It’s time to eat, drink and be merry! The holiday party invitations are starting to roll in and you can’t show up to the festivities empty-handed. This year, we’re taking the guesswork out of what to bring the gracious hosts and hostesses in your life. Instead of the same old “ho hum” hostess gifts, why not give them an unexpected and special skin care or beauty gift! Here are our favorites this year:
For the Hostess:
For the Lady with Loves Lipstick: theBalm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Minis
Your favorite holiday hostess is sure to find her perfect party ‘matte’ch with this set of six liquid lipsticks. Each lipstick mini features a luscious, highly pigmented color with a velvety matte finish that stays put without making lips feel dry or flaky. Plus, each lipstick features a vanilla mint scent, helping any hostess be mistletoe-ready!
For the Lip Balm Devotee: Caudalie French Kiss Trio
This limited edition, tree-shaped trio of luscious lip balms are perfect for holiday gift-giving! Each full size lip balm moisturizes lips, while protecting with antioxidant grape polyphenols. Lips will have subtle color with understated shine and just a flutter of scent.
For the Skin Care Junkie: Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Hyaluronic Marine Modeling Mask
Pamper the hard-working hostess with this ultra-hydrating modeling mask from Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare. This cooling, comforting treatment is packed with hyaluronic acid and a potent brown algae called algin, and comes together in two steps to transform skin from tired and dehydrated to plump and radiant. Just in time for New Year’s Eve!
For the Pedicure Purist: Patchology PoshPeel Pedicure
Treat the hostess’s tired tootsies to this rejuvenating peeling foot treatment. It contains an activating essence of glycolic, salicylic, lactic and citric acids that work to gently exfoliate rough feet in just one 60-90 minute at-home treatment. Feet will progressively peel over the next 3-7 days, leaving feet smooth, revitalized and ready to dance the night away!
For the Host:
For the Outdoorsman: Jack Black Comfort & Joy Duo
If the harsh winter elements are getting your favorite host down, this ultra-healing holiday hand and lip treatment will be all he wants this year! This set comes with an industrial strength hand healer, with macadamia nut oil and vitamins A and E to soften and hydrate cracked, dry hands and a natural lip balm packed with cocoa butter and jojoba oil to nourish and hydrate flaky lips. It’s holly jolly hydration for any man’s hands and lips!
For the Traveling Man: The Art of Shaving The 4 Elements Starter Kit in Sandalwood
Know a host who flies during the holidays? This shave set is perfect for holiday travel because it meets TSA guidelines and comes complete with all of the shaving necessities to help prevent ingrown hairs, razor burn, nicks and cuts. This set in Sandalwood includes a pre-shave oil that softens beard hair for a smoother removal, shaving cream that helps cut down on redness and irritation after shaving, a genuine badger shaving brush and an unscented after-shave balm to help revitalize and hydrate freshly shaved skin. There is no better gift than soft and smooth skin for the holidays!
For the Man with Great Hair: IGK Broken Dreams Texture Paste
Does your host seem to always have well-styled hair? Bring him one of the newest must-haves in hair care with this texture paste that uses zeolite to add touchable texture and argan oil to strengthen and nourish hair. Plus, it’s formulated without parabens or sulfates and is vegan and cruelty-free! Its holiday hair care that any host will love!
For the Gentleman who Wants a Smooth Shave: ELEMIS Skin Soothe Shave Gel
‘Tis the season for a close, smooth and irritation-free shave! Any host will love this comfortable shaving gel, made with marine extracts and jojoba oil to soothe, and a hint of menthol to cool and refresh the skin.
What are you gifting your hardworking hosts and hostesses this year? Let us know in the comments below!