It’s one thing to give gifts that will last only till the holidays, and another to give something useful and good enough through the new year. Favorites are beauty items which never fail to come in handy anytime.
This Christmas, there are, for instance, makeup items that friends and loved ones can use well after the holidays have passed.
Give a good base with the Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation. It’s resistant to sweat, humidity and water, so one can use it anytime without worrying about it fading and failing.
From NARS’ Man Ray Holiday collection, pick a Photogloss Lip Lacquer in Off Limits or Kiki to wear at parties or to just simply jazz up a holiday look.
The Natural Glam Eye Palette from Jane Iredale’s latest collection is a must-have in any stocking and makeup kit.
The five shades provide a perfect guide to a variety of looks appropriate for most events and occasions.
For a unique twist, gift the OPI Iceland collection with colors that range from a bright berry-like Aurora Berry-alis to a nude-like Icelanded a Bottle of OPI.
What’s all this makeup without the gift of skincare? The Clarins Double Serum, from a company with 30 years’ expertise, is an antiaging crusader’s dream.
Pair this with some lip care via the Dermologica Nightly Lip Treatment that will say goodbye to lip lines.–CONTRIBUTED