Even the most enthusiastic of shoppers bemoans the trials of the gift giving holiday season—but fear not, we’ve compiled the best beauty stocking stuffers and tailored it down to very specific recipients. Did you draw a coworker you never speak to in the office Secret Santa? Does your friend work in fashion (and thus, love cats?) Do you have a friend whose secret single behavior is staring at her pores up close in a mirror? Do you have a friend whose lipstick gets on absolutely everything? We’ve got you (and them) covered.
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Contessa Schexnayder is a makeup artist and has been shackled to the beauty industry for over nine years, working for such lines and retailers as Nars, MAC, Bobbi Brown, Blue Mercury, and Space NK. She is a self-proclaimed ingredient know-it-all, and likes long walks on the beach.
Now that the new year is here, it’s finally time to make a resolution that is easy to keep: taking care of your skin. After all, who wants to spend 2012 with their face looking like a dehydrated piece of fruit? (And, if you’re anything like me, making a declaration to keep your skin lovely is way easier then putting down that second cookie.)
This is why I strongly suggest adding a new product to your skin care arsenal–facial oils. Now I know many of you might be thinking “ick.” But I promise this little product is perfect for all skin types, and if you use the right one, many of your skin care concerns can be solved.
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