Introducing the second official holiday gift guide from AB Creative! It’s now easier than ever to spoil your loved ones while supporting women-owned businesses this year. We won’t hold it against you if you add gifts for yourself to your shopping list by the end of this guide.
THE FITNESS AFICIONADO
Friends don’t let friends go out with sweaty skin. These Allure award winners offer an instant refresh, cleaning sweat and traces of makeup while enhancing the complexion thanks to its rich formula of soothing rice milk, moisturizing omegas 3 & 6, and healing vitamin E.
THE BEAUTY WITH DAMAGED HAIR
For the girl who has it all…except healthy hair. This pre-wash scalp and hair oil harnesses the power of 13 ayurveda-approved plant extracts known for their ability to offer major TLC to damaged strands while promoting growth.
FOR THE HOME AESTHETIC PINTEREST LOVER
For lovers of dark, sultry florals, this spicy petal-infused candle is perfect for setting the mood at home.
FOR THE SPIRITUAL BEAUTY
Charged with both reiki and crystal energy and lovingly handmade in the boroughs of New York, this ayurvedic cleansing balm offers potent botanical nourishment and purification for divinely gorgeous skin.
THE NO-MAKEUP MAKEUP WEARER
Micro fiber brow gels are the ultimate cheat to achieving brows with fullness and thickness. Gift her with healthier-looking brows and she’ll thank you forever.
FOR THE DRY CLIMATE CITY DWELLER
Turns out, the remedies for dry skin can be found in the desert. Each cream in this set works to quench dehydrated skin and reveal a more radiant complexion with the help of concentrated plants and minerals found exclusively in the Sonoran Desert.
FOR THE ONE WHO IS DEFINITELY GETTING SOME ACTION
Two things that are not sexy: razor burn and wax irritation down there. This soothing & toning post-hair removal remedy is formulated with gently-exfoliating AHA’s to help restore skin and diminish any embarrassing redness as well as itchiness or discomfort.
FOR THE JETSETTERS
Jetlag is no excuse for tired skin. For that one person who’s constantly off to dreamy destinations, or the one who’s always on a work trip, gift this travel-optimized skincare set to keep her skin glowing and thriving until she gets home.
FOR THE ONE PULLING ALL-NIGHTERS
You can’t cheat sleep. But for those who need to look more awake and radiant after a long night, these single-use treatments feature advanced actives that get the job done, leaving under eyes instantly less puffy, rejuvenated, and noticeably more firm.
FOR THE ONE WHO’S PROVING AGE IS JUST A NUMBER
Good skincare is key to the art of aging ever-so gracefully. For this year’s holiday gift, how about offering your young-at-heart loved one this rich facial cream filled with uniquely clinical natural actives to help maintain her bouncy, dewy skin?
FOR THE DO GOODER
Even humanitarians need moisturizers. This body cream features a rich dose of ultra-nourishing Baraka shea butter and cocoa butter that are both sourced from a fair trade supplier that works with local women in Ghana. You can feel proud to gift this ethical indie beauty find.
FOR THE CONVENIENCE-LOVING HUSTLER
These Martha Stewart-approved facial wipes are perfect for on-the-go skin cleansing and revitalizing. Each wipe is 100% plant-based, made out of luxurious embossed organic bamboo non-woven fibers and formulated using organic aloe vera, and purified water from New Zealand.
FOR THE ONE WITH HIGH STANDARDS
When in doubt, give the picky one in your life the gift of a luxury 2-step skincare routine created to maintain skin that looks visibly healthy and enviously youthful. These uniquely supercharged anti-aging treatments are best in class when it comes to skin rejuvenation.
FOR THE FILLER QUEEN
We all have the right to look and feel our best by whatever means. This year, help her heal after facial treatments and procedures with this plant-powered recovery gel that harnesses arnica, bromelain, hyaluronic acid, MSM, and aloe vera to reduce swelling, minimize bruising, and accelerate the skin’s natural healing process.
THE ONE WHO’S ALL ABOUT HOMEY HOLIDAY COZINESS
Nothing gets us in the mood for winter like lighting a seasonal candle at home. This candle features richly spiced scents of cinnamon, ginger, clove, spicy peppercorn, orange peels, and sweet vanilla. In other words, it’s a definite no brainer as a way to gift all the cozy holiday vibes.
THE WANNABE FLORIST
Flower power is no joke, at least not when it comes to this hibiscus and rose petal-infused face mask. Give the gift of a clearer and brighter complexion with this luxurious mask that soothes sensitivities addresses hyperpigmentation, and plumps dry skin.
THE ONE WHO SHOWS A LITTLE SKIN
There are two types of people: those that love staying at home in their coziest outfit, and those who love going out and showing a little shoulder. For the latter, make sure they never leave the house without smooth, radiant skin all over.
THE LONG SHOWER OBSESSED
Gift him or her with this collection of deeply moisturizing shampoo, conditioner, and body cream in the addictive scent L’orangerie (think: oranges, mandarin, clementines, vanilla, and florals). Not that they need another excuse to shower.
Gift this sustainably sourced walnut wood facial roller for the woman who likes to curate her beauty products just like her life.
THE ONE WHO ISN’T GETTING ANY ACTION
You don’t need to have skin-on-skin action to still feel sexy. This luxury fragrance brings out the yearning desire of a sensual heatwave with intimate notes of mandarin, vanilla, and amber.
THE TYPE OF MOM WHO’S OBSESSED WITH CLEAN INGREDIENTS
A set of rainbow probiotic bath jellies with formulas so clean even the most natural-obsessed moms can’t help but approve.
THE ALL-NATURAL SKINCARE JUNKIE
No parabens, synthetic colors, or fragrances? No problem. For the naturally aging beauty, harness the powers of “nature’s botox” aka hibiscus.
THE WANNABE MAKEUP GURU
Fact: channeling your inner makeup guru is a lot easier with the right products. Perfecting a glam look with a buttery soft, hydrating gloss is a game changer whether it’s for the boardroom to date night.
THE NEW MOM WHO NEEDS A LITTLE LOT MORE TLC
Help mom feel a little more like herself again with the ultimate care package of premium body care essentials for a postpartum pick-me-up. She’ll love the comfort it brings her during her recovery.
Bonus: most products are refillable.
THE MYSTIC DREAMER
The sky’s the limit. This ethereal blend of ho wood and sandalwood inspires the wearer to visualize their biggest dreams coming true by balancing their crown and sacral chakras to enhance positive visualization and confidence.