner of the world through the ages and a celebration of paradise on earth.

D I V I N E Amethyst Crystal Water Bottle for Healing and Wellness

An elegant way to create crystal elixirs from your own home. Beautiful quality Glass Bottle, Gold engraving: GRATITUDE. Portable use, Large Crystals. Gift Ready.

Rivsalt Himalayan Rock Salt Grater

Bring new flavours to your signature dishes with this Original Himalaya and salt grater from Rivsalt.

Truffin Truffle Ranch Dressing and Sriracha

Fancy dressing for your holiday dishes.

Hermes 100mg Skateboard

For the person who has everything and has a bit of a wild side.

Edie Parker Ouija Board

Edie Parker transforms the classic Ouija Board with a hand-poured acrylic board and planchette with a galaxy design. Use yours to add some fun to after-dinner drinks with friends.

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Clean Beauty | Greatest Hits

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If you’ve shopped for any beauty product recently, from lipstick to shampoo, you may have noticed new labels that call out certain products as “clean beauty.”  But what does “clean beauty” really mean? Is it the same as organic? Natural? And what are the benefits of having a “clean” beauty ritual, anyway?

It’s hard to differentiate what constitutes a “clean” product from a toxic one.  Because it’s essentially a free-for-all, companies can use many adjectives to market and greenwash these potentially harmful products—“natural,” “green,” and “eco,” for example, have no clear definitions.  Just like the foods you put into your body show on the outside, the products you put on your skin can make their way into your bloodstream.  People wouldn’t eat toxic chemicals so why would they want to put them on their body, which eventually will end up in their body? Why not feel good inside and out?  When you start paying attention to your health, you cut out gluten or shop organic produce. The next natural step is to consider what chemicals you’re using to wash your face or lengthen your lashes. 

 

I think one of the first steps in creating a clean beauty routine is to get your glow on with skin care supplements that heal your skin from the inside out. 

1. SUPPLEMENTS

Dr. Barbara Strum Skin Food
Skincare know-it-all Dr. Barbara Sturm worked on Purslane, the star ingredient in her Skin Food capsules, with a team of renowned specialists to harness its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and nutritive properties. The added Glucosamine kick-starts the bodies own production of hyaluronic acid, which turns on your skin’s internal water tap and hydrates it from the inside out.

Moon Juice SuperBeauty is the master antioxidant formula that works to protect from accelerated aging while promoting collagen production, elasticity, and cell vitality.

SkinTe A perfectionist formula made with collagen peptides, real brewed tea, super herbs, and fizz. It comes in three flavors: Green Tea Grapefruit, White Tea Ginger, and Hibiscus Vanilla.

Aime French Glow A rich formula for an hydrating cream-worthy glow from within. The skin looks healthy, redness disappears and the complexion is lit from within. You won’t need any makeup after taking these capsules.

Four Stigmatic Matcha Latte Mix Each packet features ceremonial grade matcha combined with your favorite dairy free milk plus moringa and maitake mushrooms that are beneficial for gut health. Drinking it may increase energy, decrease fat absorption, and balance blood sugar.

Vital Protein CollagenThis collagen peptides powder is sourced from grass-fed, pasture-raised bovine to ensure a high quality and sustainable source of this powerful ingredient. 

Moon Juice Beauty Dust A beautifying adaptogenic blend of Schisandra, Amla, Ashwagandha, Rehmannia, Goji & Pearl that targets stress and accelerates aging, improves skin clarity, and helps protect from free radicals. 

Hum Nutrition Daily Cleanse A powerful formula of organic algae and 14 detoxifying herbs and minerals to detoxify your skin and body. 

2. SKINCARE

Face Cleanser:  Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser Tata Harper dishes out some of the best natural beauty products we’ve used, and this cream cleanser is no exception. Ever the multitasker, it cleanses, clarifies, and tones the skin for flawless results. The formula—made of 100% natural origin ingredients—rids skin of dirt and impurities while unclogging pores, softening the skin, and buffing away dead cells with a gentle exfoliating action. The smell, a fresh citrusy delight, is also to die for.

Facial Oils

BeautyCounter No.1 Brightening Facial Oil 

This is your daily radiance boost. This citrus-scented facial oil quickly absorbs and helps awaken and replenish. It is lightweight and silky smooth. This blend of oils is designed to help hydrate and improve the appearance of skin radiance. Omega-rich marula oil provides intense hydration, while antioxidant vitamin C helps brighten and even skin tone. 

Osea Blemish Balm Formulated for acne-prone skin, this lightweight cream utilizes the healing powers of algae and tea tree oil to calm and soothe skin.

Sunscreen for Face:

Ursa Major Force Field Daily Defense Lotion with SPF 18 This lightweight, ultra hydrating, all-mineral SPF 18 blends in so beautifully it’s truly unbelievable. Unscented and infused with skin-supporting vitamins, it leaves skin radiantly smooth. It provides year-round, broad-spectrum protection and just feels incredible. 

Sunscreen for Body:

Suntegrity Natural Mineral Body Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Not only is this SPF 30 sunscreen non-greasy, it has a pretty great (and totally natural) citrus scent.

Tanning:

EcoTan Invisible Tan It delivers a beautiful, believable, golden bronze glow, contains nothing artificial and is free from synthetic ingredients. It’s made with only certified organic and natural ingredients sourced from Mother Nature.

 

Living Libations Open Sky Eye Serum This firming, toning and revivifying blend will have your eyes sparkling. It is specially formulated to nourish the tender skin around the eyes.

 

Deodorant:

Kosas Chemistry AHA Deodorant A clean, stain-free serum deodorant that features a unique AHA blend for the ultimate odor-fighting formula. Available in Serene Clean (calming, spa like scent) and fragrance-free.

Hero Product:

Living Libations Seabuckthorn Oil Silky Seabuckthorn Best Skin Ever, resets skin to its natural state of luminous, sparkling wonder.  Seabuckthorn Best Skin Ever is an all-in-one cleanser, exfoliator, and moisturizer that can be used to grace the face, tempt the nose, and make skin sing from head to toes!

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