Cheap and Chic Gift Guide

Posted Wednesday, Dec. 09, 2009  comments  Print Reprints

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All the ladies on your list deserve a gift o' beauty this holiday season. Here are my favorite picks that will make your loved ones look and feel fabulous.

For the one-in-a-million teacher
After corralling a classroom of kids all day, teachers deserve a little pampering. Gift them with this mani-pedi set from Burt's Bees.

Buy it: $20, Burt's Bees or Target

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For tweens and teens
Girls will flip for the sweet candy scents in this set, which includes two shower gels, lip gloss and lotion. Bonus: the packaging is so adorable, there's no need to wrap! Just slap on a bow and wait for the adoring squeals of excitement.

Buy it: $22, Philosophy

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For much-deserving Mom
She's always catering to everyone else. Spoil her with this trio of warm ginger treats.

Buy it: $35, Origins

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For your beauty junkie best friend
Your BFF will adore you even more when you give her this set of 8 Stila lip glosses.

Buy it: $25, Sephora

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For the hostess with the mostess
Forget the bottle of wine. Bring this beautifully wrapped set of Fresh sugar lemon lotion and soap.

Buy it: $18, Sephora

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For your still-a-kid-at-heart little sister
Who says grown-ups can't have fun, too? Give your baby sis this box of treats from Lush. She'll love lathering up with all the bath goodies. And she can color the gingerbread house box with your kids so you can have a few blissful minutes to yourself.

Buy it: $29, Lush

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