12/24/10 12/24/10 POPSUGAR Beauty Holiday Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas For Women 10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas From Our Readers December 24, 2010 by Jaime Richards 6 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Cosmetic palettes may make great gifts, but Andrea also thinks that WWD: 100 Years, 100 Designers ($65) is an excellent choice. "If you have a makeup maven to buy for, where the last thing she needs is another palette, then you may want to suggest some light reading," she explains. Shop Brands Stila Image Source: Thinkstock For Your Swanky Sister Image Source: Thinkstock "Yves Saint Laurent offers a wonderful selection of gift sets for the holiday 2010 season. One of my favorites is the Glamorous Essentials Set ($70)," says this OnSugar blogger at Twenty2. The kit includes a Touche Éclat, Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils, and Rouge Pur Couture lipstick in a flattering rosy hue. Glamorous Essentials Set $70 from shpst.ly Buy Now For Anyone on Your List Image Source: Thinkstock The majority of us likely don't buy ourselves luxury soaps, and that's what makes this type of gift special. METSV of Style Apothecary recommends Pomega5's Bulgarian Rose Moisturizing Beauty Bar ($24) because "it's moisturizing, calming, hydrating, and exfoliating. My skin literally glows after I use this," she adds. Bulgarian Rose Moisturizing Beauty Bar $24 from pomega5.com Buy Now For the More Adventurous Image Source: Thinkstock "Makeup palettes are the LBD [little black dress] of your cosmetic bag," says Andrea from Beauty & the Blog. "[There's] no guess work as most colors will suit all skin tones and personal style." Try Stila Eye For Color Eye Shadow Palette ($18). She says, "This compact version is perfect for the on-the-go Stila girl and is an amazing steal-a (get it?)." Stila Eye For Color Eyeshadow Palette $18 from Ulta Buy Now See more Stila Eye Shadow For the History Buffs Image Source: Thinkstock Cosmetic palettes may make great gifts, but Andrea also thinks that WWD: 100 Years, 100 Designers ($65) is an excellent choice. "If you have a makeup maven to buy for, where the last thing she needs is another palette, then you may want to suggest some light reading," she explains. WWD: 100 Years, 100 Designers $65 from amazon.com Buy Now For the Hostess With the Mostess Image Source: Thinkstock Beale Street Chic says Sephora by OPI's 18-piece mini nail color set ($48) is one of the "coolest ideas" she's ever seen, noting, "The recipient receives 12 sample-size scents and a gift certificate to redeem a full-size version of the one that she likes best." Pretty sweet. 18-piece mini nail color set $48 from sephora.com Buy Now For Your Cool Co-worker Image Source: Thinkstock Cakedoo1 at Style Apothecary recommends Eos three-pack of holiday lip balm ($13), which comes in pomegranate raspberry, honeysuckle honeydew, and sweet mint flavors. "First off, the little spheres are conversational pieces. Whenever I am out and apply [these products] in a bathroom, someone asks me what it is," she explains. "They are so light and airy on my lips that it feels like there is nothing there." Eos three-pack of holiday lip balm $13 from haircareadviser.com Buy Now For Anyone Who Enjoys a Bottle of Scotch Image Source: Thinkstock METSV, also of Style Apothecary, recommends Scotch Naturals nail polish ($15 each), a line of richly-hued nontoxic, water-based lacquers. "This is not your mother's nail polish," she says. Scotch Naturals nail polish $15 from beautyhabit.com Buy Now For Your Favorite Aunt Image Source: Thinkstock From the most flattering eyeliner and lipstick shades to a collection of tinted moisturizers, it's clear to see why Jouer's Editors' Picks: Essential Makeup Kit ($200) made Style Apothecary's holiday wish list. Says METSV, "Oh. My. Goodness. This kit is absolutely stunning . . . I love every last product in this kit. I can't even pick a favorite, so don't ask me to." Editors' Picks: Essential Makeup Kit $200 from jouercosmetics.com Buy Now For the Person You Don't Know What the $#@! to Give Image Source: Thinkstock Giving scented candles and other holiday-scented goods is a great way to bring the holidays to your loved ones — or even those you barely know. OnSugar blog Temple of Glam recommends several seasonal scents, including: Oh, Christmas Tree: "Even if you have a nontraditional (or no) tree, you can re-create the smell of a freshly cut tree with the Frasier Thymes Frasier Fir Candle ($34) The limited-edition version comes in a red glass with a bronze cover, all neatly tied in a ribbon." Da Bomb: "For the more mischievous, there's the Cire Trudon Stink Bomb ($43). It takes me back to my high school chemistry days when inevitably, a budding chemist tried to get out of class early by deploying a bomb with a rotten egg stench that made eyes water. Fortunately, Cire Trudon's Nazareth smells like orange, cloves and incense. Whew." Frasier Thymes Frasier Fir Candle $34 from thymes.com Buy Now Cire Trudon Stink Bomb $43 from aedes.com Buy Now For Anyone Who Likes to Shower Image Source: Thinkstock OnSugar blogger LesleyKat says she loves Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Body Wash ($28) for its unique, energizing aroma. "Its fantastic gender-neutral scent is energizing and totally wakes you up on those sleepy Winter mornings," she says. LesleyKat says she loves $28 from lesleykat.com Buy Now Molton Brown Re-charge Black Pepper Body Wash $28 from lordandtaylor.com Buy Now Share this post Onsugar2010 Holiday Gift GuideCommunityHoliday Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Fashion and Beauty News Celebrity Style Street Style Beauty Tips Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.