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Any 'must have' beauty/ Make up items??

(30 Posts)
winniewoo Wed 25-Feb-09 20:42:53

Help!! trying to shop for a birthday present for my every glamourous SIL.
Any must have new products out there..nail varnish, make up, fragrance ( she like Chanel Allure..anyone else like that but also another fragrance that might mean you both have same perfume tastes...oh struggling...
About £30ish..
Any ideas..thanks in advance.

HeadFairy Wed 25-Feb-09 20:44:55

could you get her some allure body lotion?

winniewoo Wed 25-Feb-09 20:47:58

Thanks Headfairy but I got her that 2 years ago..great idea though..you think it's a gamble going for another random perfume??

HeadFairy Wed 25-Feb-09 20:50:07

Hmmm I think it is, because perfume reacts differently to different skin types. Most perfumes on me smell unbearably sweet as I have a very acid skin (or something ) and I can only wear citrusy perfumes. Unless you know what she wears and likes I'd stick to that.

How about a voucher for a facial/something similar at a nice spa near her? DH often gets me facials for my birthday, it's usually around the £35-£40 mark I think.

Linwin Wed 25-Feb-09 21:00:55

Jo Wood's organic stuff is gorgeous

Laura mercier hand cream and body creme

Perfume I'm in love with Stella by Tocca

NewLeaseofLife Wed 25-Feb-09 21:01:30

You could get one of the limited edition things they do,

this only Chanel maybe

NewLeaseofLife Wed 25-Feb-09 21:02:23

that link may not have worked

watsthestory Wed 25-Feb-09 21:07:37

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Jewelsandgems Wed 25-Feb-09 21:12:08

I always think the MAC/Bobbi brown make up pallettes are a good gift. They are good quality makeup, in nice packaging, with a range of colours.

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:12:19

guerlain terracotta powder is a definite must have in my book she will thank you forever
it is very natural looking and lasts for ages and ages

NewLeaseofLife Wed 25-Feb-09 21:14:22

watsthestory - I feel a spree coming on, that stuff looks great!!!!

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:14:28

reviews here

watsthestory Wed 25-Feb-09 21:15:21

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MarlaSinger Wed 25-Feb-09 21:16:00

What about some hand cream or body lotion from L'Occitane?

myhandslooksoold Wed 25-Feb-09 21:24:21

Clinique total turnaround cream is amazing and it really works
A must for any glamourous girl!

watsthestory Wed 25-Feb-09 21:25:56

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winniewoo Wed 25-Feb-09 21:26:28

This is great girls...keep them coming!! Just thinking she loves scarfs..any sites I could look for a nice classy linen one for summer? Thanks again.

cheesesarnie Wed 25-Feb-09 21:27:34

can you be my SIL please?

watsthestory Wed 25-Feb-09 21:28:31

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brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:30:47

this scarf is nice

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:32:33

linen summer scarf but over the budget

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:34:31

white co

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:40:42

I want this scarf
i'm finished now

brimfull Wed 25-Feb-09 21:41:40

here

winniewoo Thu 26-Feb-09 06:59:46

Thanks ggirl..those links are fab! and to everyone else..will mull over and get shopping!

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