How do you please the Stylista who already appears to have it all? Simple, give the girl her next lust-have before she knows what it is herself. Choose a gift from this cult selection and you’ll earn some serious brownie points as she becomes the envy of her Fashionista friends. These are the 2009 must-buys recommended by leading beauty industry experts and their celebrity clients alike.
Belmacz Blitz Gold Leaf Eye Shadow, £26.00
For the ultra-glam girl who just can’t forgo a bit of bling, this creamy eyeshadow pot contains two leaves of pure 24-carat gold for a sophisticated golden shimmer that won’t leave her looking like a glittering disco ball.
Reviber, from £165.99
If only a toned and taut body didn’t require hard work. Now an enviable body can be achieved with minimal effort with the Reviber Vibrating Exercise Plate. It’s like an at-home gym that tones core muscles, increases circulation, metabolism and bone density, and improves posture and balance, all while you’re catching up with Corrie.
Beautyblender Starter Kit, £24.00
Give the gift of an airbrushed complexion with the Beautyblender Starter Kit. This elliptical shaped cosmetic sponge was developed by two Hollywood make up artists to give your look a Photoshop finish without the need for retouches. Used by Hollywood heavies including Gwen Stefani, Beyoncé and Oprah, this is a make up bag must-have. The starter kit comes with a Beautyblender and Blendercleanser, which helps care for your sponge, elongating its life span and ridding it of any bacteria.
Spent by Frank Lipman MD, £7.10
For the busy girl who’s hectic life leaves her at risk of burning out, Dr Frank Lipman’s Spent solution teaches how to reset the body’s systems to immediately help her feel more alive, energised and happy. On speed dial to stars including Donna Karen, David Letterman and Gwyneth Paltrow, if anyone can sort out modern exhaustion, it’s Dr Frank.
Paul Yacomine Parfum de Coiffeur, £35.00
A truly unique gift, this collection of the three luxurious hair perfumes enhance the natural seductive qualities of hair, adding lust-after fragrance and shine. Gentle on the hair and skin, these oil-based perfumes come in Frangipani, Bergamot and Amber scents, which can be worn alone or layered to create an alluring multi-faceted fragrance.
Corioliss C2 Straighteners, £115.00
Move over ghd, Corioliss is now the professional choice when it comes to ceramic styling technology. Recommended by our expert panel and called ‘The Dyson of the hair world’ by Vogue, these hair straighteners allow you to manage your mane, whilst controlling the heat setting to avoid unnecessary damage to the hair. Oh, and we just love the über-chic red leopard design.