The holidays are here, kids and even though the weather has started becoming frightful, the holiday vibes are making up for it. No matter who is on your gifting list this year, and no matter how difficult they may be to shop for, I’m here to sort you out with some suggestions. The holidays aren’t meant to be stressful when it comes to shopping, it’s about feeling good about treating the ones you love. Featuring products from both the masses and at a local level as well as at different price ranges, this guide is here to help — not put you in debt!
For The Beauty Lover:
Charlotte Tilbury highlight set, $42
Give yourself (or someone you love) the gift of a gorgeous CT-approved glow!
Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo set, $32
One for home and one for travel – what could be better?
Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel Vault, $198
These peel pads are true wonders, plus it’s an amazing deal if you’re stocking up for yourself!
Farmacy Holuday party green clean trio, $58
Friends don’t let friends sleep in their makeup!
Fresh body wash + lotion duo, $66
The perfect gift for those who are tricky to shop for.
Thic shampoo + conditoner, $42 each
Spread the local (hair) love this holiday!
Summer Fridays on cloud nine set, $40
Keep your skin happy and hydrated, plus who doesn’t love a scrunchie?
Peter Thomas roth Mask To The Max! kit, $75
Masking up, re-re-invented!
Milk makeup lip + cheek champions cream blush stick set, $53
Tiny in size, but mighty in effect. The perfect gift to anyone always on the go.
U Beauty the Body set, $332
Wave goodbye to winter dryness and hello to hydrated and happy skin this season.
Goop Lip Balm Trio, $58
Because you can never have too many lip balms this time of year.
For The Home:
Le Labo santal 26 mini concrete votives, $135
Hostess gift but make it chic.
Pannetone moscato from Eataly, $36
A gift you can eat? Yup, you’ll be their new fave.
Zwilling enfinigy drip coffee maker, $179
We’re not saying they look tired but this caffeine machine will be a welcome addition to anyone’s kitchen.
Claire Saffitz What’s For Dessert, $50
For the dessert person in your life.
Tuck Bedding classic sheet set, from $169
Because we should all have at least two sets of sheets. Plus these are local and oh-so-soft!
Goop Home 10″ + 12″ Frying Pan set, $143
Non-toxic and totally non-stick, say hello to the cookware of your dreams.
Saintly Sauvignon Blanc, $19.95
It’s wine. Need I say more? This Saintly Sauv Blanc is the perfect winter white.
For The Fashionista:
ecco e tote, $450
The perfect everyday bag that they’ll thank you everyday for!
Sentaler HOUNDSTOOTH SURI ALPACA BUCKET HAT, $320
A splurge but one they’ll hold onto forever.
Melanie Auld Jewelry luxe earrling set, $185
A timeless trio that makes the perfect stocking stuffer!
The Mayfair Group empathy always crewneck, $168
Stay cozy and show your empathy <3
Aldo shoes grandleap combat boots, $99
These boots definitely were made for walking!
Sasha Exeter x ela handbags frame clutch, $118
Finally, a cute clutch that can actually hold our daily essentials!
Crown Affair Hair Clips, $78
Clip your hair back in style with these cuties!
by the Namesake kamala blazer, $1,775 usd
Named after VP Kamala Harris, this blazer is perfect for a fierce and fearless lady!
sleeper party PJ set, $435
PJ’s that are meant to see the light of day!
For The Techie:
Oura Ring, $399
For the fitness tracking obsessed but chic as can be.
Apple Air Pods Max, $779
For the one who keeps losing their Airpods!
philips smartsleep sleep and wake up light, $219
Catch the sunrise every morning with this game-changer of a lamp.
Oscar Wylee Blue Light Glasses, $199
Add blue light lenses to Oscar Wylee frames for $50 and you’ll be their hero this holiday!
KODAK Luma 150 Pocket Projector, $319
Create your own cinema no matter where you are!
For The Wellness Junkie:
the Human being Journal, $48
So they can start 2023 with all of their potential realized.
the skinny confidential Hot Mess Ice Roller, $87
Instantly calming, this roller will be a new fave.
agent nateur Holi(Mane), $118
Like hyaluronic acid for your hair – this odourless and tasteless powder blends into coffee or smoothies and yields incredible results!
Spa my blend @ Ritz Carlton Toronto gift card, from $150
Nothing says love like a gift card to a luxe spa!
Apparis Melody Slippers, $197
These slippers are the epitome of comfort + joy!
Biossance 100% Squalane Oil, $44
Combat dry winter skin with this hydrating body oil.
Olli Passionfruit 10mg thc Caramelts, $8.75
Take the edge off this holiday with these edibles that taste incredible!