Holiday Gift Guide: For The Nail Enthusiast

Sparkle, Neely, sparkle: This is the 2012 BBJ Holiday Gift Guide. For more gift ideas, click here

She knows ombre isn’t just for hair. She regularly drops a C-note on nail art at Marie Nails and gleans inspiration from Anna Sui’s 2013 spring prints. A French manicure makes her dry heave. Glittery digits make her feel that all is right with the world. She knows that Chanel regret is very expensive when it comes to lacquers. Here, a roundup of what to gift the gal with the nail avocation bordering on a vocation. 


Julep After Dark Holiday Set ($14) 
Julep does glitter oh so well and this festively packaged set comes ready to gift in a transparent box with a satin ribbon and a calligraphy gift tag. The shades included are Oscar – Ultra chic, multi-dimensional gold glitter, Jordan – Full-coverage gunmetal muti-dimensional glitter and Carly – Full-coverage Malibu-blue multi-dimensional glitter. 

Maybelline Limited Edition Color Show Fashion Prints Nail Stickers in Sapphire Jewels ($15)
Perfect for those nights when you haven’t had time to get to the salon, nor have time to DIY one–even with Seche Vite. She can put ’em on in the car, if she needs to. An ideal item to have in her arsenal! 

Sally Hansen Gel Polish Starter Kit ($70) 
Two-week wear and mirror shine, all in the comfort of your own home. Choose your color with which to gift this starter kit, which contains all your recipient needs to be the queen of her own gel manicure. 

Deborah Lippmann Rock This Town Trio ($42)
The undisputed empress of sparkle is Ms. Deborah Lippmann. Here, she combines three of her stunning shimmery shades in a set that will compliment any holiday outfit.

L’Oreal Paris Diamond Collection Colour Riche Nail Lacquer in Sparklicious ($6, in-store only)
L’Oreal has upped its nail game considerably this season and are bringing glitter to a new level with their Diamond Collection. Rihanna would shine bright like one with this lacquer gracing her tips.

Etoile Nail Polish in Reservoir ($18) Etoile is a new nail polish brand to the beauty space! This periwinkle blue-grey lacquer is infused with real diamond dust for decadent digits.

What are you buying for the talon-ted gal on your list?

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