Read Up On the Gift of Giving: Holiday Edition

'Holidays are about giving. Giving to friends and family, as well as to yourself. My top picks for December are products you can afford two of.'

Edita Vilkeviciute by Benny Horne


Tis the season. Holidays are about giving. Giving to friends and family, as well as to yourself. My top picks for December are products you can afford two of. One for yourself and one for a special someone under the tree.

Ogee Scuplted Lip Oil

The sculpted lip oil moisturizes lips with a blend of organic oils including cold-pressed jojoba seed oil. Help a friend, your mom or lover plump up their lips with a refreshing infusion of organic peppermint oil. The sleek pen with gold details is a gift worthy for even yourself. Something you can show off when pulling out of your handbag.

Slip Silk Pillowcase

A thoughtful gift for two. The Slip silk pillowcase is a luxurious and hypoallergenic, protecting delicate facial skin and hair, reducing split ends and ensuring some good beauty sleep. The cases come in all different colors, including navy, charcoal, pink, gold, silver, and white.This is a thoughtful gift for you and your partner or a couple you are friends with.

Amazon Gift Card

At this point, I buy all my beauty products from Amazon. It is easy and fast and who wouldn't love a gift card from Amazon? Oh and shipping is free so no lines post holiday returns. Some may feel like a gift card is lazy or impersonal. We say it's practical and much appreciated.

Lacpos Daily Sheet Mask Set

This set includes seven sheet masks plus an exfoliating and cleansing pad. I can't get enough of these masks. Share the sheet mask love with a friend. A beauty gift specific skin care concerns for anyone. The packs come with a mask in Honey, Aqua, Aloe, Pearl and Charcoal.

Lovewild Design Blooming Tea

An ideal gift for a loved one or special treat for yourself The tea is calming blend with a blooming quality as it opens up when steeped to reveal a beautiful flower. Flowers are old news. The flower tea comes in a beautiful glass jar of hand-sewn buds of Peach Green Tea, Jasmine Green Tea and Chrysanthemum Green Tea. Cheers to a relaxing holiday season.

Don't Despair, Repair! Briogeo Deep Conditioning Mask

Hair masks are the new face masks. Facilitating good hair for the holidays or new year will make you and your bestie even closer. You're a hair saver! The Briogeo mask is intensely hydrating and is perfect for dry, brittle and over-processed locks. It helps reduce breakage and make hair softer and healthier with a blend of b-vitamins, rosehip and argan oils, collagen and algae extract.

Free People's 1809 Fragrance Collection

Free People created three 100% all-natural formulas with no artificial notes or chemically altered ingredients. The scents include zen, camp, and surf. Zen is a sensual woodsy blend, infused with rich sandalwood and smoky guaiac wood, earthy patchouli and awakening eucalyptus. Camp is a fresh, earthy blend, infused with deep, rich cedarwood, fresh galbanum, exotic and earthy vetiver with a hint of fresh watermelon. Surf is a warm floral, citrus blend, infused with exotic flowers of ylang ylang and jasmine, tropical fruits of coconut and lemon. Anchored by sweet notes of vanilla and tonka bean. The packaging is sleek and delicate and small enough to fit in a purse. This is really a sweet and sentimental little gift.