As the saying goes: If you want something done right, do it yourself. Here’s what I’ll be stuffing my (and my husband’s) stockings with this year. Which beauty product picks will you add to your list?

korres masks

Korres Beauty Shots, $36

Four mini facial masks with active fruit ingredients will get your skin glowing. The nectarine version moisturizes while the watermelon cools, grapefruit brightens and cranberry firms and lifts.

Kiehl's Hand Salve and Lip Balm #1

Kiehl’s Soothing Essentials Duo, $18

Perfect for you, or your other half, this duo contains two of my all-time favorite products from Kiehl’s. The Lip Balm #1 and the Ultimate Strength Hand Salve.

by terry baume du rose
By Terry

By Terry Baume de Rose Colour Collection, $89

I pretty much love everything from By Terry. I’m a sucker for anything infused with rose. So this ready-to-gift set of five tinted baumes is a must-have. 

dollar shave club Shave Butter
Dollar Shave Club

Dollar Shave Club, $3 a month and up.

This company has swagger and my husband is blessed with crazy thick stubble, which means he needs new blades often. I’m definitely getting him a membership. Oh, and some One Wipe Charlies.

urban decay naked on the run
Urban Decay

Urban Decay Naked On The Run, $54

The Naked collection continues its reign with this easy-to-pack kit that includes six new (and all wearable) eyeshadows, bronzer, blush, eyeliner, mascara and a full-size lipgloss.

L'Oreal Paris Colour Riche Nail Sparkling Soiree Collection2
L’Oreal Paris

L’Oréal Paris Sparkling Soirée Nail Collection, $5.99 each

Sparkly, glittery nail lacquers. Need I say more?

peter thomas roth rose kit
Peter Thomas Roth

Peter Thomas Roth Rose 4-Piece Kit, $49

No surprise this made my list. See, told you I like anything rose-infused! That and rose is known for it’s moisturizing, antiseptic, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.

tocca meet the girls

Tocca Beauty Tocca Meet the Girls, $62

If you’ve never experienced the Tocca fragrances, you’re missing out. They are lovely, feminine, sweet … everything you might want in a scent. This set of 10 teeny sprays is, I think, the best way to experience them. You can spritz on the one that matches the way you’re feeling at the moment you’re ready to put it on. The set includes: Cleopatra, Stella, Florence, Giuletta, Colette, Bianca, Violette, Liliana, Margaux and Simone scents in an adorable tin, of course.

sonia kashuk all that jazz brush set
Sonia Kashuk

Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition All That Jazz 10-Piece Brush Set, $34.99

Getting glam will be so much more fun when I have these dazzling brushes in my kit. They’re just too fabulous to pass up. Especially since I can pick them up at Target while I’m there buying practical things, like, toilet paper.

eastwest moonshine cologne

EastWest Bottlers Moonshine Cologne, $76

Anthropology is full of giftable items and indy beauty brands. I stumbled upon this Moonshine Cologne on their site and I know it’ll be a hit with the husband. And, the spicy scent combined with tobacco, leather, patchouli and gin is sure to smell sexy.

estee lauder glittering stars powder compact
Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder Glittering Stars Powder Compact, $55

This stunning compact takes a boring product, like powder, to a whole new level. If you’re going to keep powder in your purse, it may as well be housed in this gold Glittering Stars Compact, right?

Eye Transformation Trio Rose Quartz
Laura Mercier

Laura Mercier Eye Transformer Trio in Rose Quartz, $32

The new Eye Glacé included in this trio, which also contains an eyeliner and mascara, is a new formula worth adding to your collection. It’s the love child of a metallic foil shadow and eye gel.

strange invisible perfumes zodiac perfume
Strange Invisible Perfumes

Strange Invisible Perfumes Perfumes of the Zodiac, $125

What woman wouldn’t want a natural fragrance based on their astrological sign? This is sure to be a winning gift. Strange Invisible Perfumes isn’t your run-of-the-mill fragrance brand, either. Visit their Venice, CA boutique and get a whiff of their fragrances and you’ll know what I mean. And, if you’re in the Los Angeles area this weekend, they’re hosting a holiday shopping event at their Abbot Kinney boutique on Saturday, December 6. They’re offering a 15 percent discount on all merchandise, complimentary gift wrapping and a free body lotion ($75 value) with every perfume purchase. They’re open 11am to 8pm.

glossier foil eyeliners

Glossier Liquid Foil Liner, $28

I’ve already mentioned foil in this list — metallic or foil eye products are a must if you want to be on-trend this season — and this silver and gold limited edition duo from Glossier, the brand developed by the Into The Gloss gals, is fierce.

obsessive compulsive lip tar set
Obsessive Compulsive

Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tar Set, $29

If you, like everyone else, are obsessed with the Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tars, this is a must-get. It includes a lip primer and three hot-selling shades of Lip Tar along with a brush.

crabtree & evelyn ultra-moisturizing hand therapy set
Crabtree & Evelyn

Crabtree & Evelyn Sensational Six Music Hand Therapy Tin, $35

I recently finished off a tube of the Rosewater Ultra-Moisutrizing Hand Therapy, which is one of the six mini hand cream scents housed in this gift-worthy tin. I know, I need to stop it with the rose already. I just can’t help myself.

Happy shopping.

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