Article: Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Gift Ideas For Makeup Enthusiasts, Content Creators, Adventurers, And More!

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: LITTIL Selfie One
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The holiday season is in full swing and as merry and bright as this time of year may be, it can also come with the overwhelming feeling of wondering what gifts to give all of the special people in your life.

You already have a lot to do during the holidays, from putting up your decorations to wrapping up the presents you’ve already bought so far, so we’re helping you have one less thing to think about and are sharing several holiday gift ideas that your loved ones will be elated to receive! For the makeup lover, to the content creator, and the adventurer, these gifts are sure to bring extra cheer during the most wonderful time of the year.

For the makeup lovers: 


When it comes to makeup, renowned cosmetics brand, Shiseido is always a timeless gift to give. Shiseido is making holiday gift-giving seamless with their outstanding gift sets. The luxurious brand has done the work for you by curating gift sets specifically for skincare, women, men, and for gifts under $50 and $100.

One of Shiseido’s top-rated, fan-favorite products, the Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, is being bundled up with the Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Day Cream for a duo pack that everyone will want under their Christmas tree. The Ultimune Strong & Smooth Duo is available at Sephora. Macy’s is also offering several Shiseido gift sets including the Shiseido Men Revitalizing Skincare set (perfect to give to boyfriends, husbands, and dads), the Benefiance Smooth Radiance Eye Care set (which comes in the most festive packaging), and for just under $30, the three-piece Benefiance Smoothing Starter set, amongst many other terrific gift options.

You can also go directly at to shop their Ultimune Strength and Hydration set, their White Lucent Brighter Overnight Set, and more.

Holiday Gift Guide: Shiseido's Ultimune Strong & Smooth Duo
Photo Credits: Shiseido

Thrive Causemetics: 

Thrive Causemetics had a very busy year this year launching so many fabulous, new products, which means we have so. many. great gift options to choose from! Thrive Causemetics just recently released their budge-proof, smudge-proof eyeshadow sticks in three, new shimmer shades and they are the ultimate make-up must-haves to ring in the holidays. The Tamala comes in a smoky green shimmer shade. The Elena is a bronze berry shimmer and the Joni is an ocean blue shimmer, so you have several, different eyeshadow sticks that will give you a makeup look that will certainly turn heads.

Not only does Thrive Causemetics have amazing, makeup products, but one of the many terrific things about this brand is that it prioritizes on giving back. Thrive Causemetics has partnered with many nonprofits across the country, so for every one of their products purchased, they donate to help communities thrive. In addition to rocking a marvelous, makeup look, with Thrive Causemetics, you’ll be able to know that you’re also helping a great cause.

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Thrive Causemetics shimmer shades eyeshadow sticks
Photo Credits: Thrive Causemetics

BlinkBar Lashes:

It’s time to say it with your eyes! There’s no better way to celebrate all of this year’s holiday festivities and parties than with a fresh set of BlinkBar lashes. Booking a BlinkBar appointment for the lovely lady in your life (or yourself… because why not #TreatYourself?!) is a remarkable gift to give this holiday season. With locations in Sherman Oaks, Santa Monica, and Melrose, BlinkBar offers great services including lash extensions, lash lifts, and even microblading! Plus, they have several, different lash extensions styles to fit your mood.


For the hair enthusiasts: 


There’s nothing like getting out from the hair salon chair and getting an incredible look at your freshly color-treated hair. But, what’s just as important is making sure to keep your colored hair in the best condition possible. That’s where Pureology comes in. For the special someone in your life who loves rocking some awesome, colored hairdos, help them keep their hair healthy and strong with Pureology’s holiday hair kits.

Pureology is offering kits that include a full size shampoo, conditioner, and leave-in spray with their Strength Cure Blonde & Color Fanatic Kit for Toning and Color Protection for $70. Traveling this holiday season doesn’t mean your haircare routine has to take a toll. Pureology is also offering mini ornament kits with travel-size shampoo and conditioner, a mini color fanatic spray, and a mini top coat clear. The Strength Cure Travel Kit for Damaged, Color-Treated Hair and the Hydrating + Color Protecting Hair Kit are both just $18.

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Pureology mini ornament hair kits
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Bring some extra joi this holiday season with Joico! ‘Tis the season for having healthy hair and Joico has some outstanding, holiday duos to help with that. Their Defy Damage Holiday Duo comes with the Defy Damage Shampoo and the Defy Damage Conditioner, and their K-PAK Color Therapy Holiday Duo is perfect for color-treated locks.

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Joico K-PAK Color Therapy holiday duo
Photo Credits: Joico

For skincare fans:

QMS Medicosmetics:

There’s no better gift to give than the gift of fantastic skin. Trust us, your skin will thank you for it! It’s all about the science. Developed by medical and beauty experts, QMS Medicosmetics focuses on the science behind making their extraordinary products and it’s seen in all of users’ brilliant, skincare results. From great serums and cleansing lotions to impactful routines, QMS Medicosmetics has you covered.

QMS Medicosmetics is offering a terrific Festive Season Collection that has everything you need all in one gift box – from day and night collagen serums, to an Epigen Pollution Detox Cleansing Gel, and more. The exceptional brand also offers an Advanced Pearl Protein Day & Night Cream and Advanced Ion Equalizing System 2-Step Night Routine that are great additions to add to your holiday gifts.

Photo Credits: QMS Medicosmetics

Naked Sundays:

Just because it’s wintertime, doesn’t mean your SPF routine gets put on hold! In fact, when you’re out and about doing your winter activities like snowboarding and skiing, it’s imperative to always remember to put some sunscreen on. Naked Sundays truly is a revolutionary brand as it is SPF that works OVER makeup. Formulas are all 100% clear, so you never have to worry about a white cast. Plus, Naked Sundays’ packaging of their products is SO CUTE and that’s reason enough to want to get your hands on their products.

This holiday season, Naked Sundays is offering a Super SPF Winter Bundle that is 25% off its original price, along with a Clear Glow Bundle that is 20% off. Naked Sundays also has an adorable SPF BFF Glow Kit and an SPF Serum Starter Kit.

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For the content creator: 


What is one thing that all content creators must have? Great lighting, of course! LITTIL, founded by boss lady, Maricia Magaña Meert, has a countless amount of phenomenal ring lights and selfie lights that will really help you glow this holiday season. You’re going to shine even brighter than all of the holiday decorations on display with products like the Superstar – a tabletop ring light perfect for influencers, small business owners, and beyond! One item that you will find yourself unable to leave your house without is the Selfie One, a portable, selfie light with 10 brightness levels that will bring your content to another level. Why not give a LITTIL holiday gift basket and add on other magnificent products like the LITTIL Shine, the portable Volt power bank, and the LITTIL Rise selfie stick?!


For the trendsetter:

Saltwater Luxe:

Some new clothes to kick off the new year?! Now that’s a gift we’d like to receive. Saltwater Luxe recently released their new holiday collection and all of the pieces are bound to make you sparkle. From vibrant-colored jackets to fabulous, floral-printed dresses, Saltwater Luxe’s holiday attire will certainly make you the night’s best-dressed. Take a look at some of our favorite picks from the holiday collection here.

For the adventurer:


Are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime? Sometimes the best gifts to give are experiences that create unforgettable memories. Dreamscape is a virtual reality experience like no other. It’s a gift that’s amazing to give the entire family as people of all ages will absolutely love it. Dreamscape has four, spectacular shows at its Westfield Century City location in Los Angeles, California including Alien Zoo, Curse of the Lost Pearl: A Magic Projector Adventure, Men in Black, and Dreamworks Dragons Flight Academy. Dreamscape truly is a mesmerizing escape into another world. Learn more here about everything you need to know before you embark on your exciting Dreamscape journey.

For the wellness-focused: 

Next Health:

If your new year’s resolution is to prioritize on your health and wellness, a trip to Next Health is a phenomenal start! Next Health offers everything from cryotherapy, to a relaxing and rejuvenating infrared light sauna session, a hyperbaric oxygen therapy session, and some IV therapy (because, you know, you have to think in advance for some recovery after your new year’s celebration). Next Health’s unrivaled experiences are perfect to give your boyfriend or girlfriend for a couple’s R&R day, friends, family-members, or a gift to yourself!

Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, will you be giving any of these gifts this holiday season?

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