Holiday shopping in the middle of December might look a little something like this: you’re out of breath as you try to squeeze through the crowded sidewalks. Your feet hurt from shopping and your hands have a tight grip on the many bags that hold precious gift cargo. Though the air is festive, all you want to do is put on a face mask and watch some Netflix, but there’s still more gifts to buy.
At this point in the season, most are rushing to get the holiday shopping done – so here’s to the procrastinators and the busy bees. To make holiday shopping a little less stressful, Blush has collaborated with PopSugar to bring you a gift guide of their December Must Have box. This box is so good you might actually want to keep it for yourself!
TILO Twilight Scarf
When it comes to winter, the phrase “beauty is pain” is more true than ever. Compromising warmth for an outfit is a dilemma that often leaves us freezing. But this TILO scarf keeps the cold out and the personal style in. With it’s soft grey tone – the color varies due to washing technique and hand dyeing process – sequins, grid pattern, and frayed edges, it’s a subtle piece that can quickly and easily amp up any winter outfit.
CHLOE + ISABEL Pavé Bar Long Pendant Necklace
Next up is a gift for the jewelry lovers in your life. This Chloe + Isabel necklace adds a silver accent that can be paired with any look. The bar plating is a simple statement and the gem-like detail adds a some sparkle and charm fit for the holiday. The necklace is also hypoallergenic and nickel free, which makes it safe for sensitive skin.
LALICIOUS Extraordinary Whipped Sugar Scrub in Sugar Kiss
Skin is the number one priority in the winter – the cold weather can take a toll that requires a little self-love. The LALICIOUS Extraordinary Sugar Scrub is perfect for just that; scrubbing away dry skin and moisturizing with coconut and almond oils. It is also a paraben, sulfate and phthalate free formula which removes the question of skin sensitivity that often occurs when buying skincare. Another bonus is the warm vanilla smell making it a relaxing winter scent. Whether used for a spa day with a friend or winter break R&R, the scrub is sure to add a little luxury to your beauty routine.
WILD OPHELIA SUGAR COOKIE CHOCOLATE BAR
Chocolate – the cure to all problems. Before you even get to the chocolate, you are faced with rustic packaging with holiday doodles. The milk chocolate base mixed with toffee and gluten- free cookie crumble make a festive snack. Besides the fact that the chocolate bar is fair-trade and non- GMO, 10% of the proceeds go to the Accelerator Program, an organization that benefits high school and college girls aspiring to become business leaders in the food industry.
BAUBLEBAR SUGAR AND SPICE COASTER SET
You may know BaubleBar for its trending jewelry. But this holiday season, the company has introduced a set of four glittery coasters – it can’t get more festive than that. The coasters add a pop of color to any space whether used for a holiday get-together or for personal home decor.
ASHKAHN “FOR YOU” GIFT TAGS
Wrapping – it’s a time consuming task that most don’t have time for. That’s why these Ashkahn “For You” gift tags are the perfect solution. The handwriting-like font, simple design, and universal message give a personalized touch without the hassle. They also come in a holographic packaging that is fun and simple to carry around for last minute gifts.
PIER 1 IMPORTS COCKTAIL FILLED CANDLE
Winter calls for candles and this “Crisp Chardonnay” candle from Pier 1 Imports is one to have burning. Unlike common winter scents, the candle is fresh and fruity while still adding a comfortable element to a space. The textured design on the lid along with the gold and plum color palette create a chic outer look that fits into any home. Whether you’re using it for a holiday party or getting cozy, the candle can be burned for 42 hours, making it practical for any time.