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L’Occitane Shea Collector Hand Cream

October 11, 2011
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I love the pretty African prints on this new collectors-edition collection of Shea butter hand, body and lip care products from L’Occitane. The Shea butter is produced by a growing partnership of women from Burkina Faso and under Ecocert fair-trade conditions. Available in three scents from Africa – Desert Rose from Morocco, Egyptian Hybiscus, and [...]

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Soulstice Spa Nail Polish

September 22, 2011
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For the eco beauty queen – long lasting nail polish in classic shades that’s vegan, cruelty-free (verified by PETA) plus free of the toxins dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde and toluene. Soulstice Spa Nail Polish, $8.50. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Priti Polish at 889 YongeShellac ManicureHoliday 2013 – For The Beauty BuffSpaaaahhhhJin Soon for M.A.C. Nail Polish

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NARS Monoï Body Glow II

May 25, 2011
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A sweet treat for the body, this luxe oil will give a soft shimmer to skin. Plus the pure Monoï de Tahiti oil (Tahitian gardenia in refined coconut extract for at least ten days) smells divine! NARS Monoï Body Glow II, $80. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits Shoosha OrganicHoliday 2013 [...]

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Santa Maria Novella

May 4, 2011
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Happy Birthday Santa Maria Novella! For hundreds of years this iconic apothecary has been selling beautiful products much loved around the world. SMN started as a pharmacy in a Florentine monastery by Dominican friars in 1221 and became an official shop in 1612. Classic packaging and time tested (like hundreds and hundreds of years) product [...]

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Lush Orange Blossom Perfume

February 4, 2011
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The gals at BeautyGeeks recommend perfume as a room spray (how divine), and say this smells like “riot of blossoms and neroli that conjures summer.” Yes please! Give some of this springy-scented perfume to the fragrance queen. Lush Orange Blossom Perfume, $15,95 for 9ml. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pure + Simple Holiday Beauty Kits Pillow [...]

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Benefit Glowla Box

December 31, 2010
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Give a lil gorgeous with this all you need kit of Benefit bestsellers. From mascara to blush, her beauty needs are covered. Benefit Glowla Box, $40. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Pomegranate Advent CalendarHoliday 2013 – For The Beauty BuffScandi Advent CalendarSpaaaahhhhWalnut and Brass Reimagined Menorah

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Well.ca

December 8, 2010
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How it took me to discover this site, I don’t know. But if you’re shopping for a beauty junkie this is the place to start. Well.ca sells everything from lotions to potions, name-brand to natural, skin care to hair care. There are tons of my favourite products (including this yummy lotion) for much less than [...]

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L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

November 23, 2010
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It’s that time of year when you have to pull out the big guns of moisturization. Give a lovely cream that smells good and super rich too! L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $30. Buy Now Psst…Prepare your skin for winter with this Shea Best Sellers giveaway! (Shea Hand Cream 150ml Shea Foot Cream 150ml, Mini Pure [...]

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Consonant Body Healthy Skin Detox for Face

November 15, 2010
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I’m a sucker for great packaging. And this gift comes in a great package – sleek design and savvy text. But the stuff inside is just a good – organic, awesome face wash, moisturizer, eye cream and lip care. There’s a body kit too in a divine bergamot scent, so get (I mean give!) both. [...]

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Yes to Cucumbers Facial Towelettes

November 3, 2010
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29 Secrets says the Yes to Cucumbers facial towelettes are the best $10 you’ll ever spend. Slip these 98% natural, easy to use,  towelettes into the bag of someone heading off on a trip or give them to the makeup queen for a clean finish at the end of her day. Yes to Cucumbers Facial [...]

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