Gift Guide 2011 Holiday – Beauty & Style

 

Virgin Wool and Cashmere Cropped Sweater
Crafted from organic materials, this versatile sweater from Hessnatur pairs well with jeans for a casual look or over a long skirt for more formal
events. $158, hessnatur.com

Indulgence Soy Candle
The perfect hostess gift — a Limited Edition Holiday Indulgence Soy Candle from Pevonia — smells divine, thanks to natural vanilla and Mandarin orange essential oils. $28, pevonia.com

 

Lip Shine
SukiColor’s organic lip color has omega oils, fatty acids, as well as jojoba and shea butters for moisture and protection. $16.95, sukiskincare.com

 

Emerald Ring
Available with recycled platinum or white gold, this First Fig ring carries a bit of the holiday spirit with its gorgeous green shade. $500, greenkarat.com

 

Holiday Sea Salt Wands
Dead Sea salts from Ahava are packaged in a festive wand-style case, ideal for cheap but chic gifting. $10, ahavaus.com

 

Glowing Beauty Gift Set
This bath and body kit from Elemis comes with all the rescue material dry winter skin needs, all packaged in a pretty pink bag. $85, elemis.com

 

Scarlet Red Large Coin Pouch
Roots luxe leather bag suited for those who appreciate a bold dash of color. $78, usa.roots.com

 

Sacred Essence Oils
Free of chemicals, alcohol and parabens, Shankara’s
scented oil packs Blue Lotus from India and White Rose
from Egypt for an uplifting touch. $52, shankara.com

 

Little Star
This dazzling star-shaped box decoration contains a 7.5 ml bottle of Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil. Let the aromatic oils of chamomile and sandalwood send you off to a good night’s sleep. $17, aromatherapyassociates.com

 

Cable Knit Cap & Hand Warmers Set
Gaiam offers this incredibly soft organic cotton knit hat and fingerless hand warmers in antique white cabled pattern. $28-$32, gaiam.com

 

Solid Perfume
Pacifica solid scents developed with natural coconut and soy wax provide long-long fragrance.$9; pacificaperfume.com

 

Cross Body Mini
The complementary colors in this Gunas vegan purse give it a striking contrast, while the gold chain link adds a hint of metallic glamour.$225, gunasthebrand.com

 

Rose Essentials Kit
Revitalize and rejuvenate skin after the hectic holiday season with Jurlique shower cream, hand cream and balancing mist. $135, jurlique.com

 

Hand-in-Hand Set
A gift set from Dr. Hauschka contains a hand cream and nail oil pen to offer cracked hands some relief during the winter season. $24.95, drhauschka.com

 

Revitalizing Skin Set
Age-defying antioxidants and botanicals in a rich, silky Vanilla Bean Cleansing Mousse and Revitalizing Toner from Derma e Natural Bodycare make this a perfect duet for your skin. $31, dermae.net

 

Stocking Stuffer
Nubian Heritage Raw Shea Butter is infused with frankincense and myrrh, both given as gifts of beauty throughout history, which offer reparative and aromatherapeutic benefits. This ultra-moisturizing and healing butter is ideal for the whole family for hands, feet, face, body, and even on baby’s delicate skin. $11.99, vitaminshoppe.com

 

Eye Shadow Compact
A thoroughly modern little number for the woman on the go, this handy compact from jane iredale opens like a staircase, revealing the Eye Steppes collection of shadows and a tiny mirror. You can fill the circles with your choice of shadows from vivid jewel tones to earthy shades. The magnetic closure makes it easy to use. $56, janeiredale.com

 

Hair and Body Care Kit
Collective Wellbeing offers an organic cotton bag that combines some of the company’s best-selling hair and body products. The kit comes with clean energy credits to offset a cross-country flight. $25, collectivewellbeing.com

 

Travel Kit for Men
Pevonia’s Skin Fitness Holiday Travel for Him kit comes in a luscious chocolate brown Dobb kit and includes everything needed to get a close shave and fight aging, from an Aqua-Gel Foaming Cleanser to Easy Glide Shaving Emulsion and Age-Defying Caviar Balm. $41, pevonia.com

 

Men’s Shave Plus Kit
This energizing Shave Kit from Barista might be just the triple shot you’re looking for. It includes a 4-ounce tube of “grind” Coffee Face Polish, a
1-ounce bottle of “fix” Coffee Pre-shave Oil, a 4-ounce tube of “buzz” Coffee Shave Cream and a 4-ounce tube of “chill” Coffee After-shave Soother. And if all this java-jive gets him thirsty…the set also includes a half-pound of organic, fair-trade b3 coffee in the raw. It’s all nestled in a faux leather two-handled tote. $85, b3products.com

 

Plant Stem Cell Serum
Natural and organic, this gentle formula from Naturopathica combines plant stem cells and acai to slow the signs of aging. $48, naturopathica.com

 

Golden Door Glow Set
It’s time to shine with this festive gift set that includes Honey Oatmeal Almond Scrub and Daily Foaming Scrub to exfoliate and cleanse, Green Tea Moisture Masque and Active Herbal Masque to hydrate and purify, and a luxurious Luxor Wash Glove. The kit includes detailed  instructions for how to perform an at-home facial. $95, goldendoor.com

 

Aromatherapy Spa Gift Set
Just what the doctor ordered for relieving holiday stress, this set includes a 4-ounce Gentle Cleansing Body Wash, 4-ounce Certified Organic Body Oil and a 2.75-ounce Aromatherapy Mister Spray that’s water-based and great to spritz on face, hair, clothing or linens. $65, dropwise.com