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This Year’s Best Beauty Gifts! Natural Beauty Gifts, that is!

Best Natural Beauty GiftsIt’s getting down to the wire to order Christmas gifts online but I’ve picked a few of my fave beauty products that would be perfect stocking stuffers!  Some are from Amazon with Prime shipping and some are from Sephora, where you could possibly find these gifts in store!  I even included a few gifts from Target, which has FREE SHIPPING right now!

  1. Deborah Lippman Party Mix Nail Polish Set 5 Free Nail Polish-Read more about why that’s good HERE.
  2. Burt’s Bees Bundle of Joy Gift Set Great body products even if they are for a baby!
  3. Tarte-Glow Beyond Travel Set I’m dieing to try out Tarte’s sunless tanner, plus this includes their face bronzer towelettes, a gorgeous eye shadow compact and a matte cheek tint and bronzer!
  4. Eminence Red Rose Collection- I think I’ve made it pretty clear how much I love Eminence skin care-This set is a full skin care routine including a masque and treatment!  It’s a great way to discover Eminence!
  5. Tarte-Set of 4 Pure Optic Lip Glosses- I LOVE these lip glosses-They are super shiny and they stay put!  This is such a great value!
  6. Pacifica Natural Skin Care Collection for Day and Night- I have not tried Pacifica skin care but I love their body products!  I plan on giving it a go soon and this would be a good way to do it!
  7. Tarte Bon Voyage Collector’s Set And Travel Bag- If nothing else-this set has the most amazing eye shadow, but it has so much more too-It contains a great mascara, 2 lip products, a cheek stain and Amazonian clay finishing powder and their famous Maracuja oil!
  8. SEPHORA COLLECTION Flatter Yourself Contouring Brush Set These are a great set of brushes!!
  9. ALTERNA Bamboo® Volume On-The-Go Travel Set I mentioned this line in my Sephora guide-Supposedly, these products hold their volume for 2 days straight!!

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A few more amazing gifts…..(that I found after my collage was done ;))

xx, Jenni
P.S. Don’t forget to check out my Holiday Shop on my tab bar right above!

Quick & Easy Holiday Nails!

Holiday Party NailsWith the holidays, comes parties and parties mean switching up your typical day look for a fun holiday vibe.  It’s always fun to mix up your look for a more festive style.  I just happened upon THIS glittery top coat from OPI Nicole.  It’s not my typical style but I bought it, feeling up to the challenge of creating a sophisticated party look without looking tacky.  To my excitement, all I had to do was paint my nails and apply this top coat and VOILA!  I had nails that looked gorgeous and it didn’t require much of a steady hand or loads of time!

I chose a dark blue for my color.  It reminds me of the night sky and the glitter is a bit reminiscent of stars-I would say this is perfect for Christmas time!  You could also use a bright red-Red would really look great under the gold glitter!

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Holiday Nails

See?  It’s so easy!  Plus, this look really stands out-I got asked who did my manicure last night!!  I would absolutely love you all to share you fun holiday plans below and for sure any makeup trends or nail trends you’ll be wearing!!

XX, Jenni

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Amazon Deals for Under Your Christmas Tree!

Amazon Deals and SalesHi everyone!  I’m feeling super swamped this holiday season!  Our daily routine has been disrupted just about everyday for about 2 weeks with extra errands and programs.  I don’t do to well during busy times-it’s a struggle to stay calm and creative during this time for me!  So, I say all that to say-I hope you’ll stick with me through this month-I’m going to provide you with a few more shopping posts to give you ideas for gifts this holiday-these posts don’t require as much brain power as a recipe or skin care post!   Plus they help me with my shopping!!  I hope to slow down and enjoy the holidays asap and I hope you all can too!  This is a magical time of year, but also probably the most stressful month of the year!

So, Sunday night, after indulging on the 2nd pizza night of the week (ugh!) I scouted through Amazon and found some amazing deals!  These are really high quality gifts that are marked way down!  I love Amazon for this reason-they are great resources for skin care for sure and often if you hunt, you can find great fashion options at a marked down price as well!  Also, I try to link Prime items because the shipping is free and fast.  If you like something, hop on it fast.  I’ve noticed, while creating this post that items prices are changing hour to hour.

Amazon Deals & Steals

  1. Juice Beauty Age Defying Solutions Kit-$39 I personally have used this skin system and love it-I will purchase again for sure!!
  2. Gold Bangles-$18
  3. Tory Burch-In Color book-$36.50
  4. OPI Nordic Collection Mini Pack Nail Lacquer, 4 Count-$9.95
  5. Plaid Blanket Scarf-$11.60
  6. Fossil Watch-$72.50
  7. Tory Burch Sunglasses-$88.31
  8. Kate Spade Umbrella-$41.95
  9. Kate Spade Bow Bangle-$61.60   Check THIS bangle out too-it’s a better deal….
  10. Trilogy Organic Rosehip Oil-$31.80

Don’t forget to check out my Holiday shop tab up above.  I’ve picked out gifts for him, her and you!!

xx, Jenni

P.S.  Note to self-SLOW DOWN!

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Gifts For Her Under $50

Gifts for Her Under $50.Christmas is just around the corner so I decided to pick out some fun and easy gifts that are perfect for friends, daughters, sisters and moms that are $50 and under!  I think these gifts are still great quality and high on style but won’t break the bank!  This season I’m also finding loads of cute gifts (especially in cold weather accessories) at Old Navy for under $25!!  I especially love THESE notebooks for hostess gifts!

GIFTS under $50

  1. Faux fur Infinity Scarf-$29
  2. Pink & Blue Plaid Scarf-$31
  3. Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish Set-$29
  4. Vintage Blossom Notebooks (set of 2)-$14
  5. Pocket Notebooks (set of 2)-$10
  6. The Stylish Sonic Toothbrush-$15
  7. Minnetonka Pink Slipper-$39
  8. Korres Beauty Shots Face Mask Set-$45
  9. Kate Spade Book-Places to Go, People to See-$40
  10. Michael Kors Fingerless Gloves-$48
  11. Waffle Knit PJ Leggings-$12
  12. Hello Hello Phone Case-$36

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xx, Jenni

A Handmade Holiday…

A Handmade Holiday

My friend Becca at The Dabblist has created the most wonderful series of videos called A Handmade Holiday!  It’s just in time for Christmas and Lord knows, I love a handmade gift!  Becca has some incredible DIYs that are unique and heart filled.  She not only has a few body and skin gifts but she also “dabbles” in the kitchen and provides some really different ideas for gifts!

I’m a firm believer that the holiday season gets so weighted down by rushing around.  I work hard each year to try to keep the holiday vibe going all month long and one way I do that is by slowing down, which is really hard in December!!  I try to say NO as often as I can and keep my family at home, together as much as I can-especially while my girls are young enough to want to be home with us!

Making handmade gifts is such a fun project that not only saves money, but keeps you out of the hustle and bustle of shopping!  I feel that this series is out of the box for my typical DIYs.  I love following The Dabblist because it is truly a special and unique place where I can be a part of creativity that is truly different from my own.

“A Handmade Holiday is a beautifully produced set of 15 instructional videos that walk you through the simple process of making thoughtful artisan-quality gifts to give your loved ones this holiday season.

If you are looking for the perfect way to add more glitter and less stress, more heart and less hassle, more fun and less fret, and more wow and less ho-hum, then I highly encourage you to check out A Handmade Holiday.”

A Handmade Holiday

“A Handmade Holiday presents you with 15 short-and-sweet video tutorials so you can create unique, artisan-quality gifts that are infused with love and beauty – and can be done in minutes. If you find yourself constantly on the hunt for the perfect present, you’ll find them here. After all, they’re made by you, from the heart. Your friends and family will love them as much as you’ll enjoy making them!”

-Becca

What you’ll get:

  • 15 Step-by-Step Video Tutorials
  • Downloadable recipe cards
  • Gorgeous printable labels
  • Access to private Facebook group
  • Plus, 5 bonuses from other talented women ranging from wine pairing to a holiday makeup tutorial!

This is a unique, holiday packed set of gorgeously produced videos.   You’ll love watching the videos while planning your own gifts or make Becca’s creation right along with her!  Either way, you’ll be inspired and full of the Christmas spirit!

About Becca:

Meet Becca, the woman behind The Dabblist – her manifesto to declare freedom from the taboo around the term “dabbler” – and instead to infuse it with a sense of alchemy & wonder. She knows that when we bring an inquisitive heart to the process of creating with our own two hands and share stories & creations with each other, we remember the ancient wisdom within. We can tap into what our great great great grandmothers once knew – that given the freedom to dabble, we can be the creators of our own joy.

A Handmade Holiday

Do yourself a favor and check out this program-It’s a special way of celebrating the holidays.  These artisan quality gifts will amaze your loved ones while giving you a since of pride and ground you to a deeper meaning of the season!

Go HERE for details plus a 1 minute video on A Handmade Christmas!

Happy Holidays!!!

xx, Jenni