With Valentine’s soon to melt our hearts away, it’s time to shop for the glam-getting gifts to surprise your sweetheart or that special someone. This Valentine’s 2014, give the gift of beauty with these fabulous and pretty picks:
FOR THE SPORTY AND MODERN MUSE
Eau de LACOSTE Pour Femme ($56 for 1.6 fl. oz., $82 3 fl. oz.)- gift the stylish & sporty femme or leading lady in your life this smooth, sensual and sophisticated scent that veils the skin with a soft yet lingering floral aroma that’s heavenly. Eau de LACOSTE is perfect for the modern woman who is multifaceted, juggling work with play passionately and gracefully. Eau de LACOSTE features citrus and fruity top notes of pineapple and mandarin orange, floral mid-notes of Orange Blossom and Jasmin that give it a feminine flair and a beautiful base note mixing vanilla and sandalwood for a soft and powdery feel. Eau de LACOSTE is uniquely built on a upon a classical fragrance structure, where the fragrance evolves smoothly from top to base notes over time—superimposing modern with traditional ingredients, making for a light, elegant and timeless fragrance. What’s more, this soft and sophisticated scent is housed in a clean and chic bottle beautifully inspired by the shape of a tennis ball complete with an adorable blush cotton-thread with dangling charm wrapped around the neck and pique-textured white cap.
Eau de LACOSTE Pour Femme retails for $56 for 1.6 fl. oz. and $82 3 fl. oz., it is available to purchase at LACOSTE boutiques and online at lacoste.com.
FOR THE BEAUTY-OBSSESSED DARLING
Lipstick Queen Look of Love ($45)- treat your beauty-obsessed darling to this lip-loving and blush-worthy set that’s sure to give her kissable lips and make her day rosy. Lipstick Queen was created by beauty authority, Poppy King, whose colorful mission was to create exclusive lipsticks and pretty-perfecting picks in a fab variety to help women everywhere look gorgeous and feel confident. This Valentine’s Day, Lipstick Queen combines what every girl “hearts”—lipstick and love— into a sweet set that’s perfect for the makeup-loving lady in your life with the Look of Love set. The Look of Love, Volume Two of the Lipstick Library is an adorable mini pink box that’s gift-ready and filled with a trio of treats:
- Oxymoron in Honest Politician- a lip and cheek tint that will give her a gorgeous glow in a universally flattering warm pink. This lip-and-cheek enhancer glides on smoothly, imparting a subtle and gorgeous hue that’s naturally highlights the cheeks and gives lips a delicate but beautiful tint
- Saint in Pinky Nude- a sheer but sexy lipstick that’s pink with a pinch of nude that will give your love a kiss-worthy pout thanks to its pretty pigment that lasts. Saint in Pinky Nude is a flattering, buildable, creamy-matte lipstick that’s the perfect pairing of a luxurious lipstick and hydrating balm
- Butterfly Ball in Smitten- bring glitz and glamour to your Valentine with this sexy and shimmery lipstick that’s soft and beautiful. Butterfly Ball in Smitten is a rosebud blush shade that’s gorgeous, it is sheer and dazzling, giving her pout a flirty rose tint with a touch of sparkle that’s sophisticated and sensuous
Lipstick Queen’s Look of Love set is perfect for the glam-gal, makeup-fanatic femme, and the color-loving miss—as well as to give her kissable lips this Valentine’s. What’s more, it comes gift-ready in a charming mini box that’s pretty and pink and neatly nestles the trio of treats inside. The Look of Love retails for $45 and can be purchased at www.lipstickqueen.com and www.barneys.com.
FOR THE POISED FEMME WITH PANACHE
BOSS Jour Pour Femme ($65 for a 1.7 oz. and $78 for 2.5 oz.)- surprise your cherished lady with this uplifting, clean and elegant fragrance that’s sure to capture her true essence. BOSS Jour Pour Femme is a complex and covet-worthy fragrance that gives women from all walks of life the confidence to take on the day with positivity and productivity. BOSS Jour Pour Femme harmoniously blends a light facet for the first rays of morning light, an inspiring facet evoking endless possibilities, and an elegantly composed facet that mirrors a women’s courage and composure, creating a unique fragrance blend all its own. The top notes which create the light facet contain an energetic citrus blend of grapefruit, while at the heart lies the inspiring facet featuring a femininely floral blend of freesia and lily of the valley—all finished and refined with the elegantly composed facet containing notes of white birch and creamy amber for an earthy yet musky-smooth finish. BOSS Jour Pour Femme makes a great fragrance gift that will uplift her spirits and delight her senses for its clean, floral and sparkling aroma that’s soft but with great staying power.
BOSS Jour Pour Femme retails for $65 for a 1.7 oz. Eau de Parfum bottle and $78 for 2.5 oz., is available at HUGO BOSS stores and www.hugoboss.com.
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