Greetings from Florida! With all the giving and receiving that took place over the holidays, I found a variety of items that I just adore… Here are a few of my fave finds and where you can get them for the new year:
Flower Road Essential Oils: my girlfriend Niki gave this set to me as a hostess gift along with an aromatic room spray and a yoga mat spray, which I equally love, from this beautiful line created by Michelle Bardwell. Flower Road offers medicinal grade essential oils, organic skincare, and classes based on the clinical aromatherapy education Michelle received in France. I look forward to trying more of their products and learning the benefits of healing through essential oils. This LOVE ME sampler includes essential oils Sandalwood, Rose, Magnolia, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang. I love mixing the Rose and Sandalwood oils and rubbing them on my pulse points for a calming treatment and perfume.
Hermes Micro Rivale wrap bracelet: my mother in law gave this to me for Christmas and I’m in love with this bright teal color. Hermes leather wrap bracelets are comfortable and classic.
Nars Virtual Domination cheek palette: I received this gift at my secret santa party, and love the colors! It has the perfect variety with three blush shades, a pale shimmery shade, and a bronzer for contouring. I had dropped and shattered my Chantecaille blush while getting ready that night, so it came at the perfect time.
Savvy Girl, A Guide to Etiquette: co-written by friend Bren Underwood, the founder of the adorable etiquette blog Must Bring Buns. I ordered her new book on Amazon and so enjoyed reading it over Christmas! It offers fun, lighthearted advice on everything from hosting a shower, properly setting a dinner table, to tech etiquette. I highly recommend it for a fun read or as a gift for a girlfriend or sister.
Intellishade SPF45 by Revision Skincare: Since I don’t like to wear makeup in the morning or before I workout, this tinted moisturizer has become my favorite product. It’s intellishade science disappears on every skin tone yet evens out your complexion. Plus it has wrinkle-reducing peptides and broad spectrum UVA UVB sun protection. I put this on followed by a dab of my Armani eye moisturizer, under eye concealer, and lip balm, and I’m out the door. Perfect for mom’s on the go, I gave this all-in-one product to my sister (mom of three little ones) for Christmas. You can purchase it online or at Wellskin Med Spa in Preston Center where I see Cristi Phillips for my facials.
Emilio Pucci Sarong: this long, rectangular pareo in superfine gauzy cotton was a gift from my mother for Christmas. I’ve never owned anything from Pucci before, and absolutely love the vivid blue pattern of this super soft, lightweight wrap which can be worn around the shoulders or around the waist. I plan on wearing it over my bikini this weekend when we stay at the Breakers to hide my barely there bump.
I hope you have found some inspiration from some of these finds. I’m excited to see what the new year brings and what new discoveries are in store. I predict I’ll be posting my fave finds for baby sometime in the coming months!
Wishing you all a happy and healthy new year…