The most exciting beauty news each December is, quite possibly, the amount of covetable value sets that flood the web and department store aisles. Here's a look at some of the most notable, along with some fantastic buys from under-the-radar brands.
Don't think twice about whether you've got all of your bathing essentials if you plan on traveling this holiday season. This set includes mini creamy clarifying shower gel, two body moisturizing butters, hand cream, a body buffer, and a plumping lip gloss.
Founded by organic alchemist Katie Hess, this brand uses flower essence therapy-based products to treat a variety of ailments. Click here and pick the flowers that speak to you most to find out which products your body is most likely to be longing for.
Made from mushrooms, renewable bio materials, non-GMO soy wax, and 100% pure essential oils, these candles are wholly biodegradable. Once they've completely burned, break apart their vessels and toss them into the compost pile or spread them in a garden.
Prada's Infusions have a cult following for good reason and now is one of the few times you can get them discounted via gift sets. This box comes with Infusion d'Iris Eau de Parfum Spray, Hydrating Body Lotion, and an Eau de Parfum Miniature.
You could spend all day trying to pick the cutest Philosophy holiday set. This one comes with two Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath bottles in Apple Martini and Pomegranate Martini scents. You can check out the brand's full lineup of holiday products here.
I first heard about this fragrance back in May when Tom Ford casually mentioned that it was his new favorite. If Tom Ford loves it, you know it's going to be fantastic — and he's pretty much the only person I can imagine myself saying that about. Now, months later, the new men's fragrance has launched and it lives up to the lofty expecations because I like wearing it just as much as my dad does.
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