NEW YORK — Let’s face it – no one can resist tearing open the little presents that you wouldn’t normally buy for yourself! I personally love getting stocking stuffers- whether its haircare, a fun game or spirit, stocking stuffers set the gift-giving tone!
Style & Trend Expert, Brittney Levine, showcases the most sought after finds for everyone on your shopping list (men, women, the holiday gamers (!) & even your office mate work wives/husbands) – all at an affordable price, of course!
Brittney's Go-To Spots for Last Minute Gifts:
- JCPenney (with a variety of small gifts from mugs to emergency kits all under $10)
- Burlington (find designer brands at 65% off, great hat & scarf sets starting at $12.99)
- The Shops at Columbus Circle
- Flamingo Shaving Sets
1) FOR THE BLOWOUT-OBSESSED:
Drybar Full Size Faves
-For the blowout-obsessed (aka the women that don’t have to wash their hair for a week!), drybar is offering a package set of their favorite best-selling products this season!
-Composed of Prep Rally Prime and Prep Detangler that protects hair from heat up to 450°F/ 230°C.
-Provides a daily dose of vitamins to prevent breakage and make hair healthy and strong. -Lightly conditions to detangle and add shine while balancing your hair’s pH level for a tightly closed cuticle, reducing dry time.
-Triple Sec 3-in-1 Texture Spray: An airy dry spray that texturizes, volumizes and refreshes hair.
-Detox Dry Shampoo: Keep hair feeling fresh and clean between washes with this super-absorbent dry shampoo that instantly eliminates oil, dirt and impurities.
2) FOR YOUR MATCHY-MATCHY FRIEND:
Burlington Coat Factory Chenille & Scarf Set $12.99 http://www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com -Even if you’re in the warmer climates, a matching hat and scarf set go a long way! -Something that you don’t normally want to buy for yourself! -Elegantly packaged for gift-giving, these ultra-soft, ultra-stylish hat and scarf sets from BCF add a touch of glamour to dreary days. -Savings up to 65% off of other retailers -Composed of plush chenille with metallic threading, sets come packaged and ready to go in a ribbon-topped box
3) FOR YOUR WORK WIFE/HUSBAND:
Wine Bell / Emergency Kits
$4.99 - $8.99
-For your white elephant work exchange, I find you can’t go wrong with odds n’ ends gifts!
-Everyone needs a coffee mug or emergency kit to store at their desk.
-Also acts as great conversation starter!
4) FOR THE BEAUTY QUEEN:
Sephora Eyeshadow /MAC Cosmetics Lipstick $18.50 - $47.00 http://www.theshopsatcolumbuscircle.com - If New Yorkers still have shopping to do, there’s no better way than the one-stop-shopping destination, The Shops at Columbus Circle, for everyone on the list and not to mention those last minute stocking stuffers! - From make-up to candy, you'll leave with your list complete. The Shops at Columbus Circle have over 50 Amazing Shops, including Sephora and MAC Cosmetics. -SEPHORA –EYESHADOW PALETTES:
1. Natasha Denona – Mini Star Eyeshadow Palette $25 a. What it is: A brand new, holiday mini eyeshadow palette, inspired by the Star Eyeshadow Palette.
2. Anastasia Beverly Hills – Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette $42 3. Anastasia Beverly Hills – Sultry Eyeshadow Palette $45
-MAC COSMETICS – LIP
1. Retro Matte Liquid Lip colour – High Drama - $21 2. Retro Matt Lipstick – Ruby Woo - $18.50 3. Versicolour Varnish Cream – Stuck In Love - $22
5) FOR THE HOLIDAY NESTER:
Mixit 2 Pair Crew Socks
-These socks are meant for the colder weather / holiday season!
-Come is a variety of patterns to keep your toes warm.
-Available for both men and women!
6) FOR THE GAMER:
Emoji Game / Ridley’s Movie Quiz /Rubik’s Cube
-Something about the holidays puts families into GAME MODE -Smaller games are great unique gifts that will get everyone involved! -Loving the EMOJI game that comes boxed for gift-giving! -Film fanatics of all ages will enjoy the stimulating fun of the fast-paced Movie Quiz Game by Ridley's.
-For even more of a challenge, Rubik's fans will enjoy the new, multi-player challenge in this Rubik's Battle Card Game Tin by University Games.
7) FOR THE GROOMER:
Flamingo Shave Set
-Flamingo is a new women’s body care brand that creates high quality, effective products with women as the focus.
-Tackling real body care needs, starting with body hair removal, Flamingo products are fairly priced and their shopping experience is simple, educational and accessible.
-First brand to launch under Harry’s Labs, a new organization within Harry’s supporting exceptional entrepreneurs in building and scaling the next great CPG brands.
-All under $20
-Products include razors, shave gel, body lotion, and body and face wax kits.
-Experts spent years perfecting products, making sure they work overtime
-Flamingo's razor blades are manufactured in Germany using world-class technology, and are engineered for an exacting shave accompanied by a lubricating strip to ensure additional comfort and smoothness.
-With a soft rubber grip and weighted core for precision, Flamingo's handles are shaped to fit naturally into your hand, making it easier to control and more comfortable to hold.
-Shave set includes 1 Flamingo Razor Handle, 2 German-Engineered Five Blade Cartridges, 1 Foaming Shave Gel (1oz), 1 Body Lotion (3oz), 1 Shower Hook, and 1 Travel Bag