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Erin’s Christmas Must-Have, Number 10!

Give a gift fit for a princess with Borghese! From sensual scrubs to glamourous lip glosses Borghese has something to please everyone on your list this year!


If you are a fan of mud masks Borghese Fango is mecca! It smells amazing, and the clay leaves your skin feeling and looking great a perfect treat for winter ravaged skin. I might be sneaking one in my own stocking.

Fango
Active Mud for Face and Body

Our exclusive mineral-enriched mud mask is sourced from Tuscany’s volcanic hills. It energizes and nourishes skin cells on the face and body. Special absorbing action unclogs pores, eliminates dead skin cells and detoxifies impurities. Skin feels comfortably hydrated, firmer and invigorated.

What it does
Italian Mud – Provides mineral nourishment and special absorbing action which rids skin of impurities.
Acqua di Vita® Complex – Revitalizes skin, reducing the signs of aging.
Natural botanicals that stimulate and improve skin tone.
Avocado and Sweet Almond Oils – Moisturize and soften skin.

$33.50-$61.00

After all the waist killing sweets of the Holidays who doesn’t want to indulge in something that won’t leave you feeling regret? Borghese Tuscan Sugar Glow is pure pampering, it has the perfect balance of exfoliators not too harsh but enough resistance to buff away dry winter skin. I figure a tub for myself is really a gift for my hubby, what man doesn’t want to feel silky smooth legs?

Dolce Luminosita Toscana
Tuscan Sugar Glow

Satiate your sweet cravings with the natural exfoliants in our brown sugar scrub. A truly luxurious blend of the finest botanical oils and nature’s exfoliants – brown sugar, sea and mineral salts. Reveal smooth, radiant and refreshed skin.

What it does
Brown Sugar Crystals – Natural, gentle exfoliators.
Olive, Avocado and Grape Seed Oils – Restorative skin conditioners.
Sea Salt and Mineral Salts – Exfoliants.
Jojoba Seed Oil and Vitamin E – Therapeutic skin hydrators.

$43.00

I love Borghese Superiore mascara! I have a serious issue with flaking mascara, but the Borghese formula manages to keep my lashes looking great all day without the flake. Make a great stocking stuffer.

Borghese Superiore State-of-the-Art Mascara

After one use of our thickening mascara, you will understand why it is called “Superiore.” Infused with a built-in, silk-powder foundation for superior wear, delicate lashes are coddled in natural conditioners while providing smudge-proof, flake-proof coverage. Suitable for contact lens wearers and sensitive eyes.

What it does
Provides extended wear.
Lengthens, separates and curls lashes without clumping.
Vitamins and protein add nourishing moisture and conditioners to lashes.

$19

Disclosure: Complimentary samples of this product were sent to me for an honest review.

Jocelyn’s Must-Have Number 9!

My Must-Have Number 9 makes the list this year because I absolutely cannot live without it! It really is an amazing product that makes my eyes look so much better! I smooth it on after I’ve finished my eye makeup, and it really completes the look. The gel cools the skin, and gives my under-eyes a finished, airbrushed look. You won’t be disappointed, this really, truly is a Must-Have product!

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For those of you that follow this site, you know how absolutely obsessed I am with Perfekt. It is the PERFECT foundation/moisturizer out there. Nothing beats Perfekt. So I about died when I saw this new product show up on my doorstep. The Eye Perfection Gel is absolutely just as perfect as it’s predecessor!! It’s awesome!

What it is:
A vitamin-enriched, tinted, skin perfector for the delicate eye area.

What it does:
Perfekt Eye Perfection Gel is a multi-tasking, modern gel-mousse that glides on effortlessly to instantly leave the eye area with a smooth, airbrushed finish – perfect alone or a fantastic primer for eyeshadow. The gel contains a cooling, natural palladium tip applicator and a soothing cucumber extract to relieve puffiness and leave the eyes looking refreshed. This multi-tasking formula contains a light-reflecting tint that brightens tired-looking eyes. The skin around the eyes will be left smooth and soft—making concealer optional!

What else you need to know:
Eye Perfection Gel is free of oil, talc, wax, fragrance, and parabens.

$45.00 – BUY IT HERE!

Give the gift of Too Faced!

I absolutely adore this foundation, its goes on so smooth on my face and evens out my skin tone perfectly. It’s very long wearing for a powder one application and I am good to go for the whole day. My favorite thing has to be how it improves the look of the texture of my skin, anything that diminishes my pores is great in my book!

Too Faced Amazing Face SPF Foundation

Go from sheer and natural, to full and flawless, with our flexible coverage foundation. Our good-for-you, long-wearing formula offers the ultimate fusion of skincare benefits,sun protection and makeup innovation. Weightless pigments float over imperfections tominimize the appearance of pores and fine lines, while instantly improving tone and texture.

$32

I am a palette junkie, something about little boxes and collections of makeup just gets me excited! I use my Too Faced palette everyday I love how vibrant the colors are and they really last all day. On top of great makeup you  get 3 idea cards to show you how to create a look with each shade group. Love it, this would make an excellent gift!

TOO FACED SMOKY EYE PALETTE

From superstar celebrity clients to soccer moms and sorority girls, it seems like everyone wants smoky eyes and yet no one knows how to create them! So, Too Faced (Jerrod) has come to the rescue with this professional quality, smoky eye kit that contains everything you need to create sexy, sizzling lids for any occasion and for any age. Included are three, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction cards that allow you to smoke it up for looks to take you from the office or school, straight to the red carpet or runway in a flash. Not to mention the fact that its super, duper fun!

$35

Disclosure: Complimentary samples were provided to me to give an honest review to our readers.


Gifts That Give A Hint

At LUSH we tell it like it is, so if you need help telling your dirty friend to take a bath, your tweeting niece to give her thumbs a rest, or your high-strung aunt to just chill out, we’re here to help. This holiday address uncomfortable situations with ease, and give gifts that give a subtle (but obvious) hint.

For those who need to chill out
Chillin’ with my Gnomeys ($14.95)
This shower gift is a fast acting chill pill, perfect for your friends who are constantly hurried and stressed.

For the office lush
Glögg shower gel ($8.95/ $16.95/ $24.95)
Is your office mate often stumbling in a bit late after a long night at the pub? LUSH’s spicy shower gel is just what they need to get the message, inspired by traditional English Glögg, a warming, fruity mulled drink, excellent for keeping you nice and toasty.

For the kid who needs to leave home
Smell of Freedom ($49.95 30ml/ $19.95 9ml/ $12.95 Solid)
College graduation happened years ago, yet the nest is not so empty. This woody, spicy scent is designed to be motivational and inspirational, so it’s perfect for the child who needs a little nudge in the right direction.

For the insomniac
Golden Slumbers bath bomb ($6.00)
If someone you love is having trouble catching their Z’s, then perhaps you need to give them a bath with sleep-inducing Golden Slumbers.

For the social media addict
Christmas Tweets ($27.95)
We all know someone who is constantly updating their social media status. Filled with vanilla and marzipan scented goodies, this gift also has Smitten hand cream to soften and protect those hard working fingers.

For the smelly person
Christmas Washes ($59.95)
Full of seven shower products, this traditional looking gift will appeal to the stinky masses. It contains the spicy Glogg shower gel and New Shampoo Bar, zesty Sexy Peel and Mandarin’s Tea Party, and Buffy skin conditioner and a mini Sugar Scrub to scrub away the excesses of the season.