The Eleventh-hour Gift Guide

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

Start freaking out–we’re six days out. Need some last-minute gift ideas? I’ve got you covered.

last min gifts

Valentino Valentina Holiday Gift Set ($108) For the Italian enthusiast in your lifestyle, this gift set plus a special edition DVD of La Dolce Vita will have her wondering when her Trevi Fountain wish to return to the birthplace of pizza will come to fruition.

John Masters Organics Eucalyptus & Agave Face Wash and Shaving Foam because men like 2-in-1s and this one’s perfect for your crunchy granola brother with the leftover from Movember handlebar mustache.

La Metier de Beaute Chem-60 Pro-Peel and Glow10ai Mask Set ($265)  This two-piece skin care set boasts a peel with a blend of salicylic and glycolic acids to digest dead skin cells and a mask to infuse antioxidants, vitamins and hydrators for a brighter, smoother look.


Ramiro Encizo’s Jamila Clutch ($1,695) If paying rent is so 2011, send your fashion-forward gal this uber-luxe clutch in genuine python skin adorned with an adorable heart.

MAC Cosmetics Divine Desire Palette in Paramour Pink ($70) This MAC store exclusive is limited edition and so very Valley of the Dolls. It effectively answers the question, “What’s on Jennifer North’s vanity?

Sarah Potempa Beachwaver ($200) Truly the gift that keeps giving. For your blow-out indulgent friend who’d like to cut back on her expensive habit, this self-twirling curling iron boasts a 6″ wand and multiple heat conductors throughout. I use mine DAILY after loosely blowing out my locks and look as if I had my mane done professionally.

Waterpik Complete Care ($99) This is for your friend who loves ear-candling, inspecting her Biore Nose Strips post-application and considers a facial sans extractions a waste of time. This two-piece set includes a floss alternative and an electronic toothbrush for a super-sparkly smile.


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