Conair 3Q Infiniti Pro Blow Dryer, $119. Long hair, don’t care: This lightweight new blow dryer from Conair cuts your dry time by up to 70%! Named Best Blow Dryer in the 2014 Cosmopolitan for Latinas Best of Beauty Awards.
HSI Classic 9 Row Hair Brush, $19. This anti-static wonder tool is made for use on both wet and dry hair and makes blow drying and flat ironing a breeze. I love it because it doesn’t cause damage, prevents frizz and actually helps to hydrate your hair thanks to natural negative ions. (Also available at HSI Professional HAIRBAR at The Falls Miami.)
Clinique ‘The Nutcracker’ Face Powder in Snowflake Dreams, $24. Clinique is celebrating the holidays with a special collection inspired by The Nutcracker, capturing the beauty and grace of this classic performance. This Snowflake Dreams powder was created to mirror the shimmering elegance of the performance. I’ve been wearing it all over my neck, arms, décolleté… basically everywhere.
OSEA Undaria Algae Oil, $40. This incredibly nourishing face & body oil has completely changed my skincare routine. Made from concentrated sea minerals rich in B vitamins to firm, hydrate, and tone, it repairs damage, reduces redness and plumps your skin for a luminous glow. The full range of OSEA products are available at the Fontainebleau Shops Miami Beach.
Express 30 Shade Eye Shadow Gift Set, now $17. A rainbow of matte and shimmer eye color shades perfectly packaged for the glam girl on your list. The compact size makes for a great stocking stuffer, too. (Currently 40% off!)
Solo One-Step Gel Nails Kit, $129. For the ambitious beauty junkie Solo One-Step has brought the nail salon to you. The at-home kit includes everything needed for a professional quality gel manicure, including an LED light and four shades of polish. Best part? No need for a base or top coat.
ZARA Poncho /Cape, $79. Because wearing a blanket as outerwear has never looked so chic. Take a page out of Blake Lively’s style book and cozy up with an oversized poncho. (Similar here and here.)
Joelle Hawkens “Kate” Crossbody Bag, $265. For the girl that’s always on the go, a quilted bag that’s just as practical as it is cool. (On a budget? Get this one for under $100.)
Express Runway Fringe Booties, $148. When the weekend calls you break out these fun boots. Love to wear these with black skinny jeans and a fedora for a casual western-inspired look. (See more options here and here.)
A Golden Arm Party: T’Audrey Personalized Gold Cuff and Henri Bendel Chain Link Cuff (Similar.) You can never go wrong with stacks on stacks of gold bangles. T’Audrey’s coordinates cuff reminds me of where I got engaged, but you can personalize it with a name, date, or inspirational words. (Warning: cuff is wildly popular and currently on back order. Bookmark it now for future special occasions.)
Fashion Art by H. Nichols Illustrations, from $12. Give your favorite fashionista a reason to smile in her workspace with a chic doodle from fashion illustrator Holly Nichols. Her etsy shop is chock full of sweet prints, from lipsticks to designer shoes, that are perfect to add to a gallery wall or desktop. (Inquire about custom illustrations for an extra special gift.)
Kate Spade 2015 Agenda Planner, $28. For the workaholic, or just plain unorganized. A cute planner is sure to get 2015 off to a positive start. Plenty of space to jot down notes and plan dates – both for business and pleasure.
Briana Jewelry, from $30. Key Biscayne native Briana Guerra’s eponymous jewelry collection offers everything from street chic midi rings and of-the-moment earring jackets, to ultra-glam chandelier earrings that are guaranteed to garner oohs and ahhs. For the woman who has everything, because more sparkle never hurts. www.shopbriana.com for stockists and showroom info.
Express Tuxedo Jacket, $128. A must-have wardrobe staple. Wear it over a plain white tee or a cocktail dress for instant girl boss status. (View more blazer styles here.)
Kotur Evil Eye Clutch via Magenta Couture, $525. Saving the best for last: This luxe lucite clutch is just the thing for the It Girl who needs a little extra protection to ward off evil glares. Hoping I find this one under my tree on December 25th!
Photos by Bella Mente
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