Holiday Gift Ideas
Happy December! This is such a cozy and fun time of the year. I always enjoy giving gifts, spending time with friends and family and of course, experiencing our family traditions. It can be stressful though (stay tuned for my tips on how to keep your holiday season stress free). To help you with your gift giving this year, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite gifts – perfect for your mom, your sister or that special friend in your life.
Dior Show Black Mascara $29.50
The reinvented Diorshow Mascara features Dior’s revolutionary patented AIR-LOCK™ wiping system that keeps mascara fresh until the last use—as though you were using it on day one.
Collagen is a fundamental component of healthy bones, tendons, ligaments and skin. The short chains of amino acids that form collagen, called peptides, are rich sources of amino acids – especially glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline – which are particularly well-suited to help maintain health skin, digestive lining, fingernails, hair and joint tissues†.
Life Time BCAA Recovery can help reduce soreness after a tough workout. It provides a potent blend of branched-chain amino acids (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine), glutamine, magnesium, taurine and other bioactive ingredients that help enhance recovery from exercise and reduce muscle soreness.
L-Glutamine by Life Time $27.51
Do you lift? Then do yourself a favor and take Life Time L-glutamine. It can help replenish your L-glutamine levels when you get home from the health club. The main benefits of doing so include maintaining muscle gains, having more energy for muscle growth and recovering from workouts faster.
Deodorant by Crystal $4.95
Aluminum and paraben free deodorant that works! This mineral active liquid roll-on prevents body odor by creating an invisible protective barrier to block odor before it starts.
- Prevents odor safely for up to 24 hours.
- No residue, no staining, no white marks and won’t leave skin feeling sticky or oily.
- Made without Aluminum Chloride/Chlorohydrate/Zirconium, Parabens, Phthalates, and Artificial Fragrance.
Get in the holiday spirit with Michael Bublé’s Christmas album. This album has a great collection of songs, perfect for holiday entertaining or easy listening with the family. Songs include Santa Baby, Silent Night, All I Want for Christmas is You and more!
Designed with powerful antioxidants and vitamin C, this product works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, revealing a firmer and more even skin tone.
Pottery Barn candles are some of my favorites – and they’re made extra special by adding a personalized monogram. Pottery Barn hand-pours paraffin to create beautiful candles that bring a warm glow to any room. Perfect for the holiday season! Their signature candles are long burning and smokeless, made of high-quality wax. 100% cotton wick stays upright and tunnel burns straight down, so the sides hold up and the candle glows warmly from within.
Hu Crunchy Banana Dark Chocolate Bar $25 (four pack)
I love the philosophy of Hu … they say, the goal isn’t to just get by. The goal is to live actively, age gracefully, and flourish. Their Crunchy Banana Dark Chocolate bare contains no GMOs, no emulsifiers, no soy lecithin, no gluten, no refined sugar, no cane sugar, and no sugar alcohols. It’s also paleo, vegan and dairy free.
This cream is awesome for as a post-peeling soothing ointment, to treat sunburn or to apply if your kid has a scrape. iS Clinical Sheald Recovery Balm encourages skin’s natural healing process as it alleviates irritation caused by laser, microdermabrasion and chemical treatments. Oat extracts soothe inflammation while panthenol restores pH levels. An advanced complex of ceramides lock-in moisture behind an antimicrobial protective layer that blocks environmental aggressors while keeping skin nourished
Many Brazilian creams have a secret ingredient: guaraná, a native Amazonian plant whose fruit contains one of the most potent forms of caffeine on the planet. Brazilian Bum Bum Cream is also powered by a Brazilian blend of extraordinarily nourishing cupuaçu butter, antioxidant powerhouse açaí, and super-conditioning coconut oil for irresistible, touch-me skin. The fast-absorbing texture contains just enough mica to add a perfect Brazilian glow, as the formula helps your body look and feel its smoothest and tightest. Pistachio caramel leaves skin delicately fragranced. Bonus: it’s also paraben, sulfate and phthalates free.
Life Time Love Your Life Apparel Starting at $55
Life Time’s #loveyourlife slogan is a personal favorite so naturally I love this new apparel line. One of my favorites, is this tank, cut from soft, breathable fabric, this streetwear style keeps you cool even when you’re training hard. The graphic, Love Your Life print is inspired by Los Angeles graffiti with a cropped cut at waist level for a bold look that still keeps you covered.
Le Creuset produced the first enameled cast iron cookware nearly a century ago, and the original foundry still operates today, where 15 skilled artisans hand-inspect each piece. This tradition of the finest culinary craftsmanship, combined with the latest innovations in comfort and functionality, make Le Creuset unsurpassed in both beauty and quality.
The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness, improves range of motion, promotes circulation, accelerates warmup and recover and is lightweight, and easy-to-use for self-myofascial release.
What are some of your favorite gifts to give and receive?
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