2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Women
Best gifts for women? Give the joy of beauty, relaxation, or home to everyone on your holiday bliss list.
We all deserve to treat ourselves once in a while. That's why we've compiled this set of pampering products, from fragrances and cosmetics to sweet treats and fuzzy slippers. Whether you're searching for the perfect holiday gifts for the women in your life or simply want add items to your own wish list, we've got you covered.
For the festive wine-and-cheese party: C. Wonder's Snowflake wooden cheese board and spreader. ($38; cwonder.com)
Ppura Pasta is 100 percent organic and fire-roasted for a nutty flavor; the line's preservative-free spreads include pesto and sun-dried tomato. (Pasta, $10 per box, spreads, $14 each; abchome.com)
Java purists will love Starbucks' Rose Gold Chambord Locking Lid French press and zippy Chevron mug with its own matching spoon. (Press, $40, mug, $8; starbucks.com)
Jonathan Adler's Nixon gold-trimmed porcelain coasters add a cheery note to any get-together. ($68 for four; jonathanadler.com)
Oribe's Beautiful Color Collection for color-treated hair (super nourishing shampoo, conditioner and color-enhancing mask) will make her feel like she just stepped out of a salon. ($76; oribe.com)
With four eye-and-cheek palettes and three shimmery lip glosses, Tarte's Gorgeous Getaways portable palette has something for every makeup fanatic on your list. The mirror and carrying pouch? Icing on the cake! ($48; ulta.com)
This Glamglow gift box contains a jar of the line's cult-fave charcoal clay mask, Supermud, to keep skin free of blemishes, plus a mini jar of Youthmud to enhance skin's radiance. ($88; sephora.com)
Bag, you're it!
With its bold tropical print, Tory Burch's Kerrington Tall Navy Calathea leather cosmetics bag is easy to find in the bottom of a purse. ($88; toryburch.com)
Pick your potion
From Michael Kors, three intoxicating new perfumes that let her match her fragrance to her mood. Choose from Sporty (a crisp citrus), Sexy (a sensual amber) and Glam (a feminine floral). ($95 each; michaelkors.com)
With the pretty, petite Bobbi Brown Old Hollywood mini brush set, she can take her glow on the road and still save room in her travel bag. Sweet! ($70; bobbibrowncosmetics.com)
How about this for hot tips? Julep's Year in Review nail-polish set features samplers of 12 of 2013's trendiest, most fun nail colors, from Lilac to Deep Sea Blue Metallic. ($65; julep.com)
For ultra-pampering: Laura Mercier's Body Souffle Creme sampler in a quartet of food-inspired scents, including fig, almond-coconut milk, vanilla and pistachio. ($60; lauramercier.com)
Inspired by the Indian festival of lights, Diptyque's holiday candles feature citrus and pine scents perfect for Western holidays, too. ($32 for 2.4 oz., $68 for 6.5 oz.; diptyqueparis.com)
She'll luxuriate in the classic scent, now retooled for the tub: Chanel No. 5 Limited Edition Intense bath oil. ($100; chanel.com)
This Figleaves Nightwear Camelia robe is made of supersoft viscose with just a hint of stretch for a flattering fit. ($83; figleaves.com)
Just brew it
The Numi Flowering Tea set in Bamboo features organic, hand-sewn tea bags that "bloom" into flowers. ($40; numitea.com)
Loft's fur moccasin slippers are made for kicking back. ($30; loft.com)