It’s THAT time of year again! And whether you’re buying for someone else, or treating yourself we’ve got all the hottest beauty and fragrance products for you.
This theme this holiday season is “Celebration”. We made it through a difficult year. So I have some incredible holiday beauty items to show you Tracy that are guaranteed to make you smile.
Cityline exclusive: Moncler Pour Homme LED bottle, $254
This is a Cityline exclusive. Luxury fashion label Moncler has just launched a men’s and women’s fragrance with a remarkable LED screen bottle. An interactive and programmable LED screen is incorporated into the flacon that connects with your smartphone.
Download the app and you can instantly program any message that scrolls across the LED screen. Simply press and hold the button on the bottle featuring the iconic Moncler logo to turn on or off. The bottle comes with a charging cable and a user manual in 42 languages. Better yet, the bottle is refillable.
Moncler Pour Femme is a sophisticated woody floral eau de parfum for her that pairs a lively Italian green mandarin note with a green alpine accord. It’s a fresh and uplifting first impression. The feminine heart of rare jasmine absolute with fruity undertones soon emerges balanced by the sandalwood and musk. It’s beautifully blended.
Available at thebay.com and at select Hudson’s Bay stores.
Sephora Holiday Vibes Makeup Palette, $48 (value of $396)
This eye-popping makeup palette contains 60 eyeshadows, three eyeliners, three brow powders, six face powders, 16 lip glosses and two makeup brushes. The shadows come in a range of textures: matte, shimmer and glitter. The palette even contains a pop-up mirror.
Good Girl is a Cityline viewer favourite. We get huge reactions on social media whenever we show it. And there is an extra special limited edition just in time for the holidays called “Very Good Girl”. It’s a sexy fruity-floral scent for her that plays up the notes of rose and vetiver. The rose is warm and silky creating a seductive effect. And the bottle is red lacquer.
Estee Lauder Blockbuster Beauty Essentials: $99 with any $150 Estee Lauder purchase at Hudson’s Bay (value of $600)
This is the best beauty value of the season. It’s called a purchase-with-purchase. Make any $150 Lauder purchase in-store or online and you can buy the blockbuster for an additional $99. It is worth $600!! It contains 29 beauty essentials for the price of one Advanced Night Repair.
Sulwhasoo Cult Classics Set, $241 (value of $434)
Calling all skincare enthusiasts: Here is a brand you might want to try! South Korean luxury beauty brand Sulwhasoo combines Asian wisdom from traditional Korean herbal medicine with modern science to create a holistic approach to beauty. It presents a sensorial experience through beauty rituals. The star ingredient is Korean ginseng which the brand has studied for 50 years. This set contains two of the best-selling iconic products: First Care Activating Serum and Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream.
Origins Merry Masks mini-set: $25 with a value of $44
This is a set of five of Origins’ best-loved masks to help tackle skincare concerns of pores, dullness and uneven texture. They work for all skin types. The purifying charcoal mask is particularly good.
This adorable nail lacquer set contains 22 mini nail lacquers 3.75 ml including shades such as “Snow Day in LA”, “Ready Fete Go”, “I’m Really An Actress” and “Ring The Blue Year”. I can’t believe it is the 40th anniversary of OPI.
Burberry Hero Eau de Toilette, 100 ml, $124
Adam Driver, who played Ben Solo in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, stars in the ad campaign for Burberry Hero. He’s about to star in the Gucci biopic with Lady Gaga.
Burberry Hero is Ricardo Tisci’s first fragrance for Burberry and it is a fresh, luminous spicy-woody scent for him with notes of bergamot, juniper, black pepper and cedarwood.
John Varvatos XX Indigo, 75 ml, $94
American menswear designer John Varvatos has created a masculine amber-Fougere fragrance for him that combines notes of mint, pink pepper, lemon, Himalayan Poppy, patchouli, vetiver and musk. How many sprays will you get from this bottle? 750! The general rule is that you get 10 sprays per 1 ml of fragrance in a bottle.
D&G The One, Gold, $96 to $155
The One Gold is an eau de parfum intense fruity-floral scent for her with notes of juicy gold plum, rose super essence, patchouli and white musk. The One For Men Gold is an eau de parfum intense with notes of juicy citrus, spicy ginger and rich patchouli.
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