1.  Sonia Kashuk Marble Makeup Brushes – This set includes everything from a foundation brush to a lip brush, ensuring that everything from your base layer to the finishing touch all look perfectly on point. These cruelty-free makeup brushes are made with nylon bristles so you can feel good about using them, and with their marble-looking handles, these brushes are an equally stylish and functional addition to your makeup tools.

2. Clarisonic Mia 1 – Fall in love with sonic cleansing with Clarisonic’s skin perfecting starter kit! This holiday set includes the classic Mia 1, a one-speed cleansing device and Clarisonic’s best-selling Sonic Radiance Brush Head. Use with the Refreshing Gel Cleanser to easily remove dirt, oil and sebum 6X better than hands alone, leaving skin soft and radiant.

3. Peter Thomas Roth Mask-A-Holic – This collection of four of Peter Thomas Roth’s bestselling masks and 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Hydra-Gel Eye Patches addresses multiple skin care needs. The Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox™ Hydrator helps hydrate, soothe, and calm the appearance of dryness and other types of skin irritation. The 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm leaves skin looking firmer, smoother, and more radiant, with fewer visible fine lines and wrinkles. The Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask helps draw out dirt, oil, and impurities as it infuses skin with vital moisture, vitamins, and essential minerals. The Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer provides three types of exfoliation—enzymatic, chemical and manual—to help improve the look of a dull, aging, and congested complexion. The 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Hydra-Gel Eye Patches help improve the appearance of fine lines, crow’s feet, and puffiness in as little as 10 minutes.

4. Sky Organics Bath Bombs – This gift box contains 6 super-sized bath bombs which were handcrafted with love in the USA. They leave your skin so soft and hydrated – plus, they smell AMAZING. Also click HERE to check out a new subscription box they just came out with. Bath Bombs delivered to your door every month?? YES PLEASE.

5. Fresh Beauty Lip Care – I’m a big fan of Fresh Beauty in general but a sucker for all of their lip products. I love that this tin contains 6 amazing lip treatments. This gift set seems to be sold out, but no worries – they have some really awesome ones still in stock.

6. Narciso Rodriguez For Her Set – The blend of floral, amber and woody notes expresses a subtle elegance that captures the senses and leaves a timeless, tender trail. This scent is my current go to and this set is perfect for the holidays.



Express Dress Socks, $11 – These fancy dress socks are a perfect stocking stuffer for the special guy in your life. Not only do these come in a variety of fun colors and styles but they also fit great and are really comfortable.

Gift Cards – You can never, ever go wrong with a gift card. While some people think gift cards are the easy way out, I think they are the most practical gift. You can pick from a variety of different stores or restaurants or keep it simple and give a gift card that will work anywhere. I’m a big fan of Apple gift cards since they can be used to purchase music, games or other apps.

Electric Sky Wine, $13 – Wine as a stocking stuffer?! YES! Wine (& booze in general) is always a good gift idea. What I love what Electric Sky Wine is that they are single serve so you can literally pop one off and keep it moving. Rose, Red or Pinot – take your pick.

Fitbit Flex, $80 – I own one of these and I love it. You can track your steps, sleep pattern and food/water intake with one simple click. With the New Year around the corner, this is the perfect gift for someone looking to set and crush their 2017 health goals.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F**k, $15 – Reading fuels the mind but there’s nothing like raw, refreshing TRUTH. We get so caught up on worrying about every little thing and being perfect – but this book will bring you right back to reality. Pick it up and thank me later.

It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Holiday Ornament, $16 – If you follow me on my social media channels, you know I am a HUGE fan of It Cosmetics. When I saw they came out with 2 Holiday Ornaments that included their product, I knew they would make my Gift Guide. Not only is this cream one of my absolute favorites but it’s the perfect Stocking Stuffer AND travel friendly size.

Vaseline Rosy Lip Therapy, $3 – Vaseline is my GO TO product for keeping my lips soft. While I keep a big tub of it by my bedside, I keep this cute little tin in my purse. It keeps my lips moisturized, smells great and gives my lips a light tint.

Peter Thomas Roth Meet Your Mask, $25 – This is my favorite mask set from this season. You get to test out 6 of their best (& yes I can attest to that because I use each and every one and am obsessed) masks instead of committing to just one. They are the perfect size to bring along when going away for the weekend and even more perfect for tossing in the stocking of your beauty obsessed loved one.

I like to consider myself a self certified mask-a-holic! I love the way my skin feels after a good mask treatment. The right face mask can can really help keep your skin hydrated, clear and even shrink pores. I usually do a mask once a week and while I’m always switching it up – these are my favorite 5 masks.


1. Shea Moisture – Peace Rose Oil Complex Sensitive Skin Mud Mask ($15)


This moisturizing mud mask deeply purifies sensitive skin as it soothes and comforts. Enriched with skin-nourishing certified organic Shea Butter and our proprietary complex of Alpine, Damask and Musk Rose Oils, it leaves skin feeling soft, smooth and refreshed.

2. Peter Thomas Roth – Irish Moor Mud Mask ($58)


Purifying, decongesting and hydrating mask with odorless Irish Moor Mud helps draw out dirt, oil and grime as it infuses skin with moisture, vitamins, essential minerals and potent anti-oxidant benefits. Black Moor Mud is harvested by hand from the Irish countryside and combined with Hijiki Seaweed, Volcanic Ash and Activated Charcoal for powerful cleansing while helping to minimize the appearance of pore size, fine lines and wrinkles. Your skin is left looking pure, fresh, hydrated and radiant.

3. Bliss – Mask a Peel Radiance Mask ($10)


The only rubberizing peel-away face mask that leaves skin instantly brightened and glowing with more evened tone and texture. Powered by vitamin C, bilberry and seaweed extracts, this spa-grade treatment infuses skin with powerful ingredients to transform dull skin into a truly glowing complexion.

4. Freeman – Avocado & Oatmeal Clay Mask ($5)


Nourish and purify with one amazing mask! Rich clays dive deep to purge dirt and oils from pores. Nutrient-rich Vitamin E, Avocado and Oatmeal moisturize for lasting skin softness. Skin looks and feels squeaky clean and is soft to the touch. Perfect for normal to combination skin.

5. Queen Helene – Mint Julep Masque ($4)


The original home treatment developed by a dermatologist that helps dry up acne pimples, rinse away blackheads and shrink enlarged pores. Simply apply to your face and neck. Within minutes, it firms and hardens, drawing out impurities from your pores. After the masque is removed, your skin will feel clean, refreshed and smooth. Even for individuals who are fortunately free of skin problems, this product is a refreshing facial treatment that helps relax tired muscles and ease tension lines on face and neck.


Let me know if you have tried any of these!

What are some other face masks that you just can’t live without?!