If you’re like me, you still have some last minute gifts to grab. Whether you’re buying for a friend, your mother in law or a co-worker, every woman deserves to be spoiled this holiday season. Below I’ve put together a foolproof guide of the best gifts to pick up in the eleventh hour.
For the chic – Women’s Faux Pony Hair Tassel Pouch by A New Day at Target for $14.99
For the classic – Braided Headband on sale for $4.99 & Suede Gloves for $29.99 both from H&M
For the planner – 2018 Blossom Agenda from Francesca’s for $17.99
For the party girl – Fa la la la la Vodka Barware Set from Francesca’s for $30.00
For the pampered – Luxe by Mr. Bubble Bath and Body Gift Set from Target for $12.00
As always – comfortable & effortless housewife style xoxx
Pre-motherhood I had a standing appointment at the nail salon every two weeks for a gel manicure and pedicure. They knew my name, didn’t mind if I brought wine along (which was usually the case) and didn’t judge my sometimes ridiculous polish choices like fuchsia pinks and black. Post-child…what is a nail salon? Although I hate to paint my nails I started to give myself at-home manicures. I’m so hard on my nails that the polish would chip within a day so I would always opt for a clear polish to make my life easier. I eventually decided to give Sally Hansen Miracle Gel a try & I love it!
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish
Although it doesn’t last quite as long as the gel manicures at the salon it’s a great alternative. It’s a quick two-step process to apply & doesn’t require UV lighting. My favorite colors for fall are Wine Stock (pictured) and Greyfitti. The next time you’re giving yourself an at-home manicure I definitely suggest using the Sally Hansen Miracle Gel!
I’m that impulse shopper that stores love. You think I would know better since I worked in the retail industry for 10 years, but I have such a hard time only buying what I intended while running errands. Those little displays on the aisle end caps & at the register call out to me, enticing me to buy things I didn’t know I wanted nor that I need.
This week while at Rite Aid I came across an end cap display of Wet n’ Wild cosmetics marked down 40% off. Even though I’m not a huge fan of Wet n Wild products I had to purchase something! Luckily enough I ended up buying something that I love & I’m excited to share my new favorite thing.
Wet n Wild MegaSlicks Lip Gloss
The lip gloss is originally priced at $1.99 so even without the promotion it was still a steal. For the price, I was expecting a sticky gloss that dried out my lips, but rather it does exactly what is claims to and adds mega shine, color & moisturizing luster! I picked up Raspberry Voice but cannot wait to go back for more shades. The next time you’re at the store looking for a new lip color, pick this up! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do…and if not, it’s only $1.99.