Philosophy Iâ€™m Dreaming of… ($25): Herald a truly white Christmas with this delectable gift set that features the scents of white pear, white peach and white cranberry in multi-purpose products. Each delicious scent is presented in a pearlized, creamy formula that cleans body and hair and also makes a frothy bubble bath. Visit www.philosophy.com/ for purchase information.
Borghese Fango Active Mud for Face and Body ($61): The original mud mask sourced from Tuscanyâ€™s volcanic hills, Fango Active Mud energizes and nourishes skin while it unclogs pores, detoxifies and hydrates, leaving skin feeling invigorated and firmer. A perfect gift for â€œhimâ€ as well as â€œher.â€ Purchase information at www.borghese.com.
Bodycology Tall Square Gift Set ($10): Easy on the pocket but oh so pleasing to the spirit, Bodycology gift sets are that perfect â€œsomething extraâ€ to find under the tree. The Tall Square set features full-sizes of Body Wash, Body Lotion and Body Mist, plus a bath poof. The set is available in four different scents: Brown Sugar Vanilla, Cherry Blossom, Sweet Petals and Cucumber Melon. Visit http://www.walmart.com/ for where to buy.
CaudalÃe My Comfort Carry-on ($19): Give the gift that travels â€“ a collection of Caudilieâ€™s grape-seed derived, polyphenol-rich products, all in TSA approved sizes. The set contains a cleanser, moisturizing mask, lip conditioner, body lotion and nail cream. Travelers stay moisturized and comfortable while en route and afterward. Go to www.caudalie-usa.com/ for more info.
Jo Malone Lime Basil & Mandarin Body CrÃ¨me ($75): Considered a modern classic for men and women – and one of my all time favorites – Lime Basil & Mandarin Body CrÃ¨me not only fragrances the skin beautifully but also delivers deep moisturizing benefits. The scent is reportedly reminiscent of the smell of limes carried on a Caribbean Sea breeze. Perfect for a winter pick me up. Visit www.jomalone.com for purchase locations.
H2O Plus Bath Aquatics Escape Collection ($22.50): A four piece bath-and-body collection that softens and renews with moisture-rich and nourishing marine botanicals. Set includes Shower & Bath Gel, Body Buffer, Moisturizing Body Balm and Hand and Nail Cream. Available nationwide at Ulta stores and www.ulta.com or online at www.H2Oplus.com.
Shea Terra Indigenous Shea Butter Gift Set ($48): Formulated with shea butter from Africa, this set also features lavender of the Khoisan, a unique Cape African oil that aids healing and works to calm mind and body. The set includes a body lotion, shower elixir and salt scrub. Also available in Bourdon Vanilla and Miombo Mango scents. To purchase, visit www.myspashop.com.
Under $15 Stocking Stuffers
Philip B. 2oz Chocolate Milk Body CrÃ¨me ($10): What could be more joyous than the smell of chocolate combined here with vanilla extract in a moisturizing cream? Available at www.philipb.com.
Bath & Body Works Aromatherapy Vanilla Verbena Body Wash & Foam Bath ($13): A relaxing foaming body wash that is infused with soothing skin conditioners and an aromatherapy blend containing Vanilla Essential Oil to soothe body and mind. Can be added to warm running water for a fragrant bubble bath. Purchase details at www.bathandbodyworks.com.