Today, the second in our annual series on fragrance related holiday gifts, with some recommendations for stocking stuffers and cheap thrills. Do add any of your own picks in the comments!
From Feret Parfumeur, Le Baume Parfum Violette: "Discover this all-in-one balm for face, lips, and body. Formulated with honey and dandelion from organic farming, it is 100% natural. Its perfume with violet will bewitch you from the first use. Good for the whole family. It repairs, moisturizes and soothes sensitive skin." 50 ml for $18 at Beautyhabit.
From Zoologist, 11 ml travel sprays run a reasonable $35 each (or, get a gift box of 5 for $135).
From Ren, a Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil Stocking Stuffer: "This travel-sized rose bath oil, luxuriously rich and scented with 100% natural rose, will soothe your senses and nourish your skin, leaving it supple and beautifully-soft." $15 for 10 ml at Beautyhabit.
Philosophy's Senorita Margarita Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath, in a little 30 ml travel size. $3 at Ulta.
"Look forward to getting better shut-eye with This Works sleep tight from This Works. Featuring two natural sleep aid sprays and an aromatherapy rollerball, this relaxation set helps you unwind by fragrancing your bed with a soothing and calming scent. The sprays are infused with essential oils like lavender and chamomile that help you fall asleep faster and enjoy every minute of your slumber." With 5 ml each of Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, Sleep Plus Pillow Spray and Stress Check Breathe In, $22 at Dermstore.
From Le Labo, Hinoki Shower Gel: "This shower gel from Le Labo lives up to the brand’s cruelty-free ethos thanks to a nutrient-packed, plant-based formula. Whipping up into a thick lather, this cleanser is enriched with nourishing sesame oil and toning rosemary leaf. Inspired by the Buddhist temples of Mount Koya, this cleanser carries the mesmerising and mystical scent of the Japanese hinoki tree." £18 for 250 ml at Selfridges, or $24 at Nordstrom.
From Yves Rocher, a holiday ornament with 50 ml bottles of body lotion plus 4.5g lip balms in the brand's two holiday 2017 fragrances, Marvelous Berries and White Vanilla. $14.95 at Yves Rocher.
From Dame Perfumery, a 10 ml rollerball of the popular Black Flower Mexican Vanilla Perfume Oil. "A blend of vanilla absolute with touches of lemon, grapefruit, caramel, nutmeg, gardenia, jasmine, sandalwood, patchouli, vetiver, musk and tonka. For a woman or a man." $35 at Dame Perfumery (and 45g of the matching Perfumed Body Cream is $12).
From Kala, a Joyeux Noel Elf Soap. "Elf Soap is made with a raspberry, apple, vanilla and clove holiday blend." $4.50 at Smallflower.