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Top Ten Tuesday – Beauty Stocking Stuffers

By on December 3, 2013
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Beauty Stocking Stuffers - Holiday 2013

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Whether it’s a Secret Santa, White Elephant or a family/friend’s stocking, around the holidays we are always on the lookout for little treats and trinkets that are affordable and fun. In the land of beauty, there is no shortage of gift sets and mini items to choose from and I’ve pulled together my Top Ten items for you.

Socks are such a stocking go-to but these Earth Therapeutics Aloe Moisture Socks ($12 for two pairs) up the ante. Slather on some foot cream, slip on these sinfully soft socks and say buh-bye to cracked winter heels.

If the nail fanatic in your life loves to travel, they will adore the Zoya Mini Color Lock System ($20). With minis of their famous Remove+ remover, Anchor Base Coat, Armor Top Coat and Fast Drops, it’s also a great way to introduce the power of Zoya’s treatment system to the uninitiated. I swear, once you wear Zoya nail polish with the full system, you’ll never use another base & top coat with it again.


Confession… I have a terrible habit of falling asleep with my makeup on. And when I travel, it’s even worse. Now, I stash packs of facial wipes in my travel bags, nightstand, etc for those days I’m feeling truly lazy. I’m a big fan of Yes To Cucumbers Facial Towelettes ($6.99) and Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes ($4.99). They’re effective, affordable and have a soft, pleasant scent. They lazy face washer in your life will appreciate this.


I love mini sets for stocking stuffers, obviously, and these two from Bliss are too good to pass up. The Bliss Mistletoe Must-Haves ($12) includes a Fabulips lip balm and 1oz High Intensity Hand Cream. And the Bliss Winter Wonder-Hands ($12) includes two 1oz hand creams, High Intensity and Blood Orange+White Pepper. Perfect for toting in a purse.


And I am telling you… we do not pay enough attention to our cuticles. I can guarantee there’s someone in your life who needs the Sephora Brush-On Nourishing Cuticle Oil ($12). It’s my favorite, and most used, cuticle product for it’s portability, ease of use and lack of messiness.


Picking out makeup is a challenge but lip balm is universal. And it’s something most of us go through on the regular. These are some my go-to lip treatments.

Dior Addict Lip Glow is amazing but I hate the price tag. Then I found Sephora Color Reveal Lip Balm ($13), it gives your lips a subtle pink tint, and my wallet was so happy.

The packaging of the Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment Ornament ($22.50) makes is a perfect stocking stuffer, and the LE Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips ($2.99) is so budget friendly and cute. Finally, I’ve been using Smith’s Rosebud Salve ($6) for forever and I love that it comes in a tube now. Those pots would get really gross over time. Or was that just mine?


You can never go wrong with body wash and moisturizer and these The Body Shop Shower & Moisture Gift Sets ($7-9) also include a mesh sponge, which we never replace often enough. The body wash and moisturizer duos come in six scents, Coconut, Cranberry Joy, Mango, Satsuma, Shea and Vanilla Bliss, and include either a body lotion or body butter.


Who couldn’t use a new pair of tweezers? The Tweezerman Silver Shimmer Slant Tweezer ($22) is a fun, sparkly twist on the traditional look. It’s sure to stand out in anyone’s makeup bag.


For the person who always has a hair tie around their wrist (like me), upgrade them to something a little more fancy with the Sephora Deck The Halls Ribbon Hair Ties ($10).
Finally, a little something for the father, brother, lover, guy friend in your life. I find, that if you put skin care in front of a man, set it up in their part of the bathroom, they will use it. They just won’t buy it for themselves. This Jack Black Jet Set Traveler Gift Set ($25) is not only a great travel set, it’s a way to ease men into taking care of their gorgeous mugs.


What are your go-to beauty stocking stuffer items? What other things, outside of beauty products, do you like as stocking stuffers?

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  1. I’m dying to find the Vaseline Rosy Lips! For some reason my area sucks at getting things in unless the product has already been out for 6 months

  2. Galaxia says:

    These are such great gifts! I want them for myself :) The socks and lip products especially.

  3. Phyrra says:

    I love those Body Shop Shower Sets

  4. Jennifer says:

    Great suggestions. I didn’t realize Rosebud Salve came in a tube now, that is fabulous news. It’s not just you, my tin is totally grungy and gets that way fast so I’ve been dragging my heels on buying another one, even though I really love it.
    I concur also on the Sephora Color Reveal Lip Balm, I really love it. It’s so moisturizing and it makes my lips really pink.

    • Michelle Mismas says:

      I’m glad it’s not just me, ha! I keep an extra tube in my office to rub on my skin when I do nail art. Makes cleanup so easy.

  5. jbrobeck says:

    The Sephora Dior dupe looks great!

  6. What fabulous items you picked out. I wasn’t aware that most of these existed. I’d love that pretty Tweezerman and Bliss kids especially.

  7. Love your picks and the small vasaline was just too cute!

  8. Carleen says:

    Nice choices! We have a number of the same things on our lists!

  9. sara says:

    We discovered Jack Black Beard Lube for Matt on one of our Vegas trips. He won’t use anything else when he shaves now. It’s good stuff.

  10. Courtney says:

    All of these ideas are adorable! Thanks for sharing!