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Jocelyn’s Christmas Must-Have #9 – Paint the Town with Formula X!

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I just love this time of year – when companies go all for their holiday packaging. I don’t know if you can tell…. but this is literally a paint can – full of mini nail polishes. 22 to be exact! That’s TWENTY TWO NAIL POLISHES.

And the best part? This AWESOME gift set is only $39!

I have a question for you. Who actually uses ALL of the nail polish in a nail polish bottle? If you ask me…. mini nail polishes are the way to go. I think these are the perfect size. The possibilities are endless!

This new limited-edition collection of 22 mini nail polishes from Formula X comes in bold classics, striking nudes, stunning glitters, six new and exclusive shades, and a how-to guide for four chic nail look—all housed in a reusable paint tin.

Liven up nails with the color possibilities of Formula X’s Paint the Town. With its dazzling assortment of 22 mini lacquers, housed in an adorable paint tin for the ultimate holiday gift, each polish features the patented No Compromise formula that offers invincible long-wear, highly-saturated color, and intense shine. They’re formulated with exclusive ShineXcel™, a luminescent ingredient that enhances color and sheen. Complete with a how-to guide for creating four nail looks, this set is perfect for the creative nail connoisseur who wants to paint her way through a versatile array of creams, pearls, and glitters.

This set contains:
– 22 x 0.13 oz Nail lacquers in Starlight (gold glitter), Pyrtotechnic (dynamite red), Astronomical (honeycomb nude), A+ (raspberry), Shockwave (raspberry purple glitter), Illusionary (silver pearl), Wunderkind (midnight blue pearl), Moon Sign (silvery blue glitter), Dark Matter (patent leather black), Dramatic (purple haze), Monumental (ivory gray), Perfection (smoky violet), Absolute Zero (silvery gray glitter), Ignite (smoking red), Luminosity (rose gold glitter), Gemini (orchid pink), Umph (charcoal pearl), White Matter (paper white), Fathom (slate blue), Need for Speed (metallic silver), Stratosphere (blue purple glitter), Pedal to the Metal (purple pearl)
– Paint pail
– Get the look guide

 

Buy yours here!

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Don’t want to commit to a full 22 mini’s? Try picking up these gorgeous holiday colors also from Formula X!

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*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.

Burt’s Bees makes the perfect stocking stuffers!

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If there’s one brand you know you can count on these days – it’s Burt’s Bees*. Am I right? You see something from Burt’s Bees and you know you’re getting something you love, something you can trust, and something that WORKS. I’ve always loved Burt’s Bees. And with their entire line being affordable – you can really afford to stock up for the holidays and give them away as stocking stuffers! Please keep Burt’s Bees in mind this holiday season as you shop for your loved ones.

Here are just a couple of their MANY holiday offerings. I love them so much…need to buy doubles.

Burt’s Bees Holiday Gift Collection is full of natural, ‘no wrap needed’ personal care gift sets and stocking stuffers for everyone on your list this year. From the busy mom to the selfie obsessed teen, outdoorsy guy to your favorite teacher – they’ve got you covered. The best part, they’re all $5 to $15 and available at your local drugstore. Besides, who doesn’t love a little natural beauty?

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*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.

Jocelyn’s Christmas Must-Have #10!

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Give the gift of glorious hair this Christmas! I was sent a handful of Pureology’s amazing hair products, and I’ve been in hair-heaven ever since. There’s nothing like the feel of your hair when you’re using GOOD products. Am I right or am I right? You know exactly what I’m talking about. Products that are so amazing, they only take a little dabble and they do the trick! I think that’s my thing with hair products. I want products that are concentrated. A-little-goes-a-long-way kinda product.

Pureology has long been on the top of my must-have list for hair products, and I only get to splurge on it ever so often. Here are just a few of the products I have tried and love!
When making your list and checking it twice, don’t let stocking stuffers fall to the bottom of the list! Whether shopping for your favorite travel guru or the beauty fanatic, Pureology petites are the perfect indulgence this holiday season. For the gift that keeps on giving – healthy, vibrant hair – check out just a few of the holiday gift sets available!
As another last-minute gift idea, Pureology’s NEW Limited Edition Aromatherapy Collection holiday gift sets include the brand’s top haircare systems paired with a Limited Edition Scented Candle, featuring the signature fragrance found in the haircare products ($60 per kit, Pureology.com for salons).

Hydrate Shampoo and Condition Petites: $7.50 (1.7 oz.) each

·        Pure Volume Shampoo and Condition Petites: $7.50 (1.7 oz.) each
·        Pure Volume Instant Levitation Mist Petite: $9 (1 oz.)
·        Strength Cure Shampoo and Condition Petites: $7.50 (1.7 oz.) each
·        Curl Complete Shampoo and Condition Petites: $7.50 (1.7 oz.) each
·        Curl Complete Uplifting Curl Petite: $10 (1 oz.)
·        Colour Fanatic hair treatment spray Petite: $6 (1 oz.)

Enjoy!!

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*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.


From stocking stuffers to hostess gifts Bath and Body Works has you covered.

How is your holiday shopping going? Well whether you have stockings to stuff or hostess gifts Bath and Body works has the perfect gift for everyone on your list. My kids (especially my 10yr old daughter) love BBW its a must visit every time we hit the mall. And its much easier to coax kids into the bath or shower when you have yummy bath scents.

On top of great gifts for the kids in your life the hand soaps and candles make wonderful hostess or teacher gifts this season. Check out a few of my holiday favorites below.

 

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Imagine rolling in a pile of fresh baked sugar cookies. That is what this yummy new scent from BBW reminds me of. The sweet vanilla bean is so warm and comforting. This leaves my shower and my skin with the sweet smell of vanilla all day long.

Vanilla Bean Noel Shower Gel
Wash your way to softer, cleaner skin with a rich, bubbly lather bursting with fragrance. Moisturizing Aloe Vera and Vitamin E combine with skin-loving Shea Butter in our most irresistible, beautifully fragranced formula!
Top Notes: Natural Vanilla, Sweet Buttery Cream
Mid Notes: Caramel, Benzoin, Hint of Chocolate
Dry Notes: Soft Musk, Sugar Cookie

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Peppermint perfection! I love anything peppermint scented and this lotion was made for me. The sweet peppermint smell is so clean and refreshing. And with the shea butter this body cream leaves even my driest winter skin soft and smooth.

Bath & Body Works Twisted Peppermint 24 Hour Moisture Ultra Shea Body Cream
Infused with luxuriously rich Shea Butter, our New Ultra Shea Body Cream provides 24 hours of nourishing moisture to soften even the driest skin. With soothing Aloe Butter, pampering Cocoa Butter and more Shea than ever before, our non-greasy formula melts into skin to provide beautiful fragrance and all day, all night hydration.
Top Notes: Sweet Peppermint
Mid Notes: Mint, White Sugar
Dry Notes: Soft Musk, Sugar Cookie

 

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You had me at pumpkin! Ok I am one of the pumpkin loving weirdos, really what doesn’t taste amazing with pumpkin. But after Thanksgiving we pumpkin lovers have to keep a low profile as its passe to love pumpkin after the turkey’s been carved.

That is until a genius made a pumpkin gingerbread candle! Two amazing scents combined for one very delicious candle. Love how warm and homey this candle smells I will be stocking up.

Mini Mason Jar Candle Pumpkin Gingerbread
Made using the highest concentration of fragrance oils and an exclusive blend of vegetable wax and lead-free wicks, this Mini Candle is styled with an adorable mini Mason Jar look! Burns approximately 10-15 hours and measures 2″wide x 1 3/4″ tall.
Just-baked gingerbread, golden vanilla and fresh creamy pumpkin makes a scrumptious Christmas treat

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Love this candle! I was amazed out how much scent this candle puts out it made most of my house smell amazing. I love the scent its definitely a winter scent without being over the top like some holiday candles. And the winter theme and the fresh scent makes it great for the whole winter season and not just Christmas.

Winter 3 Wick Candle
The Perfect 3-Wick Candle! Made using the highest concentration of fragrance oils, an exclusive blend of vegetable wax and wicks that won’t burn out, our candles melt consistently & evenly, radiating enough fragrance to fill an entire room. Topped with a festive, snowflake-embossed silver lid. Burns approximately 25 – 45 hours and measures 4″ wide x 3 1/2″ tall.
Be transported to the mountains with bracing notes of pine needles, winter citrus and white woods
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This is the scent of the holidays. I love how great this candle smells even before I light it. The fragrance has the perfect mixture of holiday greenery and cranberries. I love the jar as well such a great candle.

Merry Mistletoe
Made with the highest concentration of fragrance oil, an exclusive blend of vegetable wax and lead-free wicks, our candles burn evenly for an amazing fragrance experience. Our Medium Candle comes in sturdy yet elegant glass with a pretty confetti pattern that will add a pop of party to your décor! Candle burns approximately 30-40 hours and measures 3″wide x 4″ tall.
A flirty and festive blend of cranberries, pears, frosted citrus and a hint of holiday greenery

 

You can purchase Bath and Body Works products online at www.bathandbodyworks.com or at your local store. They always have great sales on so its a great way to pickup gifts for a few people on you list and still stay on a budget.

 

Disclosure: I was sent complimentary samples for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.