HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Beauty Guru

You can never have too many scrunchies.

By Rosemary Akpan and Alexia Partouche Edited by Geneva Diaz Published in the Winter 2022 issue of Houstonia Magazine

Nopalera soap, luxury perfume, the perfect beard balm, and more.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; or in most cases, it’s in the eye of the person who has that hundred-step skin routine. Investing in your looks is never is never in vain. Simply put: looking good can make you feel good.

From going budget-friendly with DIY nail powder kits to splurging on luxe brands like The House of Creed's Cabinet of Curiosities collection—a true homage to the royalty that the House has dressed—gifting for the beauty guru in your life can be tough. 

Make things personal this year with these 10 head-turning products that will make anyone do a double take every time they pass themselves in a mirror.

Planta Futura Cactus Soap Local

$14
 

Image: Nopalera

Handmade with plant butters and oils, Nopalera’s Planta Futura cactus soap is the perfect soap bar for cleansing your whole body. The calming lemongrass scent will soothe your mood as much as your skin.

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Lone Ranger Beard Balm Local

$22

No man wants a scratchy beard, so make sure to lather your facial hair in Manready Mercantile’s Lone Ranger beard balm. Scented with coffee, clove, and coriander, this balm will leave your beard conditioned, softened, and smelling good.

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Paletteopoly Lip Set Local

$29

 

Image: Ace Beauté

You better not pout and we’re telling you why! Paletteopoly by Ace Beauté is coming to town. The smudge-resistant lip collection offers three velvety mousse liquid lipsticks and one non-sticky lip gloss. Achieve major pout-clout this season with these flawless lip colors.

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Skin Therapy by Prima Local

$32
 

Image: All The Feels

When the winter air dries out your skin, turn to Skin Therapy by Prima. Sold at All The Feels, this luxurious body butter will soothe and moisturize your skin while also making it smell like citrus and geranium.

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Genesis + Velvet Combo Local

$36

Rid your skin of clingy makeup, dust, smog, and all the other unwanted impurities we encounter daily. This two-step system from Minimo Skin Essentials is the perfect combination of cleansing butter balm and foaming facial cleanser to help purify pores while keeping the face hydrated all season long.

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Stash Scrunchie Local

$40
 

Image: XposedbyMo

Somedays, leaving your hair down just isn’t an option. Keep your hair out of your way with the Stash Scrunchie from XposedbyMo. With 35 different colors from which to choose, it’s the perfect fashion accessory for your hair or your wrist.

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ACV Hair Rinse and Scalp Scrub Duo

$55
 

Image: Ulta

Rebalance the pH in your hair with this ACV hair rinse and scalp scrub duo. Combine these two products to seal your hair's cuticle, reduce frizz, and increase the shine. It’s basically a facial for your scalp!

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Dip Powder Kit by Nailboo®

$65
 

Image: Nail Boo

Get up to six weeks of chip-free nails with the Nail Boo dip powder kit. Available in 30 eye-catching sets, the kit allows you to get salon-quality nails in minutes from the comfort of your home. Just coat, dip, and activate!

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Creed Boutique for Her Gift Set 

$215
 
Looking to gift something truly special? Try out this holiday gift set by House of Creed featuring signature feminine scents like Aventus for Her, Wind Flowers, and Love in White. The sets can be bought with three and five 10 ml fragrances, all with the exclusive French navy repeat sleeve design. Designed for a personal gifting experience, each purchase is delicately wrapped in a single product gift wrapping or encased in a luxurious gold-trimmed gift box. Go a step further and personalize your Creed fragrance with a thoughtful engraved message.

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